System x3100 M4 Type 2582: Installation and User`s Guide

System x3100 M4 Type 2582: Installation and User`s Guide
System x3100 M4 Type 2582
Installation and User's Guide
System x3100 M4 Type 2582
Installation and User's Guide
Note:
Before using this information and the product it supports, read the general information in Appendix B, “Notices,” on page 75 and the
IBM Safety Information, and IBM Environmental Notices and User's Guide on the IBM System x Documentation CD, and the
Warranty Information document that comes with the server.
Third Edition (November 2011)
© Copyright IBM Corporation 2011.
US Government Users Restricted Rights – Use, duplication or disclosure restricted by GSA ADP Schedule Contract
with IBM Corp.
Contents
Safety . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . vii
Chapter 1. The System x3100 M4 server .
The IBM System x Documentation CD. . .
Hardware and software requirements . .
Using the Documentation Browser . . .
Related documentation . . . . . . . .
Notices and statements in this document . .
Features and specifications . . . . . . .
What your server offers . . . . . . . .
Reliability, availability, and serviceability . .
IBM Systems Director . . . . . . . .
The UpdateXpress System Packs . . . .
Server controls, LEDs, and power . . . .
Front view . . . . . . . . . . .
Rear view . . . . . . . . . . . .
Server power features . . . . . . .
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Chapter 2. Installing optional devices. . .
Instructions for IBM Business Partners . . .
Server components . . . . . . . . . .
System-board internal connectors . . . .
System-board external connectors . . . .
System-board switches and jumpers . . .
System-board LEDs . . . . . . . . .
Installation guidelines . . . . . . . . .
System reliability guidelines . . . . . .
Working inside the server with the power on
Handling static-sensitive devices . . . .
Removing the side cover . . . . . . . .
Removing the bezel . . . . . . . . . .
Removing the microprocessor and heat sink .
Installing a memory module . . . . . . .
Unbuffered DIMMs (UDIMMs) . . . . .
Installing drives . . . . . . . . . . . .
Installing a DVD drive . . . . . . . .
Installing a tape drive . . . . . . . .
Installing a simple-swap hard disk drive . .
Power and signal cables for internal drives
Installing a ServeRAID adapter . . . . . .
Installing a microprocessor and heat sink . .
Thermal grease. . . . . . . . . . .
Installing the power supply . . . . . . .
Completing the installation. . . . . . . .
Installing the bezel . . . . . . . . .
Installing the side cover. . . . . . . .
Connecting the cables . . . . . . . .
Updating the server configuration . . . .
Connecting external devices . . . . . . .
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Using the Setup utility . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 54
Starting the Setup utility . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 54
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Setup utility menu choices. . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Passwords . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Using the Boot Manager program . . . . . . . . . . . .
Starting the backup server firmware . . . . . . . . . . .
Using the integrated management module II . . . . . . . .
Using IPMItool . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Managing tools and utilities with IMM2 and IBM System x Server
Using IBM Advanced Settings Utility (ASU) . . . . . . .
Using IBM Flash utilities and update utilities . . . . . . .
Resetting the IMM2 with the Setup utility . . . . . . . . .
LAN over USB . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Potential conflicts with the LAN over USB interface . . . .
Resolving conflicts with the IMM2 LAN over USB interface . .
Configuring the LAN over USB interface manually . . . . .
Installing device drivers . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Using the ServerGuide Setup and Installation CD . . . . . .
ServerGuide features . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Setup and configuration overview . . . . . . . . . . .
Typical operating-system installation . . . . . . . . . .
Installing your operating system without using ServerGuide .
Enabling the Intel Gigabit Ethernet Utility program . . . . . .
Configuring the Gigabit Ethernet controller . . . . . . . . .
Enabling and configuring Serial over LAN (SOL) . . . . . .
UEFI update and configuration . . . . . . . . . . . .
Using LSI Configuration Utility program . . . . . . . . . .
Starting the LSI Configuration Utility program . . . . . . .
Formatting a hard disk drive . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Creating a RAID array of hard disk drives . . . . . . . .
Creating a software RAID array of hard disk drives . . . .
Disable a software RAID array of hard disk drives . . . . .
IBM Advanced Settings Utility program . . . . . . . . . .
Updating IBM Systems Director . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Appendix A. Getting help and technical assistance
Before you call . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Using the documentation . . . . . . . . . . .
Getting help and information from the World Wide Web
Software service and support . . . . . . . . .
Hardware service and support . . . . . . . . .
IBM Taiwan product service . . . . . . . . . .
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Appendix B. Notices . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Trademarks . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Important notes. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Particulate contamination . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Documentation format . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Telecommunication regulatory statement . . . . . . . .
Electronic emission notices . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Federal Communications Commission (FCC) statement . .
Industry Canada Class A emission compliance statement .
Avis de conformité à la réglementation d'Industrie Canada .
Australia and New Zealand Class A statement . . . . .
European Union EMC Directive conformance statement . .
Germany Class A statement . . . . . . . . . . . .
VCCI Class A statement . . . . . . . . . . . . .
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Russia Electromagnetic Interference (EMI) Class A statement. . .
People's Republic of China Class A electronic emission statement .
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Safety
Before installing this product, read the Safety Information.
Antes de instalar este produto, leia as Informações de Segurança.
Læs sikkerhedsforskrifterne, før du installerer dette produkt.
Lees voordat u dit product installeert eerst de veiligheidsvoorschriften.
Ennen kuin asennat tämän tuotteen, lue turvaohjeet kohdasta Safety Information.
Avant d'installer ce produit, lisez les consignes de sécurité.
Vor der Installation dieses Produkts die Sicherheitshinweise lesen.
Prima di installare questo prodotto, leggere le Informazioni sulla Sicurezza.
Les sikkerhetsinformasjonen (Safety Information) før du installerer dette produktet.
Antes de instalar este produto, leia as Informações sobre Segurança.
Antes de instalar este producto, lea la información de seguridad.
Läs säkerhetsinformationen innan du installerar den här produkten.
© Copyright IBM Corp. 2011
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Important:
All caution and danger statements in this documentation begin with a number. This
number is used to cross reference an English caution or danger statement with
translated versions of the caution or danger statement in the IBM Safety Information
book.
For example, if a caution statement begins with a number 1, translations for that
caution statement appear in the IBM Safety Information book under statement 1.
Be sure to read all caution and danger statements in this documentation before
performing the instructions. Read any additional safety information that comes with
the blade server or optional device before you install the device.
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Statement 1:
DANGER
Electrical current from power, telephone, and communication cables is
hazardous.
To avoid a shock hazard:
v Do not connect or disconnect any cables or perform installation,
maintenance, or reconfiguration of this product during an electrical
storm.
v Connect all power cords to a properly wired and grounded electrical
outlet.
v Connect to properly wired outlets any equipment that will be attached to
this product.
v When possible, use one hand only to connect or disconnect signal
cables.
v Never turn on any equipment when there is evidence of fire, water, or
structural damage.
v Disconnect the attached power cords, telecommunications systems,
networks, and modems before you open the device covers, unless
instructed otherwise in the installation and configuration procedures.
v Connect and disconnect cables as described in the following table when
installing, moving, or opening covers on this product or attached
devices.
To Connect:
To Disconnect:
1. Turn everything OFF.
1. Turn everything OFF.
2. First, attach all cables to devices.
2. First, remove power cords from outlet.
3. Attach signal cables to connectors.
3. Remove signal cables from connectors.
4. Attach power cords to outlet.
4. Remove all cables from devices.
5. Turn device ON.
Safety
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Statement 2:
CAUTION:
When replacing the lithium battery, use only IBM Part Number 33F8354 or an
equivalent type battery recommended by the manufacturer. If your system has
a module containing a lithium battery, replace it only with the same module
type made by the same manufacturer. The battery contains lithium and can
explode if not properly used, handled, or disposed of.
Do not:
v Throw or immerse into water
v Heat to more than 100°C (212°F)
v Repair or disassemble
Dispose of the battery as required by local ordinances or regulations.
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Statement 3:
CAUTION:
When laser products (such as CD-ROMs, DVD drives, fiber optic devices, or
transmitters) are installed, note the following:
v Do not remove the covers. Removing the covers of the laser product could
result in exposure to hazardous laser radiation. There are no serviceable
parts inside the device.
v Use of controls or adjustments or performance of procedures other than
those specified herein might result in hazardous radiation exposure.
DANGER
Some laser products contain an embedded Class 3A or Class 3B laser
diode. Note the following.
Laser radiation when open. Do not stare into the beam, do not view directly
with optical instruments, and avoid direct exposure to the beam.
Class 1 Laser Product
Laser Klasse 1
Laser Klass 1
Luokan 1 Laserlaite
Appareil A` Laser de Classe 1
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Statement 4:
≥ 18 kg (39.7 lb)
≥ 32 kg (70.5 lb)
≥ 55 kg (121.2 lb)
CAUTION:
Use safe practices when lifting.
Statement 5:
CAUTION:
The power control button on the device and the power switch on the power
supply do not turn off the electrical current supplied to the device. The device
also might have more than one power cord. To remove all electrical current
from the device, ensure that all power cords are disconnected from the power
source.
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Statement 8:
CAUTION:
Never remove the cover on a power supply or any part that has the following
label attached.
Hazardous voltage, current, and energy levels are present inside any
component that has this label attached. There are no serviceable parts inside
these components. If you suspect a problem with one of these parts, contact
a service technician.
Statement 11:
CAUTION:
The following label indicates sharp edges, corners, or joints nearby.
Statement 12:
CAUTION:
The following label indicates a hot surface nearby.
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Statement 13:
DANGER
Overloading a branch circuit is potentially a fire hazard and a shock hazard
under certain conditions. To avoid these hazards, ensure that your system
electrical requirements do not exceed branch circuit protection
requirements. Refer to the information that is provided with your device for
electrical specifications.
Statement 15:
CAUTION:
Make sure that the rack is secured properly to avoid tipping when the server
unit is extended.
Statement 17:
CAUTION:
The following label indicates moving parts nearby.
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Statement 26:
CAUTION:
Do not place any object on top of rack-mounted devices.
This server is suitable for use on an IT power-distribution system whose maximum
phase-to-phase voltage is 240 V under any distribution fault condition.
Statement 27:
CAUTION:
Hazardous moving parts are nearby.
Safety
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Chapter 1. The System x3100 M4 server
This Installation and User's Guide contains information and instructions for setting
up your IBM System x3100 M4 Type 2582 server, instructions for installing optional
devices, and instructions for cabling, and configuring the server. For removing and
installing optional devices, diagnostics and troubleshooting information, see the
Problem Determination and Service Guide on the IBM System x Documentation
CD, which comes with the server.
The IBM® System x3100 M4 Type 2582 server is a 4U-high-high, high-performance,
self-contained server. It is ideally suited for networking environments that require
superior microprocessor performance, improved systems management, and flexible
memory and data management.
Performance, ease of use, reliability, and expansion capabilities were key
considerations in the design of the server. These design features make it possible
for you to customize the system hardware to meet your needs today and provide
flexible expansion capabilities for the future.
The server comes with a limited warranty. For information about the terms of the
warranty and getting service and assistance, see the Warranty Information
document that comes with the server.
The server contains IBM Enterprise X-Architecture® technologies, which help
increase performance, reliability, and availability. For more information, see “What
your server offers” on page 8 and “Reliability, availability, and serviceability” on page
10.
You can obtain up-to-date information about the server and other IBM server
products at http://www.ibm.com/systems/x/. At http://www.ibm.com/support/
mysupport/, you can create a personalized support page by identifying IBM
products that are of interest to you. From this personalized page, you can subscribe
to weekly e-mail notifications about new technical documents, search for information
and downloads, and access various administrative services.
If you participate in the IBM client reference program, you can share information
about your use of technology, best practices, and innovative solutions; build a
professional network; and gain visibility for your business. For more information
about the IBM client reference program, see http://www.ibm.com/ibm/
clientreference/.
If firmware and documentation updates are available, you can download them from
the IBM website. The server might have features that are not described in the
documentation that comes with the server, and the documentation might be updated
occasionally to include information about those features, or technical updates might
be available to provide additional information that is not included in the server
documentation. To check for updates, complete the following steps.
Note: Changes are made periodically to the IBM website. Procedures for locating
firmware and documentation might vary slightly from what is described in this
document.
1. Racks are measured in vertical increments of 4.45 cm (1.75 inches) each. Each increment is called a "U." A 1u-high device is 1.75
inches tall.
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1. Go to http://www.ibm.com/supportportal/ or http://www.ibm.com/support/
fixcentral/.
2. Under Product support, click System x.
3. Under Popular links, click Software and device drivers for firmware updates,
or click Publications lookup for documentation updates.
Record information about the server in the following table.
Product name
Machine type
Model number
Serial number
IBM System x3100 M4 server
2582
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The model number and serial number are on the lower-right side of the bezel.
Model number
and serial number
Note: The illustrations in this document might differ slightly from your hardware.
You can download an IBM ServerGuide Setup and Installation CD to help you
configure the hardware, install device drivers, and install the operating system.
For a list of supported optional devices for the server, see http://www.ibm.com/
systems/info/x86servers/serverproven/compat/us/.
Important: The server keys cannot be duplicated by a locksmith. If you lose them,
order replacement keys from the key manufacturer. The key serial number and the
telephone number of the manufacturer are on a tag that is attached to the keys.
If you plan to install the server in a rack, you must purchase a Tower-to-Rack Kit.
For a list of supported optional devices for the server, see http://www-03.ibm.com/
servers/eserver/serverproven/compat/us/.
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The IBM System x Documentation CD
The IBM System x Documentation CD contains documentation for the server in
Portable Document Format (PDF) and includes the IBM Documentation Browser to
help you find information quickly.
Hardware and software requirements
The IBM System x Documentation CD requires the following minimum hardware
and software:
v Microsoft Windows XP, Windows 2000, or Red Hat Linux
v 100 MHz microprocessor
v 32 MB of RAM
v Adobe Acrobat Reader 3.0 (or later) or xpdf, which comes with Linux operating
systems
Using the Documentation Browser
Use the Documentation Browser to browse the contents of the CD, read brief
descriptions of the documents, and view documents, using Adobe Acrobat Reader
or xpdf. The Documentation Browser automatically detects the regional settings in
use in your server and displays the documents in the language for that region (if
available). If a document is not available in the language for that region, the
English-language version is displayed.
Use one of the following procedures to start the Documentation Browser:
v If Autostart is enabled, insert the CD into the CD or DVD drive. The
Documentation Browser starts automatically.
v If Autostart is disabled or is not enabled for all users, use one of the following
procedures:
– If you are using a Windows operating system, insert the CD into the CD or
DVD drive and click Start -> Run. In the Open field, type
e:\win32.bat
where e is the drive letter of the CD or DVD drive, and click OK.
– If you are using Red Hat Linux, insert the CD into the CD or DVD drive; then,
run the following command from the /mnt/cdrom directory:
sh runlinux.sh
Select the server from the Product menu. The Available Topics list displays all the
documents for the server. Some documents might be in folders. A plus sign (+)
indicates each folder or document that has additional documents under it. Click the
plus sign to display the additional documents.
When you select a document, a description of the document is displayed under
Topic Description. To select more than one document, press and hold the Ctrl key
while you select the documents. Click View Book to view the selected document or
documents in Acrobat Reader or xpdf. If you selected more than one document, all
the selected documents are opened in Acrobat Reader or xpdf.
To search all the documents, type a word or word string in the Search field and
click Search. The documents in which the word or word string appears are listed in
order of the most occurrences. Click a document to view it, and press Crtl+F to use
the Acrobat search function, or press Alt+F to use the xpdf search function within
the document.
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Click Help for detailed information about using the Documentation Browser.
Related documentation
This Installation and User’s Guide contains general information about the server
including how to set up and cabling the server, how to install supported optional
devices, and how to configure the server. The following documentation also comes
with the server:
v Environmental Notices and User Guide
This document is in PDF on the IBM System x Documentation CD. It contains
translated environmental notices.
v IBM License Agreement for Machine Code
This document is in PDF. It provides translated versions of the IBM License
Agreement for Machine Code for your product.
v IBM Warranty Information
This printed document contains the warranty terms and a pointer to the IBM
Statement of Limited Warranty on the IBM website.
v Licenses and Attributions Documents
This document is in PDF. It provides the open-source notices.
v Problem Determination and Service Guide
This document is in PDF on the IBM System x Documentation CD. It contains
information to help you solve problems yourself, and it contains information for
service technicians.
v Safety Information
This document is in PDF on the IBM System x Documentation CD. It contains
translated caution and danger statements. Each caution and danger statement
that appears in the documentation has a number that you can use to locate the
corresponding statement in your language in the Safety Information document.
Depending on the server model, additional documentation might be included on the
IBM System x Documentation CD.
The xSeries and BladeCenter™ Tools Center is an online information center that
contains information about tools for updating, managing, and deploying firmware,
device drivers, and operating systems. The System x and xSeries Tools Center is at
http://publib.boulder.ibm.com/infocenter/toolsctr/v1r0/index.jsp.
The server might have features that are not described in the documentation that
you received with the server. The documentation might be updated occasionally to
include information about those features, or technical updates might be available to
provide additional information that is not included in the server documentation.
These updates are available from the IBM website. To check for updated
documentation and technical updates, complete the following steps.
Note: Changes are made periodically to the IBM website. The actual procedure
might vary slightly from what is described in this document.
1.
2.
3.
4.
4
Go to http://www.ibm.com/supportportal/.
Under Product support, click System x.
Under Popular links, click Publications lookup.
From the Product family menu, select System x3100 M4 and click Continue.
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Notices and statements in this document
The caution and danger statements in this document are also in the multilingual
Safety Information document, which is on the IBM System x Documentation CD.
Each statement is numbered for reference to the corresponding statement in your
language in the Safety Information document.
