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Sun Server X2-8 Name Change

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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

Oracle ILOM Documentation

Updating Firmware

Server-Specific Oracle ILOM Features

Identifying and Clearing Faults

Recovering a Lost Oracle ILOM Password

Monitoring Hardware and Environmental Sensors

Diagnostics Guide

Overview of the Diagnostics Guide

Introduction to System Diagnostics

Troubleshooting Options

Diagnostic Tools

Troubleshooting the Server

How to Gather Service Visit Information

How to Troubleshoot Power Problems

How to Externally Inspect the Server

How to Internally Inspect the Server

Troubleshooting DIMM Problems

How to Isolate and Replace Faulty DIMM Pairs

How to Isolate and Correct Persistent DIMM Errors

Additional Tests

How to Detect DIMM Errors Using BIOS POST and the Oracle ILOM SEL

How to Detect DIMM Errors Using the CE Log

DIMM Hardware

BIOS POST

Default BIOS Power-On Self-Test (POST) Events

BIOS POST Errors

Using Oracle ILOM to Monitor the Host

Viewing the Oracle ILOM Sensor Readings

How to Use the Oracle ILOM Web Interface to View the Sensor Readings

How to Use the Oracle ILOM Command-Line Interface to View the Sensor Readings

Viewing Fault Status

How to View Fault Status Using the Oracle ILOM Web Interface

How to View Fault Status Using the Oracle ILOM Command-Line Interface

Clearing Faults

How to Clear Faults Using the Oracle ILOM Web Interface

How to Clear Faults Using the Oracle ILOM Command-Line Interface

Viewing the Oracle ILOM System Event Log

How to View the System Event Log Using the Oracle ILOM Web Interface

How to View the System Event Log With the Oracle ILOM Command-Line Interface

Clearing the System Event Log

How to Clear the System Event Log Using the Oracle ILOM Web Interface

How to Clear the System Event Log Using the Oracle ILOM Command-Line Interface

Interpreting Event Log Time Stamps

Resetting the SP

How to Reset the Oracle ILOM SP Using the Web Interface

How to Reset the Oracle ILOM SP Using the Command-Line Interface

Creating a Data Collector Snapshot

How to Create a Snapshot With the Oracle ILOM Web Interface

How to Create a Snapshot With the Oracle ILOM Command-Line Interface

Using SunVTS Diagnostics Software

Introduction to SunVTS Diagnostic Test Suite

SunVTS Log Files

SunVTS Documentation

How to Diagnose Server Problems With the Bootable Diagnostics CD

Performing Pc-Check Diagnostic Tests

Pc-Check Diagnostics Overview

How to Run Pc-Check Diagnostics

Pc-Check Main Menu

System Information Menu

Advanced Diagnostics

Burn-In Testing

Standard Scripts

How to Perform Immediate Burn-In Testing

How to Create and Save Scripts for Deferred Burn-in Testing

Viewing the Pc-Check Results

How to View Pc-Check Files With the Text File Editor

How to View Test Results Using Show Results Summary

How to Print the Results of Diagnostics Tests

U-Boot Diagnostic Start-Up Tests

U-Boot Test Options

Running the U-Boot Diagnostic Tests and Viewing the Results

How to Run the U-Boot Diagnostic Tests

U-Boot Diagnostic Test Output

Sample SP Environmental Variables Showing U-Boot Test Status

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

U-Boot Diagnostic Test Output

This topic shows examples of the U-Boot diagnostics tests in normal, quick, and extended mode.

For instructions to run the U-Boot diagnostics test, see Running the U-Boot Diagnostic Tests and Viewing the Results.

U-Boot Output in Normal Test Mode

The following display shows the output from U-Boot in normal test mode.

U-Boot 1.1.4
 
Custom AST2100 U-Boot 2.0 (Jan 26 2009 - 10:29:26) r41480
DRAM:  119 MB
 
Flash bank 0 at 10000000 has 0x2000000 bytes in 256 sectors (chipSize 1--25, 
size_ratio 1).
 
Flash: 32 MB
 
readonly: ethaddr=00:14:4F:CA:B5:10
readonly: eth1addr=00:14:4F:CA:B5:11
 
VUART1 already enabled at port 0x03f8, SerIRQ[4] rise
 
Protecting U-Boot flash sectors; monitor_base=100a0000.
Negating BIOS_TOP_BLOCK_LOCK signal.
 
