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Sun Netra CP3220 Blade Server User’s Guide






1. Introduction

1.1 Overview

1.2 Features

1.3 Physical Description

1.3.1 Front Panel Components

1.3.2 Blade Server Diagram

1.4 System Configurations

1.4.1 AMC Modules

1.4.2 Advanced Rear Transition Module

1.5 Hot-Swap Support

1.6 System Components

1.6.1 Required Hardware Components

1.6.2 Optional Hardware Components

1.6.3 Software Components

1.7 Technical Support and Warranty

1.7.1 Locating the Blade Server Identification Information

2. Hardware Installation and Service

2.1 Safety and Tool Requirements

2.1.1 Equipment and Operator Safety

2.1.2 Materials and Tools Required

2.2 Installing the Blade Server

2.2.1 Preparing for the Installation Check Power, Thermal, Environmental, and Space Requirements Local Network IP Addresses and Host Names Worksheet Installation Procedure Summary

2.2.2 Configuring the Hardware Verify Chassis Fan Tray Upgrade Installing Optional Components Configuring the Advanced Rear Transition Module Hardware

2.2.3 Installing the Sun Netra CP3220 Blade Server in an ATCA Shelf Installing an Advanced Rear Transition Module

procedure iconsmall spaceTo Install an ARTM Installing the Blade Server Into the Shelf

2.2.4 Connecting External I/O Cables Connecting Cables to a System Console Running the Solaris OS Connecting Cables to the System Console Not Running the Solaris OS Netinstall Boot Device Map

2.3 Service Procedures

2.3.1 Hot-Swapping the Sun Netra CP3220 Blade Server

2.3.2 Powering Off the Sun Netra CP3220 Blade Server

2.3.3 Removing the Sun Netra CP3220 Blade Server

2.3.4 Powering On the System

2.3.5 Automatic Power-Off Events

2.3.6 Servicing DIMMs DIMM Requirements Installing a DDR2 DIMM Removing a DDR2 DIMM

2.3.7 Installing the Optional Compact Flash Card

2.3.8 Installing Optional AMC Cards

2.3.9 Adding or Replacing a TOD Clock Battery

2.3.10 Changing Jumper Settings Clearing the CMOS Setting Using Jumper 1 Changing the OOS LED Color

2.3.11 Changing OOS LED Behavior

procedure iconsmall spaceViewing OOS LED Settings

procedure iconsmall spaceSetting OOS LED Behavior

2.3.12 Resetting the Sun Netra CP3220 Blade Server

3. Software Configuration

3.1 Operating Systems

3.2 Software Updates

3.3 SunVTS Software

3.4 Configuring Sun Netra CP3220 For 1GbE or 10GbE Switches

3.5 Configuring Alternate OOS LED Behavior

procedure iconsmall spaceDisplaying Configuration of OOS LED Behavior

procedure iconsmall spaceSetting Configuration of OOS LED Behavior

4. Configuring and Using BIOS Firmware

4.1 About BIOS Settings

4.1.1 Navigating BIOS Screens

4.1.2 BIOS Considerations BIOS Option ROMs on the Sun Netra CP3220 Blade Server AMD PowerNow! Feature Enabled by Default

4.1.3 Description of the BIOS Screens

4.2 Changing the Configuration of a BIOS Menu Item

4.3 Setting the Boot Device Using BIOS Setup Screens

4.4 Changing the BIOS Continuous Boot Setting

4.5 Setting Supervisor and User Passwords

4.6 Resetting the System Time and System Date

4.7 Updating the BIOS

4.8 Secondary BIOS Image

4.9 Use the Secondary BIOS Image

4.10 Perform a Live Firmware Upgrade

4.11 Power-On Self-Test

4.12 Changing POST Options

5. Hardware Architecture

5.1 Block Diagram

5.2 The AMD Opteron Processor

5.3 Memory

5.4 Networking and I/O

5.4.1 nVidia MCP55

5.4.2 PCI Express Bus

5.4.3 Dual BIOS

5.4.4 Trusted Platform Module (TPM)

5.4.5 Broadcom 5715C Gigabit Ethernet

5.4.6 Sun Dual 10-Gbit Ethernet/Quad 1-Gbit RGMII Network Interface Chip (Sun 10 GbE Multithreaded Networking ASIC)

5.5 I/O Components

5.5.1 AMC Slots

5.5.2 EIDE/ATA for Compact Flash

5.5.3 SAS/SATA

A. Physical Characteristics

A.1 Form Factor

A.2 Power and Thermal Metrics

A.2.1 Processor Metrics

A.2.2 PICMG Board Cooling Requirements

A.2.3 PICMG ARTM Cooling Requirements

A.3 Connectors and Pinouts

A.3.1 Front Panel Connectors

A.3.1.1 Ethernet Port

A.3.1.2 USB Ports

A.3.1.3 Serial Port

A.3.2 AMC Connectors

A.3.3 Power Connector (Zone 1)

A.3.4 Data Transport Connector (Zone 2)

A.3.5 Advanced Rear Transition Module Connector (Zone 3)

B. BIOS Screens