The following notices and statements are used in this document:
v Note: These notices provide important tips, guidance, or advice.
v Important: These notices provide information or advice that might help you avoid
inconvenient or problem situations.
v Attention: These notices indicate potential damage to programs, devices, or
data. An attention notice is placed just before the instruction or situation in which
damage might occur.
v Caution: These statements indicate situations that can be potentially hazardous
to you. A caution statement is placed just before the description of a potentially
hazardous procedure step or situation.
v Danger: These statements indicate situations that can be potentially lethal or
extremely hazardous to you. A danger statement is placed just before the
description of a potentially lethal or extremely hazardous procedure step or
situation.
Features and specifications
The following information is a summary of the features and specifications for
Machine Type 2582. Depending on the server model, some features might not be
available, or some specifications might not apply. See the PDSG on the System x
Documentation CD for additional information about the server.
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Table 1. Features and specifications
Microprocessor:
Fan:
RAID (depending on model):
v Supports one Intel quad-core (Xeon
E3-1200 series) or dual-core (Pentium
G850, or Core i3 series) processor
v One system fan
v ServeRAID-BR10il v2 SAS/SATA
adapter that provides RAID levels 0, 1,
and 10.
v Multi-chip Package processor
architecture
v ServeRAID-C100 (software RAID) that
provides RAID levels 0, 1, and 10.
Size:
v Height: 360 mm (14.17 in.)
Environment:
v Depth: 480 mm (18.89 in.)
v Air temperature:
v Width: 180 mm (7.08 in.)
– Server on: 10°C to 35°C (50°F to
v Weight: 10 kg (22 lb) to 13 kg (28.66 lb)
95°F)
depending upon configuration
Altitude: 0 to 914.4 m (3000 ft)
– Server on: 10°C to 32°C (50°F to
89.6°F)
Altitude: 914.4 m (3000 ft) to 2133.6
m (7000 ft)
– Server off: 10°C to 43°C (50°F to
109.4°F)
Maximum altitude: 2133.6 m (7000.0
ft)
– Shipping: -40°C to 60°C (-40°F to
140°F)
v Humidity (operating and storage): 8%
to 80%
v Particulate contamination:
v Designed for LGA 1155 socket
v Scalable up to four cores
v 32 KB instruction L1 cache, 32 KB data
L1 cache, 256 KB instruction/data L2
cache, and up to 8 MB L3 cache that is
shared among the cores
v Support for Intel Extended Memory 64
Technology (EM64T)
Note:
v Use the Setup utility to determine the
type and speed of the microprocessor.
v For a list of supported microprocessors,
see http://www.ibm.com/systems/info/
x86servers/serverproven/compat/us/.
Memory:
v Connectors: four dual inline memory
module (DIMM) connectors, two-way
interleaved
v Minimum: 1 GB
v Maximum: 32 GB
v Types: PC3-10600 (single-rank or
dual-rank), 1066 and 1333 MHz, ECC,
DDR3 unbuffered SDRAM DIMMs only
v Sizes: 1GB (single-rank) 2GB
(single-rank) 4GB (dual-rank) 8GB
(dual-rank)
Drives (depending on the model):
v Hard disk drives: up to four 3.5-inch
simple-swap SATA
Note: 3TB hard disk drives are not
supported in OS 4690.
v One of the following SATA attached
optical drives:
– DVD-ROM
Drive bays:
v Two 5.25-inch half-high bays (one
optical drive installed).
v Four 3.5-inch hard disk drive bays
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Power supply: One fixed 350-watt or
300-watt power supply
Attention: Airborne particulates and
reactive gases acting alone or in
combination with other environmental
factors such as humidity or temperature
might pose a risk to the server. For
information about the limits for
particulates and gases, see “Particulate
contamination” on page 77.
Integrated functions:
v integrated management module II
(IMM2), which consolidates multiple
management functions in a single chip
v Intel 82574L Gb Ethernet controller with
TCP/IP Offload Engine (TOE) and Wake
on LAN support
v Integrated SATA controller
v Seven Universal Serial Bus (USB) 2.0
ports (two front, four rear of the chassis,
and one internal for an optional tape
drive)
v Six SATA ports (four for simple-swap
hard disk drives and two for the DVD
drive and the optional tape drive)
v One serial port
v Two Ethernet port
v One VGA port
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Heat output:
Approximate heat output:
v Minimum configuration: 140 Btu per
hour (41 watts)
v Maximum configuration: 1160 Btu per
hour (486 watts)
Electrical input:
v Sine-wave input (50 or 60 Hz) required
v Input voltage and frequency ranges
automatically selected
v Input voltage low range:
– Minimum: 100 V ac
– Maximum: 127 V ac
v Input voltage high range:
– Minimum: 200 V ac
– Maximum: 240 V ac
v Input kilovolt-amperes (kVA)
approximately:
– Minimum: 0.041 kVA (all models)
– Maximum: 0.486 kVA
Table 1. Features and specifications (continued)
Expansion
v One PCI
v One PCI
v One PCI
v One PCI
slots:
Express
Express
Express
Express
Acoustical noise emissions:
x16 slot
x8 slot
x4 slot
x1 slot
Sound power: 4.8 bel
Notes:
1. Power consumption and heat output
vary depending on the number and
type of optional features installed and
the power-management optional
features in use.
2. These levels were measured in
controlled acoustical environments
according to the procedures specified
by the American National Standards
Institute (ANSI) S12.10 and ISO 7779
and are reported in accordance with
ISO 9296. Actual sound-pressure
levels in a given location might
exceed the average values stated
because of room reflections and other
nearby noise sources. The declared
sound-power levels indicate an upper
limit, below which a large number of
computers will operate.
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What your server offers
The server uses the following features and technologies:
v integrated management module II
The integrated management module II (IMM2) is the second generation of the
IMM. The IMM2 is the common management controller for IBM System x
hardware. The IMM2 consolidates multiple management functions in a single chip
on the server system board.
Some of the features that are unique to the IMM2 are enhanced performance,
expanded compatibility with blade servers, higher-resolution remote video,
expanded security options, and Feature on Demand enablement for hardware
and firmware options.
For additional information, see “Using the integrated management module II” on
page 59.
v UEFI-compliant server firmware
The IBM System x Server Firmware offers several features, including Unified
Extensible Firmware Interface (UEFI) version 2.1 compliance, enhanced
reliability, availability, and serviceability (RAS) capabilities, and basic input/output
system (BIOS) compatibility support. UEFI replaces the legacy BIOS. UEFI
defines a standard interface between the operating system, platform firmware
and external devices, and offers capabilities that far exceeds that of the legacy
BIOS.
The server design combines the UEFI capabilities and features with legacy BIOS
compatibility. The server is capable of booting UEFI-compliant operating systems,
BIOS-based operating systems, and BIOS-based adapters as well as
UEFI-compliant adapters.
Note: The server does not support DOS (Disk Operating System).
v Dynamic System Analysis (DSA)
Dynamic System Analysis (DSA) collects and analyzes system information to aid
in diagnosing server problems. DSA collects the following information about the
server:
– Drive health information
– Event logs for ServeRAID controllers and service processors
– Hardware inventory, including PCI and USB information
– Installed applications and hot fixes
– Kernel modules
– Light path diagnostics statusetwork interfaces and settings
– Performance data and details about processes that are running
– RAID and controller configuration
– integrated management module II (IMM2) status and configuration
– System configuration
– Vital product data and firmware information
DSA creates a DSA log, which is a chronologically ordered merge of the
system-event log (as the IPMI event log), the integrated management module II
(IMM2) event log (as the ASM event log), and the operating-system event logs.
You can send the DSA log as a file to a support representative or view the
information as a text file or HTML file. For more information, see the Problem
Determination and Service Guide.
v High-performance graphics controller
The server comes with an onboard high-performance graphics controller that
supports high resolutions and includes many performance-enhancing features for
the operating-system environment.
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v IBM Systems Director CD
IBM Systems Director is a workgroup-hardware-management tool that you can
use to centrally manage System x and xSeries servers. For more information,
see the IBM Systems Director documentation on the IBM Systems Director CD
and “IBM Systems Director” on page 11.
v IBM Enterprise X-Architecture technology
v
v
v
v
IBM X-Architecture technology combines proven, innovative IBM designs to make
your Intel-processor-based server powerful, scalable, and reliable. For more
information, see http://www.ibm.com/servers/eserver/xseries/xarchitecture/
enterprise/index.html.
IBM ServerGuide Setup and Installation CD
The ServerGuide Setup and Installation CD, which you can download from the
web, provides programs to help you set up the server and install a Windows
operating system. The ServerGuide program detects installed optional hardware
devices and provides the correct configuration programs and device drivers. For
more information about the ServerGuide Setup and Installation CD, see “Using
the ServerGuide Setup and Installation CD” on page 64.
Integrated network support
The server comes with an integrated dual-port Intel 82574L Gigabit Ethernet
controller, which supports connection to a 10 Mbps, 100 Mbps, or 1000 Mbps
network. For more information, see “Configuring the Gigabit Ethernet controller”
on page 66.
PCI adapter capabilities
The server has two PCI interface slots on the riser card (one supports low-profile
cards, and one supports full-height, three-quarter length cards). Both slots can
support PCI Express or PCI-X adapters. See “Installing a ServeRAID adapter” on
page 41 for detailed information.
Large system-memory capacity
The server supports up to 32 GB of system memory when unbuffered DIMMs are
installed. The memory controller supports error correcting code (ECC) and
non-error correcting code for up to 4 industry-standard PC3-10600R-999
(single-rank or dual-rank), 1066 and 1333 MHz, DDR3 (third-generation
double-data-rate) unbuffered synchronous dynamic random access memory
(SDRAM) dual inline memory modules (DIMMs).
v Redundant connection
The addition of an optional network interface card (NIC) provides a failover
capability to a redundant Ethernet connection. If a problem occurs with the
primary Ethernet connection, all Ethernet traffic that is associated with the
primary connection is automatically switched to the redundant NIC. If the
applicable device drivers are installed, this switching occurs without data loss and
without user intervention.
v ServeRAID support
The ServeRAID adapter provides hardware redundant array of independent disks
(RAID) support to create configurations. The LSI Configuration Utility program
provides RAID levels 0, 1, and 10. The optional ServerRAID-BR10il adapter
provides RAID levels 0 and 1. See “Installing a ServeRAID adapter” on page 41
and “Using LSI Configuration Utility program” on page 68 for more information
about the adapters that are supported and creating RAID arrays.
v Dual-core or quad-core processing
The server supports one Intel Xeon dual-core or quad-core microprocessor.
v Systems-management capabilities
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The server comes with an integrated management module II (IMM2). When the
IMM2 is used with the systems-management software that comes with the server,
you can manage the functions of the server locally and remotely. The IMM2 also
provides system monitoring, event recording, and network alert capability.
v TCP/IP offload engine (TOE) support
The Ethernet controller in the server support TOE, which is a technology that
offloads the TCP/IP flow from the microprocessor and I/O subsystem to increase
the speed of the TCP/IP flow. When an operating system that supports TOE is
running on the server and TOE is enabled, the server supports TOE operation.
See the operating-system documentation for information about enabling TOE.
The Windows operating system requires that the Windows Scalable Network
Pack (SNP) be installed for TOE support.
Note: As of the date of this document, the Linux operating system does not
support TOE.
Reliability, availability, and serviceability
Three important server design features are reliability, availability, and serviceability
(RAS). The RAS features help to ensure the integrity of the data that is stored in
the server, the availability of the server when you need it, and the ease with which
you can diagnose and repair problems.
The server might have the following RAS features (the features vary depending on
your model):
v 1-year parts and 1-year labor limited warranty
v Advanced Configuration and Power Interface (ACPI)
v Advanced Desktop Management Interface (DMI) features
v Automatic BIOS recovery to a backup image
v Automatic error retry or recovery
v Automatic memory downsizing on error detection
v Automatic restart on nonmaskable interrupt (NMI)
v Automatic Server Restart (ASR) logic supporting a system restart when the
operating system becomes unresponsive
v Automatic server restart after a power failure, based on the UEFI setting
v Availability of microcode level
v Boot-block recovery
v Built-in, menu-driven setup, system configuration, and redundant array of
independent disks (RAID) configuration
v Built-in monitoring for fan, power, temperature, and voltage
Cooling fans with speed-sensing capability
Customer support center that is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week2
Diagnostic support of ServeRAID adapters
Error codes and messages
Error correcting code (ECC) double-data-rate 3 (DDR3) synchronous dynamic
random-access memory (SDRAM) with serial presence detect (SPD)
v Error logging of POST failures
v Simple-swap Serial ATA (SATA) hard disk drives
v
v
v
v
v
2. Service availability will vary by country. Response time varies; may exclude holidays.
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v
v
v
v
v
Integrated Ethernet controller
Intelligent Platform Management Interface (IPMI)
Key-lock support for physical security
Memory change messages posted to the error log
integrated management module II (IMM2)
v
v
v
v
Power management
Power-on self-test (POST)
Read-only memory (ROM) checksums
Redundant Ethernet capabilities (requires an optional Ethernet adapter) with
failover support
ROM-based diagnostic programs
Simple-swap Serial Advanced Technology Attachment (SATA) hard disk drives
Standby voltage for system-management features and monitoring
System auto-configuring from the configuration menu
System-error LED on the front bezel and diagnostic LEDs on the system board
v
v
v
v
v
v System-error logging (POST and IMM2)
v Upgradeable integrated management module II (IMM2) firmware
v Upgradeable microcode for POST, server firmware, and read-only memory
(ROM) resident code, locally or over a LAN
v Vital product data (VPD); includes serial-number information and replacement
part numbers, stored in nonvolatile memory, for easier remote maintenance
v Wake on LAN capability
IBM Systems Director
IBM Systems Director is a platform-management foundation that streamlines the
way you manage physical and virtual systems supports multiple operating systems
and virtualization technologies in IBM and non-IBM x86 platforms.
Through a single user interface, IBM Systems Director provides consistent views for
viewing managed systems, determining how these systems relate to one other, and
identifying their statuses, helping to correlate technical resources with business
needs. A set of common tasks that are included with IBM Systems Director provides
many of the core capabilities that are required for basic management, which means
instant out-of-the-box business value. The following common tasks are included:
v Discovery
v
v
v
v
v
v
v
Inventory
Configuration
System health
Monitoring
Updates
Event notification
Automation for managed systems
The IBM Systems Director web and command-line interfaces provide a consistent
interface that is focused on driving these common tasks and capabilities:
v Discovering, navigating, and visualizing systems on the network with the detailed
inventory and relationships to the other network resources
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v Notifying users of problems that occur on systems and the ability to isolate the
sources of the problems
v Notifying users when systems need updates and distributing and installing
updates on a schedule
v Analyzing real-time data for systems and setting critical thresholds that notify the
administrator of emerging problems
v Configuring settings of a single system and creating a configuration plan that can
apply those settings to multiple systems
v Updating installed plug-ins to add new features and functions to the base
capabilities
v Managing the life cycles of virtual resources
For more information about IBM Systems Director, see the documentation on the
IBM Systems Director CD that comes with the server and the IBM xSeries Systems
Management web page at http://www.ibm.com/systems/software/director/, which
presents an overview of IBM Systems Management and IBM Systems Director.
The UpdateXpress System Packs
The UpdateXpress System Packs provide and effective and simple way to update
device drivers, server firmware, and firmware of supported options contained within
the server, for System x and IBM BladeCenter® servers. Each UpdateXpress
System Pack contains all the online driver and firmware updates for a specific
machine type and operating system combination. The UpdateXpress System Packs
are released quarterly. Use the UpdateXpress System Pack Installer to install the
current UpdateXpress System Pack for your server. You can download the installer
and the latest UpdateXpress System Pack for your server from the web at no
additional cost. To download the installer or the latest UpdateXpress System Pack,
go to http://www.ibm.com/systems/support/supportsite.wss/
docdisplay?lndocid=SERV-XPRESS&brandind=5000008 or complete the following
steps.
Note: Changes are made periodically to the IBM website. The actual procedure
might vary slightly from what is described in this document.
1. Go to http://www.ibm.com/supportportal/ or http://www.ibm.com/support/
fixcentral/.
2. Under Product support, click System x.
3. Under Popular links, click Software and device drivers.
4. Under Related downloads, click UpdateXpress.
Server controls, LEDs, and power
This section describes the controls, light-emitting diodes (LEDs), and connectors on
the front and rear of the server, and how to turn the server on and off. For the
location of the LEDs on the system board, see “System-board LEDs” on page 21.
Note: The illustrations in this document might differ slightly from your model.
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Front view
The following illustration shows the controls and LEDs on the front of the server.
System error
LED
Hard disk drive
activity LED
Power-control
button
DVD drive activity
LED(green)
DVD-eject
button
USB 1
USB 2
Power-on LED
System error
LED
Hard disk drive
activity LED
Power-control
button
DVD drive activity
LED(green)
DVD-eject
button
USB 1
USB 2
Power-on LED
Front information
panel
Simple-swap
hard disk drive
Power-control button and power-on LED
Press this button to turn the server on and off manually or to wake the
server from a reduced-power state. The states of the power-on LED are as
follows:
Off: AC power is not present, or the power supply or the LED itself has
failed.
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Flashing rapidly (4 times per second): The server is turned off and is
not ready to be turned on. The power-control button is disabled. This will
last approximately 1 to 3 minutes.
Flashing slowly (once per second): The server is turned off and is
ready to be turned on. You can press the power-control button to turn on
the server.
Lit: The server is turned on.
Hard disk drive activity LED
When this LED is flashing rapidly, it indicates that a hard disk drive is in
use.
System-error LED
When this amber LED is lit, it indicates that a system error has occurred.
An LED on the system board might also be lit to help isolate the error.
Detailed troubleshooting information is in the Problem Determination and
Service Guide on the IBM System x Documentation CD.
USB connectors
Connect USB devices to these connectors.
DVD-eject button
Press this button to release a CD or DVD from the DVD drive.
DVD drive activity LED
When this LED is lit, it indicates that the DVD drive is in use.
