DSEB-D16
DSEB-D16/SAS
Motherboard
DSEB-D16
Series
E3521
First Edition V1
December 2007
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Contents
Notices......................................................................................................... vii
Safety information..................................................................................... viii
About this guide.......................................................................................... ix
Typography................................................................................................... x
DSEB-D16 Series specifications summary............................................... xi
Chapter 1:
Product introduction
1.1
Welcome!....................................................................................... 1-1
1.3
Serial number label....................................................................... 1-2
1.2
1.4
Package contents.......................................................................... 1-1
Special features............................................................................. 1-2
1.4.1
1.4.2
Chapter 2:
2.1
2.2
2.2.1
Placement direction......................................................... 2-3
2.2.3
Support kits for the motherboard..................................... 2-4
2.2.5
Screw holes..................................................................... 2-3
Motherboard layouts........................................................ 2-7
Layout contents................................................................ 2-9
Central Processing Unit (CPU).................................................. 2-11
2.3.1
2.3.2
Installing the CPU...........................................................2-11
Installing the CPU heatsink and fan............................... 2-14
System memory.......................................................................... 2-16
2.4.1
Overview........................................................................ 2-16
2.4.3
Memory mirroring and sparing technology..................... 2-18
2.4.2
2.4.4
2.4.5
2.4.6
2.5
Hardware information
Motherboard overview.................................................................. 2-3
2.2.4
2.4
Innovative ASUS features................................................ 1-4
Before you proceed...................................................................... 2-1
2.2.2
2.3
Product highlights............................................................ 1-2
2.4.7
Memory configurations................................................... 2-16
Installing a DIMM........................................................... 2-24
Removing a DIMM......................................................... 2-24
Installing the MemCool FB-DIMM fan (optional)............ 2-25
Uninstalling the optional MemCool FB-DIMM fan............ 2-27
Expansion slots........................................................................... 2-28
2.5.1
Installing an expansion card.......................................... 2-28
2.5.3
Interrupt assignments.................................................... 2-29
2.5.2
Configuring an expansion card...................................... 2-28
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Contents
2.5.4
PCI Express 2.0 x16 slots (x16 link).............................. 2-29
2.5.6
PCI-X slot (for ZCR slot; DSEB-D16/SAS only )............. 2-30
2.5.5
2.6
2.7
2.5.7
Connectors.................................................................................. 2-37
2.7.1
Chapter 3:
3.2
SODIMM socket . .......................................................... 2-31
Jumpers....................................................................................... 2-32
2.7.2
3.1
PCI Express x8 slot (x8 link).......................................... 2-29
Rear panel connectors................................................... 2-37
Internal connectors........................................................ 2-38
Powering up
Starting up for the first time......................................................... 3-1
Turning off the computer.............................................................. 3-2
3.2.1
3.2.2
Using the OS shut down function..................................... 3-2
Using the dual function power switch............................... 3-2
BIOS setup
4.1
Managing and updating your BIOS............................................. 4-1
4.1.1
Creating a bootable floppy disk........................................ 4-1
4.1.3
ASUS CrashFree BIOS 3 utility....................................... 4-5
4.1.2
4.2
BIOS setup program..................................................................... 4-6
4.2.1
BIOS menu screen........................................................... 4-7
4.2.3
Navigation keys................................................................ 4-7
4.2.2
4.2.4
4.2.5
4.2.6
4.2.7
4.2.8
4.3
4.2.9
Menu bar.......................................................................... 4-7
Menu items...................................................................... 4-8
Sub-menu items............................................................... 4-8
Configuration fields.......................................................... 4-8
Pop-up window................................................................ 4-8
Scroll bar.......................................................................... 4-8
General help.................................................................... 4-8
Main menu..................................................................................... 4-9
4.3.1
System Date [Day xx/xx/xxxx].......................................... 4-9
4.3.3
Floppy A [1.44 MB 3½”].................................................... 4-9
4.3.2
4.3.4
4.3.5
4.3.6
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AFUDOS utility................................................................. 4-2
System Time [xx:xx:xx].................................................... 4-9
IDE Configuration........................................................... 4-10
Primary/Third/Fourth IDE Master/Slave..........................4-11
System Information........................................................ 4-12
Contents
4.4
Advanced menu.......................................................................... 4-14
4.4.1
CPU Configuration......................................................... 4-14
4.4.3
PCI/PnP Configuration................................................... 4-20
4.4.2
4.4.4
4.4.5
4.4.6
4.4.7
4.5
4.6
4.7
4.8
4.4.8
4.5.1
ACPI Configuration........................................................ 4-24
Power On Configuration................................................. 4-25
Hardware Monitor.......................................................... 4-26
Remote Access Configuration........................................ 4-28
Boot menu................................................................................... 4-32
4.7.1
4.7.2
Boot Device Priority....................................................... 4-32
Boot Settings Configuration........................................... 4-33
Exit menu..................................................................................... 4-34
RAID configuration
Setting up RAID............................................................................. 5-1
5.1.1
RAID definitions............................................................... 5-1
5.1.3
Setting the RAID item in BIOS......................................... 5-2
5.1.4
Installing hard disk drives................................................. 5-2
RAID configuration utilities............................................... 5-2
LSI Software RAID Configuration Utility..................................... 5-3
5.2.1
Creating a RAID 0 or RAID 1 set..................................... 5-4
5.2.3
Adding or viewing a RAID configuration........................ 5-14
5.2.2
5.2.4
5.2.5
5.2.6
5.2.7
5.2.8
5.3
Peripheral Configuration................................................ 4-23
Security........................................................................................ 4-30
5.1.2
5.2
USB Configuration......................................................... 4-22
Server menu................................................................................ 4-28
Chapter 5:
5.1
Chipset Configuration.................................................... 4-16
5.2.9
Creating a RAID 10 set.................................................. 5-10
Initializing the logical drives........................................... 5-17
Rebuilding failed drives.................................................. 5-22
Checking the drives for data consistency...................... 5-24
Deleting a RAID configuration........................................ 5-27
Selecting the boot drive from a RAID set....................... 5-28
Enabling the WriteCache............................................... 5-29
Intel Matrix Storage Manager Option ROM Utility.................. 5-30
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5.3.1
Creating a RAID 0 set (Stripe)....................................... 5-31
5.3.3
Creating a RAID 10 set (Stripe + Mirror)........................ 5-34
5.3.2
Creating a RAID 1 set (Mirror)....................................... 5-33
Contents
5.3.4
Creating a RAID 5 set (Parity)....................................... 5-35
5.3.6
Resetting disks to Non-RAID......................................... 5-37
5.3.5
5.4
5.5
5.3.7
LSI Logic MPT Setup Utility (DSEB-D16/SAS model only)...... 5-39
5.5.1
Integrated Mirroring........................................................ 5-39
5.5.3
Integrated Striping (IS) volume...................................... 5-45
5.5.4
5.5.5
5.5.6
Chapter 6:
6.2
6.3
6.4
6.5
6.1.1
6.1.2
Global Properties........................................................... 5-55
Driver installation
Creating a RAID driver disk............................................. 6-1
Installing the RAID controller driver................................. 6-6
LAN driver installation................................................................ 6-16
6.3.1
6.3.2
Windows 2000/Server 2003........................................... 6-16
Red Hat.......................................................................... 6-21
VGA driver installation............................................................... 6-22
6.4.1
Windows® 2000/Server 2003......................................... 6-22
6.5.1
Running the support CD................................................ 6-24
6.5.3
Management Software menu......................................... 6-25
Management applications and utilities installation................. 6-24
6.5.5
Appendix:
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Managing Arrays............................................................ 5-48
Viewing SAS topology.................................................... 5-53
Intel chipset software installation............................................. 6-13
6.5.4
A.2
Integrated Mirroring Enhanced...................................... 5-43
RAID driver installation................................................................ 6-1
6.5.2
A.1
Exiting the Intel® Matrix Storage Manager..................... 5-37
Global Array Manager................................................................. 5-38
5.5.2
6.1
Deleting a RAID set....................................................... 5-36
Drivers menu.................................................................. 6-24
Utilities menu................................................................. 6-25
Contact information........................................................ 6-25
Reference information
DSEB-D16/SAS model block diagram.........................................A-1
DSEB-D16 model block diagram.................................................A-2
Notices
Federal Communications Commission Statement
This device complies with Part 15 of the FCC Rules. Operation is subject to the
following two conditions:
• This device may not cause harmful interference, and
• This device must accept any interference received including interference that
may cause undesired operation.
This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a
Class B digital device, pursuant to Part 15 of the FCC Rules. These limits are
designed to provide reasonable protection against harmful interference in a
residential installation. This equipment generates, uses and can radiate radio
frequency energy and, if not installed and used in accordance with manufacturer’
s instructions, may cause harmful interference to radio communications. However,
there is no guarantee that interference will not occur in a particular installation. If
this equipment does cause harmful interference to radio or television reception,
which can be determined by turning the equipment off and on, the user is
encouraged to try to correct the interference by one or more of the following
measures:
• Reorient or relocate the receiving antenna.
• Increase the separation between the equipment and receiver.
• Connect the equipment to an outlet on a circuit different from that to which the
receiver is connected.
• Consult the dealer or an experienced radio/TV technician for help.
The use of shielded cables for connection of the monitor to the graphics card is
required to assure compliance with FCC regulations. Changes or modifications
to this unit not expressly approved by the party responsible for compliance could
void the user’s authority to operate this equipment.
Canadian Department of Communications Statement
This digital apparatus does not exceed the Class B limits for radio noise emissions
from digital apparatus set out in the Radio Interference Regulations of the
Canadian Department of Communications.
This class B digital apparatus complies with Canadian ICES-003.
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Safety information
Electrical safety
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To prevent electrical shock hazard, disconnect the power cable from the
electrical outlet before relocating the system.
When adding or removing devices to or from the system, ensure that the
power cables for the devices are unplugged before the signal cables are
connected. If possible, disconnect all power cables from the existing system
before you add a device.
Before connecting or removing signal cables from the motherboard, ensure
that all power cables are unplugged.
Seek professional assistance before using an adapter or extension cord.
These devices could interrupt the grounding circuit.
Make sure that your power supply is set to the correct voltage in your area.
If you are not sure about the voltage of the electrical outlet you are using,
contact your local power company.
If the power supply is broken, do not try to fix it by yourself. Contact a
qualified service technician or your retailer.
Operation safety
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Before installing the motherboard and adding devices on it, carefully read all
the manuals that came with the package.
Before using the product, make sure all cables are correctly connected and the
power cables are not damaged. If you detect any damage, contact your dealer
immediately.
To avoid short circuits, keep paper clips, screws, and staples away from
connectors, slots, sockets and circuitry.
Avoid dust, humidity, and temperature extremes. Do not place the product in
any area where it may become wet.
Place the product on a stable surface.
If you encounter technical problems with the product, contact a qualified
service technician or your retailer.
This symbol of the crossed out wheeled bin indicates that the product (electrical,
electronic equipment, and mercury-containing button cell battery) should not
be placed in municipal waste. Check local regulations for disposal of electronic
products.
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About this guide
This user guide contains the information you need when installing and configuring
the motherboard.
How this guide is organized
This user guide contains the following parts:
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Chapter 1: Product introduction
This chapter describes the features of the motherboard and the new
technologies it supports.
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Chapter 2: Hardware information
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Chapter 3: Powering up
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Chapter 4: BIOS setup
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Chapter 5: RAID configuration
This chapter provides instructions for setting up, creating, and configuring
RAID sets using the available utilities.
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Chapter 6: Driver installation
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Appendix: Reference information
This chapter lists the hardware setup procedures that you have to perform
when installing system components. It includes description of the switches,
jumpers, and connectors on the motherboard.
This chapter describes the power up sequence and ways of shutting down
the system.
This chapter tells how to change system settings through the BIOS Setup
menus. Detailed descriptions of the BIOS parameters are also provided.
This chapter provides instructions for installing the necessary drivers for
different system components.
This appendix includes additional information that you may refer to when
configuring the motherboard.
Where to find more information
Refer to the following sources for additional information and for product and
software updates.
1.
2.
ASUS websites
The ASUS website provides updated information on ASUS hardware and
software products. Refer to the ASUS contact information.
Optional documentation
Your product package may include optional documentation, such as warranty
flyers, that may have been added by your dealer. These documents are not
part of the standard package.
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Conventions used in this guide
To make sure that you perform certain tasks properly, take note of the following
symbols used throughout this manual.
DANGER/WARNING: Information to prevent injury to yourself
when trying to complete a task.
CAUTION: Information to prevent damage to the components
when trying to complete a task.
IMPORTANT: Instructions that you MUST follow to complete a
task.
NOTE: Tips and additional information to help you complete a
task.
Typography
Bold text
Italics
<Key> Indicates a menu or an item to select.
Used to emphasize a word or a phrase.
Keys enclosed in the less-than and greaterthan sign means that you must press the
enclosed key.
Example: <Enter> means that you must press
the Enter or Return key.
<Key1+Key2+Key3>
If you must press two or more keys
simultaneously, the key names are linked with
a plus sign (+).
Example: <Ctrl+Alt+D>
Command
Means that you must type the command
exactly as shown, then supply the required
item or value enclosed in brackets.
Example: At the DOS prompt, type the
command line: format A:/S
DSEB-D16 Series specifications summary
Model Name
Processor / System Bus
Core Logic
Form Factor
ASUS Features Smart Fan
Rack Ready (Rack
and Pedestal dual
use)
ASWM2.0
Memory
Total Slots
Capacity
Memory Type
Expansion
Slots
(follow SSI
Location #)
Storage
Memory Size
Total PCI/PCI-X/
PCI-E Slots
Slot Location 1
Slot Location 2
Slot Location 3
Additional Slot 1
Additional Slot 2
IDE Controller
SATA Controller
DSEB-D16/SAS
DSEB-D16
2 * Socket LGA771
Dual-Core Intel® Xeon® Processor 5000/5100/5200
Quad-Core Intel® Xeon® Processor 5300/5400
Sequence
FSB 1066/1333/1600MHz EM64T
2x2M, 4M, 6M, 8M & 12M L2 cache
Intel® 5400 Memory Controller Hub (MCH)
Intel® 6321ESB I/O Controller Hub (ICH)
SSI EEB 3.61, 12” x 13”
Smart Fan II. MemCool Support
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16 (4-channel)
Maximum up to 128 GB
Fully-Buffered DIMM DDR2 533/667/*800 Reg.
ECC
512 MB, 1 GB, 2 GB, 4 GB, (8 GB)
5
5
1 * PCI-E X16 Gen2
1 * PCI-E x8 (x8 link)
1 * PCI-E X16 Gen2
1 * PCIX
1* SO-DIMM socket for optional ASMB3-SOL
Intel® 6321 ESB:
1 * IDE support UltraATA 33/ 66/ 100
Intel® 6321 ESB:
6 SATA2 300MB/s
Intel® 6321 ESB:
ports
6 SATA2 300MB/s
Intel® Matrix Storage
ports
(for Windows only)
Intel® Matrix Storage
(Support RAID
(for Windows only)
Software 0, 1, 10 & 5)
(Support RAID
LSI® MegaRAID
Software 0, 1, 10 & 5)
(for Linux/Windows)
(Spport software RAID
0, 1 & 10)
*The FB-DIMM 800 MHz has to work with Intel® Xeon® 5400 series CPU.
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DSEB-D16 Series specifications summary
Storage
SAS Controller
Networking
LAN
Graphic
Onboard I/O
Connectors
VGA
Floppy Connector
PSU Connector
Rear I/O
Connectors
Management
Solution
Monitoring
Environment
Management
Connector
USB Connectors
Fan Header
SMBus
Chassis Intruder
Front LAN LED
Serial Port Header
External Serial
Port
External USB Port
VGA Port
RJ-45
RJ-45 for iKVM
PS/2 KB/Mouse
Software
Out of Band
Remote
Management
CPU Temperature
FAN RPM
LSI 1068 PCI-X 8-port
SAS controller:
LSI® Integrated RAID
0, 1, 1E support
Optional LSI® ZCR
-(Zero-Channel-RAID)
PCI-X card:
(For upgrade to
support hardware
RAID 0, 1, 10, 5, 50)
Intel® 6321+ Intel® 82563EB Dual Port GbE
Intel® 82573 GbE * 2
XGI Z9s PCI Display Controller 32MB
1
1
24-pin ATX power connector + 8-pin ATX 12V
power connector + 4-pin ATX 12V power connector
SO-DIMM socket for ASMB3-SOL
1 (support 2 USB ports)
10*4-Pin
2
1
2
1
2
1
2
1
1
1
2
1
4
1
1
ASWM2.0
2
1
4
1
1
Optional (ASMB3-SOL/ASMB3-iKVM)
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Operation temperature: 10℃ ~ 35℃
Non operation temperature: -40℃ ~ 70℃
Non operation humidity: 20% ~ 90% ( Non
condensing)
*Specifications are subject to change without notice.
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This chapter describes the motherboard
features and the new technologies it supports.
1
Product
introduction
Chapter summary
1
1.1
Welcome!....................................................................................... 1-1
1.3
Serial number label....................................................................... 1-2
1.2
1.4
Package contents.......................................................................... 1-1
Special features............................................................................. 1-2
ASUS DSEB-D16 Series
1.1
Welcome!
Thank you for buying an ASUS® DSEB-D16 series motherboard!
The motherboard delivers a host of new features and latest technologies, making it
another standout in the long line of ASUS quality motherboards!
Before you start installing the motherboard, and hardware devices on it, check the
items in your package with the list below.
1.2
Package contents
Check your motherboard package for the following items.
Cables
SATA signal cable
SATA power cable
Mini SAS to SATA
cable
2-in-1 cable set
(IDE + FDD cable)
IO shield
CEK spring
ZCR Mylar
ZCR Riser Card
for 1U
ZCR holder for 1U
with screws
Retail Pack
Bulk Pack
DSEB-D16/
DSEB-D16/
DSEB-D16
DSEB-D16
SAS
SAS
6
6
--3
3
--2
--
--
--
1
1
--
--
1
2
1
1
2
--
1
2
1
1
2
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1
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1
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1
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1
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1
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1
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Application CD Support CD
1
1
1
1
Documentation User Guide
1
1
1
1
Packing Qty.
3pcs per
carton
3pcs per
carton
10pcs per
carton
10pcs per
carton
Accessories
ZCR holder for 2U
and above with
screws
If any of the above items is damaged or missing, contact your retailer.
ASUS DSEB-D16 Series
1-1
1.3
Serial number label
Before requesting support from the ASUS Technical Support team, you must take
note of the motherboard's serial number containing 12 characters xxM0Axxxxxxx
shown as the figure below. With the correct serial number of the product, ASUS
Technical Support team members can then offer a quicker and satisfying solution
to your problems.
DSEB-D16
xxM0Axxxxxxx
1.4
Special features
1.4.1
Product highlights
Made
in
China
合格
Latest processor technology
The motherboard comes with two LGA-771 sockets that support Dual‑Core
Intel® Xeon™ processors with 1600/1333/1066 MHz Front Side Bus (FSB).
Dual-core processors contain two physical CPU cores to meet demands for
more powerful processing. Intel® Xeon™ processors incorporate the Intel®
Hyper‑Threading Technology and Extended Memory 64-bit Technology (EM64T).
The EM64T enables the support for 64-bit operation system, such as 64-bit
Windows® and Linux.
Intel® 5400 and Intel® 6321ESB chipset
The Intel® 5400 Memory Controller Hub (MCH) and the Intel® 6321ESB provide the
vital interfaces for the motherboard.
The MCH provides the processor, quadri-channel FB-DIMM memory support, and
PCI Express interfaces. The Intel® 6321ESB is a new generation server class I/O
controller hub that provides the interface for PCI 2.3, PCI Express, and PCIX.
Intel® EM64T
The motherboard supports Intel® processors with the Intel® EM64T (Extended
Memory 64 Technology). The Intel® EM64T feature allows your computer to run on
64-bit operating systems and access larger amounts of system memory for faster
and more efficient computing.
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep® Technology (EIST)
The Enhanced Intel SpeedStep® Technology (EIST) intelligently manages the
CPU resources by automatically adjusting the CPU voltage and core frequency
depending on the CPU loading and system speed or power requirement.
1-2
Chapter 1: Product introduction
FB-DIMM memory support
This motherboard supports fully buffered DIMMs (FB-DIMMs), the latest memory
solution that extends memory capacity and provide high-speed, high-density
system memory peformance. FB-DIMMs use Advanced Memory Buffer (AMB)
chips that transmit signals between the memory modules and controllers with
improved signal integrity and reduced errors.
PCIe 2.0
This motherboard supports the latest PCIe 2.0 device for twice the current speed
and bandwidth. This enhances system performance while still providing backward
compatibility to PCIe 1.0 devices.
Serial Attached SCSI (SAS) technology support
(DSEB-D16/SAS model only)
SAS is the latest storage interface for enterprise-class storage devices. Building
on and improving the parallel SCSI foundation, SAS is the new industry standard
that includes Serial ATA interoperability, and is projected to be the succesor of the
Ultra320 SCSI technology.
Zero-Channel RAID (ZCR) solution
(DSEB-D16/SAS model only)
The motherboard comes with a ZCR socket for an optional Zero-Channel RAID
card, allowing RAID 0 (striping), RAID 1 (mirroring), RAID 10, and RAID 5
configurations. The ZCR capability provides a cost-effective high‑performance and
added reliability.
82563/82573 LAN solution
The motherboard comes with a dual-port 82563EB network connection and
two single-port 82573 L network connection to provide a total solution for your
networking needs. See page 2-33 for the location of the LAN ports. See section 2.6
Jumpers for details on Gigabit LAN settings.
Serial ATA II technology
The motherboard supports the Serial ATA II 3 Gb/s technology through 6321ESB
Serial ATA interfaces. The Serial ATA II specification provides twice the bandwidth
of the current Serial ATA products with a host of new features, including Native
Command Queuing (NCQ), Power Management (PM) Implementation Algorithm,
and Hot Swap. Serial ATA allows thinner, more flexible cables with lower pin count
and reduced voltage requirements.
ASUS DSEB-D16 Series
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USB 2.0 technology
The motherboard implements the Universal Serial Bus (USB) 2.0 specification,
dramatically increasing the connection speed from the 12 Mbps bandwidth on USB
1.1 to a fast 480 Mbps on USB 2.0. USB 2.0 is backward compatible with USB 1.1.
Temperature, fan, and voltage monitoring
The CPU temperature is monitored by the W83793G chip to prevent overheating
and damage. The system fan rotations per minute (RPM) is monitored for timely
failure detection. The chip monitors the voltage levels to ensure stable supply of
current for critical components.
Intel® IOAT2
Intel® I/O Acceleration Technology (IOAT) is an integrated server platform I/O
solution that addresses all segments of the server I/O bottleneck problem using
TCP/IP without requiring any modification of existing or future applications.
Intel® IOAT is a system-wide solution that increases CPU efficiency and delivers
data to/from applications faster than current server platforms.
All High-quality Conductive Polymer Capacitors
This motherboard uses all high-quality conductive polymer capacitors onboard for
durability, improved lifespan, and enhanced thermal capacity.
90% + Power Efficiency
Compared with the non-green design platform, ASUS's new green motherboard
design helps improve power efficiency to 90%. The motherboard, with less power
comsumption loss, saves you more watts and more money.
1.4.2
Innovative ASUS features
ASUS Smart Fan technology
The ASUS Smart Fan technology smartly adjusts the fan speeds according to the
system loading to ensure quiet, cool, and efficient operation.
1-4
Chapter 1: Product introduction
This chapter lists the hardware setup
procedures that you have to perform
when installing system components. It
includes description of the jumpers and
connectors on the motherboard.
2
Hardware
information
Chapter summary
2.1
2.2
2.3
2
Before you proceed...................................................................... 2-1
Motherboard overview.................................................................. 2-3
Central Processing Unit (CPU).................................................. 2-11
2.4
System memory.......................................................................... 2-16
2.6
Jumpers....................................................................................... 2-32
2.5
2.7
Expansion slots........................................................................... 2-28
Connectors.................................................................................. 2-37
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2.1
Before you proceed
Take note of the following precautions before you install motherboard components or change
any motherboard settings.
•
Unplug the power cord from the wall socket before touching any
component.
•
Use a grounded wrist strap or touch a safely grounded object or a metal
object, such as the power supply case, before handling components to
avoid damaging them due to static electricity.
•
Hold components by the edges to avoid touching the ICs on them.
•
Whenever you uninstall any component, place it on a grounded antistatic
pad or in the bag that came with the component.
•
Before you install or remove any component, ensure that the power supply
is switched off or the power cord is detached from the power supply. Failure
to do so may cause severe damage to the motherboard, peripherals, and/or
components.
Onboard LED
Standby Power LED
The motherboard comes with a standby power LED. The green LED lights up
to indicate that the system is ON, in sleep mode, or in soft-off mode. This is a
reminder that you should shut down the system and unplug the power cable
before removing or plugging in any motherboard component. The illustration
below shows the location of the onboard LED
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1.
SB_PWR1
DSEB-D16 Series Onboard LED
ON
Standby
Power
(green)
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OFF
Powered
Off
2-1
CPU Warning LED
The red CPU warning LED lights up as a reminder if CPU is not installed or
not properly installed in the CPU socket 2.
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2.
CPU_WARN1
DSEB-D16 Series CPU warning LED
(red)
OFF
CPU1 present
•
When installing only one CPU, the CPU has to be installed to CPU2 socket
for a better thermal environment.
•
If the CPU warning LED lights up, the motherboard will not boot.
Hearbeat LED (for DSEB-D16/SAS only)
The green heartbeat LED blinks per second to indicate that the LSI 1068
chipset is working normally.
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3.
ON
CPU1 not present
LED1
DSEB-D16 Series Heart Beat LED
2-2
ON
LSI SAS 1068
starts working
Chapter 2: Hardware information
2.2
Motherboard overview
Before you install the motherboard, study the configuration of your chassis to
ensure that the motherboard fits into it.
To optimize the motherboard features, we highly recommend that you install it in an
SSI CEB 1.1 compliant chassis.
Make sure to unplug the chassis power cord before installing or removing
the motherboard. Failure to do so can cause you physical injury and damage
motherboard components!
2.2.1
Placement direction
When installing the motherboard, make sure that you place it into the chassis in the
correct orientation. The edge with external ports goes to the rear part of the chassis
as indicated in the image below.
2.2.2
Screw holes
Place nine (9) screws into the holes indicated by circles to secure the motherboard
to the chassis.
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Place this side towards
the rear of the chassis
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DSEB-D16
DO NOT overtighten the screws! Doing so can damage the motherboard.
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2.2.3
Support kits for the motherboard
For additional protection from motherboard breakage due to the weight of the CPU
heatsinks, your motherboard package comes with CEK springs that you can use as
weight support. Install the CEK springs before installing the motherboard.
We strongly recommend you use SSI CEB 1.1 compliant chassis. Otherwise,
the CPU cooler cannot be mounted on the chassis.
Each CEK spring has four hooks to match the
designated holes around the CPU area.
Hook
To install the CEK spring:
1.
Locate the CPU heatsink holes on
the motherboard.
Socket for CPU2
Heatsink hole
Socket for CPU1
2.
2-4
Position the CEK spring underneath
the motherboard, then match the
CEK spring hooks to the CPU1
heatsink holes.
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3.
Press the upper spring hooks
inward, then insert to the upper
CPU heatsink holes until they snap
in place.
4.
Press the lower spring clips inward,
then insert to the lower CPU
heatsink holes until they snap in
place.
5.
If you installed a second CPU,
repeat steps 2 to 4 to install the
CEK spring to the CPU2 heatsink
holes.
The CEK springs appear as shown
when installed.
CEK spring screw hole
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6.
Before installing the motherboard
into the chassis, locate the standoffs
that should match the eight (8) CEK
spring screw holes.
Standoffs for CPU1
Standoffs for CPU2
7.
Install the motherboard with the
external I/O ports toward the
chassis rear panel. The CPU
sockets should be right on top of
their respective standoffs.
