Power Supply Verification

To power on, the server's logic board requires a trickle power of 5V. If the system fails to power on, first reset the PMU. Then follow the procedure outlined below to determine whether the problem is related to the power supply. Note To verify the power supply, you need a volt meter. When connecting the volt meter leads to specific pins, make sure the power supply remains securely plugged into its connector on the logic board. The following figure shows the pins and voltage on the server's...

Diagnostic Tools

Xserve includes built-in sensors that detect and report on hard drives, internal temperature, blower status or failure, and power status or failure. You can monitor the server's operation via these sensors and four diagnostic tools indicator lights on the front of the server, remote monitoring software, Apple Hardware Test, or Apple Service Diagnostic. The server's status lights are shown in the figure and table below. Indicates a hardware error in the server or that someone has toggled it on...

PCI or AGP Card

There are three slots available for PCI expansion cards. Two slots are on a riser card located at the back left corner of the logic board an additional slot is on a riser card at the back right corner of the logic board. A PCI card that is 7 inches long can be installed in either riser card a PCI card that is 12 inches long can be installed only in the dual-slot riser. In addition, an AGP card can be installed in the single-slot riser. Accommodates long cards 12 or short cards 7 Standard config...