IBM 206 User manual
ERserver
xSeries 206
Type 8482
User’s Guide
ERserver
xSeries 206
Type 8482
User’s Guide
Note:
Before using this information and the product it supports, read the general information in and Appendix B,
“Notices,” on page 33.
First Edition (April 2004)
© Copyright International Business Machines Corporation 2004. All rights reserved.
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with IBM Corp.
Contents
Safety
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Chapter 1. Introducing the xSeries 206 Type 8482 server
Related documentation . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Notices and statements used in this document . . . . . .
Features and specifications . . . . . . . . . . . . .
What your server offers . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Reliability, availability, and serviceability . . . . . . . .
IBM Director . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Update Xpress program . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Server controls, LEDs, and power . . . . . . . . . .
Front view . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Rear view . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Server power features . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Turning on the server . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Turning off the server . . . . . . . . . . . . .
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Chapter 2. Configuring your server . . . . . . .
Using the Configuration/Setup Utility program . . . .
Starting the Configuration/Setup Utility program . . .
Configuration/Setup Utility menu choices . . . . .
Passwords . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Using the ServerGuide Setup and Installation CD . . .
ServerGuide features . . . . . . . . . . . .
Setup and configuration overview . . . . . . . .
Typical operating system installation . . . . . . .
Installing your operating system without ServerGuide .
Using the Boot Menu program . . . . . . . . . .
Using the Adaptec HostRAID configuration programs . .
Using the Adaptec RAID Configuration Utility programs
Using the SCSISelect Utility program (for SCSI RAID)
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Configuring the controller . . . . . . . . . . .
Viewing the configuration . . . . . . . . . . .
Enabling the Intel Gigabit Ethernet Utility program . . .
Configuring the Intel Gigabit Ethernet controller . . . .
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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 . . . . . . . . .
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Product recycling and disposal
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Electronic emission notices . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Federal Communications Commission (FCC) statement . .
Industry Canada Class B emission compliance statement .
Avis de conformité à la réglementation d’Industrie Canada .
European Union EMC Directive conformance statement . .
Japanese Voluntary Control Council for Interference (VCCI)
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xSeries 206 Type 8482: User’s Guide
Safety
Before installing this product, read the Safety Information.
Antes de instalar este produto, leia as Informações de Segurança.
Pred instalací tohoto produktu si prectete prírucku bezpecnostních instrukcí.
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.
© Copyright IBM Corp. 2004
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Antes de instalar este producto, lea la información de seguridad.
Läs säkerhetsinformationen innan du installerar den här produkten.
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.
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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.
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.
Safety
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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 12:
CAUTION:
The following label indicates a hot surface nearby.
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.
Safety
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Statement 15:
CAUTION:
Make sure that the rack is secured properly to avoid tipping when the server
unit is extended.
WARNING: Handling the cord on this product or cords associated with accessories
sold with this product, will expose you to lead, a chemical known to the State of
California to cause cancer, and birth defects or other reproductive harm. Wash
hands after handling.
ADVERTENCIA: El contacto con el cable de este producto o con cables de
accesorios que se venden junto con este producto, pueden exponerle al plomo, un
elemento químico que en el estado de California de los Estados Unidos está
considerado como un causante de cancer y de defectos congénitos, además de
otros riesgos reproductivos. Lávese las manos después de usar el producto.
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
your server or optional device before you install the device.
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xSeries 206 Type 8482: User’s Guide
Chapter 1. Introducing the xSeries 206 Type 8482 server
The IBM® Eserver™ xSeries™ 206 Type 8482 server is a high-performance server
based on IBM X-Architecture™ technologies. It is ideally suited for networking
environments that require superior microprocessor performance, improved systems
management as well as flexible memory and data management.
Performance, ease of use, reliability, and expansion capabilities were key
considerations in the design of your 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.
Your server contains IBM Enterprise X-Architecture technologies, which help
increase performance, reliability, and availability. For more information about the
IBM X-Architecture technologies and features in your server, see “What your server
offers” on page 5 and “Reliability, availability, and serviceability” on page 6. For
additional information about the IBM X-Architecture technologies and features, go to
http://www.ibm.com/pc/us/eserver/xseries/xarchitecture/.
You can obtain up-to-date information about your server and other IBM server
products at http://www.ibm.com/eserver/xseries/.
For service or assistance information, see Appendix A, “Getting help and technical
assistance,” on page 31.
© Copyright IBM Corp. 2004
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Related documentation
This User’s Guide provides general information about your server, including
information about features, how to configure the server, and how to get help. In
addition to this User’s Guide, the following documentation comes with your server:
v Installation Guide
This printed document contains instructions for setting up your server and basic
instructions for installing some options.
v Option Installation Guide
This document is in Portable Document Format (PDF) on the IBM xSeries
Documentation CD. It contains instructions for installing, removing, and
connecting optional devices that your server supports.
v Safety Information
This document is in PDF on the IBM xSeries 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.
v Hardware Maintenance Manual and Troubleshooting Guide
This document is in PDF on the IBM xSeries Documentation CD. It contains
information to help you solve problems yourself, and it contains information for
service technicians.
Depending on your server model, additional documentation might be included on
the IBM xSeries Documentation CD.
Your 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 your server documentation.
These updates are available from the IBM Web site. Complete the following steps
to check for updated documentation and technical updates:
1. Go to http://www.ibm.com/pc/support/.
2. In the Learn section, click Online publications.
3. On the ″Online publications″ page, in the Brand field, select Servers.
4. In the Family field, select xSeries 206.
5. Click Continue.
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Notices and statements used in this document
The caution and danger statements that appear in this document are also in the
multilingual Safety Information document, which is on the IBM xSeries®
Documentation CD. Each statement is numbered for reference to the corresponding
statement in the Safety Information document.
The following notices and statements are used in this document:
v Notes: 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 could 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 hazardous
to you. A danger statement is placed just before the description of a potentially
lethal or extremely hazardous procedure step or situation.
Chapter 1. Introducing the xSeries 206 Type 8482 server
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Features and specifications
The following information is a summary of the features and specifications of your
server. Depending on your server model, some features might not be available, or
some specifications might not apply.
You can use the Configuration/Setup Utility program in your server to determine the
specific type of microprocessor that is on the system board.
Table 1. Features and specifications
Microprocessor:
v Intel™ Pentium® 4 Processor
v 1 MB Level-3 cache
v 800 MHz front-side bus (FSB)
Memory:
v Minimum: 256 MB
v Maximum: 4 GB
v Types: PC2700 and PC3200,
double-data-rate (DDR)
v Connectors: four dual inline memory
module (DIMM) connectors, two-way
interleaved
Drives: (depending on your model)
v Diskette: 1.44 MB (two mode)
v Hard disk drive: SATA or SCSI
v One of the following drives:
– CD-ROM: IDE
– CD-RW: IDE
– DVD-ROM: IDE
Expansion bays: (depending on your
model)
v Two 5.25-in. bays (one CD-ROM
drive installed)
v Two 3.5-in. removable-media drive
bays (one diskette drive installed)
v Three 3.5-in. hard disk drive bays
with one the following bays:
– Open hot-swap bays
– Non-hot-swap bays with one hard
disk drive installed
– Serial ATA (SATA) bays with one
hard disk drive installed
Power supply: One 340 watt (90-240 V
ac)
Size:
v Height: 448 mm (17.25 in.)
v Depth: 483 mm (19 in.)
v Width: 265 mm (6.5 in.)