Rear view
Power connector
Power switch
Serial 1 (Com1)
Ethernet link status
LED
Video
Ethernet
connector 1
USB connectors
Ethernet transmit/
receive activity
LED
Ethernet link status
LED
Ethernet
connector 2
Ethernet transmit/
receive activity
LED
Power connector
Connect the power cord to this connector.
Serial connector
Connect a 9-pin serial device to this connector. The serial port is shared
with the integrated management module II (IMM2). The IMM2 can take
control of the shared serial port to redirect serial traffic, using Serial over
LAN (SOL).
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Video connector
Connect a monitor to this connector.
Note: When attaching a monitor to the equipment, you must use the
designated monitor cable and any interference suppression devices
supplied with the monitor.
USB connectors
Connect USB devices to these connectors.
Ethernet connector
Use either of these connectors to connect the server to a network. When
you use the Ethernet 0 connector, the network can be shared with the
IMM2 through a single network cable.
Ethernet transmit/receive activity LED
This LED is on the Ethernet connector. When this LED is lit, it indicates that
there is activity between the server and the network.
Ethernet link status LED
This LED is on the Ethernet connector. When this LED is lit, it indicates that
there is an active connection on the Ethernet port.
Server power features
When the server is connected to an ac power source but is not turned on, the
operating system does not run, and all core logic except for the integrated
management module II is shut down; however, the server can respond to requests
to IMM2, such as a remote request to turn on the server. The power-on LED
flashes to indicate that the server is connected to ac power but is not turned on.
Turning on the server
Note: Approximately 1 to 3 minutes after the server is connected to ac power, the
power-control button becomes active after the power-on LED flashes slowly.
The server can also be turned on in any of the following ways:
v If a power failure occurs while the server is turned on, the server will restart
automatically when power is restored.
v If your operating system supports the Wake on LAN feature, the Wake on LAN
feature can turn on the server.
Note: When 4 GB or more of memory (physical or logical) is installed, some
memory is reserved for various system resources and is unavailable to the
operating system. The amount of memory that is reserved for system resources
depends on the operating system, the configuration of the server, and the
configured peripheral component interconnect (PCI) devices.
Turning off the server
When you turn off the server and leave it connected to ac power, the server can
respond to requests to IMM2, such as a remote request to turn on the server. While
the server remains connected to ac power, one or more fans might continue to run.
To remove all power from the server, you must disconnect it from the power source.
Some operating systems require an orderly shutdown before you turn off the server.
See your operating-system documentation for information about shutting down the
operating system.
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Statement 5:
CAUTION:
The power control button on the device and the power switch on the power
supply do not turn off the electrical current supplied to the device. The device
also might have more than one power cord. To remove all electrical current
from the device, ensure that all power cords are disconnected from the power
source.
2
1
The server can be turned off in any of the following ways:
v You can turn off the server from the operating system, if your operating system
supports this feature. After an orderly shutdown of the operating system, the
server will be turned off automatically.
v You can press the power-control button to start an orderly shutdown of the
operating system and turn off the server, if your operating system supports this
feature.
v If the operating system stops functioning, you can press and hold the
power-control button for more than 4 seconds to turn off the server.
v The server can be turned off by the Wake on LAN feature.
v The integrated management module II (IMM2) can turn off the server as an
automatic response to a critical system failure.
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Chapter 2. Installing optional devices
This chapter provides detailed instructions for installing optional hardware devices in
the server.
In addition to the instructions in this chapter for installing optional hardware devices,
updating firmware and device drivers, and completing the installation, IBM Business
Partners must also complete the steps in “Instructions for IBM Business Partners.”
Important: To help ensure that the devices that you install work correctly and do
not introduce problems, observe the following precautions:
1. Make sure that the server and the installed firmware levels support the devices
that you are installing. If necessary, update the UEFI and IMM2 firmware and
any other firmware that is stored on the system boards. For information about
where firmware is stored in the server, see Chapter 6, “Configuration information
and instructions,” in the Problem Determination and Service Guide. For a list of
supported optional devices for the server, see http://www.ibm.com/systems/info/
x86servers/serverproven/compat/us/.
2. Before you install optional hardware devices, make sure that the server is
working correctly. Start the server and make sure that the operating system
starts, if an operating system is installed, or that a 19990305 error code is
displayed, indicating that an operating system was not found but the server is
otherwise working correctly. If the server is not working correctly, see the
Problem Determination and Service Guide for information about how to run
diagnostics.
3. Follow the installation procedures in this chapter and use the correct tools.
Incorrectly installed devices can cause system failures because of damaged
pins in sockets or connectors, loose cabling, or loose components.
4. Use the best practices to apply current firmware and device-driver updates for
the server and optional devices. To download the IBM System x Firmware
Update Best Practices document, go to http://www.ibm.com/support/entry/portal/
docdisplay?brand=50000020&lndocid=MIGR-5082923. Additional hints and tips
are available from the following sites:
v IBM support: http://www.ibm.com/supportportal/
v System x configuration tools: http://www.ibm.com/systems/x/hardware/
configtools.html
Instructions for IBM Business Partners
In addition to the instructions in this chapter for installing optional hardware devices,
updating firmware and device drivers, and completing the installation, IBM Business
Partners must also complete the following steps:
1. Before you configure a server for a customer, complete the Solution Assurance
checklist at http://w3.ibm.com/support/assure/assur30i.nsf/webindex/sa294/.
2. After you have confirmed that the server starts correctly and recognizes the
newly installed devices and that no error LEDs are lit, run the Dynamic System
Analysis (DSA) stress tests. For information about using DSA, see the Problem
Determination and Service Guide.
3. Shut down and restart the server multiple times to ensure that the server is
correctly configured and functions correctly with the newly installed devices.
4. Save the DSA log as a file and send it to IBM.
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5. To ship the server, repackage it in the original undamaged packing material and
observe IBM procedures for shipping.
Support information for IBM Business Partners is available at http://www.ibm.com/
partnerworld/.
Server components
The following illustration shows the major components in the server (depending on
the server model). The illustrations in this document might differ slightly from your
hardware.
See the PDSG on the System x Documentation CD for additional information about
the server.
System fan
Memory
System board
DVD drive
Power supply
Filler
Bezel
Microprocessor
Heat sink
Chassis
assembly
Side cover
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Hard disk
drive
System-board internal connectors
The following illustration shows the internal connectors on the system board.
Slot 4
PCI
Slot 3
PCI
Slot 2
PCI
Slot 1
PCI
Power
System fan
connector
Main Power
Front-panel
connector
DIMM 2 Slot
DIMM 1 Slot
Microprocessor
DIMM 4 Slot
DIMM 3 Slot
Microprocessor
Battery
Front USB
connector
SATA 5
DIMM 1
USB tape
DIMM 2
SATA 4
SATA 3
SATA 2
SATA 1
SATA 0
DIMM 4
DIMM 3
System-board external connectors
The following illustration shows the external connectors on the system board.
Ethernet connector 1/
USB connectors 1&2
Ethernet connector 2/
USB connectors 3&4
Video
DIMM 2 Slot
DIMM 1 Slot
Microprocessor
Serial (COM1)
DIMM 4 Slot
DIMM 3 Slot
NMI button
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System-board switches and jumpers
The following illustration shows the jumpers on the system board.
Low security_N
jumper (Jp22)
IMM SPI half
ROM enable (Jp12)
Microprocessor
TPM initialization
jumper (Jp11)
DIMM 2 Slot
DIMM 1 Slot
Clean CMOS
jumper (Jp1)
DIMM 4 Slot
DIMM 3 Slot
TPM physical
presence jumper
(Jp10)
BIOS boot backup
jumper (Jp2)
ME flash
override
jumper(Jp9)
ME recovery
jumper (Jp8)
Table 2. System board jumpers
Jumper number
Jumper name
Jumper setting
JP1
Clear CMOS jumper
v Pins 1 and 2: Keep CMOS
data (default).
v Pins 2 and 3: Clear CMOS
data.
JP2
BIOS boot backup (boot
block jumper)
v Pins 1 and 2: Boot from
primary BIOS page
(default).
v Pins 2 and 3: Boot from
backup BIOS page.
JP8
ME recovery jumper
v Pins 1 and 2: Normal
(default).
v Pins 2 and 3: Activate ME
recovery.
JP9
ME flash override jumper
v Pins 1 and 2: Normal
(default).
v Pins 2 and 3: Override ME
flash.
JP10
TPM physical presence
jumper
v Pins 1 and 2: Normal
(default).
v Pins 2 and 3: Pull down
TPM.
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Table 2. System board jumpers (continued)
Jumper number
Jumper name
Jumper setting
JP11
TPM initialization jumper
v Pins 1 and 2: Normal
(default).
v Pins 2 and 3: Initiate TPM.
JP12
IMM SPI half ROM enable
v Pins 1 and 2: Disabled .
v Pins 2 and 3: Enable IMM
SPI half ROM (default).
JP22
Low security_N jumper
v Pins 1 and 2: Normal
(default).
v Pins 2 and 3: Activate low
security.
Notes:
1. If no jumper is present, the server responds as if the pins are set to 1 and 2.
2. Changing the position of the boot block jumper from pins 1 and 2 to pins 2 and 3 before
the server is turned on alters which flash ROM page is loaded. Do not change the
jumper pin position after the server is turned on. This can cause an unpredictable
problem.
Important:
1. Before you change any switch settings or move any jumpers, turn off the server;
then, disconnect all power cords and external cables. Review the information in
vii, “Installation guidelines” on page 22, “Handling static-sensitive devices” on
page 23, and “Turning off the server” on page 15.
2. Any system-board switch or jumper blocks that are not shown in the illustrations
in this document are reserved.
System-board LEDs
The following illustration shows the light-emitting diodes (LEDs) on the system
board.
System board
error LED
IMM Hearbeat
LED
Standby Power
LED
RTMM
Hearbeat LED
DIMM 2 Slot
DIMM 1 Slot
Microprocessor
DIMM 4 Slot
DIMM 3 Slot
Microprocessor
error LED
DIM 1 - 4
error LEDs
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Installation guidelines
Before you install options, read the following information:
v Read the safety information that begins on page vii, the guidelines in “Working
inside the server with the power on” on page 23, and “Handling static-sensitive
devices” on page 23. This information will help you work safely..
v When you install your new server, take the opportunity to download and apply
the most recent firmware updates. This step will help to ensure that any known
issues are addressed and that your server is ready to function at maximum levels
of performance. To download firmware updates for your server, complete the
following steps:
1. Go to http://www.ibm.com/supportportal/ or http://www.ibm.com/support/
fixcentral/.
2. Under Product support, click System x.
3. Under Popular links, click Software and device drivers.
4. Click System x3100 M4 to display the matrix of downloadable files for the
server.
v Before you install optional hardware, make sure that the server is working
correctly. Start the server, and make sure that the operating system starts, if an
operating system is installed. If the server is not working correctly, see the
Problem Determination and Service Guide for diagnostic information.
v Observe good housekeeping in the area where you are working. Place removed
covers and other parts in a safe place.
v If you must start the server while the cover is removed, make sure that no one is
near the server and that no tools or other objects have been left inside the
server.
v Do not attempt to lift an object that you think is too heavy for you. If you have to
lift a heavy object, observe the following precautions:
– Make sure that you can stand safely without slipping.
– Distribute the weight of the object equally between your feet.
– Use a slow lifting force. Never move suddenly or twist when you lift a heavy
object.
– To avoid straining the muscles in your back, lift by standing or by pushing up
with your leg muscles.
v Make sure that you have an adequate number of properly grounded electrical
outlets for the server, monitor, and other devices.
v
v
v
v
Note: When attaching a monitor to the equipment, you must use the designated
monitor cable and any interference suppression devices supplied with the
monitor.
Back up all important data before you make changes to disk drives.
Have a small flat-blade screwdriver, a small Phillips screwdriver, and a T8 torx
screwdriver available.
Blue on a component indicates touch points, where you can grip the component
to remove it from or install it in the server, open or close a latch, and so on.
When you have to access the inside of the server, you might find it easier to lay
the server on its side.
v When you are finished working on the server, reinstall all safety shields, guards,
labels, and ground wires.
v For a list of supported options for the server, see http://www.ibm.com/systems/
info/x86servers/serverproven/compat/us/.
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System reliability guidelines
To help ensure proper system cooling and system reliability, make sure that the
following requirements are met:
v Each of the drive bays has a drive or a filler panel and electromagnetic
compatibility (EMC) shield installed in it.
v There is adequate space around the server to allow the server cooling system to
work properly. Leave approximately 50 mm (2.0 in.) of open space around the
front and rear of the server. Do not place objects in front of the fans. For proper
cooling and airflow, replace the server cover before turning on the server.
Operating the server for extended periods of time (more than 30 minutes) with
the server cover removed might damage server components.
v You have followed the cabling instructions that come with optional adapters.
Working inside the server with the power on
Attention: Static electricity that is released to internal server components when
the server is powered on might cause the server to halt, which could result in the
loss of data. To avoid this potential problem, always use an electrostatic-discharge
wrist strap or other grounding system when working inside the server with the
power on.
Follow these guidelines when you work inside a server that is turned on.
v Avoid wearing loose-fitting clothing on your forearms. Button long-sleeved shirts
before working inside the server; do not wear cuff links while you are working
inside the server.
v Do not allow your necktie or scarf to hang inside the server.
v Remove jewelry, such as bracelets, necklaces, rings, and loose-fitting wrist
watches.
v Remove items from your shirt pocket, such as pens and pencils, that could fall
into the server as you lean over it.
v Avoid dropping any metallic objects, such as paper clips, hairpins, and screws,
into the server.
Handling static-sensitive devices
Attention: Static electricity can damage the server and other electronic devices.
To avoid damage, keep static-sensitive devices in their static-protective packages
until you are ready to install them.
To reduce the possibility of electrostatic discharge, observe the following
precautions:
v Limit your movement. Movement can cause static electricity to build up around
you.
v The use of a grounding system is recommended. For example, wear an
electrostatic-discharge wrist strap, if one is available. Always use an
electrostatic-discharge wrist strap or other grounding system when working inside
the server with the power on.
v Handle the device carefully, holding it by its edges or its frame.
v Do not touch solder joints, pins, or exposed circuitry.
v Do not leave the device where others can handle and damage it.
v While the device is still in its static-protective package, touch it to an unpainted
metal surface on the outside of the server for at least 2 seconds. This drains
static electricity from the package and from your body.
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v Remove the device from its package and install it directly into the server without
setting down the device. If it is necessary to set down the device, put it back into
its static-protective package. Do not place the device on the server cover or on a
metal surface.
v Take additional care when handling devices during cold weather. Heating reduces
indoor humidity and increases static electricity.
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Removing the side cover
Attention: Operating the server for more than 30 minutes with the side cover
removed might damage server components. For proper cooling and airflow, replace
the side cover before you turn on the server.
To remove the side cover, complete the following steps:
1. Read the safety information that begins on page vii and “Installation guidelines”
on page 22.
2. Turn off the server and all attached devices; then, disconnect all power cords
and external cables.
3. Carefully turn the server on its side so that it is lying flat, with the cover facing
up.
Attention: Do not allow the server to fall over.
4. Unscrew the two chassis screws on the rear side of the server.
5. Pull the rear side cover handle and push the front side cover handle at the
same time.
Chassis screws
6. If you are instructed to return the side cover, follow all packaging instructions,
and use any packaging materials for shipping that are supplied to you.
Removing the bezel
When you work with some devices, such as the drives in bays 3 through 6, you
must first remove the bezel to access the devices.
To remove the bezel, complete the following steps:
1. Read the safety information that begins on page vii and “Installation guidelines”
on page 22.
2. Open the bezel by pressing the button on the left edge of the bezel, and rotate
the left side of the bezel away from the server.
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3. If you are instructed to return the bezel, follow all packaging instructions, and
use any packaging materials for shipping that are supplied to you.
Removing the microprocessor and heat sink
To remove the microprocessor and heat sink, complete the following steps:
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1. Read the safety information that begins on page vii and “Installation guidelines”
on page 22.
2. Turn off the server and all attached devices; then, disconnect all power cords
and external cables.
3. Carefully turn the server on its side so that it is lying flat, with the cover facing
up.
Attention: Do not allow the server to fall over.
4. Remove the side cover (see “Removing the side cover” on page 25).
5. Remove the air duct.
6. Remove the heat sink from the microprocessor:
Attention: The heat sink may become very hot during normal operation.
Allow time for the heat sink to cool down before you touch it.
a. Loosen the screws and alternate among the screws until they break the
seal with the microprocessor.
b. Press firmly on the captive screws and loosen them with a screwdriver.
c. Use your fingers to gently pull the heat sink from the microprocessor.
Important: Be careful when you handle the microprocessor and heat sink.
If the microprocessor and heat sink will be reused, do not contaminate the
thermal material between them.
Heat sink
System board
Attention: The microprocessor retention latch is spring-loaded when the
microprocessor is in place. Releasing the latch too quickly or allowing it to
spring upward can damage the microprocessor and surrounding components.
7. Release the microprocessor retention latch by pressing down on the end,
moving it to the side, and slowly releasing it to the open (up) position.
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8. Open the microprocessor bracket frame by lifting up the tab on the top edge.
9. Carefully lift the microprocessor straight up and out of the socket, and place it
on a static-protective surface.
10. If you are instructed to return the microprocessor and heat sink, follow all
packaging instructions, and use any packaging materials for shipping that are
supplied to you.
Installing a memory module
The following notes describe the types of dual inline memory modules (DIMMs) that
the server supports and other information that you must consider when you install
DIMMs (see “System-board internal connectors” on page 19 for the location of the
DIMM connectors):
v The server supports only industry-standard double-data-rate 3 (DDR3), 1066 or
1333 MHz, PC3-8500 or PC3-10600 (single-rank, dual-rank, or quad-rank),
registered or unbuffered, synchronous dynamic random-access memory
(SDRAM) dual inline memory modules (DIMMs) with error correcting code (ECC).
