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Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series
EFI User's Guide
Document Organization
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Getting Help
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MK-91CB500024-13

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  • Page 1 Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide Document Organization Product Version Getting Help Contents MK-91CB500024-13...
  • Page 2 Hitachi, Ltd. Hitachi, Ltd., reserves the right to make changes to this document at any time without notice and assumes no responsibility for its use. This document contains the most current information available at the time of publication.
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Storage expansion blade settings ..............2-19 UEFI setup menu items (CB 520H B2) ..............2-21 System Configuration and Boot Management ..........2-21 Storage expansion blade settings ..............2-37 UEFI setup menu items (CB 520H B3) ..............2-39 Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 4 BIOS settings: enabled or disabled ..............4-83 Exiting MegaRAID WebBIOS ................4-87 Disk with foreign configuration ................4-89 Status ....................... 4-91 Status of the disk array ................4-91 Status of the disk ..................4-91 BIOS messages ....................4-91 Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 5 Virtual drive configuration .................. 6-16 To create RAID 1 ..................6-16 RAID 0: To create single physical drive configuration ........6-20 Initializing virtual drives ..................6-25 Fast initialization procedure ................6-26 Full initialization procedure ................6-31 Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 6 Data device setting ..................9-12 Disconnecting iSCSI Target ................. 9-14 Disconnecting boot device ................9-14 Disconnecting data device ................9-16 10 Fibre channel over Ethernet (FCoE) ..........10-1 Setting Personality ..................... 10-2 Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 7 Setting procedure of Personality ..............10-2 Connecting to FCoE device for booting ..............10-3 Setting for FCoE boot (FCoE BIOS) ............... 10-3 Canceling procedure of FCoE boot setting (FCoE BIOS) ........10-9 Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 8 Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 9: Preface

    Preface This document describes how to use the Compute Blade 500 series. Notice: The use of Compute Blade 500 series and all other Hitachi Data Systems products is governed by the terms of your agreement(s) with Hitachi Data Systems. This preface includes the following information: □...
  • Page 10: Intended Audience

    Configuration Utility for disk arrays drives using LSI Software RAID Configuration Utility. Chapter 7, SAS configuration utility Describes disk array configuration of disks in server blade with SAS configuration utility. "LSI Preface Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 11: Referenced Documents

    Version xxx Instruction Manual in the body of this document. • Hitachi Compute Blade Series Hitachi Compute Rack Series OS Installation Guide for Windows Server, MK-99COM076 • Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series OS Installation Guide for Red Hat Enterprise Linux, MK-99COM141 • Hitachi Compute Blade 500 OneCommandManager Guide, MK-91CB500031 •...
  • Page 12: Convention For Storage Capacity Values

    1 gigabyte (GB) 1,000 MB or 1,000 bytes 1 terabyte (TB) 1,000 GB or 1,000 bytes 1 petabyte (PB) 1,000 TB or 1,000 bytes 1 exabyte (EB) 1,000 PB or 1,000 bytes Preface Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 13: Getting Help

    Getting Help The Hitachi Data Systems customer support staff is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week. If you need technical support, log on to the Hitachi Data Systems Portal for contact information: https://portal.hds.com. Comments Please send us your comments on this document: doc.comments@hds.com.
  • Page 14 Preface Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 15: Uefi And Bios Configuration Overview

    This chapter describes the UEFI, disk array utilities, and Fibre Channel mezzanine card BIOS configuration overview. □ Overview □ UEFI □ Disk array utilities □ PXE boot □ iSCSI □ Fibre channel mezzanine card BIOS UEFI and BIOS Configuration Overview Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 16: Overview

    Start a new web browser from the system console. Enter the URL of management module web console (enter "https:// 192.168.0.1/" when factory default setting) into the address field box of the browser. UEFI and BIOS Configuration Overview Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 17 Click the Resources tab > the target server blade from the menu tree. Click the Condition tab > Start Remote Console from the Server blade Action pull down menu. UEFI and BIOS Configuration Overview Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 18: Uefi

    Tip: • When starting the remote console, a warning message may be displayed. For details, see the Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Remote Console User's Guide. • When the type of server blade is CB 520H A1/B1 with BMC of before 01-27, the login screen of Web console is displayed.
  • Page 19: Pxe Boot

    The iSCSI protocol needs to have both initiator and target as a pair. Server blades need to have the iSCSI initiator to access directly to the iSCSI target which storages have. UEFI and BIOS Configuration Overview Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 20: Iscsi Initiator

    The fibre channel mezzanine card is installed in a server blade. For more details about the specifications and restrictions, see the manual attached to the fibre channel mezzanine card. UEFI and BIOS Configuration Overview Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 21: Uefi Setup Menu

    □ UEFI setup menu items (CB 520A A1) □ UEFI setup menu items (CB 540A A1/B1) □ UEFI setup menu items (CB 520X B1) □ UEFI setup menu items (CB 520X B2) □ Software license information UEFI setup menu Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 22: Configuration Of Uefi Setup Menu

    Configuration of UEFI setup menu This section describes the UEFI setup menu items. See the following chart. Figure 2-1 UEFI setup menu UEFI setup menu Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 23: Key Functions For Uefi Setup Menu

    To shut down the OS, refer to the documents attached to your OS. UEFI setup menu window When the UEFI setup menu starts, the following System Configuration and Boot Management window is displayed. UEFI setup menu Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 24 UEFI setup menu items (CB 540A A1/B1) on page 2-74 CB 520X B1 UEFI setup menu items (CB 520X B1) on page 2-89 CB 520X B2 UEFI setup menu items (CB 520X B2) on page 2-109 Help UEFI setup menu Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 25: Uefi Setup Menu Items (Cb 520H A1/B1)

    The following table shows description of menu items appeared in the left side of the window. Table 2-3 System Information menu items Menu items Description System Summary Displays the basic system information. UEFI setup menu Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 26 Displays the UEFI build ID number. Version Displays the UEFI version. Build Date Displays the UEFI build date. System Settings Select an item to display or set, and press Enter. UEFI setup menu Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 27 Select an item to display or set, and press Enter. The following table shows description of menu items appeared in the left side of the window. Select an item to display or set, and press Enter. UEFI setup menu Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 28 Sets the number of clock frequencies in Quick Path • Balanced Interconnect (QPI) Link. • <<Max Performance>> Note: A value in double angle brackets, << >>, shows the default. UEFI setup menu Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 29 Note: A value in double angle brackets, << >>, shows the default. System Memory Details Select a processor and press Enter. Then, details of memory connected to the processor. UEFI setup menu Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 30 Table 2-9 System Security sub menu items Menu items Description Selection TPM Status TPM Physical Displays the status of TPM Physical Presence Presence. TPM Device State Displays TPM Device State. 2-10 UEFI setup menu Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 31 Select <Deactivate> of "TPM State", and press Enter. <Enable> is displayed, and press Enter again. "Operation success, require reboot to take effect." is displayed. TPM is activated after rebooting the server blade. 2-11 UEFI setup menu Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 32 Note: When you boot from CD/DVD available in both UEFI mode and Legacy mode, the boot may be performed in UEFI mode. To boot in Legacy mode, follow the procedure described in Boot From Device sub menu on page 2-16. 2-12 UEFI setup menu Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 33 Tip: If the OS image cannot be found through the boot device or PXE server, the server blade may reboot again and again. Confirm the connection of boot device or PXE server in this case. 2-13 UEFI setup menu Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 34 Enter and Esc twice. Delete Boot Option sub menu Select the check box of the item to delete, and press Enter. And Select a Commit Changes and press Enter. 2-14 UEFI setup menu Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 35 Tip: You can delete WOL Boot Option in Delete WOL Boot Option menu in the same way. Change Boot Order sub menu Select an item to display or set, and press Enter. 2-15 UEFI setup menu Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 36 Legacy Only at the top of the Boot Order. Boot From Device sub menu Select a device to boot, and press Enter. Check Legacy Only to start booting in Legacy mode from the selected device. 2-16 UEFI setup menu Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 37 UEFI Only: Uses UEFI Driver. Select this for OS boot in UEFI mode. • Legacy Only Legacy Only: Uses Option ROM, not UEFI Driver. Select this for OS boot in Legacy mode. 2-17 UEFI setup menu Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 38 Thus, those processes cannot be completed properly. • A password must consist of 6 up to 20 any ASCII printable characters. 2-18 UEFI setup menu Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 39: Storage Expansion Blade Settings

    Press F1 key while "<F1> Setup" is being displayed at the bottom of the window. Select System Settings, and press Enter. Select Devices and I/O Ports, and press Enter. Select Enable/Disable Adapter Option ROM Support, and press Enter. 2-19 UEFI setup menu Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 40 Press ESC key three times to get back to System Configuration and Boot Management. Select Save Settings and press Enter. Select Exit Setup, and press Enter. Press Y key to exit Setup Utility. 2-20 UEFI setup menu Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 41: Uefi Setup Menu Items (Cb 520H B2)

    Load Default Settings Returns settings to the default values. Exit Setup Exits the Setup menu. System Information Select an item to display or set, and press Enter. 2-21 UEFI setup menu Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 42 The following table shows description of menu items appeared in the left side of the window. Table 2-19 Product Data menu items Menu items Description Host Firmware Build ID Displays the UEFI build ID number. Version Displays the UEFI version. 2-22 UEFI setup menu Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 43 Specifies an option for recovery. Storage Selects this option to see all the Storage Device options. Network Selects the Network setup options Driver Health Displays status for drivers and controllers. 2-23 UEFI setup menu Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 44 Disable Sets Adjacent Cache Prefetch. Prefetch • <<Enable>> DCU Streamer • Disable Sets DCU Streamer Prefetcher. Prefetcher • <<Enable>> DCU IP Prefetcher • Disable Sets DCU IP Prefetcher. 2-24 UEFI setup menu Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 45 Sets the patrol scrubbing which proactively searches the memory to • <<Enable>> repair correctable errors. This item is not shown with the server blade firmware version 04-15 or later. 2-25 UEFI setup menu Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 46 Tip: EMPTY: DIMM is not installed in the DIMM slot. Present, Enabled: DIMM is available. Device and I/O Ports sub menu Select an item to display or set, and press Enter. 2-26 UEFI setup menu Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 47 Set Option ROM Sets execution order of Legacy Execution Order Option ROM of PCI device. PCIe Gen1/Gen2/Gen3 Selects PCIe speed available with Speed Selection the PCI slot. 2-27 UEFI setup menu Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 48 <<Enable>> TPM State • Deactivate Performs TPM Activation. • <<Activate>> This item is only displayed when TPM Device is Enable. TXT State • <<Disable>> Enables or disables TXT. 2-28 UEFI setup menu Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 49 Select the item to display or set, and press Enter. Table 2-25 RAS Configuration menu items Menu items Description Selection Deconfigured Mode • <<Enable>> Enable or Disable CPU and DIMM Deconfigured Mode. • Disable 2-29 UEFI setup menu Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 50 Start Options Select an item to boot, and press Enter. Place the cursor on a device to boot, and press Enter. OS will be booted from the selected device. 2-30 UEFI setup menu Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 51 2-34 for details. UEFI Shell Boots UEFI Shell. Select Next One- Tries to boot from a specific target only on the next boot. Time Boot 2-31 UEFI setup menu Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 52 Note: If you select unnecessary items, it may lead to some troubles including longer boot time. Tip: To return to the Boot Manager, highlight the target item, and then press Enter and Esc twice. 2-32 UEFI setup menu Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 53 Tip: You can delete WOL Boot Option in Delete WOL Boot Option menu in the same way. Change Boot Order sub menu Select an item to display or set, and press Enter. 2-33 UEFI setup menu Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 54 Only at the top of the Boot Order. Boot From Device sub menu Select a device to boot, and press Enter. Check Legacy Only to start booting in Legacy mode from the selected device. 2-34 UEFI setup menu Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 55 Tries to boot in UEFI mode. If it fails, tries to boot in Legacy mode. UEFI Only: Uses UEFI Driver. Select this to boot the OS in UEFI mode. Legacy Only: 2-35 UEFI setup menu Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 56 • A password must consist of 6 up to 20 any ASCII printable characters. Save Settings Select Save Settings and press Enter to save the new settings. 2-36 UEFI setup menu Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 57: Storage Expansion Blade Settings

    To disable I/O Expansion 2 Dev 2, select I/O Expansion 2 Dev 2 under Enable/Disable Legacy Option ROM(s) and press Enter. When <Disable> is already selected, go to step 9. Select <Disable>, and press Enter. 2-37 UEFI setup menu Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 58 Press ESC key three times to get back to System Configuration and Boot Management. Select Save Settings and press Enter. Select Exit Setup, and press Enter. Press Y key to exit Setup Utility. 2-38 UEFI setup menu Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 59: Uefi Setup Menu Items (Cb 520H B3)

