Gateway 9315 Network Router User Manual

User Guide
Gateway 9315 Server
Contents
1 Checking Out Your Gateway Server . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1
Front . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Control panel . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Back . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
I/O panel . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Interior . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
System board . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Connectors - right side . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Connectors - left side . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Getting Help . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
System Companion CD . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Gateway Web site . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Telephone support . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
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2 Setting Up Your Server . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9
Setting up the hardware . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Protecting from power source problems . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Mounting your server into a cabinet . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Installing the bezel . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Removing the server from a cabinet . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Starting your server . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Understanding the power-on self-test . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Turning off your server . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Configuring the RJ-45 serial port . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Setting up the operating system . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Initial hardware settings . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
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3 Maintaining Your Server . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 25
Caring for your server . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Cleaning your server . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Preparing for system recovery . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Recording the BIOS configuration . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
System administration . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Gateway Systems Manager . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Server security . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Identifying your server . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Updating the baseboard management controller firmware . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Updating the FRU/SDR . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Using your System Companion CD . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
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4 Installing Components . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 35
Preparing to install components . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Selecting a place to work . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Gathering the tools you need . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Getting Help . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Preventing static electricity discharge . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Opening the server case . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Closing the server case . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Removing and installing air ducts, air dams, and baffle . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Removing the processor air duct . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Installing the processor air duct . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Removing the air baffle . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Installing the air baffle . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Installing and removing drives . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Installing a diskette in a converted hard drive bay . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Removing a diskette drive from the converted hard drive bay . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Installing a CD or DVD drive . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Removing a CD or DVD drive . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Installing or replacing a hard drive . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Configuring your onboard RAID solution . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Filling empty drive bays . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Installing memory . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Memory online sparing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Removing and Installing PCI expansion cards . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Removing and installing the PCI riser assembly . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Removing and installing a PCI expansion card . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Removing and installing a PCI riser connector . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Replacing a system fan . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Installing a processor . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Replacing the power supply . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Installing or replacing the hot-swap backplane . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Replacing the CMOS battery . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Replacing the control panel . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Replacing the system board . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
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5 Using the BIOS Setup Utility . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 91
Opening the BIOS Setup utility . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Updating the BIOS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Rolling BIOS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Recovering the BIOS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Resetting the BIOS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Resetting BIOS passwords . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
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6 Troubleshooting . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 101
Telephone support . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 102
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Before calling Gateway Customer Care . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Telephone support . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Tutoring and training . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Safety guidelines . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Error messages . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Troubleshooting . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
First steps . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Battery replacement . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Beep codes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
LED information . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Diagnostic LEDs . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
BIOS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
CD drive . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Diskette drive . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Expansion cards . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Hard drive . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Internet . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Keyboard . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Memory . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Modem (telephone dial-up) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Monitor . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Power . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Processor . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
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System specifications . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
System board specifications . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Environmental specifications . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Additional specifications . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
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C Safety, Regulatory, and Legal Information . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 147
Index . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 155
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Chapter 1
Checking Out Your Gateway
Server
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Locating drives, ports, jacks, and
controls
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Locating system board components
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Available help resources
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Front
CD or DVD
drive
Hard drive
Hard drive
Control
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Hard drive
Control panel
LAN 1 activity indicator
LAN 2 activity indicator
Power
button
Hard drive
activity LED
Power/
sleep
LED
System ID
button
System
fault LED
Video port
Non-maskable interrupt
button (recessed)
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System ID
LED
Reset
button
USB port
Back
Low-profile PCI
expansion card
Full-height PCI
expansion card
Serial number
Power connector
I/O panel
Power supply
I/O panel
Keyboard
port
PS/2 mouse
port
RJ-45
serial
port
USB ports
LAN jacks
Video port
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Diagnostic
LEDs
System
ID LED
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Interior
CPU 2 socket
Processor air duct
DIMM slots
PCI riser
assembly
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CPU 1 socket
Fan module
Power supply
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Drive bays
System board
Connectors - right side
CPU 2 fan header
CPU 1 fan header
CPU 1
socket
CPU 2
socket
+12V CPU power connector
Fan board connector
Diskette connector
PCI fan connectors
IDE connector
100-pin floppy/front
panel/ATA connector
IDE power
connector
Main power connector
50-pin front panel connector
34-pin front panel connector
SATA 1 connector
Front panel USB header
OEM RMC connector
Configuration jumpers
Power supply connector SATA 0 connector
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Connectors - left side
DIMM slots
Mouse (top)
and
Keyboard
Serial port B (RJ-45)
LAN 1
LAN 2
Video
USB 1
USB 2
PCI riser card (low-profile)
Diagnostic LEDs (4)
PCI riser card (full-height)
ID LED
Battery
Serial port A header
Chassis intrusion header
BIOS select jumper
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Getting Help
In addition to your operating system’s documentation, you can use the following
information resources to help you use your server.
System Companion CD
Use the System Companion CD to access file utilities, Windows 2003 Server drivers, and
documentation for your server and its components. For more information, see Using Your
System Companion CD.
Gateway Web site
Gateway provides a variety of information on its Web site to help you use your server.
Visit the Gateway Web site at support.gateway.com for:
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Technical documentation and product guides
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Technical tips and support
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Updated hardware drivers
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Order status
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Frequently asked questions (FAQs)
Telephone support
You can access a wide range of services through your telephone, including customer service,
technical support, and information services. For more information, see “Telephone
support” on page 102.
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Chapter 2
Setting Up Your Server
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Using your server safely
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Installing your server into a cabinet
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Starting and turning off your server
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Setting up your operating system
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Setting up the hardware
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Use a clean, dry, flat, stable surface for your server. Allow at least 6 inches at the back
of the server for cabling and air circulation.
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Use the instructions on your server’s setup poster to set up your hardware.
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Use a grounded (three-prong) surge protector. A surge protector helps protect against
AC power fluctuations. For additional protection from power outages, we recommend
that you use an uninterruptible power supply (UPS).
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Avoid subjecting your server to extreme temperature changes. Do not expose your
server to direct sunlight, heating ducts, or other heat-generating objects. Damage
caused by extreme temperatures is not covered by your warranty. As a general rule,
your server is safest at temperatures that are comfortable for you.
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Keep your server and magnetic media away from equipment that generates magnetic
fields, such as unshielded stereo speakers. Strong magnetic fields can erase data on
both diskettes and hard drives. Even a telephone placed too close to the server may
cause interference.
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Your server comes with a 3-wire AC power cord fitted with the correct
plug style for your region. If this plug does not match the connector
on your surge protector, UPS, or wall outlet, do not attempt to modify
the plug in any way. Use a surge protector, UPS, or wall outlet that
is appropriate for the supplied AC power cord.
Keep the server boxes and packing material in case you need to ship
the server.
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Protecting from power source problems
Surge protectors, line conditioners, and uninterruptible power supplies can help protect
your server against power source problems.
Surge protectors
During a power surge, the voltage level of electricity coming into your server can increase
to far above normal levels and cause data loss or server damage. Protect your server and
peripheral devices by connecting them to a surge protector, which absorbs voltage surges
and prevents them from reaching your server.
Warning
High voltages can enter your server through the power cord, and the
modem and network connections. Protect your server by using a
surge protector. If you have a modem, use a surge protector that has
the appropriate type of modem jack. During an electrical storm,
unplug the surge protector and the modem and network cables.
When you purchase a surge protector:
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Make sure that the surge protector meets the appropriate product safety certification
for your location, such as Underwriters Laboratories (UL).
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Check the maximum amount of voltage the protector allows to pass through the line.
The lower the voltage that the protector allows to pass through, the better the
protection for your server.
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Check the energy absorption (dissipation) rating. The higher the energy absorption
rating, the better the protection for your server.
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Check for line-conditioner capabilities. A line conditioner smooths out some of the
normal line noise (small voltage fluctuations) of an electrical supply.
Line conditioners
A line conditioner protects your server from the small fluctuations in voltage from an
electrical supply. Most servers can handle this variation, called line noise, without problems.
However, some electrical sources include more line noise than normal. Line noise can also
be a problem if your server is located near, or shares a circuit with, a device that causes
electromagnetic interference, such as a television or a motor.
Some surge protectors and uninterruptible power supplies include simple line-conditioning
capabilities.
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Uninterruptible power supplies
Use an uninterruptible power supply (UPS) to protect your server from data loss during a
total power failure. A UPS uses a battery to keep your server running temporarily during
a power failure and lets you save your work and shut down your server. You cannot run
your server for an extended period of time while using only the UPS. To buy a UPS, visit
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Mounting your server into a cabinet
The cabinet mounting hardware included with your server should be used with EIA-310-D
standard 4-post cabinets that have front and back vertical posts. The L-shaped cabinet
mounting brackets can be used for mid-mounting on a 2-post cabinet, but that procedure
is not covered here. If your cabinet is a different type, obtain mounting hardware from
the cabinet manufacturer.
Caution
Before attaching cabinet accessories, make sure that the server is
turned off and all power cords are unplugged.
Caution
The cabinet must provide sufficient airflow to the front of the server
to maintain correct cooling. It must also include ventilation sufficient
to exhaust a maximum of 1200 BTUs per hour for this server.
Rackmount kit contents:
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Server rails (2)
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Cabinet rails (2)
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L brackets (2, not used for this type of installation)
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Fastener pack (1)
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Small screws (4, #6-32 × 3/16-inch)
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Medium screws (8, #10-32 × ½-inch)
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Large screws (2, #10-32 × 7/8-inch)
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Disk guides (2)
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Handle spacers (2)
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Nut bars (4)
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To mount your server in a cabinet:
1
2
Remove the two screws from each handle, then set the handles and screws aside.
Align the slots in a server rail with the studs on the side of the server, then engage
the slots with the studs and slide the rail back until it stops. (Your server may be
different than the server shown in the example.)
Locking screw hole
Server rail
Slot
Locking screw hole
Mounting stud
Locking screw hole
Slot
3
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Align the locking screw holes in the rails with the threaded screw holes in the server,
then install the two locking screws through each rail.
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Place a disk guide over the disk guide screw hole towards the back of the server.
Disk guide screw hole
5
Install a small screw through the disk guide and tighten the screw. Attach the
remaining disk guide on the other side of the server.
Disk guide
Disk guide screw
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6
Attach a nut bar to the inside of the two back cabinet posts using medium screws,
but do not completely tighten the screws (leave them loose enough to allow insertion
of the cabinet rail in the next step).
7
Insert the slotted foot at the back of each cabinet rail between the nut bar and the
post, then tighten the screws.
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With the front of the server facing you, lift the server and insert it into the cabinet
from the front, then position the disk guides so they fit into the cabinet rails. (Your
server may be different than the server shown in the example.)
9
Install a nut bar or mounting nuts on the front cabinet posts.
Nut bar or mounting nuts
10
Push the server toward the back of the cabinet until the front of the server rails touch
the front cabinet posts, then secure with two screws through each server rail.
- OR Follow the instructions in “Installing the bezel” on page 18 to attach both handles
and secure the server into the cabinet.
Warning
You must support the server while installing or removing the front
screws and while sliding the server on or off the cabinet rails. If the
server is not supported, damage to the server or injury may result.
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Installing the bezel
Important
The bezel is held in place by the server handles. The handles are
also used to slide the server in and out of the rack cabinet when
mounted using the optional rails.
To install the bezel:
1
With the server pulled out from the cabinet, align the holes in the handle with the
holes in the front side of the server.
2
Attach the handles to the sides of the server with two mounting screws on each side.
(Your server may be different than the server shown in the example.)
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3
Push the server, with the handles attached, into the cabinet to determine which holes
in the front posts of the cabinet that the holes in the handles will line up with.
4
Install the mounting nuts (nuts equipped with spring clips that come with most server
cabinets) into the holes in the front posts of the cabinet.
5
Push the server into the cabinet again.
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Use a screw through each handle to secure the server to the cabinet posts.
7
Remove the bezel lock keys from the inside of the bezel, then snap on the bezel with
the control panel area at the right.
8
To lock the bezel, insert the key into the lock and rotate it ¼ turn clockwise. To unlock
it, rotate the key ¼ turn counter-clockwise.
Removing the server from a cabinet
To remove the server from a cabinet:
Warning
1
2
Screws are required to support the front of the server. You must
support the server while removing the front screws and while sliding
the server off the cabinet rails. If the server is not supported, damage
to the server or injury may result.
Remove the screws through the handles that hold the server in the cabinet.
While supporting the server, slide the server out from the cabinet.
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Starting your server
Before you start your server for the first time:
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Make sure that the server and monitor are plugged into a power outlet or surge
protector and that the surge protector (if you are using one) is turned on.
■
Make sure that all cables are connected securely to the correct ports and jacks on the
back of the server.
Caution
When you connect peripheral devices to the server, make sure that
your server and devices are turned off and the power cords are
unplugged.
To start the server:
1
2
Turn on any peripheral devices connected to the server.
Press the power button.
Power LED
Power button
System fault LED
Reset button
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When the power LED
is...
It means...
Green (steady on)
The server is turned on.
Green (blinking)
The server is in sleep mode.
Off
The server is turned off.
When the system
fault LED is...
It means...
Green (steady on)
The server is operating normally.
Green (blinking)
The server is operating in a degraded condition.
Orange (steady on)
The server is in a critical or unrecoverable condition.
Orange (blinking)
The server is in a noncritical condition.
Off
POST failure or full system stop.
If nothing happens when you press the power button:
3
■
Make sure that the power cable is plugged in securely and that your surge protector
(if you are using one) is plugged in and turned on.
■
Make sure that the monitor is connected to the server, plugged into the power
outlet or surge protector, and turned on. You may also need to adjust the monitor’s
brightness and contrast controls.
■
Wait 5-10 seconds after plugging the power cord into the server before pressing
the power button. This allows the internal monitoring and control hardware to
initialize.
■
If you cannot find the cause of the power loss, contact Gateway Customer Care.
For more information, see “Getting Help” on page 7.
The first time you turn on the server, any pre-installed operating system may begin
asking you for configuration settings. See your operating system’s documentation for
instructions on configuring advanced settings for your specific network.
Understanding the power-on self-test
When you turn on your server, the power-on self-test (POST) routine checks the server
memory and components. If POST finds any problems, the server displays error messages.
Write down any error messages that you see, then see “Error messages” on page 105 and
“Beep codes” on page 108 for troubleshooting information.
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Turning off your server
Every time you turn off your server, first shut down the operating system. You may lose
data if you do not follow the correct procedure.
To turn off the server:
1
See the operating system’s documentation or online help for instructions on shutting
down the operating system. Whenever possible, you should use the operating system’s
shut down procedure instead of pressing the power button.
Warning
2
The power button on the server does not turn off server AC power.
To remove AC power from the server, you must unplug the AC power
cord from the wall outlet or power source. The power cord is
considered the disconnect device to the main (AC) power.
If your server did not turn off automatically, press the power button.
- OR Press the reset button to reset the server.
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Configuring the RJ-45 serial port
The RJ-45 serial port connector can be configured to support either a Data Set Ready (DSR),
or a Data Carrier Detect (DCD) signal. The default configuration for your server supports
DSR signals. To change the configuration from DSR to DCD signal support, a jumper (J8A3)
must be changed on the system board.
To change the RJ-45 serial port configuration to DCD signal support:
1
Follow the instructions in “Preventing static electricity discharge” on page 37. Make
sure you turn off the server, then unplug the power cord and all other cables connected
to the server.
2
Follow the instructions in “Opening the server case” on page 38.
Caution
Moving the jumper while the power is on can damage your server.
Always turn off the server and unplug the power cords and all other
cables before changing the jumper.
3
Remove the PCI riser assembly by following the instructions in “Removing and
installing the PCI riser assembly” on page 69.
4
Remove the jumper across pins 1-3 of jumper J8A3, then place the jumper across
pins 2-4.
5
Reinstall the PCI riser assembly by following the instructions in “Removing and
installing the PCI riser assembly” on page 69.
6
Follow the instructions in “Closing the server case” on page 39.
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Setting up the operating system
If you ordered your server with the operating system already installed by Gateway, in most
cases it is completely installed and the basic settings are already configured. The Windows
Small Business Server operating system may require additional installation, depending on
the version you ordered. See your operating system’s documentation for instructions on
completing the installation or configuring advanced settings for your specific network.
If you are installing an operating system because it was not already installed by Gateway,
see the appropriate installation guide for instructions.
Initial hardware settings
Your server comes from the manufacturer with the correct initial hardware settings to
operate your server as configured. However, at some point you might want to change
settings to reflect a tasking change, a change in security requirements, or the addition of
new resources to your server.
General hardware settings, as well as enabling or disabling the onboard LSI RAID solution,
can be changed by using the BIOS Setup utility, and the RAID solution can be configured
by using the RAID BIOS console (or the specific RAID console which accompanied a
customized, add-in RAID solution).
For information on the BIOS Setup utility, see “Using the BIOS Setup Utility” on page 91.
For information on BIOS settings, see “BIOS Settings” on page 131. For information on
the RAID BIOS console utility, see “Configuring your onboard RAID solution” on page 61.
For information on a specific RAID console for an add-in RAID solution, see the
documentation on that hardware which accompanied your server.
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Maintaining Your Server
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Caring for your server
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Recording the BIOS configuration
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Managing your server and network
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Caring for your server
To extend the life of your server:
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Be careful not to bump or drop your server.
■
When transporting your server, we recommend that you put it in the original
packaging materials.
