Using the baseboard management controller firmware update utility program Адаптер thinkserver Lenovo Tower Server - TD100 (ThinkServer) - Type 4205

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Note:

 

Changes

 

are

 

made

 

periodically

 

to

 

the

 

Lenovo

 

Web

 

site.

 

The

 

actual

 

procedure

 

might

 

vary

 

slightly

 

from

 

what

 

is

 

described

 

in

 

this

 

document.

 

1.

   

Go

 

to:

 

http://www.lenovo.com/support.

 

2.

   

Enter

 

your

 

product

 

number

 

(machine

 

type

 

and

 

model

 

number)

 

or

 

select

 

Servers

 

and

 

Storage

 

from

 

the

 

Select

 

your

 

product

 

list.

 

3.

   

From

 

Family

 

list,

 

select

 

ThinkServer

 

TD100

 

and

 

TD100x,

 

and

 

click

 

Continue.

 

4.

   

Click

 

User's

 

guides

 

and

 

manuals

 

for

 

documentation.

Using

 

the

 

baseboard

 

management

 

controller

 

The

 

mini-baseboard

 

management

 

controller

 

provides

 

basic

 

environmental

 

monitoring

 

for

 

the

 

server.

 

If

 

environmental

 

conditions

 

exceed

 

thresholds

 

or

 

if

 

system

 

components

 

fail,

 

the

 

baseboard

 

management

 

controller

 

lights

 

LEDs

 

to

 

help

 

you

 

diagnose

 

the

 

problem

 

and

 

also

 

records

 

the

 

error

 

in

 

the

 

BMC

 

system-event

 

log.

 

Important:

 

If

 

the

 

system-error

 

LED

 

on

 

the

 

front

 

of

 

the

 

server

 

is

 

lit

 

but

 

there

 

are

 

no

 

other

 

error

 

indications

 

or

 

you

 

have

 

corrected

 

all

 

errors,

 

restart

 

the

 

server.

 

If

 

the

 

LED

 

continues

 

to

 

remain

 

lit

 

after

 

you

 

restart

 

the

 

server,

 

power

 

off

 

the

 

server;

 

then,

 

turn

 

the

 

server

 

on

 

again.

 

Using

 

the

 

baseboard

 

management

 

controller

 

utility

 

programs

 

Use

 

the

 

baseboard

 

management

 

controller

 

utility

 

programs

 

to

 

configure

 

the

 

baseboard

 

management

 

controller,

 

download

 

firmware

 

updates

 

and

 

SDR/FRU

 

updates,

 

and

 

remotely

 

manage

 

a

 

network.

 

Using

 

the

 

baseboard

 

management

 

controller

 

configuration

 

utility

 

program

 

Use

 

the

 

baseboard

 

management

 

controller

 

configuration

 

utility

 

program

 

to

 

view

 

or

 

change

 

the

 

baseboard

 

management

 

controller

 

configuration

 

settings.

 

You

 

can

 

also

 

use

 

the

 

utility

 

program

 

to

 

save

 

the

 

configuration

 

to

 

a

 

file

 

for

 

use

 

on

 

multiple

 

servers.

 

Go

 

to

 

http://www.lenovo.com/support/

 

to

 

download

 

the

 

utility

 

program.

 

Run

 

the

 

utility

 

program

 

to

 

create

 

a

 

configuration

 

utility

 

diskette.

 

Complete

 

the

 

following

 

steps

 

to

 

start

 

the

 

baseboard

 

management

 

controller

 

configuration

 

utility

 

program:

 

1.

   

Insert

 

the

 

configuration

 

utility

 

diskette

 

into

 

the

 

diskette

 

drive

 

and

 

restart

 

the

 

server.

 

2.

   

From

 

a

 

command-line

 

prompt,

 

type

 

bmc_cfg

 

and

 

press

 

Enter.

 

3.

   

Follow

 

the

 

instructions

 

on

 

the

 

screen.

Using

 

the

 

baseboard

 

management

 

controller

 

firmware

 

update

 

utility

 

program

 

Use

 

the

 

baseboard

 

management

 

controller

 

firmware

 

update

 

utility

 

program

 

to

 

download

 

a

 

baseboard

 

management

 

controller

 

firmware

 

update

 

or

 

a

 

SDR/FRU

 

update.

 

The

 

firmware

 

update

 

utility

 

program

 

updates

 

the

 

baseboard

 

management

 

controller

 

firmware

 

or

 

SDR/FRU

 

data

 

only

 

and

 

does

 

not

 

affect

 

any

 

device

 

drivers.

 

Important:

 

To

 

ensure

 

proper

 

server

 

operation,

 

be

 

sure

 

to

 

update

 

the

 

server

 

baseboard

 

management

 

controller

 

firmware

 

before

 

you

 

update

 

the

 

BIOS

 

code.

 

To

 

download

 

the

 

program,

 

complete

 

the

 

following

 

steps.

 

Chapter

 

3.

 

Configuring

 

the

 

server

 

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