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GS-SR168

1U Rack Mount Server

System Installation Guide

Intel® Pentium Xeon Processor Serverboard

Rev. 1001

25A080-01680-F00

GS-SR168 Rack Mount Server

 

Table of Content

 

Safety, Care and Regulatory Information ................................................

4

Contents Packages ................................................................................

8

Introduction ..............................................................................................

8

WARNING! ...............................................................................................

8

Chapter 1 Features Summary .................................................................

9

Chapter 2 System Overview .................................................................

11

Chapter 3 System Hardware Installation ...............................................

12

Step 3-1: Chassis Removal and Installation ................................................................

12

Step 3-2: CPU Installation ...............................................................................................

13

Step 3-3: Heat Sink Installation .......................................................................................

14

Step 3-4: Memory Installation ........................................................................................

14

Step 3-5: PCI Expansion Card Installation ....................................................................

15

Step 3-6: Hard Disk Drive Installation ............................................................................

16

Step 3-7: FAN Duct Removal and Installation ..............................................................

17

Chapter 4 Appearance of GS-SR168 ....................................................

18

4-1: Front View of GS-SR168 ........................................................................................

18

4-2: Rear View of GS-SR168 ........................................................................................

19

4-3: Back Plane Borad Layout Introduction ..................................................................

20

4-4: Switch and LED Indicators Introduction .................................................................

21

4-5: LAN LED Description ...............................................................................................

22

4-6 : Connector Icon Description ...................................................................................

23

Chapter 5 Motherboard Layout & Jumper Setting ................................

24

5-1: GA-9IVDPL Motherboard Layout ............................................................................

24

5-2: Jumper Setting .........................................................................................................

25

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Table of Content

Chapter 6 BIOS Setup ..........................................................................

26

Main ...........................................................................................................

28

Advanced ...................................................................................................

31

PCI Configuration .............................................................................................................

32

Advanced Chipset Control .............................................................................................

33

Advanced Processor Option ..........................................................................................

35

Peripheral Configuration ..................................................................................................

36

Hardware Monitor ............................................................................................................

40

Security ......................................................................................................

41

Server .........................................................................................................

43

Console Redirection ........................................................................................................

43

Boot ............................................................................................................

46

Exit .............................................................................................................

47

7-1: Acronyms .................................................................................................................

50

Chapter 7 Appendix ..............................................................................

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Safety, Care and Regulatory Information

Important safety information

Read and follow all instructions marked on the product and in the documentation before you operate your system. Retain all safety and operating instructions for future use.

*The product should be operated only from the type of power source indicated on the rating label.

*If your computer has a voltage selector switch, make sure that the switch is in the proper position for your area. The voltage selector switch is set at the factory to the correct voltage.

*The plug-socket combination must be accessible at all times because it serves as the main disconnecting device.

*All product shipped with a three-wire electrical grounding-type plug only fits into a grounding-type power outlet. This is a safety feature. The equipment grounding should be in accordance with local and national electrical codes. The equipment operates safely when it is used in accordance with its marked electrical ratings and product usage instructions

*Do not use this product near water or a heat source.

*Set up the product on a stable work surface or so as to ensure stability of the system.

*Openings in the case are provided for ventilation. Do not block or cover these openings. Make sure you provide adequate space around the system for ventilation when you set up your work area. Never insert objects of any kind into the ventilation openings.

*To avoid electrical shock, always unplug all power cables and modem cables from the wall outlets before removing covers.

*Allow the product to cool before removing covers or touching internal components.

Precaution for Product with Laser Devices

Observe the following precautions for laser devices:

*Do not open the CD-ROM drive, make adjustments, or perform procedures on a laser device other than those specified in the product's documentation.

*Only authorized service technicians should repair laser devices.

Precaution for Product with Modems, Telecommunications, ot Local Area Network Options

Observe the following guidelines when working with options:

* Do not connect or use a modem or telephone during a lightning storm. There may be a risk of electrical shock from lightning.

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Safety Information

*To reduce the risk of fire, use only No. 26 AWG or larger telecommunications line cord.

*Do not plug a modem or telephone cable into the network interface controller (NIC) receptacle.

*Disconnect the modem cable before opening a product enclosure, touching or installing internal components, or touching an uninsulated modem cable or jack.

*Do not use a telephone line to report a gas leak while you are in the vicinity of the leak.

Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Statement

Note: 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 when the equipment is operated in a commercial environment. This equipment generates, uses, and can radiate radio frequency energy and, if not installed and used in accordance with the instruction manual, may cause harmful interference to radio communications. Operation of this equipment in a residential area is likely to cause harmful interference in which case the user will be required to correct the interference at his own expense.

Properly shielded and grounded cables and connectors must be used in order to meet FCC emission limits. Neither the provider nor the manufacturer are responsible for any radio or television interference caused by using other than recommended cables and connectors or by unauthorized changes or modifications to this equipment. Unauthorized changes or modifications could void the user's authority to operatetheequipment.

This device complies with Part 15 of the FCC Rules. Operation is subject to the following two conditions:

(1)this device may not cause harmful interference, and

(2)this device must accept any interference received, including interference that may cause undesired operation.

FCC part 68 (applicable to products fitted with USA modems)

The modem complies with Part 68 of the FCC Rules. On this equipment is a label that contains, among other information, the FCC registration number and Ringer Equivalence Number (REN) for this equipment. You must, upon request, provide this information to your telephone company.

If your telephone equipment causes harm to the telephone network, the Telephone Company may discontinue your service temporarily. If possible, they will notify in advance. But, if advance notice is not practical, you will be notified as soon as possible. You will be informed of your right to file a complaint with the FCC.

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Your telephone company may make changes in its facilities, equipment, operations, or procedures that could affect proper operation of your equipment. If they do, you will be notified in advance to give you an opportunity to maintain uninterrupted telephone service.

