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Oracle® Server X8-2L Service Manual

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Updated: October 2019
 
 

BIOS Main Menu Selections

This section includes a screen of the BIOS Main Menu. The options that are available from the Main Menu are described in the table that follows. Options in the table that are marked as “(R/O)” are read-only information and cannot be changed.

image:This figure shows the BIOS Main Menu image.

The following table describes the options provided by the BIOS Main menu and sub-menus.

Setup Options
Options
Defaults
Description
Project Version (R/O)
BIOS version is displayed. This string is a unique identifier used to reference a specific BIOS release. Format is XXYYZZPP, which indicates:
  • XX - Unique project/platform code.

  • YY - BIOS major release.

  • ZZ - BIOS minor release.

  • PP - Build number.

Example: 42.01.04.01
System Date
Current date is displayed. You can change the date setting.
Example: [Thu 06/20/2017]
System Time
Current time is displayed. You can change the time setting.
Example: 13:38:27
UPI Link Speed (R/O)
SLOW/
9.6 GT/s
10.4 GT/s
Intel UltraPath Interconnect (UPI) operational speed is displayed. The SLOW option displays as unknown in single-processor systems.
Total Memory (R/O)
Memory in gigabytes is displayed.
Example: 224 GB
Current Memory Speed (R/O)
Memory speed is displayed.
Example: 2400 MT/s
USB Devices (R/O)
Detected USB devices are displayed.
Example: 1 Keyboard, 1 Mouse, 1 Hub
BMC Status (R/O)
Detected condition of the service processor.
Example: Healthy
BMC Firmware Revision (R/O)
The service processor firmware version is displayed.
Example: 4.0.0.0 r115197
PRODUCT INFORMATION (R/O)
Product information is displayed.
Product Name
Product name is displayed.
Example: Oracle Server X8-2L
Product Serial Number
Product serial number is displayed.
Example: 1134FML00V
Board Serial Number
Board serial number is displayed.
Example: 489089M+1637E2002E
CPU INFORMATION (R/O)
Attributes of a single processor (CPU) are defined. A separate information structure is provided for each processor supported in the system. Most of the values are dependent on the processor.
Socket 0 CPU Information (R/O)
If CPU socket 0 is populated, the following options are listed. Otherwise, displays “Not Present.”
Intel Xeon Platinum 8260 CPU @ 2.40 GHz
Processor ID brand is displayed.
CPU Signature
Processor information is displayed.
Example: 50656
Microcode Patch
Software update (microcode patch) information is displayed.
Example: 2000009
Max CPU Speed
Maximum non-turbo speed of the processor is displayed.
Example: 2400 MHz
Min CPU Speed
Minimum speed of the processor is displayed.
Example: 1000 MHz
Max Processor Cores
Number of available processor cores is displayed.
Example: 24
Active Cores
Number of active processor cores is displayed.
Intel HT Technology
Indicates whether Intel Hyper Threading is supported.
Intel VT-x Technology
Indicates whether Intel Virtualization Technology is supported.
L1 Data Cache
Example: 32 KB x 24
L1 Code Cache
Example: 32 KB x 24
L2 Cache
Example: 1024 KB x 24
L3 Cache
Example: 36608 KB
Socket 1 CPU Information (R/O)
If CPU socket 1 is populated, the same options as Socket 0 CPU Information are displayed. Otherwise, displays “Not Present.”
DIMM INFORMATION (R/O)
Memory module (DIMM) presence and size information are displayed.
Processor 0 DIMMs (R/O)
For D0...D11, if a DIMM is present, memory size (in gigabytes) is displayed. Otherwise, displays “Not Present.”
Processor 1 DIMMs (R/O)
Same as Processor 0.
SECURITY
Configure the security settings.
TXT
Enable Intel TXT Disable/Enable
Disabled
Enables Intel Trusted Execution Technology (TXT).
HDD Security Configuration
Set User Password
Set an HDD user password for the selected drive.
Secure Boot
Customize Secure Boot settings.
Attempt Secure Boot
Disabled/Enabled
Enabled
Secure Boot is activated when Platform Key (PK) is enrolled, System mode is User/Deployed, and Compatibility Support Module (CSM) function is disabled.
Restore Factory Keys
Yes/No
Forces system to User mode. Installs factory default Secure Boot key databases.
Delete all Secure Boot Variables
Yes/No
Deletes all Secure Boot key databases from NVRAM.
Key Management
Enables expert users to modify Secure Boot Policy variables without full authentication.
Factory Key Provision
Disabled/Enabled
Disabled
Allows the provisioning of factory default Secure Boot keys when the system is in Setup Mode.
Restore Factory Keys
Yes/No
Forces system to User mode. Installs factory default Secure Boot key databases.
Delete all Secure Boot Variables
Yes/No
Deletes all Secure Boot key databases from NVRAM.
Export Secure Boot Variables
Select a file system
Copies the NVRAM content of Secure Boot variables to files in a root folder on a file system device.
Enroll Efi Image
Enrolls an EFI image to run in Secure Boot mode.
Device Guard Ready
Remove 'UEFI CA' from DB
Yes/No
Device Guard ready system must not list 'Microsoft UEFI CA' Certificate in Authorized Signature database (db).
Restore DB defaults
Yes/No
Restores DB variable to factory defaults.
Platform Key (PK)
Save to File/Set New/Erase
Enrolls factory defaults or load certificates from a file.
Key Exchange Keys
Save to File/Set New/Append/Erase
Enrolls factory defaults or load certificates from a file.
Authorized Signatures
Save to File/Set New/Append/Erase
Enroll factory defaults or load certificates from a file.
Forbidden Signatures
Save to File/Set New/Append/Erase
Enrolls factory defaults or load certificates from a file.
Authorized TimeStamps
Set New/Append
Enroll factory defaults or load certificates from a file.
OsRecovery Signatures
Save to File/Set New/Append/Erase
Enrolls factory defaults or load certificates from a file.

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