■
Keep your server and magnetic media away from equipment that generates magnetic
fields, such as unshielded speakers.
■
Avoid subjecting your server to extreme temperatures. Do not expose your server to
heating ducts or other heat-generating objects. Damage caused by extreme
temperatures is not covered by your warranty. As a general rule, your server is safest
at temperatures that are comfortable for you.
■
Keep all liquids away from your server. When spilled onto server components, almost
any liquid can result in extremely expensive repairs that are not covered under your
warranty.
■
Avoid dusty or dirty work environments. Dust and dirt can clog the internal
mechanisms and can cause the server to overheat.
Cleaning your server
Keeping your server clean and the vents free from dust helps keep your server performing
at its best. Your server cleaning kit could include:
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A soft, lint-free cloth
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Glass cleaner
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An aerosol can of air with a narrow, straw-like extension
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Isopropyl alcohol
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Cotton swabs
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A CD drive cleaning kit
Cleaning tips
■
Always turn off your server and other peripheral devices before cleaning any
components.
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When you shut down your server, the power turns off, but some
electrical current still flows through your server. To avoid possible
injury from electrical shock, unplug the power cord and all other
cables connected to the server.
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Use a damp, lint-free cloth to clean your server and other parts of your server system.
Do not use abrasive or solvent cleaners because they can damage the finish on
components.
■
Keep the cooling vents free of dust. With your server turned off and unplugged, brush
the dust away from the vents with a damp cloth, but be careful not to drip any water
into the vents.
Cleaning the keyboard
You should clean the keyboard occasionally by using an aerosol can of air with a narrow,
straw-like extension to remove dust and lint trapped under the keys.
If you spill liquid on the keyboard, turn off your server and turn the keyboard upside down
to let the liquid drain. Let the keyboard dry completely before trying to use it again. If
the keyboard does not work after it dries, you may need to replace it. Keyboard damage
resulting from spilled liquids is not covered by your warranty.
Cleaning the screen
If your computer screen is a flat panel display, use only a damp, soft cloth to clean it.
Never spray water directly onto the screen.
Caution
The computer screen is made of specially coated glass and can be
scratched or damaged by abrasive or ammonia-based glass cleaners.
- OR If your computer screen is not a flat panel display, use a soft cloth dampened with glass
cleaner to clean the screen. Never spray cleaner directly onto the screen.
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Preparing for system recovery
If your system files are corrupted, you may not be able to start the server from the hard
drive. Startup diskettes are diskettes that let you start the server and attempt to fix the
problem. See your operating system’s documentation or online help for instructions on
creating startup diskettes.
Some operating systems also let you create an emergency repair diskette to back up critical
operating system files. See your operating system’s documentation or online help for
instructions on creating and using an emergency repair diskette.
Recording the BIOS configuration
To help keep track of your custom changes to BIOS settings and to prepare for system
recovery, you should record your BIOS configuration after you have your server set up and
working.
To record your BIOS configuration:
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2
Print the appendix for “BIOS Settings” on page 131.
3
Record the BIOS settings on your printout.
Restart your server, then press F2 when the Gateway logo screen appears during
startup. The BIOS Setup utility opens.
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System administration
Gateway Systems Manager
Gateway Systems Manager lets you manage multiple computers on a Windows™ network
from a single window, then implement commands and policies across the network with
a single action. With Gateway Systems Manager, you can run system management tasks
which are triggered by certain events or conditions.
Printed documentation comes with the Gateway Systems Manager CD. You can find
additional documentation in the program’s online help.
Server security
Locking the server
To lock the server:
1
Remove the bezel lock keys from the inside of the bezel, then snap on the bezel. The
handles must be installed for the bezel to snap on. For instructions, see “Installing
the bezel” on page 18.
2
Insert the key into the lock and rotate it ¼ turn clockwise. To unlock it, rotate the
key ¼ turn counter-clockwise.
Using BIOS security passwords
To prevent unauthorized use of the server, you can set server startup passwords. Set up
an administrator password to prevent unauthorized access to the BIOS Setup utility.
For information about resetting BIOS passwords, see “Resetting BIOS passwords” on
page 98.
To set the BIOS security passwords:
1
Restart your server, then press F2 when the Gateway logo screen appears during
startup. The BIOS Setup utility opens.
2
3
Select the Security menu.
Select Administrator Password.
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5
Type the password and press ENTER, then type it again and press ENTER.
Save your changes and close the BIOS Setup utility.
To remove a BIOS security password:
1
Restart your server, then press F2 when the Gateway logo screen appears during
startup. The BIOS Setup utility opens.
2
3
4
Select the Security menu, then select the password to remove.
Enter the current password, then press ENTER.
For the new password, leave the password field blank, then press ENTER. The password
is removed.
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Passwords can also be cleared using jumpers on the system board.
For instructions, see “Resetting BIOS passwords” on page 98.
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Identifying your server
While you are working on a cabinet that contains several slim servers, it can be difficult
to keep track of which server or servers you are currently working on. The System ID
indicator is a blue LED that you can turn on to help you locate the correct server. Your
server has a System ID indicator in the front and in the back. In addition to the following
procedure, the ID LED can also be turned on by using the Gateway Systems Manager
software.
To turn on the System ID LEDs:
1
Press the System ID button. The two blue System ID LEDs turn on.
System ID
LED
System ID
button
System ID
LED
For the System ID LEDs to turn on, the server does not need to be turned on, but it
does need to be plugged in.
2
To turn off the LEDs, press the System ID button.
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Updating the baseboard management
controller firmware
The baseboard management controller (BMC) performs several system management
functions such as:
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Monitoring server components (FRU) and sensor data records (SDR) (the information
provided depends on the option selected)
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Managing nonvolatile storage for the system event log and sensor data records
■
Interfacing with the emergency management port to send alerts and interact with
remote management systems.
■
Fault resilient booting (the extent depends on the option selected).
You should update the BMC firmware when Gateway Customer Care has instructed you
to update it.
To update the BMC firmware:
1
2
3
Create a DOS-bootable USB Disk-on-key device or a DOS-bootable CD.
Download the BMC update file from support.gateway.com.
Follow the instructions included with the update file.
Updating the FRU/SDR
The FRU/SDR must be updated whenever you add additional hardware to your server
that must be monitored by the BMC or whenever you update the BIOS. Each time
you update the FRU/SDR, we recommend that you check support.gateway.com for the
most current version of the utility. If a newer version is available than the one included
on the SCCD, download the newer version and use it instead of the SCCD. Follow
the instructions in the readme.txt file that accompanies the utility, or proceed with
the following.
To update the FRU/SDR:
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Boot your server to DOS (using a DOS-bootable diskette, CD, or USB disk-on-key
device).
2
Put the System Companion CD in the CD drive and change directories (to the CD drive)
to access it.
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4
When the System Companion CD menu opens, select the FRU/SDR utility.
Select one of the following options (if in doubt, choose the second option and update
both):
Update just the SDR repository - Select this option when sensor information needs to
be changed. For example, if the CPU is upgraded to a higher speed or if memory is
replaced.
-ORUpdate the FRUs and the SDR repository - Select this option if have installed additional
hardware. For example, additional memory.
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Exit the utility, remove the System Companion CD, then reboot your server.
Using your System Companion CD
You can use your System Companion CD to:
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Install hardware drivers
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Install programs
■
View server documentation
Instructions for using the CD are provided in Using Your System Companion CD.
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Installing Components
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Opening and closing the server case
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Installing and replacing major server
components
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Preparing to install components
Important
You must open your server case to install components. If you are not
comfortable with these procedures, get help from a computer service
technician or contact Gateway Customer Care.
Selecting a place to work
Work on your server in an area that:
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Is clean (avoid dusty areas)
■
Is a low-static environment (avoid carpeted areas)
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Has a stable surface on which to set your server
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Has enough room to place all of your server parts
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Is near a grounded outlet so you can test your server after installation
■
Is near a telephone (in case you need help from Gateway Customer Care). The
telephone must be directly connected to a telephone jack and cannot be connected
to your server.
Gathering the tools you need
Some tools and supplies that you may need to work on your server are:
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A notebook to take notes
■
A Phillips screwdriver
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A small flat-blade screwdriver
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Small containers to store various types of screws
■
A grounding wrist strap (available at most electronic stores)
Getting Help
If you have questions about performing any of these procedures, contact Gateway
Customer Care. For more information, see “Getting Help” on page 7.
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Preventing static electricity discharge
The components inside your server are extremely sensitive to static electricity, also known
as electrostatic discharge (ESD).
Warning
To avoid exposure to dangerous electrical voltages and moving parts,
turn off your server and unplug the power cord and modem cable
before opening the server case.
Caution
ESD can permanently damage electrostatic discharge-sensitive
components in the server. Prevent ESD damage by following ESD
guidelines every time you open the server case.
Before working with server components, follow these guidelines:
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Turn off the server, then unplug the power cords and all other cables.
■
Press the power button to drain any residual power from the server.
■
Wear a grounding wrist strap (available at most electronics stores) and attach it to a
bare metal part of the server. You can also touch a bare metal surface on the back of
the server with your finger.
Warning
To prevent risk of electric shock, do not insert any object into the vent
holes of the power supply.
■
Avoid static-causing surfaces such as carpeted floors, plastic, and packing foam.
■
Avoid working on the server when your work area is extremely humid.
■
Remove components from their antistatic bags only when you are ready to use them.
Do not lay components on the outside of antistatic bags because only the inside of
the bags provide electrostatic protection.
■
Always hold expansion cards by their edges or their metal mounting brackets. Avoid
touching the edge connectors and components on the cards. Never slide expansion
cards or components over any surface.
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Opening the server case
Because the components inside your server are extremely sensitive to static electricity, make
sure that you follow the instructions at the beginning of this chapter to avoid static
electricity damage.
Caution
For correct cooling and air flow, always reinstall the top panel before
you turn on the server. Operating the server without the panel in place
will cause the server to overheat.
To open the server:
1
Follow the instructions in “Preventing static electricity discharge” on page 37. Make
sure you turn off the server, then unplug the power cord and all other cables connected
to the server.
2
3
If the bezel is installed, unlock it, then pull it off.
If the server is mounted in a cabinet, remove the server from the cabinet. For
instructions, see “Removing the server from a cabinet” on page 19.
Warning
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5
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Screws are required to support the front of the server when using
the standard cabinet rails. You must support the server while
removing the front screws and while sliding the server off the cabinet
rails. If the server is not supported, damage to the server or injury
could result.
Place the server on a stable, non-skid surface.
Remove the shipping screw (if one is installed).
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Press and hold the panel release button, then slide the top panel toward the back of
the server about 1/2 inch.
Panel release
button
7
Lift the top panel away from the server.
Closing the server case
Caution
Whenever you add or remove components from your server, make
sure that the various cables, both data and power, are routed correctly
before reinstalling the top panel. Incorrectly routed cables could result
in cable damage, fan blockage, misalignment of baffles and ducts,
and incorrect airflow within the server.
To close the server case:
1
Make sure that all of the internal cables are arranged inside the case so they will not
be pinched when you close the case.
2
Slide the top panel’s edges into the server.
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Slide the top panel toward the front of the server until it clicks into place.
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5
6
Replace the shipping screw (if required).
Replace the bezel (if required).
Reconnect the power cord and all other cables.
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Removing and installing air ducts, air
dams, and baffle
Your server has been engineered to provide correct airflow in the chassis for sufficient
cooling of drives, processors, and power supplies. As your server configuration changes,
the airflow within the chassis will need to be modified to accommodate those changes.
Caution
To ensure continued, reliable operation, always operate your server
with the appropriate air ducts, air dams, and baffle in place. Failure
to do this could result in equipment damage due to incorrect cooling.
Removing the processor air duct
The processor air duct normally covers the portion of the system board that includes the
processor(s) and the memory. The duct will need to be removed if you need to add or
remove a processor or memory in your system or if you need to replace the system board.
To remove the processor air duct:
1
Follow the instructions in “Preventing static electricity discharge” on page 37. Make
that sure you turn off the server, then unplug the power cord and all other cables
connected to the server.
2
3
Follow the instructions in “Opening the server case” on page 38.
Lift the processor air duct from the chassis.
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Installing the processor air duct
To install the processor air duct:
1
Place the processor air duct over the CPU sockets. The front edge of the air duct should
contact the fan module and the top of the installed air duct should be flush with the
top of the power supply.
2
Follow the instructions in “Closing the server case” on page 39.
Removing the air baffle
Caution
To ensure continued, reliable operation, always operate your server
with the appropriate air ducts, air dams, and baffle in place. Failure
to do this could result in equipment damage.
To remove the air baffle:
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Follow the instructions in “Preventing static electricity discharge” on page 37. Make
sure you turn off the server, then unplug the power cord and all other cables connected
to the server.
2
Follow the instructions in “Opening the server case” on page 38.
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3
Take note of the cable routing under and around the air baffle. You
will need to re-route these cables when the baffle is reinstalled.
Pull up on the air baffle to remove it from the server chassis.
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Installing the air baffle
Caution
To ensure continued, reliable operation, always operate your server
with the appropriate air ducts, air dams, and baffle in place. Failure
to do this could result in equipment damage.
To install the air baffle:
1
Place the air baffle into the chassis between the power supply and the hot-swap drive
backplane, routing the cables as noted in the removal process.
2
3
Fit the tab that extends from the front of the baffle under the drive bay area.
4
Push down firmly on the air baffle to secure it to the chassis.
Line up the guide pins on the baffle with the matching holes in the chassis and in
the backplane.
Caution
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Make sure that you do not pinch any cables under the baffle as you
are reinstalling it. Failure to do this could result in misalignment of
the baffle and incorrect airflow in the server.
Follow the instructions in “Closing the server case” on page 39.
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Installing and removing drives
Your server’s basic configuration includes one CD or DVD drive and as many as three SATA
fixed hard drives. SATA hot-swap hard drives and a hot-swap backplane are optional. A
USB diskette drive is also included (but not installed in the server).
As you prepare to install drives, remember:
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You must install a diskette drive in the left converted hard drive bay.
■
Before you install a drive, see the drive’s documentation for information on
configuring the drive, setting drive jumpers, and attaching cables.
■
You may need to configure the drives you install using the BIOS Setup utility. Press
F2 at startup to open the BIOS Setup utility.
Installing a diskette in a converted hard drive bay
If you need to install a diskette drive into your server, you must install the diskette drive
in one of the hard drive bays.
Important
An internal diskette drive can only be installed in a converted hard
drive bay if the optional hot-swap backplane is installed in your server.
To install a diskette drive in a converted hard drive bay:
1
Follow the instructions in “Preventing static electricity discharge” on page 37. Make
sure that you turn off the server, then unplug the power cord and all other cables
connected to the server.
Caution
2
3
4
The diskette drive is not hot-swappable. Before installing or removing
the drive, make sure that power is turned off and the power cord is
unplugged.
Follow the instructions in “Opening the server case” on page 38.
Unlock the bezel (if necessary) and remove it by pulling it from the chassis.
Remove the left hot-swap hard drive carrier from the server.
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Remove the rails from the diskette drive conversion kit carrier by removing the four
screws that secure the rails to the carrier.
6
Slide the diskette drive into the drive carrier. The back of the drive should go into
the carrier first with the bottom of the drive facing down.
7
Align the holes in the sides of the diskette drive with the holes in the carrier and
attach the drive to the carrier with the two screws that came with the diskette drive
conversion kit.
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Reattach the rails to the sides of the carrier with the four screws you previously
removed.
9
Open the connector on the back of the diskette drive by pulling up on the connector
cover.
10
Insert one end of the 26-pin diskette drive flat flex cable into the connector, then
push down on the connector cover to lock it into place.
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Insert the new drive assembly into the hard drive bay until it clicks into place.
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Open the connector labeled Floppy Con on the backplane by pulling up on the
connector cover.
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Insert the other end of the diskette flat flex cable into the backplane connector, then
push in on the connector cover to lock the cable into place.
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Reinstall the bezel, if required, by snapping it into place on the front of the chassis.
Follow the instructions in “Closing the server case” on page 39.
Reconnect all power cords and peripheral device cables, then turn on the server.
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Removing a diskette drive from the converted hard
drive bay
To remove a diskette drive from the converted drive bay:
1
Follow the instructions in “Preventing static electricity discharge” on page 37. Make
sure that you turn off the server, then unplug the power cord and all other cables
connected to the server.
Caution
The diskette drive is not hot-swappable. Before installing or removing
the drive, make sure that power is turned off and the power cord is
unplugged.
2
3
4
Follow the instructions in “Opening the server case” on page 38.
5
Push in on the lever at the back of the drive carrier to release the drive carrier from
the drive bay, then slide the diskette drive carrier out through the front of the server.
6
Pull up on the top of the connector on the back of the diskette drive and remove the
flat flex cable.
7
8
Remove the four screws securing the rails to the carrier, then remove the rails.
9
Follow the instructions in “Installing a diskette in a converted hard drive bay” on
page 45 if you are installing a new diskette drive.
Unlock the bezel (if necessary) and remove it by pulling it from the chassis.
Pull up on the top of the connector on the backplane marked “Floppy Con” to release
the flat flex cable.
Remove the two screws securing the diskette drive in the carrier, then slide the drive
out of the carrier.
- OR Follow the instructions in “Installing or replacing a hard drive” on page 53 to install
a hard drive.
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12
Reinstall the bezel, if required, by snapping it into place on the front of the chassis.
Follow the instructions in “Closing the server case” on page 39.
