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Connecting The Cables; Updating The Server Configuration - IBM 6385 User Manual

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6. Make sure that the power-on LED on the system-board tray operator panel is lit
If you have changed the configuration of the system-board tray, you might have to
update the server configuration through the BIOS configuration utility program (see

"Updating the server configuration").

Connecting the cables

the system-board tray.
All cable connections, other than power, are on the front of the server. See
"Operator panel controls, LEDs, connectors, and power" on page 20 for connector
Updating the server configuration
When you start the server for the first time after you add or remove a device, you
might receive a message that the configuration has changed. The BIOS
configuration utility program starts automatically so that you can save the new
configuration settings. For more information, see Chapter 4, "Configuring the dx340
server," on page 49.
Some optional devices have device drivers that you must install. For information
about installing device drivers, see the documentation that comes with each device.
If the server has an optional RAID adapter and you have installed or removed a
hard disk drive, see the documentation that comes with the RAID adapter for
information about reconfiguring the disk arrays. For more information about the
RAID controller, go to
supportsite.wss/docdisplay?lndocid=MIGR-65723&brandind=5000008 or complete
the following steps.
Note: Changes are made periodically to the IBM Web site. The actual procedure
might vary slightly from what is described in this document.
1. Go to
2. Under Product support, click Hardware upgrades.
3. Under Product family, click RAID.
4. Under Type, click on the type of RAID controller that is installed in your server.
For information about configuring the integrated Gigabit Ethernet controller, go to
"Configuring the Gigabit Ethernet controller" on page 53.
continuously, indicating that the system-board tray is receiving power and is
turned on.
To prevent damage to equipment, connect cables before you turn on
Chapter 3. Installing optional devices



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