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Personal Workstation
P-Class Technical Reference
Printed in USA November 1999
Manufacturing Part Number: A5015-90021
Edition E1199
© Copyright 1999 Hewlett-Packard Company


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    HP V Personal Workstation ISUALIZE P-Class Technical Reference HP V Workstations ISUALIZE Printed in USA November 1999 Manufacturing Part Number: A5015-90021 Edition E1199 © Copyright 1999 Hewlett-Packard Company...

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    Notice The information contained in this document is subject to change without notice. Hewlett-Packard 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.

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    Preface This technical reference provides hardware and BIOS information for the engineers and technicians that support the HP V P-Class Personal Workstation. It is assumed ISUALIZE that the reader possesses a detailed understanding of AT-compatible microprocessor functions and digital addressing techniques.

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    HP V Kayak Workstations, your HP V reference to “HP Kayak PC Workstations” or “HP Kayak XA-s.” This is particularly true during the initial Power-On Self Test and when you see MaxiLife LCD messages.

  • Page 5: Important Safety Information

    Important Ergonomic Information It is strongly recommended that you read the ergonomic information before using you HP Personal Workstation. Open the Start menu in the task bar and select HP Info.

  • Page 6: Revision History

    If you have any problems or questions with our hardware, software, or documentation, please contact either your HP Response Center or your local HP representative. If you have access to a web browser, you can get the latest software and hardware patches at the following URL:

  • Page 7: Table Of Contents

    Access HP World Wide Web Site ........

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    System Memory Map ............88 HP I/O Port Map (I/O Addresses Used by the System) ......89 5.

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    HP Software Product License Agreement ........

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    Figures Figure 1-1.. Front View of Minitower with Cover Removed ......17 Figure 1-2.. Rear View of Minitower ......... . 17 Figure 1-3..

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    Table 4-5.. HP I/O Port Map ........

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    Tables Table 5-2.. Post Test Sequence and Post Error Codes ......98 Table 5-3..

  • Page 15: System Overview

    System Overview...

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    System Overview This manual describes the HP V Personal P-Class Workstations, and provides ISUALIZE detailed system specifications. This chapter introduces the external features, and lists the specifications and characteristic data of the system. It also summarizes the documentation which is available.

  • Page 17: Package For The Minitower Model

    Package for the Minitower Model Figure 1-1. Front View of Minitower with Cover Removed Front view with cover removed Processor Six Accessory Board Slots Figure 1-2. Rear View of Minitower Rear view Serial Port A Parallel Port Display Connector Chapter 1 Serial Port B System Overview Package for the Minitower Model...

  • Page 18: Hp Visualize

    HP Visualize Personal P-Class Workstation Overview HP V Personal P-Class Workstation Overview ISUALIZE The following table provides an overview of the HP V operating system on all models is Windows NT 4.0. How to use the table: Table 1-1. Overview of the HP V...

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    Table 1-1. Overview of the HP V Component Description Power Supply Input Voltage: Input Frequency: Maximum output power: 260W continuous Chapter 1 HP Visualize Personal P-Class Workstation Overview Personal P-Class Workstation ISUALIZE 100-127, 200-240V ~ 50/60Hz System Overview...

  • Page 20: Hardware Control Panel

    System Overview Hardware Control Panel Hardware Control Panel The HP MaxiLife utility is explained in detail in the section “HP MaxiLife” in the chapter “System Board.” Figure 1-3. Minitower Hardware Network activity light Hard disk activity light LCD Control Buttons...

  • Page 21: Reversing The System Fan For The P600 Processor Only

    If you are installing any other speed processor, ignore this procedure. 1. Look at the fan in the HP UltraFlow airflow guide. If the fan’s label is visible, then you need to reverse the fan. Continue on to step 2 on the next page.

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    System Overview Reversing the System Fan for the P600 Processor Only 3. Lift the top cover of the airflow guide and firmly push it backwards, away from the fan opening. This releases the top cover from the base of the airflow guide. 4.

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    Note that there are also corresponding ridges in the top cover of the airflow guide for aligning the fan, as shown on the next page. When the top cover is installed correctly (see step 6), the fan will be between the two ridges in the top cover of the airflow guide, as well.

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    System Overview Reversing the System Fan for the P600 Processor Only d. Push the top cover downward into position. The flanges on the one side of the top cover snap over the tabs on the base of the airflow guide. Flanges snap over the tabs...

  • Page 25: Specifications And Characteristics Data

    Specifications and Characteristics Data Physical Characteristics Table 1-2. Physical Characteristics of the Minitower Characteristic Weight (excluding display and keyboard) Dimensions Footprint Keyboard Electrical Specifications Table 1-3. Electrical Specifications of the Minitower Parameter Input voltage 100-127 Available Power 260 W Voltage range 90-140 Frequency range 50 Hz to 60 Hz...

