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Sun Fire X4450 Server Service Manual

For 2U Systems




1. Sun Fire X4450 Server Overview

1.1 Product Description

1.2 Sun Fire X4450 Server Chassis Overview

1.2.1 Infrastructure Boards

1.2.2 System Cables

1.2.3 Dimensions

1.3 Sun Fire X4450 Server Front Panel Features

1.4 Sun Fire X4450 Server Rear Panel Features

1.5 Illustrated Parts Breakdown

2. Preparing to Service the System

2.1 Safety Information

2.2 Required Tools

2.3 Obtaining the Chassis Serial Number

2.4 Powering Off the Server

2.4.1 Powering Off the Server Using the Service Processor Command Line

2.5 Extending the Server to the Maintenance Position

2.6 Removing the Server From the Rack

2.7 Performing Electrostatic Discharge and Antistatic Prevention Measures

2.7.1 Electrostatic Discharge Safety Measures Using an Antistatic Wrist Strap Using an Antistatic Mat

2.7.2 ESD Handling Procedure

2.8 Removing the Top Cover

3. Servicing Customer-Replaceable Devices

3.1 Hot-Pluggable or Hot-Swappable Devices

3.1.1 Hot-Pluggable Devices

3.1.2 Hot-Swappable Devices

3.2 Servicing Drives

3.2.1 Sun Fire X4450 Server Drive Guidelines

3.2.2 Sun Fire X4450 SSD Guidelines Servicing SSDs SSD Minimum Required Firmware

3.2.3 Drive Status LED Reference

3.2.4 Removing a Hard Drive or SSD

3.2.5 Installing a Hard Drive or SSD

3.2.6 Using Drive Fillers

3.3 Servicing Fan Modules

3.3.1 About Sun Fire X4450 Fans

3.3.2 Fan Module LED Reference

3.3.3 Detecting Fan Module Failure

3.3.4 Removing a Fan Module

3.3.5 Installing a Fan Module

3.4 Servicing Power Supplies

3.4.1 Detecting Power Supply Failure

3.4.2 Power Supply LED Reference

3.4.3 Removing a Power Supply

3.4.4 Installing a Power Supply

3.5 Servicing the DVD/USB Module

3.5.1 Removing the DVD/USB Module

3.5.2 Installing the DVD/USB Module

4. Servicing Motherboard Components

4.1 Servicing FB-DIMMs

4.1.1 Identifying Faulty FB-DIMMs

4.1.2 FB-DIMM Guidelines FB-DIMM Placement FB-DIMM Fillers

4.1.3 Removing FB-DIMMs

4.1.4 Installing FB-DIMMs

4.1.5 Installing Additional FB-DIMMs

4.2 Servicing the Memory Tray

4.2.1 Removing the Memory Tray

4.2.2 Installing the Memory Tray

4.3 Replacing the Memory Riser

4.3.1 Replacing the Memory Riser

4.4 Servicing the Air Duct

4.4.1 Removing the Air Duct

4.4.2 Installing the Air Duct

4.5 Servicing PCIe Risers

4.5.1 Removing a PCIe Riser

4.5.2 Installing a PCIe Riser

4.6 Servicing PCIe Cards

4.6.1 Sun Fire X4450 PCIe Card Guidelines

4.6.2 Removing a PCIe Card

4.6.3 Installing a PCIe Card

4.7 Servicing the Battery

4.7.1 Removing the Battery

4.7.2 Installing the Battery

4.8 Servicing the Motherboard Assembly

4.8.1 Removing the Motherboard Assembly

4.8.2 Installing the Motherboard Assembly

4.9 Servicing CPUs

4.9.1 CPU Fault Remind Button

4.9.2 Removing a CPU

4.9.3 Installing a CPU (Reusing Heatsink)

4.9.4 Installing a CPU (Replacing Heatsink)

4.9.5 Upgrading the CPU

4.10 Resetting Passwords and Clearing CMOS NVRAM

4.10.1 Overview

4.10.2 Resetting the SP Password From the BIOS Screen

4.10.3 Resetting the BIOS Password Using a Jumper

4.10.4 Resetting NVRAM Using a Jumper

4.11 Recovering from Corrupt Service Processor Software

4.11.1 Recovering from Corrupt SP Software

5. Servicing Infrastructure Boards and Components

5.1 Servicing the Fan Power Boards

5.1.1 Removing a Fan Power Board

5.1.2 Installing a Fan Power Board

5.2 Servicing the Drives Cage

5.2.1 Removing the Drives Cage

5.2.2 Installing the Drives Cage

5.3 Servicing the Drives Backplane

5.3.1 Removing the Drives Backplane

5.3.2 Installing the Drives Backplane

5.4 Servicing the Front Control Panel Light Pipe Assembly

5.4.1 Removing the Front Control Panel Light Pipe Assembly

5.4.2 Installing the Front Control Panel Light Pipe Assembly

5.5 Servicing the Power Distribution Board (PDB)

5.5.1 Removing the Power Distribution Board

5.5.2 Installing the Power Distribution Board

5.6 Servicing the Power Supply Backplane

5.6.1 Removing the Power Supply Backplane

5.6.2 Installing the Power Supply Backplane

5.7 Servicing the Paddle Card

5.7.1 Removing the Paddle Card

5.7.2 Installing the Paddle Card

5.8 Servicing Cables

5.8.1 Removing Drive Cables in a SAS Configuration

5.8.2 Installing HD Cables in a SAS Configuration

5.8.3 Removing a PDB Cable

5.8.4 Installing a PDB Cable

6. Returning the Server to Operation

6.1 Installing the Top Cover

6.2 Reinstalling the Server in the Rack

6.3 Returning the Server to the Normal Rack Position

6.4 Powering On the Server

A. Connector Pinouts

A.1 Serial Management Port Connector

A.2 Network Management Port Connector

A.3 Video Connector

A.4 USB Connectors

A.5 Gigabit Ethernet Connectors

B. BIOS Power-On Self-Test (POST) Codes

B.1 Introduction

B.2 How BIOS POST Memory Testing Works

B.3 Redirecting Console Output

B.4 Changing POST Options

B.5 POST Codes

C. BIOS Screens

C.1 Configuring BIOS Settings

C.1.1 Using BIOS Menu Items

C.1.2 BIOS Setup Screens Overview

C.2 BIOS Setup Menu Screens

C.2.1 BIOS Main Menu Screens

C.2.2 BIOS Advanced Menu Screens

C.2.3 BIOS Boot Menu Screens

C.2.4 BIOS Server Menu Screens

C.2.5 BIOS Security Menu Screens

C.2.6 BIOS Exit Menu Screens