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  • Page 1 IBM System x3550 Type 7978 User’s Guide...
  • Page 3 IBM System x3550 Type 7978 User’s Guide...
  • Page 4 Before using this information and the product it supports, read the general information in “Notices,” on page 77. Second Edition (August 2006) © Copyright International Business Machines Corporation 2006. All rights reserved. US Government Users Restricted Rights – Use, duplication or disclosure restricted by GSA ADP Schedule Contract with IBM Corp.
  • Page 5: Table Of Contents

    Reliability, availability, and serviceability ....8 IBM Director ......9 The UpdateXpress program .
  • Page 6 Configuring hot-swap SAS or hot-swap SATA RAID ... 71 Using the IBM ServeRAID Configuration Utility program ..71 Using ServeRAID Manager ....72 Configuring simple-swap SATA RAID .
  • Page 7: Safety

    Vor der Installation dieses Produkts die Sicherheitshinweise lesen. Prima di installare questo prodotto, leggere le Informazioni sulla Sicurezza. Les sikkerhetsinformasjonen (Safety Information) før du installerer dette produktet. Antes de instalar este produto, leia as Informações sobre Segurança. © Copyright IBM Corp. 2006...
  • Page 8 Safety Information book. For example, if a caution statement begins with a number 1, translations for that caution statement appear in the IBM Safety Information book under statement 1. Be sure to read all caution and danger statements in this documentation before performing the instructions.
  • Page 9 Statement 1: DANGER Electrical current from power, telephone, and communication cables is hazardous. To avoid a shock hazard: v Do not connect or disconnect any cables or perform installation, maintenance, or reconfiguration of this product during an electrical storm. v Connect all power cords to a properly wired and grounded electrical outlet.
  • Page 10 Statement 2: CAUTION: When replacing the lithium battery, use only IBM Part Number 33F8354 or an equivalent type battery recommended by the manufacturer. If your system has a module containing a lithium battery, replace it only with the same module type made by the same manufacturer.
  • Page 11 Statement 3: CAUTION: When laser products (such as CD-ROMs, DVD drives, fiber optic devices, or transmitters) are installed, note the following: v Do not remove the covers. Removing the covers of the laser product could result in exposure to hazardous laser radiation. There are no serviceable parts inside the device.
  • Page 12 The device also might have more than one power cord. To remove all electrical current from the device, ensure that all power cords are disconnected from the power source. IBM System x3550 Type 7978: User’s Guide...
  • Page 13 Statement 6: CAUTION: Do not place any objects on top of a rack-mounted device unless that rack-mounted device is intended for use as a shelf. Statement 8: CAUTION: Never remove the cover on a power supply or any part that has the following label attached.
  • Page 14 Statement 26: CAUTION: Do not place any object on top of rack-mounted devices. IBM System x3550 Type 7978: User’s Guide...
  • Page 15: Chapter 1. The System X3550 Type 7978 Server

    1. Racks are marked in vertical increments of 1.75 inches each. Each increment is referred to as a unit, or a “U”. A 1-U-high device is approximately 1.75 inches tall. © Copyright IBM Corp. 2006...
  • Page 16: Related Documentation

    These updates are available from the IBM Web site. To check for updates, go to http://www.ibm.com/servers/eserver/support/xseries/index.html, select System x3550 from the Hardware list, and click Go.
  • Page 17: Notices And Statements Used In This Document

    Notices and statements used in this document The caution and danger statements that appear in this document are also in the multilingual Safety Information document, which is on the IBM System x Documentation CD. Each statement is numbered for reference to the corresponding statement in the Safety Information document.
  • Page 18: Features And Specifications

    Features and specifications The following information is a summary of the features and specifications of the server. Depending on the form factor server, some features might not be available, or some specifications might not apply. IBM System x3550 Type 7978: User’s Guide...
  • Page 19 For a list of supported v Maximum weight: 15.4 kg (34 lb) – Minimum: 200 V ac microprocessors, see when fully configured – Maximum: 240 V ac http://www.ibm.com/servers/eserver/ v Input kilovolt-amperes (kVA), serverproven/compat/us/ Integrated functions: approximately: v Two Broadcom NetXtreme II Gb –...
  • Page 20: What Your Server Offers

