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Oracle® X4 Series Servers Administration Guide

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Updated: April 2016

Configure RAID (BIOS)

image:Icon for BIOS

Use this task to configure RAID from the BIOS Setup Utility.

See your hardware documentation and operating system documentation for additional details.

Before You Begin

Verify that your HBA is supported for your server, and review Oracle's recommendations for drive slot population and virtual drive creation. See your server documentation for details.

  1. Access the BIOS Setup Utility.
    1. Boot the system.

      Boot messages scroll across the console screen.

    2. Press the F2 key (or Ctrl +E from a serial terminal) continuously.

      The BIOS Setup Utility main screen appears.

  2. Navigate to the IDE Configuration menu.
  3. Select SATA Options, select RAID, and then press F10.

    The system reboots.

  4. Press <Ctri-I>.

    The Intel Matrix Storage Manager option ROM dialog box appears.

  5. Create or configure your RAID volume(s) as required, and then select EXIT.

    After a confirmation dialog, the RAID volumes are configured.

  6. Select F10 to save your changes and exit.