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  • Page 1 USERS_GUIDE_1080XD_hw...
  • Page 2: High Reliability

    USERS_GUIDE_1080XD_hw FEATURES OF EXPRESS SERVER The Express server has as the following features. High performance • 64-bit Intel® Itanium® 2 processor - 1.3-/1.4-/1.5-GHz clock - 6.4-GB/s system bus - 3-/4-/6-MB on-chip L3 cache - Large capacity memory addressing - Simultaneous six instructions - Floating operations with standalone peak performance of 3.6/4.0 GFLOPS •...
  • Page 3: Main Cabinet

    USERS_GUIDE_1080XD_hw NAME AND FUNCTION OF BLOCKS Name of each block of the server is as follows. 1.2.1 Main Cabinet 8Way cabinet ① ①-1 ②-4 正面 背面 ②-5 ② ②-7 ②-3 ②-6 ②-8 ②-2 ②-8 ②-9 ②-1 ②-1 ②-9 ③-1 ③-2 ③...
  • Page 4 USERS_GUIDE_1080XD_hw Switch pannel (1)-1 AC switch Main chasis AC power switch Main chasis (2)-1 CELLV board The CELLV board consists of a maximum of four Itanium2, one CPU Node Controller (CNC), and a maximum of two Main Memory Controller (MMC).Up to one CELLV board and two CELLV boards can be installed in the 4Way main cabinet and 8Way main cabinet, respectively.
  • Page 5 USERS_GUIDE_1080XD_hw (2)-8 FANBOX (Core module) FANBOX can be maintained online without aborting the system or turning off the power. (2)-9 FANBOX (Main chasis) FANBOX can be maintained online without aborting the system or turning off the power. Full-size PCIF unit A full-size PCIF unit can be installed in an 8Way chassis as an option.
  • Page 6: Led Display

    USERS_GUIDE_1080XD_hw 1.2.2 LED Display This shows LED description of each card. 1.2.2.1 Main chasis DC ON/OFF AC ON/OFF Status LED LED name LED status Function AC ON/OFF AC ON Green AC OFF DC ON/OFF DC ON (ON at 48 V) Green DC OFF Status LED...
  • Page 7 USERS_GUIDE_1080XD_hw 1.2.2.2 Full-size PCIX unit (without frot bezel) TEMP_ALM(Device Bay) TEMP_ALM DC/ALM(Device Bay) DC/ALM FAN_ALM(FAN#0,FAN#1,FAN#2,FAN#3) LED Name LED Status Description Green DC ON Status DC/ALM Amber DC Alarm DC OFF (full-size PCIX unit exchangeable) Abnormal temperature (detected by the temperature sensor of TEMP ALM Amber the IOR /PCIFB)...
  • Page 8: Installation And Connection

    USERS_GUIDE_1080XD_hw 1.3. INSTALLATION AND CONNECTION 1.3.1 Installation of Rack A maintenance engineer installs a rack. 1.3.2 Installation/Removal of Cabinet A maintenance engineer installs/removes a cabinet to/from a rack. 1.3.3 Connection A maintenance engineer connects the Express sever and the peripheral devices.
  • Page 9: Basic Operation

    USERS_GUIDE_1080XD_hw 1.4. BASIC OPERATION 1.4.1 System Boot/Shutdown 1.4.1.1 Steps for system boot After installtion is completed (including the peripheral devies), you can boot the system according to the following steps. Before booting the system, please confirm all I/O devices and tools are Caution upgraded and installed.
  • Page 10 USERS_GUIDE_1080XD_hw 1.4.1.1.1 Power ON This server has a different power-up procedure for AC and DC. When activating from the AC power, follow the steps below. Turn on the distribution board. Turn on the power of the control PC (applicable only in Japan). Turn on the AC breaker in the power receptacle box in the main chasis.
  • Page 11 USERS_GUIDE_1080XD_hw 1.4.1.1.2 SP console operations After turning on the AC power breaker, boot the system on the SP console of the control PC. This section describes the steps to boot the system. For details about the SP console, please refer to 1.4.7 Service Processor (SP). After opening the SP console, automatic log-in starts.
  • Page 12 USERS_GUIDE_1080XD_hw Enter “s” of the iSP commands. iSPyz> s<ENTER> ***** SP Command Mode ***** ***** enter ESC to do the command input effectively ***** ***** enter CTRL+B to quit ***** Enter the ESC key. Enter “up” on the SP console. iSPyz: --->...
  • Page 13 USERS_GUIDE_1080XD_hw 1.4.1.2 Steps for system shutdown This section describes the steps to shutdown the system. Flow of shutdown Start スタート OS shutdown OS シャットダウン (Refer to 1.4.1.2.1 OS shutdown) (1.4.1.2.1 OS シャットダウン 参照) Power OFF 電源OFF (Refer to 1.4.1.2.3 Power OFF) (1.4.1.2.3 電源のOFF 参照) Shutdown 立ち下げ完了...
  • Page 14 USERS_GUIDE_1080XD_hw 1.4.1.2.2 Confirmation of DC power off Please confirm the SP console shows the following screen. >> SP LOG MESSAGE START (07: 6K) << 05/29/2003 19: 21: 54 0------- SP detected the completion of OS shutdown. >> SP LOG MESSAGE END << >>...
  • Page 15: Power Off

