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Course Contents
About This Course ..................................................................................... Preface-xiv
Course Goals ............................................................................................................................... Preface-xv Course Map ...............................................................................................................................Preface-xvii Topics Not Covered ............................................................................................................... Preface-xviii How Prepared Are You? .......................................................................................................... Preface-xix Introductions .............................................................................................................................. Preface-xx Icons ............................................................................................................................................ Preface-xxi Typographical Conventions ...................................................................................................Preface-xxii Additional Conventions .........................................................................................................Preface-xxiv

Introducing the Sun Fire™ Midrange Servers ....................................................... 1-1
Objectives ................................................................................................................................................. 1-2 Relevance .................................................................................................................................................. 1-3 Sun Fire Midrange Server Product Goals ............................................................................................ 1-4 Finding Sun Fire Midrange Server Information ................................................................................. 1-8 Sun Fire Midrange Server Models ........................................................................................................ 1-9 Sun Fire V1280/E2900 Server .............................................................................................................. 1-10 Sun Fire 3800 Server ............................................................................................................................. 1-11 Sun Fire 4800/E4900 Server ................................................................................................................. 1-12 Sun Fire 4810 Server ............................................................................................................................. 1-13 Sun Fire 6800/E6900 Server ................................................................................................................. 1-14 Sun Fire E7900 Server Cluster Interconnect ...................................................................................... 1-15 Sun Fire Midrange Server I/O Support ............................................................................................. 1-16 Sun Fire Midrange Server Features .................................................................................................... 1-17 System Controllers ................................................................................................................................ 1-18 Platform Segmentation and Dynamic System Domains ................................................................. 1-19

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Multipathed I/O ................................................................................................................................... 1-20 Dynamic Reconfiguration (DR) .......................................................................................................... 1-21 Platform Startup and Shutdown ......................................................................................................... 1-22

Field-Replaceable Units ........................................................................................... 2-1
Objectives ................................................................................................................................................. 2-2 Relevance .................................................................................................................................................. 2-4 Administrative and Service Overview ................................................................................................ 2-5 Sun Fire System Field-Replaceable Units ............................................................................................ 2-7 FRU Administration ............................................................................................................................. 2-11 Sun Fire V1280/E2900 Server IB System Controller Board ............................................................ 2-14 Sun Fire Midrange Server System Controller Board ....................................................................... 2-15 System Controller Physical Locations ................................................................................................ 2-17 Sun Fire V1280/E2900 Server IB_SSC SC Board Faceplate ............................................................. 2-22 Sun Fire Midrange Server System Controller Board Faceplate ...................................................... 2-23 Sun Fire Midrange Server SC Board LED Definitions ..................................................................... 2-24 Sun Fire V1280/E2900 Server System Boards ................................................................................... 2-25 Sun Fire 3800, 4800/E4900, 4810, and 6800/E6900 Server System Boards ................................... 2-27 Memory Configuration Rules ............................................................................................................. 2-28 CPU and Memory Locations ............................................................................................................... 2-29 Processor Memory Group Bank Assignments .................................................................................. 2-30 Sun Fire V1280/E2900 Server System Board Slot Assignments .................................................... 2-31 Sun Fire 3800 System Board Slot Assignments ................................................................................. 2-32 Sun Fire 4810 and 4800/E4900 Server System Board Assignments .............................................. 2-33 Sun Fire 6800/E6900 Server System Board Slot Assignments ....................................................... 2-34 System Board LEDs .............................................................................................................................. 2-35 Sun Fire Midrange I/O Assemblies ................................................................................................... 2-36 Sun Fire V1280/E2900 Server Six-Slot PCI IB_SSC Assembly ....................................................... 2-37 Sun Fire 4800/E4900, 4810, and 6800/E6900 Server Four-Slot cPCI I/O Assembly ................... 2-38 Sun Fire 3800 Server Six-Slot cPCI I/O Assembly ........................................................................... 2-39

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Sun Fire 4800/E4900, 4810, and 6800/E6900 Server Eight-Slot PCI I/O Assembly ................... 2-40 Sun Fire V1280/E2900 Server I/O Assembly Location ................................................................... 2-41 Sun Fire 3800 Server I/O Assembly Locations ................................................................................. 2-42 Sun Fire 4800/E4900 Server I/O Assembly Locations .................................................................... 2-43 Sun Fire 4810 Server I/O Assembly Locations ................................................................................ 2-44 Sun Fire 6800/E6900 Server I/O Assembly Locations ................................................................... 2-45 Eight-Slot PCI I/O Assembly Slot Locations and LEDs .................................................................. 2-46 Eight-Slot Assembly Electrical Characteristics ................................................................................ 2-47 Six-Slot cPCI I/O Assembly Slot Locations and LEDs .................................................................... 2-48 Six-Slot cPCI I/O Slot Electrical Characteristics ............................................................................... 2-49 Four-Slot cPCI I/O Assembly Slot Locations and LEDs ................................................................. 2-50 Four-Slot cPCI I/O Slot Electrical Characteristics ............................................................................ 2-51 PCI and cPCI I/O Adapters ................................................................................................................ 2-52 Sun Fire V1280/E2900 Server Sun Fireplane Switchboard ............................................................. 2-54 Sun Fire 4800/E4900, 4810, and 6800/E6900 Server Sun Fireplane Switchboard ....................... 2-55 Sun Fireplane Switchboard Physical Locations ................................................................................ 2-56 Sun Fireplane Switchboard LEDs ....................................................................................................... 2-58 Sun Fire V1280/E2900 Server Baseplane .......................................................................................... 2-59 System Configuration Card Reader (SCCR) .................................................................................... 2-60 Sun Fire 6800/E6900 Server Centerplane and ID Board (Front View) ......................................... 2-61 Sun Fire 6800/E6900 Server Centerplane and ID Board (Rear View) ........................................... 2-62 ID Board ................................................................................................................................................. 2-63 Replacing a Centerplane or ID Board ................................................................................................ 2-65 ID Board MAC Addresses ................................................................................................................... 2-66 AC Power Distribution ......................................................................................................................... 2-67 Sun Fire 4810 and 4800/E4900 Server AC Component Locations ................................................. 2-69 Sun Fire 6800/E6900 Server AC Component Locations .................................................................. 2-70 RTU and RTS ......................................................................................................................................... 2-71 Redundant Transfer Unit Panel .......................................................................................................... 2-72 Redundant Transfer Unit LED Functions ......................................................................................... 2-73 AC Input Box ......................................................................................................................................... 2-74
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DC Power Distribution ......................................................................................................................... 2-75 Sun Fire V1280/E2900 Server DC Power Distribution .................................................................... 2-76 Sun Fire 3800 Server DC Power Distribution ................................................................................... 2-77 Sun Fire 4800/E4900 Server DC Power Distribution ....................................................................... 2-78 Sun Fire 4810 Server DC Power Distribution ................................................................................... 2-79 Sun Fire 6800/E6900 Server DC Power Distribution ....................................................................... 2-80 Power Grid Slot Assignments ............................................................................................................. 2-81 DC Power Supplies ............................................................................................................................... 2-82 DC Power Supply Locations ............................................................................................................... 2-83 Sun Fire Midrange Server Fan Trays and Blower Assemblies ....................................................... 2-88 Fan Tray Locations ................................................................................................................................ 2-89 Fan Tray Assembly LEDs .................................................................................................................... 2-94 FrameManager Cable Diagram ........................................................................................................... 2-95 FrameManager Cap Front Panel ......................................................................................................... 2-96 Sun StorEdge™ D240 Media Tray ...................................................................................................... 2-97 Sun StorEdge D240 Media Tray Rear Panel ...................................................................................... 2-98 Full-Bus Configuration SCSI ID Assignments .................................................................................. 2-99 Full SCSI Bus Configuration Options .............................................................................................. 2-100 Split SCSI Bus ...................................................................................................................................... 2-101 Typical Split SCSI Bus SCSI ID Assignments ................................................................................. 2-102 Sun StorEdge D240 Media Tray Status LEDs ................................................................................. 2-103 Media Tray Status LED Descriptions ............................................................................................... 2-104 Media Tray Power Supply LEDs ...................................................................................................... 2-105 Media Tray Power Supply LED States ............................................................................................ 2-106 Installing the Administration Console ............................................................................................. 2-107 System Controller Patch Panel ......................................................................................................... 2-108 Accessing the Platform Shell ............................................................................................................. 2-109 Sun Fire Midrange Server Installation ............................................................................................. 2-110 Rackmounting an Additional Sun Fire 3800 and 4800/E4900 Server ......................................... 2-111

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Platform Assessment and Management ................................................................ 3-1
Objectives ................................................................................................................................................. 3-2 Relevance .................................................................................................................................................. 3-6 Sun Fire V1280/E2900 Server Platform Assessment and Management ......................................... 3-7 Lights-Out Management (LOM) ........................................................................................................... 3-8 LOM Shell ................................................................................................................................................ 3-9 LOM Shell Commands ......................................................................................................................... 3-10 The help Command ............................................................................................................................. 3-11 Connecting to the LOM Shell .............................................................................................................. 3-12 The shownetwork Command .............................................................................................................. 3-13 The setupnetwork Command ............................................................................................................ 3-14 The logout Command ......................................................................................................................... 3-15 Navigating Between Shell Environments on the Sun Fire V1280/E2900 Server ......................... 3-16 The showescape Command ................................................................................................................ 3-17 The password Command .................................................................................................................... 3-18 The showsc Command ......................................................................................................................... 3-19 The setupsc command ........................................................................................................................ 3-20 Managing the LOM Time-of-Day (TOD) ........................................................................................... 3-22 The bootmode Command .................................................................................................................... 3-23 LOM Platform Monitoring Functions ................................................................................................ 3-24 The showboards Command ................................................................................................................ 3-25 The showcomponent Command ......................................................................................................... 3-31 The inventory Command .................................................................................................................. 3-34 The showenvironment Command ..................................................................................................... 3-35 The history Command ....................................................................................................................... 3-36 The showlogs Command .................................................................................................................... 3-37 The showlocator Command .............................................................................................................. 3-38 Sun Fire V1280/E2900 Server Power Operations ............................................................................. 3-39 LOM poweron Command .................................................................................................................... 3-40 LOM shutdown Command .................................................................................................................. 3-41

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...................................................... All Rights Reserved....................................................................................................... 3-69 System Controller Failover Prerequisites .......................................................................................... 3-42 Power-Cycling the Sun Fire V1280/E2900 Server Using the Power Rocker Switch .......................... 3-46 Platform Shell Commands ................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................ 4810.......................... 4800/E4900........................................................................................... 3-54 Platform and System Controller Configuration ........................................... 3-64 System Controller Configuration ........................................................................................................... 3-48 Connecting to the System Controller Shells ......................................................... 3-65 Rebooting the System Controller ..................................................................... Revision C ix ... Sun Services...................................................................... 3-59 Viewing System Controller Details .......... 3-51 Navigating Between Shells on the Sun Fire 3800............................................................................................................... 3-70 Failover ................................ and 6800/E6900 Server Platform Assessment and Management ..................................................................................................................................... Inc................................................................................................ and 6800/E6900 Servers .. 3-71 Controlling System Controller Failover Behavior ................................................................................................. 3-60 Viewing the SC Message Logs ............................................................................................................. 4800/E4900.................... 3-66 System Controller Failover .......................... 3-77 Assessing the Platform Configuration ...Sun Services LOM poweroff Command ...................................... 3-43 Power-Cycle Operations ................................................................................. 3-78 The showplatform Command .......... 4810......................................................... 3-61 Viewing System Controller Connections ........................................... 3-45 Sun Fire 3800................................................................... 3-53 Console Command Considerations .............................................. 3-79 Sun Fire™ Midrange Server Maintenance Copyright 2004 Sun Microsystems.............................................. 3-76 Platform Assessment .............................................................................. 3-62 Viewing System Controller Command History ........................................................................................................................ 3-50 Initiate a Remote Connection With Telnet .................................... 3-63 System Controller Management .............................. 3-56 Configuring the Platform TOD ................................................................................................... 3-47 The help Command ........................................................................................................................................... 3-49 Initiate a Remote Connection With SSH ................................. 3-52 Managing Shell Passwords ..................................................................................................................... 3-72 Determining the System Controller Failover State ...................

......................................................................................... 3-101 Sun Fire 6800/E6900 Servers Configured With Four Domains ............................ 3-96 Using the Root or a User Account to Flash Update the System ........................ 3-117 Mapping Node Devices .......Sun Services Viewing Platform Component Status ....................................... All Rights Reserved.............................................................................................. 3-97 Introducing Segments and Domains .............. 3-118 CPU and Memory AID Assignments ............................................... 3-100 Domains ........................................... 3-113 Device Tree .......................................................... 3-121 Mapping I/O Devices .......................... 3-126 IOC PCI Bus Offset ....... Inc...................................................................................................................................................... 3-103 Segment and Domain Configurations ....... 3-92 Powering On and Off System Components ............................. 3-127 Device Number .......................................................................................................................................... 4810............................................. 3-110 Introducing Device Configuration .................................................................................................................................................................................... 3-84 The showboards Command ................................................. 3-124 IOC AID Assignments ........................................................................................................................................ 3-95 Updating the Platform Firmware ............................................... 3-111 OpenBoot PROM Capabilities ..................................................... 3-108 Viewing ACLs ........... Sun Services........................................................................................................................................................................................................................................ 3-99 Segments ............. 3-85 Viewing Platform Component Details ........................................................................................................................................................................................................ and 6800/E6900 Server Device Tree Components ..................................... 3-107 Configuring ACLs ......................................... 3-102 Server Configuration Domain IDs ......................................................................... 4800/E4900....................................................................................... 3-115 Sun Fire V1280/E2900 Server Device Tree Components ...................................................................................................................................... 3-129 Sun Fire 4800/E4900..... 3-116 Sun Fire 3800................................................................................................................................................................................................................................. 3-109 Starting................................ and 6800/E6900 Server Eight-Slot PCI Chassis .................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................... 3-128 Sun Fire V1280/E2900 Server Six-Slot PCI Chassis ........................ Revision C x ............................................................................................................ 4810...................................................................................... 3-122 Decoding IOC AID ................................................................. and Power-Cycling Domains ........................ 3-91 The showcomponent Command ......................................... 3-130 Sun Fire™ Midrange Server Maintenance Copyright 2004 Sun Microsystems................................................. Stopping................................. 3-105 Domain Access Control List (ACL) ...

....... 4-18 Compact PCI I/O Assemblies ............................. 4-16 IB_SSC PCI I/O Assembly Logical Block Diagram ...................... 4810.................................................................................................................. 4800/E4900....... 3-132 Troubleshooting the Sun Fire Midrange Servers ..................... Inc.............................................. 4-28 System Data Controller (SDC) Console Bus Connections ........................... 4-7 Operational Overview ........................... 4-29 Basic Clock Distribution ..................................................................................................................... 4-25 Sun Fire V1280/E2900 Server System Controller Logical Block Diagram .. 4-1 Objectives ................. Revision C xi ...... 4-15 System Board Logical Block Diagram ........................................................... and 6800/E6900 Server Four-Slot cPCI Chassis ....Sun Services Sun Fire 3800 Server Six-Slot cPCI Chassis ............................................ 4-13 Sun Fire 6800/E6900 Server Crossbar Configuration .......... 4-23 Data Interconnect Levels ......................................... 4-22 Address Interconnect Levels ........................................................................ 4-24 System Controller Interconnect Logical Block Diagram .................................................................................................................... 4-9 Sun Fireplane Interconnect Operational View ...................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................... Sun Services.............................................. All Rights Reserved........................... 4-20 Six-Slot cPCI I/O Assembly Logical Block Diagram ...................................... 4-19 Four-Slot cPCI I/O Assembly Logical Block Diagram ...................................................................................................................................... 4-6 Additional Resources ......................................................... 4-17 Eight-Slot PCI I/O Assembly Logical Block Diagram ............................................................................................................................................. 4-12 Sun Fire Servers’ Logical Architecture .................................................................................................. 4-30 Sun Fire™ Midrange Server Maintenance Copyright 2004 Sun Microsystems............................................................................................................................................................................... 4-10 Functionality ........................................................................................................................................................................... 4-27 Boot Bus Controller (SBBC) ASIC ............................................................................................. 4-14 UltraSPARC IV Processor Chip Block Diagram .......... 4-11 Snoopy Bus Architecture ............................................................................................ 4-26 Sun Fire 3800.... and 6800/E6900 Server System Controller Block Diagram ............................................. 4810...................................................................... 3-131 Sun Fire 4800/E4900.................................... 4-21 Sun Fireplane Interconnect ................................................................................................................................ 4-2 Relevance .......................................................................................................................................................

..................................................................................... and 6800/E6900 Servers ................Sun Services Fault Analysis Method ..................................................... 4-59 DIMM Memory Errors ...................................................................................................................................................................... 4-71 Identifying Suspect FRUs From Error Messages ............................................................ 4-40 Running Sun Explorer Software on the Sun Fire Midrange Server ............. All Rights Reserved......................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................... 4-37 Error Repositories and Commands ................. 4-55 Controlling System Controller POST Behavior .......................................................................................... 4-38 Sun Explorer Software Data Collector ............. 4-32 Sun Fire Midrange Server Fault Analysis Methodology ................................................... 4-78 ECC Error Types ............... 4-50 OpenBoot PROM Commands ..... 4-82 Environmental Errors ............... 4-83 Enhanced Availability Features Implemented in Firmware Update 5..................... 4-41 Viewing a Sun Explorer Software Capture ................................ 4-75 Parity Detection in the Address Network .................................................... 4-63 Controlling System Controller POST Behavior ................................................................................. 4-51 POST on the Sun Fire V1280/E2900 Server ................... Inc.............................................................3 ................................................................ 4-84 Sun Fire™ Midrange Server Maintenance Copyright 2004 Sun Microsystems............................. 4-36 Gathering Background Information .............................................................................................................................................................. 4-70 Sun Fire Interconnect Link Errors .................................................................................................................................................................................................... 4-56 Controlling OpenBoot PROM POST Behavior .................................................... Sun Services..................................................................... 4-77 Error Correcting Code Errors ........................... 4-81 Console Port Errors .......... 4-31 Eight Steps of Fault Analysis and Diagnosis ............................................................................... 4-80 ECC Error Persistence ................. 4-72 Data Parity Coverage From CPU to CPU Through Memory .......................................................................................................................................................................................... 4-76 Parity Protection for Address Interconnects .............15.............................................................. 4-33 Rule of Three Fault Isolation .. 4-42 Interpreting Sun Fire Midrange Server LEDs .......... 4-43 LED Status Code Summary ............................................................................................................................................................................. 4-57 POST on the Sun Fire 3800............................... 4800/E4900........ 4810...................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................... 4-69 System Controller testboard Command ........................................................ Revision C xii .................................................................... 4-44 Testing the Platform ..................................................................

...................................................................................................................................................................... 4-87 Fault Event and Error Reporting ..... 4-106 Collecting Data ...................... Sun Services... 4-86 Auto-Diagnosis (AD) Engine ............................................................................................................................................................................................... 4-97 Sun Fire Midrange Server Blacklisting ............................... 4-101 The setls Command .............................................................................. Inc............................................................................................... 4-95 Identifying Disabled Components ............................ 4-114 Sun Fire™ Midrange Server Maintenance Copyright 2004 Sun Microsystems........................................................................................................................................................................................... 4-100 Managing the Blacklist on Sun Fire V1280/E2900 Server .......... 4-92 Automatic Restoration of Stopped Domains ...................................................................................................................................... Revision C xiii ........................................................... 4-102 Domain Shell Operating Messages ....................... 4-91 Viewing AD Engine Diagnosis Messages .............................................................. 4-90 Decoding AD Engine Diagnosis Messages .......................... 4-105 Verifying the Recovery ............... 4-89 AD Engine Logs and Records .......................................................................... 4-111 Obtaining Registers ........................................................................................................................... All Rights Reserved.............. 4-98 Blacklisting Components ............................................................................................................................... 4-107 Obtaining a Solaris OS Core File ..................................................................Sun Services Diagnosis Engines .................................................................................... 4-103 Recovering From a Hung Domain ......................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................

dited 02/08 by LG Sun Services Preface About This Course Sun Fire™ Midrange Server Maintenance .

Sun Services Course Goals Upon completion of this course. Sun Services. Revision C Preface. which includes the following servers: • Sun Fire V1280 server and Sun Fire E2900 server • Sun Fire 3800 server • Sun Fire 4800 server and Sun Fire E4900 server • Sun Fire 4810 server • Sun Fire 6800 server and Sun Fire E6900 server • Describe the server configuration and key features of each model in the Sun Fire midrange server line Sun Fire™ Midrange Server Maintenance Copyright 2004 Sun Microsystems. Inc. All Rights Reserved. you should be able to: • Locate online resources for the Sun Fire™ midrange server product line. slide xv of xxiv .

Sun Services. All Rights Reserved. Revision C Preface. slide xvi of xxiv . Inc.Sun Services Course Goals • Configure the Sun Fire midrange server platforms • Perform system maintenance-related activities on the Sun Fire midrange servers Sun Fire™ Midrange Server Maintenance Copyright 2004 Sun Microsystems.

Inc. slide xvii of xxiv . Sun Services. Revision C Preface.Sun Services Course Map Sun Fire™ Midrange Introduction Introducing the Sun Fire™ Midrange Servers Field-Replaceable Units Sun Fire Midrange Server Configuration Platform Assessment and Management Sun Fire Midrange Server Troubleshooting Troubleshooting the Sun Fire Midrange Servers Sun Fire™ Midrange Server Maintenance Copyright 2004 Sun Microsystems. All Rights Reserved.

slide xviii of xxiv . Revision C Preface. All Rights Reserved. Inc.Sun Services Topics Not Covered • Solaris™ Operating System (Solaris OS) administration – Covered in SA-118: Fundamentals of Solaris™ Operating Environment for System Administrators • Sun Fire workgroup servers – Covered in SM-258: Sun Fire™ Workgroup Server Maintenance and Administration • Sun Fire high-end servers – Covered in ES-421: Sun Fire™ 15K/12K Server Administration • Storage maintenance – Covered in ES-255: Sun Storage System Administration Sun Fire™ Midrange Server Maintenance Copyright 2004 Sun Microsystems. Sun Services.

Revision C Preface. All Rights Reserved. can you answer yes to the following questions? • Can you create and edit text files using a text editor? • Can you use a World Wide Web (WWW) browser? Sun Fire™ Midrange Server Maintenance Copyright 2004 Sun Microsystems. Sun Services. slide xix of xxiv . Inc.Sun Services How Prepared Are You? To be sure you are prepared to take this course.

Sun Services Introductions • • • • • • Name Company affiliation Title. Sun Services. Inc. Revision C Preface. function. slide xx of xxiv . and job responsibility Experience related to topics presented in this course Reasons for enrolling in this course Expectations for this course Sun Fire™ Midrange Server Maintenance Copyright 2004 Sun Microsystems. All Rights Reserved.

Inc. All Rights Reserved. Sun Services. Revision C Preface. slide xxi of xxiv .Sun Services Icons Additional resources ! ? Discussion Note Caution Sun Fire™ Midrange Server Maintenance Copyright 2004 Sun Microsystems.

Inc. programming code. files. directories. Sun Services. and on-screen computer output. slide xxii of xxiv .Sun Services Typographical Conventions • Courier is used for the names of commands. Revision C Preface. Sun Fire™ Midrange Server Maintenance Copyright 2004 Sun Microsystems. and for each line of programming code that is referenced in a textual description. All Rights Reserved. • Courier italic is used for variables and command-line placeholders that are replaced with a real name or value. programming constructs. • Courier bold is used for characters and numbers that you type.

new words or terms. Revision C Preface. All Rights Reserved.Sun Services Typographical Conventions • Courier italic bold is used to represent variables whose values are to be entered by the student as part of an activity. Sun Services. slide xxiii of xxiv . Sun Fire™ Midrange Server Maintenance Copyright 2004 Sun Microsystems. Inc. or words that are emphasized. • Palatino italic is used for book titles.

All Rights Reserved. • Methods are not followed by parentheses unless a formal or actual parameter list is shown.Sun Services Additional Conventions Java™ programming language examples use the following additional conventions: • Courier is used for the class names. both commands are shown. Revision C Preface. Sun Fire™ Midrange Server Maintenance Copyright 2004 Sun Microsystems. and keywords. Sun Services. • If a command on the Solaris OS is different from the Microsoft Windows platform. conjunctions. slide xxiv of xxiv . methods. • Line breaks occur where there are separations. Inc. or white space in the code.

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Revision C Module 1. All Rights Reserved.Sun Services Objectives • List the functional goals of the Sun Fire™ midrange server product line • Locate Sun Microsystems web sites containing important Sun Fire midrange server information • List the server models that comprise the Sun Fire midrange server product line • Identify the input and output (I/O) components that the Sun Fire midrange servers support • Describe the key features of each Sun Fire midrange server model • Power on and off each Sun Fire midrange server Sun Fire™ Midrange Server Maintenance Copyright 2004 Sun Microsystems. slide 2 of 22 . Sun Services. Inc.

Revision C Module 1.Sun Services Relevance • Which Sun Fire midrange server models are available? • How is each Sun Fire midrange server model used? • What are the key features of each Sun Fire midrange server model? Sun Fire™ Midrange Server Maintenance Copyright 2004 Sun Microsystems. Sun Services. All Rights Reserved. slide 3 of 22 . Inc.

Sun Services Sun Fire Midrange Server Product Goals • Sun Fire midrange server products are a family of symmetric-memory multiprocessor (SMP) systems. • They are binary-compatible servers for mission-critical and high-performance computing applications. Revision C Module 1. • They include many reliability. Inc. slide 4 of 22 . Sun Services. Sun Fire™ Midrange Server Maintenance Copyright 2004 Sun Microsystems. availability. All Rights Reserved. and serviceability (RAS) features.

All Rights Reserved. Reliability features are provided in the Sun Fire midrange server line: • Parity and error checking code (ECC) technologies • Power-on self-test (POST) • Application-specific integrated-circuit built-in self-test (ASIC BIST) • Environmental monitoring • Automatic system reconfiguration (ASR) Sun Fire™ Midrange Server Maintenance Copyright 2004 Sun Microsystems. Inc. it is also defined as how intact your data is as it travels from component to component. slide 5 of 22 . More importantly.Sun Services Sun Fire Midrange Server Product Goals Reliability is defined as a measure of how dependable a system is after you actually use it. Sun Services. Revision C Module 1.

