Sun Ultra 27 Workstation Linux, OpenSolaris and Solaris Operating System Installation Guide

Setting the BIOS for the OpenSolaris OS

SATA must be configured as AHCI in the BIOS. If the BIOS has not been changed (still at factory defaults), it is already set correctly and you can skip this section. To verify the SATA configuration setting in the BIOS, do the following:

ProcedureTo Set the BIOS for the OpenSolaris OS

  1. Power on the workstation.

  2. Press the F2 key at the Sun logo screen to enter the BIOS Setup menu.

  3. Go to Advanced > Integrated Devices.

  4. If necessary, change the Configured SATA As option to AHCI.

  5. Press the F10 key to save your changes and exit the BIOS.