v Weight: 16.3 kg (36 lb) to 20.8 kg (45.8
lb) depending upon configuration
Integrated functions:
v Intel Ethernet controller on the system
board with RJ-45 Ethernet port
v Two serial ports
v One parallel port
v Dual port serial ATA controller
v One internal Ultra320 SCSI port
(mini-PCI slot)
v Integrated RAID capability
v Four Universal Serial Bus (USB) v2.0
ports (two on front and two on rear)
v Keyboard port
v Mouse port
v ATA-100 single-channel IDE controller
v ATI 7000M video
– Compatible with SVGA and VGA
– 16 MB video memory
Diagnostic LEDs:
v Fans
v Memory
v Microprocessor
Acoustical noise emissions:
v Sound power, idling: 5.3 bel
v Sound power, operating: 5.5 bel
PCI expansion slots:
v Two PCI-X 66 MHz/64-bit
v Three PCI 33 MHz/32-bit
Video controller: ATI 7000M video
controller with 16 MB SDRAM video
memory on the system board
Fans:
Two or three speed-controlled fans
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Environment:
v Air temperature:
– Server on: 10° to 35°C (50° to 95°F)
Altitude: 0 to 914 m (2998.0 ft)
– Server off: -40° to 60°C (-40° to 140°F)
Altitude: 0 to 2133 m (7000.0 ft)
v Humidity (operating and storage): 8% to
80%
Heat output:
Approximate heat output in British thermal
units (Btu) per hour
v Minimum configuration: 630 Btu/hour (185
watts)
v Maximum configuration: 1784 Btu/hour (523
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: 0.20 kVA (all models)
– Maximum: 0.55 kVA
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.
What your server offers
Your server uses the following features and technologies:
v High-performance graphics controller
Your server comes with a graphics controller in the mini-PCI slot on the system
board. This high-performance controller supports high resolutions and includes
many performance-enhancing features for your operating-system environment.
v IBM Enhanced Diagnostics CD
Your server comes with a IBM Enhanced Diagnostics CD, which you can use to
diagnose problems.
v IBM Director
IBM Director is a workgroup-hardware-management tool that you can use to
centrally manage xSeries servers. For more information, see the IBM Director
documentation on the IBM Director CD.
v IBM Enterprise X-Architecture technology
IBM X-Architecture technology combines proven, innovative IBM designs to make
your Intel-processor-based server powerful, scalable, and reliable. For more
information, go to
http://www.ibm.com/pc/us/eserver/xseries/xarchitecture/enterprise/index.htm.
v IBM ServerGuide Setup and Installation CD
The ServerGuide™ Setup and Installation CD provides programs to help you set
up your server and install the Windows® operating system. The ServerGuide
program detects installed hardware options 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 20.
v Integrated network support
Your server comes with an integrated Intel Gigabit Ethernet controller, which
supports connection to a 10-Mbps, 100-Mbps, or 1000-Mbps network. For more
information, see “Configuring the Intel Gigabit Ethernet controller” on page 27.
v Large data-storage and hot-swap capabilities
Some server models support up to three 25.4-mm (1-inch) slim-high, 3.5-inch
hot-swap hard disk drives in the hot-swap bays. With the hot-swap feature, you
can add, remove, or replace hard disk drives without turning off the server.
v Large system-memory capacity
Your server supports up to 4 GB of system memory. The memory controller
supports error correcting code (ECC) for up to four industry-standard, 2.5 V,
184-pin, double-data-rate (DDR), PC2700 or PC3200 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 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
Your server supports ServeRAID adapters to create redundant array of
independent disks (RAID) configurations. In addition, your server also has
integrated RAID levels 0 and 1 support.
Chapter 1. Introducing the xSeries 206 Type 8482 server
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v Systems-management capabilities
Your server supports an optional Remote Supervisor Adapter II. This adapter,
when used with the systems-management software that comes with your server,
enables you to manage the functions of the server locally and remotely. The
Remote Supervisor Adapter II also provides system monitoring, event recording,
and dial-out alert capability.
See the documentation that comes with your systems-management software for
more information. To order an optional Remote Supervisor Adapter II, contact
your IBM marketing representative or authorized reseller.
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
your server, the availability of the server when you need it, and the ease with which
you can diagnose and repair problems.
Your server has the following RAS features:
v 1-year parts, 1-year labor limited warranty
v Advanced Configuration and Power Interface (ACPI)
v Advanced Desktop Management Interface (DMI) features
v Alert Standard Format (ASF) 2.0 support providing secure remote power
on/power off and seven standard alerts for components such as fans, voltage,
and thermals
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Automatic
Automatic
Automatic
BIOS recovery to a backup image
error retry or recovery
memory downsizing on error detection
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 BIOS 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
v CD-based diagnostic programs
v Cooling fans with speed-sensing capability
v Customer support center that is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week1
v Diagnostic support of ServeRAID adapters
1. Service availability will vary by country. Response time varies; may exclude holidays.
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v Error codes and messages
v Error correcting code (ECC) double-data-rate (DDR) synchronous dynamic
random access memory (SDRAM) with serial presence detect (SPD)
v Error logging of POST failures
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Integrated Ethernet controller
Support for the optional IBM Remote Supervisor Adapter II
Key-lock support for physical security
Memory change messages posted to the error log
Power-on self-test (POST)
Predictive Failure Analysis® (PFA) alerts
Read-only memory (ROM) checksums
Redundant Ethernet capabilities (requires an optional Ethernet adapter) with
failover support
Simple-swap Serial ATA 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 diagnostics LEDs on the system board
v Upgradeable basic input/output system (BIOS) and POST code
v Upgradeable microcode for POST, BIOS, 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
Chapter 1. Introducing the xSeries 206 Type 8482 server
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IBM Director
With IBM Director, a network administrator can:
v View the hardware configuration of remote systems, in detail
v Monitor the usage and performance of critical components, such as
microprocessors, disks, and memory
v Centrally manage individual or large groups of IBM and non-IBM Intel-based
servers, desktop computers, workstations, and mobile computers on a variety of
platforms
IBM Director provides a comprehensive entry-level workgroup hardware manager.
Key features include:
v Advanced self-management capabilities for maximum system availability.
v Multiple operating-system platform support, including Microsoft® Windows 2000
Server, Windows XP Professional, Red Hat Linux, SuSE Linux, and Novell
NetWare. For a complete list of operating systems that support IBM Director, see
the IBM Director Compatibility Document. This document is in Portable Document
Format (PDF) at
http://www.ibm.com/pc/ww/eserver/xseries/systems_management/nfdir/agent.html.
It is updated every 6 to 8 weeks.
v Support for IBM and non-IBM servers, desktop computers, workstations, and
mobile computers.
v Support for systems-management industry standards.
v Integration into leading workgroup and enterprise systems-management
environments.
v Ease of use, training, and setup.
IBM Director also provides an extensible platform that supports advanced server
tools that are designed to reduce the total cost of managing and supporting
networked systems. By deploying IBM Director, you can achieve reductions in
ownership costs through:
v Reduced downtime
v Increased productivity of IT personnel and users
v Reduced service and support costs
For more information about IBM Director, see the IBM Director CD that comes with
your server, the IBM Director documentation on the CD, and the following Web
pages:
IBM xSeries Systems Management page
http://www1.ibm.com/servers/eserver/xseries/systems_management/xseries_sm.html
This Web page presents an overview of IBM Systems Management and
IBM Director.
IBM Universal Manageability page
http://www.ibm.com/pc/us/pc/um/index.html
This Web page links to an IBM portfolio of advanced management tools
that help reduce costs and increase availability throughout the life cycle of a
product.
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Update Xpress program
The UpdateXpress program is available for most xSeries servers and server
options. It detects supported and installed device drivers and firmware in your
server and installs available updates. You can download the UpdateXpress program
from the Web at no additional cost, or you can purchase it on a CD. To download
the program or purchase the CD, go to
http://www.ibm.com/pc/ww/eserver/xseries/serverguide/xpress.html.
Server controls, LEDs, and power
This section describes the controls and light-emitting diodes (LEDs) and how to turn
the server on and off.
Front view
The following illustration shows the controls and LEDs on the front of the server.
Ethernet link status LED
CD-eject
button
CD-ROM drive
activity LED
Diskette-eject
button
Diskette drive
activity LED
Hard disk drive
activity LED
Power-on
LED
Power-control
button
System error
LED
USB ports
Ethernet transmit/receive activity LED
CD-eject button
Press this button to release a CD from the CD-ROM drive.