The FCC prohibits this equipment to be connected to party lines or coin-telephone service.

The FCC also requires the transmitter of a FAX transmission be properly identified (per FCC Rules Part 68, Sec. 68.381 (c) (3)).

/ for Canadian users only /

Canadian Department of Communications Compliance Statement

This digital apparatus does not exceed the Class B limits for radio noise emissions from digital apparatus as set out in the radio interference regulations of Industry Canada.

Le present appareil numerique n'emet pas de bruits radioelectriques depassant les limites applicables aux appareils numeriques de Classe B prescrites dans le reglement sur le brouillage radioelectrique edicte par Industrie Canada.

DOC notice (for products fitted with an Industry Canada-compliant modem)

The Canadian Department of Communications label identifies certified equipment. This certification means that the equipment meets certain telecommunications network protective, operational and safety requirements. The Department does not guarantee the equipment will operate to the user satisfaction.

Before installing this equipment, users ensure that it is permissible to be connected to the facilities of the local Telecommunications Company. The equipment must also be installed using an acceptable method of connection. The customer should be aware that compliance with the above conditions might not prevent degradation of service in some situations.

Repairs to certified equipment should be made by an authorized Canadian maintenance facility designated by the supplier.Any repairs or alterations made by the user to this equipment, or equipment malfunctions, may give the telecommunications company cause to request the user to disconnect the equipment.

Users should ensure for their own protection that the electrical ground connections of the power utility, telephone lines and internal metallic water pipe system, if resent are connected together. This precaution may be particularly important in rural areas.

Caution: Users should not attempt to make such connections themselves, but should contact the appropriate electric inspection authority, or electrician, as appropriate.

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Safety Information

NOTICE: The Load Number (LN) assigned to each terminal device denotes the percentage of the total load to be connected to a telephone loop which is used by the device, to prevent overloading. The termination on a loop may consist of any combination of devices subject only to the requirement that the sum of the Load Numbers of all the devices does not exceed 100.

/ for European users only /

CAUTION

Danger of explosion if battery is incorrectly replaced.

Replace only with the same or equivalent type recommended by the manufacturer.

Dispose of used batteries according to the manufacturer’sinstructions.

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Introduction

Welcome to Gigabyte GS-SR168 Rack mount Server System Installation Guide. The guide provides instructions for configuration hardware for the GS-SR168 your system.

This installation guide will assist you in installing all the essential components for the sever system. For your protection, please read and undertand all of the safety and operating instructions regarding your Gigabyte Server and retain for future reference. The procedures in this guidebook assusme that your are a system or network administrator experienced in installing similar hardware.

Contents Packages

When opening the package, please ensure the system components are not damaged during the shipping. Using the following checklist to verify the contents. If any component is missing or damaged in the

system, please contact your vendor immediately.

 

; Chassis

;

GA-9IVDPL Motherboard (Installed)

; Power Supply (Installed)

;

GSMT User’s Manual

; FAN Duct x 1

;

CPU Heat Sink x 2

; Silm type CD-ROM drive (Installed)

;

Cables (RJ45)

; GS-SR168 System Installation Guide

;

Case Handle Kit x 2

; Driver CD for motherboard driver & utility

;

COM2 Cable x 1

; GC-REIU (PCI-E Riser Card)

 

 

WARNING!

Computer motherboards and expansion cards contain very delicate Integrated Circuit (IC) chips. To protect them against damage from static electricity, you should follow some precautions whenever you work on your computer.

1.Unplug your computer when working on the inside.

2.Use a grounded wrist strap before handling computer components. If you do not have one, touch both of your hands to a safely grounded object or to a metal object, such as the power supply case.

3.Hold components by the edges and try not touch the IC chips, leads or connectors, or othercomponents.

4.Place components on a grounded antistatic pad or on the bag that came with the components whenever the components are separated from the system.

5.Ensure that the ATX power supply is switched off before you plug in or remove the ATX

power connector on the motherboard.

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Feature Summary

 

Chapter 1 Features Summary

 

 

Motherboard

GA-9IVDPL

Processor Supported

Dual socket 604 for Intel® Xeon(Nocona/Irwindale) processor

 

suopprts 3.6 GB and upper

 

Intel® Xeon (Nocona/Irwindale) CPUs supports 800 MHz FSB

 

2nd cache depend on CPU

 

 

Chipset

Intel® E7320 Chipset

 

Intel® 6300ESB

System Memory:

 

Memory Capacity

6 x DDR socket up to 12 GB

Memory Type

Registered DDR2 400

Error Correction:

Single-bit Errors Correction, Multiple Bit Errors Detection

 

 

Expansion Slot

1 riser card supports 1 x 64/66MHz add-on card

 

1 x PCI-E x8 slot

 

 

SATA RAID controller

Intel® 6300ESB

 

Supports SATA RAID 0,1

 

 

Cooling Fans:

4 X CPU Fans

 

1 X Power Fan

 

 

Integrated LANs:

 

Controller

Dual Intel® 82541GI GbE

Integrated Graphics:

 

Controller

Integrated,ATI Rage-XL

Graphics Memory

8MB SDRAM

 

 

Mass Storage System

2 x EasySwapable SATA HDDs

 

1 Slim Type CD-ROM

 

 

Front Panel

Power SW, Reset SW, NMI SW, UID SW,

 

2 x LAN LED

 

1 x Power/Sleep LED

1 x HDD LED

1 x Status LED

1 x USB

1 x COM

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Super I/O

 

Controller

ITE IT8712F-A Super I/O

 

 

Built-in I/O

2 x Serial ports (COM, 1 at rear and 1 at front)

 

3 x USB 2.0 dual-port connector (2 at rear and 1 at front)

