Configuration/Setup Utility Program Menus (8644)

Configuration/Setup Utility Program Menus (Type 8644)

From the Configuration/Setup Utility program Main Menu, you can select the settings that you want to change.


Pressing F1 displays Help information for a selected menu item.

In the Configuration/Setup Utility program menus, you can accept the configuration changes by viewing and saving the changes, or you can make manual changes and then save the settings.

The following is a quick reference for indentifying symbols in the Configuration/Setup Utility program.

To exit from the Configuration/Setup Utility program:

  1.  From the Configuration/Setup Utility program, select Exit Setup
  2.  The Exit Setup menu appears. You can save your changes, exit from the Configuration/Setup  Utility program without saving your changes, or return to the Configuration/Setup Utility program menu.  Use the arrow keys to select the desired option, then, press Enter.

NOTE: The choices on some menus might differ slightly, depending on the BIOS version that comes with the server.

Use the following commands to navigate through the screens and make selections:

Key Function
Up/Dwn Move between menu items
Left/Right Toggle between choices for a menu item
Enter Select an item
Esc Exit from a menu after viewing or making changes
F1 Get help on a selected menu item

System Summary: Select this choice to display configuration information, such as the type and speed of the microprocessor, and the amount of memory.

Changes that you make to configuration settings appear on this summary screen. You cannot edit the fields on this screen. If you need to change the configuration settings, you must make the changes from the applicable menu choices.

Product Data: Select this choice to view the machine type and model, the system serial number, the system board identifier, and the revision level or issue date of the flash EEPROM.

Devices and I/O Ports: Software recognizes ports from their port assignments. Each port must have a unique port assignment. The Configuration/Setup Utility program normally handels this, but you might have special hardware or software that requires you to change these assignments.

Select the Devices and I/O Ports choice to view or change the assignments for devices and input/output ports.

You can add serial ports by installing a serial adapter in an expansion slot. See the documentation that comes with the serial adapter for information about port assignments.

To display or change the port assignments:

  1.  Select Devices and I/O Ports.
  2.  Select a device or port. If necessary, press Enter to display an additional menu.
  3.  Use the Left Arrow (<) or Right Arrow (>) key to advance through the settings.

Start Options: Select this choice to view and change settings for device startup sequence, keyboard speed, virus detection, various power-on options, and other features.

You can control the startup sequence of the drives in the server. Each time you turn on the server, it checks the drivesas it looks for the operating system. The order in which the system checks the drive-startup sequence.

NOTE: The hard disk is the default startup device when no other devices are ready.

To set the startup sequence:
  1.  Select Start Options
  2.  Select Startup Sequence
  3.  Select the sequence and devices from the choices provided.
  4.  If Automatic Power On Startup sequence is Enabled , select  the sequence and devices from the choices provided.

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