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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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Viewing RAID Controller Card Properties

Viewing RAID Controller Card Properties


  1. Access the Configuration Utility main screen. For details, see Logging In to the Configuration Utility.
  2. Access the Controller Management screen.

    1. On the main screen, select Main Menu and press Enter.
    2. Select Controller Management, and press Enter.

      The basic information about the controller card is displayed, as shown in Figure 8-113. Table 8-34 describes the parameters.

      Figure 8-113 Controller Management
      Table 8-34 Parameter description



      Product Name

      Name of the controller.

      Serial Number

      Serial number of the controller.

      Controller Status

      Operating status of the controller.

      Select Boot Device

      Current boot device.


      This boot option applies only to the Legacy mode. For details about how to configure the boot option for the EFI/UEFI mode, see Configuring Boot Options.

      PCI ID

      PCI ID of the controller.

      PCI Slot Number

      PCI slot number of the controller.

      Package Version

      Package version of the controller.

      Firmware Version

      Firmware version of the controller.

      NVDATA Version

      Controller configuration version.

      Connector Count

      Number of controller connectors for connecting to the mainboard.

      Drive Count

      Number of hard drives mounted to the controller.

      Virtual Drive Count

      Number of virtual drives that can be managed by the controller.

      Advanced Controller Management

      Further operations on the controller.

      Advanced Controller Properties

      Displays and modifies advanced controller properties.

  3. View advanced controller properties.

    1. Select Advanced Controller Properties and press Enter.

      The advanced controller properties screen is displayed, as shown in Figure 8-114. Table 8-35 describes the parameters.

      You can view and modify the advanced properties of the controller card on this screen.

      Figure 8-114 Advanced Controller Properties
    Table 8-35 Parameter description



    Cache and Memory

    Cache and memory information about the controller.

    Patrol Read

    Patrol Read feature.

    Power Save Setting

    Drive sleep mode.


    Hot spare status.

    Task Rates

    Handling speed of various tasks.

    Alarm Controller

    Unavailable. The controller card is not configured with a buzzer.

    Auto Import Foreign Configuration

    Automatically imports foreign configurations.

    Boot Mode

    Options when the controller BIOS detects an exception:

    • Stop On Errors (default): stops startup and continues with startup only when user confirms.
    • Pause on Errors: suspends startup and continues with startup even if the user does not confirm after a set period.
    • Ignore Errors: continues startup. This option is usually for system diagnosis.
    • Safe Mode on Errors: enters safe startup mode.

    Controller BIOS

    BIOS status.

    ROC Temperature

    Controller temperature.

    Shield State Supported

    Support I/O interruption during hard drive diagnosis.

    The default value is Yes.

    Drive Security

    Status of hard drive encryption.


    Status of information protection technology.

    Expanded Virtual Drive Support

    Support for virtual drive expansion.

    Maintain Drive Fail History

    Status of drive failure history.

    SMART Polling

    SMART polling interval.

    Stop Consistency Check on Error

    Status of consistency check in case of errors.

    JBOD Mode

    Status of the pass-through mode.


    JBOD can be configured only when the controller card firmware version is 4.650.00-6121 or later and the server has been installed with the driver matching the firmware version.

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Updated: 2019-11-01

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