Reconnect all power cords and peripheral device cables, then turn on the server.
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Installing a CD or DVD drive
To install a CD or DVD drive:
1
Follow the instructions in “Preventing static electricity discharge” on page 37. Make
sure that you turn off the server, then unplug the power cord and all other cables
connected to the server.
Caution
2
3
4
The CD or DVD drive is not hot-swappable. Before installing or
removing the drive, make sure that power is turned off and the power
cord is unplugged.
Follow the instructions in “Opening the server case” on page 38.
Unlock the bezel (if necessary) and remove it by pulling it from the chassis.
Remove the slim-line drive bay filler panel.
- OR Remove the CD/DVD drive carrier by pressing the blue lever at the back of the carrier
and pushing the carrier out the front of the server.
5
Place the CD or DVD drive in the drive carrier (included with your server) by aligning
the two holes in the left side of the drive with the two alignment pins in the carrier,
then lowering the right side of the drive into the carrier until it clicks into place.
Interposer board
Screws
CD or DVD drive
Drive carrier
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Align the connector on the interposer board with the connector on the back of the
CD or DVD drive, then attach the board to the drive with two screws (included with
your server).
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8
Attach the 44-pin CD drive cable to the back of the interposer board.
9
Connect the other end of the 44-pin cable into the connector on the backplane or
the system board.
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11
12
Reinstall the bezel, if required, by snapping it into place on the front of the chassis.
Slide the CD or DVD drive assembly into the slim-line bay until it clicks into place.
Follow the instructions in “Closing the server case” on page 39.
Reconnect all power cords and peripheral device cables, then turn on the server.
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Removing a CD or DVD drive
To removing a CD or DVD drive:
1
Follow the instructions in “Preventing static electricity discharge” on page 37. Make
sure that you turn off the server, then unplug the power cord and all other cables
connected to the server.
Caution
The CD or DVD drive is not hot-swappable. Before installing or
removing the drive, make sure that power is turned off and the power
cord is unplugged.
2
3
4
5
Follow the instructions in “Opening the server case” on page 38.
6
7
8
9
Press down on the side of the drive carrier to release the drive from the carrier.
10
Follow the instructions in “Installing a CD or DVD drive” on page 50 if you are
installing a new CD or DVD drive.
Unlock the bezel (if necessary) and remove it by pulling it from the chassis.
Disconnect the 44-pin CD drive cable from the backplane.
Push in on the blue lever at the back of the drive carrier to release the drive carrier
from the drive bay, then slide the drive carrier out through the front of the server.
Disconnect the 44-pin CD drive cable from the back of the interposer board.
Remove the four screws securing the rails to the carrier, then remove the rails.
Remove the two screws securing the interposer board to the back of the CD or DVD
drive, then remove the interposer board.
- OR Install a slim-line drive bay filler panel into the empty bay.
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Reinstall the bezel, if required, by snapping it into place on the front of the chassis.
Follow the instructions in “Closing the server case” on page 39.
Reconnect all power cords and peripheral device cables, then turn on the server.
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Installing or replacing a hard drive
Use this procedure to add or replace hard drives in a drive bay. Your server supports as
many as three 1-inch high 3.5-inch (fixed or hot-swap) SATA hard drives. You can purchase
additional drives through your Gateway Sales representative.
Important
Gateway tests and verifies the operation and compatibility of the
drives it sells. Especially in a hot-swap or mission-critical
environment, additional or replacement drives must conform to
Gateway standards.
Installing a fixed SATA hard drive
Use these instructions only if you have installed the fixed drive kit.
Caution
Fixed drives are not hot swappable. Before installing or removing the
drive, make sure that power is turned off and the power cord is
unplugged.
To install a fixed SATA hard drive:
1
Follow the instructions in “Preventing static electricity discharge” on page 37. Make
sure that you turn off the server, then unplug the power cord and all other cables
connected to the server.
2
3
4
Follow the instructions in “Opening the server case” on page 38.
Unlock the bezel (if necessary) and remove it by pulling it from the chassis.
Press the latch on the back of the fixed drive carrier and slide it out of the bay. Store
the drive in an anti-static bag.
Drive latch
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Remove the four screws that attach the plastic retention device or the previously
installed hard drive to the drive carrier. Two screws are at each side of the retention
device or the hard drive. Store the plastic retention device for future use.
6
With the drive circuit-side down, position the connector end of the drive so that it
is facing the back of the carrier.
7
Attach the hard drive to the carrier using the four screws removed from the carrier.
8
Insert the drive into the bay until it clicks into place.
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If it is not already installed, connect the SATA power cable adapter (supplied with the
fixed drive kit) to the 3x2 power supply cable from your power supply.
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For each drive you install, route one SATA data cable from the server board or add-in
card to the hard drive, with the right-angle end of the SATA data cable connected to
the server board or add-in card SATA connector.
See your server board documentation or add-in card documentation for assistance in
locating the SATA connectors on the board or add-in card.
Important
Data cables for drives installed to the right of the air baffle must be
routed through the two cutouts in the top of the air baffle and under
the tab. The data cable for a drive installed to the left of the air baffle
must be routed through the back cutout of the air baffle and under
the tab. You may need to remove the air baffle to route the cables
underneath it. To see how to remove and then install the air baffle,
see “Removing the air baffle” on page 42 and “Installing the air baffle”
on page 44.
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Connect the loose end of the data cable to the rear of the SATA drive.
Air baffle tab
Air baffle
back cutout
Air baffle
cutout
Air baffle
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Important
Power cables for drives installed to the right side of the air baffle must
be routed beneath the front cutout in the underside of the air baffle.
The power cable for a drive installed to the left of the air baffle does
not need to be routed under the air baffle. You may need to remove
the air baffle to route cables underneath it.
Air baffle
Air baffle cutout
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Connect the SATA power cable adapter end(s) to the rear of the SATA drive.
Reinstall the bezel, if required, by snapping it into place on the front of the chassis.
Follow the instructions in “Closing the server case” on page 39.
Reconnect all power cords and peripheral device cables, then turn on the server.
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Removing a fixed SATA hard drive
Use these instructions only if you have installed the fixed drive kit.
Caution
Fixed drives are not hot swappable. Before installing or removing the
drive, make sure that power is turned off and the power cord is
unplugged.
To remove a fixed SATA hard drive:
1
Follow the instructions in “Preventing static electricity discharge” on page 37. Make
sure that you turn off the server, then unplug the power cord and all other cables
connected to the server.
2
3
4
5
6
Follow the instructions in “Opening the server case” on page 38.
7
If you are not installing a new drive, place the plastic retention device into the drive
carrier, using the four screws you removed from the hard drive.
8
Insert the screws that held the drive in the carrier into the screw locations on the
carrier for future use.
9
Slide the drive carrier back into the chassis until it clicks into place.
Unlock the bezel (if necessary) and remove it by pulling it from the chassis.
Disconnect the SATA data connector and power cables from the rear of the SATA drive.
Press the latch on the back of the fixed drive carrier and slide it out of the bay.
Remove the four screws that attach the hard drive to the drive carrier. Lift the drive
from the carrier. Store the drive in an anti-static bag.
Important
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For correct airflow, the hard drive carrier must be replaced in the
chassis, even if no hard drive is installed in it.
Reinstall the bezel, if required, by snapping it into place on the front of the chassis.
Follow the instructions in “Closing the server case” on page 39.
Reconnect all power cords and peripheral device cables, then turn on the server.
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Installing a hot-swap hard drive
To install a hot-swap hard drive:
1
Unlock the bezel (if necessary) and remove it by pulling it from the chassis.
Caution
Before you remove a failed drive, use the appropriate software and
utilities installed on the server to stop all activity on the failed drive.
Instructions for using the software are provided by the software
manufacturer. Failure to do so may destroy the data on the drive.
2
Press the green release button on the hot-swap tray lever, then swing the lever open
all the way.
3
4
Pull the drive carrier straight out of the server.
If you are replacing a hard drive, remove the four screws that secure the old hard drive
to the drive tray, then remove the drive from the tray.
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If you are adding a new drive, remove the four screws that secure the hard drive spacer
to the drive tray, then remove the spacer from the tray.
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Line up the screw holes in the new drive with the holes in the side of the drive tray,
then secure the drive to the tray with the four screws you removed in Step 4.
6
Make sure that the tray’s release lever is open, then slide the new drive into the empty
hot-swap bay.
7
When the drive carrier lever begins to close by itself, push on the lever to lock the
drive assembly into the drive bay.
8
Reinstall the bezel, if required, by snapping it into place on the front of the chassis.
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Configuring your onboard RAID solution
Your server comes equipped with an onboard, chipset SATA RAID solution, which supports
RAID levels 0 (striping) and 1 (mirroring). The onboard RAID solution can be enabled in
the BIOS (page 133) and configured by launching the RAID BIOS console during the boot
process.
Configuring the onboard SATA RAID solution
Level
Description and use
Pros
Cons
Number
of drives
Fault
Tolerant
0
Data divided into blocks and
distributed sequentially (pure
striping). Use for non-critical data
that requires high performance
High data
throughput for
large files
No fault tolerance.
Data is lost if a drive
fails.
One or
two
No
1
Data duplicated on another disk
(mirroring). Use for
read-intensive, fault-tolerant
systems.
100 percent
data
redundancy,
providing fault
tolerance.
More disk space
required. Reduces
usable disk space
to the size of the
smallest drive.
Reduced
performance during
rebuilds.
Two
Yes
To launch the SATA RAID BIOS console:
1
2
Restart your server.
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4
5
6
7
8
From the Main BIOS menu, select the Advanced menu.
Press F2 when the Gateway logo screen appears during startup. The BIOS Setup utility
opens.
Select the IDE Configuration sub-menu.
For the Configure S-ATA as RAID option, select Enabled.
Exit the BIOS Setup utility.
Restart your server.
During the boot process you will see the following message:
Press <Ctrl>-<E> for BIOS Console
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Press and hold the CTRL key, then press the E key. The RAID BIOS console will open.
Important
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When you press CTRL + E to configure the SATA RAID, you will see
the following error message: Error (0146): Insufficient Memory
to Shadow PCI ROM. This error message can be ignored.
Configure the RAID options, then exit the RAID BIOS console.
Reboot the server.
To configure the SATA RAID solution:
1
Open the BIOS Setup utility as described in the previous procedure.
2
3
Select Configure from the Management menu, then select Easy Configuration.
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Press the SPACEBAR to associate the selected physical drives with the current array. The
indicator changes from READY to ONLINE.
Press Enter when you finish creating the current array, then press F10 to select
configurable arrays.
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Press the SPACEBAR to select the array. The Logical Drive Configuration screen opens.
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7
Select the physical drives to associate with the current array, then press the SPACEBAR.
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10
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Set the RAID level for the logical drive by highlighting RAID and pressing ENTER. The
available RAID levels for the current logical drive are shown.
Select a RAID level, then press ENTER.
Set the RAID logical drive size and stripe size.
When you have defined the current logical drive, select Accept, then press ENTER.
Repeat Step 7 through Step 10 to configure additional logical drives.
Save the configuration when prompted, then press ENTER to return to the Management
menu.
Caution
Initializing the RAID array destroys any data on the hard drives in the
selected array.
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Select Initialize from the Management menu.
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When the initialization process is complete, press ESC to return to the previous menu.
Use the SPACEBAR to highlight the logical drive to initialize, then press F10.
Select Yes at the prompt, then press ENTER to begin initialization. A graph will show
the progress of the initialization process.
Exit the RAID Configuration utility and reboot the server.
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Filling empty drive bays
Empty drive bays in the server must be filled by filler panels, empty drive carriers, or empty
drive trays, as appropriate. With the bezel removed, install the appropriate carrier or filler
panel, then replace the bezel by snapping it into place on the front of the server.
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Installing memory
Your server supports from 256 MB to 12 GB* of total DDR333 or DDR266 memory.
Supported DIMM sizes include 256 MB, 512 MB, 1 GB, and 2 GB.
Caution
Modules must be installed in banks in identical pairs. Use only
DDR266 or DDR333 compliant, 184-pin, SDRAM registered x72
ECC, LP (low profile) DIMM memory modules.
Install memory first into Bank 1, then Bank 2, then Bank 3. If memory
is installed incorrectly, your server will not start.
The BIOS configures the memory controller to run in either single channel or dual channel
mode, depending on the following:
■
If one or more fully populated DIMM banks are detected, the memory controller will
run in dual channel mode.
DIMM banks must be populated using the following guidelines:
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DIMM banks must be populated in order, starting with Bank 1.
■
Single rank DIMMs must be populated before dual rank DIMMs.
■
When using DDR333 DIMMs, a maximum of four DIMMs can be populated when
all four DIMMs are dual rank (double row) DIMMs.
■
DDR266 and DDR333 memory can be mixed on the server board, but when mixing
DIMM types, DDR333 memory will be treated as DDR266
* When using Dual Rank (double row) DIMMs, a maximum of four loads per memory
channel is supported, therefore a maximum of four dual rank DIMMs can be populated
on this system board.
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Supported DDR266 DIMM populations
Bank 3 - DIMMs 3A and 3B
Bank 2 - DIMMs 2A and 2B
Bank 1 - DIMMs 1A and 1B
Single row
Single row
Single row
Empty
Single row
Single row
Empty
Empty
Single row
Double row
Double row
Double row
Empty
Double row
Double row
Empty
Empty
Double row
Double row
Single row
Single row
Double row
Double row
Single row
Empty
Double row
Single row
Supported DDR333 DIMM populations
Bank 3 - DIMMs 3A and 3B
Bank 2 - DIMMs 2A and 2B
Bank 1 - DIMMs 1A and 1B
Single row
Single row
Single row
Empty
Single row
Single row
Empty
Empty
Single row
Empty
Double row
Double row
Empty
Empty
Double row
Double row
Single row
Single row
Empty
Double row
Single row
Memory online sparing
The chipset on the system board in the Gateway 9315 supports memory online sparing,
which can provide a way to prevent data loss in case of DIMM failure. Memory online
sparing is configured in the BIOS.
Using memory online sparing, one DIMM per channel (selectable in the BIOS setup utility)
is used as a memory spare (the spare DIMM must be equal to, or larger than, the largest
DIMM in that channel). If a DIMM begins to fail, the contents of the failing DIMM is
copied to the spare DIMM in that channel. When all of the data is copied, the primary
DIMM is automatically removed from service. Since one DIMM per channel is always
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maintained as a spare, only 75% of the installed memory is usable. For example, if six
2 GB DIMMs are installed, only four are actively used (the other two are used as spares),
so the maximum usable memory for this configuration would be 8 GB.
A DIMM fault LED adjacent to the DIMM slot will light orange to indicate the failed
memory module.
To install or replace memory:
1
Follow the instructions in “Preventing static electricity discharge” on page 37. Make
sure that you turn off the server, then unplug the power cord and all other cables
connected to the server.
2
3
Follow the instructions in “Opening the server case” on page 38.
Pull the plastic tabs away from the sides of the memory module slot. If you are
replacing a memory module, lift the old module out of the slot.
DIMM 2A
DIMM 3B
DIMM 3A
DIMM 2B
DIMM 1A
DIMM 1B
4
Align the notch on the new module with the notch in the memory module slot and
press the module firmly into the slot. The tabs on the sides of the memory slot should
secure the memory module automatically.
5
Follow the instructions in “Closing the server case” on page 39.
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Turn on the server, then make sure that the operating system completely loads. If you
receive an error, see “Memory” on page 120.
7
Follow the instructions in “Updating the FRU/SDR” on page 32.
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Removing and Installing PCI expansion
cards
Caution
The PCI riser assembly and individual PCI expansion cards are not
hot-swappable. Before installing or removing the any part of the
assembly, make sure that power is turned off and the power cord is
unplugged.
Removing and installing the PCI riser assembly
To remove and install the PCI riser assembly:
1
Follow the instructions in “Preventing static electricity discharge” on page 37. Make
sure that you turn off the server, then unplug the power cord and all other cables
connected to the server.
2
3
4
Follow the instructions in “Opening the server case” on page 38.
If necessary, disconnect any cables that are attached to installed PCI expansion cards.
Lift the PCI riser assembly from the system board by lifting the two, blue latches on
the assembly.
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If you are installing or replacing a PCI expansion card, follow the instructions in
“Removing and installing a PCI expansion card” on page 71.
Caution
Do not touch the contacts on the bottom part of the expansion card.
Touching the contacts can cause electrostatic damage to the card.
- OR If you are installing or replacing the PCI riser connector, follow the instructions in
“Removing and installing a PCI riser connector” on page 72.
6
Position the PCI riser assembly over the PCI sockets on the server board, lining up
the four hooks at the back of the riser assembly with the four slots in the back of the
chassis.
Hooks
Slots
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Press the PCI riser assembly back into the server.
Follow the instructions in “Closing the server case” on page 39.
See the card’s documentation for software installation instructions.
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Removing and installing a PCI expansion card
To remove and install a PCI expansion card:
1
Follow the instructions in “Preventing static electricity discharge” on page 37. Make
sure that you turn off the server, then unplug the power cord and all other cables
connected to the server.
2
3
4
Follow the instructions in “Opening the server case” on page 38.
5
If you are replacing a card, remove the old expansion card. You can slightly rock the
card end-to-end to loosen and remove the card (do not bend the card sideways), then
proceed to Step 6.
If you are replacing a card, disconnect any cables that are attached to the old card.
Lift the PCI riser assembly from the system board by lifting the two, blue latches on
the assembly.
