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Model B132L/B160L Owner's Guide
HP Part No. A4190-90014
Edition E0796
Printed in U.S.A.

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  • Page 1 1 Thu Jul 11 10:40:28 1996 Model B132L/B160L Owner’s Guide HP Part No. A4190-90014 Edition E0796 Printed in U.S.A.
  • Page 2 title_page.doc 2 Thu Jul 11 10:40:28 1996 Hewlett-Packard Co. 1996 Printing History First Printing: July 1996 UNIX is a registered trademark in the United States and other countries, licensed exclusively through X/Open Company Limited. NOTICE The information contained in this document is subject to change without notice.
  • Page 3: Preface

    preface.doc 1 Thu Jul 11 11:02:21 1996 Preface...
  • Page 4: Audience

    2 Thu Jul 11 11:02:21 1996 This owner’s guide describes how to use your HP 9000 B132L/B160L workstation. This manual assumes that you have installed your workstation as described in the HP 9000 Model B132L/B160L Hardware Installation Card Audience This guide is intended for HP 9000 B132L/B160L workstation users.
  • Page 5: Related Manuals

    3 Thu Jul 11 11:02:21 1996 Related Manuals If you are using HP-UX version 10.20, refer to the following manuals for more information: • • • • • • • • To order manuals, please contact your local sales office.
  • Page 6: Documentation Conventions

    preface.doc 4 Thu Jul 11 11:02:21 1996 Documentation Conventions Unless otherwise noted in the text, this guide uses the following symbolic conventions. user-supplied values sample user input output literal values Italic words or characters in for- mats and command descriptions represent values that you must supply.
  • Page 7 5 Thu Jul 11 11:02:21 1996 Problems, Questions, and Suggestions If you have any problems, questions, or suggestions with our hardware, soft- ware, or documentation, please call 1-888-301-5932 (US & Canada) or con- tact the HP Response Center for your country.
  • Page 8 preface.doc 6 Thu Jul 11 11:02:21 1996...
  • Page 9: Table Of Contents

    Removable Storage Devices 13 Security Loop 15 Audio Connectors 15 Keyboard Connectors 17 PS/2 Keyboard and Mouse Connectors 17 HP Parallel I/O Connector 17 802.3 Network Connectors 17 Serial I/O Connectors 18 SCSI Connectors 19 TOC Button 19 Power Cord Connector 19...
  • Page 10 OwnersTOC.doc iv Thu Jul 11 10:42:27 1996 Contents Monitors 20 Keyboard 20 Pointing Devices 20 Operating System Overview 21 Important Information You Need to Note 22 LANIC ID 22 IP Address and Subnetwork Mask Information 23 Networking Overview 24 Mail 24 telnet 24 rlogin 24 ftp 25...
  • Page 11 OwnersTOC.doc v Thu Jul 11 10:42:27 1996 Contents Mounting and Unmounting a CD-ROM Disc 40 Troubleshooting 45 3 Using Your Digital Data Storage (DDS) Tape Drive DDS Tape Drive and Data Cassette Descriptions 49 Operating the DDS Tape Drive 56 Troubleshooting 62 Ordering Information 62 Mounting a CD-ROM Disc Using SAM 40...
  • Page 12 OwnersTOC.doc vi Thu Jul 11 10:42:27 1996 Contents 4 Using Your 3.5-Inch Floppy Disk Drive Using the Floppy Diskette 65 Setting the Write-Protect Tab on a Diskette 65 Inserting and Removing a Diskette 66 Operating the Floppy Drive 67 Verifying the Floppy Drive Configuration 67 Using Device Files 68 Formatting a New Diskette 69 Transferring Data To and From a Floppy Diskette 70...
  • Page 13 OwnersTOC.doc vii Thu Jul 11 10:42:27 1996 Contents Device Verification 89 A Safety and Regulatory Statements Declaration of Conformity 93 Special Video Configuration Statements 94 Emissions Regulations 95 Emissions Regulations Compliance 97 Acoustics 98 Electrostatic Discharge (ESD) Precautions 99 Safety Statement 100 Laser Safety Statement (U.S.A.
  • Page 14 OwnersTOC.doc viii Thu Jul 11 10:42:27 1996 Contents Installing Storage Devices 112 Preparing to Install Your Storage Device 113 Configuring your Storage Device 113 Determining Your Storage Devices Position 113 Removing the Storage Tray 115 Removing the Storage Tray Cover 118 Installing a CD-ROM or a DDS-Format Tape Drive 119 Installing a Floppy Drive 121 Installing a Hard Disk Drive in Position 2 (Front Position) 124...
  • Page 15 OwnersTOC.doc ix Thu Jul 11 10:42:27 1996 Contents C SCSI Connections SCSI Bus Differences 171 SCSI Restrictions 173 Determining SCSI Bus Length 177 Assigning SCSI Device IDs 180 Connecting to the SCSI Ports 185 D The Boot Console Interface Boot Console Interface Features 189 Accessing the Boot Console Interface 194 Booting Your Workstation 195 Searching for Bootable Media 197...
  • Page 16 OwnersTOC.doc x Thu Jul 11 10:42:27 1996 Contents Displaying the Current Monitor Configuration 202 Setting the Monitor Type 203 Setting the Monitor Type at Power On 205 Displaying the Current Memory Configuration 206 Memory Information Sample 206 Displaying the Status of the System I/O 207 Setting the Auto Boot and Auto Search Flags 208 Displaying and Setting the Security Mode 210 Displaying and Setting the Fastboot Mode 211...
  • Page 17 OwnersLOF.doc xi Thu Jul 11 10:43:00 1996 Contents Figures System Unit Front Panel Controls 11 System Unit Rear Panel Connectors 14 CD-ROM Drive Controls and Features 30 CD-ROM Disc Tray 33 Placing a CD-ROM Disc in a Horizontally Mounted Drive 34 Removing a CD-ROM Disc From a Horizontally Mounted Drive 35 Releasing the Disc Holder Retainers 36 Placing a CD-ROM Disc in a Vertically Mounted Drive 37...
  • Page 18 OwnersLOF.doc xii Thu Jul 11 10:43:00 1996 Contents Removing the Floppy Filler Panel 121 Installing the Floppy Disk Drive 122 Connecting the Floppy Drive Data Cable 123 Disconnecting the Floppy Drive Cable 124 Removing the Floppy Disk Drive Assembly 125 Installing a Hard Disk Drive in Position 2 (Front Position) 126 Replacing the Floppy Drive and Carrier 127 Connecting the Floppy Drive Data Cable 128...
  • Page 19: Problems, Questions, And Suggestions