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    System Overview Specifications and Characteristics Data Table 1-3. Electrical Specifications of the Minitower Parameter Output Voltage Regulation 11.0 3.15 -4.5 -10.8 Overvoltage Protection Not more than 6.5V for 5V output Not more than 16V for 12V output Not more than 4.15V for 3.3V output Isolation Voltage 3000Vac primary/secondary...

  • Page 27: Environmental Specifications

    Both power supplies on the desktop and minitower models are new compared to those used on previous platforms (Vectra VL 6/xxx and XA 6/xxx). The difference is at the V standby level, which has been extended to deliver 300mA instead of 100mA. This extra current is required by the 100TX hardware layer so it can perform a remote power-on upon reception of a magic frame.

  • Page 28: Documentation

    The table below summarizes the availability of documentation that is appropriate to the HP V Personal Workstations. ISUALIZE Only selected publications are available on paper. Most are available as viewable files (which can also be printed) from the HP division support servers. Table 1-5. Documentation Information Title Division Support Server HP V...

  • Page 29: Access Hp World Wide Web Site

    System Overview Documentation Access HP World Wide Web Site Additional online support documentation, BIOS upgrades and drivers are available from HP’s World Wide Web site, at the following address: World-Wide Web URL: Chapter 1...

  • Page 30: Where To Find The Information

    System Overview Documentation Where to Find the Information The following table summarizes the availability of information within the HP V Personal Workstation documentation set. Table 1-6. Location of Information User Guide Introducing the computer Product features Key features Product model numbers...

  • Page 31: System Board

    System Board This chapter describes the components of the system board, taking in turn the components of the Processor-Local Bus, the Peripheral Component Interconnect (PCI) bus, the System Management (SM) bus and the Industry Standard Architecture (ISA) bus and the AGP Accelerated Graphics Port Controller.

  • Page 32: System Board Overview

    PCI Slots ISA Slots a. Refer to the Switch Block Label located on the chassis of the system box for the different system board switch settings. b. Available only on HP V Personal Workstations. ISUALIZE System Board Switches Processor Fan...

  • Page 33: Accessory Board Slots

    Accessory Board Slots The following block diagram of the accessory board slots is valid for both desktop and minitower models. Refer to the section “Devices on the PCI Bus” in this chapter for the PCI mapping table. 1 AGP slot.

  • Page 34: Isa Accessory Board Slots

    System Board Accessory Board Slots capabilities. The maximum supported power consumption per slot is 25W, either from the 5V or the 3.3V supply. Total power consumption for the PCI slots must not exceed 60W, which gives an average of 15W per slot. Some examples of supported and unsupported configurations: Table 2-1.

  • Page 35: Chipset

    USB controller and Power Management logic. The table in the section “PIIX4E (82371EB)” in this chapter details the PIIX4E chip features. The following block diagram gives an architectural view of the HP V Workstation (for frequencies, refer to the table in the section “Bus Frequencies” in this chapter).

  • Page 36: Architectural View

    System Board Chipset Architectural View L2 cache memory Address (32) Control Data (64) Graphics Matrox Local Mem- Productiva G100 AGP Video BIOS PCI Bus (32 bit, 33 MHz) 133 MB/sec. ISA Bus (16 bit, 8.33 MHz) 29F002T Flash Cartridge Intel Pentium III Proces- Intel Pentium III Proces- Memory 2X AGP Bus...

  • Page 37: Host Bridge/controller (82443bx)

    Transactions (“expedite”) support. Power Management Functions • Stop Clock Grant and Halt special cycle translation (host to PCI bus). • Mobile and “deep Green” Desktop supports for system suspend/resume (i.e., DRAM and power-on suspend). • Dynamic power down of idle DRAM rows.

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    System Board Chipset Table 2-2. Host Bridge/Controller (82443BX) Feature PCI Bus Interface • PCI Rev. 2.1, 3.3V and 5V, 33 MHz interface compliant. • PCI Parity Generation Support. • Data streaming support from PCI to DRAM. • Delayed Transaction support for PCI-DRAM Reads.

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    The AGP characteristics are described in detail in the section “Accelerated Graphics Port (AGP) Controller” in this chapter. Main Memory Controller Because the HP V Personal Workstation is equipped with a 100 MHz front-side ISUALIZE bus, it therefore uses 100 MHz SDRAM memory modules.

  • Page 40: The Piix4e, Pci/isa Bridge Chip (82371eb)

    System Board Chipset Presence Detect (SPD) mechanism using the SMBus interface. The Host Bridge provides optional data integrity features including ECC in the memory array. During reads from DRAM, the Host Bridge provides error checking and correction of the data. The Host Bridge supports multiple-bit error detection and single-bit error correction when the ECC mode is enabled and single/multi-bit error detection when correction is disabled.

  • Page 41: Piix4e (82371eb)

    • Full ISA or Extended I/O (EIO) Bus. • Full Positive Decode or Subtractive Decode of PCI. • ISA and EIO at of PCI F requency. Supports both Mobile and Desktop Deep Green Environments • 3.3V Operation with 5V Tolerant Buffers. • Ultra-low Power for Mobile Environments Support.