 

1 x VGA connector

 

2 x RJ45 LAN ports

 

P/S 2 Keyboard and Mouse Connectors

 

 

System BIOS:

 

BIOS Type

Lincensed Pheonix on 8Mb Flash RAM

Special Features

Supports multi boot function

 

User setting for hardware monitoring

 

Supports PXE

 

ACPI 1.0 Compliant/ ACPI defined S1, S4, and S5

 

Server Management Functions: (Optional)

BMC Chip

NS IPMI 1.5 controller

FailureDetection

IPMI 1.5 specification of Server management

Event Logging

32KB Nonvolatile Memory to Log System Failure Events

RemoteManagement

Follow the IPMI 1.5 specification of Server management

 

 

Environment

 

AmbientTemperature

Operating Temperature: 5oC to 35oC

 

Non-operating Temperature: 0oC to 50oC

Relative Humidity

10-80% operating Humidity at 30o C

Safety Regulations

FCC, CE, BSMI, CB,

System Dimention:

19"W x 1.73"H x 19.5"D

Electrical Power Supply

Single Power Supply 400W

Note: If you want to purchase USB FDD, we suggest MITSUMI as recommedned brand.

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System Overview

Chapter 2 System Overview

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A. Chassis Cover

 

 

F. HDD Blank

B. Motehrboard - GA-9IVDPL

G. CD-ROM Drive

C. Fan Duct

 

 

 

H. Back plane board

D. System Fans

 

 

 

I. Power

E. Riser Card Support

 

 

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Chapter 3 System Hardware Installation

Please observe the safety information in chapter “Important Safety Information”

Do not expose the server to extreme environmental conditions. Protect it from dust, humidity, and heat.

Step 3-1: Chassis Removal and Installation

Step 1

Loosen the thumbscrew from the back of the server.

Step 2

Push down the indentation located at two sides of the chassis, and slide toward to remove the

 

top cover.

 

 

Step 3

Reverse Step 1, and 2 to replace the chassis cover.

 

 

 

 

Step 1

 

Step 2

 

 

 

 

 

 

Thumbscres

Note: Before installing CPU, you must remove the FAN duct. For FAN duct removal, please see Sub-section 3-7 “FAN Duct Removal and Installtion” for detail instruction.

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Step 3-2: CPU Installation

Please make sure the CPU type and speed that are supported by the motherboard.

Step 1 Angling the rod to 65-degree maybe feel a kind of tight , and then continue pull the rod to 90degree when a noise “cough” made

Step 2 Locate Pin 1 in the socket and look for a (golden) cut edge on the CPU upper corner. Then insert the CPU into the socket.

Step 3 Press down the CPU socket lever and finish CPU installation.

Step 1

Step 2

 

Pin1 indicator

Step 3

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Step 3-3: Heat Sink Installation

Step 1 Place the Heat Sink on the CPU. Before putting the heat sink on the CPU, please well remember to apply the thermal conductivity compound on the CPU.

Step 2 Seat the heat sink with the four screws. Installation completed.

Step 3-4: Memory Installation

1.The DIMM slot has a notch, so the DIMM memory module can only fit in one direction.

2.Insert the DIMM memory module vertically into the DIMM slot. Then push it down.

3.Close the plastic clip at both edges of theDIMM slots to lock the DIMM module.

4.DIMM must be populated in order starting at the nearest slot from the ATX power.

Each logical DIMM must be made of two identical DIMMs having the same device size on each and the same DIMM size.

5. Reverse the installation steps when you wish to remove the DIMM module.

 

Step 1

 

Step 2

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Step 3-5: PCI Expansion Card Installation

GS-SR168 provides expansion riser slot for one PCI-X 64/66MHz slot; and one with PCI-E x8 slot. To install the peripheral, please go through the following steps.

Note!! Before installing the PCI expansion card, please check the card size limitation. Size limitation for PCI-X height is 203.4 mm x 95 mm.

Step 1 Lift the riser bracket slightly, then pull it out from the server chassis.

Step 2 Align the expansion card with the guiding groove. Slide the expansion card into the slot until the card firmly seats.

Step 3 Align the riser bracket to the system module (see the arrow direction mark 1), and push it to locked position.

Step 4 Reverse Step 1 & 2 to lock the riser bracket firmly. Installation completed.

Step 1

 

 

 

 

Step 3

Step 2

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Step 3-6: Hard Disk Drive Installation

Step 1 Press the release button and pull the blank out of the drive bay. Step 2 Remove the plastic hard disk tray.

Step 3 Slide hard disk into blank and secure it with screws.

Step 4 To replace the hard drive blank, slide the blank into the bay until it locks into place. Connect cable and power.

Step 5 Place the hard disk into the server system.

Step 1

Release button

Step 3

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Step 3-7: FAN Duct Removal and Installation

Step 1 Pull up the screw-holder and lossen the thumbscrews. Lift up to remove the fan duct.

Step 2 For FAN Duct Installation, place the fan duct on the top of heat sinks. Fasten the screws to the locked position and push down the screw-holders.

