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    ERserver IBM xSeries 336 Type 8837 User's Guide
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    ERserver IBM xSeries 336 Type 8837 User's Guide
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    Note: Before using this information and the product it supports, read the general information in Appendix B, "Notices," on page 45. Second Edition (.... All rights reserved. US Government Users Restricted Rights - Use, duplication or disclosure restricted by GSA ADP Schedule Contract with IBM Corp.
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    ...43 43 44 44 44 ...Chapter 1. Introducing the xSeries 336 Type 8837 server Related documentation ...Notices and statements used ... ...Reliability, availability, and serviceability ...Active Memory ...Memory ProteXion ...Memory mirroring and sparing ...IBM Director ...The UpdateXpress program ...Server ...
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    ... Control Council for Interference (VCCI) Power cords ... ...statement ... ... ... ... 45 45 46 46 47 47 48 48 48 49 49 49 49 50 50 50 Index ...53 iv IBM xSeries 336 Type 8837: User's Guide
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    ... 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 v
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    ...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. vi IBM xSeries 336 Type 8837: User's Guide
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    ... 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, ...
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    ... CAUTION: When replacing the lithium battery, use only IBM Part Number 33F8354 or an equivalent type battery... exposure to hazardous laser radiation. There are no serviceable parts inside the device. v Use of controls or...avoid direct exposure to the beam. viii IBM xSeries 336 Type 8837: User's Guide
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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...
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    ... label attached. There are no serviceable parts inside these components. If you suspect a problem with one of these parts, contact a service technician. WARNING: Handling the cord...Lávese las manos después de usar el producto. x IBM xSeries 336 Type 8837: User's Guide
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    ... 1. Introducing the xSeries 336 Type 8837 server The IBM® Eserver™ xSeries® 336 Type ... and other IBM server products at http://www.ibm.com/eserver/xseries/. For service or assistance .... v Hardware Maintenance Manual and Troubleshooting Guide This document is in PDF on the IBM xSeries Documentation...
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    ...or advice that might help you avoid inconvenient or problem situations. v Attention: These notices indicate ...or data. An attention notice is placed just before the instruction or situation in which damage could occur. ... hazardous procedure step or situation. 2 IBM xSeries 336 Type 8837: User's Guide
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    ... with Intel Hyper-Threading Technology and EM64T (extended memory 64 bit technology) v 800 MHz front-side bus (FSB) Memory: v Minimum: 512 MB v Maximum: 16 GB v Type: ... limit, below which a large number of computers will operate. Chapter 1. Introducing the xSeries 336 Type 8837 server 3
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    ... the following features and technologies: v Device Driver and IBM Enhanced Diagnostics To start the Enhanced ... DIMMs in the IBM xSeries 336 Type 8837 Installation Guide. - Large system-memory ... the correct configuration programs and device drivers. For more information about the ServerGuide Setup and ...
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    ...diagnostics provides LEDs to help you diagnose problems. For more information, see the section about light ... to the redundant NIC. If the applicable device drivers are installed, this switching occurs without data ...: v Automatic error retry and recovery Chapter 1. Introducing the xSeries 336 Type 8837...
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    ... (PFA) alerts Redundant Ethernet capabilities with failover support Hot-swap cooling fans with speed-sensing ... system-error LED Remote system problem-determination support Standby voltage for system-management ... mirroring to use the Memory ProteXion feature. 6 IBM xSeries 336 Type 8837: User's Guide
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    ...Option Installation Guide on the IBM xSeries Documentation CD. The server also supports memory sparing;...Document Format (PDF) at http://www.ibm.com/pc/ww/eserver/xseries/ systems_management/nfdir/agent... v Increased productivity of IT personnel and users Chapter 1. Introducing the xSeries 336 Type 8837...
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    ... 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 ... SCSI ID 1 SCSI ID 3 4 x 2.5" Hard disk drives 8 IBM xSeries 336 Type 8837: User's Guide
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    ...following illustration shows the front view of an IBM xSeries 336 server with a 3.5-inch SCSI hot-...following illustration shows the front view of an IBM xSeries 336 server with a 3.5-inch SATA simple ... by a description of each LED (from left to right): Chapter 1. Introducing the xSeries 336 Type 8837...
