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February 21, 2012

IBM XSERIES SystemX3650 DASD Light Error !

Filed under: IBM Related — Tags: , — Syed Jahanzaib / Pinochio~:) @ 1:21 PM

Today, one of our IBM system3650X series server encountered an DASD error.

An orange Exclamation light turned ON and the server was not booting properly. This server have 2 HDD running in RAID mode. both HDD green lights were flashing properly which was showing that the HDD are in good condition. So I applied the Power Recycling solution and it worked like a charm 🙂 .

Howto do Power Recycling / Cold Restart

# Shutdown the Server
# Remove Power cables (both) from power supply.
# Wait for 10 Minutes,
# Now plugin the power cables and turn ON the servers and you won’t see orange light 🙂

More information can be found here
http://www.google.com.pk/search?q=ibm+system+x3650+dasd+error&ie=utf-8&oe=utf-8&aq=t&rls=org.mozilla:en-US:official&client=firefox-a

Regard’s

Syed Jahanzaib

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