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A7011A & A7012A PCI-X 2-Port Gigabit Ethernet
Card Installation Guide
HP-UX & OpenVMS Networking
Manufacturing Part Number: 5971-4261
E0305
Printed in the US
© Copyright 2004-2005 Hewlett-Packard Development Company, L.P.

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    A7011A & A7012A PCI-X 2-Port Gigabit Ethernet Card Installation Guide HP-UX & OpenVMS Networking Manufacturing Part Number: 5971-4261 E0305 Printed in the US © Copyright 2004-2005 Hewlett-Packard Development Company, L.P.

  • Page 2: Legal Notices

    Sales and Service Office. U.S. Government License Proprietary computer software. Valid license from HP required for possession, use or copying. Consistent with FAR 12.211 and 12.212, Commercial Computer Software, Computer Software Documentation, and Technical Data for Commercial Items are licensed to the U.S. Government under vendor's standard commercial license.

  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    A7011A & A7012A Declaration of Conformance ........

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    Contents...

  • Page 5: Hp-ux Installation

    If you are installing an HP I/O card as an add-in device, please review this document before installation. If an HP I/O card was factory installed in your server, you can skip to “Step 7: Verify the installation” on page 7 to verify the installation.

  • Page 6: Step 2: Install The Card

    • Check the latest support matrix to see the systems that support this card, how many cards per system, and if any software updates are needed, The support matrix is available on the web at http://docs.hp.com under “Networking and Communications.”...

  • Page 7: Step 5: Install The Latest Software

    Load the software media into the appropriate drive. The Gigabit Ethernet software bundle (IEther-00) for HP-UX 11i v 1.0 is on the December 2003 application CD; for HP-UX 11i v 2.0, the driver is on the March 2004 application CD.

  • Page 8: Optional Step: Configure Jumbo Frames Size

    Jumbo frames are supported only at 1000 Mbit/s. • Jumbo frames for the iether driver on HP-UX 11i v 1.0 have mtu_size in the range of 1501-9000 bytes. If you are using Jumbo Ethernet frames, ensure that all end stations on a given LAN* have the same maximum transmission unit (MTU) setting.

  • Page 9: Network Card Configuration Worksheet

    HP-UX Installation Network Card Configuration Worksheet Network Card Configuration Worksheet Fill out one worksheet for each network card you are installing. Table 1-1 Ethernet Card Configuration Worksheet Required/ How to Configure Your Data Type Default Example Optional (see Note 1)

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    Base-T card only runs at one speed at a time. To verify the speed selection, run lanadmin -x ppa#. Note 3: The valid MTU range for the iether driver on HP-UX 11i v 1.0 is 257 - 9000; for Jumbo Frames, the valid MTU size is any number from 1501 - 9000.

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    HP-UX Installation Network Card Configuration Worksheet Figure 1-2 A7012A PCI-X Copper-based 2-Port Gigabit Ethernet Card PCI-X Dual-Port 1000Base-T Port B RJ-45 Connectors Activity/Link LEDs Flashing = Data traffic Solid = Active link Port A Speed LEDs 10 Mbit/s Green = 100 Mbit/s...

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    HP-UX Installation Network Card Configuration Worksheet Chapter 1...

  • Page 13: Openvms Installation

    OpenVMS Installation This chapter contains the following sections that describe how to install the A7011A or A7012A adapters on an OpenVMS system: • “Preparing for Installation” • “Installing the Adapter” Thank you for purchasing HP I/O Cards If you are installing an HP I/O card as an add-in device, please review this document before attempting installation.

  • Page 14: Installing The Adapter

    Check the latest support matrix for systems that support these adapters. The support matrix is available at http://docs.hp.com under “Networking and Communications.” Installing the Adapter This section contains information on installing the A7011A or A7012A adapter in an OpenVMS system. WARNING The installation procedures in this section require opening the computer cabinet, which might expose you to high-energy (high-amperage) circuits and sharp edges in the equipment chassis.

  • Page 15: Optional Step: Defining Jumbo Frame Size

    OpenVMS Installation Installing the Adapter The LAN device characteristics that can be set include speed, duplex mode, flow control, and whether jumbo frames are enabled. The MC LANCP SET DEVICE and LANCP DEFINE DEVICE commands modify these settings. 2. Set the desired characteristics according to the Network Configuration worksheet (see Table 2-1). For example, use this command: MC LANCP DEFINE DEVICE devname /SPEED=1000 /FULL /AUTONEGOTIATE Table 2-1...

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    OpenVMS Installation Installing the Adapter Chapter 2...

  • Page 17: Regulatory Information

    Regulatory Information This appendix contains regulatory statements for the United States, Canada, Australia/New Zealand, Japan, and the European community. Card Physical and Environmental Specifications Following are the product physical and environmental specifications of the PCI-X 2-Port Gigabit Ethernet Card. Physical Dimensions: 4.75 in by 6.6 in Electrical...

  • Page 18: Canada

    Hewlett-Packard’s system certification tests were conducted with HP-supported peripheral devices and cables, such as those received with your system. Changes or modifications to this equipment not expressly approved by Hewlett-Packard could void the user’s authority to operate the equipment.

  • Page 19: Emi Statement (european Community)

    Regulatory Information EMI Statement (European Community) EMI Statement (European Community) NOTE This is a Class A product. In a domestic environment, this product may cause radio interference, in which case you may be required to take adequate measures. Laser Safety Statements Laser Safety Statements - U.S.

  • Page 20: A7011a & A7012a Declaration Of Conformance

    Regulatory Information A7011A & A7012A Declaration of Conformance A7011A & A7012A Declaration of Conformance Appendix A...

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