    Load Default Settings Returns settings to the default values. Exit Setup Exits the Setup menu. System Information Select an item to display or set, and press Enter. 2-39 UEFI setup menu Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 60 UUID Number Displays the UUID. Asset Tag Number Displays the asset tag. Processor Installed CPU packages Displays the number of installed processor packages. Processor Speed Displays the processor speed. 2-40 UEFI setup menu Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 61 • Power For details about Emulex 8 Gb FC mezzanine card or Emulex CNA mezzanine card (Personality: FCoE / iSCSI), however, see the Hitachi Compute Blade Emulex Adapter User's Guide for Hardware to set the following two items. • Network •...
  • Page 62 Intel® VT for Directed • <<Enable>> Enable/Disable Intel@ Virtualization I/O (VT-d) Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d) by • Disable reporting the I/O device assignment to VMM through DMAR ACPI Tables. 2-42 UEFI setup menu Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 63 • <<Auto>> Note: A value in double angle brackets, << >>, shows the default. Memory sub menu Select the item to display or set, and press Enter. 2-43 UEFI setup menu Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 64 • <<Enable>> Page Policy • Closed Sets the page policy. • Open • <<Adaptive>> Memory Deconfigure Memory which are plugged in can be Mode disabled by this menu. 2-44 UEFI setup menu Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 65 Place the cursor on a processor to display, and press Enter. Tip: Currently installed processors are displayed on the window. Select a processor to show the details of memory connected to the processor. 2-45 UEFI setup menu Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 66 Select an item to display or set, and press Enter. Note: Do not change the settings of other than the following items. If you change the settings, UEFI may not start up. 2-46 UEFI setup menu Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 67 Sets Adjacent Cache Prefetcher. Prefetch • Disable DCU Streamer • <<Enable>> Sets DCU Streamer Prefetcher. Prefetcher • Disable DCU IP Prefetcher • <<Enable>> Sets DCU IP Prefetcher. • Disable 2-47 UEFI setup menu Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 68 Advanced RAS The following table shows description of menu items displayed in the left side of the window. Place the cursor on a menu to set, and press Enter. 2-48 UEFI setup menu Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 69 Trusted Platform Module (TPM 1.2) The following table shows description of menu items displayed in the left side of the window. Select a menu to set, and press Enter. 2-49 UEFI setup menu Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 70 Enable or Disable MOR (memory overwrite request). This item is displayed with EFI • Enable firmware version 04-00 or later. TPM Force Clear Deletes the TPM data. Note: 2-50 UEFI setup menu Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 71 Select a target device to set boot, and press Enter. The target device will be booted first. The items to be displayed may be different depending on the setting of Boot Manager. For the details, see Boot Manager on page 2-52. 2-51 UEFI setup menu Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 72 Tries to boot from a specific target only on the next boot. Time Boot System Boot Modes Displays the window to change system boot modes. Reset System Restart the system. 2-52 UEFI setup menu Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 73 Enter and Esc twice. Delete Boot Option sub menu Select the check box of the item to delete, and press Enter. And Select a Commit Changes and Exit and press Enter. 2-53 UEFI setup menu Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 74 Tip: You can delete WOL Boot Option in Delete WOL Boot Option menu in the same way. Change Boot Order sub menu Select an item to display or set, and press Enter. 2-54 UEFI setup menu Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 75 Select an item to display or set, and press Enter. The following table shows description of menu items appeared in the left side of the window. Select an item to display or set, and press Enter. 2-55 UEFI setup menu Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 76 Select Exit Setup and press Enter to exit from the setup menu. When the dialog to select either you want to exit setup menu or return to setup utility appeared, press Y to exit the setup menu. 2-56 UEFI setup menu Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 77: Uefi Setup Menu Items (Cb 520A A1)

    Load Default Settings Returns settings to the default values. Exit Setup Exits the Setup menu. System Information Select an item to display or set, and press Enter. 2-57 UEFI setup menu Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 78 Table 2-52 Product Data menu items Menu items Description Host Firmware Build ID Displays the UEFI build ID number. Version Displays the UEFI version. Build Date Displays the UEFI build date. 2-58 UEFI setup menu Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 79 RAS Configuration Sets RAS configuration. RAS Configuration sub menu on page 2-63. Storage Selects this option to see all the Storage Device options. Network Selects the Network setup options 2-59 UEFI setup menu Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 80 Cores in CPU • <<All>> Sets the number of running cores in Package the CPU package. • Not shown with the server blade firmware version 02-29 or later. 2-60 UEFI setup menu Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 81 Memory Data • Disable Sets the memory data scrambling. Scrambling • <<Enable>> Page Policy • Closed Sets the memory page policy. • Open • <<Adaptive>> 2-61 UEFI setup menu Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 82 TXT State The following table shows description of menu items appeared in the left side of the window. Select the item to display or set, and press Enter. 2-62 UEFI setup menu Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 83 "Success!!Reboot required to enable this change." is displayed. TPM is activated after rebooting the server blade. RAS Configuration sub menu Select an item to display or set, and press Enter. 2-63 UEFI setup menu Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 84 UEFI mode. To boot in Legacy mode, follow the procedure described in Boot From Device sub menu on page 2-68. Boot Manager Select an item to display or set, and press Enter. 2-64 UEFI setup menu Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 85 Confirm the connection of boot device or PXE server in this case. Add Boot Option sub menu Select Generic Boot Option, and press Enter. 2-65 UEFI setup menu Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 86 Select an item to delete, and press the space key. Then, X appears in the square brackets. And Select Commit Changes and press Enter to delete the device from Boot Option. 2-66 UEFI setup menu Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 87 Tip: You can delete WOL Boot Option in Delete WOL Boot Option menu in the same way. Change Boot Order sub menu Select an item to display or set, and press Enter. 2-67 UEFI setup menu Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 88 Boot From Device sub menu Select a device to boot, and press Enter. Check Legacy Only to start booting the OS in Legacy mode from the selected device. 2-68 UEFI setup menu Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 89 UEFI Only: Uses UEFI Driver. Select this for OS boot in UEFI mode. • Legacy Only Legacy Only: Uses Option ROM, not UEFI Driver. Select this for OS boot in Legacy mode. 2-69 UEFI setup menu Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 90 Thus, those processes cannot be completed properly. • A password must consist of 6 up to 20 any ASCII printable characters. 2-70 UEFI setup menu Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 91: Storage Expansion Blade Settings

    Press F1 key while "<F1> Setup" is being displayed at the bottom of the window. Select System Settings, and press Enter. Select Devices and I/O Ports, and press Enter. Select Enable/Disable Adapter Option ROM Support, and press Enter. 2-71 UEFI setup menu Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 92 Confirm that I/O Expansion 2 Dev 2 is <Disable>. Press ESC key three times to get back to System Configuration and Boot Management. Select Save Settings and press Enter. 2-72 UEFI setup menu Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 93: Disable Software Raid

    When Devices and I/O Ports menu appears, select Enable / Disable Onboard Device(s) and press Enter. When Enable / Disable Onboard Device(s) menu appears, select SCU Controller and press Enter. Select Disable and press Enter. 2-73 UEFI setup menu Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 94: Uefi Setup Menu Items (Cb 540A A1/B1)

    System Configuration and Boot Management Select an item to display or set, and press Enter. The following table shows description of menu items appeared in the left side of the window. 2-74 UEFI setup menu Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 95 System Summary Sub menu The following table shows description of menu items appeared in the left side of the window. Table 2-65 System Summary menu items Menu items Description Processor 2-75 UEFI setup menu Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 96 Devices and I/O Ports • Operating Modes • Legacy Support • Storage • Network The following table shows description of menu items appeared in the left side of the window. 2-76 UEFI setup menu Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 97 Sets a C-State upper limit during State Limit the CPU idle mode. • <<ACPI C3>> C1 Enhanced Mode • Disable Sets CPU Enhanced C1E State, which is enabled after the reboot. • <<Enable>> 2-77 UEFI setup menu Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 98 Menu items Description Selection System Memory Displays the status of each system Details memory. System Memory Details on page 2-79. Total Memory Size Displays the total memory size. 2-78 UEFI setup menu Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 99 A value in double angle brackets, << >>, shows the default. System Memory Details Place the cursor on a processor to display and press Enter. Then, details of memory connected to the processor. 2-79 UEFI setup menu Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 100 TPM Physical Presence - Displays the status of TPM Physical Presence. TPM Device State Displays TPM Device State. TPM TXT Status Displays TPM Trusted Execution Technology (TXT) Status. 2-80 UEFI setup menu Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 101 Select an item to display or set, and press Enter. The following table shows description of menu items appeared in the left side of the window. Select the item to display or set, and press Enter. 2-81 UEFI setup menu Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 102 Select an item to display or set, and press Enter. The following table shows description of menu items appeared in the left side of the window. Select an item to display or set, and press Enter. 2-82 UEFI setup menu Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 103 Confirm the connection of boot device or PXE server in this case. Add Boot Option sub menu Select Generic Boot Option, and press Enter. Note: You can only add Standard Boot Options. Do not add Advanced Boot Options. 2-83 UEFI setup menu Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 104 Enter and Esc twice. Delete Boot Option sub menu Select the check box of the item to delete, and press Enter. And Select a Commit Changes and press Enter. 2-84 UEFI setup menu Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 105 Tip: You can delete WOL Boot Option in Delete WOL Boot Option menu in the same way. Change Boot Order sub menu Select an item to display or set, and press Enter. 2-85 UEFI setup menu Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 106 Boot From Device sub menu Select a device to boot, and press Enter. Check Legacy Only to start booting the OS in Legacy mode from the selected device. 2-86 UEFI setup menu Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 107 UEFI Only: Uses UEFI Driver. Select this for OS boot in UEFI mode. • Legacy Only Legacy Only: Uses Option ROM, not UEFI Driver. Select this for OS boot in Legacy mode. 2-87 UEFI setup menu Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 108 Thus, those processes cannot be completed properly. • A password must consist of 6 up to 20 any ASCII printable characters. 2-88 UEFI setup menu Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 109: Uefi Setup Menu Items (Cb 520X B1)

    System Information Displays the basic system information, which cannot be changed. System Settings Displays the system settings. Data and Time Displays the local date and time of the system. 2-89 UEFI setup menu Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 110 Displays Node 1 information. Node [2] Serial # Displays Node 2 information. Node [3] Serial # Displays Node 3 information. Node [4] Serial # Displays Node 4 information. 2-90 UEFI setup menu Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 111 Memory Mode Displays the memory mode. Memory Speed Displays the installed memory speed. Total Memory Size Displays the total installed memory size. Memory Voltage Displays the memory operating voltage. 2-91 UEFI setup menu Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 112 Emulex Adapter User's Guide for Hardware to set the following two items. – Network – Storage For details about Hitachi Gigabit fibre channel adapter, however, see the Hitachi Gigabit Fibre Channel Adapter USER'S GUIDE (BIOS/EFI Edition) to set the following two items.
  • Page 113 PCI slot. Console Redirection Settings Sets console redirection and COM ports. USB Configuration Configures USB ports. Note: A value in double angle brackets, << >>, shows the default. 2-93 UEFI setup menu Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 114 Sets the memory operating voltage. • <<Force to 1.50V>> Memory Power • Disable Sets Memory Power Management. Management • <<Automatic>> Socket Interleave • Non-NUMA Sets Memory Socket Interleave. • <<NUMA>> 2-94 UEFI setup menu Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 115 When Mirroring is enabled, you cannot set Sparing. Conversely, when Sparing is enabled, you cannot set Mirroring. System Memory Details Place the cursor on a node to display, and press Enter. This menu appears only in SMP configuration. 2-95 UEFI setup menu Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 116 Place the cursor on a processor to display, and press Enter. Tip: Currently installed processors are displayed on the window. Select a processor to show the details of memory connected to the processor. 2-96 UEFI setup menu Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 117 Tip: EMPTY: DIMM is not installed in the DIMM slot. Present, Enabled: DIMM is available. Memory Deconfigure Mode Details Select a DIMM group per memory controller to disable or enable, and press Enter. 2-97 UEFI setup menu Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 118 ※2 Prefetcher • Disable DCU Streamer • <<Enable>> Sets DCU Streamer Prefetcher. ※2 Prefetcher • Disable ※2 • <<Enable>> Sets DCU IP Prefetcher. DCU IP Prefetcher • Disable 2-98 UEFI setup menu Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 119 Select an item to display or set, and press Enter. The following table shows description of menu items displayed in the left side of the window. Select the item to display or set, and press Enter. 2-99 UEFI setup menu Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 120 (TPM 1.2) Trusted Platform Module (TPM 1.2) on page 2-100 for details. Trusted Platform Module (TPM 1.2) Place the cursor on an item to set, and press Enter. 2-100 UEFI setup menu Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 121 Enter again. "Success!!Reboot required to enable this change." is displayed. "TPM State" menu is added in the System Security sub menu when "TPM Device" value is <Enable>. 2-101 UEFI setup menu Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 122 Boot From Device • UEFI Shell The following table shows description of menu items displayed in the left side of the window. Select an item to set, and press Enter. 2-102 UEFI setup menu Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 123 Tip: To boot from a device not included in Boot Order, add it to Boot Option for both Primary Boot Sequence and Secondary (WOL) Boot Sequence. Select Add Boot Option in a category depending on your purpose. 2-103 UEFI setup menu Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 124 Enter and Esc twice. Delete Boot Option sub menu Select the check box of the item to delete, and press Enter. And Select a Commit Changes and Exit and press Enter. 2-104 UEFI setup menu Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 125 Tip: You can delete WOL Boot Option in Delete WOL Boot Option menu in the same way. Change Boot Order sub menu Select an item to display or set, and press Enter. 2-105 UEFI setup menu Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 126 Sets which Boot Manager uses to boot, UEFI Mode Driver or Option ROM. • Legacy Mode UEFI Mode: Uses UEFI Driver. Select this for OS boot in UEFI mode. 2-106 UEFI setup menu Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 127 The following features doesn't work when FastBoot enabled. N+M cold Standby Some health check features such as POST retry, Link check System Event Logs The System Event Logs of server blade are displayed. 2-107 UEFI setup menu Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 128 Select Save Settings and press Enter to save the new settings. Restore Settings Select Restore Settings and press Enter to cancel the change in settings and to restore to the previous settings. 2-108 UEFI setup menu Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 129: Uefi Setup Menu Items (Cb 520X B2)

