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Fans wont work ibm x3400

None of the fan cooling hardware is working, i just updated BIOS to the 1.74,exclamation orange led blinks, but i don't know whats wrong with it. I just came early to the office and the server was down, no fan sound at boot.

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Remove fan that is having Amber from Fan bay . Clean fan slot as well as bay slot . Then Refix it . It will work .

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You need to give windows installation the drivers for your Sata-Bus by pressing F6 while the installation load the drivers (like when we want to install on RAID drive). or do the following method follow the links in that page for Slipstreaming VIA Serial ATA drivers and the other link to create a boot CD Creating a bootable Windows CD with Nero.
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SOURCE: About ibm server x3400 drivers

You can download the drivers from IBM's website:

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IBM x3400 server hanging / chipset & processor heating, but cooling fans are working properly.

Make sure that the fans are working at proper speed (not stuck or slow).
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Press F2 button as soon as you see the initial screen . This will take you to the bios section.
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