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IBM xSeries 200 Hardware Maintenance Manual

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  Summary of Contents for IBM xSeries 200

  • Page 1 200 Type 8479 and xSeries 200VL Type 8481 Hardware Maintenance Manual...
  • Page 3 200 Type 8479 and xSeries 200VL Type 8481 Hardware Maintenance Manual...
  • Page 4 This publication was developed for products and services offered in the United States of America. IBM may not offer the products, services, or features discussed in this document in other countries, and the information is subject to change without notice.
  • Page 5: About This Manual

    Type 8479 server and xSeries 200VL Type 8481 server. Important: This manual is intended for trained servicers who are familiar with IBM PC Server products. Before servicing an IBM product, be sure to review “Safety information” on page 103. Important safety information Be sure to read all caution and danger statements in this book before performing any of the instructions.
  • Page 6: Online Support

    Lea atentamente todas las declaraciones de precaución y peligro ante de llevar a cabo cualquier operación. Online support Use the World Wide Web (WWW) to download Diagnostic, BIOS Flash, Device Driver files and documents. The Web address is: http://www.ibm.com/pc/support xSeries 200 Type 8479 and xSeries 200VL Type 8481: Hardware Maintenance Manual...
  • Page 7: Table Of Contents

    Turning off the server . Installing options ..37 Major components of the xSeries 200 . . 37 Diagnostics ... . . 9 System and PCI extender board .
  • Page 8 Problem determination tips . . 137 Floppy disk drive . . 81 Notices . 137 Button kit . . 82 Trademarks . . 138 Guide assembly / speaker . . 83 xSeries 200 Type 8479 and xSeries 200VL Type 8481: Hardware Maintenance Manual...
  • Page 9: General Checkout

    General checkout The server diagnostic programs are stored on the IBM Enhanced Diagnostics CD. These programs are the primary method of testing the major components of the server: The system board, Ethernet controller, video controller, RAM, keyboard, mouse (pointing device), diskette drive, serial ports, hard drives, and parallel port.
  • Page 10 If you receive an error, go to “Symptom-to-FRU index” on page 89. If the diagnostics completed successfully and you still suspect a problem, see “Undetermined problems” on page 97. xSeries 200 Type 8479 and xSeries 200VL Type 8481: Hardware Maintenance Manual...
  • Page 11: General Information

    General information The IBM xSeries 200 server delivers performance and affordability for general server applications. It is ideally suited for networking environments that require superior microprocessor performance, efficient memory management, flexibility, and large amounts of reliable data storage. The server serial number and model number are located on labels on the bottom of the server and on the lower-right side of the bezel.
  • Page 12: Server Features

    (ECC) support for up to three industry-standard PC133, 3.3 V, 168-pin, 133 megahertz (MHz), unregistered, synchronous dynamic random access memory (SDRAM) dual in-line memory modules (DIMMs). xSeries 200 Type 8479 and xSeries 200VL Type 8481: Hardware Maintenance Manual...
  • Page 13: Notices And Statements Used In This Book

    Notices and statements used in this book The caution and danger statements also appear in the multilingual safety book provided on the IBM xSeries Documentation CD. Each statement is numbered for easy reference to the corresponding statement in the safety book.
  • Page 14 – Processor serial number access – Read-only memory (ROM) checksums – Vital product data (VPD) (includes serial number information and replacement part numbers, stored in nonvolatile memory, for easier remote maintenance) xSeries 200 Type 8479 and xSeries 200VL Type 8481: Hardware Maintenance Manual...
  • Page 15: Server Controls And Indicators

    Server controls and indicators This section identifies the controls and indicators on the front and rear of the server. Ethernet speed 100 Mbps CD-eject button CD-ROM drive activity light Diskette-eject button Diskette drive activity light Hard disk drive activity light Power-on light Power-control...
  • Page 16: Turning On The Server

    You can disconnect the server power cords from the electrical outlets to shut off all power to the server. Note: After disconnecting the power cords, wait approximately 15 seconds for your system to stop running. xSeries 200 Type 8479 and xSeries 200VL Type 8481: Hardware Maintenance Manual...
  • Page 17: Diagnostics

    Diagnostic programs and error messages The server diagnostic programs are provided on the IBM Enhanced Diagnostics CD. These programs test the major components of the server. See “Diagnostic programs and error messages” on page 10 for more information.
  • Page 18: Small Computer System Interface Messages (Some Models)

    Diagnostic error messages indicate that a problem exists; they are not intended to be used to identify a failing part. Troubleshooting and servicing of complex problems that are indicated by error messages should be performed by trained service personnel. xSeries 200 Type 8479 and xSeries 200VL Type 8481: Hardware Maintenance Manual...
  • Page 19: Text Messages

    Sometimes the first error to occur causes additional errors. In this case, the server displays more than one error message. Always follow the suggested action instructions for the first error message that appears. The following sections contain the error codes that might appear in the detailed test log and summary log when running the diagnostic programs.
  • Page 20: Starting The Diagnostic Programs

