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  • Page 1: Installation Guide

    ThinkServer TD100 and TD100x Types 4203, 4204, 4205, 4206, 6398, 6399, 6419, and 6429 Installation Guide...
  • Page 3 ThinkServer TD100 and TD100x Types 4203, 4204, 4205, 4206, 6398, 6399, 6419, and 6429 Installation Guide...
  • Page 4 Portions © Copyright International Business Machines Corporation 2007. All rights reserved. LENOVO products, data, computer software, and services have been developed exclusively at private expense and are sold to governmental entities as commercial items as defined by 48 C.F.R. 2.101 with limited and restricted rights to use, reproduction and disclosure.
  • Page 5: Table Of Contents

    Chapter 1. Introduction ..... . 1 The Lenovo ThinkServer Documentation DVD ....3 Notices and statements in this document .
  • Page 6 Purchasing additional services ....89 Lenovo product service ..... . 89 Appendix B.
  • Page 7 Taiwanese Class A warning statement ....99 Lenovo product service information for Taiwan ... . 99 Chinese Class A warning statement .
  • Page 8 ThinkServer TD100 and TD100x Types 4203, 4204, 4205, 4206, 6398, 6399, 6419, and 6429: Installation Guide...
  • Page 9: 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. © Lenovo 2008, 2009. Portions © IBM Corp. 2007.
  • Page 10 Read any additional safety information that comes with the blade server or optional device before you install the device. viii ThinkServer TD100 and TD100x Types 4203, 4204, 4205, 4206, 6398, 6399, 6419, and 6429: Installation Guide...
  • Page 11 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 12 Throw or immerse into water v Heat to more than 100°C (212°F) v Repair or disassemble Dispose of the battery as required by local ordinances or regulations. ThinkServer TD100 and TD100x Types 4203, 4204, 4205, 4206, 6398, 6399, 6419, and 6429: Installation Guide...
  • Page 13 Statement 3: CAUTION: When laser products (such as CD drives, 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 14 To remove all electrical current from the device, ensure that all power cords are disconnected from the power source. ThinkServer TD100 and TD100x Types 4203, 4204, 4205, 4206, 6398, 6399, 6419, and 6429: Installation Guide...
  • Page 15 Statement 8: 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 16 This product is suitable for use on an IT power distribution system whose maximum phase to phase voltage is 240 V under any distribution fault condition. ThinkServer TD100 and TD100x Types 4203, 4204, 4205, 4206, 6398, 6399, 6419, and 6429: Installation Guide...
  • Page 17: Chapter 1. Introduction

    You can check for updates at the Lenovo Support Web site: Note: Changes are made periodically to the Lenovo Web site. The actual procedure might vary slightly from what is described in this document.
  • Page 18 If you plan to install the server in a rack, you must purchase a Tower-to-Rack Kit conversion kit. For a list of options for the server, see http://www.lenovo.com/ thinkserver/. ThinkServer TD100 and TD100x Types 4203, 4204, 4205, 4206, 6398, 6399, 6419, and 6429: Installation Guide...
  • Page 19: The Lenovo Thinkserver Documentation Dvd

    The Lenovo ThinkServer Documentation DVD The Lenovo ThinkServer Documentation DVD contains documentation for the server in Portable Document Format (PDF). The DVD requires the that you use ® ® Adobe Acrobat Reader 3.0 (or later) or xpdf, which comes with Linux operating systems.
  • Page 20: Thinkserver Td100 Features And Specifications (machine Types 6398, 6399, 6419, 6429)

    The declared sound-power levels indicate an upper limit, below which a large number of computers will operate. ThinkServer TD100 and TD100x Types 4203, 4204, 4205, 4206, 6398, 6399, 6419, and 6429: Installation Guide...
  • Page 21: Thinkserver Td100x Features And Specifications (machine Types 4203, 4204, 4205, 4206)

    ThinkServer TD100x features and specifications (Machine Types 4203, 4204, 4205, 4206) The following information is a summary of the features and specifications of the server. Depending on the server model, some features might not be available, or some specifications might not apply. Table 2.
  • Page 22: Major Components Of The Server

