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Sun Server X2-4 (formerly Sun Fire X4470 M2)

Product Notes, Software Release 1.4.2

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1.  Sun Server X2-4 Product Notes

Sun Server X2-4 Name Change

Supported Operating Systems

Oracle Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel for Linux

Supported Firmware and Software

Supported Firmware in Software Releases

Supported Diagnostics

Firmware Updates

Supported Software

Supported Memory Configurations

Supported PCIe Cards

Quantity and Slot Restrictions

Minimum Firmware Revisions for PCIe Cards

Sun Flash Accelerator F20 PCIe Card Requirements

Card Placement and Cooling

ESM Replacement Interval

Internal Sun Storage 6Gb SAS PCIe RAID HBA Requirements

Sun Storage 10GbE FCoE PCIe Low Profile Dual Port CNA and OS Support

Resolved Issues

Known Open Issues

Hardware Known Issue

BIOS Known Issues

Oracle Solaris Known Issues

Oracle Linux, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server (SLES), and Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) Known Issues

Oracle VM Known Issue

Windows Known Issues

Oracle Integrated Lights Out Manager (ILOM) Known Issue

Oracle Hardware Installation Assistant Known Issues

2.  Getting Server Firmware and Software

Firmware and Software Updates

Firmware and Software Access Options

Available Software Release Packages

Accessing Firmware and Software

Download Firmware and Software Using My Oracle Support

Requesting Physical Media

Gathering Information for the Physical Media Request

Installing Updates

Installing Firmware

Installing Hardware Drivers and OS Tools

Supported Firmware and Software

The latest Oracle Integrated Lights Out Manager (ILOM) and BIOS firmware are shipped on your Sun Server X2-4. This section identifies the supported Oracle ILOM and BIOS firmware versions. It includes the following sections:

Supported Firmware in Software Releases

The following table identifies the Oracle ILOM and BIOS firmware versions that are supported for this software release.

Software Release
Oracle ILOM SP Firmware
BIOS Firmware
1.4.2
3.1.2.24.d
16.04.02.00 (bundled in Oracle ILOM)
1.4.1
3.1.2.24.c r81341
16.04.02.00 (bundled in Oracle ILOM)
1.4
3.1.2.24.b r79266
16.04.02.00 (bundled in Oracle ILOM)
1.3.1
3.1.2.24.a r75561
16.04.01.05 (bundled in Oracle ILOM)
1.3
3.1.2.24 r73820
16.04.01.02
1.2
3.0.6.12.a r70287
16.03.01.03
1.1
3.0.16.12 r65661
16.02.01.01
1.0
3.0.14.20 r63740
16.01.01.18

Supported Diagnostics

The following table identifies diagnostic software that is supported for this release of the server.

CPLD Version
PC-Check Version
Oracle VTS
17 (bundled in Oracle ILOM)
6.30s (bundled in Oracle ILOM)
7.0 ps14

Firmware Updates

If you need to reinstall the Oracle ILOM or BIOS firmware, or obtain updates to the firmware, go to the My Oracle Support web site at:

http://support.oracle.com

For information about how to download the latest firmware and software, see Chapter 2, Getting Server Firmware and Software.

Due to Java security changes, with the previous Oracle ILOM firmware if you used Java 7 update 51 or newer, you could not launch Oracle ILOM Remote Console. With the new Oracle ILOM firmware (ILOM 3.1.2.24.d) if use Java 7 update 51 or newer, you can launch Oracle ILOM Remote Console.

Supported Software

Supported software for the Sun Server X2-4 is available from Oracle. This software includes device drivers, RAID management software, and other utilities for use with your server. You can obtain the required software or software updates by going to the My Oracle Support web site at:

http://support.oracle.com

For information about how to download the latest firmware and software, see Chapter 2, Getting Server Firmware and Software.