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Oracle® Exadata Database Server X8-8 Service Manual

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Updated: June 2020
 
 

Switches and Buttons Reference

The server front panel and back panels provide access to the following switches and buttons.

Button
Description
Links
Two front panel On/Standby buttons
Press On/Standby button A to control server power on System A SMOD0 while local to (at) the server FIM.
Press On/Standby button B to control server power on System B SMOD1 while local to (at) the server FIM.

Caution  -  Exercise caution on dual systems.

Two front panel Locate Buttons/LEDs
Press the buttons on the server front panel FIM to manage the SMOD0 or SMOD1 Locate Button/LED indicator locally. To deactivate (or activate) the Locate Button/LED, press and release the button.
Two back panel Locate Buttons/LEDs
Press the buttons on the server back panel SMODs to manage the SMOD0 or SMOD1 Locate Button/LED indicator locally. To deactivate (or activate) the Locate Button/LED, press and release the button.
SP Reset
Service processor (SP) pinhole reset button located on the server back panel
The SP reset button allows you to manually reset the SP. Use the reset button if the SP becomes unresponsive, requires a reset, or fails to boot into standby power mode (activating the button requires the use of a stylus).
Host Warm Reset
Recessed pinhole button located on the server back panel
The Host Warm Reset button allows you to perform an immediate reboot of the server (activating the button requires the use of a stylus).
NMI pinhole button
Non-maskable Interrupt recessed pinhole button located on the server back panel
The NMI button is used by Service personnel only. Do not press.
CMOD internal Fault Remind button
Each CMOD has a motherboard-mounted Fault Remind button. The button is part of the CMOD Fault Remind circuit. The circuit is charged and allows you to identify a failed DIMM or CPU after the CMOD has been removed for the server. You must remove the CMOD from the front panel to access the button.
Sixteen (16) recessed ATTN (attention) buttons (two on each DPCC)
The ATTN buttons are used to initiate DPCC removal and install. Before removing a DPCC, use a stylus to press both ATTN buttons. After installing a DPCC that contains a PCIe card, press the buttons again.