Storage drive self tests

Use this information to diagnose and resolve storage drive self test problems for the blade server.

Follow the suggested actions in the order in which they are listed in the Action column until the problem is solved.
  • See Parts listing to determine which components are consumable, structural, or CRU parts.
  • If an action step is preceded by "(trained technician only)," that step must be performed only by a trained technician.
Error code Description Action
217-000-000 Passed the storage drive self test. N/A
217-900-xxx Failed the storage drive self test.
  1. Make sure that the storage drive is securely connected in the storage drive connector, then; reseat the storage drive.
  2. Rerun the test.
  3. Make sure that the system BIOS firmware is at the latest level, upgrade if necessary; then, rerun the test. The BIOS firmware level can be found in the DSA Diagnostic Event Log within the Firmware/VPD section for this component. The latest level firmware for this component can be found on the IBM support Web site at support/docview.wss? uid=psg1MIGR-63017.
  4. Rerun the test.
  5. If the component failure remains, refer to Removing and replacing blade server components to replace the failed component.
217-800-xxx The storage drive self test was terminated by the user. N/A