    IBM Director IBM Director is a workgroup-hardware-management tool that you can use to centrally manage System x servers. For more information, see the IBM Director documentation on the IBM Director CD. v IBM Enterprise X-Architecture technology IBM X-Architecture technology combines proven, innovative IBM designs to make your Intel-processor-based server powerful, scalable, and reliable.
  • Page 21 IBM Director. For more information, including the required levels of IBM Director and PowerExecutive, see the IBM Director documentation on the IBM Director CD, or see www.ibm.com/servers/eserver/xseries/systems_management/ibm_director/ extensions.
  • Page 22: Reliability, Availability, And Serviceability

    System auto-configuring from the configuration menu v System-error logging (POST and BMC) v System-management monitoring through the Iner IC protocol v Upgradeable POST, BIOS, diagnostics, BMC firmware, and read-only memory (ROM) resident code, locally or over the LAN IBM System x3550 Type 7978: User’s Guide...
  • Page 23: Ibm Director

    Reduced service and support costs For more information about IBM Director, see the documentation on the IBM Director CD that comes with the server, the IBM Director Information Center at http://publib.boulder.ibm.com/infocenter/eserver/v1r2/topic/diricinfo/ fqm0_main.html, and the IBM System x Systems Management Web page at http://www.ibm.com/ servers/systems/x/systems_management/, which presents an overview of IBM Systems Management and IBM Director.
  • Page 24: Server Controls, Leds, And Power

    CD, go to http://www.ibm.com/systems/x/ systems_management/ ibm_director/extensions/xpress.html. Server controls, LEDs, and power This section describes the controls and light-emitting diodes (LEDs) and how to turn the server on and off. Front view The following illustration shows the controls, LEDs, and connectors on the front of the server.
  • Page 25 Hard disk drive status LED: This LED is used on SAS hard disk drives. When this LED is lit, it indicates that the drive has failed. If an optional IBM ServeRAID controller is installed in the server, when this LED is flashing slowly (one flash per second), it indicates that the drive is being rebuilt.
  • Page 26: Light Path Diagnostics Panel

    Reset button: Press this button to reset the server and run the power-on self-test (POST). You might have to use a pen or the end of a straightened paper clip to press the button. The reset button is to the right of the remind button. IBM System x3550 Type 7978: User’s Guide...
  • Page 27: Rear View

    For information about light path diagnostics, see the System x3550 Problem Determination and Service Guide on the IBM System x Documentation CD. Rear view The following illustration shows the connectors and LEDs on the rear of the server. Power connector...
  • Page 28: Server Power Features

    To remove all power from the server, you must disconnect it from the power source. Some operating systems require an orderly shutdown before you turn off the server. See your operating-system documentation for information about shutting down the operating system. IBM System x3550 Type 7978: User’s Guide...
  • Page 29 Statement 5: CAUTION: The power control button on the device and the power switch on the power supply do not turn off the electrical current supplied to the device. The device also might have more than one power cord. To remove all electrical current from the device, ensure that all power cords are disconnected from the power source.
  • Page 30 IBM System x3550 Type 7978: User’s Guide...
  • Page 31: Chapter 2. Installing Options

    3.5-inch filler panel (hot-swap) Power-supply filler 2.5-inch hard disk drive backplane 2.5-inch hard disk drive cage Fans (1, 2) 2.5-inch hard disk drive 2.5-inch filler panel (hot-swap) Fans (3 - 6) CD-RW/DVD drive Operator information panel © Copyright IBM Corp. 2006...
  • Page 32: System-Board Internal Connectors

    (some models) Microprocessor 1 connector Power supply backplane connector SATA 0 signal connector (port 0) (some models) CD-RW/DVD connector USB front panel Operator information Video front panel connector panel connector connector (USB3 and USB4) IBM System x3550 Type 7978: User’s Guide...
  • Page 33: System-Board External Connectors

