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3.
Use the arrow keys to choose a virtual disk.
4.
The following details of the virtual disks are displayed:
a. Virtual disk number
b. RAID Level
c. Size
d. Status (Read Ahead/Write Back, No Read Ahead/Write Back, Read Ahead/Write Through, No Read Ahead/Write
Through)
5.
Press <Esc> to return to the main window.
NOTE: The Physical Disks field indicates the physical disks that are in the virtual disk, highlighted by green text.

Rescanning the disks

The Rescan Disks option rescans all the channels, searches for new or removed physical disks, and re-reads the configuration
information from each physical disk.
NOTE: Sometimes when a physical disk has failed, you can get it online through a rescan.
1.
Enter the BIOS Configuration Utility. See
2.
In the Main Menu screen, use the arrows to select the Rescan Disks.
3.
Press <Enter> to continue rescanning.

Controller Options

The Controller Options feature helps you to enable the BIOS Stop on Error option. The boot process pauses when Pause if... is
enabled and a virtual disk becomes Degraded or has Failed. Press <Enter> to continue booting.
View the error message on the window. If Pause... is OFF, the error message is displayed briefly, but the system continues to boot.
1.
Enter the BIOS Configuration Utility. See
2.
In the Main Menu screen, use the arrows to select the Controller Options.
3.
In the Controller Options field, use the up or down arrow keys to scroll to the desired controller option.
a. Pause if Degraded
When ON, the BIOS stops booting when a degraded virtual disk is found.
Press <Enter> to toggle between ON and OFF.
b. Pause if Failed
When ON, the BIOS stops booting when a failed virtual disk is found.
Press <Enter> to toggle between ON and OFF.
c. Manage Physical Disk Write Cache
If the option is set to Default:
– the physical disk write cache policy is enabled for SSDs and HDDs of bandwidth 3 Gbps.
– the physical disk write cache feature is disabled for HDDs of bandwidth 6 Gbps.
If the option is set to Enable, the feature is enabled on the disk selected.
If the option is set to Disable, The feature is disabled on the disk selected.
4.
Press <Esc> to return to the main window.

Continue to boot

1.
Enter the BIOS Configuration Utility. See
2.
In the Main Menu screen, use the arrows to select the Continue to Boot.
The system restarts normally.
Entering the BIOS Configuration
Entering the BIOS Configuration
Entering the BIOS Configuration
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