Step 1

Step 2

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Chapter 4 Appearance of GS-SR168

4-1: Front View of GS-SR168

Slim Type CD-ROM

USB Connector

LEDs

RJ45 (For COM2)

Easy swap SATA HDDs

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System Appearance

4-2: Rear View of GS-SR168

Power

VGA Port

COM Port

Riser Slot

Keyboard Connector

Mouse Connector

USB Connectors

LAN 1 & 2 Ports

ID Switch

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4-3: Back Plane Borad Layout Introduction

 

 

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DF1 ( Fan Connector)

 

 

b

DF2 ( Fan Connector)

 

 

c

DF3 ( Fan Connector)

 

 

d

DF4 ( Fan Connector)

 

 

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DF5 ( Fan Connector)

 

 

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DF6 ( Fan Connector)

 

 

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DF7 ( Fan Connector)

 

 

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DF8 ( Fan Connector)

 

 

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UF9 (Power Fan Connector)

 

 

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Serial ATA Power Connector

 

 

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IDE Power Connecor

 

 

 

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LED Description

4-4: Switch and LED Indicators Introduction

Status HDD Fail Warning

HDD

Power/Sleep

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

LAN1/2 Activities

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

NMI

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ID

 

 

 

 

 

Name

 

 

Color

 

 

Condition

 

 

Description

Power

 

 

Green

On

 

 

Power On

 

 

 

Green

Blink

 

 

Sleep (S1)

 

 

 

Amber

Off

 

 

Power Off (S4/S5)

HDD

 

 

Green

Blink

 

 

Hard Disk Drive Access

 

 

 

--

 

 

 

Off

 

 

No Access

LAN1

 

 

Green

On

 

 

LAN Link / No access

Activity

 

 

Green

Blink

 

 

LAN access

 

 

 

--

 

 

 

Off

 

 

Idle

LAN2

 

 

Green

On

 

 

LAN Link / No access

Activity

 

 

Green

Blink

 

 

LAN access

 

 

 

--

 

 

 

Off

 

 

Idle

Identification

 

Blue

 

 

On

 

 

Unit selected for identification

 

 

--

 

 

 

Off

 

 

No identification

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Name

IPMI

 

 

 

 

Color

 

Condition

 

 

Description

Status

Without

 

Green

 

On

 

 

 

 

System Ready

 

IPMI

 

 

 

 

Amber

 

On

 

 

 

 

System Not Ready

 

With

 

 

 

 

Green

 

On

 

 

 

 

System Ready/System Healthy

 

IPMI

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Amber

 

On

 

 

 

 

System Not Ready/ Critical Fans,

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Voltage, TemperatureFailure

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4-5: LAN LED Description

Name

Color

Condition

Description

LAN

Green

O N

LAN Link / no Access

Link/Activity

 

 

 

Green

BLINK

LAN Access

 

-

OFF

Idle

GbE LAN

Yellow

ON

1Gbps connection

Speed

 

 

 

Green

ON

100Mbps connection

 

-

OFF

10Mbps connection

 

 

 

 

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Connector Icon Description

4-6 : Connector Icon Description

Suggest Icon

Description

 

 

 

Keyboard

 

 

 

VGA

 

 

 

Mouse

 

 

 

LAN

 

 

 

Serial Port

 

 

 

USB

 

 

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Chapter 5 Motherboard Layout & Jumper Setting

5-1: GA-9IVDPL Motherboard Layout

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LAN1

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CPU 0

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DDRII A3

 

 

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CPU1

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DDRII B3

 

 

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Intel MCH E7320

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ATX1

 

 

D

ATI Rage-XL

R

ATX2

 

 

E

Intel 6300ESB

 

 

 

 

F

Intel 82541

 

 

 

 

G

IT8712 F IX

 

 

 

 

H

IPMI Connector (Optional)

 

 

 

 

I

SATA1 (Serial ATA Connector)

 

 

 

 

J

SATA2 (Serial ATA Connector)

 

 

 

 

K

DDRII A1

 

 

 

 

L

DDRII B1

 

 

 

 

M

DDRII A2

 

 

 

 

N

DDRII B2

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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5-2: Jumper Setting

CLR_CMOS ( (Clear CMOS Function)

You may clear the CMOS data to its default values by this jumper.

Default value doesn’t include the “Shunter” to prevent from improper use this jumper. To clear CMOS, temporarily short 1-2 pin.

1

1-2 close: Clear CMOS

1

2-3 close: Normal (Default value)

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Chapter 6 BIOS Setup

BIOS Setup is an overview of the BIOS Setup Program. The program that allows users to modify the basic system configuration. This type of information is stored in battery-backed CMOS RAM so that it retains the Setup information when the power is turned off.

ENTERINGSETUP

Power ON the computer and press <F2> immediately will allow you to enter Setup.

CONTROLKEYS

<Ç>

Move to previous item

<È>

Move to next item

 

 

<Å>

Move to the item in the left hand

 

 

<Æ>

Move to the item in the right hand

 

 

<Esc>

Main Menu - Quit and not save changes into CMOS Status Page Setup Menu and

 

Option Page Setup Menu - Exit current page and return to Main Menu

 

 

<+/PgUp>

Increase the numeric value or make changes

 

 

<-/PgDn>

Decrease the numeric value or make changes

 

 

<F1>

General help, only for Status Page Setup Menu and Option Page Setup Menu

 

 

<F2>

Reserved

 

 

<F3>

Reserved

 

 

<F4>

Reserved

 

 

<F6>

Reserved

 

 

<F7>

Reserved

 

 

<F8>

Reserved

 

 

<F9>

Load the Optimized Defaults

 

 

<F10>

Save all the CMOS changes, only for Main Menu

 

 

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BIOS Setup

GETTINGHELP MainMenu

The on-line description of the highlighted setup function is displayed at the bottom of the screen.

Status Page Setup Menu / Option Page Setup Menu

Press F1 to pop up a small help window that describes the appropriate keys to use and the possible selections for the highlighted item. To exit the Help Window press <Esc>.

zMain

This setup page includes all the items in standard compatible BIOS.

zAdvanced

This setup page includes all the items of AMI special enhanced features.

(ex:Auto detect fan and temperature status, automatically configure hard disk parameters.)

zSecurity

Change, set, or disable password. It allows you to limit access the system and setup.

zServer

Server additional features enabled/disabled setup menus.

zBoot

This setup page include all the items of first boot function features.

zExit

There are five optionsin this selection: Exit Saving Changes, Exit Discarding Changes, Load Optimal Defaults, Load Failsafe Defaults, and Discard Changes.