    Simple-swap drive trim piece Heat sink retention bracket Simple-swap drive DIMMs Bezel Rear adapter retention bracket Hard disk drive EMC shield DIMM air duct ThinkServer TD100 and TD100x Types 4203, 4204, 4205, 4206, 6398, 6399, 6419, and 6429: Installation Guide...
  • Page 23 SAS/SATA backplane Power supply cage SATA backplate Hot-swap power supply filler Fan assembly Chapter 1. Introduction...
  • Page 24 ThinkServer TD100 and TD100x Types 4203, 4204, 4205, 4206, 6398, 6399, 6419, and 6429: Installation Guide...
  • Page 25: Chapter 2. Installing Options

    2. Enter your product number (machine type and model number) or select Servers and Storage from the Select your product list. 3. From Family list, select ThinkServer TD100 or TD100x, and click Continue. 4. Click Downloads and drivers to download firmware updates.
  • Page 26: System Reliability Guidelines

    Avoid wearing loose-fitting clothing on your forearms. Button long-sleeved shirts before working inside the server; do not wear cuff links while you are working inside the server. ThinkServer TD100 and TD100x Types 4203, 4204, 4205, 4206, 6398, 6399, 6419, and 6429: Installation Guide...
  • Page 27: Handling Static-sensitive Devices

    v Do not allow your necktie or scarf to hang inside the server. 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.
  • Page 28: Removing The Side Cover

    For proper cooling and airflow, replace the cover before turning on the server. Operating the server for extended periods of time (more than 30 minutes) with the cover removed might damage server components. ThinkServer TD100 and TD100x Types 4203, 4204, 4205, 4206, 6398, 6399, 6419, and 6429: Installation Guide...
  • Page 29: Removing The Bezel

    Removing the bezel Important: Before you install optional hardware, make sure that the server is working correctly. Start the server, and make sure that the operating system starts, if an operating system is installed, or that a 19990305 error code is displayed, indicating that an operating system was not found but the server is otherwise working correctly.
  • Page 30 The bezel is designed with breakaway hinges so that you can easily reattach it to the chassis. ThinkServer TD100 and TD100x Types 4203, 4204, 4205, 4206, 6398, 6399, 6419, and 6429: Installation Guide...
  • Page 31: Removing The Front Fan Cage Assembly

    Removing the front fan cage assembly To remove the front fan cage assembly, complete the following steps: 1. Read the safety information that begins on page vii and “Installation guidelines” on page 9. 2. Turn off the server and peripheral devices, and disconnect the power cords and all external cables.
  • Page 32: Installing A Memory Module

    The server can operate in two major modes: mirroring and non-mirroring (normal). The server can also operate in a single-channel mode when one DIMM is installed. ThinkServer TD100 and TD100x Types 4203, 4204, 4205, 4206, 6398, 6399, 6419, and 6429: Installation Guide...
  • Page 33 v The server supports memory mirroring (mirroring mode) and online-spare memory. – Memory mirroring replicates and stores data on DIMMs within two branches simultaneously. You must enable memory mirroring through the Configuration/Setup Utility program. To enable memory mirroring in the Configuration/Setup Utility program, select Devices and I/O Ports →...
  • Page 34 Guide. v When you restart the server after adding or removing a DIMM, the server displays a message that the memory configuration has changed. ThinkServer TD100 and TD100x Types 4203, 4204, 4205, 4206, 6398, 6399, 6419, and 6429: Installation Guide...
  • Page 35 Attention: Static electricity that is released to internal server components when the server is powered-on might cause the server to stop, which could result in the loss of data. To avoid this potential problem, always use an electrostatic-discharge wrist strap or other grounding system when working inside the server with the power on.
  • Page 36 10. Rotate the power-supply cage assembly back into the server. Press the power-supply cage release tab 1 and rotate the power-supply cage assembly into the chassis. ThinkServer TD100 and TD100x Types 4203, 4204, 4205, 4206, 6398, 6399, 6419, and 6429: Installation Guide...
  • Page 37: Installing Redundant Power And Cooling (some Models)