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    ...-control button: Press this button to turn the server on and off manually. A power-control-button ... Path diagnostics panel" section, in the Option Installation Guide, for more information about error logs. v System-... illustration shows the LEDs on the Light 10 IBM xSeries 336 Type 8837: User's Guide
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    ... table lists the LEDs and the problems that they indicate. LED None OVER SPEC PS1 PS2 CPU VRM...error, check the microprocessor and memory configuration Memory Nonmaskable interrupt Soft error Service processor Hard disk...bus PCI-B bus PCI-C bus Chapter 1. Introducing the xSeries 336 Type 8837 server 11
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    ... LED and it indicates that ac power is present on the server. v Location LED: This middle (blue) LED ..., it indicates that data is being transmitted or received between the server and a network device. The flashing frequency ... of traffic on the network link. 12 IBM xSeries 336 Type 8837: User's Guide
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    ...power is restored. v If your operating system supports the system-management software for the Remote Supervisor ...server. v If your operating system supports the Wake on LAN feature, the Wake on LAN feature... the operating system. Statement 5: Chapter 1. Introducing the xSeries 336 Type 8837 server 13...
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    ... operating system, if your operating system supports this feature. After an orderly shutdown of the operating ...server, if your operating system supports this feature. v If the operating system stops functioning,...through a request from the service processor. 14 IBM xSeries 336 Type 8837: User's Guide
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    .... The utilities also provide the capability to update the firmware and sensor data record/field ...alone program and as an IBM Director extension. If a ServeRAID adapter is installed in the server or if ... The Boot Menu program is part of the BIOS code in the server. Use it to temporarily assign a device...
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    ...) settings v Enable USB keyboard and mouse support v Resolve configuration conflicts Starting the Configuration/... sizes of the microprocessors and the amount of installed memory. When you make configuration changes through ... is the default setting for all 16 IBM xSeries 336 Type 8837: User's Guide
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    .../Setup Utility menu only if you installed the IBM Remote Supervisor Adapter II Slimline option. ... If your server has the Wake on LAN hardware and software and the operating system supports the Wake.... If you enable the boot fail count, the BIOS default settings will be restored after three consecutive ...
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    ... whether the System Partition is to be visible or hidden. - Memory Settings Select this choice to manually enable a pair of... problem is corrected, you must manually enable the memory connectors. Use the arrow keys to highlight the...NMI) to the server. If you 18 IBM xSeries 336 Type 8837: User's Guide
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    ...log. - System Event/Error Log If an IBM Remote Supervisor Adapter II SlimLine ...Hardware Maintenance Manual and Troubleshooting Guide on the IBM xSeries Documentation CD for instructions. Select ...If a power-on password is set, when you turn on the server, the system startup will not be completed until ...
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    ... the power-on password. v Remove the server battery and then reinstall it. See the Option Installation Guide for instructions for removing the battery. v Change the position of the power-...the Boot Menu program: v Turn off the server. 20 IBM xSeries 336 Type 8837: User's Guide
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    ...process of flashing the system. If the primary copy of the BIOS code becomes damaged, use this backup ...use setup and installation program that is designed for your IBM server. The ServerGuide program detects ...-system installations by providing updated device drivers and, in some cases, installing them...
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    ... SCSI controller with RAID capabilities v Device drivers that are provided for your server model and detected ... hardware options and provides updated device drivers for most adapters and devices v Provides ... different versions of the ServerGuide program. 22 IBM xSeries 336 Type 8837: User's Guide
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    ...Then, the program checks the CD for newer device drivers. This information is stored and then passed ... the latest operating-system installation instructions from the IBM Support Web page: 1. Go to http://...and drivers" page, in the Brand field, select Servers. 4. In the Family field, select xSeries 336...
