If the battery is no good on your Xserve then the write cache does not work. The result is that write speeds are terrible. It does not seem to effect the rea...
Steve Jobs Keynote Xserve 2002
Apple Xserve (Intel) Bootup
Xserve Battery Replacement
Xserve, Xserve RAID Install
Booting the Xserve from the Boot Panel
Xserve introduction keynote interview
Apple Killed the xServe