    11. If you have a hot-swap model, reinstall the hot-swap power-supplies. If you have other options to install or remove, do so now; otherwise, go to “Completing the installation” on page 36. Installing redundant power and cooling (some models) For some models, you can install a second 835-watt hot-swap power supply. This upgrade option includes a hot-swap power supply, two hot-swap fans, a fan structure with an air duct and a single hot-swap fan, and a fan power cable.
  • Page 38 6. Remove the power supply and power supply filler 2 from the server by pressing down on the release latch 1 while you pull out. ThinkServer TD100 and TD100x Types 4203, 4204, 4205, 4206, 6398, 6399, 6419, and 6429: Installation Guide...
  • Page 39 7. Lift the power-supply cage handle 2 on the rear of the power-supply cage, and rotate the power-supply cage 1 out of the way until it latches in place. Let the power-supply cage rest on the rear power-supply structure support bracket.
  • Page 40 Align the clips on the rear fan assembly 1 with the holes in the chassis. b. Slide the assembly toward the power-supply cage until it stops. ThinkServer TD100 and TD100x Types 4203, 4204, 4205, 4206, 6398, 6399, 6419, and 6429: Installation Guide...
  • Page 41: Installing A Drive

    c. Connect the fan power cable to the connector 1 on the system board. 12. Install the adapters. 13. Install the left-side cover. 14. From the rear of the server, install the power supplies into the server. Push each power supply until it stops and clicks into place. 15.
  • Page 42 Bay 1 Bay 7 Bay 2 Bay 8 Bay 3 Bay 9 Bay 4 Bay 10 Bay 5 Bay 11 Bay 6 ThinkServer TD100 and TD100x Types 4203, 4204, 4205, 4206, 6398, 6399, 6419, and 6429: Installation Guide...
  • Page 43: Installing A Hot-swap Hard Disk Drive

    EMC shield and filler panel from the bay or the PCI, PCI Express, or PCI-X adapter slot cover in the event that you later remove the drive or adapter. v For a list of supported options for the server, see http://www.lenovo.com/ thinkserver/.
  • Page 44 Align the drive assembly with the guide rails in the bay. c. Gently slide the drive assembly into the drive bay 3 until the drive stops. ThinkServer TD100 and TD100x Types 4203, 4204, 4205, 4206, 6398, 6399, 6419, and 6429: Installation Guide...
  • Page 45: Ids For Hot-swap Hard Disk Drives

    d. Push the drive tray handle to the closed (locked) position. e. Check the hard disk drive status indicator to make sure that the hard disk drive is operating correctly. (You might have to restart the server before the drive is recognized.) If the amber hard disk drive status LED for a drive is lit continuously, it indicates that the drive is faulty and must be replaced.
  • Page 46: Power And Signal Cables For Internal Drives

    The server uses cables to connect parallel IDE, simple-swap SATA, hot-swap SATA and hot-swap SAS devices to the power supply and to the system board. (See the ThinkServer TD100 and TD100x Types 4203, 4204, 4205, 4206, 6398, 6399, 6419, and 6429: Installation Guide...
  • Page 47: Installing An Additional Microprocessor

    The following notes describe the type of microprocessor that the server supports and other information that you must consider when you install a microprocessor: v For a list of optional devices for the server, see http://www.lenovo.com/ thinkserver. Chapter 2. Installing options...
  • Page 48 5. Remove the microprocessor baffle and the protective film from the second microprocessor socket. Microprocessor release lever ThinkServer TD100 and TD100x Types 4203, 4204, 4205, 4206, 6398, 6399, 6419, and 6429: Installation Guide...
  • Page 49: Installing An Adapter

    Heatsink 2 Microprocessor 2 Microprocessor 2 VRM 6. Install the VRM. 7. Install the microprocessor: a. 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. b.
  • Page 50 7. If you are installing a full-length adapter, remove the adapter guide 1 (if any) from the end of the adapter. ThinkServer TD100 and TD100x Types 4203, 4204, 4205, 4206, 6398, 6399, 6419, and 6429: Installation Guide...
  • Page 51 8. Carefully grasp the adapter 1 by the top edge or upper corners, and align it with the expansion slot guides; then, press the adapter firmly into the expansion slot. Move the adapter directly from the static-protective package to the expansion slot. Note: If any adapters in the server are large or have heavy cables attached to them, you can remove the rear adapter-retention bracket 1 and secure all of the adapters with expansion-slot screws (the...
  • Page 52: Completing The Installation