    An IBM Enhanced Diagnostics CD comes with the server. You can also download the latest image of the diagnostics from the World Wide Web at http://www.ibm.com/pc/support.
  • Page 21: Using The Diagnostic Diskette

    3. Turn on all attached devices; then, turn on the server. 4. Follow the instructions on the screen. 5. Place the IBM Enhanced Diagnostics CD in the CD-ROM drive. The diagnostics will load. Follow the instructions on the screen to run the diagnostics.
  • Page 22: Power Checkout

    7. When prompted as to whether you want to save the current BIOS code, stop the process by removing the BIOS flash diskette from the diskette drive. 8. Restart the server, which should start up normally. xSeries 200 Type 8479 and xSeries 200VL Type 8481: Hardware Maintenance Manual...
  • Page 23: Clearing Cmos

    To order replacement batteries, call 1-800-772-2227 within the United States, and 1-800-465-7999 or 1-800-465-6666 within Canada. Outside the U.S. and Canada, call your IBM reseller or IBM marketing representative. Note: After you replace the battery, you must reconfigure your system and reset the system date and time.
  • Page 24 CAUTION: When replacing the battery, use only IBM Part Number 33F8354 or an equivalent type battery recommended by the manufacturer. If the server has a module containing a lithium battery, replace it only with the same module type made by the same manufacturer.
  • Page 25: Temperature Checkout

    Temperature checkout Proper cooling of the server is important for proper operation and server reliability. For a typical xSeries server, you should make sure: v Each of the drive bays has either a drive or a filler panel installed v Each of the power supply bays has either a power supply or a filler panel installed v The server cover is in place during normal operation v There is at least 50 mm (2 inches) of ventilated space at the sides of the server...
  • Page 26: Ethernet Controller Troubleshooting Chart

    Make sure that you have loaded the network device drivers. not light. v The network might be idle. Try sending data from this workstation. v Run diagnostics on the LEDs. xSeries 200 Type 8479 and xSeries 200VL Type 8481: Hardware Maintenance Manual...
  • Page 27: Ethernet Controller Messages

    Table 3. Ethernet troubleshooting chart (continued) Ethernet controller Suggested Action problem Data is incorrect or Check the following: sporadic. v Make sure that you are using Category 5 cabling when operating the server at 100 MBps. v Make sure that the cables do not run close to noise-inducing sources like fluorescent lights.
  • Page 28 Action: Reissue the unbind command and specify the slot for the primary adapter in an number for the primary adapter. AFT group. xSeries 200 Type 8479 and xSeries 200VL Type 8481: Hardware Maintenance Manual...
  • Page 29: Ndis 4.0 Windows Driver Messages

    1. From the Windows NT desktop, select Start ” Control Panel ” Networks ” Adapters. 2. Select your IBM Ethernet adapter from the list. 3. Select Properties ” Advanced. 4. Lower the resource values that apply to the transmit queue.
  • Page 30: Ethernet Teaming Messages

    Explanation: Single adapter found, but multiple instances tried to load. Action: Using the Configuration/Setup Utility program, make sure that Ethernet is enabled, and that the slot containing the IBM xSeries 200 10/100 Ethernet Adapter or the IBM 10/100 Etherjet PCI adapter is enabled.
  • Page 31 Table 6. NDIS (Windows NT or Windows 2000) driver teaming messages for the Ethernet controller (continued) Event ID Type Description Error Explanation: Unable to read required registry parameters. Action: Reconfigure the adapter team by double-clicking the PROSet icon in the control panel. Error Explanation: Unable to bind to physical adapter.
  • Page 32 Explanation: Team nn. Primary adapter does not sense any Probes. Possible reason: partitioned Team. Action: Make sure the cables of the adapter team are connected to the same LAN segment. Reconfigure the team if necessary. xSeries 200 Type 8479 and xSeries 200VL Type 8481: Hardware Maintenance Manual...
  • Page 33: Configuration

    ServerGuide CDs The ServerGuide CDs include software setup and installation tools specifically designed for IBM xSeries servers. You can use these CDs during the initial installation of the server to configure the server hardware and simplify the NOS installation. The ServerGuide CDs also contain a collection of application programs, which you can install after the server is up and running.
  • Page 34: Choices Available From The Configuration/Setup Main Menu

    1. You can press the F1 key to display help information for a selected menu item. 2. Some menu choices might differ, depending on the types of passwords set for the system and IBM system management adapters, or in the version of BIOS code installed on the server.
  • Page 35 – Chipset Feature Select this choice to modify settings that control features of the core chip set on the system board. Attention: The Chipset Feature should only be modified by an IBM authorized service representative. – Memory Settings If a memory error is detected during POST or memory configuration, the server can automatically disable the failing memory bank and continue operating with reduced memory capacity.
  • Page 36: Using Passwords