Socket for CPU2 Socket for CPU1
Make sure that the standoffs perfectly match the CEK spring screw holes;
otherwise, you can not install the CPU heatsinks properly.
8.
2-6
Secure the motherboard with nine (9) screws. Refer to section 2.2.2 Screw
holes for illustration.
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2.2.4
Motherboard layouts
DSEB-D16/SAS model
33cm (13in)
PS/2
PSUSMB1
T: Mouse
B: Keyboard
ATX12V2
ATXPWR1
CPU_FAN1
ATX12V1
DDR FB-DIMM_13 (64/72 bit, 240-pin module)
USB1
USB2
DDR FB-DIMM_12 (64/72 bit, 240-pin module)
CPU1
DDR FB-DIMM_11 (64/72 bit, 240-pin module)
FBD_FAN1
COM1
DDR FB-DIMM_10 (64/72 bit, 240-pin module)
DDR FB-DIMM_03 (64/72 bit, 240-pin module)
REAR_FAN1
DDR FB-DIMM_02 (64/72 bit, 240-pin module)
DDR FB-DIMM_00 (64/72 bit, 240-pin module)
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P1V8_SEL1
RJ-45
(LAN12)
P1V5_SEL1
RJ-45
(LAN34)
DDR FB-DIMM_20 (64/72 bit, 240-pin module)
Intel
82573L
ASMB3
PRI_IDE1
DDR FB-DIMM_31 (64/72 bit, 240-pin module)
SATA3
SATA4
DDR FB-DIMM_32 (64/72 bit, 240-pin module)
DDR FB-DIMM_33 (64/72 bit, 240-pin module)
Intel
82573L
SAS_EN1
CLRTC1
PCIE1
PCIE2
Z9s
Super
I/O
LPC1
PANEL1
FLOPPY1
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SATA5
SATA6
AUX_PANEL1
RECOVERY1
CR2032 3V
Lithium Cell
CMOS Power
USB34
LED1
PCIE3
COM2
VGA_EN1
FAN_SEL1
FAN_SEL2
SATA1
SATA2
8Mb
FWH
LSI
SAS1068
SAS2
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Intel
6321ESB
FRNT_FAN3
DDR FB-DIMM_23 (64/72 bit, 240-pin module)
DDR FB-DIMM_30 (64/72 bit, 240-pin module)
FRNT_FAN4
DDR FB-DIMM_22 (64/72 bit, 240-pin module)
LAN_EN4
FRNT_FAN2
DDR FB-DIMM_21 (64/72 bit, 240-pin module)
Intel
82563EB
FRNT_FAN1
LAN_EN3
CPU2
CPU_FAN2
LAN_EN1
FBD_FAN2
Intel®
5400MCH
30.5cm (12in)
REAR_FAN2
DSEB-D16/SAS
VGA1
DDR FB-DIMM_01 (64/72 bit, 240-pin module)
SAS1
BUZZER1
HDLED1
SASLED1
SB_PWR1
CPU_WARN1
PCIX4
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DSEB-D16 model
33cm (13in)
PS/2
PSUSMB1
T: Mouse
B: Keyboard
ATX12V2
ATXPWR1
CPU_FAN1
ATX12V1
DDR FB-DIMM_13 (64/72 bit, 240-pin module)
USB1
USB2
DDR FB-DIMM_12 (64/72 bit, 240-pin module)
CPU1
DDR FB-DIMM_11 (64/72 bit, 240-pin module)
FBD_FAN1
COM1
DDR FB-DIMM_10 (64/72 bit, 240-pin module)
DDR FB-DIMM_03 (64/72 bit, 240-pin module)
REAR_FAN1
DDR FB-DIMM_02 (64/72 bit, 240-pin module)
DDR FB-DIMM_00 (64/72 bit, 240-pin module)
P1V5_SEL1
RJ-45
(LAN34)
CPU2
FBD_FAN2
DDR FB-DIMM_20 (64/72 bit, 240-pin module)
Intel
82573L
PRI_IDE1
DDR FB-DIMM_31 (64/72 bit, 240-pin module)
Intel
82573L
CLRTC1
PCIE1
PCIE2
Z9s
PCIE3
COM2
VGA_EN1
2-8
Super
I/O
LPC1
PANEL1
FLOPPY1
FAN_SEL1
FAN_SEL2
SATA1
SATA2
SATA3
SATA4
DDR FB-DIMM_32 (64/72 bit, 240-pin module)
DDR FB-DIMM_33 (64/72 bit, 240-pin module)
FRNT_FAN4
ASMB3
SATA5
SATA6
RAID_SEL1
AUX_PANEL1
RECOVERY1
CR2032 3V
Lithium Cell
CMOS Power
SGPIO1
USB34
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8Mb
FWH
Intel
6321ESB
FRNT_FAN3
DDR FB-DIMM_23 (64/72 bit, 240-pin module)
DDR FB-DIMM_30 (64/72 bit, 240-pin module)
FRNT_FAN2
DDR FB-DIMM_22 (64/72 bit, 240-pin module)
LAN_EN4
FRNT_FAN1
DDR FB-DIMM_21 (64/72 bit, 240-pin module)
Intel
82563EB
CPU_FAN2
LAN_EN1
LAN_EN3
Intel®
5400MCH
30.5cm (12in)
®
P1V8_SEL1
RJ-45
(LAN12)
DSEB-D16
VGA1
DDR FB-DIMM_01 (64/72 bit, 240-pin module)
REAR_FAN2
BUZZER1
SB_PWR1
HDLED1
CPU_WARN1
PCIX4
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2.2.5
Layout contents
Slots/Soocket
Page
1.
CPU sockets
2-11
2.
FB-DIMM sockets
2-16
3.
PCI Express 2.0 x 16 slots (x16 link)
2-29
4.
PCI Express x 8 slots (x8 link)
2-29
5.
PCI-X slot (for ZCR slot; DSEB-D16/SAS model only)
2-30
6.
DDR2 SODIMM socket
2-31
Jumpers
Page
1.
Clear RTC RAM (CLRTC1)
2.
VGA controller setting (3-pin VGA_EN1)
3.
LAN controller setting (3-pin LAN_EN1, LAN_EN3, LAN_EN4)
4.
Fan control setting (3-pin FAN_SEL1, FAN_SEL2)
5.
Intel 6321ESB SATA port S/W RAID setting (3-pin RAID_SEL1)
(DSEB-D16 model only)
6.
Onboard storage setting (3-pin SAS_EN1)
(DSEB-D16/SAS model only)
2-35
7.
Force BIOS recovery setting (3-pin RECOVERY1)
8.
P1V5 setting (3-pin P1V5_SEL1)
2-35
9.
P1V8 setting (3-pin P1V8_SEL1)
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2-33
2-33
2-34
2-34
2-36
2-36
Rear panel connectors
Page
1.
PS/2 mouse port (green)
2-37
2.
LAN port for iKVM
2-37
3.
PS/2 keyboard port (purple)
2-37
4.
USB 2.0 ports 1 and 2
2-37
5.
Serial (COM1) port
2-37
6.
Video Graphics Adapter port
2-37
7.
LAN 1/2 (RJ-45) ports
2-37
8.
LAN 3/4 (RJ-45) ports
2-37
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Internal connectors
Page
1.
Floppy disk drive connector (34-1 pin FLOPPY1)
2.
IDE connector (40-1 pin PRI_IDE1)
2-38
3.
Serial ATA connectors
(7-pin SATA1, SATA2, SATA3, SATA4, SATA5, SATA6 )
4.
SAS LSI1068 ports LED connector (18-1 pin SASLED1)
(DSEB-D16/SAS model only)
2-39
5.
SAS connectors (DSEB-D16/SAS model only)
6.
Serial General Purpose Input/Output connector
(6-1 pin SGPIO1) (DSEB-D16 model only)
2-40
7.
Hard disk activity LED connector (4-pin HDLED1)
8.
USB connectors (10-1 pin USB34)
9.
CPU and system fan connectors (4-pin CPU_FAN1/2,
REAR_FAN1/2, FRNT_FAN1/2/3/4, FBD_FAN1/2)
10.
Serial port connectors (10-1 pin COM2)
11.
LPC debug connector (14-1 pin LPC1)
12.
Power supply SMBus connector (5-pin PSUSMB1)
13.
SSI power connectors
(24-pin ATXPWR1, 8-pin ATX12V1, 4-pin ATX12V2)
14.
System panel connector (20-1 pin PANEL1)
15.
Auxiliary panel connector (20-pin AUX_PANEL1)
2-38
2-39
2-41
2-41
2-42
2-42
2-43
2-43
2-44
2-44
2-45
2-46
Chapter 2: Hardware information
2.3
Central Processing Unit (CPU)
The motherboard comes with a surface mount LGA771 socket designed for the
Intel® Xeon® Dual/Quad Core processor.
2.3.1
•
Your boxed Intel® Xeon® LGA771 processor package should come with
installation instructions for the CPU and heatsink. If the instructions in this
section do not match the CPU documentation, follow the latter.
•
Upon purchase of the motherboard, make sure that the PnP cap is on
the socket and the socket contacts are not bent. Contact your retailer
immediately if the PnP cap is missing, or if you see any damage to the PnP
cap/socket contacts/motherboard components. ASUS will shoulder the cost
of repair only if the damage is shipment/transit-related.
•
Keep the cap after installing the motherboard. ASUS will process Return
Merchandise Authorization (RMA) requests only if the motherboard comes
with the cap on the LGA771 socket.
•
The product warranty does not cover damage to the socket contacts
resulting from incorrect CPU installation/removal, or misplacement/loss/
incorrect removal of the PnP cap.
Installing the CPU
To install a CPU:
1.
Locate the CPU socket on the motherboard.
CPU1
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CPU2
DSEB-D16 Series CPU LGA771
•
Before installing the CPU, make sure that the socket box is facing towards
you and the load lever is on your left.
•
When installing only one CPU, the CPU has to be installed to CPU2 socket
for a better thermal environment.
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2.
Press the load lever with your thumb (A), then move it to the left (B) until it is
released from the retention tab.
Retention tab
A
Load lever
PnP cap
B
This side of the socket box
should face you.
To prevent damage to the socket pins, do not remove the PnP cap unless you
are installing a CPU.
3.
Lift the load lever in the direction of
the arrow to a 135º angle.
4.
Lift the load plate with your
thumb and forefinger to a 100º
angle (A), then push the PnP
cap from the load plate window
to remove (B).
B
A
Load plate
5.
Position the CPU over
the socket, making sure
that the gold triangle
is on the bottom-left
corner of the socket.
The socket alignment
key should fit into the
CPU notch.
Alignment key
Gold triangle mark
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6.
Close the load plate (A), then
push the load lever (B) until it
snaps into the retention tab.
A
B
The CPU fits in only one correct orientation. DO NOT force the CPU into the
socket to prevent bending the connectors on the socket and damaging the CPU!
Notes on Intel® Hyper-Threading Technology
•
This motherboard supports Intel® Xeon™ CPUs in the 771‑land package
with Hyper-Threading Technology.
•
Hyper-Threading Technology is supported by Intel® 5000 series CPU only.
5100/5200/5300/5400 series DO NOT support Hyper-Threading.
•
The amount of CPU threads depends on the OS support.
•
Hyper-Threading Technology is supported under Windows® XP/2003 Server
and Linux 2.4.x (kernel) and later versions only. Under Linux, use the
Hyper-Threading compiler to compile the code. If you are using any other
operating systems, disable the Hyper-Threading Technology item in the
BIOS to ensure system stability and performance.
•
Installing Windows® 2003 Server or later version is recommended.
•
Make sure to enable the Hyper-Threading Technology item in BIOS before
installing a supported operating system.
•
For more information on Hyper-Threading Technology, visit Intel® website
(www.intel.com/info/hyperthreading).
To use the Hyper-Threading Technology on this motherboard:
1.
2.
3.
Install an Intel® Xeon™ CPU that supports Hyper-Threading Technology.
Power up the system and enter the BIOS Setup (see Chapter 4: BIOS
setup). Under the Advanced Menu, make sure that the item Hyper‑Threading
Technology is set to Enabled. The item appears only if you installed a CPU
that supports Hyper-Threading Technology.
Reboot the computer.
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2.3.2
Installing the CPU heatsink and fan
The Intel® Xeon™ processors require an Intel certified heatsink and fan assembly
to ensure optimum thermal condition and performance.
When you buy a boxed Intel CPU, the package includes the heatsink, fan, retention
brackets, screws, thermal grease, installation manual, and other items that are
necessary for CPU installation.
•
Make sure that you have applied the thermal grease to the top of the CPU
before installing the heatsink and fan.
•
Refer to the installation manual that came with the CPU package for details
on heatsink/fan assembly and installation.
CPU heatsink (top view)
To install the CPU heatsink and fan:
1.
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CPU heatsink (bottom view)
Heatsink screw
Place the heatsink on top of the
installed CPU, making sure that the
four screws on the heatsink align
with the nuts on the support plate.
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2.
Use a Phillips screwdriver to tighten
the four heatsink screws in a
diagonal sequence.
3.
Connect the fan cable to the 4‑pin
connector labeled CPU_FAN2.
DO NOT forget to connect
the CPU fan cable! Hardware
monitoring errors may occur if
you fail to plug this connector.
CPU_FAN2
connector
4.
Repeat steps 1 to 3 to install the other heatsink if you have installed a second
CPU, then connect the fan cable to the 4‑pin connector labeled CPU_FAN1.
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2.4
System memory
2.4.1
Overview
The motherboard comes with sixteen fully-buffered DIMM (FB-DIMM) sockets to
support 240-pin FB-DIMM modules. An FB-DIMM module has a different pin-out
from DDR2 DIMMs so you cannot install DDR2 DIMMs on an FB-DIMM socket.
Note that an FB-DIMM socket has an Advanced Memory Buffer (AMB) chip that
allows memory-to-CPU connection at gigabit speed.
The figure illustrates the location of the FB-DIMM sockets:
128 Pins
112 Pins
FB-DIMM_13
FB-DIMM_12
FB-DIMM_11
FB-DIMM_10
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FB-DIMM_03
FB-DIMM_02
FB-DIMM_01
FB-DIMM_00
FB-DIMM_20
FB-DIMM_21
FB-DIMM_22
FB-DIMM_23
FB-DIMM_30
DSEB-D16 Series
240-pin FB-DIMM sockets
2.4.2
FB-DIMM_31
FB-DIMM_32
FB-DIMM_33
Memory configurations
You may install 512 MB, 1 GB, 2 GB, 4 GB, and 8 GB registered ECC FB‑DIMMs
into the DIMM sockets.
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•
For optimum compatibility, we recommend that you obtain memory modules
from the same vendor. Refer to the Qualified Vendors List on the ASUS
web site.
•
The FB-DIMM 800 MHz has to work with the 1600MHz FSB CPU or above;
otherwise the memory module downgrades and runs at the speed of
667MHz.
•
If you are installing only one memory module, install into the white socket
labeled DIMM_00. Installing into any other socket will not work.
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Rank population
DIMM_11
DIMM-12
DIMM-13
Slot 0
Slot 1
Slot 2
Slot 3
Slot 0
DIMM_10
Slot 1
Slot 3
DIMM_20
Slot 2
Slot 2
DIMM_21
Slot 3
DIMM_03
DIMM_22
Slot 0
Slot 1
DIMM_23
Slot 1
DIMM_02
DIMM_30
Slot 2
DIMM_01
DIMM_31
Slot 3
Slot 0
DIMM_32
DIMM_00
DIMM_33
Ch:3
MCH
Ch:2
Ch:0
Ch:1
DIMM installation reference table
No. of
DIMMs
Slot/s to use
1
DIMM_00
2
DIMM_00, DIMM_10
4
DIMM_00, DIMM_10, DIMM_20, DIMM_30
8
DIMM_00, DIMM_10, DIMM_20, DIMM_30
DIMM_01, DIMM_11, DIMM_21, DIMM_31
12
DIMM_00, DIMM_01, DIMM_02
DIMM_10, DIMM_11, DIMM_12
DIMM_20, DIMM_21, DIMM_22
DIMM_30, DIMM_31, DIMM_32
16
DIMM_00, DIMM_01, DIMM_02, DIMM_03
DIMM_10, DIMM_11, DIMM_12, DIMM_13
DIMM_20, DIMM_21, DIMM_22, DIMM_23
DIMM_30, DIMM_31, DIMM_32, DIMM_33
•
DIMMs in pair means two DIMMs with the same configuration.
•
For better performance, same configuration DIMMs should be installed on
the same slot number for each channel. For example, you may install the
same type of DIMMs in DIMM_00, and DIMM_10.
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2.4.3
Memory mirroring and sparing technology
The Intel® 5400 chipset supports the memory mirroring and sparing technology.
Refer to the below sections:
Memory Mirroring
When enabling memory mirroring function in the BIOS setting (refer to section
4.4.2 Chipset Configuration and configure the option Memory Branch Mode
as Mirror), Branch 1 contains a replicate copy of the data in Branch 0. The
DIMMs must cover the same slot position on both branches. DIMMs that cover
a slot position must be identical with respect to size, speed, and organization.
DIMMs within a slot position must match each other, but are not required to match
adjacent slot positions.
The total memories size will be the half of all installed memories.
The below memory configurations were required to operate in mirrored mode.
Configuration 1 (Mirroring): Four memories population
DIMMs are installed in the following slots: DIMM_00, DIMM_10, DIMM_20, and
DIMM_30.
Branch 1
(Mirror)
DIMM_11
DIMM-12
DIMM-13
Slot 0
Slot 1
Slot 2
Slot 3
Slot 0
DIMM_10
Slot 1
Slot 3
DIMM_20
Slot 2
Slot 2
DIMM_21
Slot 3
DIMM_03
DIMM_22
DIMM_02
DIMM_23
Slot 0
Slot 0
DIMM_30
Slot 2
Slot 1
Slot 1
DIMM_31
Slot 3
DIMM_01
DIMM_32
Ch:2
MCH
DIMM_00
DIMM_33
Ch:3
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Branch 0
Ch:0
Ch:1
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Configuration 2 (Mirroring) : Eight memories population
DIMMs are installed in the following slots: DIMM_00, DIMM_01, DIMM_10,
DIMM_11, DIMM_20, DIMM_21, DIMM_30, and DIMM_31.
Branch 1
(Mirror)
Branch 0
DIMM_10
DIMM_11
DIMM-12
DIMM-13
Slot 0
Slot 1
Slot 2
Slot 3
Slot 0
Slot 3
DIMM_20
Slot 2
Slot 1
Slot 2
DIMM_21
Slot 3
DIMM_03
DIMM_22
Slot 0
Slot 1
DIMM_23
Slot 1
DIMM_02
DIMM_30
Slot 2
DIMM_01
DIMM_31
Slot 3
Slot 0
DIMM_32
DIMM_00
DIMM_33
Ch:3
MCH
Ch:2
Ch:0
Ch:1
Configuration 3 (Mirroring) : Twelve memories population
DIMMs are installed in the following slots: DIMM_00, DIMM_01, DIMM_02,
DIMM_10, DIMM_11, DIMM_12, DIMM_20, DIMM_21, DIMM_22, DIMM_30,
DIMM_31, and DIMM_32.
Branch 1
(Mirror)
Branch 0
DIMM_10
DIMM_11
DIMM-12
DIMM-13
Slot 0
Slot 1
Slot 2
Slot 3
Slot 0
Slot 3
DIMM_20
Slot 2
Slot 1
Slot 2
DIMM_21
Slot 3
DIMM_03
DIMM_22
Slot 0
Slot 1
DIMM_23
Slot 1
DIMM_02
DIMM_30
Slot 2
DIMM_01
DIMM_31
Slot 3
Slot 0
DIMM_32
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Ch:2
DIMM_00
DIMM_33
Ch:3
MCH
Ch:0
Ch:1
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Configuration 4 (Mirroring) : Sixteen memories population
DIMMs are installed in the following slots: DIMM_00, DIMM_01, DIMM_02,
DIMM_03, DIMM_10, DIMM_11, DIMM_12, DIMM_13, DIMM_20, DIMM_21,
DIMM_22, DIMM_23, DIMM_30, DIMM_31, and DIMM_32, DIMM_33.
Branch 1
(Mirror)
DIMM_10
DIMM_11
DIMM-12
DIMM-13
Slot 0
Slot 1
Slot 2
Slot 3
Slot 0
Slot 3
DIMM_20
Slot 2
Slot 1
Slot 2
DIMM_21
Slot 3
DIMM_03
DIMM_22
Slot 1
DIMM_23
Slot 0
DIMM_02
DIMM_30
Slot 2
Slot 1
Slot 0
DIMM_31
DIMM_01
DIMM_32
Slot 3
Ch:2
MCH
DIMM_00
DIMM_33
Ch:3
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Ch:0
Ch:1
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Memory Sparing
At configuration time, a DIMM rank is set aside to replace a defective DIMM rank.
When the error rate for a failing DIMM rank reaches a pre-determined threshold,
the memory sparing function will issue an interrupt and initiate a spare copy. At the
completion of the copy, the failing DIMM rank is disabled and the “spared” DIMM
rank will be used in its place. Refer to section 4.4.2 Chipset Configuration and
configure the options of Branch 0 Rank Sparing or Branch 1 Rank Sparing to
enable the memory sparing functions. The default BIOS setting is disabled.
•
Each branch contains its own sparing engine and can be enabled or
disabled separately.
•
This motherboard does not support rank sparing across branches.
•
This motherboard does not support rank sparing when in mirror mode.
•
The DIMM rank with the largest size will be assigned as spare rank. Data
can only be copied from a smaller sized rank to a larger sized one.
•
A DIMM can contain only one or two ranks. To support sparing function, a
DIMM channel should contain at least two ranks.
•
When sparing function is enabled, the usable memory size will reduce the
size of the spare ranks.
The following tables show memory configurations with Memory Sparing function in
Branch 0.
One DIMM per channel (two ranks)
Channel 0
Branch0
Sparing
Memory space
Total Memory
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DIMM_00
(1024MB*2 Ranks)
Rank 0
Rank 1
(1024 MB) (1024 MB)
1024 MB
Channel 1
DIMM_10
(1024MB*2 Ranks)
Rank 0
Rank 1
(1024 MB)
(1024 MB)
1024 MB
2048 MB
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Two DIMMs per channel
Channel 0
Sparing
Branch0
Memory space
Sparing
Memory space
Total Memory
DIMM_00
(512MB*2 Ranks)
Rank 0
Rank 1
(512 MB)
(512 MB)
1024 MB
DIMM_10
(512MB*2 Ranks)
Rank 0
Rank 1
(512 MB)
(512 MB)
1024 MB
DIMM_01
(1024MB*2 Ranks)
Rank 0
(1024 MB)
Channel 1
Rank 1
(1024 MB)
DIMM_11
(1024MB*2 Ranks)
Rank 0
(1024 MB)
1024 MB
Rank 1
(1024 MB)
1024 MB
4096 MB
Three DIMMs per channel
Channel 0
Sparing
Memory space
Branch0
Sparing
Memory space
Sparing
Memory space
Total Memory
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DIMM_00
(512MB*2 Ranks)
Rank 0
Rank 1
(512 MB)
(512 MB)
1024 MB
Rank 1
(1024 MB)
2048 MB
DIMM_02
(2048MB*2 Ranks)
Rank 0
(2048 MB)
DIMM_10
(512MB*2 Ranks)
Rank 0
Rank 1
(512 MB)
(512 MB)
1024 MB
DIMM_01
(1024MB*2 Ranks)
Rank 0
(1024 MB)
Channel 1
DIMM_11
(1024MB*2 Ranks)
Rank 0
(1024 MB)
Rank 1
(1024 MB)
2048 MB
Rank 1
(2048 MB)
DIMM_12
(2048MB*2 Ranks)
Rank 0
(2048 MB)
2048 MB
Rank 1
(2048 MB)
2048 MB
10240 MB
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Four DIMMs per channel (Dual ranks)
Channel 0
Sparing
Memory space
Branch0
Sparing
Memory space
Sparing
Memory space
Sparing
Memory space
Total Memory
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DIMM_00
(512MB*2 Ranks)
Rank 0
Rank 1
(512 MB)
(512 MB)
Channel 1
DIMM_10
(512MB*2 Ranks)
Rank 0
Rank 1
(512 MB)
(512 MB)
1024 MB
1024 MB
DIMM_01
(1024MB*2 Ranks)
Rank 0
(1024 MB)
Rank 1
(1024 MB)
DIMM_11
(1024MB*2 Ranks)
Rank 0
(1024 MB)
2048 MB
2048 MB
DIMM_02
(2048MB*2 Ranks)
Rank 0
(2048 MB)
Rank 1
(2048 MB)
DIMM_12
(2048MB*2 Ranks)
Rank 0
(2048 MB)
4096 MB
DIMM_03
(4096MB*2 Ranks)
Rank 0
(4096 MB)
Rank 1
(1024 MB)
Rank 1
(2048 MB)
4096 MB
Rank 1
(4096 MB)
DIMM_13
(4096MB*2 Ranks)
Rank 0
(4096 MB)
4096 MB
Rank 1
(4096 MB)
4096 MB
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2.4.4
Installing a DIMM
Make sure to unplug the power supply before adding or removing DIMMs or
other system components. Failure to do so may cause severe damage to both
the motherboard and the components.
To install a DIMM:
1.
2.
3.
Unlock a DIMM socket by pressing
the retaining clips outward.
Align a DIMM on the socket
such that the notch on the DIMM
matches the break on the socket.
Firmly insert the DIMM into the
socket until the retaining clips
snap back in place and the DIMM
is properly seated.
2.4.5
2
1
A FB-DIMM is keyed with a notch so that it fits in only one direction. DO
NOT force a DIMM into a socket to avoid damaging the DIMM.
•
The FB-DIMM sockets do not support DDR2 DIMMs. DO NOT install DDR2
DIMMs to the FB-DIMM sockets.
Removing a DIMM
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2
1
Simultaneously press the retaining
clips outward to unlock the DIMM.
Support the DIMM lightly with
your fingers when pressing
the retaining clips. The DIMM
might get damaged when it
flips out with extra force.
2.
FB-DIMM notch
•
To remove a DIMM:
1.
1
3
1
Remove the DIMM from the socket.
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2.4.6
Installing the MemCool FB-DIMM fan (optional)
The FB-DIMMs generate heat during continued operation. To ensure optimum
thermal condition and performance, install the optional MemCool FB-DIMM fan.
To install the optional FB-DIMM fan:
1.
Locate the three FB-DIMM fan holes
on the motherboard.
2.
Disengage the fan top cover from the
fan base. You can do this by firmly
gripping the top cover by the clamps
to release the hooks, then pull up the
top cover carefully until it separates
from the fan base.
DO NOT remove the fan from the
fan base.
3.
Top cover
clamp
Top cover
hook
Fan
base
Position the fan base over the
DIMMs, and insert the fan base
legs into the FB-DIMM holes until
the legs are securely in place.
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4.
Position top cover over the fan
base. Insert the top cover legs into
the slot on the fan base legs.
Push down carefully until the legs
are securely in place and the top
cover hooks snap in place.
Make sure the cables pass
through the notch on the fan base
as shown.
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5.
Connect the fan cable to the
4-pin connector labeled FBD_FAN1.
6.
Repeat the previous instructions to install the other FB-DIMM fan if needed.
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2.4.7
Uninstalling the optional MemCool FB-DIMM fan
1.
Unplug the fan cable.
2.
Grip the top cover clamps until the
top cover hooks are released, then
carefully lift the top cover while
supporting the fan base with your
free hand.
Top cover clamp
3.
Carefully lift the fan base.
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2.5
Expansion slots
In the future, you may need to install expansion cards. The following sub‑sections
describe the slots and the expansion cards that they support.
Make sure to unplug the power cord before adding or removing expansion
cards. Failure to do so may cause you physical injury and damage motherboard
components.
2.5.1
Installing an expansion card
To install an expansion card:
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
6.
Before installing the expansion card, read the documentation that came with
it and make the necessary hardware settings for the card.
