Sun Enterprise 6500/5500/4500 Systems Reference Manual

Filler Panels and Load Boards

  1. Requirement-All empty board slots must be filled with filler panels or load boards.

  2. Requirement-For Enterprise 6500 systems, use load boards. A load board (part number 501-3142) is identified by the presence of connector sockets and passive circuitry, which reduces electrical noise at the center plane. Do not substitute filler panels, which do not have load circuits.

  3. Requirement-For Enterprise 5500 and 4500 systems, use filler panels (part number 540-2592).

  4. Requirement-Filler panels are required for all unused PCM bays.