    System Configuration and Boot Management Select an item to display or set, and press Enter. The following table shows description of menu items displayed in the left side of the window. 2-109 UEFI setup menu Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 130 Node Detail Sub menu The following table shows description of menu items displayed in the left side of the window. This menu appears only in SMP configuration. 2-110 UEFI setup menu Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 131 Displays the asset tag. Processor Installed CPU packages Displays the number of installed processor packages. Processor Speed Displays the processor speed. QPI Link Speed Displays the QPI link speed. 2-111 UEFI setup menu Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 132 Adapter User's Guide for Hardware to set the following two items. – Network – Storage For Hitachi Gigabit fibre channel adapter, however, see the Hitachi Gigabit Fibre Channel Adapter USER'S GUIDE (BIOS/EFI Edition) to set the following two items. – Adapters and UEFI Drivers –...
  • Page 133 Intel® VT for Directed • <<Enable>> Enables or disables Intel® VT for I/O (VT-d) Directed I/O (VT-d). • Disable Enable / Disable Onboard Enables or disables devices. Device(s) 2-113 UEFI setup menu Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 134 The following table shows description of menu items displayed in the left side of the window. Table 2-103 Memory menu items Menu items Description Selection System Memory Details Displays the status of each system memory. 2-114 UEFI setup menu Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 135 If you change a setting of this item, the EFI might not start. Do not change any setting. When Mirroring is enabled, you cannot set Sparing. Conversely, when Sparing is enabled, you cannot set Mirroring. 2-115 UEFI setup menu Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 136 Place the cursor on a node to display, and press Enter. This menu appears only in SMP configuration. Tip: Currently installed nodes are displayed on the window. Place the cursor on a processor to display, and press Enter. 2-116 UEFI setup menu Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 137 Tip: EMPTY: DIMM is not installed in the DIMM slot. Present, Enabled: DIMM is available. Memory Deconfigure Mode Details Select a DIMM group per memory controller to disable or enable, and press Enter. 2-117 UEFI setup menu Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 138 Not displayed when C-States is disabled. • Disable Sets CPU Enhanced C1E State, C1 Enhanced Mode which is enabled after the reboot. • <<Enable>> Hyper-Threading • <<Enable>> Sets CPU Hyper Threading. 2-118 UEFI setup menu Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 139 A value in double angle brackets, << >>, shows the default. If you change a setting of this item, the EFI might not start. Do not change any setting. 2-119 UEFI setup menu Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 140 No Present Shows Dump Partition. Dump Partition • <<Spinloop>> Sets Post Process. Post Process • Reset Deconfigured Mode • <<Disable>> Enable or Disable DIMM Deconfigured Mode. • Enable 2-120 UEFI setup menu Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 141 Table 2-108 System Security sub menu items Menu items Description Selection TPM Status TPM Physical Presence - Displays the status of TPM Physical Presence. TPM Device State Displays TPM Device State. 2-121 UEFI setup menu Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 142 Select an item to display or set, and press Enter. The following table shows description of menu items appeared in the left side of the window. Select an item to display or set, and press Enter. 2-122 UEFI setup menu Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 143 Delete Boot Option sub menu on page 2-125. Change Boot Order Changes boot orders, which are enabled in the next boot. Change Boot Order sub menu on page 2-126. 2-123 UEFI setup menu Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 144 Primary Boot Sequence and Secondary (WOL) Boot Sequence. Select Add Boot Option in a category depending on your purpose. Select an item to add, and press Enter. 2-124 UEFI setup menu Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 145 Enter and Esc twice. Delete Boot Option sub menu Select the check box of the item to delete, and press Enter. And Select a Commit Changes and Exit and press Enter. 2-125 UEFI setup menu Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 146 Tip: You can delete WOL Boot Option in Delete WOL Boot Option menu in the same way. Change Boot Order sub menu Select an item to display or set, and press Enter. 2-126 UEFI setup menu Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 147 Sets which Boot Manager uses to boot, UEFI Mode Driver or Option ROM. • Legacy Mode UEFI Mode: Uses UEFI Driver. Select this for OS boot in UEFI mode. 2-127 UEFI setup menu Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 148 The System Event Logs of server blade are displayed. Table 2-113 System Event Logs menu Menu items Description POST Event Viewer Displays POST event of the server blade. 2-128 UEFI setup menu Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 149: Load Default Settings

    Load Default Settings Select Load Default Settings and press Enter to cancel the change in settings and to restore to the factory default settings. 2-129 UEFI setup menu Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 150: Software License Information

    UEFI, which Hitachi, Ltd. itself has developed or created, are owned by Hitachi, Ltd. The property rights and the intellectual property rights of documents related to the software are owned by Hitachi, Ltd. Those are protected by the copyright and other laws.
  • Page 151: Megaraid Webbios For Lsi Sas 2008

    □ Switching display modes □ Building disk arrays □ BIOS settings: enabled or disabled □ Exiting MegaRAID WebBIOS □ Disk with foreign configuration □ Status □ BIOS messages MegaRAID WebBIOS for LSI SAS 2008 Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 152: Configuration Of Megaraid Webbios

    Operation for MegaRAID WebBIOS For MegaRAID WebBIOS, you can set individual items by using the following keys and mouse. Table 3-1 mouse Key/mouse Operation Mouse Moves the cursor. MegaRAID WebBIOS for LSI SAS 2008 Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 153 Execute a specific operation in setting or configuring a disk array as follows: • Click Menu > Logical View > Physical View in the main menu: MegaRAID WebBIOS for LSI SAS 2008 Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 154: Starting Megaraid Webbios

    Starting MegaRAID WebBIOS Start the remote console, and then power on the server blade. Click Power > Power On in the tool bar of the remote console. MegaRAID WebBIOS for LSI SAS 2008 Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 155 If you start MegaRAID WebBIOS incorrectly, exit MegaRAID WebBIOS, and then restart the system unit. The MegaRAID WebBIOS is started and Adapter Selection is displayed. MegaRAID WebBIOS for LSI SAS 2008 Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 156 View the column of Type in Adapter Selection, and confirm that the disk array controller is "MegaRAID SAS 9240-8i". Press Enter key once. The main menu is displayed. MegaRAID WebBIOS for LSI SAS 2008 Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 157: Window Configuration Of Megaraid Webbios

    Window configuration of MegaRAID WebBIOS The window configuration of MegaRAID WebBIOS is shown below. Menu icon The following table describes the function of menu icons. MegaRAID WebBIOS for LSI SAS 2008 Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 158: Menu Configuration Of Megaraid Webbios

    [<<Enabled (valid)>>]/Disabled (invalid): "Enabled" is the default and also recommended value. [Enabled (valid)]/<<Disabled (invalid)>>: "Disabled" is the default value; and "Enabled" is the recommended value, which requires the change. MegaRAID WebBIOS for LSI SAS 2008 Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 159: Main Menu

    Displays and sets the disk array (logical drive) information. Drives Displays and sets the disk (physical drive) information. Configuration Wizard Configures or formats disk arrays. Physical View Switches display modes. Events Displays events. MegaRAID WebBIOS for LSI SAS 2008 Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 160 The following table shows description of menu items in the window. Table 3-5 Controller properties menu items Menu items Description Serial Number Serial number SubVendorID Sub-vendor ID SubDeviceID Sub-device ID 3-10 MegaRAID WebBIOS for LSI SAS 2008 Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 161 If you want to change the setting, select or input the value from the pulldown menu. If you want to indicate another controller property, click Next. 3-11 MegaRAID WebBIOS for LSI SAS 2008 Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 162 128MB) / 1GB-way (using a capacity as a multiple of 1GB) Setting the interval of S.M.A.R.T. 0 to 65535 / <<300>> / [600] S.M.A.R.T Polling reporting 3-12 MegaRAID WebBIOS for LSI SAS 2008 Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 163 Note: Do not set the value of items Stop CC On Error, Schedule CC, Maintain PD Fail History, Disk Activity, and Manage Powersave. They are not supported. 3-13 MegaRAID WebBIOS for LSI SAS 2008 Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 164 [<<Disable (to boot)>>]/Enabled StopOnError the OS if a failure is (not to boot)] detected at the system boot. Sets switching disk LEDs. [<<Disabled>>]/Enabled Disk Activity Notes: 3-14 MegaRAID WebBIOS for LSI SAS 2008 Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 165 Enable or Disable Continuous / Hourly / Daily / <<Weekly>> /Monthly CC Start (mm/dd/ Sets on what date the [01/01/2000] / Appropriate yyyy) consistency check starts. value 3-15 MegaRAID WebBIOS for LSI SAS 2008 Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 166 Table 3-9 Schedule CC page menu items Menu items Description Setting/display value ‐ Specify the power save Display the power save setting of disk. setting below 3-16 MegaRAID WebBIOS for LSI SAS 2008 Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 167 The following window will be displayed. Click a disk array for viewing information and changing the setting from the list on the upper right pane. Check Properties > Go. 3-17 MegaRAID WebBIOS for LSI SAS 2008 Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 168 The disk array properties window will be displayed. The following table shows description of menu items in the window. 3-18 MegaRAID WebBIOS for LSI SAS 2008 Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 169 You can display the information on the physical disk in the physical drive connected to the disk array controller. Click Drives in the main menu. 3-19 MegaRAID WebBIOS for LSI SAS 2008 Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 170 Check Properties > Go. The Disk property menu window is displayed. Disk property menu 1 If you want to display the other disk property menu, click Next. 3-20 MegaRAID WebBIOS for LSI SAS 2008 Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 171 Tip: Items described in the table above cannot be changed. Disk property menu 2 If you want to display the other disk property menu, click Next. 3-21 MegaRAID WebBIOS for LSI SAS 2008 Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 172 For the hard disk status, see Status on page 3-58. • Media Errors and Pred Fail Count are cleared when the server blade is powered off. 3-22 MegaRAID WebBIOS for LSI SAS 2008 Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 173: Switching Display Modes

    The Logical View mode displays a list of disk array configurations that are already set. The Physical View mode displays a list of physical disks comprising a disk array configuration. 3-23 MegaRAID WebBIOS for LSI SAS 2008 Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 174: Building Disk Arrays

    To switch to the logical view mode, click Logical View in the Physical View mode of the main menu. Building disk arrays This section describes the procedure for building disk arrays. 3-24 MegaRAID WebBIOS for LSI SAS 2008 Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 175: Building Disk Arrays

    Click Configuration Wizard in the main menu. Click New Configuration or Add Configuration box, and then click Next. 3-25 MegaRAID WebBIOS for LSI SAS 2008 Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 176 • When you click New Configuration, the following window is displayed first. Click Yes to build new disk array. Click Manual Configuration > Next. 3-26 MegaRAID WebBIOS for LSI SAS 2008 Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 177 The number of disks required varies depending on the RAID level to be set. The following table summarizes the number of disks required. 3-27 MegaRAID WebBIOS for LSI SAS 2008 Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 178 After selecting all disks to build a disk array, click Add To Array. Status of those selected disks is Online as shown in the Drives pane. Click Accept DG. 3-28 MegaRAID WebBIOS for LSI SAS 2008 Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 179 Tip: To release a disk from [Online], select the disk and click Reclaim. Click Next. Select the target Drive Group from the Array With Free Space menu, and then click Add to SPAN. 3-29 MegaRAID WebBIOS for LSI SAS 2008 Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 180 Specify the RAID level, strip size, read policy, write policy, and disk array size as shown in the table below: Set each item in the following value to the recommended value, unless otherwise specified. Click Accept. 3-30 MegaRAID WebBIOS for LSI SAS 2008 Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 181 / Enable (cache: used) / No change (depending on the disk setting) Setting the background <<No (background initializing Disable BGI initialization valid)>> / [Yes (background initializing invalid)] 3-31 MegaRAID WebBIOS for LSI SAS 2008 Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 182 Unacceptable size is displayed on the window and all the setting items are initialized. You need to reset all items to the correct size. Click Yes. Click Next. 3-32 MegaRAID WebBIOS for LSI SAS 2008 Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 183 Click Accept. Click Yes. 3-33 MegaRAID WebBIOS for LSI SAS 2008 Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 184 Initializing disk arrays on page 3-34, and then initialize the created disk array. Initializing disk arrays This section describes the procedure for initializing disk arrays 3-34 MegaRAID WebBIOS for LSI SAS 2008 Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 185 In the list of disk arrays displayed in the upper right pane, click a disk array configuration to be initialized. Click Slow Initialize box, and then click Go. 3-35 MegaRAID WebBIOS for LSI SAS 2008 Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 186 Tip: The initialization time varies depending on the single disk capacity regardless of the RAID level or disk array capacity. When initialization is completed to 100%, click Home to return to the main menu. 3-36 MegaRAID WebBIOS for LSI SAS 2008 Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 187 Note: When a disk array is initialized, all data in those disks including the disk array information is lost. Backup your required data before initializing a disk array. 3-37 MegaRAID WebBIOS for LSI SAS 2008 Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 188 Deleting all disk arrays simultaneously Click Configuration Wizard in the main menu. Check Clear Configuration and click Next. Click Yes. 3-38 MegaRAID WebBIOS for LSI SAS 2008 Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 189 The window returns to the main menu. Deleting disk arrays selectively Click Virtual Drives in the main menu. 3-39 MegaRAID WebBIOS for LSI SAS 2008 Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 190 From the list displayed in the upper right pane, click a disk array to be deleted. Then click Properties > Go. Click Delete > Go in the Operations pane. 3-40 MegaRAID WebBIOS for LSI SAS 2008 Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 191 Click Yes. The window returns to the main menu. 3-41 MegaRAID WebBIOS for LSI SAS 2008 Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 192 CD-ROM for how to check the consistency from the MegaRAID Storage Manager. Tip: Consistency check on disk arrays can be executed only for RAID 1. Click Virtual Drives in the main menu. 3-42 MegaRAID WebBIOS for LSI SAS 2008 Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 193 From the list displayed in the upper right pane, click a disk array to be checked the consistency, and then check Properties > Go. Click CC > Go. 3-43 MegaRAID WebBIOS for LSI SAS 2008 Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 194 The progress of consistency check is displayed in the following Operations pane. Wait until the processing is completed to 100%. When the consistency check is completed to 100%, click Home. 3-44 MegaRAID WebBIOS for LSI SAS 2008 Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 195 You can assign a disk array that has been built later to the highest in the boot order by changing the setting. 3-45 MegaRAID WebBIOS for LSI SAS 2008 Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 196 Set Boot Drive > Tip: Set Boot Drive is followed by the number of the current disk array being booted. The window returns to the main menu. 3-46 MegaRAID WebBIOS for LSI SAS 2008 Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 197 The following is a procedure of manual rebuilding in case that rebuilding doesn't work automatically by some reason. Click Drives in the main menu. 3-47 MegaRAID WebBIOS for LSI SAS 2008 Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 198 Click a disk status is Offline, and then click Rebuild > Go. The progress of rebuilding is displayed in the left pane of the following window. 3-48 MegaRAID WebBIOS for LSI SAS 2008 Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 199 300GB (SAS: 300GB HDD x 2) Approximately 70 minutes Tip: The rebuilding time is proportional to the capacity of a disk array. When rebuilding is completed to 100%, click Home. 3-49 MegaRAID WebBIOS for LSI SAS 2008 Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 200: Bios Settings: Enabled Or Disabled

