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Manual Chapter: EUD Tests for B4400 Series Blades
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EUD Tests for B4400 Series Blades

1 System Report

The Blade Report provides comprehensive details about all system hardware components, including:

  • Serial number
  • F5® part number
  • Host information
  • BIOS version
  • Firmware version
  • Bootloader version
  • Processor, processor version
  • Memory in each socket
  • Total memory
  • Storage drives

When you start the test, you see this message:

                  
Executing Blade Report .....
Test Begin: System Report
               

After the report completes successfully, a summary of system information displays, and you see this message:

                  
Test Complete: System Report: PASSED
               

2 Sensor Report

This sensor report performs the hardware sensor test on both the motherboard and the switchboard, if applicable, and displays this information:

  • Host temperatures
  • Host voltages
  • Mezzanine temperature
  • Mezzanine voltages
  • CPU temperature
  • CPU fan speeds
  • SuperIO temperatures

When you start the test, you see this message:

                  
Executing Sensor Report .....
Test Begin: Sensor Report
Test Begin: CCC I2C Sensor Test
               

After the report completes successfully, you see this message:

                  
Test Complete: Host I2C Sensor Test: PASSED
Test Complete: Sensor Report: PASSED
               

3 QSFP+ Report

This test checks for QSFP+ interface modules installed in the system and reports this information about those modules:

  • Vendor name
  • Part number
  • Revision
  • Media type

When you start the test, you see this message:

                  
Executing QSFP Report .....
port Mode in config 0
Config set :0
portmode=0
Test Begin: QSFP28/QSFP Report
               

After the report completes successfully, you see this message:

                  
Test Complete: QSFP28/QSFP Report: PASSED
               

4 Verify Host I2C

This test verifies any Inter-Integrated Circuit (I2C) Bus protocol devices in the system.

When you start the test, you see this message:

After the test completes successfully, you see this message:

                  
Test Complete: I2C Verify: PASSED
               

5 Verify PCIe Devices

The PCIe Devices Test reports about and verifies the PCI/PCIe devices on the PCIe bus.

This test verifies these devices:

  • Host PCIe devices
  • PCIe device widths
  • PIC
  • SATA controller
  • Host bridge
  • System peripheral
  • ISA bridge
  • SMBus controller
  • Network and computing encryption device
  • MIPS
  • USB controller
  • PCI bridge
  • Ethernet controller

When you start the test, you see this message:

                  
Executing Verify PCIe Devices ...
Test Begin: Verify PCIe Devices
               

After the test completes successfully, you see the following message:

                  
Test Complete: Verify PCIe Devices: PASSED
               

6 Internal Packet Path Test

This test uses the internal packet path to test the Ethernet interfaces in the system. This test sends known payload packets from the mainboard Ethernet interface back to the mezzanine Ethernet interface. The test checks for the correct receive order and payload. The test then checks the statistics at the switchboard and HSBe. It takes approximately two minutes to run the internal packet path test.

When you start the test, you see this message:

                  
Executing Internal Packet Path Test ................................
Test Begin: Internal Packet Path Test
Test Begin: Packet Overlay NIC to Backplane Switch Test
               

After the test completes successfully, you see this message:

                  
Test Complete: Internal Loopback Test: PASSED
Test Complete: Internal Packet Path Test: PASSED
               

7 SSL Test

This test verifies the SSL hardware installed in the system.

When you start the test, you see this message:

                  
Executing SSL Test ...................
               

After the test completes successfully, you see this message:

                  
Test Complete: System QAT RSA Test: PASSED
               

8 SMART Test

The Self-Monitoring Analysis and Reporting Technology (SMART) test verifies the internal status of a storage drive, including this information:

  • Read error rate
  • Start/Stop count
  • Re-allocated sector count
  • Power on hours count
  • Spin-up retry count
  • Drive calibration retry count
  • Drive power cycle count
  • Offline scan uncorrectable sector count
  • Ultra ATA CRC error rate and multi-zone error rate

When you start the test, you see this message:

                  
Executing SMART Test ...
Test Begin: SMART Test
               

After the test completes successfully, you see this message:

                  
Test Complete: SMART Test: PASSED
               

9 System RAM Report

The System RAM report displays this information about each DIMM installed in the system:

  • Part number
  • Size in Megabytes (MB)
  • Speed in Megahertz (MHz)
  • SUB comparison test
  • Serial number

When you start the test, you see this message:

                  
Executing System RAM Report ...
Test Begin: System Memory Config Verify
               

After the test completes successfully, you see this message:

                  
Test Complete: System Memory Config Verify: PASSED
               

10 System RAM Test

The System RAM Test performs an SDRAM data bus and address bus test. All available Linux user RAM is tested.

