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Sun Netra X4250 Server

Product Notes



Important Information About the Sun Netra X4250 Server

New in This Release

Service Processor Firmware Updates

Tools and Drivers DVD Image on SDLC

Additional Operating Systems Supported

Pre-Installation Power Calculations

Sun Netra X4250 Server Features

Sun Integrated Lights Out Manager for System Management

Telco Dry-Contact Alarm Port

Watchdog Timers

Optional PCI Cards

Solaris Operating System

Solaris Patch Information

procedure iconsmall spaceTo Download Patches

Patches for Option Cards

Preinstalled and Preloaded Software

Sun Java Enterprise Server and Solaris OS

Sun Studio – C, C++, Fortran Compilers, and Tools

General Issues

Solaris OS on x86 Platforms

Unexpected SIGTRAP Signal Causes dbx Debugger to Hang (CR 6546562)

RTC: x86: Signal SIGSEGV if Debugger Calls grantpt (CR 6550564)

Critical Alarms Must Be Reset When Power Is Applied

Use IPMItool Commands to Set or Clear Alarms

Hardware and BIOS Issues

BMC Not Responding During BIOS POST

procedure iconsmall spaceTo Reboot the Server

Scripting the SP/BIOS Flash Process

Enable USB Flash Device During Boot

procedure iconsmall spaceTo Enable USB Flash Device During Boot

Important Note on Inserting a Hard Disk Drive

Important Note on Opening the Bezel

Power Sources

Surge Protection

System Management Issues

Some Virtual USB Flash Devices Do Not Mount in Solaris OS

Solaris Remote Console Session Requires Java Plug-In

procedure iconsmall spaceTo Open the javaRKVM.jnlp File as a Non‐root User

Select the Web Interface Time-Out Duration

procedure iconsmall spaceTo Choose the Web Interface Time-Out Duration

Select Mouse Mode Settings According to Host OS

procedure iconsmall spaceTo Select Mouse Mode Settings

Switch Control Between Local Mouse and Host Mouse

Pop-Ups Must Be Enabled to Run Remote Console on Firefox

Remote Console and Virtual Devices on Solaris OS

Virtual Media Considered a USB Device

Enabling Virtual CD-ROM During Boot

procedure iconsmall spaceTo Enable Virtual CD-ROM During Boot

Remote OS Installation Over a Remote Console Requires Unmount and Remount of the Virtual CD-ROM

OS Installation Stops During a Remount of the CD‐ROM

System Management Browser Issues

Minimum Supported Browsers

Configuring Java Runtime Environment for Each Browser

procedure iconsmall spaceTo Download JRE 5 Update 7 for Mozilla and Firefox

Streaming Video and Remote Console

Documentation Issues

Sun Netra X4250 Server Service Manual

DIMM Population Rules

Sun Netra X4250 Server Installation Guide

Processor Integrated Cyptographic Acceleration Is Not Feature

Shipping Kit Contents

NEBS Compliance