    3. If however, the bezel was removed by detaching the sliding hinge mount from the hinge assembly (using the breakaway method as the bezel was designed to do), complete the following steps to reattach the bezel: ThinkServer TD100 and TD100x Types 4203, 4204, 4205, 4206, 6398, 6399, 6419, and 6429: Installation Guide...
  • Page 53 a. Press in on the rear of the sliding hinge mount until it extends beyond the edge of the bezel and hold it in place. b. Align the sliding hinge mount 1 with the hinge pin 2 on the hinge assembly on the chassis.
  • Page 54: Replacing The Side Cover

    Cover release latch 3. Press down on the cover-release latch and close the side cover to secure it in place. 4. Lock the side cover. ThinkServer TD100 and TD100x Types 4203, 4204, 4205, 4206, 6398, 6399, 6419, and 6429: Installation Guide...
  • Page 55: Connecting The Cables

    Connecting the cables Attention: To prevent damage to equipment, connect the power cords last. If the server cables and connector panel have color-coded connections, match the color of the cable end with the color of the connector. For example, match a blue cable end with a blue panel connector, a red cable end with a red connector, and so on.
  • Page 56: Updating The Server Configuration

    Remote Supervisor Adapter II SlimLine documentation that comes with the adapter for information about setting up, configuring, and using the adapter. ThinkServer TD100 and TD100x Types 4203, 4204, 4205, 4206, 6398, 6399, 6419, and 6429: Installation Guide...
  • Page 57: Chapter 3. Server Controls, Leds, And Power

    Hot-swap hard disk drive status LED (amber) Hard disk drive activity LED Hot-swap hard disk drive activity LED (green) System-error LED CD or DVD drive activity LED (green) USB connectors Front information panel © Lenovo 2008, 2009. Portions © IBM Corp. 2007.
  • Page 58 Press this button to turn the server on and off manually. Hard disk drive activity LED When this LED is flashing, it indicates that a hard disk drive is in use. ThinkServer TD100 and TD100x Types 4203, 4204, 4205, 4206, 6398, 6399, 6419, and 6429: Installation Guide...
  • Page 59 System-error LED When this amber LED is lit, it indicates that a system error has occurred. An LED on the system board might also be lit to help isolate the error. See Chapter 5, “Solving problems,” on page 61 for additional information. Detailed troubleshooting information is in the Hardware Maintenance Manual on the ThinkServer Documentation DVD.
  • Page 60: Rear View

    (RJ45) Ethernet 10/100 (for Remote Supervisor Adapter II SlimLine) Keyboard connector NMI button Serial 1 (COM 1) connector Serial 2 (COM 2) connector Parallel connector ThinkServer TD100 and TD100x Types 4203, 4204, 4205, 4206, 6398, 6399, 6419, and 6429: Installation Guide...
  • Page 61 The following illustration shows the connectors on the rear of the non-hot-swap server models. Power cord connectors USB 3 and 4 connectors Mouse connector (RJ45) Ethernet 10/100/1000 connector Keyboard connector (RJ45) Ethernet 10/100 (for Remote Supervisor Adapter II SlimLine) connector Serial 1 (COM 1) connector NMI button Parallel connector...
  • Page 62: Server Power Features

    When you turn off the server and leave it connected to ac power, the server can respond to requests from the service processor, such as a remote request to turn ThinkServer TD100 and TD100x Types 4203, 4204, 4205, 4206, 6398, 6399, 6419, and 6429: Installation Guide...
  • Page 63 on the server. While the server remains connected to ac power, one or more fans might continue to run. 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.
  • Page 64 Remote Supervisor Adapter II SlimLine user interface. v The server can turn itself off as an automatic response to a critical system failure. ThinkServer TD100 and TD100x Types 4203, 4204, 4205, 4206, 6398, 6399, 6419, and 6429: Installation Guide...
  • Page 65: Chapter 4. Configuring The Server

    Chapter 4. Configuring the server Lenovo provides a number of programs to assist you with getting your server up and running quickly. v ThinkServer EasyStartup program This program simplifies the process of installing the operating system and devices drivers. It is on the ThinkServer ThinkServer EasyStartup DVD provided with your server.
  • Page 66 1. Insert the ThinkServer EasyStartup DVD and restart the server. If the EasyStartup program does not start, see “EasyStartup problems” on page 84. ThinkServer TD100 and TD100x Types 4203, 4204, 4205, 4206, 6398, 6399, 6419, and 6429: Installation Guide...
  • Page 67: Using Thinkserver Easymanage Software