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    System Board Chipset Table 2-3. PIIX4E (82371EB) Feature Integrated IDE Controller • Independent Timing of up to four drives. • PIO Mode 4 and Bus Master IDE transfers up to 14 Mbytes/sec. • Supports “Ultra DMA/33” Synchronous DMA Mode transfers up to 33 Mbytes/sec. •...

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    14 external and two internal interrupts are possible. In addition, PIIX4E supports a serial interrupt scheme. It also supports the onboard I/O APIC controller 82093AA. A table in the section “Interrupt Controllers” in the chapter “HP BIOS” shows how the master and slave controllers are connected.

  • Page 44: Devices On The Processor-local Bus

    System Board Devices on the Processor-Local Bus Devices on the Processor-Local Bus The Processor-Local (PL) bus of the Pentium III processors, also referred to as their FSB (Front Side Bus), is implemented in the GTL+ technology. This technology features open-drain signal drivers that are pulled-up to 1.5 V through 56 ohm resistors on both ends of the bus;...

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    The Processor-Local Bus frequency is automatically set by the processor that is installed on the system board. Clock multiplier ratios, which determine the processor frequency, are hard-coded in all HP V ISUALIZE switches 3, 4, and 5.

  • Page 46: Cache Memory

    System Board Devices on the Processor-Local Bus Table 2-4. Switch Settings for Bus Frequencies Processor Switch Processor Frequency Local Bus Frequency 100 MHz 450 MHz 500 MHz 100 MHz 100 MHz 550 MHz 100 MHz 600 MHz Down 100 MHz 650 MHz Down 100 MHz...

  • Page 47: Optional Second Microprocessor

    The “mono-processing” mode has been implemented in order to support operating systems that rely on the “legacy” interrupt controller 82C59 and are not aware of I/O APIC controller 820093AA operation. Refer to the section “Interrupt Controllers” in the chapter “HP BIOS” for further details. Chapter 2 Devices on the Processor-Local Bus Windows NT 4.0...

  • Page 48: Main Memory Bus

    Registered SDRAM. A Registered SDRAM uses the same technology as 66 MHz SDRAMs but runs 50% faster. Using this technology, the HP V Workstation can support up to 768 MB (3 x 256 MB of Registered ECC SDRAM) memory modules.

  • Page 49: Mixing Memory Modules

    1. All DIMMs will function as Non-ECC. Error Correcting Code Operation The error correcting code (ECC) memory of the HP V any single-bit error that occurs in any 72-bit line of memory (64 data bits plus 8 parity bits) to be corrected (automatically and transparently) by the Host Bridge.

  • Page 50: Devices On The Pci Bus

    The IDE controller supports two devices (one master and one slave) connected to a single channel. The channel is fitted with an IDE cable with two connectors. HP V Personal Workstations include two IDE connectors (IDE 1 and IDE 2 ) giving a total of four possible IDE devices.

  • Page 51: Universal Serial Bus (usb) Controller

    USB ports to the AGP connector. In this case, the second external USB port is disabled. USB works only if the USB interface has been enabled within the HP Setup program. Currently, only the Microsoft Windows 95 and Windows NT operating systems provide support for the USB.

  • Page 52: Accelerated Graphics Port (agp) Controller

    The AGP technology was developed as a means to access system memory as a viable alternative to augmenting the memory of the graphics subsystem to meet the needs of high quality 3D graphics applications. All models of HP V support an AGP (Accelerated Graphics Port) device.

  • Page 53: Agp Pci Bus Implementation

    AGP PCI Bus Implementation In the diagram below, the AGP bus is viewed as a PCI bus with extra data lines. Figure 2-1. AGP PCI Bus Implementation Device Chapter 2 Accelerated Graphics Port (AGP) Controller AGP Bus LX-Device 1 AGP Port 66 MHz Virtual PCI-PCI Bridge 33 MHz...

  • Page 54: Devices On The Smbus

    System Board Devices on the SMBus Devices on the SMBus The SMBus is a subset of the I maximum speed of 400 kHz. It is used to monitor some of the hardware functions of the system board, (such as voltage levels, temperature, fan speed, DIMM presence and type) both at system boot and during normal run-time.

  • Page 55: Dimm Sockets

    System BIOS, without which the system will not run. HP MaxiLife Utility MaxiLife is a hardware monitoring chip which is resident on the system board. Its responsibility includes On/Off and reset control, status panel management (Lock button,...

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    If the boot block has been corrupted, the Firmware can start from its ‘crisis’ block. To do this, set the System board switch 10 to the Closed position. MaxiLife is partially replacing HP ASIC (Little Ben), and provides the necessary hardware monitoring control. However, MaxiLife is not accessible in I/O space or memory space of the system platform, but only through the SMBUS (which is a sub-set of the I2C bus), via the PCI/ISA chipset (PIIX4E South Bridge).