Availability features are provided in the Sun Fire midrange server line: • Redundancy (N + 1) • Environmental monitoring • Dynamic reconfiguration Sun Fire™ Midrange Server Maintenance Copyright 2004 Sun Microsystems. which is the amount of time a system is available for processing transactions. Inc. All Rights Reserved. Revision C Module 1. slide 6 of 22 .Sun Services Sun Fire Midrange Server Product Goals Availability is defined as up-time. Sun Services.

slide 7 of 22 . Revision C Module 1. All Rights Reserved. Sun Services. Inc.Sun Services Sun Fire Midrange Server Product Goals Serviceability is defined as the ease in which a system might be serviced. Serviceability features are provided in the Sun Fire midrange server line: • • • • • • Hot-plug and hot-swap components Remote administration Minimal tool requirements Reduced field-replaceable unit (FRU) list Keyed components OK to Remove light-emitting diode (LED) indicators Sun Fire™ Midrange Server Maintenance Copyright 2004 Sun Microsystems.

com/servers/midrange http://docs. Revision C Module 1.sun.sun.Sun Services Finding Sun Fire Midrange Server Information Sun Microsystems.sun. Inc.sun.com/solutions/blueprints http://www. has established numerous web sites to help you maintain and administer the Sun Fire midrange serves. All Rights Reserved.sun.com http://www. slide 8 of 22 . Inc.com/products-n-solutions http://www. These include: • • • • • • http://sunsolve.sun. Sun Services.com/solutions/bigadmin Sun Fire™ Midrange Server Maintenance Copyright 2004 Sun Microsystems.com http://www.

Revision C Module 1. Inc. slide 9 of 22 . Sun Services.Sun Services Sun Fire Midrange Server Models Sun Fire 6800/E6900 server Sun Fire 4810 server Sun Fire 4800/E4900 server Sun Fire V1280/E2900 server Sun Fire 3800 server Sun Fire™ Midrange Server Maintenance Copyright 2004 Sun Microsystems. All Rights Reserved.

to twelve-processor compact servers. Inc. • Up to two Sun Fire V1280/E2900 servers can be mounted in a standard enterprise rack. Revision C Module 1. • The Sun Fire V1280/E2900 servers are highly available. Sun Fire™ Midrange Server Maintenance Copyright 2004 Sun Microsystems. Sun Services. four.Sun Services Sun Fire V1280/E2900 Server • The Sun Fire V1280/E2900 servers have features from the Netra™ server class and Sun Fire 4800/E4900 and 4810 midrange servers. It also incorporates RAS features. All Rights Reserved. slide 10 of 22 .

highly available.Sun Services Sun Fire 3800 Server • The Sun Fire 3800 server is a service provider platform that is a data-center cabinet or rack-mounted. slide 11 of 22 . Sun Services. compact server. Sun Fire™ Midrange Server Maintenance Copyright 2004 Sun Microsystems. • Up to three Sun Fire 3800 servers can be mounted in a standard enterprise rack. Revision C Module 1. • The Sun Fire 3800 server supports two to eight processors. Inc. All Rights Reserved.

• They deliver mainframe-class availability and have resource management features. Revision C Module 1. Sun Fire™ Midrange Server Maintenance Copyright 2004 Sun Microsystems.to twelve-processor servers. flexible standalone or rack-mounted two. Sun Services. slide 12 of 22 . or small database server. All Rights Reserved.Sun Services Sun Fire 4800/E4900 Server • The Sun Fire 4800/E4900 servers are highly available. • They are ideal for use as an application. computer. Inc.

Sun Services. two. Revision C Module 1. slide 13 of 22 . • It delivers mainframe-class availability and has resource management features. All Rights Reserved.to twelve-processor server.Sun Services Sun Fire 4810 Server • The Sun Fire 4810 server is a highly available. • Packed in 30-inch deep racks. Inc. rack-optimized. all components are completely front-accessible. Sun Fire™ Midrange Server Maintenance Copyright 2004 Sun Microsystems. making it ideal for Internet data centers.

online transaction processing (OLTP). data mining. data warehousing. • They offer mainframe-class availability and resource management features. slide 14 of 22 . including fault-isolated dynamic system domains and full hardware redundancy. Sun Fire™ Midrange Server Maintenance Copyright 2004 Sun Microsystems. Inc. Revision C Module 1.Sun Services Sun Fire 6800/E6900 Server • The Sun Fire 6800/E6900 servers are highly available. and large database applications. • They are ideal for server consolidation. large-scale two.to twenty-four-processor servers. Sun Services. All Rights Reserved.

Inc. Revision C Module 1. slide 15 of 22 . The Sun Fire E7900 server is a bundle consisting of two Sun Fire E6900 servers. • It is available on the Sun Fire 6800/E6900 servers and Sun Fire high-end servers. Sun Fire™ Midrange Server Maintenance Copyright 2004 Sun Microsystems. • This is supported by Sun Java™ System Cluster software and Sun HPC ClusterTools™ software. All Rights Reserved. Sun Services.Sun Services Sun Fire E7900 Server Cluster Interconnect • The Sun Fire Link hardware and software product is Sun’s highest performing cluster interconnect. with each having two Sun Fire Link boards (a total of four).

slide 16 of 22 . Sun Services. All Rights Reserved. Revision C Module 1.Sun Services Sun Fire Midrange Server I/O Support • Supported I/O interface cards: • Peripheral component interface (PCI) • Compact peripheral component interface (cPCI) • SBus interface cards are not supported • Support variety of I/O adapters • Support variety of disks and disk arrays • Support variety of backup storage devices Sun Fire™ Midrange Server Maintenance Copyright 2004 Sun Microsystems. Inc.

Sun Services. Revision C Module 1. slide 17 of 22 . These features include: • • • • • Embedded service processors (system controllers) Platform segmentation and dynamic system domains Multipathed I/O Dynamic reconfiguration Cluster support Sun Fire™ Midrange Server Maintenance Copyright 2004 Sun Microsystems.Sun Services Sun Fire Midrange Server Features The Sun Fire midrange servers provide a number of advanced features usually found on mainframe-class servers. Inc. All Rights Reserved.

Revision C Module 1. Inc. slide 18 of 22 . Sun Services.Sun Services System Controllers • • • • • • Sets up the system and coordinates the boot process Generates system clocks Monitors the environmental sensors Analyzes errors and takes corrective action Sets up the system partitions and domains Provides the system console capabilities Sun Fire™ Midrange Server Maintenance Copyright 2004 Sun Microsystems. All Rights Reserved.

Sun Services Platform Segmentation and Dynamic System Domains L2 Switches L2 Switches CPU Memory CPU Memory I/O CPU Memory I/O CPU Memory CPU Memory I/O CPU Memory I/O Domain A Segment 0 Domain B Domain C Segment 1 Domain D Sun Fire™ Midrange Server Maintenance Copyright 2004 Sun Microsystems. Inc. All Rights Reserved. slide 19 of 22 . Revision C Module 1. Sun Services.

• Internet Protocol Multipathing – Provides a high level of network availability and performance using automatic failover and load balancing on existing Internet Protocol-based networking products. This was formerly known as Multiplexed IO or MPxIO. All Rights Reserved. Sun Fire™ Midrange Server Maintenance Copyright 2004 Sun Microsystems.Sun Services Multipathed I/O • Sun StorEdge™ Traffic Manager software – Provides a high level of disk availability and performance using multipath access to I/O devices. Sun Services. slide 20 of 22 . Inc. Revision C Module 1.

slide 21 of 22 . Revision C Module 1.Sun Services Dynamic Reconfiguration (DR) Use DR to do the following: • Minimize the interruption of system applications while installing or removing a board • Disable a failing device by removing it from the domain • Display the operational status of boards in a domain • Initiate system tests of a board while the system continues to run • Reconfigure a domain while Solaris OS continues to run in the domain • Invoke hardware-specific functions of a board or a related attachment Sun Fire™ Midrange Server Maintenance Copyright 2004 Sun Microsystems. All Rights Reserved. Inc. Sun Services.

Inc.Sun Services Platform Startup and Shutdown • Understanding the correct procedures for powering up and powering down the Sun Fire midrange servers is key to ensuring proper operation • For the proper power up and down procedure for the Sun Fire 1280 and E2900 server refer to the Sun Fire™ V1280/Netra™ 1280 Service Manual • For the proper power up and down procedure for the Sun Fire 3800. and 6800/E6900 servers. Sun Services. All Rights Reserved. refer to the Sun Fire™ 6800/4810/4800/3800 Systems Power On Off Guide Sun Fire™ Midrange Server Maintenance Copyright 2004 Sun Microsystems. 4810. 4800/E4900. Revision C Module 1. slide 22 of 22 .

edited 02/08 by LG Sun Services Module 2 Field-Replaceable Units Sun Fire™ Midrange Server Maintenance .

Revision C Module 2. All Rights Reserved. Sun Services.Sun Services Objectives • Describe the various administrative and service layers on the Sun Fire midrange server products • Describe the Sun Fire midrange server FRU strategy • Locate and describe the function of the Sun Fire midrange server system controller boards • Locate and describe the function of the Sun Fire midrange server system boards • Locate and describe the function of the Sun Fire midrange server I/O boards • Locate and describe the function of the Sun Fire midrange server Sun Fireplane switchboards Sun Fire™ Midrange Server Maintenance Copyright 2004 Sun Microsystems. slide 2 of 112 . Inc.

slide 3 of 112 . All Rights Reserved. Sun Services.Sun Services Objectives • Locate and describe the function of the Sun Fire midrange server baseplane and centerplanes • Locate and describe the function of the Sun Fire midrange server AC and DC power distribution FRUs • Locate and describe the function of the Sun Fire midrange server fan tray assemblies • Locate and describe the function of the Sun Fire midrange server FrameManager • Locate and describe the function of the Sun StorEdge™ D240 media tray • Install and administer the console • Install the server in a rack configuration Sun Fire™ Midrange Server Maintenance Copyright 2004 Sun Microsystems. Inc. Revision C Module 2.

slide 4 of 112 .Sun Services Relevance • What URLs are needed to install and configure the Sun Fire midrange server models? • What is the difference between hot-plug and hot-swap? • Which components make up the Sun Fire midrange server models? • Where are the components located? • Which status indicators are associated with each component? Sun Fire™ Midrange Server Maintenance Copyright 2004 Sun Microsystems. Revision C Module 2. All Rights Reserved. Sun Services. Inc.

Revision C Module 2.Sun Services Administrative and Service Overview Applications Solaris Operating System OpenBoot PROM 5 LOM Shell Platform Hardware Sun Fire V1280/E2900 Midrange Server Sun Fire™ Midrange Server Maintenance Copyright 2004 Sun Microsystems. All Rights Reserved. Inc. slide 5 of 112 . Sun Services.

Revision C Module 2.Sun Services Administrative and Service Overview Applications Solaris Operating System Open Boot PROM Domain Shell A (SC) Applications Solaris Operating System Open Boot PROM Domain Shell B (SC) Applications Solaris Operating System Open Boot PROM Domain Shell C (SC) Applications Solaris Operating System Open Boot PROM Domain Shell D (SC) Platform Shell (System Controller) Platform Hardware Sun Fire™ Midrange Server Maintenance Copyright 2004 Sun Microsystems. All Rights Reserved. Sun Services. slide 6 of 112 . Inc.

The following items are the main FRUs for the Sun Fire 3800. 4800/E4900. and 6800/E6900 servers: • • • • • • Centerplane Fans ID board I/O boards (cPCI I/O. slide 7 of 112 . PCI I/O) cPCI I/O and PCI I/O cards Memory Sun Fire™ Midrange Server Maintenance Copyright 2004 Sun Microsystems. Revision C Module 2. Sun Services. Inc. 4810.Sun Services Sun Fire System Field-Replaceable Units The Sun Fire midrange servers consist of FRUs. All Rights Reserved.

Sun Services. Sun Fire cabinet) • System board (CPU/memory) • System controller board • Switchboard (L2 repeater board) Sun Fire™ Midrange Server Maintenance Copyright 2004 Sun Microsystems.Sun Services Sun Fire System Field-Replaceable Units • Power (alternating current [AC] and direct current [DC]) • Rack (patch panel. Revision C Module 2. Inc. All Rights Reserved. FrameManager. slide 8 of 112 .

Sun Services. All Rights Reserved.Sun Services Sun Fire System Field-Replaceable Units The following items are the main FRUs for the Sun Fire V1280/E2900 server: • • • • • • • Baseplane Fans System controller-I/O board (PCI I/O) Memory Power (AC and DC) System board (CPU/memory) IDE interface Sun Fire™ Midrange Server Maintenance Copyright 2004 Sun Microsystems. Revision C Module 2. Inc. slide 9 of 112 .

Revision C Module 2. and digital versatile disk [DVD]) • Switchboard (L2 repeater board) Sun Fire™ Midrange Server Maintenance Copyright 2004 Sun Microsystems. Sun Services. slide 10 of 112 . tape.Sun Services Sun Fire System Field-Replaceable Units • Internal drives (disk. Inc. All Rights Reserved.

Sun Services FRU Administration Non-hot-pluggable FRUs: • PCI cards • Centerplane • Sun Fireplane switchboard Sun Fire™ Midrange Server Maintenance Copyright 2004 Sun Microsystems. Revision C Module 2. All Rights Reserved. slide 11 of 112 . Inc. Sun Services.

Revision C Module 2. Inc. All Rights Reserved. Sun Services.Sun Services FRU Administration Hot-pluggable FRUs: • System boards • I/O boards • System controller (only with failover enabled) Sun Fire™ Midrange Server Maintenance Copyright 2004 Sun Microsystems. slide 12 of 112 .

Inc.Sun Services FRU Administration Hot-swappable FRUs: • DC power supplies • Fan trays • cPCI cards Sun Fire™ Midrange Server Maintenance Copyright 2004 Sun Microsystems. All Rights Reserved. slide 13 of 112 . Revision C Module 2. Sun Services.

Inc.Sun Services Sun Fire V1280/E2900 Server IB System Controller Board The IB_SSC system controller board is a system service processor that controls maintenance and system clocks. It is combined with the I/O board on the Sun Fire V1280/ E2900 servers. Sun Services. Sun Fire™ Midrange Server Maintenance Copyright 2004 Sun Microsystems. All Rights Reserved. slide 14 of 112 . Revision C PCI chassis PCI riser board IB_SSC riser board -I/O Controller (I/O) -System Controller (SC) Module 2.

Inc. slide 15 of 112 . Sun Services.Sun Services Sun Fire Midrange Server System Controller Board Sun Fire™ Midrange Server Maintenance Copyright 2004 Sun Microsystems. Revision C Module 2. All Rights Reserved.

Sun Fire™ Midrange Server Maintenance Copyright 2004 Sun Microsystems. slide 16 of 112 . You can install one additional system controller board for redundancy in all of the Sun Fire systems. Sun Services.Sun Services Sun Fire Midrange Server System Controller Board The system controller board is a system service processor that controls maintenance and system clocks. Revision C Module 2. Inc. All Rights Reserved.

Revision C Module 2. slide 17 of 112 . Sun Services. All Rights Reserved.Sun Services System Controller Physical Locations Sun Fire V1280/E2900 Servers’ IB_SSC Board Location IB_SSC FRU Sun Fire™ Midrange Server Maintenance Copyright 2004 Sun Microsystems. Inc.

Revision C Module 2.Sun Services System Controller Physical Locations Sun Fire 3800 Server SC Board Slot Assignments SC1 SC0 Sun Fire™ Midrange Server Maintenance Copyright 2004 Sun Microsystems. All Rights Reserved. Sun Services. Inc. slide 18 of 112 .

All Rights Reserved. slide 19 of 112 .Sun Services System Controller Physical Locations Sun Fire 4800/E4900 Server SC Board Slot Assignments SC1 SC0 Sun Fire™ Midrange Server Maintenance Copyright 2004 Sun Microsystems. Revision C Module 2. Inc. Sun Services.

Sun Services System Controller Physical Locations Sun Fire 4810 Server SC Board Slot Assignments SC1 SC0 Sun Fire™ Midrange Server Maintenance Copyright 2004 Sun Microsystems. slide 20 of 112 . All Rights Reserved. Inc. Revision C Module 2. Sun Services.

Revision C Module 2. Sun Services.Sun Services System Controller Physical Locations Sun Fire 6800/E6900 Server SC Board Slot Assignments SC1 SC0 Sun Fire™ Midrange Server Maintenance Copyright 2004 Sun Microsystems. All Rights Reserved. Inc. slide 21 of 112 .

Inc. All Rights Reserved. Sun Services. slide 22 of 112 .Sun Services Sun Fire V1280/E2900 Server IB_SSC SC Board Faceplate SSC1 B TTYB (reserved) SSC1 A LOM serial port SSC1 10/100 Ethernet Sun Fire™ Midrange Server Maintenance Copyright 2004 Sun Microsystems. Revision C Module 2.

Sun Services.Sun Services Sun Fire Midrange Server System Controller Board Faceplate Status LED Serial ports A/B Reset button Ethernet RJ45 port Sun Fire™ Midrange Server Maintenance Copyright 2004 Sun Microsystems. slide 23 of 112 . Inc. Revision C Module 2. All Rights Reserved.

All Rights Reserved. Color. Do not remove the component under hot-pluggable conditions. Sun Fire™ Midrange Server Maintenance Copyright 2004 Sun Microsystems. Inc. Do The board is not not remove the board when activated. Fault (amber) Removal OK (amber) You can safely remove the component under hot-pluggable conditions. An internal fault occurred. Sun Services. the board when this LED is off. No internal fault occurred.Sun Services Sun Fire Midrange Server SC Board LED Definitions Name. You can remove this LED is on. Revision C Module 2. and On Symbol Activated (green) Off The board is activated. slide 24 of 112 .

slide 25 of 112 . All Rights Reserved. Revision C Module 2. Sun Services. Sun Fire™ Midrange Server Maintenance Copyright 2004 Sun Microsystems. Inc.Sun Services Sun Fire V1280/E2900 Server System Boards The Sun Fire V1280/E2900 servers system board houses either four UltraSPARC® III or four UltraSPARC IV microprocessors (Scalable Processor ARChitecture).

Sun Fire™ Midrange Server Maintenance Copyright 2004 Sun Microsystems. Inc. Revision C Module 2. slide 26 of 112 .Sun Services Sun Fire V1280/E2900 Server System Boards . All Rights Reserved. Sun Services.

4800/E4900. and 6800/E6900 Server System Boards The Sun Fire midrange server system board houses either two or four UltraSPARC III or UltraSPARC IV processors. slide 27 of 112 . Sun Fire™ Midrange Server Maintenance Copyright 2004 Sun Microsystems.Sun Services Sun Fire 3800. Each processor supports two physical banks of memory. All Rights Reserved. 4810. Sun Services. Inc. Revision C Module 2.

all DIMMs in a physical bank must be present. slide 28 of 112 .Sun Services Memory Configuration Rules • Each CPU on the system board can be configured as follows: • No memory installed • One bank (bank 0) installed • Two banks (bank 0 and bank 1) installed • A populated dual-inline memory module (DIMM) bank must have a corresponding CPU processor installed. • When memory is installed. Sun Services. Sun Fire™ Midrange Server Maintenance Copyright 2004 Sun Microsystems. Revision C Module 2. Inc. All Rights Reserved.

Sun Services CPU and Memory Locations J 14600 J 14601 J14500 J 14501 J 14400 J 14401 J 14300 J 14301 J 13600 J 13601 J 13500 J 13501 J13400 J 13401 J13300 J 13301 J16600 J 16601 J16500 J 16501 J 16400 J 16401 J 16300 J 16301 J 15600 J 15601 J 15500 J 15501 J 15400 J 15401 J 15300 J 15301 CPU 1 (P1) CPU 0 (P0) CPU 3 (P3) CPU 2 (P2) Sun Fire™ Midrange Server Maintenance Copyright 2004 Sun Microsystems. Sun Services. All Rights Reserved. slide 29 of 112 . Revision C Module 2. Inc.

Inc. bank 0 DIMM 2. bank 0 DIMM 1. Revision C Module 2. slide 30 of 112 . Sun Services. bank 1 DIMM 0. bank 0 DIMM 0.Sun Services Processor Memory Group Bank Assignments DIMM 3. bank 0 DIMM 3. bank 1 DIMM 1. All Rights Reserved. bank 1 DIMM 2. bank 1 Sun Fire™ Midrange Server Maintenance Copyright 2004 Sun Microsystems.

Sun Services Sun Fire V1280/E2900 Server System Board Slot Assignments SB0 SB2 SB4 Sun Fire™ Midrange Server Maintenance Copyright 2004 Sun Microsystems. slide 31 of 112 . Sun Services. Inc. Revision C Module 2. All Rights Reserved.

Inc. Sun Services. All Rights Reserved. Revision C Module 2. slide 32 of 112 .Sun Services Sun Fire 3800 System Board Slot Assignments SB2 SB0 Sun Fire™ Midrange Server Maintenance Copyright 2004 Sun Microsystems.

All Rights Reserved. Revision C Module 2. Inc. slide 33 of 112 .Sun Services Sun Fire 4810 and 4800/E4900 Server System Board Assignments SB0 SB2 SB4 SB0 SB2 SB4 Sun Fire™ Midrange Server Maintenance Copyright 2004 Sun Microsystems. Sun Services.

Sun Services. Inc. Revision C Module 2. slide 34 of 112 .Sun Services Sun Fire 6800/E6900 Server System Board Slot Assignments SB4 SB2 SB0 SB1 SB3 SB5 Sun Fire™ Midrange Server Maintenance Copyright 2004 Sun Microsystems. All Rights Reserved.

Sun Services System Board LEDs Removal OK LED (amber) Fault LED (amber) Activated LED (green) Sun Fire™ Midrange Server Maintenance Copyright 2004 Sun Microsystems. slide 35 of 112 . Inc. Revision C Module 2. All Rights Reserved. Sun Services.

slide 36 of 112 . 4810. and 6800/E6900 servers only) Sun Fire™ Midrange Server Maintenance Copyright 2004 Sun Microsystems. 4810. Inc. All Rights Reserved. Revision C Module 2.Sun Services Sun Fire Midrange I/O Assemblies Four types of I/O assemblies are used in the Sun Fire midrange products: • The six-slot IB_SSC assembly (used in the Sun Fire V1280/E2900 servers only) • The four-slot cPCI assembly (used in the Sun Fire 4800/E4900. Sun Services. and 6800/E6900 servers only) • The six-slot cPCI assembly (used in the Sun Fire 3800 server only) • The eight-slot PCI assembly (used in the Sun Fire 4800/E4900.

Inc. slide 37 of 112 . Sun Services. All Rights Reserved. Revision C Module 2.Sun Services Sun Fire V1280/E2900 Server Six-Slot PCI IB_SSC Assembly PCI chassis PCI riser board IB_SSC riser board -I/O Controller (I/O) -System Controller (SC) Sun Fire™ Midrange Server Maintenance Copyright 2004 Sun Microsystems.

Revision C Module 2. Sun Services.Sun Services Sun Fire 4800/E4900. slide 38 of 112 . and 6800/E6900 Server Four-Slot cPCI I/O Assembly Sun Fire™ Midrange Server Maintenance Copyright 2004 Sun Microsystems. 4810. All Rights Reserved. Inc.

Sun Services Sun Fire 3800 Server Six-Slot cPCI I/O Assembly Sun Fire™ Midrange Server Maintenance Copyright 2004 Sun Microsystems. Inc. slide 39 of 112 . Revision C Module 2. Sun Services. All Rights Reserved.

Revision C Module 2. and 6800/E6900 Server Eight-Slot PCI I/O Assembly Sun Fire™ Midrange Server Maintenance Copyright 2004 Sun Microsystems. All Rights Reserved. 4810. slide 40 of 112 .Sun Services Sun Fire 4800/E4900. Sun Services. Inc.

slide 41 of 112 . All Rights Reserved. Inc. Revision C Module 2.Sun Services Sun Fire V1280/E2900 Server I/O Assembly Location 33MHz PCI 0 32-Bit 64-Bit 33MHz PCI 1 32-Bit 64-Bit 33MHz PCI 2 32-Bit 64-Bit 33MHz PCI 3 32-Bit 64-Bit 33MHz PCI 4 32-Bit 64-Bit 66MHz PCI 5 32-Bit 64-Bit Sun Fire™ Midrange Server Maintenance Copyright 2004 Sun Microsystems. Sun Services.

Revision C Module 2. Inc. Sun Services. slide 42 of 112 . All Rights Reserved.Sun Services Sun Fire 3800 Server I/O Assembly Locations IB6 IB8 Sun Fire™ Midrange Server Maintenance Copyright 2004 Sun Microsystems.

slide 43 of 112 . Inc. Revision C Module 2. All Rights Reserved.Sun Services Sun Fire 4800/E4900 Server I/O Assembly Locations IB8 IB6 Sun Fire™ Midrange Server Maintenance Copyright 2004 Sun Microsystems. Sun Services.

slide 44 of 112 . All Rights Reserved.Sun Services Sun Fire 4810 Server I/O Assembly Locations IB6 IB8 Sun Fire™ Midrange Server Maintenance Copyright 2004 Sun Microsystems. Revision C Module 2. Sun Services. Inc.

Sun Services Sun Fire 6800/E6900 Server I/O Assembly Locations IB9 IB8 IB7 IB6 Sun Fire™ Midrange Server Maintenance Copyright 2004 Sun Microsystems. slide 45 of 112 . Sun Services. Revision C Module 2. Inc. All Rights Reserved.

Sun Services. All Rights Reserved. Revision C Module 2. Inc.Sun Services Eight-Slot PCI I/O Assembly Slot Locations and LEDs Activated LED (Green) Fault LED (Amber) Removal OK LED (Amber) 7 6 5 4 3 2 1 0 Slots Sun Fire™ Midrange Server Maintenance Copyright 2004 Sun Microsystems. slide 46 of 112 .

3VDC 5VDC 5VDC 5VDC 3. slide 47 of 112 . Sun Services. All Rights Reserved. Revision C Module 2.Sun Services Eight-Slot Assembly Electrical Characteristics Slot Number 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Frequency 33 MHz 33 MHz 33 MHz 33 MHz 33 MHz 33 MHz Bit-Size 64-bit 64-bit 64-bit 64-bit 64-bit 64-bit Voltage 5VDC 5VDC 5VDC 3. Inc.3VDC 66 MHz/33 MHz 64-bit 66 MHz/33 MHz 64-bit Sun Fire™ Midrange Server Maintenance Copyright 2004 Sun Microsystems.

slide 48 of 112 . Inc.Sun Services Six-Slot cPCI I/O Assembly Slot Locations and LEDs Activated LED (Green) Fault LED (Amber) Removal OK LED (Amber) 5 4 3 2 1 Slots 0 cPCI Slot LEDs cPCI Board LEDs Sun Fire™ Midrange Server Maintenance Copyright 2004 Sun Microsystems. Sun Services. All Rights Reserved. Revision C Module 2.

