Dell POWEREDGE 1855 user manual

User manual for the device Dell POWEREDGE 1855

Device: Dell POWEREDGE 1855
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Date of adding : 2013-02-28 17:51:53
Number of pages: 34
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R9289bk1.book Page 1 Friday, February 18, 2005 1:30 PM
Dell™ PowerEdge™ 1855 Systems
Information Update
www.dell.com | support.dell.com

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R9289bk1.book Page 2 Friday, February 18, 2005 1:30 PM

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R9289bk1.book Page 1 Friday, February 18, 2005 1:30 PM Dell™ PowerEdge™ 1855 Systems Information Update www.dell.com | support.dell.com

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R9289bk1.book Page 2 Friday, February 18, 2005 1:30 PM Notes, Notices, and Cautions NOTE: A NOTE indicates important information that helps you make better use of your computer. NOTICE: A NOTICE indicates either potential damage to hardware or loss of data and tells you how to avoid the problem. CAUTION: A CAUTION indicates a potential for property damage, personal injury, or death. Abbreviations and Acronyms For a complete list of abbreviations and acronyms, see "Glossary" in your User’s Gu

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R9289bk1.book Page 3 Friday, February 18, 2005 1:30 PM Contents 200–240 V System Power Requirements. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8 KVM Module . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8 Dell Diagnostics and KVM Module With KVM-Over-IP (ACI Port) PS/2-Mouse Acceleration Support . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9 Server Module Daughter Card Status Indicator. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9 Other Documents You May Need . . . . . . .

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R9289bk1.book Page 4 Friday, February 18, 2005 1:30 PM Microsoft Windows 2000 Operating System Information . . . . . . . . . . . . 14 .SIF File Installation Error . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14 Service Pack Support. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15 USB 2.0 Controller Support . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15 Using a KVM Keyboard Sequence to Select Server Modules . . . . . . . . . 15 Gb Pass-through Module Information . .

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R9289bk1.book Page 5 Friday, February 18, 2005 1:30 PM Figures Figure 1-1. Gb Pass-through Module Indicators and Features . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17 Tables Table 1-1. Server Module Status Indicator Behavior for Gb Ethernet Daughter Card . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9 Table 1-2. Server Module Status Indicator Behavior for Infiniband Daughter Card . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9 Table 1-3. Gb Pass-through Module Indicators . . . . . . . . . 17 Contents 5

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R9289bk1.book Page 6 Friday, February 18, 2005 1:30 PM 6 Contents

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R9289bk1.book Page 7 Friday, February 18, 2005 1:30 PM This document provides updated information for your system on the following topics: • 200–240 V system power requirements • KVM module • Dell™ Diagnostics and KVM module with KVM-over-IP (ACI Port) PS/2-mouse acceleration support • Server module daughter card status indicator • Other documents you may need • 300-GB hard drive synchronizing and rebuilding durations • Completing hard drive synchronization before cold-swapping the hard driv

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R9289bk1.book Page 8 Friday, February 18, 2005 1:30 PM • Integrated mirroring configurations • COM1 port conflict after installing the Microsoft Windows 2000 SP4 or Windows Server™ 2003 operating system • Shutdown procedure for servicing a hard drive • Acquiring the asset.com utility • Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS (version 3) operating system diskette drive detection messages • USB CD drive online read-diagnostic failures • KVM switch module identification indicator ® • Booting to Microsoft M

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R9289bk1.book Page 9 Friday, February 18, 2005 1:30 PM Dell Diagnostics and KVM Module With KVM-Over-IP (ACI Port) PS/2-Mouse Acceleration Support Dell Diagnostics and the KVM module with KVM-over-IP (ACI port) firmware do not support PS/2 mouse acceleration. If the mouse slide-accelerator adjustment is set at high or fast, the mouse movement may become erratic. Ensure that the mouse slide-accelerator adjustment remains set at low or none. Server Module Daughter Card Status Indicator Tab