CD-ROM drive activity LED
When this LED is lit, it indicates that the CD-ROM drive is in use.
Diskette-eject button
Press this button to release a diskette from the diskette drive.
Diskette drive activity LED
When this LED is lit, it indicates that the diskette drive is in use.
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Hard disk drive activity LED
When this LED is flashing, it indicates that a hard disk drive is in use.
Hot-swap hard disk drive activity LED (some models)
On hot-swap server models, each hot-swap drive has a hard disk drive
activity LED. When this green LED is flashing, it indicates that the drive is
in use.
Hot-swap hard disk drive status LED (some models)
On hot-swap server models, each hot-swap hard disk drive has a amber
status LED. If the amber status LED for a drive is lit continuously, it
indicates that the individual drive is faulty. The interpretation of a flashing
amber status LED depends on the SCSI controller connected to the
hot-swap drive, as follows:
When the drive is connected to an optional ServeRAID controller, a slowly
flashing (one flash per second) amber status LED indicates that the drive is
being rebuilt. When the LED is flashing rapidly (three flashes per second), it
indicates that the controller is identifying the drive.
Power-on LED
When this LED is lit and not flashing, it indicates that the server is turned
on. When this LED is flashing, it indicates that the server is off and still
connected to an ac power source (standby mode).
Power-control button
Press this button to turn the server on and off manually.
System-error LED
When this amber LED is lit, it indicates that a system error has occurred. A
LED on the system board might also be lit to help isolate the error. Detailed
troubleshooting information is in the Hardware Maintenance Manual and
Troubleshooting Guide on the IBM xSeries Documentation CD.
USB ports
Connect a USB device to these connectors.
Ethernet link status LED
This LED is on the Ethernet connector on the back of the server. When this
LED is lit, it indicates that there is an active connection on the Ethernet
port.
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.
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Rear view
The following illustration shows the connectors on the rear of the server.
Power cord
Mouse
Keyboard
Parallel
Serial 1
Video
USB 1
USB 2
2
1
Ethernet
Serial 2
Power-cord connector
Connect the power cord to this connector.
Mouse connector
Connect a mouse or other PS/2® device to this connector.
Keyboard connector
Connect a PS/2 keyboard to this connector.
Parallel connector
Connect a parallel device to this connector.
Serial 1 connector
Connect a 9-pin serial device to this connector.
Serial 2 connector
Connect a 9-pin serial device to this connector.
USB 1 connector
Connect a USB device to this connector.
USB 2 connector
Connect a USB device to this connector.
Ethernet connector
Use this connector to connect the server to a network.
Video connector
Connect a monitor to this connector.
If you have an optional Remote Supervisor Adapter II (systems-management
adapter) installed in PCI-X slot 2, your server has additional connectors and LEDs.
See the Option Installation Guide for more information about these connectors and
LEDs. In addition, if you install the optional Remote Supervisor Adapter II, you must
disconnect the video cable from the system board and connect it to the optional
Remote Supervisor Adapter II.
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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 is shut down; however, the server
can respond to remote requests to turn on the server. The power-on LED flashes to
indicate that the server is connected to an ac power source but is not turned on
(standby mode).
Turning on the server
Approximately 20 seconds after the server is connected to ac power, the
power-control button becomes active, and you can turn on the server and start the
operating system by pressing the power-control button.
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 system-management software for an
optional Remote Supervisor Adapter II, the system-management software can
turn on the server.
v If your operating system supports the Wake on LAN feature, the Wake on LAN
feature can turn on the server.
v If an optional Remote Supervisor Adapter II is installed in the server, the server
can be turned on from the Remote Supervisor Adapter II user interface.
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 PCI options.
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Turning off the server
When you turn off the server and leave it connected to ac power, the server can
respond to remote requests to turn on the server. 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.
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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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 If an optional Remote Supervisor Adapter II is installed in the server, the server
can be turned off from the Remote Supervisor Adapter II user interface.
v If the Wake on LAN feature turned on the server, the Wake on LAN feature can
turn of the server.
v The server can turn itself off as an automatic response to a critical system
failure.
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Chapter 2. Configuring your server
The following configuration programs are provided with your server:
v Configuration/Setup Utility program
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The Configuration/Setup Utility program is part of the basic input/output system
(BIOS) code in your server. Use it to configure serial port assignments, change
interrupt request (IRQ) settings, change the startup-device sequence, set the
date and time, and set passwords. For information about using this utility
program, see “Using the Configuration/Setup Utility program” on page 16.
IBM ServerGuide Setup and Installation CD
The ServerGuide program provides software-setup tools and installation tools
that are designed for your server. Use this CD during the installation of your
server to configure basic hardware features, such as an integrated SCSI
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 20.
Boot Menu program
The Boot Menu program is part of the BIOS code in your server. Use it to
temporarily assign a device to be first in the startup sequence, overriding the
startup sequence that is set in the Configuration/Setup Utility program.
Intel Gigabit Ethernet Utility program
The Intel Gigabit Ethernet Utility program is part of the BIOS code in your server.
You can use it to configure the network as a startable device, and you can
customize where the network startup option appears in your startup sequence.
Enable the Intel Gigabit Ethernet Utility from the Configuration/Setup Utility
program. For information, see “Enabling the Intel Gigabit Ethernet Utility program”
on page 27.
Ethernet controller configuration
For information about configuring the Ethernet controller, see “Configuring the
Intel Gigabit Ethernet controller” on page 27.
Adaptec® HostRAID™ configuration programs
– Adaptec RAID Configuration Utility programs (for Serial ATA RAID)
Use the Array Configuration Utility within the Adaptec RAID Configuration
Utility programs to configure the integrated Serial ATA (SATA) controller with
integrated RAID and the devices that are attached to it. For more information
about using these utility programs, see “Using the Adaptec RAID
Configuration Utility programs (for Serial ATA RAID)” on page 23.
– SCSISelect Utility program (for SCSI RAID)
Use the SCSI HostRAID feature of SCSISelect Utility program to configure the
SCSI controller with integrated RAID and the devices that are attached to it.
For more information about using this utility program, see “Using the
SCSISelect Utility program (for SCSI RAID)” on page 24.
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v ServeRAID Manager
ServeRAID™ Manager is available as a stand-alone program and as an IBM
Director extension. If a ServeRAID controller is installed in your server, use
ServeRAID Manager to define and configure your disk-array subsystem before
you install your operating system. For information about using this program, see
“Using ServeRAID Manager” on page 25.
v SCSISelect Utility program (some models)
For general configuration, use the SCSISelect Utility program to configure
devices that are attached to the SCSI controller. For information about using this
utility program, see “Using the SCSISelect Utility program (some models)” on
page 28.
Using the Configuration/Setup Utility program
Use the Configuration/Setup Utility program to:
v View configuration information
v View and change assignments for devices and I/O ports
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Set the date and time
Set and change passwords and Remote Control Security settings
Set the startup characteristics of the server and the order of startup devices
Set and change settings for advanced hardware features
View and clear error logs
Starting the Configuration/Setup Utility program
Complete the following steps to start the Configuration/Setup Utility program:
1. Turn on the server.
2. When the prompt Press F1 for Configuration/Setup appears, 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 Configuration/Setup Utility
menu. If you do not type the administrator password, a limited
Configuration/Setup Utility menu is available.
3. Select settings to view or change.
Configuration/Setup Utility menu choices
The following choices are on the Configuration/Setup Utility main menu. Depending
on the version of the BIOS code in your server, some menu choices might differ
slightly from these descriptions.
v System Summary
Select this choice to view configuration information, including the type, speed,
and cache sizes of the microprocessors and the amount of installed memory.
When you make configuration changes through other options in the
Configuration/Setup Utility program, the changes are reflected in the system
summary; you cannot change settings directly in the system summary.