See http://www.ibm.com/systems/info/x86servers/serverproven/compat/us/ for a
list of supported memory modules for the server.
v The maximum amount of memory that the server supports is dependent on the
type of memory that you install in the server.
v The amount of usable memory is reduced, depending on the system
configuration. A certain amount of memory must be reserved for system
resources. To view the total amount of installed memory and the amount of
configured memory, run the Setup utility. For additional information, see “Using
the Setup utility” on page 54.
v The maximum operating speed of the server is determined by the slowest DIMM
in the server.
v If you install a pair of DIMMs in DIMM connectors 1 and 3, the size and speed of
the DIMMs that you install in DIMM connectors 1 and 3 must match each other.
However, they do not have to be the same size and speed as the DIMMs that
are installed in DIMM connectors 2 and 4.
v You can use compatible DIMMs from various manufacturers in the same pair.
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v When you install or remove DIMMs, the server configuration information
changes. When you restart the server, the system displays a message that
indicates that the memory configuration has changed.
v The specifications of a DDR3 DIMM are on a label on the DIMM, in the following
format.
ggg eRxff-PC3-wwwwwm-aa-bb-cc
where:
ggg is the total capacity of the DIMM (for example, 1GB, 2GB, or 4GB)
e is the number of ranks
1 = single-rank
2 = dual-rank
4 = quad-rank
ff is the device organization (bit width)
4 = x4 organization (4 DQ lines per SDRAM)
8 = x8 organization
16 = x16 organization
wwwww is the DIMM bandwidth, in MBps
8500 = 8.53 GBps (PC3-1066 SDRAMs, 8-byte primary data bus)
10600 = 10.66 GBps (PC3-1333 SDRAMs, 8-byte primary data bus)
m is the DIMM type
E = Unbuffered DIMM (UDIMM) with ECC (x72-bit module data bus)
R = Registered DIMM (RDIMM)
U = Unbuffered DIMM with no ECC (x64-bit primary data bus)
aa is the CAS latency, in clocks at maximum operating frequency
bb is the JEDEC SPD Revision Encoding and Additions level
cc is the reference design file for the design of the DIMM
d is the revision number of the reference design of the DIMM
Note: To determine the type of a DIMM, see the label on the DIMM. The
information on the label is in the format xxxxx nRxxx PC3-xxxxx-xx-xx-xxx. The
numeral in the sixth numerical position indicates whether the DIMM is single-rank
(n=1) or dual-rank (n=2).
The following sections provide additional information specific to unbuffered and
registered DIMMs that you must consider.
Unbuffered DIMMs (UDIMMs)
The following notes provide information that you must consider when you install
UDIMMs:
v The memory channels run at the lowest common frequency of the DIMMs
installed.
v The UDIMM options that are available for the server are 1 GB, 2 GB, 4 GB, and
8 GB (when available) DIMMs.
v The server supports up to two single-rank or dual-rank UDIMMs per channel.
v The following table lists the supported UDIMM population.
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Table 3. Supported UDIMM population per channel
DIMM
connectors per
channel
DIMMs installed
in each channel DIMM type
Ranks per
DIMM (any
combination)
DIMM speed
2
1
Unbuffered
DDR3 ECC
1066, 1333
Single-rank,
dual-rank
2
2
Unbuffered
DDR3 ECC
1066, 1333
Single-rank,
dual-rank
v The following table lists the maximum DIMM population using ranked UDIMMs.
Table 4. Maximum memory population using ranked UDIMMs (depending on your model)
Number of UDIMMs
DIMM type
Size
Total memory
4
Single-rank UDIMMs
1 GB
4 GB
4
Dual-rank UDIMMs
2 GB
8 GB
4
Dual-rank UDIMMs
4 GB
16 GB
4
Dual-rank UDIMMs
8 GB (when
available)
32 GB
v The following table shows the UDIMM memory population rule to optimize the
system performance.
Table 5. UDIMM population rule
DIMM connector 1
DIMM connector 2
DIMM connector 3
DIMM connector 4
Populated
Empty
Empty
Empty
Populated
Empty
Populated
Empty
Populated
Populated
Populated
Populated
The following illustration shows the location of the DIMM connectors on the system
board.
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Slot 4
PCI
Slot 3
PCI
Slot 2
PCI
Slot 1
PCI
Power
System fan
connector
Main Power
Front-panel
connector
DIMM 2 Slot
DIMM 1 Slot
Microprocessor
DIMM 4 Slot
DIMM 3 Slot
Microprocessor
Battery
Front USB
connector
SATA 5
DIMM 1
USB tape
DIMM 2
SATA 4
SATA 3
SATA 2
SATA 1
SATA 0
DIMM 4
DIMM 3
Attention: Static electricity that is released to internal server components when
the server is powered on might cause the server to halt, which might result in the
loss of data. To avoid this potential problem, always use an electrostatic-discharge
wrist strap or other grounding system when you work inside the server with the
power on.
To install a DIMM, complete the following steps:
1. Read the safety information that begins on page vii and “Installation guidelines”
on page 22.
2. Turn off the server and all peripheral devices; then, disconnect the power
cords and all external cables.
3. Remove the bezel (see “Removing the bezel” on page 25).
4. Carefully turn the server on its side so that it is lying flat, with the cover facing
up.
Attention: Do not allow the server to fall over.
5. Remove the side cover (see “Removing the side cover” on page 25).
6. Remove the air duct.
7. Locate the DIMM connectors on the system board. Determine the connectors
into which you will install the DIMMs. Install the DIMMs in the sequence shown
in the following table.
Table 6. DIMM installation sequence
Number of DIMMs
Installation sequence (connectors)
First pair of DIMMs
1, 3
Second pair of DIMMs
2, 4
8. Open the retaining clip on each end of the DIMM connector.
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Attention: To avoid breaking the retaining clips or damaging the DIMM
connectors, open and close the clips gently.
9. Touch the static-protective package that contains the DIMM to any unpainted
metal surface on the outside of the server. Then, remove the DIMM from the
package.
10. Turn the DIMM so that the DIMM keys align correctly with the connector.
11. Insert the DIMM into the connector by aligning the edges of the DIMM with the
slots at the ends of the DIMM connector.
12. Firmly press the DIMM straight down into the connector by applying pressure
on both ends of the DIMM simultaneously. The retaining clips snap into the
locked position when the DIMM is firmly seated in the connector.
13.
14.
15.
16.
Note: If there is a gap between the DIMM and the retaining clips, the DIMM
has not been correctly inserted; open the retaining clips, remove the DIMM,
and then reinsert it.
Install the air duct.
Install the side cover (see “Installing the side cover” on page 49).
Stand the server back up in its vertical position.
Install the bezel (see “Installing the bezel” on page 49).
Note: Remove the filler blocking the installed drive if any.
17. Reconnect the external cables and power cords; then, turn on the attached
devices and turn on the server.
Installing drives
Depending on the server model, a DVD-ROM or multiburner drive might be installed
in the server. The server supports 3.5-inch simple-swap SATA hard disk drives
(depending on the model).
The following illustrations show the locations of the drive bays.
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Bay 1
Bay 2
Bay 3
Bay 4
Bay 5
Bay 6
The following notes describe the types of drives that the server supports and other
information that you must consider when installing a drive:
v Make sure that you have all the cables and other equipment that is specified in
the documentation that comes with the drive.
v Select the bay in which you want to install the drive.
v Check the instructions that come with the drive to see whether you have to set
any switches or jumpers on the drive. If you are installing a SATA device, be sure
to set the SATA ID for that device.
v Optional internal or external USB diskette drives, tape drives, DVD-ROM, and
multiburner drives are examples of removable-media drives. You can install
removable-media drives in bays 1, 2, and 3 only.
v The SATA removable-media drives that you install in bay 1 connects to the SATA
4 connector on the system board and the drive in bay 2 connects to the SATA 5
connector on the system board.
v The electromagnetic interference (EMI) integrity and cooling of the server are
protected by having all bays and PCI and PCI Express slots covered or
occupied. When you install a drive, PCI, or PCI Express adapter, save the EMC
shield and filler panel from the bay or PCI or PCI Express adapter slot cover in
the event that you later remove the device.
v For a complete list of supported optional devices for the server, see
http://www.ibm.com/servers/eserver/serverproven/compat/us/.
Installing a DVD drive
To install a DVD drive, complete the following steps:
1. If you are replacing a removed drive with a new drive, make sure that:
v You have all the cables and other equipment that is specified in the
documentation that comes with the new drive.
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v You have checked the instructions that come with the new drive to
determine whether you must set any switches or jumpers in the drive.
v You have removed the blue optical drive retainer clip from the side of the old
drive and have them available for installation on the new drive.
Note: If you are installing a drive that contains a laser, observe the following
safety precaution.
Statement 3:
CAUTION:
When laser products (such as CD-ROMs, DVD drives, fiber optic devices,
or transmitters) are installed, note the following:
v Do not remove the covers. Removing the covers of the laser product
could result in exposure to hazardous laser radiation. There are no
serviceable parts inside the device.
v Use of controls or adjustments or performance of procedures other
than those specified herein might result in hazardous radiation
exposure.
DANGER
Some laser products contain an embedded Class 3A or Class 3B laser
diode. Note the following.
Laser radiation when open. Do not stare into the beam, do not view
directly with optical instruments, and avoid direct exposure to the
beam.
Class 1 Laser Product
Laser Klasse 1
Laser Klass 1
Luokan 1 Laserlaite
Appareil A` Laser de Classe 1
2. Read the safety information that begins on page vii and “Installation guidelines”
on page 22.
3. Follow the instructions that come with the drive to set jumpers or switches, if
there are any.
Note: You might find it easier to install the new drive from the front and then
attach the cables.
4. Turn off the server and all peripheral devices; then, disconnect the power
cords and all external cables.
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5. Remove the bezel (see “Removing the bezel” on page 25).
6. Carefully turn the server on its side so that it is lying flat, with the cover facing
up.
Attention: Do not allow the server to fall over.
7. Remove the side cover (see “Removing the side cover” on page 25).
8. Touch the static-protective package that contains the new DVD drive to any
unpainted metal surface on the server; then, remove the DVD drive from the
package and place it on a static-protective surface.
9. Stand the server back up in its vertical position.
10. Remove the drive retainer clip from the side of the drive cage of bay 1 or bay
2. Slide the drive retainer clip to the front to remove it from the drive cage;
then, snap the drive retainer clip into the screw holes on the side of the drive.
Release
buttons
Drive retainer
clip
11. Push the drive into the bay.
12. Carefully turn the server on its side so that it is lying flat.
Attention: Do not allow the server to fall over.
13. Connect the power (power connector P9) and signal cables to the drive.
Note: Route the signal cable so that it does not block the airflow to the rear of
the drives or over the microprocessor and dual inline memory modules
(DIMMs).
14. If you have another drive to install or remove, do so now.
15. Install the air duct.
16. Install the side cover (see “Installing the side cover” on page 49).
17. Stand the server back up in its vertical position.
18. Install the bezel (see “Installing the bezel” on page 49).
Note: Remove the filler blocking the installed drive if any.
19. Reconnect the external cables and power cords; then, turn on the attached
devices and turn on the server.
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If you have other devices to install or remove, do so now; otherwise, go to
“Completing the installation” on page 48.
Installing a tape drive
To install a tape drive, complete the following steps:
1. If you are replacing a removed drive with a new drive, make sure that:
v You have all the cables and other equipment that is specified in the
documentation that comes with the new drive.
v You check the instructions that come with the new drive to determine
whether you must set any switches or jumpers on the drive.
v You have removed the drive retainer clip on the side of the old drive and
have it available for installation on the new drive.
2. Read the safety information that begins on page vii and “Installation guidelines”
on page 22.
3. Turn off the server and peripheral devices, and disconnect the power cords
and all external cables.
4. Remove the bezel (see “Removing the bezel” on page 25).
5. Carefully turn the server on its side so that it is lying flat, with the cover facing
up.
Attention: Do not allow the server to fall over.
6. Remove the side cover (see “Removing the side cover” on page 25).
7. Touch the static-protective package that contains the drive to any unpainted
metal surface on the server; then, remove the drive from the package and
place it on a static-protective surface.
8. Set any jumpers or switches on the drive according to the documentation that
comes with the drive.
9. Stand the server back up in its vertical position.
10. Remove the drive retainer clip from the side of the drive cage of bay 1 or bay
2. Slide the drive retainer clip to the front to remove it from the drive cage;
then, snap the drive retainer clip into the screw holes on the side of the drive.
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EMC filler
Tape drive
Drive retainer clip
11. Remove the EMC filler with a flat-blade screwdriver.
Note: Be careful of any sharp edges.
12. Push the drive into the bay.
Note: A tape drive can be installed in bay 1 or bay 2
13. Carefully turn the server on its side so that it is lying flat, with the cover facing
up.
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Attention: Do not allow the server to fall over.
14. Connect one end of the applicable signal cable into the rear of the drive and
make sure that the other end of this cable is connected into the applicable
connector on the system board.
15. Route the signal cable so that it does not block the airflow to the rear of the
drives or over the microprocessor and dual inline memory modules (DIMMs).
16.
17.
18.
19.
20.
If you have another drive to install or remove, do so now.
Install the air duct.
Install the side cover (see “Installing the side cover” on page 49).
Stand the server back up in its vertical position.
Install the bezel (see “Installing the bezel” on page 49).
Note: Remove the filler blocking the installed drive if any.
Bezel filler
21. Reconnect the external cables and power cords; then, turn on the attached
devices and turn on the server.
Installing a simple-swap hard disk drive
The server supports up to four 3.5-inch simple-swap SATA hard disk drives, which
are accessible from the front of the server. You must disconnect all power from the
server before you remove or install simple-swap drives. Before you install a
simple-swap SATA hard disk drive, read the following information:
v Install the drives starting from the top bay to the bottom bay (bay 3, 4, 5, and
then 6). The following tables list the IDs of the hard disk drives:
Table 7. IDs of simple-swap drives
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Drive bay
ID
3
0
4
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Table 7. IDs of simple-swap drives (continued)
Drive bay
ID
5
2
6
3
v The simple-swap SATA hard disk drives connect to the SATA 0 through SATA 3
connectors on the system board as follows:
– System board end cable connector 0 connects to the SATA 0 connector on
the system board.
– System board end cable connector 1 connects to the SATA 1 connector on
the system board.
– System board end cable connector 2 connects to the SATA 2 connector on
the system board.
– System board end cable connector 3 connects to the SATA 3 connector on
the system board.
v
– Hard disk drive 0 connects to the SATA 0 connector on the system board.
– Hard disk drive 1 connects to the SATA 2 connector on the system board.
– Hard disk drive 2 connects to the SATA 1 connector on the system board.
– Hard disk drive 3 connects to the SATA 3 connector on the system board.
Note: Under RAID mode:
1. In uEFI setup menu:
v Drive 0 indicates hard disk drive 0.
v Drive 1 indicates hard disk drive 2.
v Drive 2 indicates hard disk drive 1.
v Drive 3 indicates hard disk drive 3.
2. In
v
v
v
v
MegaRAID Storage Manager utility:
Slot 0 indicates hard disk drive 0.
Slot 1 indicates hard disk drive 2.
Slot 2 indicates hard disk drive 1.
Slot 3 indicates hard disk drive 3.
Attention: Simple-swap hard disk drives are not hot-swappable. Disconnect all
power from the server before you remove or install a simple-swap hard disk drive.
Note: If you installed a ServeRAID adapter in the server, connect the other end of
the SATA signal cable to the connector on the ServeRAID adapter.
To install a simple-swap SATA hard disk drive, complete the following steps:
1. Read the safety information that begins on page vii and “Installation guidelines”
on page 22.
2. Turn off the server and peripheral devices and disconnect all external cables
and power cords.
3. Remove the bezel (see “Removing the bezel” on page 25).
4. Touch the static-protective package that contains the drive to any unpainted
metal surface on the server; then, remove the drive from the package and place
it on a static-protective surface.
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5. Align the drive assembly with the guide rails in the bay (the connector end of
the drive goes in first).
6. Pull the round blue loops of the drive assembly toward each other; then,
carefully slide the drive assembly into the drive bay until it stops, and release
the loops.
Note: Do not release the loops on the drive assembly until it is completely
seated.
7. If you have another drive to install or remove, do so now.
8. Install the bezel (see “Installing the bezel” on page 49).
9. Reconnect the external cables and power cords; then, turn on the attached
devices and turn on the server.
Note: 3TB hard disk drives are not supported in OS 4690.
Power and signal cables for internal drives
The server uses cables to connect SATA attached, simple-swap SATA devices to
the power supply and to the system board. (See “System-board internal connectors”
on page 19 for the location of system-board connectors.) Review the following
information before connecting power and signal cables to internal drives:
v The drives that are preinstalled in the server come with power and signal cables
attached. If you replace any drives, remember which cable is attached to which
drive.
v When you install a drive, make sure that one of the signal cable drive connectors
is connected to the drive and that the connector at the other end of the signal
cable is connected to the system board or a compatible adapter or controller that
you have installed.
v When you route a cable, make sure that it does not block the airflow to the rear
of the drives or over the microprocessor or DIMMs.
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The following cables are provided:
v Power cables: Four-wire power cables connect the drives to the power supply.
At the ends of these cables are plastic connectors that can be attached to
different drives; these connectors vary in size. Use either a four-wire power cable
or SATA power cable with SATA drives, but do not use both at the same time
(use one or the other).
v Signal cables: Signal cables are typically flat cables, also called ribbon cables,
that connect SATA attached, SATA and SAS to the system board. Two or three
types of signal cables come with the server:
– SATA attached (for optical drives): The flat SATA-attached signal cable has
two connectors. One of these connectors is attached to the optical drive, and
one is attached to one of the connectors on the system board.
– Simple-swap SATA: Simple-swap SATA models come with four SATA cables
that are already connected to the system board and the backplate at the rear
of the simple-swap drive cage.
For more information about the requirements for SAS/SATA cables and connecting
SAS/SATA devices, see the documentation that comes with these devices.
For a list of supported optional devices for the server, see http://www.ibm.com/
systems/info/x86servers/serverproven/compat/us/.
