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Sun Flash Accelerator F40 PCIe Card

User's Guide

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Document Information

Using This Documentation

Product Notes

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Access to Oracle Support

Sun Flash Accelerator F40 PCIe Card Overview

Card Overview

About the Sun Flash Accelerator F40 PCIe Card

Key Features

Card Hardware Components

Card Software and Firmware Components

Card LEDs

Card Specifications

Physical Dimensions

Environmental Specifications

Electrical Specifications

Preparing the Card for Installation

Required Tools

Ship Kit Contents

Observing Safety Precautions

General Safety Information

Safety Symbols

ESD Safety Measures

Perform ESD Prevention Measures

Update the Host Operating System

Installing the Card

Installation Overview

Installing the Card Into a Server

Card Optimization Guidelines

Install a New Card

Remove an Existing Card From a Server

Servicing the Card

Service Overview

Update the Card Software

Update the Card Firmware

Technical Support

Servicing the Card Using the ddcli Utility

Accessing the ddcli Utility

Verify Card Status

ddcli Utility Command Summary

List All Command

List Command

Update Flash Package Command

Health Reporting Command

Locate Card Command

Format Card Command

Show the Vital Product Data Command

Extract SMART Logs Command

Help Command

Troubleshooting Using Card LEDs

Error Messages

Exception Handling

Firmware Exception Error Messages

Reason Codes


ESD Safety Measures

Electrostatic discharge (ESD) sensitive devices, such as the motherboard, PCI cards, hard drives, and memory modules, require special handling.


Caution - Circuit boards and hard drives contain electronic components that are extremely sensitive to static electricity. Ordinary amounts of static electricity from clothing or the work environment can destroy the components located on these boards. Do not touch the components along their connector edges.


Caution - You must disconnect all server power supplies before servicing any of the components documented in this guide.

Antistatic Wrist Strap

Wear an antistatic wrist strap when handling ESD-sensitive components.

Antistatic Mat

Place ESD-sensitive components such as motherboards, memory, and other PCBs on an antistatic mat (not provided).

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