Caution
Do not touch the contacts on the bottom part of the expansion card.
Touching the contacts can cause electrostatic damage to the card.
- OR If you need to change out the PCI riser connector, follow the instructions in
“Removing and installing a PCI riser connector” on page 72.
6
Insert the new PCI card into the card slot. You can slightly rock the card end-to-end
to help insert the card, but do not bend the card sideways.
7
Connect any cables to the card following the instructions in the card’s documentation.
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9
10
Install the PCI riser assembly back into the server by following the instructions in
“Removing and installing the PCI riser assembly” on page 69.
Follow the instructions in “Closing the server case” on page 39.
See the card’s documentation for software installation instructions.
Removing and installing a PCI riser connector
You received your server chassis with your choice of one of two PCI riser connectors:
■
A full-height PCI-Express riser with one PCI-Express x8 slot
■
A full-height PCI-X riser with one PCI-X slot
The PCI riser connector can be replaced if it fails or if a different option is required.
To remove and install a PCI riser connector:
1
Follow the instructions in “Preventing static electricity discharge” on page 37. Make
sure that you turn off the server, then unplug the power cord and all other cables
connected to the server.
2
3
Follow the instructions in “Opening the server case” on page 38.
4
Remove any expansion cards installed in the PCI riser connector. You can slightly rock
the card end-to-end to loosen and remove the card (do not bend the card sideways).
Remove the PCI riser assembly by following the instructions in “Removing and
installing the PCI riser assembly” on page 69.
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Push back on the blue release lever at the end of the PCI riser connector. While holding
the lever back, push firmly on the other edge of the board to disengage the board
from the riser.
PCI riser
connector
Riser
retention pin
Riser locking lever
6
7
Place the PCI riser connector in a static-free bag for future use.
8
Press and hold the blue riser locking lever, then place the PCI riser connector onto
the retention pins.
Line up the screws on the riser assembly with the slot and the large hole on the new
PCI riser connector.
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Slide the PCI riser connector to the right to lock it into place, then release the blue
locking lever.
10
Install PCI expansion cards by following the instructions in “Removing and installing
a PCI expansion card” on page 71.
11
Install the PCI riser assembly by following the instructions in “Removing and
installing the PCI riser assembly” on page 69.
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Follow the instructions in “Closing the server case” on page 39.
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Replacing a system fan
Caution
The system fans are not hot-swappable. Before installing or removing
a system fan, make sure that power is turned off and the power cord
is unplugged.
To replace the fan module:
1
Follow the instructions in “Preventing static electricity discharge” on page 37. Make
sure that you turn off the server, then unplug the power cord and all other cables
connected to the server.
2
3
4
Follow the instructions in “Opening the server case” on page 38.
5
Lift the failed fan from the fan distribution board and remove it from the server.
Follow the instructions in “Removing the processor air duct” on page 41.
Trace the cable from the failed fan to the fan distribution board, then disconnect the
cable from the board.
Important
Note the orientation of the failed fan before you remove it.
There are two raised arrows on the replacement fan. One arrow
should point to the left and the other arrow should point to the back
of the server.
6
Make sure that the arrows are oriented correctly, then insert the replacement fan into
the fan module.
7
8
9
Connect the fan power cable to the fan distribution board.
Follow the instructions in “Installing the processor air duct” on page 42.
Follow the instructions in “Closing the server case” on page 39.
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Installing a processor
The 9315 server is compatible with Intel® Xeon processors with a front side bus frequency
of 800 MHz and a minimum speed of 2.8 GHz. The server automatically detects the
processors each time you turn it on. Whenever you install new processors, you should
first install the most current version of the BIOS. For instructions, see “Updating the BIOS”
on page 93.
Warning
Processors and heat sinks may be hot if the computer has been
running. Before replacing a processor or heat sink, allow them to cool
for several minutes.
Caution
A heat sink must be installed on the processor. Installing a processor
without a heat sink could damage the processor.
Important
You must have a processor in the CPU 1 socket or your server will
not start.
If you are upgrading your server from one processor to two, you may
need to reconfigure your operating system so it can recognize the
additional processor. For more information, see your operating
system’s documentation.
To install or replace a processor:
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1
Install the most current BIOS version. For instructions, see “Updating the BIOS” on
page 93.
2
Follow the instructions in “Preventing static electricity discharge” on page 37. Make
sure that you turn off the server, then unplug the power cord and all other cables
connected to the server.
3
4
Follow the instructions in “Opening the server case” on page 38.
Follow the instructions in “Removing the processor air duct” on page 41.
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If you are installing a processor, proceed to Step 7.
- OR If you are replacing a processor, loosen the four captive screws on the corners of the
heat sink, then twist the heat sink slightly to break the seal between the heat sink
and remove it from the processor.
Caution
6
Do not force the heat sink from the processor. Doing so could damage
the processor.
Rotate the processor release lever a full 135° to release the processor, then lift the
processor out of the socket.
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7
If you are installing a second processor for the first time, remove the air dam from
the processor air duct.
Caution
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If you do not remove the air dam from the processor air duct, the
second processor may overheat, resulting in loss of data and possible
damage to your server.
Before inserting the processor into the socket, make sure that:
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The processor release lever is open all the way (135° from the closed position)
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The triangular arrow on the corner of the processor aligns with the triangular icon
on the corner of the CPU socket
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If you install two processors onto the system board, the processors
must be the same speeds, revision, core voltage, and bus speed.
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Install the new processor into the CPU socket, then press the processor locking lever
down until it lays flat against the CPU socket.
10
Place the heat sink over the processor, lining up the four captive screws with the four
posts surrounding the processor.
Caution
The heat sink has Thermal Interface Material (TIM) located on the
bottom of it. Use caution when you unpack the heat sink so you do
not damage the TIM.
11
Loosely screw in the captive screws on the corners of the heat sink, gently tightening
diagonal screws (screw in one screw, then the screw located diagonally to the first
screw). Do not fully tighten one screw before tightening another.
12
Gradually and equally tighten each captive screw until each is firmly tightened. Do
not over-tighten the screws.
13
14
Follow the instructions in “Installing the processor air duct” on page 42.
Follow the instructions in “Closing the server case” on page 39.
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Replacing the power supply
Warning
The power supply in this server contains no user-serviceable parts.
Only a qualified computer technician should service the power supply.
Your server comes with a 3-wire AC power cord fitted with the correct
plug style for your region. If this plug does not match the connector
on your surge protector, UPS, or wall outlet, do not attempt to modify
the plug in any way. Use a surge protector, UPS, or wall outlet that
is appropriate for the supplied AC power cord.
To replace the power supply:
1
Follow the instructions in “Preventing static electricity discharge” on page 37. Make
sure that you turn off the server, then unplug the power cord and all other cables
connected to the server.
2
3
Follow the instructions in “Opening the server case” on page 38.
4
Disconnect the power signal cable, main power cable, and the CPU power cables from
the system board.
5
Disconnect the flex cable and the 2×3 power cable from the backplane.
If you have a hot-swap backplane installed, follow the instructions in “Removing the
air baffle” on page 42.
Flex cable
2×3 cable
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Lift the front edge of the power supply, then pull it toward the front of the server to
disengage it from the retention clips at the back of the server.
7
8
Lift the power supply out of the case.
9
Connect the power signal cable, the main power cable, and the CPU power cable to
the system board.
Place the replacement power supply into the chassis, then slide it towards the back
of the server to engage it beneath the two retention clips at the back of the chassis.
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11
Connect the flex cable and the 2×3 cable to the backplane.
12
Follow the instructions in “Closing the server case” on page 39.
If you have a hot-swap backplane installed, follow the instructions in “Installing the
air baffle” on page 44.
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Installing or replacing the hot-swap
backplane
Your server may not have a hot-swap backplane. If your server was ordered with fixed
drives, it will not have a hot-swap backplane.
To install or replace the hot-swap backplane:
1
Follow the instructions in “Preventing static electricity discharge” on page 37. Make
sure that you turn off the server, then unplug the power cord and all other cables
connected to the server.
2
3
4
5
Remove the bezel by unlocking it, then pulling it straight off the front of the chassis.
Follow the instructions in “Opening the server case” on page 38.
Follow the instructions in “Removing the air baffle” on page 42.
Remove all drives and drive carriers by following the instructions in “Installing or
replacing a hard drive” on page 53. Make note of which bay you remove each drive
from.
If you are installing a hot-swap backplane for the first time, go to Step 9. Otherwise
go to the next step.
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Disconnect all cables from the backplane.
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Loosen the blue captive screw on the right side of the backplane, then slide the
backplane to the right until it stops.
8
Lift the backplane from the server and place it in a static-free bag for future use.
Caution
Lift the backplane by the edges only. Damage may result if you pull
on any board components.
9
Align the new backplane’s keyhole slots with the mounting posts on the floor of the
server case, then slide the backplane to the left until it stops.
10
Tighten the blue captive screw at the right side of the board to secure the backplane
to the server.
11
12
13
14
Connect all cables to the backplane.
15
Reinstall the bezel (if required).
Follow the instructions in “Installing the air baffle” on page 44.
Follow the instructions in “Closing the server case” on page 39.
Install the drives back into the server. If you are replacing the backplane, make sure
that you replace the drives in the same bays you removed them from in Step 5.
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Replacing the CMOS battery
If the server clock does not keep time or the settings in the BIOS Setup utility are not saved
when you turn off the server, replace the CMOS battery with an equivalent battery.
Warning
Danger of explosion if battery is incorrectly replaced. Replace only
with the same or equivalent type recommended by the manufacturer.
Dispose of or recycle used batteries by taking them to a hazardous
waste facility. Follow all local regulations for correct battery disposal.
To replace the battery:
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1
2
Print the appendix for BIOS Settings in this guide.
3
4
Record the BIOS settings on your printout, then close the utility.
5
6
Follow the instructions in “Opening the server case” on page 38.
Open the BIOS Setup utility. For instructions, see “Opening the BIOS Setup utility”
on page 92.
Turn off your server, then follow the instructions in “Preventing static electricity
discharge” on page 37.
Locate the old battery on the system board and note its orientation. You will need
to install the new battery the same way.
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Push the battery retention clip away from the battery until the battery lifts up, then
remove the old battery. You can use a screwdriver to help lift the battery.
8
Make sure that the positive (+) side of the new battery is facing up, then press the
new battery into the socket until it snaps into place.
9
10
Follow the instructions in “Closing the server case” on page 39.
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12
Restore any BIOS settings that you wrote down in Step 3.
Turn on your server, then press F2 when the Gateway logo screen appears during
startup.
Save all your settings and close the BIOS Setup utility.
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Replacing the control panel
Caution
The control panel is not hot-swappable. Before installing or removing
the control panel, make sure that power is turned off and the power
cord is unplugged.
To replace the control panel:
1
Follow the instructions in “Preventing static electricity discharge” on page 37. Make
sure that you turn off the server, then unplug the power cord and all other cables
connected to the server.
2
3
4
Unlock the bezel, then remove it by pulling it straight off the server.
Follow the instructions in “Opening the server case” on page 38.
Press the blue latch at the back of the control panel, then slide the control panel
forward far enough to reach the front panel and USB cable connectors at the back of
the panel.
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You may need to disconnect the ends of the front panel and USB
cables from the system board or backplane to create enough slack
in the cables to reach the connectors.
Disconnect the cables from the control panel.
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Slide the replacement control panel into the server far enough to connect the front
panel and USB cables. If you disconnected the cables from the system board or
backplane, reconnect them.
7
8
9
Slide the control panel the rest of the way into the server, until it clicks into place.
Follow the instructions in “Closing the server case” on page 39.
Replace the bezel on the front of the server.
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Replacing the system board
To replace the system board:
1
Follow the instructions in “Preventing static electricity discharge” on page 37. Make
sure that you turn off the server, then unplug the power cord and all other cables
connected to the server.
2
3
4
Follow the instructions in “Opening the server case” on page 38.
5
Remove the PCI riser assembly by following the instructions in “Removing and
installing the PCI riser assembly” on page 69.
6
Remove the heat sinks and processors by following the instructions in “Installing a
processor” on page 76.
7
Disconnect all cables from the system board, noting their locations and orientation.
(You will reconnect the cables after you install the new board.)
8
Remove the 9 screws that secure the system board to the server.
Follow the instructions in “Removing the processor air duct” on page 41.
Remove the memory modules by following the instructions in “Installing memory”
on page 65.
Screw (below processor air duct)
Screw
2 screws
(below PCI
riser
assembly)
Screw
Screw
Screw
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Screw
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Slide the system board toward the front of the server. If the board is difficult to move,
push on the back I/O port panel for added leverage.
10
11
Lift the board away from the case.
12
Replace the 9 system board screws you removed in Step 8.
Insert the new system board into the case, then slide the board toward the back of
the case until the holes in the board line up with the threaded standoffs on the case.
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13
Reinstall the memory by following the instructions in “Installing memory” on
page 65.
14
Reinstall the processors by following the instructions in “Installing a processor” on
page 76.
15
Reinstall the fan module by following the instructions in “Replacing a system fan”
on page 75.
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17
Reattach the cables you removed in Step 7.
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20
Follow the instructions in “Installing the processor air duct” on page 42.
21
Check BIOS settings to make sure that they detect the server’s new hardware, then
save your changes (if any) and close the BIOS Setup utility.
22
If your server does not start after installing the new system board, contact Gateway
Customer Care. For more information, see “Getting Help” on page 7.
Reinstall the PCI riser assembly by following the instructions in “Removing and
installing the PCI riser assembly” on page 69.
Follow the instructions in “Closing the server case” on page 39.
Turn on your server, then press F2 when the Gateway logo screen appears during
startup.
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Chapter 5
Using the BIOS Setup Utility
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Opening the BIOS Setup utility
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Updating the BIOS
■
Resetting the BIOS settings to their
factory defaults
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Resetting the BIOS passwords
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Opening the BIOS Setup utility
The BIOS Setup utility stores basic settings for your server. These settings include basic
hardware configuration, resource settings, and password security. These settings are stored
and saved even when the power is off.
Caution
The options in the BIOS Setup utility have been set at the factory for
optimal performance. Changes to these settings will affect the
performance of your server.
Before changing any settings, write them down in case you need to
restore them later. You can record the settings on a printout of this
guide’s appendix for “BIOS Settings” on page 131.
To open the BIOS Setup utility:
1
Restart your server, then press F2 when the Gateway logo screen appears during
startup.
When you select menu items, the Item Specific Help box on the right side of the screen
displays specific information about the selection. The command bar across the bottom
of the screen shows the keys you press to access help, navigate through the menus,
and perform other tasks.
2
Select one of these menus:
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Main gives you access to basic information and settings related to your server’s
hardware and configuration.
■
Advanced gives you access to information and settings for PCI cards, peripheral
devices, memory, and the chipset.
■
Boot gives you access to information and settings for startup features and startup
sequences.
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Security gives you access to settings related to system access passwords. For more
information, see “Server security” on page 29.
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Server gives you access to settings for system management, console redirection,
event log configuration, and fault-resilient boot settings.
■
Exit gives you access to options for closing the BIOS Setup utility.
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Updating the BIOS
If you need a new version of the BIOS, you can download the BIOS update from Gateway,
then install the new version from a diskette.
To update the BIOS:
1
2
Print the appendix for “BIOS Settings” on page 131.
3
4
5
6
Record any custom BIOS settings on your printout.
7
Follow the instructions in “Updating the FRU/SDR” on page 32.
Restart your server, then press F2 when the Gateway logo screen appears during
startup.
Download the BIOS update from support.gateway.com.
Follow the instructions in the self-extracting BIOS update file.
Enter any custom BIOS settings you recorded in Step 3, then save your changes and
close the BIOS Setup utility.
Rolling BIOS
The BIOS flash memory of this server is divided into two partitions: a primary (active)
partition from which the server boots, and a secondary partition to which BIOS updates
are diverted. When a BIOS update occurs, the existing BIOS image is preserved on the
primary partition and the system is automatically prompted to attempt to boot from the
new BIOS (on the secondary partition). If a boot failure occurs with the new BIOS, the
system will revert to the old BIOS on the other partition.
To manually select the BIOS boot partition:
1
Turn off the server, then disconnect the power cords and all other cables connected
to the server.
2
Follow the instructions in “Opening the server case” on page 38.
Caution
Moving the jumper while the power is on can damage your server.
Always turn off the server and unplug the power cords and all other
cables before changing the jumper.
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3
Remove the jumper across pins 1-2 of jumper J1A4 (at the left back of the system
board), then place the jumper across pins 2-3.
4
5
Follow the instructions in “Closing the server case” on page 39.
6
Turn off the server, then disconnect the power cords and all other cables connected
to the server.
7
8
9
Follow the instructions in “Opening the server case” on page 38.
Reconnect the power cords and turn on the server. The BIOS is forced to boot from
the lower partition.
Place the jumper back onto pins 1-2.
Follow the instructions in “Closing the server case” on page 39.
Recovering the BIOS
If you encounter a problem while you are updating the BIOS, such as a power outage, the
BIOS update may not be successful. If the system continues to try to boot from the new,
corrupted BIOS, you can manually recover the old BIOS so you can try another update.
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To recover the old BIOS:
1
2
Turn on or restart the server.
Press and hold CTRL+HOME. The old BIOS is recovered.
To manually recover the BIOS:
1
Turn off the server, then disconnect the power cords and all other cables connected
to the server.
2
Follow the instructions in “Opening the server case” on page 44.