CAUTION:
This test might take several hours to complete depending on the amount of memory available to test.
  • Stuck address test
  • Random value test
  • XOR comparison test
  • SUB comparison test
  • MUL comparison test
  • DIV comparison test
  • OR comparison test
  • AND comparison test
  • Sequential increment test

When you start the test, you see this message:

                  
Executing System RAM Test (30 mins) ..To quit test, type 'q [Enter]'
..............................................................
..............................................................
..............................................................
..............................................................
..............................................................
.............................................
Test Begin: System RAM Test
               

After the test completes successfully, you see this message:

                  
Test Complete: System RAM Test: PASSED
               

11 HSB Interface Test

The High-Speed Bridge (HSB) Interface Test is a suite of tests targeting three HSB interface types. It performs Built-In Self Test (BIST) on the HSB SRAM interfaces and the HSB DRAM interface. It also checks packet traffic on the internal HSB-to-Switch 40Gbps Ethernet links.

When you start the test, you see this message:

                  
Executing HSB Interface Test (15 mins) ..............................................................................
........................................................
Test Begin: HSB Interface Test
Test Begin: HSB to Switch Link Test
               

After the test completes successfully, you see this message:

                  
Test Complete: HSB Interface Test: PASSED
               

20 Chassis Report

This report provides comprehensive details about chassis components, including this information:

  • Chassis type
  • Chassis revision
  • Chassis serial number
  • 400 level part number
  • Fan tray firmware version
  • Fan tray bootloader version
  • Fan tray serial number
  • LCD firmware version
  • System ID firmware version
  • System ID bootloader
  • System ID serial number
  • System ID board version
  • BIG-IP® registration key

When you start the test, you see this message:

                  
Executing Chassis Report .........
Test Begin: Chassis Report
               

After the report completes successfully, a summary of chassis information displays, and you see this message:

                  
Test Complete: Chassis Report: PASSED
               

21 Power Supply Test

This test reports the status of the power supplies installed in the system.

When you start the test, you see this message:

                  
Executing Power Supply Test ...
Test Begin: Power Supply Test
               

After the test completes successfully, you see this message:

                  
Test Complete: Power Supply Test: PASSED
               

22 Fan Tray Report

This report describes the status of the fans in the system.

When you start the test, you see this message:

                  
Executing Fan Tray Report ...
Test Begin: Fan Tray Report
               

After the report completes successfully, you see this message:

                  
Test Complete: Fan Tray Report: PASSED
               

23 Chassis Sensor Report

The Chassis Sensor report performs the hardware sensor test on the chassis, including this information:

  • Type of chassis
  • Internal PIC temperature
  • External PIC temperature
  • PIC voltage

When you start the test, you see this message:

                  
Executing Chassis Sensor Report ...
Test Begin: Chassis Sensor Report
               

After the report completes successfully, you see this message:

                  
Test Complete: Chassis Sensor Report: PASSED
               

24 Chassis Overlay Ping

The Chassis Overlay Ping tests the communication between slots, using this sequence:

  • Ping from slot 4 to slot 1
  • Ping from slot 4 to slot 2
  • Ping from slot 4 to slot 3

When you start the test, you see this message:

                  
Executing Chassis Overlay Ping ....
Test Begin: Overlay Mgmt Ping Test
               

After the test completes successfully, you see this message:

                  
Test Complete: Chassis Overlay Ping: PASSED
               

25 Chassis Data Plane Test

The Chassis Data Plane Test checks for active slots, identifies the platform, and checks the software installed before it can test the data plane on the blades.

Important: Make sure all the other blades running EUD in the chassis are sitting idle with no external traffic flowing.

