Starting the Configuration/Setup Utility program Адаптер thinkserver Lenovo Tower Server - TD100 (ThinkServer) - Type 4205

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Chapter

 

3.

 

Configuring

 

the

 

server

 

Lenovo

 

provides

 

a

 

number

 

of

 

programs

 

to

 

assist

 

you

 

with

 

getting

 

your

 

server

 

up

 

and

 

running

 

quickly:

 

v

   

ThinkServer

 

EasyStartup

 

program

 

This

 

program

 

simplifies

 

the

 

process

 

of

 

installing

 

the

 

operating

 

system

 

and

 

device

 

drivers.

 

It

 

is

 

on

 

the

 

ThinkServer

 

EasyStartup

 

DVD

 

provided

 

with

 

your

 

server.

 

For

 

details,

 

see

 

the

 

Installation

 

Guide.

 

v

   

Configuration/Setup

 

Utility

 

program

 

This

 

program

 

enables

 

you

 

to

 

configure

 

hardware

 

settings

 

and

 

preferences

 

in

 

the

 

BIOS.

 

For

 

details,

 

see

 

“Using

 

the

 

Configuration/Setup

 

Utility

 

program”

 

on

 

page

 

61.

 

v

   

Boot

 

Menu

 

program

 

The

 

Boot

 

Menu

 

program

 

is

 

part

 

of

 

the

 

BIOS

 

code.

 

Use

 

it

 

to

 

override

 

the

 

startup

 

sequence

 

that

 

is

 

set

 

in

 

the

 

Configuration/Setup

 

Utility

 

program

 

and

 

temporarily

 

assign

 

a

 

device

 

to

 

be

 

first

 

in

 

the

 

startup

 

sequence.

 

For

 

information

 

about

 

using

 

this

 

program,

 

see

 

“Using

 

the

 

Boot

 

Menu

 

program”

 

on

 

page

 

66.

 

v

   

Broadcom

 

NetXtreme

 

Gigabit

 

Ethernet

 

controller

 

configuration

 

To

 

configure

 

the

 

integrated

 

Gigabit

 

Ethernet

 

controller,

 

see

 

“Configuring

 

the

 

Broadcom

 

NetXtreme

 

Gigabit

 

Ethernet

 

controller”

 

on

 

page

 

66.

 

v

   

Remote

 

Supervisor

 

Adapter

 

II

 

SlimLine

 

configuration

 

For

 

information

 

about

 

setting

 

up

 

and

 

cabling

 

a

 

Remote

 

Supervisor

 

Adapter

 

II

 

SlimLine

 

for

 

use

 

in

 

an

 

Advanced

 

System

 

Management

 

(ASM)

 

network,

 

see

 

the

 

documentation

 

that

 

came

 

with

 

the

 

optional

 

device.

 

v

   

ThinkServer

 

EasyManage

 

products

 

ThinkServer

 

EasyManage

 

Core

 

Server

 

and

 

ThinkServer

 

EasyManage

 

Agent

 

work

 

together

 

to

 

provide

 

centralized

 

hardware

 

and

 

software

 

inventory

 

management

 

and

 

secure,

 

automated

 

system

 

management

 

through

 

a

 

single

 

console.

 

For

 

more

 

information

 

about

 

the

 

EasyManage

 

products,

 

see

 

the

 

Installation

 

Guide.

 

v

   

Integrated

 

System

 

Management

 

Firmware

 

Update

 

(TD100x

 

only)

 

Use

 

this

 

utility

 

program

 

to

 

update

 

the

 

firmware

 

for

 

the

 

integrated

 

system

 

management

 

microprocessor.

Using

 

the

 

Configuration/Setup

 

Utility

 

program

 

This

 

section

 

provides

 

instructions

 

for

 

starting

 

the

 

Configuration/Setup

 

Utility

 

program

 

and

 

descriptions

 

of

 

the

 

menu

 

choices

 

that

 

are

 

available.

 

Starting

 

the

 

Configuration/Setup

 

Utility

 

program

 

To

 

start

 

the

 

Configuration/Setup

 

Utility

 

program,

 

complete

 

the

 

following

 

steps:

 

1.

   

Turn

 

on

 

the

 

server.

 

If

 

the

 

server

 

is

 

already

 

on

 

when

 

you

 

start

 

this

 

procedure,

 

you

 

must

 

shut

 

down

 

the

 

operating

 

system,

 

turn

 

off

 

the

 

server,

 

wait

 

a

 

few

 

seconds

 

until

 

all

 

in-use

 

LEDs

 

are

 

turned

 

off,

 

and

 

restart

 

the

 

server.

 

2.

   

When

 

the

 

message

 

Press

 

F1

 

for

 

Configuration/Setup,

 

Press

 

F12

 

for

 

Boot

 

Menu

 

is

 

displayed,

 

press

 

F1.

 

(This

 

prompt

 

is

 

displayed

 

on

 

the

 

screen

 

for

 

only

 

a

 

few

 

seconds.

 

You

 

must

 

press

 

F1

 

quickly.)

 

If

 

you

 

have

 

set

 

both

 

a

 

power-on

 

password

 

and

 

an

 

administrator

 

password,

 

you

 

must

 

type

 

the

 

administrator

 

password

 

to

 

access

 

the

 

full

 

Configuration/Setup

 

Utility

 

menu.

 

If

 

you

 

do

 

not

 

type

 

the

 

administrator

 

password,

 

a

 

limited

 

Configuration/Setup

 

Utility

 

menu

 

is

 

available.

 

 

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Lenovo

 

2008,

 

2009.

 

Portions

 

©

 

IBM

 

Corp.

 

2007.

 

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