  • Page 57: The Lcd Menu

    MaxiLife Architecture The MaxiLife chip continuously monitors temperature and voltage sensors located in critical regions on the system board. This chip receives data about the various system components via a dedicated I2C bus, which is a reliable communications bus to control the integrated circuit boards.

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    System Board Devices on the SMBus • Diagnostics. Runs a set of diagnostics assessing the system’s components (CPU presence, CPU power errors, power supply, clocks, and DIMM presence). To view the test results for each system component, press screen will display a smiling face. If an error is detected, an error screen appears indicating the problem.

  • Page 59: Devices On The Isa Bus

    Bidirectional mode (PC/XT, PC/AT, and PS/2 compatible). Enhanced mode (enhanced parallel port, EPP, compatible). High speed mode (MS/HP extended capabilities port, ECP, compatible). The integrated flexible disk controller (FDC) supports any combination of two of the following: tape drives, 3.5-inch flexible disk drives, 5.25-inch flexible disk drives. It is software and register compatible with the 82077AA, and 100% IBM compatible.

  • Page 60: Audio Controller

    System Board Devices on the ISA Bus Audio Controller The HP V Personal Workstation has an audio chip (AD1816) integrated on the ISUALIZE system board. This single chip is a Plug and Play multimedia audio subsystem for concurrently processing multiple digital streams of 16-bit stereo audio.

  • Page 61: Flash Eeprom

    BIOS, and SCSI BIOS plus their error messages). These are summarized in Chapters 4 and 5. The Flash EEPROMs on the HP V feature which allows recovery from a failed attempt at updating the System BIOS. The bootblock contains the minimum system BIOS information necessary to reprogram the Flash EEPROM.

  • Page 62: Table 2-11

    Down Enable crisis recovery. Recovery boot active 1. The default setting for this switch depends on whether it is for a desktop or minitower model. 2. Refer to the section “BIOS Update Crisis Recovery Procedure” in this chapter for the detailed recovery procedure.

  • Page 63: Other Isa Accessory Devices

    Table 2-12. Switch Setting for the Bus Frequencies Processor Frequency 450 MHz 500 MHz 550 MHz 600 MHz 650 MHz 700 MHz 1. Switches are provided to match the system board to processor frequency when a system board repair is performed. The following diagrams show the position of the system board switches on the minitower models.

  • Page 64: Bios Update Crisis Recovery Procedure

    • Ensure that you have created a DOS-bootable diskette. This floppy diskette contains all the recovery and system BIOS programming software (phlash.exe, platform.bin and hblxxxyy.Ful). Include the flash command in the autoexec.bat, for example: phlash /mode=3 HK1xyyzz.Ful H = HP Professional PC K = HP V Personal Workstation (Pentium III models) ISUALIZE...

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    HP’s World Wide Web site: To download a BIOS upgrade, connect to the HP Web site and follow the on-screen instructions to download the flash utility programs. Before updating the System ROM, it is necessary to disable the “PSWRD” switch on the system switches (SW-7), and to type in the System Administrator’s Password when...

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    System Board Devices on the ISA Bus Chapter 2...

  • Page 67: Interface Devices And Mass-storage Drives

    This chapter describes the integrated SCSI/LAN combo board, which is only used on XA-s desktop models, and the graphics and mass storage which are supplied with the computer. It also summarizes the pin connections on the internal and external connectors.

  • Page 68: Scsi/lan Combo Board

    Interface Devices and Mass-Storage Drives SCSI/LAN Combo Board SCSI/LAN Combo Board Certain HP V Personal Workstations are supplied with an integrated SCSI/ ISUALIZE 10BT/100TX LAN combo board. Even though the SCSI/LAN combo board includes two controllers, only one PCI slot is necessary for installing this board.

  • Page 69: Pci Interface

    Interface Devices and Mass-Storage Drives SCSI/LAN Combo Board PCI Interface The PCI interface operates as a 32-bit DMA bus master. The connection is made through the edge connector. The signal definitions and pin numbers conform to the PCI Local Bus Specification Revision 2.0 standard.

  • Page 70: Scsi Interface

    SCSI Configuration Utility, included in the system BIOS. This utility is described in more detail in the section “Symbios Logic SCSI Configuration Utility” in the chapter “HP BIOS.” SCSI-configured-automatically (SCAM) support is provided at level 2, for Plug and Play.

  • Page 71: Scsi/pci Lan Combo Board Features

    SCSI/PCI LAN Combo Board Features Table 3-2. SCSI/PCI LAN Combo Board Features Interface Features PCI Interface Full 32-bit DMA bus master. Zero wait-state bus master data bursts. Universal PCI bus voltage support. SCSI Interface 16-bit single ended. Automatically enabled active termination Fast and Ultra SCSI data transfer capability.

  • Page 72

    flashing tool for any AMD-based card may be available, but in order to use this tool on HP cards, only 29fxxx flash devices must be used. At present, no test has been carried out using this tool on HP cards.

