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SPARC M8 and SPARC M7 Servers Service Manual

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Updated: September 2017
 
 

PCIe Card Installation Order Guidelines

These sections provide detailed information about the order in which to install PCIe cards in the server.

Card Installation Bottom CMIOU Chassis (Servers With Multiple PDomains)

For SPARC M8-8 and SPARC M7-8 servers with two PDomains and SPARC M7-16 servers, install PCIe cards in fully populated configurations in the order shown.

No.
PDomain
CMIOU
PCIe Slot
Card to Install
1.
PDomain_0
CMIOU_0
PCI3
Storage card
2.
PDomain_0
CMIOU_1
PCI3
Network card
3.
PDomain_0
CMIOU_2
PCI3
4.
PDomain_1
CMIOU_4
PCI3
Storage card
5.
PDomain_1
CMIOU_5
PCI3
Network card
6.
PDomain_1
CMIOU_6
PCI3
7.
PDomain_0
CMIOU_0
PCI1
8.
PDomain_0
CMIOU_1
PCI1
9.
PDomain_0
CMIOU_2
PCI1
10.
PDomain_1
CMIOU_4
PCI1
11.
PDomain_1
CMIOU_5
PCI1
12.
PDomain_1
CMIOU_6
PCI1
13.
PDomain_0
CMIOU_3
PCI3
14.
PDomain_1
CMIOU_7
PCI3
15.
PDomain_0
CMIOU_3
PCI1
16.
PDomain_1
CMIOU_7
PCI1
17.
PDomain_0
CMIOU_0
PCI2
18.
PDomain_0
CMIOU_1
PCI2
19.
PDomain_0
CMIOU_2
PCI2
20.
PDomain_0
CMIOU_3
PCI2
21.
PDomain_1
CMIOU_4
PCI2
22.
PDomain_1
CMIOU_5
PCI2
23.
PDomain_1
CMIOU_6
PCI2
24.
PDomain_1
CMIOU_7
PCI2

Card Installation Bottom CMIOU Chassis (SPARC M7 With One PDomain)

For SPARC M8-8 and SPARC M7-8 servers that has one PDomain, install PCIe cards in fully populated configurations in the order shown.

No.
CMIOU
PCIe Slot
Card to Install
1.
CMIOU_0
PCI3
Storage card
2.
CMIOU_1
PCI3
Storage card
3.
CMIOU_2
PCI3
Network card
4.
CMIOU_4
PCI3
Network card
5.
CMIOU_5
PCI3
6.
CMIOU_6
PCI3
7.
CMIOU_0
PCI1
8.
CMIOU_1
PCI1
9.
CMIOU_2
PCI1
10.
CMIOU_4
PCI1
11.
CMIOU_5
PCI1
12.
CMIOU_6
PCI1
13.
CMIOU_3
PCI3
14.
CMIOU_7
PCI3
15.
CMIOU_3
PCI1
16.
CMIOU_7
PCI1
17.
CMIOU_0
PCI2
18.
CMIOU_1
PCI2
19.
CMIOU_2
PCI2
20.
CMIOU_3
PCI2
21.
CMIOU_4
PCI2
22.
CMIOU_5
PCI2
23.
CMIOU_6
PCI2
24.
CMIOU_7
PCI2

Card Installation Top CMIOU Chassis (SPARC M7-16)

Install PCIe cards in fully populated configurations in the order shown.

No.
PDomain
CMIOU
PCIe Slot
Card to Install
1.
PDomain_2
CMIOU_8
PCI3
Storage card
2.
PDomain_2
CMIOU_9
PCI3
Network card
3.
PDomain_2
CMIOU_10
PCI3
4.
PDomain_3
CMIOU_12
PCI3
Storage card
5.
PDomain_3
CMIOU_13
PCI3
Network card
6.
PDomain_3
CMIOU_14
PCI3
7.
PDomain_2
CMIOU_8
PCI1
8.
PDomain_2
CMIOU_9
PCI1
9.
PDomain_2
CMIOU_10
PCI1
10.
PDomain_3
CMIOU_12
PCI1
11.
PDomain_3
CMIOU_13
PCI1
12.
PDomain_3
CMIOU_14
PCI1
13.
PDomain_2
CMIOU_11
PCI3
14.
PDomain_3
CMIOU_15
PCI3
15.
PDomain_2
CMIOU_11
PCI1
16.
PDomain_3
CMIOU_15
PCI1
17.
PDomain_2
CMIOU_8
PCI2
18.
PDomain_2
CMIOU_9
PCI2
19.
PDomain_2
CMIOU_10
PCI2
20.
PDomain_2
CMIOU_11
PCI2
21.
PDomain_3
CMIOU_12
PCI2
22.
PDomain_3
CMIOU_13
PCI2
23.
PDomain_3
CMIOU_14
PCI2
24.
PDomain_3
CMIOU_15
PCI2

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