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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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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

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)

How to Remove a RAID Expansion Module

How to Install a RAID Expansion Module

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


How to Remove a RAID Expansion Module

An animation of the procedure to remove a REM is available. See animation showing REM removal.

Note - The RAID expansion module (REM) is supported only in CMOD 0 (BL 0).

Before You Begin

RAID Expansion Module Overview

  1. Prepare the server for service. See How to Prepare for Service.
  2. Remove the CMOD from the server. See How to Remove a CPU Module (CMOD).
  3. Set the CMOD on a flat antistatic surface with ample surrounding space and light.
  4. Remove the CMOD cover. See How to Remove the CPU Module (CMOD) Cover.
  5. Lift the REM ejector handle and rotate it to its fully open position.

    This action ejects the REM from its connector on the motherboard.

    image:An illustration showing the removal of the REM from the server.
  6. Lift the connector end of the REM and pull the REM away from the retaining clip on the front support bracket.

Next Steps

How to Install a RAID Expansion Module

See Also