The Sun Fire T2000 Server Service Manual provides information to aid in diagnosing hardware problems and describes how to replace components within the Sun Firetrademark T2000 server. This guide also describes how to add components such as hard drives and memory to the server.

This manual is written for technicians, service personnel, and system administrators who service and repair computer systems. The person qualified to use this manual:

How This Book Is Organized

This guide is organized into the following chapters:

Chapter 1 describes the safety precautions of the server.

Chapter 2 describes the main features of the server.

Chapter 3 describes the diagnostics that are available for monitoring and diagnosing the Sun Fire T2000 server.

Chapter 4 explains how to remove and replace hot-swappable and hot-pluggable field-replaceable units (FRUs).

Chapter 5 describes how to remove and replace the FRUs that cannot be hot- swapped.

Chapter 6 explains how to add new components such as hard drives, memory, and PCI cards to the Sun Fire T2000 server.

Appendix A provides an illustrated breakdown of parts and lists the field- replaceable units (FRUs).

Sun Fire T2000 Server Documentation

You can view and print the following manuals from the Sun documentation web site at:



Part Number

Sun Fire T2000 Server Site Planning Guide

Site planning information for the server


Sun Fire T2000 Server Product Notes

Late-breaking information about the server.


Sun Fire T2000 Server Overview

Overview of the features of this server


Sun Fire T2000 Server Getting Started Guide

Information about where to find documentation to get your system installed and running quickly


Sun Fire T2000 Server Installation Guide

Detailed rackmounting, cabling, power-on, and configuration information


Sun Fire T2000 Server Administration Guide

How to perform administrative tasks that are specific to the server


Advanced Lights Out Management (ALOM) CMT Guide

How to use the Advanced Lights Out Manager (ALOM) CMT software on the


Additional Service Related Information

In addition to this service manual, the following resources are available to help you keep your server running optimally:

Typographic Conventions





The names of commands, files, and directories; on-screen computer output

Edit your.login file.

Use ls -a to list all files.

% You have mail.


What you type, when contrasted with on-screen computer output

% su



Book titles, new words or terms, words to be emphasized. Replace command-line variables with real names or values.

Read Chapter 6 in the User's Guide.

These are called class options.

You must be superuser to do this.

To delete a file, type rm filename.

Shell Prompts



C shell


C shell superuser


Bourne shell and Korn shell


Bourne shell and Korn shell superuser


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