    Enter. 4. Use the arrow keys to select a choice from the menu. v Press Esc to exit the SCSI Select Utility program. xSeries 200 Type 8479 and xSeries 200VL Type 8481: Hardware Maintenance Manual...
  • Page 37: Choices Available From The Scsiselect Menu

    v Press the F5 key to switch between color and monochrome modes (if your monitor permits). 5. Follow the instructions on the screen to change the settings of the selected items; then, press Enter. Choices available from the SCSISelect menu The following choices appear on the SCSISelect Utility menu: v Configure/View Host Adapter Settings Select this choice to view or change the SCSI controller settings.
  • Page 38 Note: Hard disk drives normally contain more tracks than their stated capacity (to allow for defective tracks). A message appears on the screen if the defect limit is reached. If this happens, replace the hard disk drive. xSeries 200 Type 8479 and xSeries 200VL Type 8481: Hardware Maintenance Manual...
  • Page 39: Using The Pxe Boot Agent Utility Program

    Using the PXE Boot Agent Utility program The PXE boot agent is a built-in, menu-driven configuration utility program that you can use to: v Select whether to display the setup prompt v Set menu wait time v Select operating-system wake-up support Attention: The network startup protocols and startup order options are not supported on this product.
  • Page 40: Using The Serverguide Cds

    Note: Exact features and functions can vary with different versions of the ServerGuide software. To learn more about the version that you have, start the Setup and Installation CD and view the online Overview. xSeries 200 Type 8479 and xSeries 200VL Type 8481: Hardware Maintenance Manual...
  • Page 41 Setup and Installation CD System Updates and Applications CD Note: The ServerGuide program (continued) (continued) requires a supported IBM server with v Creates a Setup Replication Diskette v Includes a vast library of fully an enabled startable (bootable) for replicating setup selections for tested device drivers for the server.
  • Page 42: Setup And Configuration Overview

    When you use the 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 checks the system BIOS, service processors, and other system hardware to determine if system updates are available.
  • Page 43: System Partition

    System partition The ServerGuide program creates a 50 MB system partition on the default drive. The system partition contains server-specific utility programs such as service processor disk operating system (DOS) utilities, system diagnostics, flash BIOS updates, and other programs. Note: Programs in the system partition vary by server model, and not all server models run utility programs from the system partition.
  • Page 44: Installing The Nos Without Serverguide

    Offerings can vary with the different versions of the ServerGuide software. Check the application CD labels for a list of applications, or start the Setup and Installation CD and view the online Overview. xSeries 200 Type 8479 and xSeries 200VL Type 8481: Hardware Maintenance Manual...
  • Page 45: Copyright Ibm Corp

    ServerProven list at http://www.pc.ibm.com/compat Major components of the xSeries 200 The blue color on components and labels indicates touch points where a component can be gripped, a latch moved, and so on. Note: The illustrations in this document might differ slightly from your hardware.
  • Page 46: System Board Internal Cable Connectors

    PCI 1 PCI 2 Battery PCI 3 PCI 4 PCI 5 SCSI LED (J3) System board internal cable connectors The following illustration identifies system board connectors for internal cables. xSeries 200 Type 8479 and xSeries 200VL Type 8481: Hardware Maintenance Manual...
  • Page 47: System Board External Connectors

    Boot block jumper For normal operations of the system, a jumper is installed on pins 2 and 3 of the boot block jumper. Note: The boot block jumper (JROM1) should only be removed by an IBM authorized service representative. CMOS jumper...
  • Page 48: Before You Begin

    Back up all important data before you make changes to hard disk drives. v Have a small, flat-blade screwdriver available. v For a list of supported options for the xSeries 200, refer to http:// www.ibm.com/pc/compat on the World Wide Web.
  • Page 49: Stabilizing Feet

    v Cables for optional adapters are routed according to the instructions that are provided with the adapters. v A failed fan is replaced within 1 hour. Stabilizing feet The four feet on the bottom of the server provide additional stability when the feet are placed in the stabilizing position.
  • Page 50: Side Cover Removal

    (see the previous steps). Otherwise, the feet might break off the server because of the weight of the server. Side cover removal The following illustration shows how to remove the side cover. xSeries 200 Type 8479 and xSeries 200VL Type 8481: Hardware Maintenance Manual...
  • Page 51: Bezel Removal

    Note: The illustrations in this document might differ slightly from your hardware. Cover-release latch Key lock Complete the following steps to remove the side cover of the server: 1. Review the information in “Before you begin” on page 40. 2. Turn off the server and peripheral devices and disconnect all external cables and power cords.
  • Page 52 6. Pull the bezel up to release the two tabs at the bottom edge of the bezel. Store the bezel in a safe place. xSeries 200 Type 8479 and xSeries 200VL Type 8481: Hardware Maintenance Manual...
  • Page 53: Removing The Support Bracket Assembly

    Removing the support bracket assembly When working with some options such as hard disk drives, microprocessors, and memory modules you must first remove the support bracket assembly to access the location of the option. Complete the following steps to remove the support bracket assembly: 1.
  • Page 54: Working With Adapters