This choice is on the full and limited Configuration/Setup Utility menu.
v System Information
Select this choice to view information about your server. When you make
changes through other options in the Configuration/Setup Utility program, 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 Configuration/Setup Utility menu only.
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– Product Data
Select this choice to view the machine type and model of your server, the
serial number, and the revision level or issue date of the BIOS code stored in
electrically erasable programmable ROM (EEPROM).
Devices and I/O Ports
Select this choice to view or change assignments for devices and input/output
(I/O) ports.
Select this choice to enable or disable integrated SCSI and Ethernet controllers
and all standard ports (such as serial and parallel). Enable is the default setting
for all 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). If you disable the integrated SCSI controller and no SCSI adapter is
installed, the server will have no SCSI capability. If you disable the integrated
Ethernet controller and no Ethernet adapter is installed, the server will have no
Ethernet capability. If you disable the integrated USB controller, the server will
have no USB capability; to maintain USB capability, make sure that Enabled is
selected for the USB Host Controller and USB BIOS Legacy Support options.
This choice is on the full Configuration/Setup Utility menu only.
Start Options
Select this choice to view or change the start options. Changes in the start
options take effect when you restart the server.
You can set keyboard operating characteristics, such as the keyboard speed, and
you can specify whether the server starts with the keyboard number lock on or
off. You can enable the server to run without a diskette drive, monitor, or
keyboard.
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. If your
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. You can also specify whether the integrated SCSI
controller or a PCI SCSI adapter has boot precedence.
If you enable the boot fail count, the BIOS default settings will be restored after
three consecutive failures to find a boot record.
You can enable a virus-detection test that checks for changes in the boot record
when the server starts.
This choice is on the full Configuration/Setup Utility menu only.
Date and Time
Select this choice to set the date and time in the server, in 24-hour format
(hour:minute:second).
System Security
Select this choice to set password settings. See “Passwords” on page 19 for
more information about passwords. You can also enable the chassis-intrusion
detector to alert you each time the server cover is removed.
– User Password
Select this choice to set or change a user password. See “User password” on
page 19 for more information.
– Supervisor Password
This choice is on the Configuration/Setup Utility menu only if an optional IBM
Remote Supervisor Adapter II is installed.
Select this choice to set or change a supervisor password. A supervisor
password is intended to be used by a system administrator; it limits access to
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the full Configuration/Setup Utility menu. If a supervisor password is set, the
full Configuration/Setup Utility menu is available only if you type the supervisor
password at the password prompt. See “Supervisor password” on page 19 for
more information.
v Advanced Setup
Select this choice to change settings for advanced hardware features.
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Important: The server might malfunction if these options are incorrectly
configured. Follow the instructions on the screen carefully.
This choice is on the full Configuration/Setup Utility menu only.
– PCI Configuration
Select this choice to view the system resources that are used by the installed
PCI or PCI-X devices.
– Advanced Chipset Feature
Select this choice to modify settings that control features of the core chip set
on the system board.
Attention: Do not make changes in the Advanced Chipset Feature option
unless directed to do so by an IBM authorized service representative.
– Advanced Processor Options
Select this choice to enable or disable the microprocessor cache and
Hyper-Threading Technology. The default status for Hyper-Threading
Technology is Enabled.
Attention: Do not make changes in the Advanced Processor Control
option unless directed to do so by an IBM authorized service representative.
– ASF Configuration
Select this choice to enable or disable the Alert Standard Format (ASF)
feature on your server.
– Remote Console Redirection
Select this choice to enable and configure serial remote video and keyboard
redirection.
Power Management
Select this choice to enable or disable system power settings. This includes
automatic power-on settings such as the Wake on LAN feature.
Error Log
Select this choice to view or clear error logs.
– POST Error Log
Select this choice to view the three most recent error codes and messages
that the system generated during POST. Select Clear all DMI event logs to
clear the POST error log.
Save Settings
Select this choice to save the changes you have made in the settings.
Restore Settings
Select this choice to cancel the changes you have made in the settings and
restore the previous settings.
Load Default Settings
Select this choice to cancel the changes you have made in the settings and
restore the factory settings.
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Select this choice to exit from the Configuration/Setup Utility program. If you have
not saved the changes you have made in the settings, you are asked whether
you want to save the changes or exit without saving them.
Passwords
From the System Security choice, you can set, change, and delete a user
(power-on) password and a supervisor (administrator) password. The System
Security choice is on the full Configuration/Setup menu only.
If you set only a user password, you must type the user password to complete the
system startup and to have access to the full Configuration/Setup Utility menu.
A supervisor password is intended to be used by a system administrator; it limits
access to the full Configuration/Setup Utility menu. If you set only a supervisor
password, you do not have to type a password to complete the system startup, but
you must type the supervisor password to access the Configuration/Setup Utility
menu.
If you set a user password for a user and a supervisor password for a system
administrator, you can type either password to complete the system startup. A
system administrator who types the supervisor password has access to the full
Configuration/Setup Utility menu; the system administrator can give the user
authority to set, change, and delete the user password. A user who types the user
password has access to only the limited Configuration/Setup Utility menu; the user
can set, change, and delete the user password, if the system administrator has
given the user that authority.
User password
If a user password is set, when you turn on the server, the system startup will not
be completed until you type the user password. You can use any combination of up
to seven characters (A–Z, a–z, and 0–9) for the password.
When a user 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 user password.
If you forget the user password, you can regain access to the server in any of the
following ways:
v If a supervisor password is set, type the supervisor password at the password
prompt. Start the Configuration/Setup Utility program and reset the user
password.
v Remove the server battery and then reinstall it. See the Option Installation Guide
for instructions for removing the battery.
v Change the pin position of the clear CMOS (password override) jumper on the
system board to bypass the user password check.
Supervisor password
If a supervisor password is set, you must type the supervisor password for access
to the full Configuration/Setup Utility menu. You can use any combination of up to
seven characters (A–Z, a–z, and 0–9) for the password. The Supervisor Password
choice is on the Configuration/Setup Utility menu only if an optional IBM Remote
Supervisor Adapter II is installed.
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Resetting passwords
If you forget the user or supervisor password, you can change the pin position of
the clear CMOS jumper on the system board to bypass the user or supervisor
password check. This enables you to reset these passwords.
Using the ServerGuide Setup and Installation CD
The ServerGuide Setup and Installation CD includes an easy-to-use setup and
installation program that is designed for your IBM server. The ServerGuide program
detects the server model and hardware options that are installed and uses that
information during setup to configure the hardware. The ServerGuide program
simplifies operating-system installations by providing updated device drivers and, in
some cases, installing them automatically.
Note: The ServerGuide program works only with 32-bit Windows operating
systems.
If the ServerGuide Setup and Installation CD did not come with your server, you
can download the latest version of the ServerGuide program. You can download a
free image of the ServerGuide Setup and Installation CD, or you can purchase the
CD. To download the image, go to the IBM ServerGuide Web page at
http://www.ibm.com/pc/qtechinfo/MIGR-4ZKPPT.html. To purchase the latest
ServerGuide Setup and Installation CD, go to the ServerGuide fulfillment Web site
at http://www.ibm.com/pc/coupon/.
The ServerGuide program has the following features to make setup easier:
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 A system BIOS update program, which updates the BIOS code directly from the
CD
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.
The ServerGuide program requires a supported IBM server with an enabled
startable (bootable) CD-ROM drive. In addition to the ServerGuide Setup and
Installation CD, you must have your operating system CD to install your operating
system.
The ServerGuide program has the following features:
v Sets system date and time
v Detects an installed SCSI RAID adapter or controller and runs the SCSI RAID
configuration program
v Checks the microcode (firmware) levels of a ServeRAID adapter and determines
whether a later level is available from the CD
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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.
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 integrated SCSI controller with RAID
capabilities, you can run the SCSI RAID configuration program to create logical
drives.