Remove the system unit cover (if your motherboard is already installed in a
chassis).
Remove the bracket opposite the slot that you intend to use. Keep the screw
for later use.
Align the card connector with the slot and press firmly until the card is
completely seated on the slot.
Secure the card to the chassis with the screw you removed earlier.
Replace the system cover.
2.5.2
Configuring an expansion card
After installing the expansion card, configure the it by adjusting the software
settings.
1.
2.
3.
Turn on the system and change the necessary BIOS settings, if any. See
Chapter 4 for information on BIOS setup.
Assign an IRQ to the card. Refer to the tables on the next page.
Install the software drivers for the expansion card.
When using PCI cards on shared slots, ensure that the drivers support “Share
IRQ” or that the cards do not need IRQ assignments. Otherwise, conflicts will
arise between the two PCI groups, making the system unstable and the card
inoperable.
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2.5.3
Interrupt assignments
Standard Interrupt assignments
IRQ
Priority
Standard function
1
2
Keyboard Controller
0
2
3*
4*
5*
6
7*
8
9*
10*
11*
12*
13
14*
15*
1
-
11
12
13
14
15
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
System Timer
Programmable Interrupt
Communications Port (COM2)
Communications Port (COM1)
--
Floppy Disk Controller
--
System CMOS/Real Time Clock
ACPI Mode when used
IRQ Holder for PCI Steering
IRQ Holder for PCI Steering
PS/2 Compatible Mouse Port
Numeric Data Processor
Primary IDE Channel
Secondary IDE Channel
* These IRQs are usually available for ISA or PCI devices.
2.5.4
PCI Express 2.0 x16 slots (x16 link)
The onboard PCI Express x16 slots provides x16 link to the 5400 MCH. These
slots, which support the latest PCIe 2.0 device for twice the current speed and
bandwidth, are designed for various server class high performance add-on cards
2.5.5
PCI Express x8 slot (x8 link)
The onboard PCI Express x8 slot provides x8 link to the ESB2. These slots are
designed for various server class high performance add-on cards like SCSI RAID
card, fiber-channel card, etc.
PCIEx16 slot
PCI slot
PCIEx16 slot
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2.5.6
PCI-X slot (for ZCR slot; DSEB-D16/SAS only )
The 64bit PCI-X slot on the motherboard supports a Zero-Channel RAID card that
allows RAID0, RAID1, RAID10 and RAID 5 configurations.
PCIX4 Slot
ZCR bracket holder (1U)
ZCR bracket holder (2U and above)
If you want to install the motherboard to a 1U server system, you need to install
the ZCR card with a riser card.
For 1U server system
To install and secure the ZCR card to the motherboard:
1. Unscrew the metal bracket that
comes with the ZCR card and
use that screw to secure the
metal card bracket holder from
the package to the ZCR card.
2. Intsall the ZCR card to the riser
card slot.
3. Firmly insert the riser card with
the ZCR card until the riser card
is properly seated on the PCIX
slot.
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4. Place the film on the ZCR card
to prevent a possible short
circuit.
5. Place a screw to secure the
riser card to the motherboard
and the chassis.
For 2U server system or above
To install and secure the ZCR card to the motherboard:
1. Unscrew the metal bracket that
comes with the ZCR card and
use that screw to secure the
metal card bracket holder from
the package to the ZCR card.
2. Firmly intsall the ZCR card to
the PCIX slot.
3. Place a screw to secure the
ZCR card to the motherboard
and the chassis.
The optional ZCR card for DSEB-D16/SAS onboard LSI 1068 SAS controller is
LSI MegaRAID SAS 8300XLP card. Visit the LSI LOGIC website (www.lsilogic.
com) for more information.
2.5.7
SODIMM socket
The SODIMM socket on the motherboard
supports an ASUS® Server Management
Board 3 Series (ASMB3).
SODIMM socket
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2.6
1.
Jumpers
Clear RTC RAM (CLRTC1)
This jumper allows you to clear the Real Time Clock (RTC) RAM in CMOS.
You can clear the CMOS memory of date, time, and system setup parameters
by erasing the CMOS RTC RAM data. The onboard button cell battery
powers the RAM data in CMOS, which include system setup information such
as system passwords.
To erase the RTC RAM:
2. Move the jumper cap from pins 1-2 (default) to pins 2-3. Keep the cap on pins 2-3 for about 5~10 seconds, then move the cap back to pins 1-2.
1. Turn OFF the computer and unplug the power cord.
3. Plug the power cord and turn ON the computer.
4. Hold down the <Del> key during the boot process and enter BIOS setup to re-enter data.
Except when clearing the RTC RAM, never remove the cap on CLRTC jumper
default position. Removing the cap will cause system boot failure!
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If the steps above do not help, remove the onboard battery and move the
jumper again to clear the CMOS RTC RAM data. After the CMOS clearance,
reinstall the battery.
CLRTC1
1 2
Normal
(Default)
2 3
Clear CMOS
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VGA controller setting (3-pin VGA_EN1)
This jumper allows you to enable or disable the onboard VGA controller. Set
to pins 1-2 to activate the VGA feature.
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2.
VGA_EN1
1 2
DSEB-D16 Series VGA setting
3.
2 3
Enable
(Default)
Disable
LAN controller setting (3-pin LAN_EN1, LAN_EN3, LAN_EN4)
These jumpers allow you to enable or disable the onboard Intel® 82563EB
Gigabit LAN controller and the onboard Intel® 82573L Gigabit LAN controllers.
Set to pins 1-2 to activate the Gigabit LAN feature.
LAN_EN1
1 2
Disable
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Enable
(Default)
2 3
LAN_EN3
1 2
Enable
(Default)
2 3
Disable
LAN_EN4
DSEB-D16 Series LAN setting
1 2
Enable
(Default)
2 3
Disable
The LAN_EN1 jumper is for the Intel® 82563EB Gigabit LAN controller, which
controls LAN1 and LAN2 ports.
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Fan control setting (3-pin FAN_SEL1, FAN_SEL2)
These jumpers allow you to switch for fan pin selection. The FAN_SEL1
jumper is for the CPU fans control and FAN_SEL2 is for the other fans control
including front fans, rear fans and FB-DIMM fans. Set to pins 1-2 for 4-pin
fans or pins 2-3 for 3-pin fans.
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4.
FAN_SEL1
FAN_SEL2
1 2
PWM FAN
(Default)
2 3
(CPU Fan)
(Other Fans)
DC FAN
DSEB-D16 Series FAN setting
5.
•
If you use a 4-pin fan but set the jumper to pin 2-3, the fan you installed
may not work.
•
If you use a 3-pin fan but set the jumper for a 4-pin fan, the fan controll will
not work and the fan you installed will always run at full speed.
Intel® 6321ESB SATA port S/W RAID setting (3-pin RAID_SEL1)
(DSEB-D16 model only)
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This jumper allows you to select the Serial ATA RAID configuration utility to
use when you create disk arrays. Both utilities are supported by the
Intel® 6321ESB. Place the jumper caps on pins 1-2 if you want to use the LSI
Software RAID Configuration Utility (default); otherwise, place the jumper
caps on pins 2-3 to use the Intel® Matrix Storage Manager (IMSM).
RAID_SEL1
1 2
DSEB-D16 RAID setting
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LSI
(Default)
2 3
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Onboard storage setting (3-pin SAS_EN1) (DSEB-D16/SAS model only)
This jumper allows you to enable or disable the onboard LSI1068 SAS
controller. Set the jumper to pins 1-2 to enable the SAS function (default).
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6.
SAS_EN1
1 2
DSEB-D16 Series SAS setting
7.
Enable
(Default)
2 3
Disable
Force BIOS recovery setting (3-pin RECOVERY1)
This jumper allows you to quickly update or recover the BIOS settings when it
becomes corrupted.
To update the BIOS:
1. Prepare a floppy disk that contains the original or latest BIOS for the
motherboard (XXXXXX.ROM) and the AFUDOS.EXE utility.
2. Set the jumper to pins 2-3.
3. Insert the floppy disk then turn on the system to update the BIOS.
4. Shut down the system.
5. Set the jumper back to pins 1-2.
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6. Turn on the system.
RECOVERY1
1 2
Normal
(Default)
2 3
BIOS Recovery
DSEB-D16 Series BIOS recovery setting
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P1V5 setting (3-pin P1V5_SEL1)
This jumper allows you to adjust the voltage supply for the FB-DIMM. If
you are installing the low-voltage FB-DIMMs, move the jumper cap to
corresponding pins.
P1V5_SEL1
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8.
1 2
2 3
1.5V
(Default)
1.1V
DSEB-D16 Series P1V5 setting
P1V8 setting (3-pin P1V8_SEL1)
This jumper allows you to adjust the voltage supply for the FB-DIMM. If
you are installing the low-voltage FB-DIMMs, move the jumper cap to
corresponding pins.
P1V8_SEL1
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9.
1
2
1.8V
(Default)
2
3
1.55V
3
4
1.2V
DSEB-D16 Series P1V8 setting
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2.7
Connectors
2.7.1
Rear panel connectors
1
2
3
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
6.
7.
8.
4
5
6
7
8
PS/2 mouse port (green). This port is for a PS/2 mouse.
RJ-45 port for iKVM. This RJ-45 port functions only when you install ASMB3/
iKVM management card.
PS/2 keyboard port (purple). This port is for a PS/2 keyboard.
USB 2.0 ports 1 and 2. These two 4-pin Universal Serial Bus (USB) ports
are available for connecting USB 2.0 devices.
Serial (COM1) port. This 9-pin communication port is for pointing devices or
other serial devices.
Video Graphics Adapter port. This port is for a VGA monitor or other VGAcompatible devices.
LAN 1/2 (RJ-45) ports. These ports allow Gigabit connection to a Local Area
Network (LAN) through a network hub. Refer to the table below for the LAN
port LED indications.
LAN 3/4 (RJ-45) ports. These ports allow Gigabit connection to a Local Area
Network (LAN) through a network hub. Refer to the table below for the LAN
port LED indications.
ACT/LINK SPEED
LED
LED
LAN port LED indications
Activity/Link LED
Speed LED
Status
Status
Description
Description
OFF
No link
OFF
10 Mbps connection
ORANGE
Linked
ORANGE
100 Mbps connection
BLINKING
Data activity
GREEN
1 Gbps connection
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2.7.2
1.
Internal connectors
Floppy disk drive connector (34-1 pin FLOPPY1)
This connector is for the provided floppy disk drive (FDD) signal cable. Insert
one end of the cable to this connector, then connect the other end to the
signal connector at the back of the floppy disk drive.
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Pin 5 on the connector is removed to prevent incorrect cable connection when
using a FDD cable with a covered Pin 5.
FLOPPY1
PIN 1
NOTE: Orient the red markings on
the floppy ribbon cable to PIN 1.
DSEB-D16 Series Floppy disk drive connector
IDE connector (40-1 pin PRI_IDE1)
This connector is for an Ultra DMA 100/66 signal cable. The Ultra
DMA 100/66 signal cable has three connectors: a blue connector for the
primary IDE connector on the motherboard, a black connector for an Ultra
DMA 100/66 IDE slave device (optical drive/hard disk drive), and a gray
connector for an Ultra DMA 100/66 IDE master device (hard disk drive). If you
install two hard disk drives, you must configure the second drive as a slave
device by setting its jumper accordingly. Refer to the hard disk documentation
for the jumper settings.
•
Pin 20 on the IDE connector is removed to match the covered hole on the
Ultra DMA cable connector. This prevents incorrect insertion when you
connect the IDE cable.
•
Use the 80-conductor IDE cable for Ultra DMA 100/66 IDE devices.
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2.
PRI_IDE1
PIN 1
DSEB-D16 Series IDE connector
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3.
Serial ATA connectors
(7-pin SATA1, SATA2, SATA3, SATA4, SATA5, SATA6 )
GND
RSATA_TXP2
RSATA_TXN2
GND
RSATA_RXN2
RSATA_RXP2
GND
GND
RSATA_TXP4
RSATA_TXN4
GND
RSATA_RXN4
RSATA_RXP4
GND
SATA4
SATA5
SATA6
GND
RSATA_TXP6
RSATA_TXN6
GND
RSATA_RXN6
RSATA_RXP6
GND
GND
RSATA_TXP1
RSATA_TXN1
GND
RSATA_RXN1
RSATA_RXP1
GND
SATA3
SAS LSI1068 ports LED connector (18-1 pin SASLED1)
(DSEB-D16/SAS model only)
This connector is for the front panel LED port indicator that shows the SAS
HDD status.
ACT_LED6
ACT_LED7
ACT_LED0
ACT_LED1
ACT_LED2
ACT_LED3
ACT_LED4
ACT_LED5
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4.
SATA2
GND
RSATA_TXP3
RSATA_TXN3
GND
RSATA_RXN3
RSATA_RXP3
GND
DSEB-D16 Series SATA connectors
SATA1
GND
RSATA_TXP5
RSATA_TXN5
GND
RSATA_RXN5
RSATA_RXP5
GND
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These connectors, controlled by southbridge ESB2, are for the Serial ATA
signal cables for Serial ATA hard disk drives.
PIN1
DSEB-D16 Series SASLED connector
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FLT_LED0
FLT_LED1
FLT_LED2
FLT_LED3
GND
FLT_LED4
FLT_LED5
FLT_LED6
FLT_LED7
SASLED1
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SAS connectors (DSEB-D16/SAS model only)
This motherboard comes with two Serial Attached SCSI (SAS) connectors,
the next-generation storage technology that supports both Series SCSI and
Serial ATA (SATA). Each connector supports one device.
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5.
DSEB-D16 Series SAS connectors
To connect the SAS cable:
To disconnect the SAS cable:
1.
Plug in the SAS cable to the SAS
connector until the cable lock snaps
in place.
2.
With your thumb, push down the
cable lock to release.
While still keeping your
thumb’s grip on the cable lock,
carefully pull away the cable from
the connector.
1
2
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Serial General Purpose Input/Output connector (6-1 pin SGPIO1)
(DSEB-D16 model only)
This connector is used for the SGPIO peripherals for the LSI MegaRAID
SATA LED.
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6.
SGPIO1
Hard disk activity LED connector (4-pin HDLED1)
NC
ADD_IN_CARDADD_IN_CARDNC
This connector is used to connect to a hard disk drive active LED connector
on the SCSI or RAID card.
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7.
GND
SATA_SLOAD
SATA_SCLK
DSEB-D16 Series SGPIO connector
SDATAOUT0
SDATAOUT1
PIN1
PIN1
HDLED1
DSEB-D16 Series storage card activity LED connector
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USB connector (10-1 pin USB34)
Power
USB PortB(-)
USB PortB(+)
GND
NC
This connector is for USB 2.0 ports. Connect the USB module cable to
this connector, then install the module to a slot opening at the back of the
system chassis. This USB connector complies with USB 2.0 specification that
supports up to 480 Mbps connection speed.
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8.
USB34
Power
USB PortA(-)
USB PortA(+)
GND
PIN1
DSEB-D16 Series USB connector
The USB port module is purchased separately.
9.
CPU and system fan connectors (4-pin CPU_FAN1/2, REAR_FAN1/2,
FRNT_FAN1/2/3/4, FBD_FAN1/2)
The fan connectors support cooling fans of 350 mA ~ 740 mA (8.88 W max.)
or a total of 3.15 A ~ 6.66 A (53.28 W max.) at +12V. Connect the fan cables
to the fan connectors on the motherboard, making sure that the black wire of
each cable matches the ground pin of the connector.
DO NOT forget to connect the fan cables to the fan connectors. Insufficient air
flow inside the system may damage the motherboard components. These are
not jumpers! DO NOT place jumper caps on the fan connectors!
GND
FAN Power
FAN Speed
PWM Control
REAR_FAN1 REAR_FAN2
FRNT_FAN3
PWM Control
FAN Speed
FAN Power
GND
PWM Control
FAN Speed
FAN Power
GND
CPU_FAN2
FRNT_FAN1
FRNT_FAN2
FRNT_FAN4
FRNT_FAN1 FRNT_FAN2
GND
FAN Power
FAN Speed
PWM Control
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FRNT_FAN3
GND
FAN Power
FAN Speed
PWM Control
GND
FAN Power
FAN Speed
PWM Control
FBD_FAN1
PWM Control
FAN Speed
FAN Power
GND
CPU_FAN2
®
FBD_FAN2
PWM Control
FAN Speed
FAN Power
GND
FBD_FAN2
GND
FAN Power
FAN Speed
PWM Control
FBD_FAN1
REAR_FAN1
REAR_FAN2
CPU_FAN1
FRNT_FAN4
PWM Control
FAN Speed
FAN Power
GND
CPU_FAN1
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10. Serial port connector (10-1 pin COM2)
®
This connector is for a serial (COM) port. Connect the serial port module
cable to this connector, then install the module to a slot opening at the back
of the system chassis.
COM2
PIN1
DSEB-D16 Series Serial port connector
The serial port module is purchased separately.
11. LPC debug card connector (14-1 pin LPC1)
+3.3V
GND
LPC_LAD2
LPC_LAD0
PLTRST
CLK
®
This is a low pin count interface used to plug in the LPC debug card.
PIN1
+3.3V
+3.3V
GND
LPC_LAD3
LPC_LAD1
LFRAME_N
GND
LPC1
DSEB-D16 Series LPC debug card connector
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12. Power supply SMBus connector (5-pin PSUSMB1)
This connector is for the power supply SMB cable, if your power supply
supports the SMBus function.
I2C_7_CLK#
I2C_7_DATA#
NC
GND
+3.3V Remote Sense
®
PSUSMB1
DSEB-D16 Series Power supply SMBus connector
13. SSI power connectors (24-pin ATXPWR1, 8-pin ATX12V1, 4-pin ATX12V2)
These connectors are for SSI power supply plugs. The power supply plugs
are designed to fit these connectors in only one orientation. Find the proper
orientation and push down firmly until the connectors completely fit.
•
•
•
•
For a fully configured system, we recommend that you use an SSI
12 V-compliant power supply unit (PSU) for LGA771‑socket Intel® Xeon
Dual Core processors (Bensley platform).
DO NOT forget to connect the 24+8+4-pin power plugs; otherwise, the
system will not boot up.
Use of a PSU with a higher power output is recommended when configuring
a system with more power consuming devices. The system may become
unstable or may not boot up if the power is inadequate.
You must install a PSU with a higher power rating if you intend to install
additional devices.
ATXPWR1
ATX12V1
8-pin
12V1
12V1
12V2
12V2
+3 Volts
-12 Volts
Ground
PSON#
Ground
Ground
Ground
-5 Volts
+5 Volts
+5 Volts
+5 Volts
Ground
®
GND
GND
GND
GND
+3 Volts
+3 Volts
Ground
+5 Volts
Ground
+5 Volts
Ground
Power OK
+5V Standby
+12 Volts
+12 Volts
+3 Volts
24-pin Power Connector
+12V DC GND
ATX12V2
DSEB-D16 Series ATX power connectors
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4-pin
+12V DC GND
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14. System panel connector (20-pin PANEL1)
This connector supports several chassis-mounted functions.
The system panel connector is color-coded for easy connection.
2
3
®
POWERLED+
NC
POWERLEDMessage LED+
Message LEDNC
+5V
GND
GND
SPKROUT
1
DSEB-D16 Series System panel connector
4
NMI button
GND
POWERBTN#
GND
NC
RESETBTN#
GND
IDELED+
IDELED-
PANEL1
5
6
1. System power LED (Green 3-pin PLED)
This 3-pin connector is for the system power LED. Connect the chassis
power LED cable to this connector. The system power LED lights up
when you turn on the system power, and blinks when the system is in
sleep mode.
2. Message LED (Brown 2-pin MLED)
This 2-pin connector is for the message LED cable that connects to
the front message LED. The message LED is controlled by Hardware
monitor to indicate an abnormal event occurance.
3. System warning speaker (Orange 4-pin SPEAKER)
This 4-pin connector is for the chassis-mounted system warning speaker.
The speaker allows you to hear system beeps and warnings.
4. Hard disk drive activity LED (Red 2-pin IDE_LED)
This 2-pin connector is for the HDD Activity LED. Connect the HDD
Activity LED cable to this connector. The IDE LED lights up or flashes
when data is read from or written to the HDD.
5. ATX power button/soft-off button (Green 2-pin PWRSW)
This connector is for the system power button. Pressing the power
button turns the system on or puts the system in sleep or soft-off mode
depending on the BIOS settings. Pressing the power switch for more
than four seconds while the system is ON turns the system OFF.
6. Reset button (Blue 2-pin RESET)
This 2-pin connector is for the chassis-mounted reset button for system
reboot without turning off the system power.
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15. Auxiliary panel connector (20-pin AUX_PANEL1)
This connector is for additional front panel features including front panel SMB,
locator LED and switch, chassis intrusion, and LAN LEDs.
+5VSB
PIN1
DSEB-D16 Series Auxiliary panel connector
2
GND
I2C_4_DATA#
+5VSB
LAN1_LINK
LAN1_ACT
LAN2_ACT
LAN2_LINK
NC
I2C_4_CLK#
AUX_PANEL1
2
CASEOPEN
GND
LOCATORLED1+
LOCATORLED1LOCATORBTN#
GND
LOCATORLED2LOCATORLED2+
®
1
3
4
5
4
1. Front panel SMB (6-1 pin FPSMB)
These leads connect the front panel SMBus cable.
2. LAN activity LED (2-pin LAN1_LED, LAN2_LED)
These leads are for Gigabit LAN activity LEDs on the front panel.
3. Chassis intrusion (4-1 pin CHASSIS)
These leads are for the intrusion detection feature for chassis with
intrusion sensor or microswitch. When you remove any chassis
component, the sensor triggers and sends a high-level signal to these
leads to record a chassis intrusion event. The default setting is short
CASEOPEN and GND pin by jumper cap to disable the function.
4. Locator LED (2-pin LOCATORLED1 and 2-pin LOCATORLED2)
These leads are for the locator LED1 and LED2 on the front panel.
Connect the Locator LED cables to these 2-pin connector. The LEDs will
light up when the Locator button is pressed.
5. Locator Button/Swich (2-pin LOCATORBTN)
These leads are for the locator button on the front panel. This button
queries the state of the system locator.
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Chapter 2: Hardware information
This chapter describes the power up
sequence, and ways of shutting down the
system.
3
Powering up
Chapter summary
3.1
3.2
3
Starting up for the first time......................................................... 3-1
Turning off the computer.............................................................. 3-2
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3.1
Starting up for the first time
1.
After making all the connections, replace the system case cover.
3.
Connect the power cord to the power connector at the back of the system
chassis.
2.
4.
5.
6.
Be sure that all switches are off.
Connect the power cord to a power outlet that is equipped with a surge
protector.
Turn on the devices in the following order:
a. Monitor
b. System power
After applying power, the system power LED on the system front panel case
lights up. For systems withATX power supplies, the system LED lights up
when you press the ATX power button. If your monitor complies with “green”
standards or if it has a “power standby” feature, the monitor LED may light up
or switch between orange and green after the system LED turns on.
The system then runs the power-on self tests or POST. While the tests are
running, the BIOS beeps (see BIOS beep codes table below) or additional
messages appear on the screen. If you do not see anything within 30
seconds from the time you turned on the power, the system may have failed a
power-on test. Check the jumper settings and connections or call your retailer
for assistance.
AMI BIOS
BIOS Beep
One short beep
One continuous beep followed by two
short beeps then a pause (repeated)
One continuous beep followed by three
short beeps
One continuous beep followed by four
short beeps
7.
Description
VGA detected
Quick boot set to disabled
No keyboard detected
No memory detected
No VGA detected
Hardware component failure
At power on, hold down the <Delete> key to enter the BIOS Setup. Follow the
instructions in Chapter 4.
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3.2
Turning off the computer
3.2.1
Using the OS shut down function
If you are using Windows® 2000/2003:
1. Click the Start button then click Shut Down...
2. Make sure that the Shut Down option button is selected, then click the OK
button to shut down the computer.
3.
The power supply should turn off after Windows® shuts down.
If you are using Windows® XP:
1. Click the Start button then select Turn Off Computer.
2. Click the Turn Off button to shut down the computer.
3.
The power supply should turn off after Windows® shuts down.
3.2.2
Using the dual function power switch
While the system is ON, pressing the power switch for less than four seconds puts
the system to sleep mode or to soft-off mode, depending on the BIOS setting.
Pressing the power switch for more than four seconds lets the system enter the
soft-off mode regardless of the BIOS setting.
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Chapter 3: Powering up
This chapter tells how to change the
system settings through the BIOS Setup
menus. Detailed descriptions of the BIOS
parameters are also provided.
4
BIOS setup
Chapter summary
4
4.1
Managing and updating your BIOS............................................. 4-1
4.3
Main menu..................................................................................... 4-9
4.2
4.4
BIOS setup program..................................................................... 4-6
Advanced menu.......................................................................... 4-14
4.5
Server menu................................................................................ 4-28
4.7
Boot menu................................................................................... 4-32
4.6
4.8
Security menu............................................................................. 4-30
Exit menu..................................................................................... 4-34
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4.1
Managing and updating your BIOS
The following utilities allow you to manage and update the motherboard Basic
Input/Output System (BIOS) setup:
1.
2.
ASUS AFUDOS (Updates the BIOS in DOS mode using a bootable floppy
disk.)
ASUS CrashFree BIOS 3 (To recover the BIOS using a bootable floppy disk
when the BIOS file fails or gets corrupted.)
Refer to the corresponding sections for details on these utilities.
Save a copy of the original motherboard BIOS file to a bootable floppy disk in
case you need to restore the BIOS in the future. Copy the original motherboard
BIOS using the ASUS Update or AFUDOS utilities.
4.1.1
1.
Creating a bootable floppy disk
Do either one of the following to create a bootable floppy disk.
DOS environment
a. Insert a 1.44MB floppy disk into the drive.
b. At the DOS prompt, type format A:/S then press <Enter>.
Windows® XP/2003 environment
a. Insert a 1.44 MB floppy disk to the floppy disk drive.
b. Click Start from the Windows® desktop, then select My Computer.
c. Select the 3 ½ Floppy Drive icon.
d. Right click File from the menu, then select Format. A Format 3½ Floppy Disk window appears.
e. Select Create an MS-DOS startup disk from the format options field, then click Start.
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4.1.2
AFUDOS utility
The AFUDOS utility allows you to update the BIOS file in DOS environment using
a bootable floppy disk with the updated BIOS file. This utility also allows you to
copy the current BIOS file that you can use as backup when the BIOS fails or gets
corrupted during the updating process.
Copying the current BIOS
To copy the current BIOS file using the AFUDOS utility:
1.
2.
•
Make sure that the floppy disk is not write-protected and has at least 1024
KB free space to save the file.
•
The succeeding BIOS screens are for reference only. The actual BIOS
screen displays may not be the same as shown.
Copy the AFUDOS utility (afudos.exe) from the motherboard support CD to
the bootable floppy disk you created earlier.
Boot the system in DOS mode, then at the prompt type:
afudos /o[filename]
where the [filename] is any user-assigned filename not more than eight
alphanumeric characters for the main filename and three alphanumeric
characters for the extension name.
A:\>afudos /oOLDBIOS1.rom
Main filename
3.
Extension name
Press <Enter>. The utility copies the current BIOS file to the floppy disk.
A:\>afudos /oOLDBIOS1.rom
AMI Firmware Update Utility - Version 1.19(ASUS V2.07(03.11.24BB))
Copyright (C) 2002 American Megatrends, Inc. All rights reserved.
Reading flash ..... done
Write to file...... ok
A:\>
The utility returns to the DOS prompt after copying the current BIOS file.
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Updating the BIOS file
To update the BIOS file using the AFUDOS utility:
1.
Visit the ASUS website (www.asus.com) and download the latest BIOS file for
the motherboard. Save the BIOS file to a bootable floppy disk.
Write the BIOS filename on a piece of paper. You need to type the exact BIOS
filename at the DOS prompt.
2.
3.
