Frequently Asked Questions
What do the POST Diagnostics LEDs at the back of the server mean?
What do the Fan Fault LEDs indicate?
What is the difference between verbose and silent mode on my SCSI controller?
What does the error message "SCSI timeout" mean?
What is indicated by the SCSI error message: "Device not ready/Send Unit start command failed"?
What is the slot number for my SCSI disk controller when loading Novell NetWare?
Are there preventative maintenance steps to take with a HostRAID array?
Can I change the channel assignment of the 955 or 975 onboard SCSI controller?
What is the difference between 68-pin and 80-pin SCSI drives and what kind does my server support?
What are some tips for preventing electrostatic discharge damage?
Should I attach my SCSI tape drive or CD-ROM drive to the same cable as my hard drive?
What is the largest size SCSI hard drive I can use in my server?
Support for Int13 extensions is enabled on my SCSI controller. What does this do?
What are the SCSI cable/bus length limitations?
What does the verify media option do in the SCSI BIOS utility?
What is the blue light (LED) on the server for?
Does this server support hotplug PCI?
Can I monitor the sensors in real time (temperature, voltage, and so forth)?
What is 48-bit LBA support and why do I need this for my server?
How can I tell what firmware revision my hard disk is currently using?
How do I clear the System Event Log on the 955 or 975 server?
How can I create a RAID 5 array with a 955 Server?
How do I rebuild a failed drive in a HostRAID array?
How do I disable the IDE controller on the Gateway 955/975 server motherboard?
In what order do I update the BIOS and firmware on the 955/975 servers?
What is the minimum or maximum amount of memory this server supports?
Can I mix memory in this server?
Why does my add-on PCI card not fit in the PCI slot?
What resolution and refresh rates are supported by the ATI Rage XL on the 4000832 motherboard?
What are the recommended interrupt mappings for the 4000832 motherboard?
How are the interrupts routed on the 4000832 motherboard?
What are the POST error codes for the 4000832 motherboard?
What are the different IDE/ATA standards, and which does my server support?
Which network port on the back of the server is number 1 (adapter 0) and number 2 (adapter 1)?
Which SCSI channel is assigned to the internal and external SCSI connectors on the 955 or 975 server?
My 955-series or 975-series server has no POST or video. Are there some steps I can take to find out what is wrong?
What is a BMC?
What amount of time drift is considered normal on the 955, 975 and 995 series servers?
What do the LEDs on the integrated NIC indicate?
Can I disable the integrated NIC ports?
How do I configure my server for out of band management?
Where is the serial port on the back of this server?
What is HostRAID?
How do I enable/disable HostRAID support on the integrated SCSI controller?
Which RAID levels does HostRAID support?
Can I configure more than one HostRAID array on the integrated SCSI controller?
How do I configure a mirror using the HostRAID feature of the integrated SCSI controller?
How do I configure a stripe (RAID0) using the HostRAID feature of the integrated SCSI controller?
Can I configure a Hotspare for a HostRAID Mirror on the integrated SCSI controller?
When failures occur in a HostRAID Mirror, how is this indicated on the integrated SCSI controller?
How do I recover from a failed HostRAID drive in the mirror on a integrated SCSI controller?
How can I verify that the drives are HostRAID mirrored on an integrated SCSI controller?
Can I mirror multiple copies of a drive on the integrated HostRAID SCSI controller?
Can I configure more than one HostRAID mirror on the integrated HostRAID SCSI controller?
Can I configure a RAID 10 on the integrated HostRAID SCSI controller?
Can I remove a drive from a mirror on the integrated HostRAID SCSI controller?
What is the System Setup Utility (SSU) and how do I use it?
When should I use term power on my SCSI devices?
What are the optimal SCSI settings for the tape backup unit?
What basic troubleshooting steps can be taken if the server's ATA/IDE hard drive is not detected or recognized?
What basic troubleshooting steps can be taken if the server's SCSI hard drive is not detected or recognized?
My 955/975 server has no video. How can I troubleshoot this?