    System-board external connectors The following illustration shows the external input/output connectors on the system board. Ethernet connector USB 1 connector Systems- management USB 2 connector Ethernet 2 connector Serial connector Ethernet 1 connector Video connector Chapter 2. Installing options...
  • Page 34: System-Board Switches And Jumpers

    System-board switches and jumpers The following illustration shows the switches and jumpers on the system board. NMI (SW1) Boot block recovery jumper (J14) 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1 System board switch block (SW2) IBM System x3550 Type 7978: User’s Guide...
  • Page 35: System-Board Leds

    System-board LEDs The following illustration shows the light-emitting diodes (LEDs) on the system board. Power-on LED System-board battery Location LED error LED System-error LED PCI slot 1 error LED DIMM 5 error LED DIMM 6 error LED DIMM 7 error LED PCI slot 2 error LED DIMM 8 error LED Light path diagnostics...
  • Page 36: System-Board Channels And Baffles

    The following illustration shows how to route the cables for optional devices. The illustration also shows where the two air baffles are located. For some devices, you might have to remove the baffles to correctly route the cables. Air baffle Air baffle with cable guide IBM System x3550 Type 7978: User’s Guide...
  • Page 37: System-Board Option Connectors

    System-board option connectors The following illustration shows the connectors on the system board for user-installable options. PCI Express or PCI-X riser-card connector slot 2 (J12) PCI-Express riser card connector slot 1 (J34) RAID controller connector (J3) (some models) Remote Supervisor Adapter II SlimLine DIMM 5 connector connector (J60)
  • Page 38: System Reliability Guidelines

    See the instructions for removing or installing a specific hot-swap component for any additional procedures that you might have to perform before you remove or install the component. v For a list of supported options for the server, see http://www.ibm.com/servers/ eserver/serverproven/compat/us/. System reliability guidelines...
  • Page 39: Handling Static-Sensitive Devices

    v Remove jewelry, such as bracelets, necklaces, rings, and loose-fitting wrist watches. v Remove items from your shirt pocket, such as pens and pencils, that could fall into the server as you lean over it. v Avoid dropping any metallic objects, such as paper clips, hairpins, and screws, into the server.
  • Page 40: Removing Air Baffles

    2. Turn off the server and peripheral devices and disconnect the power cords and all external cables, if necessary; then, remove the server cover. 3. To remove the air baffle that is closest to the wall of the server, complete these steps: IBM System x3550 Type 7978: User’s Guide...
  • Page 41 Baffle Baffle pin Tabs Baffle mounting hole a. Slide the baffle back from the front of the server to disengage the tab at the front of the baffle from the bulkhead that runs the width of the server. b. Lift the baffle up, making sure that the pins come out of the holes on the system board.
  • Page 42: Installing A Hot-Swap Power Supply

    Note: If you are using a Y power cable between two servers that act as backup power units, see “Installing a Y power cable” on page 30 for information about how to connect a Y power cable. Statement 8: IBM System x3550 Type 7978: User’s Guide...
  • Page 43 CAUTION: Never remove the cover on a power supply or any part that has the following label attached. Hazardous voltage, current, and energy levels are present inside any component that has this label attached. There are no serviceable parts inside these components.
  • Page 44: Installing A Y Power Cable

    Locate the documentation that comes with the hard disk drive and follow those instructions in addition to the instructions in this chapter. Note: Do not mix SAS hard disk drives with SATA hard disk drives. IBM System x3550 Type 7978: User’s Guide...
  • Page 45: Installing A Hot-Swap Hard Disk Drive

    The following notes describe the type of hard disk drives that the server supports and other information that you must consider when installing a hard disk drive. For a list of supported hard disk drives, see http://www.ibm.com/servers/eserver/ serverproven/compat/us/ The server supports one of the following hard disk drive configurations: v Servers with four hot-swap bays support 2.5-inch hot-swap SAS hard disk drives.
  • Page 46: Installing A Simple-Swap Hard Disk Drive