    PCI expansion slots 1 through 5 to assign system resources; then, the system starts (boots) the PCI devices in the following order, if you have not xSeries 200 Type 8479 and xSeries 200VL Type 8481: Hardware Maintenance Manual...
  • Page 55: Adapter Installation

    Startup Sequence; then, select Second device (SCSI) to designate the adapter boot sequence. See “Configuration” on page 25 for details on using the Configuration/Setup Utility program. v For a list of supported options for the server, refer to http://www.ibm.com/pc/ compat on the World Wide Web. Adapter installation...
  • Page 56: Scsi Or Serveraid Adapter Installation

    1. If you have not already installed the SCSI adapter, complete steps 1 through 10 of “Adapter installation” on page 47. Then, return here to complete the installation. xSeries 200 Type 8479 and xSeries 200VL Type 8481: Hardware Maintenance Manual...
  • Page 57: Internal Drive Installation

    SCSI signal cable Adapter retaining bracket SCSI signal cable connector SCSI SCSI activity activity SCSI Adapter indicator cable SCSI indicator support connector Adapter cable (J3) bracket 2. Connect the SCSI signal cable to the adapter and one or more of the signal cable connectors to the rear of the SCSI devices.
  • Page 58: Internal Drive Bays

    2. You can only install a 3.5-in., slim-high, removable-media drive in bay 4. The xSeries 200 server supports only one diskette drive, which uses 1 MB and 2 MB diskettes. Before you install a 3.5-in. drive in a 5.25-in. bay, you must attach the 5.25 in.
  • Page 59: Preinstallation Steps (All Bays)

    EMC shield and filler panel from the bay, in case you later remove the drive and do not replace it with another. For a list of supported options for the server, refer to http://www.ibm.com/ pc/us/compat on the World Wide Web.
  • Page 60 IDE connector (IDE1) on the system board. For the location of the IDE connectors, see “System board internal cable connectors” on page 38. xSeries 200 Type 8479 and xSeries 200VL Type 8481: Hardware Maintenance Manual...
  • Page 61: Hard Disk Drive Installation In Bay 5, 6, Or 7

    v If the drive is a SCSI device, plug one connector of the SCSI signal cable into the back of the drive and the other end of the cable into the SCSI adapter. See “Adapter installation” on page 47. Note: Make sure to route the signal cable so that it does not block the air flow to the rear of the drives or over the microprocessor.
  • Page 62: Memory Modules

    DIMM connector 2, and the third in DIMM connector 3. (See the illustration in this section for memory connector locations.) v The xSeries 200 server supports 128 MB, 256 MB, and 512 MB DIMMs. The server supports a minimum of 128 MB and a maximum of 1.5 GB of system...
  • Page 63 See the ServerProven list at http://www.ibm.com/pc/compat for a list of memory modules for use with the server. v Installing or removing DIMMs changes the configuration information in the server. Therefore, after installing or removing a DIMM, you must change and save the new configuration information by using the Configuration/Setup Utility program.
  • Page 64: Microprocessor

    Note: The illustrations in this document might differ slightly from your hardware. Microprocessor removal The server comes with a heat sink or a fan sink installed on the microprocessor, depending on your server model. xSeries 200 Type 8479 and xSeries 200VL Type 8481: Hardware Maintenance Manual...
  • Page 65 Note: The following illustration shows a heat sink installed on the microprocessor. Lever Microprocessor connector Microprocessor Heat sink Retainer Microprocessor orientation indicator Installing options...
  • Page 66 See “System board internal cable connectors” on page 38 for the location. 6. Firmly grasp the heat sink and lift it off the microprocessor. xSeries 200 Type 8479 and xSeries 200VL Type 8481: Hardware Maintenance Manual...
  • Page 67: Microprocessor Installation

    7. Pull out and lift up the release lever and remove the microprocessor from the connector. Store the microprocessor in a static-protective package for possible future use. 8. To install a new microprocessor, continue with step 4 in “Microprocessor installation.” Microprocessor installation Complete the following steps to install a microprocessor: When you handle ESD-sensitive devices, take precautions to avoid...
  • Page 68 9. Reinstall the side cover. See “Installing the cover” on page 62. 10. Reconnect the external cables and power cords; then, turn on the peripheral devices and the server. xSeries 200 Type 8479 and xSeries 200VL Type 8481: Hardware Maintenance Manual...
  • Page 69: Installing A Security U-Bolt

    Installing a security U-bolt To help prevent hardware theft, you can add a security U-bolt and cable to the server. After you add the security cable, make sure that it does not interfere with other cables that are connected to the server. Before you begin: v Obtain the following items: –...
  • Page 70: Completing The Installation

    2. If you removed the support-bracket assembly after you removed the cover, reinstall it before you install the cover. See “Removing the support bracket assembly” on page 45 for details. xSeries 200 Type 8479 and xSeries 200VL Type 8481: Hardware Maintenance Manual...
  • Page 71: Updating The Server Configuration