Caution
Moving the jumper while the power is on can damage your server.
Always turn off the server and unplug the power cords and all other
cables before changing the jumper.
3
Remove the jumper across pins 2-3 of jumper J1H3 (Rcvr Boot), then place the jumper
across pins 1-2.
4
Follow the instructions in “Closing the server case” on page 39.
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5
Insert a DOS-bootable USB disk-on-key or DOS-bootable CD containing a valid BIOS
image.
6
Reconnect the power cords and turn on the server. The BIOS recovery is initiated.
While the BIOS is being recovered, the monitor displays a blue screen and the server
will beep continually. The process is complete when the server stops beeping.
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8
9
10
11
12
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Remove the bootable USB disk-on-key or CD.
Turn off the server, then disconnect the power cords and all other cables connected
to the server.
Follow the instructions in “Opening the server case” on page 38.
Place the jumper back onto pins 2-3.
Follow the instructions in “Closing the server case” on page 39.
Plug in the AC power cords and turn on the server, then verify that the recovery was
successful.
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Resetting the BIOS
You can use two methods to clear all BIOS Setup settings and return them to the factory
defaults:
■
Press the power and reset buttons on the front of the server.
■
Move the Clear BIOS jumper on the system board.
To reset the BIOS using the power and reset buttons:
1
2
Print the appendix for BIOS Settings in this guide.
3
4
Record any custom BIOS settings on your printout.
5
Release both buttons at the same time. The BIOS is reset.
Restart your server, then press F2 when the Gateway logo screen appears during
startup.
Press the reset button and hold it down for four seconds or more, then press the power
button while continuing to hold down the reset button.
To reset the BIOS using the system board jumper:
1
2
Print the appendix for BIOS Settings in this guide.
3
4
5
Record any custom BIOS settings on your printout.
6
Follow the instructions in “Opening the server case” on page 38.
Restart your server, then press F2 when the Gateway logo screen appears during
startup.
Follow the instructions in “Preventing static electricity discharge” on page 37.
Turn off the server, then disconnect the power cord and all other cables connected
to the server.
Caution
Moving the jumper while the power is on can damage your server.
Always turn off the server and unplug the power cord and all other
cables before changing the jumper.
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7
Place a jumper across the Force Erase pins (1-2) of jumper J1H5 (CMOS Clr).
8
9
Reconnect the power cords and turn on the server. The BIOS settings are cleared.
10
11
Turn off the server, then disconnect the power cords and all other cables connected
to the server.
Place the jumper back onto pins 2-3.
Follow the instructions in “Closing the server case” on page 39.
Resetting BIOS passwords
To reset BIOS password(s), you must either reset and clear all BIOS settings or use the
Password Clear jumper. To reset BIOS passwords, follow the instructions in “Resetting the
BIOS” on page 97.
To clear the BIOS password(s):
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1
Turn off the server, then disconnect the power cords and all other cables connected
to the server.
2
Follow the instructions in “Opening the server case” on page 38.
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Caution
Moving the jumper while the power is on can damage your server.
Always turn off the server and unplug the power cords and all other
cables before changing the jumper.
3
Remove the jumper across pins 2-3 of jumper J1H2 (Pass Clr), then place the jumper
across pins 1-2.
4
5
Reconnect the power cords and turn on the server. The BIOS password(s) is cleared.
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7
Place the jumper back onto pins 2-3.
Turn off the server, then disconnect the power cords and all other cables connected
to the server.
Follow the instructions in “Closing the server case” on page 39.
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Troubleshooting
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Getting telephone support and training
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Interpreting error messages and codes
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Troubleshooting
If the suggestions in this chapter do not correct
the problem, see “Telephone support” on
page 102 for more information about how to get
help.
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Telephone support
Before calling Gateway Customer Care
If you have a technical problem with your server, follow these recommendations before
contacting Gateway Customer Care:
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Make sure that your server is connected correctly to a grounded AC outlet that is
supplying power.
■
If a peripheral device, such as a keyboard or mouse, does not appear to work, make
sure that all cables are plugged in securely and plugged into the correct port or jack.
■
If you have recently installed hardware or software, make sure that you have installed
it following the instructions provided with it. If you did not purchase the hardware
or software from Gateway, see the manufacturer’s documentation and technical
support resources.
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If you have “how to” questions about using a program, see:
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The program’s online Help
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The program’s documentation
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Your operating system’s documentation
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The software or hardware manufacturer’s Web site
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See “Troubleshooting” on page 107.
■
Have your client ID, serial number (located on the back of your server case), and order
number available, along with a detailed description of your issue, including the exact
text of any error messages, and the steps you have taken.
■
Make sure that your server is nearby at the time of your call. The technician may have
you follow appropriate troubleshooting steps.
■
Consider using Gateway’s online technical support. Gateway’s Web site has FAQs, tips,
and other technical help. You can also use the Web site to e-mail Customer Care. For
more information, visit Gateway’s Customer Care Web site at support.gateway.com.
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Telephone support
Gateway offers a wide range of customer service, technical support, and information
services.
Telephone numbers
You can access the following services through your telephone to get answers to your
questions:
Resource
Service description NEW
How to reach
Gateway’s
fee-based
software
tutorial service
Get tutorial assistance for software issues.
800-229-1103 (charged to your
credit card)
Gateway
Customer Care
Talk to a Gateway Customer Care
representative about a non-tutorial technical
support question.
877-485-1464 (US)(option #6)
800-846-3609 (Canada and
Puerto Rico
605-232-2191
(all other countries)
Sales,
accounting,
and warranty
Get information about available systems,
pricing, orders, billing statements, warranty
service, or other non-technical issues.
800-846-2000 (US)
888-888-2037 (Canada)
Tutoring and training
Gateway's Customer Care professionals cannot provide hardware and software training.
Instead, Gateway recommends the following training resource.
Resource
Service description
For more information
Gateway
Learning
Libraries
A variety of courses and tutorials are available
on CD. Select from several easy-to-use
learning libraries.
www.gateway.com/training
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Safety guidelines
While troubleshooting your server, follow these safety guidelines:
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Never remove the top panel while your server is turned on and while the modem
cable and the power cords are connected.
■
Do not attempt to open the monitor. To do so is extremely dangerous. Even if the
power is disconnected, energy stored in the monitor components can be dangerous.
Also, opening the monitor voids its warranty.
■
Make sure that you are grounded correctly before opening the server. For more
information about preventing damage from static electricity, see “Preventing static
electricity discharge” on page 37.
■
After you complete any maintenance task where you have to open the server case,
make sure that you close the case and reconnect all cables before you restart your
server.
Warning
To avoid bodily injury, do not attempt to troubleshoot your server
problem if:
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■
■
■
The power cord or plug is damaged
Liquid has been spilled into your server
Your server was dropped
The case was damaged
Instead, unplug your server and contact a qualified computer
technician. If your server was damaged during shipment from
Gateway, contact Gateway Customer Care. For more information, see
“Telephone support” on page 102.
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Error messages
These messages often indicate procedural errors such as typing an incorrect keystroke or
trying to save a file to a write-protected diskette. Some messages, however, may indicate
a problem that requires further troubleshooting.
Diskette drive 0 seek to track 0 failed
■
Restart your server, then open the BIOS Setup utility by pressing and holding F2 while
your server restarts. Make sure that the drive settings are correct.
Error loading operating system
■
The master boot record may be corrupt. For troubleshooting information, see “The
master boot record is corrupted” on page 120.
Hard disk controller failure
■
Make sure that the hard drive cable is connected securely.
■
Restart your server, then open the BIOS Setup utility by pressing and holding F2 while
your server restarts. Make sure that the correct drive type is selected.
Hard disk controller failure - press F1 to try reboot
■
The drive controller may be defective. Press F1 to try to restart the server. For more
information about running diagnostics on your hard drive, see your operating system’s
documentation.
Insert bootable media device
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Restart your server, then open the BIOS Setup utility by pressing and holding F2 while
your server restarts. Make sure that the drive settings are correct.
■
See “The master boot record is corrupted” on page 120 for a possible solution.
Invalid configuration information
■
Restart your server, then open the BIOS Setup utility by pressing and holding F2 while
your server restarts. Make sure that the settings are correct.
■
Reset the BIOS. For instructions, see “Resetting the BIOS” on page 97.
Invalid partition table
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The master boot record may be corrupt. For troubleshooting information, see “The
master boot record is corrupted” on page 120.
Invalid password
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Enter your password again. Some passwords are case sensitive.
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If you do not know the password, you may need to reinstall the software you are trying
to access.
■
System startup passwords are stored in BIOS. If this password has been set and you
do not know it, you may be able to reset the password through system board jumper
settings. For instructions, see “Resetting BIOS passwords” on page 98.
Memory errors were detected while the system started up
■
See “Memory errors were detected during server start up” on page 120 for a possible
solution.
Memory size error
■
Restart your server, then open the BIOS Setup utility by pressing and holding F2 while
your server restarts. Save the memory configuration.
Missing operating system
■
The master boot record may be corrupt. For troubleshooting information, see “The
master boot record is corrupted” on page 120.
System Event Log Full
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Clear the event log. To clear the event log, restart your server, then open the BIOS
Setup utility by pressing and holding F2 while your server restarts. Select the Server
menu, then select the Event Log Configuration menu.
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First steps
Try these steps first before going to the following sections:
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Make sure that the power cord is connected to your server and an AC outlet and that
the AC outlet is supplying power.
■
If you use a surge protector or a UPS, make sure that it is turned on and is rated to
handle the power required by your server.
■
If you added or removed server components before the problem started, review the
installation procedures you performed and make sure that you followed each
instruction. You may need to remove the device, uninstall the device’s software, then
reinstall the device.
■
If an error message appears on the screen, write down the exact message before calling
Gateway Customer Care. For instructions, see “Telephone support” on page 102.
■
Restart your server, then open the BIOS Setup utility by pressing and holding F2 while
your server restarts. Check your configuration settings.
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When diagnosing problems, press the non-maskable interrupt (NMI) button with a
straightened paper clip to put the server into a halt state. For the location of the
button, see “Control panel” on page 2.
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If an error occurs in a program, see its documentation or online help.
Warning
To avoid bodily injury, do not attempt to troubleshoot your server
problem if:
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The power cord or plug is damaged
Liquid has been spilled into your server
Your server was dropped
The case was damaged
Instead, unplug your server and contact a qualified computer
technician or Gateway Customer Care.
Battery replacement
If you have problems after installing a new CMOS battery, try each of the following items,
closing the case and restarting the server after each try:
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Restart your server, then open the BIOS Setup utility by pressing and holding F2 while
your server restarts. Correct any discrepancies.
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Remove the top panel by following the instructions in “Opening the server case” on
page 38, then make sure that all cables inside the case are attached securely. Also, make
sure that the colored cable edges are aligned correctly and that the connectors do not
miss any pins.
Warning
To avoid bodily injury, do not attempt to troubleshoot your server
problem if:
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The power cord or plug is damaged
Liquid has been spilled into your server
Your server was dropped
The case was damaged
Instead, unplug your server and contact a qualified computer
technician or Gateway Customer Care.
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If you have the correct test equipment, make sure that the new battery has power.
Although unlikely, your new battery may be defective.
Beep codes
Whenever a recoverable error occurs during the power-on self-test (POST), the BIOS
displays an error message that describes the problem. The BIOS also sounds a beep code
(one long tone followed by two short tones) during POST if the video configuration fails
(a faulty video controller) or if an expansion card is not functioning correctly. One short
beep indicates the BIOS will boot the operating system. No error found.
A PCI expansion card (for example, a RAID controller) can also issue audible errors by itself,
usually consisting of one long tone followed by a series of short tones. For more
information on the beep codes issued, check the documentation for that device.
The following table shows POST error beep codes. Prior to system video initialization, BIOS
uses these codes to inform users of error conditions.
Beeps
Description
Troubleshooting steps
1
Memory refresh timer error
Reseat the memory modules or replace with
modules you know are good.
2
Parity error in the first 64 KB of memory.
Same as for 1 beep.
3
Base memory read/write test error
Same as for 1 beep.
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Beeps
Description
Troubleshooting steps
4
System board timer not operational.
Possible system board malfunction. To
eliminate the possibility of an add in-card
problem, remove all expansion cards.
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5
A processor on the system board generated
an error.
If the beep code occurs even when all
expansion cards have been removed, the
system board is at fault.
If the beep code does not occur when the
expansion cards have been removed, one
of the cards is causing the problem. Install
the cards one at a time until the problem
happens again. When the beep code
returns, the most recent card you installed
is at fault.
Try replacing the processors with known
good processors.
Same as for 4 beeps.
6
The keyboard controller (8042) may be
defective. The BIOS cannot switch to
Protected mode.
Remove the keyboard to see if the error goes
away. If it does, try a known good keyboard.
General exception error (processor
exception error).
Same as for 4 beeps.
8
Display memory error (system video
adapter).
If the system video adapter is an add-in card,
replace or reseat the video adapter. If the
video adapter is integrated into the system
board, the board may be faulty. Try using an
add-in card.
9
The ROM checksum value does not match
the value encoded in the BIOS.
Same as for 4 beeps.
10
The shutdown register for CMOS RAM failed.
Same as for 4 beeps.
11
The cache memory test failed.
Same as for 4 beeps.
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Same as for 5 beeps
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LED information
The system board in this server includes LEDs that can assist you in troubleshooting your
system. See the following table for a description of these LEDs and the information they
provide:
LED Name
Function
Location
Color
Description
System ID
Aids in server
identification
Control panel
and left back of
system board
Blue
Flashing = Server
identification enabled
System Fault
Visible fault
warning
Front panel and
left back of
system board
Green or
Orange
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On = No fault
Green blink = Degraded
Orange = Critical error or
non-recoverable
Orange blink = Non critical
ATA Activity
Front panel
Front panel and
left side of
system board
Green
Blinking = Drive active
DIMM Fault
Identify failing
memory module
On the system
board, at the
back of each
DIMM socket
Orange
On = Fault
POST Code
diagnostic
LEDs 1-4
(LSB, bit1,
bit2, MSB)
Display boot 80
POST code
On the left back
of the system
board
Each LED
can be
Off,
Green,
Orange,
or Red
See “Diagnostic LEDs” on
page 110
5v Standby
Identify 5v
standby power
on state
At the front left of
the system board
Orange
On = 5v standby power on
Power LED
Identify the
power state of
the system
Front panel
Green
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Off = Power is off (or S5)
On = Power is on (or S0)
Slow blink = Low power
state (S1-S3)
Diagnostic LEDs
The BIOS sends a 1-byte hex code to port 80 prior to each POST task. These codes are
displayed on four tri-colored LEDs, located on the system board and available at the back
of the server chassis. These codes can provide troubleshooting information in the event
of a system hang during POST.
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POST code checkpoints
The following table shows the checkpoints, LED codes, and task description of events that
may occur during the POST portion of the BIOS:
Check
point
Diagnostic LED decoder
G=Green, R=Red, O=Orange
Description
03
Off
Off
G
G
Disable NMI, Parity, video for EGA, and DMA controllers. Initialize
BIOS, POST, Runtime data area. Also initialize BIOS modules
on POST entry and GPNV area. Initialized CMOS as mentioned
in the Kernel Variable “wCMOSFlags.”
04
Off
G
Off
Off
Check CMOS diagnostic byte to determine if battery power is OK
and CMOS checksum is OK. Verify CMOS checksum manually
by reading storage area. If the CMOS checksum is bad, update
CMOS with power-on default values and clear passwords.
Initialize status register A.
Initialize data variables that are based on CMOS setup
questions. Initializes both the 8259 compatible PICs in the
system.
05
Off
G
Off
G
Initialize the interrupt controller in hardware (generally PIC) and
interrupt vector table.
06
Off
G
G
Off
Do R/W test to CH-2 count reg. Initialize CH-0 as system timer.
Install the POSTINT1Ch handler. Enable IRQ-0 in PIC for system
timer interrupt.
Traps INT1Ch vector to “POSTINT1ChHandlerBlock.”
08
G
Off
Off
Off
Initialize the CPU. The BAT test is being done on KBC. Program
the keyboard controller command byte is being done after Auto
detection of KB/MS using AMI KB-5.
C0
R
R
Off
Off
Early CPU Init Start — Disable Cache - Init Local APIC
C1
R
R
Off
G
Set up boot strap processor information.
C2
R
R
G
Off
Set up boot strap processor for POST.
C5
R
O
Off
G
Enumerate and set up application processors.
C6
R
O
G
Off
Re-enable cache for boot strap processor.
C7
R
O
G
G
Early CPU Init Exit.
0A
G
Off
G
Off
Initialize the 8042 compatible keyboard controller.
0B
G
Off
G
G
Detect the presence of PS/2 mouse.
0C
G
G
Off
Off
Detect the presence of keyboard in KBC port.
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Check
point
Diagnostic LED decoder
G=Green, R=Red, O=Orange
Description
0E
G
Testing and initialization of different Input Devices. Also, update
the Kernel Variables.
G
G
Off
Trap the INT09h vector, so that the POST INT09h handler gets
control for IRQ1. Uncompress all available language, BIOS logo,
and Silent logo modules.
13
Off
Off
G
O
Early POST initialization of chipset registers.
24
Off
G
R
Off
Uncompress and initialize any platform specific BIOS modules.
30
Off
Off
R
R
Initialize System Management Interrupt.
2A
G
Off
O
Off
Initialize different devices through DIM.
See “DIM code checkpoints” on page 117 for more information.
