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Hello all. I'm having a problem with this server that I have. I last had it plugged in and updated @ the end of December last year. Now when I go to plug it in and turn it on, it won't load the O/S. I have not changed anything or moved anything. I made sure all the cables are tight. I tried moving the hard drives and it is still coming up the same. I have included 5 screen shots. Any one have any ideas as to what could be going on? It is running Windows XP Pro.





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This should help:

http://www-947.ibm.com/support/entry/portal/docdisplay?lndocid=MIGR-44287

4xxx thru 5xxx (Code DRAM error)
Install download jumpers, flash latest level BIOS code and firmware for controller; then, remove jumpers.
ServeRAID controller
    
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Originally Posted by killabytes View Post

This should help:

http://www-947.ibm.com/support/entry/portal/docdisplay?lndocid=MIGR-44287

4xxx thru 5xxx (Code DRAM error)
Install download jumpers, flash latest level BIOS code and firmware for controller; then, remove jumpers.
ServeRAID controller

K, so I downloaded the floppy files and put the first into the floppy drive. The program starts up and then it says it can't talk to the controller. I forgot to install the "download jumpers". I have been searching on google for the last 1/2 hour and I can't find any documentation on to these "download jumpers". Any idea? Thanks so much!
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K, so I downloaded the floppy files and put the first into the floppy drive. The program starts up and then it says it can't talk to the controller. I forgot to install the "download jumpers". I have been searching on google for the last 1/2 hour and I can't find any documentation on to these "download jumpers". Any idea? Thanks so much!

I'm not finding much either.

What does the card look like, is there any physical jumpers on it?
    
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Hmmmmm

Well at least we know there are jumpers. I'm kinda saddened that they didn't label them!

I'll keep searching!
    
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Originally Posted by killabytes View Post

Hmmmmm

Well at least we know there are jumpers. I'm kinda saddened that they didn't label them!

I'll keep searching!

Totally agree. And I found a couple manual's online for the controller and for the various servers. They all say to install the download jumpers, but none of them tell you how or where the jumpers are.
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Hows the battery on that card? We had an eServer xSeries 345 toss up the same error and when we opened it up the batteries for the RAID card were exploded.

Lenovo has all the documentation for those servers on their support site. Should be able to find the information you need in the documentation for that server model and that RAID card.
    
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