Veriton P530 F2 Installation Configuration Guide
Version 1.1
October 2013
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Veriton P530 F2 Installation Configuration Guide
Revision History
Ver.
Date
Description
1.0 Jul 15, 2013 First release
Added OS Installation w/ MegaRAID 9240-4i/92601.1 Oct 7, 2013
8i.
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CONTENTS
INTRODUCTION ........................................... 1
WINDOWS 8 ..............................................
Intel Onboard SATA RAID
BIOS Required
Drivers Required (64-bit)
Software Required
Configuring Intel Onboard SATA RAID
Installation Tips
Chipset Driver Package Installation
Gigabit Ethernet Driver Installation
Graphics Card Driver Installation
TPM Driver Installation (Optional)
RAID Utility Installation
Network Utility Installation
Audio Driver Installation
USB 3.0 Driver Installation
MegaRAID 9240-4i/9260-8i
BIOS Required
Drivers Required (64-bit)
Software Required
Configuring MegaRAID 9240-4i/9260-8i
Installation Tips
Chipset Driver Package Installation
Gigabit Ethernet Driver Installation
Graphics Card Driver Installation
TPM Driver Installation (Optional)
MegaRAID Storage Manager Utility Installation
Network Utility Installation
Audio Driver Installation
USB 3.0 Driver Installation
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WINDOWS 7 SP1 .......................................... 9
Intel Onboard SATA RAID
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BIOS Required
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Drivers Required (64-bit)
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Software Required
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Configuring Intel Onboard SATA RAID
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Installation Tips
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Chipset Driver Package Installation
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Gigabit Ethernet Driver Installation
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Graphics Card Driver Installation
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TPM Driver Installation (Optional)
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RAID Utility Installation
Network Utility Installation
Audio Driver Installation
USB 3.0 Driver Installation
MegaRAID 9240-4i/9260-8i
BIOS Required
Drivers Required (64-bit)
Software Required
Configuring MegaRAID 9240-4i/9260-8i
Installation Tips
Chipset Driver Package Installation
Gigabit Ethernet Driver Installation
Graphics Card Driver Installation
TPM Driver Installation (Optional)
MegaRAID Storage Manager Utility Installation
Network Utility Installation
Audio Driver Installation
USB 3.0 Driver Installation
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RED HAT ENTERPRISE LINUX 6 WORKSTATION UPDATE 4 ...... 16
Onboard SATA
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BIOS Required
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Drivers Required (64 bit)
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Software Required
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Installation Tips
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Gigabit Ethernet Driver Installation
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Graphics Card Driver Installation
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APPENDIX A: INTEL ONBOARD SAS RAID (SATA MODE)
CONFIGURATION .........................................
Enabling Intel Onboard SAS RAID (SATA Mode)
Set RAID Controller in EFI Mode or Legacy Mode
Entering Intel onboard SAS RAID BIOS Utility
Loading Factory Default Setting
Creating a RAID Volume
Initializing a RAID Volume
Assigning a Hot Spare Drive
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Set RAID Controller in Legacy Mode
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Enabling Intel Onboard SATA RAID
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Entering Intel onboard SATA RAID BIOS Utility
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Loading Factory Default Setting
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Creating a RAID Volume
Initializing a RAID Volume
Assigning a Hot Spare Drive
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Set RAID Controller in EFI Mode or Legacy Mode
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Entering RAID BIOS Utility (Legacy Mode)
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Entering RAID EFI Utility (EFI Mode)
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Loading Factory Default Setting
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Creating a RAID Volume
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Initializing a RAID Volume
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Assigning a Hot Spare Drive
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INTRODUCTION
IMPORTANT: Driver CD contains drivers and utilities.
Please refer to Smart Setup User Guide for more detail.
IMPORTANT: Driver CD (Quick USB Wizard) can be downloaded
from Acer’s website.
For user wants to install the OS manually without Smart
Setup, this document provides you an OS installation guide
for Veriton P530 F2, including,
 Windows 8
 Windows 7 SP1
 Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 Workstation Update 4
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WINDOWS 8
Intel Onboard SATA RAID
Below information describes how to manually install
Windows 8 on Veriton P530 F2 with Intel Onboard SATA RAID.