    6. Reconnect the power cords and turn on the server. 7. Check the hard disk drive status LED to verify that the hard disk drive is operating correctly. If the amber hard disk drive status LED for a drive is lit IBM System x3550 Type 7978: User’s Guide...
  • Page 47: Replacing A Riser-Card Assembly

    continuously, that drive is faulty and must be replaced. If the green hard disk drive activity LED is flashing, the drive is being accessed. If you have other options to install or remove, do so now. Otherwise, go to “Completing the installation” on page 45. Replacing a riser-card assembly The server comes with two PCI Express riser-card assemblies.
  • Page 48: Installing An Adapter

    An incorrectly seated adapter might cause damage to the system board, the riser-card assembly, or the adapter. 5. Install the riser-card assembly in the server. See “Replacing a riser-card assembly” on page 33 for more information. IBM System x3550 Type 7978: User’s Guide...
  • Page 49: Replacing The Raid Sas Controller

    6. Perform any configuration tasks that are required for the adapter. If you have other options to install or remove, do so now. Otherwise, go to “Completing the installation” on page 45. Replacing the RAID SAS controller A ServeRAID SAS controller can be installed only in a dedicated slot on the system board.
  • Page 50: Installing A Memory Module

    The server comes with a minimum of two 512 MB DIMMs or two 1 GB DIMMs, installed in slots 1 and 3 or slots 5 and 7. When you install additional DIMMs, IBM System x3550 Type 7978: User’s Guide...
  • Page 51 you must install two identical DIMMs at a time, in the order shown in the following table, to maintain performance. Table 2. DIMM installation sequence Pair DIMM connectors 1 and 3 5 and 7 2 and 4 6 and 8 Channel 2 Figure 1.
  • Page 52 3. Remove the server cover. Attention: To avoid breaking the retaining clips or damaging the DIMM connectors, open and close the clips gently. 4. Open the retaining clip on each end of the DIMM connector. IBM System x3550 Type 7978: User’s Guide...
  • Page 53: Installing A Microprocessor

    See “Installing a fan” on page 43 for fan installation information. v To order an additional optional microprocessor, contact your IBM marketing representative or authorized reseller. v If you have to replace a microprocessor, call for service.
  • Page 54 135° angle) and the top edge of the release lever has moved away from the microprocessor socket. b. Lift the hinged microprocessor bracket frame into an open position. Remove the microprocessor dust cover from the bracket frame. Store the dust cover in a safe place. IBM System x3550 Type 7978: User’s Guide...
  • Page 55 Attention: When you handle static-sensitive devices, take precautions to avoid damage from static electricity. For details about handling these devices, see “Handling static-sensitive devices” on page 25. 5. Touch the static-protective package that contains the new microprocessor to any unpainted metal surface on the server; then, remove the microprocessor from the package.
  • Page 56 10. If you removed any air baffles, reinstall them now. See page 26 for more information. If you have other options to install or remove, do so now. Otherwise, go to “Completing the installation” on page 45. IBM System x3550 Type 7978: User’s Guide...
  • Page 57: Installing A Fan

    Installing a fan The server supports up to six hot-swap cooling fans. The server comes with five fans that service the primary microprocessor and the DIMMs. Fan 1 A IR Air baffle Fan 3 Fan 4 Fan 5 Fan 2 Fan 6 If you install a second microprocessor in the server, you must install one additional fan.
  • Page 58: Installing A Remote Supervisor Adapter Ii Slimline

    4. Put the protective plastic cover on the Remote Supervisor Adapter II SlimLine. 5. Turn the Remote Supervisor Adapter II SlimLine so that the keys on the connector align correctly with the connector on the system board. IBM System x3550 Type 7978: User’s Guide...
  • Page 59: Completing The Installation

    Remote Supervisor Adapter II SlimLine Mounting bracket Mounting bracket retention latch Mounting bracket 6. At a downward angle, slip the free end of the adapter under the tab on the mounting bracket, aligning the holes in the adapter with the posts on the mounting bracket and latch bracket.
  • Page 60: Connecting The Cables