Copy the AFUDOS utility (afudos.exe) from the motherboard support CD to
the bootable floppy disk you created earlier.
Boot the system in DOS mode, then at the prompt, type:
afudos /i[filename]
where [filename] is the latest or the original BIOS file on the bootable floppy
disk, then press <Enter>.
A:\>afudos /i8036A0.ROM
The utility verifies the file, then starts updating the BIOS file.
A:\>afudos /i8036A0.ROM
AMI Firmware Update Utility - Version 1.19(ASUS V2.07(03.11.24BB))
Copyright (C) 2002 American Megatrends, Inc. All rights reserved.
WARNING!! Do not turn off power during flash BIOS
Reading file ....... done
Reading flash ...... done
Advance Check ......
Erasing flash ...... done
Writing flash ...... 0x0008CC00 (9%)
DO NOT shut down or reset the system while updating the BIOS to prevent
system boot failure!
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5.
The utility returns to the DOS prompt after the BIOS update process is
completed. Reboot the system from the hard disk drive.
A:\>afudos /i8036A0.ROM
AMI Firmware Update Utility - Version 1.19(ASUS V2.07(03.11.24BB))
Copyright (C) 2002 American Megatrends, Inc. All rights reserved.
WARNING!! Do not turn off power during flash BIOS
Reading file ....... done
Reading flash ...... done
Advance Check ......
Erasing flash ...... done
Writing flash ...... done
Verifying flash .... done
Please restart your computer
A:\>
Updating the BIOS file using a USB flash drive
If you have not purchased a USB floppy disk drive, you may update the BIOS file
using a USB flash drive. Format the USB flash drive to FAT16 or 32 system file
before updating the BIOS.
To format the USB flash drive to a FAT32/16 system file:
1.
Insert the USB flash drive to an available USB port.
3.
Right-click the USB flash drive icon, then select Format from the menu.
2.
4.
From the Windows desktop, click Start, then select My Computer.
From the File system field, select FAT32 or FAT16, then click the Start
button.
To update the BIOS file:
1.
2.
3.
4.
3.
4-4
Copy the original or the latest BIOS file and the AFUDOS utility (afudos.exe)
to the USB flash drive.
Insert the USB flash drive to an available USB port, then place the
motherboard support CD to the optical drive.
Boot the system from the support CD, then select the FreeDOS command
prompt.
At the DOS prompt, replace the prompt with the USB flash disk drive letter,
then type: afudos /i[filename].
Follow the instructions in the previous section to update the BIOS file.
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4.1.3
ASUS CrashFree BIOS 3 utility
The ASUS CrashFree BIOS 3 is an auto recovery tool that allows you to restore
the BIOS file when it fails or gets corrupted during the updating process. You can
update a corrupted BIOS file using a floppy disk or a USB flash drive that contains
the updated BIOS file.
Prepare a floppy disk or a USB flash drive containing the updated motherboard
BIOS before using this utility.
Recovering the BIOS from a floppy disk
To recover the BIOS from a floppy disk:
1.
2.
3.
Turn the system.
Insert the floppy disk with the original or updated BIOS file to the floppy disk
drive.
The utility will automatically recover the BIOS. It resets the system when the
BIOS recovery finished.
Recovering the BIOS from a USB flash drive
To recover the BIOS from a USB flash drive:
1.
2.
3.
Remove any floppy disk from the floppy disk drive and turn the system.
Insert the USB flash drive with the original or updated BIOS file to one USB
port on the system.
The utility will automatically recover the BIOS. It resets the system when the
BIOS recovery finished.
DO NOT shut down or reset the system while recovering the BIOS! Doing so
would cause system boot failure!
The recovered BIOS may not be the latest BIOS version for this motherboard.
Visit the ASUS website (www.asus.com) to download the latest BIOS file.
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4.2
BIOS setup program
This motherboard supports a programmable Low-Pin Count (LPC) chip that you
can update using the provided utility described in section 4.1 Managing and
updating your BIOS.
Use the BIOS Setup program when you are installing a motherboard, reconfiguring
your system, or prompted to “Run Setup.” This section explains how to configure
your system using this utility.
Even if you are not prompted to use the Setup program, you can change the
configuration of your computer in the future. For example, you can enable the
security password feature or change the power management settings. This
requires you to reconfigure your system using the BIOS Setup program so that the
computer can recognize these changes and record them in the CMOS RAM of the
LPC chip.
The LPC chip on the motherboard stores the Setup utility. When you start up the
computer, the system provides you with the opportunity to run this program. Press
<Del> during the Power-On Self-Test (POST) to enter the Setup utility; otherwise,
POST continues with its test routines.
If you wish to enter Setup after POST, restart the system by pressing
<Ctrl+Alt+Delete>, or by pressing the reset button on the system chassis. You can
also restart by turning the system off and then back on. Do this last option only if
the first two failed.
The Setup program is designed to make it as easy to use as possible. Being a
menu-driven program, it lets you scroll through the various sub-menus and make
your selections from the available options using the navigation keys.
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•
The default BIOS settings for this motherboard apply for most conditions
to ensure optimum performance. If the system becomes unstable after
changing any BIOS settings, load the default settings to ensure system
compatibility and stability. Select the Load Setup Defaults item under the
Exit Menu. See section 4.8 Exit Menu.
•
The BIOS setup screens shown in this section are for reference purposes
only, and may not exactly match what you see on your screen.
•
Visit the ASUS website (www.asus.com) to download the latest BIOS file for
this motherboard.
Chapter 4: BIOS setup
4.2.1
Menu items
Main
BIOS menu screen
Menu bar
Advanced
Server
Configuration fields
BIOS SETUP UTILITY
Security
Boot
System Date
System Time
[Thu, 10/11/2007]
[11:07:30]
Floppy A
[1.44 MB 3½”]
IDE Configuration
Primary IDE Master
Primary IDE Slave
Third IDE Master
Third IDE Slave
Fourth IDE Master
Fourth IDE Slave
[Not
[Not
[Not
[Not
[Not
[Not
System Information
Detected]
Detected]
Detected]
Detected]
Detected]
Detected]
General help
Exit
Use [ENTER], [TAB]
or [SHIFT-TAB] to
select a field.
Use [+] or [-] to
configure system Date.
←→
↑↓
+Tab
F1
F10
ESC
Select Screen
Select Item
Change Field
Select Field
General Help
Save and Exit
Exit
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Sub-menu items
4.2.2
Navigation keys
Menu bar
The menu bar on top of the screen has the following main items:
Main
For changing the basic system configuration
Server
For changing the advanced server options
Boot For changing the system boot configuration
Advanced
Security
For changing the advanced system settings
For changing the advanced system security options
Exit
For selecting the exit options and loading default settings
To select an item on the menu bar, press the right or left arrow key on the keyboard
until the desired item is highlighted.
4.2.3
Navigation keys
At the bottom right corner of a menu screen are the navigation keys for that
particular menu. Use the navigation keys to select items in the menu and change
the settings.
Some of the navigation keys differ from one screen to another.
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4.2.4
Menu items
The highlighted item on the
menu bar displays the specific
items for that menu. For
example, selecting Main shows
the Main menu items.
System Date
System Time
[Mon 11/12/2007]
[11:17:09]
Use [ENTER], [TAB]
Floppy A
[1.44 MB 3½”]
select a field.
The other items (Advanced,
Power, Boot, and Exit) on the
menu bar have their respective
menu items.
4.2.5
IDE Configuration
Primary IDE Master
Primary IDE Slave
Third IDE Master
Third IDE Slave
Fourth IDE Master
Fourth IDE Slave
[Not
[Not
[Not
[Not
[Not
[Not
or [SHIFT-TAB] to
Use [+] or [-] to
Detected]
Detected]
Detected]
Detected]
Detected]
Detected]
configure system
Date.
System Information
Main menu items
Sub-menu items
A solid triangle before each item on any menu screen means that the iteam has a
sub-menu. To display the sub-menu, select the item and press <Enter>.
4.2.6
Configuration fields
These fields show the values for the menu items. If an item is user-configurable,
you can change the value of the field opposite the item. You cannot select an item
that is not user-configurable.
A configurable field is enclosed in brackets, and is highlighted when selected. To
change the value of a field, select it then press <Enter> to display a list of options.
Refer to 4.2.7 Pop-up window.
4.2.7
Pop-up window
Select a menu item then press <Enter> to display a pop-up window with the
configuration options for that item.
4.2.8
Scroll bar
A scroll bar appears on the right side of a
menu screen when there are items that do
not fit on the screen. Press the Up/Down
arrow keys or <Page Up> /<Page Down>
keys to display the other items on the
screen.
4.2.9
General help
Pop-up window
Scroll bar
At the top right corner of the menu screen is a brief description of the selected
item.
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4.3
Main menu
When you enter the BIOS Setup program, the Main menu screen appears, giving
you an overview of the basic system information.
Refer to section 4.2.1 BIOS menu screen for information on the menu screen
items and how to navigate through them.
Main
Advanced
Server
BIOS SETUP UTILITY
Security
Boot
System Date
System Time
[Mon, 11/12/2007]
[11:07:30]
Floppy A
[1.44 MB 3½”]
IDE Configuration
Primary IDE Master
Primary IDE Slave
Third IDE Master
Third IDE Slave
Fourth IDE Master
Fourth IDE Slave
[Not
[Not
[Not
[Not
[Not
[Not
Detected]
Detected]
Detected]
Detected]
Detected]
Detected]
System Information
Exit
Use [ENTER], [TAB]
or [SHIFT-TAB] to
select a field.
Use [+] or [-] to
configure system Date.
←→
↑↓
+Tab
F1
F10
ESC
Select Screen
Select Item
Change Field
Select Field
General Help
Save and Exit
Exit
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4.3.1
System Date [Day xx/xx/xxxx]
Allows you to set the system date.
4.3.2
System Time [xx:xx:xx]
Allows you to set the system time.
4.3.3
Floppy A [1.44 MB 3½”]
Sets the type of floppy drive installed.
Configuration options: [Disabled] [360 KB 5¼”] [1.2 MB 5.¼”] [720 KB 3½”]
[1.44 MB 3½”] [2.88 MB 3½”]
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4.3.4
IDE Configuration
The items in this menu allow you to set or change the configurations for the IDE
devices installed in the system. Select an item then press <Enter> if you wish to
configure the item.
BIOS SETUP UTILITY
Main
IDE Configuration
ATA/IDE Configuration
Configure SATA as
Options
[Enhanced]
[IDE]
Disabled
Compatible
Enhanced
Hard Disk Write Protect [Disabled]
IDE Detect Time Out (Sec) [35]
ATA(PI) 80Pin Cable Detection
[Host & Device]
←→
↑↓
+F1
F10
ESC
Select Screen
Select Item
Change Field
General Help
Save and Exit
Exit
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ATA/IDE Configuration [Enhanced]
Configuration options: [Disabled] [Compatible] [Enhanced]
Configure SATA as [IDE]
Sets the configuration for the Serial ATA connectors supported by the
Southbridge chip. Configuration options: [IDE] [RAID] [AHCI]
If you want to create a RAID 0, RAID 1, RAID 5, RAID 10, or the Intel® Matrix
Storage Technology configuration from the Serial ATA hard disk drives, set
this item to [RAID].
If you want to use the Serial ATA hard disk drives as Parallel ATA physical
storage devices, keep the default setting [IDE].
If you want the Serial ATA hard disk drives to use the Advanced Host Controller
Interface (AHCI), set this item to [AHCI]. The [AHCI] option allows the onboard
storage driver to enable advanced Serial ATA features that increases storage
performance on random workloads by allowing the drive to internally optimize
the order of commands.
Hard Disk Write Protect [Disabled]
Disables or enables device write protection. This will be effective only if device is
accessed through BIOS. Configuration option: [Disabled] [Enabled]
IDE Detect Time Out (Sec) [35]
Selects the time out value for detecting ATA/ATAPI devices.
Configuration options: [0] [5] [10] [15] [20] [25] [30] [35]
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ATA(PI) 80Pin Cable Detection [Host & Device]
Allows you to select the mode for detecting 80-pin ATA(PI) cable.
Configuration options: [Host & Device] [Host] [Device]
4.3.5
Primary/Third/Fourth IDE Master/Slave
The BIOS automatically detects the connected IDE devices. There is a separate
sub-menu for each IDE device. Select a device item, then press <Enter> to display
the IDE device information.
BIOS SETUP UTILITY
Main
Primary IDE Master
Device
:Hard Disk
Vendor
:xxxxxxxxx
Size
:xx.xGB
LBA Mode :Supported
Block Mode:16Sectors
PIO Mode :4
Async DMA :MultiWord DMA-2
Ultra DMA :Ultra DMA-6
S.M.A.R.T.:Supported
Type [Auto]
LBA/Large Mode [Auto]
Block(Multi-Sector Transfer)[Auto]
PIO Mode [Auto]
DMA Mode [Auto]
S.M.A.R.T. [Auto]
32Bit Data Transfer [Enabled]
Select the type
of device connected
to the system.
←→
↑↓
+F1
F10
ESC
Select Screen
Select Item
Change Option
General Help
Save and Exit
Exit
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The BIOS automatically detects the values opposite the dimmed items (Device,
Vendor, Size, LBA Mode, Block Mode, PIO Mode, Async DMA, Ultra DMA, and
S.M.A.R.T. monitoring). These values are not user-configurable. These items show
N/A if no IDE device is installed in the system.
Type [Auto]
Selects the type of IDE drive. Setting to [Auto] allows automatic selection of the
appropriate IDE device type. Select [CDROM] if you are specifically configuring a
CD-ROM drive. Select [ARMD] (ATAPI Removable Media Device) if your device is
either a ZIP, LS-120, or MO drive.
Configuration options: [Not Installed] [Auto] [CD/DVD] [ARMD]
LBA/Large Mode [Auto]
Enables or disables the LBA mode. Setting to [Auto] enables the LBA mode if the
device supports this mode, and if the device was not previously formatted with LBA
mode disabled. Configuration options: [Disabled] [Auto]
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Block (Multi-Sector Transfer) [Auto]
Enables or disables data multi-sectors transfers. When set to [Auto], the data
transfer from and to the device occurs multiple sectors at a time if the device
supports multi-sector transfer feature. When set to [Disabled], the data transfer
from and to the device occurs one sector at a time.
Configuration options: [Disabled] [Auto]
PIO Mode [Auto]
Allows you to select the data transfer mode.
Configuration options: [Auto] [0] [1] [2] [3] [4]
DMA Mode [Auto]
Sets the DMA mode.
Configuration options: [Auto] [SWDMA0] [SWDMA1] [SWDMA2] [MWDMA0]
[MWDMA1] [MWDMA2] [UDMA0] [UDMA1] [UDMA2] [UDMA3] [UDMA4] [UDMA5]
S.M.A.R.T. [Auto]
Sets the Smart Monitoring, Analysis, and Reporting Technology.
Configuration options: [Auto] [Disabled] [Enabled]
32Bit Data Transfer [Enabled]
Enables or disables 32-bit data transfer.
Configuration options: [Disabled] [Enabled]
4.3.6
System Information
This menu gives you an overview of the general system specifications. The BIOS
automatically detects the items in this menu.
BIOS SETUP UTILITY
Main
System Information
Model Name
Model ID
ASUS DSEB-D16/SAS
8064A0
ASUS-BIOS
Version
Date
1000.006
11/06/2007
Processor Information
System Memory Information
←→
↑↓
Enter
F1
F10
ESC
Select Screen
Select Item
Go to Sub Screen
General Help
Save and Exit
Exit
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Processor
Displays the installed processor information.
BIOS SETUP UTILITY
Main
Processor Information
*** CPU1 :
Brand
N/A
Speed
N/A
Ratio
N/A
Cache
N/A
ID/uCode N/A
*** CPU2 :
Brand
Intel(R) Xeon(TM) CPU 3.20GHz
Speed
3.20 GHz
Ratio
Actual 12 Max 12
Cache
L1/32KB L2/4096KB
ID/uCode 0F64h/None
←→
↑↓
F1
F10
ESC
Select Screen
Select Item
General Help
Save and Exit
Exit
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System Memory
Displays the installed system memory information.
Main
BIOS SETUP UTILITY
System Memory Information
Type
: DDR2 533
Total Memory: 1024MB
DIMM_00 - 1024 AMB Temperature - 96°C
DIMM_01 - N/A
DIMM_02 - N/A
DIMM_03 - N/A
DIMM_10 - N/A
DIMM_11 - N/A
DIMM_12 - N/A
DIMM_13 - N/A
DIMM_20 - N/A
←→ Select Screen
DIMM_21 - N/A
↑↓
Select Item
DIMM_22 - N/A
F1
General Help
DIMM_23 - N/A
F10 Save and Exit
DIMM_30 - N/A
ESC Exit
DIMM_31 - N/A
DIMM_32 - N/A
DIMM_33 - N/A
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4.4
Advanced menu
The Advanced menu items allow you to change the settings for the CPU and other
system devices.
Take caution when changing the settings of the Advanced menu items. Incorrect
field values can cause the system to malfunction.
Main
Advanced
BIOS SETUP UTILITY
Security
Boot
Server
WARNING: Setting wrong values in the below sections
may cause system to malfunction.
CPU Configuration
Chipset Configuration
PCI/PnP Configuration
USB Configuration
Peripheral Configuration
ACPI Configuration
Power On Configuration
Hardware Monitor
Exit
Configure CPU.
←→
↑↓
Enter
F1
F10
ESC
Select Screen
Select Item
Go to Sub Screen
General Help
Save and Exit
Exit
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4.4.1
CPU Configuration
The items in this menu show the CPU-related information that the BIOS
automatically detects. Some items may not appear if you CPU does not support
the related functions.
Advanced
BIOS SETUP UTILITY
Configure advanced CPU settings
Ratio CMOS Setting
C1E Support
Hardware Prefetcher
Adjacent Cache Line Prefetch
Max CPUID Value Limit
Virtualization Technology
CPU TM function
Execute-Disable Bit Capability
Hyper Threading Technology
Single Logical Processor Mode
[12]
[Enabled]
[Enabled]
[Enabled]
[Disabled]
[Enabled]
[Enabled]
[Enabled]
[Enabled]
[Disabled]
Sets the ratio
between CPU Core
Clock and the FSB
Frequency.
Note:
Only available when
SpeedStep technology
is disabled.
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+F1
F10
ESC
Select Screen
Select Item
Change Option
General Help
Save and Exit
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Ratio CMOS Setting [12]
Whether this item is configurable depends on your CPU type. The valid value
ranges differently according to your CPU type. If this item is configurable, enter the
value using the numeric keypad. This item is available only when Intel SpeedStep
technology is disabled.
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C1E Support [Enabled]
Allows you to enable or disable C1E support.
Configuration options: [Disabled] [Enabled]
Hardware Prefetcher [Enabled]
Enable this item to use the Hardware Prefetcher Disable Feature.
Configuration options: [Disabled] [Enabled]
*Adjacent Cache Line Prefetch [Enabled]
Enable this item to use the Adjacent Cache Line Prefetch Disable Feature.
Configuration options: [Disabled] [Enabled]
Max CPUID Value Limit [Disabled]
Setting this item to [Enabled] allows legacy operating systems to boot even without
support for CPUs with extended CPUID functions.
Configuration options: [Disabled] [Enabled]
Virtualization Technology [Enabled]
The Vanderpool Virtualization Technology allows a hardware platform to run
multiple operating systems separately, enabling one system to virtually function as
several systems. Configuration options: [Disabled] [Enabled]
CPU TM function [Enabled]
This function enables the overheated CPU to throttle the clock speed to cool down.
Configuration options: [Disabled] [Enabled]
Execute-Disable Bit Capability [Enabled]
Allows you to enable or disable the No-Execution Page Protection Technology.
Setting this item to [Disabled] forces the XD feature flag to always return to zero
(0). Configuration options: [Disabled] [Enabled]
Hyper Threading Technology [Enabled]
Allows you to enable or disable the Intel® Hyper-Threading Technology feature.
Configuration options: [Disabled] [Enabled]
Items above with * mark are for technical personnel to debug only.
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4.4.2
Chipset Configuration
The Chipset configuration menu allows you to change advanced chipset settings.
Select an item then press <Enter> to display the sub-menu.
BIOS SETUP UTILITY
Advanced
Advanced Chipset Settings
Configure North Bridge
features.
WARNING: Setting wrong values in below sections
may cause system to malfunction.
North Bridge Configuration
Intel VT-d Configuration
South Bridge Configuration
←→
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Enter
F1
F10
ESC
Select Screen
Select Item
Go to Sub Screen
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Save and Exit
Exit
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North Bridge Configuration
The North Bridge Configuration menu allows you to change the Northbridge
settings.
BIOS SETUP UTILITY
Advanced
NorthBridge Chipset Configuration
MCH Branch Mode
Patrol Scrubbing
Demand Scrubbing
Branch Dependent Sparing
Branch 0
Branch Specific Sparing
Rank Interleaving
Branch 1
Branch Specific Sparing
Rank Interleaving
MemCool Mode
[Branch Interleave]
[Enabled]
[Disabled]
[Disabled]
[Enabled]
[Disabled]
[4:1]
[Enabled]
[Disabled]
[4:1]
[Disabled]
Intel QuickData Tech.
PCIe Link Speed
PCIE1 Slot Payload Size
PCIE3 Slot Payload Size
[Enabled]
[Auto]
[Auto]
[Auto]
Sequencing:
allocates address
branch 0 then 1.
Interleaving:
interleaves branch
across branches.
Mirroring:
mirrors branch
space
between branches.
Single Channel:
forces single ch-0.
←→
↑↓
+F1
F10
ESC
Select Screen
Select Item
Change Option
General Help
Save and Exit
Exit
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MCH Branch Mode [Branch Interleave]
Allows you to select the MCH branch mode.
Configuration options: [Branch Sequencing] [Branch Interleave] [Branch Mirroring]
[Single Channel 0]
Patrol Scrubbing [Enabled]
Enables or disables the Patrol Scrubbing.
Configuration options: [Disabled] [Enabled]
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Demand Scrubbing [Disabled]
Enables or disables the Demand Scrubbing.
Configuration options: [Disabled] [Enabled]
Branch Dependent Sparing [Disabled]
Allows you to enable or disabled the branch-dependent DIMM sparing feature.
Configuration options: [Disabled] [Enabled]
Branch 0 [Enabled]
Allows you to enable or disable the Branch 0. If you set this item to [Disabled], the
following three items will be grayed out.
Configuration options: [Disabled] [Enabled]
Branch Specific Sparing [Disabled]
Allows you to enable or disable the DIMM sparing feature.
Configuration options: [Disabled] [Enabled]
Rank Interleaving [4:1]
Allows you to select the Branch 0 Rank Interleave.
Configuration options: [1:1] [2:1] [4:1]
Branch 1 [Enabled]
Allows you to enable or disable the Branch 1. If you set this item to [Disabled],
Branch 0 and the following two items will be grayed out.
Configuration options: [Disabled] [Enabled]
Branch Specific Sparing [Disabled]
Allows you to enable or disable the DIMM sparing feature.
Configuration options: [Disabled] [Enabled]
Rank Interleaving [4:1]
Allows you to select the Branch 1 Rank Interleave.
Configuration options: [1:1] [2:1] [4:1]
MemCool Mode [Disabled]
Allows you to enable or disable the MemCool Mode.
Configuration options: [Disabled] [Enabled]
SnoopFilter [Enabled]
Configuration options: [Disabled] [Enabled]
Intel QuickData Tech. [Enabled]
Allows you to enable or disable Intel QuickData Tech. function.
Configuration options: [Enabled] [Disabled]
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PCIe Link Speed [Auto]
Allows you to set the PCIe link speed. When set to [Auto], the PCIe device runs
at the speed depending on the capability of the PCI Express port of MCH. When
set to [PCIe Gen1], the target link speed will be forced to meet the PCIe Gen1
specification. Configuration options: [Auto] [PCIe Gen1]
PCIE1 Slot Payload Size [Auto]
Allows you to set the maximum TLP payload size for the PCI Express port.
Configuration options: [Auto] [128B] [256B]
PCIE3 Slot Payload Size [Auto]
Allows you to set the maximum TLP payload size for the PCI Express port.
Configuration options: [Auto] [128B] [256B]
Inel VT-d Configuration
Advanced
BIOS SETUP UTILITY
Intel VT-d function en
Intel VT-d [Disabled]
←→
↑↓
+F1
F10
ESC
Select Screen
Select Item
Change Field
General Help
Save and Exit
Exit
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Intel VT-d [Disabled]
Allows you to enable or disable Intel VT-d function.
Configuration options: [Disabled] [Enabled]
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South Bridge Configuration
The SouthBridge Configuration menu allows you to change the Southbridge
settings.
BIOS SETUP UTILITY
Advanced
South Bridge Chipset Configuration
ESB2 Bus-M PCI-X Hub
configuration options.
ESB2 PCI-X Hub Configuration
ESB2 PCI-X Hub Configuration
Advanced
BIOS SETUP UTILITY
Configure advanced settings for ESB2 PCI-X Hub
PCI
I/O
RAS
VGA
Bus Frequency
Port Decode
Sticky Error Handling
16-Bit Decode
[Auto]
[4K Decode]
[Clear Errors]
[Enabled]
This question will
allow to select the
maximum PCI bus speed
to be programmed.
Default will always
be set to AUTO where
bus speed will be
decided based on the
capabilities of the
device on that bus.
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PCI Bus Frequency [Auto]
Allows you to select the PCI bus speed. When you set this item to [Auto], the
device will run at the speed based on its capability.
Configuration options: [Auto] [33 Mhz PCI] [66 Mhz PCI] [66 Mhz PCI-X M1]
[100 Mhz PCI-X M1] [133 Mhz PCI-X M1] [66 Mhz PCI-X M2]
[100 Mhz PCI-X M2] [133 Mhz PCI-X M2]
I/O Port Decode [4K Decode]
Allows you to select the decode range for I/O ports.
Configuration options: [4K Decode] [1K Decode]
RAS Sticky Error Handling [Clear Errors]
Allows you to select the method of handling the Sticky RAS errors.
Configuration options: [Clear Errors] [Leave Errors]
VGA 16-Bit Decode [Enabled]
Allows you to enable or disable the decoding of VGA for the devices behind
PXH. Configuration options: [Disabled] [Enabled]
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PCI/PnP Configuration
The PCI/PnP Configuration menu items allow you to change the advanced settings
for PCI/PnP devices. The menu includes setting IRQ and DMA channel resources
for either PCI/PnP or legacy ISA devices, and setting the memory size block for
legacy ISA devices.
Take caution when changing the settings of the PCI/PnP Configuration menu
items. Incorrect field values can cause the system to malfunction.
BIOS SETUP UTILITY
Advanced
PCI/PnP Configuration
Reset Configuration Data
Plug & Play O/S
Palette Snooping
LAN1
LAN2
LAN3
LAN4
Clear ESCD during
System Boot.
[No]
[No]
[Disabled]
Onboard
Onboard
Onboard
Onboard
Configuration
Configuration
Configuration
Configuration
PCI-Express Slot 1 Configuration
PCI-Express Slot 2 Configuration
PCI-Express Slot 3 Configuration
PCI-X Slot 4 Configuration
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Reset Configuration Data [No]
Clears the non-volatile RAM (NVRAM) during boot.
Configuration options: [No] [Yes]
Plug And Play O/S [No]
When set to [No], BIOS configures all the devices in the system. When set to
[Yes] and if you install a Plug and Play operating system, the operating system
configures the Plug and Play devices not required for boot.
Configuration options: [No] [Yes]
Palette Snooping [Disabled]
When set to [Enabled], the pallete snooping feature informs the PCI devices that
an ISA graphics device is installed in the system so that the latter can function
correctly. Configuration options: [Disabled] [Enabled]
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Onboard LAN1/2/3/4 Configuration
Advanced
BIOS SETUP UTILITY
Onboard LAN Configuration
Option ROM Scan
Option ROM Priority
Bus Master
Latency Timer
Initialize device
expansion ROM.