2C
G
G
R
Off
Initialize different devices. Detects and initializes the video
adapter installed in the system that has optional ROMs.
2E
G
G
O
Off
Initialize all the output devices.
31
Off
Off
R
O
Allocate memory for ADM module and uncompress it. Give
control to ADM module for initialization. Initialize language and
font modules for ADM. Activate ADM module.
33
Off
Off
O
O
Initialize the silent boot module. Set the window for displaying
text information.
37
Off
G
O
O
Displaying sign-on message, CPU information, setup key
message, and any OEM-specific information.
38
G
Off
R
R
Initialize different devices through DIM. See “DIM code
checkpoints” on page 117 for more information.
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G
Off
R
O
Initialize DMAC-1 and DMAC-2.
3A
G
Off
O
R
Initialize RTC date/time.
3B
G
Off
O
O
Test for total memory installed in the system. Also, check for DEL
or ESC keys to limit memory test. Display total memory in the
system.
3C
G
G
R
R
Mid-POST initialization of chipset registers.
40
Off
R
Off
Off
Detect different devices (parallel ports, serial ports, and
coprocessor in CPU, and so on) successfully installed in the
system and update the BDA, EBDA, and so on.
50
Off
R
Off
R
Programming the memory hole or any kind of implementation
that needs an adjustment in system RAM size, if needed.
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Check
point
Diagnostic LED decoder
G=Green, R=Red, O=Orange
Description
52
Off
R
G
R
Update CMOS memory size from memory found in memory test.
Allocates memory for Extended BIOS Data Area from base
memory.
60
Off
R
R
Off
Initialize NUM-LOCK status and programs the KBD typematic
rate.
75
Off
O
R
O
Initialize Int-13 and prepare for IPL detection.
78
G
R
R
R
Initialize IPL devices controlled by BIOS and option ROMs.
7A
G
R
O
R
Initialize remaining option ROMs.
7C
G
O
R
R
Generate and write contents of ESCD in NVRam.
84
R
G
Off
Off
Log errors encountered during POST.
85
R
G
Off
G
Display error to the user and gets the user response to error.
87
R
G
G
G
Execute BIOS setup if needed/requested.
8C
O
G
Off
Off
Late POST initialization of chipset registers.
8D
O
G
Off
G
Build ACPI tables (if ACPI is supported).
8E
O
G
G
Off
Program the peripheral parameters. Enable/disable NMI as
selected.
90
R
Off
Off
R
Late POST initialization of system management interrupt.
A0
R
Off
R
Off
Check boot password if installed.
A1
R
Off
R
G
Clean-up work needed before booting to operating system.
A2
R
Off
O
Off
Take care of runtime image preparation for different BIOS
modules. Fill the free area in F000h segment with 0FFh.
Initializes the Microsoft® IRQ Routing Table. Prepares the
runtime language module. Disables the system configuration
display, if needed.
A4
R
G
R
Off
Initialize runtime language module.
A7
R
G
O
G
Display the system configuration screen, if enabled. Initialize the
CPUs before boot, including the programming of the MTRRs.
A8
O
Off
R
Off
Prepare CPU for operating system boot, including final MTRR
values.
A9
O
Off
R
G
Wait for user input at config display, if needed.
AA
O
Off
O
Off
Uninstall POST INT1Ch vector and INT09h vector. De-initializes
the ADM module.
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Check
point
Diagnostic LED decoder
G=Green, R=Red, O=Orange
Description
AB
O
Off
O
G
Prepare BBS in Int 19 boot.
AC
O
G
R
Off
End of POST initialization of chipset registers.
B1
R
Off
R
O
Save system context for ACPI.
00
Off
Off
Off
Off
Pass control to OS Loader (typically INT19h).
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OEM POST Error. This range is reserved for chipset vendors and
system manufacturers. The error associated with this value may
be different from one platform to the next.
Bootblock initialization code checkpoints
The Bootblock initialization code sets up the chipset, memory, and other components
before system memory is available. The following table provides the diagnostic LED codes
for these checkpoints and describes the type of checkpoints that may occur during the
bootblock initialization:
Check
point
Diagnostic LED decoder
G=Green, R=Red, O=Orange
Description
Before
D1
R
R
Off
O
Early chipset initialization is done. Early super I/O initialization
is done, including RTC and keyboard controller, NMI is disabled.
D1
R
R
Off
O
Perform keyboard controller BAT test. Check if waking up from
power management suspend state. Save power-on CPUID value
in scratch CMOS.
D0
R
R
Off
R
Go to flat mode with 4 GB limit and GA20 enabled. Verify the
bootblock checksum.
D2
R
R
G
R
Disable CACHE before memory detection. Execute full memory
sizing module. Verify that flat mode is enabled.
D3
R
R
G
O
If memory sizing module not executed, start memory refresh and
do memory sizing in Bootblock code. Do additional chipset
initialization. Re-enable CACHE. Verify that flat mode is enabled.
D4
R
O
Off
R
Test base 512 KB memory. Adjust policies and cache first 8 MB.
Set stack
D5
R
O
Off
O
Bootblock code is copied from ROM to lower system memory and
control is given to it. BIOS now executes out of RAM.
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Check
point
Diagnostic LED decoder
G=Green, R=Red, O=Orange
Description
D6
R
O
G
R
Both key sequence and OEM-specific method is checked to
determine if BIOS recovery is forced. Main BIOS checksum is
tested. If BIOS recovery is necessary, control flows to checkpoint
E0. See Bootblock Recovery Code Checkpoints section of
document for more information.
D7
R
O
G
O
Restore CPUID value back into register. The Bootblock-Runtime
interface module is moved to system memory and control is given
to it. Determine whether to execute serial flash.
D8
O
R
Off
R
The Runtime module is uncompressed into memory. CPUID
information is stored in memory.
D9
O
R
Off
O
Store the Uncompressed pointer for future use in PMM. Copying
Main BIOS into memory. Leaves all RAM below 1 MB
Read-Write, including E000 and F000 shadow areas, but closing
SMRAM.
DA
O
R
G
R
Restore CPUID value back into register. Give control to BIOS
POST (ExecutePOSTKernel).See “POST code checkpoints” on
page 111 for more information.
E1-E8
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OEM memory detection/configuration error. This range is
reserved for chipset vendors and system manufacturers. The
error associated with this value may be different from one
platform to the next.
EC-EE
Bootblock recovery code checkpoints
The bootblock recovery code gets control when the BIOS determines that a BIOS recovery
needs to occur because the user has forced the update or the BIOS checksum is corrupt.
The following table provides the diagnostic LED codes for these checkpoints and describes
the type of checkpoints that may occur during the Bootblock recovery portion of the BIOS:
Check
point
Diagnostic LED decoder
G=Green, R=Red, O=Orange
Description
E0
R
R
R
Off
Initialize the floppy controller in the super I/O. Some interrupt
vectors are initialized. DMA controller is initialized. 8259 interrupt
controller is initialized. L1 cache is enabled.
E9
O
R
R
G
Set up floppy controller and data. Attempt to read from floppy.
EA
O
R
O
Off
Enable ATAPI hardware. Attempt to read from ARMD and ATAPI
CDROM.
EB
O
R
O
G
Disable ATAPI hardware. Jump back to checkpoint E9.
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Check
point
Diagnostic LED decoder
G=Green, R=Red, O=Orange
Description
EF
O
O
O
G
Read error occurred on media. Jump back to checkpoint EB.
F0
R
R
R
R
Search for pre-defined recovery file name in root directory.
F1
R
R
R
O
Recovery file not found.
F2
R
R
O
R
Start reading FAT table and analyze FAT to find the clusters
occupied by the recovery file.
F3
R
R
O
O
Start reading the recovery file cluster by cluster.
F5
R
O
R
O
Disable L1 cache.
FA
O
R
O
R
Check the validity of the recovery file configuration to the current
configuration of the flash part.
FB
O
R
O
O
Make flash write-enabled through chipset and OEM-specific
method. Detect correct flash part. Verify that the found flash part
size equals the recovery file size.
F4
R
O
R
R
The recovery file size does not equal the found flash part size.
FC
O
O
R
R
Erase the flash part.
FD
O
O
R
O
Program the flash part.
FF
O
O
O
O
The flash has been updated successfully. Make flash
write-disabled. Disable ATAPI hardware. Restore CPUID value
back into register. Give control to F000 ROM at F000:FFF0h.
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DIM code checkpoints
The Device Initialization Manager (DIM) gets control at various times during BIOS POST
to initialize different system buses. The following table describes the main checkpoints
where the DIM module is accessed.
Checkpoint
Description
2A
Initialize different buses and perform the following
functions:
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Reset, Detect, and Disable (function 0) — Disables all
device nodes, PCI devices, and PnP ISA cards. It also
assigns PCI bus numbers.
Static Device Initialization (function 1) — Initializes all
static devices that include manual configured onboard
peripherals, memory and I/O decode windows in
PCI-PCI bridges, and noncompliant PCI devices. Static
resources are also reserved.
Boot Output Device Initialization (function 2) —
Searches for and initializes any PnP, PCI, or AGP video
devices.
Initialize different buses and perform the following
functions:
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Boot Input Device INitialization (function 3) —
Searches for and configures PCI input devices and
detects if system has standard keyboard controller.
IPL Device Initialization (function 4) — Searches for
and configures all PnP and PCI boot devices.
General Device Initialization (function 5) — Configures
all onboard peripherals that are set to an automatic
configuration and configures all remaining PnP and
PCI devices.
ACPI runtime checkpoints
ACPI checkpoints are displayed when an ACPI-capable operating system either enters or
leaves a sleep state. The following table describes the types of checkpoints that may occur
during ACPI sleep or wake events:
Checkpoint
Description
AC
First ASL checkpoint. Indicates that the system is
running in ACPI mode.
AA
System is running in APIC mode.
01, 02, 03, 04, 05
Entering sleep state S1, S2, S3, S4, or S5.
10, 20, 30, 40, 50
Waking from sleep state S1, S2, S3, S4, or S5.
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The settings in the BIOS Setup utility are not retained
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Replace the CMOS battery. For instructions, see “Replacing the CMOS battery” on
page 84.
CD drive
Your server does not recognize a CD or the CD drive
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Restart your server, then open the BIOS Setup utility by pressing and holding F2 while
your server restarts. Make sure that the IDE controllers are enabled. For more
information, see “Using the BIOS Setup Utility” on page 91.
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Reinstall the device driver. For instructions, see “Using your System Companion CD”
on page 33.
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Make sure that the drive is configured correctly by following the instructions in the
drive’s documentation.
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To check the installation, see “Installing a CD or DVD drive” on page 50 and
“Removing a CD or DVD drive” on page 52.
Your CD drive tray does not open
■
Press a straightened paper clip wire into the CD drive’s manual eject hole. The drive
tray opens.
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If this problem happens frequently while the server is turned on, the drive may be
defective.
Diskette drive
The diskette drive is not recognized
■
Restart your server.
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To check the installation, see “Installing a diskette in a converted hard drive bay” on
page 45 and “Removing a diskette drive from the converted hard drive bay” on
page 49.
The diskette drive LED is lit continuously
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Remove the diskette from the drive. If the light stays on, try restarting your server.
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To check the installation, see “Installing a diskette in a converted hard drive bay” on
page 45 and “Removing a diskette drive from the converted hard drive bay” on
page 49.
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Your server does not recognize an expansion card
■
Restart your server.
■
Make sure that you have installed the necessary software or driver. For instructions,
see the card’s documentation.
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Reseat the expansion card and riser card. For instructions, see “Removing and
Installing PCI expansion cards” on page 69.
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If another slot of the correct size is available, install the card in a different slot.
Hard drive
The hard drive cannot be accessed, or you receive a “General failure reading drive C”
error message
■
If a diskette is in the diskette drive, eject it and restart your server by pressing the
reset button.
■
Restart your server by pressing the reset button.
■
If you have hot-swap drives, turn off your server, then remove all hard drives and
push them in again to make sure that the drives are seated correctly. For instructions,
see “Installing or replacing a hard drive” on page 53.
■
Reseat the drive cables on the backplane.
■
If your server has been subjected to static electricity or physical shock, you may need
to reinstall the operating system.
You receive a “Non-system disk” or “disk error” error message
■
Eject the diskette from the diskette drive, then press ENTER.
■
Make sure that your hard drive has an active partition. For more information, see “The
master boot record is corrupted” on page 120.
You are having problems with a SATA drive
■
For normal SATA drives (not SATA RAID), check the BIOS setup utility to see if the
BIOS has recognized the drive.
■
Make sure that the power cable and SATA cables are attached securely to the drive cage.
■
If the drive is not detected, try a different SATA port.
■
Try swapping SATA cables between drives to determine if the cable is defective.
■
Try listening to the drive to determine if the drive is spinning up. If not, the drive
may be defective.
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The master boot record is corrupted
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In a Windows network operating system, repair the master boot record using FDISK.
To repair the master boot record:
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At a DOS command prompt, type fdisk/mbr, then press ENTER.
Internet
See also Modem.
You cannot connect to the Internet
■
Make sure that your account with your Internet Service Provider (ISP) is set up
correctly. Contact your ISP technical support for help.
■
Make sure that you do not have a problem with your modem. For more information,
see “Modem (telephone dial-up)” on page 120.
Keyboard
Liquid has been spilled into the keyboard
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If you spilled liquid in the keyboard, turn off your server and unplug the keyboard.
Clean the keyboard and turn it upside down to drain it. Let the keyboard dry before
using it again. If the keyboard does not work after it dries, you may need to replace it.
This type of damage is not covered by your server’s warranty.
Memory
Memory errors were detected during server start up
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Open your server and make sure that the memory modules are installed correctly. For
instructions, see “Installing memory” on page 65.
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A memory module may be defective. If possible, try another memory module and
see if the error repeats.
Modem (telephone dial-up)
See also Internet.
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Your modem does not dial or does not connect
■
Make sure that your server is connected to the telephone line and the telephone line
has a dial tone.
■
Make sure that the modem cable is less than 6 feet (1.8 meters) long.
■
Remove any line splitters or surge protectors from your telephone line, then check
for a dial tone by plugging a telephone into the telephone jack.
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If you have additional telephone services such as call waiting, call messaging, or voice
mail, make sure that all messages are cleared and call waiting is disabled before using
the modem. Contact your telephone service to get the correct code to temporarily
disable the service. Also make sure that the modem dialing properties are set correctly.
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If you purchased the modem from Gateway, contact Gateway Customer Care.
To check the dialing properties in Windows:
In Windows Server 2003, click Start, then click Control Panel. The Control Panel
window opens.
1 Click/Double-click the Modems icon, then click Dialing Properties. The Dialing
Properties dialog box opens.
2 Make sure that all settings are correct.
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Make sure that you are not using a digital, rollover, or PBX line. These lines do not
work with your modem.
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Check for line noise (scratchy, crackling, or popping sounds). Line noise is a common
problem that can cause the modem to connect at a slower rate, abort downloads, or
even disconnect. The faster the modem, the less line noise it can tolerate and still
work correctly.
Listen to the line using your telephone. Dial a single number (such as 1). When the
dial tone stops, listen for line noise. Wiggle the modem cable to see if that makes a
difference. Make sure that the connectors are free from corrosion and all screws in
the wall or telephone jack are secure.
You can also call your telephone service and have your telephone line checked for
noise or low line levels.
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Try connecting with the modem at a lower connection speed. If reducing the
connection speed lets you connect, contact your telephone service. The telephone line
may be too noisy.
■
Try another telephone line (either a different telephone number in your business or
a telephone line at a different location). If you can connect on this line, call your
telephone service.
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Your 56K modem does not connect at 56K
Current FCC regulations restrict actual data transfer rates over public telephone lines to
53K. Other factors, such as line noise, telephone service provider equipment, or ISP
limitations, may lower the speed even further.
If your system has a v.90 modem, the speed at which you can upload (send) data is limited
to 33.6K. If your system has a v.92 modem, the speed at which you can upload data is
limited to 48K. Your ISP may not support 48K uploads.
The modem is not recognized by your server
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If the modem shares the telephone line with another device, make sure that the
telephone line is not in use (for example, someone is on the telephone, or another
modem is in use).
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Shut down and restart your server.
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Reinstall the modem device driver. For instructions, see “Using your System
Companion CD” on page 33.
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Open your server and reseat the modem. For instructions, see “Removing and
Installing PCI expansion cards” on page 69.
Monitor
Your server is running but there is no picture
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Adjust the brightness and contrast controls to the center position.
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Make sure that the monitor is plugged in and turned on. If the monitor is turned on,
the power LED should be lit.
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Check the port and cable for bent or damaged pins.
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Connect your monitor to another computer, or connect a monitor that you know
works to your server.
The color is not uniform
Make sure that the monitor warms up for at least 30 minutes before making a final
judgment about color uniformity.
Make sure that:
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The monitor is not positioned too close to another monitor, fan, or fluorescent light.
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You demagnetize the screen using the monitor’s degauss feature. For more information
on degauss, see the monitor’s documentation.
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A horizontal line or wire is visible across the monitor screen
The monitor may use thin damper wires, located approximately 1/3 of the way from the
upper and lower screen edges, to stabilize the internal aperture grille. These wires are most
obvious when the monitor displays a white background. The aperture grille allows more
light to pass through the screen for brighter colors and greater luminescence. The damper
wire is a critical part of the overall monitor design and does not negatively affect the
monitor’s function.