BIOS Required
Veriton P530 F2 BIOS 1.1 (or later) is required to support
Windows 8.
Drivers Required (64-bit)
Device
Version
Intel Onboard
SATA RAID
3.6.0.1093
(Package
3.6.0.1086)
Package
Chipset
9.4.0.1014
Graphics Card
Onboard Gigabit
Ethernet
TPM
Package
311.15
(Package
18.0.1)
Package
6.0.1.6849
Package
USB 3.0
Driver CD
Driver CD
Driver CD
12.4.36.0
N/A
Onboard Audio
Driver Source
2.1.16.0
Driver CD
OS Built-in
Driver CD
Acer websit
Software Required
Software
Intel
SATA
Utility
Onboard
RAID
Version
Software Source
3.6.0.1086
(Package
3.6.0.1093)
Driver CD
12.4.36.0
PROSet
(Package
18.0.1)
Driver CD
Configuring Intel Onboard SATA RAID
Please refer to Appendix B. for Intel Onboard SATA RAID
configuration.
Installation Tips
NOTE. Windows 8 can detect Intel Onboard SATA RAID. Please
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still load the RAID driver during OS installation.
NOTE. You need an external USB floppy drive or USB Flash
drive to load RAID driver during the OS installation.
NOTE. Please copy Intel Onboard SATA RAID driver from
Driver CD to a floppy diskette or USB flash drive.
1.
Please boot the system from the Windows 8 DVD. Follow
the instructions to do the installation.
2.
Please Insert the USB flash which includes the Intel
Onboard SATA RAID driver and click on “Load Driver”.
3.
Specify the folder that includes the Intel onboard
SATA RAID driver and the system will show the
available driver. Select “Intel (R) C600/C220 series
chipset SATA RAID Controller (C:\..\iaStorA.inf)” as
target driver.
4.
After loading the RAID driver, you could click “Drive
options” to partition the drive or click “Next” to use
default disk partition setting directly.
5.
Follow the normal procedure to finish the installation.
Chipset Driver Package Installation
1.
Please insert the Driver CD into the optical drive.
2.
Select “Intel Chipset Generic Driver (All Language)”
to install the chipset driver.
3.
Follow the instruction to install the driver and
reboot the server after the chipset driver is
installed.
Gigabit Ethernet Driver Installation
1.
Please insert the Driver CD into the optical drive.
2.
Select “Intel Lan Generic Driver (All Language)” to
install the Gigabit Ethernet driver.
3.
Follow the instruction, accept the license agreement
and use the default setting to complete the driver
installation.
4.
The driver and PROSet utility will be installed
together automatically.
Graphics Card Driver Installation
1.
Please insert the Driver CD into the optical drive.
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2.
Select “nVidia VGA Generic Driver (All Language)” to
install the graphic card driver.
3.
Follow the instruction to install the driver and
reboot the server after the chipset driver is
installed.
TPM Driver Installation (Optional)
NOTE: TPM driver is only needed when TPM module is
installed.
Windows 8 has built-in driver for TPM. You don’t need to
install additional TPM driver manually.
RAID Utility Installation
1.
Please insert the Driver CD into the optical drive.
2.
Follow the instruction and use the default setting to
complete the RAID Utility Installation.
Network Utility Installation
The PROSet utility for the onboard Gigabit Ethernet
controller will be installed automatically when you
installing the onboard Gigabit Ethernet driver.
Audio Driver Installation
1.
Please insert the Driver CD into the optical drive.
2.
Select “Realtek Audio Generic Driver (All Language)”
to install the audio driver.
3.
Follow the instruction and use the default setting to
complete the audio driver Installation.
4.
After installing the driver, you would see Realtek
High Definition Audio being listed in Sound, video and
game controllers.
USB 3.0 Driver Installation
1.
Please insert the Driver CD into the optical drive.
2.
Select “Renesas USB 3.0 Generic Driver (All Language)”
to install the USB 3.0 driver.
3.
Follow the instruction and use the default setting to
complete the audio driver Installation.
After installing the driver, you would see Renesas
Electronics USB 3.0 Host Controller being listed in
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Universal Serial Bus controllers.
