By mistake I ordered an SS4200-EHW instead of an SS4200-E. I found out the distance after unpacking and putting disks in, so the supplier didn't want to switch it to an E. So... I bought and installed an IDE DOM (Transcend 256 MB), set to Master. I have 4 WD 1TB disks, although I've taken them out of the system right now.
I installed the DOM image using an USB stick (as described here: http://www.intel.com/support/motherboards/server/ss4200-e/sb/CS-029093.htm) , but after booting, with or without disks, the power light and the disk lights blink about 10-20 times, after which the power light turns amber, and stays that way. Which means a critical error, so I assume the DOM update didn't go well.
Is there a way to solve this without hacking the system or using the RS323 interface etc?
Solved. Apparently the amber led means that the disks are being formatted. It seems to be working now.