    You can install the ThinkServer EasyManage Core Server program from the ThinkServer EasyManage CD or you can download and install the program from http://www.lenovo.com/support. After one instance of the ThinkServer EasyManage Core Server has been installed, you can use the ThinkServer EasyManage Agent installer to install the agent on other servers and clients on the network.
  • Page 68: Requirements For Thinkserver Easymanage Software

    7. Click Finish. Installing SNMP on the Core Server 1. In the Windows Control Panel, double-click Add or Remove Programs. ThinkServer TD100 and TD100x Types 4203, 4204, 4205, 4206, 6398, 6399, 6419, and 6429: Installation Guide...
  • Page 69: Uninstalling The Landesk Software Agent

    2. In the toolbar on the left, click Add/Remove Windows Components to launch the Windows Components Wizard. 3. In the Components list, click Management and Monitoring Tools; then, click Details. 4. Select Simple Network Management Protocol; then, click OK. 5. Click Next to continue the wizard. 6.
  • Page 70: Configuring Hot-swap Sas, Hot-swap Sata, Or Simple-swap Sata Raid (some Models)

    (RAID) on the following server models: v Hot-swap SAS v Hot-swap SATA v Simple-swap SATA models with the optional ServeRAID-8k Controller installed ThinkServer TD100 and TD100x Types 4203, 4204, 4205, 4206, 6398, 6399, 6419, and 6429: Installation Guide...
  • Page 71: Creating A Raid Array

    This utility is part of the BIOS code. The RAID Configuration Utility program adds RAID functionality to the onboard SAS/SATA controller. The onboard SAS/SATA controller comes enabled by default. Using the RAID Configuration Utility program Use the RAID Configuration Utility to perform the following tasks: v Configure a redundant array of independent disks (RAID) array v View or change the RAID configuration and associated devices For additional information about how to use the RAID Configuration Utility, see the...
  • Page 72: Configuring Simple-swap Sata Raid

    SerialSelect Utility Select this choice to configure the controller interface definitions or to configure the physical transfer and SATA address of the selected drive. ThinkServer TD100 and TD100x Types 4203, 4204, 4205, 4206, 6398, 6399, 6419, and 6429: Installation Guide...
  • Page 73: Using The Baseboard Management Controller

    v Disk Utilities Select this choice to format a disk or verify the disk media. Select a device from the list and read the instructions on the screen carefully before making a selection. Starting the Adaptec RAID Configuration Utility program: To start the Adaptec RAID Configuration Utility program, complete the following steps: 1.
  • Page 74: Using The Baseboard Management Controller Utility Programs

    Configuration/Setup Utility program. To use the Boot Menu program, complete the following steps: 1. Turn off the server. 2. Restart the server. 3. Press F12. ThinkServer TD100 and TD100x Types 4203, 4204, 4205, 4206, 6398, 6399, 6419, and 6429: Installation Guide...
  • Page 75: Enabling The Broadcom Gigabit Ethernet Utility Program

    1. Go to: http://www.lenovo.com/support. 2. From Family list, select ThinkServer TD100 or TD100x, and click Continue. 3. Click Downloads and drivers to download firmware updates. Chapter 4. Configuring the server...
  • Page 76 ThinkServer TD100 and TD100x Types 4203, 4204, 4205, 4206, 6398, 6399, 6419, and 6429: Installation Guide...
  • Page 77: Chapter 5. Solving Problems

    Use the following beep code descriptions to help diagnose and solve problems that are detected during startup. Note: See the Hardware Maintenance Manual, which is available on the Lenovo Support Web site, for more information about the POST beep codes.
  • Page 78: Post Error Codes

