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Chapter

 

3.

 

Configuring

 

the

 

server

 

The

 

following

 

configuration

 

programs

 

are

 

available

 

to

 

configure

 

the

 

server:

 

v

   

Configuration/Setup

 

Utility

 

program

 

The

 

Configuration/Setup

 

Utility

 

program

 

is

 

part

 

of

 

the

 

basic

 

input/output

 

system

 

(BIOS)

 

code.

 

You

 

can

 

use

 

this

 

program

 

to

 

configure

 

serial

 

port

 

assignments,

 

change

 

interrupt

 

request

 

(IRQ)

 

settings,

 

change

 

the

 

device

 

startup

 

sequence,

 

set

 

the

 

date

 

and

 

time,

 

and

 

set

 

passwords.

 

For

 

information

 

about

 

using

 

this

 

program,

 

see

 

“Using

 

the

 

Configuration/Setup

 

Utility

 

program”

 

on

 

page

 

55.

 

v

   

Lenovo

 

ThinkServer

 

EasyStartup

 

DVD

 

This

 

bootable

 

DVD

 

automatically

 

launches

 

the

 

ThinkServer

 

EasyStartup

 

program,

 

which

 

simplifies

 

the

 

process

 

of

 

installing

 

an

 

operating

 

system

 

and

 

device

 

drivers

 

on

 

your

 

server.

 

The

 

ThinkServer

 

EasyStartup

 

program

 

prompts

 

you

 

for

 

information

 

required

 

by

 

the

 

operating

 

system

 

for

 

installation,

 

prepares

 

the

 

hard

 

disk,

 

prompts

 

you

 

to

 

insert

 

your

 

operating

 

system

 

installation

 

disc

 

(CD

 

or

 

DVD),

 

and

 

launches

 

an

 

unattended

 

installation

 

of

 

the

 

operating

 

system.

 

For

 

additional

 

information,

 

see

 

the

 

TS100

 

Installation

 

Guide.

 

v

   

Mini-baseboard

 

management

 

controller

 

utility

 

programs

 

Use

 

these

 

programs

 

to

 

configure

 

the

 

mini-baseboard

 

management

 

controller,

 

to

 

update

 

the

 

firmware

 

and

 

sensor

 

data

 

record/field

 

replaceable

 

unit

 

(SDR/FRU)

 

data,

 

and

 

to

 

remotely

 

manage

 

a

 

network.

 

For

 

information

 

about

 

using

 

these

 

programs,

 

see

 

“Using

 

the

 

mini-baseboard

 

management

 

controller

 

utility

 

programs”

 

on

 

page

 

60.

 

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

 

63.

 

v

   

Broadcom

 

NetXtreme

 

Gigabit

 

Ethernet

 

Boot

 

Agent

 

The

 

Broadcom

 

NetXtreme

 

Gigabit

 

Ethernet

 

Boot

 

Agent

 

is

 

part

 

of

 

the

 

BIOS.

 

You

 

can

 

use

 

it

 

to

 

configure

 

the

 

network

 

as

 

a

 

startable

 

device,

 

and

 

you

 

can

 

customize

 

where

 

the

 

network

 

startup

 

optional

 

devices

 

occur

 

in

 

the

 

startup

 

sequence.

 

Enable

 

and

 

disable

 

the

 

Broadcom

 

NetXtreme

 

Gigabit

 

Ethernet

 

Boot

 

Agent

 

from

 

the

 

Configuration/Setup

 

Utility

 

program.

 

For

 

information,

 

see

 

“Enabling

 

the

 

Broadcom

 

NetXtreme

 

Gigabit

 

Ethernet

 

Boot

 

Agent”

 

on

 

page

 

64.

 

v

   

Broadcom

 

NetXtreme

 

Gigabit

 

Ethernet

 

controller

 

configuration

 

To

 

configure

 

the

 

integrated

 

Gigabit

 

Ethernet

 

controller,

 

see

 

“Configuring

 

the

 

Broadcom

 

NetXtreme

 

Gigabit

 

Ethernet

 

controller”

 

on

 

page

 

64.

 

v

   

LSI

 

Configuration

 

Utility

 

program

 

Use

 

the

 

LSI

 

Configuration

 

Utility

 

program

 

to

 

configure

 

the

 

integrated

 

SAS/SATA

 

controller

 

with

 

RAID

 

capabilities

 

and

 

the

 

devices

 

that

 

are

 

attached

 

to

 

it.

 

For

 

information

 

about

 

using

 

this

 

program,

 

see

 

“LSI

 

Configuration

 

Utility

 

program”

 

on

 

page

 

64.

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.

 

 

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Lenovo

 

2008,

 

2009.

 

Portions

 

©

 

IBM

 

Corp.

 

2008.

 

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