    Complete the following steps to install the server cover: 1. Clear any cables that might impede the replacement of the cover. 2. Install the side cover: Note: The cover-release latch must be in the unlocked (opened) position before reinstalling the cover on the server. a.
  • Page 72: Connecting External Options

    For example, match a blue cable end with a blue panel connector, a red cable end with a red panel connector, and so on. xSeries 200 Type 8479 and xSeries 200VL Type 8481: Hardware Maintenance Manual...
  • Page 73: Input/Output Connectors

    Power cord connector Mouse Keyboard Parallel Serial 1 Serial 2 Ethernet USB 1 USB 2 Line out Line in MIDI Video Note: If the server is a SCSI model, the SCSI adapter will be located in PCI slot 2; the external connector will be located in a slot below the video connector. See “System and PCI extender board options connectors”...
  • Page 74: Mouse Connector

    USB connectors and devices will be disabled during the power-on self-test. The following table shows the pin-number assignments for the keyboard connector. Table 8. Keyboard connector pin-number assignments Signal Data Reserved Ground +5 V dc Keyboard clock Reserved xSeries 200 Type 8479 and xSeries 200VL Type 8481: Hardware Maintenance Manual...
  • Page 75: Parallel Connector

    Parallel connector The server has one parallel connector. This connector supports three standard Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) 1284 modes of operation: standard parallel port (SPP), enhanced parallel port (EPP), and extended capability port (ECP). Viewing or changing the connector assignments You can use the built-in Configuration/Setup Utility program to configure the parallel connector as bidirectional that is, so that data can be both read from and written to a device.
  • Page 76: Serial Connectors

    There are two 9-pin, male D-shell serial connectors on the rear of the server. See “I/O connector locations” on page 64 for the location of these connectors. The following table shows the pin-number assignments for the serial connectors. xSeries 200 Type 8479 and xSeries 200VL Type 8481: Hardware Maintenance Manual...
  • Page 77: Ethernet Connector

    Table 10. Serial connector pin-number assignments Signal Signal Data carrier detect Data set ready Receive data Request to send Transmit data Clear to send Data terminal ready Ring indicator Signal ground Ethernet connector The server comes with an integrated Ethernet controller. This controller provides an interface for connecting to 10-MBps or 100-MBps networks and provides full-duplex capability, which enables simultaneous transmission and reception of data on the Ethernet LAN.
  • Page 78: Priority Packet Mode

    The other devices receiving and routing 802.1p tagged packets must support 802.1p. v The adapters on these devices must support 802.1p. The Ethernet controller in your xSeries 200 and all IBM 10/100 Ethernet Security Adapters support 802.1p. xSeries 200 Type 8479 and xSeries 200VL Type 8481: Hardware Maintenance Manual...
  • Page 79: Virtual Lan Mode

    v The adapter cannot be assigned to an adapter team. v If you are setting up virtual local area networks (VLANs) and packet tagging on the same adapter, 802.1p/802.1Q tagging must be enabled on the IBMSet Advanced tab. If your network infrastructure devices do not support IEEE 802.1p or you are not sure, you can still define filters and send packets as high priority.
  • Page 80: Ethernet Connector

    USB connectors There are two USB connectors located on the rear of the server for attaching USB-compatible devices. See “I/O connector locations” on page 64 for the location xSeries 200 Type 8479 and xSeries 200VL Type 8481: Hardware Maintenance Manual...
  • Page 81: Audio Connectors

    of the USB connectors. The following table shows the pin-number assignments for the USB connectors. Table 12. USB connector pin-number assignments Signal +5 V -Data +Data Ground Audio connectors The audio connectors are used to connect external audio equipment to the server. See “I/O connector locations”...
  • Page 82: Video Connector

    DDC SCL Ultra160 SCSI connector (some models) Some xSeries 200 server models come with a SCSI adapter, which supports a single Ultra160 SCSI channel in a full-featured PCI 2.1-/2.2-compliant bus master package. This configuration supports a zero wait state, 32-bit memory transfers at 160 MB per second, when low voltage differential (LVD) SCSI peripherals are attached.
  • Page 83: Setting Scsi Ids

    SCSI devices, you must install an optional SCSI PCI adapter and order additional SCSI cables. To select and order the correct cables for use with external devices, contact your IBM reseller or IBM marketing representative. For information about the maximum length of a SCSI cable between the terminated ends of the cable, refer to the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) SCSI standards.
  • Page 84 -Acknowledge +Reset -Reset +Message -Message +Select -Select +Control/Data -Control/Data +Request -Request +Input/Output -Input/Output +Data 8 -Data 8 +Data 9 -Data9 +Data 10 -Data 10 +Data 11 -Data 11 xSeries 200 Type 8479 and xSeries 200VL Type 8481: Hardware Maintenance Manual...
  • Page 85: Fru Information (Service Only)