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    Also, remote boot can only work on one card. Therefore, if a customer wants to use two HP LAN cards without using HP LAN enhanced features (Remote boot, Remote power on), there is no problem. However, if there is a requirement to use the HP LAN-enhanced features, it is not possible, at the present time, to use the two LAN cards on one system.

  • Page 74: Mass-storage Drives

    Maximum external transfer rate Flexible Disk Drives Both desktop and minitower models are supplied with the new bezel-less version of the drive (either Sony or Alps). CD Drives Most models have a 32 Max IDE CD drive supplied in a 5.25-inch front-access shelf ATAPI, supporting ATAPI commands and with audio playback capability.

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    • CD Audio disk. • Mixed mode CD-ROM disk (data and audio). • CD-ROM XA, CD-I, CD-Extra, CD-R, CD-RW. Table 3-5. Features of the Panasonic CD Drive (CD-585-B) HP product number Disk Diameter Data Block Size Storage Capacity Read Mode...

  • Page 76: Connectors And Sockets

    Interface Devices and Mass-Storage Connectors and Sockets Connectors and Sockets Table 3-6. IDE and Flexible Disk Drive Connectors IDE Connector Signal Reset# Ground 7 DMARQ DIOW# DIOR# IORDY DMACK# INTRQ CS1FX DASP# Table 3-7. USB Stacked Connector USB Stacked Connector Signal USB0 Power USB0 Pos.

  • Page 77: Table 3-10

    Table 3-8. Power Supply Connector and Battery Pack Connector Power Supply Connector for System Board Signal PwrGood Remote On Ground +12 Volt supply +5 Volt supply +5 Volt supply -5 Volt supply -12 Volt supply Table 3-9. Power Supply 3V3 for System and PCI Wakeup Connector Power Supply 3V3 for System Signal Ground...

  • Page 78: Table 3-11

    Interface Devices and Mass-Storage Connectors and Sockets Table 3-11. Internal Audio Connectors CD AUDIO Connector Signal Analog Ground CD Right Channel Analog Ground CD Left Channel Audio Front Panel Connector Signal Analog Ground Key Way Front Panel Input Left Front Panel Return Left Front panel Input Right...

  • Page 79: Table 3-13

    Table 3-13. VGA DB15 Connector VGA DB Connector Pins Standard VGA Analog RED Analog GREEN Analog BLUE Monitor ID2 Analog RED return Analog GREEN return Analog BLUE return Digital ground Monitor ID 0 Monitor ID 1 HSYNC VSYNC Ethernet UTP Connector Chapter 3 Interface Devices and Mass-Storage DDC2B...

  • Page 80

    Interface Devices and Mass-Storage Drives Connectors and Sockets Socket Pin Layouts for Minitower Models 9-pin Serial Port Connectors: Port B (left) /, Port A (right) 25-pin Parallel Port Connector Keyboard (right) and Mouse (left) Connectors MIDI/Joystick Connector USB Connectors (two) 15-pin VGA Display Connector 3.5 mm Audio jacks (on video adapter board)

  • Page 81: Hp Bios

    HP BIOS The Setup program and BIOS are summarized in the two sections of this chapter. The POST routines are described in the chapter “Test and Error Messages.”...

  • Page 82: Hp/phoenix Bios Summary

    System ROM firmware is described in the section “Updating the System ROM” in the chapter “System Board.” Note that the messages in this section make reference to the “HP Kayak Workstation.” For an explanation of this, see the section “Special Notice for Users” in the Preface of this document.

  • Page 83

    • PCI Slot Configuration. Sets the PCI Bus Master bit through the BIOS. This could be necessary for some older PCI accessory boards. • ISA Resource Exclusion. Reserves interrupts for legacy ISA devices to prevent conflict with PCI/PnP devices. Chapter 4 HP BIOS HP/Phoenix BIOS Summary...

  • Page 84

    HP BIOS HP/Phoenix BIOS Summary Security Sub-menus are presented for changing the characteristics and values of the System Administrator Password, User Password, Hardware Protection and Boot Device Security. The Security Menu contains the following sub-menus: • User Password. This password can only be set when an administrator password has been set.

  • Page 85: Symbios Logic Scsi Configuration Utility

    Synchronous Transfer Rate (MB/s) Data Width Disconnect Read Write I/O Timeout (seconds) Scan for Devices at Boot Time Scan for SCSI LUNs Queue Tags Chapter 4 HP BIOS Symbios Logic SCSI Configuration Utility Default Settings Enabled Low to High (0-Max) Default Settings...

  • Page 86: Starting The Scsi Configuration Utility

    HP BIOS Symbios Logic SCSI Configuration Utility Starting the SCSI Configuration Utility You access the SCSI Configuration Utility by pressing when the message Press F6 to start Configuration Utility... is displayed during the PC Workstation’s start-up routine. A further message is then displayed: Please wait, invoking Configuration Utility...

  • Page 87: Power Saving

    <30 W (230V, 50 <25 W (230V, 50 <27 W (115V, 60 <21 W (115V, 60 Keyboard, mouse Keyboard, network (RPO) Instantaneous a few seconds HP BIOS Power Saving Shutdown Halted Blanked, <5 W (typ) Halted <5 W (plugged in but...

