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Lenovo ThinkSystem NE2572 RackSwitch
ONIE Quick Start Guide
for Lenovo Cloud Network Operating System

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  • Page 1 Lenovo ThinkSystem NE2572 RackSwitch ONIE Quick Start Guide for Lenovo Cloud Network Operating System...
  • Page 2 LIMITED AND RESTRICTED RIGHTS NOTICE: If data or software is delivered pursuant a General Services Administration “GSA” contract, use, reproduction, or disclosure is subject to restrictions set forth in Contract No. GS-35F-05925. Lenovo and the Lenovo logo are trademarks of Lenovo in the United States, other countries, or both.
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    The BIOS Menu ......Uninstalling the Lenovo Network OS ....
  • Page 4 Lenovo ONIE Quick Start Guide for NE2572...
  • Page 5: Overview

    2 of the GNU General Public License as published by the Free Software Foundation. To read the license, visit the following link: https://github.com/opencomputeproject/onie/blob/master/COPYING For more details about ONIE, go to onie.org. © Copyright Lenovo 2017...
  • Page 6: Connecting To The Ne2572

    Connecting to the NE2572 This section describes how to connect to the Lenovo ThinkSystem NE2572 RackSwitch. For more details about the switch and on how to install the switch hardware, consult the Lenovo ThinkSystem NE2572 RackSwitch Installation Guide. Switch Unit The NE2572 is a 1U GbE switch and it can be rack-mounted in a horizontal position.
  • Page 7: Rj45 Serial Console Port

    HyperTerminal, or PuTTY). The console port terminal emulation requirements are as follows: • Default baud rate: 115,200 bps • Character size: 8 characters • Parity: none • Stop bits: 1 • Data bits: 8 • Flow control: none © Copyright Lenovo 2017 Connecting to the NE2572...
  • Page 8: Geographic Layout Of The Temperature Sensors

    Sensor Information U2 - Rear of the Card I2C @ 1001-100X on CH3 of PCA9548 Intel CPU SMBus 0 U38 - Hot Spot I2C @ 1001-101X on CH2 of PCA9548 Intel CPU SMBus 0 Lenovo ONIE Quick Start Guide for NE2572...
  • Page 9 Figure 5. NE2572 CPU Board Temperature Sensors © Copyright Lenovo 2017 Connecting to the NE2572...
  • Page 10 Figure 6. NE2572 Main Board Temperature Sensors Lenovo ONIE Quick Start Guide for NE2572...
  • Page 11: Onie On The Ne2572

    ONIE on the NE2572 The Lenovo ThinkSystem NE2572 RackSwitch comes out of the box with Lenovo Cloud Network OS (CNOS) already installed on the switch. The switch also has ONIE pre-installed, however to ensure maximum security it is deactivated by default. To enable ONIE on the switch, see “ONIE Activation”...
  • Page 12: Onie Activation

    ONIE Activation The ThinkSystem NE2572 RackSwitch comes out of the box with ONIE pre-installed, however it is disabled by default. To activate ONIE on the switch, use the following steps: 1. Connect to the device as shown in “Connecting to the NE2572” on page 6 and then boot up the switch.
  • Page 13 3. After entering the BIOS menu, navigate to the “Security” tab. 4. Select “Secure Boot menu”. © Copyright Lenovo 2017 ONIE on the NE2572...
  • Page 14 ONIE mode. For more details, see “Booting in ONIE Mode” on page Note: To deactivate ONIE, follow the previous steps, except at Step 4 change the “Secure Boot” setting from [Disabled] to [Enabled]. Lenovo ONIE Quick Start Guide for NE2572...
  • Page 15: Installing Onie

    Installing ONIE The ThinkSystem NE2572 RackSwitch comes out of the box with ONIE pre-installed. If you have removed ONIE from the switch, you can use the following steps to reinstall it: 1. Download the ONIE image for the NE2572 from the following link: http://support.lenovo.com/...
  • Page 16 Input/Output System (BIOS) menu. INIT: reboot: Restarting system Press <DEL> (Terminal Not applicable) or <ESC> to enter setup... The BIOS menu appears on screen. 7. After entering the BIOS menu, navigate to the “Security” tab. Lenovo ONIE Quick Start Guide for NE2572...
  • Page 17 10. Press F4 to save the changes and exit the BIOS menu. The switch reloads and then runs with secure boot disabled. 11. Enter the BIOS menu again, as described in Step © Copyright Lenovo 2017 ONIE on the NE2572...
  • Page 18 14. A menu appears presenting two ONIE install options. Select the second option, “ONIE: Embed ONIE”. ONIE boots from the USB flash drive, installs itself on the switch, and then reloads the NE2572. Lenovo ONIE Quick Start Guide for NE2572...
  • Page 19: Booting In Onie Mode

