My Oracle Support Banner

Sun Fire[TM] Midrange System: UltraSPARC[R] IV+ (USIV+) System Board Upgrade Requirements (Doc ID 1007858.1)

Last updated on APRIL 20, 2021

Applies to:

Sun Fire 6800 Server - Version Not Applicable and later
Sun Fire E2900 Server - Version Not Applicable and later
Sun Fire E4900 Server - Version Not Applicable and later
Sun Fire V1280 Server - Version Not Applicable and later
Sun Fire 4800 Server - Version Not Applicable and later
All Platforms



UltraSPARC IV+ (USIV+ or Ultra Sparc Four Plus) System Board upgrade requirements for Sun Fire v1280, E2900, 4800, E4900, 6800, or E6900 servers.

The upgrade requirements for the Sun Fire[TM] Midrange System product line and the USIV+ System Boards are available on a component by component basis from the Sun System Handbook. To determine what is required for such an upgrade, you can refer to each of the individual component pages to get all of the information necessary to prepare for the upgrade process.

There are three (3) types of USIV+ boards available: 1500MHz, 1800MHz, and 1950MHz.

The purpose of this document is to combine all of the individual component resources into one quick reference guide.  This reference guide will provide information on what requirements must be met prior to installing any any USIV+ board into a Sun Fire[TM] Midrange System. It is important to note the following with regards to USIV+ and these systems:

Some of the requirements are essentially the same as those referenced for upgrading to USIV boards (See <Document:1006342.1> for that discussion).  However there are some important distinctions and differences in the requirements, so be careful to review the information detailed below carefully.

This document also describes three additional topics which are:


To view full details, sign in with your My Oracle Support account.

Don't have a My Oracle Support account? Click to get started!

My Oracle Support provides customers with access to over a million knowledge articles and a vibrant support community of peers and Oracle experts.