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Huawei Server Brickland Platform BIOS Parameter Reference 24

This document describes the basic input/output system (BIOS) menu structure, parameters and common tasks based on the Brickland platform.

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Setting the Server Boot Mode

Setting the Server Boot Mode

The topic describes how to set the boot sequence of server boot options.


Set the boot mode of a server.

Impact on the System

This operation has no adverse impact on the system.



You have accessed basic input/output system (BIOS). For details, see 2.1 .


Data preparation is not required for this operation.


  1. Choose Boot.

    The Boot screen appears, as shown in Figure 2-19.

    Boot options are displayed under FIXED BOOT ORDER Priorities based on the preset priority. The default boot sequence is HDD > CDROM > BEV > OTHERS.

    Figure 2-19 Boot screen

  2. Select Boot mode select and press Enter.
  3. In the displayed dialog box, select LEGACY, UEFI or DUAL, and press Enter.

    • The default boot mode is LEGACY.
    • If the capacity of the target hard drive or RAID group is greater than 2 TB, set Boot Type to UEFI Boot.
    • If the OS is to be installed on an NVMe hard drive, you can only set Boot Type to UEFI Boot.
    • If multiple boot devices are configured for a server, some boot devices may fail to start in legacy mode. The UEFI mode is recommended because it supports more boot devices than the legacy mode. If the legacy mode is required, you are advised to disable serial port redirection or NIC PXE based on service requirements so that the OS can start properly. For details, see Configuring the PXE Function of a NIC and Setting Serial Port Redirection.

  4. Select the boot options to be set and press + or - to change the displayed sequence of the boot options.

    • Press + to move up a boot option.
    • Press - to move down a boot option.

    Boot options are booted in the displayed sequence.

  5. Press F10.

    The Exit Saving changes? dialog box appears.

  6. Select Yes and press Enter to save the setting.
Updated: 2019-11-12

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