Sun Fire[TM] Midrange System: UltraSPARC[R] IV+ (USIV+) System Board Upgrade Requirements
Last updated on FEBRUARY 02, 2017
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
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:
- Sun Fire 3800 and 4810 servers do NOT support USIV+ so they are excluded from this document.
- Sun Fire 4800 and 6800 servers support USIV+ with upgrades.
- Sun Fire 4900 servers support USIV+ 1500MHz native and 1800, 1950 MHz with upgrades.
- Sun Fire 6900 servers support USIV+ 1500 & 1800MHz native.
- Sun Fire E2900/V1280 servers support USIV+ 1500 native.
This document also describes three additional topics which are:
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