    It might be easier for you to route cables before you connect the devices to the server. Cable identifiers are printed on the cables that come with the server and optional devices. Use these identifiers to connect the cables to the correct connectors. IBM System x3550 Type 7978: User’s Guide...
  • Page 61: Updating The Server Configuration

    USB cable release lever USB cable There are release levers on the Ethernet and systems management connectors. To disconnect a cable from one of these connectors, pull up on the lever to release the cable. Ethernet port Ethernet activity LED Ethernet speed LED Ethernet cable release lever...
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  • Page 63: Chapter 3. Configuring The Server

    Gigabit Ethernet controller” on page 70. v RAID configuration programs: – Use the IBM ServeRAID Configuration Utility program or ServeRAID Manager to configure an array of hot-swap SAS or hot-swap SATA hard disk drives. For information about using these programs, see “Configuring hot-swap SAS or hot-swap SATA RAID”...
  • Page 64: Starting The Configuration/Setup Utility Program

    (this is equivalent to disconnecting the device). This choice is on the full Configuration/Setup Utility menu only. v Date and Time IBM System x3550 Type 7978: User’s Guide...
  • Page 65 Select this choice to set the date and time in the server, in 24-hour format (hour:minute:second). This choice is on the full Configuration/Setup Utility menu only. v System Security Select this choice to set passwords. See “Passwords” on page 54 for more information.
  • Page 66 ROM code per PCI slot (see message 1801 in the Problem Determination and Service Guide on the IBM Documentation CD). – PCI Slot/Device Information This choice is available only if an optional Remote Supervisor Adapter II SlimLine is installed.
  • Page 67 Run the diagnostic programs to get more information about error codes that occur. See the Problem Determination and Service Guide on the IBM Documentation CD for instructions for running the diagnostic programs. v Save Settings Select this choice to save the changes that you have made in the settings.
  • Page 68: Passwords

    Remove the battery from the server and then reinstall it. See the Problem Determination and Service Guide on the IBM System x Documentation CD for instructions for removing the battery. v Change the position of the power-on password switch (enable switch 1 of the system board switch block (SW2)) to bypass the power-on password check (see the following illustration).
  • Page 69: Using The Boot Menu Program

    Boot block recovery jumper (J14) 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1 System board switch block (SW2) Attention: Before changing any switch settings or moving any jumpers, turn off the server; then, disconnect all power cords and external cables. See the safety information that begins on page v.
  • Page 70: Starting The Backup Bios

    Setup and Installation CD and view the online overview. Not all features are supported on all server models. The ServerGuide program requires a supported IBM server with an enabled startable (bootable) CD drive. In addition to the ServerGuide Setup and Installation CD, you must have your operating-system CD to install the operating system.
  • Page 71: Setup And Configuration Overview

    When you use the ServerGuide Setup and Installation CD, you do not need setup diskettes. You can use the CD to configure any supported IBM server model. The setup program provides a list of tasks that are required to set up your server model.
  • Page 72: Installing Your Operating System Without Serverguide

    ServerGuide program to install your operating system, complete the following steps to download the latest operating-system installation instructions from the IBM Web site. Note: Changes are made periodically to the IBM Web site. The actual procedure might vary slightly from what is described in this document. 1. Go to http://www.ibm.com/support/.
  • Page 73: Linux Configuration