    OwnersLOF.doc xiii Thu Jul 11 10:43:00 1996 Contents Removing the Battery 157 Installing the Storage Tray Assembly 158 Connecting the Storage Tray Cables 159 Installing the Optional EGRAM Module 160 Installing the Optional FW SCSI Controller 162 Removing the Storage Tray Cover 163 Removing the Blank Plate 164 Installing the FW SCSI Cable 165 Replacing the Storage Tray Cover 166...
  • Page 20 OwnersLOT.doc xiv Thu Jul 11 10:43:20 1996 Contents Tables Audio Electrical Specifications 16 Serial I/O Pins 18 Sample LANSCAN COMMAND TABLE 23 CD-ROM Drive Operating Controls and Features 31 DDS Tape Drive Capacities Without Data Compression 49 DDS Tape Drive Capacities With Data Compression 49 Power Up Problems 77 Problems Loading and Booting the Operating System 78 Problems with the 802.3 Network 78...
  • Page 21: System Overview

    sys_ovrvw.doc 7 Thu Jul 11 10:44:28 1996 System Overview...
  • Page 22 8 Thu Jul 11 10:44:28 1996 System Overview This chapter introduces the HP 9000 B132L/B160L workstation. Its purpose is to familiarize you with your workstation and its controls and indicators. The information is presented in the following sections: •...
  • Page 23: Product Description

    Source and binary code compatible with the Series 700 product family Optional Graphics: HP VISUALIZE-24Z, 24-plane graphics HP VISUALIZE-8/24, Accelerated 8-plane or 24-plane 3D graphics Main Memory 6 slots of main memory allowing from 32 to 384 MBytes Second Level Cache...
  • Page 24 sys_ovrvw.doc 10 Thu Jul 11 10:44:28 1996 System Overview Product Description • Standard I/O SE SCSI Connector - 8-bit,5 MB/sec synchronous 1.5 MB/sec asynchronous Two Serial Interfaces RS232C, 9-pin male One Parallel Interface, Centronics, BUSY handshake 25 pin female Audio Line-in, Line-out, Mic, and Headphone Two PS/2 ports (Keyboard and Mouse) •...
  • Page 25: System Unit Front Panel Controls And Leds

    sys_ovrvw.doc 11 Thu Jul 11 10:44:28 1996 System Overview System Unit Front Panel Controls and LEDs System Unit Front Panel Controls and LEDs Before powering on your system, you should become familiar with the system unit controls. Figure 1 shows the system unit front panel controls. Removable Storage Devices Power Switch...
  • Page 26: System Power Switch