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Main

Once you enter Phoenix BIOS Setup Utility, the Main Menu (Figure 1) will appear on the screen. Use arrow keys to select among the items and press <Enter> to accept or enter the sub-menu.

 

 

PhoenixBIOS Setup Utility

 

Main

Advanced

Security

Server

Boot

Exit

System Time:

[00:13:12]

 

 

 

Item Specific Help

System Date:

[01/01/2005]

 

 

 

 

 

 

IDE Channel 0 Master

[80026MB]

 

 

 

 

IDE Channel 0 Slave

[None]

 

 

 

 

IDE Channel 2 Master

[CD-ROM]

 

 

 

 

IDE Channel 3 Slave

[None]

 

 

 

 

System Information

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

F1: Help

KL: Select Item

+ -: Change Values

F5: Setup Defaults

Esc: Exit

IJ: Select Menu

Enter: Select

Sub-Menu F10: Save&Exit

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Figure 1: Main

System Time

The time is calculated based on the 24-hour military time clock. Set the System Time (HH:MM:SS)

System Date

Set the System Date. Note that the “Day” automatically changed after you set the date. (Weekend: DD: MM: YY) (YY: 1099~2099)

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IDE Channel 0 Master, Slave / Channel 1 Master, Slave, Serial ATA

The category identifies the types of hard disk from drive C to F that has been installed in the computer. There are two types: auto type, and manual type. Manual type is user-definable; Auto type which will automatically detect HDD type.

Note that the specifications of your drive must match with the drive table. The hard disk will not work properly if you enter improper information for this category.

If you select User Type, related information will be asked to enter to the following items. Enter the information directly from the keyboard and press <Enter>. Such information should be provided in the documentation form your hard disk vendor or the system manufacturer.

TYPE

1-39: Predefined types.

Users: Set parameters by User.

Auto: Set parameters automatically. (Default Vaules)

CD-ROM: Use for ATAPI CD-ROM drives or double click [Auto] to set all HDD parameters automatically.

ATAPI Removable: Removable disk drive is installed here.

Multi-Sector Transfer

This field displays the information of Multi-Sector Transfer Mode.

Disabled: The data transfer from and to the device occurs one sector at a time.

Auto: The data transfer from and to the device occurs multiple sectors at a time if the device supports it.

LBA Mode

This field shows if the device type in the specific IDE channel

 

support LBA Mode.

32-Bit I/O

Enable this function to max imize the IDE data transfer rate.

Transfer Mode

This field shows the information of Teansfer Mode.

Ultra DMA Mode

This filed displays the DMA mode of the device in the specific IDE

 

channel.

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SystemInformation

This category includes the information of Processor Type, Speed, Extended memory, BIOS Version, BIOS Date, System Product Name, System serial number, System version, System UUID, Main Board ID, and Main Board Serial number.

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Advanced

About This Section: Advanced

With this section, allowing user to configure your system for basic operation. User can change the processor options, chipset configuration, PCI configuration and chipset control.

 

 

PhoenixBIOS Setup Utility

 

Main

Advanced

Security

Server

Boot

Exit

PCI Configuration

 

 

 

 

Item Specific Help

Advanced Chipset Control

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Advanced Processor Option

 

 

 

 

Peripheral Configuration

 

 

 

 

 

Hardware Monitor

 

 

 

 

 

Reset Configuration Data

 

[No]

 

 

 

ClkGen Spread Spectrum

 

[Disabled]

 

 

 

System After AC Back

 

[Pre-State]

 

 

 

Extended Memory Testing

 

[Enabled]

 

 

 

Network Server

 

[Enabled]

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

F1: Help

KL: Select Item

+ -: Change Values

F5: Setup Defaults

Esc: Exit

IJ: Select Menu

Enter: Select

Sub-Menu F10: Save&Exit

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Figure 2: Advanced

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PCI Configuration

 

PhoenixBIOS Setup Utility

PCI Configuration

 

 

Item Specific Help

Embedded Vedio Controller

 

 

 

Embedded NIC

 

 

 

Embedded NIC (Gbit#2)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

F1: Help

KL: Select Item

 

+ -: Change Values F5: Setup Defaults

Esc: Exit

IJ: Select Menu

Enter: Select Sub-Menu F10: Save&Exit

 

 

 

 

Figure 2-1: PCI Configuration

EmbeddedVideoController

 

 

 

Onboard VGA Control

 

 

 

Enabled

Enable onboard VGA device. (Default value)

 

Disabled

Disable this function.

EmbeddedNIC (Gbit #1 / 2)

 

 

 

Onboard LAN Control

 

 

 

Enabled

Enable onboard LAN 1 / 2 device. (Default value)

 

Disabled

Disable this function.

 

Option ROM Scan

 

 

 

Enabled

Enableing this item to initialize device expansion ROM.

 

Disabled

Disable this function. (Defualt value)

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BIOS Setup

 

Advanced Chipset Control

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

PhoenixBIOS Setup Utility

 

 

Advanced Chipset Control

 

 

Item Specific Help

 

USB Controller

 

[Enabled]

 

 

 

 

Legacy USB Support

[Disabled]

 

 

 

 

Force Compliance Mode

[Enabled]

 

 

 

 

PCI-E port A Device 2

[Enabled]

 

 

 

 

4GB PCI Hole Granularity

[128MB]

 

 

 

 

Wake On LAN

 

[Enabled]

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

F1: Help

KL: Select Item

+ -: Change Values

F5: Setup Defaults

 

Esc: Exit

IJ: Select Menu

Enter: Select Sub-Menu F10: Save&Exit

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Figure 2-2: Advanced Chipset Control

USB Controller

This item allows users to enable or disable the USB device by setting item to the desired value.