    USERS_GUIDE_1080XD_hw 1.4.1.2.3 Power off After confirming the DC power is off (1.4.1.2.2), you can turn off the AC power. This section describes the steps to turn off the AC power. Turn off the AC switch in the switch box located at the top in the front panel of the cabinet.
  • Page 16: Os Boot From Efi Boot Manager

    USERS_GUIDE_1080XD_hw 1.4.3 OS Boot Booting up the BIOS activates EFI BOOT Manager automatically. 1.4.3.1 OS boot from EFI boot manager After installing OS, the OS Boot option is automatically registered to EFI Boot Manager. You can boot OS by selecting OS Boot from EDI Boot Manager. Automatically added EFI Boot Manager ver 1.10 [14.61] OS Boot option...
  • Page 17: Dvd-Rom Drive

    USERS_GUIDE_1080XD_hw 1.4.4 DVD-ROM Drive 1.4.4.1 Insert/eject to/from DVD-ROM drive (1) How to insert DVD-ROM/CD-ROM 1) Touch on the ejector button to open the tray. 2) Place the DVD-ROM/CD-ROM on the tray with the label side up. 3) Touch the ejector button to close the tray. (2) How to eject DVD-ROM/CD-ROM 1) Confirm the access display LED (orange) on the DVD-ROM drive is on.
  • Page 18: Floppy Disk Drive

    USERS_GUIDE_1080XD_hw DVD DVD drive Tray Button 1.4.5 Floppy Disk Drive Floppy disk drive Ejector button (1) How to insert a disk into the floppy disk drive 1) Press a floppy disk into the floppy disk drive. 2) You hear a clicking sound, and the ejector button of the floppy disk drive is slightly pushed out.
  • Page 19 USERS_GUIDE_1080XD_hw 1.4.6 AC Switch (in emergency situation) The AC switch is used at start or shutdown of a unit and steps should be followed. In case of emergency that must cut the power for the unit, you can turn off the AC switch. Never turn off the AC switch during the normal operation.
  • Page 20: Service Processor (Sp)

    USERS_GUIDE_1080XD_hw 1.4.7 Service Processor (SP) The basic processing device of the Express server has the interfaces to provide users with an advanced system control and the RAS function. These functions can be used with the service processor (SP hereafter) in iSP. 1.4.7.1 SP console 1.4.7.1.1...
  • Page 21: Console Status And Log In Authentication

    USERS_GUIDE_1080XD_hw 1.4.7.1.2 Operation available on the console The following operations are available on the console. • iSP operation by SP command • Redirection of OS (BIOS) serial (CPU cage inbuilt) console • Display of virtual SOP 1.4.7.1.3 Console status and log in authentication You need to log in to iSP to use the console.
  • Page 22 USERS_GUIDE_1080XD_hw Serial console TCP-5001 未接続 Control PC (Disabled status) unconnected Pressing ESC Control PC connected TCP5001 接続 Selecting Exit Selecting Exit iSP login prompt Log-in password ログイン unnecessary パスワード必要 First menu ^B input B input B input Selecting SOP Selecting SP Selecting OS Virtual SOP OS console...
  • Page 23 Integrated Service Processor. Cabinet-ID: xx, Location: y, State: ssssss iSP login: spfw<ENTER> iSP password: xxxxxxxx<ENTER> Copyright (C) 2002 NEC Corporation, All Rights Reserved. Welcome to Integrated Service Processor. iSP FW version : 01.00 generated on 01/31/2002 19: 20: 33 iSP MAIN MENU...
  • Page 24: (Description) Description