    Use the Power switch to power the system unit on and off. NOTICE: There is no need to manually shut down the HP-UX operating system on your workstation before powering it off. When you turn off the power switch, your workstation automatically shuts down the operating system before terminating the power.
  • Page 27: Audio Controls

    sys_ovrvw.doc 13 Thu Jul 11 10:44:28 1996 Audio Controls Next to the system LEDs are the following audio controls: NOTICE: The Volume Control, Headphone Jack, and Mic (microphone) Jack features of the CD-ROM are supported through software applications only. For more information on the features and electrical specifications, see “Audio Connectors”...
  • Page 28: System Unit Rear Panel Connectors

    Figure 2 shows the locations of the connectors on the system unit’s rear panel. Fast, Wide SCSI Single-Ended SCSI Security Loop Pullout Card Audio Line In Audio Line Out HP Parallel Figure 2 System Unit Rear Panel Connectors PS/2 Mouse PS/2 Keyboard Monitor LAN-TP LAN-AUI...
  • Page 29: Security Loop

    sys_ovrvw.doc 15 Thu Jul 11 10:44:28 1996 Security Loop The security loop provides a means of locking the storage tray, with a pad- lock or other locking device, to prevent unauthorized removal from the sys- tem. Audio Connectors Your workstation has audio input and output capability through external input and output connectors on the rear panel and through an internal speaker.
  • Page 30 sys_ovrvw.doc 16 Thu Jul 11 10:44:28 1996 System Overview System Unit Rear Panel Connectors • Audio Output • Audio CODEC The audio electrical specification for this workstation are summarized in Table 1 Table 1 Audio Electrical Specifications Frequency Response Input Sensitivity/Impedance Line In Microphone Max Output Level/Impedance...
  • Page 31: Keyboard Connectors

    HP Parallel I/O Connector The 25-pin HP Parallel I/O interface uses Centronics interface protocols to support peripheral devices such as printers and plotters. Consult the docu- mentation that accompanies each peripheral device for specific information concerning its use.
  • Page 32: Serial I/O Connectors

    sys_ovrvw.doc 18 Thu Jul 11 10:44:28 1996 System Overview System Unit Rear Panel Connectors NOTE: Only one of the network connectors can be used at one time. Serial I/O Connectors You can attach a variety of pointing devices (such as a mouse or trackball), or peripheral devices to the Serial Input/Output (SIO) ports on the B132L/ B160L workstation.
  • Page 33: Scsi Connectors

    sys_ovrvw.doc 19 Thu Jul 11 10:44:28 1996 System Overview System Unit Rear Panel Connectors SCSI Connectors Use the single-ended and fast, wide connectors to connect external SCSI devices such as DDS-format tape drives and CD-ROM drives. Consult the documentation that accompanies each SCSI device for specific information concerning its use.
  • Page 34: Monitors

    Pointing Devices You can use an HP three-button mouse, a trackball, or other options as point- ing devices using the PS/2 connector or the Serial ports. For instructions on using your particular pointing device, see the manual that came with it.
  • Page 35: Operating System Overview

    Please refer to the “Instant Ignition System Configuration Information” sheet that shipped with your system for details on configuration. If you have any questions about Instant Ignition, refer to Using Your HP Workstation for more information. NOTICE: When you power on your workstation, a selftest is performed before the system boots.
  • Page 36: Important Information You Need To Note

    • Subnetwork mask NOTICE: For help with these, refer to Using your HP Workstation. LANIC ID Locate the contents label that comes with the workstation shipping carton. Find the LANIC ID listed there and write it down in the space provided:...
  • Page 37: Ip Address And Subnetwork Mask Information

    sys_ovrvw.doc 23 Thu Jul 11 10:44:28 1996 Table 3 Sample LANSCAN COMMAND TABLE Hardware Station Path Address 2.0.2 0x0800091595EE 0 The LANIC ID in this example is 0800091595EE. You may also obtain the system’s LANIC ID from the information menu in the Boot Console Handler.
  • Page 38: Networking Overview

    The rlogin application also allows you to log on to another computer system on the network from your workstation. For more information on rlogin, see the Using Your HP Workstation manual that came with your workstation and read the online man page by entering the following at a command-line...
  • Page 39: Ftp