    9. Move the cage slightly in and up until it is free of the chassis and lift it out of the server. Note: Take care not to dislodge the memory when you remove the cage. © Copyright IBM Corp. 2001...
  • Page 86: Power Supply

    4. Disconnect the power cables from the system board. 5. Remove the screws from the rear of the server. 6. Gently move the power supply away from the chassis and lift it out of the server. xSeries 200 Type 8479 and xSeries 200VL Type 8481: Hardware Maintenance Manual...
  • Page 87: Rear Fan

    Rear fan Before you begin: v Read “Safety information” on page 103. v Review the information in “Before you begin” on page 40. Rear Rubber extensions To remove the rear fan, do the following: 1. Power-off the server, if it is on. 2.
  • Page 88: Cd-Rom Drive

    11. Remove screws and lift the system board out of the server. CD-ROM drive Before you begin: v Read “Safety information” on page 103. v Review the information in “Before you begin” on page 40. xSeries 200 Type 8479 and xSeries 200VL Type 8481: Hardware Maintenance Manual...
  • Page 89: Floppy Disk Drive

    To remove the CD-ROM drive, do the following: 1. Power-off the server, if it is on. 2. Unplug the server. 3. Remove the cover (see “Side cover removal” on page 42). 4. Disconnect the cables. 5. Remove the screws from the CD-ROM drive cage. 6.
  • Page 90: Button Kit

    8. Gently pinch together the upper release latches and slide the latches through the aperture and remove the button kit. xSeries 200 Type 8479 and xSeries 200VL Type 8481: Hardware Maintenance Manual...
  • Page 91: Guide Assembly / Speaker

    Guide assembly / speaker Before you begin: v Read “Safety information” on page 103. v Review the information in “Before you begin” on page 40. To remove the speaker, do the following: 1. Power-off the server, if it is on. 2.
  • Page 92: Bezel Release Latch

    7. Press down on the tab. 8. From the underside, grasp the bezel release latch in the center and gently pull it back and away from the server. xSeries 200 Type 8479 and xSeries 200VL Type 8481: Hardware Maintenance Manual...
  • Page 93: Top/Side Cover

    Top/side cover Before you begin: v Read “Safety information” on page 103. v Review the information in “Before you begin” on page 40. To remove the top/side cover, do the following: 1. Power-off the server, if it is on. 2. Unplug the server. 3.
  • Page 94: Handle Assembly

    3. Firmly grasp the handle support and slide it away from the front bezel. 4. Lift up on the handle support to remove it from the slots in the top of the chassis. xSeries 200 Type 8479 and xSeries 200VL Type 8481: Hardware Maintenance Manual...
  • Page 95: Adapter Retainer

    Adapter retainer Before you begin: v Read “Safety information” on page 103. v Review the information in “Before you begin” on page 40. To remove the adapter retainer, do the following: 1. Power-off the server, if it is on. 2. Unplug the server. 3.
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  • Page 97: Symptom-To-Fru Index

    Once the configuration has reset to the default, it must be saved in Setup to be stored in CMOS. For IBM devices not supported by index, refer to the manual for that device. 4. Always start with “General checkout” on page 1.
  • Page 98: No Beep Symptoms

    011-XXX-001 (Failed COM2 1. System Board Serial Port test) 014-XXX-000 1. System Board (Failed Parallel Port test) 015-XXX-001 1. System Board (USB interface not found, board damaged) xSeries 200 Type 8479 and xSeries 200VL Type 8481: Hardware Maintenance Manual...
  • Page 99 Error Code/Symptom FRU/Action 015-XXX-015 1. Make sure parallel port is not disabled (Failed USB External 2. Re-run USB External Loopback test Loopback test) 3. System Board 015-XXX-198 1. Remove USB devices from USB1 and USB2 (USB device connected 2. Re-run test during USB test) 3.
  • Page 100: Error Symptoms

    (Failed Modem test) 2. Modem 3. System Board Error symptoms General FRU/Action CD is not working properly. 1. Clean the CD. 2. Run CD-ROM diagnostics. 3. CD-ROM Drive xSeries 200 Type 8479 and xSeries 200VL Type 8481: Hardware Maintenance Manual...
  • Page 101 If successful, replace drive that was removed. Monitor problems (general). 1. Monitor 2. Run Video Diagnostics. If diagnostics pass, the problem may be a video driver. Some IBM monitors have their own self-tests. If you 3. Display Adapter / System Board suspect a problem with the...
  • Page 102 Note: If a standard (non-USB) keyboard is attached to the keyboard port, then the USB is disabled and no USB device will work during POST. 2. The correct USB device driver is installed. 3. Your operating system supports USB devices. xSeries 200 Type 8479 and xSeries 200VL Type 8481: Hardware Maintenance Manual...
  • Page 103: Post Error Messages