MegaRAID 9240-4i/9260-8i
Below information describes how to manually install
Windows 8 on Veriton P530 F2 with MegaRAID 9240-4i/9260-8i.
BIOS Required
Veriton P530 F2 BIOS 1.1 (or later) is required to support
Windows 8
Drivers Required (64-bit)
Device
Version
MegaRAID 92404i
6.600.23.00
Driver Source
Acer Website
/9260-8i
Package
Chipset
9.4.0.1014
Graphics Card
Onboard Gigabit
Ethernet
TPM
Package
311.15
(Package
18.0.1)
Package
6.0.1.6849
Package
USB 3.0
Driver CD
12.4.36.0
N/A
Onboard Audio
Driver CD
2.1.16.0
Driver CD
OS Built-in
Driver CD
Driver CD
Software Required
Software
Version
MegaRAID
Storage Manager
13.04.03.01
Software Source
Acer Website
12.4.36.0
PROSet
(Package
18.0.1)
Driver CD
Configuring MegaRAID 9240-4i/9260-8i
Please refer to Appendix C for MegaRAID 9240-4i/9260-8i
configuration.
Installation Tips
NOTE. When you install OS with MegaRAID, please load BIOS
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default settings.
NOTE. The Windows 8 can detect MegaRAID 9240-4i/9260-8i.
Please load the RAID driver during OS installation.
NOTE. You need an external USB floppy drive or USB Flash
drive to load RAID driver during the OS installation.
NOTE. Please copy MegaRAID 9240-4i/9260-8i driver from
Driver CD to a floppy diskette or USB flash drive.
1.
Please boot the system from the Windows 8 DVD. Follow
the instructions to do the installation.
2.
Please enter the product key to active Windows and
follow the instructions.
3.
When you see the “Where do you want to install
Windows?” on the screen, please insert the floppy
diskette or USB flash which includes MegaRAID 92404i/9260-8i driver and click on Load Driver.
4.
Click on Browse and select directory of the floppy or
USB flash that contains the driver.
5.
Click on OK. You will see the supported devices listed.
6.
Select “LSI MegaRAID SAS 9260-8i (C:\...\megasa2.inf)”
and click on Next.
7.
After loading the RAID driver, you could click “Drive
options” to partition the drive or click “Next” to use
default disk partition setting directly.
8.
Please follow the instructions to finish the
installation.
Chipset Driver Package Installation
1.
Please insert the Driver CD into the optical drive.
2.
Select “Intel Chipset Generic Driver” to install the
chipset driver.
3.
Follow the instruction to install the driver and
reboot the server after the chipset driver is
installed.
Gigabit Ethernet Driver Installation
1.
Please insert the Driver CD into the optical drive.
2.
Select “Intel Lan Generic Driver” to install the
Gigabit Ethernet driver.
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3.
Follow the instruction, accept the license agreement
and use the default setting to complete the driver
installation.
4.
The driver and PROSet utility will be installed
together automatically.
Graphics Card Driver Installation
1.
Please insert the Driver CD into the optical drive.
2.
Select “nVidia VGA Generic Driver” to install the
graphic card driver.
3.
Follow the instruction to install the driver and
reboot the server after the chipset driver is
installed.
TPM Driver Installation (Optional)
NOTE: TPM driver is only needed when TPM module is
installed. Windows 8 has built-in driver for TPM. You
don’t need to install additional TPM driver manually.
MegaRAID Storage Manager Utility Installation
1.
Please download driver for Acer website.
2.
Follow the instruction and input proper information
with the default setting to complete the RAID Utility
Installation.
Network Utility Installation
The PROSet utility for the onboard Gigabit Ethernet
controller will be installed automatically when you
installing the onboard Gigabit Ethernet driver.
Audio Driver Installation
1.
Please insert the Driver CD into the optical drive.
2.
Select “Realtek Audio Generic Driver” to install the
audio driver.
3.
Follow the instruction and use the default setting to
complete the audio driver Installation.
4.
After installing the driver, you would see Realtek
High Definition Audio being listed in Sound, video and
game controllers.
