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Oracle® Server X5-2 Service Manual

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Updated: January 2018
 
 

BIOS Key Mappings

When viewing the BIOS output from a terminal using the serial console redirection feature, some terminals do not support function keys. BIOS supports the mapping of function keys to Control key sequences when serial redirection is enabled. The following table provides a description of the function key to Control key sequence mappings.

Table 26  Function Key to Control Key Sequence Mapping
Function Key
Control Key Sequence
BIOS POST Function
BIOS Setup Function
F1
Ctrl+Q
Not applicable
Activate the Setup Utility Help menu.
F2
Ctrl+E
Enter BIOS Setup Utility while the system is performing the power-on self-test (POST).
Not applicable
F7
Ctrl+D
Not applicable
Discard changes. (Not applicable to UEFI Driver Control menu)
F8
Ctrl+P
Activate the BIOS Boot Menu.
Not applicable
F9
Ctrl+O
Launch Oracle System Assistant. BIOS boots to Oracle System Assistant, bypassing the current Boot Options Priority list for this one-time boot method.
Activate Load Optimal Values pop-up menu. (Not applicable to UEFI Driver Control menu)
F10
Ctrl+S
Not applicable
Activate Save and Exit pop-up menu. (Not applicable to UEFI Driver Control menu)
F12
Ctrl+N
Activate Network boot.
Not applicable

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