    The ftp application is a user interface to the File Transfer Protocol. Use ftp to copy files between your workstation and another computer system on the network. For more information, see the Using Your HP Workstation manual that came with your workstation and read the online man page by entering the following at a command-line prompt: The rcp application allows you to remotely copy files from another computer...
  • Page 40 sys_ovrvw.doc 26 Thu Jul 11 10:44:28 1996 System Overview Networking Overview...
  • Page 41: Using Your Cd-Rom Drive

    cd_rom.doc 27 Thu Jul 11 10:45:05 1996 Using Your CD-ROM Drive...
  • Page 42 cd_rom.doc 28 Thu Jul 11 10:45:05 1996 Using Your CD-ROM Drive This chapter describes how to use your CD-ROM drive. It is divided into the following sections: • CD-ROM drive and CD-ROM media descriptions • Operating the CD-ROM Drive • Mounting and unmounting a CD-ROM disc •...
  • Page 43: Cd-Rom Drive And Cd-Rom Media Descriptions

    cd_rom.doc 29 Thu Jul 11 10:45:05 1996 Using Your CD-ROM Drive CD-ROM Drive and CD-ROM Media Descriptions CD-ROM Drive and CD-ROM Media Descriptions This section describes basic information needed for using the CD-ROM drive and CD-ROM discs. CD-ROM Drive The CD-ROM drive is a random access read-only mass storage device that uses removable CD-ROM discs.
  • Page 44: Controls And Features

    cd_rom.doc 30 Thu Jul 11 10:45:05 1996 Using Your CD-ROM Drive CD-ROM Drive and CD-ROM Media Descriptions Controls and Features Figure 3 shows and Table 4 describes the operating controls and features of the CD-ROM drives. Headset Volume Jack Thumbwheel Figure 3 CD-ROM Drive Controls and Features Busy...
  • Page 45: Cd-Rom Drive Operating Controls And Features

    cd_rom.doc 31 Thu Jul 11 10:45:05 1996 Table 4 CD-ROM Drive Operating Controls and Features Control/Feature Headset Jack Volume Control Busy Indicator Eject Button Emergency Eject NOTICE The Volume Control, Headset Jack, and Audio Jack features of the CD- ROM drive are supported through applications only. CD-ROM Drive and CD-ROM Media Descriptions Purpose You can plug mini-headphones with a 3.5-mm diameter...
  • Page 46: Cd-Rom Media

    cd_rom.doc 32 Thu Jul 11 10:45:05 1996 Using Your CD-ROM Drive CD-ROM Drive and CD-ROM Media Descriptions CD-ROM Media CD-ROM discs are 120 mm (4.7 in.) in diameter, and use one data surface with a capacity of approximately 600 megabytes. The data surface contains pits and flat spots arranged in a continuous spiral track, which is read at a constant speed.
  • Page 47: Operating The Cd-Rom Drive

    cd_rom.doc 33 Thu Jul 11 10:45:05 1996 Operating the CD-ROM Drive This section describes how to perform tasks with your CD-ROM drive. Loading and Unloading a CD-ROM in the Disc Tray This subsection describes how to load or unload a CD-ROM disc in the CD- ROM drive.
  • Page 48: Loading A Cd-Rom Disc In A Horizontally Mounted Drive

    cd_rom.doc 34 Thu Jul 11 10:45:05 1996 Using Your CD-ROM Drive Operating the CD-ROM Drive Loading a CD-ROM Disc in a Horizontally Mounted Drive This CD-ROM drive has an automatic loading/ejecting feature. To load a disc in the CD-ROM drive, follow these steps: Figure 5 Placing a CD-ROM Disc in a Horizontally Mounted Drive 1 Check that the workstation is powered on.
  • Page 49: Unloading A Cd-Rom Disc In A Horizontally Mounted Drive

    cd_rom.doc 35 Thu Jul 11 10:45:05 1996 Unloading a CD-ROM Disc in a Horizontally Mounted Drive Perform the following steps to unload a disc from the CD-ROM drive: Figure 6 Removing a CD-ROM Disc From a Horizontally Mounted Drive 1 Press the eject button to eject the disc tray from the drive. If the drive is in use, NOTICE: You must unmount the disc before eject it from the drive.
  • Page 50: Loading A Cd-Rom Disc In A Vertically Mounted Drive