    Setting to Disabled in the item of Controller BIOS. When using N+M cold standby, change the settings for the server blade of the standby partition as well. 3-50 MegaRAID WebBIOS for LSI SAS 2008 Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 201 When N+M cold standby function is used, disk array is not supported in the server blade. Click Controller Properties in the main menu. Click Next. 3-51 MegaRAID WebBIOS for LSI SAS 2008 Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 202 Click Next once more. Select one of the values in the following table in the item of Controller BIOS, and click Submit. 3-52 MegaRAID WebBIOS for LSI SAS 2008 Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 203 Tip: Be sure to click Submit after setting the item. Check if the value of Controller BIOS is correctly set as you have set. And click Home 3-53 MegaRAID WebBIOS for LSI SAS 2008 Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 204: Exiting Megaraid Webbios

    The window returns to the main menu. Exiting MegaRAID WebBIOS This section describes how to exit from MegaRAID WebBIOS. From the main menu, click Exit. 3-54 MegaRAID WebBIOS for LSI SAS 2008 Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 205 Tip: Clicking No returns window to the main menu. In response to the following message, powers off the server blade. And then restart the server blade. 3-55 MegaRAID WebBIOS for LSI SAS 2008 Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 206: Disk With Foreign Configuration

    A disk failed and could not be recognized. Then the disk has been restored to be recognized. A disk, used in another device with a specific disk array configuration, is used in the array. Click Preview. 3-56 MegaRAID WebBIOS for LSI SAS 2008 Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 207 Tip: When you click Clear, and then Previous foreign configuration will be lost. Do you want to proceed? is displayed. Then click Yes. The previous foreign configuration is eliminated. 3-57 MegaRAID WebBIOS for LSI SAS 2008 Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 208: Status

    Memory/battery problems were detected. An unexpected power-off or reboot has been The adapter has recovered, but cached executed during write, parity check, data was lost. 3-58 MegaRAID WebBIOS for LSI SAS 2008 Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 209 Press any key to continue, or [C] to load Press the C key while this message is the configuration utility. displayed, then MegaRAID WebBIOS will start. 3-59 MegaRAID WebBIOS for LSI SAS 2008 Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 210 Message Description Press <Ctrl> <H> for WebBIOS. When this message is displayed, press the Ctrl and H keys simultaneously to start MegaRAID WebBIOS. 3-60 MegaRAID WebBIOS for LSI SAS 2008 Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 211: Megaraid Webbios For Storage Expansion Blades

    □ Changing the Write Policy for Disk Arrays □ BIOS settings: enabled or disabled □ Exiting MegaRAID WebBIOS □ Disk with foreign configuration □ Status □ BIOS messages MegaRAID WebBIOS for storage expansion blades Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 212: Configuration Of Megaraid Webbios

    Operation for MegaRAID WebBIOS For MegaRAID WebBIOS, you can set individual items by using the following keys and mouse. Table 4-1 Mouse Key/mouse Operation Mouse Moves the cursor. MegaRAID WebBIOS for storage expansion blades Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 213 Execute a specific operation in setting or configuring a disk array as follows: • Click Menu > Logical View > Physical View in the main menu: MegaRAID WebBIOS for storage expansion blades Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 214: Starting Megaraid Webbios

    Use the following procedure for starting the MegaRAID WebBIOS. Start the remote console, and then power on the server blade. Click Power > Power On in the tool bar of the remote console. MegaRAID WebBIOS for storage expansion blades Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 215 Windows, require shutdown or other special operations. Tip: When multiple LSI SAS 2008 RAID mezzanine cards are mounted, the following window is displayed. MegaRAID WebBIOS for storage expansion blades Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 216 LSI MegaRAID SAS 9266-8i is selected. When multiple LSI SAS 2008 RAID mezzanine cards are mounted, multiple disk array controllers are displayed in the Adapter Selection MegaRAID WebBIOS for storage expansion blades Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 217 When multiple disk array controllers are displayed, select LSI MegaRAID SAS 9266-8i. Press Enter once. The main menu is displayed. MegaRAID WebBIOS for storage expansion blades Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 218 Refer to Disk with foreign configuration on page 4-89 for the details about it. MegaRAID WebBIOS for storage expansion blades Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 219: Window Configuration Of Megaraid Webbios

    Temporarily stop ringing the buzzer on the disk array controller board. Display the version of MegaRAID Web BIOS. Note: This function is not supported. Menu items MegaRAID WebBIOS for storage expansion blades Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 220: Menu Configuration Of Megaraid Webbios

    Main menu Start MegaRAID WebBIOS, and the following main menu is displayed. Click the target item that you want to set or display. 4-10 MegaRAID WebBIOS for storage expansion blades Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 221 Switches display modes. Events Displays events. Exit Ends the MegaRAID web BIOS. Note: This menu is displayed as Adapter Selection on the Controller Selection window. 4-11 MegaRAID WebBIOS for storage expansion blades Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 222 Physical drive security capability: Yes or No SubDeviceID Sub-device ID PortCount Number of installed ports HostInterface Host interface NVRAM Size Size of installed NVRAM Firmware Version Firmware version 4-12 MegaRAID WebBIOS for storage expansion blades Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 223 If you want to change the setting, select or input the value from the pulldown menu. If you want to indicate another controller property, click Next. 4-13 MegaRAID WebBIOS for storage expansion blades Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 224 Click Next in the Controller properties submenu 1 window. The following window is displayed. The following table shows description of menu items in the window. 4-14 MegaRAID WebBIOS for storage expansion blades Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 225 Then click Submit. 4-15 MegaRAID WebBIOS for storage expansion blades Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 226 Cache backup module name per Displayed only maintenance Memory Module FRU Memory module name per Displayed only maintenance Design Voltage Design voltage amount Displayed only 4-16 MegaRAID WebBIOS for storage expansion blades Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 227 / consistency check. Yes (stops the consistency check.) Sets a consistency check When clicking Supported, the Schedule CC schedule. window moves to Schedule CC 4-17 MegaRAID WebBIOS for storage expansion blades Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 228 When booting OS through LSI SAS 2208 in storage expansion blade, you must disable Boot Support for LSI SAS 2004 in half-wide blade and confirm that Controller BIOS for LSI SAS 2208 is enabled. 4-18 MegaRAID WebBIOS for storage expansion blades Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 229 Select VDs to Specifies a disk array on which Choose any array configuration. Execute CC the consistency check is not executed. Note: 4-19 MegaRAID WebBIOS for storage expansion blades Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 230 Virtual Drives: Viewing and Setting Disk Array Information You can view and change the information on the disk array (logical drive) that is already set. Select Virtual Drives in the main menu. 4-20 MegaRAID WebBIOS for storage expansion blades Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 231 Click Properties > Go. The disk array properties window will be displayed. 4-21 MegaRAID WebBIOS for storage expansion blades Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 232 <<Unchanged (based on the hard disk setting)>> Setting the read-cache [<<Direct (reading from the cache operation at a cache hit)>>] / Cached (always reading from the cache) 4-22 MegaRAID WebBIOS for storage expansion blades Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 233 Click Drives in the main menu. Click a disk array to review information from the list on the upper right pane. Click Properties > Go. 4-23 MegaRAID WebBIOS for storage expansion blades Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 234 The Disk property menu window is displayed. Click Next. The following window is displayed. Click Next. 4-24 MegaRAID WebBIOS for storage expansion blades Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 235 The following window is displayed. To return to the previous window, click Prev. The following table shows description of menu items in the left side of window. 4-25 MegaRAID WebBIOS for storage expansion blades Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 236: Switching Display Modes

    The Logical View mode displays a list of disk array configurations that are already set. The Physical View mode displays a list of physical disks comprising a disk array configuration. 4-26 MegaRAID WebBIOS for storage expansion blades Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 237: Building Disk Arrays

    View mode of the main menu. Building disk arrays This section describes the procedure for building disk arrays. The building of disk arrays should be entirely performed with Configuration Wizard. 4-27 MegaRAID WebBIOS for storage expansion blades Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 238: Building Disk Arrays