    Setup Action Setup and Installation CD v Be sure the server is supported; all eServers with a startable (bootable) CD-ROM won’t start. drive are supported. v If the startup (boot) sequence settings have been altered, be sure the CD-ROM is first in the boot sequence.
  • Page 104 2. System board secondary master IDE hard drive) Secondary slave hard disk 1. Replace secondary slave hard drive fail (error detected in 2. System board secondary slave IDE hard drive) xSeries 200 Type 8479 and xSeries 200VL Type 8481: Hardware Maintenance Manual...
  • Page 105: Serveraid

    3. Remove or disconnect the following (one at a time) until you find the failure (power-on the computer and reconfigure each time). v Any external devices v Modem, printer, mouse, or non-IBM devices v Each adapter v Drives v Memory Modules (Minimum requirement = one 128 MB DIMM) Note: Minimum operating requirements are: a.
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  • Page 107: Parts Listing

    Parts listing © Copyright IBM Corp. 2001...
  • Page 108: System

    Shield, 3.5″ EMC (all models) 19K4943 Bezel release bar (all models) 19K4946 Lock/key assembly (all models) 24P1751 System feet (all models) 12J4506 Feet, snap-in (4) (all models) 01N2196 xSeries 200 Type 8479 and xSeries 200VL Type 8481: Hardware Maintenance Manual...
  • Page 109: Keyboards

    Index xSeries 200 FRU No. Miscellaneous hardware kit (contains: screws, M3.5 (7); EMC gasket (1); I/O blank 09N5764 bracket (1); power supply bracket (1); isolator support (4); key holder bracket (1); slotted M3x5 screws (4); RFID clip (1); system board spacer (4); SCSI cable clamp (1); and slotted M3.5 screws (6)) (all models)
  • Page 110: Power Cords

    Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Jamaica, Korea (South), Liberia, Mexico, Netherlands Antilles, Nicaragua, Panama, Peru, Philippines, Saudi Arabia, Suriname, Taiwan, Trinidad (West Indies), Venezuela United States of America 6952301 (110) 1838574 (220) 36L8886 (220V/15A) xSeries 200 Type 8479 and xSeries 200VL Type 8481: Hardware Maintenance Manual...
  • Page 111: Related Service Information

    Safety information The following section contains the safety information that you need to be familiar with before servicing an IBM computer. General safety Follow these rules to ensure general safety: v Observe good housekeeping in the area of the machines during and after maintenance.
  • Page 112: Electrical Safety

    Use extreme care when measuring high voltages. v Regularly inspect and maintain your electrical hand tools for safe operational condition. xSeries 200 Type 8479 and xSeries 200VL Type 8481: Hardware Maintenance Manual...
  • Page 113: Safety Inspection Guide

    This guide addresses only those items. However, good judgment should be used to identify potential safety hazards due to attachment of non-IBM features or options not covered by this inspection guide.
  • Page 114: Handling Electrostatic Discharge-Sensitive Devices

    Insulation must not be frayed or worn. 4. Remove the cover. 5. Check for any obvious non-IBM alterations. Use good judgment as to the safety of any non-IBM alterations. 6. Check inside the unit for any obvious unsafe conditions, such as metal filings, contamination, water or other liquids, or signs of fire or smoke damage.
  • Page 115: Safety Notices (Multi-Lingual Translations)

