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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

Scenarios

The Configuration Utility is embedded in the controller BIOS and independent of the OS. It allows simple setting and management of RAID properties.

Impact on the System

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

Procedure

  1. Set the LEGACY mode. For details, see Setting the Legacy Mode.
  2. Log in to the Configuration Utility of the LSI SAS2208 controller card.

    1. During server startup, press Ctrl+H when prompted.
      Figure 4-4 Command prompt
    2. After the system self-check, the Adapter Selection screen is displayed.
      Figure 4-5 Adapter Selection screen

      Table 4-7 describes the parameters on the screen.

      Table 4-6 Parameters

      Parameter

      Description

      Adapter No.

      Adapter number.

      Bus No.

      Bus number.

      Device No.

      Device number.

      Type

      Type of a RAID controller card.

      Firmware Pkg. Version

      Firmware version of a RAID controller card.

    3. Select LSI SAS2208 and click Start.

      The main screen is displayed as shown in Figure 4-6, and Table 4-7 describes the parameters.

      Figure 4-6 Parameters on main screen
    Table 4-7 Icons on the main screen

    Icon

    Function

    Advanced Software Options

    Set the advanced software functions.

    Controller Selection

    Select the controller card list.

    Controller Properties

    Change the controller card properties.

    Scan Devices

    Rescan the physical drives or virtual drives, and return the current status.

    Virtual Drives

    View and change the virtual drives status.

    Drivers

    View and change the physical drives status.

    Configuration Wizard

    Create, clear, or add the RAID configurations.

    Physical/Logical View

    Switch between physical and logical views, which allow you to check physical and virtual drive information respectively. By default, Physical View is displayed in the left pane and the logical view is displayed in the right pane.

    • After you click Physical View, Logical View will be displayed in the left pane and the physical view will be displayed in the right pane.
    • After you click Logical View, Physical View will be displayed in the left pane and the logical view will be displayed in the right pane.

    Events

    Show the system event log.

    Exit

    Exit Configuration Utility.

Additional Information

Related Tasks

None

Related Concepts

Table 4-8 describes the icons on the Configuration Utility toolbar.

Table 4-8 Icons on the main screen

Icon

Function

Goes back to the Configuration Utility main screen.

Goes back to the previous screen.

Exit the Configuration Utility.

Mutes the onboard alarm buzzer of a RAID controller card.

Displays information about the Configuration Utility version, browser

version, and HTML engine interface.

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Updated: 2019-11-01

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