Power
You press the power button, but the server does not turn on
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If the power button LED is green, the server is turned on, but you may not be seeing
an image on the monitor. For monitor troubleshooting, see “Monitor” on page 122.
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If your server is plugged into a surge protector or UPS, make sure that the surge
protector or UPS is connected securely to an electrical outlet, turned on, and working
correctly. One way to check this is to plug the server directly into a wall outlet,
bypassing the surge protector or UPS.
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Make sure that the electrical outlet is working by plugging a working device, such as
a lamp, into the outlet, then turning it on to test the outlet.
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Open your server and make sure that the power supply module cage cable is connected
correctly to the system board.
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If you recently added or upgraded any hardware on your server, return the server to
the original configuration.
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With the exception of the power cord, disconnect all external cables, including the
keyboard and mouse.
When you turn on the server, it makes several short beeps
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The short beeps indicate the server has encountered some type of error. See “Beep
codes” on page 108.
Processor
Your server does not recognize a new processor
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Make sure that the processor is fully seated in its socket. The processor should be
recognized automatically if it is installed correctly.
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If you have upgraded your server from one processor to two, you may need to
reconfigure your operating system so it recognizes the additional processor. For
instructions, see your operating system’s documentation.
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Appendix A
Server Specifications
The following specifications are for the standard
configuration. Your server may contain optional
equipment. All specifications are subject to
change.
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System specifications
Case size
26.46 × 16.93 × 1.7 inches (67.21 × 43 × 4.32 cm) (without handles)
Weight
Varies by configuration. A fully loaded server weighs about 31 lbs.
(14.06 kg)
Fans
Four 40×40×55 mm dual-rotor fans
One 40×40×28 mm single-rotor fan
Two 40×40×28 mm single-rotor fans in the power supply
Ports
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PS/2 keyboard or mouse (2)
USB (3)
Serial (1) (RJ-45)
Video (2)
LAN (2) (RJ-45)
Drives
(standard)
One slimline bay for a CD drive (standard), or a DVD drive (optional)
Card sizes
Supports one full-length, full-height and one low-profile PCI expansion
card
Power supply
450 W
Operating
systems
Supports Windows Server 2003, Windows Small Business Server
2003, Novell Netware, and SuSE Linux.
One USB diskette drive (not installed in server)
Compatible with:
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Windows 2000 Server
Novell NetWare 6.5
FCC Class A
UL
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Processor
Dual socket 604 package
800 MHz front side bus
Supports as many as two Intel Xeon CPUs (2.8 GHz minimum)
Chipset
Intel E7320
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One full-length, full-height 64-bit PCI riser (PCI, PCI-X or
PCI-Express)
One low-profile (LP) 64-bit PCI-X riser (up to 66 MHz)
On-board ATI Rage XL
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Six DIMM slots support from 256 MB to 12 GB (using DDR333 or
DDR266 DIMMs) total memory
Use only DDR266 or DDR333 compliant, x72 ECC, registered,
184-pin, low profile (LP) SDRAM modules.
Memory sparing (optional)
PCI riser assembly, featuring:
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800 MHz FSB
Intel E7320 MCH memory controller (Northbridge)
Intel 6300ESB ICH I/O controller (Southbridge)
8 MB SDRAM
Up to 1600 × 1200 (2D)
Up to 1024 × 768 (3D)
Intel 82546EB controller
Dual onboard 10/100/1000 network interface
IEEE 850.3u auto-negotiation support
Full duplex support
Ultra ATA/100 support (1 connector, 2 channels)
Up to 3 SATA fixed drives (RAID level 0 or 1 supported)
Up to 3 SATA hot-swap drives (optional) (RAID level 0 or 1 supported)
ACPI compliance
Supports:
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S1
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S5
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Environmental specifications
The following specifications identify maximum environmental conditions. At no time
should the server run under conditions which violate these specifications.
Variable
Temperature
Requirements
Maximum rate of change: 18°F (10°C) per hour
Nonoperating: -40° to 158°F (-40° to 70°C)
Operating: 50° to 95°F (10° to 35°C); derated 0.9°F (0.5°C) for every
1,000 feet (305 meters). Use of 2 GB DIMMs derates the server to
86°F (30°C)
Altitude
10,000 feet (3,048 meters) maximum
Humidity
Nonoperating: 90% relative (noncondensing) at 86° F (30° C)
Shock
Operating - 2.0 g, 11 msec, 1/2 sine
Packaged - operational after an 18” fall
Electrostatic
discharge (ESD)
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Additional specifications
For more information about your server, such as memory size, hard drive size, and
processor type, visit Gateway’s eSupport page at support.gateway.com. The eSupport page
also has links to additional Gateway documentation and detailed specifications for your
own server.
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Appendix B
BIOS Settings
If you ever need to restore your BIOS settings,
such as after a system board change, a record of
the settings will make the process much easier.
You can print this appendix, then record your
custom BIOS settings on the printout. Only
settings which can be changed are listed. For a
complete list of viewable BIOS settings, run the
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To view all BIOS settings:
1
2
Restart your server
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Select menus and submenus to display setting information.
Press F2 when the Gateway logo screen appears during startup. The BIOS Setup utility
opens.
BIOS menu
BIOS submenu
Setting
Value
Main
System Overview
AMIBIOS (Version, Build
date), Processor (Type,
Speed, Count)
System Memory (Size)
System Time
HH:MM:SS
System Date
DAY MM/DD/YYYY
Language
English
French
German
Italian
Spanish
Advanced
Processor
Configuration
Manufacturer
Brand String
Frequency
FSB Speed
CPU1 (CPUID, Cache L1,
Cache L2, Cache L3)
CPU2 (CPUID, Cache L1,
Cache L2, Cache L3)
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BIOS menu
BIOS submenu
Setting
Value
Max CPUID Value Limit
Enabled
Disabled
Hyper-Threading
Technology
Intel Speed Step™ Tech
Enabled
Disabled
Automatic
Disabled
IDE Configuration
Onboard P-ATA Channels
Disabled
Primary
Secondary
Both
Onboard S-ATA Channels
Disabled
Enabled
Configure S-ATA as RAID
Disabled
Enabled
S-ATA Ports Definition
A1-3rd/A2-4th M
A1-4th/A2-3rd M
Mixed P-ATA/S-ATA
Selects Mixed P-ATA
/ S-ATA submenu for
configuring mixed
P-ATA and S-ATA
Primary IDE Master
Selects IDE Device
Configuration
submenu with
additional device
details/settings
Primary IDE Slave
Selects IDE Device
Configuration
sub-menu with
additional device
details/settings
Secondary IDE Master
Selects IDE Device
Configuration
submenu with
additional device
details/settings
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BIOS menu
BIOS submenu
Setting
Value
Secondary IDE Slave
Selects IDE Device
Configuration
submenu with
additional device
details/settings
Third IDE Master
Selects IDE Device
Configuration
submenu with
additional device
details/settings
Fourth IDE Master
Selects IDE Device
Configuration
submenu with
additional device
details/settings
Hard Disk Write Protect
Disabled
Enabled
IDE Detect Time Out (Sec)
0, 5, 10, 15, 20, 25,
30, 35
ATA(PI) 80-Pin Cable
Detection
Host & Device
Host
Device
Floppy
Configuration
Floppy A
Disabled
720 KB 3 1/2”
1.44 MB 3 1/2”
2.44 MB 3 1.2”
Onboard Floppy Controller
Disabled
Enabled
Super I/O
Configuration
Serial Port A Address
Disabled
3F8/IRQ4
2F8/IRQ3
3E8/IRQ4
2E8/IRQ3
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BIOS menu
BIOS submenu
Setting
Value
Serial Port B Address
Disabled
3F8/IRQ4
2F8/IRQ3
3E8/IRQ4
2E8/IRQ3
USB Configuration
USB Devices Enabled (List
of USB devices detected by
BIOS)
USB Function
Disabled
Enabled
Legacy USB Support
Disabled
Keyboard only
Auto
Keyboard and
Mouse
Port 60/64 Emulation
Disabled
Enabled
USB 2.0 Controller
Enabled
Disabled
USB 2.0 Controller Mode
FullSpeed (12Mbps)
HiSpeed (480Mbps)
USB Mass Storage Device
Configuration
Selects USB Mass
Storage Device
Configuration
submenu with USB
Device enable
PCI Configuration
Onboard Video
Disabled
Enabled
Dual Monitor Video
Enabled
Disabled
Onboard NIC 1 (Left)
Disabled
Enabled
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BIOS menu
BIOS submenu
Setting
Value
Onboard NIC 1 ROM
Disabled
Enabled
Onboard NIC 2 (Right)
Disabled
Enabled
Onboard NIC 2 ROM
Disabled
Enabled
Slot 1 Option ROM
Disabled
Enabled
Slot 3 Option ROM
Disabled
Enabled
Slot 4 Option ROM
Disabled
Enabled
Memory
Configuration
DIMM 1A (Information)
Installed
Not Installed
Disabled
Spare
DIMM 1B (Information)
Installed
Not Installed
Disabled
Spare
DIMM 2A (Information)
Installed
Not Installed
Disabled
Spare
DIMM 2B (Information)
Installed
Not Installed
Disabled
Spare
DIMM 3A (Information)
Installed
Not Installed
Disabled
Spare
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BIOS menu
BIOS submenu
Setting
Value
DIMM 3B (Information)
Installed
Not Installed
Disabled
Spare
Extended Memory Test
1 MB
1 KB
Every Location
Disabled
Memory Retest
Enabled
Disabled
Memory Remap Feature
Enabled
Disabled
Memory Sparing
Spare
(Disabled provides the most
memory space. Sparing
reserves memory to replace
failures.
Disabled
Quick Boot
Disabled
Boot
Boot Settings
Configuration
Enabled
Quiet Boot
Disabled
Enabled
Bootup Num-Lock
Off
On
PS/2 Mouse Support
Disabled
Enabled
Auto
POST Error Pause
Disabled
Enabled
Hit <F2> Message Display
Disabled
Enabled
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BIOS submenu
Setting
Value
Scan User Flash Area
Disabled
Enabled
Boot Device Priority
1st Boot Device
Varies (Specifies
boot sequence from
the available
devices. A device
enclosed in
parenthesis has
been disabled.)
nth Boot Device
Varies (Specifies
boot sequence from
the available
devices. A device
enclosed in
parenthesis has
been disabled.)
1st Drive
Varies (Specifies
boot sequence from
the available
devices.)
nth Drive
Varies (Specifies
boot sequence from
the available
devices.)
1st Drive
Varies (Specifies
boot sequence from
the available
devices.)
nth Drive
Varies (Specifies
boot sequence from
the available
devices.)
Hard Disk Drive
Removable Drive
ATAPI CDROM
Drives
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BIOS menu
BIOS submenu
Setting
Value
1st Drive
Varies (Specifies
boot sequence from
the available
devices.)
nth Drive
Varies (Specifies
boot sequence from
the available
devices.)
Security
Administrator Password is
(Installed/Not installed)
User Password is
(Installed/Not installed)
Set Admin Password (Set or
clear Admin password)
Set User Password (Set or
clear User password)
User Access Level
No Access
View Only
Limited
Full Access
Clear User Password
(Clears user
password)
Fixed disk boot sector
protection
Disabled
Password On Boot
Disabled
Enabled
Enabled
Secure Mode Timer
1 minute
2 minutes
5 minutes
10 minutes
20 minutes
60 minutes
120 minutes
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BIOS menu
BIOS submenu
Setting
Value
Secure Mode Hot Key
(Ctrl-Alt-)
[Z]
Secure Mode Boot
Disabled
[L]
Enabled
Front Panel Switch Inhibit
Disabled
Enabled
NMI Control
Disabled
Enabled
Server
System
Management
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Server Board Part Number
Varies
Server Board Serial Number
Varies
NIC 1 MAC Address
Varies
NIC 2 MAC Address
Varies
System Part Number
Varies
System Serial Number
Varies
Chassis Part Number
Varies
Chassis Serial Number
Varies
BIOS Version
BIOS ID string
(excluding build
time/date)
BMC Device ID
Varies
BMC Firmware Revision
Varies
BMC Device Revision
Varies
PIA Revision
Varies
SDR Revision
Varies
HSC FW Revision (HSBP)
Firmware revision of
the Hotswap
controller. N/A if not
present.
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BIOS submenu
Setting
Value
BIOS Redirection Port
Disabled
Serial Console
Features
Serial A
Serial B
Baud Rate
9600
19.2K
38.4K
57.6K
115.2K
Flow Control
No Flow Control
CTS/RTS
XON/XOFF
CTS/RTS + CD
Terminal Type
PC-ANSI
VT100+
VT-UTF8
ACPI Redirection Port
Disabled
Serial A
Serial B
Serial Port Connector
Serial A
Serial B
Event Log
Configuration
Clear All Event Logs
Disabled
Enabled
BIOS Event Logging
Disabled
Enabled
Critical Event Logging
Disabled
Enabled
ECC Event Logging
Disabled
Enabled
PCI Error Logging
Disabled
Enabled
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BIOS menu
BIOS submenu
Setting
Value
FSB Error Logging
Disabled
Enabled
Hublink Error Logging
Disabled
Enabled
Server (Cont’d)
Assert NMI or SERR
Disabled
Enabled
Assert NMI or PERR
Disabled
Enabled
Resume on AC Power Loss
Stays Off
Power On
Last State (not
supported)
(When set to “Stays
Off,” “Power Switch
Inhibit” is disabled)
FRB-2 Policy
Disable BSP (not
supported)
Do not disable BSP
(not supported)
Retry on Next Boot
Disable FRB2 Timer
Late POST Timeout
Disabled
5 minutes
10 minutes
15 minutes
20 minutes
Hard Disk OS Boot Timeout
Disabled
5 minutes
10 minutes
15 minutes
20 minutes
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BIOS submenu
Setting
Value
PXE OS Boot Timeout
Disabled
5 minutes
10 minutes
15 minutes
20 minutes
OS Watchdog Timer Policy
Stay On
Reset
Power Off
Platform Event Filtering
Enabled
Disabled
Exit
Save Changes and Exit
(F10)
Discard Changes and Exit
(ESC key)
Discard Changes (F7)
Load Setup Defaults (F9)
Load Custom Defaults
Save Custom Defaults
The following 2nd level submenus are accessed from the submenu indicated in the first
column.
BIOS submenu
BIOS 2nd level
submenu
Setting
Value
First ATA Channel
P-ATA M-S
IDE
Configuration
(Cont’d)
Mixed P-ATA /
S-ATA
S-ATA M-S
Second ATA Channel
S-ATA M-S
None
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BIOS submenu
BIOS 2nd level
submenu
Setting
Value
3rd and 4th ATA Channels
A1-3rd/A2-4th M
A1-4th/A2-3rd M
None
BIOS submenu
BIOS 2nd level
submenu
Setting
Value
Device
Device information
Vendor
Device vendor
Size
Device size
LBA Mode
Device LBA mode
Block Mode
Device block mode
PIO Mode
Device PIO mode
Async DMA
Device Async DMA
mode
Ultra DMA
Device Ultra DMA mode
S.M.A.R.T.
Device S.M.A.R.T.
support
Type
Not Installed
IDE
Configuration
(Cont’d)
IDE Device
Configuration
Auto
CDROM
ARMD
LBA/Large Mode
Disabled
Auto
Block (Multi-Sector Transfer)
Mode
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Disabled
Auto
BIOS submenu
BIOS 2nd level
submenu
Setting
Value
PIO Mode
Auto
0
1
2
3
4
DMA Mode
Auto
SWDMA 0-2
MWDMA 0-2
UWDMA 0-5
S.M.A.R.T.
Auto
Disabled
Enabled
32Bit Data Transfer
Disabled
Enabled
BIOS submenu
BIOS 2nd level
submenu
Setting
Value
USB Mass Storage Reset
Delay
10 Sec
USB
Configuration
(Cont’d)
USB Mass Storage
Device
Configuration
20 Sec
30 Sec
40 Sec
Device #1
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detected. Includes a
DeviceID string returned
by the USB device.
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BIOS submenu
BIOS 2nd level
submenu
Setting
Value
Emulation Type
Auto
Floppy
Forced FDD
Hard Disk
CDROM
Device #n
Displayed if a device is
detected. Includes a
DeviceID string returned
by the USB device.
Emulation Type
Auto
Floppy
Forced FDD
Hard Disk
CDROM
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Appendix C
Safety, Regulatory, and Legal
Information
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Important safety information
Your Gateway system is designed and tested to meet the latest standards for safety of
information technology equipment. However, to ensure safe use of this product, it is
important that the safety instructions marked on the product and in the documentation
are followed.
Warning
Always follow these instructions to help guard against personal injury
and damage to your Gateway system.
Setting up your system
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Read and follow all instructions marked on the product and in the documentation before you operate your
system. Retain all safety and operating instructions for future use.
Do not use this product near water or a heat source such as a radiator.
Set up the system on a stable work surface.
The product should be operated only from the type of power source indicated on the rating label.
If your computer has a voltage selector switch, make sure that the switch is in the proper position for your area.
The voltage selector switch is set at the factory to the correct voltage.
Openings in the computer case are provided for ventilation. Do not block or cover these openings. Make sure
you provide adequate space, at least 6 inches (15 cm), around the system for ventilation when you set up your
work area. Never insert objects of any kind into the computer ventilation openings.
Some products are equipped with a three-wire power cord to make sure that the product is properly grounded
when in use. The plug on this cord will fit only into a grounding-type outlet. This is a safety feature. If you are
unable to insert the plug into an outlet, contact an electrician to install the appropriate outlet.