    USERS_GUIDE_1080XD_hw (Description) Description Description code xx is an ID to specify a cabinet in a system consisted of multiple cabinets. y shows the implementation position of iSP board as 0 or 1. ssssss shows “master” when the master is operating, “backup” when the backup is operating, and “undetermined”...
  • Page 25 USERS_GUIDE_1080XD_hw Possible Events (including input) and Action Event Action Incorrect account or password entered Display “incorrect” and then, display the log in prompt again. Incorrect account or password entered Cut off the connection. three times successively Leaving the Login or the password Display “timeout”...
  • Page 26: Os (Bios) Console

    USERS_GUIDE_1080XD_hw 1.4.7.2 OS (BIOS) console If you select the OS (BIOS) console on the iSO first menu, the I/O into the serial controller visible on OS (BIOS) is re-directed. To go back to the first menu from that status, enter “^B” (press “B”...
  • Page 27 USERS_GUIDE_1080XD_hw (Description) Description Description code If you enter 0 to 7, you are re-directed to the OS console of a corresponding partition. Display the starting message for the OS console re-direction. The I/O during the OS re-direction depends on OS or BIOS. If you enter “^B”, the OS re-direction is terminated.
  • Page 28: Virtual Sop

    USERS_GUIDE_1080XD_hw 1.4.7.3 Virtual SOP If you select the virtual SOP (Virtual System Operation Panel) on the first menu, the virtual SOP is displayed. The virtual SOP displays regularly the status of the general information of all configured partitions. To go back to the first menu from the virtual SOP, enter “^B” (press “B” while holding CTRL).
  • Page 29 USERS_GUIDE_1080XD_hw (Description) Description Description code If you enter “V”, the virtual SOP is displayed. This is the virtual SOP display. During this period, the virtual SOP is displayed. If you enter “^B”, the virtual SOP is terminated. Then, go back to the first menu. Possible Event (including input) and Action Event Action...
  • Page 30 USERS_GUIDE_1080XD_hw 1.4.7.3.1 Detail of partition status display A status display for each partition consists of the following sections. xx N sssssssssssssss ccccc ttttttttttttttttttttttttttttttt uuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuu Display Description Number An ID to specify a cabinet in a super scalable cluster consisted of multiple cabinets.
  • Page 31: Sp Command Console

    USERS_GUIDE_1080XD_hw 1.4.7.4 SP command console If you select the SP command on the iSP first menu, the SP command console is displayed. To go back to the first menu from the SP command console, enter “^B” (press “B” while pressing CTRL). Some SP commands can be only used with the master iSP. (Screen Image) Description code...
  • Page 32: Sp Command Console Buffer

    USERS_GUIDE_1080XD_hw 1.4.7.4.1 SP command console buffer The output of the SP command console of iSP may include some important information such as the cause of system status change. For operation on the premises of the LAN console, any console output cannot be monitored, which is executed between the initialization of iSP and the establishment of the LAN console.
  • Page 33: Sp Command List

    USERS_GUIDE_1080XD_hw 1.4.7.4.4 SP command list The following list includes the SP commands in categories. System Control Command name Function mode state The iSP turns off the DC power of the specified Shut down System power partition without notifying the SW(OS) even if it is (override) running..
  • Page 34: Sp Command Reference