Installing a ServeRAID adapter
For information about the types of adapters that the server supports and other
information that you might consider when you install an adapter, see the Installation
and User’s Guide. (For the locations of the expansion slots and connectors, see
“System-board internal connectors” on page 19).
Note: If you are installing Intel Ethernet Quad Port Server Adapter I340-T4 (part
number 49Y4240), you can only install the adaptor in slot 1, slot 2, or slot 3.
To install a replacement adapter, complete the following steps:
1. Read the safety information that begins on page vii and “Installation guidelines”
on page 22.
2. Check the instructions that come with the adapter for any requirements,
restrictions, or cabling instructions. It might be easier to route cables before
you install the adapter.
3. Follow the instructions that come with the adapter to set jumpers or switches, if
any.
4. Touch the static-protective package that contains the adapter to any unpainted
metal surface on the server. Then, remove the adapter from the
static-protective package. Avoid touching the components and gold-edge
connectors on the adapter.
5. Turn off the server and all peripheral devices; then, disconnect the power
cords and all external cables.
6. Carefully turn the server on its side so that it is lying flat, with the cover facing
up.
Attention: Do not allow the server to fall over.
7. Remove the side cover (see “Removing the side cover” on page 25).
8. Remove the air duct.
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9. Follow the cabling instructions, if any, that come with the adapter. Route the
adapter cables before you install the adapter.
10. Follow the instructions that come with the adapter to set jumpers or switches, if
any.
11. Lift the end of the rear adapter retention bracket till the tab disengages the
hole on the chassis.
12. Rotate the rear adapter retention bracket upward to remove it from the
chassis.
13. Remove the screw that secures the expansion-slot cover to the chassis. Store
the expansion-slot cover and screw in a safe place for future use.
Note: Expansion-slot covers must be installed on all vacant slots. This
maintains the electronic emissions standards of the server and ensures proper
ventilation of server components.
14. Touch the static-protective package that contains the adapter to any unpainted
metal surface on the server. Then, remove the adapter from the
static-protective package. Avoid touching the components and gold-edge
connectors on the adapter.
15. Carefully grasp the adapter by the top edge or upper corners, and align it with
the expansion slot guides; then, press the adapter firmly into the expansion
slot.
Attention: Make sure that the adapter is correctly seated in the expansion
slot before you turn on the server. Incomplete installation of an adapter might
damage the system board or the adapter.
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Adapter
16. Position the rear adapter retention bracket so that the hole in one of the hinge
points is aligned with the hinge pin on the chassis; then, place the hinge pin
through the hole on the chassis.
17. Rotate the rear adapter retention bracket into place so that the hole in the
opposite hinge point snaps into place over the hinge pin on the chassis.
18. Connect any required cables to the adapter. Route the cables so that they do
not block the flow of air from the system fan.
19. Install the air duct.
20. Install the side cover (see “Installing the side cover” on page 49).
21. Stand the server back up in its vertical position.
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22. Install the bezel (see “Installing the bezel” on page 49).
23. Reconnect the external cables and power cords; then, turn on the attached
devices and turn on the server.
Note: To support Windows 2011 SBS on Brocade adapters need to use at least
3.0.0.0 driver package or later version.
Installing a microprocessor and heat sink
To install the microprocessor and heat sink, complete the following steps:
1. Touch the static-protective package that contains the microprocessor to any
unpainted metal surface on the server. Then, remove the microprocessor from
the package.
2. Remove the protective cover, tape, or label from the surface of the
microprocessor socket, if any is present.
3. Rotate the release lever on the microprocessor socket to the fully open
position.
Attention: Make sure that the release lever on the microprocessor socket is
in the fully open position before you insert the microprocessor in the socket.
Failure to do so might result in permanent damage to the microprocessor,
microprocessor socket, and system board.
4. Carefully grasp the microprocessor and place the microprocessor into the
microprocessor socket.
Note: To maintain correct orientation between the microprocessor and the
microprocessor socket during installation, observe the following information:
v The microprocessor has two notches that are keyed to two tabs on the
sides of the socket.
v A triangle-shaped indicator on one corner of the microprocessor points to a
45-degree angle on the system board.
v Do not use excessive force when you press the microprocessor into the
socket.
5. Close the microprocessor bracket frame; then, close the microprocessor
retention latch and lock it securely in place.
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6. Install the heat sink:
Attention: Do not touch the thermal material on the bottom of the heat sink.
Touching the thermal material will contaminate it. If the thermal material on the
microprocessor or heat sink becomes contaminated, contact your service
technician.
a. Align the screw holes on the heat sink with the holes on the system board.
b. Tighten the screws with a screwdriver, alternating among the screws until
they are tight. If possible, each screw should be rotated two full rotations at
a time. Repeat until the screws are tight. Do not overtighten the screws by
using excessive force.
Important: Do not touch the thermal material on the bottom of the heat
sink. Touching the thermal material will contaminate it. If the thermal
material on the microprocessor or heat sink becomes contaminated,
contact your service technician.
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Heat sink
System board
7. Reconnect any cables that you disconnected during the removal of the old
microprocessor.
8. Secure the SATA signal cables with the retention-clips.
9. Install the air duct.
10. Install the side cover (see “Installing the side cover” on page 49).
11. Stand the server back up in its vertical position.
12. Install the bezel (see “Installing the bezel” on page 49).
13. Reconnect the external cables and power cords; then, turn on the attached
devices and turn on the server.
Thermal grease
The thermal grease must be replaced whenever the heat sink has been removed
from the top of the microprocessor and is going to be reused or when debris is
found in the grease.
When you are installing the heat sink on the same microprocessor that is was
removed from, make sure that:
v The thermal grease on the heat sink and microprocessor is not contaminated.
v Additional thermal grease is not added to the existing thermal grease on the heat
sink and microprocessor.
Note:
v Read the safety information that begins on page vii and “Installation guidelines”
on page 22.
v Read “Handling static-sensitive devices” on page 23.
To replace damaged or contaminated thermal grease on the microprocessor and
heat sink, complete the following steps:
1. Place the heat sink on a clean work surface.
2. Remove the cleaning pad from its package and unfold it completely.
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3. Use the cleaning pad to wipe the thermal grease from the bottom of the heat
sink.
Note: Make sure that all of the thermal grease is removed.
4. Use a clean area of the cleaning pad to wipe the thermal grease from the
microprocessor; then, dispose of the cleaning pad after all of the thermal grease
is removed.
0.02 mL of thermal
grease
Microprocessor
5. Use the thermal-grease syringe to place 9 uniformly spaced dots of 0.02 mL
each on the top of the microprocessor. The outermost dots must be within
approximately 5 mm of the edge of the microprocessor, this is to ensure uniform
distribution of the grease.
Note: If the grease is properly applied, approximately half of the grease will
remain in the syringe.
6. Install the heat sink onto the microprocessor as described in “Installing a
microprocessor and heat sink” on page 44.
Installing the power supply
To install a non-hot-swap power supply, complete the following steps:
1. Remove the air duct.
2. Remove the heat sink (see “Installing a microprocessor and heat sink” on page
44).
3. Position the power supply in the chassis so that the screw holes in the power
supply are aligned with the corresponding holes in the rear of the chassis.
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Note: Make sure the top and the bottom of the power supply align with the
upper and lower tabs on the opening.
4. Install the screws that secure the power supply to the chassis.
5.
6.
7.
8.
9.
Install the air duct.
Install the side cover (see “Installing the side cover” on page 49).
Stand the server back up in its vertical position.
Install the bezel (see “Installing the bezel” on page 49).
Reconnect the external cables and power cords; then, turn on the attached
devices and turn on the server.
Completing the installation
To complete the installation, you must reinstall the two-piece bezel, reinstall the side
cover, connect all the cables and, for some devices, run the Setup utility. Follow the
instructions in this section.
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Installing the bezel
To install the bezel, complete the following steps:
1. Insert the three tabs on the bezel into the corresponding holes in the front of the
server.
2. Rotate the bezel to the server until it locks securely into place.
3. Reconnect the external cables and power cords; then, turn on the attached
devices and turn on the server.
Installing the side cover
Attention: For proper cooling and airflow, replace the side cover before turning on
the server. Operating the server for extended periods of time (more than 30
minutes) with the side cover removed might damage server components.
To install the side cover, complete the following steps:
1. Make sure that all cables, adapters, and other components are installed and
seated correctly and that you have not left loose tools or parts inside the server.
Also, make sure that all internal cables are correctly routed.
2. Carefully turn the server on its side so that it is lying flat, with the cover facing
up.
Attention: Do not allow the server to fall over.
3. Press on the side cover and push from the rear side of the side cover until it
locks securely into place.
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4. Secure the side cover in place with the two chassis screws on the rear of the
side cover.
5. Reconnect the external cables and power cords; then, turn on the attached
devices and turn on the server.
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Connecting the cables
Attention:
To prevent damage to equipment, connect the power cords last.
If the server cables and connector panel have color-coded connections, match the
color of the cable end with the color of the connector. For example, match a blue
cable end with a blue panel connector, a red cable end with a red connector, and
so on.
The following illustration shows the input/output (I/O) connectors on the rear of the
server.
Power connector
Power switch
Serial 1 (Com1)
Ethernet link status
LED
Video
Ethernet
connector 1
USB connectors
Ethernet transmit/
receive activity
LED
Ethernet link status
LED
Ethernet
connector 2
Ethernet transmit/
receive activity
LED
Updating the server configuration
When you start the server for the first time after you add or remove an internal
option or an external device, you might receive a message that the configuration
has changed. The Setup utility starts automatically so that you can save the new
configuration settings. For additional information, see “Using the Setup utility” on
page 54.
Some options have device drivers that you must install. For information about
installing device drivers, see the documentation that comes with each option.
If the server has a ServeRAID adapter and you have installed or removed a hard
disk drive, see the ServeRAID documentation for information about reconfiguring
the disk arrays.
Connecting external devices
If you install a supported optional adapter, you can attach external devices to the
server.
To attach an external device, complete the following steps:
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1. Read the safety information that begins on page vii and “Installation guidelines”
on page 22.
2. Turn off the server and all attached devices.
3. Follow the instructions that come with the device to prepare it for installation
and to connect it to the server.
Note: If you are attaching an external device, see the documentation that comes
with the device for information about cabling.
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Chapter 3. Configuring the server
The following configuration programs and utilities come with the server:
v Setup utility
The UEFI (formerly BIOS) Setup Utility program is part of the basic input/output
system firmware. Use it to change interrupt request (IRQ) settings, change the
startup-device sequence, set the date and time, and set passwords. For
information about using this program, see “Using the Setup utility” on page 54.
v Boot Manager program
The Boot Manager program is part of the server firmware. Use it to override the
startup sequence that is set in the Setup utility and temporarily assign a device to
be first in the startup sequence. For more information about using this program,
see “Using the Boot Manager program” on page 58.
Note: OPROM configuration utility is only available for emulex 10G card.
v IBM ServerGuide Setup and Installation CD
The ServerGuide program provides software-setup tools and installation tools
that are designed for the server. Use this CD during the installation of the server
to configure basic hardware features, such as an integrated SAS/SATA controller
with RAID capabilities, and to simplify the installation of your operating system.
For information about using this CD, see “Using the ServerGuide Setup and
Installation CD” on page 64.
v integrated management module II
Use the integrated management module II (IMM2) for configuration, to update the
firmware and sensor data record/field replaceable unit (SDR/FRU) data, and to
remotely manage a system. For information about using the IMM2, see “Using
the integrated management module II” on page 59.
v Ethernet controller configuration
For information about configuring the Ethernet controller, see “Configuring the
Gigabit Ethernet controller” on page 66.
v LSI Configuration Utility program
Use the LSI Configuration Utility program to configure the integrated SAS/SATA
controller with RAID capabilities and the devices that are attached to it. For
information about using this program, see “Using LSI Configuration Utility
program” on page 68
The following table lists the different server configurations and the applications
that are available for configuring and managing RAID arrays.
Table 8. Server configuration and applications for configuring and managing RAID arrays
Server configuration
RAID array configuration
RAID array management
(before operating system is (after operating system is
installed)
installed)
ServeRAID-BR10il v2
adapter installed
LSI Utility (Setup utility, press MegaRAID Storage Manager
Ctrl+C), ServerGuide
(for monitoring storage only)
v IBM Advanced Settings Utility (ASU) program
Use this program as an alternative to the Setup utility for modifying UEFI settings
and IMM2 settings. Use the ASU program online or out of band to modify UEFI
settings from the command line without the need to restart the server to access
the Setup utility. For more information about using this program, see “IBM
Advanced Settings Utility program” on page 70.
© Copyright IBM Corp. 2011
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Using the Setup utility
Use the setup utility program to perform the following tasks:
v View configuration information
v View and change assignments for devices and I/O ports
v Set the date and time
v
v
v
v
v
Set the startup characteristics of the server and the order of startup devices
Set and change settings for advanced hardware features
View, set, and change settings for power-management features
View and clear error logs
Resolve configuration conflicts
Starting the Setup utility
To start the Setup utility, complete the following steps:
1. Turn on the server.
Note: Approximately 1 to 3 minutes after the server is connected to ac power,
the power-control button becomes active after the power-on LED flashes slowly.
2. When the prompt <F1> Setup is displayed, press F1. If you have set an
administrator password, you must type the administrator password to access the
full Setup utility menu. If you do not type the administrator password, a limited
Setup utility menu is available.
3. Select settings to view or change.
Setup utility menu choices
The following choices are on the Setup utility main menu. Depending on the version
of the firmware, some menu choices might differ slightly from these descriptions.
v System Information
Select this choice to view information about the server. When you make changes
through other choices in the Setup utility, some of those changes are reflected in
the system information; you cannot change settings directly in the system
information. This choice is on the full Setup utility menu only.
– System Summary
Select this choice to view configuration information, including the ID, speed,
and cache size of the microprocessor, machine type and model of the server,
the serial number, the system UUID, and the amount of installed memory.
When you make configuration changes through other options in the Setup
utility, the changes are reflected in the system summary; you cannot change
settings directly in the system summary.
– Product Data
Select this choice to view the system-board identifier, the revision level or
issue date of the firmware, the integrated management module II and
diagnostics code, and the version and date.
This choice is on the full Setup utility menu only.
v System Settings
Select this choice to view or change the server component settings.
– Processors
Select this choice to view or change the processor settings.
– Memory
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Select this choice to view or change the memory settings.
– Devices and I/O Ports
Select this choice to view or change assignments for devices and input/output
(I/O) ports. You can configure the serial ports; configure remote console
redirection; enable or disable integrated Ethernet controllers. If you disable a
device, it cannot be configured, and the operating system will not be able to
detect it (this is equivalent to disconnecting the device).
– Power
Select this choice to view or change power capping to control consumption,
processors, and performance states.
– Legacy Support
Select this choice to view or set legacy support.
- Force Legacy Video on Boot
Select this choice to force INT video support, if the operating system does
not support UEFI video output standards.
- Rehook INT 19h
Select this choice to enable or disable devices from taking control of the
boot process. The default is Disable.
- Legacy Thunk Support
Select this choice to enable or disable UEFI to interact with PCI mass
storage devices that are non-UEFI compliant.
– integrated management module II
Select this choice to view or change the settings for the integrated
management module II.
- POST Watchdog Timer
Select this choice to view or enable the POST watchdog timer.
- POST Watchdog Timer Value
Select this choice to view or set the POST loader watchdog timer value.
- Reboot System on NMI
Enable or disable restarting the system whenever a nonmaskable interrupt
(NMI) occurs. Enable is the default.
- Commands on USB Interface Preference
Select this choice to enable or disable the Ethernet over USB interface on
IMM2.
- Network Configuration
Select this choice to view the system management network interface port,
the IMM2 MAC address, the current IMM2 IP address, and the host name;
define the static IMM2 IP address, subnet mask, and gateway address;
specify whether to use the static IP address or have DHCP assign the
IMM2 IP address; save the network changes; and reset the IMM2.
- Reset IMM2 to Defaults
Select this choice to view or reset IMM2 to the default settings.
- Reset IMM2
Select this choice to reset IMM2.
– Adapters and UEFI Drivers
Select this choice to view information about the UEFI 1.10 and UEFI 2.0
compliant adapters and drivers installed in the server.
– Network
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Select this choice to view or configure the network device options, such as
iSCSI, PXE, and network devices.
v Date and Time
Select this choice to set the date and time in the server, in 24-hour format
(hour:minute:second).
This choice is on the full Setup utility menu only.
v Start Options
Select this choice to view or boot to devices, including the startup sequence. The
server starts from the first boot record that it finds.
The startup sequence specifies the order in which the server checks devices to
find a boot record. The server starts from the first boot record that it finds
This choice is on the full Setup utility menu only.
v Boot Manager
Select this choice to view, add, delete, or change the device boot priority, boot
from a file, select a one-time boot, or reset the boot order to the default setting.
If the server has Wake on LAN hardware and software and the operating system
supports Wake on LAN functions, you can specify a startup sequence for the
Wake on LAN functions. For example, you can define a startup sequence that
checks for a disc in the CD-RW/DVD drive, then checks the hard disk drive, and
then checks a network adapter.
Note: OPROM configuration utility is only available for emulex 10G card.
v System Event Logs
Select this choice to enter the System Event Manager, where you can view the
POST event log and system-event log.
The POST event log contains the three most recent error codes and messages
that were generated during POST.
The system-event log contains POST and system management interrupt (SMI)
events and all events that are generated by the integrated management module
that is embedded in the integrated management module II.
Important: If the system-error LED on the front of the server is lit but there are
no other error indications, clear the system-event log. Also, after you complete a
repair or correct an error, clear the system-event log to turn off the system-error
LED on the front of the server.
– POST Event Viewer
Select this choice to enter the POST event viewer to view the POST event
log.
– System Event Log
Select this choice to view the system event-log.
– Clear System Event Log
Select this choice to clear the system event-log.
v User Security
Select this choice to set or clear passwords. See “Passwords” on page 57 for
more information.