    cd_rom.doc 36 Thu Jul 11 10:45:05 1996 Using Your CD-ROM Drive Operating the CD-ROM Drive Loading a CD-ROM Disc in a Vertically Mounted Drive To load a disc in the CD-ROM drive, follow these steps: Disc Holder D Disc Holder C Disc Holder A Disc...
  • Page 51: Placing A Cd-Rom Disc In A Vertically Mounted Drive

    cd_rom.doc 37 Thu Jul 11 10:45:05 1996 2 Hold the disc with the label side away from the tray and place the edge of the disc Figure 8 Placing a CD-ROM Disc in a Vertically Mounted Drive 3 Press down gently against the spring tension of disc holders A and B, and swing 4 To close the disc tray, push the front of the disc tray gently towards the drive until onto disc holders A and B as shown in Figure 8.
  • Page 52: Unloading A Cd-Rom Disc In A Vertically Mounted Drive

    cd_rom.doc 38 Thu Jul 11 10:45:05 1996 Using Your CD-ROM Drive Operating the CD-ROM Drive Unloading a CD-ROM Disc in a Vertically Mounted Drive Perform the following steps to unload a disc from the CD-ROM drive: Figure 9 Removing a CD-ROM Disc From a Vertically Mounted Drive 1 Press the eject button to eject the disc tray from the drive.
  • Page 53: Verifying The Cd-Rom Drive Operation

    cd_rom.doc 39 Thu Jul 11 10:45:05 1996 Verifying the CD-ROM Drive Operation To verify that your workstation can communicate with the CD-ROM drive, follow these steps: 1 In a terminal window, enter the following command: H/W Path ============================================ 8/12 8/12.0 8/12.0.0 8/12.5 8/12.5.0...
  • Page 54: Mounting And Unmounting A Cd-Rom Disc

    Failure to mount or unmount a disc can cause a system error condition that can require rebooting the system. If your workstation is running HP VUE, follow these instructions to mount and unmount a CD-ROM disc as a file system. If you’re using something other than HP VUE, use the instructions for mounting and unmounting a CD-ROM disc that come with that product.
  • Page 55 cd_rom.doc 41 Thu Jul 11 10:45:05 1996 8 The Select a Disk to Add... window opens with a list of unused disks. Highlight Now you can access the CD-ROM disc as you would any other mounted file system. Mounting and Unmounting a CD-ROM Disc The System Administration Manager window opens.
  • Page 56: Unmounting A Cd-Rom Disc Using Sam

    Log in as root. If you need information on logging in or setting up a user account, see Using Your HP Workstation. In a terminal window, enter the following command: The System Administration Manager window opens. Double-click on Peripheral Devices ->.
  • Page 57: Reading The Busy Light

    cd_rom.doc 43 Thu Jul 11 10:45:05 1996 Reading the Busy Light The CD-ROM busy light shows the status of the drive during the self test and during activity with the host system. The CD-ROM drive performs the self test when one of the following hap- pens: •...
  • Page 58 cd_rom.doc 44 Thu Jul 11 10:45:05 1996 Using Your CD-ROM Drive Mounting and Unmounting a CD-ROM Disc The busy light stays on after the self test when one of the following condi- tions exist: • A defective disc A disc insertion error (for example, an upside-down disc) •...
  • Page 59: Troubleshooting

    cd_rom.doc 45 Thu Jul 11 10:45:05 1996 Using Your CD-ROM Drive Troubleshooting Troubleshooting If you have trouble with any of these procedures for using your CD-ROM drive, see Chapter 6 of this book, “Solving Problems.”...
  • Page 60 cd_rom.doc 46 Thu Jul 11 10:45:05 1996 Using Your CD-ROM Drive Troubleshooting...
  • Page 61: Using Your Digital Data Storage (Dds) Tape Drive

    dds_tape.doc 47 Thu Jul 11 10:45:35 1996 Using Your Digital Data Storage (DDS) Tape Drive...
  • Page 62 dds_tape.doc 48 Thu Jul 11 10:45:35 1996 Using Your Digital Data Storage (DDS) Tape Drive This chapter describes how to use the optional Digital Data Storage (DDS) tape drive. It also describes how to maintain and care for the drive. This chapter provides information on the following: •...
  • Page 63: Dds Tape Drive And Data Cassette Descriptions

    dds_tape.doc 49 Thu Jul 11 10:45:35 1996 DDS Tape Drive and Data Cassette Descriptions This section describes basic information needed for using your DDS tape drive and data cassettes. DDS Drive Your DDS tape drive is either a DDS-DC (early or later model) or a DDS-2 tape drive with a 3.5-inch form factor, data compression, and a single-ended SCSI interface.
  • Page 64: Controls And Indicators

