Note - This is a cold service procedure that must be performed by qualified service personnel. See Cold Service, Replaceable by Authorized Service Personnel for more information about this category of service procedures.
Caution - The server must be fully shut down and the power cords disconnected.
Caution - This procedure involves handling circuit boards that are extremely sensitive to static electricity. Ensure that you follow ESD preventative practices to avoid damaging the circuit boards.
Caution - Components inside the chassis might be hot. Use caution when servicing components inside the chassis.
See Cold Service, Replaceable by Customer for instructions.
See Extend the Server.
See Remove the Top Cover.
The notch on the underside of the System Configuration PROM faces the rear of the server.
Gently press down on the center of the System Configuration PROM to ensure that it is fully seated.
Note - As the system boots up, watch for the banner display in the console output.
The Ethernet address and Host ID values are read from the System Configuration PROM. Their presence in the banner verifies that the SP and the host can read the System Configuration PROM.
. . . SPARC T4-1, No Keyboard . OpenBoot X.XX, 16256 MB memory available, Serial #87304604.Ethernet address *:**:**:**:**:**, Host ID: ******** . . .
Use the Oracle ILOM show command to display the MAC address:
-> show /HOST macaddress /HOST Properties: macaddress = **:**:**:**:**:**
Use Oracle Solaris OS commands to display the hostid and Ethernet address:
# hostid 8534299c # ifconfig -a lo0: flags=2001000849<UP,LOOPBACK,RUNNING,MULTICAST,IPv4,VIRTUAL> mtu 8232 index 1 inet 127.0.0.1 netmask ff000000 igb0: flags=201004843<UP,BROADCAST,RUNNING,MULTICAST,IPv4> mtu 1500 index 2 inet 10.6.88.150 netmask fffffe00 broadcast 10.6.89.255 ether *:**:**:**:**:**