Sun Services Six-Slot cPCI I/O Slot Electrical Characteristics Slot Number 0 1 2 3 4 5 Frequency 66 MHz/33 MHz 66 MHz/33 MHz 33 MHz 33 MHz 33 MHz 33 MHz Bit-Size 64-bit 64-bit 64-bit 64-bit 64-bit 64-bit Voltage 3.3VDC 5VDC 5VDC 5VDC 5VDC Sun Fire™ Midrange Server Maintenance Copyright 2004 Sun Microsystems. slide 49 of 112 . Inc. All Rights Reserved.3VDC 3. Sun Services. Revision C Module 2.

Sun Services Four-Slot cPCI I/O Assembly Slot Locations and LEDs Activated LED (Green) Fault LED (Amber) Removal OK LED (Amber) 3 2 1 0 Slots cPCI Slot LEDs cPCI Board LEDs Sun Fire™ Midrange Server Maintenance Copyright 2004 Sun Microsystems. Revision C Module 2. slide 50 of 112 . Inc. All Rights Reserved. Sun Services.

Sun Services.3VDC 5VDC 5VDC 66 MHz/33 MHz 64-bit 66 MHz/33 MHz 64-bit 33 MHz 33 MHz 64-bit 64-bit Sun Fire™ Midrange Server Maintenance Copyright 2004 Sun Microsystems. Inc.Sun Services Four-Slot cPCI I/O Slot Electrical Characteristics Slot Number 0 1 2 3 Frequency Bit-size Voltage 3. All Rights Reserved. Revision C Module 2. slide 51 of 112 .3VDC 3.

Revision C Module 2. slide 52 of 112 . All Rights Reserved. Inc. Sun Services.Sun Services PCI and cPCI I/O Adapters Sun 10/100 Ethernet Plus SCSI cPCI Adapter Ejector handle Hot swap indicator Sun Fire™ Midrange Server Maintenance Copyright 2004 Sun Microsystems.

Inc. slide 53 of 112 .Sun Services PCI and cPCI I/O Adapters Sun Dual Fast Ethernet and Dual SCSI PCI Adapter Sun Fire™ Midrange Server Maintenance Copyright 2004 Sun Microsystems. Revision C Module 2. Sun Services. All Rights Reserved.

Revision C Module 2. All Rights Reserved. Sun Services. slide 54 of 112 . Inc.Sun Services Sun Fire V1280/E2900 Server Sun Fireplane Switchboard Fireplane Switchboard Sheetmetal Filler Lever D107 DC-DC AR D110 DC-DC I2C Aux SEPROM SDC DX0 LEDs On Fault Ok-to-Remove DX1 Echip Air Vent Air Vent Lever Sun Fire™ Midrange Server Maintenance Copyright 2004 Sun Microsystems.

Inc. and 6800/E6900 Server Sun Fireplane Switchboard Sun Fire™ Midrange Server Maintenance Copyright 2004 Sun Microsystems. Sun Services. slide 55 of 112 . 4810. All Rights Reserved. Revision C Module 2.Sun Services Sun Fire 4800/E4900.

Sun Services Sun Fireplane Switchboard Physical Locations Sun Fire V1280/E2900 Server Switchboard Slot Assignments RP0 RP2 Sun Fire™ Midrange Server Maintenance Copyright 2004 Sun Microsystems. Inc. Revision C Module 2. slide 56 of 112 . All Rights Reserved. Sun Services.

Sun Services. Inc. Revision C Sun Fire 4800/E4900 Module 2. All Rights Reserved.Sun Services Sun Fireplane Switchboard Physical Locations Sun Fire 4810 and 4800/E4900 Server Switchboard Slot Assignments RP0 RP2 RP0 RP2 Sun Fire 4810 Server Sun Fire™ Midrange Server Maintenance Copyright 2004 Sun Microsystems. slide 57 of 112 .

Sun Services Sun Fireplane Switchboard LEDs Activated LED (green) Fault LED (amber) Removal OK LED (amber) Sun Fire™ Midrange Server Maintenance Copyright 2004 Sun Microsystems. Revision C Module 2. Inc. All Rights Reserved. Sun Services. slide 58 of 112 .

All Rights Reserved.Sun Services Sun Fire V1280/E2900 Server Baseplane to 530-3079 Fan Tray PCB Sun Fireplane Switchboard 2 Sun Fireplane Switchboard 0 System Board 0 System Board 2 System Board 4 System Board 4 530-3073 1B6_SSC1 J9001 System Board 0 J9301 to DC Distrubution Board Sun Fire™ Midrange Server Maintenance Copyright 2004 Sun Microsystems. slide 59 of 112 . Sun Services. Revision C Sun Fireplane Switchboard 0 Sun Fireplane Switchboard 2 1B6_SSC1 System Board 2 Module 2. Inc.

Sun Services.Sun Services System Configuration Card Reader (SCCR) System configuration card reader (SCCR) Sun Fire™ Midrange Server Maintenance Copyright 2004 Sun Microsystems. Inc. Revision C Module 2. All Rights Reserved. slide 60 of 112 .

Inc. Revision C System Board 5 System Board 5 Module 2.Sun Services Sun Fire 6800/E6900 Server Centerplane and ID Board (Front View) SB0 SB2 SB4 SB1 SB3 SB5 System Controller 1 System Board 2 System Board 0 System Board 4 System Board 1 System Board 3 System Board 2 System Controller 0 System Board 0 System Board 4 System Board 1 System Board 3 Sun Fire™ Midrange Server Maintenance Copyright 2004 Sun Microsystems. Sun Services. All Rights Reserved. slide 61 of 112 .

Inc. Sun Services. All Rights Reserved. Revision C I/O Board 8 I/O Board 8 Module 2.Sun Services Sun Fire 6800/E6900 Server Centerplane and ID Board (Rear View) ID Board IBS PR2 RP3 PR0 RP1 IB8 Sun Fireplane Switchboard 0 Sun Fireplane Switchboard 1 Sun Fireplane Switchboard 2 Sun Fireplane Switchboard 3 I/O Board 9 Sun Fireplane Switchboard 2 Sun Fireplane Switchboard 3 Sun Fireplane Switchboard 0 Sun Fireplane Switchboard 1 I/O Board 9 Bus Bar 340-4796 to Power Centerplane I2C Cable 530-2546 to Power Centerplane Bus Bar 340-4797 to Power Centerplane Sun Fire™ Midrange Server Maintenance Copyright 2004 Sun Microsystems. slide 62 of 112 .

Inc. Sun Services. All Rights Reserved. slide 63 of 112 . Revision C Module 2.Sun Services ID Board Sun Fire™ Midrange Server Maintenance Copyright 2004 Sun Microsystems.

Inc. Sun Fire™ Midrange Server Maintenance Copyright 2004 Sun Microsystems. 4800/E4900. Sun Services. • It has the server and component power-on hours. All Rights Reserved.Sun Services ID Board The ID board contains a serial electrically erasable programmable read-only memory (SEEPROM) application-specific integrated circuit (ASIC) with the following information: • It has the server chassis ID. • It incorporates six media access control (MAC) addresses for the Sun Fire 6800/E6900 server and four MAC addresses for the Sun Fire 3800. This includes one per possible domain and one each for the system controllers. and 4810 servers. Revision C Module 2. • It has the server serial number/host ID. slide 64 of 112 .

4810. E6900): Please enter System MAC Address from label (aa:bb:cc:dd:ee:ff): Please enter Host ID from label (aabbccdd): Is this COD (Capacity on Demand) system? (Y/N) Sun Fire™ Midrange Server Maintenance Copyright 2004 Sun Microsystems. serial number. and so on) of the ID board. Please enter System Serial Number from label: Please enter Platform Model Number (3800. E4900. the following prompts appear. slide 65 of 112 . 6800. but if you cannot do this. Sun Services.Sun Services Replacing a Centerplane or ID Board The system controller application (ScApp) should automatically program the static portion (such as MAC address. All Rights Reserved. Inc. 4800. Revision C Module 2.

Sun Services ID Board MAC Addresses Sun Fire 3800. and 4810 Servers Domain B = Base MAC address plus 1 Sun Fire 6800/E6900 Servers Domain A = Base MAC address Domain A = Base MAC address Domain B = Base MAC address plus 1 SC0 = Base MAC address plus 2 Domain C = Base MAC address plus 2 SC1 = Base MAC address plus 3 Domain D = Base MAC address plus 3 N/A N/A SC0 = Base MAC address plus 4 SC1 = Base MAC address plus 5 Sun Fire™ Midrange Server Maintenance Copyright 2004 Sun Microsystems. Inc. Sun Services. slide 66 of 112 . 4800/E4900. Revision C Module 2. All Rights Reserved.

Inc. Revision C Module 2. Sun Services. slide 67 of 112 . All Rights Reserved.Sun Services AC Power Distribution All Sun Fire midrange servers installed in a data center cabinet are equipped with the following AC components: • The redundant transfer unit (RTU) • The redundant transfer switch (RTS) • An AC input box Sun Fire™ Midrange Server Maintenance Copyright 2004 Sun Microsystems.

Sun Services. All Rights Reserved. To power supplies for the Sun Fire 3800 servers only. slide 68 of 112 . Inc.Sun Services AC Power Distribution Rack Fan Trays (2) 220VAC RTS RTU RTS 220VAC To AC input box for all servers except the Sun Fire 3800 servers. Primary 200–240VAC Secondary 200–240VAC Sun Fire™ Midrange Server Maintenance Copyright 2004 Sun Microsystems. Revision C Module 2.

Sun Services Sun Fire 4810 and 4800/E4900 Server AC Component Locations AC input box Sun Fire 4810 Server Sun Fire™ Midrange Server Maintenance Copyright 2004 Sun Microsystems. slide 69 of 112 . All Rights Reserved. Revision C Sun Fire 4800/E4900 Module 2. Inc. Sun Services.

Revision C Rear Module 2. Sun Services. slide 70 of 112 . All Rights Reserved. Inc.Sun Services Sun Fire 6800/E6900 Server AC Component Locations AC input boxes RTU RTS Front Sun Fire™ Midrange Server Maintenance Copyright 2004 Sun Microsystems.

Sun Services RTU and RTS The RTU supplies AC power to cabinet peripherals and fans. Revision C Module 2. Inc. Sun Services. Two unswitched outlets provide power to the cabinet equipment such as fans. RTU RTS Input AC power RTS Sun Fire™ Midrange Server Maintenance Copyright 2004 Sun Microsystems. Eight switched receptacles are intended to supply power to the peripheral equipment. The 6800 has two special AC Input Modules which deliver power from the RTUs to the AC input module. All Rights Reserved. slide 71 of 112 .

Inc. Sun Services. Revision C Module 2.Sun Services Redundant Transfer Unit Panel J11 Unswitched J3 J5 J7 J9 On-Off breakers J13 J15 To Frame Manager Remote Transfer Switches Switched J11 J12 Unswitched J4 J6 J8 J10 On-Off breakers J14 J16 Not Used LEDs J12 J8 J10 Switched RTUR RTS0 RTUF RTS2 RTUR RTS1 RTUF RTS3 J3 J5 J13 J124A J15 J7 J9 J4 J6 J14 J16 J224A Sun Fire™ Midrange Server Maintenance Copyright 2004 Sun Microsystems. slide 72 of 112 . All Rights Reserved.

The module does not have a fault. The relay is energized and connected to the outlets. Revision C Module 2. The source is out of the specification. The relay is de-energized and undocked. The relay is de-energized and docked. slide 73 of 112 . Sun Services. Middle Green On Off Flashing Right Amber On Off Sun Fire™ Midrange Server Maintenance Copyright 2004 Sun Microsystems. The source is not present or is lower than the specification.Sun Services Redundant Transfer Unit LED Functions LED Position Left LED Color Green State On Off Flashing Meaning The source is present and is okay. All Rights Reserved. Inc. The module has a fault.

each with a corresponding power switch. All Rights Reserved. slide 74 of 112 . Revision C Module 2.Sun Services AC Input Box • For the Sun Fire 6800/E6900 systems. the AC input box receives power from the RTU through two power cables. each with a corresponding power switch. • Sun Fire 3800 systems do not use AC input boxes. Sun Services. Sun Fire™ Midrange Server Maintenance Copyright 2004 Sun Microsystems. • For the Sun Fire 4810 and 4800/E4900 systems. the AC input box receives power from the RTU through three power cables. Inc.

slide 75 of 112 . All Rights Reserved. Sun Services. Revision C Module 2. Inc.Sun Services DC Power Distribution Sun Fire midrange DC power distribution systems include comprised of the following major components: • • • • System centerplane Power centerplane Fan centerplane DC power supplies Sun Fire™ Midrange Server Maintenance Copyright 2004 Sun Microsystems.

Inc. All Rights Reserved. D12V. 5V. 1V5) Main 48VDC Auxiliary 3V3 Auxiliary 48VDC 48VDC_IL Power Distribution Board (PDB) 220VAC 3V3 (1) Fan Tray (48VDC_IL D>3.) Auxiliary Primary 200–240VAC Secondary 200–240VAC RTS RTU RTS Feed A (2) AC Input Box Main 48VDC Standby 12VDC 220VAC AC-DC Converters (PS0-PS3) Feed B (2) Sun Fire™ Midrange Server Maintenance Copyright 2004 Sun Microsystems. Sun Services. 3V3.5 A. slide 76 of 112 .Sun Services Sun Fire V1280/E2900 Server DC Power Distribution DC-DC Rack Fan Trays (2) DC-DC DC-DC (1) System Controller Board (3) CPU/Memory Boards (1) I/O Controller Board (2) L2 Repeater Boards (+12V. Revision C Module 2.

Inc. slide 77 of 112 .Sun Services Sun Fire 3800 Server DC Power Distribution Rack Fan Trays (2) Primary 200–240VAC Secondary 200–240VAC 220VAC RTS RTU RTS DC-DC Board Converters (system. and Sun Fireplane switch boards) Main 56VDC DC-DC Board Converters (system controller and ID boards) Auxiliary 56VDC To fans (4) Main 56VDC System Centerplane Main 56VDC 3 220VAC Auxiliary 56VDC AC-DC Converters (PS0-PS2) Sun Fire™ Midrange Server Maintenance Copyright 2004 Sun Microsystems. All Rights Reserved. I/O. Sun Services. Revision C Module 2.

slide 78 of 112 . All Rights Reserved.Sun Services Sun Fire 4800/E4900 Server DC Power Distribution Rack Fan Trays (2) Primary 200–240VAC Secondary 200–240VAC 220VAC RTS AC 220VAC Input RTU 220VAC Box RTS 220VAC 3 DC-DC Board Converters (system. Revision C Module 2. Sun Services. I/O. and Sun Fireplane switch boards) Main 56VDC DC-DC Board Converters (system controller and ID boards) Auxiliary 56VDC To fans (3) Main 56VDC System Centerplane Main 56VDC Auxiliary 56VDC AC-DC Converters (PS0-PS2) Sun Fire™ Midrange Server Maintenance Copyright 2004 Sun Microsystems. Inc.

I/O. Sun Services. Revision C Module 2. and Sun Fireplane switch boards) Main 56VDC DC-DC Board Converters (system controller and ID boards) Auxiliary 56VDC To fans (3) Main 56VDC Rack Fan Trays (2) Primary 200–240VAC Secondary 200–240VAC 220VAC RTS System Centerplane Main 56VDC Auxiliary 56VDC AC 220VAC Input RTU 220VAC Box RTS 220VAC 3 Power Centerplane Main 56VDC Auxiliary 56VDC AC-DC Converters (PS0-PS2) Sun Fire™ Midrange Server Maintenance Copyright 2004 Sun Microsystems. slide 79 of 112 .Sun Services Sun Fire 4810 Server DC Power Distribution DC-DC Board Converters (system. All Rights Reserved. Inc.

9 RP2. Inc. 8 RP0. All Rights Reserved. 3 AC1 Power Centerplane 220VAC AC-DC CONV PS3-5 1 AC0 220VAC AC-DC CONV Power PS0-2 Centerplane Main 56V Auxiliary 56V SC0 SC1 DC-DC F A N C E N T E R P L A N E Auxiliary 56V Main 56V Sun Fire™ Midrange Server Maintenance Copyright 2004 Sun Microsystems. 3. 5 ib7.Sun Services Sun Fire 6800/E6900 Server DC Power Distribution DC-DC SB0. 4 ib6. 2. Revision C Module 2. Sun Services. slide 80 of 112 . 1 Primary 200-240VAC Secondary 200-240VAC RTS RTUF RTS AC Input Box Primary 200-240VAC Secondary 200-240VAC RTS 1 RTUR RTS DC-DC SB1.

SB5. and RP2 SB0. SB2. and RP2 SB0. IB8. SB2. SB2. slide 81 of 112 . IB7. IB6. IB8. IB6. IB6. and RP1 SB1. and RP1 SB1. SB2. RP0. SB4. SB2. and RP2 SB0. SB3. RP0. and IB8 SB0. IB7. RP0. IB8. IB_SSC. RP2. and RP3 SB0. and RP2 SB0.Sun Services Power Grid Slot Assignments Server Sun Fire V1280 Sun Fire E2900 Sun Fire 3800 Sun Fire 4800 Sun Fire E4900 Sun Fire 4810 Sun Fire 6800 Sun Fire 6800 Sun Fire E6900 Sun Fire E6900 Power Slots Grid 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 SB0. IB9. RP2. Revision C Module 2. SB4. SB4. IB6. SB4. RP0. and RP2 SB0. SB2. SB2. IB8. IB9. SB5. and RP3 Sun Fire™ Midrange Server Maintenance Copyright 2004 Sun Microsystems. IB6. Inc. Sun Services. SB3. IB6. IB8. SB4. RP0. RP0. IB_SSC. SB2. SB4. All Rights Reserved. SB4. RP0.

PS2 PS0. PS1. PS1. PS1. PS2 PS0–PS5 56VDC 56VDC 56VDC 56VDC Sun Fire™ Midrange Server Maintenance Copyright 2004 Sun Microsystems. Inc. PS2 PS0.Sun Services DC Power Supplies Power Supply Specifications Server Sun Fire V1280/E2900 Sun Fire 3800 Sun Fire 4800/E4900 Sun Fire 4810 Sun Fire 6800/E6900 Slot Number Main Voltage Output Auxiliary Voltage Output 48VDC 56VDC 56VDC 56VDC 56VDC PS0. PS2. Revision C Module 2. PS1. Sun Services. All Rights Reserved. 48VDC PS3 PS0. slide 82 of 112 .

Sun Services DC Power Supply Locations Sun Fire V1280/E2900 Server DC Power Supply Locations PS3 PS2 PS1 PS0 Sun Fire™ Midrange Server Maintenance Copyright 2004 Sun Microsystems. Revision C Module 2. slide 83 of 112 . Inc. Sun Services. All Rights Reserved.

Inc. Sun Services.Sun Services DC Power Supply Locations Sun Fire 3800 Server DC Power Supply Locations PS2 PS1 PS0 Sun Fire™ Midrange Server Maintenance Copyright 2004 Sun Microsystems. slide 84 of 112 . Revision C Module 2. All Rights Reserved.

Revision C Module 2.Sun Services DC Power Supply Locations Sun Fire 4800/E4900 Server DC Power Supply Locations PS2 PS1 PS0 Sun Fire™ Midrange Server Maintenance Copyright 2004 Sun Microsystems. Sun Services. Inc. All Rights Reserved. slide 85 of 112 .

slide 86 of 112 . Sun Services.Sun Services DC Power Supply Locations Sun Fire 4810 Server DC Power Supply Locations PS1 PS0 PS2 Sun Fire™ Midrange Server Maintenance Copyright 2004 Sun Microsystems. Revision C Module 2. Inc. All Rights Reserved.

Revision C Module 2. Inc.Sun Services DC Power Supply Locations Sun Fire 6800/E6900 Server DC Power Supply Locations PS3 PS4 PS5 Grid 0 { } Grid 1 PS0 PS1 PS2 Sun Fire™ Midrange Server Maintenance Copyright 2004 Sun Microsystems. slide 87 of 112 . All Rights Reserved. Sun Services.

Sun Services Sun Fire Midrange Server Fan Trays and Blower Assemblies • The Sun Fire V1280/E2900 servers have no redundant fan trays. One fan tray supports eight individually replaceable fans. Revision C Module 2. Sun Fire™ Midrange Server Maintenance Copyright 2004 Sun Microsystems. All Rights Reserved. Inc. Sun Services. • The Sun Fire 4800/E4900 and 4810 servers have three fan trays. • The Sun Fire 6800/E6900 servers have four fan trays. • The Sun Fire 3800 server has four blower assemblies. slide 88 of 112 .

Sun Services. slide 89 of 112 . Revision C Module 2.Sun Services Fan Tray Locations Sun Fire V1280/E2900 Server Fan Tray Location V1280/2900 Server Front View Fan tray Sun Fire™ Midrange Server Maintenance Copyright 2004 Sun Microsystems. All Rights Reserved. Inc.

Revision C Module 2. All Rights Reserved.Sun Services Fan Tray Locations Sun Fire 3800 Server Fan Tray Locations FT0 FT1 FT2 FT3 Sun Fire™ Midrange Server Maintenance Copyright 2004 Sun Microsystems. slide 90 of 112 . Sun Services. Inc.

All Rights Reserved. Revision C Module 2.Sun Services Fan Tray Locations Sun Fire 4800/E4900 Server Fan Tray Locations FT1 FT0 FT2 Sun Fire™ Midrange Server Maintenance Copyright 2004 Sun Microsystems. slide 91 of 112 . Inc. Sun Services.

Revision C Module 2. All Rights Reserved. Sun Services. slide 92 of 112 .Sun Services Fan Tray Locations Sun Fire 4810 Server Fan Tray Locations FT0 FT2 FT1 Sun Fire™ Midrange Server Maintenance Copyright 2004 Sun Microsystems. Inc.

Sun Services Fan Tray Locations Sun Fire 6800/E6900 Server Fan Tray Locations FT1 FT3 FT0 FT2 Front Sun Fire™ Midrange Server Maintenance Copyright 2004 Sun Microsystems. Sun Services. Inc. slide 93 of 112 . Revision C Rear Module 2. All Rights Reserved.

Revision C Module 2. All Rights Reserved. Sun Services. slide 94 of 112 . Inc.Sun Services Fan Tray Assembly LEDs Active LED (green) Fault LED (amber) Removal OK LED (amber) Sun Fire™ Midrange Server Maintenance Copyright 2004 Sun Microsystems.

Sun Services. Revision C Module 2.Sun Services FrameManager Cable Diagram FrameManager Front RTU Rack Fan Tray Rack Fan Tray SC1 Serial Port B Sun Fire Midrange Server SC0 Rear RTU RTS RTS Sun Fire™ Midrange Server Maintenance Copyright 2004 Sun Microsystems. slide 95 of 112 . All Rights Reserved. Inc.

Sun Services. Revision C Module 2.Sun Services FrameManager Cap Front Panel Fault LED (amber) Power LED (green) Service LED (amber) Keyswitch LCD status manager Sun Fire™ Midrange Server Maintenance Copyright 2004 Sun Microsystems. All Rights Reserved. slide 96 of 112 . Inc.

All Rights Reserved. Sun Services. Revision C Module 2. slide 97 of 112 . Sun Fire™ Midrange Server Maintenance Copyright 2004 Sun Microsystems. Inc.Sun Services Sun StorEdge™ D240 Media Tray The Sun StorEdge D240 media tray for the Sun Fire data center cabinet is a supported boot device for the Sun Fire midrange server.

All Rights Reserved. Revision C . slide 98 of 112 Copyright 2004 Sun Microsystems. all the media tray internal drives are connected to one domain using a single SCSI bus. Full bus Configuration switch To domain Sun Fire™ Midrange Server Maintenance UltraWide SCSI bus cables (full bus) Module 2.Sun Services Sun StorEdge D240 Media Tray Rear Panel In a full Small Computer System Interface (SCSI) bus configuration. Inc. Sun Services.

Sun Services.Sun Services Full-Bus Configuration SCSI ID Assignments DVD ROM (ID6) Disk (ID1) Disk (ID0) DAT tape (ID4) Media Tray Front View Sun Fire™ Midrange Server Maintenance Copyright 2004 Sun Microsystems. Revision C Module 2. Inc. slide 99 of 112 . All Rights Reserved.

Sun Services Full SCSI Bus Configuration Options Configuration Options Maximum hard drives and tape drives Maximum hard drives only Hard Drives Two Four Tape Drives Two None One None DVD-ROM Drives None None One Two Mixed hard drives. and Two DVD-ROM drive Two Sun Fire™ Midrange Server Maintenance Copyright 2004 Sun Microsystems. Inc. All Rights Reserved. Revision C Module 2. Sun Services. slide 100 of 112 . tape drive.

Sun Services Split SCSI Bus Sun StorEdge D240 Media Tray Rear Panel Split bus Configuration switch To domain To domain Sun Fire™ Midrange Server Maintenance Copyright 2004 Sun Microsystems. All Rights Reserved. Inc. Revision C Module 2. slide 101 of 112 . Sun Services.

Sun Services. slide 102 of 112 . Inc. All Rights Reserved.Sun Services Typical Split SCSI Bus SCSI ID Assignments DVD ROM (ID6) Disk (ID0) Disk (ID0) DAT tape (ID6) Media Tray Front View Sun Fire™ Midrange Server Maintenance Copyright 2004 Sun Microsystems. Revision C Module 2.

Inc. All Rights Reserved. slide 103 of 112 .Sun Services Sun StorEdge D240 Media Tray Status LEDs System fault LED (amber) Power LED (green) Sun Fire™ Midrange Server Maintenance Copyright 2004 Sun Microsystems. Revision C Module 2. Sun Services.

Inc. slide 104 of 112 . Sun Services. or the system is running from a single power supply. All Rights Reserved.Sun Services Media Tray Status LED Descriptions Indication Power is green Status The power supply is inserted and cabled on. Revision C Module 2. normal. System fault is amber The power supplies have failed. the fan has failed. Sun Fire™ Midrange Server Maintenance Copyright 2004 Sun Microsystems. Both LEDs are off The power supply is absent. or the power cords are not connected.

Sun Services. Revision C Module 2. slide 105 of 112 . Inc.Sun Services Media Tray Power Supply LEDs DC output Fault Remove OK AC input Sun Fire™ Midrange Server Maintenance Copyright 2004 Sun Microsystems. All Rights Reserved.