[Enabled]
[Normal]
[Enabled]
[Default]
Option ROM Scan [Enabled]
Allows you to enable or disable the device expansion ROM.
Configuration options: [Disabled] [Enabled]
Option ROM Priority [Normal]
Allows you to set the option ROM priority.
Configuration options: [Low] [Normal] [High] [Highest]
Bus Master [Enabled]
Set this item to [Enabled] to enable the selected device as a PCI bus master.
Configuration options: [Disabled] [Enabled]
Latency Timer [Default]
Allows you to set the PCI device latency timer register.
Configuration options: [Default] [32] [64] [96] [128] [160] [192] [224]
PCI-Express Slot1/2/3; PCI-X Slot 4 Configuration
Advanced
BIOS SETUP UTILITY
PCI-Express Slot 1 Configuration
Option ROM Scan
Option ROM Priority
Bus Master
Latency Timer
Initialize device
expansion ROM.
[Enabled]
[Normal]
[Enabled]
[Default]
Option ROM Scan: [Enabled]
Allows you to enable or disable the device expansion ROM.
Configuration options: [Disabled] [Enabled]
Option ROM Priority [Normal]
Allows you to set the option ROM priority.
Configuration options: [Low] [Normal] [High] [Highest]
Bus Master [Enabled]
Set this item to [Enabled] to enable the selected device as a PCI bus master.
Configuration options: [Disabled] [Enabled]
Latency Timer [Default]
Allows you to set the PCI device latency timer register.
Configuration options: [Default] [32] [64] [96] [128] [160] [192] [224]
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4.4.4
USB Configuration
The items in this menu allows you to change the USB-related features. Select an
item then press <Enter> to display the configuration options.
Advanced
BIOS SETUP UTILITY
USB Configuration
USB port5~6 for ASMB3.
USB Devices Enabled:
None
USB Functions
Legacy USB Support USB 2.0 Controller Mode
BIOS EHCI Hand-Off
[4 USB Ports]
[Enabled]
[HiSpeed]
[Enabled]
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The USB Devices Enabled item shows the auto-detected values. If no USB
device is detected, the item shows None.
USB Functions [4 USB Ports]
Allows you to enable the USB host controller.
Configuration options: [Disabled] [2 USB ports] [4 USB ports] [6 USB ports]
The following item appears only when you set USB Function to [2 USB ports]
[4 USB ports] [6 USB ports].
Legacy USB Support [Enabled]
Allows you to enable or disable support for legacy USB devices. Setting to [Auto]
allows the system to detect the presence of USB devices at startup. If detected,
the USB controller legacy mode is enabled. If no USB device is detected, the
legacy USB support is disabled. Configuration options: [Disabled] [Enabled] [Auto]
The following items appear when you set Legacy USB Support to [Enabled] or
[Auto]
USB 2.0 Controller Mode [HiSpeed]
Allows you to set the USB 2.0 controller to HiSpeed (480Mbps) or FullSpeed
(12Mbps). Configuration options: [FullSpeed] [HiSpeed]
BIOS EHCI Hand-Off [Enabled]
Enables or disables the BIOS EHCI hand-off support.
Configuration options: [Disabled] [Enabled]
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4.4.5
Peripheral Configuration
Advanced
BIOS SETUP UTILITY
Peripheral Configuration
OnBoard Floppy Controller[Enabled]
Serial Port1 Address
[3F8/IRQ4]
Serial Port2 Address
[2F8/IRQ3]
Allows BIOS to Enable
or Disable Floppy
Controller.
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+F1
F10
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Select Item
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OnBoard Floppy Controller [Enabled]
Enables or disables the onboard floppy controller.
Configuration options: [Disabled] [Enabled]
Serial Port1 Address [3F8/IRQ4]
Allows you to select the Serial Port1 base address.
Configuration options: [Disabled] [3F8/IRQ4] [3E8/IRQ4] [2E8/IRQ3]
Serial Port2 Address [2F8/IRQ3]
Allows you to select the Serial Port2 base address.
Configuration options: [Disabled] [2F8/IRQ3] [3E8/IRQ4] [2E8/IRQ3]
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4.4.6
ACPI Configuration
Advanced
BIOS SETUP UTILITY
ACPI Configuration
ACPI Version Features
Headless Mode
ACPI EMS Support
ACPI MCFG Support
High Precision Event Timer
[ACPI v2.0]
[Disabled]
[Disabled]
[Enabled]
[Enabled]
Enable RSDP pointers
to 64-bit Fixed System
Description Tables. Di
ACPI version has some
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ACPI Version Features [ACPI v2.0]
Allows you to enable RSDP pointers to 64-bit fixed system description tables.
Configuration options: [ACPI v1.0] [ACPI v2.0]
Headless Mode [Disabled]
Allows you to enable or disable the headless operation mode through ACPI.
Configuration options: [Disabled] [Enabled]
ACPI EMS Support [Disabled]
Allows you to enable or disable the ACPI SPCR table.
Configuration options: [Disabled] [Enabled]
ACPI MCFG Support [Enabled]
Enables or disables the ACPI MCFG support. When this item is set to [Enabled],
the BIOS will report the ACPI MCFG table.
Configuration options: [Disabled] [Enabled]
High Precision Event Timer [Enabled]
Allows you to enable or disable the High Precision Event Timer.
Configuration options: [Disabled] [Enabled]
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4.4.7
Power On Configuration
This sub-menu allows you to change Power On Configuration features. Select an
item then press <Enter> to display the configuration options.
Advanced
BIOS SETUP UTILITY
Power On Configuration
Options
Restore On AC Power Loss
[Last State]
Resume On Ring
Resume On PME#
Resume On RTC Alarm
[Disabled]
[Disabled]
[Disabled]
Power Off
Power On
Last State
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Restore on AC Power Loss [Last State]
When set to [Power Off], the system goes into off state after an AC power loss.
When set to [Power On], the system will reboot after an AC power loss. When set
to [Last State], the system goes into either off or on state, whatever the system
state was before the AC power loss.
Configuration options: [Power Off] [Power On] [Last State]
Resume On Ring [Disabled]
When set to [Enabled], the system will generate a wake event when the external
modem receives a call while the computer is in Soft-off mode.
Configuration options: [Disabled] [Enabled]
Resume On PME# [Disabled]
When set to [Enabled], the system enables the PME to generate a wake event
while the computer is in Soft-off mode.
Configuration options: [Disabled] [Enabled]
Resume On RTC Alarm [Disabled]
Allows you to enable or disable RTC to generate a wake-up event.
Configuration options: [Disabled] [Enabled]
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4.4.8
Hardware Monitor
Advanced
BIOS SETUP UTILITY
Hardware Monitor
CPU1 Temperature
CPU1 Temperature
CPU2 Temperature
System1 Temperature
System2 Temperature
[N/A]
[38ºC/100ºF]
[34ºC/93ºF]
[34ºC/93ºF]
CPU_Fan1 Speed
CPU_Fan2 Speed
FRNT_FAN1 Speed
FRNT_FAN2 Speed
FRNT_FAN3 Speed
FRNT_FAN4 Speed
REAR_FAN1 Speed
REAR_FAN2 Speed
FBD_Fan1 Speed
FBD_Fan2 Speed
[N/A]
[N/A]
[N/A]
[N/A]
[2518RPM]
[N/A]
[N/A]
[N/A]
[N/A]
[N/A]
Smart Fan Control
CPU1 Target Temperature
[Smart Fan II]
[55]
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Scroll down for more items.
CPU2 Target Temperature [55]
System1 Target Temperature[70]
System2 Target Temperature[70]
VCORE1 Voltage [ 1.372V]
VCORE2 Voltage [ 0.404V]
VTT Voltage [ 1.200V]
1.5V Voltage [ 1.488V]
1.8V Voltage [ 1.808V]
3.3V Voltage [ 3.312V]
5V Voltage [ 5.166V]
5VSB Voltage [ 5.070V]
12V Voltage [12.096V]
VBAT Voltage [ 3.040V]
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CPU1/CPU2 Temperature [xxxºC/xxxºF]
System1/2 Temperature [xxxºC/xxxºF]
The onboard hardware monitor automatically detects and displays the motherboard
and CPU temperatures. Select [Ignored] if you do not wish to display the detected
temperatures. The CPU2 Temperature shows N/A if no processor is installed in
CPU2 socket.
CPU_Fan1/2; FRNT_FAN1/2/3/4 Speed [xxxxRPM] or [N/A]
REAR_FAN1/2; FBD_Fan1/2 Speed [xxxxRPM] or [N/A]
The onboard hardware monitor automatically detects and displays the CPU, front,
rear and FBD fan speed in rotations per minute (RPM). If the fan is not connected
to the motherboard, the field shows N/A.
Smart Fan Control [Smart Fan II]
Allows you to enable or disable the ASUS Smart Fan feature that smartly adjusts
the fan speeds for more efficient system operation.
Configuration options: [Disabled] [Smart Fan] [Smart Fan II]
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The following items appear when you enable the Smart Fan Control feature.
CPU1/2 Target Temperature [55]
Allows you to set the CPU target temperature.
Configuration options: [40]~[55]
System1/2 Target Temperature [70]
Allows you to set the system target temperature.
Configuration options: [35]~[70]
VCORE1/2 Voltage, VTT Voltage, 1.5V Voltage, 1.8V Voltage,
3.3V Voltage, 5V Voltage, 5VSB Voltage, 12V Voltage, VBAT Voltage
The onboard hardware monitor automatically detects the voltage output through
the onboard voltage regulators. The VCORE2 item shows N/A if no processor is
installed in CPU2 socket.
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4.5
Main
Server menu
Advanced
Server
BIOS SETUP UTILITY
Security
Boot
Exit
Configure Remote
Access.
Remote Access Configuration
Select Screen
Select Item
Go to Sub Screen
General Help
Save and Exit
Exit
←→
↑↓
Enter
F1
F10
ESC
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4.5.1
Remote Access Configuration
The items in this menu allows you to configure the Remote Access features. Select
an item then press <Enter> to display the configuration options.
BIOS SETUP UTILITY
Server
Configure Remote Access type and parameters
Remote Access
Select Remote Access
type.
[Disabled]
←→
↑↓
+F1
F10
ESC
Select Screen
Select Item
Change Option
General Help
Save and Exit
Exit
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Remote Access [Disabled]
Enables or disables the remote access feature.
Configuration options: [Disabled] [Enabled]
The following items appear only when Remote Access is set to [Enabled].
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Serial port number [COM1]
Selects the serial port for console redirection.
Configuration options: [COM1] [COM2]
Baudrate [19200 8,n,1]
Sets the baudrate. Configuration options: [115200 8,n,1] [57600 8,n,1]
[38400 8,n,1] [19200 8,n,1]
Flow Control [None]
Allows you to select the flow control for console redirection.
Configuration options: [None] [Hardware] [Software]
Redirection After BIOS POST [Always]
Sets the redirection mode after the BIOS Power-On Self-Test (POST). Some
operating system may not work when set to [Always].
Configuration options: [Disabled] [Boot Loader] [Always]
Terminal Type [ANSI4]
Allows you to select the target terminal type.
Configuration options: [ANSI4] [VT100] [VT-UTF83] [Extended VT100]
VT-UTF8 Combo Key Support [Disabled]
Enables or disables the VT-UTF8 combo key support for ANSI or VT100 terminals.
Configuration options: [Disabled] [Enabled]
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4.6
Security
The Security menu items allow you to change the system security settings. Select
an item then press <Enter> to display the configuration options.
Main
Advanced
Server
BIOS SETUP UTILITY
Security
Boot
Supervisor Password : Not Installed
User Password
: Not Installed
Exit
Install, change or
clear the password.
Change Supervisor Password
Flash Write
[Enabled]
←→
↑↓
+F1
F10
ESC
Select Screen
Select Item
Change Option
General Help
Save and Exit
Exit
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Change Supervisor Password
Select this item to set or change the supervisor password. The Supervisor
Password item on top of the screen shows the default Not Installed. After you set
a password, this item shows Installed.
To set a Supervisor Password:
1.
2.
3.
Select the Change Supervisor Password item and press <Enter>.
From the password box, type a password composed of at least six letters
and/or numbers, then press <Enter>.
Confirm the password when prompted.
The message “Password Installed” appears after you successfully set your
password.
To change the supervisor password, follow the same steps as in setting a user
password.
To clear the supervisor password, select the Change Supervisor Password then
press <Enter>. The message “Password Uninstalled” appears.
If you forget your BIOS password, you can clear it by erasing the CMOS Real
Time Clock (RTC) RAM. See section 2.6 Jumper for information on how to
erase the RTC RAM.
After you have set a supervisor password, the other items appear to allow you to
change other security settings.
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Main
Advanced
Server
BIOS SETUP UTILITY
Security
Boot
Supervisor Password : Installed
User Password
: Not Installed
Exit
Install, change or
clear the password.
Change Supervisor Password
Change User Password
Password Check
[Setup]
Password Lock Mode
Removable Device Boot
Flash Write
[Disabled]
[Enabled]
[Enabled]
Change User Password
Select this item to set or change the user password. The User Password item on
top of the screen shows the default Not Installed. After you set a password, this
item shows Installed.
To set a User Password:
1.
2.
3.
Select the Change User Password item and press <Enter>.
On the password box that appears, type a password composed of at least six
letters and/or numbers, then press <Enter>.
Confirm the password when prompted.
The message “Password Installed” appears after you set your password
successfully.
To change the user password, follow the same steps as in setting a user password.
Password Check [Setup]
When set to [Setup], BIOS checks for user password when accessing the Setup
utility. When set to [Always], BIOS checks for user password both when accessing
Setup and booting the system. Configuration options: [Setup] [Always]
Password Lock Mode [Disabled]
When set to [Enabled], the keyboard will be locked during the adapter card
installation. Configuration options: [Disabled] [Enabled]
Removable Device Boot [Enabled]
When this item is set to [Disabled], the system cannot boot from the removable
devices. Configuration options: [Disabled] [Enabled]
Flash Write [Enabled]
When this item is set to [Disabled], the BIOS flash memory will be write-protected.
Configuration options: [Disabled] [Enabled]
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4.7
Boot menu
The Boot menu items allow you to change the system boot options. Select an item
then press <Enter> to display the sub-menu.
Main
Advanced
Server
BIOS SETUP UTILITY
Security
Boot
Exit
Specifies the
Boot Device
Priority sequence.
Boot Device Priority
Boot Settings Configuration
Select Screen
Select Item
Go to Sub Screen
General Help
Save and Exit
Exit
←→
↑↓
Enter
F1
F10
ESC
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4.7.1
Main
Boot Device Priority
Advanced
Server
BIOS SETUP UTILITY
Security
Boot
Boot Device Priority
1st
2nd
3rd
4th
Boot
Boot
Boot
Boot
Device
Device
Device
Device
[Network:
[Network:
[Network:
[Network:
IBA
IBA
IBA
IBA
GE
GE
GE
GE
Slo]
Slo]
Slo]
Slo]
Exit
Specifies the boot
sequence from the
available devices.
A device enclosed in
parenthesis has been
disabled in the
corresponding type
menu.
←→
↑↓
+F1
F10
ESC
Select Screen
Select Item
Change Option
General Help
Save and Exit
Exit
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1st ~ xxth Boot Device [XXXXXXX]
These items specify the boot device priority sequence from the available devices.
The number of device items that appears on the screen depends on the number of
devices installed in the system. Configuration options: [xxxxx Drive] [Disabled]
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4.7.2
Main
Boot Settings Configuration
Advanced
Server
BIOS SETUP UTILITY
Security
Boot
Boot Settings Configuration
Quick Boot Full Logo Display
Bootup Num-Lock
PS/2 Mouse Support
Parity Check
POST Errors
Setup Prompt
Interrupt 19 Capture
[Enabled]
[Enabled]
[On]
[Auto]
[Disabled]
[Enabled]
[Enabled]
[Enabled]
Exit
Allows BIOS to skip
certain tests while
booting. This will
decrease the time
needed to boot the
system.
←→
↑↓
+F1
F10
ESC
Select Screen
Select Item
Change Option
General Help
Save and Exit
Exit
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Quick Boot [Enabled]
Enabling this item allows the BIOS to skip some power on self tests (POST) while
booting to decrease the time needed to boot the system. When set to [Disabled],
BIOS performs all the POST items.
Configuration options: [Disabled] [Enabled]
Full Logo Display [Enabled]
Allows you to enable or disable the full screen logo display feature.
Configuration options: [Disabled] [Enabled]
Set this item to [Enabled] to use the ASUS MyLogo2™ feature.
Bootup Num-Lock [On]
Allows you to select the power-on state for the NumLock.
Configuration options: [Off] [On]
PS/2 Mouse Support [Auto]
Allows you to enable or disable support for PS/2 mouse.
Configuration options: [Disabled] [Enabled] [Auto]
Parity Check [Disabled]
Allows you to enable or disable the memory or paraity error check.
Configuration options: [Disabled] [Enabled]
POST Errors [Enabled]
When set to [Enabled], the system waits for the <F1> key to be pressed when error
occurs. Configuration options: [Disabled] [Enabled]
Setup Prompt [Enabled]
When set to [Enabled], the system displays the message “Press DEL to run Setup”
during POST. Configuration options: [Disabled] [Enabled]
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Interrupt 19 Capture [Enabled]
When set to [Enabled], this function allows the option ROMs to trap Interrupt 19.
Configuration options: [Disabled] [Enabled]
4.8
Exit menu
The Exit menu items allow you to load the optimal or failsafe default values for the
BIOS items, and save or discard your changes to the BIOS items.
Main
Advanced
Server
Save Changes and Exit
Discard Changes and Exit
Discard Changes
Load Setup Defaults
BIOS SETUP UTILITY
Security
Boot
Exit
Exit system setup
after saving the
changes.
F10 key can be used
for this operation.
←→
↑↓
Enter
F1
F10
ESC
Select Screen
Select Item
Go to Sub Screen
General Help
Save and Exit
Exit
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Pressing <Esc> does not immediately exit this menu. Select one of the options
from this menu or <F10> from the legend bar to exit.
Exit & Save Changes
Once you are finished making your selections, choose this option from the Exit
menu to ensure the values you selected are saved to the CMOS RAM. An onboard
backup battery sustains the CMOS RAM so it stays on even when the PC is turned
off. When you select this option, a confirmation window appears. Select YES to
save changes and exit.
If you attempt to exit the Setup program without saving your changes, the
program prompts you with a message asking if you want to save your changes
before exiting. Press <Enter> to save the changes while exiting.
Exit & Discard Changes
Select this option only if you do not want to save the changes that you made to
the Setup program. If you made changes to fields other than System Date, System
Time, and Password, the BIOS asks for a confirmation before exiting.
Discard Changes
This option allows you to discard the selections you made and restore the
previously saved values. After selecting this option, a confirmation appears. Select
YES to discard any changes and load the previously saved values.
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Load Setup Defaults
This option allows you to load the default values for each of the parameters on the
Setup menus. When you select this option or if you press <F5>, a confirmation
window appears. Select YES to load default values. Select Exit & Save Changes
or make other changes before saving the values to the non-volatile RAM.
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This chapter provides instructions for
setting up, creating, and configuring RAID
sets using the available utilities.
5
RAID
configuration
Chapter summary
5
5.1
Setting up RAID............................................................................. 5-1
5.3
Intel® Matrix Storage Manager Option ROM Utility.................. 5-30
5.2
5.4
5.5
LSI Software RAID Configuration Utility..................................... 5-3
Global Array Manager................................................................. 5-38
LSI Logic MPT Setup Utility (DSEB-DG/SAS model only)....... 5-46
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Setting up RAID
The motherboard comes with the following RAID solutions:
DSEB-D16 model
•
LSI Software RAID Configuration Utility and the Intel Matrix Storage Manager
embeded in the Intel 6321ESB Southbridge supports Serial ATA hard disk
drives and RAID0, RAID1, and RAID10 configurations. The Intel Matrix
Storage Manager also supports RAID5 configuration.
DSEB-D16/SAS model
•
•
Intel Matrix Storage Manager embeded in the Intel 6321ESB Southbridge
supports Serial ATA hard disk drives and RAID0, RAID1, RAID10 and RAID5
configurations.
LSI1068 PCI-X SAS controller supports SAS disk drives and RAID0, RAID1,
and RAID1E configuration.
5.1.1
RAID definitions
RAID 0 (Data striping) optimizes two identical hard disk drives to read and write
data in parallel, interleaved stacks. Two hard disks perform the same work as a
single drive but at a sustained data transfer rate, double that of a single disk alone,
thus improving data access and storage. Use of two new identical hard disk drives
is required for this setup.
RAID 1 (Data mirroring) copies and maintains an identical image of data from one
drive to a second drive. If one drive fails, the disk array management software
directs all applications to the surviving drive as it contains a complete copy of
the data in the other drive. This RAID configuration provides data protection and
increases fault tolerance to the entire system. Use two new drives or use an
existing drive and a new drive for this setup. The new drive must be of the same
size or larger than the existing drive.
RAID 1-E (Enhanced RAID 1) has a striped layout with each stripe unit having a
secondary (or alternate) copy stored on a different disk. You can use three or more
hard disk drives for this configuration.
RAID 10 is data striping and data mirroring combined without parity (redundancy
data) having to be calculated and written. With the RAID 10 configuration you get
all the benefits of both RAID 0 and RAID 1 configurations. Use four new hard disk
drives or use an existing drive and three new drives for this setup.
RAID 5 stripes both data and parity information across three or more hard disk
drives. Among the advantages of RAID 5 configuration include better HDD
performance, fault tolerance, and higher storage capacity. The RAID 5 configuration
is best suited for transaction processing, relational database applications,
enterprise resource planning, and other business systems. Use a minimum of three
identical hard disk drives for this setup.
If you want to boot the system from a hard disk drive included in a created RAID
set, copy first the RAID driver from the support CD to a floppy disk before you
install an operating system to the selected hard disk drive.
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Installing hard disk drives
The motherboard supports Serial ATA for RAID set configuration. For optimal
performance, install identical drives of the same model and capacity when creating
a disk array.
To install the SATA hard disks for RAID configuration:
1.
2.
3.
Install the SATA hard disks into the drive bays following the instructions in the
system user guide.
Connect a SATA signal cable to the signal connector at the back of each drive
and to the SATA connector on the motherboard.
Connect a SATA power cable to the power connector on each drive.
5.1.3
Setting the RAID item in BIOS
You must set the RAID item in the BIOS Setup before you can create a RAID set
from SATA hard disk drives attached to the SATA connectors supported by the
Intel® 6321ESB Southbridge chip. To do this:
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
Enter the BIOS Setup during POST.
Go to the Main Menu > IDE Configuration, then press <Enter>.
Set the ATA/IDE Configuration item to [Enhanced].
Set the Configure SATA as item to [RAID].
Save your changes, then exit the BIOS Setup.
Refer to Chapter 4 for details on entering and navigating through the BIOS
Setup.
5.1.4
RAID configuration utilities
Depending on the RAID connectors that you use, you can create a RAID set using
the utilities embedded in each RAID controller. For example, use the LSI Software
RAID Configuration Utility or the Intel® Matrix Storage Manager if you installed
Serial ATA hard disk drives on the Serial ATA connectors supported by the Intel®
6321ESB Southbridge.
For DSEB-D16/SAS model, you may use the LSI1068 SAS Configuration Utility
if you installed SAS hard disk drives to the mini-SAS connector(s) supported by the
LSI1068 PCI-X SAS controller.
Refer to the succeeding sections for details on how to use each RAID configuration
utility.
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5.2
LSI Software RAID Configuration Utility
The LSI Software RAID Configuration Utility allows you to create RAID 0,
RAID 1, or RAID 10 set(s) from SATA hard disk drives connected to the SATA
connectors supported by the motherboard Southbridge chip.
To enter the LSI Software RAID Configuration Utility:
1.
2.
Turn on the system after installing all the SATA hard disk drives.
During POST, the LSI Software RAID Configuration Utility automatically
detects the installed SATA hard disk drives and displays any existing RAID
set(s). Press <Ctrl> + <M> to enter the utility.
LSI MegaRAID Software RAID BIOS Version A.01 08131852R
LSI SATA RAID Found at PCI Bus No: Dev No:1F
Device present at Port 0
HDS722512VLSA80 117800MB
Device present at Port 1
HDS722512VLSA80 117800MB
Press Ctrl-M or Enter to run LSI Software RAID Setup Utility.
3.
•
The LSI Software RAID Configuration Utitlity auto configures to RAID 1
when the SATA to RAID Mode is enabled.
•
The RAID setup screens shown in this section are for reference only and
may not exactly match the items on your screen due to the controller
version difference.
The utility main window appears. Use the arrow keys to select an option from
the Management Menu, then press <Enter>. Refer to the Management Menu
descriptions on the next page.
At the bottom of the screen is the legend box. The keys on the legend box
allow you to navigate through the setup menu options or execute commands.
The keys on the legend box vary according to the menu level.
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Management Menu
Configure
Initialize
Objects
Rebuild
Check Consistency
Configure VD(s)
Use Cursor Keys to Navigate Between Items And Press Enter To Select An Option
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Menu
Description
Configure
Allows you to create RAID 0, RAID 1 or RAID 10 set using the Easy
Configuration or the New Configuration command. This menu also
allows you to view, add, or clear RAID configurations or select the
boot drive
Initialize
Allows you to initialize the logical drives of a created RAID set
Objects
Allows you to initialize logical drives or change the logical drive
parameters
Rebuild
Allows you to rebuild failed drives
Check Consistency Allows you to check the data consistency of the logical drives of a
created RAID set
5.2.1
Creating a RAID 0 or RAID 1 set
The LSI Software RAID Configuration Utility allows you to create a RAID 0 or RAID
1 set using two types of configurations: Easy and New.
In Easy Configuration, the logical drive parameters are set automatically including
the size and stripe size (RAID 1 only).
In New Configuration, you manually set the logical drive parameters and assign
the set size and stripe size (RAID 1 only).
Using Easy Configuration
To create a RAID set using the Easy Configuration option:
1.
2.
From the utility main menu, highlight Configure, then press <Enter>.
Use the arrow keys to select Easy Configuration, then press <Enter>.
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Configuration Menu
Easy Configuration
New Configuration
Management Menu
View/Add Configuration
Configure
Clear Configuration
Initialize
Select Boot Drive
Objects
Rebuild
Check Consistency
Defines Physical Arrays. An Array Will Automatically Become A VD
Use Cursor Keys to Navigate Between Items And Press Enter To Select An Option
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3.
The ARRAY SELECTION MENU displays the available drives connected to
the SATA ports. Select the drives you want to include in the RAID set, then
press <SpaceBar>. When selected, the drive indicator changes from READY
to ONLIN A[X]-[Y], where X is the array number, and Y is the drive number.
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Easy Configuration - ARRAY SELECTION MENU
Management Menu
Configure
Initialize
Objects
Rebuild
Check Consistency
PORT #
0 READY
1 READY
Port # 0 DISK
77247MB
HDS728080PLA380
PF20A60A
SPACE-Sel,ENTER-EndArray,F10-Configure,F2-Drive Info,F3-Logical Drives,F4-HSP
The information of the selected hard disk drive displays at the bottom of the
screen.
4.
Select all the drives required for the RAID set, then press <Enter>.
The configurable array appears on screen.
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Easy Configuration - ARRAY SELECTION MENU
Management Menu
Configure
Initialize
Objects
Rebuild
Check Consistency
Port # 1 DISK
PORT #
0 ONLIN A00-00
1 ONLIN A00-01
77247MB
HDS728080PLA380
PF20A60A
SPACE-Sel,ENTER-EndArray,F10-Configure,F2-Drive Info,F3-Logical Drives,F4-HSP
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5.
Press <F10>, select the configurable array, then press <SpaceBar>.
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Management Menu
Configure
Initialize
Objects
Rebuild
Check Consistency
Easy Configuration - ARRAY SELECTION MENU
Select Configurable Array(s)
PORT #
A-0
0 DNLIN A00-00
SPAN-1
1 DNLIN A00-01
Cursor Keys, SPACE-(De)Select F2-ChIdInfo F3-SlotInfo F10-Configure Esc-Quit
Press <F10> again, the logical drive information appears including a Logical
Drive menu that allows you to change the logical drive parameters.
