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hp StorageWorks
fca2384 PCI-X host bus adapter for OpenVMS and
Tru64 UNIX installation guide
First Edition (April 2003)
Part Number: AA-RTJYA-TE
This guide describes how to install, configure, and troubleshoot the HP StorageWorks FCA2384
PCI-X host bus adapter for Tru64 UNIX and OpenVMS operating systems.

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    PCI-X host bus adapter for OpenVMS and Tru64 UNIX installation guide First Edition (April 2003) Part Number: AA-RTJYA-TE This guide describes how to install, configure, and troubleshoot the HP StorageWorks FCA2384 PCI-X host bus adapter for Tru64 UNIX and OpenVMS operating systems.

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    © Hewlett-Packard Company, 2003. All rights reserved. Hewlett-Packard Company makes no warranty of any kind with regard to this material, including, but not limited to, the implied warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose. Hewlett-Packard shall not be liable for errors contained herein or for incidental or consequential damages in connection with the furnishing, performance, or use of this material.

  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    HP Authorized Reseller ........

  • Page 4: Table Of Contents

    Contents Using the Alpha Console wwidmgr -show adapter and -set adapter Commands............27 Using the wwidmgr -show adapter Command.

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    about this guide About this Guide This installation guide provides information to help you: Install, configure, and troubleshoot the FCA2384 PCI-X host bus adapter About this Guide (HBA) for Tru64 UNIX and OpenVMS operating systems. Contact technical support for additional assistance About this Guide topics include: Overview, page 6 Conventions, page 7...

  • Page 6: Overview

    This book is intended for use by administrators who are experienced with the following: Tru64 UNIX and OpenVMS operating systems Host bus adapters Related Documentation In addition to this guide, HP provides release notes. FCA2384 PCI-X Host Bus Adapter for OpenVMS and Tru64 UNIX Installation Guide...

  • Page 7: Conventions

    Variables <monospace, italic font> Website addresses Blue, underlined sans serif font text: http://www.hp.com Text Symbols The following symbols may be found in the text of this guide. They have the following meanings. WARNING: Text set off in this manner indicates that failure to follow directions in the warning could result in bodily harm or loss of life.

  • Page 8: Equipment Symbols

    About this Guide Caution: Text set off in this manner indicates that failure to follow directions could result in damage to equipment or data. Note: Text set off in this manner presents commentary, sidelights, or interesting points of information. Equipment Symbols The following equipment symbols may be found on hardware for which this guide pertains.

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    About this Guide Power supplies or systems marked with these symbols indicate the presence of multiple sources of power. WARNING: To reduce the risk of injury from electrical shock, remove all power cords to completely disconnect power from the power supplies and systems. Any product or assembly marked with these symbols indicates that the component exceeds the recommended weight for one individual to handle safely.

  • Page 10: Rack Stability

    About this Guide Rack Stability Rack stability protects personal and equipment. To reduce the risk of personal injury or damage to the WARNING: equipment, be sure that: The leveling jacks are extended to the floor. The full weight of the rack rests on the leveling jacks. In single rack installations, the stabilizing feet are attached to the rack.

  • Page 11: Getting Help

    Operating system type and revision level Detailed, specific questions HP Storage Website The HP website has the latest information on this product, as well as the latest http://www.hp.com/country/us/eng/prodserv/ drivers. Access storage at: storage.html. From this website, select the appropriate product or solution.

  • Page 12: Hp Authorized Reseller

    For the name of your nearest HP authorized reseller: In the United States, call 1-800-345-1518 In Canada, call 1-800-263-5868 Elsewhere, see the HP website for locations and telephone numbers: http://www.hp.com. FCA2384 PCI-X Host Bus Adapter for OpenVMS and Tru64 UNIX Installation Guide...

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    Introduction This introduction to the FCA2384 Host Bus Adapter (HBA) includes: Product Description Table 2 describes the HBA components. Standards Agency Approvals FCA2384 PCI-X Host Bus Adapter for OpenVMS and Tru64 UNIX Installation Guide...

  • Page 14: Product Description

    Introduction Product Description The HBA has the following characteristics: Small form factor (SFF) interface and Lucent Connector (LC) Fibre connector. Embedded optical short-wave laser, multi-mode Fibre Channel interface. Designed using a single custom Application Specific Integrated Circuit (ASIC). The custom ASIC implements a very high performance, multi-class, multi-protocol Fibre Channel host adapter with a 64-bit PCI-X bus connection.

  • Page 15: Host Bus Adapter Diagram Description

    Introduction Table 2 describes the HBA components. Table 2: Host Bus Adapter Diagram Description Figure Legend Description POST LED Indicators Note: See Table 5 Table 6 for detailed descriptions. Fibre Channel (LC) connectors. FCA2384 PCI-X Host Bus Adapter for OpenVMS and Tru64 UNIX Installation Guide...

  • Page 16: Performance Specifications

    Introduction Performance Specifications The FCA2384 PCI-X host bus adapter offers a highly integrated 2Gb/s Fibre Channel HBA for use in servers based on either PCI or the latest PCI-X expansion bus. The features of this PCI-X based HBA provide the flexibility and broad interoperability needed for complex, highly scalable SANs.

  • Page 17: Standards

    Introduction Standards The HBA conforms to the following standards: ANSI Fibre Channel FC-PH, Revision 4.3 ANSI Fibre Channel FC-AL, Revision 4.5 ANSI Fibre Channel FC-FS ANSI Fibre Channel FC-PI ANSI Fibre Channel FC-PLDA ANSI Fibre Channel FC-MI ANSI Fibre Channel FC-FLA Fibre Channel Class 2, 3 PCI-X 1.0a PCI local bus revision 2.2...

  • Page 18: Agency Approvals

    Introduction Agency Approvals The HBA has the following agency approvals: CFR Title 21, Laser AEL Class 1, FDA/CDRH UL recognized to UL1950 CUR recognized to CSA22.2, No.950 EN68025-1 (1994) + Amendment 11 EN68025-2 (1994) TUV certified to EN60950 FCC Rules, CFR Title 47, Part 15, Subpart B, Class A Industry Canada, ICES-003, Class A EN55022 (1998)/CISPR22 (1997) Class A EN55024 (1998)

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    Installation This chapter provides step-by-step instructions for installing the FCA2384 host bus adapter (HBA) including: Prerequisites Recording Reference Numbers Installing the HBA into a Computer Verifying the Installation Configuration Guidelines This chapter also provides information on installation guidelines and supported configurations for the operating systems.

  • Page 20: Prerequisites

    Installation Prerequisites The following prerequisites are provided to help you install the FCA2384 HBA. Hardware Requirements Table 3 describes the voltage and minimum PCI slot requirements for the FCA2384. Table 3: HBA Voltage and Minimum PCI Slot Requirements HBA Voltage HBA PCI Signaling Requirement Voltage...

  • Page 21: Recording Reference Numbers

    Installation Recording Reference Numbers Each HBA ships with a unique address identifier that is stored in flash memory. Fibre Channel industry standards issue two unique identifiers: WorldWide Port Name (WWPN) and Node Name (NN), each of which is derived from the HBA’s IEEE address.

  • Page 22: Installing The Hba Into A Computer

    Installation Installing the HBA into a Computer Following is the procedure for installing the HBA into a computer. WARNING: Be sure to observe the ESD precautions for this procedure. 1. Make sure the computer is powered off. 2. Remove the screws on the computer cover, and then remove the cover. 3.

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    Installation 11. Attach media: a. Connect the fiber optic cable to the LC connector on the HBA. b. Connect the other end of the cable to the Fibre Channel device. Note: The HBA does not allow normal data transmission on an optical link unless it is connected to a similar or compatible laser product.