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USB 3.0 Driver Installation
1.
Please insert the Driver CD into the optical drive.
2.
Select “Renesas USB 3.0 Generic Driver” to install the
USB 3.0 driver.
3.
Follow the instruction and use the default setting to
complete the audio driver Installation.
After installing the driver, you would see Renesas
Electronics USB 3.0 Host Controller being listed in
Universal Serial Bus controllers.
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WINDOWS 7 SP1
Intel Onboard SATA RAID
Below information describes how to manually install
Windows 7 SP1 on Veriton P530 F2 with Intel Onboard SATA
RAID.
BIOS Required
Veriton P530 F2 BIOS 1.1(or later) is required to support
Windows 7 SP1.
Drivers Required (64-bit)
Device
Version
Intel Onboard
SATA RAID
3.6.0.1093
(Package
3.6.0.1086)
Package
Chipset
9.4.0.1014
Graphics Card
Onboard Gigabit
Ethernet
TPM
9.18.13.111
5
( Package
311.15)
USB 3.0
Driver CD
Driver CD
Driver CD
12.4.36.0
(Package
18.0.1)
N/A
Onboard Audio
Driver Source
Driver CD
OS Built-in
1.3.18.0
(Package
6.0.1.6849)
Driver CD
2.1.16.0
Driver CD
Software Required
Software
Intel
SATA
Utility
Onboard
RAID
Version
Software Source
3.6.0.1086
(Package
3.6.0.1093)
Driver CD
12.4.36.0
PROSet
(Package
18.0.1)
Driver CD
Configuring Intel Onboard SATA RAID
Please refer to Appendix B. for Intel Onboard SATA RAID
configuration.
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Installation Tips
NOTE. Windows 7 SP1 can detect Intel Onboard SATA RAID.
Please still load the RAID driver during OS installation.
NOTE. You need an external USB floppy drive or USB Flash
drive to load RAID driver during the OS installation.
NOTE. Please copy Intel Onboard SATA RAID driver from
Driver CD to USB flash drive.
1.
Please boot the system from the Windows 7 SP1 DVD.
Follow the instructions to do the installation.
2.
When “Where do you want to install Windows” message
displayed, please Insert the USB flash which includes
the Intel Onboard SATA RAID driver and click on “Load
Driver”.
3.
Specify the folder that includes the Intel onboard
SATA RAID driver and the system will show the
available driver. Select “Intel (R) C600/C220 series
chipset SATA RAID Controller (C:\..\iaStorA.inf)” as
target driver.
4.
After loading the RAID driver, you could click “Drive
options” to partition the drive or click “Next” to use
default disk partition setting directly.
5.
Follow the normal procedure to finish the installation.
Chipset Driver Package Installation
1.
Please insert the Driver CD into the optical drive.
2.
Select “Intel Chipset Generic Driver” to install the
chipset driver.
3.
Follow the instruction to install the driver and
reboot the server after the chipset driver is
installed.
Gigabit Ethernet Driver Installation
1.
Please insert the Driver CD into the optical drive.
2.
Select “Intel Lan Generic Driver” to install the
Gigabit Ethernet driver.
3.
Follow the instruction, accept the license agreement
and use the default setting to complete the driver
installation.
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4.
The driver and PROSet utility will be installed
together automatically.
Graphics Card Driver Installation
NOTE. Windows 7 SP1 will treat the graphics card as
Standard VGA controller.
1.
Windows 7 SP1 built-in driver supports video crad
device.
2.
You would see Standard VGA Graphics Adapter listed in
Display adapters of Device Manager.
3.
Select “nVidia VGA Generic Driver” to install the
graphic card driver.
4.
Follow the instruction to install the driver and
reboot the server after the chipset driver is
installed.
After installing the driver, you would see model name
of graphics card being listed in Universal Serial Bus
controllers.
TPM Driver Installation (Optional)
NOTE: TPM driver is only needed when TPM module is
installed.
Windows 7 SP1 has built-in driver for TPM. You don’t need
to install additional TPM driver manually.
RAID Utility Installation
1.
Please insert the Driver CD into the optical drive.
2.
Execute the RAID utility and then follow the
instruction to complete the RAID Utility Installation.
