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Using This Documentation

Sun Server X2-8 Name Change

Product Downloads

Get Software and Firmware Downloads

Documentation and Feedback

About This Documentation

Change History

Hardware Installation and Product Notes

Product Notes

Overview of the Sun Server X2-8 Product Notes

Supported Software and Firmware

Hardware Issues

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

Hardware Installation

Installation Overview

Front and Back Features and Components

Unpacking the Server and Identifying the Rack Mounting Hardware

Installing the Server In the Rack Using the Standard Rack Mounting Kit

Installing the Server in the Rack Using the Universal Rack Mounting Kit

Removing the Server from the Rack

Cabling and Power

Getting Service for Your Server

Determining Your Server Management Strategy

Configuring the Preinstalled Solaris Operating System

Configuring the Preinstalled Oracle Linux Operating System

Configuring the Preinstalled Oracle VM Software

Communicating With Oracle ILOM and the System Console

I/O and Interrupt Resource Allocation

Sun Server X2-8 Specifications

Requesting Physical Media

Operating System Installation

Oracle Solaris Operating System

Introduction to Oracle Solaris OS Installation

Preparing for OS Installation

Creating a Virtual Disk

Installing Solaris OS

Linux

Linux Installation Task Map

Oracle Hardware Installation Assistant (OHIA)

Preparing for OS Installation

Selecting a Media Delivery Method

Installing Oracle Linux

Installing Red Hat Enterprise Linux

Installing SUSE Linux Enterprise Server

Configuring a Linux Server to Support PXE Installation

Identifying Logical and Physical Network Interface Names for Linux OS Configuration

Windows

Windows Server OS Installation Planning

Preparing For Windows OS Installation

Oracle Hardware Installation Assistant (OHIA)

Downloading Server Software

Configuring a Remote Console

Creating a Virtual Disk

Installing Windows Server

Updating Critical Drivers and Installing Supplemental Software

Incorporating Windows Server 2008 Device Drivers Into WIM Images for WDS

Identifying Network Interfaces in Windows

Oracle VM

Introduction to Oracle VM Installation

Preparing for OS Installation

Installing Oracle VM

ESX

Installing VMware ESX 4.1

Installing VMware ESXi 4.1 and ESXi 5 Installable

Booting From OS Distribution Media

Administration, Diagnostics, and Service

ILOM Supplement

Determining Your Server Management Strategy

Common Server Management Tasks

Server Management Software Benefits

Oracle Integrated Lights Out Manager

Oracle Hardware Management Pack

Oracle Hardware Installation Assistant

Evaluating Your Server Environment

Server Management Downloads and Documentation

Oracle ILOM Documentation

Oracle ILOM 3.0 Common Feature Set Documentation

Updating Firmware

Firmware Versions Worksheet

Determining Current Firmware Versions

How to Verify the Oracle ILOM and BIOS Firmware Versions Using the Web Interface

How to Verify the Oracle ILOM and BIOS Firmware Versions Using the Command Line Interface

How to Verify the LSI HBA Firmware Version

Planning and Downloading the Firmware Update

How to Plan the Firmware Update

How to Download Firmware Updates

How to Request Physical Media Online

How to Request Physical Media by Phone

Updating the Oracle ILOM and System BIOS

How to Update the Oracle ILOM and System BIOS Using the Web Interface

How to Update the Oracle ILOM and System BIOS Using the CLI

How to Update Embedded HBA Firmware

How to Update NEM Firmware Using the Web Interface

How to Update NEM Firmware Using the CLI

Server-Specific Oracle ILOM Features

Minimum Supported Firmware and BIOS

Power Management

Power Management Terminology

How to Use the Web Interface to Monitor Power Usage and Set Notification Thresholds