    The user can, at any point, reboot and run the ONIE installer again to install another Network OS. The Lenovo ONIE installer image, which installs the different Lenovo Network Operating Systems, is called onie-installer-x86_64-lenovo_ne2572-r0, and it is available at the following link: http://support.lenovo.com/...
  • Page 20: Booting In Onie Uninstall Mode

    Are you sure you want the next boot to uninstall the OS? (y/n) Once you confirm, the switch boots in ONIE uninstall mode on the next reload. For more details, see “Uninstalling the Lenovo Network OS” on page Lenovo ONIE Quick Start Guide for NE2572...
  • Page 21: Booting In Onie Update Mode

    You can interrupt the startup process of the switch and enter the BIOS menu  from the serial console port. When the system displays the following message, press Delete or Esc. Press <DEL> (Terminal Not applicable) or <ESC> to enter setup... The BIOS menu appears. © Copyright Lenovo 2017 ONIE on the NE2572...
  • Page 22 Lenovo Cloud Network OS: NE2572(config)# startup image onie-image update Note: Upon reloading after the update process is completed, the switch is not able to load the Lenovo Network OS, booting into ONIE Install mode instead. Lenovo ONIE Quick Start Guide for NE2572...
  • Page 23: Booting In Onie Rescue Mode

    ONIE will not try to find and install a NOS image. This allows for the troubleshooting of the system. To boot the switch in ONIE rescue mode on the next reload, use the following command from the switch CLI: Lenovo Cloud Network OS:  NE2572(config)# startup image onie-image rescue © Copyright Lenovo 2017...
  • Page 24: The Grub Menu

    Secure Boot disabled. For details on how to disable Secure Boot, see “ONIE Activation” on page For mode details on the different ONIE modes, see “Booting in ONIE Mode” on page After selecting an ONIE mode, the switch reloads using that mode. Lenovo ONIE Quick Start Guide for NE2572...
  • Page 25: The Bios Menu

    Press <DEL> (Terminal Not applicable) or <ESC> to enter setup... The BIOS menu appears. Use the following steps to select an ONIE mode: 1. After entering the BIOS menu, navigate to the “Security” tab. © Copyright Lenovo 2017 ONIE on the NE2572...
  • Page 26 2. Select “Secure Boot menu”. 3. Select the “Secure Boot” setting and change it from [Enabled] to [Disabled]. Lenovo ONIE Quick Start Guide for NE2572...
  • Page 27 5. Select the “Boot Option #1” setting and change it to [ONIE: Open Network Install Environment]. 6. Press F4 to save the changes and exit the BIOS menu. The switch reloads and then runs with secure boot disabled and boots ONIE. © Copyright Lenovo 2017 ONIE on the NE2572...
  • Page 28 7. A menu appears from which you can select an ONIE mode. The switch reloads using the selected ONIE mode. For details on the different ONIE modes, see “Booting in ONIE Mode” on page Lenovo ONIE Quick Start Guide for NE2572...
  • Page 29: Uninstalling The Lenovo Network Os

    Uninstalling the Lenovo Network OS If you wish to run another network operating system (NOS), you can uninstall the Lenovo Network OS by using the ONIE Uninstall mode. For more details, see “Booting in ONIE Uninstall Mode” on page Notes: ...
  • Page 30: Using Onie Without Lenovo Network Os

    Using ONIE without Lenovo Network OS If you remove the Lenovo Network OS from the switch by using ONIE Uninstall mode, we recommend that you consult the official documentation from the ONIE website: https://github.com/opencomputeproject/onie/wiki/Quick-Start-Guide If you run into trouble with an ONIE-based installation, follow the suggestions from the ONIE website: https://github.com/opencomputeproject/onie/wiki/Quick-Start-Guide#...