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Sun Server X2-8 Name Change

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About This Documentation

Change History

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

DIMM Hardware


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


Using Oracle ILOM to Monitor the Host

Viewing the Oracle ILOM Sensor Readings

Viewing Fault Status

Clearing Faults

Viewing the Oracle ILOM System Event Log

Clearing the System Event Log

Interpreting Event Log Time Stamps

Resetting the SP

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

Viewing the Pc-Check Results

U-Boot Diagnostic Start-Up Tests

U-Boot Test Options

Running the U-Boot Diagnostic Tests and Viewing the Results

U-Boot Diagnostic Test Output

Sample SP Environmental Variables Showing U-Boot Test Status


How to Run Pc-Check Diagnostics

  1. Ensure that the host is in standby power mode.

    The Power/OK LED on the front panel should be flashing.

  2. Log in to the Oracle ILOM web interface.
  3. Click the Remote Control tab and then the Diagnostics tab.

    The Diagnostics screen appears.

    image:Figure showing the Diagnostics view.
  4. From the Run Diagnostics on Boot drop-down list, select the level of Pc-Check diagnostics to be run.

    Note - If you select Enabled or Extended, there is no need to perform step 6, step 8, or step 9. No Pc-Check menus will be available. Instead, to view the results of the Pc-Check tests, see Viewing the Pc-Check Results.

  5. Click the Save button.
  6. To start redirection, do the following:
    1. Click the Redirection tab.

      The Launch Redirection screen appears:

      image:Figure showing redirection screen
    2. Click the Launch Redirection button.

      The redirection is established. Because the host is in standby power mode, the view should be empty.

  7. Power on the host.
    1. Click the Remote Control tab, and then click the Remote Power Control tab.

      The Server Power Control window appears.

      image:Figure showing Remote Power Control screen
    2. Select Power On from the Select Action drop-down list.
    3. Click Save.

      The host begins its startup sequence.

  8. Click Redirection to return to the redirection view.

    The host startup messages appear. After POST, the Pc-Check menu appears.

  9. Follow the prompts to open the Pc-Check main menu.