    4-40. For how to set hotspare, refer to Setting Hotspares on page 4-65. Click Configuration Wizard in the main menu. Click New Configuration or Add Configuration box, and then click Next. 4-28 MegaRAID WebBIOS for storage expansion blades Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 239 When you click New Configuration, the following window is displayed first. Click Yes to build a new disk array. Click Manual Configuration and click Next. 4-29 MegaRAID WebBIOS for storage expansion blades Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 240 Good" (unused), select hard disks in Drives pane. When adding a disk array to the existing drive group, jump to step 7 without selecting a hard disk. 4-30 MegaRAID WebBIOS for storage expansion blades Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 241 Tip: You can select only a disk which status is "Unconfigured Good" (unused). To select multiple disks, click the disks while pressing Ctrl. After selecting all disks to build a disk array, click Add To Array. 4-31 MegaRAID WebBIOS for storage expansion blades Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 242 Status of those selected disks is Online as shown in the Drives pane. Click Accept DG. 4-32 MegaRAID WebBIOS for storage expansion blades Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 243 Tip: To release a disk from Online, select the disk and click Reclaim. Click Next. Select the target drive group from the pull-down menu of Array With Free Space, and then click Add to SPAN. 4-33 MegaRAID WebBIOS for storage expansion blades Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 244 Click Next. Specify the RAID level, strip size, read policy, write policy, and disk array size as shown in the table below. Click Accept. 4-34 MegaRAID WebBIOS for storage expansion blades Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 245 Maximum capacity size that can be set is shown under Next LD, Possible RAID Levels at the right of the window. Type a new value within the maximum 4-35 MegaRAID WebBIOS for storage expansion blades Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 246 – When you select Always Write Back in the write policy setting, the following window appears. Click Yes. – When you select Write Back with BBU in the write policy setting, the following window appears. Click Yes. 4-36 MegaRAID WebBIOS for storage expansion blades Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 247 Click Yes. *Present is shown for Battery Backup in Properties: Controller properties submenu 2 on page 4-14. Click Next. 4-37 MegaRAID WebBIOS for storage expansion blades Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 248 Click Accept. Click Yes. 4-38 MegaRAID WebBIOS for storage expansion blades Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 249 4-52, and then initialize the created disk array. Building Disk Arrays for RAID 10 Here is a procedure for building disk arrays for RAID 10. 4-39 MegaRAID WebBIOS for storage expansion blades Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 250 Setting Hotspares on page 4-65 for how to set hotspare. Click Configuration Wizard in the main menu. Click New Configuration or Add Configuration box, and then click Next. 4-40 MegaRAID WebBIOS for storage expansion blades Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 251 • When you click New Configuration, the following window is displayed first. Click Yes to build a new disk array. Click Manual Configuration > Next. 4-41 MegaRAID WebBIOS for storage expansion blades Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 252 Good" (unused), select two hard disks in Drives pane. When adding a disk array to the existing drive group, go to step 7 without selecting a hard disk. 4-42 MegaRAID WebBIOS for storage expansion blades Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 253 After selecting two disks to build a disk array, click Add To Array. Status of those selected disks is Online as shown in the Drive Groups pane. Click Accept DG. 4-43 MegaRAID WebBIOS for storage expansion blades Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 254 Good" (unused), repeat steps 4, 5, and 6 until selecting all hard disks used for RAID 10. Then click Next. When adding a disk array to the existing drive group, just click Next without anything done. 4-44 MegaRAID WebBIOS for storage expansion blades Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 255 When adding a disk array to the existing drive group, select the target drive group from the pane Array With Free Space, and click Add to SPAN. 4-45 MegaRAID WebBIOS for storage expansion blades Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 256 Tip: When adding a disk array to the existing drive group, you can select all target drive groups by clicking one of the target drive groups and then Add to SPAN. Click Next. 4-46 MegaRAID WebBIOS for storage expansion blades Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 257 [Write Back with BBU (Write cache is valid only when the cache backup module is installed.)] IO Policy Read-cache operation [<<Direct (reading from the cache at a cache hit)>>] / 4-47 MegaRAID WebBIOS for storage expansion blades Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 258 – When you select Write Through in the write policy setting, the following window appears. Click Yes. – When you select Always Write Back in the write policy setting, the following window appears. Click Yes. 4-48 MegaRAID WebBIOS for storage expansion blades Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 259 Click Yes. *. Present is shown for Battery Backup in Properties: Controller properties submenu 2 on page 4-14. 4-49 MegaRAID WebBIOS for storage expansion blades Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 260 Click Next. Click Accept. 4-50 MegaRAID WebBIOS for storage expansion blades Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 261 Click Yes. Click No. The window returns to the main menu. 4-51 MegaRAID WebBIOS for storage expansion blades Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 262 Note: When a disk array is initialized, all data in those disks including the disk array information is lost. Backup your required data before initializing a disk array. Click Virtual Drives in the main menu. 4-52 MegaRAID WebBIOS for storage expansion blades Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 263 In the list of disk arrays displayed in the upper right pane, click a disk array configuration to be initialized. Click Slow Initialize, and then click Go. Click Yes. 4-53 MegaRAID WebBIOS for storage expansion blades Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 264 200GB (SAS SSD) Approximately 20 minutes Tip: The initialization time varies depending on the single disk capacity regardless of the RAID level or disk array capacity. 4-54 MegaRAID WebBIOS for storage expansion blades Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 265 When initialization is completed to 100%, click Home to return to the main menu. The window returns to the main menu. 4-55 MegaRAID WebBIOS for storage expansion blades Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 266 Deleting all disk arrays simultaneously This subsection describes how to delete all disk arrays simultaneously. Click Configuration Wizard in the main menu. Click Clear Configuration > Next. 4-56 MegaRAID WebBIOS for storage expansion blades Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 267 Click Yes. The window returns to the main menu. 4-57 MegaRAID WebBIOS for storage expansion blades Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 268 Deleting disk arrays selectively This subsection describes how to delete a specific disk array. Click Virtual Drives in the main menu. 4-58 MegaRAID WebBIOS for storage expansion blades Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 269 From the list displayed in the upper right pane, click a disk array to be deleted. Then click Properties > Go. Click Delete > Go in the Operations pane. 4-59 MegaRAID WebBIOS for storage expansion blades Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 270 Click Yes. The window returns to the main menu. 4-60 MegaRAID WebBIOS for storage expansion blades Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 271 CD-ROM for how to check the consistency from the MegaRAID Storage Manager. Tip: Consistency check on disk arrays can be executed only for RAID 1, 5, 6, Click Virtual Drives in the main menu. 4-61 MegaRAID WebBIOS for storage expansion blades Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 272 From the list displayed in the upper right pane, click a disk array to be checked the consistency, and then click Properties > Go. Click CC > Go. 4-62 MegaRAID WebBIOS for storage expansion blades Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 273 The progress of consistency check is displayed in the following Operations pane. Wait until the processing is completed to 100%. When the consistency check is completed to 100%, click Home. 4-63 MegaRAID WebBIOS for storage expansion blades Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 274 The window returns to the main menu. 4-64 MegaRAID WebBIOS for storage expansion blades Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 275 Tip: Only a hard disk whose status is "Unconfigured Good" (unused) can be selected. To set the disk to Global hotspare, click Make Global HSP. 4-65 MegaRAID WebBIOS for storage expansion blades Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 276 To set the disk to Dedicated hotspare, select a logical drive group from the right pane for hotspare, and click Make Dedicated HSP. Then, click Go. The window returns to the main menu. 4-66 MegaRAID WebBIOS for storage expansion blades Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 277 Logical View/Physical View pane. Tip: Only a hard disk whose status is "Hotspare" can be selected. Click Remove HOTSPARE > Go. 4-67 MegaRAID WebBIOS for storage expansion blades Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 278 The window returns to the main menu. 4-68 MegaRAID WebBIOS for storage expansion blades Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 279 The following is a procedure for rebuilding in case that rebuilding doesn't work automatically by some reason. Click Drives in the main menu. Click a disk status is Offline, and then click Rebuild > Go. 4-69 MegaRAID WebBIOS for storage expansion blades Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 280 The progress of rebuilding is displayed in the left pane of the following window. Wait until the processing is completed to 100%. A guideline of rebuilding time is shown in the following table. 4-70 MegaRAID WebBIOS for storage expansion blades Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 281 Tip: The rebuilding time is proportional to the capacity of a disk array. When rebuilding is completed to 100%, click Home. The window returns to the main menu. 4-71 MegaRAID WebBIOS for storage expansion blades Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 282 Once disk array expansion has started, you cannot cancel it on the way. • Unconfigured Good hard disks must have installed for expanding a disk array. Click Virtual Drives in the main menu. 4-72 MegaRAID WebBIOS for storage expansion blades Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 283 Select a disk array to expand the capacity from the list displayed on the upper right of the window, click Properties > Go. Click Adv Opers > Go. 4-73 MegaRAID WebBIOS for storage expansion blades Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 284 Go. Tip: To select multiple hard disks, click hard disks while pressing Ctrl. 4-74 MegaRAID WebBIOS for storage expansion blades Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 285 Click Yes. Click VD Progress info. Wait until the expansion is completed 100%. 4-75 MegaRAID WebBIOS for storage expansion blades Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 286 Tip: The rebuilding time for expansion is proportional to the capacity of a disk array regardless of the number of hard disks to add. When rebuilding is completed to 100%, click Home. 4-76 MegaRAID WebBIOS for storage expansion blades Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 287: Changing The Write Policy For Disk Arrays

    Changing the Write Policy for Disk Arrays This section describes the procedure of changing the write policies. Enabling Write Cache of a disk array can improve the write performance. 4-77 MegaRAID WebBIOS for storage expansion blades Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 288 From the list displayed at the upper right of the window, select a disk array for which you want to change the write policy. Click Properties > 4-78 MegaRAID WebBIOS for storage expansion blades Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 289 Select the write policy from Default Write in the Policies pane, and click Change. The following table describes each value. 4-79 MegaRAID WebBIOS for storage expansion blades Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 290 – When selecting Always Write Back in the Default write setting, click Yes. – When selecting Write Back with BBU in the Default write setting, click Yes. 4-80 MegaRAID WebBIOS for storage expansion blades Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 291 Click Yes. *Present is shown for Battery Backup in Properties: Controller properties submenu 2 on page 4-14. Click Home. 4-81 MegaRAID WebBIOS for storage expansion blades Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 292 The window returns to the main menu. Tip: Set the write policy per disk array. When building multiple disk arrays, set the write policy to all disk arrays. 4-82 MegaRAID WebBIOS for storage expansion blades Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 293: Bios Settings: Enabled Or Disabled

    SAS RAID Controller: MegaRAID SAS 2208. Click Controller Properties in the main menu. Click Next. 4-83 MegaRAID WebBIOS for storage expansion blades Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 294 Click Next. Click Next. 4-84 MegaRAID WebBIOS for storage expansion blades Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 295 Select the following value for the item of Controller BIOS, and click Submit. 4-85 MegaRAID WebBIOS for storage expansion blades Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 296 Tip: Be sure to click Submit after setting the item. Confirm that Controller BIOS is set to that value, and click Home. The window returns to the main menu. 4-86 MegaRAID WebBIOS for storage expansion blades Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 297: Exiting Megaraid Webbios

    Exiting MegaRAID WebBIOS This section describes how to exit from MegaRAID WebBIOS. From the main menu, click Exit. 4-87 MegaRAID WebBIOS for storage expansion blades Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 298 Tip: If the main menu is not displayed, click Home. The Exit Confirmation window is displayed. Click Yes. 4-88 MegaRAID WebBIOS for storage expansion blades Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 299: Disk With Foreign Configuration

    Power > Power Off from the remote console toolbar to restart the system unit. Tip: For details the remote console, see the Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Remote Console User's Guide contained in the USB memory attached to the unit.
  • Page 300 Tip: When you click Clear, and then Previous foreign configuration will be lost. Do you want to proceed? is displayed. Then click Yes. The previous foreign configuration is eliminated. 4-90 MegaRAID WebBIOS for storage expansion blades Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 301: Status

    A fault has occurred. A "normal" disk has been removed. BIOS messages Here is a list of messages for MegaRAID WebBIOS displayed at system startup. 4-91 MegaRAID WebBIOS for storage expansion blades Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 302 If the battery is connected and has been allowed to charge for 30 minutes and if this message 4-92 MegaRAID WebBIOS for storage expansion blades Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 303 Multibit ECC errors were detected on the RAID Errors have occurred in the cache controller. The DIMM on the controller needs memory of the disk array controller. 4-93 MegaRAID WebBIOS for storage expansion blades Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 304 When this Support. message is displayed, contact your reseller or call maintenance Memory Error. Detected Unsupported RAID personnel. Controller Memory. Contact Tech support. 4-94 MegaRAID WebBIOS for storage expansion blades Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 305 Press any key to continue or press C to load the configuration utility. Raid Key Missing. Please check the Raid Key connection. If problems persist contact Tech Support. 4-95 MegaRAID WebBIOS for storage expansion blades Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 306 Number of devices exceeded the maximum limit of devices per quad. Remove the extra drives and reboot the system to avoid losing data. System has halted due to unsupported configuration. 4-96 MegaRAID WebBIOS for storage expansion blades Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 307 If VDs have not returned to write-back mode after 30 minutes of charging then 4-97 MegaRAID WebBIOS for storage expansion blades Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 308 Serial Boot ROM(SBR) device is corrupt or bad. A Serial Boot ROM (SBR) is faulty. Please contact Tech Support. When this message is displayed, contact your reseller or call maintenance personnel. 4-98 MegaRAID WebBIOS for storage expansion blades Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 309: Sas 3004 Imr Romb Configuration Utility

    □ Disk array controller settings □ Creating virtual drives □ Initializing virtual drives □ Deleting virtual drives □ Consistency check on virtual drives □ Assigning Hotspare □ Unassigning Hotspare SAS 3004 iMR ROMB Configuration Utility Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 310 □ Displaying error messages at the system boot □ Ending the utility □ Drive with foreign configuration □ Clearing the configuration information □ Status □ Error messages at the system boot SAS 3004 iMR ROMB Configuration Utility Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 311: Flowchart Of The Utility

    Flowchart of the utility The following flowchart shows configuration of the LSI MegaRAID HITACHI SAS 3004 iMR ROMB Configuration Utility. SAS 3004 iMR ROMB Configuration Utility Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 312: Key Operation For The Utility

    Key operation for the utility This section describes how to operate the LSI MegaRAID HITACHI SAS 3004 iMR ROMB Configuration Utility with the keyboard. Operation [↑], [↓], [←], [→] Moves the cursor. [Enter], [Space] Selects an item that the cursor is placed on.
  • Page 313 Tip: If the Critical Message window does not appear, see Error messages at the system boot on page 5-53 for errors by which boot procedure cannot proceed. SAS 3004 iMR ROMB Configuration Utility Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 314 Entering Setup" or "<F1> Setup Pressed. Entering Setup" is displayed. EFI setup menu starts up. Starting the utility on page 5-7 to start the LSI MegaRAID HITACHI SAS 3004 iMR ROMB Configuration Utility SAS 3004 iMR ROMB Configuration Utility Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 315: Starting The Utility

    Starting the utility This section describes how to start the LSI MegaRAID HITACHI SAS 3004 iMR ROMB Configuration Utility. Start the remote console, and then power on the server blade. Click Power > Power On in the tool bar of the remote console.
  • Page 316 - The RAID controller of the fourth non-primary server blade from the bottom: "Bus" is identified with a number from 192 to 255. The utility starts up. SAS 3004 iMR ROMB Configuration Utility Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 317: Viewing And Setting Information About The Utility