    USERS_GUIDE_1080XD_hw 1.4.7.5 SP command reference The SP command reference describes the details about the SP command. In the right side of the starting page of each command, availability or unavailability of operation is shown in the normal operation, the master iSP, the backup iSP and an undetermined iSP.
  • Page 35 USERS_GUIDE_1080XD_hw 1.4.7.5.1 DF (Power off <override>) Available against a partition in operation (after automatic boot/UP command executed) or in a maintenance DC-ON. Function: Turn off the DC power of the system. Turn off the DC power of the system regardless of the operation status of OS or BIOS and without notifying anything to OS or BIOS (which corresponds to the power button override function in a device with a physical power button).
  • Page 36 USERS_GUIDE_1080XD_hw 1.4.7.5.2 DN (Shut down System Power) Available against a partition in operation (after automatic boot/UP command executed) Function: Turn off the DC power of the system. Turn off the power of the system if the software (OS, BIOS and so forth) is not operating. If the software (OS, BIOS and so forth) is operating (S0 status), report a power button interruption to the software and the process against the power button interruption depends on the software (the software may ignore the power button interruption or execute the...
  • Page 37 USERS_GUIDE_1080XD_hw 1.4.7.5.3 DP (System Dump) Available against a partition in operation (after automatic boot/UP command executed) Function: Generate dump interruption in the system. It depends on the software (OS or BIOS) to operate the dump process or execute the system reset subsequently.
  • Page 38 USERS_GUIDE_1080XD_hw 1.4.7.5.4 PC (Power Cycle) Available against a partition in operation (after automatic boot/UP command executed) Function: Cut off the DC power of the system and restore the power to boot the system. Cut off the power of the system regardless of the operation status of OS or BIOS and without notifying anything to OS or BIOS.
  • Page 39 USERS_GUIDE_1080XD_hw 1.4.7.5.5 RS (Cold Reset System) Available against a partition in operation (after automatic boot/UP command executed) Function: Cold reset the system. Execute reset regardless of the operation status of OS or BIOS and without notifying anything to OS or BIOS. (Screen Image) Description code...
  • Page 40 USERS_GUIDE_1080XD_hw 1.4.7.5.6 UP (Bring up System) Available against a partition not in operation (in the DC-OFF status) Function: Turn on the DC power of the system and initialize HW to boot BIOS. After this, whether OS is to be booted or not depends on the setting of BIOS/EFI. (Screen Image) Description code...
  • Page 41 USERS_GUIDE_1080XD_hw 1.4.7.5.7 SR (Save system CMOS/NvRAM) Refer to the following descriptions for notes about operation. Function: Read out the CMOS/NvRAM content of the system and save them on a FTP server, or alternately restore from the files on a FTP server. The object partition must be in the EFI shell prompt after BIOS is booted.
  • Page 42 USERS_GUIDE_1080XD_hw Enter partition number? (0-7/CR=exit) : <ENTER> SR command terminated. (Description) Description Description code Enter the partition number, select “s” and start saving it. Display the reading status from the specified partition. If there is any reading error, display an error message and go back to the partition selection. Enter the information about the FTP server in which data is saved.
  • Page 43 USERS_GUIDE_1080XD_hw 1.4.8 Console The basic processing device is installed in the console interface as a standard. There are two main types of consoles connected to the interface provided by iSP. • OS console to display BIOS/OS message (which is called System console or SW console) •...
  • Page 44: System Configuration (Setup)

    USERS_GUIDE_1080XD_hw 1.4.9 System Configuration (SETUP) SETUP is a utility tool to set the setting of the basic hardware. You can use this utility tool without any specialized utility since this tool is preinstalled in the flash memory in the Express server as a standard. As the setting menus set by SETUP are preset as optimal at the factory, you need not to use SETUP in most cases, while you may use it in some cases as described below.
  • Page 45: Enter Password

    USERS_GUIDE_1080XD_hw 1.4.9.1 Boot The content of POST (Power On Self-Test) is displayed on the screen at the boot of the Express server system. After a pause, the following message is displayed in the left bottom corner of the screen. Press <F2> to enter Setup If you press the <F2>...
  • Page 46 USERS_GUIDE_1080XD_hw How to read the screen and use the keys Operate SETUP using the following keys on the keyboard. (You can also refer to the functions of each key on the bottom of the screen.) Indicating the menus that Parameters (The color of characters changes when they are selected.) are currently displayed Setup items PhoenixBIOS Setup Utility...
  • Page 47 USERS_GUIDE_1080XD_hw Item Description F1 Key Displays the help menu about the setup operation. Cursor Key(^ / v) Select the menus displayed on the screen. Highlighted menus are (cursor_up / cursor_down currently selected. - Key / + Key Changes the value (parameter) of the selected menu. If a submenu (added by at the head) is selected, this key is disabled.
  • Page 48 USERS_GUIDE_1080XD_hw 1.4.9.2 Parameter and description Set up has five main menus. • Main menu • Advanced menu • Security menu • System Hardware menu • Exit menu You can select submenus from these menus to set advanced function setting. The following section describes the functions and the parameters of each menu, and the default setting.
  • Page 49 USERS_GUIDE_1080XD_hw 1.4.9.3 Main When booting SETUP, first the “Main” menu appears. PhoenixBIOS Setup Utility Main Main Advanced Security System Hardware Exit Item Specific Help Language: [English (US)] System Time: [00:00:59] <Tab>, <Shift-Tab>, or System Date: [01/01/2002] <Enter> selects field. FW Revision Processor Information Primary Master [CD-ROM]...
  • Page 50 USERS_GUIDE_1080XD_hw The following table include the functions of each item. Menu Parameter Description Language English Displays the language (fixed as English). System Time HH: MM: SS Set the time. System Date MM/DD/YYYY Set the date. FW Revision Generic PAL_A Displays the revision of the processor microcode. Processor Specific Displays the revision of the processor microcode.
  • Page 51 USERS_GUIDE_1080XD_hw 1.4.9.4 Advanced If you move the cursor to Advanced using the cursor keys (< >), the Advanced menu appears. PhoenixBIOS Setup Utility Main Advanced Advanced Security System Hardware Exit Item Specific Help Advanced Peripheral Configuration Monitoring Configuration Option ROM Numlock Help Select Item...
  • Page 52 USERS_GUIDE_1080XD_hw The following table include the functions of each menu. Menu Parameter Description Advanced Select this menu to display the 1.4.9.4.1 Advanced submenu Peripheral Select this menu to display the 1.4.9.4.2 Peripheral Configuration submenu configuration Monitoring Select this menu to display the 1.4.9.4.3 Monitoring Configuration submenu configuration...
  • Page 53: Advanced Submenu