    dds_tape.doc 50 Thu Jul 11 10:45:35 1996 Using Your Digital Data Storage (DDS) Tape Drive DDS Tape Drive and Data Cassette Descriptions Controls and Indicators Figure 10, Figure 11, and Figure 12 show the LEDs, and eject button of the DDS-format tape drives.
  • Page 65: Leds

    dds_tape.doc 51 Thu Jul 11 10:45:35 1996 LEDs This section describes the LED codes that are displayed. The two LEDs on the front panels of the DDS drives indicate different activ- ities or problems that occur. Figure 13 lists the LED codes and their meanings for the DDS-DC early model drive.
  • Page 66: Led Warning Conditions

    dds_tape.doc 52 Thu Jul 11 10:45:35 1996 Using Your Digital Data Storage (DDS) Tape Drive DDS Tape Drive and Data Cassette Descriptions Tape Clean/ Attention Figure 14 DDS-DC (Later Model) and DDS-2 Tape Drive LED Display Codes LED Warning Conditions The following sections describe actions to take if the LEDs indicate a warn- ing condition.
  • Page 67: Data Cassettes

    Data Cassettes Media Life HP DDS data cassettes are currently specified to 2000 passes over any part of the tape under optimal environmental conditions (50% relative humidity, 22 degrees C). During a tape operation, any one area of the tape may have multiple passes over the heads.
  • Page 68: Cleaning The Tape Heads

    Media Wear (Caution) signal is displayed on the LED. NOTICE: Only use HP Cleaning Cassettes (HP92283K) to clean the tape heads. Do not use swabs or other means of cleaning the tape heads. Follow this procedure to clean the tape heads: 1 Insert the cleaning cassette into the drive.
  • Page 69: Setting The Write-Protect Tab On A Data Cassette

    dds_tape.doc 55 Thu Jul 11 10:45:35 1996 Setting the Write-Protect Tab on a Data Cassette You can only store or change information on a data cassette when the write- protect tab is in the write position. So, before trying to write to the data cas- sette, make sure that the write-protect tab is in the write position, as shown in Figure 15.
  • Page 70: Operating The Dds Tape Drive

    dds_tape.doc 56 Thu Jul 11 10:45:35 1996 Using Your Digital Data Storage (DDS) Tape Drive Operating the DDS Tape Drive Operating the DDS Tape Drive This section describes how to perform tasks with your DDS tape drive. Loading and Unloading a Data Cassette Follow these steps to load and unload a data cassette from the DDS tape drive: 1 Insert the data cassette into the drive, as shown in Figure 16.
  • Page 71: Verifying The Dds Tape Drive Operation

    dds_tape.doc 57 Thu Jul 11 10:45:35 1996 Verifying the DDS Tape Drive Operation To verify that your workstation can communicate with the DDS-format tape drive, enter the following: After a few moments the ioscan utility returns a message similar to the fol- lowing: If ioscan does not see your tape drive, it will return the following message: If you receive this message, go to Chapter 5, “Solving Problems.”...
  • Page 72: Using Device Files

    dds_tape.doc 58 Thu Jul 11 10:45:35 1996 Using Your Digital Data Storage (DDS) Tape Drive Operating the DDS Tape Drive Using Device Files Device files are special files that tell your system which system hardware pathway to use when communicating with a specific device, and what kind of device it is.
  • Page 73: Archiving Data

    Archiving Data This section describes how to transfer data to and from a DDS-format data cassette (saving and restoring) using the HP-UX tar command and your tape drive’s device file. The tar command allows you to save files to a data cassette, restore files from a data cassette to your system, or list the files on your data cassette.
  • Page 74: Restoring Files From A Data Cassette To Your System

    dds_tape.doc 60 Thu Jul 11 10:45:35 1996 Using Your Digital Data Storage (DDS) Tape Drive Operating the DDS Tape Drive Restoring Files from a Data Cassette to Your System Use the following instructions to restore files from a data cassette to your system: 1 Load the data cassette into the tape drive.
  • Page 75: Further Command Information

    dds_tape.doc 61 Thu Jul 11 10:45:35 1996 Further Command Information For additional information on using tar and a complete list of the command arguments, refer to the tar man page by typing the following: The man utility looks up man pages on the system. You may also communicate with the tape drive with the cpio, ftio, mt, and fbackup commands.
  • Page 76: Troubleshooting

