• AT—enabled by default
Serial Port1 This option determines how the serial port on the docking station
operates. It allows you to avoid resource conicts between devices
by disabling or remapping the address. The options include:
• COM1—enabled by default
SATA Operation This option congures the operating mode of the integrated SATA
hard drive controller. The options include:
• AHCI—enabled by default
Drives Allows you to congure the SATA drives on board.
• SATA-0 enabled by default
SMART Reporting This eld controls whether the hard drive errors of integrated drives
are reported during system startup.
USB Conguration This is an optional feature.
This eld congures the integrated USB controller. If Boot Support
is enabled, the system is allowed to boot any type of USB Mass
Storage Devices such as hard drives and USB keys.
If the USB port is enabled, the device attached to this port is
enabled and available for the operating system.
If the USB port is disabled, the operating system cannot detect any
device attached to this port.
The options include:
• Enable USB Boot Support—enabled by default
• Enable Front USB Ports—enabled by default
• Enable Rear USB Ports—enabled by default
NOTE: USB keyboard and mouse always work in the BIOS
setup irrespective of these settings.
Front USB Conguration This option enables or disables front USB ports. The options
• Front port Top—enabled by default
• Front port Bottom Medium—enabled by default
• Front port Top Medium—enabled by default
• Front port Bottom—enabled by default
Rear USB Conguration This option enables or disables rear USB ports. The options are:
• Rear port Top Left—enabled by default
• Rear port Bottom Left—enabled by default
38 BIOS overview