    USERS_GUIDE_1080XD_hw 1.4.9.4.1 Advanced submenu If you select “Advanced” in the Advanced menu and press <Enter> key, the submenu appears. PhoenixBIOS Setup Utility Advanced Advanced Item Specific Help [Enabled] Pauses and displays POST Error Pause  SETUP entry or resume boot prompt if error  occurs on boot.
  • Page 54: Peripheral Configuration Submenu

    USERS_GUIDE_1080XD_hw 1.4.9.4.2 Peripheral configuration submenu If you select “Peripheral Configuration” of the Advanced menu and press <Enter> key, the submenu appears. PhoenixBIOS Setup Utility Advanced Peripheral Configuration Item Specific Help System Serial Port : [Auto] If enabled, the console Serial port 1: [Auto] will be redirected to this port.
  • Page 55 USERS_GUIDE_1080XD_hw The following table include the functions of each menu. Menu Parameter Description System Serial Port Disabled Specifies the “Disabled” status of the system serial port or 2F8,IRQ3 the interruption line of the I/O address. FEB08000,IRQ3 [Auto] Serial port 1 Disabled Specifies the “Disabled”...
  • Page 56: Monitoring Configuration Submenu

    USERS_GUIDE_1080XD_hw 1.4.9.4.3 Monitoring configuration submenu If you select “Monitoring Configuration” of the Advanced menu and press <Enter> key, the submenu appears. PhoenixBIOS Setup Utility Main Advanced Monitoring Configuration Item Specific Help POST Monitoring Observation: [w/o OptROM] Select the point at Boot Monitoring: [Disabled] which the POST...
  • Page 57 USERS_GUIDE_1080XD_hw The following table include the functions of each menu. Menu Parameter Description POST Monitoring [w/o OptROM] Specifies the Enabled/Disabled status of the stall monitoring Observation w/ OptROM during Option ROM operation at the booting of BIOS. w/ OptROM: Allows the stall monitoring during Option ROM operation.
  • Page 58: Option Rom Submenu

    USERS_GUIDE_1080XD_hw 1.4.9.4.4 Option ROM submenu If you select “Option ROM” of the Advanced menu and press <Enter> key, the submenu appears. PhoenixBIOS Setup Utility Main Advanced Option ROM Item Specific Help Host Bus Bridge#0 0 (0/0/0/0) [00/000/81C] Disables/enable the Host Bus Bridge#1 1 (0/0/0/1) [00/000/81C] mapping of Opiton ROM...
  • Page 59: Extended Pci Slot Submenu

    USERS_GUIDE_1080XD_hw 1.4.9.4.5 Extended PCI slot submenu If you select “Extended PCI Slot (Host Bus Bridge#N)” and press <Enter> key to display the following screen. PhoenixBIOS Setup Utility Main Advanced Host Bus Bridge#0 (0/0/0/0) [00/000/81C] Item Specific Help Initializes device PCI Slot #1: expansion ROM.
  • Page 60 USERS_GUIDE_1080XD_hw The following table includes the functions of each menu. Menu Parameter Description PCI Slot#1 Disabled Specifies the Enabled/Disabled status of Option ROM Option ROM Scan [Auto] extension of PCI device installed in PCI slots Legacy Enabled numbered 1 to 4 on the PCI bus. PCI Slot#2 EFI Enabled Option ROM Scan...
  • Page 61: Numlock Submenu