    1. Update the BIOS code: a. Download the latest version of the BIOS code from http://www.ibm.com/pc/ support/. b. Update the BIOS code, following the instructions that come with the update file that you downloaded. 2. Configure the BIOS settings: a. When prompted to start the Configuration/Setup Utility program, restart the server and press F1.
  • Page 74 # This will allow you to Interact with the OS boot via SOL image=/boot/vmlinuz-2.4.9-e.12smp label=linux-Interact initrd=/boot/initrd-2.4.9-e.12smp.img read-only root=/dev/hda6 append="console=tty1 console=ttyS0,19200n8 " The following examples show the original content of the /etc/lilo.conf file and the content of this file after modification. IBM System x3550 Type 7978: User’s Guide...
  • Page 75 Original /etc/lilo.conf contents prompt timeout=50 default=linux boot=/dev/hda map=/boot/map install=/boot/boot.b message=/boot/message linear image=/boot/vmlinuz-2.4.9-e.12smp label=linux initrd=/boot/initrd-2.4.9-e.12smp.img read-only root=/dev/hda6 image=/boot/vmlinuz-2.4.9-e.12 label=linux-up initrd=/boot/initrd-2.4.9-e.12.img read-only root=/dev/hda6 Chapter 3. Configuring the server...
  • Page 76 5. Add the following five lines between the two title= sections: # This will allow you to Interact with the OS boot via SOL title Red Hat Linux (2.4.9-e.12smp) SOL Interactive root (hd0,0) IBM System x3550 Type 7978: User’s Guide...
  • Page 77 kernel /vmlinuz-2.4.9-e.12smp ro root=/dev/hda6 console=tty1 console=ttyS0,19200 initrd /initrd-2.4.9-e.12smp.img Note: The entry that begins with kernel /vmlinuz is shown with a line break after console=tty1. In your file, the entire entry must all be on one line. The following examples show the original content of the /boot/grub/grub.conf file and the content of this file after modification.
  • Page 78 2. Add the following line after the tty6 line at the bottom of the /etc/securetty file to enable a user to log in as the root user through the SOL console: ttyS0 3. Complete the following steps to modify the /boot/grub/menu.lst file: IBM System x3550 Type 7978: User’s Guide...
  • Page 79 a. Comment out the gfxmenu line by adding a # in front of the word gfxmenu. b. Add the following line before the first title line: # This will allow you to only Monitor the OS boot via SOL c. Append the following text to the first title line: SOL Monitor d.
  • Page 80: Microsoft Windows 2003 Standard Edition Configuration

    In the Boot Entries section, make sure that the OS Load Options: line has /redirect appended to the end of it. The following examples show the original bootcfg program output and the output after modification. IBM System x3550 Type 7978: User’s Guide...
  • Page 81: Installing The Osa Smbridge Management Utility Program

    Complete the following steps to install the OSA SMBridge management utility program on a server running a Windows operating system: 1. Go to http://www.ibm.com/pc/support/ and download the utility program and create the OSA BMC Management Utility CD. 2. Insert the OSA BMC Management Utility CD into the drive. The InstallShield wizard starts, and a window similar to that shown in the following illustration opens.
  • Page 82 Linux operating system. You must be logged in as a root user to perform these procedures. 1. Go to http://www.ibm.com/pc/support/. Download the utility program and create the OSA BMC Management Utility CD. 2. Insert the OSA BMC Management Utility CD into the drive.
  • Page 83: Using The Baseboard Management Controller Utility Programs

    You can also use the utility program to save the configuration to a file for use on multiple servers. To download the program, go to http://www.ibm.com/pc/support/; then, copy the bmc_cfg.exe file to a configuration utility diskette.
  • Page 84: Configuring The Gigabit Ethernet Controller

    Broadcom NetXtreme II Gigabit Ethernet Software CD that comes with the server. To find updated information about configuring the controllers, complete the following steps. Note: Changes are made periodically to the IBM Web site. The actual procedure might vary slightly from what is described in this document. 1. Go to http://www.ibm.com/support/.
  • Page 85: Configuring Hot-Swap Sas Or Hot-Swap Sata Raid

    Do not include SAS and SATA drives in the same array. v To update the firmware and BIOS code for an optional ServeRAID controller, you must use the IBM ServeRAID Support CD that comes with the ServeRAID option. Using the IBM ServeRAID Configuration Utility program...
  • Page 86: Using Serveraid Manager

    Using ServeRAID Manager Use ServeRAID Manager, which is on the IBM ServeRAID Manager Application CD, to perform the following tasks: v Configure a redundant array of independent disks (RAID) array...
  • Page 87: Configuring Simple-Swap Sata Raid

