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Smart Array 6404 Hp-Ux Software Installation; Locating Software For The Smart Array 6404 Controller; Installing Software For Smart Array 6404 Controller; Install The Software After Hp-Ux Installation - HP A9891A Installation Manual

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Smart Array 6404 Controller HP-UX Installation

Smart Array 6404 HP-UX Software Installation

Smart Array 6404 HP-UX Software Installation

Locating Software for the Smart Array 6404 Controller

The driver, utilities and manpages for the Smart Array 6404 controller are located at the HP Software Depot.
Go to http://www.software.hp.com
Search for "A9891A".
Click Receive for Free.
Select the HP-UX version that your system is running, and fill-out the customer information form. Then
click Next.
In the "Documents" column next to the "Download Software" column, click on "Download/Installation
Instructions" for additional information.
Click on the depot that corresponds with the OS you are running to download the driver, utilities and
manpages for the Smart Array Controllers.
NOTE
HP recommends that you install the latest version of the Smart Array 6400 Series Controller
firmware. For current firmware recommendations, see the HP Smart Array RAID Controllers
Support Matrix. For instructions on how to obtain and install adapter firmware, see the HP
Smart Array 6400 Series Support Guide. These documents are available in the "Smart Array
(RAID)" section of http://docs.hp.com/en/netcom.html.

Installing Software for Smart Array 6404 Controller

The driver, utilities and manpages for the Smart Array 6404 Controller are contained in the RAID-01 bundle
located in the downloaded depot. They can be installed using the Software Distributor (SD). The SD is a tool
for installing software on HP-UX host systems; it can also be used to remove software from HP-UX host
systems.
The instructions for using the SD to install or remove the driver, utilities and manpages for the Smart Array
6404 Controller can be downloaded at http://software.hp.com.
The RAID-01 bundle is composed of several files that will be copied to the appropriate directories on the host
system. User space utilities can be viewed in the /opt/raidsa/bin directory.

Install the Software After HP-UX Installation

Here are the steps to load the Smart Array 6404 software, using the HP-UX swinstall program.
Step 1. Log on to the system as root.
Step 2. Insert the software media into the appropriate drive. If the software is being loaded from a
CD-ROM, go to step 3; otherwise, go to step 4. The software can also be located at
http://www.software.hp.com.
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