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Sun Server X2-8 (formerly Sun Fire X4800 M2) Service Manual     Sun Server X2-8 (formerly Sun Fire X4800 M2) Documentation Library
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Using This Documentation

Sun Server X2-8 Name Change

Product Downloads

Documentation and Feedback

About This Documentation

Change History

Sun Server X2-8 Service Manual Overview

Server and Component Overview

Sun Server X2-8 Overview

Component Overviews

Power and Reset

Power Modes

Power Button and Power OK LED

How to Power On the Server

How to Power Off the Server

Controlling Server Power Remotely

Removing and Installing Components

Preparing for Service and Operation

Removal and Installation Procedures

Removing and Installing a Power Supply (CRU)

Removing and Installing a Hard Drive (CRU)

Removing and Installing a Hard Drive Filler

Replacing the Hard Drive Backplane (FRU)

Adding, Removing, and Installing a CMOD (CRU)

CPU Module (CMOD) Designation and Population Rules

Removing and Installing a CMOD Filler

How to Replace the CMOD Battery (CRU)

Removing and Installing DIMMs (CRU)

DIMM Population Rules

Removing and Installing a RAID Expansion Module (CRU)

Removing and Installing a Fabric Expansion Module (CRU)

Replacing a CPU and Heatsink Assembly (FRU)

Removing and Installing a Fan Module (CRU)

Replacing a Fan Module Controller Board (FRU)

Removing and Installing a NEM or a NEM Filler (CRU)

Removing and Installing a PCIe EM (CRU)

Removing and Installing the Service Processor Module (CRU)

How to Remove the SP Module

How to Install the SP Module

Removing and Installing the Multiport Cable

Removing and Installing the Subassembly Module (FRU)

Sun Server X2-8 Service Procedures and Information

Managing FRUID Information

Firmware Information and Procedures

How to Access the BIOS Setup Utility

BIOS Setup Utility Screens

Component LED Locations and Functions

Thermal Sensor Locations

Sun Server X2-8 Specifications

Physical Specifications

Power Specifications

Environmental Specifications

Requesting Physical Media

How to Request Physical Media Online

How To Request Physical Media by Phone


How to Install the SP Module

An animation of the procedure to install an SP module is available. See animation showing SP module installation.

Before You Begin

  1. If necessary, prepare the server for service. See How to Prepare for Service.
  2. To remove the SP module, see How to Remove the SP Module.
  3. Ensure that the SP module handle is in its fully open position.
  4. Slide the SP module into its slot until it stops (1).

    Do not push the SP module any farther into the slot.

    image:An illustration showing how to install the SP module.
  5. Ensure that the pawl on the handle is aligned with and engages the slot in the wall.
  6. Rotate the handle to the left until it is flush with the SP module (2).


    Caution - Pinch point. Keep your fingers clear of the back side of the lever, the lever hinges, and the edges of the module.

    This action pushes the SP module into the server and engages the connectors on the rear of the SP module with the internal connector in the SAM.

  7. If necessary, attach the multiport cable (see How to Install the Multiport Cable) and any other cables.

See Also

How to Remove the SP Module