PowerEdge R310 Perc S300 Raid 10

I'm trying to set up a PowerEdge R310 with a Perc S300 and 4 x 2 TB drives and raid 10 server r2 2012.

I set up the raid 10 by pressing the R command during startup.  It implements the fine.  I then put in my dvd openmanage systems management and run the installer.  This is where the problem begins.  with all the 4 - 2 TB drives and raid 10, I should have 4 TB of hard drive space, and it is only showing 2 TB.

I canceled the installation, rebooted and changed the UEFI BIOS.  the problem here is with the UEFI boot, server does not start on a dvd, instead, it starts directly to flash disk (this is where the BONE is).  It works fine too, but at the beginning of the installation, he said: "we have found all the readers" and it wants me to install the drivers.  I sail to openmanage dvd and can not find the drivers.

once more I cancel the installation.  I switch back to normal UEFI bios, openmanage dvd start and try and reconfigure raid of openmanage.  everything sets up very well, but in the end of the process when it prepares the files, it gives me an error saying ' deployment failed due to: Boot controller culd details can not be retrieved ", and my only option is to restart.

I reboot and start all over again.

My only option so far is to install NO UEFI and don't have 2 TB of hard drive space, but I really want to use all 4 to.

Help, please!

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The OpenManage DVD has no drivers in the format you need for use during a manual of OS installation - you need to get them from the support.dell.com site (or ftp.dell.com - you need the hard / ZPE file version).

Have you checked the UEFI boot options? You should be able to boot from a DVD using the UEFI. And what do you mean that you can start only "directly to the flash drive? If you can start on a flashdrive in UEFI mode, then why not install Windows from a flash drive? And what do you mean "this is where the BONE is?

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