Note: Features and functions can vary slightly with different versions of the
ServerGuide program.
When you start the ServerGuide Setup and Installation CD, the program prompts
you to complete the following tasks:
v Select your language.
v Select your keyboard layout and country.
v View the overview to learn about ServerGuide features.
v View the readme file to review installation tips for your operating system and
adapter.
v Start the operating-system installation. You will need your operating-system CD.
Typical operating system installation
You can use the ServerGuide program to shorten your installation time. The
ServerGuide program 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.
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 ServerGuide
If you have already configured the server hardware and you decide not to use the
ServerGuide program to install your operating system, complete the following steps
to download the latest operating-system installation instructions from the IBM
Support Web page:
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Go to http://www.ibm.com/pc/support/.
In the Download section, click Downloads & drivers.
On the “Downloads and drivers” page, in the Brand field, select, Servers.
In the Family field, select xSeries 206.
Click Continue.
In the View by document type field, select OS installation.
Select the instructions for your operating system.
Using the Boot Menu program
The Boot Menu 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 Configuration/Setup Utility program.
Complete the following steps to use the Boot Menu program to change the startup
sequence of your server:
1. Turn off the server.
2. Restart the server.
3. Press F12.
4. Select the startup device.
The next time the server is started, it returns to the startup sequence that is set in
the Configuration/Setup Utility program.
Using the Adaptec HostRAID configuration programs
Use the Adaptec RAID Configuration Utility programs and SCSISelect Utility (also
referred to as IBM ServeRAID-7e) to add RAID levels 0 and 1 functionality to the
integrated Serial ATA controller and the SCSI controller. Be sure to use these
programs as described in this document. Use these programs to:
v Configure a redundant array of independent disks (RAID) array
v View or change your RAID configuration and associated devices
Consider the following information when using the Adaptec RAID Configuration
Utility programs and SCSISelect Utility program to configure and manage arrays:
v The SCSI controller with integrated SCSI RAID (SCSI models) and the integrated
Serial ATA controller (SATA models) with integrated SATA RAID supports RAID
levels 0 and 1 with the option of having a hot-spare drive. Installing an optional
ServeRAID controller provides additional RAID levels.
v You cannot use the ServerGuide Setup and Installation CD to configure the
integrated Serial ATA controller with integrated RAID and the SCSI controller with
integrated RAID.
v Hard disk drive capacities affect how you create arrays. 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 To help ensure signal quality, do not mix drives with different speeds and data
rates.
v To update the firmware and BIOS code for an optional ServeRAID controller, you
must use the IBM ServeRAID Support CD that comes with the ServeRAID
option.
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v If you install a different type of RAID controller in your server, use the
configuration method described in the instructions that come with that RAID
controller to view or change SCSI settings for attached devices.
Using the Adaptec RAID Configuration Utility programs (for Serial ATA
RAID)
Use the Array Configuration Utility within the Adaptec RAID Configuration Utility
programs to add RAID levels 0 and 1 functionality to the integrated Serial ATA
(SATA) controller. This utility is a part of the BIOS code in your server. For
additional information about using the Adaptec RAID Configuration Utility programs,
see the documentation on the IBM ServeRAID-7e (Adaptec HostRAID) Support CD.
If this CD did not come with your server, you can download the IBM ServeRAID-7e
(Adaptec HostRAID) Support CD from the IBM Web site at:
http://www.ibm.com/pc/support/.
The integrated Serial ATA RAID feature (SATA HostRAID) comes disabled by
default. You must enable the SATA RAID feature and install the device drivers
before you can use it. The SATA RAID feature configuration utilities, device drivers,
and information are available on the IBM ServeRAID-7e (Adaptec HostRAID)
Support CD.
Enabling the Serial ATA HostRAID feature
Complete the following steps to enable the SATA RAID feature:
1. Turn on the server and watch the monitor screen.
2. When the message Press F1 for Configuration/Setup appears, press F1. If
you have set a supervisor password, you are prompted to type the password.
3. Select Devices and I/O Ports.
4. Scroll down and select SATA RAID Enable.
5. Select Enabled.
6. Press Esc; then, select Yes to save your changes.
Using the Serial ATA HostRAID feature
The instructions in this section are for using the Array Configuration Utility program
to access and perform an initial RAID level-1 configuration. If you install a different
type of RAID adapter in your server, use the configuration method described in the
instructions that come with that adapter to view or change settings for the attached
devices.
See the documentation on the IBM ServeRAID-7e (Adaptec HostRAID) Support CD
for additional information about using the Array Configuration Utility program to
create, configure, and manage arrays.
Configuring the controller: Complete the following steps to use the Array
Configuration Utility program to configure a RAID level-1 array on your server.
1. Turn on the server and watch the monitor screen.
2. When the message Press <CTRL><<A> for Adaptec RAID Configuration
Utility appears, press Ctrl+A.
3. Select Array Configuration Utility (ACU).
4. Select Create Array.
5. From the list of ready drives, select the two drives that you want to group into
the array.
6. Select RAID-1 when asked to select the RAID level.
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7. (optional), Type an identifier for the array.
8. Select Quick Int when asked for the array build method.
9. Follow the instructions on the screen to complete the configuration, and select
Done to exit.
10. Restart the server.
Viewing the configuration: Complete the following steps to view information
about the Serial ATA controller:
1. Start the Array Configuration Utility.
2. From the Array Configuration Utility window, select Manage Arrays.
3. Select an array and press Enter.
4. Press Esc to exit the program.
Using the SCSISelect Utility program (for SCSI RAID)
Use the SCSISelect Utility to add RAID levels 0 and 1 functionality to the SCSI
controller. This utility is part of the BIOS code in your server.
The integrated SCSI RAID feature (SCSI HostRAID) comes disabled by default. You
must enable the SCSI RAID feature and install the device drivers before you can
use it. The SCSI RAID configuration utilities, device drivers, and information are
available on the IBM ServeRAID-7e (Adaptec HostRAID) Support CD. If this CD did
not come with your server, you can download the IBM ServeRAID-7e (Adaptec
HostRAID) Support CD from the IBM Web site at http://www.ibm.com/pc/support/.
Enabling the SCSI HostRAID feature
Complete the following steps to enable the SCSI RAID feature:
1. Turn on the server and watch the monitor screen.
2. When the message Press <CTRL><A> for SCSISelect Utility appears, press
Ctrl+A. If you have set a supervisor password, you are prompted to type the
password.
3. Use the arrow keys to select the channel for which you want to change settings
and press Enter.
4. Select Configure/View SCSI Controller Setting; then, select HostRAID.
5. Select Enabled.
6. Press Esc; then, select Yes to save the changes.
Using the SCSI HostRAID feature
The instructions in this section describe how to access the SCSI RAID feature from
the SCSISelect Utility program and perform an initial RAID level-1 configuration on
your server. If you install a different type of RAID adapter in your server, use the
configuration method described in the instructions that come with that adapter to
view or change SCSI settings for attached devices.
See the documentation on the IBM ServeRAID-7e (Adaptec HostRAID) Support CD
for additional information about how to use the SCSI HostRAID feature.
Configuring the controller: Complete the following steps to use the SCSI
HostRAID feature to configure a RAID level-1 array on your server:
1. From the SCSISelect main menu, select Configure/View HostRAID Settings.
2. From the list of ready drives, type C to create an array.
3. Select RAID-1 when asked to select the RAID type.
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4. From the list of ready drives, select the two drives that you want to group into
the array.
5. Select Create new RAID-1.
6. Type an identifier for the array.
7. Select Yes to create the array.
8. Press Esc to exit the utility.
9. Restart the server.
Viewing the configuration: You can use the SCSISelect Utility program to view
information about the SCSI controller. From the list of available arrays, select an
array and press Enter. Press Esc to exit the utility.