    2. Click Express configuration. 3. Click Next. 4. In the “Configuration summary” window, review the information. To change the configuration, click Modify arrays. 5. Click Apply; when you are asked whether you want to apply the new configuration, click Yes. The configuration is saved in the controller and in the physical drives.
  • Page 88: Using The Adaptec Raid Configuration Utility Program

    For additional information about using the Adaptec RAID Configuration Utility program, see the documentation on the Adaptec HostRAID Support CD. If this CD did not come with the server, you can download it from http://www.ibm.com/ support/. Using the SATA HostRAID feature The instructions in this section are for using the Array Configuration Utility program to access and perform an initial RAID level-1 configuration.
  • Page 89: Setting Up An Remote Supervisor Adapter Ii Slimline

    This section describes how to set up, cable, and configure the Remote Supervisor Adapter II SlimLine so that you can manage the server remotely. In addition to the information in this section, see the IBM Remote Supervisor Adapter II User’s Guide for information about how to configure and use the Remote Supervisor Adapter II SlimLine to manage the server remotely through the Web-based interface or the text-based interface.
  • Page 90: Installing The Remote Supervisor Adapter Ii Slimline Firmware

    Firmware-update utility program To download and install the software and firmware, complete the following steps. Note: changes are made periodically to the IBM Web site. The actual procedure might vary slightly from what is described in this document. 1. Go to http://www.ibm.com/support/.
  • Page 91: Appendix. Notices

    Web sites. The materials at those Web sites are not part of the materials for this IBM product, and use of those Web sites is at your own risk. IBM may use or distribute any of the information you supply in any way it believes appropriate without incurring any obligation to you.
  • Page 92: Important Notes

    IBM. Maximum memory may require replacement of the standard memory with an optional memory module. IBM System x3550 Type 7978: User’s Guide...
  • Page 93: Product Recycling And Disposal

    IBM makes no representations or warranties with respect to non-IBM products. Support (if any) for the non-IBM products is provided by the third party, not IBM. Some software may differ from its retail version (if available), and may not include user manuals or all program functionality.
  • Page 94: Battery Return Program

    United States, go to http://www.ibm.com/ibm/environment/ products/batteryrecycle.shtml or contact your local waste disposal facility. In the United States, IBM has established a return process for reuse, recycling, or proper disposal of used IBM sealed lead acid, nickel cadmium, nickel metal hydride, and battery packs from IBM equipment.
  • Page 95: Electronic Emission Notices

    Properly shielded and grounded cables and connectors must be used in order to meet FCC emission limits. IBM is not responsible for any radio or television interference caused by using other than recommended cables and connectors or by unauthorized changes or modifications to this equipment.
  • Page 96: European Union Emc Directive Conformance Statement

    IBM cannot accept responsibility for any failure to satisfy the protection requirements resulting from a nonrecommended modification of the product, including the fitting of non-IBM option cards. This product has been tested and found to comply with the limits for Class A Information Technology Equipment according to CISPR 22/European Standard EN 55022.
  • Page 97: Index

    Adaptec RAID Configuration Utility 74 danger statements 3 adapter, installation 34 dc power LED 13 administrator password 51 Device Driver and IBM Enhanced Diagnostics CD 6 air baffle device drivers 9 removing 40 diagnostics CD 6 Array Configuration Utility 74...
  • Page 98 Remote Supervisor Adapter II SlimLine notes 3 cabling 75 notes, important 78 installing firmware 76 notices requirements 75 electronic emission 81 setting up 75 FCC, Class A 81 reset button 12 notices and statements 3 IBM System x3550 Type 7978: User’s Guide...
  • Page 99 Serial ATA HostRAID feature 74 ServeRAID 7 utility ServeRAID Manager 72 Array Configuration 74 ServerGuide utility program features 57 IBM ServeRAID Configuration 71 NOS installation 57 setup 57 using 56 ServerGuide CD 6 video connector serviceability 8 front 11 shutdown 14...
  • Page 100 IBM System x3550 Type 7978: User’s Guide...
  • Page 102 Part Number: 42C4977 Printed in USA (1P) P/N: 42C4977...

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