Updating the BIOS Settings for X3-2, X4-2, X5-2 and X6-2 Compute nodes before installing EECS 18.104.22.168.0 on Exalogic
(Doc ID 2391000.1)
Last updated on AUGUST 17, 2018
Applies to:Oracle Exalogic Elastic Cloud Software - Version 22.214.171.124.0 to 126.96.36.199.0
Oracle Virtual Server x86-64
This Note ONLY APPLICABLE to 188.8.131.52.X releases.
The BIOS Settings for versions prior to 184.108.40.206.X releases (e.g. 2.0.3.X.X & 220.127.116.11.X) refer to following Note:
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 & 18.104.22.168.X on Exalogic (Doc ID 1608959.1)
This document describes the procedure, updating the BIOS Settings for X3-2, X4-2, X5-2 and X6-2 compute nodes before installing EECS 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:
- Enables SR-IOV
- Disables C-State
- Enables 64-bit resource allocation
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