Using ServeRAID Manager
Use ServeRAID Manager, which is on the IBM ServeRAID Support CD, to:
v Configure a redundant array of independent disks (RAID) array
v Restore a SCSI hard disk drive to the factory-default settings. erasing all data
from the disk
v View your RAID configuration and associated devices
v Monitor operation of your RAID controllers
To perform some tasks, you can run ServeRAID Manager as an installed program.
However, to configure the SCSI controller and perform an initial RAID configuration
on your server, you must run ServeRAID Manager in a Startable-CD mode, as
described in the instructions in this section. If you install a different type of RAID
adapter in your server, use the configuration method described in the instructions
that come with the adapter to view or change SCSI settings for attached devices.
See the ServeRAID documentation on the IBM ServeRAID Support CD or additional
information about RAID technology and instructions for using ServeRAID Manager.
Additional information about ServeRAID Manager is also available from the Help
menu. For information about a specific object in the ServeRAID Manager tree,
select the object and click Actions → Hints and tips.
Configuring the controller
By running ServeRAID Manager in Startable CD mode, you can configure the
controller before you install your operating system. The information in this section
assumes that you are running ServeRAID Manager in Startable CD mode.
To run the ServeRAID Manager program in startable-CD mode, turn on the server;
then, insert the IBM ServeRAID Support CD into the CD-ROM drive. If the
ServeRAID Manager program detects an unconfigured controller and ready drives,
the Configuration wizard starts.
In the Configuration wizard, you can select Express configuration or Custom
configuration. Express configuration automatically configures the controller by
grouping the first two physical drives in the ServeRAID Manager tree into an array
and creating a RAID level-1 logical drive. If you select custom configuration, you
can select the two physical drives that you want to group into an array and create a
hot-spare drive.
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Using express configuration
Complete the following steps to use Express configuration:
1. In the ServeRAID Manager tree, click the controller that you want to configure.
2.
3.
4.
5.
From the toolbar, click Create.
Click Express configuration.
Click Next. The “Configuration summary” window opens.
Review the information that is displayed in the “Configuration summary” window.
To change the configuration, click Modify arrays or Modify logical drives.
Note: Some operating systems have size limitations for logical drives. Before
you save the configuration, verify that the size of the logical drive is appropriate
for your operating system.
6. Click Apply; then, click Yes when asked if you want to apply the new
configuration. The configuration is saved in the controller and in the physical
drives.
7. Exit from the ServeRAID Manager program and remove the CD from the
CD-ROM drive.
8. Restart the server.
Using custom configuration
Complete the following steps to use custom configuration:
1. In the ServeRAID Manager tree, click the controller that you want to configure.
2. From the toolbar, click Create.
3. Click Custom configuration.
4. Click Next. The “Create arrays” window opens.
5. Click the appropriate tab in the right pane; then, from the list of ready drives,
select the two drives you want to move to the array.
6. Click the icon to add the drives to the array.
7. Complete the following steps if you want to configure a hot-spare drive:
a. Click the Spares tab.
b. Select the physical drive you want to designate as the hot-spare drive;
then, click the icon to add the drive.
8. Click Next. The “Configuration summary” window opens.
9. Review the information that is displayed in the “Configuration summary”
window. To change the configuration, click Back.
10. Click Apply; then, click Yes when asked if you want to apply the new
configuration. The configuration is saved in the controller and in the physical
drives.
11. Exit from the ServeRAID Manager program, and remove the CD from the
CD-ROM drive.
12. Restart the server.
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Viewing the configuration
You can use ServeRAID Manager to view information about RAID controllers and
the RAID subsystem (such as arrays, logical drives, hot-spare drives, and physical
drives). When you click an object in the ServeRAID Manager tree, information about
that object appears in the right pane. To display a list of available actions for an
object, click the object and click Actions.
To display available actions for an item, click the item in the ServeRAID Manager
tree and click Actions.
Enabling the Intel Gigabit Ethernet Utility program
The Intel Gigabit Ethernet Utility is part of the BIOS code in your server. You can
use it to configure the network as a startable device, and you can customize where
the network startup option appears in your startup sequence.
Complete the following steps to enable the Intel Gigabit Ethernet Utility program:
1. From the Configuration/Setup Utility main menu, select Devices and I/O Ports
and press Enter.
2. Select System Board Ethernet PXE/DHCP and use the Right Arrow (→) key to
set it to Enabled.
3. Select Save Settings and press Enter.
Configuring the Intel Gigabit Ethernet controller
The Ethernet controller is integrated on the system board. It 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 port in your server supports auto-negotiation, the
controller detects 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 need to set any jumpers or configure the controller. However, you must
install a device driver to enable the operating system to address the controller. For
updated information about configuring the controller, go to
http://www.ibm.com/pc/support/.
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Using the SCSISelect Utility program (some models)
Use the SCSISelect Utility program to configure SCSI devices.
Starting the SCSISelect Utility program
Complete the following steps to start the SCSISelect utility program:
1. Turn on the server.
2. When the prompt <<< Press <CTRL><A> for SCSISelect Utility! >>> appears,
press Ctrl+A. If you have set an administrator password, you are prompted to
type the password.
3. Use the arrow keys to select a choice for which you want to change settings,
and press Enter.
4. When the prompt Would you like to configure the SCSI controller or run
the SCSI disk utility? appears, make your selection and press Enter.
5. Use the arrow keys to select a choice from the menu.
6. Follow the instructions on the screen to change the settings of the selected
items, and press Enter.
SCSISelect Utility menu choices
The following choices are on the SCSISelect Utility menu:
v Configure/View SCSI Controller Settings
Select this choice to view or change SCSI controller settings. To reset the SCSI
controller to its default values, press F6 and follow the instructions on the screen.
You can view or change the following controller settings:
– SCSI Controller ID
Select this choice to view the SCSI controller ID, which is typically 7.
– SCSI Controller Termination
This choice is set to Enabled and cannot be changed.
– Boot Device Configuration
Select this choice to configure startable-device parameters. You must know
the SCSI ID of the device that you want to configure.
– SCSI Device Configuration
Select this choice to configure SCSI-device parameters. You must know the
SCSI ID of the device that you want to configure.
Note: The Maximum Sync Transfer Rate represents the transfer rate for Ultra
SCSI devices.
- The transfer rate for Ultra3 SCSI LVD devices is 160 MBps
- The transfer rate for Ultra2 SCSI LVD devices is 80 MBps
- The transfer rate for Fast SCSI devices is 20 MBps
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– Advanced Configuration
Select this choice to view or change the settings for advanced configuration
options.
v SCSI Disk Utilities
Select this choice to view the SCSI IDs assignments or to format a SCSI device.
Select a device from the list and read the instructions on the screen carefully
before making a selection.
If you press Ctrl+A before a selected drive is ready, an Unexpected SCSI
Command Failure screen might appear. Restart the server and watch the
SCSISelect messages as each drive spins up. When the selected drive is ready,
press Ctrl+A.
For information about how to use this utility to perform an initial RAID level-1
configuration on your server, see “Using the SCSISelect Utility program (for SCSI
RAID)” on page 24.
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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 appendix contains information about where to go for additional
information about IBM and IBM products, what to do if you experience a problem
with your xSeries or IntelliStation® 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 is 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 Hardware Maintenance Manual and Troubleshooting Guide on the IBM
xSeries Documentation CD or in the IntelliStation Hardware Maintenance Manual
at the IBM Support Web site.
v Go to the IBM Support Web site at http://www.ibm.com/pc/support/ 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
publications that are provided with your system and software. The information that
comes with your system also describes the diagnostic tests that you can perform.
Most xSeries and IntelliStation systems, operating systems, and programs come
with information that contains troubleshooting procedures and explanations of error
messages and error codes. If you suspect a software problem, see the information
for the operating system or program.
Using the documentation
Information about your IBM xSeries or IntelliStation system and preinstalled
software, if any, is available in the documentation that comes with your system.