    2. Replace the following components one at a time, in the order shown, restarting the server each time: a. Battery b. (Trained service technician only) System board ThinkServer TD100 and TD100x Types 4203, 4204, 4205, 4206, 6398, 6399, 6419, and 6429: Installation Guide...
  • Page 79 Table 5. Abbreviated list of POST error codes (continued) v Follow the suggested actions in the order in which they are listed in the Action column until the problem is solved. v See the parts listing in the Hardware Maintenance Manual to determine which components are customer replaceable units (CRU) and which components are field replaceable units (FRU).
  • Page 80 2. Make sure that the DIMM is installed correctly (see “Installing a memory module” on page 16). 3. Replace the DIMM. 4. (Trained service technician only) Replace the system board. ThinkServer TD100 and TD100x Types 4203, 4204, 4205, 4206, 6398, 6399, 6419, and 6429: Installation Guide...
  • Page 81 Table 5. Abbreviated list of POST error codes (continued) v Follow the suggested actions in the order in which they are listed in the Action column until the problem is solved. v See the parts listing in the Hardware Maintenance Manual to determine which components are customer replaceable units (CRU) and which components are field replaceable units (FRU).
  • Page 82 Simple-swap models: a. Hard disk drive x b. Hard disk drive x cable c. SATA backplate 4. (Trained service technician only) Replace the system board. ThinkServer TD100 and TD100x Types 4203, 4204, 4205, 4206, 6398, 6399, 6419, and 6429: Installation Guide...
  • Page 83 Table 5. Abbreviated list of POST error codes (continued) v Follow the suggested actions in the order in which they are listed in the Action column until the problem is solved. v See the parts listing in the Hardware Maintenance Manual to determine which components are customer replaceable units (CRU) and which components are field replaceable units (FRU).
  • Page 84 2. Replace the following components one at a time, in the order shown, restarting the server each time: a. Pointing device b. (Trained service technician only) System board ThinkServer TD100 and TD100x Types 4203, 4204, 4205, 4206, 6398, 6399, 6419, and 6429: Installation Guide...
  • Page 85 Table 5. Abbreviated list of POST error codes (continued) v Follow the suggested actions in the order in which they are listed in the Action column until the problem is solved. v See the parts listing in the Hardware Maintenance Manual to determine which components are customer replaceable units (CRU) and which components are field replaceable units (FRU).
  • Page 86 Simple-swap models: a. Hard disk drive b. Hard disk drive cable c. SATA backplate 3. (Trained service technician only) Replace the system board. ThinkServer TD100 and TD100x Types 4203, 4204, 4205, 4206, 6398, 6399, 6419, and 6429: Installation Guide...
  • Page 87 Table 5. Abbreviated list of POST error codes (continued) v Follow the suggested actions in the order in which they are listed in the Action column until the problem is solved. v See the parts listing in the Hardware Maintenance Manual to determine which components are customer replaceable units (CRU) and which components are field replaceable units (FRU).
  • Page 88: Troubleshooting Tables

    The EasyStartup Make sure that the operating-system CD is supported by the EasyStartup program. program will not start the operating-system CD. ThinkServer TD100 and TD100x Types 4203, 4204, 4205, 4206, 6398, 6399, 6419, and 6429: Installation Guide...
  • Page 89: Cd Or Dvd Drive Problems

    CD or DVD drive problems v Follow the suggested actions in the order in which they are listed in the Action column until the problem is solved. v See the parts listing in the Hardware Maintenance Manual to determine which components are customer replaceable units (CRU) and which components are field replaceable units (FRU).
  • Page 90: Diskette Drive Problems

    If the hard disk drive diagnostic test diagnostic test. runs successfully, replace the drive that you removed with a new one. ThinkServer TD100 and TD100x Types 4203, 4204, 4205, 4206, 6398, 6399, 6419, and 6429: Installation Guide...
  • Page 91: Intermittent Problems

    v Follow the suggested actions in the order in which they are listed in the Action column until the problem is solved. v See the parts listing in the Hardware Maintenance Manual to determine which components are customer replaceable units (CRU) and which components are field replaceable units (FRU). v If an action step is preceded by “(Trained service technician only),”...
  • Page 92: Keyboard, Mouse, Or Pointing-device Problems

    3. Replace the following components one at a time, in the order shown, restarting the server each time: a. Mouse or pointing device b. (Trained service technician only) System board ThinkServer TD100 and TD100x Types 4203, 4204, 4205, 4206, 6398, 6399, 6419, and 6429: Installation Guide...
  • Page 93: Memory Problems

    Memory problems v Follow the suggested actions in the order in which they are listed in the Action column until the problem is solved. v See the parts listing in the Hardware Maintenance Manual to determine which components are customer replaceable units (CRU) and which components are field replaceable units (FRU).
  • Page 94: Monitor Problems

