HP provides service packs for its blade servers. They are distributed as iso images so you need to either burn the iso file to DVD (slow update) or create a bootable USB (fast). Unfortunately, the guide that HP provides for creating bootable USB does not work under Ubuntu 14.04 using syslinux version 4.05. When booted, you get a decent red screen saying illegal opcode with CPU registers on the screen.
I realised that ...continue reading