This choice is on the full and limited Setup utility menu.
– Power-on Password
Select this choice to set a power-on password. See “Power-on password” on
page 57 for more information.
– Administrator Password
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Select this choice to set an administrator password. An administrator
password is intended to be used by a system administrator; it limits access to
the full Setup utility menu. If an administrator password is set, the full Setup
utility menu is available only if you type the administrator password at the
password prompt. For more information, see “Administrator password” on
page 58.
v Save Settings
Select this choice to save the changes that you have made in the settings.
v Restore Settings
Select this choice to cancel the changes that you have made in the settings and
restore the previous settings.
v Load Default Settings
Select this choice to cancel the changes that you have made in the settings and
restore the factory settings.
v Exit Setup
Select this choice to exit from the Setup utility. If you have not saved the
changes that you have made in the settings, you are asked whether you want to
save the changes or exit without saving them.
Passwords
From the User Security menu choice, you can set, change, and delete a power-on
password and an administrator password. The User Security choice is on the full
Setup utility menu only.
If you set only a power-on password, you must type the power-on password to
complete the system startup and to have access to the full Setup utility menu.
An administrator password is intended to be used by a system administrator; it
limits access to the full Setup utility menu. If you set only an administrator
password, you do not have to type a password to complete the system startup, but
you must type the administrator password to access the Setup utility menu.
If you set a power-on password for a user and an administrator password for a
system administrator, you must type the power-on password to complete the system
startup. A system administrator who types the administrator password has access to
the full Setup utility menu; the system administrator can give the user authority to
set, change, and delete the power-on password. A user who types the power-on
password has access to only the limited Setup utility menu; the user can set,
change, and delete the power-on password, if the system administrator has given
the user that authority.
Power-on password
If a power-on password is set, when you turn on the server, the system startup will
not be completed until you type the power-on password. You can use any
combination of between six and 20 printable ASCII characters for the password.
When a power-on password is set, you can enable the Unattended Start mode, in
which the keyboard and mouse remain locked but the operating system can start.
You can unlock the keyboard and mouse by typing the power-on password.
If you forget the power-on password, you can regain access to the server in any of
the following ways:
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v If an administrator password is set, type the administrator password at the
password prompt. Start the Setup utility and reset the power-on password.
v Remove the battery from the server and then reinstall it. See the Problem
Determination and Service Guide on the IBM System x Documentation CD for
instructions for removing the battery.
v Change the position of the clear CMOS jumper on the system board to bypass
the power-on password check. See “Administrator password” for additional
information.
Attention: Before you change any switch settings or move any jumpers, turn
off the server; then, disconnect all power cords and external cables. See the
safety information that begins on page vii. Do not change settings or move
jumpers on any system-board switch or jumper blocks that are not shown in this
document.
The power-on password override jumper does not affect the administrator
password.
Administrator password
If an administrator password is set, you must type the administrator password for
access to the full Setup utility menu. You can use any combination of between six
and 20 printable ASCII characters for the password.
Attention: If you set an administrator password and then forget it, there is no way
to change, override, or remove it. You must replace the system board.
Using the Boot Manager program
The Boot Manager program is a built-in, menu-driven configuration utility program
that you can use to temporarily redefine the first startup device without changing
settings in the Setup utility.
To use the Boot Manager program, complete the following steps:
1. Turn off the server.
2. Restart the server.
3. When the prompt <F12> Select Boot Device is displayed, press F12. If a
bootable USB mass storage device is installed, a submenu item (USB
Key/Disk) is displayed.
4. Use the Up Arrow and Down Arrow keys to select an item from the Boot
Selection Menu and press Enter.
Note: OPROM configuration utility is only available for emulex 10G card.
The next time the server starts, it returns to the startup sequence that is set in the
Setup utility.
Starting the backup server firmware
The system board contains a backup copy area for the server firmware. This is a
secondary copy of the server firmware that you update only during the process of
updating the server firmware. If the primary copy of the server firmware becomes
damaged, use this backup copy.
To force the server to start from the backup copy, turn off the server; then, place the
JP2 jumper in the backup position (pins 2 and 3).
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Use the backup copy of the server firmware until the primary copy is restored. After
the primary copy is restored, turn off the server; then, move the JP2 jumper back to
the primary position (pins 1 and 2).
Using the integrated management module II
The Integrated Management Module II (IMM2) is the second generation of the
functions that were formerly provided by the Integrated Management Module (IMM).
It combines service processor functions and the video controller in a single chip.
The IMM2 supports the following basic systems-management features:
v Environmental monitor with fan speed control for temperature, voltages, fan
failure, and power supply failure. •
v DIMM error assistance. The Unified Extensible Firmware Interface (UEFI)
disables a failing DIMM that is detected during POST, and the IMM2 lights the
associated system error LED and the failing DIMM error LED.
v System event-log (SEL).
v ROM-based IMM2 firmware flash updates.
v Auto Boot Failure Recovery (ABR).
v Nonmaskable interrupt (NMI) detection and reporting.
v Automatic Server Restart (ASR) when POST is not complete or the operating
system hangs and the operating system watchdog timer times-out. The IMM2
allows the administrator to generate a nonmaskable interrupt (NMI) by pressing
an NMI button on the system board for an operating-system memory dump. ASR
is supported by IPMI.
v Intelligent Platform Management Interface (IPMI) Specification V2.0 and
Intelligent Platform Management Bus (IPMB) support.
v Invalid system configuration (CNFG) LED support.
v Serial over LAN (SOL).
v Power/reset control (power-on, hard and soft shutdown, hard and soft reset).
v Alerts (IPMI style PET traps).
Using IPMItool
IPMItool provides various tools that you can use to manage and configure an IPMI
system. You can use IPMItool in-band to manage and configure the IMM2. For
more information about IPMItool, or to download IPMItool, go to
http://sourceforge.net/
Managing tools and utilities with IMM2 and IBM System x Server
Firmware
This section describes the tools and utilities that are supported by IMM2 and IBM
System x Server Firmware. The IBM tools that you use to manage the IMM2
in-band do not require you to install device drivers. However, if you choose to use
certain tools such as IPMItool in-band, you must install the OpenIPMI drivers.
Updates and downloads for IBM systems-management tools and utilities are
available on the IBM website. To check for updates to tools and utilities, complete
the following steps.
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Note: Changes are made periodically to the IBM website. Procedures for locating
firmware and documentation might vary slightly from what is described in this
document. See http://www-947.ibm.com/support/entry/portal/
docdisplay?brand=5000008&lndocid=TOOL-CENTER.
Using IBM Advanced Settings Utility (ASU)
IBM Advanced Settings Utility (ASU) version 3.0.0 or later is required to manage
IMM2. ASU is a tool that you can use to modify firmware settings from the
command-line interface on multiple operating-system platforms. It also enables you
to issue selected IMM2 setup commands. You can use ASU in-band to manage and
configure the IMM2.
For more information about the ASU, go to http://www.ibm.com/support/entry/portal/
docdisplay?lndocid=TOOL-ASU.
Using IBM Flash utilities and update utilities
A flash utility enables you to update hardware and server firmware and eliminates
the need to manually install new firmware or firmware updates from a physical
diskette or other medium. To find a flash utility, complete the following steps:
1. Go to http://www.ibm.com/supportportal/.
2. Under Product support, click System x.
3. Type flash utility in the search field and click Search.
4. Click the link to the applicable flash utility.
A flash utility enables you to update hardware and server firmware and eliminates
the need to manually install new firmware or firmware updates from a physical
diskette or other medium. To find a flash utility, complete the following steps:
1. Go to http://www-947.ibm.com/support/entry/portal/docdisplay?lndocid=SERVXPRESS.
2. Download IMM, uEFI, pDSA code from http://www.ibm.com/support/fixcentral/.
3. Follow IMM, uEFI, pDSA readme file for firmware update
Resetting the IMM2 with the Setup utility
To reset the IMM2 through the Setup utility, complete the following steps:
1. Turn on the server.
Note: Approximately 60 seconds after the server is connected to ac power, the
power-control button becomes active.
2. When the prompt F1 Setup is displayed, press F1. If you have set both a
power-on password and an administrator password, you must type the
administrator password to access the full Setup utility menu.
3. 3. From the Setup utility main menu, select System Settings.
4. On the next screen, select Integrated Management Module.
5. Select Reset IMM.
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Note: After you reset the IMM2, this confirmation message is displayed
immediately:
IMM2 reset command has been sent successfully!! Press ENTER to continue.
The IMM2 reset process is not yet complete. You must wait approximately 3
minutes for the IMM2 to reset before the IMM2 is functional again. If you
attempt to access sever firmware information while the server is resetting,
Unknown is displayed in the fields, and the description is Error retrieving
information from IMM2.
LAN over USB
A LAN over USB interface enables in-band communications to the IMM2; the IMM2
hardware on the system board presents an internal Ethernet NIC from the IMM2 to
the operating system.
Typically, the IMM2 IP address for the LAN over USB interface is set to a static
address of 169.254.95.118 with a subnet mask of 255.255.0.0. In the event of an IP
address collision on the network, the IMM2 might obtain a different IP address in
the 169.254.xxx.xxx range.
Because the IMM2 might obtain a random IP address for the LAN over USB
interface, the ASU and firmware flash utilities, DSA, and the IBM Systems Director
Agent use the Service Location Protocol (SLP) to discover the IMM2 IP address.
These tools perform an SLP multicast discovery on the LAN over USB interface.
When they receive a response from the IMM2, they obtain the attributes that
contain the IP address that the IMM2 is using for the LAN over USB interface.
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Potential conflicts with the LAN over USB interface
In some situations, the IMM2 LAN over USB interface can conflict with certain
network configurations, applications, or both. For example, Open MPI attempts to
use all of the available network interfaces on a server. Open MPI detects the IMM2
LAN over USB interface and attempts to use it to communicate with other systems
in a clustered environment. The LAN over USB interface is an internal interface, so
this interface does not work for external communications with other systems in the
cluster.
Resolving conflicts with the IMM2 LAN over USB interface
There are several actions that resolve LAN over USB conflicts with network
configurations and applications:
v For conflicts with Open MPI, configure the application so that it does not attempt
to use the interface.
v Take the interface down (run ifdown under Linux).
v Remove the device driver (run rmmod under Linux).
Configuring the LAN over USB interface manually
For the IMM2 to use the LAN over USB interface, you might have to complete other
configuration tasks if the automatic setup fails or if you prefer to set up the LAN
over USB manually. The firmware update package or Advanced Settings Utility
attempts to perform the setup automatically. For more information about LAN over
USB configuration on different operating systems, see the IBM white paper
Transitioning to UEFI and IMM on the IBM website.
Installing device drivers
For the IMM2 to use the LAN over USB interface, you might have to install
operating-system drivers. If the automatic setup fails or if you prefer to set up the
LAN over USB manually, use one of the following procedures. For more information
about LAN over USB configuration on different operating systems, see the IBM
white paper Transitioning to UEFI and IMM on the IBM website.
Installing the Windows IPMI device driver
The Microsoft IPMI device driver is not installed by default on Microsoft Windows
Server 2003 R2 operating systems. To install the Microsoft IPMI device driver,
complete the following steps:
1. From the Windows desktop, clickStart → Control Panel → Add or Remove
Programs.
2.
3.
Click Add/Remove Windows Components.
From the component list, select Management and Monitoring Tools, and then
click Details.
4. Select Hardware Management.
5. Click Next. The installation wizard opens and guides you through the
installation.
Note: The Windows installation CD might be required.
Installing the LAN over USB Windows device driver
When you install Windows, an unknown RNDIS device is shown in the Device
Manager. You must install a Windows INF file that identifies this device and is
required by Windows operating system to detect and use the LAN over USB
functionality. The signed version of the INF is included in all of the Windows
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versions of the IMM2, UEFI, and DSA update packages. The file needs to be
installed only once. To install the Windows INF file, complete the following steps:
1. Obtain the IMM2 update package.
2. Extract the ibm_rndis_server_os.inf and device.cat files from the firmware
update package and copy them to the \WINDOWS\inf subdirectory.
3. For Windows 2003: Install the ibm_rndis_server_os.inf file by right-clicking on
the file and selecting Install. This generates a PNF file of the same name in
\WINDOWS\inf. For Windows 2008: Go to Computer Management, then
Device Manager and locate the RNDIS Device. Select Properties → Driver →
Reinstall driver. Point the server to the \Windows\inf directory, where it can
locate the ibm_rndis_server_os.inf file and install the device.
4. Go to Computer Management, then Device Manager, right-click Network
adapters, and select Scan for hardware changes. A message confirms that
the Ethernet device is found and installed. The New Hardware Wizard starts
automatically.
5. When you are prompted Can Windows connect to Windows Update to search
for software?, click No, not this time. Click Next to continue.
6. When you are prompted What do you want the wizard to do?, click Install
from a list or specific location (Advanced). Click Next to continue.
7. When you are prompted Please choose your search and installation options,
click Don't search. I will choose the driver to install. Click Next to continue.
8. When you are prompted Select a hardware type, and then click Next, click
Network adapters. Click Next to continue.
9. When you are prompted Completing the Found New Hardware Wizard, click
Finish.
Note: A new local area connection is displayed and might state This
connection has limited or no connectivity. Ignore this message.
10. Go back to the Device Manager. Verify that IBM USB Remote NDIS Network
Device appears under Network Adapters.
11. Open a command prompt, type ipconfig, and press Enter. The local area
connection for the IBM USB RNDIS is displayed with an IP address in the
range of 169.254.xxx.xxx with a subnet mask set to 255.255.0.0.
Installing the LAN over USB Linux device driver
Current versions of Linux, such as RHEL 5 Update 6 and SLES 10 Service Pack 4,
support the LAN over USB interface by default. This interface is detected and
displayed during the installation of these operating systems. When you configure
the device, use a static IP address of 169.254.95.130 with a subnet mask of
255.255.0.0.
Note: Older Linux distributions might not detect the LAN over USB interface and
might require manual configuration. For information about configuring LAN over
USB on specific Linux distributions, see the IBM white paper Transitioning to UEFI
and IMM on the IBM website.
The IMM2 LAN over USB interface requires that the usbnet and cdc_ether device
drivers be loaded. If the device drivers have not been installed, use the modprobe
command to install them. When these device drivers are installed, the IMM2 USB
network interface is shown as a network device in the operating system. To
discover the name that the operating system has assigned to the IMM2 USB
network interface, type:
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dmesg | grep -i cdc ether
Use the ifconfig command to configure the interface to have an IP address in the
range 169.254.xxx.xxx. For example:
ifconfig IMM2_device_name 169.254.1.102 netmask 255.255.0.0
This interface is configured to have an IP address in the 169.254.xxx.xxx range
each time that the operating system is started.
Using the ServerGuide Setup and Installation CD
The ServerGuide Setup and Installation CD provides software setup tools and
installation tools that are designed for your server. The ServerGuide program
detects the server model and hardware options that are installed and uses that
information during setup to configure the hardware. Use this CD during the initial
installation of the server to simplify the operating-system installations by providing
updated device drivers and, in some cases, installing them automatically. To
download the CD, go to http://www.ibm.com/support/entry/portal/
docdisplay?lndocid=SERV-GUIDE and click IBM Service and Support Site.
Note: Changes are made periodically to the IBM website. The actual procedure
might vary slightly from what is described in this document.
To start the ServerGuide Setup and Installation CD, complete the following steps:
1. Insert the CD, and restart the server. If the CD does not start, see “ServerGuide
Problems” in the Problem Determination and Service Guide on the System x
Documentation CD.
2. Follow the instructions on the screen to:
a. Select your language.
b. Select your keyboard layout and country.
c. View the overview to learn about ServerGuide features.
d. View the readme file to review installation tips for your operating system and
adapter.
e. Start the operating-system installation. You will need your operating-system
CD.
The ServerGuide program has the following features:
v An easy-to-use interface
v Diskette-free setup, and configuration programs that are based on detected
hardware
v ServeRAID Manager program, which configures your ServeRAID adapter
v Device drivers that are provided for your server model and detected hardware
v Operating-system partition size and file-system type that are selectable during
setup
ServerGuide features
Features and functions can vary slightly with different versions of the ServerGuide
program. To learn more about the version that you have, start the ServerGuide
Setup and Installation CD and view the online overview. Not all features are
supported on all server models.
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The ServerGuide program requires a supported IBM server with an enabled
startable (bootable) CD drive. In addition to the ServerGuide Setup and Installation
CD, you must have your operating-system CD to install the operating system.
The ServerGuide program performs the following tasks:
v Sets system date and time
v Detects the RAID adapter or controller and runs the SAS/SATA RAID
configuration program
v Checks the microcode (firmware) levels of a ServeRAID adapter and determines
whether a later level is available from the CD
v Detects installed hardware options and provides updated device drivers for most
adapters and devices
v Provides diskette-free installation for supported Windows operating systems
v Includes an online readme file with links to tips for your hardware and
operating-system installation
Important: Before you install a legacy operating system (such as VMware) on a
server with an LSI SAS controller, you must first complete the following steps:
1. Update the device driver for the LSI SAS controller to the latest level.
2. In the Setup utility, set Legacy Only as the first option in the boot sequence in
the Boot Manager menu.
3. Using the LSI Configuration Utility program, select a boot drive.
For detailed information and instructions, go to https://www-947.ibm.com/systems/
support/supportsite.wss/docdisplay?lndocid=MIGR-5083225.
Setup and configuration overview
When you use the ServerGuide Setup and Installation CD, you do not need setup
diskettes. You can use the CD to configure any supported IBM server model. The
setup program provides a list of tasks that are required to set up your server model.
On a server with a ServeRAID adapter or SAS/SATA controller with RAID
capabilities, you can run the SAS/SATA RAID configuration program to create
logical drives.
Note: Features and functions can vary slightly with different versions of the
ServerGuide program.
Typical operating-system installation
The ServerGuide program can reduce the time it takes to install an operating
system. It provides the device drivers that are required for your hardware and for
the operating system that you are installing. This section describes a typical
ServerGuide operating-system installation.
