The model number and serial number are on the ID label on the bezel, as shown in
the following illustration.
Note: The illustrations in this document might differ slightly from your hardware.
You can download an IBM ServerGuide Setup and Installation CD to help you
configure the hardware, install device drivers, and install the operating system. For
more information, see "Using the ServerGuide Setup and Installation CD" on page
For a list of supported optional devices for the server, see http://www.ibm.com/
See the Rack Installation Instructions document on the IBM Documentation CD for
complete rack installation and removal instructions.
The IBM Documentation CD
The IBM Documentation CD contains documentation for your server in Portable
Document Format (PDF) and includes the IBM Documentation Browser to help you
find information quickly.
Hardware and software requirements
The IBM Documentation CD requires the following minimum hardware and
v Microsoft Windows XP, Windows 2000, or Red Hat Linux
v 100 MHz microprocessor
v 32 MB of RAM
v Adobe Acrobat Reader 3.0 (or later) or xpdf, which comes with Linux operating
Using the Documentation Browser
Use the Documentation Browser to browse the contents of the CD, read brief
descriptions of the documents, and view documents, using Adobe Acrobat Reader
or xpdf. The Documentation Browser automatically detects the regional settings in
use in your server and displays the documents in the language for that region (if
available). If a document is not available in the language for that region, the
English-language version is displayed.
Use one of the following procedures to start the Documentation Browser:
v If Autostart is enabled, insert the CD into the CD or DVD drive. The
Documentation Browser starts automatically.
Chapter 1. The System x3650 M3 server