  • Page 88: Bios Addresses

    HP BIOS BIOS Addresses BIOS Addresses This section provides a summary of the main features of the HP system BIOS. This is software that provides an interface between the computer hardware and the operating system. The procedure for updating the System ROM firmware is described in the section “Updating the System ROM”...

  • Page 89: Hp I/o Port Map (i/o Addresses Used By The System)

    HP I/O Port Map (I/O Addresses Used by the System Peripheral devices, accessory devices and system controllers are accessed via the system I/O space, which is not located in system memory space. The 64 KB of addressable I/O space comprises 8-bit and 16-bit registers (called I/O ports) located in the various system components.

  • Page 90: Table 4-6

    HP BIOS BIOS Addresses Table 4-5. HP I/O Port Map Default Values for I/O Address Ports 03B0 - 03DF 03E8 - 03EF 03F0 - 03F5 03F6 03F7 03F8 - 03FF 04D0 - 04D1 0678 - 067B 0778 - 077B 0CF8 - 0CFF DMA Channel Controllers Only “I/O-to-memory”...

  • Page 91: Table 4-7

    NS317 Keyboard Controller PIIX4 System Timer NS317 COM2, COM4 NS317 COM1, COM3 AD1816, LPT2 NS317 Flexible Disk Controller NS317 LPT1 NS317 RTC MIDI Port AD1816 MIDI NS317 Mouse PIIX4E IDE Channel 1 PIIX4E IDE Channel 2 HP BIOS BIOS Addresses...

  • Page 92

    The system can be forced to operate in this mode by selecting “mono-processing” in the system setup. • Virtual wire mode: On the HP V implemented using the 82C59 interrupt and the I/O APIC controller 82093AA. This mode is used during boot time, if the choice “multi-processing”...

  • Page 93: Tests And Error Messages

    Tests and Error Messages This chapter describes the MaxiLife firmware test sequences and error messages, the Power-On Self-Test (POST) routines, which are contained in the computer’s ROM BIOS, the error messages which can result, and the suggestions for corrective action.

  • Page 94: Maxilife Test Sequence And Error Messages

    • POST phase. • Operating System boot phase. Note that the messages in this section make reference to the “HP Kayak Workstation.” For an explanation of this, see the section “Special Notice for Users” in the Preface of this document.

  • Page 95

    The first detected error displays a message on the LCD status panel. If this happens, one of the following screens could appear. Presence of CPUs or Terminators in the Processor Slots Missing or incorrectly installed CPU or Termina- Control of the CPU Board CPU Board is not connected, or the system board needs replacing.

  • Page 96

    Tests and Error Messages MaxiLife Test Sequence and Error Messages The following table shows the test sequence carried out, the type of error message, and the action to take. Table 5-1. Basic Pre-boot Diagnostics Test Presence of either CPU or Terminator in the processor slot.

  • Page 97: Post Test Sequence And Post Error Codes

    Post Test Sequence and Post Error Codes In order to check that the CPU is able to run the BIOS boot code (POST phase) from the first CPU instructions through to DIMM detection, MaxiLife firmware waits for a synchronization event from the BIOS. Any failure that prevents the execution of the firmware will therefore trigger the BIOS error and will display the following message on the LCD status panel.

  • Page 98

    If the screen is working, you can obtain the meaning of the error by typing “Enter” at the end of the POST. Or, you can check the list of errors available on the HP World-Wide Web support page: There is a time-out of 3 sec-...

  • Page 99: Operating System Boot Phase

    “Fan disk” (run-time error 2) will be displayed. Table 5-3. Run-Time Errors Test During normal usage of the Personal Workstation, HP MaxiLife continually checks vital system parameters. If an error should occur, a message would be automatically displayed on the LCD panel.

  • Page 100

    Obtains information from the BIOS and the system’s Serial EEPROM from a previously successful boot. This information includes: product name (this will read “Kayak XU” even though this is an HP V ISUALIZE number of processors and speed, size of memory for each DIMM socket.

  • Page 101

    Tests and Error Messages MaxiLife Test Sequence and Error Messages Diagnostics Runs a set of diagnostics assessing the system’s components. Results of the tests are displayed on the LCD status panel, one after another when the LCD buttons are pressed. For MaxiLife to access the status of some of the components, the power supply has to be in the ON state.

  • Page 102

    Tests and Error Messages MaxiLife Test Sequence and Error Messages The following diagram shows how the “Power On” is activated when the main power supply of the Personal Workstation is turned off. Figure 5-5. Activation of “Power On” OFF Request for Super I/O NS317 chip Next...

  • Page 103

    The BIOS no longer works. There is no Flash. Chapter 5 Tests and Error Messages MaxiLife Test Sequence and Error Messages Processor Processor Processor HP KAYAK XU Error! CPU Socket Error! Power CPU 1 Error! CPU Socket Error! Power CPU 1...