Note: Features and functions can vary slightly with different versions of the
ServerGuide program.
1. After you have completed the setup process, the operating-system installation
program starts. (You will need your operating-system CD to complete the
installation.)
2. The ServerGuide program stores information about the server model, service
processor, hard disk drive controllers, and network adapters. Then, the program
checks the CD for newer device drivers. This information is stored and then
passed to the operating-system installation program.
3. The ServerGuide program presents operating-system partition options that are
based on your operating-system selection and the installed hard disk drives.
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4. The ServerGuide program prompts you to insert your operating-system CD and
restart the server. At this point, the installation program for the operating system
takes control to complete the installation.
Installing your operating system without using ServerGuide
If you have already configured the server hardware and you are not using the
ServerGuide program to install your operating system, complete the following steps
to download the latest operating-system installation instructions from the IBM
website.
Note: Changes are made periodically to the IBM website. The actual procedure
might vary slightly from what is described in this document.
1. Go to http://www.ibm.com/supportportal/.
2.
3.
4.
5.
6.
Under Product support, click System x.
From the menu on the left side of the page, click System x support search.
From the Task menu, select Install.
From the Product family menu, select System x3100 M4.
From the Operating system menu, select your operating system, and then click
Search to display the available installation documents.
Enabling the Intel Gigabit Ethernet Utility program
The Intel Gigabit Ethernet Utility program is part of the server firmware. You can
use it to configure the network as a startable device, and you can customize where
the network startup option appears in the startup sequence. Enable and disable the
Intel Gigabit Ethernet Utility program from the Setup utility.
Configuring the Gigabit Ethernet controller
The Ethernet controllers are integrated on the system board. They provides an
interface for connecting to a 10 Mbps, 100 Mbps, or 1 Gbps network and provides
full-duplex (FDX) capability, which enables simultaneous transmission and reception
of data on the network. If the Ethernet ports in the server supports auto-negotiation,
the controllers detect the data-transfer rate (10BASE-T, 100BASE-TX, or
1000BASE-T) and duplex mode (full-duplex or half-duplex) of the network and
automatically operates at that rate and mode.
You do not have to set any jumpers or configure the controller. However, you must
install a device driver to enable the operating system to address the controller. To
find updated information about configuring the controllers, complete the following
steps.
Note: Changes are made periodically to the IBM website. The actual procedure
might vary slightly from what is described in this document.
1. Go to http://www.ibm.com/supportportal/ or http://www.ibm.com/support/
fixcentral/.
2. Under Product support, click System x.
3. Under Popular links, click Software and device drivers.
4. From the Product family menu, select System x3100 M4 and click Go.
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Enabling and configuring Serial over LAN (SOL)
Establish a Serial over LAN (SOL) connection to manage servers from a remote
location. You can remotely view and change the BIOS settings, restart the server,
identify the server, and perform other management functions. Any standard Telnet
client application can access the SOL connection.
To enable and configure the server for SOL, you must update and configure the
UEFI code; update and configure the integrated management module II (IMM2)
firmware; update and configure the Ethernet controller firmware; and enable the
operating system for an SOL connection.
UEFI update and configuration
To update and configure the UEFI code to enable SOL, complete the following
steps:
1. Update the UEFI code:
a. Download the latest version of the UEFI code from http://www.ibm.com/
supportportal/.
b. Update the UEFI code, following the instructions that come with the update
file that you downloaded.
2. Update the IMM2 firmware:
a. Download the latest version of the IMM2 firmware from
http://www.ibm.com/supportportal/ or http://www.ibm.com/support/fixcentral/.
b. Update the IMM2 firmware, following the instructions that come with the
update file that you downloaded.
3. Configure the UEFI settings:
a. When you are prompted to start the Configuration/Setup Utility program,
restart the server and press F1.
b. Select System Settings → Devices and I/O Ports.
c. Select Console Redirection Settings; then, make sure that the values are
set as follows:
v COM Port 1: Enable
v Remote Console: Enable
v Serial Port Sharing: Enable
v
v
v
v
v
Serial Port Access Mode: Dedicated COM1 Settings
Baud Rate: 115200
Data Bits: 8
Parity: None Stop
Bits: 1
v Thermal Emulation: ANSI
v Active After Boot: Enable
v Flow Control: Hardware
d. Press Esc twice to exit the Devices and I/O Ports section of the
Configuration/Setup Utility program.
e.
f.
g.
h.
Select Save Settings; then, press Enter.
Press Enter to confirm.
Select Exit Setup; then, press Enter.
Make sure that Yes, exit the Setup Utility is selected; then, press Enter.
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Using LSI Configuration Utility program
Use the LSI Configuration Utility program to configure and manage redundant array
of independent disks (RAID) arrays. Be sure to use this program as described in
this document.
v Use the LSI Configuration Utility program to perform the following tasks:
– Perform a low-level format on a hard disk drive
– Create an array of hard disk drives with or without a hot-spare drive
– Set protocol parameters on hard disk drives
The integrated SAS/SATA controller with RAID capabilities supports RAID arrays.
You can use the LSI Configuration Utility program to configure RAID 0, RAID 1, and
RAID 5 for a single pair of attached devices. If you install a different type of RAID
adapter, follow the instructions in the documentation that comes with the adapter to
view or change settings for attached devices.
In addition, you can download an LSI command-line configuration program from
http://www.ibm.com/supportportal/.
When you are using the LSI Configuration Utility program to configure and manage
arrays, consider the following information:
v The integrated SAS/SATA controller with RAID capabilities supports the following
features:
– Integrated Mirroring (IM) with hot-spare support (also known as RAID 1)
Use this option to create an integrated array of two disks plus up to two
optional hot spares. All data on the primary disk can be migrated.
– Integrated Striping (IS) (also known as RAID 0)
Use this option to create an integrated striping array of two to eight disks. All
data on the array disks will be deleted.
v Hard disk drive capacities affect how you create arrays. The drives in an array
can have different capacities, but the RAID controller treats them as if they all
have the capacity of the smallest hard disk drive.
v If you use an integrated SAS/SATA controller with RAID capabilities to configure
a RAID 1 (mirrored) array after you have installed the operating system, you will
lose access to any data or applications that were previously stored on the
secondary drive of the mirrored pair.
v If you install a different type of RAID controller, see the documentation that
comes with the controller for information about viewing and changing settings for
attached devices.
Starting the LSI Configuration Utility program
To start the LSI Configuration Utility program, complete the following steps:
1. Turn on the server.
Note: Approximately 1 to 3 minutes after the server is connected to ac power,
the power-control button becomes active after the power-on LED flashes slowly.
2. When the prompt <F1 Setup> is displayed, press F1. If you have set an
administrator password, you are prompted to type the password.
3. Select System Settings → Adapters and UEFI drivers.
4. Select Please refresh this page on the first visit and press Enter.
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5. Select LSI controller_driver_name Driver and press Enter, where
controller_driver_name is the name of the SAS/SATA controller driver. For the
SAS/SATA controller driver name, see the documentation that comes with your
controller.
6. To perform storage-management tasks, follow the procedures in the
documentation that comes with the SAS/SATA controller.
When you have finished changing settings, press Esc to exit from the program;
select Save to save the settings that you have changed.
Formatting a hard disk drive
Low-level formatting removes all data from the hard disk. If there is data on the disk
that you want to save, back up the hard disk before you perform this procedure.
Note: Before you format a hard disk, make sure that the disk is not part of a
mirrored pair.
To format a drive, complete the following steps:
1. From the list of adapters, select the controller (channel) for the drive that you
want to format and press Enter.
2. Select SAS Topology and press Enter.
3. Select Direct Attach Devices and press Enter.
4. To highlight the drive that you want to format, use the Up Arrow and Down
Arrow keys. To scroll left and right, use the Left Arrow and Right Arrow keys or
the End key. Press Alt+D.
5. To start the low-level formatting operation, select Format and press Enter.
Creating a RAID array of hard disk drives
To create a RAID array of hard disk drives, complete the following steps:
1. From the list of adapters, select the controller (channel) for the drives that you
want to mirror.
2. Select RAID Properties.
3. Select the type of array that you want to create.
4. Use the arrow keys to highlight the first drive in the pair; then, press the Minus
(-) or Plus (+) key to change the mirror value to Primary.
5. Continue to select the next drive using the Minus (-) or Plus (+) key until you
have selected all the drives for your array.
6. Press C to create the disk array.
7. Select Apply changes and exit menu to create the array.
Creating a software RAID array of hard disk drives
To create a software RAID array of hard disk drives, complete the following steps:
1. Turn on the server.
Note: Approximately 1 to 3 minutes after the server is connected to ac power,
the power-control button becomes active after the power-on LED flashes
slowly.
2. When the prompt <F1 Setup> is displayed, press F1. If you have set an
administrator password, you are prompted to type the password.
3. Select Devices and I/O Ports → Adapters and UEFI drivers.
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4.
5.
6.
7.
8.
9.
10.
11.
12.
Save the setting and reboot the system.
Press F1 to boot the uEFI setup menu.
Select Devices and I/O Ports → Adapters and UEFI drivers.
Select Storage.
Select LSI MegaRAID Controller Configuration Utility → Virtual Driver
Management → Create Configuration.
Select the type of array that you want to create.
Select the Select Driver and use space key to select all the drives for your
array.
Select the Apply Change to create the array.
Press C to create the disk array.
13. When the prompt Configuration completed is displayed, select OK to
continue.
14. After the system auto skip to the next screen, select Save Configuration .
15. When the prompt create RAID will cause data lost on the physical HDD is
displayed, use space key to select Confirm.
16. Select OK to continue.
17. To initialize virtual disk, select LSI MegaRAID Controller Configuration
Utility → Virtual Driver Management → Select Virtual Driver Operation.
Notes:
1. Software RAID is not supported in Redhat 6.1 UEFI mode.
2. You can create software RAID with Linux OS RAID. LSI software RAID is turned
off in Linux OS by default.
3. Legacy OS installation is not supported when BBS boot is enabled on
ServeRAID M5014.
4. Brocade adapters are supported in Windows 2011 SBS with 3.0.0.0 driver
package or later version installed.
Disable a software RAID array of hard disk drives
To disable a software RAID array of hard disk drives, complete the following steps:
1. Turn on the server.
Note: Approximately 1 to 3 minutes after the server is connected to ac power,
the power-control button becomes active after the power-on LED flashes slowly.
2. When the prompt <F1 Setup> is displayed, press F1. If you have set an
administrator password, you are prompted to type the password.
3. Select Devices and I/O Ports → Adapters and UEFI drivers.
4. Save the setting and reboot the system.
5.
6.
7.
8.
Press F1 to boot the uEFI setup menu.
Select Devices and I/O Ports → Configure SATA as.
Select IDE or AHCI.
Save the setting and reboot the system.
IBM Advanced Settings Utility program
The IBM Advanced Settings Utility (ASU) program is an alternative to the Setup
utility for modifying UEFI settings. Use the ASU program online or out of band to
modify UEFI settings from the command line without the need to restart the system
to access the Setup utility.
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For more information and to download the ASU program, go to
http://www.ibm.com/support/entry/portal/docdisplay?lndocid=TOOL-ASU.
Updating IBM Systems Director
If you plan to use IBM Systems Director to manage the server, you must check for
the latest applicable IBM Systems Director updates and interim fixes.
Note: Changes are made periodically to the IBM website. The actual procedure
might vary slightly from what is described in this document.
To locate and install a newer version of IBM Systems Director, complete the
following steps:
1. Check for the latest version of IBM Systems Director:
a. Go to http://www.ibm.com/systems/software/director/downloads/index.html.
b. If a newer version of IBM Systems Director than what comes with the server
is shown in the drop-down list, follow the instructions on the web page to
download the latest version.
2. Install the IBM Systems Director program.
If your management server is connected to the Internet, to locate and install
updates and interim fixes, complete the following steps:
1. Make sure that you have run the Discovery and Inventory collection tasks.
2. On the Welcome page of the IBM Systems Director web interface, click View
updates.
3. Click Check for updates. The available updates are displayed in a table.
4. Select the updates that you want to install, and click Install to start the
installation wizard.
If your management server is not connected to the Internet, to locate and install
updates and interim fixes, complete the following steps:
1. Make sure that you have run the Discovery and Inventory collection tasks.
2. On a system that is connected to the Internet, go to http://www.ibm.com/
eserver/support/fixes/fixcentral/.
3. From the Product family list, select IBM Systems Director.
4. From the Product list, select IBM Systems Director.
5. From the Installed version list, select the latest version, and click Continue.
6. Download the available updates.
7. Copy the downloaded files to the management server.
8. On the management server, on the Welcome page of the IBM Systems
Director web interface, click the Manage tab, and click Update Manager.
9. Click Import updates and specify the location of the downloaded files that you
copied to the management server.
10. Return to the Welcome page of the web interface, and click View updates.
11. Select the updates that you want to install, and click Install to start the
installation wizard.
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Appendix A. Getting help and technical assistance
If you need help, service, or technical assistance or just want more information
about IBM products, you will find a wide variety of sources available from IBM to
assist you. This section contains information about where to go for additional
information about IBM and IBM products, what to do if you experience a problem
with your system, and whom to call for service, if it is necessary.
Before you call
Before you call, make sure that you have taken these steps to try to solve the
problem yourself:
v Check all cables to make sure that they are connected.
v Check the power switches to make sure that the system and any optional
devices are turned on.
v Use the troubleshooting information in your system documentation, and use the
diagnostic tools that come with your system. Information about diagnostic tools is
in the Problem Determination and Service Guide on the IBM Documentation CD
that comes with your system.
v Go to the IBM support website at http://www.ibm.com/supportportal/ to check for
technical information, hints, tips, and new device drivers or to submit a request
for information.
You can solve many problems without outside assistance by following the
troubleshooting procedures that IBM provides in the online help or in the
documentation that is provided with your IBM product. The documentation that
comes with IBM systems also describes the diagnostic tests that you can perform.
Most systems, operating systems, and programs come with documentation that
contains troubleshooting procedures and explanations of error messages and error
codes. If you suspect a software problem, see the documentation for the operating
system or program.
Using the documentation
Information about your IBM system and preinstalled software, if any, or optional
device is available in the documentation that comes with the product. That
documentation can include printed documents, online documents, readme files, and
help files. See the troubleshooting information in your system documentation for
instructions for using the diagnostic programs. The troubleshooting information or
the diagnostic programs might tell you that you need additional or updated device
drivers or other software. IBM maintains pages on the World Wide Web where you
can get the latest technical information and download device drivers and updates.
To access these pages, go to http://www.ibm.com/supportportal/ and follow the
instructions. Also, some documents are available through the IBM Publications
Center at http://www.ibm.com/shop/publications/order/.
Getting help and information from the World Wide Web
On the World Wide Web, the IBM website has up-to-date information about IBM
systems, optional devices, services, and support. The address for IBM System x®
and xSeries® information is http://www.ibm.com/systems/x/. The address for IBM
BladeCenter® information is http://www.ibm.com/systems/bladecenter/. The address
for IBM IntelliStation® information is http://www.ibm.com/intellistation/.
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You can find service information for IBM systems and optional devices at
http://www.ibm.com/supportportal/.
Software service and support
Through IBM Support Line, you can get telephone assistance, for a fee, with usage,
configuration, and software problems with System x and xSeries servers,
BladeCenter products, IntelliStation workstations, and appliances. For information
about which products are supported by Support Line in your country or region, see
http://www.ibm.com/services/sl/products/.
For more information about Support Line and other IBM services, see
http://www.ibm.com/services/, or see http://www.ibm.com/planetwide/ for support
telephone numbers. In the U.S. and Canada, call 1-800-IBM-SERV
(1-800-426-7378).
Hardware service and support
You can receive hardware service through your IBM reseller or IBM Services. To
locate a reseller authorized by IBM to provide warranty service, go to
http://www.ibm.com/partnerworld/ and click Find a Business Partner on the right
side of the page. For IBM support telephone numbers, see http://www.ibm.com/
planetwide/. In the U.S. and Canada, call 1-800-IBM-SERV (1-800-426-7378).
In the U.S. and Canada, hardware service and support is available 24 hours a day,
7 days a week. In the U.K., these services are available Monday through Friday,
from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
IBM Taiwan product service
IBM Taiwan product service contact information:
IBM Taiwan Corporation
3F, No 7, Song Ren Rd.
Taipei, Taiwan
Telephone: 0800-016-888
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Appendix B. Notices
This information was developed for products and services offered in the U.S.A.
IBM may not offer the products, services, or features discussed in this document in
other countries. Consult your local IBM representative for information on the
products and services currently available in your area. Any reference to an IBM
product, program, or service is not intended to state or imply that only that IBM
product, program, or service may be used. Any functionally equivalent product,
program, or service that does not infringe any IBM intellectual property right may be
used instead. However, it is the user's responsibility to evaluate and verify the
operation of any non-IBM product, program, or service.
IBM may have patents or pending patent applications covering subject matter
described in this document. The furnishing of this document does not give you any
license to these patents. You can send license inquiries, in writing, to:
IBM Director of Licensing
IBM Corporation
North Castle Drive
Armonk, NY 10504-1785
U.S.A.
INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS MACHINES CORPORATION PROVIDES THIS
PUBLICATION “AS IS” WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS
OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES
OF NON-INFRINGEMENT, MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A
PARTICULAR PURPOSE. Some states do not allow disclaimer of express or
implied warranties in certain transactions, therefore, this statement may not apply to
you.
This information could include technical inaccuracies or typographical errors.
Changes are periodically made to the information herein; these changes will be
incorporated in new editions of the publication. IBM may make improvements and/or
changes in the product(s) and/or the program(s) described in this publication at any
time without notice.
Any references in this information to non-IBM websites are provided for
convenience only and do not in any manner serve as an endorsement of those
websites. The materials at those websites are not part of the materials for this IBM
product, and use of those websites is at your own risk.
IBM may use or distribute any of the information you supply in any way it believes
appropriate without incurring any obligation to you.
