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Updating the BIOS Settings for X2-2, X3-2, X4-2, X5-2 and X6-2 Compute nodes before installing EECS 2.0.3.X.X & 2.0.6.3.X on Exalogic (Doc ID 1608959.1)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 10, 2021

Applies to:

Exalogic Elastic Cloud X5-2 Hardware - Version X5 to X5 [Release X5]
Exalogic Elastic Cloud X3-2 Hardware - Version X3 to X3 [Release X3]
Exalogic Elastic Cloud X4-2 Hardware - Version X4 to X4 [Release X4]
Oracle Exalogic Elastic Cloud X2-2 Hardware - Version X2 to X2 [Release X2]
Exalogic Elastic Cloud X6-2 Hardware - Version X6 to X6 [Release X6]
Linux x86-64
Oracle Virtual Server x86-64
Exalogic Elastic Cloud Software Versions 2.0.3.X.X
Exalogic Elastic Cloud Software Versions 2.0.6.3.X

NOTE: This Note does NOT APPLY for 2.0.6.4.X releases. For BIOS Settings for 2.0.6.4.X releases refer to Note 2391000.1

Goal

This document describes the procedure, updating the BIOS Settings for X2-2, X3-2, X4-2, X5-2 and X6-2 compute nodes before installing EECS 2.0.3.X.X & 2.0.6.3.X versions on Exalogic. Configuration changes such as enabling SR-IOV are required for Exalogic Virtual, but for consistency, these BIOS changes are applicable to both physical and virtual configurations.


The procedure in this document performs the following BIOS configuration changes:

NOTE:

This Note DOES NOT APPLY for 2.0.6.4.X releases. For BIOS Settings for 2.0.6.4.X releases refer to following Note:

 

Solution

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In this Document
Goal
Solution
 Procedure for X2-2 Compute Nodes
 Procedure for X3-2, X4-2, X5-2 and X6-2 Compute Nodes
 Verification
 Procedure for X2-2 Nodes
 Procedure for X3-2 Nodes
 Procedure for X4-2 Nodes
 Procedure for X5-2 Nodes
 Procedure for X6-2 Nodes
 Troubleshooting
References

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