Enabled

Enable USB controller. (Default value)

Options

Disbale this function.

Legacy USB Support

This option allows user to function support for legacy USB.

Enabled

Enables support for legacy USB.

Disabled

Disables support for legacy USB. (Default Value)

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Force Compliance Mode

This option allows user to function PCI-E Compliance mode by setting item to desired value.

Enabled

Enables PCI-E Force Compliance mode. (Default Value)

Disabled

Disables this function.

PCI-E portA Device 2

Force PCI Express v1.0 Compability Mode, this PCI-E port A by setting to desired value.

Force PCI Express 1.0

Force PCI Express v1.0 Compability Mode.

Enabled

Enables PCI-E port A Device2 (Default Value)

Disabled

Disables this function.

4GB PCI HoleGranularity

Select the granularity of PCI hole for PCI resource. If MTRRS are not enough, we may use this option to reduce the MTRR occupation.

128MB

Select 128MB as granularity of PCI hole. (Default value)

256MB

Select 256MB as granularity of PCI hole.

Wake On LAN

This option allow user to determine the action of the system when a LAN wake up occurs.

Enabled

Enable Wake On LAN. (Default value)

Disabled

Disable this function.

Note: This item must enabled if you’re running under Windows operating system.

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BIOS Setup

 

Advanced Processor Option

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

PhoenixBIOS Setup Utility

 

 

Advanced Processor Option

 

 

Item Specific Help

 

Hyper Threading Technology

[Enabled]

 

 

 

Set Max Ext CPUID = 3

[Disabled]

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

F1: Help

KL: Select Item

+ -: Change Values

F5: Setup Defaults

 

Esc: Exit

IJ: Select Menu

Enter: Select Sub-Menu F10: Save&Exit

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Figure 2-3: Advanced Processor Option

 

 

HyperThreading Technology

 

 

 

 

Enabled

Enables Hyper-Threading Technology Feature when using Windows

 

 

XP and Linux 2.4x operating systems that are optimized for Hyper-

 

 

Threading technology. (Default value)

 

Disabled

Disables Hyper-Threading Technology when using other operating

 

 

systems.

 

 

 

 

Set Max Ext CPUID = 3

 

 

 

 

Set MAX CPUID extended function value to 3.

 

 

Enabled

Enable Set Max Ext CPUID = 3 function.

 

 

Disabled

Disable this function. (Default value)

 

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Peripheral Configuration

 

PhoenixBIOS Setup Utility

Peripheral Configuration

 

Item Specific Help

Serial Port A

[Enabled]

 

Base I/O address/IRQ

[3F8/IRQ4]

 

Serial Port B

[Enabled]

 

Base I/O address/IRQ

[2F8/IRQ3]

 

Floppy disk connector

[Enabled]

 

Floppy Check

[Enabled]

 

Parallel ATA

[Both]

 

Serial ATA

[Enabled]

 

Native Mode Operation

[Auto]

 

SATA RAID Enable

[Disabled]

 

 

 

 

F1: Help

KL: Select Item

+ -: Change Values

F5: Setup Defaults

Esc: Exit

IJ: Select Menu

Enter: Select Sub-Menu F10: Save&Exit

Figure 2-4: Peripheral Configuration

Serial Port A

This allows users to configure serial prot A by using this option.

Disabled

Disable the configuration.

Enabled

Enable the configuration (Default value)

Base I/O Address/IRQ

 

3F8/IRQ4

Set IO address to 3F8.

(Default value)

2F8/IRQ3

Set IO address to 2F8.

 

3E8/IRQ4

Set IO address to 3E8.

2E8/IRQ3

Set IO address to 2E8.

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Serial Port B

This allows users to configure serial prot B by using this option.

Disabled

Disable the configuration.

Enabled

Enable the configuration (Default value)

Base I/O Address/IRQ

3F8/IRQ4

Set IO address to 3F8.

2F8/IRQ3

Set IO address to 2F8. (Default value)

3E8/IRQ4

Set IO address to 3E8.

2E8/IRQ3

Set IO address to 2E8.

Floppy disk controller

Enabled

Enable the floppy disk controller. (Default value)

Disabled

Disable the device.

Floppy Check

Enabled

Enable the device to verify floppy typer when system boot.

 

(Default value)

Disabled

Disable the this function.

Parallel ATA

Disabled

Disable the device.

Both

Select both Channel 0 and Channel 1 as Parallel ATA.

 

(Default value)

Channel 0

Select both Channel 0 as Parallel ATA.

Channel1

Select both Channel 1 as Parallel ATA.

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Serial ATA

Enabled

Enable Serial ATA device. (Default value)

Disabled

Disable the Serial ATA.

NativeModeOperation

This option allows user to set the native mode for ATA function. Note that certain OS is not supported under Native Mode.

Auto

Auto detected. (Default value)

Serial ATA

Set Native mode to Serial ATA.

Parallel ATA

Set Native mode to Parallel ATA.

SATARAIDEnable

Enabled

Enable the SATA RAID function.

Disabled

Disable the device. (Default value)

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Reset ConfigurationData

Yes

Clear the Extended System Configuration Data (ESCD) area.

No

Disable this function. (default value)

ClkGen Spread Spectrum

Enabled

Enable ClkGen Spread Spectrum.

Disabled

Disabled this function. (Default value)

System After AC Back

Set the mode od operation if an AC/Power loss occurs.

Power On

Power on system without pressing power button.

Stay Off

Keep the power off until the power button is pressed.

PreState

Set system to the last sate when AC power is removed. Do not power on

 

system when AC power is back. (Default value)

Extended MemoryTesting

Determine which type of tests will be performed extended memory. (above 1M)

Enabled

Enable Extended Memory Testing. (Default value)

Disabled

Disable this function.

Network Server

Enabled

System will be secured at boot to prevent tampering during network

 

operation. (Default value)

Disabled

Disable this function.

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Hardware Monitor

 

PhoenixBIOS Setup Utility

 

Hardware Monitor

 

Item Specific Help

CPU 1 Temperature

38C/100F

 

CPU 2 Temperature

38C/100F

 

Backboard Temperature 1

33C/091F

 

Backboard Temperature 2

33C/091F

 

Backboard Temperature 3

33C/091F

 

Voltage

 

 

 

Fan Monitor

 

 

 

F1: Help

KL: Select Item

+ -: Change Values

F5: Setup Defaults

Esc: Exit

IJ: Select Menu

Enter: Select Sub-Menu F10: Save&Exit

 

 

 

 

Figure 2-5: Hardware Monitor

CPU 1&2/Backboard 1/2/3 Temperature

Display the current CPU1/2 temperature, Backboard 1/2/3 ambient temperature.

Voltage: VCORE 1&2/ 3.3V/ 5V / +12V / 3.3VSB / 1.5VSB / 12V / VBAT/ 5VSB / 1.5V / 1.8V

Detect system's voltage status automatically.

FAN(RPM)

Display the current CPUs, and Power FAN speed.

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BIOS Setup

Security

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

PhoenixBIOS Setup Utility

 

Main

Advanced

Security

Server

Boot

Exit

Supervisor Password Is:

 

Clear

 

 

Item Specific Help

User Password Is:

 

Clear

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Set Supervisor Password

 

[Enter]

 

 

 

Set User Password

 

[Enter]

 

 

 

Password On Boot

 

[Disabled]

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

F1: Help

KL: Select Item

+ -: Change Values

F5: Setup Defaults

Esc: Exit

IJ: Select Menu

Enter: Select

Sub-Menu F10: Save&Exit

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Figure 3: Security

*About This Section: Security

In this section, user can set either supervisor or user passwords, or both for different level of password securities. In addition, user also can set the virus protection for boot sector.

Set Supervisor Password

You can install and change this options for the setup menus. Type the password up to 6 characters in lengh and press <Enter>. The password typed now will clear any previously entered password from the CMOS memory. You will be asked to confirm the entered password. Type the password again and press <Enter>. You may also press <Esc> to abort the selection and not enter a specified password or press <Enter> key to disable this option.

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Set User Password

You can only enter but do not have the right to change the options of the setup menus. When you select this function, the following message will appear at the center of the screen to assist you in creating a password.

Type the password up to 6 characters in lengh and press <Enter>. The password typed now will clear any previously entered password from the CMOS memory. You will be asked to confirm the entered password. Type the password again and press <Enter>. You may also press <Esc> to abort the selection and not enter a specified password.

Password on boot

Password entering will be required when system on boot.

Enabled

Requries entering password when system on boot.

Disabled

Disable this function. (Default value)

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Server

 

 

PhoenixBIOS Setup Utility

 

 

Main

Advanced

Security

Server

Boot

 

Exit

Console Redirection

 

 

 

 

Item Specific Help

Halt On

 

 

[Mid]

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Memory RAS Feature Control

 

[Standard]

 

 

 

 

Clear Mem. ECC Error Info.

 

[Disabled]

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

F1: Help

KL: Select Item

+ -: Change Values

F5: Setup Defaults

Esc: Exit

IJ: Select Menu

Enter: Select

Sub-Menu

F10: Save&Exit

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Figure 4: Server

 

 

 

 

Console Redirection

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

PhoenixBIOS Setup Utility

 

 

Console Redirection

 

 

 

 

 

Item Specific Help

Com Port Address

 

 

 

 

 

 

Baud Rate

 

 

[19.2K]

 

 

 

 

Console Type

 

[Direct]

 

 

 

 

Flow Control

 

[CTS/RTS]

 

 

 

 

Continue C.R after POST

 

[Off]

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

F1: Help

KL: Select Item

+ -: Change Values

F5: Setup Defaults

Esc: Exit

IJ: Select Menu

Enter: Select

Sub-Menu

F10: Save&Exit

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Figure 4-1: Console Redirection

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Com PortAddress

If this option is set to enabled, it will use a port on the motherboard.

On-board COMA

Use COMA as he COM port address.

On-board COMB

Use COMB as he COM port address.

Disabled

Disable this function. (Default value)

BaudRate

This option allows user to set the specified baud rate.

Options

300, 1200, 2400, 9600, 19.2K, 38.4K, 57.6K, 115.2K.

ConsoleType

This option allows user to select the specified console type. This is defined by IEEE. PC-ANSI is the standard PC-type terminal. Note that for VT100+, you must select English as your languuage. And VT-UTF8 uses unicode.

Options

vt100, vt100+, vt100 8bit, PC ANSI 7bit, PC-ANSI, VT-UTF8.

FlowControl

Enables Flow Control when EMP is dahring the same serial port as console redirection, the flow control must be set to CTS/RTS or CTS/RTS+CD depending on whether a modem is used.

None

Not supported.

XON/OFF

Software control.

CTS/RTS

Hardware control. (Default values)

Continue C.R. after POST

This option allows user to enable console redirection after O.S has loaded.

On

Enable console redirection after O.S has loaded.

Off

Disable this function. (Default value)

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HaltOn

The category determines whether the computer will stop if an error is detected during power up.

NO Errors

The system boot will not stop for any error that may be detected

 

and you will be prompted.

All Errors

Whenever the BIOS detects a non-fatal error the system will be

 

stopped.

Mid

The system boot will not stop for a keyboard or disk error; it will

 

stop for all other errors. (Default value)

Memory RAS Feature Control

Select specified features for DIMMs. Sparing or Memory Mirroring.

