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Adaptec controllers support single-drive volumes that can be used for drives that are not part of a RAID array. Select Yes to exit, then press any key to restart your computer. Only disk drives that can be used in a new array are available for selection. If a disk drive is grayed-out unavailable for use in a new array , it might need to be initialized. In a situation where you want each phy on a controller to be in a different SAS domain, this setting specifies a unique world-wide name for each phy.

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Follow the onscreen instructions to modify the settings of the controller and connected disk drives, as required. When enabled, write cache is enabled on the disk drive.

It is recommended that you disable write cache on the disk drive. When you have finished locating your disk drive, press any key to stop the blinking. When enabledthis allows the controller to act as adaptev bootable device. Initializing a disk drive that is part of an array might make the array unusable. Default setting is Yes enabled. When enabledremovable media devices, such as CD drives, are supported.


You can use the disk utilities tool to perform low-level formatting, or to verify your disk drives. To Check the Controller Battery Status. Note – You cannot make an array bootable while it is building, verifying, or rebuilding. Disabling the BIOS allows another controller to act as a bootable device.

You might want to perform a secure erase only on disk drives that contain confidential or classified information.

Select Controller Configuration from the main Select utility menu and change the settings listed in the following table. Note that there might be a significant performance reduction. The place to find device driver updates.

To Start the ACU. The BIOS-based event log records all firmware events, such as configuration changes, array creation, and boot activity. This is normal behavior.

The size of the disk drive. Follow the onscreen instructions to create and manage arrays, and initialize, rescan, and erase disk drives. Select the disk drive being secure erased, and then press Ctrl-Q.

Select Yes to exit, then press any key to restart your computer.

During bootup, if your system has insufficient memory, the following message appears. The data transfer rate between the controller and devices. When enabled, determines whether the controller verifies the accuracy of data transfer on the serial bus. Secure erase performs three distinct writing passes to the disk drive being erased–it does not adsptec write zeros.


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Caution – Do not initialize a disk drive that is part of an array. This is described in Parts I and II of this document. Only disk drives that can be used in a new array are available for selection.

Some events are not stored indefinitely. Instructions for completing tasks are displayed onscreen. From the Manage Arrays menu, do any of the following:.

Aeaptec secure erase stops and the ACU returns to its main window. Any changes you made take effect after the computer restarts. Disk drives must be initialized before they can be used in an array.

Removable Media Devices Boot Support.