    USERS_GUIDE_1080XD_hw 1.4.9.4.6 Numlock submenu If you select “Nomlock” in the Advanced menu and press <Enter> key, the submenu appears. PhoenixBIOS Setup Utility Main Advanced Numlock Item Specific Help Selects Power-on state NumLock: [Auto] for NumLock Key Click: [Disabled] Keyboard auto-repeat rate: [30/sec] Keyboard auto-repeat delay: [1/2 sec]...
  • Page 62 USERS_GUIDE_1080XD_hw The following table includes the functions of each menu. Menu Parameter Description Numlock [Auto] Sets the Enabled/Disabled status of Numlock when the system is booted. Key Click [Disabled] Sets the Enabled/Disabled status of the key click sound. Enabled Keyboard auto-repeat 2/sec Sets the number of characters output for one second at the rate...
  • Page 63: Security Menu

    USERS_GUIDE_1080XD_hw 1.4.9.4.7 Security menu If you move the cursor to Security using the cursor keys (< >), the Security menu is displayed. PhoenixBIOS Setup Utility Main Advanced Security Security System Hardware Exit Item Specific Help Supervisor Password is Clear User Password is Clear Supervisor Password controls access to the...
  • Page 64 USERS_GUIDE_1080XD_hw The following table includes the functions of each menu. Item Parameter Description Supervisor Password is Displays the setting status of the password of the supervisor (only displaying). User Password is Displays the setting status of the password of the user (only displaying).
  • Page 65: System Hardware Menu

    USERS_GUIDE_1080XD_hw 1.4.9.5 System hardware menu If you move the cursor to System Hardware using the cursor keys (< >), the System Hardware menu is displayed. PhoenixBIOS Setup Utility Main Advanced Security System Hardware System Hardware Exit Item Specific Help HBB Configuration Console Redirection Select the System Shrink total number of interrupt vectors...
  • Page 66: Console Redirection Submenu

    USERS_GUIDE_1080XD_hw 1.4.9.5.1 Console redirection submenu If you select “Console Redirection” on the System Hardware menu and press <Enter> key, the following screen is displayed. PhoenixBIOS Setup Utility System Hardware Console Redirection Item Specific Help If enabled, the console Serial Port Select [System Serial Port] will be redirected to Debug Port Select...
  • Page 67 USERS_GUIDE_1080XD_hw The following table includes the functions of each menu. Menu Parameter Description Serial Port Select Disable Sets the port to use the serial console function. [System Serial Port ] Serial Port 1 Debug Port Select [Enable] Sets if the EFI error output console and the OS debug Disable console are used or not.
  • Page 68 USERS_GUIDE_1080XD_hw 1.4.9.5.2 System serial port submenu If you select “System Serial Port” on the Console Redirection and press <Enter> key, the following screen is displayed. PhoenixBIOS Setup Utility System Hardware Console Redirection Item Specific Help Baud Rate [9.6K] Enable the specified Console Type [VT100] baud rate.
  • Page 69 USERS_GUIDE_1080XD_hw The following table include the functions of each menu. Menu Parameter Description Baud Rate [9.6K] Sets the Baud Rate. 19.2K 57.6K 115.2K Console Type VT100 Sets the Console Type. PC ANSI,7bit VT100+ [VT-UTF8] Flow Control No Flow Control Sets the Flow Control mode. [XON/XOFF] ]: Factory Setting 1-69...
  • Page 70: Shrink Total Number Of Interrupt Vectors Submenu

    USERS_GUIDE_1080XD_hw 1.4.9.5.3 Shrink total number of interrupt vectors submenu If you select “Shrink total number of interrupt vectors” on the System Hardware menu, the following screen is displayed. PhoenixBIOS Setup Utility System Hardware Shrink total number of interrupt vectors Item Specific Help Shrink total number of interrupt vectors [OFF] Select ON or OFF for...
  • Page 71: Exit Menu

