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Sun StorageTek[tm] 6540 Array: Repair Procedures

This section provides tips for the most common repair procedures for the Sun StorEdge 6540 Array. Sun StorEdge 6140 Array documentation can be found here.

Sun StorEdge 6540 Array Documentation

Component
Tips
Drive Cage Midplane
  • Number of screw holes used for mounting CSM200 Drive Cage Midplane may not match the number of screw holes in the tray Chassis. (FAB 1019216.1).
Disk Drives
  • Interposer cards on the SATA Drive have been damaged due to the loosening of drive bracket screws on the drive assembly. (FAB 1000958.1).
  • Data In Place Migration Process for Sun StorageTek 6000 and Flexline Arrays.(FAB 1000140.1).
Array Controller
  • Updated procedures for upgrading a Sun Storage Tek 6140/6540 or FLX380 Array controller firmware from 6.x to 7.50 (or higher). (FAB 1020565.1).
  • Controller replacement in Sun StorageTek 6140 and Sun StorageTek 6540 Arrays may initiate a Crystal firmware upgrade on the other controller. (FAB 1019884.1).
  • The Ethernet port on the StorageTek 25x0/61x0/6540 controllers may not work properly while attached to an Ethernet Switch port with auto-negotiation disabled. (FAB 1000790.1).
  • The audible alarm reset button on front bezel 541-1864-01 compresses the alarm reset button on the battery module. The button appears stuck. The audible alarm is not functional. The reset button was removed from front bezel 541-1864-02 in September/October 2007 by WO_35178.
Firmware
  • Firmware downgrades from 07.1x.xx.xx require special procedures and approval. (FAB 1019709.1).
  • Crystal firmware 7.10.xx.xx upgrades will require a special Upgrade Utiltiy to install. (FAB 1019209.1).


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