When you start the test, you see this message:

                  
Please make sure all the other blades running EUD
in the chassis are sitting idle with no external traffic flowing.
Otherwise unexpected results may occur.

Test Begin: Chassis Data Plane Test
   Detecting slots...
               

After the test completes successfully, you see this message:

                  
Test Complete: Chassis Data Plane Test: PASSED
               

27 Blade LED Test (Interactive)

This test sets each of the possible LED status levels and prompts you to verify the corresponding color and operation. You can perform this test from the console or LCD panel.

When you start the test, you see this message:

                  
Test Begin: LED Test
               

After the test completes successfully, you see this message:

                  
Test Complete: Port LED Test: PASSED
Test Complete: LED Test: PASSED
               

28 Front Bezel LED/LCD Test (Interactive)

This test verifies the functionality of the front panel. The functionality tested includes Status LED, Alarm LED, LCD serial communications, pixels, and keys. To successfully perform these tests you need access to the LCD panel on the chassis you want to test.

The first part of this test prompts you to observe the color of the Status and Alarm LEDs.

                  
Test Begin: Front Bezel LCD/LED Test
Test Begin: Front Bezel LED Test
Front Bezel LEDs: 
   Is Front Bezel STATUS LED Orange? (y/n) 
   Is Front Bezel STATUS LED Green? (y/n) 
   Is Front Bezel STATUS LED Off? (y/n) 
   Is Front Bezel ALARM LED Orange? (y/n) 
   Is Front Bezel ALARM LED Red? (y/n) 
   Is Front Bezel ALARM LED Off? (y/n) 
Test Complete: Front Bezel LED Test: PASSED
               

The second part of this test prompts you to interact with the front panel LCD. Use the LCD panel to view the interactive results. Some tests, such as the LCD pixel tests, begin immediately after you press a key to begin the test. The first test checks the viability of the key pad backlight and the LCD backlight. To complete these tests successfully, you must be watching the LCD panel while you press any key to start the test.

                  
Test Begin: Front Bezel LCD Test
   LCD Firmware Version: CFA635:h2.2,f2.2
   Are LCD and keypad backlights On-Dim-Off..? (y/n) 
   Verify all LCD pixels go On....press any key to start 
   Did    all LCD pixels go On? (y/n) 
   Verify all LCD pixels go Dim....press any key to start 
   Did    all LCD pixels go Dim? (y/n) 
   Verify all LCD pixels go Off....press any key to start 
   Did    all LCD pixels go Off? (y/n) 
   Verify LCD contrast changes smoothly...press any key to start 
   Did    LCD contrast change  smoothly? (y/n) 
   LCD Keypad Test...press any key to start 
   Press the [UP] key on the LCD Panel...    
   Press the [LEFT] key on the LCD Panel...                    
   Press the [ENTER] key on the LCD Panel...                  
   Press the [RIGHT] key on the LCD Panel...                  
   Press the [CANCEL] key on the LCD Panel...                
   Press the [DOWN] key on the LCD Panel...
               

After the tests complete successfully, you see these messages:

                  
Test Complete: Front Bezel LCD Test: PASSED
Test Complete: Front Bezel LCD/LED Test: PASSED
               

A Run all Blade (Non-Interactive) Tests

This option runs all EUD tests that are applicable to the blade and do not require user interaction.

B Run tests in [A] but exclude test 14 (System RAM Test)

This option runs all tests that are applicable to the system, excluding the interactive tests and the System RAM test.

C Run all Chassis (Non-Interactive) Tests

This option runs all EUD tests that are applicable to the chassis and do not require user interaction. This process takes approximately 20 minutes to complete.

I Run All Interactive Tests

This option runs all interactive tests. This process takes approximately 10 minutes to complete.

D Display Test Report Log

This option displays a test report. A report log is stored as the text file /shared/log/eud.log in the host file system.

Important: You must run eud_log from the command line to create output for this report.

S Display Test Summary

This option displays a test summary report that contains the results of all tests run during a test session.

Q Quit EUD and Reboot the System

This option quits the EUD and reboot the system. Using other methods, such as the reboot command or the command menu option can destabilize the system.

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