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Thanks for posting. I would like to know your system configuration.

 

I have a stock system, X3216 with 2 cores and8 GB RAM that's it. I am using ESXi 6.5 to run a VM Windows 10 Pro. My server takes a lot of time at BIOS and welcome screen, is there a way to bypass that, now that I have configured ESXi?

 

I have to get back to timing issues once I resolve all the SW issues.

 

Thanks and Regards

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On 12/30/2017 at 8:01 PM, Lord Raven said:

Thanks for posting. I would like to know your system configuration.

 

I have a stock system, X3216 with 2 cores and8 GB RAM that's it. I am using ESXi 6.5 to run a VM Windows 10 Pro. My server takes a lot of time at BIOS and welcome screen, is there a way to bypass that, now that I have configured ESXi?

 

I have to get back to timing issues once I resolve all the SW issues.

 

Thanks and Regards

 

I believe my configuration was close to this at the time I ran the test (YMMV):

 

HPE ProLiant MicroServer Gen10 BETA

  • 32GB RAM (2 x KVR24E17D8/16)
  • Windows 10 Pro x64 with HyperV enabled
  • OS Drive: SATA Port 5 – Samsung 840 Pro 256GB located in ODD bay
  • Data Drive: SATA Port 6 – Samsung 840 Pro 256GB located on revised SDM 3.5 located on side of PSU (the first drive I attached to SATA PORT6 was a Corsair Force GT 60GB and originally both were located in the ODD bay with the OS drive before later moving the Samsung on Port6 down by the PSU)
  • Data Drive: SATA Ports 1&2 in SW RAID0 2 x WD3000HLHX in drive bays 1&2
  • Data Drive: SATA Ports 3&4 in SW RAID1 2 x WD5001F9YZ in drive bays 3&4
  • Main Monitor attached with HDMI cable via : Passive “4K DisplayPort 1.2 to HDMI Adapter by Benfei DP Display Port to HDMI UHD 2K 3D Audio and Video Converter Male to Female Gold-Plated Cord” 
  • 2nd Monitor attached with HDMI cable via: “Active DisplayPort to HDMI 4K Adapter, Benfei DP to HDMI Ultra HD Converter”   
  • 3rd Monitor attached to VGA Port (I went quite a while before attaching the 3rd Monitor - I was using it in other places in my home lab)
  • Misc. Cables: 2 SATAIII, Dell MX714 Floppy FDD to SATA Power Converter Cable, SATA Power to two SATA Power Y splitter cable
  • SDM 3.5 (revised)
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On 07/01/2018 at 2:48 AM, Joe_Miner said:

 

I believe my configuration was close to this at the time I ran the test (YMMV):

 

HPE ProLiant MicroServer Gen10 BETA

  • 32GB RAM (2 x KVR24E17D8/16)
  • Windows 10 Pro x64 with HyperV enabled
  • OS Drive: SATA Port 5 – Samsung 840 Pro 256GB located in ODD bay
  • Data Drive: SATA Port 6 – Samsung 840 Pro 256GB located on revised SDM 3.5 located on side of PSU (the first drive I attached to SATA PORT6 was a Corsair Force GT 60GB and originally both were located in the ODD bay with the OS drive before later moving the Samsung on Port6 down by the PSU)
  • Data Drive: SATA Ports 1&2 in SW RAID0 2 x WD3000HLHX in drive bays 1&2
  • Data Drive: SATA Ports 3&4 in SW RAID1 2 x WD5001F9YZ in drive bays 3&4
  • Main Monitor attached with HDMI cable via : Passive “4K DisplayPort 1.2 to HDMI Adapter by Benfei DP Display Port to HDMI UHD 2K 3D Audio and Video Converter Male to Female Gold-Plated Cord” 
  • 2nd Monitor attached with HDMI cable via: “Active DisplayPort to HDMI 4K Adapter, Benfei DP to HDMI Ultra HD Converter”   
  • 3rd Monitor attached to VGA Port (I went quite a while before attaching the 3rd Monitor - I was using it in other places in my home lab)
  • Misc. Cables: 2 SATAIII, Dell MX714 Floppy FDD to SATA Power Converter Cable, SATA Power to two SATA Power Y splitter cable
  • SDM 3.5 (revised)

 

 

Thanks for your response. It is not related to Startup time but how did you configure Main, 2nd and 3rd displays? Right after my server boots, the display turns off. After Windows is loaded, all I got is remote login. Is there a problem with my AMD GPU?

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Main, 2nd & 3rd monitor were attached as indicated.  Plug & Play.  Remote login?  I used NETPLWIZ to automatically log into W10 and take me to the desktop.  I would check that you have the latest video drivers -- beyond that I'm not sure what the issue is.

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7 hours ago, Joe_Miner said:

Main, 2nd & 3rd monitor were attached as indicated.  Plug & Play.  Remote login?  I used NETPLWIZ to automatically log into W10 and take me to the desktop.  I would check that you have the latest video drivers -- beyond that I'm not sure what the issue is.

I bought an adapter from Amazon than Benfei. It hasn't arrived. Club 3D 4k DP  to HDMI. Right now I don't get any display. 

 

I'm your video, you don't get the bios setup screen. How did you bypass it? My server stays on the screen for one minute. After that, when windows starts to load, the display goes out. 

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