    This section describes window configuration of the LSI MegaRAID HITACHI SAS 3004 iMR ROMB Configuration Utility. Main Menu Start LSI MegaRAID HITACHI SAS 3004 iMR ROMB Configuration Utility, and the following Main Menu is displayed. SAS 3004 iMR ROMB Configuration Utility...
  • Page 318 • Assigns hotspare. • Unassign hotspare. • Displays hotspare configuration information. Hardware Manages batteries. Components Note: Do not select this item which is not supported. 5-10 SAS 3004 iMR ROMB Configuration Utility Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 319 Manage Foreign Imports or deletes Drive with foreign Configuration configuration information. configuration on page 5-47 Note: Do not select this item which is not supported. Tip: 5-11 SAS 3004 iMR ROMB Configuration Utility Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 320 Do not select this item due boot drive. (Not supported) to not supported. Advanced… Sets the disk array controller. Disk array controller settings on page 5-21 5-12 SAS 3004 iMR ROMB Configuration Utility Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 321 Status of the virtual drive Optimal / Degraded / Offline Size Size of the virtual drive View Associated Create virtual drives. Drives Displays the virtual drive information. 5-13 SAS 3004 iMR ROMB Configuration Utility Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 322 Reconfigure Virtual Expands the virtual drive capacity. Drives Delete Virtual Drives Deletes the virtual drive. To delete virtual drives respectively on page 5-39 5-14 SAS 3004 iMR ROMB Configuration Utility Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 323 Type a virtual drive name using up to 16 characters, and press Enter. Check the virtual drive name. Check that the virtual drive name shown in the Name line is the one you typed "Drive Name." 5-15 SAS 3004 iMR ROMB Configuration Utility Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 324 Changing advanced settings on a virtual drive Follow the steps below to change advanced settings for a virtual drive. Select Advanced, and press Enter. Advanced window appears. 5-16 SAS 3004 iMR ROMB Configuration Utility Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 325 Select Drive Management on the Main Menu window, and press Enter. Drive Management window appears. Select a virtual drive to check information and press Enter. The physical drive information is displayed. 5-17 SAS 3004 iMR ROMB Configuration Utility Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 326 Follow the steps below to execute tasks on a physical drive. Select Operation, and press Enter. The following appears in the middle of the window. 5-18 SAS 3004 iMR ROMB Configuration Utility Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 327 Do not select this item which is not supported. Changing advanced settings on a physical drive Follow the steps below to change advanced settings for a physical drive. Select Advanced, and press Enter. 5-19 SAS 3004 iMR ROMB Configuration Utility Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 328 Number of Connections Number of connected physical drives FDE Capable Full-disk encryption is capable or not. Protection Capable Protection is capable or not. Temperature Physical drive temperature 5-20 SAS 3004 iMR ROMB Configuration Utility Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 329: Disk Array Controller Settings

    Select Controller Management on the Main Menu window, and press Enter. Controller Management window appears. Select Advanced and press Enter. Advanced Controller Management window appears. Press ↓ key to show the following menu. 5-21 SAS 3004 iMR ROMB Configuration Utility Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 330 Controller encryption is capable or not. Protection Capable RAID controller data protection is capable or not. Protection Enabled Data protection status ROC Temperature (C) Chip temperature 5-22 SAS 3004 iMR ROMB Configuration Utility Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 331 Safe mode (Boot in safe controller at the system boot mode) / [Ignoreerrors (Ignores the error to continue running)] (Recommendable value without using SAS 3004 5-23 SAS 3004 iMR ROMB Configuration Utility Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 332 Patrol Read Rate Priority of patrol read [<<30>>] processes Starts Patrol Read. Start Patrol Read Suspends Patrol Read. Suspend Patrol Read Resumes Patrol Read. Resume Patrol Read 5-24 SAS 3004 iMR ROMB Configuration Utility Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 333: Creating Virtual Drives

    Note: Do not select Create Virtual Drive on the Configuration Management window. If Create Virtual Drive is selected, you cannot create virtual drives with correct setting values. Create Virtual Drive - Advanced window appears. 5-25 SAS 3004 iMR ROMB Configuration Utility Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 334 Note: Use Unconfigured Capacity as Select Drives From as it is. Select Select Drives and press Enter. Select Drives window appears. Set HDD or SSD as Select Media Type. 5-26 SAS 3004 iMR ROMB Configuration Utility Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 335 • RAID 0 requires one to two physical drives. • RAID 1 requires two physical drives. Select Apply Changes and press Enter. 5-27 SAS 3004 iMR ROMB Configuration Utility Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 336 Name any name. Virtual Drive Size Virtual drive size Set any value. Virtual Drive Size Unit Sets a virtual drive size unit KB / MB / [<<GB>>] 5-28 SAS 3004 iMR ROMB Configuration Utility Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 337 When settings are complete, select Save Configuration and press Enter. The following Warning appears. Select Confirm and press Space. Select Yes and press Enter. The following message appears. Select OK and press Enter. 5-29 SAS 3004 iMR ROMB Configuration Utility Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 338 Select Free Capacity and press Enter. Select Select Drive Groups and press Enter. Select Drive Groups window appears. Select a Drive Group to add virtual drives to and press Space. 5-30 SAS 3004 iMR ROMB Configuration Utility Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 339 Select Apply Changes and press Enter. The following message appears. Select OK and press Enter. Change setting values as necessary. 5-31 SAS 3004 iMR ROMB Configuration Utility Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 340 Full / Fast / [<<No>>] virtual drives When settings are complete, select Save Configuration and press Enter. The following Warning appears. Select Confirm and press Space. 5-32 SAS 3004 iMR ROMB Configuration Utility Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 341 The following message appears. Select OK and press Enter. Virtual drives have been successfully created. Then ,initialize virtual drives referring to Initializing virtual drives on page 5-34. 5-33 SAS 3004 iMR ROMB Configuration Utility Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 342: Initializing Virtual Drives

    Select Operation and press Enter. Select Slow initialization and press Enter. Select Go and press Enter. The following Warning appears. Select Confirm and press Space. 5-34 SAS 3004 iMR ROMB Configuration Utility Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 343 Select Yes and press Enter. The following message appears. Select OK and press Enter. Initialization starts and Progress indicates the current progress rate. 5-35 SAS 3004 iMR ROMB Configuration Utility Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 344 Virtual Drive Management window appears. Select a virtual drive to check the progress, and press Enter. Virtual drive information appears. Check the item Progress has disappeared. 5-36 SAS 3004 iMR ROMB Configuration Utility Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 345: Deleting Virtual Drives

    Select Configuration Management from the Main menu and press Enter. Configuration Management window appears. Select Clear Configuration and press Enter. The following Warning appears. Select Confirm and press Space. 5-37 SAS 3004 iMR ROMB Configuration Utility Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 346 Select Yes and press Enter. The following message appears. Select OK and press Enter. All virtual drives are deleted simultaneously. 5-38 SAS 3004 iMR ROMB Configuration Utility Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 347: To Delete Virtual Drives Respectively

    Select Operation and press Enter. Select Delete Virtual Drive and press Enter. Select Go and press Enter. The following Warning appears. Select Confirm and press Space. 5-39 SAS 3004 iMR ROMB Configuration Utility Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 348 Select Yes and press Enter. The following message appears. Select OK and press Enter. The selected drive is deleted. 5-40 SAS 3004 iMR ROMB Configuration Utility Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 349: Consistency Check On Virtual Drives

    See the Hitachi Compute Blade Series Hitachi Compute Rack Series OS Installation Guide for Windows Server or Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series OS Installation Guide for Red Hat Enterprise Linux in the flash memory embedded in the server chassis for where it is.
  • Page 350 The following Warning appears. Select Confirm and press Space. Select Yes and press Enter. The following message appears. Select OK and press Enter. 5-42 SAS 3004 iMR ROMB Configuration Utility Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 351: Unassigning Hotspare

    Select the hot-spare physical drive to unassign and press Enter. Select Operation and press Enter. Select Unassign Global Hot Spare Drive and press Enter. Select Go and press Enter. 5-43 SAS 3004 iMR ROMB Configuration Utility Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 352 The following Warning appears. Select Confirm and press Space. Select Yes and press Enter. The following message appears. Select OK and press Enter. 5-44 SAS 3004 iMR ROMB Configuration Utility Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 353: Rebuilding Virtual Drives

    See the Hitachi Compute Blade Series Hitachi Compute Rack Series OS Installation Guide for Windows Server or Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series OS Installation Guide for Red Hat Enterprise Linux in the flash memory embedded in the server chassis for where it is.
  • Page 354: Displaying Error Messages At The System Boot

    Ending the utility This section describes how to end the Utility. Press ESC several times on the Main Menu window to return to EFI Menu main window. 5-46 SAS 3004 iMR ROMB Configuration Utility Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 355: Drive With Foreign Configuration

    This section describes how to deal with a physical drive with a different configuration detected from the disk array controller board configuration. Difference in configuration may be caused by the following conditions. 5-47 SAS 3004 iMR ROMB Configuration Utility Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 356 Configuration Management window appears. Select Manage Foreign Configuration and press Enter. Manage Foreign Configuration window appears. Select Preview Foreign Configuration and press Enter. Configuration is displayed. 5-48 SAS 3004 iMR ROMB Configuration Utility Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 357: Importing The Configuration Information

    When the configuration is correct, follow the steps below to import it. Select Import Foreign Configuration and press Enter. The following Warning appears. Select Confirm and press Space. 5-49 SAS 3004 iMR ROMB Configuration Utility Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 358 Select Yes and press Enter. The following message appears. Select OK and press Enter. 5-50 SAS 3004 iMR ROMB Configuration Utility Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 359: Clearing The Configuration Information

    Select Clearing Foreign Configuration and press Enter. The following Warning appears. Select Confirm and press Space. Select Yes and press Enter. The following message appears. Select OK and press Enter. 5-51 SAS 3004 iMR ROMB Configuration Utility Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 360: Status

    Status Description Online Normal: used in the virtual drive. Hot Spare Normal. The physical drive is set to hot spare. Offline/Failed A fault has occurred. 5-52 SAS 3004 iMR ROMB Configuration Utility Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 361: Error Messages At The System Boot

    ROMB> Configuration Utility restarts. Action 3: If this message is displayed even though the physical drive is properly mounted, contact your reseller or call maintenance personnel. 5-53 SAS 3004 iMR ROMB Configuration Utility Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 362 Press the ESC key. The selection window appears. Press the Y key. System startup continues. Action 2: Press the C key, and then press the Enter key. 5-54 SAS 3004 iMR ROMB Configuration Utility Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 363 The disk array controller parameter is incorrect. required. Action: Please enter the pass phrase If this message appeared, contact your reseller or call maintenance personnel. 5-55 SAS 3004 iMR ROMB Configuration Utility Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 364 If this message appeared, contact your reseller key to continue but OEM-specific or call maintenance personnel. features are not upgraded. Invalid memory configuration Cause: detected. Invalid memory information was detected. 5-56 SAS 3004 iMR ROMB Configuration Utility Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 365 Check your cable configurations, Invalid SAS topology was detected. repair the problem, and restart Action: your system. If this message appeared, contact your reseller or call maintenance personnel. 5-57 SAS 3004 iMR ROMB Configuration Utility Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 366 The number of installed drives exceeds the disks. maximum number supported by the disk array Remove the extra drives and controller. reboot the system to avoid losing Action 1: 5-58 SAS 3004 iMR ROMB Configuration Utility Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 367 Multiple Single-bit ECC errors were Cause: detected during the previous boot An error occurred in the cache memory of the of the controller. disk array controller. Action 1: 5-59 SAS 3004 iMR ROMB Configuration Utility Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 368 Press any key to continue or press The following message appears: Critical C to load the configuration utility. Message handling completed. Please exit. Press the ESC key. 5-60 SAS 3004 iMR ROMB Configuration Utility Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 369 Single-bit overflow ECC errors Cause: were detected on the RAID An error occurred in the cache memory of the controller. disk array controller. Action 1: 5-61 SAS 3004 iMR ROMB Configuration Utility Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 370 The LSI MegaRAID <HITACHI SAS 3004 iMR ROMB> Configuration Utility restarts. Action 3: If this message appeared, contact your reseller or call maintenance personnel. 5-62 SAS 3004 iMR ROMB Configuration Utility Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 371 Contact your system support. Press the Y key, and then press the Enter Press Y to acknowledge key. The following message appears: Critical Message handling completed. Please exit. 5-63 SAS 3004 iMR ROMB Configuration Utility Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 372 The LSI MegaRAID <HITACHI SAS 3004 iMR ROMB> Configuration Utility restarts. Action 3: If this message appeared, contact your reseller or call maintenance personnel. 5-64 SAS 3004 iMR ROMB Configuration Utility Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 373 The settings for this disk array controller do not controller and firmware. support the original configuration information. Please ensure that correct Action 1: controller firmware is being used. 5-65 SAS 3004 iMR ROMB Configuration Utility Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 374 Action 2: Press the C key, and then press the Enter key. The LSI MegaRAID <HITACHI SAS 3004 iMR ROMB> Configuration Utility restarts. Action 3: 5-66 SAS 3004 iMR ROMB Configuration Utility Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 375 There was a drive security key Cause: error. The hard disk security functionality is not All secure drives is marked as supported. foreign. Action 1: 5-67 SAS 3004 iMR ROMB Configuration Utility Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 376 EKMS or press any key to Message handling completed. Please exit. continue Press the ESC key. The selection window appears. Press the Y key. System startup continues. 5-68 SAS 3004 iMR ROMB Configuration Utility Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 377 Press the ESC key. The selection window appears. Press the Y key. System startup continues. Action 2: If this message appeared, contact your reseller or call maintenance personnel. 5-69 SAS 3004 iMR ROMB Configuration Utility Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 378 5-70 SAS 3004 iMR ROMB Configuration Utility Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 379: Lsi Software Raid Configuration Utility For Disk Arrays

    □ Deleting virtual drives □ Changing boot priority in virtual drives □ Consistency check on virtual drives □ Rebuilding virtual drives □ Setting virtual drives LSI Software RAID Configuration Utility for disk arrays Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 380 □ Status LSI Software RAID Configuration Utility for disk arrays Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 381: Flowchart Of The Utility

    The following flowchart shows configuration of LSI Software RAID Configuration Utility. Key operation for the utility This section describes how to operate the SAS configuration utility with the keyboard. LSI Software RAID Configuration Utility for disk arrays Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 382: Starting The Utility

    When <F1>Setup is shown during the server blade startup, press F1. UEFI setup menu starts up and System Configuration and Boot Management window appears. LSI Software RAID Configuration Utility for disk arrays Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 383: Window Configuration Of The Utility

