Article ID: 000093944 Content Type: Install & Setup Last Reviewed: 02/27/2023

How to Enable Volume Management Device (VMD) on Intel® Server M50FCP

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Summary

Steps to enable VMD on Intel® Server M50FCP

Description

Does not know how to or which VMD to enable on Intel® Server M50FCP.

Resolution

Follow below steps to enable VMD in the BIOS:

  1. Power on or reboot the system.
  2. Press F2 to enter BIOS.
  3. Navigate to Advanced -> Integrated IO Configuration -> Volume Management Device.
  4. Enable the corresponding VMD based on the type of Intel® Server M50FCP.
     VMD to Front Drive SlotsVMD for M.2 NVMe*
    M50FCP1UR204 (1U 4 x 2.5")Direct HSBP VMD (CPU0, PE4)
    Direct HSBP VMD (CPU1, PE3)
    PCIe M.2 VMD (CPU0 PCH)
    M50FCP1UR212 (1U 12 x 2.5")Direct HSBP VMD (CPU0, PE3)
    Direct HSBP VMD (CPU0, PE4)
    Direct HSBP VMD (CPU1, PE4)
    M50FCP2UR312 (2U 12 x 3.5")Direct HSBP VMD (CPU0, PE4)
    M50FCP2UR208 (2U 8 x 2.5")Direct HSBP VMD (CPU0, PE4)
    Direct HSBP VMD (CPU1, PE3)
    M50FCP2UR216 (2U 16 x 2.5")Direct HSBP VMD (CPU0, PE3)
    Direct HSBP VMD (CPU0, PE4)
    Direct HSBP VMD (CPU1, PE3)
    Direct HSBP VMD (CPU1, PE4)
    M50FCP2UR224 (2U 24 x 2.5")

    Direct HSBP VMD (CPU0, PE3)
    Direct HSBP VMD (CPU0, PE4)
    Direct HSBP VMD (CPU1, PE3)
    Direct HSBP VMD (CPU1, PE4)
    Riser 1 VMD (CPU0)
    Riser 3 VMD (CPU1)

  5. Press F10 and Y to save the settings.