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Sun Flash Accelerator F40 PCIe Card

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Sun Flash Accelerator F40 PCIe Card Overview

Card Overview

About the Sun Flash Accelerator F40 PCIe Card

Key Features

Card Hardware Components

Card Software and Firmware Components

Card LEDs

Card Specifications

Physical Dimensions

Environmental Specifications

Electrical Specifications

Preparing the Card for Installation

Required Tools

Ship Kit Contents

Observing Safety Precautions

General Safety Information

Safety Symbols

ESD Safety Measures

Perform ESD Prevention Measures

Update the Host Operating System

Installing the Card

Installation Overview

Installing the Card Into a Server

Card Optimization Guidelines

Install a New Card

Remove an Existing Card From a Server

Servicing the Card

Service Overview

Update the Card Software

Update the Card Firmware

Technical Support

Servicing the Card Using the ddcli Utility

Accessing the ddcli Utility

Access Text Menu Interface in ddcli Utility

Access Command Line Interface (CLI) in ddcli Utility

Verify Card Status

ddcli Utility Command Summary

List All Command

List Command

Update Flash Package Command

Health Reporting Command

Locate Card Command

Format Card Command

Show the Vital Product Data Command

Extract SMART Logs Command

Help Command

Troubleshooting Using Card LEDs

Error Messages

Exception Handling

Firmware Exception Error Messages

Reason Codes


Show the Vital Product Data Command

The -showvpd command display s the VPD information on the selected Sun Flash Accelerator F40 PCIe Card.

The VPD (Vital Product Data) definitions are:

Product Name
Full description of the card
Part Number
ECO or Revision level
Serial Number
FRU shortname

Text Menu Interface Usage: The following top-level menu lists the cards in the system and prompts you to select a card on which to perform an operation. Two Sun Flash Accelerator F40 PCIe Cards are shown in the following example:

# ddcli
ID    WarpDrive     Package Version    PCI Address
--    ---------     ---------------    -----------
1     ELP-4x100-4d-n        00:09:00:00
2     ELP-4x100-4d-n        00:05:00:00
Select the WarpDrive [1-2 or 0:Quit]: 1
1.    List WarpDrive Information
2.    Update Flash Package
3.    Display WarpDrive Health
4.    Locate WarpDrive
5.    Format WarpDrive
6.    Show Vital Product Data
7.    Extract SMART Logs
Select Operation [1-7 or 0:Quit]: 6

Command Line Interface Usage: Enter the following line of text in the CLI to run the -showvpd command: ddcli -c 1 -showvpd.

Sample Output: When the -showvpd command runs, the ddcli utility outputs the following text.

# ddcli -showvpd
 VPD Information
Product Name   : Sun Flash Accelerator F40 PCIe 2.0 Low Profile Adapter
 PN             : 7026993
 EC             : L3-25487-02B
 SN             : 464168P+1224002406
 VA             : Flash HBA
 VB             : 0000
 V1             : LSI Corporation
 V2             : 1000
 V3             : 007E
 V4             : 108E
 V5             : 0581
 V6             : 17.6W
 V7             : 5.8W
 V8             : 0.1W
 MN             : 10080
 RV             : 0x87
 V1             : SP22429978
 V3             : 00
 V4             : A3
 V6             : V6
 V7             : P
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