    dds_tape.doc 62 Thu Jul 11 10:45:35 1996 Using Your Digital Data Storage (DDS) Tape Drive Troubleshooting Troubleshooting If you have trouble with any of these procedures for using your DDS tape drive, see Chapter 5 of this book, “Solving Problems.” Ordering Information To order Hewlett-Packard data cassettes and cleaning cassettes for use in your DDS tape drive, use the following order numbers:...
  • Page 77: Using Your 3.5-Inch Floppy Disk Drive

    floppy.doc 63 Thu Jul 11 10:46:50 1996 Using Your 3.5-Inch Floppy Disk Drive...
  • Page 78 Troubleshooting • Ordering information The instructions in this chapter assume you are using HP-UX version 9.05 or later operating system with HP VUE version 3.0 or later interface. NOTICES: When examples of user input are given in this chapter, enter them at the command-line prompt in an HP VUE terminal window or HP-UX shell.
  • Page 79: Using The Floppy Diskette

    floppy.doc 65 Thu Jul 11 10:46:50 1996 Using the Floppy Diskette This section describes basic information needed for using your floppy dis- kettes. Setting the Write-Protect Tab on a Diskette You can only store or change information on a diskette when the write-pro- tect tab is in the write position.
  • Page 80: Inserting And Removing A Diskette

    floppy.doc 66 Thu Jul 11 10:46:50 1996 Using Your 3.5-Inch Floppy Disk Drive Using the Floppy Diskette Inserting and Removing a Diskette Follow these steps to insert and remove a diskette from the floppy disk drive: 1 Insert the diskette into the drive, as shown in Figure 18. Eject Button Figure 18 Inserting and Removing a Floppy Diskette...
  • Page 81: Operating The Floppy Drive

    floppy.doc 67 Thu Jul 11 10:46:50 1996 Operating the Floppy Drive This section describes how to perform tasks with your 3.5-inch floppy disk drive. Verifying the Floppy Drive Configuration To verify that your workstation can communicate with the floppy drive, use the ioscan command to see which devices are currently in use on your sys- tem.
  • Page 82: Using Device Files

    floppy.doc 68 Thu Jul 11 10:46:50 1996 Using Your 3.5-Inch Floppy Disk Drive Operating the Floppy Drive Using Device Files Device files are special files that tell your system which system hardware pathway to use when communicating with a specific device and what kind of device it is.
  • Page 83: Formatting A New Diskette

    floppy.doc 69 Thu Jul 11 10:46:50 1996 Formatting a New Diskette You must always format a new floppy diskette with the mediainit utility before using it. To format a new floppy diskette follow these steps: 1 Log in as root. 2 Make sure that the write-protect tab on the floppy diskette is in the write position, 3 Insert the diskette into the floppy disk drive.
  • Page 84: Transferring Data To And From A Floppy Diskette

    Transferring Data To and From a Floppy Diskette This section describes how to transfer data to and from your floppy diskette (saving and restoring) using the HP-UX tar command with your floppy drive’s device file. The tar (tape file archiver) command saves files to a floppy diskette, restores files from a floppy diskette, or lists files on a floppy diskette.
  • Page 85: Listing The Files On A Floppy Diskette

    floppy.doc 71 Thu Jul 11 10:46:50 1996 3 Enter the following command line: Listing the Files on a Floppy Diskette Use the following instructions to list the files on a floppy diskette: 1 Load the floppy diskette into the disk drive. 2 In a terminal window, enter the following command line: tar -xvf devicefile pathname where devicefile is the device file as listed by sam and pathname is the pathname...
  • Page 86: For More Information

    file system. For more information about how to mount and unmount the floppy drive, see the man- ual Using HP-UX (B2910-90001). For more information on copying data to or from your system to other media, including your floppy diskette, refer to the cpio man page by typing...
  • Page 87: Configuring The Floppy Driver

    If you reload software or rebuild the Instant Ignition system on your work- station, you need to reconfigure the HP-UX Kernel to add the floppy driver. Use the SAM utility to add the flexible disk driver and build a new HP-UX kernel.
  • Page 88: Troubleshooting

