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Dell EMC PowerEdge RAID Controller CLI Reference Guide

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BIOS-related commands

The PERC Command Line Tool supports the following BIOS commands:

perccli /cx set bios [state=<on|off>] [Mode=<SOE|PE|IE|SME>] [abs=<on|off>] [DeviceExposure=<value>]
perccli /cx show bios

The detailed description for each command follows.

perccli /cx set bios [state=<on|off>] [Mode=<SOE|PE|IE|SME>] [abs=<on|off>] [DeviceExposure=<value>]

This commands sets the BIOS controller property to on or orr. The Mode sets the BIOS boot mode.

Only the following combinations are supported:
  • perccli /cx set bios state=<on|off>
  • perccli /cx set bios Mode-<SOE|PE|IE|SME>
  • perccli /cx set bios abs=<on|off>
  • perccli /cx set bios DeviceExposure=<value>

Options

SOE — Stop on errors

PE — Pause on errors

IE — Ignore errors

SME — Safe mode on errors

abs — Enables|Disables the auto boot select

DeviceExposure — Number of devices to be exposed: value range is 0–255

value 0 and 1: Expose all

value 2 — 255: Actual number of devices to be exposed

Input example:

perccli /c0 set bios=on

perccli /cx show bios

This command displays the value of the controller BIOS.

Input example:

perccli /c0 show bios

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