Replacing IBM X3650 (7979-C3U) Planar (FRU: 43W8250/43W0331)

This content is 2 years old.For those of you who may have followed along on my original post of me troubleshooting of an IBM X3650, I found a system planar for $20 (lol). Just arrived today, with shuttle, which is awesome. I’ll be putting this in the server chassis today and hopefully getting a successful … Read moreReplacing IBM X3650 (7979-C3U) Planar (FRU: 43W8250/43W0331)

[FAIL] IBM x3650 7979 Booting the Controller Kernel

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I’ve been experiencing a weird issue with a decommissioned server. I have an IBM x3650 7979 server with a ServeRaid 8k-l controller and during boot it just hangs at Booting the Controller Kernel and will eventually error with unable to start controller. ¬†This post will document things I’ve done to try to resolve this issue.

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