    If the server passes the video diagnostics, the video is good; see “Solving undetermined problems” in the Hardware Maintenance Manual. v (Trained service technician only) If the server fails the video diagnostics, replace the system board. ThinkServer TD100 and TD100x Types 4203, 4204, 4205, 4206, 6398, 6399, 6419, and 6429: Installation Guide...
  • Page 95 To prevent diskette drive read/write errors, make sure that the distance between the monitor and any external diskette drive is at least 76 mm (3 in.). b. Non-Lenovo monitor cables might cause unpredictable problems. 2. Reseat the following components: a. Monitor cable b.
  • Page 96: Optional-device Problems

    2. If the device comes with test instructions, use those instructions to test the device. 3. Reseat the failing device. 4. Replace the failing device. ThinkServer TD100 and TD100x Types 4203, 4204, 4205, 4206, 6398, 6399, 6419, and 6429: Installation Guide...
  • Page 97: Power Problems

    Power problems v Follow the suggested actions in the order in which they are listed in the Action column until the problem is solved. v See the parts listing in the Hardware Maintenance Manual to determine which components are customer replaceable units (CRU) and which components are field replaceable units (FRU).
  • Page 98: Serial Port Problems

    Failing serial device b. Serial cable c. Remote Supervisor Adapter II SlimLine (if one is present) d. (Trained service technician only) System board ThinkServer TD100 and TD100x Types 4203, 4204, 4205, 4206, 6398, 6399, 6419, and 6429: Installation Guide...
  • Page 99: Software Problems

    Software problems v Follow the suggested actions in the order in which they are listed in the Action column until the problem is solved. v See the parts listing in the Hardware Maintenance Manual to determine which components are customer replaceable units (CRU) and which components are field replaceable units (FRU).
  • Page 100: Easystartup Problems

    Make sure that the SAS hard disk drive cables are securely connected. installed drives, or the operating system cannot be installed. The operating-system Make more space available on the hard disk. installation program continuously loops. ThinkServer TD100 and TD100x Types 4203, 4204, 4205, 4206, 6398, 6399, 6419, and 6429: Installation Guide...
  • Page 101: System-board Leds

    System-board LEDs The following illustration shows the LEDs on the system board. You might have to refer to this illustration when solving problems with the server. DIMM LEDs Microprocessor error LED (2) ServeRAID error LED VRM error LED Error LED (6) Battery LED Microprocessor mismatch LED BMC heartbeat LED...
  • Page 102 ThinkServer TD100 and TD100x Types 4203, 4204, 4205, 4206, 6398, 6399, 6419, and 6429: Installation Guide...
  • Page 103: Appendix A. Getting Help And Technical Assistance

    Appendix A. Getting help and technical assistance If you need help, service, or technical assistance or just want more information about Lenovo products, you will find a wide variety of sources available from Lenovo to assist you. This section contains information about where to go for...
  • Page 104: Getting Help And Information From The World Wide Web

    Serial numbers of our hardware products v Description of the problem v Exact working of any error messages v Hardware and software configuration information ThinkServer TD100 and TD100x Types 4203, 4204, 4205, 4206, 6398, 6399, 6419, and 6429: Installation Guide...
  • Page 105: Using Other Services

    Using other services If you travel with a Lenovo notebook computer or relocate your computer to a country where your desktop, notebook, or server machine type is sold, your computer might be eligible for International Warranty Service, which automatically entitles you to obtain warranty service throughout the warranty period. Service will be performed by service providers authorized to perform warranty service.
  • Page 106 ThinkServer TD100 and TD100x Types 4203, 4204, 4205, 4206, 6398, 6399, 6419, and 6429: Installation Guide...
  • Page 107: Appendix B. Notices

    Consult your local Lenovo representative for information on the products and services currently available in your area. Any reference to a Lenovo product, program, or service is not intended to state or imply that only that Lenovo product, program, or service may be used. Any functionally equivalent product, program, or service that does not infringe any Lenovo intellectual property right may be used instead.
  • Page 108: Trademarks

    When referring to processor storage, real and virtual storage, or channel volume, KB stands for 1024 bytes, MB stands for 1 048 576 bytes, and GB stands for 1 073 741 824 bytes. ThinkServer TD100 and TD100x Types 4203, 4204, 4205, 4206, 6398, 6399, 6419, and 6429: Installation Guide...
  • Page 109: Waste Electrical And Electronic Equipment (weee) Notices