3.
Follow the instruction and use the default setting to
complete the RAID Utility Installation.
Network Utility Installation
The PROSet utility for the onboard Gigabit Ethernet
controller will be installed automatically when you
installing the onboard Gigabit Ethernet driver.
Audio Driver Installation
1.
Please insert the Driver CD into the optical drive.
2.
Select “Realtek Audio Generic Driver” to install the
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audio driver.
3.
Follow the instruction and use the default setting to
complete the audio driver Installation.
After installing the driver, you would see NVIDA High
Definition Audio being listed in Sound, video and game
controllers.
USB 3.0 Driver Installation
1.
Please insert the Driver CD into the optical drive.
2.
Select “Renesas USB 3.0 Generic Driver” to install the
USB 3.0 driver.
3.
Follow the instruction and use the default setting to
complete the audio driver Installation.
After installing the driver, you would see Renesas
Electronics USB 3.0 Host Controller being listed in
Universal Serial Bus controllers.
MegaRAID 9240-4i/9260-8i
Below information describes how to manually install
Windows 7 SP1 on Veriton P530 F2 with MegaRAID 92404i/9260-8i.
BIOS Required
Veriton P530 F2 BIOS 1.1 (or later) is required to support
Windows 7 SP1
Drivers Required (64-bit)
Device
Version
MegaRAID 92404i/9260-8i
6.701.04.00
Package
Chipset
9.4.0.1014
Graphics Card
Onboard Gigabit
Ethernet
TPM
Package
311.15
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Acer Website
Driver CD
Driver CD
12.4.36.0
(Package
18.0.1)
N/A
Onboard Audio
Driver Source
Package
6.0.1.6849
Driver CD
OS Built-in
Driver CD
Veriton P530 F2 Installation Configuration Guide
Package
USB 3.0
2.1.16.0
Driver CD
Software Required
Software
Version
MegaRAID
Storage Manager
13.04.03.01
Software Source
Acer Website
12.4.36.0
PROSet
(Package
18.0.1)
Driver CD
Configuring MegaRAID 9240-4i/9260-8i
Please refer to Appendix C for MegaRAID 9240-4i/9260-8i
configuration.
Installation Tips
NOTE. When you install OS with MegaRAID, please load BIOS
default settings.
NOTE. The Windows 7 SP1can detect MegaRAID 9240-4i/9260-8i.
Please load the RAID driver during OS installation.
NOTE. You need an external USB floppy drive or USB Flash
drive to load RAID driver during the OS installation.
NOTE. Please copy MegaRAID 9240-4i/9260-8i driver from
Driver CD to a floppy diskette or USB flash drive.
1.
Please boot the system from the Windows 7 SP1 DVD.
Follow the instructions to do the installation.
2.
Please enter the product key to active Windows and
follow the instructions.
3.
When you see the “Where do you want to install
Windows?” on the screen, please insert the floppy
diskette or USB flash which includes MegaRAID 92404i/9260-8i driver and click on Load Driver.
4.
Click on Browse and select directory of the floppy or
USB flash that contains the driver.
5.
Click on OK. You will see the supported devices listed.
6.
Select “LSI MegaRAID SAS 9260-8i (C:\...\megasa2.inf)”
and click on Next.
7.
After loading the RAID driver, you could click “Drive
options” to partition the drive or click “Next” to use
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default disk partition setting directly.
8.
Please follow the instructions to finish the
installation.
Chipset Driver Package Installation
1.
Please insert the Driver CD into the optical drive.
2.
Select “Intel Chipset Generic Driver (All Language)”
to install the chipset driver.
3.
Follow the instruction to install the driver and
reboot the server after the chipset driver is
installed.
Gigabit Ethernet Driver Installation
1.
Please insert the Driver CD into the optical drive.
2.
Select “Intel Lan Generic Driver (All Language)” to
install the Gigabit Ethernet driver.
3.
Follow the instruction, accept the license agreement
and use the default setting to complete the driver
installation.
4.
The driver and PROSet utility will be installed
together automatically.
Graphics Card Driver Installation
1.
Please insert the Driver CD into the optical drive.
2.
Select “nVidia VGA Generic Driver (All Language)” to
install the graphic card driver.
3.
Follow the instruction to install the driver and
reboot the server after the chipset driver is
installed.
TPM Driver Installation (Optional)
NOTE: TPM driver is only needed when TPM module is
installed. Windows 8 has built-in driver for TPM. You
don’t need to install additional TPM driver manually.
MegaRAID Storage Manager Utility Installation
1.
Please download driver for Acer website.
2.
Follow the instruction and input proper information
with the default setting to complete the RAID Utility
Installation.
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Network Utility Installation
The PROSet utility for the onboard Gigabit Ethernet
controller will be installed automatically when you
installing the onboard Gigabit Ethernet driver.
Audio Driver Installation
1.
Please insert the Driver CD into the optical drive.
2.
Select “Realtek Audio Generic Driver (All Language)”
to install the audio driver.
3.
Follow the instruction and use the default setting to
complete the audio driver Installation.
4.
After installing the driver, you would see Realtek
High Definition Audio being listed in Sound, video and
game controllers.
USB 3.0 Driver Installation
1.
Please insert the Driver CD into the optical drive.
2.
Select “Renesas USB 3.0 Generic Driver (All Language)”
to install the USB 3.0 driver.
3.
Follow the instruction and use the default setting to
complete the audio driver Installation.
After installing the driver, you would see Renesas
Electronics USB 3.0 Host Controller being listed in
Universal Serial Bus controllers.
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RED HAT ENTERPRISE
LINUX 6 WORKSTATION
UPDATE 4
Onboard SATA
Below information describes how to manually install Red
Hat Enterprise Linux 6 Workstation Update 4 on Veriton
P530 F2 with Onboard SATA.
BIOS Required
N/A
Drivers Required (64 bit)
Device
Version
Graphics Card
Onboard Gigabit
Ethernet
N/A
Package
18.0.1
Driver Source
OS Built-in
Driver CD.
Software Required
Software
Version
MegaRAID
Storage Manager
13.04.03.01
Software Source
Acer Website
12.4.36.0
PROSet
(Package
18.0.1)
Driver CD
Installation Tips
1.
Please boot the system from the Red Hat Enterprise
Linux 6 Workstation Update 4.
2.
At Welcome Menu, please press Enter.
3.
Follow the instruction for the installation.
4.
Please Select Software Development Workstation.
5.
Please follow the normal procedure to finish the
installation.
Gigabit Ethernet Driver Installation
NOTE. The onboard Gigabit Ethernet driver is included in
the Drive CD. Please check path of the driver in Windows
OS environment first and copy the driver from the Drive CD
to HDD (e.g. /tmp directory)
1.
Please switch to console mode.
2.
Stop network service
# service network stop
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3.
Remove the OS built-in NIC driver
# rmmod igb
4.
Change the directory to the driver source and install
the driver
# cd /tmp
# tar zxvf igb-<version>.tar.gz
# cd igb -<version>/src/
# make install
# modprobe igb
5.
Start the network service to bring up both of the
network interfaces.
# service network start
6.
Use the network configuration utility like systemconfig-network to configure the network interfaces.
Graphics Card Driver Installation
NOTE. Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 Workstation Update 4 has
a built-in driver to support graphics card. You would see
the graphics card, nVIDIA Tesla C2050, detected by below
command:
# lspci | grep VGA
83:00.0 VGA compatible controller: NVIDA Corporation
GF100 [Tesla C2050 / C2070] (rev a3)
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APPENDIX A: INTEL
ONBOARD SAS RAID (SATA
MODE) CONFIGURATION
Enabling Intel Onboard SAS RAID (SATA Mode)
NOTE. The Intel Onboard SAS RAID on Veriton P530 F2 only
support SATA mode.
4.
Turn on the server. If the server is already turned on,
please close all open applications and then restart
the server.
5.
Please enter BIOS Setup during POST.
6.
Please select Advanced.
7.
Select SCU Configuration.
8.
You would see below information:
SCU devices
SCU RAID Option ROM/UEFI Driver
[Enabled]
[Enabled]
9.