All Rights Reserved. Inc. Revision C Module 2. slide 106 of 112 . Sun Services.Sun Services Media Tray Power Supply LED States LED DC output Fault Remove OK AC input Normal Fault Fault Indication (All Power (Good Power (Bad Power Supplies) Supply) Supply) Green Amber Blue Green On Off On On On Off Off On Off On On Off Sun Fire™ Midrange Server Maintenance Copyright 2004 Sun Microsystems.

slide 107 of 112 . Inc.Sun Services Installing the Administration Console • • • • • ASCII terminal Network terminal server (NTS) Workstation Laptop Personal digital assistant (PDA) Sun Fire™ Midrange Server Maintenance Copyright 2004 Sun Microsystems. All Rights Reserved. Sun Services. Revision C Module 2.

slide 108 of 112 .Sun Services System Controller Patch Panel Sun Fire™ Midrange Server Maintenance Copyright 2004 Sun Microsystems. Sun Services. All Rights Reserved. Inc. Revision C Module 2.

slide 109 of 112 . All Rights Reserved. Revision C Module 2. Inc.Sun Services Accessing the Platform Shell You can access the system controller in one of two ways: • Serial port console connection: • ASCII terminal or terminal emulation (vt100) • Network terminal server (NTS) • Workstation • Ethernet port shell connection Sun Fire™ Midrange Server Maintenance Copyright 2004 Sun Microsystems. Sun Services.

Sun Services.Sun Services Sun Fire Midrange Server Installation Tools: • • • • • System site planning guides Installation manuals Configuration manual Sun Fire Midrange Server Configuration Best Practices Sun Fire Midrange Server Administration Best Practices • Enterprise Installation Services (EIS) Installation and Patch CD (EIS-CD) Sun Fire™ Midrange Server Maintenance Copyright 2004 Sun Microsystems. All Rights Reserved. slide 110 of 112 . Inc. Revision C Module 2.

Sun Services Rackmounting an Additional Sun Fire 3800 and 4800/E4900 Server Rackmounting Considerations • Install systems in the cabinet from the bottom up. • Install Sun StorEdge D240 media trays from the top of the cabinet down. slide 111 of 112 . • Install storage devices directly above server systems in the cabinet. • Up to three Sun Fire 3800 systems per Sun Fire cabinet are supported. • The Sun Fire cabinet does not support any side-to-side cooled devices. from the bottom up. Inc. Only front-to-back cooled products are supported. All Rights Reserved. Sun Fire™ Midrange Server Maintenance Copyright 2004 Sun Microsystems. Sun Services. Revision C Module 2.

Sun Services. Netra T1 AC200/DC200 servers. Sun Fire™ Midrange Server Maintenance Copyright 2004 Sun Microsystems. • When considering third-party rackmounting. and Sun Fire V100/V120 servers above the Sun Fire systems. review their thermal and rackmounting guidelines. All Rights Reserved. slide 112 of 112 .Sun Services Rackmounting an Additional Sun Fire 3800 and 4800/E4900 Server Rackmounting Considerations • Use the Sun Fire 3800 system rack mounting kits in the Sun Fire cabinet only. • Install front plastic filler panels to fill in any open spaces within the Sun Fire cabinet. Sun Enterprise™ 420R hardware. • Mount the Sun Fire 280R server. Inc. Revision C Module 2.

edited 02/08 by LG Sun Services Module 3 Platform Assessment and Management Sun Fire™ Midrange Server Maintenance .

Revision C Module 3. slide 2 of 132 . All Rights Reserved. Inc.Sun Services Objectives • Describe an overview of the Sun Fire V1280/E2900 server platform administrative functions • Perform user maintenance and administrative functions using the LOM shell • Display and change system controller parameters by using LOM shell commands • Monitor the Sun Fire V1280/E2900 server platform by using LOM shell commands • Power cycle the Sun Fire V1280/E2900 server with LOM shell commands and with the front panel power rocker switch Sun Fire™ Midrange Server Maintenance Copyright 2004 Sun Microsystems. Sun Services.

and test system hardware • Describe three methods you can use to connect to the system controller shells • Describe how to navigate between shells on the Sun Fire 3800. slide 3 of 132 . 4800/E4900. Revision C Module 3. 4810. All Rights Reserved. Inc. Sun Services. and 6900/E6900 servers • Configure the platform and system controller by using the platform shell Sun Fire™ Midrange Server Maintenance Copyright 2004 Sun Microsystems.Sun Services Objectives • Identify the administrative and service tasks that you can perform with the platform shell • Identify the platform shell commands you can use to display system information. set up system parameters.

Sun Services. 4810. 4800/E4900. All Rights Reserved. Revision C Module 3. and 6800/E6900 servers into segments and domains Sun Fire™ Midrange Server Maintenance Copyright 2004 Sun Microsystems. Inc.Sun Services Objectives • Display and change system controller parameters by using the platform shell • Describe how to manage the system controller for reboot and failover operations • Describe how to use system controller commands to monitor platforms and domains • Describe how to power on and off the system components • Describe how to update the platform firmware • Describe the capability and effects of splitting the Sun Fire 3800. slide 4 of 132 .

Revision C Module 3. slide 5 of 132 . All Rights Reserved. Inc. Sun Services. and power cycle domains • Describe how to perform device configuration with OpenBoot™ programmable read-only memory (PROM) to add or remove devices from a Sun Fire midrange server • Describe OpenBoot PROM capabilities • Describe how to use OpenBoot PROM to represent interconnected busses and their devices in a device tree • Describe how to map Sun Fire midrange server physical devices Sun Fire™ Midrange Server Maintenance Copyright 2004 Sun Microsystems.Sun Services Objectives • Describe how to start. stop.

Inc. Revision C Module 3.Sun Services Relevance • Which functions does the system controller perform? • How do the system controller maintenance buses communicate with the platform? • Which role does the platform shell play in configuring the Sun Fire midrange servers? • Which commands are available in the platform shell? • How is each platform shell command used to configure the Sun Fire midrange server platform? Sun Fire™ Midrange Server Maintenance Copyright 2004 Sun Microsystems. slide 6 of 132 . Sun Services. All Rights Reserved.

Inc. Revision C Module 3. All Rights Reserved. slide 7 of 132 . Sun Services.Sun Services Sun Fire V1280/E2900 Server Platform Assessment and Management Applications Solaris Operating System OpenBoot PROM 5 LOM Shell Platform Hardware Sun Fire V1280/E2900 Midrange Server Sun Fire™ Midrange Server Maintenance Copyright 2004 Sun Microsystems.

• The LOM utility is a utility command (lom) that runs under the Solaris OS and can only be accessed by a root level user. Sun Fire™ Midrange Server Maintenance Copyright 2004 Sun Microsystems. • LOM is composed of a shell and UNIX® utility. • LOM is used to perform user maintenance and administrative activities. All Rights Reserved. Sun Services. slide 8 of 132 . Revision C Module 3. • The LOM shell runs under Vxworks. the system controller (SC) operating environment.Sun Services Lights-Out Management (LOM) • LOM is a set of software tools on the Sun Fire V1280/E2900 servers. Inc.

Sun Fire™ Midrange Server Maintenance Copyright 2004 Sun Microsystems. Revision C Module 3.Sun Services LOM Shell The LOM shell that runs on the system controller has been significantly modified from versions on earlier Netra server platforms. 4800. slide 9 of 132 . Sun Services. and 6800 server domain shell have been adopted. All Rights Reserved. 4810. Commands that were originally developed for the Sun Fire 3800. Inc.

All Rights Reserved.Sun Services LOM Shell Commands The LOM shell has a number of commands to display system information. slide 10 of 132 . Sun Fire™ Midrange Server Maintenance Copyright 2004 Sun Microsystems. Revision C Module 3. to set up system parameters. Sun Services. and to test system hardware. Inc.

All Rights Reserved.display this help message lom> Sun Fire™ Midrange Server Maintenance Copyright 2004 Sun Microsystems. Sun Services. Inc. Revision C Module 3.set the system locator led Usage: setlocator on|off setlocator -h -h -.Sun Services The help Command lom> help setlocator setlocator -. slide 11 of 132 .

Revision C Module 3. slide 12 of 132 .Sun Services Connecting to the LOM Shell You can access the system controller in one of two ways: • Serial port console connection: • ASCII terminal or terminal emulation (vt100) • Network terminal server (NTS) • Workstation • Ethernet port shell connection Sun Fire™ Midrange Server Maintenance Copyright 2004 Sun Microsystems. Sun Services. Inc. All Rights Reserved.

xxx Secondary DNS Server: 129.xxx.somewhere.xxx. Inc.xxx.xxx.xxx Sun Fire™ Midrange Server Maintenance Copyright 2004 Sun Microsystems.xxx. Sun Services.xxx DNS Domain: noone.xxx.xxx.xxx Gateway: 129. Network settings: static Hostname: commando-sc IP Address: 129.com Primary DNS Server: 129. All Rights Reserved.xxx. slide 13 of 132 .Sun Services The shownetwork Command lom> shownetwork -v Network ------The system controller is configured to be on a network. Revision C Module 3.

All Rights Reserved.com Primary DNS Server []: 129.xxx.255.xxx.255.xxx.xxx Rebooting the SC is required for changes in network settings to take effect.xxx DNS Domain []: somewhere.nowhere.0]: 255. Sun Services.xxx. slide 14 of 132 .255.xxx.0 Gateway []: 129. lom> Sun Fire™ Midrange Server Maintenance Copyright 2004 Sun Microsystems.xxx.Sun Services The setupnetwork Command lom> setupnetwork Network Configuration --------------------Is the system controller on a network? [no]: yes Use DHCP or static network settings? [DHCP]: static Hostname []: somename IP Address []: 129.xxx Secondary DNS Server []: 129. Inc.xxx.xxx.255.xxx Netmask [255. Revision C Module 3.

Sun Services. Revision C Module 3. Inc.Sun Services The logout Command lom> logout Sun Fire™ Midrange Server Maintenance Copyright 2004 Sun Microsystems. slide 15 of 132 . All Rights Reserved.

Revision C Module 3. Sun Services. Default Escape Sequence Lights Out Management (LOM) Shell Sun Fire™ Midrange Server Maintenance Copyright 2004 Sun Microsystems. All Rights Reserved. slide 16 of 132 . Inc. Escape Sequence Open Boot PROM (OBP) Solaris OS not booted lom> console lom> break ok #.Sun Services Navigating Between Shell Environments on the Sun Fire V1280/E2900 Server Solaris Operating System (Solaris OS) Default #.

All Rights Reserved.Sun Services The showescape Command lom> showescape #. Inc. Sun Services. lom> setescape ~~~ lom> showescape ~~~ lom> Sun Fire™ Midrange Server Maintenance Copyright 2004 Sun Microsystems. slide 17 of 132 . Revision C Module 3.

All Rights Reserved. Sun Services.Sun Services The password Command lom> password Enter new password: cangetin Enter new password again: cangetin lom> Sun Fire™ Midrange Server Maintenance Copyright 2004 Sun Microsystems. Inc. slide 18 of 132 . Revision C Module 3.

SC date: Tue Jan 13 17:19:17 MST 2004 MST GMT-7 Mountain Standard Time SC uptime: 1 hour 31 minutes 28 seconds ScApp version: 5.Solaris lom> Sun Fire™ Midrange Server Maintenance Copyright 2004 Sun Microsystems.15 RTOS version: 32 SC POST diag level: min Clock source is: 75MHz Solaris Host Status: Active . Inc.Sun Services The showsc Command lom> showsc -v SC: SSC1 Clock failover disabled. Sun Services. Revision C Module 3.13. All Rights Reserved.0015 LW8_build0.0 Version String: LW8_build0. slide 19 of 132 .15 Version build: 1.

Sun Services. • min – Minimum level SCPOST is run (default). The options and parameters are: • off – SCPOST is not run. All Rights Reserved. Inc. Revision C Module 3.Sun Services The setupsc command This command configures optional system controller features. Sun Fire™ Midrange Server Maintenance Copyright 2004 Sun Microsystems. • max – Maximum level SCPOST is run. slide 20 of 132 .

Sun Services. All Rights Reserved.Sun Services The setupsc command lom> setupsc System Controller Configuration ------------------------------SC POST diag Level [off]: min Sun Fire™ Midrange Server Maintenance Copyright 2004 Sun Microsystems. Inc. slide 21 of 132 . Revision C Module 3.

14 lom> setdate -r hostname Mon Feb 05 09:30:58 EST 2004 lom> showdate Mon Feb 06 12:31:40 EDT 2004 Sun Fire™ Midrange Server Maintenance Copyright 2004 Sun Microsystems.Sun Services Managing the LOM Time-of-Day (TOD) lom> setdate 020413232004. slide 22 of 132 . Sun Services. All Rights Reserved. Inc. Revision C Module 3.

Revision C Module 3.Sun Services The bootmode Command This command sets the highest level of POST tests to run on the next reboot. slide 23 of 132 . All Rights Reserved. Inc. Sun Services. lom> bootmode diag lom> console # init 6 Sun Fire™ Midrange Server Maintenance Copyright 2004 Sun Microsystems.

Sun Services LOM Platform Monitoring Functions • • • • • • • showboards showcomponent inventory showenvironment history showlogs showlocator Sun Fire™ Midrange Server Maintenance Copyright 2004 Sun Microsystems. Revision C Module 3. slide 24 of 132 . Inc. Sun Services. All Rights Reserved.

Sun Services The showboards Command schostname:SC> showboards Slot ---SSC0 SSC1 ID0 PS0 PS1 PS2 FT0 FT1 FT2 FT3 RP0 RP2 /N0/SB0 /N0/SB2 /N0/IB6 /N0/IB8 Pwr --On On On On On On On On On On On On On On On On Component Type -------------System Controller System Controller Sun Fire 3800 Centerplane A145 Power Supply A145 Power Supply A145 Power Supply Fan Tray Fan Tray Fan Tray Fan Tray Repeater Board (F3800) Repeater Board (F3800) CPU Board CPU Board CPCI I/O board (F3800) CPCI I/O board (F3800) State ----Main Spare Low Speed Low Speed Low Speed Low Speed Assigned Assigned Assigned Assigned Status -----Passed OK OK OK OK OK OK OK OK OK OK Not tested Not tested Not tested Not tested Domain -----A A A A Sun Fire™ Midrange Server Maintenance Copyright 2004 Sun Microsystems. Inc. slide 25 of 132 . Sun Services. All Rights Reserved. Revision C Module 3.

serial# 090AXB J4300: 4MB. Sun Services. Inc. slide 26 of 132 . serial# 005878 J13600: 256MB. part# 0. Revision C Module 3. part# 0. part# 0. serial# 005870 J13500: 256MB.Sun Services The showboards Command schostname:SC> showboards -p cpus CPUs ---/partition0/domain0/SB0/bbcGroup0/cpuAB/cpusafariagent0: part_no=0x919c version=2 manufacturer=0x07d devid=0x102234058a9 (lot=0x022340 bin=1 wafer=22 col=5 row=9) speed=750 e$ (8MB): J4400: 4MB. part# 0. part# 0. serial# 090AVU DRAM DIMM Group 0 (1024MB): J13300: 256MB. All Rights Reserved. serial# 005881 DRAM DIMM Group 1 (Empty): Sun Fire™ Midrange Server Maintenance Copyright 2004 Sun Microsystems. part# 0. serial# 005898 J13400: 256MB.

Sun Services. All Rights Reserved. Revision C Module 3. slide 27 of 132 .Sun Services The showboards Command schostname:SC> showboards -p clock Component --------SSC0 RP0 RP2 /N0/SB0 /N0/SB2 /N0/IB6 /N0/IB8 SSC0 Signal ----------OK OK OK OK OK OK OK SSC1 Signal ----------OK OK OK OK OK OK OK Signal Used ----------SSC0 SSC0 SSC0 SSC0 SSC0 SSC0 SSC0 Failover -------Enabled Enabled Enabled Enabled Enabled Enabled Enabled Sun Fire™ Midrange Server Maintenance Copyright 2004 Sun Microsystems. Inc.

/N0/SB2/P2 UltraSPARC-III. 0MHz. /N0/SB2/P3 UltraSPARC-III. All Rights Reserved. 0MHz. Sun Services.Sun Services The showboards Command schostname:SC> showboards -p cpu Component Description --------.----------/N0/SB0/P2 UltraSPARC-III. slide 28 of 132 . Inc. 8M 8M 8M 8M ECache ECache ECache ECache Sun Fire™ Midrange Server Maintenance Copyright 2004 Sun Microsystems. 0MHz. Revision C Module 3. 0MHz. /N0/SB0/P3 UltraSPARC-III.

Sun Services The showboards Command schostname:SC> showboards -p memory Component --------/N0/SB0 /N0/SB2 Size ---2048 MB 2048 MB Reason ------ schostname:SC> showboards -p power Component --------/N0/SB0 /N0/SB2 /N0/IB6 /N0/IB8 Pwr --On On On On Grid ---Grid 0 Grid 0 Grid 0 Grid 0 Sun Fire™ Midrange Server Maintenance Copyright 2004 Sun Microsystems. All Rights Reserved. slide 29 of 132 . Inc. Revision C Module 3. Sun Services.

0 Build 5.13.Sun Services The showboards Command schostname:SC> showboards -p version Component --------SSC0 /N0/IB6 /N0/IB8 /N0/SB0 /N0/SB2 Compatible ---------Reference Yes Yes Yes Yes Version ------5.0 Build 5. All Rights Reserved. Sun Services.13. Inc.0 Build 12 12 12 12 12 Sun Fire™ Midrange Server Maintenance Copyright 2004 Sun Microsystems. Revision C Module 3.13.13.0 Build 5.0 Build 5. slide 30 of 132 .13.

empty empty empty empty empty empty empty empty 512M DRAM 512M DRAM Module 3. 8M ECache /N0/SB0/P3 enabled 750MHz. All Rights Reserved. slide 31 of 132 . UltraSPARC-III. 8M ECache /N0/SB0/P0/B0/L0 enabled /N0/SB0/P0/B0/L2 enabled /N0/SB0/P0/B1/L1 enabled /N0/SB0/P0/B1/L3 enabled /N0/SB0/P1/B0/L0 enabled /N0/SB0/P1/B0/L2 enabled /N0/SB0/P1/B1/L1 enabled /N0/SB0/P1/B1/L3 enabled /N0/SB0/P2/B0/L0 enabled /N0/SB0/P2/B0/L2 enabled Sun Fire™ Midrange Server Maintenance Copyright 2004 Sun Microsystems.Sun Services The showcomponent Command schostname:SC> showcomponent sb0 Component Status Pending -------------------/N0/SB0/P0 enabled /N0/SB0/P1 enabled /N0/SB0/P2 enabled 750MHz. Inc. Sun Services. Revision C POST ---untest untest pass pass untest untest untest untest untest untest untest untest pass pass Description ----------empty empty UltraSPARC-III.

slide 32 of 132 . All Rights Reserved. Sun Services. Inc. Revision C Module 3.Sun Services The showcomponent Command /N0/SB0/P2/B1/L1 /N0/SB0/P2/B1/L3 /N0/SB0/P3/B0/L0 /N0/SB0/P3/B0/L2 /N0/SB0/P3/B1/L1 /N0/SB0/P3/B1/L3 enabled enabled enabled enabled enabled enabled untest untest pass pass untest untest empty empty 512M DRAM 512M DRAM empty empty Sun Fire™ Midrange Server Maintenance Copyright 2004 Sun Microsystems.

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schostname:SC> showcomponent ib6 Component Status Pending POST Description ----------------- ------- -------------/N0/IB6/P0 enabled pass IO controller 0 /N0/IB6/P1 enabled pass IO controller 1 /N0/IB6/P0/B0 enabled pass 66/33MHz PCI Bus /N0/IB6/P0/B1 enabled pass 33MHz PCI Bus /N0/IB6/P0/B1/C0 enabled pass 33MHz 5V Short PCI card /N0/IB6/P0/B1/C1 enabled failed 33MHz 5V Short PCI card /N0/IB6/P0/B1/C2 enabled pass 33MHz 5V LOng/Short PCI card /N0/IB6/P0/B1/C3 enabled pass 33MHz 5V LOng/Short PCI card

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The inventory Command
lom> inventory PS1 /N0/PS1: PS: 300-1523-01-02 serial# E00254 "Power Supply (A166,V1280)" Made on Fri Nov 30 11:47:41 PST 2001 by 03ad at DELTAELECTRONICS CHUNGLI TAIWAN Powered on for 87 days 12 hours 1 minute

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The showenvironment Command
lom> showenvironment Slot Device ---------SSC1 SBBC 0 SSC1 Board 0 SSC1 Board 0 SSC1 Board 0 SSC1 Board 0 /N0/PS0 Input 0 /N0/PS0 48 VDC 0 /N0/PS1 Input 0 /N0/PS1 48 VDC 0 /N0/FT0 Fan 0 /N0/FT0 Fan 7 /N0/RP0 Board 0 /N0/RP0 Board 0 /N0/RP0 DX 1 /N0/RP2 Board 0 /N0/RP2 Board 0 /N0/RP2 Board 0 /N0/RP2 DX 0 /N0/RP2 DX 1 /N0/SB0 Board 0 /N0/SB0 Board 0 . Sensor -------Temp. Temp. 1.5 VDC 3.3 VDC 5 VDC Volt. Volt. Volt. Volt. Cooling Cooling 1.5 VDC 3.3 VDC Temp. 1.5 VDC 3.3 VDC Temp. Temp. Temp. 1.5 VDC 3.3 VDC Value ------0 37 2 28 0 1.49 0 3.35 0 5.01 0 0 48.00 0 0 48.00 0 0 0 1.51 0 3.35 0 66 0 1.49 0 3.33 0 24 0 53 0 56 0 1.50 0 3.33 Units --------Degrees C Degrees C Volts DC Volts DC Volts DC Volts DC Volts DC Auto Auto Volts DC Volts DC Degrees C Volts DC Volts DC Degrees C Degrees C Degrees C Volts DC Volts DC Age ------1 sec 1 sec 1 sec 1 sec 1 sec 6 sec 6 sec 5 sec 5 sec 5 sec 5 sec 5 sec 5 sec 5 sec 4 sec 4 sec 5 sec 5 sec 5 sec 4 sec 5 sec Status -----OK OK OK OK OK OK OK OK OK OK OK OK OK OK OK OK OK OK OK OK OK

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The history Command
lom> history Nov 26 14:34:37 Nov 26 14:34:40 Nov 26 14:34:45 Nov 26 14:40:01 Nov 26 15:06:00 Nov 26 15:53:05 Nov 26 16:15:32 Nov 26 16:17:32 : : : : : : : : showalarm 1 showalarm 2 showalarm system showeventreporting showfault shownetwork help setlocator history

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The showlogs Command
lom> showlogs Nov 26 16:48:29 1 ON Nov 26 16:48:36 2 OFF Nov 27 11:20:38 1 OFF Nov 27 11:20:43 2 ON Nov 27 11:21:17 Locator ON interpol-sc lom: [ID 746300 local0.warning] Alarm interpol-sc lom: [ID 222144 local0.notice] Alarm interpol-sc lom: [ID 218048 local0.notice] Alarm interpol-sc lom: [ID 877372 local0.warning] Alarm interpol-sc lom: [ID 352276 local0.notice]

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The showlocator Command
lom> showlocator locator is off

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Sun Fire V1280/E2900 Server Power Operations
You can power-cycle the Sun Fire V1280/E2900 server by using the following LOM commands: • poweron • shutdown • poweroff

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LOM poweron Command
The poweron command powers on the entire system or individual components. To power on system board 2 (sb2), type:
lom> poweron sb2

To power on the system and boot the Solaris OS, type:
lom> poweron

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type: lom> shutdown Sun Fire™ Midrange Server Maintenance Copyright 2004 Sun Microsystems. Inc. All Rights Reserved. Sun Services.Sun Services LOM shutdown Command The LOM shutdown command shuts down the Solaris OS and powers off the system to standby mode. Revision C Module 3. To power the system to standby mode. slide 41 of 132 .

Sun Services. or a list of FRUs. a FRU. type: lom> poweroff Sun Fire™ Midrange Server Maintenance Copyright 2004 Sun Microsystems. Revision C Module 3.Sun Services LOM poweroff Command The poweroff command powers off the entire system to standby. All Rights Reserved. To power off system board 2 (sb2). type: lom> poweroff sb2 To power off the entire system. Inc. slide 42 of 132 .

Revision C Module 3.Sun Services Power-Cycling the Sun Fire V1280/E2900 Server Using the Power Rocker Switch Sun Fire™ Midrange Server Maintenance Copyright 2004 Sun Microsystems. All Rights Reserved. slide 43 of 132 . Sun Services. Inc.

slide 44 of 132 .Sun Services Power-Cycling The Sun Fire V1280/E2900 Server Using the Power Rocker Switch The switch is only operational if it has not been disabled using the setupsc LOM command. Sun Services. lom> setupsc System Controller Configuration ------------------------------SC POST diag Level [off]: Host Watchdog [enabled]: Rocker Switch [enabled]: Secure Mode [off]: Sun Fire™ Midrange Server Maintenance Copyright 2004 Sun Microsystems. All Rights Reserved. Revision C Module 3. Inc. To determine if the rocker switch is disabled or enabled use the setupsc command.

• If the system is in standby mode. slide 45 of 132 . pressing the switch for four seconds executes an orderly shutdown. All Rights Reserved. • If the system is powered on. Inc. This action is the equivalent of executing the LOM shutdown command. This action is equivalent to the LOM poweroff command.Sun Services Power-Cycle Operations The following power-cycle operations are available when you enable the system indicator board rocker switch. Sun Services. This action is equivalent to executing the LOM poweron command. pressing this switch for more than four seconds executes a system power down to standby mode. • If the system running the Solaris OS. pressing the switch powers on the system. Sun Fire™ Midrange Server Maintenance Copyright 2004 Sun Microsystems. Revision C Module 3.

4810. Inc. you can: • • • • • • Configure the system controller network parameters Configure platform-wide parameters Configure segments and domains Monitor platform environments Display hardware configuration information Power on and power off the system and system components Module 3. 4800/E4900. Revision C . All Rights Reserved.Sun Services Sun Fire 3800. and 6800/E6900 Server Platform Assessment and Management Using the platform shell. Sun Services. slide 46 of 132 Sun Fire™ Midrange Server Maintenance Copyright 2004 Sun Microsystems.

Revision C Module 3. Sun Services. and to test system hardware. slide 47 of 132 . to set up system parameters. All Rights Reserved.Sun Services Platform Shell Commands The platform shell has a number of commands to display system information. Inc. Sun Fire™ Midrange Server Maintenance Copyright 2004 Sun Microsystems.

When an argument is supplied. Revision C Module 3.assign a board to a domain Usage: addboard -d <domain> <board> . help displays basic usage of the specified command. slide 48 of 132 ..the domain to assign the board to -h -. All Rights Reserved. Sun Services.display this help message Sun Fire™ Midrange Server Maintenance Copyright 2004 Sun Microsystems. schostname:SC> help addboard addboard -. addboard -h -d -. the help command lists all available shell commands.Sun Services The help Command Without arguments. Inc..

• Secure Shell (SSH) connection – Use the Ethernet port to connect to the network using the SSH protocol. Sun Fire™ Midrange Server Maintenance Copyright 2004 Sun Microsystems. Sun Services.Sun Services Connecting to the System Controller Shells There are three methods to connect to the system controller console: • Serial connection – Use the serial port to connect directly to an ASCII terminal or to a network terminal server (NTS). Revision C Module 3. • Telnet connection – Use the Ethernet port to connect to the network using the Telnet protocol. slide 49 of 132 . All Rights Reserved. Inc.

Type the following at the system prompt: % ssh schostname Sun Fire™ Midrange Server Maintenance Copyright 2004 Sun Microsystems. All Rights Reserved. Sun Services. slide 50 of 132 . Revision C Module 3.Sun Services Initiate a Remote Connection With SSH • The SC provides SSH server functionality. only connections requested by client software running the SSHv2 protocol are accepted by the SSH server on the SC. • For security reasons. Inc.

Sun Services. Inc. slide 51 of 132 .Sun Services Initiate a Remote Connection With Telnet The SC provides the ability to connect using a network connection and telnet. All Rights Reserved. Revision C Module 3. Type the following at the system prompt: % telnet schostname Sun Fire™ Midrange Server Maintenance Copyright 2004 Sun Microsystems.

All Rights Reserved. 4810. Sun Services. OpenBoot PROM Tip Connection ~. and 6800/E6900 Servers Telnet Connection Press: CTRL ] at the telnet> prompt type: send break Solaris Operating System SSH Connection #. Revision C Module 3. Telnet Connection Press: CTRL ] at the telnet> prompt type: send break SSH Connection #. Inc.Sun Services Navigating Between Shells on the Sun Fire 3800. slide 52 of 132 . Tip Connection ~. Type: resume Domain Shell Type: disconnect Type: break Platform Shell Type: console -d domain ID Sun Fire™ Midrange Server Maintenance Copyright 2004 Sun Microsystems. 4800/E4900.

Sun Services Managing Shell Passwords • The password command sets the password for: • The platform shell • The domain shell • An example of the password command example: schostname:SC> password Enter new password: xxyyzz Enter new password again: xxyyzz If the password is already set and needs to be changed: schostname:SC> password Enter current password: xxyyzz Enter new password: aabbcc Enter new password again: aabbcc Sun Fire™ Midrange Server Maintenance Copyright 2004 Sun Microsystems. Sun Services. Revision C Module 3. slide 53 of 132 . Inc. All Rights Reserved.

slide 54 of 132 . the OpenBoot PROM ok prompt appears. Sun Services. Solaris OS booting messages appear. • If the domain is currently posting. • If the domain is at run level 0.Sun Services Console Command Considerations When you execute the console command from the platform shell. Inc. Sun Fire™ Midrange Server Maintenance Copyright 2004 Sun Microsystems. Revision C Module 3. you get the domain shell prompt only when the keyswitch is in the off position. posting messages appear. • If the domain is loading the Solaris OS. All Rights Reserved.

the Login: prompt appears. Sun Services. • If the domain is running Solaris OS and someone has previously logged in without logging out. Sun Fire™ Midrange Server Maintenance Copyright 2004 Sun Microsystems.Sun Services Console Command Considerations • If the domain is running the Solaris OS and no one has logged in yet in this console. Revision C Module 3. All Rights Reserved. you are placed in this person’s shell. slide 55 of 132 . Inc.

Sun Fire™ Midrange Server Maintenance Copyright 2004 Sun Microsystems.Sun Services Platform and System Controller Configuration • Server platform setup is done from the platform shell. • The setupplatform command sets up configuration parameters that pertain to the entire system. slide 56 of 132 . Revision C Module 3. Sun Services. Inc. All Rights Reserved.

Revision C Module 3. Sun Services. All Rights Reserved.Sun Services Platform and System Controller Configuration • As the setupplatform command runs. slide 57 of 132 . prompts appear for the following parameters: • Network configuration • Loghost parameter identifier • SNMP • ACLs • System controller POST level • System controller failover • Partition mode Sun Fire™ Midrange Server Maintenance Copyright 2004 Sun Microsystems. Inc.

0. All Rights Reserved. Inc.Sun Services Platform and System Controller Configuration Use the setupplatform command to manage the platform.0. Revision C Module 3. Sun Services. Example: schostname:SC> setupplatform Network Configuration --------------------Is the system controller on a network? [yes]: Use DHCP or static network settings? [static]: Hostname [schostname]: IP Address [10.7.0. slide 58 of 132 .153]: Netmask [255.0.255.1]: DNS Domain [none]: Primary DNS Server [0.0]: Sun Fire™ Midrange Server Maintenance Copyright 2004 Sun Microsystems.0]: Gateway [10.0.6.0]: Secondary DNS Server [0.7.0.

Revision C Module 3. schostname:SC> setdate 020619152004. Sun Services. schostname:SC> showdate Mon Apr 06 18:31:40 PDT 2001 Sun Fire™ Midrange Server Maintenance Copyright 2004 Sun Microsystems. Inc. slide 59 of 132 .Sun Services Configuring the Platform TOD • Use the setdate command to manage TOD. All Rights Reserved.10 schostname:SC> setdate -r hostname Mon Apr 06 18:30:58 PDT 2001 • Use the showdate command to display the current TOD.

SC date: Wed Jan 14 08:23:01 PST 2004 PST GMT-8 Pacific Standard Time SC uptime: 16 hours 1 minute 18 seconds ScApp version: 5.0 RTOS version: 37 SC POST diag level: min Clock source is: 75MHz Sun Fire™ Midrange Server Maintenance Copyright 2004 Sun Microsystems. Revision C Module 3.0 Version String: 5. All Rights Reserved. Sun Services. Inc.Sun Services Viewing System Controller Details schostname:SC> showsc -v SC: SSC0 Main System Controller SC Failover: disabled Clock failover enabled.16.0 Build_06 Version build: 6.16. slide 60 of 132 .

slide 61 of 132 . For example: schostname:SC> showlogs -v Sun Fire™ Midrange Server Maintenance Copyright 2004 Sun Microsystems. Inc.Sun Services Viewing the SC Message Logs The showlogs command displays the system controller-logged events stored in the system controller message buffer. Sun Services. All Rights Reserved. Revision C Module 3.

Sun.Eng.Sun. Sun Services.Sun.AWE. All Rights Reserved.COM Connected on Dec 31 16:00 Dec 31 16:02 Dec 31 20:06 Jan 02 01:22 Jan 02 01:26 Connected to Platform Domain B Platform DomainA Platform Sun Fire™ Midrange Server Maintenance Copyright 2004 Sun Microsystems.COM 00:03 9 awe177-5.COM 03:49 8 awe177-5.Sun Services Viewing System Controller Connections schostname:SC> connections ID Hostname Idle 1 localhost 01:02 2 freedonia.Eng. slide 62 of 132 .COM 09:23 4 mos-eisley.Sun.AWE. Revision C Module 3. Inc.

Revision C Module 3. Inc. Sun Services. slide 63 of 132 .Sun Services Viewing System Controller Command History schostname:SC> history Jan Jan Jan Jan Jan Jan Jan Jan Jan Jan Jan Jan Jan 14 14 14 14 14 14 14 14 14 14 14 14 14 08:20:29 08:20:54 08:21:05 08:21:14 08:21:22 08:21:28 08:21:35 08:22:04 08:22:37 08:22:50 08:23:01 08:23:31 08:23:45 : : : : : : : : : : : : : showboards showb -h showb -p clock showb -p cpu showb -p mem showb -p power showb -p version showboards -p version showcom sb0 showcom -v ib6 showsc -v showenv -v history Sun Fire™ Midrange Server Maintenance Copyright 2004 Sun Microsystems. All Rights Reserved.

Sun Services System Controller Management All of the server configuration information is stored on the system controller. Inc. slide 64 of 132 . All Rights Reserved. Revision C Module 3. This consists of two types of information: • Parameters specific to the system controller • Parameters specific to the platform Sun Fire™ Midrange Server Maintenance Copyright 2004 Sun Microsystems. Sun Services.

Inc. Sun Services.Sun Services System Controller Configuration The system controller requires that network and POST parameters be defined when initially configuring the Sun Fire midrange platforms. slide 65 of 132 . • Configuring network parameters for the system controller • Configuring POST parameters Sun Fire™ Midrange Server Maintenance Copyright 2004 Sun Microsystems. All Rights Reserved. Revision C Module 3.

Sun Services Rebooting the System Controller • The reboot command reboots the system controller. Sun Services. Inc. • It does not change any configuration settings. Sun Fire™ Midrange Server Maintenance Copyright 2004 Sun Microsystems. slide 66 of 132 . All Rights Reserved. Revision C Module 3.

Revision C Module 3. All Rights Reserved. Software Reset. This may take a while.SC: Stopping all services on this SC Dec 05 11:07:16 schostname Platform.. Sun Fire™ Midrange Server Maintenance Copyright 2004 Sun Microsystems. Reestablish any needed connections. . All SSH or telnet connections closed.. . Dec 05 11:07:16 schostname Platform. .SC: All services on this SC have been stopped. slide 67 of 132 . Rebooting.Sun Services Rebooting the System Controller schostname:SC> reboot Are you sure you want to reboot the system controller now? [no] yes Waiting for critical processes to finish. Critical processes have finished. Sun Services. Inc.

Sun Services.Sun Services Rebooting the System Controller Type 0 for Platform Shell Type 1 Type 2 Type 3 Type 4 Input: for for for for domain domain domain domain A B C D console console console console Sun Fire™ Midrange Server Maintenance Copyright 2004 Sun Microsystems. Revision C Module 3. slide 68 of 132 . All Rights Reserved. Inc.

the remaining system controller continues to provide clocks and service to the platform.Sun Services System Controller Failover The system controller has failover capabilities for clock-related and processor function failures. If there is a system controller failure. Sun Fire™ Midrange Server Maintenance Copyright 2004 Sun Microsystems. Inc. Sun Services. Revision C Module 3. All Rights Reserved. slide 69 of 132 .

x).Sun Services System Controller Failover Prerequisites The following support configuration is needed to configure the system controller for failover: • Both system controllers must have the same revision of firmware (a minimum of revision 5. All Rights Reserved. Sun Services. • You must set the system controller failover to enabled. The logical host name or IP address identifies the working main system controller even after a failover occurs. Inc. • A virtual IP address is assigned to the system controllers using the setupplatform command. Revision C Module 3. • You must synchronize the date and time between the two system controllers to ensure that the same time service is provided to the domains. Sun Fire™ Midrange Server Maintenance Copyright 2004 Sun Microsystems. slide 70 of 132 .13.

SC: Chassis is in single partition mode. Platform Shell . Nov 12 01:16:42 sp4-sc0 Platform. Sun Services.Spare System Controller sp4-sc0:sc> Nov 12 01:15:42 sp4-sc0 Platform. Revision C Module 3. slide 71 of 132 . Nov 12 01:17:04 sp4-sc0 Platform.SC: SC Failover: becoming main SC Nov 12 01:16:49 sp4-sc0 Platform.Sun Services Failover The system controller failover event is logged in the platform message log file. All Rights Reserved. which is viewed on the console of the new main system controller or through the showlogs command on the system controller.SC: SC Failover: enabled and active. Inc.SC: SC Failover: disabled sp4-sc1:SC> Sun Fire™ Midrange Server Maintenance Copyright 2004 Sun Microsystems.SC: Main System Controller Nov 12 01:17:04 sp4-sc0 Platform.SC: SC Failover: no heartbeat detected from the Main SC Nov 12 01:16:42 sp4-sc0 Platform.

slide 72 of 132 . Sun Services. Inc.Sun Services Controlling System Controller Failover Behavior You can enable system controller failover by using the setupplatform command or the setfailover command. All Rights Reserved. Example of using the setupplatform command: schostname:SC> setupplatform -p sc SC POST diag Level [min]:Enable SC failover? [yes]: Logical Hostname or IP address [sp1-sc]: Sun Fire™ Midrange Server Maintenance Copyright 2004 Sun Microsystems. Revision C Module 3.

For example: schostname:SC> setfailover on SC Failover: enabled but not active. and force. Sun Services. If configured in the setupplatform command. slide 73 of 132 . Sun Fire™ Midrange Server Maintenance Copyright 2004 Sun Microsystems. the following output appears: schostname:SC> setfailover on SC Failover: enabled and active. Inc. All Rights Reserved. if system controller failover has not been enabled using the setupplatform command.Sun Services Controlling System Controller Failover Behavior The three options that can be used are: on. off. Revision C Module 3.

All Rights Reserved. Inc. Sun Fire™ Midrange Server Maintenance Copyright 2004 Sun Microsystems. Sun Services.Sun Services Controlling System Controller Failover Behavior You can turn off system controller failover by using the setfailover off command: schostname:SC> setfailover off SC Failover: disabled You can force system controller failover by using the setfailover force command: schostname:SC> setfailover force SC: SSC0 Spare System Controller SC Failover: enabled and active. Clock failover enabled. Revision C Module 3. slide 74 of 132 .

Oct 26 00:10:37 schostname-sc0 Platform.Sun Services Controlling System Controller Failover Behavior This will abruptly interrupt operations on the other System Controller. Revision C Module 3.xxx.SC: Main System Controller Oct 26 00:10:42 Oct 26 00:10:42 schostname-sc0 Platform. Do you want to continue? [no] yes Oct 26 00:10:33 schostname-sc0 Platform. All Rights Reserved. Inc.xxx.SC: Added logical IP addressxxx.xxx-sc0 Oct 26 00:10:43 schostname-sc0 Platform. schostname-sc0:sc> Oct 26 00:10:42 schostname-sc0 Platform.SC: Chassis is in single partition mode. slide 75 of 132 .SC: SC Failover: becoming main SC . Sun Services.SC: SC Failover: disabled Sun Fire™ Midrange Server Maintenance Copyright 2004 Sun Microsystems... This System Controller will become the main System Controller.

All Rights Reserved.Sun Services Determining the System Controller Failover State Use the showfailover command to determine the failover system controller state. Revision C Module 3. slide 76 of 132 . For example: schostname:SC> showfailover -v SC: SSC0 Main System Controller SC Failover: disabled Clock failover enabled Sun Fire™ Midrange Server Maintenance Copyright 2004 Sun Microsystems. Sun Services. Inc.

Sun Services Platform Assessment You can use system controller commands to monitor the platform and domains. All Rights Reserved. Inc. These commands include: • • • • • • • • • showplatform showboards showcomponent showsc showenvironment history connections showlogs showfru Module 3. Revision C . Sun Services. slide 77 of 132 Sun Fire™ Midrange Server Maintenance Copyright 2004 Sun Microsystems.

Sun Services. slide 78 of 132 . including: • Network attributes of the platform • ACLs for each domain • Domain status Sun Fire™ Midrange Server Maintenance Copyright 2004 Sun Microsystems. Inc. All Rights Reserved. Revision C Module 3.Sun Services Assessing the Platform Configuration The showplatform command displays all configuration variables for this platform.

0 Gateway: DNS Domain: Primary DNS Server: Secondary DNS Server: Sun Fire™ Midrange Server Maintenance Copyright 2004 Sun Microsystems.0. slide 79 of 132 .10 Netmask: 255.6.----------------------.OpenBoot PROM on B Powered Off off C Powered Off off D Powered Off off Network ------The system controller is configured to be on a network. All Rights Reserved. Network settings: static Hostname: marlins0 IP Address: 10.11.------------A Active . Inc.-----------------. Revision C Module 3.Sun Services The showplatform Command schostname:SC> showplatform -v Domain Solaris Nodename Domain Status Keyswitch -------. Sun Services.0.

Revision C Module 3. Inc. slide 80 of 132 .120 Log Facility for Platform: local0 Sun Fire™ Midrange Server Maintenance Copyright 2004 Sun Microsystems. All Rights Reserved.6.Sun Services The showplatform Command Domain Domain Domain Domain SSC0 SSC1 A B C D MAC Address ----------------08:00:20:e0:e6:f4 08:00:20:e0:e6:f5 ff:ff:ff:ff:ff:ff ff:ff:ff:ff:ff:ff 08:00:20:e0:e6:f6 08:00:20:e0:e6:f7 HostID -------80e0e6f4 80e0e6f5 ffffffff ffffffff 80e0e6f6 80e0e6f7 System Serial Number: 105H25AA Loghosts -------Loghost for Platform: 10. Sun Services.5.

slide 81 of 132 .6. Inc. Sun Services. All Rights Reserved. Sam .5.120 Public Community String: Private Community String: SNMP packets received: 0 SNMP packets sent: 263 SNMP traps sent: 263 Sun Fire™ Midrange Server Maintenance Copyright 2004 Sun Microsystems. Dave . Matt . Revision C Module 3.Sun Services The showplatform Command SNTP ---SNTP server: SNMP ---SNMP Agent: enabled Chassis Description: Sun Fire 3800 Chassis Contact: Bob. John .Jackson. Ted Chassis Location: back_of_room Trap Hosts: 10.

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The showplatform Command
ACLs ---ACL for ACL for ACL for ACL for Domain Domain Domain Domain A: SB0 SB2 IB6 IB8 B: C: D:

SC -SC POST diag Level: min SC Failover: disabled Logical Hostname: Security Options ---------------Telnet servers: Enabled Idle connection timeout : No timeout

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Partition Mode -------------Chassis is in single partition mode. Frame information is not available.

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Viewing Platform Component Status
The showboards command displays the assignment information and status for all the components in the system; for example, system boards, I/O boards, fan trays, and so on. For the domain shell, the display only shows components with the proper access permission for the current domain that are listed in the ACL.

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The showboards Command
schostname:SC> showboards
Slot ---SSC0 SSC1 ID0 PS0 PS1 PS2 FT0 FT1 FT2 FT3 RP0 RP2 /N0/SB0 /N0/SB2 /N0/IB6 /N0/IB8 Pwr --On On On On On On On On On On On On On On On On Component Type -------------System Controller System Controller Sun Fire 3800 Centerplane A145 Power Supply A145 Power Supply A145 Power Supply Fan Tray Fan Tray Fan Tray Fan Tray Repeater Board (F3800) Repeater Board (F3800) CPU Board CPU Board CPCI I/O board (F3800) CPCI I/O board (F3800) State ----Main Spare Low Speed Low Speed Low Speed Low Speed Assigned Assigned Assigned Assigned Status -----Passed OK OK OK OK OK OK OK OK OK OK Not tested Not tested Not tested Not tested Domain -----A A A A

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The showboards Command
schostname:SC> showboards -p cpus
CPUs ---/partition0/domain0/SB0/bbcGroup0/cpuAB/cpusafariagent0: part_no=0x919c version=2 manufacturer=0x07d devid=0x102234058a9 (lot=0x022340 bin=1 wafer=22 col=5 row=9) speed=750 e$ (8MB): J4400: 4MB, part# 0, serial# 090AXB J4300: 4MB, part# 0, serial# 090AVU DRAM DIMM Group 0 (1024MB): J13300: 256MB, part# 0, serial# 005898 J13400: 256MB, part# 0, serial# 005870 J13500: 256MB, part# 0, serial# 005878 J13600: 256MB, part# 0, serial# 005881 DRAM DIMM Group 1 (Empty):

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The showboards Command
schostname:SC> showboards -p clock
Component --------SSC0 RP0 RP2 /N0/SB0 /N0/SB2 /N0/IB6 /N0/IB8 SSC0 Signal ----------OK OK OK OK OK OK OK SSC1 Signal ----------OK OK OK OK OK OK OK Signal Used ----------SSC0 SSC0 SSC0 SSC0 SSC0 SSC0 SSC0 Failover -------Enabled Enabled Enabled Enabled Enabled Enabled Enabled

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The showboards Command
schostname:SC> showboards -p cpu
Component Description --------- ----------/N0/SB0/P2 UltraSPARC-III, /N0/SB0/P3 UltraSPARC-III, /N0/SB2/P2 UltraSPARC-III, /N0/SB2/P3 UltraSPARC-III,

0MHz, 0MHz, 0MHz, 0MHz,

8M 8M 8M 8M

ECache ECache ECache ECache

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The showboards Command
schostname:SC> showboards -p memory
Component --------/N0/SB0 /N0/SB2 Size ---2048 MB 2048 MB Reason ------

schostname:SC> showboards -p power
Component --------/N0/SB0 /N0/SB2 /N0/IB6 /N0/IB8 Pwr --On On On On Grid ---Grid 0 Grid 0 Grid 0 Grid 0

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0 Build 5.0 Build 12 12 12 12 12 Sun Fire™ Midrange Server Maintenance Copyright 2004 Sun Microsystems. All Rights Reserved.Sun Services The showboards Command schostname:SC> showboards -p version Component --------SSC0 /N0/IB6 /N0/IB8 /N0/SB0 /N0/SB2 Compatible ---------Reference Yes Yes Yes Yes Version ------5.13.0 Build 5.0 Build 5. Sun Services. Inc.0 Build 5. Revision C Module 3.13.13. slide 90 of 132 .13.13.

slide 91 of 132 . the output shows all components in the platform. Revision C Module 3. In the domain shell. it shows only components with the proper access permissions. Inc. When this command is typed in the platform shell.Sun Services Viewing Platform Component Details The showcomponent command displays a component or a list of components. Sun Services. All Rights Reserved. This command relies on the hierarchical nature of the device tree traversing all child devices. Sun Fire™ Midrange Server Maintenance Copyright 2004 Sun Microsystems.

Sun Services. 8M ECache /N0/SB0/P3 enabled 750MHz. 8M ECache /N0/SB0/P0/B0/L0 enabled /N0/SB0/P0/B0/L2 enabled /N0/SB0/P0/B1/L1 enabled /N0/SB0/P0/B1/L3 enabled /N0/SB0/P1/B0/L0 enabled /N0/SB0/P1/B0/L2 enabled /N0/SB0/P1/B1/L1 enabled /N0/SB0/P1/B1/L3 enabled /N0/SB0/P2/B0/L0 enabled /N0/SB0/P2/B0/L2 enabled Sun Fire™ Midrange Server Maintenance Copyright 2004 Sun Microsystems. empty empty empty empty empty empty empty empty 512M DRAM 512M DRAM Module 3.Sun Services The showcomponent Command schostname:SC> showcomponent sb0 Component Status Pending -------------------/N0/SB0/P0 enabled /N0/SB0/P1 enabled /N0/SB0/P2 enabled 750MHz. Inc. slide 92 of 132 . All Rights Reserved. UltraSPARC-III. Revision C POST ---untest untest pass pass untest untest untest untest untest untest untest untest pass pass Description ----------empty empty UltraSPARC-III.

Sun Services. All Rights Reserved. Revision C Module 3. slide 93 of 132 . Inc.Sun Services The showcomponent Command /N0/SB0/P2/B1/L1 /N0/SB0/P2/B1/L3 /N0/SB0/P3/B0/L0 /N0/SB0/P3/B0/L2 /N0/SB0/P3/B1/L1 /N0/SB0/P3/B1/L3 enabled enabled enabled enabled enabled enabled untest untest pass pass untest untest empty empty 512M DRAM 512M DRAM empty empty Sun Fire™ Midrange Server Maintenance Copyright 2004 Sun Microsystems.

------/N0/IB6/P0 enabled /N0/IB6/P1 enabled /N0/IB6/P0/B0 enabled /N0/IB6/P0/B1 enabled /N0/IB6/P0/B1/C0 enabled /N0/IB6/P0/B1/C1 enabled /N0/IB6/P0/B1/C2 enabled /N0/IB6/P0/B1/C3 enabled POST ---pass pass pass pass pass failed pass pass Description ----------IO controller 0 IO controller 1 66/33MHz PCI Bus 33MHz PCI Bus 33MHz 5V Short PCI card 33MHz 5V Short PCI card 33MHz 5V LOng/Short PCI card 33MHz 5V LOng/Short PCI card Sun Fire™ Midrange Server Maintenance Copyright 2004 Sun Microsystems. Inc. All Rights Reserved. slide 94 of 132 . Revision C Module 3.Sun Services The showcomponent Command schostname:SC> showcomponent ib6 Component Status Pending ----------------. Sun Services.

All Rights Reserved. slide 95 of 132 . Revision C Module 3. Inc. • Use the poweroff command to power off components. Sun Services. • Powering on and powering off examples: schostname:SC> poweron grid0 schostname:SC> poweroff grid0 Sun Fire™ Midrange Server Maintenance Copyright 2004 Sun Microsystems.Sun Services Powering On and Off System Components • Use the poweron command to power on components.

Sun Services. All Rights Reserved. Revision C Module 3.Sun Services Updating the Platform Firmware You can update flash PROMs in the following system components: • A system controller board (operating system or application) • A system board • An I/O board • A domain • All components in the platform Sun Fire™ Midrange Server Maintenance Copyright 2004 Sun Microsystems. Inc. slide 96 of 132 .

7. Do you want to continue? yes (-y) Waiting for critical processes to finish.6. RTOS will be upgraded automatically during the next boot. Rebooting will interrupt any current operations. Revision C Module 3. No boards can be updated. slide 97 of 132 . ScApp will be upgraded automatically during the next boot. All Rights Reserved.100/firmware scapp rtos As part of this update. This may take a while. the system controller will automatically reboot. Sun Fire™ Midrange Server Maintenance Copyright 2004 Sun Microsystems. Critical processes have finished.Sun Services Using the Root or a User Account to Flash Update the System Examples of the flashupdate command: schostname:SC> flashupdate -y -f ftp://\ root:cangetin@10. Sun Services. This includes keyswitch changes. Inc. Solaris reboots and all current connections.

Inc. Revision C Module 3. slide 98 of 132 . Sun Fire™ Midrange Server Maintenance Copyright 2004 Sun Microsystems.Sun Services Using the Root or a User Account to Flash Update the System Rebooting the SC to automatically complete the upgrade. Sun Services. Rebooting. All Rights Reserved. All telnet connections closed. Reestablish any needed connections.

Sun Services Introducing Segments and Domains Applications Solaris Operating System Open Boot PROM Domain Shell A (SC) Applications Solaris Operating System Open Boot PROM Domain Shell B (SC) Applications Solaris Operating System Open Boot PROM Domain Shell C (SC) Applications Solaris Operating System Open Boot PROM Domain Shell D (SC) Platform Shell (System Controller) Platform Hardware Sun Fire™ Midrange Server Maintenance Copyright 2004 Sun Microsystems. Inc. Sun Services. All Rights Reserved. Revision C Module 3. slide 99 of 132 .

slide 100 of 132 .Sun Services Segments • A segment refers to all or part of the Sun Fireplane interconnect. Revision C Module 3. run: schostname:SC> setupplatform -p partition Configure chassis for single or dual-partition mode? [single]: dual Sun Fire™ Midrange Server Maintenance Copyright 2004 Sun Microsystems. Sun Services. • All connections between segments are disabled. • To enable dual-segment mode. All Rights Reserved. • The Sun Fireplane switch boards are divided between the two segments. Inc. • Dual-partition (segment) mode splits the Sun Fireplane interconnect into two independent snoopy coherent systems.