  • Page 104

    DIMMs are both compatible with one another, and compatible with the Front Side Bus frequency. Additional Information About MaxiLife For more information about MaxiLife, refer to the HP World Wide Web site: Error Code Action to Take Check CPUs and Terminator. Check the VRM SOCKET if a second processor is installed.

  • Page 105: Order In Which The Tests Are Performed

    POST process verifies the basic functionality of the system components and initializes certain system parameters. The POST starts by displaying a graphic screen of the HP Personal Workstation’s logo when the Personal Workstation is restarted. If you wish to view the POST details, press to get the HP Summary Screen.

  • Page 106

    Tests and Error Messages Order in Which the Tests Are Performed Checkpoint Code Get CPU type Initialize system hardware Initialize chipset with initial POST values Set IN POST flag Initialize CPU registers Enable CPU cache Initialize caches to initial POST values Initialize I/O component Initialize the local bus IDE Initialize Power Management...

  • Page 107

    Checkpoint Code Clear 512 KB base RAM RAM failure on address line xxxx* RAM failure on data bits xxxx* of high byte of memory bus Enable cache before system BIOS shadow RAM failure on data bits xxxx* of high byte of memory bus Test CPU bus-clock frequency Initialize Phoenix Dispatch Manager Warm start shutdown...

  • Page 108

    Tests and Error Messages Order in Which the Tests Are Performed Checkpoint Code Test for unexpected interrupts Initialize POST display service Display prompt “Press F2 to enter SETUP” Disable CPU cache Test RAM between 512 and 640 KB Test extended memory Test extended memory address lines Jump to UserPatch1 Configure advanced cache registers...

  • Page 109

    Checkpoint Code Detect and install external parallel ports Initialize PC-compatible PnP ISA devices Re-initialize onboard I/O ports Configure motherboard Configurable Devices (optional) Initialize BIOS Data Area Enable Non-Maskable Interrupts (NMIs) Initialize Extended BIOS Data Area Test and initialize PS/2 mouse Initialize floppy controller Determine number of ATA drives (optional) Initialize hard disk controllers...

  • Page 110

    Tests and Error Messages Order in Which the Tests Are Performed Checkpoint Code Check key lock Initialize typematic rate Erase F2 prompt Scan for F2 key stroke Enter SETUP Clear boot flag Check for errors POST done - prepare to boot operating system One short beep before boot Terminate QuietBoot (optional) Check password (optional)

  • Page 111

    Checkpoint Code Force check (optional) Extended checksum (optional) Unknown interrupt The following are for boot block in Flash ROM Initialize the chipset Initialize the bridge Initialize the CPU Initialize system timer Initialize system I/O Check force recovery boot Checksum BIOS ROM Go to BIOS Set Huge Segment Initialize Multi Processor...

  • Page 112

    Tests and Error Messages Order in Which the Tests Are Performed Checkpoint Code Clear Huge segment Boot to Full DOS POST Routine Description Chapter 5...

  • Page 113: Error Message Summary

    Error Message Summary The Error Message Utility or EMU (.COM application written in C language) is to provide full screen online help messages (localized) on most common POST errors. When an error is generated in POST during the boot process, EMU is run by typing ENTER. The entry point of each EMU message is a 4-digits error code generated by POST.

  • Page 114

    Tests and Error Messages Error Message Summary The following table lists the error codes, causes and symptoms, and the accompanying short messages that are displayed in the upper left corner of the screen. Table 5-5. Error Codes, Causes and Symptoms Code # Cause / Symptom 0000h...

  • Page 115

    Table 5-5. Error Codes, Causes and Symptoms Code # Cause / Symptom 0310h Floppy A: not detected (but configured in CMOS) 0311h Floppy B: not detected (but configured in CMOS) 0305h Floppy A: plugged on Floppy B: connector 0306h General failure on floppy controller 0307h Conflict on floppy disk controller 0400h...

  • Page 116

    Tests and Error Messages Error Message Summary Table 5-5. Error Codes, Causes and Symptoms Code # Cause / Symptom 0711h Defective SIMM (module 1, bank 1) 0712h Defective SIMM (module 2, bank 1) 0721h Defective SIMM (module 1, bank 2) 0722h Defective SIMM (module 2, bank 2) 0731h...

  • Page 117

    The following table summarizes the most significant of the problems that can be reported. Table 5-6. Summary of the Most Significant Problems That Can Be Reported Message Operating system not found Missing operating system Resource Allocation Conflict -PCI device 0079 on system board Video Plug and Play interrupted or failed.

  • Page 118: Beep Codes

    Tests and Error Messages Beep Codes Beep Codes If a terminal error occurs during POST, the system issues a beep code before attempting to display the error in the upper left corner of the screen. Beep codes are useful for identifying the error when the system is unable to display the error message.

  • Page 119: Regulatory Information And Warranty

    Regulatory Information and Warranty...