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Logical Drive(s) Configured
LD
RAID
Size
#Stripes
StripSzMENU Status
Easy Configuration
- ARRAY SELECTION
0 Menu 1
77247MB
2 #
64 KB
ONLINE
Management
PORT
Configure
0 DNLIN A00-00
Initialize
Objects
1 DNLIN A00-01
Rebuild
Check Consistency
Logical Drive 0
RAID = 1
Size = 77247MB
DWC = Off
RA = On
Accept
SPAN = NO
Choose RAID Level For This VD
Use Cursor Keys To Navigate Between Items And Press Enter To Select An Option
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6.
7.
Select RAID from the Logical Drive menu, then press <Enter>.
Select the RAID level from the menu, then press <Enter>.
You need at least two identical hard disk drives when creating a RAID 1 set.
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Logical Drive(s) Configured
LD
RAID
Size
#Stripes
StripSzMENUStatus
Easy Configuration
- ARRAY SELECTION
0 Menu 1
77247MB
2 #
64 KB
ONLINE
Management
PORT
Configure
0 DNLIN A00-00
Initialize
Objects
1 DNLIN A00-01
Rebuild
Check Consistency
Logical Drive 0
RAID Level
RAID = 1
RAID 0
Size = 77247MB
RAID 1
DWC = Off
RA = On
Accept
SPAN = NO
Choose RAID Level For This VD
Use Cursor Keys To Navigate Between Items And Press Enter To Select An Option
8.
9.
When creating a RAID 1 set, select DWC from the Logical Drive menu, then
press <Enter>.
When creating a RAID 0 set, proceed to step 10.
Select On to enable the Disk Write Cache setting, then press <Enter>.
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Logical Drive(s) Configured
LD
RAID
Size
#Stripes
StripSzMENUStatus
Easy Configuration
- ARRAY SELECTION
0 Menu 1
77247MB
2 #
64 KB
ONLINE
Management
PORT
Configure
0 DNLIN A00-00
Initialize
Objects
1 DNLIN A00-01Change DWC
Rebuild
Off
Check Consistency
On
Logical Drive 0
RAID = 1
Size = 77247MB
DWC = Off
RA = On
Accept
SPAN = NO
Disk Write Cache Setting Of VD
Use Cursor Keys To Navigate Between Items And Press Enter To Select An Option
Enabling DWC can improve the performance, but with the risk of data loss.
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10. When finished setting the selected logical drive configuration, select Accept
from the menu, then press <Enter>.
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Logical Drive(s) Configured
LD
RAID
Size
#Stripes
StripSzMENUStatus
Easy Configuration
- ARRAY SELECTION
0 Menu 1
77247MB
2 #
64 KB
ONLINE
Management
PORT
Configure
0 DNLIN A00-00
Initialize
Objects
1 DNLIN A00-01
Rebuild
Check Consistency
Logical Drive 0
RAID = 1
Size = 77247MB
DWC = Off
RA = On
Accept
SPAN = NO
Accept This VD Configuration And Go To Next VD
Use Cursor Keys To Navigate Between Items And Press Enter To Select An Option
11. Follow steps 5 to 10 to configure additional logical drives.
12. When prompted, save the configuration, then press <Esc> to return to the
Management Menu.
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Configuration Menu
Save Configuration?
Easy Configuration
Yes
New Configuration
Management Menu
No
View/Add Configuration
Configure
Clear Configuration
Initialize
Logical Drive(s) Configured
Boot Drive
Objects
LD Select
RAID
Size
#Stripes
StripSz Status
Rebuild
0
1
77247MB
2
64 KB
ONLINE
Check Consistency
Select Yes Or No
Use Cursor Keys To Navigate Between Items And Press Enter To Select An Option
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Using New Configuration
When a RAID set is already existing, using the New Configuration command
erases the existing RAID configuration data. If you do not want to delete the
existing RAID set, use the View/Add Configuration command to view or create
another RAID configuration.
To create a RAID set using the New Configuration option:
1.
2.
From the utility main menu, highlight Configure, then press <Enter>.
Use the arrow keys to select New Configuration, then press <Enter>.
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Configuration Menu
Easy Configuration
New
Management Menu Configuration
View/Add Configuration
Configure
Clear Configuration
Initialize
Select Boot Drive
Objects
Rebuild
Check Consistency
Clear Existing Configuration And Start A New Configuration
Use Cursor Keys to Navigate Between Items And Press Enter To Select An Option
3.
Follow steps 3 to 7 of the previous section.
5.
Key-in the desired logical drive size, then press <Enter>.
4.
Select Size from the Logical Drive menu, then press <Enter>.
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Logical Drive(s) Configured
LD
RAID
Size
#Stripes
StripSzMENUStatus
Easy Configuration
- ARRAY SELECTION
0 Menu 1
77247MB
2 #
64 KB
ONLINE
Management
PORT
Configure
0 DNLIN A00-00
Initialize
Objects
1 DNLIN A00-01
Rebuild
Check Consistency
Enter VD Size (MB): 77247
Logical Drive 0
RAID = 1
Size = 77247MB
DWC = Off
RA = On
Accept
SPAN = NO
Enter VD Size (MB):
Use Cursor Keys To Navigate Between Items And Press Enter To Select An Option
6.
Follow steps 8 to 13 of the previous section to create the RAID set.
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5.2.2
Creating a RAID 10 set
You can create a RAID 10 set using four identical hard disk drives.
To create a RAID 10 set using the Easy Configuration option:
1.
2.
From the utility main menu, highlight Configure, then press <Enter>.
Use the arrow keys to select Easy Configuration, then press <Enter>.
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Configuration Menu
Easy Configuration
New Configuration
Management Menu
View/Add Configuration
Configure
Clear Configuration
Initialize
Select Boot Drive
Objects
Rebuild
Check Consistency
Defines Physical Arrays. An Array Will Automatically Become A VD
Use Cursor Keys to Navigate Between Items And Press Enter To Select An Option
3.
The ARRAY SELECTION MENU displays the available drives connected to
the SATA ports. Select the drive(s) you want to include in the RAID set, then
press <SpaceBar>. When selected, the drive indicator changes from READY
to ONLIN A[X]-[Y], where X is the array number, and Y is the drive number.
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Easy Configuration - ARRAY SELECTION MENU
Management Menu
Configure
Initialize
Objects
Rebuild
Check Consistency
Port # 0 DISK
PORT #
0 READY
1 READY
2 READY
3 READY
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The information of the selected hard disk drive displays at the bottom of the
screen.
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4.
Select all the drives required for the RAID 10 set, then press <Enter>. The
configurable array appears on screen.
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Easy Configuration - ARRAY SELECTION MENU
Management Menu
Configure
Initialize
Objects
Rebuild
Check Consistency
PORT #
0 ONLIN A00-00
1 ONLIN A00-01
2 ONLIN A00-02
3 ONLIN A00-03
Port # 1 DISK
77247MB
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5.
Press <F10>, select the configurable array, then press <SpaceBar>.
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Management Menu
Configure
Initialize
Objects
Rebuild
Check Consistency
Easy Configuration - ARRAY SELECTION MENU
Select Configurable Array(s)
PORT #
A-0
0 DNLIN A00-00
SPAN-1
1 DNLIN A00-01
Cursor Keys, SPACE-(De)Select F2-ChIdInfo F3-SlotInfo F10-Configure Esc-Quit
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6.
7.
Press <F10> again, the logical drive information appears including a Logical
Drive menu that allows you to change the logical drive parameters.
Select RAID from the Logical Drive menu, then press <Enter>.
Select RAID 10 from the menu, then press <Enter>.
You need at least four identical hard disk drives when creating a RAID 10 set.
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Logical Drive(s) Configured
LD
RAID
Size
#Stripes
StripSzMENUStatus
Easy Configuration
- ARRAY SELECTION
0 Menu 0
308988MB PORT
4 #
64 KB
ONLINE
Management
Configure
0 DNLIN A00-00
Initialize
Objects
1 DNLIN A00-01
Rebuild
Check Consistency
Logical Drive 0
RAID Level
RAID = 0
RAID = 0
Size = 308988MB
RAID 5
DWC = Off
RAID 10
RA = On
Accept
SPAN = NO
Choose RAID Level For This VD
Use Cursor Keys To Navigate Between Items And Press Enter To Select An Option
8.
9.
Select DWC from the Logical Drive menu, then press <Enter>.
Select On to enable the Disk Write Cache setting, then press <Enter>.
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Logical Drive(s) Configured
LD
RAID
Size
#Stripes
StripSzMENUStatus
Easy Configuration
- ARRAY SELECTION
0 Menu 10 308988MB
4 #
64 KB
ONLINE
Management
PORT
Configure
0 DNLIN A00-00
Initialize
Objects
1 DNLIN A00-01Change DWC
Rebuild
Off
Check Consistency
On
Logical Drive 0
ONLIN A00-03
RAID = 1
Size = 154494MB
DWC = Off
RA = On
Accept
SPAN = NO
Disk Write Cache Setting Of VD
Use Cursor Keys To Navigate Between Items And Press Enter To Select An Option
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10. When finished setting the selected logical drive configuration, select Accept
from the menu, then press <Enter>.
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Logical Drive(s) Configured
LD
RAID
Size
#Stripes
StripSzMENUStatus
Easy Configuration
- ARRAY SELECTION
0 Menu 10 308988MB
4 #
64 KB
ONLINE
Management
PORT
Configure
0 DNLIN A00-00
Initialize
Objects
1 DNLIN A00-01
Rebuild
Check Consistency
Logical Drive 0
ONLIN A00-03
RAID = 10
Size = 308988MB
DWC = Off
RA = On
Accept
SPAN = NO
Accept This VD Configuration And Go To Next VD
Use Cursor Keys To Navigate Between Items And Press Enter To Select An Option
11. When prompted, save the configuration, then press <Esc> to return to the
Management Menu.
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Configuration Menu
Save Configuration?
Easy Configuration
Yes
New Configuration
Management Menu
No
View/Add Configuration
Configure
Clear Configuration
Initialize
Logical Drive(s) Configured
Boot Drive
Objects
LD Select
RAID
Size
#Stripes
StripSz Status
Rebuild
0
10 308988MB
4
64 KB
ONLINE
Check Consistency
Select Yes Or No
Use Cursor Keys To Navigate Between Items And Press Enter To Select An Option
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5.2.3
Adding or viewing a RAID configuration
You can add a new RAID configuration or view an existing configuration using the
View/Add Configuration command.
Adding a new RAID configuration
To add a new RAID configuration:
1.
2.
From the Management Menu, highlight Configure, then press <Enter>.
Use the arrow keys to select View/Add Configuration, then press <Enter>.
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Configuration Menu
Easy Configuration
New Configuration
Management Menu
View/Add Configuration
Configure
Clear Configuration
Initialize
Select Boot Drive
Objects
Rebuild
Check Consistency
View/Add to The Existing Configuration
Use Cursor Keys to Navigate Between Items And Press Enter To Select An Option
3.
The ARRAY SELECTION MENU displays the available drives connected to
the SATA ports. Select the drive(s) you want to include in the RAID set, then
press <SpaceBar>. When selected, the drive indicator changes from READY
to ONLIN A[X]-[Y], where X is the array number, and Y is the drive number.
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Easy Configuration - ARRAY SELECTION MENU
Management Menu
Configure
Initialize
Objects
Rebuild
Check Consistency
Port # 0 DISK
PORT #
0 READY
1 READY
77247MB
HDS728080PLA380
PF20A60A
SPACE-Sel,ENTER-EndArray,F10-Configure,F2-Drive Info,F3-Logical Drives,F4-HSP
The information of the selected hard disk drive displays at the bottom of the
screen.
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4.
Select all the drives required for the RAID set, then press <Enter>. The
configurable array appears on screen.
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Easy Configuration - ARRAY SELECTION MENU
Management Menu
Configure
Initialize
Objects
Rebuild
Check Consistency
PORT #
0 ONLIN A00-00
1 ONLIN A00-01
2 ONLIN A01-00
3 ONLIN A01-01
Port # 3 DISK
77247MB
HDS728080PLA380
PF20A60A
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5.
Press <F10>, select the configurable array, then press <SpaceBar>.
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Management Menu
Configure
Initialize
Objects
Rebuild
Check Consistency
View/Add Configuration - ARRAY SELECTION MENU
Select Configurable Array(s)
PORT #
A-0
0 DNLIN A00-00
SPAN-1
1 DNLIN A00-01
Cursor Keys, SPACE-(De)Select F2-ChIdInfo F3-SlotInfo F10-Configure Esc-Quit
6.
Press <F10> again, and select RAID from the Logical Drive menu, then
press <Enter>.
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7.
Select the RAID level from the menu, then press <Enter>.
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Logical Drive(s) Configured
LD
RAID
Size
#Stripes
StripSzMENUStatus
Easy Configuration
- ARRAY SELECTION
0 Menu 0
154494MB
2 #
64 KB
ONLINE
Management
PORT
1
77247MB
2
64 KB
ONLINE
Configure 0
0 DNLIN A00-00
Initialize
Objects
1 DNLIN A00-01
Rebuild
Check Consistency
Logical Drive 1
RAID Level
RAID = 1
RAID 0
Size = 77247MB
RAID 1
DWC = Off
RA = On
Accept
SPAN = NO
Choose RAID Level For This VD
Use Cursor Keys To Navigate Between Items And Press Enter To Select An Option
8.
9.
Follow steps 8 to 12 of the Creating a RAID set: Using Easy Configuration
section.
When prompted, save the configuration, then press <Esc> to return to the
Management Menu.
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Configuration Menu
Save Configuration?
Easy Configuration
Yes
New Configuration
Management Menu
No
View/Add Configuration
Configure
Clear Configuration
Initialize
Logical Drive(s) Configured
Boot Drive
Objects
LD Select
RAID
Size
#Stripes
StripSz Status
Rebuild
0
0
154494MB
2
64 KB
ONLINE
Check Consistency
1
1
77247MB
2
64 KB
ONLINE
Select Yes Or No
Use Cursor Keys To Navigate Between Items And Press Enter To Select An Option
10. Follow steps 8 to 13 of the Creating a RAID set: Using Easy Configuration
section to add the new RAID configuration.
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5.2.4
Initializing the logical drives
After creating the RAID set(s), you must initialize the logical drives. You may
initialize the logical drives of a RAID set(s) using the Initialize or Objects
command on the Management Menu.
Using the Initialize command
To initialize the logical drive using the Initialize command:
1.
From the Management Menu, highlight Initialize, then press <Enter>.
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Management Menu
Configure
Initialize
Objects
Rebuild
Check Consistency
Initialize Logical Drive(s)
Use Cursor Keys to Navigate Between Items And Press Enter To Select An Option
2.
The screen displays the available RAID set(s) and prompts you to select the
logical drive to initialize. Use the arrow keys to select the logical drive from
the Logical Drive selection, then press <Enter>.
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Management Menu
Configure
Initialize
Objects
Rebuild
Check Consistency
LD
0
Logical Drive(s) Configured
RAID
Size
#Stripes
StripSz
10 154494MB
4
64 KB
Status
ONLINE
Logical Drives
Loical Drive 0
Select VD
SPACE-(De)Select, F10-Check Consistency
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3.
When prompted, press the <SpaceBar> to select Yes from the Initialize?
dialog box, then press <Enter>. You may also press <F10> to initialize the
drive without confirmation.
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Management Menu
Configure
Initialize
Objects
Rebuild
Check Consistency
LD
0
Logical Drive(s) Configured
RAID
Size
#Stripes
StripSz
10 154494MB
4
64 KB
Status
ONLINE
Initialize?
Yes
No
Logical Drives
Loical Drive 0
Initilize Will Destroy Data On Selected VD(s)
SPACE-(De)Select, F10-Check Consistency
Initializing a logical drive(s) erases all data on the drive.
4.
A progress bar appears on screen. If desired, press <Esc> to abort
initialization.
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Logical Drive(s) Configured
Management Menu
LD
RAID
Size
#Stripes
StripSz
Configure
Initialization
Of LD Is In 4Process 64 KB
0
10 154494MB
Initialize
Objects
LD 0 Initialization. Press Esc to Abort.
Rebuild
Check Consistency
Status
ONLINE
¦ 85 % Completed
Logical Drives
Loical Drive 0
SPACE-(De)Select, F10-Initialize
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5.
When initialization is completed, press <Esc>.
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Logical Drive(s) Configured
Management Menu
LD
RAID
Size
#Stripes
StripSz
Configure
Initialization
Of LD Is In 4Process 64 KB
0
10 154494MB
Initialize
Objects
LD 0 Initialization Complete. Press Esc..
Rebuild
Check Consistency
Status
ONLINE
¦ 100 % Completed
Logical Drives
Loical Drive 0
SPACE-(De)Select, F10-Initialize
Using the Objects command
To initialize the logical drives using the Objects command:
1.
From the Management Menu, highlight Objects, then press <Enter>.
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Management Menu
Configure
Initialize
Objects
Rebuild
Check Consistency
Configure Objects Like Adapter Parameters
Use Cursor Keys to Navigate Between Items And Press Enter To Select An Option
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2.
Select Virtual Drive from the Objects sub-menu, then press <Enter>.
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Objects
Management Menu
Adapter
Configure
Virtual Drive
Initialize
Physical Drive
Objects
Rebuild
Check Consistency
Change VD Parameters
Use Cursor Keys to Navigate Between Items And Press Enter To Select An Option
3.
Select the logical drive to initialize from the Virtual Drives sub‑menu, then
press <Enter>.
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Vitual Drive(1)
Logical Drive 0
Objects
Management Menu
Adapter
Configure
Virtual Drive
Initialize
Physical Drive
Objects
Rebuild
Check Consistency
Select VD
Press ENTER To Select A VD, <DEL> To Delete A VD
4.
Select Initialize from the pop-up menu, then press <Enter> to start
initialization.
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Vitual Drive(1)
Logical Drive 0
Objects
Management Menu
Adapter
Configure
Virtual Drive
Initialize
Physical Drive
Objects
Vitual Drive(0)
Rebuild
Initialze
Check Consistency
Check Consistency
View/Update Parameters
Initilize VD
Use Cursor Keys to Navigate Between Items And Press Enter To Select An Option
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5.
When prompted, press the <SpaceBar> to select Yes from the Initialize?
dialog box, then press <Enter>.
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Vitual Drive(1)
Logical Drive 0
Objects
Management Menu
Adapter
Configure
Virtual Drive
Initialize
Physical Drive
Objects
Vitual Drive(0)
Rebuild
Initialze
Check Consistency
Initialize?
Check Consistency
Yes
View/Update Parameters
No
Initilize Will Destroy Data On Selected VD(s)
Use Cursor Keys to Navigate Between Items And Press Enter To Select An Option
6.
A progress bar appears on screen. If desired, press <Esc> to abort
initialization.
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Vitual Drive(1)
Logical Drive 0
Objects
Management Menu
Adapter
Configure
Virtual Drive
Initialize
PhysicalInitilization
Drive
Of VD Is In Process
Objects
Vitual Drive(0)
VD 0 Initialization.
Press Esc to Abort.
Rebuild
Initialze
Check Consistency
Initialize?
Check Consistency
Yes
View/Update Parameters
Completed
¦ 55 % No
Use Cursor Keys to Navigate Between Items And Press Enter To Select An Option
7.
When initialization is completed, press <Esc>.
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Vitual Drive(1)
Logical Drive 0
Objects
Management Menu
Adapter
Configure
Virtual Drive
Initialize
PhysicalInitialization
Drive
Of VD Is In Process
Objects
Vitual Drive(0)
VD 0 Initialization
Complete. Press Esc..
Rebuild
Initialze
Check Consistency
Initialize?
Check Consistency
Yes
View/Update Parameters
¦ 100 %NoCompleted
Use Cursor Keys to Navigate Between Items And Press Enter To Select An Option
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5.2.5
Rebuilding failed drives
You can manually rebuild failed hard disk drives using the Rebuild command in the
Management Menu.
To rebuild a failed hard disk drive:
1.
From the Management Menu, highlight Rebuild, then press <Enter>.
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Management Menu
Configure
Initialize
Objects
Rebuild
Check Consistency
Rebuild PD(s)
Use Cursor Keys to Navigate Between Items And Press Enter To Select An Option
2.
The PHYSICAL DRIVES SELECTION MENU displays the available drives
connected to the SATA ports. Select the drive you want to rebuild, then press
<SpaceBar>.
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REBUILD - PHYSICAL DRIVES SELECTION MENU
Management Menu
Configure
Initialize
Objects
Rebuild
Check Consistency
Port # 1 DISK
PORT #
0 ONLIN A00-00
1 FAIL A00-01
77247MB
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3.
After selecting the drive to rebuild, press <F10>. The indicator for the selected
drive now shows RBLD.
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REBUILD - PHYSICAL DRIVES SELECTION MENU
Management Menu
Configure
Initialize
Objects
Rebuild
Check Consistency
PORT #
0 ONLIN A00-00
1 RBLD A00-01
Port # 1 DISK
77247MB
HDS728080PLA380
PF20A60A
SPACE-(De)Select,F10-Start Rebuild,F2-Drive Information,F3-View Logical Drives
4.
When prompted, press <Y> to to rebuild the drive.
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REBUILD - PHYSICAL DRIVES SELECTION MENU
Management Menu
PORT #
Configure
0 ONLIN A00-00
Initialize
Objects
1 RBLD A00-01
Rebuild
Check Consistency
Rebuilding
Of Drive Will Take A Few Minutes. Start Rebuilding Drive (Y/N)?
Port # 1 DISK
77247MB
HDS728080PLA380
PF20A60A
SPACE-(De)Select,F10-Start Rebuild,F2-Drive Information,F3-View Logical Drives
5.
When rebuild is complete, press any key to continue.
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5.2.6
Checking the drives for data consistency
You can check and verify the accuracy of data redundancy in the selected logical
drive. The utility can automatically detect and/or detect and correct any differences
in data redundancy depending on the selected option in the Objects > Adapter
menu.
The Check Consistency command is available only for logical drives included
in a RAID 1 set.
Using the Check Consistency
To check data consistency using the Check Consistency command:
1.
From the Management Menu, select Check Consistency, then press
<Enter>.
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Management Menu
Configure
Initialize
Objects
Rebuild
Check Consistency
CC Of VD(s)
Use Cursor Keys to Navigate Between Items And Press Enter To Select An Option
2.
The screen displays the available RAID set(s) and prompts you to select the
logical drive to check. Press the <Spacebar> to select the logical drive from
the Logical Drive selection, then press <F10>.
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Management Menu
Configure
Initialize
Objects
Rebuild
Check Consistency
LD
0
Logical Drive(s) Configured
RAID
Size
#Stripes
StripSz
10 154494MB
4
64 KB
Status
ONLINE
Logical Drives
Loical Drive 0
Select VD
SPACE-(De)Select, F10-Check Consistency
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3.
When prompted, use the arrow keys to select Yes from the Consistency
Check dialog box, then press <Enter>. You may also press <F10> to check
the drive consistency.
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Management Menu
Configure
Initialize
Objects
Rebuild
Check Consistency
LD
0
Logical Drive(s) Configured
RAID
Size
#Stripes
StripSz
10 154494MB
4
64 KB
Yes
No
Status
ONLINE
Consistency Check?
Logical Drives
Loical Drive 0
Select VD
SPACE-(De)Select, F10-Check Consistency
A progress bar appears on screen.
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Logical Drive(s) Configured
Management Menu
LD
RAID
Size
#Stripes
StripSz
Configure
CC Under
Process 4
0
10
154494MB
64 KB
Initialize
Objects
VD 0 Consistency Check. Press Esc to Abort.
Rebuild
Check Consistency
Status
ONLINE
¦ 85 % Completed
Logical Drives
Loical Drive 0
The Data On The Drives Is Inconsistency. Repair Done!
SPACE-(De)Select, F10-Check Consistency
4.
While checking the disk consistency, press <Esc> to display the following
options.
• Stop
- Stops the consistency check. The utility stores the
percentage of disk checked, When you restart checking, it
continues from the last percentage completed rather than
from zero percent.
• Continue- Continues the consistency check.
• Abort
5.
When checking is complete, press any key to continue.
- Aborts the consistency check. When you restart checking, it
continues from zero percent.
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Using the Objects command
To check data consistency using the Objects command:
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
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From the Management Menu, select Objects, then select Logical Drive
from the menu.
Use the arrow keys to select the logical drive you want to check, then press
<Enter>.
Select Check Consistency from the pop-up menu, then press <Enter>.
When prompted, use the arrow keys to select Yes from the dialog box to
check the drive.
When checking is complete, press any key to continue.
Chapter 5: RAID configuration
5.2.7
Deleting a RAID configuration
To delete a RAID configuration:
1.
From the Management Menu, select Configure > Clear Configuration,
then press <Enter>.
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Configuration Menu
Easy Configuration
New Configuration
Management Menu
View/Add Configuration
Configure
Clear Configuration
Initialize
Select Boot Drive
Objects
Rebuild
Check Consistency
Clear Existing Configuration
Use Cursor Keys to Navigate Between Items And Press Enter To Select An Option
2.
When prompted, use the arrow keys to select Yes from the Clear
Configuration? dialog box, then press <Enter>.
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Configuration Menu
Easy Configuration
New Configuration
Management Menu
Clear Configuration?
View/Add Configuration
Configure
Yes
Clear Configuration
Initialize
No Drive
Select Boot
Objects
Rebuild
Check Consistency
Clear Existing Configuration
Use Cursor Keys to Navigate Between Items And Press Enter To Select An Option
3.
The utility clears the current array.
Press any key to continue.
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5.2.8
Selecting the boot drive from a RAID set
You must have created a new RAID configuration before you can select the
boot drive from a RAID set. Refer to the Creating a RAID set: Using New
Configuration section for details.
To select the boot drive from a RAID set:
1.
From the Management Menu, select Configure > Select Boot Drive, then
press <Enter>.
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Configuration Menu
Easy Configuration
New Configuration
Management Menu
View/Add Configuration
Configure
Clear Configuration
Initialize
Select Boot Drive
Objects
Rebuild
Check Consistency
Select A Boot VD
Use Cursor Keys to Navigate Between Items And Press Enter To Select An Option
2.
When prompted, use the arrow keys to select the bootable logical drive from
the list, then press <Enter>.
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Bootable VDs(1):Current Boot VD(0)
Configuration
BootMenu
Drive 0
Easy Configuration
New Configuration
Management Menu
View/Add Configuration
Configure
Clear Configuration
Initialize
Select Boot Drive
Objects
Rebuild
Check Consistency
Select A Boot VD
Use Cursor Keys to Navigate Between Items And Press Enter To Select An Option
3.
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The logical drive is selected as boot drive. Press any key to continue.
Chapter 5: RAID configuration
5.2.9
Enabling the WriteCache
You may enable the RAID controller’s WriteCache option to improve the data
transmission performance.
When you enable WriteCache, you may lose data when a power interruption
occurs while transmitting or exchanging data among the drives.
To enable WriteCache:
1.
2.
From the Management Menu, select Objects > Adapter, then press <Enter>
to display the adapter properties.
Select WriteCache, then press <Enter> to turn the option On (enabled).
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Adapter 0
Rebuild Rate = 30
ObjectsChk Const Rate = 30
Management Menu
Adapter
FGI Rate
= 30
Configure
Virtual Drive BGI Rate
= 30
Initialize
Physical DriveDisk WC
= Off
Objects
Read Ahead
= On
Rebuild
Bios State
= Enable
Check Consistency
Stop On Error = No
Fast Init
= Enable
Auto Rebuild = On
Auto Resume
= Enable
Disk Coercion = 1GB
Factory Default
Disk Write Cache - Off(Write Through) or On(Write Back)
Use Cursor Keys to Navigate Between Items And Press Enter To Select An Option
3.
When finished, press any key to continue.
