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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


  • Configuring the boot option is mandatory during the RAID configuration process.
  • In legacy mode, do not configure more than 25 boot devices for the LSI SAS2208 controller card.


  1. Log in to the server through a remote virtual console (for example, iMana 200) and can manage the server on a real-time basis. Access the Configuration Utility main screen. For details, see Logging In to the Configuration Utility.
  2. Create a RAID array. For details, see Manually Creating a RAID 0 Array to Automatically Creating a RAID Array.
  3. Set the Boot Device.

    1. Select the Virtual Drives on the main screen.

      The Virtual Drives screen is displayed as shown in Figure 4-125.

      Figure 4-125 Virtual Drives
    2. Choose a virtual drive to be configured as the boot drive, select Set Boot Drive, and click Go.
    3. After the configuration, current=None following Set Boot Drive changes to current=N (N indicates the virtual drive ID).
      Figure 4-126 Set Boot Drive

    4. Click Home in the lower left corner.

      Exit the Configuration Utility.

  4. Exit the Configuration Utility.

    For details, see Exit Menu.

Related Operations

If a server is configured with hard drive controllers of different chips, set the hard drive boot device on the BIOS.

Updated: 2019-11-01

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