JavaScript is required to for searching.
Skip Navigation Links
Exit Print View
Sun Server X2-8 (formerly Sun Fire X4800 M2) Service Manual     Sun Server X2-8 (formerly Sun Fire X4800 M2) Documentation Library
search filter icon
search icon

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

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

Front Indicator Panel LEDs

CPU Module (CMOD) LEDs

Front Panel Power Supply LED's

Front Panel Hard Drive LED's

Back Panel Network Express Module LED's

Back Panel SP Module LEDs

Back Panel PCIe EM LEDs

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


Front Indicator Panel LEDs

image:An illustration showing the front indicator panel
LED Name
Identifies the server in a rack.
  • Off normally.

  • Blinks when activated by the Locate button or Oracle ILOM.

Indicates a fault condition in the chassis.
  • Off normally.

  • On solid when a component is in a fault state.

Indicates the power status of the server.
  • Off when AC power cords are disconnected.

  • Blinks at one second intervals when the host BIOS is booting, until BIOS finishes POST.

  • Blinks quickly during SP boot (when AC power cords are connected to the server.

  • Blinks slowly (2900 ms off, 100 ms on) in standby power mode (post SP boot).

  • On solid when in full power mode.

  • See Power and Reset

Power button
  • Press once to power on to full power mode from standby power mode.
  • Press once to perform a graceful power-off from full power mode to standby power mode.

  • Press and hold for four seconds to perform an immediate shutdown from full power to standby power mode.

  • See Power Button and Power OK LED.

Indicates an over-temperature condition within the server.
  • Off normally.

  • On solid when the server ambient temperature exceeds the upper threshold.