Turning on the server

Use this information to turn on the server.

Approximately 5 seconds after the server is connected to power, one or more fans might start running to provide cooling while the server is connected to power and the power-on button LED will blink quickly. Approximately 20 to 40 seconds after the server is connected to power, the power-control button becomes active (the power-on LED will blink slowly), and one or more fans might start running to provide cooling while the server is connected to power. You can turn on the server by pressing the power-control button.

The server can also be turned on in any of the following ways:
Note: When 4 GB or more of memory (physical or logical) is installed, some memory is reserved for various system resources and is unavailable to the operating system. The amount of memory that is reserved for system resources depends on the operating system, the configuration of the server, and the configured PCI options.