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Sun Fire X4600 and Sun Fire X4600 M2 Servers Service Manual

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1.  Introduction to the Sun Fire X4600/X4600 M2 Servers

2.  Powering On and Configuring BIOS Settings

3.  Maintaining the Sun Fire X4600/X4600 M2 Servers

A.  System Specifications


C.  LEDs and Jumpers

D.  Connector Pinouts

E.  Serial Attached SCSI BIOS Configuration Utility

E.1 Fusion-MPT SAS BIOS Overview

E.1.1 Boot Initialization With BIOS Boot Specification (BBS)

E.2 Starting the SAS BIOS Configuration Utility

E.3 Configuration Utility Screens

E.3.1 User Input Keys

E.3.2 Adapter List Screen

E.3.3 Global Properties Screen

E.3.4 Adapter Properties Screen

E.3.5 SAS Topology Screen

E.3.6 Device Properties Screen

E.3.7 Device Verify Screen

E.3.8 Advanced Adapter Properties Screen

E.3.9 Advanced Device Properties Screen

E.3.10 PHY Properties Screen

E.3.11 Integrated RAID Configuration and Management Screens

E.3.11.1 Select New Array Type Screen

E.3.11.2 Create New Array Screen

E.3.11.3 View Array Screen

E.3.11.4 Manage Array Screen

E.3.11.5 Exit Screen

E.4 Performing RAID Configuration Tasks

E.4.1 RAID Implementation and Support

E.4.1.1 Automatic Data Resynchronization and Hot Spares

E.4.1.2 RAID Level Support

E.4.1.3 RAID Volume Support

E.4.1.4 RAID Combination Support

Creating a RAID 0 Volume

Creating a RAID 1 Volume

Creating a Second RAID Volume

Viewing RAID Volume Properties

Adding Hot Spares

Deleting Hot Spares

Synchronizing an Array

Activating an Array

Deleting an Array

E.4.2 Locating a Disk Drive

F.  CPU Modules and Memory DIMMs

G.  Power Supplies


Creating a Second RAID Volume

The LSI Logic SAS controllers support two active RAID volumes. If one volume is already configured, follow these steps to add a second volume.

  1. In the Configuration Utility, select an adapter from the Adapter List.
  2. Select the RAID Properties option.

    This displays the current volume.

  3. Press C to create a new volume.
  4. Create the new volume.