Standard

Select Standard as Memory RAS Feature. (Default value)

Sparing

This feature allows user to uses a spare online bank to provide

 

DIMM fail-over capabilities when a pre-defined threshold of single-

 

bit correctable errors is reached.

Clear Mem. ECC Error Info

Enabled

Enable Clear memory ECC error information function.

Disabled

Disable this function. (Default value)

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Boot

 

 

PhoenixBIOS Setup Utility

 

Main

Advanced

Security

Server

Boot

Exit

+ CD-ROM Drive

 

 

 

 

Item Specific Help

+ Hard Drive

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Removable Device

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

F1: Help

KL: Select Item

+ -: Change Values

F5: Setup Defaults

Esc: Exit

IJ: Select Menu

Enter: Select

Sub-Menu F10: Save&Exit

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Figure 5: Boot

*About This Section: Boot

The “Boot” menu allows user to select among four possible types of boot devices listed

using the up and down arrow keys. By applying <+> and <Space> key, you can promote devices and by using the <-> key, you can demote devices. Promotion or demotion of devices alerts the priority that the system uses to search for boot device on system power on.

Boot Device Priority

` Removable Device / Hard Drive / CD-ROM Drive/

These three fields determines which type of device the system attempt to boot from after PhoenixBIOS Post completed. Specifies the boot sequence from the available devices. If the first device is not a bootable device, the system will seek for next available device.

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Exit

 

 

PhoenixBIOS Setup Utility

 

Main

Advanced

Security

Server

Boot

Exit

Exit Saving Changes

 

 

 

 

Item Specific Help

Exit Discarding Changes

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Load Settup Default

 

 

 

 

 

Discard Changes

 

 

 

 

 

Save Changes

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

F1: Help

KL: Select Item

+ -: Change Values

 

F5: Setup Defaults

Esc: Exit

IJ: Select Menu

Enter: Select

Sub-Menu F10: Save&Exit

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Figure 6: Exit

*About This Section: Exit

Once you have changed all of the set values in the BIOS setup, you should save your chnages and exit BIOS setup program. Select “Exit” from the menu bar, to display the following sub-menu.

Exit Saving Changes

Exit Discarding Changes

Load Settup Default

Discard Change

Save Changes

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Exit Saving Changes

This option allows user to exit system setup with saving the changes. Press <Enter> on this item to ask for the following confirmation message:

Pressing ‘Y’ to store all the present setting values tha user made in this time into CMOS. Therefore, whenyou boot up your computer next time, the BIOS will

re-configure your system according data in CMOS.

Setup Confirmation

Save configuration changes and exit now? [Yes] [No]

Exit Discarding Changes

This option allows user to exit system setup without changing any previous settings values in CMOS. The previous selection remain in effect.

This will exit the Setup Utility and restart your compuetr when selecting this option. Press <Enter> on this item to ask for confirmation message.

Setup Warning

Load default configuration now? [Yes] [No]

Load SettupDefault

This option allows user to load default values for all setup items.

When you press <Enter> on this item, you will get a confirmation dialog box with a message as below:

Setup Confirmation

Load default configuratin now? [Yes] [No]

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Discard Changes

This option allows user to load previos values from CMOS for all setup item.

When you press <Enter> on this item, you will get a confirmation dialog box with a message as below:

Setup Confirmation

Load previous configuration now? [Yes] [No]

Save Changes

This option allows user to save setup dat ato CMOS.

When you press <Enter> on this item, you will get a confirmation dialog box with a message as below:

Setup Confirmation

Load previous configuration now? [Yes] [No]

Press [Yes] to save setup daya to CMOS.

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Chapter 7 Appendix

7-1: Acronyms

Acronyms

Meaning

ACPI

Advanced Configuration and Power Interface

APM

Advanced Power Management

AGP

Accelerated Graphics Port

AMR

Audio Modem Riser

ACR

Advanced Communications Riser

BBS

BIOS Boot Specification

BIOS

Basic Input / Output System

CPU

Central Processing Unit

CMOS

Complementary Metal Oxide Semiconductor

CRIMM

Continuity RIMM

CNR

Communication and Networking Riser

DMA

Direct Memory Access

DMI

Desktop Management Interface

DIMM

Dual Inline Memory Module

DRM

Dual Retention Mechanism

DRAM

Dynamic Random Access Memory

DDR

Double Data Rate

ECP

Extended Capabilities Port

ESCD

Extended System Configuration Data

ECC

Error Checking and Correcting

EMC

Electromagnetic Compatibility

EPP

Enhanced Parallel Port

ESD

Electrostatic Discharge

FDD

Floppy Disk Device

FSB

Front Side Bus

HDD

Hard Disk Device

IDE

Integrated Dual Channel Enhanced

IRQ

InterruptRequest

 

 

 

 

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Acronyms

Meaning

I/O

Input / Output

IOAPIC

Input Output Advanced Programmable Input Controller

ISA

Industry StandardArchitecture

LAN

Local Area Network

LBA

Logical Block Addressing

LED

Light Emitting Diode

MHz

Megahertz

MIDI

Musical Instrument Digital Interface

MTH

Memory Translator Hub

MPT

Memory Protocol Translator

NIC

Network Interface Card

OS

Operating System

OEM

Original Equipment Manufacturer

PAC

PCI A.G.P. Controller

POST

Power-On Self Test

PCI

Peripheral Component Interconnect

RIMM

Rambus in-line Memory Module

SCI

Special Circumstance Instructions

SECC

Single Edge Contact Cartridge

SRAM

Static Random Access Memory

SMP

Symmetric Multi-Processing

SMI

System Management Interrupt

USB

Universal Serial Bus

VID

Voltage ID

ZCR

Zero Channel RAID

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