That documentation includes printed books, online books, 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/pc/support/ and follow the
instructions. Also, you can order publications through the IBM Publications Ordering
System at
http://www.elink.ibmlink.ibm.com/public/applications/publications/cgibin/pbi.cgi.
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Getting help and information from the World Wide Web
On the World Wide Web, the IBM Web site has up-to-date information about IBM
xSeries and IntelliStation products, services, and support. The address for IBM
xSeries information is http://www.ibm.com/eserver/xseries/. The address for IBM
IntelliStation information is http://www.ibm.com/pc/intellistation/.
You can find service information for your IBM products, including supported options,
at http://www.ibm.com/pc/support/.
Software service and support
Through IBM Support Line, you can get telephone assistance, for a fee, with usage,
configuration, and software problems with xSeries servers, IntelliStation
workstations, and appliances. For information about which products are supported
by Support Line in your country or region, go to
http://www.ibm.com/services/sl/products/.
For more information about Support Line and other IBM services, go to
http://www.ibm.com/services/, or go to 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 IBM Integrated Technology Services or
through your IBM reseller, if your reseller is authorized by IBM to provide warranty
service. Go to http://www.ibm.com/planetwide/ for support telephone numbers, or 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.
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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
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Any references in this information to non-IBM Web sites are provided for
convenience only and do not in any manner serve as an endorsement of those
Web sites. The materials at those Web sites are not part of the materials for this
IBM product, and use of those Web sites 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.
Edition notice
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reserved.
U.S. Government Users Restricted Rights — Use, duplication, or disclosure
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in the United States, other countries, or both:
Active Memory
Active PCI
Active PCI-X
Alert on LAN
C2T Interconnect
Chipkill
EtherJet
e-business logo
Eserver
FlashCopy
IBM
IntelliStation
NetBAY
Netfinity
NetView
OS/2 WARP
Predictive Failure Analysis
PS/2
ServeRAID
ServerGuide
ServerProven
TechConnect
ThinkPad
Tivoli
Tivoli Enterprise
Update Connector
Wake on LAN
XA-32
XA-64
X-Architecture
XceL4
XpandOnDemand
xSeries
Lotus, Lotus Notes, SmartSuite, and Domino are trademarks of Lotus Development
Corporation and/or IBM Corporation in the United States, other countries, or both.
Intel, MMX, and Pentium are trademarks of Intel Corporation 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.
Java and all Java-based trademarks and logos are trademarks or registered
trademarks of Sun Microsystems, Inc. in the United States, other countries, or both.
Adaptec and HostRAID are trademarks or registered trademarks of Adaptec, Inc. in
the United States, other countries, or both.
Other company, product, or service names may be trademarks or service marks of
others.
Important notes
Processor speeds indicate the internal clock speed of the microprocessor; other
factors also affect application performance.
CD-ROM drive speeds list the variable read rate. Actual speeds vary and are often
less than the maximum possible.
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When referring to processor storage, real and virtual storage, or channel volume,
KB stands for approximately 1000 bytes, MB stands for approximately 1 000 000
bytes, and GB stands for approximately 1 000 000 000 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 may 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 available from IBM.
Maximum memory may 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 may differ from its retail version (if available), and may not include
user manuals or all program functionality.
Product recycling and disposal
This unit contains materials such as circuit boards, cables, electromagnetic
compatibility gaskets, and connectors which may contain lead and copper/beryllium
alloys that require special handling and disposal at end of life. Before this unit is
disposed of, these materials must be removed and recycled or discarded according
to applicable regulations. IBM offers product-return programs in several countries.
For country-specific instructions, refer to the following Web site:
http://www.ibm.com/ibm/environment/products/prp.shtml.
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Battery return program
This product may contain a sealed lead acid, nickel cadmium, nickel metal hydride,
lithium, or lithium ion battery. Consult your user manual or service manual for
specific battery information. The battery must be recycled or disposed of properly.
Recycling facilities may not be available in your area. For information on disposal of
batteries outside the United States, go to
http://www.ibm.com/ibm/environment/products/batteryrecycle.shtml or contact your
local waste disposal facility.
In the United States, IBM has established a collection process for reuse, recycling,
or proper disposal of used IBM sealed lead acid, nickel cadmium, nickel metal
hydride, and battery packs from IBM equipment. For information on proper disposal
of these batteries, contact IBM at 1-800-426-4333. Have the IBM part number listed
on the battery available prior to your call.
In the Netherlands, the following applies.
Electronic emission notices
IBM Eserver xSeries 206 Type 8482
Federal Communications Commission (FCC) statement
Note: This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a
Class B digital device, pursuant to Part 15 of the FCC Rules. These limits are
designed to provide reasonable protection against harmful interference in a
residential installation. This equipment generates, uses, and can radiate radio
frequency energy and, if not installed and used in accordance with the instructions,
may cause harmful interference to radio communications. However, there is no
guarantee that interference will not occur in a particular installation. If this
equipment does cause harmful interference to radio or television reception, which
can be determined by turning the equipment off and on, the user is encouraged to
try to correct the interference by one or more of the following measures:
v Reorient or relocate the receiving antenna.
v Increase the separation between the equipment and receiver.
v Connect the equipment into an outlet on a circuit different from that to which the
receiver is connected.
v Consult an IBM authorized dealer or service representative for help.
Properly shielded and grounded cables and connectors must be used in order to
meet FCC emission limits. Proper cables and connectors are available from IBM
authorized dealers. 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.
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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.
Responsible party:
International Business Machines Corporation
New Orchard Road
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Telephone: 1-919-543-2193
Industry Canada Class B emission compliance statement
This Class B digital apparatus complies with Canadian ICES-003.
Avis de conformité à la réglementation d’Industrie Canada
Cet appareil numérique de la classe B est conforme à la norme NMB-003 du
Canada.
European Union EMC Directive conformance statement
This product is in conformity with the protection requirements of EU Council
Directive 89/336/EEC 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. This
product has been tested and found to comply with the limits for Class B Information
Technology Equipment according to CISPR 22/European Standard EN 55022. The
limits for Class B equipment were derived for typical residential environments to
provide reasonable protection against interference with licensed communication
devices.
Japanese Voluntary Control Council for Interference (VCCI) statement
Power cords
For your safety, IBM provides a power cord with a grounded attachment plug to use
with this IBM product. To avoid electrical shock, always use the power cord and
plug with a properly grounded outlet.
IBM power cords used in the United States and Canada are listed by Underwriter’s
Laboratories (UL) and certified by the Canadian Standards Association (CSA).
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For units intended to be operated at 115 volts: Use a UL-listed and CSA-certified
cord set consisting of a minimum 18 AWG, Type SVT or SJT, three-conductor cord,
a maximum of 15 feet in length and a parallel blade, grounding-type attachment
plug rated 15 amperes, 125 volts.
For units intended to be operated at 230 volts (U.S. use): Use a UL-listed and
CSA-certified cord set consisting of a minimum 18 AWG, Type SVT or SJT,
three-conductor cord, a maximum of 15 feet in length and a tandem blade,
grounding-type attachment plug rated 15 amperes, 250 volts.
For units intended to be operated at 230 volts (outside the U.S.): Use a cord set
with a grounding-type attachment plug. The cord set should have the appropriate
safety approvals for the country in which the equipment will be installed.
IBM power cords for a specific country or region are usually available only in that
country or region.