  • Page 24: Verifying The Installation

    Consult the following sources for any restriction and for information on supported configurations specific to your operating system and topology. Release Notes HP Website at: http://www.hp.com/country/us/eng/support.html. FCA2384 PCI-X Host Bus Adapter for OpenVMS and Tru64 UNIX Installation Guide...

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    You can obtain periodic updates from the HP website: http://www.hp.com/country/us/eng/prodserv/storage.html. Note: HP recommends that you back up all operating system files before you install and configure the HBA device drivers. FCA2384 PCI-X Host Bus Adapter for OpenVMS and Tru64 UNIX Installation Guide...

  • Page 26: Tru64 Unix Driver And Alpha Console Support

    Alpha Console. For the supported versions of Tru64 UNIX and the Alpha Console, consult the HBA Release Notes included in this documentation package. Release notes are updated periodically and can be obtained from the HP website: http://www.hp.com/country/us/eng/prodserv/storage.html. Drill down through Services and Support to Adapter Support.

  • Page 27: Set Adapter Commands

    Installing and Configuring Device Drivers Using the Alpha Console wwidmgr -show adapter and -set adapter Commands With Alpha Console V6.4 and higher, you can set the HBA to run in either Fiber Channel Arbitrated Loop (FC-AL) mode or in Fabric (Switch) mode. By default, the console assumes a fabric topology.

  • Page 28: Using The Wwidmgr -show Adapter Command

    Installing and Configuring Device Drivers Using the wwidmgr -show adapter Command Use the wwidmgr -show adapter command to view HBA configuration. The following example shows a display from wwidmgr -show adapter for a system with two HBAs: The following table describes the elements of the following display line in detail: [0]kgpsaa0.0.0.4.6 1000-0000-c921-05ab fabric...

  • Page 29: Using The Wwidmgr -set Adapter Command

    Installing and Configuring Device Drivers Using the wwidmgr -set adapter Command Use the wwidmgr -set adapter command to format the HBA NVRAM and to configure an HBA to run on a loop or a fabric. The command format is: wwidmgr -set adapter -item<itemno> -topo<fabric I loop> The itemno bracketed value is the value from the –show adapter command.

  • Page 30: Openvms Driver And Console Support

    For the supported versions of OpenVMS, TIMA Kit, and Console, see the HBA Release Notes included in this documentation package. Release notes are updated periodically and can be obtained from the HP website: http://www.hp.com/country/us/eng/prodserv/storage.html. Drill down through Services and Support to Adapter Support.

  • Page 31: Power-on Self Test (post)

    Troubleshooting Power-On Self Test (POST) The Power-On Self Test (POST) is a troubleshooting utility that you can use for the FCA2384 host bus adapter (HBA). This chapter explains the use of this utility in the event of an HBA problem. Table 6 lists the HBA LED states with descriptions of each state.The position of the POST LED indicators is defined in...

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    Troubleshooting FCA2384 PCI-X Host Bus Adapter for OpenVMS and Tru64 UNIX Installation Guide...

  • Page 33: Fcc Compliance Information Statement

    Regulatory Compliance Notices FCC Compliance Information Statement This device complies with Part 15 of the FCC Rules. Operation is subject to the following two conditions: (1) This device may not cause harmful interference, and (2) this device must accept any interference received, including interference that may cause undesired operation.

  • Page 34: Japanese Notice

    Regulatory Compliance Notices Japanese Notice Canadian Notice This Class A digital apparatus meets all requirements of the Canadian Interference-Causing Equipment Regulations. Avis Canadien Cet appareil numérique de la classe A respecte toutes les exigences du Règlement sur le matériel brouilleur du Canada. FCA2384 PCI-X Host Bus Adapter for OpenVMS and Tru64 UNIX Installation Guide...

  • Page 35: Federal Communications Commission Notice

    Regulatory Compliance Notices Federal Communications Commission Notice This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a Class A digital device, pursuant to Part 15 of the FCC rules. These limits are designed to provide reasonable protection against harmful interference in a residential installation.

