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Sun Server X2-8 (formerly Sun Fire X4800 M2) Service Manual     Sun Server X2-8 (formerly Sun Fire X4800 M2) Documentation Library
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Document Information

Using This Documentation

Sun Server X2-8 Name Change

Product Downloads

Documentation and Feedback

About This Documentation

Change History

Sun Server X2-8 Service Manual Overview

Server and Component Overview

Sun Server X2-8 Overview

Component Overviews

Power and Reset

Power Modes

Power Button and Power OK LED

How to Power On the Server

How to Power Off the Server

Controlling Server Power Remotely

Removing and Installing Components

Preparing for Service and Operation

Service Task Table

CRU and FRU List

Hot-Plug Components

Required Service Tools

Important Safety Information

Antistatic Precautions and Procedures

How to Use an Antistatic Mat

How to Prepare for Service

How to Prepare for Operation

Removal and Installation Procedures

Removing and Installing a Power Supply (CRU)

Removing and Installing a Hard Drive (CRU)

Removing and Installing a Hard Drive Filler

Replacing the Hard Drive Backplane (FRU)

Adding, Removing, and Installing a CMOD (CRU)

CPU Module (CMOD) Designation and Population Rules

Removing and Installing a CMOD Filler

How to Replace the CMOD Battery (CRU)

Removing and Installing DIMMs (CRU)

DIMM Population Rules

Removing and Installing a RAID Expansion Module (CRU)

Removing and Installing a Fabric Expansion Module (CRU)

Replacing a CPU and Heatsink Assembly (FRU)

Removing and Installing a Fan Module (CRU)

Replacing a Fan Module Controller Board (FRU)

Removing and Installing a NEM or a NEM Filler (CRU)

Removing and Installing a PCIe EM (CRU)

Removing and Installing the Service Processor Module (CRU)

Removing and Installing the Multiport Cable

Removing and Installing the Subassembly Module (FRU)

Sun Server X2-8 Service Procedures and Information

Managing FRUID Information

Firmware Information and Procedures

How to Access the BIOS Setup Utility

BIOS Setup Utility Screens

Component LED Locations and Functions

Thermal Sensor Locations

Sun Server X2-8 Specifications

Physical Specifications

Power Specifications

Environmental Specifications

Requesting Physical Media

How to Request Physical Media Online

How To Request Physical Media by Phone


CRU and FRU List

The replaceable components in your Sun Server X2-8 are designated as either field-replaceable units (FRU) or customer-replaceable units (CRU). A part designated as an FRU must be replaced by an Oracle-qualified service technician. A part designated as a CRU can be replaced by a person who is not an Oracle-qualified service technician. This table lists the FRU and CRU components of the Sun Server X2-8.

CPU modules (CMODs) (4 maximum)

Note - If you are replacing a CMOD with another, you must replace components on the CMOD, including the CPU and heatsink assembly, which is a FRU.

RAID expansion module
Fabric expansion module
Power supplies (4)
Hard drive (8 maximum)
PCIe ExpressModules Gen 2 (8 maximum)
Network express module (2 maximum)
Fan modules (4)
SP module (SP)
Fan module controller board (2)
Subassembly module (SAM) and midplane
CPU and heatsink assembly

See also: Service Task Table