If you use an extension cord with this system, make sure that the total ampere rating on the products plugged
into the extension cord does not exceed the extension cord ampere rating.
If your system is fitted with a TV Tuner, cable, or satellite receiver card, make sure that the antenna or cable
system is electrically grounded to provide some protection against voltage surges and buildup of static charges.
Care during use
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Do not spill anything on the system.
Some products have a replaceable CMOS battery on the system board. There is a danger of explosion if the
CMOS battery is replaced incorrectly. Replace the battery with the same or equivalent type recommended by
the manufacturer. Dispose of batteries according to the manufacturer’s instructions.
When the computer is turned off, a small amount of electrical current still flows through the computer. To
avoid electrical shock, always unplug all power cables and modem cables from the wall outlets before cleaning
the system.
Unplug the system from the wall outlet and refer servicing to qualified personnel if:
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The system was dropped or the cabinet is damaged.
■ The system performance changes.
Replacement parts and accessories
Use only replacement parts and accessories recommended by Gateway.
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Warning
Do not use Gateway products in areas classified as hazardous
locations. Such areas include patient care areas of medical and
dental facilities, oxygen-laden environments, or industrial facilities.
To reduce the risk of fire, use only No. 26 AWG or larger
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Regulatory compliance statements
United States of America
Federal Communications Commission (FCC)
Unintentional emitter per FCC Part 15
FCC Part 15 Class A Statement
The server is designated as complying with Class A requirements if it bares the following text on the rating label:
This device complies with Part 15 of the FCC Rules. Operation is subject to the following two conditions:
(1) This device may not cause harmful interference.
(2) This device must accept any interference received, including interference that may cause undesired operation.
This device has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a Class A digital device, pursuant to Part 15
of the FCC rules. These limits are designed to provide reasonable protection against harmful interference in a
commercial environment. This equipment generates, uses, and can radiate radio frequency energy and, if not
installed and used in accordance with the instruction manual, may cause harmful interference with radio
communications. Operation of this equipment in a residential area is likely to cause harmful interference, in
which case the user will be required to correct the interference at your own expense.
Caution
Changes or modifications not expressly approved by Gateway could
void the FCC compliance and negate your authority to operate the
product.
Telecommunications per part 68 of the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR 47)
(applicable to products fitted with USA modems)
Your modem complies with Part 68 of the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR 47) rules. On the computer or
modem card is a label that contains the registration number and Ringer Equivalence Number (REN) for this
device. If requested, this information must be provided to the telephone company.
A telephone line cord with a modular plug is required for use with this device. The modem is designed to be
connected to the telephone network or premises wiring using a compatible modular jack which is Part
68-compliant. See installation instructions for details.
The Ringer Equivalence Number (REN) is used to determine the number of devices which may be connected to
the telephone line. Excessive RENs on a telephone line may result in the devices not ringing in response to an
incoming call. In most areas, the sum of RENs should not exceed five (5.0). To be certain of the number of
devices that may be connected to a line, as determined by the total RENs, contact the local telephone company.
If this device causes harm to the telephone network, the telephone company will notify you in advance that
temporary discontinuance of service may be required. The telephone company may request that you disconnect
the equipment until the problem is resolved.
The telephone company may make changes in its facilities, equipment, operations, or procedures that could
affect the operation of this equipment. If this happens, the telephone company will provide advance notice in
order for you to make necessary modifications to maintain uninterrupted service.
This equipment cannot be used on telephone company-provided coin service. Connection to party line service is
subject to state tariffs. Contact the state public utility commission or public service commission for information.
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Perform such activities in the off-peak hours such as early morning or late evenings.
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The United States Telephone Consumer Protection Act of 1991 makes it unlawful for any person to use a
computer or other electronic device to send any message via a telephone fax machine unless such message
clearly contains, in a margin at the top or bottom of each transmitted page or on the first page of the
transmission, the date and time it is sent, an identification of the business, other entity, or other individual
sending the message, and the telephone number of the sending machine or such business, other entity, or
individual. Refer to your fax communication software documentation for details on how to comply with the
fax-branding requirement.
FCC declaration of conformity
Responsible party:
Gateway Companies, Inc.
610 Gateway Drive, North Sioux City, SD 57049
(605) 232-2000 Fax: (605) 232-2023
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For unique identification of the product configuration, please submit the 10-digit serial number found on the
product to the responsible party.
This device complies with Part 15 of the FCC Rules. Operation of this product is subject to the following two
conditions: (1) this device may not cause harmful interference, and (2) this device must accept any interference
received, including interference that may cause undesired operation.
Caution
Changes or modifications not expressly approved by Gateway could
void the FCC compliance and negate your authority to operate the
product.
Canada
Industry Canada (IC)
Unintentional emitter per ICES-003
This digital apparatus does not exceed the Class A limits for radio noise emissions from digital apparatus as set
out in the radio interference regulations of Industry Canada.
Le présent appareil numérique n’émet pas de bruits radioélectriques dépassant les limites applicables aux
appareils numériques de Classe A prescrites dans le règlement sur le brouillage radioélectrique édicté par
Industrie Canada.
Telecommunications per Industry Canada CS03
(for products fitted with an IC-compliant modem)
The Industry Canada label identifies certified equipment. This certification means that the equipment meets
certain telecommunications network protective, operation, and safety requirements. The Department does not
guarantee the equipment will operate to the users’ satisfaction.
Before installing this equipment, users should make sure that it is permissible to be connected to the facilities of
the local telecommunications company. The equipment must also be installed using an acceptable method of
connection. In some cases, the inside wiring associated with a single-line individual service may be extended by
means of a certified connector assembly. The customer should be aware that compliance with the above
conditions may not prevent degradation of service in some situations.
Repairs to certified equipment should be made by an authorized Canadian maintenance facility designated by
the supplier. Any repairs or alterations made by the user to this equipment, or equipment malfunctions, may give
the telecommunications company cause to request the user to disconnect the equipment.
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Users should make sure, for their own protection, that the electrical ground connections of the power utility,
telephone lines, and internal metallic water pipe system, if present, are connected together. This precaution may
be particularly important in rural areas.
Warning
To avoid electrical shock or equipment malfunction do not attempt to
make electrical ground connections by yourself. Contact the
appropriate inspection authority or an electrician, as appropriate.
The Ringer Equivalence Number (REN) assigned to each terminal device provides an indication of the
maximum number of terminals allowed to be connected to a telephone interface. The termination on an
interface may consist of any combination of devices subject only to the requirement that the sum of the Ringer
Equivalence Numbers of all the devices does not exceed 5.
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Laser safety statement
All Gateway systems equipped with CD and DVD drives comply with the appropriate safety standards, including
IEC 825. The laser devices in these components are classified as “Class 1 Laser Products” under a US Department
of Health and Human Services (DHHS) Radiation Performance Standard. Should the unit ever need servicing,
contact an authorized service location.
Warning
Use of controls or adjustments or performance of procedures other
than those specified in this manual may result in hazardous radiation
exposure. To prevent exposure to laser beams, do not try to open the
enclosure of a CD or DVD drive.
California Proposition 65 Warning
Warning
This product contains chemicals, including lead, known to the State
of California to cause cancer, birth defects, or reproductive harm.
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Notices
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All Rights Reserved
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All Rights Reserved
This publication is protected by copyright and all rights are reserved. No part of it may be reproduced or transmitted by any
means or in any form, without prior consent in writing from Gateway.
The information in this manual has been carefully checked and is believed to be accurate. However, changes are made
periodically. These changes are incorporated in newer publication editions. Gateway may improve and/or change products
described in this publication at any time. Due to continuing system improvements, Gateway is not responsible for inaccurate
information which may appear in this manual. For the latest product updates, consult the Gateway Web site at
www.gateway.com. In no event will Gateway be liable for direct, indirect, special, exemplary, incidental, or consequential
damages resulting from any defect or omission in this manual, even if advised of the possibility of such damages.
In the interest of continued product development, Gateway reserves the right to make improvements in this manual and the
products it describes at any time, without notices or obligation.
Trademark Acknowledgments
Gateway and the Black-and-White Spot Design are trademarks or registered trademarks of Gateway, Inc. in the U.S. and
other countries. SpotShop, Spotshop.com, and Your:)Ware are trademarks of Gateway, Inc. Intel, Intel Inside logo, and
Pentium are registered trademarks and MMX is a trademark of Intel Corporation. Microsoft, MS, MS-DOS, and Windows are
trademarks or registered trademarks of Microsoft Corporation. All other product names mentioned herein are used for
identification purposes only, and may be the trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective companies.
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Index
A
accessories
safety precautions 148
ACPI runtime checkpoints 117
add-in card
see card
adding
see installing
removing
see also installing
administrator password 29
Advanced menu
BIOS Setup utility 92
air baffle
installing 44
removing 42
air dams
installing 41
removing 41
air ducts
installing 41
removing 41
B
backplane
installing 82
location 4
baffle
removing 41
baseboard management controller 32
battery
location 6
replacing 84
troubleshooting 107
beep codes 108
bezel
installing 18
BIOS
recovering 94
resetting 97
resetting passwords 98
rolling 93
settings 131
troubleshooting 118
updating 93
BIOS Setup utility 91
menus 92, 132
navigating through 92
opening 92
passwords 29, 98
recording configuration 28
settings 132
submenus 143, 144, 145
troubleshooting 118
BMC 32
Boot menu
BIOS Setup utility 92
bootblock initialization code checkpoints
diagnostic LEDs 114
bootblock recovery code checkpoints
diagnostic LEDs 115
C
cabinet
removing server 19
card
installing 69, 71
slot location 4, 5, 69
troubleshooting 119
case
closing 39
opening 38
CD
Gateway Systems Manager 29
System Companion 33
troubleshooting 118
CD drive
installing 50
location 2
troubleshooting 118
checkpoints
ACPI runtime 117
bootblock initialization code 114
bootblock recovery code 115
DIM code 117
POST code 111
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114
cleaning
case 26
keyboard 27
screen 27
closing
case 39
CMOS battery
see battery
configuration jumper 5, 6
configuring
onboard RAID 61
RJ-45 serial port 23
connections
diskette drive 5, 6
IDE 5, 6
keyboard 3
LAN 3
monitor 3
mouse 3
network 3
power 3, 5, 6
PS/2 3
RJ-45 5, 6
SATA 5
serial 3
USB 2, 3
VGA 2, 3
control panel 2
location 2
replacing 86
cover panel
removing 38
replacing 39
CPU
installing 76
CPU sockets
location 5
bootblock recovery code checkpoints 115
DIM code checkpoints 117
POST code checkpoints 111
DIM code checkpoints 117
DIMM
see memory
DIMM slots
location 6
diskette drive
connector 5, 6
installing 50
location 2
replacing 50
troubleshooting 118
display
troubleshooting 122
documentation
Gateway Web site 7
System Companion CD 33
drive bays
location 2
drivers
installing 33
drives
CD 2, 50
configuring 45
diskette 2, 50
hard drive 2, 53
hot-swap 2, 4, 53
installing 45, 53
RAID 2, 4, 53
removing 45
replacing 45
SATA 2, 53
troubleshooting 118, 119
DVD drive
installing 50
D
DDR SDRAM
see memory
device drivers
installing 33
diagnostic LEDs 110
ACPI runtime checkpoints 117
bootblock initialization code checkpoints
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E
electrostatic discharge (ESD)
preventing 37
empty drive bays
filling 64
environmental specifications 128
error messages 105
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Exit menu
BIOS Setup utility 92
expansion card
see card
F
fan module
connector 5, 6
location 4
filling empty drive bays 64
finding specifications 126, 129
firmware
updating 32
front panel connector 5, 6
identifying your server 31
indicators 2, 3, 21, 31
information
LED 110
initial hardware settings 24
installing
add-in card 69
air baffle 44
backplane 82
battery 84
bezel 18
card 69
CD drive 50
CD or DVD drive 50
diskette drive (converted hard drive bay)
45
G
Gateway
Customer Care 102
Learning Libraries 103
Web address 7
Web site 7
Gateway Systems Manager 29
H
hard drive
indicator 2
installing 53
LED indicator 2
replacing 53
troubleshooting 119
heat sink
installing 76
help
telephone support 102
tutoring 103
hot-swap drives
fan 4, 5, 6
installing 53
location 2
I
I/O panel 3
IDE
connectors 5, 6
drive configuration 45
DVD drive 50
expansion cards 69
hard drive 53
heat sink 76
hot-swap backplane 82
hot-swap drive 53
memory 65
PCI expansion card 69, 71
PCI riser assembly 69
PCI riser connector 72
power supply 80
processor 76
processor air duct 42
SATA drive 53
system board 88
system fan 75
Internet connection
troubleshooting 120
intrusion switch connector
location 5, 6
J
jacks
see connections
jumper
location 5, 6
K
keyboard
cleaning 27
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port 3
troubleshooting 120
L
LAN jack 3
LED
diagnostic 110
indicators 2, 21
information 110
system board 110
line conditioners 11
location
CPU sockets 4
fan module 4
memory slots 4
power supply 4
lock
Kensington 3
key 2, 29, 38
location 2, 3
M
Main menu
BIOS Setup utility 92
maintenance
cleaning 26
cleaning case 26
cleaning keyboard 27
cleaning screen 27
Gateway Systems Manager 29
general guidelines 26
recording BIOS configuration 28
master boot record 120
memory
installing 65
location 5, 6
online sparing 66
troubleshooting 120
memory slots
location 4
messages 105
modem
connection speed 122
troubleshooting 120
monitor
cleaning 27
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port 3
troubleshooting 122
motherboard
see system board
mounting server 13
mouse port 3
N
network jack 3
NMI 107
non-maskable interrupt 2, 107
O
onboard RAID
configuring 61
online memory sparing 66
opening case 38
operating system
setup 24
P
password
clearing 98
resetting 98
resetting BIOS 98
supervisor 29
user 29
PCI card
see card
PCI riser assembly
installing 69
removing 69
PCI riser connector
installing 72
removing 72
ports
see connections
POST (power-on self-test) 21
POST code checkpoints
diagnostic LEDS 111
power
auxiliary connector 5, 6
button 2, 20, 22
connector 6
cord connector 3, 5
indicator 2, 21
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line conditioners 11
main connector 5, 6
protecting from surges 11
reset button 2
source problems 11
static electricity 37
surge protectors 11
troubleshooting 123
uninterruptible power supply (UPS) 12
power distribution board
location 4
power supply
installing 80
location 4
manageability connector 5, 6
replacing 80
uninterruptible 12
power-on self-test 21
processor
heat sink 76
installing 76
location 4
replacing 76
troubleshooting 123
processor air duct
installing 42
removing 41
PS/2 port 3
R
rack
installing in server 13
removing server from 19
rack mount kit 13
rack mounting server 13
RAID drives
installing 53
rail installation 13
RAM
see memory
recovering
BIOS 94
removing
see also installing
server from cabinet 19
replacing
see installing
reset button 2
resetting the BIOS 97
riser card 4, 5, 6, 69
RJ-45 serial port 3
configuring 23
rolling BIOS 93
S
safety
general precautions 10, 148
guidelines for troubleshooting 104
static electricity 37
SATA
backplane 82
connectors 5
drive location 2, 4
installing drives 53
screen
cleaning 27
troubleshooting 122
SDRAM
see memory
security
locking server 29
set passwords 29
setting up in BIOS 29
supervisor password 29
system 29
user passwords 29
using password 29
Security menu
BIOS Setup utility 92
security switch connector
location 5, 6
serial number 102
serial port 3
server
back 3
front 2
interior 4
starting 20
turning off 22
Server menu
BIOS Setup utility 92
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setting up
hardware 10
operating system 24
safety precautions 10, 26, 148
settings
initial hardware 24
Setup utility
see BIOS Setup utility
slots
memory 5, 6
sparing
memory online 66
specifications
additional 129
environmental 128
system 126
system board 127
starting the server 20
static electricity 37
status indicator 21
supervisor password
see administrator password
surge protector 11
system 126
administration 29
control 29
ID indicator 2, 3, 31
management 29
security 29
specifications 126
startup 20
system board
components 5, 6
installing 88
left side 6
replacing 88
right 5
specifications 127
system board connectors
location 5, 6
system board LEDs 110
System Companion CD 7, 33
system configuration
protecting with passwords 29
system fan
installing 75
160
system ID 31
system ID LED 31
system recovery
preparing for 28
recording BIOS configuration 28
T
technical support
Customer Care 102
resources 102
tips before contacting 102
telephone support 102
training
CD 103
Gateway Learning Libraries 103
troubleshooting
add-in card 119
battery 107
beep codes 108
BIOS 118
card 119
CD 118
CD drive 118
diagnostic LEDs 110
diskette drive 118
error messages 105
expansion card 119
general guidelines 107
general safety guidelines 104
hard drive 119
Internet connection 120
keyboard 120
LED information 110
master boot record 120
memory 120
modem 120
monitor 122
power 123
power source problems 11
processor 123
safety guidelines 104
technical support 102
telephone support 102
video 122
turning off server 22
turning on server 20
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uninterruptible power supply (UPS) 12
updating
baseboard management controller
firmware 32
BIOS 93
firmware 32
UPS 12
USB ports
internal connector 5, 6
location 2, 3
user password 29
utilities
BIOS Setup 91
V
VGA port 2, 3
Video
connectors 6
W
Web site
Gateway 7
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