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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

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


How to Request Physical Media Online

Before You Begin

Gather the information you need to obtain the correct release. For more information, refer to Updating Firmware in Oracle Integrated Lights Out Manager (ILOM) 3.0 Supplement for the Sun Server X2-8 (formerly Sun Fire X4800 M2).

  1. Go to
  2. Select the Flash interface and sign in.
  3. Click on the Contact Us link in the upper right corner of the page.
  4. In the Request Description section:
    1. In the Request Category drop-down list, select:

      Software & OS Media Requests

    2. In the Request Summary field, type: .

      PMR for latest software release for Sun Server X2-8

  5. In the Request Details section, answer the questions shown in the following table:
    Your Answer
    Is this a physical software media shipment request?
    Which product line does the media request involve?
    Sun Products
    Are you requesting a required password for a patch download?
    Are you requesting a patch on CD/DVD?
    If requesting a patch on CD/DVD, please provide the patch number and OS/platform?
    Enter the patch number for each download that you want from the software release.
    List the product name and version requested for the physical media shipment?
    Product Name: Sun Server X2–8.

    Version: Latest software release number.

    What is the OS/platform for the requested media?
    If you are requesting OS-specific downloads, specify the OS here. If you are requesting system firmware only, enter Generic.
    Are any languages required for this shipment?
  6. Fill in the Ship-To contact, phone number, email address, company name, and shipping address information.
  7. Click Next.

    The Relevant Files view appears.

  8. (Optional) Under Relevant Files, you can browse for files or type in any relevant knowledge-based article, for example Knowledge Article 1357561.1.
  9. Click Next

    The Related Knowledge view appears. It might display information related to your request.

  10. Click Submit Request.

    Note - If the Submit Request button is not selectable (grayed-out), check if any required fields are missing. If the number corresponding to a panel on the left-hand side of the screen is red, that panel is missing some required information. When all three numbers are green, the Submit Request button should be selectable.