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DR Series DR6300 - Owner's Manual

DR6300 system overview Technical specifications Initial system setup and configuration Pre-operating system management applications
Options to manage the pre-operating system applications System Setup Dell Lifecycle Controller Boot Manager PXE boot
Installing and removing system components
Safety instructions Before working inside your system After working inside your system Recommended tools Front bezel (optional) System cover Cooling shroud Cooling fans Cooling-fan assembly System memory Processors and heat sinks PCIe card holder Cable retention bracket Integrated storage controller card Expansion cards and expansion card riser Internal dual SD module (optional) Network daughter card Internal USB memory key (optional) System battery Power supply units (PSU) System board Trusted Platform Module Hard drives Hard drive backplane SD vFlash card (optional) Control panel assembly
Using system diagnostics Jumpers and connectors Troubleshooting your system

Boot Settings details

You can use the Boot Settings screen to set the boot mode to either BIOS or UEFI. It also enables you to specify the boot order.

To view the Boot Settings screen, perform the following steps:

3.
On the System Setup Main Menu screen, click System BIOS.
4.
On the System BIOS screen, click Boot Settings.

The Boot Settings screen details are explained as follows:

If the operating system supports UEFI, you can set this option to UEFI. Setting this field to BIOS allows compatibility with non-UEFI operating systems. This option is set to BIOS by default.
NOTE: Setting this field to UEFI disables the BIOS Boot Settings menu. Setting this field to BIOS disables the UEFI Boot Settings menu.
Enables or disables the Boot Sequence Retry feature. If this option is set to Enabled and the system fails to boot, the system reattempts the boot sequence after 30 seconds. This option is set to Enabled by default.
Specifies the hard drive that is booted in the event of a hard drive failure. The devices are selected in the Hard-Disk Drive Sequence on the Boot Option Setting menu. When this option is set to Disabled, only the first hard drive in the list is attempted to boot. When this option is set to Enabled, all hard drives are attempted to boot in the order selected in the Hard-Disk Drive Sequence. This option is not enabled for UEFI Boot Mode.
Enables or disables UEFI Boot options. The Boot options include IPv4 PXE and IPv6 PXE. This option is set to IPv4 by default.

System Setup enables you to specify one of the following boot modes for installing your operating system:

1.
From the System Setup Main Menu, click Boot Settings, and select Boot Mode.

You may have to change the boot order if you want to boot from a USB key. The following instructions may vary if you have selected BIOS for Boot Mode.

1.
On the System Setup Main Menu screen, click System BIOS > Boot Settings.
2.
Click Boot Option Settings > Boot Sequence.
4.
Click Exit, and then click Yes to save the settings on exit.

Choosing the system boot mode

You can use the Boot Settings screen to set the boot mode to either BIOS or UEFI. It also enables you to specify the boot order.

To view the Boot Settings screen, perform the following steps:

3.
On the System Setup Main Menu screen, click System BIOS.
4.
On the System BIOS screen, click Boot Settings.

The Boot Settings screen details are explained as follows:

If the operating system supports UEFI, you can set this option to UEFI. Setting this field to BIOS allows compatibility with non-UEFI operating systems. This option is set to BIOS by default.
NOTE: Setting this field to UEFI disables the BIOS Boot Settings menu. Setting this field to BIOS disables the UEFI Boot Settings menu.
Enables or disables the Boot Sequence Retry feature. If this option is set to Enabled and the system fails to boot, the system reattempts the boot sequence after 30 seconds. This option is set to Enabled by default.
Specifies the hard drive that is booted in the event of a hard drive failure. The devices are selected in the Hard-Disk Drive Sequence on the Boot Option Setting menu. When this option is set to Disabled, only the first hard drive in the list is attempted to boot. When this option is set to Enabled, all hard drives are attempted to boot in the order selected in the Hard-Disk Drive Sequence. This option is not enabled for UEFI Boot Mode.
Enables or disables UEFI Boot options. The Boot options include IPv4 PXE and IPv6 PXE. This option is set to IPv4 by default.

System Setup enables you to specify one of the following boot modes for installing your operating system:

1.
From the System Setup Main Menu, click Boot Settings, and select Boot Mode.

You may have to change the boot order if you want to boot from a USB key. The following instructions may vary if you have selected BIOS for Boot Mode.

1.
On the System Setup Main Menu screen, click System BIOS > Boot Settings.
2.
Click Boot Option Settings > Boot Sequence.
4.
Click Exit, and then click Yes to save the settings on exit.

Changing the boot order

You can use the Boot Settings screen to set the boot mode to either BIOS or UEFI. It also enables you to specify the boot order.

To view the Boot Settings screen, perform the following steps:

3.
On the System Setup Main Menu screen, click System BIOS.
4.
On the System BIOS screen, click Boot Settings.

The Boot Settings screen details are explained as follows:

If the operating system supports UEFI, you can set this option to UEFI. Setting this field to BIOS allows compatibility with non-UEFI operating systems. This option is set to BIOS by default.
NOTE: Setting this field to UEFI disables the BIOS Boot Settings menu. Setting this field to BIOS disables the UEFI Boot Settings menu.
Enables or disables the Boot Sequence Retry feature. If this option is set to Enabled and the system fails to boot, the system reattempts the boot sequence after 30 seconds. This option is set to Enabled by default.
Specifies the hard drive that is booted in the event of a hard drive failure. The devices are selected in the Hard-Disk Drive Sequence on the Boot Option Setting menu. When this option is set to Disabled, only the first hard drive in the list is attempted to boot. When this option is set to Enabled, all hard drives are attempted to boot in the order selected in the Hard-Disk Drive Sequence. This option is not enabled for UEFI Boot Mode.
Enables or disables UEFI Boot options. The Boot options include IPv4 PXE and IPv6 PXE. This option is set to IPv4 by default.

System Setup enables you to specify one of the following boot modes for installing your operating system:

1.
From the System Setup Main Menu, click Boot Settings, and select Boot Mode.

You may have to change the boot order if you want to boot from a USB key. The following instructions may vary if you have selected BIOS for Boot Mode.

1.
On the System Setup Main Menu screen, click System BIOS > Boot Settings.
2.
Click Boot Option Settings > Boot Sequence.
4.
Click Exit, and then click Yes to save the settings on exit.

Network Settings

You can use the Network Settings screen to modify PXE device settings. The network settings option is available only in the UEFI mode.

To view the Network Settings screen, perform the following steps:

3.
On the System Setup Main Menu screen, click System BIOS.
4.
On the System BIOS screen, click Network Settings.

The Network Settings screen details are explained as follows:

PXE Device n (n = 1 to 4)

You can use the iSCSI Settings screen to modify iSCSI device settings. The iSCSI Settings option is available only in the UEFI boot mode. BIOS does not control network settings in the BIOS boot mode. For the BIOS boot mode, the option ROM of the network controller handles the network settings.

To view the UEFI iSCSI Settings screen, perform the following steps:

3.
On the System Setup Main Menu screen, click System BIOS.
4.
On the System BIOS screen, click Network Settings.
5.
On the Network Settings screen, click UEFI iSCSI Settings.

The UEFI ISCSI Settings screen details are explained as follows:

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