Thank you very much for purchasing the N8103-107 SCSI Controller. This is a guide to the safe and proper use of the N8103-107 SCSI Controller (hereafter, this product). Be sure to read this guide before handling this controller. Please refer to this document if there is something that you do not understand or a problem occurs while using this controller.
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Keep this operation manual on hand so that you can refer to it when necessary. Be sure to read the "Safety Precautions" and "Precautions on Use." Safety Precautions - Read carefully - This section offers essential information for the safe and proper use of this controller. Please refer to the section of "Names and Functions"...
NEC assumes no liability for any accident resulting in personal injury, death, or property damage if the server has been used in the above conditions.
Confirm that the SCSI cable connector is not damaged and connector pins are not bending before connecting the cable. Use only the SCSI cable authorized by NEC and connects it to the proper connector. Ignoring these instructions may cause a short circuit, resulting in a fire, electric shock, or malfunction.
Turn off the cellular phone or pager. Radio interference may cause malfunctions of this product. Do not drop or hit the product. Doing so can lead to malfunction or failure. Please read this manual and "N8103-107 SCSI Controller Software User’s Guide" which is included in CD-ROM, and handle the product correctly.
本書について 本書は、本製品を正しくセットアップし、使用できるようにするための手引きです。本製品を使用される前 に本書をよくお読みになり、いつでも取り出せる場所に大切に保管してください。本製品の移設の際は必ず 本書も一緒に移設してください。 本文中の記号 本文中では次の 3 つの記号を使用しています。それぞれの意味を示します。(「安全にかかわる表示」につい ては 1 ページを参照してください。) 本製品を取り扱う上で守らなけれ 本製品を取り扱う上で確認してお ばならない事柄や特に注意すべき く必要がある点を示します。 点を示します。 知っておくと役に立つ情報や、便 利なことなどを示します。 About This Manual This manual explains how to setup and use this product correctly. Be sure to read this manual before using the product, and keep the manual in a safe place after reading it.
Packing Box Contents There are various other accessories included in the packing box besides this controller. Please refer to the packing list accompanying the box to make sure that all parts are included. Contact the dealer that you bought this controller from if any parts are missing or damaged. Lifetime This product has a product lifetime of five years.
This product can be implemented to a low profile PCI slot, by replacing a bracket. Do not connect this product to a computer or SCSI device that is not recommended by NEC Corporation. If the product is connected to a computer or SCSI device that is not recommended by NEC Corporation, the product may Notice malfunction or fail.
A unique SCSI ID between 0 and 15 must be assigned to each SCSI device (including the N8103-107 SCSI Controller) that is connected to the N8103-107 SCSI Controller (the SCSI ID of this product is set to 7 by default.) Each SCSI device on the SCSI bus is uniquely identified with the SCSI ID, and the priority when using multiple devices at the same time is decided by the IDs.
2.Components Please confirm that the following components are included with the product. If you find any of them are missing or damaged, please contact the retailer you bought the product from. SCSI Controller Low-Profile Bracket User’s Guide Software Kit - 33 -...
3.Names and Functions ② ④ ① ③ ⑤ ⑥ ① External Connector (68-pin VHDCI) Connector used to connect this product to an External SCSI device. ② Internal Connector (68-pin HD) Connector used to connect this product to an Internal SCSI device. ③...
-> Page 40 Change SCSI controller settings as necessary. Explained in Software User’s Guide Installation of a SCSI driver -> See N8103-107 SCSI Controller Software User’s Guide (pdf) Install an appropriate SCSI driver for your operating system. - 35 -...
4-1.Installation of a PCI bracket A full height PCI bracket is attached to this product at factory shipment. If you insert this product in a low profile PCI slot, you have to replace the bracket with a low profile one that comes with this product.
4-2.Installation to the computer To install this product to the computer: Confirm the power to the computer is off (power lamp off), then unplug the power cord from the electrical outlet. If the power to the computer is on (power lamp on), shut down the operating system and then turn off the computer.
Connect the LED cable (provided with the computer) to the LED connector on this product. This operation is not necessary when you connect SCSI device as a backup device to this product. The type of LED cable and the method for removing and installing the connector vary Notice depending on your computer.
To connect a SCSI Cable: Do not connect this product to a computer or SCSI device that is not recommended by NEC Corporation. If the product is connected to a computer or SCSI device that is not recommended by NEC Corporation, the product may Notice malfunction or fail.
4-5.Installation of a SCSI driver To use this product, the appropriate SCSI driver for your operating system must be installed. For detailed information, refer to the “N8103-107 SCSI Controller Software User’s Guide” which is included in “N8103-107 Windows Driver CD” as “\Manual\ENG\Setup.pdf”.
5.SCSI BIOS - SCSISelect - The SCSISelect utility software is used for setting this product. To start the utility, no special startup disk is required. It can be started by a simple keyboard operation while the self-diagnosis program POST is running. This product is delivered with the latest version of SCSISelect utility.
5-2.Starting SCSISelect Follow these steps to start SCSISelect. Turn on the computer. The following message will be displayed. Adaptec SCSI BIOS v4.31.4 Copyright 2007 Adaptec, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Press <Ctrl><A> for SCSISelect(TM) Utility! Hold <Ctrl> key and press <A> key. SCSISelect utility starts and the “Main”...
5-3.Exiting SCSISelect Follow these steps to exit SCSISelect. If you changed any settings, you are prompted to save the changes before you exit. At the prompt, select Yes to save the changes. Save Changes Mode? Press <ESC> key until a message prompts you to exit At the prompt, select Yes to exit.
5-4.Using SCSISelect Settings To select an option, use the arrow keys to move the cursor to the option, then press <Enter> key. In some cases, selecting an option displays another menu. You can return to the previous menu at any time by pressing <Esc> key. To restore the original SCSISelect default values, press <F6>...
SCSI Bus Interface Definitions SCSI Controller ID - (Default: 7) Sets the SCSI ID for the SCSI card, This product is set at 7, which gives it the highest priority on the SCSI bus. It is recommended not to change this setting. SCSI Controller Parity - (Default: Enabled) SCSI cards perform parity checking to verify th accuracy of data transfer on the SCSI bus.
The following options have no effect if the SCSI card BIOS is disabled. (The SCSI card BIOS is normally enabled by default.) BIOS Multiple LUN Support - (Default: No) Leave this setting at No if the device does not have multiple LUNs.
The following options have no effect if the SCSI card BIOS is disabled. (The SCSI card BIOS is normally enabled by default.) Domain Validation - (Default: Enabled) Determines the optimal transfer rate for each device on the SCSI bus and sets transfer rates accordingly. When enabled, this option sis available if it is implemented in the device drivers.
6.Notice / Troubleshooting 6-1.Notice Do not use Standby and Hibernation. Please reboot a system when the SCSI device is inaccessible or the system log that shows the error in the event log is registered when returning from Standby and Hibernation. Notice 6-2.Troubleshooting If your operating system or applications do not operate correctly after installing this product, please check the...
Japanese Compliance この装置は、情報処理装置等電波障害自主規制協議会(VCCI)の基準に基づくクラスＢ情報技術 装置です。この装置は、家庭環境で使用することを目的としていますが、この装置がラジオや テレビジョン受信機に近接して使用されると、受信障害を引き起こすことがあります。取扱説 明書に従って正しい取り扱いをしてください。 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.