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Advisory: HP Dynamic Smart Array B140i Controller - "292 - Invalid HP Software RAID Configuration" POST Message after Changing Boot Mode From UEFI Boot to Legacy Boot Mode on HP ProLiant Gen9-Series Servers with HP Dynamic Smart Array B140i Controllers

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Document ID: c04704146

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Advisory: HP Dynamic Smart Array B140i Controller - "292 - Invalid HP Software RAID Configuration" POST Message after Changing Boot Mode From UEFI Boot to Legacy Boot Mode on HP ProLiant Gen9-Series Servers with HP Dynamic Smart Array B140i Controllers
NOTICE: The information in this document, including products and software versions, is current as of the Release Date. This document is subject to change without notice.

Release Date: 2015-06-04

Last Updated: 2018-06-22


DESCRIPTION

On an HP ProLiant Gen9-series server with the HP Dynamic Smart Array B140i Controller, when changing Boot Mode from UEFI mode to Legacy BIOS Mode, the following Power-On Self-Test (POST) message may be displayed indicating that the HP Dynamic Smart Array B140i Controller is not supported in Legacy mode:

292 - Invalid HP Software RAID Configuration. HP B140i SW RAID Mode is NOT supported when the Boot Mode is configured for legacy BIOS Mode. Action: Configure the Boot Mode to UEFI Mode if using HP SW RAID.


In addition, if running Version 1.21 of the System ROM, the Embedded SATA Configuring cannot be changed in the ROM-Based Setup Utility (RBSU) from Enable Dynamic Smart Array RAID Support to Enable SATA AHCI, the option is greyed-out as follows:

SCOPE

Any HP ProLiant Gen9-series server with the HP Dynamic Smart Array B140i Controller.

RESOLUTION

If running a System ROM Version prior to 1.21 dated December 1, 2014 (12-1 -2014) or earlier,
change the Embedded SATA Configuring from Enable Dynamic Smart Array RAID Support to Enable SATA AHCI Support in UEFI mode before changing the Boot Mode from UEFI mode to Legacy BIOS Mode by performing the following:

  1. From the System Utilities screen, select System Configuration BIOS/Platform Configuration
    (RBSU) > Boot Options Boot Mode and press Enter.
  2. Select Legacy BIOS Mode and press Enter.
  3. Press F10 to save the selection.
  4. Reboot the server for the change to take effect.
  5. From the System Utilities screen, select System Configuration BIOS/Platform Configuration
    (RBSU) > System Options SATA Controller Options > Enable HP Dynamic Smart Array RAID Support and press Enter.
  6. Select Enable HP Dynamic Smart Array RAID Support and press Enter.
  7. Press F10 to save the selection.
  8. Reboot the server for the change to take effect.

If running a System ROM Version 1.32 (or later) dated March 5, 2015 (03-05-2015) or later, perform the following:

  1. From the System Utilities screen, select System Configuration BIOS/Platform Configuration
    (RBSU) > System Options SATA Controller Options > Enable HP Dynamic Smart Array RAID Support and press Enter.
  2. Select Enable HP Dynamic Smart Array RAID Support and press Enter:
  3. Press F10 to save selection.
  4. Reboot the server for the change to take effect.

For additional information refer to the HP UEFI System Utilities User Guide for HP ProLiant Gen9 Servers, located at the following URL:

https://internal.support.hpe.com/hpsc/doc/public/display?docId=emr_na-c04398276



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Hardware Platforms Affected: HPE ProLiant DL160 Gen9 Server, HPE ProLiant DL360 Gen9 Server, HPE ProLiant DL380 Gen9 Server, HPE ProLiant ML350 Gen9 Server, HPE ProLiant XL230a Gen9 Server, HPE ProLiant XL250a Gen9 Server
Operating Systems Affected: Not Applicable
Software Affected: Not Applicable
Support Communication Cross Reference ID: IA04704146
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