Netra 240 Server Release Notes
The Netra 240 Server Release Notes contain important and late-breaking information about the Netra 240 server. This document contains the following sections:
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The part numbers for the various components of the Netra 240 server are no longer listed in the product documentation. For the latest part numbers for this product, including new RoHS-compliant part numbers, refer to Product Change Notification (PCN) documents or contact your Sun Sales Representative for assistance.
The Solaris 10 Operating System (Solaris OS) comes preinstalled on the Netra 240 1.5 GHz server. No patches are required for this version of the OS.
The Solaris 8 7/03 OS is also supported on the Netra 240 server and comes preinstalled on the Netra 240 1.28 GHz server.
|Note - Visit the www.sun.com Web site for information about ordering and installing the Solaris 8 7/03 OS and its necessary patches.|
The following firmware and software are supported on this release of the Netra 240 server:
|Note - OBP 4.16.x and later enables the use of mixed memory speeds; however, mixed memory speeds are not supported with OBP versions 4.10 through 4.15.|
Following are the known issues with the latest release of the Netra 240 server hardware and software.
Advanced Lights Out Manager (ALOM) software is supported for use on Netra 240 servers. The following changes apply to the information in the Advanced Lights Out Manager Software User’s Guide for the Netra 240 Server (817-3174-11).
The following corrections apply to the Netra 240 documentation set.
The order number listed in the Netra 240 Server Rackmount Kit Installation Instructions (#817-4101-10) for the 19-inch 2-post rackmount kit is incorrect. The order number should be X8099A.
The Netra 240 Server Installation Guide and Netra 240 Server Service Manual incorrectly state that the alarm port is located on the alarm rear transition card; the alarm port is actually located on the rear of the server.
The SunVTS software, the Sun Validation Test Suite, is an online diagnostics tool for verifying the configuration and functionality of hardware controllers, devices, and platforms. Before you can check the functionality of the Netra 240 server, you must first install and update the SunVTS software.
Download and install the SunVTS 5.1 PS5 (or later) software packages.
You can download the SunVTS 5.1 software packages from the Sun OEM Software web site: http://www.sun.com/oem/products/vts/
Refer to the Sun OEM Software web site and the SunVTS documentation for installation instructions.
|Note - If your system uses the 8x DVD+/-RW drive, you must install SunVTS 5.1 PS10 software to enable testing of the +R and +RW functions. SunVTS software versions PS5-PS9 support only the testing of -R and -RW functions.|
After installing the SunVTS software, you can use the SunVTS software to evaluate your server. Refer to the Netra 240 Server System Administration Guide (817-2700-xx) and the SunVTS documentation for information about using the SunVTS software.
With the use of the SunVTS 5.1 PS10 software, the following additional software test is performed and should be added to the Netra 240 Server System Administrators Guide (#817-2700-12), Table 2-1 “SunVTS Software Tests,” below the dvdtest entry.
If you have any technical questions or issues that are not addressed in the Netra 240 server documentation, contact your local Sun Services representative. For customers in the U.S. or Canada, call 1-800-USA-4SUN (1-800-872-4786). For customers in the rest of the world, find the World Wide Solution Center nearest you by visiting the web site: http://www.sun.com/service/contacting/solution.html
You must get Return Material Authorization (RMA) numbers from Sun Services or the World Wide Solution Center for each part you intend to return.
Sun Services will give you specific details on the return procedure for your geographic area. In addition, follow these guidelines in packaging the hardware and addressing the package: