Download Print this page

Mitsubishi Electric FT5000 Handbook

Ft series.
Hide thumbs

Advertisement

FT
SERIES
FT5000 Handbook

Advertisement

   Related Manuals for Mitsubishi Electric FT5000

   Summary of Contents for Mitsubishi Electric FT5000

  • Page 1

    SERIES FT5000 Handbook...

  • Page 2

    APRICOT FT S ERIES With up to four Pentium ®II Xeon™ processors FT5000 HANDBOOK...

  • Page 3

    Intel and “Pentium ® II Xeon” are registered trademarks of Intel Corporation. Microsoft, MS-DOS, Windows ® 95, Windows ® 98 and Windows ® NT are registered trademarks of Microsoft Corporation in the US and other countries. Other trademarks mentioned within this document and not listed above are the properties of their respective owners.

  • Page 4: Table Of Contents

    Before you remove any cover Warnings and cautions Access cover Subchassis and electronics bay Add-in boards Installing a peripheral in a front bay Fans Exchanging SCSI drives SCSI hard disk drives Hot-swapping a SCSI hard drive Drive cabling considerations Drive cabling considerations FT5000 HANDBOOK...

  • Page 5

    Utilities and hot keys Power On Self Test (POST) Using BIOS Setup Setup menus Using the system setup utility 7/13 Emergency management port console 7/22 FRU and SDR load utility 7/32 Upgrading the BIOS 7/35 Using the firmware update utility 7/38 FT5000 HANDBOOK...

  • Page 6

    Specific problems and corrective actions problems Error and informational messages POST error codes and messages 8/10 Appendix Rack mounting the FT5000 Safety guidelines Additional precautions for rack mounting Changing from pedestal to rack Prepare the slide assemblies Prepare the server...

  • Page 7: Safety And Regulatory Notices

    Never touch the components or electrical contacts on the motherboard or on expansion cards. In general, do not handle static-sensitive items unnecessarily. Keep all conductive material, and food and drink, away from your work area and the open computer. FT5000 HANDBOOK...

  • Page 8

    If you are planning to use the computer in another country, it may not be suitable, check with your supplier, particularly on the availability of the correct AC power cords. NOTE Any existing maintenance or warranty agreement may not be supportable in another country. The system may have to be returned to the supplier. FT5000 HANDBOOK...

  • Page 9: Power Connection

    IMPORTANT This system, when supplied, complies with the CE Marking Directive and its strict legal requirements. Use only parts tested and approved by Mitsubishi Electric PC Division. All expansion cards, drives and peripherals should carry the CE mark. Standards Safety This product complies with the European safety standard EN60950 which will, when applicable, include the national deviations for the country in which it is sold.

  • Page 10

    Disconnect the AC supply from the speaker power unit when not in use for any period of time. To prevent the risk of electric shock, do not remove speaker covers. Connecting the speaker power cord to any other cords or joining cords together can cause fire and risk of electric shock. FT5000 HANDBOOK...

  • Page 11: Physical Specifications

    (rack mode). Figures below show examples of these configurations. Before operation, you must configure the server for one of the two modes. (As standard the FT5000 is fitted with the pedestal mountings, but a separate rack mounting kit is available).

  • Page 12: Feature Summary

    Tested to 20 kilovolts (kV) per Intel environmental test specifications; no Electrostatic discharge (ESD) component damage AC Input Power 100 - 120 VAC 100 - 120 VAC, 7.6 A, 50 - 60 Hz 200 - 240 VAC 200 - 240 VAC, 3.8 A, 50 - 60 Hz FT5000 HANDBOOK...

  • Page 13: Front Controls And Indicators

    F. Front panel LEDs (Top to bottom: top five are power on, disk bay power on, HDU activity, fan failure, power supply failure; bottom six are hard-drive activity LEDs, labeled 0-5) G. NMI button H. System security lock EMI shield lock Internal drive bays K. Metal EMI shield L. Expansion drive bay FT5000 HANDBOOK...

  • Page 14: Back Controls And Features

    G. Universal serial bus connector H. Expansion slot covers (six slot connectors provided on baseboard) Power supply bay AC input power connector K. Power supply fan L. Power supply LED M. Power supply failure LED (LED not lit means failure) FT5000 HANDBOOK...

  • Page 15: Expanded Side View

    B. Diskette drive C. Main chassis D. Power backplane E. Power supply(s) F. Mainboard G. Lift-out electronics bay H. Removable media device bay SCSI hard drive bay Foam cover K. Foam fan housing L. Foam fan housing cover FT5000 HANDBOOK...

  • Page 16

    -12 V at 0.5 A +5 V standby 1.5 A Power is routed through the power cable to the 20-pin main connectors on the baseboard. Remote sensing signals are provided through the cable to the 14-pin auxiliary connector on the baseboard. FT5000 HANDBOOK...

  • Page 17: System Security

    However, if the front panel power switch remains depressed when secure mode is removed, the system will power off. FT5000 HANDBOOK...

  • Page 18

    If secure mode is enabled and the ‘Secure mode boot’ option is also enabled, (see ‘Security menu’ in the ‘Configuration’ chapter) the system boots fully but requires a password before accepting any keyboard or mouse input. FT5000 HANDBOOK...

  • Page 19: Tools And Supplies Needed

    Do not attempt to lift or move the server by the handles on the power supplies. Use a hand-truck or other mechanical assist unit to move the server from one location to another, or to raise it into position for rack mounting. FT5000 HANDBOOK...

  • Page 20: Access Cover

    Slide the cover toward the front of the system until the tabs on the cover firmly engage in the chassis. Attach the cover to the chassis with the two screws you removed earlier, and tighten them firmly. Connect all external cables and the power cords to the system. FT5000 HANDBOOK...

  • Page 21: Subchassis And Electronics Bay

    Using the vertical edge of the electronics bay as a handle, rotate the bay right, away from the main chassis, until it stops (C). 10. If necessary, completely remove the subchassis and electronics bay: rotate the bays outward until the two pins that function as hinges for the bays slide out of their slots. FT5000 HANDBOOK...

  • Page 22: Add-in Boards

    Reinstall the access cover using the original screws. ISA slot (USE HALF-LENGTH BOARD ONLY) Six PCI slots (top to bottom in figure = PCI B3, B2, B1, B0, A3, and A2) PCI slot A1 FT5000 HANDBOOK...

  • Page 23

    Push the tab (A) on the left side of the EMI metal shield to the right to disengage it from the chassis. Save the shield. Remove the drive from its protective wrapper, and place it on an antistatic surface. FT5000 HANDBOOK...

  • Page 24

    10. Connect a signal cable to the drive. The connectors are keyed and can be inserted in only one way. SCSI drive: Attach connectors on the cable to the SCSI device or devices you are installing. IDE drive: The baseboard has one IDE connector. 11. Close the front bezel. FT5000 HANDBOOK...

  • Page 25: Fans

    W o r k i n g i n s i d e t h e s y s t e m Fans The FT5000 server contains five removable chassis fans (and can accept up to three more) to cool the boards and removable media drives. These chassis fans connect to the front panel board and are enclosed in a removable foam assembly.

  • Page 26

    (the piece with a crescent-shaped hole) that extends perpendicularly from the front of the fans, it is the rectangle between the round faces of fans 6 and 7). You must remove this piece to access the two fans it separates (pull it straight out). FT5000 HANDBOOK...

  • Page 27: Exchanging Scsi Drives

    SCSI hard disk drives The system supports a variety of single-ended SCSI devices. As shipped, the system might contain only one hard disk drive. Contact your Mitsubishi Electric dealer for a list of approved and compatible single-ended SCSI devices. W W A A R R N N I I N N G G The single-ended SCSI backplane requires installing single-ended SCSI devices in your system.

  • Page 28

    B. Tab on carrier handle (push left to unlock carrier) Carefully slide the bad drive forward out of the bay. Place the drive on an antistatic surface. Position the new plastic carrier and drive assembly so that it engages the bay guide rails. FT5000 HANDBOOK...

  • Page 29

    11. For security and to prevent unauthorised access to the bays, insert a padlock through the metal loop protruding through the door. 12. Close the front bezel. A. Round peg inside drive bay B. Round notches on carrier handle (must fit over pegs in drive bay) C. Carrier handle FT5000 HANDBOOK...

  • Page 30: Drive Cabling Considerations

    Hard drives usually provide an active termination, while CD-ROM drives do not. Because we recommend putting hard drives only in the internal bays, this means that you should route the SCSI cable so that the last device on the cable is a hard drive in the internal bay. FT5000 HANDBOOK...

  • Page 31: Power Supplies

    Do not attempt to lift or move the server by the handles on the power supplies. Use a hand-truck or other mechanical assist unit to move the server from one location to another, or to raise it into position for rack mounting. FT5000 HANDBOOK...

  • Page 32: General Specification

    Return any faulty or suspect power supplies to an authorised maintainer or your Mitsubishi supplier. Power supply indicators At the rear of the system, next to the power supply cable socket are two LEDs. They provide an indication of the general status of the individual power supply. FT5000 HANDBOOK...

  • Page 33: Replacing A Power Supply

    You might feel initial resistance in sliding the power supply from its bay. Do not tilt or twist the supply; this can damage components. Resistance is caused by the supply disengaging from its 40-pin connector. Use even, steady pressure to remove the supply. FT5000 HANDBOOK...

  • Page 34

    Install and tighten the four screws holding the supply to the back of the chassis. Connect the AC power cable. You must slide the cover on the AC connector to access the connector itself, as shown in the illustration above (A). FT5000 HANDBOOK...

  • Page 35: Mainboard

    System I/O PS/2-compatible keyboard and mouse ports, 6-pin DIN. Advanced parallel port, supporting Enhanced Parallel Port (EPP) levels 1.7 and 1.9, ECP, compatible 25-pin. VGA video port,15-pin. Two serial ports, 9-pin (serial port A is the top connector). FT5000 HANDBOOK...

  • Page 36: Connector And Component Locations

    Q. VRM connector for processors 4 and 3 (J4C2) LL. SMM connector (J8H1) VRM connector for processor 3 (J4C1) MM. Wide SCSI A connector (J9H2) VRM connector for processor 2 (J4B1) VRM connector for processors 2 and 1 (J4A2) FT5000 HANDBOOK...

  • Page 37: Jumpers

    System attempts to boot using the BIOS stored in flash memory. 10-11, Recovery BIOS attempts a recovery boot, loading BIOS code from a diskette into the flash device. This is typically used when the BIOS code has been corrupted. FT5000 HANDBOOK...

  • Page 38: Before Carrying Out Any Work In The System

    Do not attempt to lift or move the server by the handles on the power supplies. Use a hand-truck or other mechanical assist unit to move the server from one location to another, or to raise it into position for rack mounting. FT5000 HANDBOOK...

  • Page 39: General Procedure For All Jumper Settings

    Move the jumper from pins 6 and 7 back to pins 5 and 6. Reinstall the access cover using the original screws and connect the power cords to the system. Run the SSU to specify a new password. See the ‘Configuration’ chapter. FT5000 HANDBOOK...

  • Page 40: Processors

    ‘Configuration’ chapter. Processor The FT5000 can be fitted with up to four Pentium II Xeon processors. They must be fitted from the bottom socket upwards as shown in the illustration earlier in this section. The appropriate voltage regulators must also be fitted, as detailed on page 10 of this chapter.

  • Page 41

    As you do, the cartridge disengages from its connector on the baseboard. Slide the S.E.C. cartridge straight away from the baseboard, out of the retention module. Put it on a piece of conductive foam and store it in an antistatic package. FT5000 HANDBOOK...

  • Page 42

    D. Processor heat sink Installing a processor A. S.E.C cartridge B. Retention module guide rails C. Tabs on S.E.C. cartridge D. Processor heat sink (must face away from center of baseboard) E. Push tabs on S.E.C. cartridge inward to seat processor FT5000 HANDBOOK...

  • Page 43

    When adding extra processors, the required power regulation modules must be fitted. Do not attempt to run the system without the correct number of power modules or you risk serious and permanent damage to the existing modules, the processors or the system mainboard. FT5000 HANDBOOK...

  • Page 44: Voltage Regulator Modules

    3 (sockets marked ‘U’, ‘T’ and ‘S’) 3 (sockets marked ‘V’, ‘W’ and ‘X’) 5 (sockets marked ‘U’, ‘T’, ‘S’, ‘R’ and ‘Q’) 4 (sockets marked ‘V’, ‘W’, ‘X’ and ‘BB’) 6 (sockets marked ‘U’, ‘T’, ‘S’, ‘R’, ‘Q’ and ’P’) 5/10 FT5000 HANDBOOK...

  • Page 45: Memory

    Base memory is located at addresses 00000h to 9FFFFh (the first 1 MB). Extended memory begins at address 0100000h (1 MB) and extends to FFFFFFFFh (4 GB), which is the limit of supported addressable memory. The top of physical memory is a maximum of 4 GB (to FFFFFFFFh). FT5000 HANDBOOK 5/11...

  • Page 46: Removing The Memory Module

    N N O O T T E E DIMM sizes and compatibility: only use DIMMs that have been tested for compatibility with the memory board. Contact your Mitsubishi Electric dealership for a list of approved DIMMs. The table below lists some sample size combinations.

  • Page 47

    You must support the module until it is fully seated in the connector. Push the memory module toward the baseboard until it fully engages its connector. FT5000 HANDBOOK 5/13...

  • Page 48

    Insert the bottom edge of the DIMM into the socket, then press down firmly on the DIMM until it seats correctly. Gently push the plastic ejector levers on the socket ends to the upright position. Repeat the steps to install each DIMM. 5/14 FT5000 HANDBOOK...

  • Page 49

    Reinstall the access cover using the original screws. Connect all external cables and the power cords to the system. 10. Turn on the monitor and then the system. 11. Run the SSU to configure the system and to properly attribute ECC memory. FT5000 HANDBOOK 5/15...

  • Page 50: Replacing The Backup Battery

    CMOS RAM in the RTC (e.g. the date and time) may be wrong. C C A A U U T T I I O O N N Replace only with the same or equivalent type recommended by your Mitsubishi Electric supplier. Discard used batteries strictly according to the battery manufacturer’s instructions.

  • Page 51: Add-in Board Slots

    100 Hz. You can not add video memory to this system. Depending on the environment, the controller displays up to 16.7 M colours in some video resolutions. It also provides hardware-accelerated bit block transfers (BITBLT) of data. 5/17 FT5000 HANDBOOK...

  • Page 52

    PCI-based Fast IDE controller. The device controls: PIO and IDE DMA/bus master operations Mode 4 timings Transfer rates up to 22 MB/sec Buffering for PCI/IDE burst transfers Master/slave IDE mode Up to two drives for one IDE channel 5/18 FT5000 HANDBOOK...

  • Page 53: System I/o Addresses

    NMI Mask (bit 7) & RTC Address (bits 6::0) PIIX4E Aliased from 0070h 0076h NMI Mask (bit 7) & RTC Address (bits 6::0) PIIX4E Aliased from 0070h 0071h RTC Data PIIX4E 0073h RTC Data PIIX4E Aliased from 0071h FT5000 HANDBOOK...

  • Page 54

    Serial Port B 0370h - 0375h Secondary Diskette 0376h Secondary IDE 0377h Secondary IDE/Diskette 0378h - 037Fh Parallel Port 2 03B4h - 03Bah Monochrome Display Port 03BCh - 03BFh Parallel Port 1 (Primary) 03C0h - 03CFh Video Display Controller FT5000 HANDBOOK...

  • Page 55: Memory Map

    IDE cable from the board connector (IDE0) if a cable is present. Simply disabling the drive by configuring the SSU option does not make the interrupt available. FT5000 HANDBOOK...

  • Page 56

    IRQ12 INT12 Mouse interrupt INT13 IRQ14 INT14 Compatibility IDE interrupt from primary channel IDE devices 0 and 1 IRQ15 INT15 SMI_L System management interrupt—general purpose indicator sourced by the PIIX4E and BMC through the PID to the processors FT5000 HANDBOOK...

  • Page 57: Configuration Software And Utilities

    Secure your system immediately. <Ctrl+Alt>+hotkey (Set your hot-key combination with the SSU or Setup.) Enter BIOS Setup during POST BIOS. Abort memory test during BIOS POST. ESC (press while BIOS is updating memory size on screen) FT5000 HANDBOOK...

  • Page 58: Power On Self Test (post)

    Note the screen display and write down the beep code you hear; this information is useful for your service representative. For a listing of beep codes and error messages that POST can generate, see the chapter on ‘Solving Problems’. FT5000 HANDBOOK...

  • Page 59: Using Bios Setup

    In a fourth condition, when CMOS/NVRAM has been corrupted, you will see other prompts but not the <F2> prompt: Warning: cmos checksum invalid Warning: cmos time and date not set In this condition, the BIOS will load default values for CMOS and attempt to boot. FT5000 HANDBOOK...

  • Page 60: Setup Menus

    The rest of this section lists the features that display onscreen after you press <F2> to enter setup. Not all of the option choices are described, because (1) a few are not user-selectable but are displayed for your information, and (2) many of the choices are relatively self-explanatory. FT5000 HANDBOOK...

  • Page 61

    Enters submenu. Primary Slave Enters submenu. Keyboard Features Enters submenu. Language English (US) Selects which language BIOS displays. Spanish Italian N N O O T T E E French German Serial redirection does not work with Kanji. Japanese (Kanji) FT5000 HANDBOOK...

  • Page 62

    Enables or disables key click. Enabled Keyboard auto-repeat rate 30, 26.7, 21.8, 18.5, 13.3, 10, Selects key repeat rate. 6, or 2 per second Keyboard auto-repeat delay 1/4 sec Selects delay before key repeat. 1/2 sec 3/4 sec 1 sec FT5000 HANDBOOK...

  • Page 63

    Default Minimum guaranteed time, in units of PCI bus clocks, that a device 020h can be master on a PCI bus. Typically, option ROM code 040h overwrites the value set by the BIOS. 060h 080h 0A0h 0C0h 0E0h FT5000 HANDBOOK...

  • Page 64

    Sets the base I/O address for the diskette controller. Secondary PS/2 Mouse Auto Enables or disables onboard mouse. Disabling the mouse frees up Disabled IRQ 12. If this feature is enabled, the OS can determine whether Enabled to enable or disable the mouse. FT5000 HANDBOOK...

  • Page 65

    If enabled and the user password is set, the system prompts the user Enabled for a password before the system boots. Fixed Disk Boot Sector Normal Write-protects boot sector on hard disk to protect against viruses. Write Protect FT5000 HANDBOOK...

  • Page 66: Server Menu

    Enabled feature, the system error (SERR) option must be enabled. Assert NMI on SERR Disabled Enabled generates an NMI on SERR. Enabled Enabled Host Bus Error Disabled Enables host single-bit errors (SBEs) and multiple-bit errors (MBEs). Enabled 7/10 FT5000 HANDBOOK...

  • Page 67

    1. Drive #1 (or actual drive string) 2. Other bootable cards Covers all the boot devices that are not reported to the system BIOS (additional entries for each drive that has a PnP header) through the BIOS boot specification mechanism. FT5000 HANDBOOK 7/11...

  • Page 68

    Failure to do so can Verify result in system malfunction. Discard Changes Reads previous values of all Setup items from NVRAM. Save Changes Writes all Setup item values to NVRAM. 7/12 FT5000 HANDBOOK...

  • Page 69: Using The System Setup Utility

    POST generates an error message. You must then run the SSU to specify the correct configuration before the server boots. The SSU always includes a checksum with the configuration data so the BIOS can detect any potential data corruption before the actual hardware configuration takes place. FT5000 HANDBOOK 7/13...

  • Page 70

    The mouse driver loads if it is available; press <Enter> to continue. This message appears: Please wait while the Application Framework loads..When the main window of the SSU appears, you can customize the UI before continuing. See ‘Customising the SSU’ later in this chapter. 7/14 FT5000 HANDBOOK...

  • Page 71

    Use the mouse to click on the proper button in the Preferences section of the SSU Main window. Use the tab and arrow keys to highlight the desired button, and press the spacebar or <Enter>. Access the menu bar with the mouse or hot keys (Alt + underlined letter). FT5000 HANDBOOK 7/15...

  • Page 72

    Save all changes by clicking <Save>. Saving writes your current configuration to nonvolatile storage where it will be available to the system after every reboot. Closing the window by clicking on the system menu (the dash in the upper-left corner) discards all changes. 7/16 FT5000 HANDBOOK...

  • Page 73

    Use the arrow keys to select a proper choice, and press <Enter> again. If the choice allows multiple possible values for a particular resource, use the hot key to select a resource and press the spacebar or double-click on the resource. Select the desired resource, and click <OK>. FT5000 HANDBOOK 7/17...

  • Page 74

    Video Blanking—turns off the video when the server is in secure mode. Floppy Write—controls access to the diskette drive when the server is in secure mode. Reset/Power Switch Locking—controls the power and reset buttons when the server is in secure mode. 7/18 FT5000 HANDBOOK...

  • Page 75

    Display Hex/Verbose: Toggles between Hex/interpreted mode of displaying the SEL records Output Text/Binary: Determines whether SEL data will be saved to the file (and under File - Save) in binary format or verbose format Help About: Displays the SEL Viewer version information FT5000 HANDBOOK 7/19...

  • Page 76

    Display HEX: Displays SDR records in Hex format Display Verbose: Displays SDR records in verbose format Output Text: Saves SDR data in verbose format Output Binary: Saves SDR data in binary format Help About: Displays SDR Manager version information 7/20 FT5000 HANDBOOK...

  • Page 77

    Display HEX: Displays FRU areas in Hex format Display Verbose: Displays FRU areas in verbose format Output Text: Saves FRU data in verbose format Output Binary: Saves FRU data in binary format Help About: Displays FRU Manager version information FT5000 HANDBOOK 7/21...

  • Page 78: Emergency Management Port Console

    EMP console's terminal window. With the EMP in this state, you can remotely view boot messages, access BIOS setup, and run DOS text mode applications through the EMP console's terminal window. 7/22 FT5000 HANDBOOK...

  • Page 79

    Redirect window Always Active EMP commands available Redirect window* EMP commands available You can modify the operation mode by selections in the POST reset and POST power-up dialogs. These are server control dialogs available with the EMP Console. FT5000 HANDBOOK 7/23...

  • Page 80

    In the EMP password area of the System Management Submenu, type in a password of up to eight alphanumeric characters. If the system beeps, the password was not accepted; you must enter a different password. 7/24 FT5000 HANDBOOK...

  • Page 81

    Connects to a selected server. Disconnects from the currently connected server. Powers the selected server on or off. Resets the selected server. Opens the SEL viewer. Opens the SDR viewer. Opens the FRU viewer. Opens the phonebook. Opens online help. FT5000 HANDBOOK 7/25...

  • Page 82

    The message states that the existing connection will be terminated if you continue trying to initiate the new connection. You are prompted to enter the EMP password whenever a connection is attempted. 7/26 FT5000 HANDBOOK...

  • Page 83

    Help: Display dialog-level help information. Power on/off the server remotely Selecting Power On/Off from the Action Menu allows you to power the server on or off, with POST power-up options. It generates the Power on/off dialog. Power on/off dialog FT5000 HANDBOOK 7/27...

  • Page 84

    The EMP console provides a phonebook, a support plug-in that stores names and numbers of servers in a list that can be updated by adding, modifying, or deleting entries. You can open the phonebook from the Main Menu and tool bars, or launch it by clicking the Config button. Phonebook dialog 7/28 FT5000 HANDBOOK...

  • Page 85

    View SEL info by event type View SEL info by sensor type Set SEL display mode to either Hex or verbose mode Set the SEL output file format to either text or binary format Close the SEL viewer Exit the EMP console FT5000 HANDBOOK 7/29...

  • Page 86

    SDR viewer are: View all SDR records View SDR entries by SDR type View SDR summary information Set SDR display mode to either Hex or verbose mode Close the SDR viewer Exit the EMP console 7/30 FT5000 HANDBOOK...

  • Page 87

    Display HEX/Verbose: Toggles between HEX mode and interpreted mode of displaying FRU records. Window: Gives options for displaying currently open windows. Help: Provides version information for the FRU viewer and provides help topics on the EMP console. FT5000 HANDBOOK 7/31...

  • Page 88: Fru And Sdr Load Utility

    Accepts CFG, SDR, and FRU load files (the executable file for the utility is frusdr.exe) Requires the following supporting files one or more .fru files describing the system’s field replaceable units a .cfg file describing the system configuration an .sdr file describing the sensors in the system 7/32 FT5000 HANDBOOK...

  • Page 89

    The configuration file may be used to load multiple FRU and SDR files. In the configuration file, you may define which FRU and SDR areas are to be programmed. Additionally, you may request information from the user or ask the user to choose which areas to program. FT5000 HANDBOOK 7/33...

  • Page 90

    SDRs into the nonvolatile storage of the BMC and possibly generic FRU devices. Some of the commands may be interactive and require you to make a choice. Prompting for product level FRU information Through the use of a configuration file, the utility might prompt you for FRU information. 7/34 FT5000 HANDBOOK...

  • Page 91: Upgrading The Bios

    You can upgrade to a new version of the BIOS using the new BIOS files and the BIOS upgrade utility, iFLASH.EXE. You can obtain the BIOS upgrade file and the iFLASH.EXE utility through your computer supplier or from the Intel World Wide Web site: http://www.intel.com FT5000 HANDBOOK 7/35...

  • Page 92

    Boot the computer with the diskette in drive A. The BIOS upgrade utility screen appears. Select Update Flash Memory From a File. Select Update System BIOS. Press <Enter>. Use the arrow keys to select the correct .bio file. Press <Enter>. 7/36 FT5000 HANDBOOK...

  • Page 93

    When the utility asks for confirmation that you want to flash the new language into memory, select Continue with Programming. Press <Enter>. When the utility displays the message upgrade is complete, remove the diskette. Press <Enter>. The computer will reboot and the changes will take effect. FT5000 HANDBOOK 7/37...

  • Page 94: Using The Firmware Update Utility

    Running the SCSI utility When this message appears on the video monitor: Press Ctrl-C to run SCSI Utility... Press <Ctrl+C> to run the utility. When it appears, choose the host adapter that you want to configure. 7/38 FT5000 HANDBOOK...

  • Page 95: Initial System Startup

    Are the system power cords properly connected to the system and plugged into an outlet for 100-120 VAC or 200-240 VAC? Is AC power available at the wall outlet? If these items are correct but the problem recurs, see ‘More problem solving procedures’ on page 3 of this chapter. FT5000 HANDBOOK...

  • Page 96: After The System Has Been Running Correctly

    If you are experiencing any of the above symptoms that might indicate voltage spikes on the power line, you may want to install a surge suppresser between the power outlet and the system power cords. FT5000 HANDBOOK...

  • Page 97

    As each device is checked, its activity light should turn on briefly. Check for the following: Does the diskette drive activity light turn on briefly? If not, see ‘Diskette drive activity light does not light’ on page 6 of this chapter. FT5000 HANDBOOK...

  • Page 98

    Record the beep code emitted by POST, and see ‘Error and informational messages’ which start on page 7 of this chapter. FT5000 HANDBOOK...

  • Page 99

    Are there any shorted wires caused by pinched cables or power connector plugs forced into power connector sockets the wrong way? If the switches and connections are correct and AC power is available at the wall outlet, contact your service representative or authorised dealer for assistance. FT5000 HANDBOOK...

  • Page 100

    Certain drivers may require interrupts that are not shared with other PCI drivers. The SSU can be used to adjust the interrupt numbers for PCI devices. For certain drivers, it may be necessary to alter settings so that interrupts are not shared. Check PCI interrupt interdependencies among slots and onboard devices. FT5000 HANDBOOK...

  • Page 101: Error And Informational Messages

    Initialize I/O Initialize the local bus IDE Initialize Power Management Load alternate registers with initial POST valuesnew Restore processor control word during warm boot Initialize keyboard controller 1-2-2-3 BIOS ROM checksum 8254 timer initialization 8237 DMA controller initialization FT5000 HANDBOOK...

  • Page 102

    Set key click if enabled Enable keyboard 2-2-3-1 Test for unexpected interrupts Display prompt “Press F2 to enter SETUP” Test RAM between 512 and 640k Test extended memory Test extended memory address lines Jump to UserPatch1 Configure advanced cache registers FT5000 HANDBOOK...

  • Page 103

    Set time of day Check key lock Initialize typematic rate Erase F2 prompt Scan for F2 key stroke Enter SETUP Clear in-POST flag Check for errors POST done – prepare to boot Operating System One short beep before boot FT5000 HANDBOOK...

  • Page 104: Post Error Codes And Messages

    Incorrect Drive A type - run SETUP 02B3 Incorrect Drive B type - run SETUP 02D0 System cache error - Cache disabled 02F5 DMA Test Failed 02F6 Software NMI Failed 0401 Invalid System Configuration Data - run configuration utility 8/10 FT5000 HANDBOOK...

  • Page 105

    Processor 1 failed FRB Level 3 timer 8110 Server Management Interface failed to function 8120 IOP subsystem is not functional 8150 NVRAM Cleared by Jumper 8151 NVRAM Checksum Error, NVRAM cleared 8152 NVRAM Data Invalid, NVRAM cleared FT5000 HANDBOOK 8/11...

  • Page 106: Safety Guidelines

    APPENDIX: RACK MOUNTING THE FT5000 Safety Guidelines Read through all the safety information and the rack mounting instructions before you start. Before you remove any cover Before removing any cover at any time to work inside the system, you should follow these safety guidelines.

  • Page 107

    R a c k m o u n t i n g t h e F T 5 0 0 0 Additional precautions for the equipment rack Use only the rack mounting assemblies that have been designed and tested for the FT5000 server. Other mountings may be unstable or unable to withstand the server weight when it is extended from the normal position for maintenance.

  • Page 108: Changing From Pedestal To Rack

    R a c k m o u n t i n g t h e F T 5 0 0 0 Changing from pedestal to rack Your FT5000 server may be initially supplied as a pedestal mounting unit and at some future time you may wish to change that to a rack mounting.

  • Page 109: Prepare The Slide Assemblies

    Fully extend the telescoping slide assembly until the centre bar hits the safety latch on the small outer bar (all three overlapping bars will be visible). Large outer bar Centre bar Small inner bar Safety latch on the centre bar Safety latch on the small inner bar FT5000 HANDBOOK...

  • Page 110: Prepare The Server

    10. Prepare the other slide assembly by repeating steps 2–9 above. Prepare the server Before you can install the FT5000 in the 19-inch equipment rack, you must install a bezel, handles and the small bars of the slide assemblies onto the sides of the server.

  • Page 111

    Insert three more screws through the bar and into the threaded holes in the chassis wall. Then tighten all four screws firmly. Install the remaining small bar on the other side of the chassis by repeating steps 1–6 above. FT5000 HANDBOOK...

  • Page 112: Prepare The Equipment Rack

    R a c k m o u n t i n g t h e F T 5 0 0 0 Prepare the equipment rack Before you can install the FT5000 in the 19-inch equipment rack, you must attach the centre bar and large outer bar assemblies to the vertical rails of the rack.

  • Page 113

    Place a lock washer and a nut on each screw, and loosely tighten them. Ensure that the brackets and bars are positioned correctly in the rack. Then tighten all screws firmly. FT5000 HANDBOOK...

  • Page 114: Install The Server In The Rack

    W W A A R R N N I I N N G G The FT5000 server is heavy. It is not advisable to lift it without adequate lifting equipment. The minimum server configuration weighs 38 kg; the maximum weighs 45 kg.

  • Page 115

    Tape drive CD-ROM drive Hard disk drive 1 Hard disk drive 2 Hard disk drive 3 Hard disk drive 4 Hard disk drive 5 SCSI host adapter board 1 RAID adapter board 1 Network adapter board 1 FT5000 HANDBOOK LOG/1...

  • Page 116

    Make a note of it Use this page to note down other important information such as, Supplier address telephone Installation date Initial software configuration Type of expansion cards fitted and software driver version It may be useful for any engineer. LOG/2 FT5000 HANDBOOK...

  • Page 117

    16449331 MITSUBISHI ELECTRIC PC DIVISION MITSUBISHI ELECTRIC PC DIVISION 3500 Parkside Niederlassung Deutschland Birmingham Business Park Gothaer Strasse 27 Birmingham B37 7YS 40880 Ratingen United Kingdom Germany Tel +44 (0) 121 717 7171 Tel +49 (0) 2102 4556 Fax +44 (0) 121 717 7799 Fax +49 (0) 2102 455700 http://www.mitsubishi-computers.com...

Comments to this Manuals

Symbols: 0
Latest comments: