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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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SAS Topology Menu

SAS Topology Menu

This menu allows you to view the topology of hard drives controlled by the LSI SAS3008IR, view the details about a single drive or RAID array, format and verify hard drives, and set a hard drive as the first boot device.

Screen Overview

Figure 6-80 shows the SAS Topology screen.

Use and to select an item and press Enter.

Figure 6-80 SAS Topology screen

Table 6-22 describes the parameters on the screen.

Table 6-22 Parameters



Device Identifier

Device name.

Device Info

Device information.

Turning On Hard Drive Indicators

Select a hard drive and press Enter.

The indicators of the selected hard drive are on.

Formatting and Verifying a Hard Drive

Select a hard drive and press ALT+D.

The Device Properties screen of the selected hard drive is displayed and provides menus for formatting and verifying the hard drive, as shown in Figure 6-81.

  • Format: formats a hard drive.
  • Verify: displays the hard drive health status, which indicates whether there are damaged or bad sectors.
    Figure 6-81 Device Properties screen

Setting Boot Devices

Select a hard drive or RAID array and then select an operation as required.
  • ALT+B:

    This operation sets the device as the first boot device.

    Boot is displayed in Device Info for the selected device, as shown in Figure 6-82.

    Figure 6-82 Setting the first boot device
  • ALT+A:

    This operation sets the device as the second boot device.

    Alt is displayed in Device Info for the selected device, as shown in Figure 6-83.

    Figure 6-83 Setting the second boot device
Updated: 2019-11-01

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