Make sure the SCU and SCU RAID Option ROM/UEFI Driver
options are enabled
10.
Please press F4 to save the setting and exit.
Set RAID Controller in EFI Mode or Legacy Mode
NOTE. For EFI mode, we recommended completing the RAID
configuration in Legacy mode first and then enter BIOS
Setup to change Launch Storage OpROM Policy option to “EFI
only” mode.
1.
Please enter BIOS Setup during POST
2.
Please select Advanced.
3.
Please select PCIe/PCI/PnP Configuration.
4.
You would see below information.
Launch Storage OpROM Policy
[Legacy Only]
NOTE. The default setting is Legacy Only.
5.
To enable Legacy mode of RAID controller, please keep
Launch Storage OpROM Policy as “Legacy only”. To
enable EFI mode of RAID controller, please change
Launch Storage OpROM Policy as “UEFI only”.
6.
Please press F4 to save the setting and exit.
Entering Intel onboard SAS RAID BIOS Utility
Please press CTRL-I when you see the RAID BIOS during POST.
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The Intel(R) Rapid Storage Technology enterprise – SCU
Option ROM will display on the screen.
Loading Factory Default Setting
1.
In the Main Menu, select third option Reset Disks to
Non-RAID.
2.
Select the hard disk drive desired and press ENTER to
complete your selection.
3.
Then press Y to reset RAID data on selected hard disks.
Creating a RAID Volume
4.
Select Create RAID Volume.
5.
The CREATE VOLUME MENU displayed.
6.
Type in the name of RAID volume.
7.
Select RAID level.
8.
Select desired HDD to create the RAID.
9.
Select Create Volume.
10.
Press Y when “Are you sure you want to create the
volume? (Y/N):” displayed.
11.
Now the RAID volume is created, you can press ESC and
select Exit to exit.
Initializing a RAID Volume
During Intel onboard SAS RAID (SATA Mode) volume creation
process, the Intel onboard SAS RAID (SATA Mode) volume
will be automatically initiated once the onboard SAS RAID
(SATA Mode) volume has been created.
Assigning a Hot Spare Drive
The Intel onboard SAS RAID BIOS utility does not provide
the function to create hot spare drive. Please create
the hot spare drive with the Intel onboard SAS RAID
utility in operating system.
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APPENDIX B: INTEL
ONBOARD SATA RAID
CONFIGURATION
Set RAID Controller in Legacy Mode
NOTE. Currently, Intel onboard SATA RAID supports Legacy
mode. Please make sure the BIOS settings of Launch Storage
OpROM policy is Legacy first.
1.
Turn on the server and the display monitor. If the
server is already turned on, please close all open
applications and then restart the server.
2.
Please enter BIOS Setup during POST.
3.
Please select Advanced.
4.
Please select PCIe/PCI/PnP Configuration.
5.
You would see below information:
Launch Storage OpROM policy
6.
[Legacy only]
Please press F4 to save the setting before exit from
BIOS Setup.
Enabling Intel Onboard SATA RAID
1.
Turn on the server and the display monitor. If the
server is already turned on, please close all open
applications and then restart the server.
2.
Please enter BIOS Setup during POST.
3.
Please select Advanced.
4.
Please select SATA Configuration.
5.
You would see below information:
SATA Mode
6.
Please change SATA Mode from AHCI Mode to RAID Mode
SATA Mode
7.
[AHCI Mode]
[RAID Mode]
Please press F4 to save the setting before exit from
BIOS Setup.
Entering Intel onboard SATA RAID BIOS Utility
Please press CTRL-I when you see the RAID BIOS during POST.
The Intel(R) Rapid Storage Technology – Option ROM will
display on the screen.
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Loading Factory Default Setting
1.
In the Configuration menu, select third option Reset
Disks to Non-RAID. The current adapter settings appear.
Please click on Next to change the setting.
2.
Select the hard disk drive that should be reset and
press ENTER to complete your selection.
3.
Then press Y to reset RAID data on selected hard disks.
Creating a RAID Volume
1.
Select Create RAID Volume.
2.
The CREATE VOLUME MENU displayed.
3.
Type in the name of RAID volume.
4.
Select RAID 5 level.