• Each domain has an independent instance of the Solaris OS. Inc. Revision C Module 3. • Domains are useful for testing new applications or operating system updates.Sun Services Domains • A domain is a logical division of a segment. • System reboot is not required. resources can be returned. All Rights Reserved. • Upon completion. • Temporary resources can be borrowed from existing domains. slide 101 of 132 . • Each segment can have a maximum of two domains. Sun Fire™ Midrange Server Maintenance Copyright 2004 Sun Microsystems. Sun Services.

slide 102 of 132 . Inc. Sun Services. Revision C Module 3. All Rights Reserved.Sun Services Sun Fire 6800/E6900 Servers Configured With Four Domains RP0/RP1 RP2/RP3 SB0 SB2 Domain A IB6 SB4 IB8 SB1 SB3 Domain C IB7 SB5 IB9 Domain B Domain D Segment 0 Segment 1 Sun Fire™ Midrange Server Maintenance Copyright 2004 Sun Microsystems.

Sun Services

Server Configuration Domain IDs
Server
Sun Fire 3800 server

Configuration
One segment, one domain One segment, two domains Two segments, two domains

Domain IDs
A A, B A, C A A, B A, C A A, B A, C

Sun Fire 4800/E4900 server Sun Fire 4810 server

One segment, one domain One segment, two domains Two segments, two domains One segment, one domain One segment, two domains Two segments, two domains

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Server Configuration Domain IDs
Server
Sun Fire 6800/E6900 server

Configuration
One segment, one domain One segment, two domains Two segments, two domains Two segments, three domains Two segments, four domains

Domain IDs
A A, B A, C or A, D or B, C or B, D A, B, C or A, B, D or A, C, D or B, C, D A, B, C, D

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Segment and Domain Configurations
Server Segments Domains per Segment 1 2 1 2 Domain Address Snooping Bandwidth 100% 50% 100% N/A Fireplane Data Bandwidth 100% 100% 50% N/A Available Configuration Yes * See note Yes N/A

Sun Fire 3800, 4800/ E4900, or 4810 server

1 1 2 2

* You need to understand performance and availability trade-offs before choosing this configuration.
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Segment and Domain Configurations
Server Segments Domains per Segment 1 2 1 2 Domain Address Snooping Bandwidth 100% 50% 100% 50% Fireplane Data Bandwidth 100% 100% 50% 50% Available Configuration Yes * See note Yes * See note

Sun Fire 6800/ E6900 servers

1 1 2 2

* You need to understand performance and availability trade-offs before choosing this configuration.

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Domain Access Control List (ACL)
• Each domain has an associated ACL. • The ACL restricts: • testboard, addboard, or deleteboard requests to specific platform components. • addboard or deleteboard requests to all platform components.

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Configuring ACLs
Configure ACLs by using the showplatform -p acls command. Type:
schostname:SC> setupplatform -p acls
ACL for domain A [SB0 SB1 SB2 SB3 SB4 SB5 IB6 IB7 IB8 IB9]:-r SB1 SB3 SB5 IB7 IB9 ACL for domain B [SB0 SB1 SB2 SB3 SB4 SB5 IB6 IB7 IB8 IB9]:ACL for domain C [SB0 SB1 SB2 SB3 SB4 SB5 IB6 IB7 IB8 IB9]:-r SB0 SB2 SB4 SB5 IB6 IB8 IB9 ACL for domain D [SB0 SB1 SB2 SB3 SB4 SB5 IB6 IB7 IB8 IB9]:-r SB0 SB1 SB2 SB4 IB6 IB7 IB8

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Viewing ACLs
Display the current ACLs by using the showplatform -p acls command. Type:
schostname:SC> showplatform -p acls

ACL ACL ACL ACL

for for for for

Domain Domain Domain Domain

A: SB0 SB2 IB4 IB6 IB8 B: C: SB1 SB3 IB7 D: SB3 SB5 IB9

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Starting, Stopping, and Power-Cycling Domains
Domains are power-cycled and started by running the setkeyswitch command from the domain shell. Use the setkeyswitch command to start a domain.
schostname:A> setkeyswitch on

Use the setkeyswitch command to stop a domain.
To stop a domain: schostname:A> setkeyswitch off

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Sun Services Introducing Device Configuration The system maintains information about all configured devices at the hardware level under the control of OpenBoot PROM. Sun Services. Inc. it is not available for use by the operating system. Revision C Module 3. Whenever a device is physically added or removed structures that describe the device to the hardware and the operating system must be created or removed. and at the software level under the control of the operating system. All Rights Reserved. If a device is not present in the OpenBoot PROM device tree. Sun Fire™ Midrange Server Maintenance Copyright 2004 Sun Microsystems. OpenBoot PROM maintains information about available devices in a structure called the device tree. slide 111 of 132 .

the Solaris OS uses the path_to_inst file in the /etc directory to manage device instance names and links in the /dev directory to enable logical device addressing.Sun Services Introducing Device Configuration Solaris OS maintains its knowledge of available devices using a set of hierarchically organized device files. slide 112 of 132 . These files are located in the /devices directory of the root file system. Additionally. All Rights Reserved. Inc. Sun Fire™ Midrange Server Maintenance Copyright 2004 Sun Microsystems. Revision C Module 3. Sun Services.

Sun Services OpenBoot PROM Capabilities OpenBoot firmware enables you to do the following tasks: • • • • • Boot the operating system Run diagnostics Modify system start-up parameters Load and execute programs Troubleshoot Sun Fire™ Midrange Server Maintenance Copyright 2004 Sun Microsystems. Sun Services. All Rights Reserved. Inc. slide 113 of 132 . Revision C Module 3.

Inc. slide 114 of 132 . Sun Services.Sun Services OpenBoot PROM Capabilities Applications Solaris Operating System OpenBoot PROM 5 Applications Solaris Operating System OpenBoot PROM 5 LOM Shell Platform Hardware Sun Fire V1280/E2900 Midrange Server Domain Shell Platform Shell Platform Hardware Sun Fire Midrange Server Sun Fire™ Midrange Server Maintenance Copyright 2004 Sun Microsystems. All Rights Reserved. Revision C Module 3.

Revision C Module 3. All Rights Reserved. slide 115 of 132 . Sun Fire™ Midrange Server Maintenance Copyright 2004 Sun Microsystems.Sun Services Device Tree Each device node can have the following components: • Properties – Data structures describing the node and its associated device. Sun Services. • Parent – The node that lies directly above a given node in the device tree. Inc. • Methods – The software procedures used to access the device. • Data – The initial values of the private data used by the methods. • Children – Other device nodes attached to a given node and that lie directly below it in the device tree.

Inc. Sun Services. All Rights Reserved.Sun Services Sun Fire V1280/E2900 Server Device Tree Components ssm@0.UltraSPARC-III or SUNW.0 12 Memory-controller 12 SUNW.UltraSPARC-IV IOC 0 Pci@18 600000 700000 IOC 1 Pci@19 600000 700000 Hard Drive Target 0 PCI Slot 0 Gigabit Ethernet 0 100 Mbit Ethernet 0 Hard Drive Target 1 PCI Slot 1 PCI Slot 2 Tape Drive Target 5 PCI Slot 3 PCI Slot 5 DVD Drive Gigabit Ethernet 1 PCI Slot 4 Sun Fire™ Midrange Server Maintenance Copyright 2004 Sun Microsystems. slide 116 of 132 . Revision C Module 3.

600000 pci@ 18. Sun Services.4810.xyz I/O controller SUNW.Sun Services SunFire3800.4800/E4900. UltraSPARC IV IOC 8 pci@ 18.0 24 Memory-controller 24 SUNW. Inc. UltraSPARC III or SUNW.700000 PCI slot pci@1 3 PCI slot pci@1 I/O controller SUNW.and6800/E6900 Server Device Tree Components ssm@0. slide 117 of 132 . Revision C Module 3. All Rights Reserved.xyz Device Device Sun Fire™ Midrange Server Maintenance Copyright 2004 Sun Microsystems.

All Rights Reserved. Revision C Module 3. Sun Services.Sun Services Mapping Node Devices Node Identifier /ssm@0. slide 118 of 132 .0 Node ID 0 Sun Fire™ Midrange Server Maintenance Copyright 2004 Sun Microsystems. Inc.

0 CPU offset CPU AID Sun Fire™ Midrange Server Maintenance Copyright 2004 Sun Microsystems. Inc. All Rights Reserved. Sun Services. Revision C Module 3.Sun Services Mapping Node Devices Device Tree Entries /ssm@0.UltraSPARC-III@b.0/SUNW. slide 119 of 132 .

slide 120 of 132 .memory-controller@b. Sun Services.400000 Memory offset Memory AID Sun Fire™ Midrange Server Maintenance Copyright 2004 Sun Microsystems. Inc.0/SUNW. All Rights Reserved. Revision C Module 3.Sun Services Mapping Node Devices Memory Controller Device Tree Entries /ssm@0.

Sun Services. All Rights Reserved. slide 121 of 132 .Sun Services CPU and Memory AID Assignments Board Number 0 1 2 3 4 5 Location P0 AID SB0 SB1 SB2 SB3 SB4 SB5 0 (0x0) 4 (0x4) 8 (0x8) 12 (0xc) 16 (0x10) 20 (0x14) P1 AID 1 (0x1) 5 (0x5) 9 (0x9) 13 (0xd) 17 (0x11) 21 (0x15) P2 AID 2 0x(2) 6 (0x6) 10 (0xa) 14 (0xe) 18 (0x12) 22 (0x16) P3 AID 3 (0x3) 7 (0x7) 11 (0xb) 15 (0xf) 19 (0x13) 23 (0x17) Sun Fire™ Midrange Server Maintenance Copyright 2004 Sun Microsystems. Inc. Revision C Module 3.

slide 122 of 132 .Sun Services Mapping I/O Devices Nodes in a Sun Fire midrange server I/O path are: • • • • • • Node ID IOC AID IOC PCI bus offset Device number PCI controller Device instance Sun Fire™ Midrange Server Maintenance Copyright 2004 Sun Microsystems. Inc. Revision C Module 3. Sun Services. All Rights Reserved.

0 Node ID IOC AID Bus offset Device # PCI controller Device instance Sun Fire™ Midrange Server Maintenance Copyright 2004 Sun Microsystems. Revision C Module 3. All Rights Reserved. Sun Services.Sun Services Mapping I/O Devices Six Device Tree Nodes /ssm@0.0/pci@19.700000/pci@3/SUNW.isptwo@4/sd@5. Inc. slide 123 of 132 .

Convert the IOC AID from hexadecimal to decimal.0/pci@19. All Rights Reserved. slide 124 of 132 .. Revision C Module 3. Sun Services.Sun Services Decoding IOC AID The following is an example of IOC AID: /ssm@0. For example: 19 (hexadecimal) = 25 (decimal) Sun Fire™ Midrange Server Maintenance Copyright 2004 Sun Microsystems. You can calculate the IOC AID by performing the following steps: 1. Inc....

Calculate the even or odd IOC by dividing the IOC AID by 2 and subtracting 6. Revision C Module 3.5 A remainder of 6.x indicates that the I/O board is IB6. slide 125 of 132 . indicates that this is an odd AID (IOC 1).6 = 6.Sun Services Decoding IOC AID 2. Sun Services. For example: (25/2) . Inc. The fact that the result has a fraction (x.5). Sun Fire™ Midrange Server Maintenance Copyright 2004 Sun Microsystems. All Rights Reserved.

Inc. Sun Services. Revision C Module 3. All Rights Reserved.Sun Services IOC AID Assignments Board Number 0 1 2 3 Location IB6 IB7 IB8 IB9 Even AID (IOC 0) 24 (0x18) 26 (0x1a) 28 (0x1c) 30 (0x1e) Odd AID (IOC 1) 25 (0x19) 27 (0x1b) 29 (0x1d) 31 (0x1f) Sun Fire™ Midrange Server Maintenance Copyright 2004 Sun Microsystems. slide 126 of 132 .

• Bus B is referenced by offset 700000. Bus offset: /ssm@0. Sun Services..0/pci@19..Sun Services IOC PCI Bus Offset • Bus A is referenced by offset 600000. slide 127 of 132 . Revision C Module 3..700000. All Rights Reserved. Bus offset Sun Fire™ Midrange Server Maintenance Copyright 2004 Sun Microsystems.. Inc.

Revision C Module 3.0/pci@19....Sun Services Device Number The PCI controller slots. slide 128 of 132 ... Sun Services. Device number: /ssm@0. Device # Sun Fire™ Midrange Server Maintenance Copyright 2004 Sun Microsystems.. are referenced by the device number. Inc. All Rights Reserved.700000/pci@3. located in the PCI (cPCI) chassis.

0 Hard Drive Target 1 disk@1.700000 A B pci@19. Revision C Module 3. Sun Services. 700000 A B pci@18. Inc.0 Sun Fire™ Midrange Server Maintenance Copyright 2004 Sun Microsystems.600000 PCI Slot 0 pci@1 IOC 1 pci@19. slide 129 of 132 .0 Tape Drive Target 5 st@5.Sun Services Sun Fire V1280/E2900 Server Six-Slot PCI Chassis IOC 0 pci@18.0 PCI Slot 4 pci@3 DVD-ROM sd0.600000 PCI Slot 5 pci@1 PCI Slot 2 pci@1 network@1 PCI Slot 1 pci@2 scsi@2 PCI Slot 3 pci@2 network@2 ide@3 Hard Drive Target 0 disk@0. All Rights Reserved.

600000 B pci@19.Sun Services Sun Fire 4800/E4900. and 6800/E6900 Server Eight-Slot PCI Chassis IOC 0 pci@18. Sun Services. Revision C Module 3. 4810. All Rights Reserved.700000 A pci@1 (Slot 0) pci@2 (Slot 1) pci@3 (Slot 2) pci@1 (Slot 3) pci@1 (Slot 4) pci@2 (Slot 5) pci@3 (Slot 6) pci@1 (Slot 7) Sun Fire™ Midrange Server Maintenance Copyright 2004 Sun Microsystems.600000 B A pci@18.700000 IOC 1 pci@19. Inc. slide 130 of 132 .

All Rights Reserved. Revision C Module 3.Sun Services Sun Fire 3800 Server Six-Slot cPCI Chassis IOC 0 pci@18.600000 IOC 1 pci@19.600000 B pci@1 (Slot 0) pci@1 (Slot 1) pci@1 (Slot 2) pci@2 (Slot 3) pci@1 (Slot 4) pci@2 (Slot 5) Sun Fire™ Midrange Server Maintenance Copyright 2004 Sun Microsystems. slide 131 of 132 .700000 A pci@19. Sun Services. Inc.700000 A B pci@18.

Revision C Module 3. slide 132 of 132 .700000 A B pci@18. Inc.600000 IOC 1 pci@19.600000 B pci@1 (Slot 0) pci@1 (Slot 1) pci@1 (Slot 2) pci@1 (Slot 3) Sun Fire™ Midrange Server Maintenance Copyright 2004 Sun Microsystems. and 6800/E6900 Server Four-Slot cPCI Chassis IOC 0 pci@18.Sun Services Sun Fire 4800/E4900. Sun Services. 4810.700000 A pci@19. All Rights Reserved.

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Inc. Sun Services.Sun Services Objectives • Describe the basic architecture of the Sun Fire server system • Describe the two levels of Sun Fireplane interconnect switches • Describe how the system boards provide CPU and memory resources to the operating system in Sun Fire midrange servers • Describe how Sun Fire midrange servers use PCI and cPCI I/O assemblies • Describe how the Sun Fireplane interconnect plane is the main system bus of the Sun Fire family of servers Sun Fire™ Midrange Server Maintenance Copyright 2004 Sun Microsystems. Revision C Module 4. slide 2 of 114 . All Rights Reserved.

Sun Services. Inc. slide 3 of 114 .Sun Services Objectives • Describe the different integrated service processors supported by the Sun Fire midrange server architecture • Describe the troubleshooting methodology for fault analysis and diagnosis of failed components • Describe the system tools available for gathering background information on Sun Fire midrange server problems • Describe the testing tools available for isolating faults in the Sun Fire midrange servers • Describe how Sun Fire midrange servers use parity to detect system interconnect errors Sun Fire™ Midrange Server Maintenance Copyright 2004 Sun Microsystems. Revision C Module 4. All Rights Reserved.

Sun Services Objectives • Describe how Sun Fire midrange server subsystems can use error correcting code (ECC) to recover from errors • Describe how console port error messages are reported to help isolate faulty components in the console bus hub (CBH) • Describe how Sun Fire midrange server environmental faults are reported • Describe the enhanced availability features implemented in the new firmware update 5. Revision C Module 4.3 • Describe how blacklisting is used to reconfigure Sun Fire midrange server hardware to avoid parts with errors Sun Fire™ Midrange Server Maintenance Copyright 2004 Sun Microsystems. All Rights Reserved.15. slide 4 of 114 . Inc. Sun Services.

All Rights Reserved. slide 5 of 114 . Inc. • Recover from a hung domain Sun Fire™ Midrange Server Maintenance Copyright 2004 Sun Microsystems.Sun Services Objectives • Describe how domain shell operating messages provide an aid to troubleshooting a system error in Sun Fire midrange servers. Sun Services. Revision C Module 4.

Revision C Module 4. Sun Services. Inc.Sun Services Relevance • Which diagnostic tools are available to test the Sun Fire servers? • How do you free a hung domain? • How do you create an action plan to replace failed FRUs? Sun Fire™ Midrange Server Maintenance Copyright 2004 Sun Microsystems. All Rights Reserved. slide 6 of 114 .

part number 817-1000. Revision C Module 4. Sun Fire™ Midrange Server Maintenance Copyright 2004 Sun Microsystems. Inc. Sun Fire™ 6800/4810/4800/3800 System Controller Command Reference Manual. • Sun Microsystems. Sun Fire™ V1280/Netra™ 1280 System Administration Guide. Inc. part number 817-0510. part number 817-0511. Inc. • Sun Microsystems. Sun Fire™ 6800/4810/4800/3800 Systems Platform Administration Manual. part number 817-0999. • Sun Microsystems. slide 7 of 114 .Sun Services Additional Resources • Sun Microsystems. Sun Fire™ V1280/Netra™ 1280 System Controller Command Reference Manual. Sun Services. Inc. Inc. • Sun Microsystems. 817-0509. All Rights Reserved. Sun Fire™ V1280/Netra™ 1280 Systems Service Manual. Inc.

com/blueprints/0803/ 817-3342. • Sun Microsystems. Sun Fire™ Midrange Systems Hardware Reference Manual.sun.com • http://www. All Rights Reserved.com/handbook_pub/ • http://www. Inc. URL Resources – Public Web sites • http://sunsolve.pdf Sun Fire™ Midrange Server Maintenance Copyright 2004 Sun Microsystems. Revision C Module 4. slide 8 of 114 . Sun Fire™ 6800/4800/4810/3800 Systems Site Planning Guide.sun.Sun Services Additional Resources • Sun Microsystems. Sun Services.sun. Inc. part number 805-7363. part number 805-7365.sun.com/software/solaris/ sunmanagementcenter/hwds/ • http://docs. Inc.

All Rights Reserved. Inc.Sun Services Operational Overview Sun Fire midrange server architecture includes: • New system bus architecture based on the Sun Fireplane interconnect • High-performance Sun Fireplane interconnect switch technology • An enhanced CPU architecture starting at speeds of 750 MHz and greater • An industry standard I/O incorporating PCI and cPCI technology Sun Fire™ Midrange Server Maintenance Copyright 2004 Sun Microsystems. Revision C Module 4. slide 9 of 114 . Sun Services.

Sun Services Sun Fireplane Interconnect Operational View EPCI PCI EPCI PCI IOC IOC Data Interconnect Address CPU DCDS CPU CPU DCDS CPU Memory Memory Memory Memory Sun Fire™ Midrange Server Maintenance Copyright 2004 Sun Microsystems. All Rights Reserved. Sun Services. Inc. Revision C Module 4. slide 10 of 114 .

Sun Fire™ Midrange Server Maintenance Copyright 2004 Sun Microsystems. slide 11 of 114 . Revision C Module 4. Inc. • The UltraSPARC III processors are interfaced to the data path using the dual CPU data switch (DCDS). All Rights Reserved. • The connection between the Sun Fireplane interconnect devices (UltraSPARC III processors and PCI and enhanced PCI [EPCI] bridges) and the data path uses point-to-point connections. Sun Services.Sun Services Functionality • The Sun Fireplane interconnect provides a 288-bit data path between the UltraSPARC III processors and the PCI I/O bridge (IOC) with a high clock frequency of 150 MHz.

Inc. • Each cache controller monitors the addresses of all transactions on the system interconnect. Sun Services. slide 12 of 114 . Sun Fire™ Midrange Server Maintenance Copyright 2004 Sun Microsystems. • Address snooping is implemented between all CPUs in a domain. Revision C Module 4.Sun Services Snoopy Bus Architecture • The Sun Fireplane interconnect implements cache coherency through a technique known as snooping. All Rights Reserved. watching for transactions that update addresses it already possesses.

slide 13 of 114 . Inc. Sun Services. All Rights Reserved.Sun Services Sun Fire Servers’ Logical Architecture Sun Fireplane second-level (L2) switches Centerplane/ Baseplane Sun Fireplane first-level (L1) switches DX DX 2 CPU and Memory AR AR 2 6 CPU and Memory System boards DX DX PCI IOC AR Data Address AR 2 4 I/O boards Sun Fire™ Midrange Server Maintenance Copyright 2004 Sun Microsystems. Revision C Module 4.

slide 14 of 114 .Sun Services Sun Fire 6800/E6900 Server Crossbar Configuration 0 1 2 3 4 5 SB0 SB1 SB2 SB3 SB4 SB5 IB6 IB7 IB8 IB9 Crossbar configuration: SB0. All Rights Reserved. and IB6 SB1. Sun Services. SB5. SB4. SB2. SB3. Inc. and IB7 Sun Fire™ Midrange Server Maintenance Copyright 2004 Sun Microsystems. Revision C SB SB SB SB SB SB IB6 IB7 IB8 IB9 Module 4.

Inc. slide 15 of 114 .Sun Services UltraSPARC IV Processor Chip Block Diagram E-Cache Data (SRAM) Max: 16MB (8MB each) 19 Address 250-300MHz Data 256+18ECC E-Cache Tag E-Cache Tag Core 0 (US-III Cu) Core 1 (US-III Cu) M C U Address 15 75MHz Data Data 128+ 9ECC+ 7MTag 150MHz Transaction Request Signals Data Memory (SDRAM) 512+ 36ECC+ 28MTag DCDS 256+ 18ECC+ 14MTag UltraSPARC IV Safari Bus 150MHz Sun Fire™ Midrange Server Maintenance Copyright 2004 Sun Microsystems. Sun Services. All Rights Reserved. Revision C Module 4.

Sun Services.9 4.7 2. Inc.5 CPU 0 DCDS CPU 1 SBBC SRAM FPROM SDC SC0 SC1 8.3 8.Sun Services System Board Logical Block Diagram DIMMs AR 0.7 5 4 SBBC0 SBBC1 0 1 2 3 DIMMs DIMMs Data Address Data Route Bootbus Console Bus Control Signals CPU 2 DCDS DX 5 0.1 6.1 SBBC CPU 3 SRAM FPROM 4 2.9 6.3 DIMMs Sun Fire™ Midrange Server Maintenance Copyright 2004 Sun Microsystems. Revision C Module 4. slide 16 of 114 . All Rights Reserved.

Sun Services IB_SSC PCI I/O Assembly Logical Block Diagram Internal SCCR Connection LEDs External Alarms Connection External GBE Connection Gigabit Ethernet Transceiver Gigabit Ethernet Controller External GBE Connection Gigabit Ethernet Transceiver Gigabit Ethernet Controller PCI Riser 3 x 33MHz Slots PCI #2 PCI #3 PCI #4 Maintenance Bus Devices Address Repeater Data Controller Data Switch A IOC 1 B A IOC 0 B Connection to Fireplane Data Switch IDE Controller Internal IDE Connection PCI #0 PCI #1 PCI #5 Dual Channel SCSI Controller Internal SCSI Connection External SCSI Connection SBBC SRAM FPROM PCI Riser 2 x 33MHz 1 x 66MHz Slot Slots To DVD To 2 x SCSI disks and DDS-4 tape Sun Fire™ Midrange Server Maintenance Copyright 2004 Sun Microsystems. All Rights Reserved. slide 17 of 114 . Sun Services. Inc. Revision C Module 4.

slide 18 of 114 .Sun Services Eight-Slot PCI I/O Assembly Logical Block Diagram AR 2.9 Sun Fire™ Midrange Server Maintenance Copyright 2004 Sun Microsystems. All Rights Reserved. Revision C Module 4.1 A B IOC 1 Enhanced PCI PCI PCI PCI Slot 7 Slot 6 Slot 5 Slot 4 Data Address Data Route Bootbus Console Bus Control Signals PCI Bus SDC SC0 SC1 9 8 7 6 1 0 A B IOC 0 Enhanced PCI PCI PCI PCI Slot 3 Slot 2 Slot 1 Slot 0 SBBC SRAM FPROM DX 6.7 0.3 8. Sun Services.7 2 0 8.9 6. Inc.

All Rights Reserved. Sun Fire™ Midrange Server Maintenance Copyright 2004 Sun Microsystems. 4810. Revision C Module 4. and 6800/E6900 server models support the four-slot cPCI I/O assembly. Sun Services.Sun Services Compact PCI I/O Assemblies • The Sun Fire 4800/E4900. • The Sun Fire 3800 server model only supports the six-slot cPCI I/O assembly. Inc. slide 19 of 114 .

Sun Services Four-Slot cPCI I/O Assembly Logical Block Diagram AR 2.9 6.3 8. slide 20 of 114 . Inc. All Rights Reserved.7 2 0 8. Sun Services.7 0.1 A B IOC 1 Enhanced PCI PCI Slot 1 Slot 3 Data Address Data Route Bootbus Console Bus Control Signals PCI Bus SDC SC0 SC1 9 8 7 6 1 0 A B IOC 0 Enhanced PCI Slot 0 Slot 2 PCI DX 6. Revision C Module 4.9 SBBC SRAM FPROM Sun Fire™ Midrange Server Maintenance Copyright 2004 Sun Microsystems.