    Configuration Options: configuration options menu When the utility starts up, the following Configuration Options window appears. The following table shows description of items in the window. LSI Software RAID Configuration Utility for disk arrays Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 384: Controller Management: Disk Array Controller Management Menu

    On this window, you can create virtual drives, show the information, and execute tasks. Select Virtual Drive Management from Configuration Options window, and press Enter. LSI Software RAID Configuration Utility for disk arrays Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 385: Drive Management: Physical Drive Management Menu

    Rebuilding virtual drives on drive. page 6-43 View Global Hot Spare Displays hotspare for the Drives physical drive. Note: View Global Hot Spare Drives cannot be selected. LSI Software RAID Configuration Utility for disk arrays Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 386: Viewing And Setting Information About The Utility

    Minimum Stripe Size Minimum stripe size when the virtual drive is accessed Maximum Stripe Size Maximum stripe size when the virtual drive is accessed LSI Software RAID Configuration Utility for disk arrays Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 387: Change Controller Properties: Disk Array Controller Settings

    Virtual Drive Management window appears. Select Manage Virtual Drive Properties, and press Enter. Virtual Drive Management > Manage Virtual Drive Properties menu appears. Select Select Virtual Drive, and press Enter. LSI Software RAID Configuration Utility for disk arrays Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 388 Virtual drive selection subwindow appears in the middle of the window. Select a virtual drive to obtain the information, and press Enter. The virtual drive information is shown. 6-10 LSI Software RAID Configuration Utility for disk arrays Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 389 64 KB Disk Cache Cache settings for the virtual drive Disable View Associated Drives Displays physical drive information consisting of the virtual drive 6-11 LSI Software RAID Configuration Utility for disk arrays Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 390: View Drive Properties: Physical Drive Information View

    Enter. Drive Management window appears. Select View Drive Properties and press Enter. View Drive Properties menu appears. Select Select Drive and press Enter. 6-12 LSI Software RAID Configuration Utility for disk arrays Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 391 Physical drive selection subwindow appears in the middle of the window. Select a physical drive to obtain the information, and press Enter. Physical drive information is displayed. 6-13 LSI Software RAID Configuration Utility for disk arrays Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 392 Capacity of the physical drive Revision Revision of the physical drive Device Type Type of the physical drive Disk Connected Port Slot number of the physical drive 6-14 LSI Software RAID Configuration Utility for disk arrays Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 393: Ending The Utility

    This section describes how to end LSI Software RAID Configuration Utility. Press ESC until one of the following messages appears. <Message 1> <Message 2> 6-15 LSI Software RAID Configuration Utility for disk arrays Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 394: Virtual Drive Configuration

    • When installing an OS after configuring virtual drives, make sure to see the Hitachi Compute Blade Series Hitachi Compute Rack Series OS Installation Guide for Windows Server or Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series OS Installation Guide for Red Hat Enterprise Linux, a manual for the system unit, to install the OS.
  • Page 395 The following subwindow appears in the middle of the Create Configuration window. Select RAID1 and press Enter. Select Select Drives and press Enter. 6-17 LSI Software RAID Configuration Utility for disk arrays Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 396 Select Drives window appears. Select Drives Target ID: 0: SATA (a drive in slot 0) SATA, xxxx.xxxx GB, Unconfigured Good (a drive recognized as Unconfigured Good). Press the space key. 6-18 LSI Software RAID Configuration Utility for disk arrays Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 397 Tip: When you select No, the configuration will not saved and the window returns to Create Configuration window. Virtual Drive Management > Create Configuration > Success message appears. With OK selected, press Enter. 6-19 LSI Software RAID Configuration Utility for disk arrays Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 398: Raid 0: To Create Single Physical Drive Configuration

    Create Configuration window appears. Select Select RAID Level and press Enter. The following subwindow appears in the middle of the Create Configuration window. Select RAID0 and press Enter. 6-20 LSI Software RAID Configuration Utility for disk arrays Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 399 0) SATA, xxxx.xxxx GB, Unconfigured Good (a drive recognized as Unconfigured Good). Press the space key. When you create a single physical drive configuration for use, jump to step 8. 6-21 LSI Software RAID Configuration Utility for disk arrays Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 400 SATA (a drive in slot 1) SATA, xxxx.xxxx GB, Unconfigured Good (a drive recognized as Unconfigured Good). Press the space key. When creating a single drive configuraion, skip this step and jump to step 6-22 LSI Software RAID Configuration Utility for disk arrays Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 401 To cancel a selected drive, select the drive and press the space key. Select drives required for RAID 0 or a single drive configuration. Then, select Apply Changes and press Enter. 6-23 LSI Software RAID Configuration Utility for disk arrays Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 402 6-25. Note: When newly creating virtual drives, make sure to initialize those virtual drives. If not, those virtual drives do not work properly. 6-24 LSI Software RAID Configuration Utility for disk arrays Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 403: Initializing Virtual Drives

    Note: It takes hours for Full Initialization to complete. When conditions mentioned above are not met, Fast Initialization is recommendable. see Fast initialization procedure on page 6-26 for details. 6-25 LSI Software RAID Configuration Utility for disk arrays Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 404: Fast Initialization Procedure

    Tip: The figure above is a window when two drives are used as a single physical drive. Select Virtual Drive Operation and press Enter. 6-26 LSI Software RAID Configuration Utility for disk arrays Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 405 The following subwindow appears in the middle of the Select Virtual Drive Operations window. Select Fast Initialization and press Enter. Select Start Operation and press Enter. 6-27 LSI Software RAID Configuration Utility for disk arrays Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 406 Fast Initialization. Select Select Virtual Drive Operations and press Enter. Select Virtual Drive Operations window appears. Select Select Virtual Drive and press Enter. 6-28 LSI Software RAID Configuration Utility for disk arrays Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 407 When Virtual drive Operation indicates Busy on Select Virtual Drive Operation window, Fast Initialization is in operation. Repeat step 11 through step 12 until Virtual drive Operation indicates Select Operation. 6-29 LSI Software RAID Configuration Utility for disk arrays Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 408 Tip: Fast Initialization is completed in about 30 seconds. When Virtual Drive Operation indicates Select Operation on Select Virtual Drive Operation window, Fast Initialization is complete. 6-30 LSI Software RAID Configuration Utility for disk arrays Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 409: Full Initialization Procedure

    Tip: The figure above is a window when two drives are used as a single physical drive. Select Virtual Drive Operation and press Enter. 6-31 LSI Software RAID Configuration Utility for disk arrays Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 410 The following subwindow appears in the middle of the Select Virtual Drive Operations window. Select Slow Initialization and press Enter. Select Start Operation and press Enter. 6-32 LSI Software RAID Configuration Utility for disk arrays Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 411 Full Initialization. Select Select Virtual Drive Operations and press Enter. Select Virtual Drive Operations window appears. Select Select Virtual Drive and press Enter. 6-33 LSI Software RAID Configuration Utility for disk arrays Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 412 When Operation Progress indicates progress of Full Initialization on Select Virtual Drive Operation window. Repeat step 11 through step 12 until the item Operation Progress disappears. 6-34 LSI Software RAID Configuration Utility for disk arrays Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 413 Execute step 1 and step 2 shown in Full initialization procedure on page 6-31 to show Select Virtual Drive Operations window. Then, select Select Virtual Drive and press Enter. 6-35 LSI Software RAID Configuration Utility for disk arrays Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 414 The following subwindow appears in the middle of the Select Virtual Drive Operations window. Select a virtual drive in initialization and press Enter. Select Stop Operations and press Enter. 6-36 LSI Software RAID Configuration Utility for disk arrays Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 415 Virtual Drive Management > Select Virtual Drive Operations > Success message appears. With OK selected, press Enter. Initialization stops. Then, Select Virtual Drive Operations window appears. 6-37 LSI Software RAID Configuration Utility for disk arrays Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 416: Deleting Virtual Drives

    Virtual Drive Management window appears. Select Select Virtual Drive Operations and press Enter. Select Virtual Drive Operations window appears. Select Select Virtual Drive and press Enter. 6-38 LSI Software RAID Configuration Utility for disk arrays Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 417 Tip: The figure above is a window when two drives are used as a single physical drive. Select Delete Virtual Drive and press Enter. 6-39 LSI Software RAID Configuration Utility for disk arrays Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 418: Changing Boot Priority In Virtual Drives

    Controller Management window appears. Select Change Controller Properties and press Enter. Change Controller Properties window appears. Select Set Boot Device and press Enter. 6-40 LSI Software RAID Configuration Utility for disk arrays Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 419 The following subwindow appears in the middle of the Change Controller Priorities window. Select a virtual drive to set a boot drive and press Enter. Select Apply Changes and press Enter. 6-41 LSI Software RAID Configuration Utility for disk arrays Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 420: Consistency Check On Virtual Drives

    RAID utility. See the Hitachi Compute Blade Series Hitachi Compute Rack Series OS Installation Guide for Windows Server or Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series OS Installation Guide for Red Hat Enterprise Linux in the flash memory embedded in the server chassis for where they are.
  • Page 421: Rebuilding Virtual Drives

    On Configuration Options window, select Drive Management and press Enter. Drive Management window appears. Select Select Drive Operations and press Enter. 6-43 LSI Software RAID Configuration Utility for disk arrays Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 422 Operations window. Select Drives Target ID: x: SATA, xxxx.xxxGB, Failed, a drive with under-scored part recognized as Failed, and press Enter. Check that Rebuild is shown for Drive Operation. 6-44 LSI Software RAID Configuration Utility for disk arrays Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 423 Select Start Operation and press Enter. Drive Management > Select Drive Operations > Success message appears. With OK selected, press Enter. 6-45 LSI Software RAID Configuration Utility for disk arrays Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 424 Driver & Utility CD respectively for how to find the progress of Rebuild with RAID utility. See the Hitachi Compute Blade Series Hitachi Compute Rack Series OS Installation Guide for Windows Server or Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series OS Installation Guide for Red Hat Enterprise Linux in the flash memory embedded in the server chassis for where they are.
  • Page 425 The progress of Rebuild is shown in Operation Progress on Select Drive Operation window. Repeat step 1 and step 2 as necessary and wait until the item Operation Progress disappears. 6-47 LSI Software RAID Configuration Utility for disk arrays Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 426 Execute step 1, step 4, and step 5 shown in Rebuilding virtual drives on page 6-43 to show Select Drive Operations window. Then, select Select Drive and press Enter. 6-48 LSI Software RAID Configuration Utility for disk arrays Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 427 Operations window. Select Drives Target ID: x: SATA, xxxx.xxxGB, Rebuilding, a physical drive recognized as Rebuilding and press Enter. Select Stop Operations and press Enter. 6-49 LSI Software RAID Configuration Utility for disk arrays Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 428 Drive Management > Select Virtual Drive Operations > Success message appears. With OK selected, press Enter. Rebuild stops. Then, Drive Management > Select Drive Operation menu appears. 6-50 LSI Software RAID Configuration Utility for disk arrays Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 429 Operations window. Select Drives Target ID: x: SATA, xxxx.xxxGB, Offline, a physical drive recognized as Offline and press Enter. Select Drive Operation and press Enter. 6-51 LSI Software RAID Configuration Utility for disk arrays Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 430 The following physical drive task window appears in the middle of Select Drive Operations window. Select Rebuild and press Enter. Select Start Operations and press Enter. 6-52 LSI Software RAID Configuration Utility for disk arrays Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 431: Setting Virtual Drives

    Administrator. Insert Driver Kit for Windows Server 2012 DVD into the CD/DVD drive, and check Mapped on the following Virtual Media Session window. 6-53 LSI Software RAID Configuration Utility for disk arrays Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 432: Virtual Drive Setting With Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6

    Execute the following command to start utility installation script in Driver & Utility CD. The following Select Utilities To Install menu appears. Check LSI S/W RAID setting - 01 (Set the RAID setting). 6-54 LSI Software RAID Configuration Utility for disk arrays Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 433: Virtual Drive Setting With Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5

    Restore the OS using the backup data, start the OS, and log on as root. Insert Driver & Utility CD into the CD/DVD drive, and check Mapped on the following Virtual Media Session window. 6-55 LSI Software RAID Configuration Utility for disk arrays Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 434: Status

    Some failure has occurred. Disconnected from the virtual drive due to failure. Rebuilding In rebuilding Unconfigured Good Not configured into a virtual drive. 6-56 LSI Software RAID Configuration Utility for disk arrays Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 435: Sas Configuration Utility

    □ Configuration of SAS configuration utility □ Key operation for SAS configuration utility □ Starting SAS configuration utility □ Window configuration of SAS configuration utility □ Main menu □ Exiting SAS configuration utility SAS configuration utility Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 436: Configuration Of Sas Configuration Utility

    Note: You can use only the keyboard to operate this utility. Starting SAS configuration utility Start the remote console, and then power on the server blade. Click Power > Power On in the tool bar of the remote console. SAS configuration utility Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 437 See the documents attached to your OS for shutting down. The SAS configuration utility is started and the Adapter List window is displayed. Select LSI2004, and then press Enter. SAS configuration utility Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 438: Window Configuration Of Sas Configuration Utility

    The main menu of Adapter Properties window is displayed. Window configuration of SAS configuration utility The window configuration of SAS configuration utility is shown below. SAS configuration utility Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 439: Main Menu

