5494 Setup

To set up the 5494, you must complete the following procedures: 

     Install optional adapters 
     Run the power-on self-tests to verify 5494 operation 
     Set the date and time 
     Set the token-ring speed (if a 5494 Token-Ring adapter is installed) 
     Set the Ethernet media type (if a 5494 Ethernet adapter is installed) 

5.Do not insert a diskette at this time. Press the 5494 power push button to set the power ON. The Power-On indicator comes on. The Test Mode indicator comes on, and the following message is displayed on the panel indicating that the 5494 is running tests: 

       001-01 

     These tests may take up to 1 minute to complete. The following panel is displayed when the tests complete: 

       003-02 1 

   6.Does the message 003-02 appear? 

     YES--Continue with step 7. 

     NO--Write down the message code and any number displayed on the right side of the panel. Refer to the IBM 5494 Remote Control Unit Problem Determination Guide Quick Reference for information about the message code and follow the directions listed under Customer Action. (The IBM 5494 Remote Control Unit Problem Determination Guide Quick Reference is stored in the pocket located below the 5494 keypad.) 

   7.
     | The 5494 is shipped with two Base System Diskettes. If you ordered 
     | the Frame Relay Token-Ring Bridge Feature, you also received two FR-TR 
     | Bridge System Diskettes. All diskettes are shipped in the pocket of 
     | the 5494, located below the 5494 keypad. For the setup procedures in 
     | this chapter, you may use either system diskette. 

     Make sure the diskette is write-enabled. The diskette is write-enabled when you cannot see through the adjustable slot in the corner of the diskette. 

     Insert the system diskette into the 5494 diskette drive. 

   8.Pull out the 5494 keypad, type 0, then press Enter. When the loading of code is complete, the following panel is displayed: 

       020-01 1 

     This panel is the extended diagnostics main menu. 

     Note: If at any time the message code that is displayed on your 5494 does not match the message code in this book, write down the numbers displayed on the panel. Refer to the IBM 5494 Remote Control Unit Problem Determination Guide Quick Reference for information about the message code and Customer Action. 

   9.Type 3, then press Enter to set the date and time. The following panel is displayed: 

       023-01 yy-mm-dd 

  10.Key in the current date. The date is displayed in year-month-day format. Move the cursor by using the right and left  arrow keys. Valid entries for the date are numbers in the following ranges: 

     yy   91 through 50 for year (1991 through 2050) 
     mm  01 through 12 for month 
     dd   01 through 31 for day. 

  11.Press Enter when you have completed the date entry. The following panel is displayed: 

       023-02 hh:mm:ss 

     Note: If your panel displays message code 023-03, you entered a date that is not valid. Press Enter and return to step 10. 

  12.Key in the current time. The time is displayed in hour-minute-second format. Move the cursor by using the right and left  arrow keys. Valid entries for the time are numbers in the following ranges: 

     hh      00 through 23 for hour 
     mm    00 through 59 for minute 
     ss      00 through 59 for second. 
 
 

  13.Press Enter when you have completed the time entry. The extended diagnostics main menu is displayed: 

       020-01 1 

     Note: If your panel displays message 023-04, you entered a time that is not valid. Press Enter and return to step 12. 

  14.Will your 5494 be connected to a LAN? 

     YES--Continue with step 15. 

     NO--The date and time are now set. Go to "Connecting Workstations to the 5494" in topic 3.4. 

  15.Which LAN are you using? 
     Token-Ring LAN?--Continue with step 16. 
     Ethernet LAN?--Go to step 18. 

  16.To display your token-ring speed, type 4, and press Enter. 

     One of the following panels is displayed: 

       024-01 4 MBPs 
       024-01 16 MBPs 

  17.To change your token-ring speed, use the up-arrow (") key to select either 4 Mbps or 16 Mbps. When the correct  speed appears on the panel, press Enter. 

     Note: If your system planner provided you with worksheets, this information can also be found on the AS/400 Communication Worksheet. 

     The following panel is displayed: 

       024-02 

     The token-ring speed is now set. Go to step 20. 

  18.To display your Ethernet media type, type 4, and press Enter. One of the following panels is displayed: 

       024-04 10BaseT 
       024-04 10Base2 
       024-04 10Base5 

  19.To change your Ethernet media type, use the up-arrow (") key to select among 10BASE-T, 10BASE2, and 10BASE5.  When the correct media type appears on the panel, press Enter. 

     The following panel is displayed: 

       024-02 

     Note: If your system planner provided you with worksheets, this information can also be found on the AS/400 Communication Worksheet. 

  20.Press Enter to continue. 

     The extended diagnostics main menu is displayed: 

       020-01 1

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