    Lenovo recomienda a los propietarios de equipos de tecnología de la información (TI) que reciclen responsablemente sus equipos cuando éstos ya no les sean útiles. Lenovo dispone de una serie de programas y servicios de devolución de productos, a fin de ayudar a los propietarios de equipos a reciclar sus productos de TI.
  • Page 110: Recycling Statements For Japan

    EEE on the environment and human health due to the potential presence of hazardous substances. For additional WEEE information, go to: http://www.lenovo.com/lenovo/environment. Recycling statements for Japan ThinkServer TD100 and TD100x Types 4203, 4204, 4205, 4206, 6398, 6399, 6419, and 6429: Installation Guide...
  • Page 111: Battery Return Program

    The battery must be recycled or disposed of properly. Recycling facilities may not be available in your area. For information on disposal or batteries outside the United States, go to http://www.lenovo.com/lenovo/environment or contact your local waste disposal facility. For Taiwan: Please recycle batteries.
  • Page 112: German Ordinance For Work Gloss Statement

    Unauthorized changes or modifications could void the user's authority to operate the equipment. ThinkServer TD100 and TD100x Types 4203, 4204, 4205, 4206, 6398, 6399, 6419, and 6429: Installation Guide...
  • Page 113: Industry Canada Class A Emission Compliance Statement

    Verträglichkeit in den EU-Mitgliedsstaaten und hält die Grenzwerte der EN 55022 Klasse A ein. Um dieses sicherzustellen, sind die Geräte wie in den Handbüchern beschrieben zu installieren und zu betreiben. Des Weiteren dürfen auch nur von der Lenovo Appendix B. Notices...
  • Page 114: Japanese Voluntary Control Council For Interference (vcci) Statement

    Anmerkung: Um die Einhaltung des EMVG sicherzustellen sind die Geräte, wie in den Handbüchern angegeben, zu installieren und zu betreiben. Japanese Voluntary Control Council for Interference (VCCI) statement ThinkServer TD100 and TD100x Types 4203, 4204, 4205, 4206, 6398, 6399, 6419, and 6429: Installation Guide...
  • Page 115: Taiwanese Class A Warning Statement

    Taiwanese Class A warning statement Lenovo product service information for Taiwan Chinese Class A warning statement Korean Class A warning statement Appendix B. Notices...
  • Page 116 ThinkServer TD100 and TD100x Types 4203, 4204, 4205, 4206, 6398, 6399, 6419, and 6429: Installation Guide...
  • Page 117: Index

    73 installing 25 specifications 4 simple-swap 29 components, major 6 drives 5 configuration hot-swap SAS Configuration/Setup Utility 53 cabling 31 Ethernet controller 59 hot-swap SATA integrated SATA controller 56 cabling 31 © Lenovo 2008, 2009. Portions © IBM Corp. 2007.
  • Page 118 5 installing expansion slots 4, 5 adapters 34 external connectors 44 cover 38 hot-swap drives 27, 28 internal drives 25 memory modules 16 ThinkServer TD100 and TD100x Types 4203, 4204, 4205, 4206, 6398, 6399, 6419, and 6429: Installation Guide...
  • Page 119 43 ports power-on 42 Ethernet 46 system-error 43 parallel 46 Lenovo Configuration/Setup Utility program 53 serial 1 46 Universal Serial Bus (USB) 43, 46, 83 video 46 power control-button 42 Machine Types 6398, 6399, 6419, 6429...
  • Page 120 LEDs for hot-swap drives 43 programs 57 serial port problems 82 utility server Array Configuration 56 configuring 49 Configuration/Setup 53 ThinkServer TD100 and TD100x Types 4203, 4204, 4205, 4206, 6398, 6399, 6419, and 6429: Installation Guide...
  • Page 121 46 controller 4 specifications 4 viewing the configuration SAS/SATA controller 56 Serial ATA controller 57 voltage regulator module installing 33 VRM 33 web site publication ordering 87 support 87 Web site Lenovo support 1, 9, 59 weight 4, 5 Index...
  • Page 122 ThinkServer TD100 and TD100x Types 4203, 4204, 4205, 4206, 6398, 6399, 6419, and 6429: Installation Guide...
  • Page 124 Part Number: 46U0859 Printed in USA (1P) P/N: 46U0859...

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