User manual ASUS RS924A-E6/RS8
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Manual abstract: user guide ASUS RS924A-E6/RS8
Detailed instructions for use are in the User's Guide.
[. . . ] RS920A-E6/RS8 RS924A-E6/RS8 2U Rackmount Server User Guide
E6861 First Edition V1 September 2011
Copyright © 2011 ASUSTeK COMPUTER INC. No part of this manual, including the products and software described in it, may be reproduced, transmitted, transcribed, stored in a retrieval system, or translated into any language in any form or by any means, except documentation kept by the purchaser for backup purposes, without the express written permission of ASUSTeK COMPUTER INC. ASUS provides this manual "as is" without warranty of any kind, either express or implied, including but not limited to the implied warranties or conditions of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose. In no event shall ASUS, its directors, officers, employees, or agents be liable for any indirect, special, incidental, or consequential damages (including damages for loss of profits, loss of business, loss of use or data, interruption of business and the like), even if ASUS has been advised of the possibility of such damages arising from any defect or error in this manual or product. [. . . ] When found, EZ Flash 2 performs the BIOS update process and automatically reboots the system when done.
· · This function can support devices such as a USB flash disk with FAT 32/16 format and single partition only. DO NOT shut down or reset the system while updating the BIOS to prevent system boot failure!
Ensure to load the BIOS default settings to ensure system compatibility and stability. See section 5. 9 Exit Menu for details.
5. 1. 2
The succeeding BIOS screens are for reference only. The actual BIOS screen displays may not be the same as shown.
The BUPDATER utility allows you to update the BIOS file in DOS environment using a bootable USB flash disk drive with the updated BIOS file.
To update the BIOS file using the BUPDATER utility: 1. Visit the ASUS website at www. asus. com and download the latest BIOS file for the motherboard. Copy the BUPDATER utility (BUPDATER. exe) from the ASUS support website at support. asus. com to the bootable USB flash disk drive you created earlier. Boot the system in DOS mode, then at the prompt, type: BUPDATER /i[filename]. ROM where [filename] is the latest or the original BIOS file on the bootable USB flash disk drive, then press <Enter>.
A:\>BUPDATER /i[file name]. ROM
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The utility verifies the file, then starts updating the BIOS file.
ASUSTek BIOS Update for DOS V1. 06 (09/08/04) FLASH TYPE: MXIC 25L1605A Current ROM BOARD: KGPX-Q32 VER: 0201 DATE: 08/30/2011 PATH:
WARNING!Do not turn off power during flash BIOS
Update ROM BOARD: KGPX-Q32 VER: 0202 DATE: 09/21/2011
DO NOT shut down or reset the system while updating the BIOS to prevent system boot failure!
The utility returns to the DOS prompt after the BIOS update process is completed. Reboot the system from the hard disk drive.
The BIOS update is finished!C:\>
Chapter 5: BIOS setup
5. 1. 3
ASUS CrashFree BIOS 3 utility
The ASUS CrashFree BIOS 3 is an auto recovery tool that allows you to restore the BIOS file when it fails or gets corrupted during the updating process. You can update a corrupted BIOS file using a USB flash drive that contains the updated BIOS file.
Prepare a USB flash drive containing the updated motherboard BIOS before using this utility.
To recover the BIOS from a USB flash drive: 1. Insert the USB flash drive with the original or updated BIOS file to one USB port on the system. It resets the system when the BIOS recovery finished.
DO NOT shut down or reset the system while recovering the BIOS!The recovered BIOS may not be the latest BIOS version for this motherboard. Visit the ASUS website at www. asus. com to download the latest BIOS file.
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BIOS setup program
This motherboard supports a programmable firmware chip that you can update using the provided utility described in section 5. 1 Managing and updating your BIOS. Use the BIOS Setup program when you are installing a motherboard, reconfiguring your system, or prompted to "Run Setup. " This section explains how to configure your system using this utility. Even if you are not prompted to use the Setup program, you can change the configuration of your computer in the future. For example, you can enable the security password feature or change the power management settings. This requires you to reconfigure your system using the BIOS Setup program so that the computer can recognize these changes and record them in the CMOS RAM of the firmware chip. When you start up the computer, the system provides you with the opportunity to run this program. Press <Del> during the Power-On Self-Test (POST) to enter the Setup utility; otherwise, POST continues with its test routines. If you wish to enter Setup after POST, restart the system by pressing <Ctrl+Alt+Delete>, or by pressing the reset button on the system chassis. [. . . ] Type the command acpi=off apic=bigsmp brokenmodules=ahci in Boot Options field, and press <Enter>.
Boot from Hard Disk Installation Repair Installed System Rescue System Check Installation Media Firmware Test Memory Test
Boot Options acpi=off apic=bigsmp brokenmodules=ahci F1 Help F2 Language F3 Video Mode English(US) 1024 X768 F4 Source DVD F5 Kernel F6 Driver Default Yes
When below screen appears, select the USB floppy disk drive (sda) as the driver update medium. Select OK, then press <Enter>.
Please choose the Driver Update medium. sda: USB Floppy Other device
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The drivers for the RAID controller are installed to the system as shown below.
Please choose the Driver Update medium.
sda: USB Floppy sr0: CD-ROM, ASUS DRW-1612BLT sdb: Disk, Promise 1X2 Morror/RAID1 sd3: Disk, Promise RAID Console other device
Select Back and follow the onscreen instructions to finish the installation.
Chapter 7: Driver installation
Intel® Network Connection Software
This section provides instructions on how to install the Intel® Network Connection Software on the system. You need to manually install the Intel® Network Connection Software on a Windows Server operating system. [. . . ]
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