    USERS_GUIDE_1080XD_hw 1.4.9.6 Exit menu If you move the cursor to Exit using the cursors keys (< >), the Exit menu is displayed. PhoenixBIOS Setup Utility Main Advanced Security System Hardware Exit Item Specific Help Exit Saving Changes Exit Discarding Changes Exit System Setup and Load Setup defaults save your changes to...
  • Page 72 USERS_GUIDE_1080XD_hw The following table include the functions of each menu. Menu Parameter Description Exit Saving Changes Saves a newly specified setting into CMOS, NVRAM (non-volatile memory) and select this menu when SETUP ends. If you select “Yes” on the confirmation message, the changed setting is saved into CMOS, NVRAM, ending SETUP and restarting the server automatically.
  • Page 73 USERS_GUIDE_1080XD_hw 1.4.9.7 CMOS/NVRAM, password clearing In the setup utility "SETUP" owned by the Express server itself, you can set up your own password to protect the data in the Express server from any third party. In the event that you have forgotten your password, you can clear the password.
  • Page 74: Efi Boot Manager

    USERS_GUIDE_1080XD_hw 1.4.10 EFI BOOT Manager EFI Boot manager includes startup of EF Shell, boot of OS (after installed, OS will be indicated as a term), EFI device, and boot option maintenance menu. • System administrator should carry out the operations. Important •...
  • Page 75: Efi Shell [Built-In]

    USERS_GUIDE_1080XD_hw 1.4.10.1 EFI shell [built-in] EFI (Extensible Firmware Interface), which was called "BIOS" in the previous IA-32, is located at the upper hierarchy of the firmware. The EFI can load various OS into the memory on the system for control of the system. The Express server uses the EFI Shell when the maintenance service company carries out the maintenance services.
  • Page 76: Main Menu

    USERS_GUIDE_1080XD_hw For the outline of the options in the Boot Option Maintenance Menu, please see the following. Main Menu E F I B o o t M a i n t e n a n c e M a n a g e r v e r 1 . 1 0 [ 1 4 . 6 1 ] M a i n M e n u .
  • Page 77 USERS_GUIDE_1080XD_hw (annotation) IF you have changed the setting using the EFI Boot Maintenance Menu, you should save the set information. Save the set information with reference to "1.4.7.5.7 SR (Save system CMOS/NVRAM)." 1.4.10.2.1 Boot from a file If you want to start up an executable file with confirming each device file, select from [Boot from a File] on the Main Menu.
  • Page 78 USERS_GUIDE_1080XD_hw 1.4.10.2.2 Add a boot option If you want to add new boot option information to the EFI Shell, select [Add a Boot Option] on the Main Menu. Add boot option information in the following procedure. Select the device containing the boot file. Select the file in the device.
  • Page 79: Delete Boot Option(S)

    USERS_GUIDE_1080XD_hw 1.4.10.2.3 Delete boot option(s) If you want to delete the boot option, select [Delete Boot Option (s)] on the Main Menu. Delete the boot option by highlighting the option to be deleted using the cursor key (↑, ↓) and pressing <Enter> key. You can also delete it by highlighting the option to be deleted and pressing <d>...
  • Page 80: Changing The Boot Order

    USERS_GUIDE_1080XD_hw 1.4.10.2.4 Changing the boot order If you want to change the order of the boot options on the screen, select [Change Boot Order] on the [Main Menu]. On the Change Boot Order screen, use the cursor key (↑, ↓) to select the boot option to be moved.
  • Page 81 USERS_GUIDE_1080XD_hw 1.4.10.2.5 Manage the BootNext setting If you want to set up or release the way the system automatically boots at the next system reboot, select Manage BootNext Setting on the Main Menu. On the Manage BootNext Setting screen, select the boot option using the cursor key (↑, ↓). Press <b> or <B> key to register the selected boot option as the next item to be booted (BootNext).
  • Page 82: Set Auto Boot Timeout

    USERS_GUIDE_1080XD_hw 1.4.10.2.6 Set auto boot timeout If you want to set up time before the automatic booting of OS (TimeValue), select [Set Auto Boot Timeout] from the Main Menu. With Set Timeout Value option, you can set up time (sec) before the booting of OS. Designating 0 (zero) as the time can immediately boot OS without any waiting time.
  • Page 83: Peripheral Devices

    USERS_GUIDE_1080XD_hw OPTION 1.5.1 Main Body Our maintenance service engineers will attach options to the Express server. 1.5.2 Peripheral Devices Our maintenance service engineers will attach options to the Express server. 1-83...
  • Page 84 USERS_GUIDE_1080XD_hw POST 1.6.1 Check by POST POST (Power On Self-Test) is self-diagnosis function of the Express server. POST will automatically operate after the Express server is powered on and check DIMM, Processor, keyboard, and mouse or the like. The process during POST can be checked on a screen of the connected console. The process of POST does not always need to be checked.
  • Page 85: Flow Of Post