  • Page 36: Canadian Notice

    Regulatory Compliance Notices Canadian Notice This Class A digital apparatus meets all requirements of the Canadian Interference-Causing Equipment Regulations. Avis Canadien Cet appareil numérique de la classe A respecte toutes les exigences du Règlement sur le matériel brouilleur du Canada. FCA2384 PCI-X Host Bus Adapter for OpenVMS and Tru64 UNIX Installation Guide...

  • Page 37: Electrostatic Discharge

    Electrostatic Discharge To prevent damaging the system, be aware of the precautions you need to follow when setting up the system or handling parts. A discharge of static electricity from a finger or other conductor may damage system boards or other static-sensitive devices.

  • Page 38: Grounding Methods

    Use a portable field service kit with a folding static-dissipating work mat. If you do not have any of the suggested equipment for proper grounding, have a HP authorized reseller install the part. Note: For more information on static electricity, or for assistance with product installation, contact your HP authorized reseller.

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    glossary Glossary This glossary defines terms used in this guide or related to this product and is not a comprehensive glossary of computer terms. Glossary AL-PA Arbitrated Loop Physical Address. The address of a Fibre Channel node in an arbitrated loop. Arbitration The process of selecting one respondent from a collection of several candidates that request service at the same time.

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    Glossary Broadband In data transmission, it denotes transmission facilities capable of handling frequencies greater than those required for high-grade voice communications. The higher frequency allows the carrying of several simultaneous channels. Cladding The dielectric material surrounding the core of an electrical fiber or material surrounding the core of a fiber optic cable.

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    Glossary Fibre Channel Protocol. FDDI Fibre Distributed Data Interface. A network based on the use of optical-fiber cable to transmit data at 100Mbit/sec. Fiber Thin filament of glass. An optical waveguide consisting of a core and cladding, which is capable of carrying information in the form of light. Fibre is also a general term used to cover all physical media types supported by Fibre Channel, such as optical fiber, twisted pair, and coaxial cable.

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    Glossary Laser Light Amplification by Stimulated Emission of Radiation. A device that produces coherent light with a narrow range of wavelengths. Latency Delay in transmission; can be caused by arbitration time prior to winning control of the network. Light In the laser and optical communication fields, the portion of the electromagnetic spectrum that can be handled by the basic optical techniques used for the visible spectrum extending from the near ultraviolet region of approximately 0.3 micron, through the visible region, and into the mid-infrared region of about 30 microns.

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    Glossary Media Manager (MM) A database built into NetWare that keeps track of all peripheral storage devices and media attached to NetWare servers, and allows applications to gain access and get information. The Media Manager receives application I/O requests and converts them to messages compatible with the NPA architecture.

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    Glossary Optical Waveguide Dielectric waveguide with a core consisting of optically transparent material or low attenuation (usually silica glass) and with cladding consisting of optically transparent material of lower refractive index than that of the core. It is used for the transmission of signals with lightwaves and is frequently referred to as fiber.

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    Glossary Transducer A device for converting energy from one form to another, such as optical energy to electrical energy. Upper Level Protocol. Waveguide Structure that guides electromagnetic waves along its length. An optical fiber is an optical waveguide. Wavelength The distance between two crests of an electromagnetic waveform. FCA2384 PCI-X Host Bus Adapter for OpenVMS and Tru64 UNIX Installation Guide...

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    Glossary FCA2384 PCI-X Host Bus Adapter for OpenVMS and Tru64 UNIX Installation Guide...

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    Alpha console OpenVMS Tru64 UNIX HBAs audience agency approvals authorized reseller, HP configuration guidelines installation overview installation procedure configuration normal POST LED indicators guidelines for HBAs POST LED results conventions product description document recording reference numbers...

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    Index POST LED indicators technical support, HP troubleshooting text symbols verifying HBA installation troubleshooting, using POST LED results Tru64 UNIX Alpha console Tru64 UNIX device drivers rack stability, warning reference numbers regulatory compliance notices FCC Compliance warning Federal Communications Commission...

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