How to Use the CLI to Monitor Power Usage and Set Notification Thresholds

Fixing Problems with Oracle ILOM Using the Preboot Menu

Accessing the Preboot Menu

Preboot Menu Command Summary

Using the edit Command and Configuring the Preboot Menu for Remote Access

Restoring Oracle ILOM Access to the Serial Console

How to Recover the SP Firmware Image

Identifying and Clearing Faults

Determining Faults

Clearing Faults

Components With No Fault Diagnosis

Recovering a Lost Oracle ILOM Password

How to Recover a Lost Password by Proving Physical Presence

Monitoring Hardware and Environmental Sensors

Indicators

Sensors

SNMP and PET Traps

Diagnostics Guide

Overview of the Diagnostics Guide

Introduction to System Diagnostics

Troubleshooting the Server

Troubleshooting DIMM Problems

BIOS POST

Using Oracle ILOM to Monitor the Host

Creating a Data Collector Snapshot

Using SunVTS Diagnostics Software

Performing Pc-Check Diagnostic Tests

U-Boot Diagnostic Start-Up Tests

Service Manual

Sun Server X2-8 Service Manual Overview

Server and Component Overview

Power and Reset

Removing and Installing Components

Sun Server X2-8 Service Procedures and Information

Sun Server X2-8 Specifications

Requesting Physical Media

Index

Indicators

These values represent the state of LEDs on the chassis and other system components. For an illustration of the where the LEDs are, refer to the Front Panel Indicator Module Overview in Sun Server X2-8 (formerly Sun Fire X4800 M2) Service Manual.

Sensor
Description
OK

The state of the green OK LED:

  • On – system power is on.
  • Fast–Blink – SP is booting. System not ready to turn on.

  • Slow-Blink – Host is booting

  • Stand-By – System power is off.

  • Off – System power is not connected.

SERVICE

The state of the amber Service LED:

  • On – The system has a fault.
  • Off – System does not have a fault.

TEMP_FAULT

The state of the amber chassis temperature failure LED:

  • On – The system is outside of normal operating temperature and power-on is not allowed.
  • Off – The system is within normal operating temperature range and power-on is allowed.

LOCATE

The state of the white Locate LED:

  • Fast blink – The Locate LED is blinking to identify the system.
  • Off – The Locate LED is not blinking.


Note - For all NEM indicators, n = 0 or 1.


NEMn/OK

The state of the NEM's green LED:

  • On – The NEM is on.
  • Off – The NEM is off.

NEMn/SERVICE

The state of the NEM's amber LED:

  • On – The NEM has a fault.
  • Off – The NEM does not have a fault.

NEMn/OK2RM

The state of the NEM's blue LED:

  • On – The NEM is ready to be removed.
  • Off – The NEM is not ready to be removed.

NEMn/LOCATE

The state of the NEM's locate button/LED:

  • Fast blink – The NEM's Locate LED is blinking to identify the NEM.
  • Off – The NEM's Locate LED is off.

FMn/SERVICE

The state of the fan module and its amber LED. n = 0 — 3:

  • On – The LED is on and the fan module has a fault.
  • Off – The LED is off and the fan module does not have a fault.


Note - For all HDDs indicators, n = 0 through 7.


DBP/HDDn/SERVICE

The state of the HDD and its amber LED.

  • On – The HDD has a fault.
  • Off – The HDD has no faults.

DBP/HDDn/OK2RM

The state of the blue OK to Remove LED on the HDD:

  • On – The HDD is ready to remove.
  • Off – The HDD is not ready to be removed.


Note - For all processor module indicators, n = 0 through 3.


BLn/OK

The state of the green OK LED on the processor module:

  • On – The processor module is running.
  • Slow-blink – The processor module is booting.

  • Off – The processor module is offline.

BLn/SERVICE

The state of the amber SERVICE LED on the processor module:

  • On – The processor module has a fault.
  • Off – The processor module does not have a fault.

BLn/OK2RM

The state of the blue OK to Remove LED on the processor module:

  • On – The processor module is ready to be removed.
  • Off – The processor module is not ready to be removed.

BLn/LOCATE

The state of the Locate button/white LED on the processor module:

  • Fast blink – The Locate LED is blinking.
  • Off – The Locate LED is off.

BLn/Px/SERVICE

The state of the red Service LED for the CPU on the processor module (x = 0 or 1):

  • On – The CPU has a fault.
  • Off – The CPU does not have a fault.

BLn/Px/Dy/SERVICE

The state of the Service LED for one of the DIMMs on the processor module, where:

  • x identifies CPU 0 or CPU 1.
  • y identifies DIMM 0 through DIMM 15.

The values are:

  • On – The DIMM has a fault.

  • Off – The DIMM does not have a fault.

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