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Sun Server X2-8 (formerly Sun Fire X4800 M2) Product Notes     Sun Server X2-8 (formerly Sun Fire X4800 M2) Documentation Library
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Overview of the Sun Server X2-8 Product Notes

Supported Software and Firmware

Hardware Issues

NEM0 Failover and Subsequent Replacement Causes Incorrect Fallback Order

Workaround

Reset Takes a Long Time and Causes the Server to Power Cycle

Place the Server In Standby Power Mode When Removing a CMOD

Update SP Firmware After Replacing a CMOD or SP Module (15465497)

Do Not Mix Dual-Rank and Quad-Rank DIMMs

MegaCLI CfgEachDskRaid0 Command Does Not Work Correctly (CR 7121867)

Workaround

When Inserting a CMOD, Simultaneously Rotate Levers Until They Touch the CMOD

Servers Shipped with a Maximum of Six Combo GbE/8Gb FC Express Module HBA Cards (CR 7050075)

Workaround

Large Number of ixgbe Interrupts Seen with Sun Dual 10GbE I2 SFP+ PCIe 2.0 FEM Without SFP+ (CR 7003313)

Disabling of DIMM Pairs When Server Detects Faulty DIMM (CR 7011011)

LEDs and Logs Incorrectly Indicate that CMOD has Failed (CR 7033674)

Workaround

Flow Control on Serial Port Doesn't Work (CR 7014405)

Workaround

Oracle Solaris Operating System Issues

Linux Issues

Oracle VM Issues

Windows Operating System Issues

ESX Issues

Oracle ILOM Issues

BIOS Issues

Oracle Hardware Installation Assistant

Documentation Errata

Requesting Physical Media

Do Not Mix Dual-Rank and Quad-Rank DIMMs

The Sun Server X2–8 now supports dual-rank and quad-rank 16 GB DIMMs. However, mixing dual-rank DIMMs with quad-rank DIMMs in the same CMOD degrades performance.

The following figure shows a DIMM with heat spreaders.

image:Picture of DIMM with heat spreaders.
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