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Important Information About the Sun Fire T1000 Server
These product notes contain important and late-breaking information about the Sun Fire T1000 server.
This section describes information that applies to all Sun Fire T1000 Servers.
Instructions for installing DIMMs are provided in the Sun Fire T1000 Server Service Manual.
4 GByte DIMMs may not be mentioned in the service manual, but the DIMM installation instructions apply to all supported DIMMs (512 MB, 1 GB, 2 GB, and 4 GB).
System Firmware 6.3.0 includes ALOM CMT v1.3. There are several new features in ALOM CMT v1.3:
For further information on the new features of ALOM CMT v1.3, refer to the Advanced Lights Out Management (ALOM) CMT v1.3 Guide (819-7981-10).
Note - This document contains two sets of product notes that apply exclusively to servers with specific dash levels. Go to Identifying the Notes for Your Server to determine which set applies to your server.
Coolthreads servers running SunVTS cpu tests have encountered Solaris watchdog timeouts leading to system shutdown.
Workaround: Set the ALOM CMT sys_autorestart variable to none while running SunVTS, so that ALOM CMT issues a warning message but does not reset the server.
1. At the Sun Fire T1000 console, type #. (Pound Period) to access the ALOM CMT system controller prompt (sc>).
2. Perform the showfru command as follows:
3. Use the Hardware Dash Level in line 9 to determine which notes apply to your server.
There is an error in the documentation of the showdate command in published versions of the ALOM CMT guide. The erroneous text follows:
Displays the ALOM CMT date. The Solaris OS and ALOM CMT time are synchronized, but ALOM CMT time is expressed in Coordinated Universal Time (UTC) rather than local time.
The correct text should be:
Displays the ALOM CMT date. ALOM CMT time is expressed in Coordinated Universal Time (UTC) rather than local time. The Solaris OS and ALOM CMT time are not synchronized.