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    ... the latest version of the BIOS code from http://www.ibm.com/pc/support/. b. Update the BIOS code, following the instructions that come with the update file that you downloaded. 24 IBM xSeries 336 Type 8837: User's Guide
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    2. Configure the BIOS settings: a. Restart the server and press F1 when prompted to start the Configuration/Setup Utility program. b. ...the documentation for your specific Linux operating-system type for information and instructions. Use one of the following procedures to enable SOL sessions for your ...
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    ...=tty1 console=ttyS0,19200n8 " The following examples show the original content of the /etc/lilo.conf file and the content of this file after modification. 26 IBM xSeries 336 Type 8837: User's Guide
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    ...=/boot/boot.b message=/boot/message linear image=/boot/vmlinuz-2.4.9-e.12smp label=linux initrd=/boot/initrd-2.4.9-e.12smp.img read-only root=/dev/hda6 image=/boot/vmlinuz-2.4.9-e.12 label=linux-up initrd=/boot/initrd-2.4.9-e.12.img read-only root=/dev/hda6 Chapter 2. Configuring the server 27
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    ... between the two title= sections: # This will allow you to Interact with the OS boot via SOL title Red Hat Linux (2.4.9-e.12smp) SOL Interactive root (hd0,0) 28 IBM xSeries 336 Type 8837: User's Guide
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    ...-2.4.9-e.12 ro root=/dev/hda6 initrd /initrd-2.4.9-e.12.img You have a /boot partition. root (hd0,0) kernel /vmlinuz-version ro root=/dev/hda6 initrd /initrd-version.img This means that all kernel and initrd paths are relative to /boot/, eg. #boot=/dev/hda Chapter 2. Configuring the server 29
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    ...: Note: This procedure is based on a default installation of SUSE Linux Enterprise Server (SLES) 8.0. The file names, structures, and commands might be different for other ...: ttyS1 3. Complete the following steps to modify the /boot/grub/menu.lst file: 30 IBM xSeries 336 Type 8837: User's Guide
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    ... initrd (hd0,1)/boot/initrd # This will allow you to Interact with the OS boot via SOL title linux SOL Interactive kernel (hd0,1)/boot/vmlinuz root=/dev/hda2 acpi=oldboot vga=791 console=tty1 console=ttyS0,19200 initrd (hd0,1)/boot/initrd title floppy Notes 1 Chapter 2. Configuring the server 31
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    ... Enter to display the current boot options for your server. b. In the Boot Entries section, locate the boot ... Enter to display the current boot options for your server. b. Verify the following changes to the bootcfg settings:... the output after modification. 32 IBM xSeries 336 Type 8837: User's Guide
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    ... Boot Entries Boot entry ID: 1 OS Friendly Name: Windows Server 2003, Standard Path: multi(0)disk(0)rdisk(0)partition(1)\WINDOWS OS ... steps to install the OSA SMBridge management utility program on a server running a Windows operating system: 1. Go to http://www.ibm.com/pc/support/ and download the ...
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    ... as a root user to perform these procedures. 1. Go to http://www.ibm.com/pc/support/ and download the utility program and create the OSA BMC Management Utility CD. 2. Insert the.../usr/sbin/smbconfig /usr/bin/smbconfig /usr/sbin/ipmish 34 IBM xSeries 336 Type 8837: User's Guide
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    ...configuration to a file for use on multiple servers. Go to http://www.ibm.com/pc/support/ to download the utility ...press Enter. 3. Follow the instructions on the screen. Using the baseboard management controller firmware update utility ...FRU data only and does not affect any device drivers. Go to http...
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    ... sysinfo Display general system information that is related to the server and the baseboard management controller. v Serial ... server on and off remotely. - reboot Force the server to restart. - sel get Display the System ... operation of your RAID controllers 36 IBM xSeries 336 Type 8837: User's Guide
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    ... arrays: v The integrated SCSI controller with RAID capabilities in the server supports only RAID level 1 and ... the firmware and BIOS codes for an optional ServeRAID controller, you must use the IBM ... screens are displayed. See the User's Guide on the IBM xSeries Documentation CD for more information ...