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R9289bk1.book Page 10 Friday, February 18, 2005 1:30 PM Other Documents You May Need Dell continues to offer new types of connectivity modules for your system and provides documentation on how to set up and use them. The documentation for a particular module is included with the module product or is available at support.dell.com. NOTE: Ensure that you also refer to support.dell.com for any updates to the documentation that you received with your module. 300-GB Hard Drive Synchronizing and

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R9289bk1.book Page 11 Friday, February 18, 2005 1:30 PM Dell Remote Access Controller/Modular Chassis Version 1.1 Module General Information If you have the Dell Remote Access Controller/Modular Chassis (DRAC/MC) version 1.1 module installed, ensure that you read that product’s readme.txt file. It contains updated information including how that module version affects system indicator behavior in certain conditions. Important I/O Configuration Considerations CAUTION: Data loss can result i

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R9289bk1.book Page 12 Friday, February 18, 2005 1:30 PM See the Dell Remote Access Controller/Modular Chassis Version 1.1 User's Guide at support.dell.com for more information about firmware updates and installing redundant DRAC/MC modules. This guide also provides complete instructions on how to set up and operate that version of the module. Guidelines for Installing Connectivity Modules When inserting connectivity modules into the system’s back-panel I/O bays, follow these guidelines:

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R9289bk1.book Page 13 Friday, February 18, 2005 1:30 PM Replacing a Gb Ethernet Daughter Card in a Server Module If you replace a Gb Ethernet daughter card in a server module running the Red Hat Enterprise Linux (version 3) update 3 operating system, you must assign the new card’s MAC address. Linux initially creates the ifcfg-ethn file, where n is the device ID, based on the original card’s device ID. If another Gb Ethernet daughter card with a different MAC address is installed, Linux d

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R9289bk1.book Page 14 Friday, February 18, 2005 1:30 PM Unrecognizable SCSI/RAID Test Options in Dell OpenManage Server Administrator Diagnostics The Diagnostics Service of Dell OpenManage Server Administrator 1.8 and newer may not display test options properly for SCSI or RAID tests on non-English Microsoft Windows or Red Hat Enterprise Linux operating systems. When selecting a SCSI or RAID controller in the Server Administrator web interface, the applicable tests in the right margin ma

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R9289bk1.book Page 15 Friday, February 18, 2005 1:30 PM If the error occurs in an unattended installation, specify the keyboard type as "RETAIL" to prevent the installation from requiring a detection. To specify a keyboard type, modify the unattended.txt or winnt.sif installation file as shown in the following English-language string example: # English [KeyBoardDrivers] "XT, AT, or Enhanced Keyboard (83-104 keys)" = "RETAIL" Service Pack Support Only the Microsoft Windows 2000 operating s

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R9289bk1.book Page 16 Friday, February 18, 2005 1:30 PM To select server modules running a Microsoft Windows operating system, use the following keyboard sequence: , , , , and For example, to select Windows-based server module 2, press , , , <2>, and . NOTE: If you are installing the Microsoft Windows 2000 operating system, see "Microsoft Windows 2000 Operating System Information" in this document

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R9289bk1.book Page 17 Friday, February 18, 2005 1:30 PM Gb Pass-through Module Information Gb Pass-through Module Indicators Figure 1-1 and Table 1-3 describe the functions of the indicators on the Gb pass-through module. Figure 1-1. Gb Pass-through Module Indicators and Features link indicator activity indicator status indicator activity indicator 9 7 5 3 1 link indicator 10 8 6 4 2 Table 1-3. Gb Pass-through Module Indicators Indicator Type Activity Indicator Code Indicator Link Green/amber

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R9289bk1.book Page 18 Friday, February 18, 2005 1:30 PM Table 1-3. Gb Pass-through Module Indicators (continued) Indicator Type Activity Indicator Code Indicator Status indicator Off Module is operating correctly. Green blinking Module has an error or is not configured correctly. Ensure that the connection between the external switch and the module is properly configured. Gb Pass-through Module Link Negotiations A Gb Pass-through module external port negotiates a link with an external devi


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