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5.3
Intel® Matrix Storage Manager
Option ROM Utility
The Intel® Matrix Storage Manager Option ROM utility allows you to create RAID 0,
RAID 1, RAID 10, and RAID 5 set(s) from Serial ATA hard disk drives.
To enter the Intel® Matrix Storage Manager Option ROM Utility:
1.
2.
Turn on the system after installing all Serial ATA hard disk drives.
During POST, press <Ctrl+I> to display the utility main menu.
Intel(R) Matrix Storage Manager Option ROM v5.6.2.1002 ESB2 wRAID5
Copyright(C) 2003-05 Intel Corporation. All Rights Reserved.
[ MAIN MENU ]
1. Create RAID Volume
2. Delete RAID Volume
3. Reset Disks to Non-RAID
4. Exit
[ DISK/VOLUME INFORMATION ]
RAID Volumes:
None defined.
Physical Disks:
Port
Drive Model
0
XXXXXXXXXXX
1
XXXXXXXXXXX
2
XXXXXXXXXXX
3
XXXXXXXXXXX
[↑↓]-Select
Serial #
XXXXXXXX
XXXXXXXX
XXXXXXXX
XXXXXXXX
[ESC]-Exit
Size
XX.XXGB
XX.XXGB
XX.XXGB
XX.XXGB
Type/Status(Vol ID)
Non-RAID Disk
Non-RAID Disk
Non-RAID Disk
Non-RAID Disk
[ENTER]-Select Menu
The navigation keys at the bottom of the screen allow you to move through
the menus and select the menu options.
The RAID setup screens shown in this section are for reference only and
may not exactly match the items on your screen due to the controller version
difference.
The utility supports maxium four hard disk drives for RAID configurration.
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5.3.1
Creating a RAID 0 set (Stripe)
To create a RAID 0 set:
1.
From the utility main menu, select 1. Create RAID Volume, then press
<Enter>. This screen appears.
Intel(R) Matrix Storage Manager Option ROM v5.6.2.1002 ESB2 wRAID5
Copyright(C) 2003-05 Intel Corporation. All Rights Reserved.
[ CREATE ARRAY MENU ]
Name:
RAID Level:
Disks:
Strip Size:
Capacity:
Volume0
RAID0(Stripe)
Select Disks
128KB
0.0
GB
Create Volume
[ DISK/VOLUME INFORMATION ]
Enter a string between 1 and 16 characters in length that can be used
to uniquely identify the RAID volume. This name is case sensitive
and cannot contain special characters.
[↑↓]-Select
[ESC]-Exit
[ENTER]-Select Menu
2.
Enter a name for the RAID 0 set, then press <Enter>.
4.
Highlight the Disks item, then press <Enter> to select the hard disk drives
you want to include in the RAID set. The SELECT DISKS screen appears.
3.
Highlight RAID Level, press the up/down arrow key to select RAID 0 (Stripe),
then press <Enter>.
[ SELECT DISKS ]
Port
0
1
2
3
Drive
XXXXXX
XXXXXX
XXXXXX
XXXXXX
Model Serial # Size
Status
XXXXXX
XX.XGB Non-RAID Disk
XXXXXX
XX.XGB Non-RAID Disk
XXXXXX
XX.XGB Non-RAID Disk
XXXXXX
XX.XGB Non-RAID Disk
Select 2 to 4 disks to use in creating the volume.
[↑↓]-Previous/Next
5.
[SPACE]-Selects
[ENTER]-Selection Complete
Use the up/down arrow key to highlight a drive, then press <Spacebar>
to select. A small triangle marks the selected drive. Press <Enter> after
completing your selection.
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6.
Use the up/down arrow key to select the stripe size for the RAID 0 array, then
press <Enter>. The available stripe size values range from 4 KB to 128 KB.
The default stripe size is 128 KB.
A lower stripe size is recommended for server systems. A higher stripe size
is recommended for multimedia computer systems used mainly for audio and
video editing.
7.
8.
Highlight the Capacity item, enter the desired RAID volume capacity, then
press <Enter>. The default value indicates the maximum allowed capacity.
When the Create Volume item is highlighted, press <Enter>.
A warning message appears.
WARNING: ALL DATA ON SELECTED DISKS WILL BE LOST.
Are you sure you want to create this volume? (Y/N):
9.
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Press <Y> to create the RAID volume and return to the main menu, or <N> to
go back to the Create Array menu.
Chapter 5: RAID configuration
5.3.2
Creating a RAID 1 set (Mirror)
To create a RAID 1 set:
1.
From the utility main menu, select 1. Create RAID Volume, then press
<Enter>. This screen appears.
Intel(R) Matrix Storage Manager Option ROM v5.6.2.1002 ESB2 wRAID5
Copyright(C) 2003-05 Intel Corporation. All Rights Reserved.
[ CREATE ARRAY MENU ]
Name:
RAID Level:
Disks:
Strip Size:
Capacity:
Volume1
RAID1(Mirror)
Select Disks
N/A
0.0
GB
Create Volume
[ DISK/VOLUME INFORMATION ]
Enter a string between 1 and 16 characters in length that can be used
to uniquely identify the RAID volume. This name is case sensitive
and cannot contain special characters.
[↑↓]-Select
2.
3.
4.
[ESC]-Exit
[ENTER]-Select Menu
Enter a name for the RAID 1 set, then press <Enter>.
Highlight RAID Level, press the up/down arrow key to select RAID 1 (Mirror),
then press <Enter>.
Follow steps 4 to 5 and 7 to 9 of the previous section to create the RAID 1
set.
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5.3.3
Creating a RAID 10 set (Stripe + Mirror)
To create a RAID 10 set:
1.
From the utility main menu, select 1. Create RAID Volume, then press
<Enter>. This screen appears.
Intel(R) Matrix Storage Manager Option ROM v5.6.2.1002 ESB2 wRAID5
Copyright(C) 2003-05 Intel Corporation. All Rights Reserved.
[ CREATE ARRAY MENU ]
Name:
RAID Level:
Disks:
Strip Size:
Capacity:
Volume1
RAID10(RAID0+1)
Select Disks
128KB
0.0
GB
Create Volume
[ DISK/VOLUME INFORMATION ]
Enter a string between 1 and 16 characters in length that can be used
to uniquely identify the RAID volume. This name is case sensitive
and cannot contain special characters.
[↑↓]-Select
2.
3.
4.
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[ESC]-Exit
[ENTER]-Select Menu
Enter a name for the RAID 10 set, then press <Enter>.
Highlight RAID Level, press the up/down arrow key to select RAID 10
(RAID0+1), then press <Enter>.
Follow steps 4 to 9 of section 5.3.1 Creating a RAID 0 set (striped) to create
the RAID 10 set.
Chapter 5: RAID configuration
5.3.4
Creating a RAID 5 set (Parity)
To create a RAID 5 set:
1.
From the utility main menu, select 1. Create RAID Volume, then press
<Enter>. This screen appears.
Intel(R) Matrix Storage Manager Option ROM v5.6.2.1002 ESB2 wRAID5
Copyright(C) 2003-05 Intel Corporation. All Rights Reserved.
[ CREATE ARRAY MENU ]
Name:
RAID Level:
Disks:
Strip Size:
Capacity:
Volume1
RAID5(Parity)
Select Disks
128KB
0.0
GB
Create Volume
[ DISK/VOLUME INFORMATION ]
Enter a string between 1 and 16 characters in length that can be used
to uniquely identify the RAID volume. This name is case sensitive
and cannot contain special characters.
[↑↓]-Select
2.
3.
4.
[ESC]-Exit
[ENTER]-Select Menu
Enter a name for the RAID 10 set, then press <Enter>.
Highlight RAID Level, press the up/down arrow key to select RAID5, then
press <Enter>.
Follow steps 4 to 9 of section 5.3.1 Creating a RAID 0 set (striped) to create
the RAID 5 set.
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5.3.5
Deleting a RAID set
Take caution when deleting a RAID set. You will lose all data on the hard disk
drives when you delete a RAID set.
To delete a RAID set:
1.
From the utility main menu, select 2. Delete RAID Volume, then press
<Enter> to display this screen.
Intel(R) Matrix Storage Manager Option ROM v5.6.2.1002
Copyright(C) 2003-05 Intel Corporation. All Rights
[ DELETE VOLUME MENU ]
Name
Level
Drives Capacity Status
Volume0 RAIDX(xxxxx) X
XXX.XGB Normal
ESB2 wRAID5
Reserved.
Bootable
Yes
[ HELP ]
Deleting a volume will destroy the volume data on the drive(s) and
cause any member disks to become available as non-RAID disks.
WARNING: EXISTING DATA WITHIN THIS VOLUME WILL BE LOST AND
NON-RECOVERABLE.
[↑↓]-Select
2.
[<ESC>]-Previous Menu
[<Del>]-Delete Volume
Use the up/down arrow key to select the RAID set you want to delete, then
press <Del>. This window appears.
[ DELETE VOLUME VERIFICATION ]
ALL DATA IN THE VOLUME WILL BE LOST!
Are you sure you want to delete volume “VolumeX”? (Y/N):
3.
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Press <Y> to delete the RAID set and return to the utility main menu;
otherwise, press <N> to return to the Delete Volume menu.
Chapter 5: RAID configuration
5.3.6
Resetting disks to Non-RAID
Take caution before you reset a RAID volume hard disk drive to non-RAID.
Resetting a RAID volume hard disk drive deletes all internal RAID structure on
the drive.
To reset a RAID set hard disk drive:
1.
From the utility main menu, select 3. Reset Disks to Non-RAID, then press
<Enter> to display this screen.
[ RESET RAID DATA ]
Resetting RAID data will remove internal RAID structures
from the selected RAID disks. By removing these structures,
the drive will revert back to a non-RAID disk.
WARNING: Resetting a disk causes all data on the disk to
be lost.
Port Drive Model
0
XXXXXXXXXXXX
1
XXXXXXXXXXXX
Select the
[↑↓]-Previous/Next
2.
3.
4.
5.
Serial #
Size Status
XXXXXXXX
XX.XGB Member Disk
XXXXXXXX
XX.XGB Member Disk
disks that should be reset.
[SPACE]-Selects
[ENTER]-Selection Complete
Use the up/down arrow key to highlight the RAID set drive you want to reset,
then press <Spacebar> to select.
Press <Enter> to reset the RAID set drive. A confirmation message appears.
Press <Y> to reset the drive or press <N> to return to the utility main menu.
Follow steps 2 to 4 to select and reset other RAID set drives.
5.3.7
Exiting the Intel® Matrix Storage Manager
To exit the utility:
1.
From the utility main menu, select 4. Exit, then press <Enter>.
This window appears.
[ CONFIRM EXIT ]
Are you sure you want to exit? (Y/N):
2.
Press <Y> to exit or press <N> to return to the utility main menu.
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5.4
Global Array Manager
You may also create a RAID set(s) in Windows® operating environment using the
Global Array Manager (GAM) application. The GAM application is available from
the motherboard support CD.
Refer to the GAM user guide in the motherboard support CD for details.
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5.5
LSI Logic MPT Setup Utility
(DSEB-D16/SAS model only)
The LSI Logic MPT Setup Utility is an integrated RAID solution that allows you to
allows you to create the following RAID set(s) from SAS hard disk drives supported
by the LSI1068 PCI-X SAS controller:
•
RAID 1 (Integrated Mirroring)
•
RAID 0 (Integrated Striping)
•
RAID 1E (Integrated Mirroring Enhanced)
5.5.1
Integrated Mirroring
Overview
The Integrated Mirroring (IM) feature supports simultaneous mirrored volumes with
two disks (IM). Integrated Mirroring Enhanced (IME) supports three to eight disks,
or seven mirrored disks plus a hot spare disk.
The IM feature supports hot swap capability, so when a disk in an IM volume
failes, you can easily restore the volume, and the swapped disk is automatically remirrored.
Creating Integrated Mirroring volumes
•
You may use disks of different sized in IM and IME volumes; however, the
size of the smallest disk determines the “logical” size of each member disk.
•
DO NOT combine Serial ATA and SAS disk drives in one volume.
•
The RAID setup screens shown in this section are for reference only and
may not exactly match the items on your screen due to the controller
version difference.
To create an IM volume:
1.
2.
Turn on the system after installing all SAS hard disk drives.
During POST, press <Ctrl+C> to enter the SAS configuration utility.
LSI Logic Corp. MPT SAS BIOS
MPTBIOS-6.18.00.00 (2007.08.07)
Copyright 2000-2007 LSI Logic Corp.
Press Ctrl-C to start LSI Logic Configuration Utility...
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3.
The following screen appears. Select a channel and press <Enter> to enter
the setup.
LSI Logic Config Utility
v6.16.00.00 (2007.05.07)
Adapter List Global Properties
Adapter
PCI PCI PCI PCI FW Revision
Status
BUS Dev Fnc Slot
SAS1068
05
03
00
00
1.15.00.00-IR
Disabled
Esc = Exit Menu F1/Shift+1 = Help
Alt+N = Global Properties -/+ = Alter Boot Order
Boot
Order
0
Ins/Del = Alter Boot List
The numbers of the channel depend on the controller.
4.
The Adapter Properties screen appears.
Use the arrow keys to select RAID Properties, then press <Enter>.
LSI Logic Config Utility
v6.18.00.00 (2007.08.07)
Adapter Properties -- SAS1068
Adapter
SAS1068
PCI Slot
00
PCI Address(Bus/Dev/Func)
05.03.00
MPT Firmware Revision
1.15.00.00.IR
SAS Address
500E0180:60831008
NVIDIA Version
25.02
Status
Disabled
Boot Order
0
(Enabled BIOS & OS)
Boot Support
RAID Properties
SAS Topology
Advanced Adapter Properties
Esc = Exit Menu
F1/Shift+1 = Help
Enter = Select Item -/+ = Change Item
5.
The Select New Array Type screen apprears.
Use the arrow keys to select Create IM Volume, then press <Enter>.
LSI Logic Config Utility
Select New Array Type -- SAS1068
v6.18.00.00 (2007.08.07)
Create IM Volume
Create Integrated Mirror Array of 2
disks plus an optional hot spare. Data
on the primary disk may be migrated.
Create IME Volume
Create Integrated Mirrored Enhanced
Array of 3 to 8 disks including an
optional hot spare.
ALL DATA on array disks will be DELETED!
Create IS Volume
Create Integrated Striping array of
2 to 8 disks.
ALL DATA on array disks will be DELETED!
Esc = Exit Menu
F1/Shift+1 = Help
Enter = Choose array type to create
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6.
The Create New Array screen shows the disks you can add to make up
the IM volume. Use the arrow key to select a disk, then move the cursor to
the RAID Disk column. To include this disk in the array, press <+>, <->, or
<Space>.
You may also specify the Hot Spare disk here. Select the disk, then move the
cursor to the Hot Spr column, then press <+>, <->, or <Space>.
LSI Logic Config Utility
Create New Array -- SAS1068
Array Type:
Array Size(MB):
Slot
Num
0
1
2
3
v6.18.00.00 (2007.08.07)
IM
------
Device Identifier
SEAGATE
SEAGATE
SEAGATE
SEAGATE
ST373454SS
ST373454SS
ST373454SS
ST373454SS
0003
0003
0003
0003
RAID
Disk
[NO]
[NO]
[NO]
[NO]
Esc = Exit Menu F1/Shift+1 = Help
SPACE/+/- = Select disk for array or hot spare
Hot
Spr
[NO]
[NO]
[NO]
[NO]
Drive
Status
-------------------------
Pred
Fail
-------------
Size
(MB)
70007
70007
35003
35003
C = Create array
By default, the RAID Disk field shows No before array creation. This field is
grayed out under the following conditions:
•
The disk does not meet the minimum requirements for use in a RAID array.
•
The disk is not large enough to mirror existing data on the primary drive.
•
The disk has been selected as the Hot Spare for the RAID array.
•
The disk is already part of another array.
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7.
A confirmation screen appears.
Press <M> to keep existing data on the first disk. If you choose this option,
data on the first disk will be mirrored on the second disk that you will add to
the volume later. Make sure the data you want to mirror is on the first disk.
Press <D> to overwrite any data and create the new IM array.
LSI Logic Config Utility
Create New Array Type -- SAS1068
v6.18.00.00 (2007.08.07)
M - Keep existing data, migrate to an IM array.
Synchronization of disk will occur.
D - Overwrite existing data, create a new IM array.
ALL DATA on ALL disk in the array will be DELETED!!
No Synchronization performed.
Esc = Exit Menu
F1/Shift+1 = Help
Space/+/- = Select disk for array or hot spare
8.
9.
C = Create array
Repeat steps 5 and 6 to add the second disk to the volume.
When done, press <C> to create the array, then select Save changes then
exit this menu.
Create and save new array?
Cancel Exit
Save changes then exit this menu
Discard changes then exit this menu
Exit the Configuration Utility and Reboot
10. The utility creates the array.
LSI Logic Config Utility
v6.18.00.00 (2007.08.07)
Processing...may take up 1 minute
Creating RAID array
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5.5.2
Integrated Mirroring Enhanced
To create an IME volume:
1.
The Adapter Properties screen appears.
Use the arrow keys to select RAID Properties, then press <Enter>.
LSI Logic Config Utility
Adapter Properties -- SAS1068
Adapter
PCI Slot
PCI Address(Bus/Dev/Func)
MPT Firmware Revision
SAS Address
NVIDIA Version
Status
Boot Order
Boot Support
RAID Properties
SAS Topology
Advanced Adapter Properties
v6.18.00.00 (2007.08.07)
SAS1068
00
05.03.00
1.15.00.00-IR
500E0180:60831008
25.02
Disabled
0
(Enabled BIOS & OS)
Esc = Exit Menu
F1/Shift+1 = Help
Enter = Select Item -/+ = Change Item
2.
The Select New Array Type screen apprears.
Use the arrow keys to select Create IME Volume, then press <Enter>.
LSI Logic Config Utility
Select New Array Type -- SAS1068
v6.18.00.00 (2007.08.07)
Create IM Volume
Create Integrated Mirror Array of 2
disks plus an optional hot spare. Data
on the primary disk may be migrated.
Create IME Volume
Create Integrated Mirrored Enhanced
Array of 3 to 8 disks including an
optional hot spare.
ALL Data on array disks will be deleted!
Create IS Volume
Create Integrated Striping array of
2 to 8 disks.
ALL Data on array disks will be deleted!
Esc = Exit Menu
F1/Shift+1 = Help
Enter = Choose array type to create
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3.
The Create New Array screen shows the disks you can add to make up the
IME volume.
Integrated Mirroring Enhanced (IME) supports three to eight disks, or seven
mirrored disks plus a hot spare disk. Use the arrow key to select a disk, then
move the cursor to the RAID Disk column. To include this disk in the array,
press <+>, <->, or <Space>.
You may also specify the Hot Spare disk here. Select the disk, then move the
cursor to the Hot Spr column, then press <+>, <->, or <Space>.
LSI Logic Config Utility
Create New Array -- SAS1068
Array Type:
Array Size(MB):
Slot
Num
0
1
2
3
v6.18.00.00 (2007.08.07)
IME
51498
Device Identifier
SEAGATE
SEAGATE
SEAGATE
SEAGATE
ST373454SS
ST373454SS
ST373454SS
ST373454SS
0003
0003
0003
0003
RAID
Disk
[Yes]
[NO]
[Yes]
[Yes]
Esc = Exit Menu F1/Shift+1 = Help
SPACE/+/- = Select disk for array or hot spare
Hot
Spr
[NO]
[NO]
[NO]
[NO]
Drive
Status
-------------------------
Pred
Fail
-------------
Size
(MB)
70007
70007
35003
35003
C = Create array
By default, the RAID Disk field shows No before array creation. This field is
grayed out under the following conditions:
•
The disk does not meet the minimum requirements for use in a RAID array.
•
The disk has been selected as the Hot Spare for the RAID array.
•
•
4.
5.
The disk is not large enough to mirror existing data on the primary drive.
The disk is already part of another array.
Repeat step 5 to add the other disks to the volume.
When done, press <C> to create the array, then select Save changes then
exit this menu.
Create and save new array?
Cancel Exit
Save changes then exit this menu
Discard changes then exit this menu
Exit the Configuration Utility and Reboot
6.
The utility creates the array.
LSI Logic Config Utility
v6.18.00.00 (2007.08.07)
Processing...may take up 1 minute
Creating RAID array
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5.5.3
Integrated Striping (IS) volume
Overview
The Integrated Striping (IS) feature provides RAID 0 functionality, supporting
volumes with two to eight disks. You may combine an IS volume with an IM or IME
volume.
Creating Integrated Striping volumes
DO NOT combine Serial ATA and SAS disk drives in one volume.
To create an IS volume:
1.
2.
Turn on the system after installing all SAS hard disk drives.
During POST, press <Ctrl+C> to enter the SAS configuration utility.
LSI Logic Corp. MPT SAS BIOS
MPTBIOS-6.16.00.00 (2007.05.07)
Copyright 2000-2007 LSI Logic Corp.
Adapter(s) disabled by user
Press Ctrl-C to start LSI Logic Configuration Utility...
3.
The Adapter Properties screen appears.
Use the arrow keys to select RAID Properties, then press <Enter>.
LSI Logic Config Utility
v6.18.00.00 (2007.08.07)
Adapter Properties -- SAS1068
Adapter
SAS1068
PCI Slot
00
PCI Address(Bus/Dev/Func)
05.03.00
MPT Firmware Revision
1.15.00.00-IR
SAS Address
500E0180:60831008
NVIDIA Version
25.02
Status
Disabled
Boot Order
0
(Enabled BIOS & OS)
Boot Support
RAID Properties
SAS Topology
Advanced Adapter Properties
Esc = Exit Menu
F1/Shift+1 = Help
Enter = Select Item -/+ = Change Item
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4.
The Select New Array Type screen apprears.
Use the arrow keys to select Create IS Volume, then press <Enter>.
LSI Logic Config Utility
Select New Array Type -- SAS1068
Create IM Volume
Create Integrated Mirror Array of 2
disks plus an optional hot spare. Data
on the primary disk may be migrated.
Create IME Volume
Create Integrated Mirrored Enhanced
Array of 3 to 8 disks including an
optional hot spare.
ALL DATA on array disks will be DELETED!
Create IS Volume
Create Integrated Striping array of
2 to 8 disks.
ALL DATA on array disks will be DELETED!
v6.18.00.00 (2007.08.07)
Esc = Exit Menu
F1/Shift+1 = Help
Enter = Choose array type to create
5.
The Create New Array screen shows the disks you can add to make up
the IS volume. Use the arrow key to select a disk, then move the cursor to
the RAID Disk column. To include this disk in the array, press <+>, <->, or
<Space>.
LSI Logic Config Utility
Create New Array -- SAS1068
Array Type:
Array Size(MB):
Slot
Num
0
1
2
3
v6.18.00.00 (2007.08.07)
IS
102996
Device Identifier
SEAGATE
SEAGATE
SEAGATE
SEAGATE
ST373454SS
ST373454SS
ST373454SS
ST373454SS
0003
0003
0003
0003
RAID
Disk
[Yes]
[NO]
[Yes]
[Yes]
Esc = Exit Menu F1/Shift+1 = Help
SPACE/+/- = Select disk for array or hot spare
Hot
Spr
[NO]
[NO]
[NO]
[NO]
Drive
Status
-------------------------
Pred
Fail
-------------
Size
(MB)
70007
70007
35003
35003
C = Create array
By default, the RAID Disk field shows No before array creation. This field is
grayed out under the following conditions:
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•
The disk does not meet the minimum requirements for use in a RAID array.
•
The disk is not large enough to mirror existing data on the primary drive.
•
The disk has been selected as the Hot Spare for the RAID array.
•
The disk is already part of another array.
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6.
7.
Repeat step 5 to add the other disks to the volume.
When done, press <C> to create the array, then select Save changes then
exit this menu.
Create and save new array?
Cancel Exit
Save changes then exit this menu
Discard changes then exit this menu
Exit the Configuration Utility and Reboot
9.
The utility creates the array.
LSI Logic Config Utility
v6.18.00.00 (2007.08.07)
Processing...may take up 1 minute
Creating RAID array
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5.5.4
Managing Arrays
The LSI Logic MPT Setup Utility allows you to perform other tasks related to
configuring and maintaining IM and IME volumes.
Refer to this section to view volume properties, manage the hot spare disk,
synchronize the array, activate the array, and delete the array.
Viewing volume properties
To view volume properties:
1.
On the main menu, select RAID Properties.
LSI Logic Config Utility
Adapter Properties -- SAS1068
Adapter
PCI Slot
PCI Address(Bus/Dev/Func)
MPT Firmware Revision
SAS Address
NVIDIA Version
Status
Boot Order
Boot Support
RAID Properties
SAS Topology
Advanced Adapter Properties
v6.18.00.00 (2007.08.07)
SAS1068
00
05.03.00
1.15.00.00-IR
500E0180:60831008
25.02
Disabled
0
(Enabled BIOS & OS)
Esc = Exit Menu
F1/Shift+1 = Help
Enter = Select Item -/+ = Change Item
2.
On the next screen that appears, select View Existing Array.
LSI Logic Config Utility
Select New Array Type -- SAS1068
v6.18.00.00 (2007.08.07)
View Existing Array
View the existing configuration.
Create IM Volume
Create Integrated Mirror Array of 2
disks plus an optional hot spare. Data
on the primary disk may be migrated.
Create IME Volume
Create Integrated Mirrored Enhanced
Array of 3 to 8 disks including an
optional hot spare.
ALL DATA on array disks will be DELETED!
Create IS Volume
Create Integrated Striping array of
2 to 8 disks.
ALL DATA on array disks will be DELETED!
Esc = Exit Menu
F1/Shift+1 = Help
Enter = Choose array type to create
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3.
The View Existing Array screen appears. Here you can view properties of
the RAID array(s) created. If you have configured a hot spare, it will also be
listed. if you created more than one array, you may view the next array by
pressing <Alt+N>.
LSI Logic Config Utility
View Array -- SAS1068
Array
Identifier
Type
Scan Order
Size(MB)
Status
v6.18.00.00 (2007.08.07)
1 of 1
LSILOGICLogical Volume 3000
IME
0
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Optimal
Manage Array
Slot
Num
0
2
3
Device Identifier
SEAGATE ST373454SS
SEAGATE ST373454SS
SEAGATE ST373454SS
Esc = Exit Menu
Enter=Select Item
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0003
0003
0003
RAID
Disk
Yes
Yes
Yes
Hot
Spr
NO
NO
NO
Drive
Status
Ok
Ok
Ok
Pred
Fail
No
No
No
Size
(MB)
34331
34331
34331
F1/Shift+1 = Help
Alt+N=Next Array C = Create an array
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Managing hot spares
You may configure one disk as a global hot spare to protect critical data on the IM/
IME volume(s). You may create the hot spare disk at the same time you create the
IM/IME volume. Refer to this section when adding a hot spare disk on an existing
volume.
If a disk on an IM/IME volume fails, the utility automatically rebuilds the failed
disk data on the hot spare. When the failed disk is replaced, the utility assigns
the replacement as the new hot spare.
To create a hot spare:
1.
2.
Follow steps 1 ~ 3 of the section Viewing volume properties.
From the View Array screen, select Manage Array, then press <Enter>.
LSI Logic Config Utility
View Array -- SAS1068
Array
Identifier
Type
Scan Order
Size(MB)
Status
v6.18.00.00 (2007.08.07)
1 of 1
LSILOGICLogical Volume 3000
IME
0
51498
Optimal
Manage Array
Slot
Num
0
2
3
Device Identifier
SEAGATE ST373454SS
SEAGATE ST373454SS
SEAGATE ST373454SS
Esc = Exit Menu
Enter=Select Item
3.
0003
0003
0003
RAID
Disk
Yes
Yes
Yes
Hot
Spr
NO
NO
NO
Drive
Status
Ok
Ok
Ok
Pred
Fail
No
No
No
Size
(MB)
34331
34331
34331
F1/Shift+1 = Help
Alt+N=Next Array C = Create an array
From the Manage Array screen select Manage Hot Spare, then press
<Enter>.