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    ...devices. See the ServeRAID documentation on the IBM ServeRAID Support CD for additional information about RAID technology and instructions for using ServeRAID Manager to configure your...from the DVD-ROM drive. 7. Restart the server. 38 IBM xSeries 336 Type 8837: User's Guide
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    ...so that you can manage the server remotely. In addition to the information in this section, see the IBM Remote Supervisor Adapter II User's Guide for information about how to configure and use the Remote Supervisor ... and text-based interface do not support double-byte character set (DBCS) ...
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    ...installation kit. The kit contains the following files: v Software and firmware installation instructions v BIOS code update with support for the Remote Supervisor Adapter II SlimLine ... type field, select Downloads and drivers. 40 IBM xSeries 336 Type 8837: User's Guide
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    ...Enter search terms field, type system service package. (Do not use the Search ...Installation Instructions, which is in Portable Document Format (PDF) in d:\ibmssp, to install the software and firmware....12. Restart the server after installing the device drivers. Completing the setup See the IBM Remote ...
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    ...diagnostic tools is in the Hardware Maintenance Manual and Troubleshooting Guide on the IBM xSeries Documentation CD ...new device drivers or to submit a request for information. You can solve many problems without ...these pages, go to http://www.ibm.com/pc/support/ and follow the instructions. Also, you...
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    ... problems with xSeries servers, IntelliStation workstations, and appliances. For information about which products are supported ... (1-800-426-7378). Hardware service and support You can receive hardware... services are available Monday through Friday, from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. 44 IBM xSeries 336 Type 8837...
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    ... This information was developed for products and services offered in the U.S.A. IBM may not offer the products,... changes will be incorporated in new editions of the publication. IBM may make improvements and/or changes... Web sites are not part of the materials for this IBM product, and use of those Web...
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    ... the United States, other countries, or both: Active Memory Active PCI Active PCI-X Alert on ... BladeCenter™ Chipkill EtherJet e-business logo Eserver FlashCopy IBM IBM (logo) IntelliStation NetBAY Netfinity ... factors also affect application performance. 46 IBM xSeries 336 Type 8837: User's Guide
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    ...drive bays with the largest currently supported drives available from IBM. Maximum memory may require ... battery. Consult your user manual or service manual for specific battery information. The battery ... outside the United States, go to http://www.ibm.com/ibm/environment/products/batteryrecycle.shtml ...
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    ... nickel metal hydride, and battery packs from IBM equipment. For information on proper disposal of these ... if not installed and used in accordance with the instruction manual, may cause harmful interference ...used in order to meet FCC emission limits. IBM is not responsible for any radio or television ...
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    Cet appareil numérique de la classe A est conforme
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    ...(VCCI) statement Power cords For your safety, IBM provides a power cord with a grounded attachment plug... safety approvals for the country in which the equipment will be installed. IBM power cords for a specific country or region ... Zealand, Papua New Guinea 50 IBM xSeries 336 Type 8837: User's Guide
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    IBM power cord part number 13F9979 Used in these countries and regions 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, ...
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    IBM power cord part number 25R5561 Used in these countries and regions Afghanistan, Albania, Algeria, Andorra, Angola, Armenia, Austria, ..., Saudi Arabia, Thailand, Taiwan, United States of America, Venezuela 34G0232 36L8880 49P2078 49P2110 6952300 52 IBM xSeries 336 Type 8837: User's Guide
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    ... fans 5 FCC Class A notice 48 features 3 firmware code, updating 35 B baseboard management ...Driver and IBM Enhanced Diagnostics CD device drivers 8 diagnostics CD 4 dimensions, server ... activity LED 9 4 M management, system 4 memory 4, 6 memory configuration 7 memory sparing 7 module specifications ...
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    ...36 sel get 36 sol 36 sysinfo 36 server dimensions 3 size 3 weight ... ServerGuide CD 4 serviceability 5 size, server 3 slots expansion 3 SMP 5 software support 44 ... Class A notice 48 UpdateXpress 8 updating the firmware code 35 USB connector 10... programs 35 48 54 IBM xSeries 336 Type 8837: User's Guide...
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    V video connector 12 W Wake on LAN feature weight, server 3 3, 13, 14 X X-Architecture technology 4 Index 55
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