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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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Logging In to the Configuration Utility

Logging In to the Configuration Utility

Impact on the System

Before accessing the Configuration Utility, you need to restart the server, which will interrupt services on the server.

Procedure

  1. Set the LEGACY mode. For details, see Setting the Legacy Mode.
  2. Log in to the Configuration Utility screen of the LSI SAS3008IR.

    During server startup, press Ctrl+C when information shown in Figure 6-4 is displayed.
    Figure 6-4 Command prompt
    After the system self-check, the Configuration Utility main screen is displayed, as shown in Figure 6-5. Table 6-4 describes the parameters.
    Figure 6-5 Configuration Utility main screen

    You can view the global properties of the controller card on this screen.

    The global properties include RAID controller card startup settings, such as whether to enable the controller card, whether to modify the controller card boot order, and the number of devices displayed.

    Table 6-4 Parameters

    Parameter

    Description

    Adapter

    RAID controller card name.

    PCI Bus

    PCI bus number.

    PCI Dev

    PCI device number.

    PCI Fnc

    PCI function number.

    PCI Slot

    PCI slot of the controller card.

    FW Revision

    Firmware version.

    Status

    RAID controller card status.

    • Enabled: The current RAID controller card is loaded during system boot.
    • Disabled: The current RAID controller card is not loaded during system boot.
    • Error: The BIOS encountered a problem when loading the RAID controller card. In this case, you can check and modify RAID controller card settings, but only a limited number of information and functions are available.

    Boot Order

    Boot order.

    NOTE:

    This parameter specifies the boot order when there are multiple RAID controller cards.

  3. (Optional) Set the boot priority of RAID controller cards.

    Set the boot priority of RAID controller cards in Boot Order when there are multiple cards, as shown in Figure 6-6.
    Figure 6-6 Setting the boot priority of RAID controller cards (1)
    1. Select the box in the Boot Order column for a RAID controller card and use + or - to set the boot priority. For example, in Figure 6-7, SAS9300–8i is set as the first boot device and SAS3008 is set as the second boot device.
      Figure 6-7 Setting the boot priority of RAID controller cards (2)
    2. Press Esc.

      A confirmation dialog box is displayed. See Figure 6-8.

      Figure 6-8 Saving the settings
    3. Select Save changes and reboot and press Enter.

      The server restarts.

    4. When the message "Press Ctrl-C to start LSI Corp Configuration Utility" is displayed during server startup, press Ctrl+C, as shown in Figure 6-9.

      After the system self-check is complete, the CU main screen is displayed.

      Figure 6-9 Command prompt

      If a server is configured with hard drive controllers of other chips, you need to set the hard drive boot device on the BIOS.

  4. Select the LSI SAS3008IR and press Enter.

    The Adapter Properties screen is displayed, as shown in Figure 6-10.

    Table 6-5 describes the controller card properties.

    Figure 6-10 Adapter Properties screen
    Table 6-5 Parameters

    Parameter

    Description

    Adapter

    RAID controller card name.

    PCI Slot

    PCI slot of the controller card.

    PCI Address (Bus/Dev)

    PCI address of the controller card.

    MPT Firmware Revision

    LSI SAS3008IR MPT firmware version.

    SAS Address

    LSI SAS3008IR SAS address.

    NVDATA Version

    LSI SAS3008IR configuration file version

    Status

    Status of the LSI SAS3008IR.

    Boot Order

    Boot order.

    This parameter is 0 if there is only one RAID controller card.

    Boot Support

    Specifies whether boot is supported.

    • Enabled BIOS & OS: RAID controller cards can be managed in the BIOS and OS.
    • Enabled BIOS Only: RAID controller cards can be managed only in the BIOS.
    • Enabled OS Only: RAID controller cards can be managed only in the OS.
    • Disabled: RAID controller cards cannot be managed in the BIOS or OS.

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