    Note: Do not use other key functions unless instructed otherwise. Main menu When the SAS configuration utility is started, and then selects the disk array controller to display the following main menu: Adapter Properties window is displayed. SAS configuration utility Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 440: Basic Information

    Do not use other key functions unless instructed otherwise. Basic information Checking and configuring disk array hardware basic information This section describes how to check and set the hardware basic information about the disk array controller. SAS configuration utility Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 441 OS>>/Disabled/Enabled controller or the OS. BIOS only/Enabled OS only Note: When booting OS through LSI SAS 2004: Enabled BIOS & OS When booting OS through LSI SAS 2208: Disabled SAS configuration utility Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 442 LSI SAS 2208 is selected to "Disabled". Perform following procedure for setting Boot Support. Select Boot Support. Select Enabled OS only on Boot Support, and press ESC key to exit the menu. SAS configuration utility Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 443: Sas Topology

    SAS topology Checking topology information of disk array This section describes the procedure for checking disk array topology. Select SAS Topology in the main menu window, and press Enter. SAS configuration utility Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 444 Select Direct Attach Devices, and press Enter. To display information about other items, press the rightward arrow key: [→] to scroll rightward. The following windows will be displayed. 7-10 SAS configuration utility Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 445 7-11 SAS configuration utility Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 446 Maximum Link Speed Maximum Link Speed Unchangeable (Gbps) Note: Do not use other key functions unless instructed otherwise. Select the area enclosed by the box in red, and press Enter. 7-12 SAS configuration utility Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 447 Do not select Format and Verify because they are not supported. Press Esc key once. The following window is displayed. Select the area enclosed by the box in red, and press Enter. 7-13 SAS configuration utility Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 448 Do not use other key functions unless instructed otherwise. • Do not select Format and Verify because they are not supported. Press ESC key at three times, the main menu window will be displayed. 7-14 SAS configuration utility Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 449: Raid Properties

    RAID boards which have MegaRAID function. – CA3RCD2X1 – CA3RCD3X1 – CA3RCD4X1 Selecting a RAID volume type Select RAID Properties in the main menu, and press Enter. 7-15 SAS configuration utility Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 450 Create RAID 0 Volume Creates RAID 0. Creating RAID 0 on page 7-23 The number of required disks depends on the RAID type to be set. The following table shows details. 7-16 SAS configuration utility Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 451 This section describes the procedure for creating a RAID1 disk array. Select Create RAID 1 Volume on the Select New Volume Type window, and press Enter. Create New Volume window is displayed. 7-17 SAS configuration utility Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 452 Note: Do not use other key functions unless instructed otherwise. Select No, the intersection value of the Slot Num 0 line and the RAID Disk column, and press space key to change No to Yes. 7-18 SAS configuration utility Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 453 The RAID Disk value is changed No to Yes. Select No, the intersection value of the Slot Num 1 line and the RAID Disk column, and press space key to change No to Yes. 7-19 SAS configuration utility Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 454 The RAID Disk value is changed No to Yes. Press C key. Select Save changes then exit this menu and press Enter key. 7-20 SAS configuration utility Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 455 Select RAID Properties and press Enter key. View Volume window is displayed. Confirm the value in the Task line, enclosed by a box in red, that initialization has started. 7-21 SAS configuration utility Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 456 Disk/RAID volume Estimated time for initialization 147 GB (SAS type) x 2/RAID 1 about 100 minutes When the initialization is complete, press Esc to return to the main menu. 7-22 SAS configuration utility Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 457 Creating RAID 1 on page 7-17. Select No, the intersection of the Slot Num 0 line and the RAID Disk column, and press space key to change No to Yes. 7-23 SAS configuration utility Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 458 The RAID Disk value is changed No to Yes. Select No, the intersection of the Slot Num 1 line and the RAID Disk column, and press space key to change No to Yes. 7-24 SAS configuration utility Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 459 The RAID Disk value is changed No to Yes. Press C key. Select Save changes then exit this menu and press Enter key. 7-25 SAS configuration utility Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 460 This section describes how to check the consistency of disk arrays. Tip: Consistency check on disk arrays can be executed only for RAID 1. Select RAID Properties, and then press Enter. 7-26 SAS configuration utility Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 461 View Volume window is displayed. Select Manage Volume, and press Enter. Note: Do not use other key functions unless instructed otherwise. Manage Volume window is displayed. Select Consistency Check, and press Enter. 7-27 SAS configuration utility Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 462 Press the Y key. Return to the Manage Volume window. Confirm the value in the Task line enclosed by a box in red, that consistency check has started. 7-28 SAS configuration utility Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 463 Estimated time for consistency check 147 GB (SAS type) x 2/RAID1 about 85 minutes When the consistency check is complete, press Esc three times to return to the main menu. 7-29 SAS configuration utility Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 464 Select RAID Properties in the main menu, and press Enter. Select Delete Volume, and press Enter. Note: Do not use other key functions unless instructed otherwise. Press the Y key. 7-30 SAS configuration utility Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 465: Exiting Sas Configuration Utility

    Return to the main menu window. Exiting SAS configuration utility In the main menu, press Esc key. 7-31 SAS configuration utility Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 466 On the Adapter List window, press Esc key. Select Exit the Configuration Utility and Reboot, and press Enter. 7-32 SAS configuration utility Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 467 Tip: Press ESC key to return to the main menu. The utility ends, and the server blade is rebooted. 7-33 SAS configuration utility Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 468 7-34 SAS configuration utility Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 469: Bios Settings For Pxe Boot

    BIOS settings for PXE boot This chapter describes BIOS settings for PXE boot. □ Requirements for PXE boot □ PXE boot settings BIOS settings for PXE boot Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 470: Requirements For Pxe Boot

    If you press Ctrl + S keys to enter PXE Boot Agent and the following menu appears, press Esc without changing any setting to close the menu. [PXE Boot Agent menu] BIOS settings for PXE boot Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 471: Emulex Pxe Bios Settings

    Press Tab at three times to select Save, and select Continue, and then press Enter. Select Controller #* - Port #*: Bus ** Dev 00 (this port is executed PXE boot), and press Enter. BIOS settings for PXE boot Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 472: Boot Order Settings Using Uefi Menu

    Confirm the connection of boot device or PXE server in this case. • If the deployment functionality for Hitachi Compute Systems Manager is used, set both Primary Boot Order and Secondary Boot Order. Follow the procedure to set the Boot Order.
  • Page 473 Select Change the Order on Change Boot Order window, and then press Enter. Select PXE Network, and select a item that is one line below Legacy Only, and then press Enter. BIOS settings for PXE boot Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 474 Select Exit Setup after Save Settings is completed, and then press Enter. The following text is displayed on the window, and press Y to exit the EFI menu. BIOS settings for PXE boot Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 475 BIOS settings for PXE boot Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 476 BIOS settings for PXE boot Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 477: Iscsi Settings

    This chapter describes iSCSI settings. □ iSCSI settings flow chart □ Personality settings □ iSCSI Initiator settings □ iSCSI Target settings □ Disconnecting iSCSI Target iSCSI settings Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 478: Iscsi Settings Flow Chart

    Starts LOM(ServerEngines BladeEngine3) and PXESelect Utility in Emulex PXE BIOS on 10Gb 4-port converged network mezzanine card and set Personality to iSCSI. Starting PXESelect Utility Follow the procedure to start PXESelect Utility. iSCSI settings Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 479: Personality Setting

    PXESelect Utility starts. Personality setting Follow the procedure to set Personality to iSCSI. Select controller name using ↑ and ↓ on PXESelect Utility window, then press Enter in the PXESelect Utility window. iSCSI settings Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 480 (XXXXXXXX: firmware version) • When terminating the utility manually, press Esc several times to show the following message and press Y key. Do you want to exit from the utility [Y/N]? iSCSI settings Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 481: Iscsi Initiator Settings

    Start the remote console, and then click Power > Power On to power on a server blade. When Press <Ctrl> <S> for iSCSISelect(TM) Utility is displayed in the bottom of the window, press Ctrl + S. iSCSISelect Utility starts. iSCSI settings Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 482: Iscsi Initiator Name Setting

    In this case, resetting the name of iSCSI initiator using iSCSISelect Utility will avoid this mismatch. iSCSI settings Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 483: Iscsi Controller Setting

    Controller Configuration setting menu is displayed, select Controller Properties and press Enter. When the Controller Properties setting menu is displayed, confirm that Boot Support is Enabled. After that, select Save by Tab and press Enter. iSCSI settings Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 484: Network Address Setting

    10Gb LAN switch. Check the network configuration or the setting of internal 10Gb LAN switch is correct or not. Enter "IP Address" and "Subnet Mask". Note: Do not set "Default Gateway". Then, select Save and press Enter. iSCSI settings Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 485: Iscsi Target Settings

    Add New iSCSI Target and press Enter. When the Add/Ping iSCSI Target setting menu is displayed, enter iSCSI Target IP Address of iSCSI Target device to be connected. After that, select Save/Login and press Enter. iSCSI settings Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 486 Confirm that Add Target is Yes. After that, select Add Selected iSCSI Targets and press Enter. Confirm that Connection Status is Connected. After that, select connected iSCSI Target and press Enter. 9-10 iSCSI settings Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 487 Confirm that Boot Target is Yes. Following setting menu is displayed by pressing Esc several times. Select Save and press Enter. Press Esc and following is displayed. Press Y to reboot a server blade. 9-11 iSCSI settings Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 488: Data Device Setting

    Add New iSCSI Target and press Enter. When the Add/Ping iSCSI Target setting menu is displayed, enter iSCSI Target IP Address of iSCSI Target device to be connected. After that, select Save/Login and press Enter. 9-12 iSCSI settings Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 489 Confirm that Add Target is Yes. After that, select Add Selected iSCSI Targets and press Enter. Confirm that Connection Status is Connected. After that, select connected iSCSI Target and press Enter. 9-13 iSCSI settings Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 490: Disconnecting Iscsi Target

    Press Esc and following is displayed. Press Y to reboot a server blade. Disconnecting iSCSI Target Disconnecting boot device Note: Connection or disconnection of iSCSI Target device can be also set by One CommandManager.(For details, see the Hitachi Compute Blade 500 OneCommandManager Guide.) 9-14 iSCSI settings...
  • Page 491 Utility. Disconnection by OneCommandManager is required after disconnection by Utility. For details about disconnecting an iSCSI device, see the Hitachi Compute Blade 500 OneCommandManager Guide. Change Boot Target to No at the setting menu in step 8 of Boot device setting on page 9-9.
  • Page 492: Disconnecting Data Device

    Utility. Disconnection by OneCommandManager is required after disconnection by Utility. For details about disconnecting an iSCSI device, see the Hitachi Compute Blade 500 OneCommandManager Guide. Press F6 and set Connection Status to Disconnected at the setting menu in step 7 of Data device setting on page 9-12.
  • Page 493: Fibre Channel Over Ethernet (Fcoe)

    Fibre channel over Ethernet (FCoE) This chapter describes fibre channel over Ethernet, hereinafter referred to as FCoE. □ Setting Personality □ Connecting to FCoE device for booting 10-1 Fibre channel over Ethernet (FCoE) Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 494: Setting Personality

    Tip: The Bus/Dev number of the controller changes by the number of the I/O device on the server blade. Select Personality with Tab and FCoE with arrow keys, ↓and ↑. press Enter. 10-2 Fibre channel over Ethernet (FCoE) Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 495: Connecting To Fcoe Device For Booting

    Press the Y key, and the system automatically reboots. Connecting to FCoE device for booting Setting for FCoE boot (FCoE BIOS) This section describes the procedure to connect to FCoE boot device (FCoE BIOS). 10-3 Fibre channel over Ethernet (FCoE) Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 496 Press Ctrl and E key simultaneously in this window. Select the port that is set to be boot target, and press Enter. Select Enable/Disable Boot from SAN, and press Enter. 10-4 Fibre channel over Ethernet (FCoE) Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 497 Select Enable, and press Enter. Boot BIOS is: Disabled is changed to Boot BIOS is: Enabled. Select Configure Boot Device, and press Enter. 10-5 Fibre channel over Ethernet (FCoE) Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 498 Select Unused column in the list, and press Enter. The information of the disk array ports that are connected to the CNA is displayed, select the port to be boot target, and press Enter. 10-6 Fibre channel over Ethernet (FCoE) Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 499 Input the starting LUN, and press Enter. Note: The starting LUN on this process must be 00. Select a LUN to be boot target, and press Enter. 10-7 Fibre channel over Ethernet (FCoE) Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 500 Press Y key to the following message. The system reboots. The boot target information will be displayed in the following screen after rebooting if the above-mentioned setup is correct. 10-8 Fibre channel over Ethernet (FCoE) Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 501: Canceling Procedure Of Fcoe Boot Setting (Fcoe Bios)

    In the window of the procedure step 11 in Setting for FCoE boot (FCoE BIOS), select the boot device, and press Enter. Select Clear selected boot entry!!, and press Enter. 10-9 Fibre channel over Ethernet (FCoE) Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 502 Press Esc to return to the previous menu. In the menu of the procedure step 4 in Setting for FCoE boot (FCoE BIOS), select Disable, and press Enter. Boot BIOS is: Enabled is changed to Boot BIOS is: Disabled. 10-10 Fibre channel over Ethernet (FCoE) Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 503 Press Esc several times, and press Y key in the following window. The System reboots. 10-11 Fibre channel over Ethernet (FCoE) Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 504 10-12 Fibre channel over Ethernet (FCoE) Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
  • Page 505 Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series EFI User's Guide...
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