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Sun Blade X6270 M2 Server Module Service Manual

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1. Sun Blade X6270 M2 Hardware and Software Features

1.1 Server Hardware and Software Features

1.2 Server Module Front Panel Indicators, Buttons, and Port

1.3 Attaching Devices to the Server

1.3.1 Attaching a USB Drive

1.4 Replaceable Server Components

2. Powering On and Configuring BIOS Settings

2.1 Powering On and Off the Server Module

2.1.1 Power On the Server Module

2.1.2 Power Off and Verify Server Is Ready for Removal From Chassis

2.1.3 Troubleshoot Server Power States

2.2 About the BIOS

2.2.1 BIOS Booting and Set Up Considerations Hardware Prefetchers Default BIOS Power-On Self-Test (POST) Events BIOS POST F1 and F2 Errors How BIOS POST Memory Testing Works PCI Express ExpressModule Slot Booting Priority Ethernet Port Device and Driver Naming Ethernet Port Booting Priority

2.2.2 BIOS Setup Utility Menus

2.2.3 Enabling Support for Common BIOS Settings Accessing the BIOS Setup Utility Menus

procedure iconsmall spaceAccess BIOS Setup Utility Menus Configuring Support for TPM

procedure iconsmall spaceConfigure TPM Support Configuring SP LAN Settings

procedure iconsmall spaceConfigure LAN Settings for SP

procedure iconsmall spaceView or Set the ILOM SP IP Address Using the BIOS Setup Utility Configuring Option ROM Settings in BIOS

procedure iconsmall spaceEnable or Disable Option ROM Settings

2.2.4 Updating the BIOS Firmware

3. Maintaining the Sun Blade X6270 M2 Server Module

3.1 Locations of Replaceable Components

3.2 Tools and Supplies Needed

3.3 Avoid Electrostatic Discharge

3.4 Removing the Server From the Chassis

procedure iconsmall spaceRemove Server Module From Chassis

3.5 Removing or Replacing Filler Panels

procedure iconsmall spaceRemove or Insert Filler Panels

3.6 Removing or Installing Server Module Cover

procedure iconsmall spaceRemove Cover From Server

procedure iconsmall spaceInstall Cover on Server

3.7 Procedures for Replaceable Components

3.7.1 Installing or Servicing a Hard Disk Drive or Solid State Drive Internal System Software Designation for Storage Devices Add a New HDD or SSD HDD or SSD Failure and RAID Replace an Existing HDD or SSD

3.7.2 Replacing the System Battery

procedure iconsmall spaceReplace the System Battery

3.7.3 Installing or Replacing Memory Modules (DIMMs)

procedure iconsmall spaceReplace or Add DIMM

3.7.4 Installing or Servicing a Fabric Expansion Module (FEM)

procedure iconsmall spaceInstall the FEM

3.7.5 Installing or Replacing a RAID Expansion Module (REM) and Battery

procedure iconsmall spaceReplace the REM Battery

procedure iconsmall spaceInstall a New REM

procedure iconsmall spaceReplace an Existing REM

3.7.6 Installing or Replacing a CPU and Heatsink

procedure iconsmall spaceInstall CPU and Heatsink

procedure iconsmall spaceReplace or Upgrade CPU and Heatsink

3.7.7 Cabling the REM and Disk Drives

procedure iconsmall spaceIdentify the Proper Cabling Paths

procedure iconsmall spaceConnect Disk Drives to the Onboard Chipset

4. Troubleshooting the Server and Restoring ILOM Defaults

4.1 Troubleshooting the Server

4.1.1 Diagnostic Tools

4.1.2 Diagnostic Tool Documentation

4.2 Restoring ILOM Defaults

4.2.1 Accessing the Preboot Menu Prerequisites for Accessing the Preboot Menu

procedure iconsmall spaceAccess to the Preboot Menu

procedure iconsmall spaceEdit Preboot Menu for Remote Serial Access Edit Mode Settings in Preboot Menu

4.2.2 Restoring the Factory Default ILOM Root Password

procedure iconsmall spaceRestore ILOM Root Password to Factory Default Using the Preboot Menu

4.2.3 Restoring ILOM Access to the Serial Console

procedure iconsmall spaceRestore Access to the Serial Console Using the Preboot Menu

4.2.4 Restoring the SP Firmware Image Prerequisites for Restoring SP Firmware Using the Preboot Menu

procedure iconsmall spaceEnable Support in Preboot Menu to Recover the SP

procedure iconsmall spaceRestore the SP Firmware Image Using the Preboot Menu

4.2.5 Preboot Menu Command Summary

A. Server Module Specifications

A.1 Physical Specifications

A.2 Electrical Specifications

A.3 Environmental Requirements

B. Configuring BIOS Settings

B.1 BIOS Setup Screens Overview

B.2 BIOS Setup Utility Menu Screens

B.2.1 BIOS Main Menu Screens

B.2.2 BIOS Advanced Menu Screens

B.2.3 BIOS PCI Menu Screen

B.2.4 BIOS Boot Menu Screens

B.2.5 BIOS Security Menu Screen

B.2.6 BIOS Chipset Menu Screens

B.2.7 BIOS Exit Menu Screen

procedure iconsmall spaceExecuting a BIOS Exit Option

C. Connector Pinouts

C.1 3-Cable Dongle Pinouts

C.2 SAS/SATA Connectors

C.3 SAS Diskplane

C.4 SAS Power/LED Connector

D. Memory Module (DIMM) Reference

D.1 Memory Module Installation Considerations

D.1.1 DIMM and CPU Physical Layout

D.1.2 DIMM Population Rules

D.1.3 DIMM Rank Classification Labels

D.1.4 Error Correction and Parity

D.1.5 Inconsistencies Between DIMM Fault LEDs and the BIOS Mapping of Faulty DIMMs

D.1.6 Locations of Faulty DIMMs Using ILOM Versus BIOS