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The method for interacting with configuration utilities for add-in cards and (system resident) I/O adapters differs depending on whether Legacy BIOS boot mode or UEFI boot mode is used.
In Legacy BIOS boot mode, I/O adapter utilities are invoked during BIOS POST progression using hot keys identified by the adapter's Option ROM during POST. When the hot key is pressed, the adapter's specific configuration utility interface is presented. Often the interface will have a vendor-specific design.
In UEFI boot mode, the configuration screens for the add-in cards will appear as menu items in the IO Menu as part of the standard BIOS Setup Utility screens. For example, if the Oracle Sun Storage 6Gb/s PCIe RAID host bus adapter is installed in the server, its configuration utility is displayed as a menu selection on the BIOS UEFI Driver Control menu.
See the BIOS LSI MegaRAID Configuration Utility Screen Reference for more information about the LSI MegaRAID Configuration Utility.