New answers tagged bios
I'd love to know why some people downvoted this question, and what people think a "proper NAS server" is - ie why it should not be a PC. I think its a valid question. In researching my belief that this is what some of the "the big boys do", I discovered that the Backblaze Storage Pod is essentially a 4u server with heaps of cheap drives, and probably the ...
Took me a while to figure this out but I finally isolated the problem. The F1 prompt only hangs the system if you have SATA ports turned to auto detect with nothing connected. If you only turn on the ports with devices connected it will skip right past the F1 prompt.
What could be causing Server 2012 to set the Bios clock? Well, that's what it does. Linux does it too, but yes, your OS can and will set the real-time clock to match what it thinks the time is. Regarding fixing this mess, what you need to do to correct the time on the server is login to the server with a local administrator account, and set the time ...
So, asciiphil's suggestion is good and you should definitely do that. It might allow you to get rid of the "Warning! No microcode update loaded for processor 0" problem (and if it doesn't, I don't think it's possible to do so). HOWEVER, the "Strike F1 to continue" is likely a different problem, at least it was on my T300. In my case, I had to enter the ...
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