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IBM power cord part
number
Used in these countries and regions
02K0546
China
13F9940
Australia, Fiji, Kiribati, Nauru, New Zealand, Papua New Guinea
13F9979
Afghanistan, Albania, Algeria, Andorra, Angola, Armenia, Austria,
Azerbaijan, Belarus, Belgium, Benin, Bosnia and Herzegovina,
Bulgaria, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cambodia, Cameroon, Cape
Verde, Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros, Congo
(Democratic Republic of), Congo (Republic of), Cote D’Ivoire
(Ivory Coast), Croatia (Republic of), Czech Republic, Dahomey,
Djibouti, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Estonia, Ethiopia,
Finland, France, French Guyana, French Polynesia, Germany,
Greece, Guadeloupe, Guinea, Guinea Bissau, Hungary, Iceland,
Indonesia, Iran, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Laos (People’s
Democratic Republic of), Latvia, Lebanon, Lithuania, Luxembourg,
Macedonia (former Yugoslav Republic of), Madagascar, Mali,
Martinique, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mayotte, Moldova (Republic of),
Monaco, Mongolia, Morocco, Mozambique, Netherlands, New
Caledonia, Niger, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Reunion, Romania,
Russian Federation, Rwanda, Sao Tome and Principe, Saudi
Arabia, Senegal, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia (Republic of),
Somalia, Spain, Suriname, Sweden, Syrian Arab Republic,
Tajikistan, Tahiti, Togo, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Ukraine,
Upper Volta, Uzbekistan, Vanuatu, Vietnam, Wallis and Futuna,
Yugoslavia (Federal Republic of), Zaire
13F9997
Denmark
14F0015
Bangladesh, Lesotho, Maceo, Maldives, Namibia, Nepal,
Pakistan, Samoa, South Africa, Sri Lanka, Swaziland, Uganda
14F0033
Abu Dhabi, Bahrain, Botswana, Brunei Darussalam, Channel
Islands, China (Hong Kong S.A.R.), Cyprus, Dominica, Gambia,
Ghana, Grenada, Iraq, Ireland, Jordan, Kenya, Kuwait, Liberia,
Malawi, Malaysia, Malta, Myanmar (Burma), Nigeria, Oman,
Polynesia, Qatar, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent
and the Grenadines, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Singapore, Sudan,
Tanzania (United Republic of), Trinidad and Tobago, United Arab
Emirates (Dubai), United Kingdom, Yemen, Zambia, Zimbabwe
14F0051
Liechtenstein, Switzerland
14F0069
Chile, Italy, Libyan Arab Jamahiriya
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IBM power cord part
number
Used in these countries and regions
14F0087
Israel
1838574
Antigua and Barbuda, Aruba, Bahamas, Barbados, Belize,
Bermuda, Bolivia, Brazil, Caicos Islands, Canada, Cayman
Islands, Costa Rica, Colombia, Cuba, Dominican Republic,
Ecuador, El Salvador, Guam, Guatemala, Haiti, Honduras,
Jamaica, Japan, Mexico, Micronesia (Federal States of),
Netherlands Antilles, Nicaragua, Panama, Peru, Philippines,
Taiwan, United States of America, Venezuela
24P6858
Korea (Democratic People’s Republic of), Korea (Republic of)
34G0232
Japan
36L8880
Argentina, Paraguay, Uruguay
49P2078
India
49P2110
Brazil
6952300
Antigua and Barbuda, Aruba, Bahamas, Barbados, Belize,
Bermuda, Bolivia, Caicos Islands, Canada, Cayman Islands,
Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El
Salvador, Guam, Guatemala, Haiti, Honduras, Jamaica, Mexico,
Micronesia (Federal States of), Netherlands Antilles, Nicaragua,
Panama, Peru, Philippines, Saudi Arabia, Thailand, Taiwan,
United States of America, Venezuela
Appendix B. Notices
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Index
A
acoustical noise emissions 4
Adaptec RAID Configuration Utility
using 23
adapter, specifications 4
advanced setup 18
Array Configuration Utility
using to configure the SATA controller
arrays
using ServeRAID Manager 25
attention notices 3
availability features 6
diskette drive (continued)
specifications 4
diskette eject button 9
E
23
C
cache control 18
caution statements 3
CD-ROM drive
activity LED 9
eject button 9
specifications 4
Class B electronic emission notice 36
configuration
Configuration/Setup Utility 15
custom 26
express 26
fine-tuning 27
ServeRAID programs 16
ServerGuide Setup and Installation CD 15
summary window 26
the Ethernet controller 27
with ServerGuide 21
configuration programs
Intel Gigabit Ethernet Utility 15
Configuration/Setup Utility program 15
configuring
the controller 25
controller
SCSI
configure 24
configuring 24
Serial ATA
configuring 23
using the SCSISelect Utility to configure 24
controls 9
controls and indicators 9
cooling 4
core chipset control 18
custom configuration 26
D
danger statements 3
data rate, Ethernet 27
device driver, update 9
diskette drive
activity LED 9
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eject button
CD-ROM 9
diskette 9
electrical input 4
electronic emission Class B notice 36
enabling
Intel Gigabit Ethernet Utility 27
the SCSI HostRAID feature 24
the Serial ATA RAID feature 23
environment 4
Ethernet
activity LED 10
high performance modes 27
integrated on system board 27
link status LED 10
modes 27
teaming 27
Ethernet controller
configuring 27
Ethernet controller, configuring 27
Ethernet Utility
enabling 27
express configuration 26
F
FCC Class B notice 36
feature
SATA RAID
enabling 23
features
reliability, availability, and serviceability
server 4, 5
ServerGuide 20
firmware, update 9
6
H
hard disk drive
activity LED 10
heat output 4
HostRAID feature
using to configure the integrated SATA controller
HostRAID feature for SCSI
enabling 24
using to configure the SCSI controller 24
hot-swap drive, specifications 4
23
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I
IBM Configuration/Setup Utility program
menu choices 16
starting 16
using 16
IBM Director 8
important notices 3
indicators 9
integrated Serial ATA controller
configuring 23
Intel Gigabit Ethernet Utility
enabling 27
general 15
L
LEDs
hard disk drive activity
10
4
N
NOS installation
with ServerGuide 21
without ServerGuide 21
notes 3
notes, important 34
notices
electronic emission 36
FCC, Class B 36
notices and statements 3
O
online publications
2
P
password
forgotten power-on 19
setting 17
using 19
passwords
resetting 20
PCI configuration 18
PCI expansion slots 4
power control-button 10
power cords 37
power supply specifications
power switch 10
power-cord connector 11
42
R
RAS features 6
RAS.
See also features
reliability, availability, and serviceability 6
related documentation 2
reliability features 6
Remote Supervisor Adapter, configuration 15
resetting
passwords 20
S
M
memory module
specifications 4
memory specifications
microprocessor
cache 18
specifications 4
modes, Ethernet 27
power-on LED 10
processor control 18
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SATA HostRAID feature
enabling 23
SCSI controller
configuring 24
SCSI HostRAID feature
enabling 24
using to configure the SCSI controller
SCSISelect Utility
using to configure the SCSI controller
SCSISelect Utility program
menu choices 28
starting 28
using 28
server
size 4
ServeRAID Manager 27
Configuration wizard 25
description 25
overview 25
startable-CD mode 25
using to configure arrays 25
ServeRAID programs 16
ServerGuide
CDs 15
features 20
NOS installation 21
Setup and Installation CD 15
using 20
serviceability features 6
setup
advanced 18
with ServerGuide 21
size 4
SMP 1
specifications 4
specifications and features 4
startable-CD mode 25
starting
SCSISelect Utility program 28
statements and notices 3
status LEDs 9
symmetric multiprocessing 1
system error LED 10
system specifications 4
24
24
systems management
8
T
temperature 4
trademarks 34
U
United States electronic emission Class B notice 36
United States FCC Class B notice 36
update device drivers and firmware 9
using
Adaptec RAID Configuration Utility 23
Boot Menu program 22
IBM Configuration/Setup Utility program 15, 16
passwords 17, 19
SCSI HostRAID to configure the controller 24
SCSISelect Utility program 28
ServeRAID Manager 25
the Adaptec HostRAID configuration programs 22
the SATA HostRAID feature 23
the SCSI HostRAID feature 24
the SCSISelect Utility 24
utility
ServeRAID Manager 25
V
video 4
video controller
4
W
Web site
ServerGuide
weight 4
20
Index
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Part Number: 88P9335
Printed in USA
(1P) P/N: 88P9335
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