  • Page 120: Declaration Of Conformity

    93/68/EEC and carries the CE marking accordingly. Grenoble June 1998 HEWLETT-PACKARD 5 Avenue Raymond Chanas 38320 Eybens FRANCE P-Class/X-Class HP V ISUALIZE MT Model International: IEC 950: 1991+A1+A2+A3 +4 Europe: EN 60950: 1992+A1+A2+A3 CISPR 22: 1993 EN 55022: 1994 Class B...

  • Page 121: Regulatory Information

    • consult the dealer or an experienced radio/TV technician for help. Hewlett-Packard’s FCC Compliance Tests were conducted with HP- supported peripheral devices and HP shielded cables, such as those you receive with your system. Changes or modifications not expressly approved by Hewlett-Packard could void the user’s authority to operate the equipment.

  • Page 122

    à un réseau de télecommunication. N’oubliez pas de replacer le capot avant de rebrancher le cordon secteur. Notice for the United Kingdom The HP V Personal Workstations are approved under approval ISUALIZE number NS/G/1234/J/100003 Telecommunication Systems within the United Kingdom.

  • Page 123

    Computer has been designed to respect the environment as much as possible. HP can also take your old PC back for recycling when it reaches the end of its useful life. HP has a product take-back program in several countries. The collected equipment is sent to one of HP’s recycling facilities in Europe or the...

  • Page 124: Hp Hardware Warranty

    Repair Center, during the second and third years of use. If HP receives notice of above defined defects during the warranty period, HP will either, at its option, repair or replace products, which prove to be defective. Should HP be unable to repair or replace the product within a reasonable amount of time, the customer's alternate exclusive remedy shall be a refund of the purchase price upon return of the product.

  • Page 125: Limitation Of Warranty

    If the product is not normally sold by HP in the country of use, it must be returned to the country of purchase for service. Response time for on-site service, and...

  • Page 126: Limitation Of Liability And Remedies

    HP asks to be returned. On-site visits caused by non-Hewlett-Packard products —whether internal or external to the system processor unit— are subject to standard per-incident travel and labor charges.

  • Page 127: Customer Responsibilities

    Response time for HP on-site service in an HP Service Travel Area is normally next business day (excluding HP holidays) for HP Travel Zones 1-3 (generally 100 miles or 160 Km from the HP office). Response time is second business day for Zones 4 and 5 (200 miles, 320 Km); third business day for Zone 6 (300 miles, 480 Km);...

  • Page 128: Hp Telephone Support Services

    Regulatory Information and Warranty HP Hardware Warranty The customer shall return some defective parts upon HP demand. In that case, HP will prepay shipping charges for parts returned to the HP parts service center. HP Telephone Support Services HP Free telephone support for your Personal Workstation is available during the first year from date of purchase.

  • Page 129: Hp Software Product License Agreement

    CD-ROM: (i) The product recovery CD-ROM and/or support utility software may only be used for restoring the hard disk of the HP computer with which the product recovery CD-ROM was originally provided.(ii) The use of any operating system software by Microsoft contained in any such product recovery CD-ROM shall be governed by the Microsoft End User License Agreement (EULA).

  • Page 130: Hp Software Product Limited Warranty

    SUPERSEDE ANY NON-HP WARRANTY TERMS THAT MAY BE FOUND ON-LINE, OR IN ANY DOCUMENTATION OR OTHER MATERIALS CONTAINED COMPUTER PRODUCT PACKAGING. Ninety-Day Limited Software Warranty. HP warrants for a period of NINETY (90) DAYS from the date of the purchase that the software Appendix A...

  • Page 131

    In the event that this software product fails to execute its programming instructions during the warranty period, Customer’s remedy shall be a refund or repair. Should HP be unable to replace the media within a reasonable amount of time, Customer’s alternate remedy shall be a refund of the purchase price upon return of the product and all copies.

  • Page 132

    Regulatory Information and Warranty HP Hardware Warranty Obtaining Warranty Service. Warranty service may be obtained from the nearest HP sales office or other location indicated in the owner’s manual or service booklet. Consumer transactions in Australia and the United Kingdom: The disclaimers and limitations above shall not apply and shall not affect the statutory rights of a Consumer.

  • Page 133

    Ethernet UTP connector External audio connector ExtStart connector Fan connector (on backplane) Flash EEPROM Flexible disk drive connector Flexible disk drives Graphics Hard disk drives Hardware control panel Host Bridge interface Host bridge/controller (82443BX) Host interface HP BIOS HP I/O port map...

  • Page 134

    Index HP MaxiLife utility HP Setup program advanced menu boot device HP World Wide Web Site HP/Phoenix BIOS I/O APIC I/O port map, HP IDE connector IDE controller Information location Information, documentation Integrated drive electronics (IDE) Intel Pentium III microprocessor...

  • Page 135

    System board switches System clocking System overview System ROM, updating Test messages Test sequence Test sequence, post Ultra Wide (16-bit) SCSI connector Universal Serial Bus (USB) Updating the system ROM USB stacked connector VGA DB15 connector World Wide Web Site, HP Index...

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