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Huawei V2 and V3 Server RAID Controller Card User Guide 36

This document describes the appearances and features of the redundant array of independent disks (RAID) controller cards, how to configure properties for the RAID controller cards, and how to install drivers. The RAID controller cards include the LSI SAS2208, LSI SAS2308, LSI SAS3008, LSI SAS3108, LSI SoftRAID, PM8060, and PM8068.
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Setting the Boot Device

Setting the Boot Device


After RAID configuration, set the boot device to the hard drive or the RAID array where the OS is installed.

Configuring the boot option is mandatory during the RAID configuration process.

Impact on the System

The OS will boot from the hard drive or the RAID array configured as the boot device.


  1. Access the Configuration Utility main screen. For details, see Logging In to the Configuration Utility.
  2. Set the boot device.

    1. On the Adapter Properties screen, select SAS Topology and press Enter.

      The SAS Topology screen is displayed.

    2. Use and to select a drive or RAID array, and press ALT+B to set the selected device as the first boot device.

      If hard drive or RAID array information is collapsed, move the cursor to Controller or RAID XX VOL and press Enter to expand the information.

      Boot is displayed in Device Info for the selected device.

      Figure 5-20 Setting the boot device
    3. Press Esc to exit the current screen.
    4. On the confirmation screen, select Save changes then exit this menu and press Enter.

Related Operations

If a server is configured with only LSI SAS2308 and LSI SAS3008 RAID controller cards, set the RAID controller card boot priority by following 3 in Logging In to the Configuration Utility. If the server is configured with hard drive controllers of other chips, set the hard drive boot device on the BIOS.

Updated: 2019-11-01

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