Trademarks
IBM, the IBM logo, and ibm.com are trademarks of International Business Machines
Corp., registered in many jurisdictions worldwide. Other product and service names
might be trademarks of IBM or other companies. A current list of IBM trademarks is
available on the web at “Copyright and trademark information” at
http://www.ibm.com/legal/copytrade.shtml.
Adobe and PostScript are either registered trademarks or trademarks of Adobe
Systems Incorporated in the United States and/or other countries.
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Cell Broadband Engine is a trademark of Sony Computer Entertainment, Inc., in the
United States, other countries, or both and is used under license therefrom.
Intel, Intel Xeon, Itanium, and Pentium are trademarks or registered trademarks of
Intel Corporation or its subsidiaries in the United States and other countries.
Java and all Java-based trademarks and logos are trademarks or registered
trademarks of Oracle and/or its affiliates.
Linux is a registered trademark of Linus Torvalds in the United States, other
countries, or both.
Microsoft, Windows, and Windows NT are trademarks of Microsoft Corporation in
the United States, other countries, or both.
UNIX is a registered trademark of The Open Group in the United States and other
countries.
Important notes
Processor speed indicates the internal clock speed of the microprocessor; other
factors also affect application performance.
CD or DVD drive speed is the variable read rate. Actual speeds vary and are often
less than the possible maximum.
When referring to processor storage, real and virtual storage, or channel volume,
KB stands for 1024 bytes, MB stands for 1,048,576 bytes, and GB stands for
1,073,741,824 bytes.
When referring to hard disk drive capacity or communications volume, MB stands
for 1,000,000 bytes, and GB stands for 1,000,000,000 bytes. Total user-accessible
capacity can vary depending on operating environments.
Maximum internal hard disk drive capacities assume the replacement of any
standard hard disk drives and population of all hard disk drive bays with the largest
currently supported drives that are available from IBM.
Maximum memory might require replacement of the standard memory with an
optional memory module.
IBM makes no representation or warranties regarding non-IBM products and
services that are ServerProven®, including but not limited to the implied warranties
of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose. These products are offered
and warranted solely by third parties.
IBM makes no representations or warranties with respect to non-IBM products.
Support (if any) for the non-IBM products is provided by the third party, not IBM.
Some software might differ from its retail version (if available) and might not include
user manuals or all program functionality.
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Particulate contamination
Attention: Airborne particulates (including metal flakes or particles) and reactive
gases acting alone or in combination with other environmental factors such as
humidity or temperature might pose a risk to the server that is described in this
document. Risks that are posed by the presence of excessive particulate levels or
concentrations of harmful gases include damage that might cause the server to
malfunction or cease functioning altogether. This specification sets forth limits for
particulates and gases that are intended to avoid such damage. The limits must not
be viewed or used as definitive limits, because numerous other factors, such as
temperature or moisture content of the air, can influence the impact of particulates
or environmental corrosives and gaseous contaminant transfer. In the absence of
specific limits that are set forth in this document, you must implement practices that
maintain particulate and gas levels that are consistent with the protection of human
health and safety. If IBM determines that the levels of particulates or gases in your
environment have caused damage to the server, IBM may condition provision of
repair or replacement of servers or parts on implementation of appropriate remedial
measures to mitigate such environmental contamination. Implementation of such
remedial measures is a customer responsibility.
Table 9. Limits for particulates and gases
Contaminant
Limits
Particulate
v The room air must be continuously filtered with 40% atmospheric dust
spot efficiency (MERV 9) according to ASHRAE Standard 52.21.
v Air that enters a data center must be filtered to 99.97% efficiency or
greater, using high-efficiency particulate air (HEPA) filters that meet
MIL-STD-282.
v The deliquescent relative humidity of the particulate contamination
must be more than 60%2.
v The room must be free of conductive contamination such as zinc
whiskers.
Gaseous
v Copper: Class G1 as per ANSI/ISA 71.04-19853
v Silver: Corrosion rate of less than 300 Å in 30 days
1
ASHRAE 52.2-2008 - Method of Testing General Ventilation Air-Cleaning Devices for
Removal Efficiency by Particle Size. Atlanta: American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and
Air-Conditioning Engineers, Inc.
2
The deliquescent relative humidity of particulate contamination is the relative humidity at
which the dust absorbs enough water to become wet and promote ionic conduction.
3
ANSI/ISA-71.04-1985. Environmental conditions for process measurement and control
systems: Airborne contaminants. Instrument Society of America, Research Triangle Park,
North Carolina, U.S.A.
Documentation format
The publications for this product are in Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF)
and should be compliant with accessibility standards. If you experience difficulties
when you use the PDF files and want to request a web-based format or accessible
PDF document for a publication, direct your mail to the following address:
Information Development
IBM Corporation
205/A015
3039 E. Cornwallis Road
P.O. Box 12195
Research Triangle Park, North Carolina 27709-2195
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U.S.A.
In the request, be sure to include the publication part number and title.
When you send information to IBM, you grant IBM a nonexclusive right to use or
distribute the information in any way it believes appropriate without incurring any
obligation to you.
Telecommunication regulatory statement
This product is not intended to be connected directly or indirectly by any means
whatsoever to interfaces of public telecommunications networks, nor is it intended
to be used in a public services network.
Electronic emission notices
Note: When attaching a monitor to the equipment, you must use the designated
monitor cable and any interference suppression devices supplied with the monitor.
Federal Communications Commission (FCC) statement
Note: This equipment 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 when the
equipment is operated 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 to 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 his own expense.
Properly shielded and grounded cables and connectors must be used in order to
meet FCC emission limits. IBM is not responsible for any radio or television
interference caused by using other than recommended cables and connectors or by
unauthorized changes or modifications to this equipment. Unauthorized changes or
modifications could void the user's authority to operate the equipment.
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, and (2)
this device must accept any interference received, including interference that may
cause undesired operation.
Industry Canada Class A emission compliance statement
This Class A digital apparatus complies with Canadian ICES-003.
Avis de conformité à la réglementation d'Industrie Canada
Cet appareil numérique de la classe A est conforme à la norme NMB-003 du
Canada.
Australia and New Zealand Class A statement
Attention: This is a Class A product. In a domestic environment this product may
cause radio interference in which case the user may be required to take adequate
measures.
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European Union EMC Directive conformance statement
This product is in conformity with the protection requirements of EU Council
Directive 2004/108/EC on the approximation of the laws of the Member States
relating to electromagnetic compatibility. IBM cannot accept responsibility for any
failure to satisfy the protection requirements resulting from a nonrecommended
modification of the product, including the fitting of non-IBM option cards.
Attention: This is an EN 55022 Class A product. In a domestic environment this
product may cause radio interference in which case the user may be required to
take adequate measures.
Responsible manufacturer:
International Business Machines Corp.
New Orchard Road
Armonk, New York 10504
914-499-1900
European Community contact:
IBM Technical Regulations, Department M456
IBM-Allee 1, 71137 Ehningen, Germany
Telephone: +49 7032 15-2937
Email: tjahn@de.ibm.com
Germany Class A statement
Deutschsprachiger EU Hinweis:
Hinweis für Geräte der Klasse A EU-Richtlinie zur Elektromagnetischen
Verträglichkeit
Dieses Produkt entspricht den Schutzanforderungen der EU-Richtlinie 2004/108/EG
zur Angleichung der Rechtsvorschriften über die elektromagnetische Verträglichkeit
in den EU-Mitgliedsstaaten und hält die Grenzwerte der EN 55022 Klasse A ein.
Um dieses sicherzustellen, sind die Geräte wie in den Handbüchern beschrieben zu
installieren und zu betreiben. Des Weiteren dürfen auch nur von der IBM
empfohlene Kabel angeschlossen werden. IBM übernimmt keine Verantwortung für
die Einhaltung der Schutzanforderungen, wenn das Produkt ohne Zustimmung der
IBM verändert bzw. wenn Erweiterungskomponenten von Fremdherstellern ohne
Empfehlung der IBM gesteckt/eingebaut werden.
EN 55022 Klasse A Geräte müssen mit folgendem Warnhinweis versehen werden:
“Warnung: Dieses ist eine Einrichtung der Klasse A. Diese Einrichtung kann im
Wohnbereich Funk-Störungen verursachen; in diesem Fall kann vom Betreiber
verlangt werden, angemessene Maßnahmen zu ergreifen und dafür aufzukommen.”
Deutschland: Einhaltung des Gesetzes über die
elektromagnetische Verträglichkeit von Geräten
Dieses Produkt entspricht dem “Gesetz über die elektromagnetische Verträglichkeit
von Geräten (EMVG)”. Dies ist die Umsetzung der EU-Richtlinie 2004/108/EG in
der Bundesrepublik Deutschland.
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Zulassungsbescheinigung laut dem Deutschen Gesetz über die
elektromagnetische Verträglichkeit von Geräten (EMVG) (bzw. der
EMC EG Richtlinie 2004/108/EG) für Geräte der Klasse A
Dieses Gerät ist berechtigt, in Übereinstimmung mit dem Deutschen EMVG das
EG-Konformitätszeichen - CE - zu führen.
Verantwortlich für die Einhaltung der EMV Vorschriften ist der Hersteller:
International Business Machines Corp.
New Orchard Road
Armonk, New York 10504
914-499-1900
Der verantwortliche Ansprechpartner des Herstellers in der EU ist:
IBM Deutschland
Technical Regulations, Department M456
IBM-Allee 1, 71137 Ehningen, Germany
Telephone: +49 7032 15-2937
Email: tjahn@de.ibm.com
Generelle Informationen:
Das Gerät erfüllt die Schutzanforderungen nach EN 55024 und EN 55022
Klasse A.
VCCI Class A statement
This is a Class A product based on the standard of the Voluntary Control Council for
Interference (VCCI). If this equipment is used in a domestic environment, radio
interference may occur, in which case the user may be required to take corrective
actions.
Japan Electronics and Information Technology Industries Association
(JEITA) statement
Japanese Electronics and Information Technology Industries Association (JEITA)
Confirmed Harmonics Guideline (products less than or equal to 20 A per phase)
Korean Class A warning statement
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Russia Electromagnetic Interference (EMI) Class A statement
People's Republic of China Class A electronic emission statement
Taiwan Class A compliance statement
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Index
A
accessible documentation 77
acoustical noise emissions 5, 7
adapter
installing 41
specifications 5
administrator password 56
ASM event log 8
assistance, getting 73
ASU 60
attention notices 5
availability features 10
B
backup firmware
starting 58
battery
connector 19
safety x
bay identification 32
before you install a legacy operating system 65
bezel
lower
installing 49
removing 25
boot manager program
using 58
C
cables
internal drives 40
power 40
rear connectors 51
signal 40
cabling 41
Simple-swap SATA drives 41
caution statements 5
CD drive
installing 32, 33
Class A electronic emission notice
components
installing in the server 18
configuration
Ethernet controller 66
updating 51
configuration programs
LSI Configuration Utility 53
configuring
with ServerGuide 65
connector
battery 19
cable 51
Ethernet 15
external 14
internal 19
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connector (continued)
power cord 14
serial 14
Universal Serial Bus (USB) 14, 15
video 15
connectors
external 19
contamination, particulate and gaseous
controller
Ethernet, configuring 66
controls and indicators 13
cooling 6, 23
cover, side
installing 49
removing 25
creating
a software RAID array 69
RAID array 69
6, 77
D
danger statements 5
data rate, Ethernet 66
device drivers, updates 12
DIMMs
installing 28
disable
a software RAID array 70
diskette drive
installing 32
documentation
Documentation Browser 3
Documentation CD 3
documentation format 77
documentation, updated
finding 4
drive
bay identification 32
cables 40
installing 32
removable-media 36
simple-swap 38
support 32
drives
cabling 41
hot-swap SATA
cabling 41
Simple-swap SATA
cabling 41
specifications 5
DSA 8
DSA log 8
DVD drive
activity LED 14
eject button 14
installing 33
Dynamic System Analysis 8
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E
I
eject button
DVD 14
electrical input 5, 6
electronic emission Class A notice 78
environment 5, 6
Ethernet
activity LED 15
connector 15
controller
configuring 66
high performance modes 66
integrated on system board 66
link status LED 15
modes 66
expansion slots 7
IBM Advanced Settings Utility program
overview 70
IBM Support Line 74
IBM System x Server Firmware
Setup utility 60
tools and utilities 59
IBM Systems Director 9
systems management tool 11
updating 71
IMM
managing tools and utilities 59
IMM2 60
important notices 5
indicators 12
installation guidelines 22
installation order
hard disk drives 38
memory modules 31
installing
adapter 41
bezel
lower 49
CD drive 33
DVD drive 33
heat sink 44
internal drives 32
memory modules 28
microprocessor 44
options 22
power supply
non-hot-swap 47
removable-media drives 32
side cover 49
simple-swap drives 38
tape drive 33, 36
installing options 17
in server 18
integrated functions 6
integrated integrated management module
integrated management module
event log 8
integrated network support 9
internal
drives, installing 32
IPMI event log 8
IPMItool 59
F
FCC Class A notice 78
features
reliability, availability, and serviceability
server 8
ServerGuide 65
features and specifications 5
features, server 5
finding
updated documentation 4
firmware updates 2
Flash utilities 60
formatting
hard disk drive 69
front, controls and indicators 13
10
G
gaseous contamination 6, 77
getting help 73
grease, thermal 46
guidelines, system reliability 23
H
handling static-sensitive devices 23
hard disk drive
activity LED 14
formatting 69
installing 32
order of installation 38
simple-swap 38
hardware service and support 74
heat output 5, 6
heat sink
installing 44
removing 26
help, getting 73
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J
jumpers
20
L
LEDs
DVD drive activity 14
Ethernet link status 15
Ethernet transmit/receive activity
hard disk drive activity 14
power-on 13
15
16
LEDs (continued)
system board 21
system-error 14
LEDs and controls
on the front of the server 13
legacy operating system
requirement 65
License Agreement for Machine Code 4
Licenses and Attributions Documents 4
Linux license agreement 4
LSI Configuration program 68
M
memory
specifications 5
memory module
installing 28
order of installation 31
specifications 6
menu choices
for the Setup utility 54
microprocessor
installing 44
removing 26
specifications 5, 6
modes, Ethernet 66
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R
N
NOS installation
with ServerGuide 65
without ServerGuide 66
notes 5
notes, important 76
notices 75
electronic emission 78
FCC, Class A 78
notices and statements 5
O
online documentation 2
online publications 4
operating system 17
operating-system event log 8
optional device
installation guidelines 22
static-sensitive 23
options
drives 32
installing 17, 22
order of installation
hard disk drives 38
memory modules 31
overview 9
P
particulate contamination
password
administrator 57
forgotten power-on 57
power-on 57
passwords 57
ports
Ethernet 15
serial 14
Universal Serial Bus (USB) 14, 15
video 15
power control-button 13
power on and working inside the server 23
power supply
non-hot-swap
installing 47
specifications 6
power switch 13
power-cord connector 14
power-on LED 13
power-on password 56, 57
public services network, use in 78
public telecommunications network, connection to
6, 77
RAID array
creating 69
RAS features 10
RAS.
See also features
reliability, availability, and serviceability 10
redundant array of independent disks (RAID)
support 9
redundant connection 9
related documentation 4
reliability features 10
reliability, system 23
removable-media drives, installing 32
removing
bezel
lower 25
heat sink 26
microprocessor 26
side cover 25
reset IMM2 60
S
safety information
handling static-sensitive devices
introduction viii
multilingual pointer vii
Statement 1 ix
Statement 12 xiii
Statement 13 xiv
Statement 15 xiv
Statement 2 x
Statement 3 xi
Statement 4 xii
Statement 5 xii
Statement 8 xiii
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safety information (continued)
system reliability considerations 23
when the server is on 23
Safety Information 5
Serial Advanced Technology Attachment (SATA)
simple-swap drives 38
serial connector 14
serial number 2
server
configuration 53
installing options 18
power features 15
specifications 5
turning it off 15
working inside with the power on 23
server , backup firmware
starting 58
server components 18
server controls and indicator
on the front 13
server shutdown 15
ServeRAID support 9
ServerGuide
features 65
NOS installation 65
setup 65
using 64
ServerGuide CD 2, 9
ServerProven 17
serviceability features 10
Setup utility
menu choices 54
starting 54
using 54
shutting down the server 15
simple-swap drives 38
Simple-swap SATA drives
cabling 41
size 6
software RAID array
creating 69
disable 70
software service and support 74
specifications 5
specifications, server 5
starting
the backup firmware 58
the Setup utility 54
statements and notices 5
static electricity 23
static-sensitive devices, handling 23
status LEDs 12
support, web site 73
system board
internal connectors 19
jumper blocks 20
jumpers 20
LEDs 21
system reliability guidelines 23
system specifications 5
system-error LED 14
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systems management 10
systems management tool
IBM Systems Director 11
T
tape drive
installing 33, 36
tape drive, installing 32
telephone numbers 74
temperature 5
thermal grease 46
tools 59
Flash utilities 60
IPMItool 59
trademarks 75
turning off the server 15
integrated integrated management module
16
U
United States electronic emission Class A notice
United States FCC Class A notice 78
Universal Serial Bus (USB)
connectors
front 14
rear 15
UpdateXpress System Packs 12
updating
IBM Systems Director 71
Systems Director, IBM 71
user password 57
using
LSI Configuration program 68
the boot manager program 58
the Setup utility 54
Using IBM Advanced Settings Utility (ASU) 60
utilities
See tools
Utility program
IBM Advanced Settings 70
utility, Setup
menu choices 54
starting 54
using 54
V
video
connector 15
specifications 5
W
Wake on LAN feature 15
web site
support 73
support line, telephone numbers
website
compatible options 22, 28
74
78
website (continued)
IBM support 4
publication ordering 73
ServerProven list 22, 28, 41
weight 5, 6
working inside the server
with the power on 23
Index
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System x3100 M4 Type 2582: Installation and User's Guide
Part Number: 00D3167
Printed in USA
(1P) P/N: 00D3167
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