9 SBBC SRAM FPROM Sun Fire™ Midrange Server Maintenance Copyright 2004 Sun Microsystems. Sun Services.3 8. Revision C Module 4.1 A B IOC 1 Enhanced PCI Slot 1 PCI Slot 4 PCI Slot 5 Data Address Data Route Bootbus Console Bus Control Signals PCI Bus SDC SC0 SC1 9 8 7 6 1 0 A B IOC 0 Enhanced PCI Slot 0 Slot 2 PCI Slot 3 PCI DX 6.7 0.Sun Services Six-Slot cPCI I/O Assembly Logical Block Diagram AR 2. slide 21 of 114 .7 2 0 8. All Rights Reserved.9 6. Inc.

Sun Services.Sun Services Sun Fireplane Interconnect • The Sun Fireplane interconnect is the main system bus of the Sun Fire family of servers. Inc. • The Sun Fireplane interconnect operates similar to a network. • The Sun Fireplane interconnect is the coherent shared-memory architecture. slide 22 of 114 . Revision C Module 4. All Rights Reserved. Sun Fire™ Midrange Server Maintenance Copyright 2004 Sun Microsystems.

slide 23 of 114 . Revision C Module 4.Sun Services Address Interconnect Levels Level 2: Fireplane Switch Sun Fireplane Switch Level 1: Board Address Repeater Address Repeater Proc Proc Proc Proc PCI Controller PCI Cards PCI Controller PCI Cards Memory Memory Memory Memory System Board 4 CPUs/4 Memory Units I/O Board 2 PCI Controllers Sun Fire™ Midrange Server Maintenance Copyright 2004 Sun Microsystems. All Rights Reserved. Inc. Sun Services.

4 GB/s 2.4 GB/s Proc 2.4 GB/s 2.8 GB/s Data Switch 4.8 GB/s* 2.4 GB/s Proc 2. Inc.4 GB/s Memory Memory Memory Memory PCI Card PCI Card System Board 4 CPUs/4 Memory Units Sun Fire™ Midrange Server Maintenance Copyright 2004 Sun Microsystems.Sun Services Data Interconnect Levels Level 2: Fireplane Switch Level 2 Fireplane Data Switch 4.2 GB/s 1.2 GB/s Dual CPU Data Switch 2.2 GB/s PCI Controller 0. All Rights Reserved.4 GB/s PCI Controller 0.4 GB/s * “GB/s” numbers are peak bandwidths at each part of the interconnect. Dual CPU Data Switch 2. Revision C I/O Board 2 PCI Controllers Module 4.4 GB/s Level 1: Board 4. slide 24 of 114 .4 GB/s Proc 2.4 GB/s PCI Card 0. Sun Services.4 GB/s PCI Card 0.2 GB/s Level 0: Processor/ Memory Proc 2.8 GB/s Data Switch 1.

Sun Services.Sun Services System Controller Interconnect Logical Block Diagram CPU/Mem BootBus CPU 0 CPU 1 SBBC SDC SBBC AR AR SDC 6 CPU/Mem + 4 I/O + 4 L2 SC BootBus CBH SBBC PCI Service proc Fireplane Switch CPU 0 CPU 1 Console Arbitration SC CBH SBBC PCI Service proc I/O PCI IOC IOC SBBC AR SDC SDC AR Fireplane Switch Sun Fire™ Midrange Server Maintenance Copyright 2004 Sun Microsystems. Revision C Module 4. slide 25 of 114 . Inc. All Rights Reserved.

TTYB (reserved) Sun Fire™ Midrange Server Maintenance Copyright 2004 Sun Microsystems. Registers Sensors 16552 Serial Controller TOD NVRAM NVRAM FPROM ScApp FPROM Clocks RIO 16552 Serial Controller DRAM MicroSPARC IIep boot FPROM Rear Panel 10/100BASE-T Ethernet * Not all Console and I2C Buses are used. TTYA. All Rights Reserved.Sun Services Sun Fire V1280/E2900 Server System Controller Logical Block Diagram Baseplane Error Lines (14) Console Buses* (32) Global I2C Buses* Clocks SC Serial Link Console Bus Console Bus HUB I2C MUXs SBBC (8) I2C Buses Local I2C Bus SEEPROM Echip PCI (33 MHz) SRAM Misc. Sun Services. slide 26 of 114 . Inc. Revision C Module 4.

4810. All Rights Reserved. slide 27 of 114 . TTYB Sun Fire™ Midrange Server Maintenance Copyright 2004 Sun Microsystems.Sun Services Sun Fire 3800. 4800/E4900. and 6800/E6900 Server System Controller Block Diagram Centerplane Reset Lines Error Lines 14x Console Buses Serial to Other SC Clocks Global I C Buses 2 Console Bus CBH PROMBus SBBC Echip SRAM Misc. Revision C Module 4. Sun Services. Registers I 2C MUXs Local I C 2 I 2 C Buses NVCI FPROM TOD NVRAM Scapps FPROM 16552 SC serial 16552 TTY clocks control temp volt SEEPROM RIO Ebus PCI (33 MHz) vxworks boot FPROM SC (MicroSPARC IIep) DRAM Panel 10/100BASE-T Ethernet TTYA. Inc.

Sun Services Boot Bus Controller (SBBC) ASIC To PCI Controller PCI Bus Console Bus SRAM PROM Bus I C Buses Sensors LEDs 2 FPROM To Datapath Controller JTAG Boot Bus Controller Boot Bus To Processer To Processer Sun Fire™ Midrange Server Maintenance Copyright 2004 Sun Microsystems. Inc. All Rights Reserved. Sun Services. Revision C Module 4. slide 28 of 114 .

All Rights Reserved. slide 29 of 114 .Sun Services System Data Controller (SDC) Console Bus Connections SC0 SC1 3 AR 4 2 SDC Console Bus Multiplexing Section 0 SBBC0 1 SBBC1 (SB only) Sun Fire™ Midrange Server Maintenance Copyright 2004 Sun Microsystems. Inc. Sun Services. Revision C Module 4.

Sun Services Basic Clock Distribution Clock SC 0 75 MHz Outputs Clock SC 1 75 MHz Outputs This is the failback loop. It determines the current active clock. Inc. slide 30 of 114 . Revision C Module 4. Sun Services. All Rights Reserved. I/O Board Select PLL 75 MHz Fireplane Switch Board 150 MHz Local Clock Loads Sun Fire™ Midrange Server Maintenance Copyright 2004 Sun Microsystems.

slide 31 of 114 . Inc. Revision C Module 4. All Rights Reserved. repair.Sun Services Fault Analysis Method • Fault analysis – Identify the problem and organize fact gathering and comparisons • Diagnosis – Organize the actual discovery. testing. Sun Services. and reporting of the problem Sun Fire™ Midrange Server Maintenance Copyright 2004 Sun Microsystems.

All Rights Reserved.Sun Services Eight Steps of Fault Analysis and Diagnosis 1. Revision C Module 4. Test likely causes. Describe the problem. 5. Identify differences. 7. slide 32 of 114 . 3. Inc. 6. Take action to correct the fault. Sun Fire™ Midrange Server Maintenance Copyright 2004 Sun Microsystems. State the problem. Generate likely causes. 8. Sun Services. List relevant changes. Verify the most likely cause. 4. 2.

Revision C Module 4. Inc. slide 33 of 114 . All Rights Reserved. Sun Services.Sun Services Sun Fire Midrange Server Fault Analysis Methodology • Identify the FRUs referenced in the error logs on the system controller or loghost • Determine the current state of those FRUs using the various show commands • Use the Rule of 3 method to isolate the faulty FRUs • Replace identified FRUs one at a time per the action plan Sun Fire™ Midrange Server Maintenance Copyright 2004 Sun Microsystems.

error identified and corrected using ECC. domain fails. address bus error condition identified. Revision C Module 4. error logged • Multi-bit errors – Domain is paused. core dump of OS. error logged Sun Fire™ Midrange Server Maintenance Copyright 2004 Sun Microsystems. core dump of OS. domain fails. All Rights Reserved. Sun Services. Inc.Sun Services Sun Fire Midrange Server Fault Analysis Methodology Parity errors can be: • Data bus errors • Single-bit errors – Domain is paused. multi-bit error condition identified. error logged • Address bus errors – Domain is paused. slide 34 of 114 .

Revision C Module 4.Sun Services Sun Fire Midrange Server Fault Analysis Methodology Data bus errors are recorded for the following ASICS: • Level 1 and Level 2 data switch (DX) • System data controller (SDC) • Dual CPU data switch (DCDS) Address bus errors are recorded for the Level 1 and Level 2 address repeater (AR) Sun Fire™ Midrange Server Maintenance Copyright 2004 Sun Microsystems. All Rights Reserved. Inc. slide 35 of 114 . Sun Services.

slide 36 of 114 . Revision C Module 4.Sun Services Rule of Three Fault Isolation • If a single system board or I/O board are identified in the error message. Inc. replace it. Sun Services. All Rights Reserved. • If multiple FRUs are identified: • Replace the system board (or system boards) first • Replace the I/O board (or boards) next • Replace the switchboard (or switchboards) next • Replace the centerplane (only if one of the identified boards has been recently removed and pins have been bent) Sun Fire™ Midrange Server Maintenance Copyright 2004 Sun Microsystems.

slide 37 of 114 . Inc. • Each system controller gets error messages from each of the boards in a domain. • The system boot bus controller (SBBC) determines the action to take on the errors. All Rights Reserved. Sun Services. interpretation. • The following are typical actions: • Setting the appropriate error status bits • Asserting error pause to stop further address packets • Interrupting the system controller Sun Fire™ Midrange Server Maintenance Copyright 2004 Sun Microsystems. Revision C Module 4. and response.Sun Services Gathering Background Information • The system controller has the primary responsibility for the collection.

Revision C Module 4. slide 38 of 114 .Sun Services Error Repositories and Commands Platform/Prompt Domain/Shell showlogs (:SC>) Loghost showlogs (domain shell) The platform or domain shell messages can be diverted to an external loghost by entering the loghost IP address or host name when using the setupplatform or setupdomain commands. Inc. respectively. Sun Services. All Rights Reserved. show-post-results (OpenBoot PROM) Sun Fire™ Midrange Server Maintenance Copyright 2004 Sun Microsystems.

All Rights Reserved. slide 39 of 114 . Sun Services.conf to redirect error messages to this file. Loghost Sun Fire™ Midrange Server Maintenance Copyright 2004 Sun Microsystems. Inc. Revision C Module 4.Sun Services Error Repositories and Commands Platform/Prompt Domain/Shell prtdiag (Solaris OS) /var/adm/messages (Solaris OS) Set up syslog.

Revision C Module 4. All Rights Reserved. Sun Services.Sun Services Sun Explorer Software Data Collector • Gathers extensive domain information • Generates tar. slide 40 of 114 . Inc.Z and email messages to the Sun database • Uses a lightweight shell script for less execution overhead Sun Fire™ Midrange Server Maintenance Copyright 2004 Sun Microsystems.

Sun Services. All Rights Reserved.scextended. slide 41 of 114 . Sun Fire™ Midrange Server Maintenance Copyright 2004 Sun Microsystems.fru To download a free copy the Sun Explorer software. Run the scextended script from the domain. Revision C Module 4. # explorer -w default. click the Download Explorer link.Sun Services Running Sun Explorer Software on the Sun Fire Midrange Server The Sun Explorer software has a script specifically for the Sun Fire midrange servers. Inc.

06.22. Inc. Revision C Module 4. All Rights Reserved.domain-b-\ 2001.Sun Services Viewing a Sun Explorer Software Capture # ls -al /opt/SUNWexplo/explorer. slide 42 of 114 .43 -rw-r--r-1 dave crsdev 1538 Aug 21 23:46 README -rw-r--r-1 dave crsdev 1596 Aug 21 23:46 defaults drwxr-xr-x 6 dave crsdev 4096 Aug 21 23:46 disks drwxr-xr-x 6 dave crsdev 4096 Aug 21 23:43 etc drwxr-xr-x 8 dave crsdev 4096 Aug 21 23:43 init drwxr-xr-x 2 dave crsdev 96 Aug 21 23:43 license drwxr-xr-x 2 dave crsdev 4096 Aug 21 23:46 lp drwxr-xr-x 2 dave crsdev 4096 Aug 21 23:46 messages drwxr-xr-x 3 dave crsdev 4096 Aug 21 23:46 netinfo drwxr-xr-x 2 dave crsdev 4096 Aug 21 23:46 patch+pkg -rw-r--r-1 dave crsdev 11 Aug 21 23:46 rev drwxr-xr-x 3 dave crsdev 96 Aug 21 23:45 sf15000 drwxr-xr-x 4 dave crsdev 4096 Aug 21 23:46 sysconfig drwxr-xr-x 3 dave crsdev 96 Aug 21 23:46 system drwxr-xr-x 3 dave crsdev 4096 Aug 21 23:46 var Sun Fire™ Midrange Server Maintenance Copyright 2004 Sun Microsystems. Sun Services.82a84a2f.08.

and I/O assemblies) • Fan trays • Power supplies • Redundant transfer units (RTUs) • FrameManager • cPCI cards • Disk drives Sun Fire™ Midrange Server Maintenance Copyright 2004 Sun Microsystems. All Rights Reserved. Revision C Module 4. system board.Sun Services Interpreting Sun Fire Midrange Server LEDs • System boards (system controller. Sun Services. Sun Fireplane switchboards. slide 43 of 114 . Inc.

A rack or chassis failed. Might apply to the rack or chassis. Certain FRUs can be hot-plugged. Inc. 4810. and 6800 server chassis) Sun Fire™ Midrange Server Maintenance Copyright 2004 Sun Microsystems. On FrameManager (used on – the Sun Fire – 3800. All Rights Reserved. slide 44 of 114 . All other combinations are illegal.Sun Services LED Status Code Summary FRU Amber Green Amber (HotState (Normal) (Fault) plug) – On – – – On The redundant transfer switch is enabled. Sun Services. Revision C Module 4.

– System. no failure. Sun On Fireplane switch. Illegal. and it can be hot-plugged. and the board is active. Sun Services. Illegal.Sun Services LED Status Code Summary FRU Amber Green Amber (HotState (Normal) (Fault) plug) – – On – – – The board power is off. Revision C Module 4. and the board is still active. The component failed (a fault condition is present). slide 45 of 114 . All Rights Reserved. Inc. The board failed. and On I/O boards – – On On On – On – On Sun Fire™ Midrange Server Maintenance Copyright 2004 Sun Microsystems. The board power is on.

The system controller is faulty (check). The system controller is faulty (with SC failover). Module 4. Sun Services. Revision C . depending on the nature of the failure that caused the failover.Sun Services LED Status Code Summary FRU SC (SC0 and SC1) SC0 (with SC1 present) Amber Green Amber (HotState (Normal) (Fault) plug) On – – Auxiliary power is on for both primary and secondary system controllers. A failover (SC1 present) might result in turning on the faulty LED. All Rights Reserved. slide 46 of 114 – On On SC1 On Sun Fire™ Midrange Server Maintenance Copyright 2004 Sun Microsystems. Inc.

Inc. On – – On – On On On – On – – Sun Fire™ Midrange Server Maintenance Copyright 2004 Sun Microsystems. and the main power is off. the unit is active. The fault affects both the main and auxiliary power supplies. All Rights Reserved. Sun Services. The fault is on the auxiliary power supply. the breakers are on.Sun Services LED Status Code Summary FRU Redundant transfer switch and power supplies Amber Green Amber (HotState (Normal) (Fault) plug) – – On The auxiliary power is on. slide 47 of 114 . that is. Revision C Module 4. The fault is on the main power supply. The main power supplies are on.

the hardware card is set. The power is on. Revision C Module 4. cPCI slots – On On Sun Fire™ Midrange Server Maintenance Copyright 2004 Sun Microsystems. You can remove the fan. The card is plugged in. Inc. On fault. Sun Services. slide 48 of 114 . the fan is faulty. The LED state after running the cfgadm command. All Rights Reserved.Sun Services LED Status Code Summary FRU Fans Amber Green Amber (HotState (Normal) (Fault) plug) On – – On – – On – On On – – The fans are on.

slide 49 of 114 . Revision C Module 4. Sun Fire™ Midrange Server Maintenance Copyright 2004 Sun Microsystems.Sun Services LED Status Code Summary FRU cPCI card (hot-plug light) Amber Green Amber (HotState (Normal) (Fault) plug) N/A (does not exist) N/A (does not exist) N/A (does not exist) The blue light on the card—this light is on when the card is first plugged in or when it can be pulled. Inc. All Rights Reserved. Sun Services.

Sun Services Testing the Platform • OpenBoot PROM commands • System controller testboard command • POST Sun Fire™ Midrange Server Maintenance Copyright 2004 Sun Microsystems. All Rights Reserved. Inc. Revision C Module 4. slide 50 of 114 . Sun Services.

Type: PCI IO Board 8. Type: CPU/Memory port 10 . Type: PCI IO port 28 .Status = Pass. Type: CPU/Memory E-cache: 8 MB R-freq: 750 MHz A-freq: Board 2.Status = Pass.Status = Pass. Revision C Module 4.Status = Pass. Sun Services. Type: PCI IO ok 750 MHz 750 MHz 750 MHz 750 MHz Sun Fire™ Midrange Server Maintenance Copyright 2004 Sun Microsystems.Status = Pass. Type: PCI IO port 29 .Status = Pass. Type: PCI IO port 25 . Type: CPU/Memory E-cache: 8 MB R-freq: 750 MHz A-freq: port 11 .Sun Services OpenBoot PROM Commands ok show-post-results Board 0. slide 51 of 114 . Type: CPU/Memory E-cache: 8 MB R-freq: 750 MHz A-freq: Board 6.Status = Pass. Type: PCI IO port 24 . All Rights Reserved. Inc.Status = Pass. Type: CPU/Memory E-cache: 8 MB R-freq: 750 MHz A-freq: port 3 . Type: CPU/Memory port 2 .

passed Hme register test --. Revision C Module 4.0/pci@19.Sun Services OpenBoot PROM Commands ok test-all Testing /ssm@0. Testing /ssm@0.isptwo@4. Doing more loopback tests -. Internal loopback test -. Sun Services. slide 52 of 114 .passed ok Sun Fire™ Midrange Server Maintenance Copyright 2004 Sun Microsystems.hme@0.succeeded.succeeded. All Rights Reserved.0/pci@19. Transceiver check -.700000/pci@3/SUNW.1.succeeded..Using Onboard Transceiver .. Inc.Link Up... Hme register test --.700000/pci@3/SUNW.

700000/pci@1/SUNW.OG34aA Target 4 Unit 0 Disk SEAGATE ST39103LCSUN9.OG34aA ok Sun Fire™ Midrange Server Maintenance Copyright 2004 Sun Microsystems.0/pci@18.Sun Services OpenBoot PROM Commands ok probe-scsi-all /ssm@0. slide 53 of 114 . All Rights Reserved.OG34aA Target 2 Unit 0 Disk SEAGATE ST39103LCSUN9. Inc.OG34aA Target 3 Unit 0 Disk SEAGATE ST39103LCSUN9. Revision C Module 4. Sun Services.isptwo@4 Target 1 Unit 0 Disk SEAGATE ST39103LCSUN9.

... ....... passed Doing more loopback tests--passed Using Onboard Transceiver-Link Up. X is a Bad Packet. Type any key to stop. Inc...... Internal loopback test--succeeded.... Sun Services........Link Up. Transceiver check--Using Onboard Transceiver...Sun Services OpenBoot PROM Commands ok watch-net-all /ssm@0...[CR] Sun Fire™ Midrange Server Maintenance Copyright 2004 Sun Microsystems. slide 54 of 114 .....hme@2...... Looking for AEthernet Packets. Revision C Module 4.... .........is a Good Packet..0/pci@18......................1 Hme register test--succeeded. .... All Rights Reserved.........700000/SUNW. ..........

Revision C Module 4.Sun Services POST on the Sun Fire V1280/E2900 Server • POST executes to check operational capability of hardware • Two types: • SCPOST – System Controller POST • SPOST – System POST • LPOST – Local POST • IOPOST – I/O POST Sun Fire™ Midrange Server Maintenance Copyright 2004 Sun Microsystems. Sun Services. All Rights Reserved. Inc. slide 55 of 114 .

Inc. Sun Services.Sun Services Controlling System Controller POST Behavior lom> setupsc System Controller Configuration ------------------------------SC POST diag Level [off]: max lom> setupsc System Controller Configuration ------------------------------SC POST diag Level [max]: Host Watchdog [enabled]: enabled Rocker Switch [disabled]: disabled Secure Mode [off]: on Sun Fire™ Midrange Server Maintenance Copyright 2004 Sun Microsystems. All Rights Reserved. slide 56 of 114 . Revision C Module 4.

Sun Services.Sun Services Controlling OpenBoot PROM POST Behavior You can change the diag-level to max with the following command: {ok} setenv diag-level max Sun Fire™ Midrange Server Maintenance Copyright 2004 Sun Microsystems. Revision C Module 4. slide 57 of 114 . Inc. All Rights Reserved.

Inc.Sun Services Controlling OpenBoot PROM POST Behavior The following OpenBoot PROM parameters should be set to the following default values: • • • • • error-reset-recovery=sync auto-boot?=true reboot-on-error=true diag-switch?=true use-nvramrc?=false Sun Fire™ Midrange Server Maintenance Copyright 2004 Sun Microsystems. slide 58 of 114 . Revision C Module 4. All Rights Reserved. Sun Services.

Sun Services. Inc. Revision C Module 4. 4800/E4900. slide 59 of 114 . All Rights Reserved. 4810. and 6800/E6900 Servers • POST executes to check operational capability of hardware • Two types: • SCPOST – System controller POST • SPOST – System POST • LPOST – Local POST • IOPOST – I/O POST Sun Fire™ Midrange Server Maintenance Copyright 2004 Sun Microsystems.Sun Services POST on the Sun Fire 3800.

4810. and 6800/E6900 Servers Example of an error output during LPOST: r24-13a:A> setkeyswitch on .Sun Services POST on the Sun Fire 3800. Revision C Module 4. . All Rights Reserved. Sun Services. slide 60 of 114 . 4800/E4900.SC: Chassis.pass2ICT: Slot 2 Dx 3 Stuck at testing failed Sun Fire™ Midrange Server Maintenance Copyright 2004 Sun Microsystems. Oct 05 05:22:38 r24-13a Chassis-Port. Inc.

error] Bit in error: L2_ADDR[27] Oct 17 14:37:47 r24-13a Domain-A.SC: [ID 185797 local0.Sun Services POST on the Sun Fire 3800. Sun Services. slide 61 of 114 . Revision C Module 4.error] Bit in error: L2_ADDR[28] Oct 17 14:37:47 r24-13a Domain-A. 4810. and 6800/E6900 Servers r24-13a:A> showlogs .error] Bit in error: L2_ADDR[29] Oct 17 14:37:47 r24-13a Domain-A. 4800/E4900.SC: [ID 547474 local0.error] Interconnect test: Board 5 address repeater connection to RP0 failed Oct 17 14:37:47 r24-13a Domain-A.SC: [ID 306356 local0.error] Bit in error: L2_ADDR[24] Sun Fire™ Midrange Server Maintenance Copyright 2004 Sun Microsystems.SC: [ID 788592 local0.error] Bit in error: L2_ADDR[25] Oct 17 14:37:47 r24-13a Domain-A.SC: [ID 668033 local0. Inc. All Rights Reserved.

SC: [ID 982064 local0.SC: [ID 202642 local0. All Rights Reserved.Sun Services POST on the Sun Fire 3800/4800/E4900/ 4810/6800/E6900 Servers Oct 17 14:37:47 r24-13a Domain-A.error] Bit in error: L2_ADDR[22] Oct 17 14:37:47 r24-13a Domain-A. Inc. Revision C Module 4. slide 62 of 114 .error] Interconnect test: Board 5 address repeater connection to RP1 failed Sun Fire™ Midrange Server Maintenance Copyright 2004 Sun Microsystems.SC: [ID 498274 local0.error] Bit in error: L2_ADDR[21] Oct 17 14:37:47 r24-13a Domain-A. Sun Services.

00020040. Inc.f0042da4 000007ff.80001607 000007ff.1 /N0/SB0/P2/ Component under test: Board 0 Memory /N0/SB0/P0/ Data Access Error from address 00000004.000000c6 /N0/SB0/P2/ tl tt tstate tpc tnpc /N0/SB0/P2/ 01 32 00000044. All Rights Reserved.f0042da8 /N0/SB0/P3/ Subtest: Memory MATS+ /N0/SB0/P0/ Subtest: Memory MATS+ /N0/SB0/P1/ Subtest: Memory MATS+ /N0/SB0/P2/ (PRIV) Privileged code access error(s) /N0/SB0/P2/ (UE) Uncorrectable system data ECC error /N0/SB0/P2/ N0/SB0/P2/B0 on J15300 J15400 J15500 J15600 Sun Fire™ Midrange Server Maintenance Copyright 2004 Sun Microsystems. Sun Services.Sun Services DIMM Memory Errors Example of a DIMM memory error occurring during LPOST: /N0/SB0/P0/ Subtest: Memory Addressing /N0/SB0/P2/ Subtest: Memory Addressing /N0/SB0/P3/ Subtest: Memory Addressing /N0/SB0/P1/ Subtest: Memory AddressingSB0/p2/ ERROR: TEST=Memory Tests. AFSR = 00100004. slide 63 of 114 . Revision C Module 4.SUBTEST=Memory Addressing ID=61.

8f0004ec /N0/SB0/P2/ (PRIV) Privileged code access error(s) /N0/SB0/P2/ (UE) Uncorrectable system data ECC error /N0/SB0/P2/ N0/SB0/P2/B0/D0 DIMM bit DQ139 on J15300 DRAM 3 /N0/SB0/P2/ Failed Memory MATS+ Sun Fire™ Midrange Server Maintenance Copyright 2004 Sun Microsystems.Sun Services DIMM Memory Errors /N0/SB0/P2/ Failed Memory Addressing /N0/SB0/P0/ Subtest: Memory MATS+ /N0/SB0/P3/ Subtest: Memory MARCH C/N0/SB0/P1/ Subtest: Memory MARCH C/N0/SB0/P0/ Subtest: Memory MARCH C/N0/SB0/P2/ ERROR: TEST=Memory Tests. Sun Services.000001f3 /N0/SB0/P2/ tl tt tstate tpc tnpc /N0/SB0/P2/ 01 32 00000099.00002000. slide 64 of 114 .8f0004e8 0000073f.SUBTEST=Memory MATS+ ID=61. All Rights Reserved.2 /N0/SB0/P2/ Component under test: Board 0 Memory /N0/SB0/P2/ Data Access Error from address 00000005. AFSR = 00100004. Revision C Module 4.80001607 0000073f. Inc.

slide 65 of 114 . Sun Services. Inc.Sun Services DIMM Memory Errors /N0/SB0/P0/ Passed /N0/SB0/P1/ Passed /N0/SB0/P2/ Failed Memory DIMM J15300 Memory DIMM J15400 Memory DIMM J15500 Memory DIMM J15600 failed failed failed failed Sun Fire™ Midrange Server Maintenance Copyright 2004 Sun Microsystems. Revision C Module 4. All Rights Reserved.