H/W: Sun Fire X4800 M2 Service Processor; SOC: AST2100 Rev. 02 ('A3')
PWC_SP_Broken_OD = 0;  ARM restart caused by: watch-dog ExtRst# pin
The host is OFF(S5) (hostWantsPwr=0, powerGood=0,
    allowPwrOn=0|0, outOfReset=0, fatalError=0).
Reset straps=0x88819180, def. H-PLL=264 MHz, CPU/AHB=2:1, boot CS0# normal speed
PCI w/VGA noVBIOS;  DRAM clock is M-PLL: 264 MHz (DDR2-528)
DRAM: 128MB data - 8MB VGA, 32-bit noECC, 2 BA 10 CA, CL=4 BL=4 ap=1, 61440 us refr
 
Board Revision - cc
Net:   faradaynic#0, faradaynic#1
Enter Diagnostics Mode ['q'uick/'n'ormal(default)/e'x'tended(manufacturing mode)].....0
 
Diagnostics Mode - QUICK
 
DIAGS Memory Data Bus Test ... PASSED
DIAGS Memory Address Bus Test ... PASSED
DIAGS PHY #0 R/W Test ... PASSED
DIAGS PHY #0 Link Status ... PASSED
DIAGS Testing PowerCPLD version ... PASSED
Booting linux in 3 seconds...
Sample U-Boot Output in Quick Test Mode

The following display shows the output of U-Boot in quick test mode.

U-Boot 1.1.4
 
Custom AST2100 U-Boot 2.0 (Jan 26 2009 - 10:29:26) r41480
DRAM:  119 MB
 
Flash bank 0 at 10000000 has 0x2000000 bytes in 256 sectors 
    (chipSize 1--25, size_ratio 1).
 
Flash: 32 MB
 
readonly: ethaddr=00:14:4F:CA:B5:10
readonly: eth1addr=00:14:4F:CA:B5:11
 
VUART1 already enabled at port 0x03f8, SerIRQ[4] rise
 
Protecting U-Boot flash sectors; monitor_base=100a0000.
Negating BIOS_TOP_BLOCK_LOCK signal.
 
H/W: Sun Fire X4800 M2 Service Processor; SOC: AST2100 Rev. 02 ('A3')
PWC_SP_Broken_OD = 0;  ARM restart caused by: watch-dog ExtRst# pin
The host is OFF(S5) (hostWantsPwr=0, powerGood=0,
    allowPwrOn=0|0, outOfReset=0, fatalError=0).
Reset straps=0x88819180, def. H-PLL=264 MHz, CPU/AHB=2:1, boot CS0# normal speed
PCI w/VGA noVBIOS;  DRAM clock is M-PLL: 264 MHz (DDR2-528)
DRAM: 128MB data - 8MB VGA, 32-bit noECC, 2 BA 10 CA, CL=4 BL=4 ap=1, 61440 us refr
 
Board Revision - cc
Net:   faradaynic#0, faradaynic#1
Enter Diagnostics Mode ['q'uick/'n'ormal(default)/e'x'tended(manufacturing mode)].....0
 
Diagnostics Mode - QUICK
 
DIAGS Memory Data Bus Test ... PASSED
DIAGS Memory Address Bus Test ... PASSED
DIAGS PHY #0 R/W Test ... PASSED
DIAGS PHY #0 Link Status ... PASSED
DIAGS Testing PowerCPLD version ... PASSED
Booting linux in 3 seconds...
Sample U-Boot Output in Extended Test Mode

The following display shows the output of U-Boot in extended test mode.

U-Boot 1.1.4
 
Custom AST2100 U-Boot 2.0 (Jan 26 2009 - 10:29:26) r41480
 
DRAM:  119 MB
Flash bank 0 at 10000000 has 0x2000000 bytes in 256 sectors(chipSize 1-25, 
   size_ratio 1).
Flash: 32 MB
 
readonly: ethaddr=00:14:4F:CA:B5:10
readonly: eth1addr=00:14:4F:CA:B5:11
 
VUART1 already enabled at port 0x03f8, SerIRQ[4] rise
 
Protecting U-Boot flash sectors; monitor_base=100a0000.
 
Negating BIOS_TOP_BLOCK_LOCK signal.
 
H/W: Sun Fire X4800 M2 Service Processor; SOC: AST2100 Rev. 02 ('A3')
PWC_SP_Broken_OD = 0;  ARM restart caused by: watch-dog ExtRst# pin
The host is OFF(S5) (hostWantsPwr=0, powerGood=0,
allowPwrOn=0|0, outOfReset=0, fatalError=0).
Reset straps=0x88819180, def. H-PLL=264 MHz, CPU/AHB=2:1, boot CS0# 
   normal speed
PCI w/VGA noVBIOS;  DRAM clock is M-PLL: 264 MHz (DDR2-528)
DRAM: 128MB data - 8MB VGA, 32-bit noECC, 2 BA 10 CA, CL=4 BL=4 ap=1, 
   61440 us refr
 
Board Revision - cc
 
Net:   faradaynic#0, faradaynic#1
Enter Diagnostics Mode 
    ['q'uick/'n'ormal(default)/e'x'tended(manufacturing mode)] 0
 
Diagnostics Mode - EXTENDED(Manufacturing Mode)
 
DIAGS Memory Data Bus Test ... PASSED
DIAGS Memory Address Bus Test ... PASSED
DIAGS Testing 0MB to 24MB (TEXT_BASE - 7 MB) ... PASSED
DIAGS Testing 32MB (TEXT_BASE + 1MB) to 128MB ... PASSED
DIAGS Flash ID Test - Flash Bank 1 ... PASSED
DIAGS Testing Watchdog ... PASSED 
 