LSI Logic Config Utility
Manage Array -- SAS1068
Identifier
Type
Scan Order
Size(MB)
Status
v6.18.00.00 (2007.08.07)
LSILOGICLogical Volume 3000
IME
0
51498
Optimal
Manage Hot Spare
Synnchronize Array
Activate Array
Delete Array
Esc = Exit Menu
Enter = Select Item
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4.
Use the arrow key to select the disk you would like to configure as hot spare,
then move the cursor to the Hot Spr column. Press <+>, <->, or <Space>.
The Drive Status column field now shows Hot Spare.
Press <C> to commit the changes.
LSI Logic Config Utility
Manage Hot Spare -- SAS1068
Identifier
Type
Scan Order
Size(MB)
Status
Slot
Num
0
1
2
3
v6.18.00.00 (2007.08.07)
LSILOGICLogical Volume 3000
IME
0
51498
Optimal
Device Identifier
SEAGATE
SEAGATE
SEAGATE
SEAGATE
ST373454SS
ST373454SS
ST373454SS
ST373454SS
0003
0003
0003
0003
Hot
Spr
[NO]
[NO]
[NO]
[Yes]
[----]
Drive
Status
Ok
Ok
Ok
Hot Spare
---------
Pred
Fail
No
No
No
No
--
Size
(MB)
34331
34331
34331
35003
-----
Esc = Exit Menu F1/Shift+1 = Help
SPACE/+/- = Change Item
C = Commit Changes
Synchronizing the array
Synchronizing the array allows the utility to resynchronize data on the mirrored disk
in the array. This procedure is seldom required because data synchronization is
automatically done during normal operation.
To synchronize the array:
1. Follow steps 1 ~ 3 of the section Viewing volume properties and step 2 of
the section Managing hot spares.
2.
From the Manage Array screen select Synchronize Array, then press
<Enter>.
LSI Logic Config Utility
Manage Array -- SAS1068
Identifier
Type
Scan Order
Size(MB)
Status
v6.18.00.00 (2007.08.07)
LSILOGICLogical Volume 3000
IME
0
51498
Optimal
Manage Hot Spare
Synnchronize Array
Activate Array
Delete Array
Esc = Exit Menu
Enter = Select Item
3.
F1/Shift+1 = Help
Press <Y> to begin the synchronization, or <N> to cancel.
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Activating an array
If an array is removed from one controller/computer or moved to another, the
array is considered inactive. When you add the array back to the system, you may
reactivate the array.
To activate the array:
1.
From the Manage Array screen, select Activate Array, then press <Enter>.
LSI Logic Config Utility
Manage Array -- SAS1068
Identifier
Type
Scan Order
Size(MB)
Status
v6.18.00.00 (2007.08.07)
LSILOGICLogical Volume 3000
IME
0
51498
Optimal
Manage Hot Spare
Synnchronize Array
Activate Array
Delete Array
Esc = Exit Menu
Enter = Select Item
2.
F1/Shift+1 = Help
Press <Y> to activate, or <N> to cancel.
Deleting an array
•
You cannot recover lost data if you delete an array. Make sure you back up
important data before deleting an array.
•
If you delete an IM (RAID 1) volume, the data is preserved on the primary
disk.
To delete an array:
1.
From the Manage Array screen, select Delete Array, then press <Enter>.
LSI Logic Config Utility
Manage Array -- SAS1068
Identifier
Type
Scan Order
Size(MB)
Status
v6.18.00.00 (2007.08.07)
LSILOGICLogical Volume 3000
IM
0
34332
Optimal
Manage Hot Spare
Synnchronize Array
Activate Array
Delete Array
Esc = Exit Menu
Enter = Select Item
2.
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F1/Shift+1 = Help
Press <Y> to delete, or <N> to cancel.
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5.5.5
1.
Viewing SAS topology
From the Adapter Properties screen, select SAS Topology.
LSI Logic Config Utility
Adapter Properties -- SAS1068
Adapter
PCI Slot
PCI Address(Bus/Dev/Func)
MPT Firmware Revision
SAS Address
NVIDIA Version
Status
Boot Order
Boot Support
RAID Properties
SAS Topology
Advanced Adapter Properties
v6.18.00.00 (2007.08.07)
SAS1068
00
05.03.00
1.15.00.00-IR
500E0180:60831008
25.02
Disabled
0
(Enabled BIOS & OS)
Esc = Exit Menu
F1/Shift+1 = Help
Enter = Select Item -/+ = Change Item
Press <Alt+D> to display device properties, or <Alt+M> to display more keys.
More keys for the SAS Topology display:
C = Clear Device Mappings for Non-Present Devices
R = Refresh SAS Topology
Enter = On a SAS Enclosure or Expander - Expand or Collapse Item
Enter = On a Disk Drive - Turn on the Locate LED (next key press turns off)
2.
Information about the volume and its member-disks are then displayed.
LSI Logic Config Utility
v6.18.00.00 (2007.08.07)
SAS Topology -- SAS1068
Device Identifier
Device
SAS1068105:03:001
Info
Direct Attach Devices
Controller
﹂ Enclosure
RAID Physical Disk
SAS
﹂ Bay 0
Bay 1
SEAGATE ST373454SS
0003
SAS
Bay 2
RAID Physical Disk
SAS
Bay 3
RAID Physical Disk
SAS
LSILOGICLogical Volume 3000
﹂ IS VOL
Esc=Exit F1=Help
Alt+D=Device Properties
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Selecting a boot disk
You can select a boot disk in the SAS Topology screen. This disk is then moved
to scan ID 0 on the next boot, and remains at this position. This makes it easier to
set BIOS boot device options and to keep the boot device constant during device
additions and removals. There can be only one boot disk.
Follow these steps to select a boot disk:
1.
In the SAS BIOS CU, select an adapter from the Adapter List.
The current topology is displayed. If the selection of a boot device is
supported, the bottom of the screen lists the Alt+B option. This is the key
for toggling the boot device. If a device is currently configured as the boot
device, the Device Info column on the SAS Topology screen will show the
word Boot.
2.
3.
4.
5.
Select the SAS Topology option.
To select a boot disk, move the cursor to the disk and press Alt+B.
To remove the boot designator, move the cursor to the disk and press Alt+B.
This controller will no longer have a disk designated as boot.
To change the boot disk, move the cursor to the new boot disk and press
Alt+B. The boot designator will move to this disk.
The firmware must be configured correctly in order for the Alt+B feature to work.
LSI Logic Config Utility
v6.18.00.00 (2007.08.07)
Adapter List Global Properties
Adapter
PCI PCI PCI PCI FW Revision
Status
BUS Dev Fnc Slot
SAS1068
05
03
00
00
1.15.00.00-IR
Disabled
Esc = Exit Menu F1/Shift+1 = Help
Alt+N = Global Properties -/+ = Alter Boot Order
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Boot
Order
0
Ins/Del = Alter Boot List
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5.5.6
Global Properties
From the Setup Utility screen, press <Alt+N> to enter LSI Logic Configuration,
then select Global Properties. The Global Properties menu allows you to change
related settings.
LSI Logic Config Utility
v6.18.00.00 (2007.08.07)
Adapter List Global Properties
Adapter
PCI PCI PCI PCI FW Revision
Status
BUS Dev Fnc Slot
SAS1068
05
03
00
00
1.15.00.00-IR
Disabled
Esc = Exit Menu F1/Shift+1 = Help
Alt+N = Global Properties -/+ = Alter Boot Order
Boot
Order
0
Ins/Del = Alter Boot List
Pause When Boot Alert Displayed
Sets whether to pause or not when the boot alert displays.
Configuration options: [Yes] [No]
LSI Logic Config Utility
Adapter List Global Properties
Pause When Boot Alert Displayed
Boot Information Display Mode
Support Interrupt
v6.18.00.00 (2007.08.07)
[No]
[Display adapters & installed devices]
[Hook interrupt, the Default]
Restore Defaults
Esc = Exit Menu
F1/Shift+1 = Help
Alt+N = Adapter List -/+ = Change Item
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Boot Information Display Mode
Sets the disk information display mode.
Configuration options: [Display adapters & installed devices]
[Display minimal information] [Display adapters and all devices]
[Display adapters only]
LSI Logic Config Utility
Adapter List Global Properties
Pause When Boot Alert Displayed
Boot Information Display Mode
Support Interrupt
v6.18.00.00 (2007.08.07)
[No]
[Display adapters & installed devices]
[Hook interrupt, the Default]
Restore Defaults
Esc = Exit Menu
F1/Shift+1 = Help
Alt+N = Adapter List -/+ = Change Item
Support Interrupt
Configuration options: [Hook interrupt, the Default] [Bypass interrupt hook]
LSI Logic Config Utility
Adapter List Global Properties
Pause When Boot Alert Displayed
Boot Information Display Mode
Support Interrupt
v6.18.00.00 (2007.08.07)
[No]
[Display adapters & installed devices]
[Hook interrupt, the Default]
Restore Defaults
Esc = Exit Menu
F1/Shift+1 = Help
Alt+N = Adapter List -/+ = Change Item
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Restore Defaults
This option allows you to discard the selections you made and restore the system
defaults.
LSI Logic Config Utility
Adapter List Global Properties
Pause When Boot Alert Displayed
Boot Information Display Mode
Support Interrupt
v6.18.00.00 (2007.08.07)
[No]
[Display adapters & installed devices]
[Hook interrupt, the Default]
Restore Defaults
Esc = Exit Menu
F1/Shift+1 = Help
Alt+N = Adapter List -/+ = Change Item
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Chapter 5: RAID configuration
This chapter provides instructions for
installing the necessary drivers for
different system components.
6
Driver
installation
Chapter summary
6
6.1
RAID driver installation................................................................ 6-1
6.3
LAN driver installation................................................................ 6-16
6.5
Management application and utilities installation................... 6-24
6.2
6.4
Intel chipset software installation............................................. 6-13
VGA driver installation............................................................... 6-22
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RAID driver installation
After creating the RAID sets for your server system, you are now ready to install
an operating system to the independent hard disk drive or bootable array. This
part provides instructions on how to install the RAID controller drivers during OS
installation.
6.1.1
Creating a RAID driver disk
You may have to use another system to create the RAID driver disk from the
system/motherboard support CD or from the Internet.
A floppy disk with the RAID driver is required when installing Windows® 2000/2003
or Red Hat® Enterprise operating system on a hard disk drive that is included
in a RAID set. You can create a RAID driver disk in DOS (using the Makedisk
application in the support CD).
To create a RAID driver disk in DOS environment:
1.
Place the motherboard support CD in the optical drive.
3.
Select the optical drive as the first boot priority to boot from the support CD.
Save your changes, then exit the BIOS Setup.
2.
4.
5.
Restart the computer, then enter the BIOS Setup.
Restart the computer.
Press any key when prompted to boot from CD.
Loading FreeDOS FAT KERNEL GO!
Press any key to boot from CDROM...
The Makedisk menu appears.
Create Driver Diskette Menu
INTEL 6321 MATRIX STORAGE MANAGER Driver
INTEL 6321 LSI MegaRAID Driver
LSI 1068 B1 SAS Driver
ESB2 ASF Firmware update
FreeDOS command prompt
6.
Use the arrow keys to select the type of RAID driver disk you want to ceate
and press <Enter> to enter the sub-menu.
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INTEL 6321 MATRIX STORAGE MANAGER Driver
INTEL 6321 MATRIX STORAGE MANAGER Driver
Windows 32 bit(Also support AHCI)
Windows 64 bit(Also support AHCI)
Back
Exit
INTEL 6321 LSI MegaRAID Driver
INTEL 6321 LSI MegaRAID Driver
Windows 2000 Server
Windows Server 2003 32 bit
Windows Server 2003 64 bit
RHEL3 UP8 32/64 bit
RHEL4 UP5 32/64 bit
RHEL 5 32/64 bit
SLES 9.0 SP3 32 bit
SLES 9.0 SP3 64 bit
SLES 10 SP1 32 bit
SLES 10 SP1 64 bit
Back
Exit
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LSI 1068 B1 SAS Driver
LSI 1068 B1 SAS Driver
Windows 2000 Server
Windows Server 2003 32 bit
Windows Server 2003 64 bit
RHEL AS3 UP8 32 bit
RHEL AS3 UP8 64 bit
RHEL AS4 UP5 32 bit
RHEL AS4 UP5 64 bit
RHEL 5 32 bit
RHEL 5 64 bit
SLES 9.0 SP3 32 bit
SLES 9.0 SP3 64 bit
SLES 10 SP1 32 bit
SLES 10 SP1 64 bit
Back
Exit
7.
8.
9.
Locate the RAID driver and place a blank, high-density floppy disk to the
floppy disk drive.
Press <Enter>.
Follow screen instructions to create the driver disk.
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To create a RAID driver disk in Windows® 2000/2003 Server environment:
1.
2.
Restart the system from the hard disk drive, then place the system/
motherboard support CD in the optical drive.
Browse the contents of the support CD to locate the driver disk utility. The
Windows 32-bit OS RAID driver disk for the Intel® Matrix Storage Manager is
located in:
The Windows 2003 64-bit OS RAID driver disk for the Intel® Matrix Storage
Manager is located in:
\Drivers\LSI 1068 B1\Driver\makedisk\2k.exe
The Windows Server 2003 32-bit RAID driver disk for the LSI1068 SAS is
located in:
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\Drivers\6321 LSI MegaRAID\Driver\makedisk\win2k3_x64.exe or
win2k3_x64.zip
The Windows 2000 32-bit RAID driver disk for the LSI1068 SAS is located in:
\Drivers\6321 LSI MegaRAID\Driver\makedisk\win2k3_x86.exe or
win2k3_x86.zip
The Windows Server 2003 64-bit RAID driver disk for the LSI Logic Embedded
SATA RAID is located in:
\Drivers\6321 LSI MegaRAID\Driver\makedisk\win2k.exe or win2k.zip
The Windows Server 2003 32-bit RAID driver disk for the LSI Logic Embedded
SATA RAID is located in:
\Drivers\6321 Matrix Storage Manager\F6 Install Floppy Create for
32 and 64 bit Windows\F6flpy64.exe
The Windows 2000 32-bit RAID driver disk for the LSI Logic Embedded SATA
RAID is located in:
\Drivers\6321 Matrix Storage Manager\F6 Install Floppy Create for
32 and 64 bit Windows\F6flpy32.exe
\Drivers\LSI 1068 B1\Driver\makedisk\2k3_32.exe
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The Windows Server 2003 64-bit OS RAID driver disk for the LSI1068 SAS
controller is located in:
\Drivers\LSI 1068 B1\Driver\makedisk\2k3_64.exe
3. Insert a formatted high-density floppy disk to the floppy disk drive.
4. Follow screen instructions to complete the process.
5.
After creating a RAID driver disk, eject the floppy disk, then write‑protect it to
prevent computer virus infection.
To create a RAID driver disk in Red Hat® Enterprise Linux server environment:
1.
2.
Insert a blank formatted high-density floppy disk to the floppy disk drive.
Decompress the file into the floppy disk from the following path in the support
CD:
For LSI Logic Embedded SATA RAID Driver:
For LSI1068 SAS RAID Driver:
\Drivers\6321 LSI MegaRAID\Driver\makedisk
\Drivers\LSI 1068 B1\Driver\Makedisk
For Marvell SATA RAID Driver:
\Drivers\MARVELL 6145 SATA RAID\Driver\Linux
3. Eject the floppy disk.
For systems with other Lunix versions that are not listed in the Makedisk menu,
explore the support CD and copy the driver file from the following path: For LSI
Logic Embedded SATA RAID Driver:\Drivers\6321 LSI MegaRAID\ Driver\Linux\;
For LSI1068 SAS RAID Driver:\Drivers\LSI 1068 B1\Drivers\Linux\; For Marvell
SATA RAID Driver:\Drivers\MARVELL 6145 SATA RAID\Driver\Linux.
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6.1.2
Installing the RAID controller driver
Windows® 2000/2003 Server OS
When installing the LSI 1068 driver to your OS, make sure the driver you are
installing supports your current installed OS. We STRONGLY RECOMMEND
that you use the LSI 1068 SAS utility bundled in the support CD to create a
driver disk. Refer to page 6-1 for more information.
During Windows® 2000/2003 Server OS installation
To install the RAID controller driver when installing Windows® 2000/2003
Server OS:
1.
Boot the computer using the Windows® 2000/2003 Server installation CD.
The Windows® 2000/2003 Setup starts.
2.
Press <F6> when the message “Press F6 if you need to install a third party
SCSI or RAID driver...” appears at the bottom of the screen.
3.
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When prompted, press <S> to specify an additional device.
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4.
Insert the RAID driver disk you created earlier to the floppy disk drive, then
press <Enter>.
5.
Select the RAID controller driver from the list, then press <Enter>.
LSI
LSI
LSI
LSI
LSI
•
Logic
Logic
Logic
Logic
Logic
Fusion-MPT
Fusion-MPT
Fusion-MPT
Fusion-MPT
Fusion-MPT
SAS Driver
Driver for
Driver for
Driver for
Driver for
(Server 2003 32-bit)
SAS1064
SAS1068
SAS1064E
SAS1068E
Intel® 6321ESB Intel® MATRIX STORAGE driver:
- If SATA RAID mode is to enabled, select Intel ESB2 SATA RAID Controller
(Server ESB2).
- If SATA AHCI mode is enabled, select Intel ESB2 SATA AHCI Controller
(Server ESB2).
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•
•
6.
7.
Intel® 6321ESB LSI Logic Embedded SATA RAID driver (DSEB-DG model
only): - For Windows 2000 OS, select LSI MegaRAID Software RAID (Windows
2000 SP4).
- For Windows 2003 OS, select LSI MegaRAID Software RAID (Windows
2003).
LSI1068 PCI-X SAS controller driver (DSEB-DG/ SAS model only):
- For Windows 2000, select LSI Logic Fusion-MPT Drivers for SAS1068 .
- For 32bit Windows Server 2003, select LSI Logic Fusion-MPT SAS Driver
(Server 2003 32-bit).
The Windows® 2000/2003 Setup loads the RAID controller drivers from the
RAID driver disk. When prompted, press <Enter> to continue installation.
Setup then proceeds with the OS installation. Follow screen instructions to
continue.
To an existing Windows® 2000/2003 Server OS
To install the RAID controller driver on an existing Windows® 2000/2003 Server OS:
1.
2.
3.
4.
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Restart the computer, then log in with Administrator privileges.
Windows® automatically detects the RAID controller and displays a New
Hardware Found window. Click Cancel.
Right-click the My Computer icon on the Windows® desktop , then select
Properties from the menu.
Click the Hardware tab, then click the Device Manager button to display the
list of devices installed in the system.
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5.
Right-click the RAID controller item, then select Properties.
7.
The Upgrade Device Driver Wizard window appears. Click Next.
9.
Select the option Search for a suitable driver for my device
(recommended), then click Next.
6.
8.
Click the Driver tab, then click the Update Driver button.
Insert the RAID driver disk you created earlier to the floppy disk drive.
10. The wizard searches the RAID controller drivers. When found, click Next to
install the drivers.
11. Click Finish after the driver
installation is done.
To verify the RAID controller driver installation:
1.
2.
3.
Right-click the My Computer icon on the Windows® desktop , then select
Properties from the menu.
Click the Hardware tab, then click the Device Manager button.
Click the “+” sign before the item SCSI and RAID controllers, then the LSI
Adapter, SAS 3000 series, 8-port with 1068-StorPort item should appear.
The screen differs based on the controller.
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4.
5.
6.
Right-click the RAID controller driver item, then select Properties from the
menu.
Click the Driver tab, then click the Driver Details button to display the RAID
controller drivers.
Click OK when finished.
Red Hat® Enterprise
To install the Intel® 6321ESB LSI Logic Embedded SATA RAID controller driver
when installing Red Hat® Enterprise OS:
1.
Boot the system from the Red Hat® Installation CD.
2.
At the boot:, type linux dd , then press <Enter>.
When installing a Red Hat 2.4 kernel with a Driver Update Disk (DUD) to a disk
drive attached to a LSI HBA, use the command below at the install prompt:
linux dd updates.
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3.
Select Yes using the <Tab> key when asked if you have the driver disk. Press
<Enter>
4.
Select fd0 using the <Tab> key when asked to select the driver disk source.
Press <Tab> to move the cursor to OK, then press <Enter>.
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5.
When prompted, insert the Red Hat® Enterprise RAID driver disk to the floppy
disk drive, select OK, then press <Enter>.
The drivers for the RAID controller are installed to the system.
6.
Follow screen instructions to continue the OS installation.
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6.2
Intel chipset software installation
This section provides instructions on how to install the Plug and Play components
for the Intel® chipset on the system.
You need to manually install the Intel® chipset software on a Windows 2000 /
Server 2003 operating system. To install the Intel® chipset software:
1.
Restart the computer, then log on with Administrator privileges.
3.
Click the item Intel(R) Chipset Software Installation Utility from the menu.
2.
Insert the motherboard/system support CD to the optical drive. The support
CD automatically displays the Drivers menu if Autorun is enabled in your
computer.
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4.
The Intel(R) Chipset Software Installation Utility window appears. Follow
the screen instructions to complete installation.
5.
Select Yes to accept the terms of the License Agreement and continue the
process.
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6.
Read the Readme File Information and press Next to activate the
installation.
7.
After completing the installation, click Finish to restart the computer.
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6.3
LAN driver installation
This section provides the instructions on how to install Intel® Gigabit LAN controller
drivers.
6.3.1
Windows 2000/Server 2003
To install the Intel® Gigabit LAN controller driver on a Windows® 2000/ Server 2003
OS:
1.
2.
3.
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Restart the computer, and then log on with Administrator privileges.
Insert the motherboard/system support CD to the optical drive. The CD
automatically displays the Drivers menu if Autorun is enabled in your
computer.
•
•
Windows® automatically detects the LAN controllers and displays
window. Click Cancel to close this window.
If Autorun is NOT enabled in your computer, browse the contents of the
support CD to locate the file AUTORUN.EXE from the
\Drivers\Intel 82563EB folder. Double-click the AUTORUN.EXE and
follow step 4 to run the installation.
Click the Intel® PRO/1000 EB Network Connection option.
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4.
Click the Install Drivers option to begin installation.
5.
Click Next button when the Intel® PRO Network Connections –
InstallShield Wizard window appears.
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6.
Select I accept the terms in the license agreement and then click the Next
button.
7.
Press the Complete and click Next button to fully install the driver, Intel®
PROSet for Windows Device Manager and Advanced Networking Services.
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8.
Follow the screen instructions to complete installation.
9.
When finished, press Finish to continue.
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To verify the LAN controller driver installation:
1.
2.
3.
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Right-click the My Computer icon on the Windows® desktop , then select
Properties from the menu.
Click the Hardware tab, then click the Device Manager button.
Click the “+” sign before the item Network adapters, then Intel(R) PRO/1000
EB Network Connection with I/O Acceleration item should appear.
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6.3.2
Red Hat
Follow these instructions when installing the Intel® LAN controller base driver for
the in Red Hat® operating system.
Before installing the LAN driver:
Before installing the LAN driver, you must install the kernel development
application. To install the kernel development:
1.
Insert the Linux OS installation CD Disk 1 to the optical drive.
3.
Select Kernel Development from the Development Tools.
2.
4.
Double click Application > System setting > Add / Remove application.
Follow the later steps and add different CDs according to the instructions
displayed.
Building the driver from the TAR file:
1.
2.
Insert the motherboard/system support CD to the optical drive and mount the
optional drive in the Linux platform.
Copy the base driver tar file from the motherboard/system support CD to
the directory of your local hard disk. The name format of driver file is e1000<Version>.tar.gz.
For example: the file name of driver version 7.0.38 is e1000-7.0.38.tar.gz.
•
The Intel® LAN driver for Linux OS is located in:
\Drivers\INTEL 82563EB\PRO1000\LINUX
3. Untar or unzip the archive.
tar zxf e1000-x.x.x.tar.gz
4.
Change to the driver src directory.
5.
Use the command “makeinstall” to compile the driver module.
6.
cd e1000-x.x.x/src/
makeinstall
After reboot the system, please refer to Linux distribution documentation to
configure the network protocol and IP address.
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6.4
VGA driver installation
This section provides instructions on how to install the XGI Volari Z9s Video
Graphics Adapter (VGA) driver.
6.4.1
Windows® 2000/Server 2003
You need to manually install the XGI Volari Z9s VGA driver on a Windows® 2000 /
Server 2003 operating system. To install the XGI Volari Z9s VGA driver:
1.
2.
3.
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Restart the computer, then log on with Administrator privileges.
Insert the motherboard/system support CD to the optical drive. The support
CD automatically displays the Drivers menu if Autorun is enabled in your
computer.
The Drivers menu if Autorun is enabled in your computer.
The XGI VGA Package window appears, preparing the setup.
Chapter 6: Driver installation
4.
Click Next to start the installation.
5.
The system will update the VGA driver.
6.
When the installation completes, click Finish to restart your computer before
using the program.
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6.5
Management applications and utilities
installation
The support CD that came with the motherboard package contains the drivers,
management applications, and utilities that you can install to avail all motherboard
features.
The contents of the support CD are subject to change at any time without notice.
Visit the ASUS website (www.asus.com) for updates.
6.5.1
Running the support CD
Place the support CD to the optical drive. The CD automatically displays the
Drivers menu if Autorun is enabled in your computer.
If Autorun is NOT enabled in your computer, browse the contents of the support
CD to locate the file ASSETUP.EXE from the BIN folder. Double-click the
ASSETUP.EXE to run the CD.
6.5.2
Drivers menu
The Drivers menu shows the available device drivers if the system detects installed
devices. Install the necessary drivers to activate the devices.
The screen display and driver options vary under different operating system
versions.
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Chapter 6: Driver installation
6.5.3
Management Software menu
The Management Software
menu displays the available
network and server monitoring
applications. Click an item to
install.
6.5.4
Utilities menu
The Utilities menu displays
the software applications and
utilities that the motherboard
supports. Click an item to
install.
6.5.5
Contact information
Click the Contact tab to
display the ASUS contact
information. You can also find
this information on the inside
front cover of this user guide.
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Chapter 6: Driver installation
This appendix includes additional
information that you may refer to when
configuring the motherboard.
A
Reference information
Appendix summary
A.1
A.2
A
DSEB-D16/SAS model block diagram.........................................A-1
DSEB-D16 model block diagram.................................................A-2
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A.1
DSEB-D16/SAS model block diagram
Intel® Dual-Core™ Xeon
5000/ 5100/ 5200/ 5300/ 5400
1600 FSB
X16 slot
PCIE1
FBDx4
X16 gen2
FBDx4
x8
x8
PCIE2
x1
PCI-X 133/100
PCIX4
82573L
x1
6321ESB
(ESB2)
LSI1068
H/W RAID 0, 1, 1E
H/W RAID (5 ZCR)
82563
(Gilgal)
FBDx4
X16 gen2
ESI
8 x SAS
FBDx4
5400MCH
(Seaburg)
X16 slot
PCIE3
FBD800
82573L
PCI 33
Z9s
1 x IDE
Kumeran
6 x SATA
Intel MSM (RAID 0, 1, 10, 5)
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A.2
DSEB-D16 model block diagram
Intel® Dual-Core™ Xeon
5000/ 5100/ 5200/ 5300/ 5400
1600 FSB
X16 slot
FBD800
FBDx4
X16 gen2
PCIE1
FBDx4
5400MCH
(Seaburg)
X16 slot
PCIE3
FBDx4
FBDx4
X16 gen2
ESI
x8
x8
PCIE2
x1
PCI-X 133/100
PCIX4
82573L
x1
6321ESB
(ESB2)
82573L
PCI 33
H/W RAID 0, 1, 1E
Z9s
1 x IDE
82563
(Gilgal)
Kumeran
6 x SATA
Intel MSM (RAID 0, 1, 10, 5)
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Appendix A: Reference information