All Rights Reserved.Status = Pass.Status = Fail. ok show-post-results Board 0. slide 66 of 114 . Sun Services.Sun Services DIMM Memory Errors This example shows show-post-results after the error was received. Revision C Module 4. Type: CPU/Memory E-cache: 4 MB R-freq: 750 MHz A-freq: 750 MHz port 2 . Type: CPU/Memory Sun Fire™ Midrange Server Maintenance Copyright 2004 Sun Microsystems. Type: CPU/Memory agent status = Pass spd_dcds[2] = Unknown spd_dcds[3] = Unknown spd_dcds[4] = Unknown spd_dcds[5] = Unknown spd_dcds[6] = Unknown spd_dcds[7] = Unknown port 3 .Status = Pass.Status = Pass. Type: CPU/Memory port 0 . Inc. Type: CPU/Memory E-cache: 4 MB R-freq: 750 MHz A-freq: 750 MHz port 1 .

All Rights Reserved. III. Inc.---/NO/SB0/P0 /NO/SB0/P1 /NO/SB0/P2 /NO/SB0/P3 /NO/SB0/P0/B0/L0 /NO/SB0/P0/B0/L1 /NO/SB0/P0/B1/L0 /NO/SB0/P0/B1/L1 /NO/SB0/P1/B0/L0 /NO/SB0/P1/B0/L1 /NO/SB0/P1/B1/L0 /NO/SB0/P1/B1/L1 enabled enabled enabled enabled enabled enabled enabled enabled enabled enabled enabled enabled pass pass fail pass pass pass untest untest pass pass untest untest Description ----------------------III. r24-13a:SC> showcomponent -v SB0 Slot Device Status Pending POST --------. Revision C Module 4. 750MHz. 750MHz. 750MHz.------. III. slide 67 of 114 . 4M 4M 4M 4M ECache ECache ECache ECache UltraSparc UltraSparc UltraSparc UltraSparc 256M DRAM 256M DRAM empty empty 256M DRAM 256M DRAM empty empty Sun Fire™ Midrange Server Maintenance Copyright 2004 Sun Microsystems. III.Sun Services DIMM Memory Errors This example shows showcomponent results after the error was received. Sun Services. 750MHz.-----.

All Rights Reserved. Sun Services.Sun Services DIMM Memory Errors /NO/SB0/P2/B0/L0 /NO/SB0/P2/B0/L1 /NO/SB0/P2/B1/L0 /NO/SB0/P2/B1/L1 /NO/SB0/P3/B0/L0 /NO/SB0/P3/B0/L1 /NO/SB0/P3/B1/L0 /NO/SB0/P3/B1/L1 r24-13a:SC> enabled enabled enabled enabled enabled enabled enabled enabled fail fail untest untest pass pass untest untest empty empty empty empty 256M DRAM 256M DRAM empty empty Sun Fire™ Midrange Server Maintenance Copyright 2004 Sun Microsystems. slide 68 of 114 . Revision C Module 4. Inc.

All Rights Reserved. Sun Services. schostname:SC> setupplatform -p sc SC POST diag Level [min]: max Sun Fire™ Midrange Server Maintenance Copyright 2004 Sun Microsystems. slide 69 of 114 . Inc.Sun Services Controlling System Controller POST Behavior You control the level of SCPOST by changing the SCPOST diag level setting. Revision C Module 4.

sb0. slide 70 of 114 . All Rights Reserved. Sun Services. in the Domain A shell. Revision C Module 4. enter: schostname:A> testboard sb0 Sun Fire™ Midrange Server Maintenance Copyright 2004 Sun Microsystems. Inc.Sun Services System Controller testboard Command To test CPU/memory board.

Sun Services Sun Fire Interconnect Link Errors Sun Fireplane switch boards L2 ASIC reporting errors Centerplane Possible pin damage L1 ASIC reporting errors System boards L1 ASIC reporting errors I/O boards Centerplane Possible pin damage L1 ASIC reporting errors System boards L1 ASIC reporting errors I/O boards Sun Fire™ Midrange Server Maintenance Copyright 2004 Sun Microsystems. slide 71 of 114 . Revision C Module 4. Sun Services. Inc. All Rights Reserved.

Revision C Module 4. Inc. slide 72 of 114 .Sun Services Identifying Suspect FRUs From Error Messages Board SB System Sun Fire 48x0 and 3800 servers Port # 0–3 4 5 IB 0–5 6/7 8/9 SB Sun Fire 6800 server 0–3 4 Connection Internal to board RP0 RP2 Internal to board RP0 RP2 Internal to board RP0 (DX0/DX1) RP1 (DX2/DX3) 5 RP2 (DX0/DX1) RP3 (DX2/DX3) IB 0–5 6/7 8/9 Internal to board RP0 RP2 Sun Fire™ Midrange Server Maintenance Copyright 2004 Sun Microsystems. Sun Services. All Rights Reserved.

Sun Services. All Rights Reserved. Inc.Sun Services Identifying Suspect FRUs From Error Messages Board RP System Sun Fire 48x0 and 3800 servers (Sun Fire 3800 repeaters are integrated as part of the centerplane) Port # 0/1 2/3 4/5 6/7 8/9 Connection SB0 SB2 SB4 IB6 IB8 Sun Fire™ Midrange Server Maintenance Copyright 2004 Sun Microsystems. Revision C Module 4. slide 73 of 114 .

slide 74 of 114 . Revision C Module 4. All Rights Reserved. Sun Services.Sun Services Identifying Suspect FRUs From Error Messages Board RP System Sun Fire 6800 server Port # 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Connection SB0 SB1 SB2 SB3 SB4 SB5 SB6 SB7 SB8 SB9 Sun Fire™ Midrange Server Maintenance Copyright 2004 Sun Microsystems. Inc.

All Rights Reserved. Sun Services. Inc. slide 75 of 114 . Revision C Module 4.Sun Services Data Parity Coverage From CPU to CPU Through Memory Sun Fireplane switch boards L2DX (Parity detected) Parity Data Centerplane L1DX (Parity detected) L1DX (Parity detected) L1DX (Parity detected) DCDS (Parity detected) DCDS (Parity detected) DCDS (Parity detected) CPU (Parity generated) System board x Memory CPU System board y System board z Sun Fire™ Midrange Server Maintenance Copyright 2004 Sun Microsystems.

Inc. slide 76 of 114 .SC: /partition0/domain0/SB5/ar0: >>> SafariPortError6[0x260]: 0x00018001 AdrPErr [00:00] : 0x1 Address parity error FE [15:15] : 0x1 Sun Fire™ Midrange Server Maintenance Copyright 2004 Sun Microsystems. Sun Services. Revision C Module 4.Sun Services Parity Detection in the Address Network The following example shows an address repeater (AR) Sun Fireplane port parity address error: Oct 30 10:42:33 r24-10a Domain-A. All Rights Reserved.

Sun Services. Inc. All Rights Reserved. slide 77 of 114 .Sun Services Parity Protection for Address Interconnects Sun Fireplane switch boards L2AR (Parity detected) Centerplane Parity Data L1AR (Parity detected) CPU (Parity generated) System board x L1AR (Parity detected) CPU (Parity corrected) System board z Sun Fire™ Midrange Server Maintenance Copyright 2004 Sun Microsystems. Revision C Module 4.

Inc.Sun Services Error Correcting Code Errors Data Path ECC Points Sun Fireplane Switch Boards L2DX Centerplane L1DX ES ED L1DX ES ED CPU ED DCDS PCI IOC ES ED Ecache DRAM I/O Boards Data Parity ECC checked by SC ECC checked by domain System Boards Sun Fire™ Midrange Server Maintenance Copyright 2004 Sun Microsystems. slide 78 of 114 . Revision C Module 4. All Rights Reserved. Sun Services.

Sun Services Error Correcting Code Errors ECC Generation and Correction Path Sun Fireplane switch boards L2DX Centerplane L1DX (ECC detected) L1DX L1DX (ECC detected) DCDS DCDS DCDS CPU (ECC generated) Memory (ECC stored with data) CPU (ECC corrected) Ecache System board x System board y Ecache System board z Sun Fire™ Midrange Server Maintenance Copyright 2004 Sun Microsystems. Inc. slide 79 of 114 . Sun Services. Revision C Module 4. All Rights Reserved.

Sun Services.Sun Services ECC Error Types The Sun Fire midrange servers can detect two types of ECC errors: • Correctable errors • Uncorrectable errors Sun Fire™ Midrange Server Maintenance Copyright 2004 Sun Microsystems. slide 80 of 114 . Revision C Module 4. Inc. All Rights Reserved.

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ECC Error Persistence
There are three types of ECC error persistence: • Intermittent • Persistent • Sticky

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Console Port Errors
Console port error messages can be reported by the following ASICS: • • • • CBH – Console bus hub SBBC – System boot bus controller AR – Address repeater SDC – System data controller

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Environmental Errors
Usually caused by faulty (or blocked) fan trays or power supplies.
Sun-Fire-sc0:SC> showlogs Dec 12 08:31:00 Sun-Fire-sc0 Chassis-Port.SC: Domain A has a SYSTEM ERROR Dec 12 08:31:07 Sun-Fire-sc0 Chassis-Port.SC: This domain is still running because error pause is not enabled for this domain Dec 12 08:31:18 Sun-Fire-sc0 Chassis-Port.SC: Device temperature problem: /N0/SB5 auto power off may occur due to device: Cheetah 3 Temp. 0 Value: 127 Degrees C Dec 12 08:31:19 Sun-Fire-sc0 Chassis-Port.SC: Device temperature problem: Shutting down /N0/SB5 due to temperature of device: Cheetah 3 Temp. 0 Value: 127 Degrees C Dec 12 08:31:19 Sun-Fire-sc0 Chassis-Port.SC: /N0/SB5, sensor status, over limit (7,1,0x201050603030000) Dec 12 08:32:08 Sun-Fire-sc0 Chassis-Port.SC: ...board successfully powered off.
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Enhanced Availability Features Implemented in Firmware Update 5.15.3
• ScApp firmware update 5.15.3 is also known as the Sun Fire Enterprise Server Product (ESP) Availability Phase 1.x. • It focuses primarily on enhancing availability and serviceability. • Enhancements are accomplished by the addition of new features.

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Enhanced Availability Features Implemented in Firmware Update 5.15.3
Functionality updates affect: • How the system detects, handles, and records fault conditions • How resources are reconfigured and mapped when an error is detected • How the Solaris OS interfaces with the firmware in handling correctable and uncorrectable errors relating to the CPU, memory, and L2 SRAM • How a domain hang is handled

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Diagnosis Engines
The following automatic diagnosis engines (DEs) identify and diagnose hardware errors that affect the availability of the system and its domains: • SMS DE • Solaris OS DE • POST DE

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Auto-Diagnosis (AD) Engine
The Auto-Diagnosis (AD) engine analyzes event information and updates the Component Health Status (CHS): • Records CHS information into the appropriate segment of field-replaceable unit (FRU) SEEPROM • Presents the error messages in a Solaris OS FMA-compliant format • Provides tunable parameters for the AD engine and CHS recording

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Auto-Diagnosis (AD) Engine
Automatic Diagnosis Process for Non-Fatal Hardware Errors
Domain is running.

Hardware error detection

Automatic diagnosis and resource deconfiguration by the Solaris operating environment

Error and fault event reporting

Component health status updates

Domain is running.

Deconfiguration of appropriate resources (next domain reboot)

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Sun Services. Revision C Module 4. All Rights Reserved. Inc. slide 89 of 114 .Sun Services Fault Event and Error Reporting The DEs report diagnosis information through the following channels: • Event messages displayed in the domain and platform log files • Email notification of fault and error events • Fault event notification through Sun™ Management Center software or SunSM Remote Services Net Connect service Sun Fire™ Midrange Server Maintenance Copyright 2004 Sun Microsystems.

Revision C Module 4. Inc. Sun Services. as follows: • Platform administrator: • Platform logfile • Loghost • Error buffers • Domain administrator: • Console logfile • Domain logfile Sun Fire™ Midrange Server Maintenance Copyright 2004 Sun Microsystems.Sun Services AD Engine Logs and Records The results of each AD engine session update CHS and are sent to the appropriate users. slide 90 of 114 . All Rights Reserved.

ASIC. All Rights Reserved. FRU-SN: 01160.15. Sun Services.Sun Services Decoding AD Engine Diagnosis Messages The following is an example of an AD engine log message: [AD] Event: SF3800. FRU-PN: 5014362.60121010 CSN: 124H58EE DomainID: A ADInfo: 1. Revision C Module 4. Inc.0 Time: Thu Jan 23 20:47:11 PST 2003 FRU-List-Count: 1.SDC.SCAPP. FRU-LOC: /N0/SB0 Recommended-Action: Service-action required Sun Fire™ Midrange Server Maintenance Copyright 2004 Sun Microsystems.PAR_SGL_ERR. slide 91 of 114 .

Single FRU – Identified as faulty [AD] Event: SF3800. Sun Services.60121010 CSN: 124H58EE.Sun Services Viewing AD Engine Diagnosis Messages The three possible levels of FRU diagnosis are as follows: 1.15.SDC.ASIC.PAR_SGL_ERR. slide 92 of 114 . FRU-PN: 5014362. All Rights Reserved. Revision C Module 4. FRU-LOC: /N0/SB0 Recommended-Action: Service action required Sun Fire™ Midrange Server Maintenance Copyright 2004 Sun Microsystems.SCAPP. DOMAIN-ID: AADInfo: 1. Inc. FRU-SN: 01160.0 TIME: Thu Jan 23 20:47:11 PST 2003 FRU-List-Count: 1.

Sun Services Viewing AD Engine Diagnosis Messages 2. FRU-LOC: RP0 FRU-PN: 5014362. DOMAIN-ID: AADInfo: 1.ASIC. FRU-PN: 5015876.0 TIME: Thu Jan 23 21:07:51 PST 2003 FRU-List-Count: 2. FRU-SN: 00429. Sun Services.PAR_SGL_ERR.SCAPP.15. FRU-LOC: /N0/SB2 Recommended-Action: Service action required Sun Fire™ Midrange Server Maintenance Copyright 2004 Sun Microsystems. Multiple FRUs – List of possible or suspect FRUs [AD] Event: SF3800.SDC. Inc. Revision C Module 4. All Rights Reserved.60113022 CSN: 124H58EE. slide 93 of 114 . FRU-SN: 011570.

Inc. DOMAIN-ID: AADInfo: 1. Sun Services. FRU-LOC: UNRESOLVED Sun Fire™ Midrange Server Maintenance Copyright 2004 Sun Microsystems. FRU-SN: . Unresolved or undiagnosable – Indicating no automated diagnosis is available at this time [AD] Event: SF3800 CSN: 124H58EE.Sun Services Viewing AD Engine Diagnosis Messages 3.15. All Rights Reserved. FRU-PN: . Revision C Module 4. slide 94 of 114 .SCAPP.0 TIME: Thu Jan 23 21:47:28 PST 2003 FRU-List-Count: 0.

Inc. slide 95 of 114 . • POST is not executed on the FRU (or FRUs).Sun Services Automatic Restoration of Stopped Domains POST reviews CHS information to determine which components to de-configure from the system. Sun Services. All Rights Reserved. The next time POST runs it reads the CHS database on the SC: • Treats any faulty or suspect component (or components) as a blacklisted FRU (or FRUs). Sun Fire™ Midrange Server Maintenance Copyright 2004 Sun Microsystems. Revision C Module 4.

Sun Services Automatic Restoration of Stopped Domains This is an example of the POST message when identifying a component that has its CHS set to faulty: SEEPROM probe took 0 seconds. CPU_Brds: Slot SB01: Gen ? Proc 3210 ??cb Mem P/B: 3/1 3/0 /L: 10 ?? 10 ?? 2/1 2/0 10 ?? 10 ?? 1/1 1/0 10 cc 10 cc 0/1 0/0 10 cc 10 cc CDC ? Sun Fire™ Midrange Server Maintenance Copyright 2004 Sun Microsystems. CHS reports Port SB1/P0 status NOT_GOOD. Treating as blacklisted. Reading Component Health Status (CHS) information .. Sun Services. slide 96 of 114 . All Rights Reserved. Inc. Revision C Module 4..

/N0/SB4/P3 enabled pass UltraSPARC-III+.chs empty /N0/SB0/P0/B1/L1 disabled . 900MHz . /N0/SB4/P1 enabled pass UltraSPARC-III+.----------/N0/SB0/P0 disabled chs UltraSPARC-III+..Sun Services Identifying Disabled Components schostname: SC> showcomponent Component Status Pending POST Description -------------.....---... 900MHz ..... . /N0/SB4/P2 enabled pass UltraSPARC-III+. /N0/SB0/P1 disabled chs UltraSPARC-III+. Sun Services. Revision C Module 4. 900MHz ..chs 512M DRAM /N0/SB0/P0/B1/L3 disabled ..------.. Sun Fire™ Midrange Server Maintenance Copyright 2004 Sun Microsystems. /N0/SB0/P2 disabled chs UltraSPARC-III+. . /N0/SB0/P3 disabled chs UltraSPARC-III+.chs 512M DRAM . 900MHz . /N0/SB4/P0 enabled pass UltraSPARC-III+. slide 97 of 114 . 900MHz . 900MHz .. 900MHz . Inc.chs empty /N0/SB0/P0/B0/L2 disabled . All Rights Reserved. /N0/SB0/P0/B0/L0 disabled . 900MHz ..

• Blacklisted parts are not presented to the domain.Sun Services Sun Fire Midrange Server Blacklisting • Blacklisting gives administrative and service personnel the ability to disable components. • Blacklisted data is stored in nonvolatile configuration information (NVCI) and the failed part data is stored in serial electrically erasable programmable read-only memory (SEEPROM) on the system controller. • Blacklisting can be performed by using system controller software or Sun Management Center 3. Sun Fire™ Midrange Server Maintenance Copyright 2004 Sun Microsystems. Revision C Module 4. Sun Services.0 software. All Rights Reserved. Inc. slide 98 of 114 .

Sun Services Sun Fire Midrange Server Blacklisting • System controller software • Sun Management Center 3. Revision C Module 4. All Rights Reserved.x software Sun Fire™ Midrange Server Maintenance Copyright 2004 Sun Microsystems. Inc. slide 99 of 114 . Sun Services.

C2. C5. and C3) P1 (C4. and C7) C0. and SB5 P0. C1. C6. and P3 B0 and B1 IB6. Sun Services. C1. Revision C Module 4. and IB9 P0 (C0. C6. C5. IB7.Sun Services Blacklisting Components Component System boards Ports on the system board or I/O assembly Memory banks on system boards I/O assemblies Ports on the I/O assembly I/O cards in the I/O assemblies Component Name SB0. P1. SB1. SB4. slide 100 of 114 . All Rights Reserved. SB2. C3. Inc. and C7 Sun Fire™ Midrange Server Maintenance Copyright 2004 Sun Microsystems. IB8. SB3. P2. C2. C4.

Sun Services. All Rights Reserved. Revision C Module 4. slide 101 of 114 . Inc.Sun Services Managing the Blacklist on Sun Fire V1280/E2900 Server There are three system controller commands for blacklisting: • disablecomponent • enablecomponent • showcomponent Sun Fire™ Midrange Server Maintenance Copyright 2004 Sun Microsystems.

slide 102 of 114 . Sun Services. Revision C Module 4. All Rights Reserved. Inc.Sun Services The setls Command To enable a board that has been disabled by the setls command: schostname:A> setls -s enable -l sb0 Sun Fire™ Midrange Server Maintenance Copyright 2004 Sun Microsystems.

which is set by the setupdomain command • True • False Sun Fire™ Midrange Server Maintenance Copyright 2004 Sun Microsystems. the following occurs: • The domain is paused • The domain is rebooted • Depends on the setting of the reboot-on-error flag. Revision C Module 4. slide 103 of 114 . Inc. Sun Services.Sun Services Domain Shell Operating Messages When an active domain encounters a system error. All Rights Reserved.

Inc. slide 104 of 114 . Revision C Module 4.SC: /partition0/RP3/dx1: >>> Safari Port Error Status 2[0x21] : 0x2000a000 AccSafPar [29:29] : 0x1 FirstError [15:15] : 0x1 SafPar [13:13] : 0x1 Safari Input bus parity error This domain is currently paused and must be turned off via "setkeyswitch off" to recover Sun Fire™ Midrange Server Maintenance Copyright 2004 Sun Microsystems.Sun Services Domain Shell Operating Messages Following is an example domain system error message: Thu Oct 05 05:22:49 PDT 2000: Domain A has a SYSTEM ERROR Oct 05 05:22:50 r24-13a Chassis-Port. All Rights Reserved. Sun Services.

Revision C Module 4. • The domain returns to the OpenBoot PROM ok prompt. All Rights Reserved. Inc. Sun Fire™ Midrange Server Maintenance Copyright 2004 Sun Microsystems. • The reset command terminates the Solaris OS in the domain.Sun Services Recovering From a Hung Domain • Run the system controller reset command from the domain shell. • It sends an externally initiated reset (xir) to the domain and collects data for debugging the hardware. Sun Services. slide 105 of 114 .

Sun Fire™ Midrange Server Maintenance Copyright 2004 Sun Microsystems. Revision C Module 4. • If the break command succeeds. slide 106 of 114 . run the OpenBoot PROM sync command. Sun Services. The sync command terminates the Solaris OS. All Rights Reserved.Sun Services Verifying the Recovery • Force the domain to OpenBoot PROM by using the system controller break command from the domain shell. Inc.

Sun Services Collecting Data Apart from a Solaris OS core file. 2. Follow these steps to collect this data: 1. Ensure you that have a record of what you did during the previous verification step. assess current conditions on the domain: • Is there any output being printed on the domain console? • Does the domain console echo characters you type? • Does the domain respond to the ping command? • Does the domain respond to the rup command? Sun Fire™ Midrange Server Maintenance Copyright 2004 Sun Microsystems. All Rights Reserved. various other bits of information might provide insight into the failure. If you do not have a hardware error. Revision C Module 4. Sun Services. slide 107 of 114 . Inc.

Run the following commands from the system controller domain shell. slide 108 of 114 . Sun Services.Sun Services Collecting Data 3. All Rights Reserved. Inc. Record the results of all the preceding tests. and collect the output in a file: • showlogs • showenvironment • showdomain Sun Fire™ Midrange Server Maintenance Copyright 2004 Sun Microsystems. Revision C Module 4. 4.

Sun Services. and collect the output in a file: • showsc • showlogs • showplatform • history Sun Fire™ Midrange Server Maintenance Copyright 2004 Sun Microsystems. Inc. All Rights Reserved. Run the following commands from the system controller platform shell. slide 109 of 114 .Sun Services Collecting Data 5. Revision C Module 4.

Run the Sun Explorer software utility to collect the system configuration information. Revision C Module 4. Sun Services. Inc. Reboot the domain with the following command in the domain shell: setkey off . All Rights Reserved. slide 110 of 114 . If the domain is paused because of an error.Sun Services Collecting Data 6. setkey on Sun Fire™ Midrange Server Maintenance Copyright 2004 Sun Microsystems. nothing else can be done after collecting all the previous information.

0. All Rights Reserved. Sun Services. Inc. slide 111 of 114 . 0. context=0x887 g1-g7: 14. 104f0228. Do you want to continue? [no] y NOTICE: XIR on CPU 3 panic[cpu3]/thread=30002368580: zero fail: trap type = 0x3 pid=320. pc=0x10314080. 30000827800. Revision C Module 4. 6c005f6900) Sun Fire™ Midrange Server Maintenance Copyright 2004 Sun Microsystems. 6c0. 0. sp=0x2a100336f81. 0.Sun Services Obtaining a Solaris OS Core File # Mar 29 14:47:06 sp4-sc0 Domain-A. tstate=0x4400001407. 7fcb4090.SC: Domain is not responding to interrupts. telnet> send brk sp4-sc0:A> reset This will abruptly terminate Solaris in domain A. 1. 30002368580 000000001040c110 unix:sync_handler+160 (1040c290.

300012e5aa8. 0. 2a10033784c. 4. 2a10033785c) %l0-3: 0000000000000001 ffffffff7f354000 0000030002351148 0000000000000003 Sun Fire™ Midrange Server Maintenance Copyright 2004 Sun Microsystems. 0. Revision C Module 4. 705aac. 4. Sun Services. Inc.Sun Services Obtaining a Solaris OS Core File %l0-3: 00000000ff000000 0000000000ff0000 000000000000ff00 000000007f6b6e62 %l4-7: 000000006c6f6300 0000000000000000 000000007efefeff 0000000081010100 000000001040c1e0 unix:prom_rtt+0 (2. 2. 202003. 0. 310003000211ed28. 100000530) %l0-3: 0000000000000000 0000000000001400 0000004400001407 0000000010027d14 %l4-7: ffffffff7f100134 0000000100000531 000000000000000f 000000001040c290 000000001040c330 faildev:faildev_ioctl+78 (be00000000. 2a100337aec) %l0-3: 0000000000000002 ffffffff7f71e3c8 ffffffff7f721480 ffffffff7ffffad8 %l4-7: 0000000000705aac ffffffff7f200128 ffffffff7f720838 ffffffff7f30af80 000002a100337830 genunix:cdev_ioctl+40 (7073722e736f2e31. All Rights Reserved. slide 112 of 114 . 0.

03. Inc. Sun Fire™ Midrange Server Maintenance Copyright 2004 Sun Microsystems. compression ratio 8. dump succeeded rebooting. slide 113 of 114 . Revision C Module 4. 1 1 done dumping to /dev/dsk/c0t0d0s1. Sun Services. offset 62259200 100% done: 17422 pages dumped.Sun Services Obtaining a Solaris OS Core File %l4-7: 0000000000000000 0000000000000000 000002a1003370f1 000000001002d200 syncing file systems... Resetting ... All Rights Reserved...

Inc. Sun Services. slide 114 of 114 . All Rights Reserved. showresetstate -v Sun Fire™ Midrange Server Maintenance Copyright 2004 Sun Microsystems. The reset command causes all the CPUs in the target domain to save their registers in a save area in CPU static random access memory (SRAM).Sun Services Obtaining Registers If you cannot get a core file out of the Solaris OS. Revision C Module 4. there should still be CPU register information to collect.

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