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Sun Server X3-2 (formerly Sun Fire X4170 M3)

Product Notes, Version 1.3

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Using This Documentation

Getting the Latest Software and Firmware

About This Documentation

Related Documentation

Feedback

Access to Oracle Support

Sun Server X3-2 Product Notes

Sun Server X3-2 Name Change

Supported Hardware

Supported Firmware Versions

Supported Operating Systems

Important Operating Notes

Operational Changes for UEFI BIOS Configuration

Single-Processor to Dual-Processor Upgrade Is Not Supported

Update Your System to the Latest Software Release

Avoid Overwriting the Embedded Oracle System Assistant USB Flash Drive

Oracle Solaris 10 8/11 Required Patches

Preinstalled Oracle VM Server and Oracle VM Manager Compatibility Requirements

Supported Operating System Limitations

Update HBA Firmware to Support UEFI BIOS

Segfaults Might Occur on Servers Running 64-bit Linux Operating Systems

Failure of a Single Server Fan Module Might Impact Performance

Standby Over-temperature Protection

MAC Address Mapping to Ethernet Ports

Inspect Grounding Strap on 3.5-inch HDD Bracket Before Installing

Battery Module

Server Management Tools

Supported PCIe Cards

Resolved Issues

Resolved Issues for Previous Software Releases

Known Issues

BIOS Known Issues

Hardware Known Issues

Oracle System Assistant Known Issues

Oracle Solaris Operating System Known Issues

Linux Operating Systems and Virtual Machine Known Issues

Windows Known Issue

VMware ESXi Known Issue

Documentation Updates

Getting Server Firmware and Software

Firmware and Software Updates

Firmware and Software Access Options

Available Software Release Packages

Accessing Firmware and Software

Download Firmware and Software Using My Oracle Support

Requesting Physical Media

Gathering Information for the Physical Media Request

Request Physical Media (Online)

Request Physical Media (By Phone)

Installing Updates

Installing Firmware

Installing Hardware Drivers and OS Tools

Request Physical Media (Online)

Before You Begin

Gather the information described in Gathering Information for the Physical Media Request before making the request.

  1. Go to the following web site: http://support.oracle.com
  2. Sign in to My Oracle Support.
  3. Click on the Contact Us link in the upper right corner of the page.
  4. In the Request Description section, fill in the following:
    1. In the Request Category drop-down menu, select the following:

      Software and OS Media Request

    2. In the Request Summary field, type: PMR for latest software release for Sun Server X3-2.
  5. In the Request Details section, answer the questions shown in the following table:
    Question
    Your Answer
    Is this a physical software media shipment request?
    Yes
    Which product line does the media request involve?
    Sun Products
    Are you requesting a required password for a patch download?
    No
    Are you requesting a patch on CD/DVD?
    Yes
    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 X3-2

    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?
    No
  6. Fill in the Ship-To contact, phone number, email address, company name, and shipping address information.
  7. Click Next.
  8. In the Upload Files, Relevant Files screen, click Next.

    You do not need to supply any information.

  9. In the Related Knowledge screen, review Knowledge Articles applicable to your request.
  10. Click Submit Request.