5.
Select desired HDD to create the RAID.
6.
Select Create Volume.
7.
Press Y when “Are you sure you want to create the
volume? (Y/N):” displayed.
8.
Now the RAID volume is created, you can press ESC and
select Exit to exit.
Initializing a RAID Volume
During Intel onboard SATA RAID volume creation process,
the Intel onboard SATA RAID volume will be automatically
initiated once the onboard SATA RAID volume has been
created.
Assigning a Hot Spare Drive
The Intel onboard SATA RAID BIOS utility does not provide
the function to create hot spare drive. Please create the
hot spare drive with the Intel onboard SATA RAID utility
in operating system.
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APPENDIX C: MEGARAID
9240-4I/92608ICONFIGURATION
Set RAID Controller in EFI Mode or Legacy Mode
1.
Please enter BIOS Setup during POST
2.
Please select Advanced.
3.
Please select SCU Configuration
4.
You would see below information.
Storage Controller Unit [Enabled]
NOTE. The default setting is Enabled.
5.
To disabled Storage Controller Unit.
Storage Controller Unit [Disabled]
6.
Please select PCIe/PCI/PnP Configuration.
7.
You would see below information.
Launch Storage OpROM policy [Legacy only]
NOTE. The default setting is Legacy only.
8.
To enable EFI mode of RAID controller, please keep
Launch Storage OpROM policy as UEFI only. To enable
Legacy mode of RAID controller, please change Lunch
Storage OpROM policy as Legacy Only.
9.
Please select Boot.
10.
You would see below information.
Boot mode select
[LEGACY]
NOTE. The default setting is LEGACY.
11.
To enable EFI mode, please keep Boot mode select as
UEFI. To enable Legacy mode, please change Boot mode
select as Legacy.
12.
Please save the setting and exit from BIOS Setup.
Entering RAID BIOS Utility (Legacy Mode)
Please press CTRL-H when you see the RAID BIOS during POST.
After POST finished, the Adapter Selection page will show
on the screen. Please click on Start to launch the
configuration menu.
Entering RAID EFI Utility (EFI Mode)
1.
Please enter EFI shell during POST.
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2.
In EFI Shell, please type in drvcfg –s.
3.
You will see below options.
Press 1 for EFI WebBIOS
2 for EFI CLI
or any other key to return:
4.
Please select 1 for EFI WebBIOS.
5.
Please click on Start to launch the configuration menu.
Loading Factory Default Setting
1.
In the left panel, select Controller Properties. The
current adapter settings appear. Please click on Next
to change the setting.
2.
Change the setting of Set Factory Defaults from No to
Yes then click on submit.
3.
Press Home button
4.
Please select Exit in left panel
5.
Press Ctrl+Alt+Del to reboot the server.
Creating a RAID Volume
1.
Launch the configuration menu.
2.
Select Configuration Wizard in left panel
3.
Select New Configuration and click on Next.
4.
Select Manual Configuration and click on Next.
5.
Hold the Ctrl key and select the drives that you want
to add into the array. After you selecting the drives,
click on Add to Array.
6.
Click on Accept DG and then click on Next.
7.
Select the array you just created, click on Add to
SPAN and then Next.
8.
Select the RAID Level you want to use, create the
logical volume by specify the size at Select Size and
click on Accept to create the logical volume.
9.
Click on Next after you creating the logical volume.
10.
Click on Accept and Yes to save the configuration.
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Initializing a RAID Volume
1.
After you create the logical volumes and click on
Accept to save the configuration, the new logical
volume will be automatically initialized after you
click on Yes to confirm the change.
2.
You will see all the logical drives listed.
3.
Click on Home to go back to the configuration menu.
Assigning a Hot Spare Drive
1.
Select a free disk marked as UNCONF GOOD and listed
under Physical Drives.
2.
Select Make Global HSP or Make Dedicated HSP options
and then click on Go.
3.
Click on Home to go back to the configuration menu.
You will see the disk marked as Hot Spare in pink and
listed under Physical Drives.
4.
Now you can reboot the system and install the
Operating System. Select Exit, click on Yes and press
Ctrl+Alt+Del to reboot the system.
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