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Dell EMC PowerEdge RAID Controller CLI Reference Guide

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Background initialization commands

The PERC Command Line Tool supports the following commands for background initialization:

perccli /cx/vx resume bgi
perccli /cx/vx set autobgi=on|off 
perccli /cx/vx show autobgi
perccli /cx/vx show bgi 
perccli /cx/vx stop bgi
perccli /cx/vx pause bgi

The detailed description for each command follows.

perccli /cx/vx resume bgi

This command resumes a suspended background initialization operation.

Input example:

perccli /c0/v0 resume bgi

perccli /cx/vx set autobgi=on|off

This command sets the auto background initialization setting for a virtual drive to on or off.

Input example:

perccli /c0/v0 set autobgi=on

perccli /cx/vx show autobgi

This command shows the background initialization setting for a virtual drive.

Input example:

perccli /c0/v0 show autobgi

perccli /cx/vx show bgi

This command shows the background initialization progress on the specified virtual drive in percentage.

Input example:

perccli /c0/v0 show bgi

perccli /cx/vx stop bgi

This command stops a background initialization operation. You can run this command only for a virtual drive that is currently initialized.

Input example:

perccli /c0/v4 stop bgi

perccli /cx/vx pause bgi

This command suspends a background initialization operation. You can run this command only for a virtual drive that is currently initialized.

Input example:

perccli /c0/v4 pause bgi

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