    USERS_GUIDE_1080XD_hw 1.6.2 Flow of POST The process carried out during POST will now be described below step by step. Important During POST being carried out, DO not perform key entry or mouse operation. Operate the SP console to start booting the system. Each device of the system is powered on, and after the booting is ready, the following messages will be indicated on the SP console.
  • Page 86 USERS_GUIDE_1080XD_hw After POST is terminated, a Boot selection screen (EFI Boot manager) will be started up. Use a cursor key to select an item to be booted and press <Enter> key. If no item is selected, the top item will be automatically booted. About the detail of the EFI Boot manager, see "1.3.3.1 EFI Boot Manager."...
  • Page 87 BIOS or the like is indicated. Adequate CPU, memory, PCI devices are mounted on the Express server? → We cannot guarantee of proper operation for any equipment not specified by NEC. Many option PCI boards are mounted? →...
  • Page 88: Troubleshooting

    USERS_GUIDE_1080XD_hw 1.7. TROUBLESHOOTING This section covers measures against troubles in basic processing devices and peripheral devices. If the troubles are not solved even countermeasures are conducted, contact and inform to a maintenance engineer. (1) If the LED for ON/OFF in the main chasis does not illuminte even the AC switch on the switch box at the top in the front panel of the cabinet is turned on Check for the AC power to the main cabinet.
  • Page 89 USERS_GUIDE_1080XD_hw 1.7.1 If Contents in DVD-ROM (CD-ROM) Cannot be Read Confirm that the LED of the DVD-ROM device lights in green. Confirm that a medium is correctly placed. Check if data is correctly recorded on the DVD-ROM. Confirm that the DVD-ROM correctly functions 1.7.2 Data Reading from and Writing to Floppy Disk is Available Confirm that a floppy disk is set to the floppy disk drive.
  • Page 90: Handling Instructions

    USERS_GUIDE_1080XD_hw 1.8. HANDLING INSTRUCTIONS 1.8.1 Daily Maintenance Please carefully read the following handling instructions and perform inspections and maintenances on a regular basis to draw the best performance from the Express server. In case there should be any malfunction, please call the maintenance service provider for support in place of handling by yourself.
  • Page 91 (12) After using the DVD-ROM/CD-ROM, please keep it back in the storage case. Please store the CD-ROM provided with the device in a safe place. In case you should lose it, please call NEC Fielding. 1-91...
  • Page 92 USERS_GUIDE_1080XD_hw 1.8.1.5 Cleaning of keyboard/mouse To clean the keyboard, please firstly confirm the entire system including the Express server and the peripheral devices are turned off, and then wipe the surface of the keyboard with a dry cloth. For normal use of the mouse, the internal mouse ball needs to be able to rotate smoothly.
  • Page 93: Installation Instruction

    USERS_GUIDE_1080XD_hw 1.8.4 Installation Instruction Do not put things on the Main Cabinet and the I/O Cabinet. Also do not block off the exhaust opening on the top of the cabinets. The cabinets are not designed for mounting tings and not implemented with a safety catcher. If you put things on the cabinets, they may fall off and you may Caution be injured.
  • Page 94: Appendix A Specifications

    USERS_GUIDE_1080XD_hw Appendix A Specifications Model Express5800/1320Xd Express5800/1160Xd Processor 64 Bit Intel® Itanium® 2 Clock (MHz) 1.3GHz / 1.4GHz / 1.5 GHz SMP Configuration 1-32 1-16 Memory Volume (Bite) 2-512 GB 2-64 GB L1: 16 KB(I)/16 KB(D), L2: 256KB, L3: 3 MB 1.3 GHz Cache Volume per CPU L1: 16 KB(I)/16 KB(D), L2: 256KB, L3: 4 MB...
  • Page 95 USERS_GUIDE_1080XD_hw Energy Consumption Efficiency The Express server is ruled by the law enforcement regulation/enforcement order (Law concerning the Rational Use of Energy hereafter) regarding the rationalization of energy use, and all our written documents are required to include such information as product name and type, memory volume, electrical consumption, energy consumption efficiency, and manufacture’s name.