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Sun Blade X6440 Server Module Service Manual

820-3964-10



Contents

Preface

1. Introduction to the Sun Blade X6440 Server Module

1.1 Features of the Server Module

1.2 Sun Blade X6440 Server Module Orientation

1.3 Documentation Kits

1.4 Additional Options and Replaceable Components

2. Powering On and Configuring BIOS Settings

2.1 Powering On the Server

2.2 Powering Off the Server

2.3 Configuring BIOS Settings

2.3.1 Changing the Configuration of a BIOS Menu Item

2.3.2 BIOS Considerations

2.3.2.1 PCI Card Slot Booting Priority

2.3.2.2 Ethernet Port Device and Driver Naming

2.3.2.3 Ethernet Port Booting Priority

2.3.2.4 BIOS Option ROM Size Limitation

2.3.3 BIOS Setup Screens

2.3.4 BIOS Main Menu Screen

2.3.5 BIOS Advanced Menu Screens

2.3.5.1 BIOS Advanced Menu Main Screen

2.3.5.2 BIOS Advanced Menu CPU Configuration Screen

2.3.5.3 BIOS Advanced Menu IDE Configuration Screen

2.3.5.4 BIOS Advanced Menu ACPI Configuration Screen

2.3.5.5 BIOS Advanced Menu Event Logging Details Screen

2.3.5.6 BIOS Advanced Menu IPMI Configuration Screen

2.3.5.7 BIOS Advanced Menu IPMI, LAN Configuration Screen

2.3.5.8 BIOS Advanced Menu IPMI, PEF Configuration Screen

2.3.5.9 BIOS Advanced Menu MPS Configuration Screen

2.3.5.10 BIOS Advanced Menu PCI Express Configuration Screen

2.3.5.11 BIOS Advanced Menu Remote Access Configuration Screen

2.3.5.12 BIOS Advanced Menu Trusted Computing Screen

2.3.5.13 BIOS Advanced Menu USB Configuration Screen

2.3.6 BIOS PCIPnP Menu Screen

2.3.7 BIOS Boot Menu Screens

2.3.7.1 BIOS Boot Menu Main Screen

2.3.7.2 BIOS Boot Menu Boot Settings Configuration Screen

2.3.7.3 BIOS Boot Menu Boot Device Priority Screen

2.3.7.4 BIOS Boot Menu Hard Disk Drives Screen

2.3.8 BIOS Security Settings Menu

2.3.9 BIOS Chipset Menu Screens

2.3.9.1 BIOS Chipset Menu Main Screen

2.3.9.2 BIOS Chipset Menu NorthBridge Configuration Screen

2.3.9.3 BIOS Chipset Menu NorthBridge Memory Configuration Screen

2.3.9.4 BIOS Chipset Menu NorthBridge ECC Configuration Screen

2.3.9.5 BIOS Chipset Menu NorthBridge DRAM Timing Configuration Screen

2.3.9.6 BIOS Chipset Menu SouthBridge Configuration Screen

2.3.10 BIOS Exit Option Menu Screen

2.4 Modifying Settings Using Jumpers

2.4.1 Using the Clear CMOS Jumper J29

2.4.2 Resetting the SP Password Using Jumper J37

2.4.3 Recovering the SP Using Jumper J57

2.5 Updating the BIOS

2.6 Power-On Self-Test (POST)

3. Diagnostics Tools

3.1 Service Processor ILOM

3.2 System Status LEDs

3.2.1 External Status Indicator LEDs

3.2.2 Internal Status Indicator LEDs

3.3 BIOS POST

3.3.1 How BIOS POST Memory Testing Works

3.3.2 Redirecting Console Output

3.4 Hardware Debug Tool (HDT)

3.4.1 HDT Functionality

3.4.2 Accessing HDT

3.4.3 HDT Commands

3.5 Pc-Check Diagnostics Overview

3.5.1 Accessing Pc-Check Diagnostics

3.6 Pc-Check Menus

3.6.1 System Information Menu

3.6.2 Advanced Diagnostics

3.6.3 Hard Disk/Compact Flash Testing

3.6.3.1 To Select and Test a Hard Drive/Compact Flash

3.6.4 Burn-In Testing

3.6.4.1 Performing Immediate Burn-In Testing

3.6.4.2 Performing Deferred Burn-In Testing

3.6.5 Diagnostic Partition

3.6.6 Show Results Summary

3.6.7 Print Results Report

3.6.8 About Pc-Check

3.6.9 Exit

4. Maintaining the Sun Blade X6440 Server Module

4.1 Tools and Supplies Needed

4.2 Removing the Server Module From the Chassis and Removing the Cover

4.2.1 Removing the Server Module From the Chassis

4.2.2 Removing the Main Cover

4.3 Locations of Replaceable Components

4.4 Replaceable Component Procedures

4.4.1 Replacing the System Battery

4.4.2 Replacing the Compact Flash Module

4.4.3 Replacing Memory Modules (DIMMs)

4.4.3.1 DIMM Population Rules

4.4.3.2 DIMM Replacement Procedure

4.4.3.3 Error Correction and Parity

4.4.4 Adding or Replacing a RAID Expansion Module

4.4.4.1 Adding, or Removing and Replacing a REM

4.4.5 Changing the REM Battery

4.4.6 Adding or Replacing a Fabric Expansion Module

4.4.6.1 Adding, or Removing and Replacing a FEM

4.4.7 Replacing a CPU and Heatsink

4.4.8 Replacing the Motherboard

A. System Specifications

B. BIOS POST Codes

B.1 POST Code Checkpoints

C. Connector Pinouts

C.1 Front I/O Dongle

C.2 Compact Flash

Index