    Italian v Korean v Spanish Important: All caution and danger statements in this IBM documentation begin with a number. This number is used to cross reference an English caution or danger statement with translated versions of the caution or danger statement in this section.
  • Page 116 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 117 ≥18 kg (37 lbs) ≥32 kg (70.5 lbs) ≥55 kg (121.2 lbs) CAUTION: Use safe practices when lifting. v 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.
  • Page 118 Importante: Todas as instruções de cuidado e perigo da IBM documentation começam com um número. Este número é utilizado para fazer referência cruzada de uma instrução de cuidado ou perigo no idioma inglês com as versões traduzidas das instruções de cuidado ou perigo encontradas nesta seção.
  • Page 119 Instrução 2 CUIDADO: Ao substituir a bateria de lítio, utilize apenas uma bateria IBM, Número de Peça 33F8354 ou uma bateria de tipo equivalente, recomendada pelo fabricante. Se o seu sistema possui um móídulo com uma bateria de lítio, substitua-o apenas pelo mesmo tipo de mídulo, do mesmo fabricante.
  • Page 120 CUIDADO: Instrução 10 CUIDADO: Não coloque nenhum objeto com peso superior a 82 kg (180 lbs.) sobre dispositivos montados em rack. xSeries 200 Type 8479 and xSeries 200VL Type 8481: Hardware Maintenance Manual...
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  • Page 129 Important: Toutes les consignes Attention et Danger indiquées dans la bibliothèque IBM documentation sont précédées d’un numéro. Ce dernier permet de mettre en correspondance la consigne en anglais avec ses versions traduites dans la présente section. Par exemple, si une consigne de type Attention est précédée du chiffre 1, ses traductions sont également précédées du chiffre 1 dans la présente section.
  • Page 130 Rayonnement laser lorsque le carter est ouvert. évitez de regarder fixement le faisceau ou de l’observer à l’aide d’instruments optiques. évitez une exposition directe au rayon. Notice n° 4 xSeries 200 Type 8479 and xSeries 200VL Type 8481: Hardware Maintenance Manual...
  • Page 131 ≥18 kg (37 lbs) ≥32 kg (70.5 lbs) ≥55 kg (121.2 lbs) ATTENTION: Faites-vous aider pour soulever ce produit. Notice n° 5 ATTENTION: Le bouton de mise sous tension/hors tension de l’unité et l’interrupteur d’alimentation du bloc d’alimentation ne coupent pas l’arrivée de courant électrique à...
  • Page 132 2. Zuerst alle Kabel an Einheiten 3. Signalkabel von Anschlußbuchsen lösen. anschließen. 4. Alle Kabel von Einheiten lösen. 3. Signalkabel an Anschlußbuchsen anschließen. 4. Netzstecker an Steckdose anschließen. 5. Gerät einschalten. Hinweis 2 xSeries 200 Type 8479 and xSeries 200VL Type 8481: Hardware Maintenance Manual...
  • Page 133 ACHTUNG: Eine verbrauchte Batterie nur durch eine Batterie mit der IBM Teilenummer 33F8354 oder durch eine vom Hersteller empfohlene Batterie ersetzen. Wenn Ihr System ein Modul mit einer Lithium-Batterie enthält, ersetzen Sie es immer mit dem selben Modultyp vom selben Hersteller. Die Batterie enthält Lithium und kann bei unsachgemäßer Verwendung, Handhabung oder Entsorgung explodieren.
  • Page 134 Stromversorgung des Servers auszuschalten, muß sichergestellt werden, daß alle Netzkabel aus den Netzsteckdosen herausgezogen wurden. Hinweis 10 ACHTUNG: Keine Gegenstände, die mehr als 82 kg wiegen, auf Rack-Einheiten ablegen. xSeries 200 Type 8479 and xSeries 200VL Type 8481: Hardware Maintenance Manual...
  • Page 135 Importante: Tutti gli avvisi di attenzione e di pericolo riportati nella pubblicazione IBM documentation iniziano con un numero. Questo numero viene utilizzato per confrontare avvisi di attenzione o di pericolo in inglese con le versioni tradotte riportate in questa sezione.
  • Page 136 ATTENZIONE: Quando si sostituisce la batteria al litio, utilizzare solo una batteria IBM con numero parte 33F8354 o batterie dello stesso tipo o di tipo equivalente consigliate dal produttore. Se il sistema di cui si dispone è provvisto di un modulo contenente una batteria al litio, sostituire tale batteria solo con un tipo di modulo uguale a quello fornito dal produttore.
  • Page 137 ≥18 kg ≥32 kg ≥55 kg ATTENZIONE: Durante il sollevamento della macchina seguire delle norme di sicurezza. Avviso 5 ATTENZIONE: Il pulsante del controllo dell’alimentazione situato sull’unità e l’interruttore di alimentazione posto sull’alimentatore non disattiva la corrente elettrica fornita all’unità. L’unità potrebbe disporre di più di un cavo di alimentazione. Per disattivare la corrente elettrica dall’unità, accertarsi che tutti i cavi di alimentazione siano scollegati dalla sorgente di alimentazione.
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  • Page 141 Importante: Todas las declaraciones de precauciín de esta IBM documentation empiezan con un número. Dicho número se emplea para establecer una referencia cruzada de una declaraciín de precauciín o peligro en inglés con las versiones traducidas que de dichas declaraciones pueden encontrarse en esta secciín.
  • Page 142 Cuando se abre, hay radiaciín láser. No mire fijamente el rayo ni lleve a cabo ningún examen directamente con instrumentos ípticos; evite la exposiciín directa al rayo. Declaración 4 xSeries 200 Type 8479 and xSeries 200VL Type 8481: Hardware Maintenance Manual...
  • Page 143 ≥18 kg ≥32 kg ≥55 kg PRECAUCIÓN: Tome medidas de seguridad al levantar el producto. Declaración 5 PRECAUCIÓN: El botín de control de alimentaciín del dispositivo y el interruptor de alimentaciín de la fuente de alimentaciín no apagan la corriente eléctrica suministrada al dispositivo.
  • Page 144: Send Us Your Comments

    We want to know your opinion about this manual (part number 24P2927). Your input will help us to improve our publications. Please photocopy this survey, complete it, and then fax it to IBM HMM Survey at 919-543-8167 (USA). Name: _________________________________________...
  • Page 145: Problem Determination Tips

    IBM intends to make these available in all countries in which IBM operates. Any reference to an IBM product, program, or service is not intended to state or imply that only that IBM product, program, or service may be used. Subject to IBM’s valid intellectual property or other legally protectable rights, any...
  • Page 146: Trademarks

    These products are offered and warranted solely by third parties. Trademarks The following terms are trademarks of the IBM Corporation in the United States, other countries, or both: Alert on LAN OS/2 Warp...
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