I2C Probe Test - Motherboard
 
Bus     Device     Address     Results
============================================
 
1     Temp. Sensor(LM75) (U3006)             0x90      PASSED
2     Sys FRUID (U3003)             0xA0     PASSED
2     Power CPLD (U3301)              0x4E      PASSED
2     CPU0 Fault LED's (U3001)             0x40     PASSED
2     CPU1 Fault LED's (U3002)              0x42     PASSED
2     PCA9555 (Misc) (U3005)             0x44     PASSED
2     DIMM IMAX (U3102)              0x12      PASSED
6     Bank Panel Led's (U2701)             0xC6 PASSED
6     DS1338(RTC) ( U803)             0xD0     PASSED
 
I2C Probe Test - Chassis (2U)
 
Bus     Device     Address     Results
============================================
PDB Board
 
1     PCA9548 Mux (U0202)             0xE0      PASSED
1     PDB FRUID (U0203)             0xAA      PASSED
1     MAX7313 (U0201)             0x40     PASSED
 
Power Supply 0
 
Bus     Device     Address     Results
============================================
 
1     0      PS 0 FRUID   ( - )          0xAC     PASSED
1     0      PS 0 CTRL    ( - )          0x7C      PASSED
 
Power Supply 1
 
Bus     Device     Address     Results
============================================
 
1     1      PS 1 FRUID   ( - )         0xAC      PASSED
1     1      PS 1 CTRL    ( - )         0x7C      PASSED
 
Fan Module  1
 
Bus     Device     Address     Results
============================================
    
1     2      FM 1 FRUID   (U0203)              0xAC      PASSED
1     2      FM 1 PCA9555 (U0201)             0x42      PASSED
1     2      FM 1 ADT7462 (U0202)             0xB8      PASSED
 
Fan Module  0
 
Bus     Device     Address     Results
============================================
 
1     3      FM 0 FRUID   (U0203)              0xAC      PASSED
1     3      FM 0 PCA9555 (U0201)              0x42      PASSED
1     3      FM 0 ADT7462 (U0202)              0xB8     PASSED
 
16 Disk Backplane
 
Bus     Device     Address     Results
============================================
 
1      4      BP MAX7313 (U1801) 0x44      PASSED
1      4      BP FRUID (U2102)          0xAC      PASSED
 
Paddle Card
Bus     Device     Address     Results
============================================
 
1      4      EXP FRUID (U0401)             0xAE      PASSED
 
DIAGS PHY #0 R/W Test ... PASSED
DIAGS PHY #0 Link Status ... PASSED
DIAGS ETHERNET PHY #0, Internal Loopback Test ... PASSED 
DIAGSTesting RTC ... PASSED 
DIAGS USB 1.1 Register Test ... PASSED
DIAGS USB2.0 Register Test ... PASSED
DIAGS USB 1.1 Test ... PASSED
DIAGSAccess to BIOS Flash ... PASSED
 
CPU0 D0 ... Not Present
CPU0 D1 ... Not Present
CPU0 D2 ... Present
 
DIAGS>Verifying DIMM SPD Checksum on CPU0 D2 ... PASSED
SDRAM DEVICE                  DDR3 SDRAM
MODULE TYPE                   RDIMM
SDRAM SIZE                   2 GB
NUMBER OF ROWS & COLUMNS                   14 Row x 11 Column
CYCLE TIME                  DDR3 533Mhz clock(1066data rate)
MANUFACTURER_JEDEC_ID_CODE                   Micron
MANUFACTURED DATE                   Week 18 of '08
MODULE SERIAL NUMBER                  EA09445A
MODULE_PART_NUMBER                   18JSF25672PY-1G1D
 
CPU0 D3 ... Not Present
CPU0 D4 ... Not Present
CPU0 D5 ... Not Present
CPU0 D6 ... Not Present
CPU0 D7 ... Not Present
CPU0 D8 ... Not Present
CPU1 D0 ... Not Present
CPU1 D1 ... Not Present
PU1 D2 ... Present
 
DIAGSVerifying DIMM SPD Checksum on CPU1 D2 ... PASSED
SDRAM DEVICE                  DDR3 SDRAM
MODULE TYPE                  RDIMM
SDRAM SIZE                  2 GB
NUMBER OF ROWS & COLUMNS                   14 Row x 11 Column
CYCLE TIME                  DDR3 533Mhz clock(1066data rate)
MANUFACTURER_JEDEC_ID_CODE              Micron
MANUFACTURED DATE                   Week 18 of '08
MODULE SERIAL NUMBER                   EA09445B
MODULE_PART_NUMBER                   18JSF25672PY-1G1D
 
CPU1 D3 ... Not Present
CPU1 D4 ... Not Present
CPU1 D5 ... Not Present
CPU1 D6 ... Not Present
CPU1 D7 ... Not Present
CPU1 D8 ... Not Present
 
DIAGS Testing PowerCPLD version ... PASSED
Booting linux in 3 seconds...