    Chapter 6 of this book, “Solving Problems.” Ordering Information To order Hewlett-Packard micro flexible diskettes for use in your 3.5-inch floppy disk drive, use the following order number: HP-92192X High-Density Micro Flexible Disks (1.44MB Formatted Capacity) - box of ten diskettes...
  • Page 89: Solving Problems

    solve_probs.doc 75 Thu Jul 11 10:47:35 1996 Solving Problems...
  • Page 90 • Interpreting LED error codes • Dealing with a boot failure • Running system verification tests The instructions in this chapter assume you are using HP-UX version 10.2 or later operating system with HP VUE version 3.0 or later interface.
  • Page 91: Common Problems And Solutions

    solve_probs.doc 77 Thu Jul 11 10:47:35 1996 Common Problems and Solutions The tables in this section list common problems you may encounter with your workstation. The tables also tell you what to do to help solve the prob- lems. Problems with Powering Up the System Table 7 describes possible problems you may encounter when powering up the system and offers possible solutions.
  • Page 92: Problems Loading And Booting The Operating System

    solve_probs.doc 78 Thu Jul 11 10:47:35 1996 Solving Problems Common Problems and Solutions Problems Loading and Booting the Operating System Table 8 describes possible problems you may encounter when loading and booting the operating system and offers solutions. Table 8 Problems Loading and Booting the Operating System Problem The power LED is lit,...
  • Page 93: Problems Using A Hard Disk Drive

    solve_probs.doc 79 Thu Jul 11 10:47:35 1996 Problems Using a Hard Disk Drive Table 10 describes possible problems you may encounter using the hard disk drive and offers solutions. Table 10 Problems Using a Hard Disk Drive Problem The disk drive is not accessible or does not respond.
  • Page 94: Problems Using The Cd-Rom Drive

    solve_probs.doc 80 Thu Jul 11 10:47:35 1996 Solving Problems Common Problems and Solutions Problems Using the CD-ROM Drive Table 11 describes a possible problem you may encounter when you use the CD-ROM drive and offers a solution. Table 11 Problems Using the CD-ROM Drive Problem The CD-ROM drive does not respond to com-...
  • Page 95: Problems Using The Dds Tape Drive

    solve_probs.doc 81 Thu Jul 11 10:47:35 1996 Problems Using the DDS Tape Drive Table 12 describes a possible problem you may encounter using the DDS tape drive and offers solutions. Table 12 Problems Using the DDS Tape Drive Problem The DDS tape drive does not respond to com- mands.
  • Page 96: Problems Using The Floppy Disk Drive

    solve_probs.doc 82 Thu Jul 11 10:47:35 1996 Solving Problems Common Problems and Solutions Problems Using the Floppy Disk Drive Table 13 describes a possible problem you may encounter using the floppy disk drive and offers a solution. Table 13 Problems Using the Floppy Disk Drive Problem The floppy drive does not respond to commands.
  • Page 97: Led Error Codes

    solve_probs.doc 83 Thu Jul 11 10:47:35 1996 Solving Problems LED Error Codes LED Error Codes This section contains information about the error codes displayed by the LEDs on the system’s front panel. If an error occurs during the power-up diagnostics tests, the diagnostics use the front panel LEDs to display a code for the failing component.
  • Page 98: Led Error Codes

    solve_probs.doc 84 Thu Jul 11 10:47:35 1996 Solving Problems LED Error Codes Table 14 LED Error Codes LED Value RS-232 Chassis Description Code Range Reserved 7401 No memory found FAULT Likely cause: SIMMs or processor board Reserved FLT 7000-7F00 Memory Error Fault Likely Cause: Memory SIMMs System console will indicate which SIMM fault occurred on...
  • Page 99: Led Error Codes

    solve_probs.doc 85 Thu Jul 11 10:47:35 1996 Table 14 LED Error Codes RS-232 Chassis LED Value Code Range FLT A088 - A0FF No console/IPL error FAULT Reserved Reserved Reserved Any call to Power on value. Indicates processor early_update_chas board fault when this value remains for sis_display more than a second following power up.
  • Page 100: Dealing With A Boot Failure

    If you suspect a file system failure, see the manual Using HP-UX for help on dealing with file system failures. If you think that some- thing is wrong with the hardware, continue reading this chapter for more trouble- shooting information.
  • Page 101: Running System Verification Tests

    87 Thu Jul 11 10:47:35 1996 Running System Verification Tests HP-UX uses an online diagnostics product called the Support Tools Man- ager that allows system operation verifications. Three interfaces are available with the Support Tools Manager: a command line interface (accessed through the cstm command), a menu-driven inter- face (accessed through the mstm command), and the graphical user interface (accessed through the xstm command).
  • Page 102 solve_probs.doc 88 Thu Jul 11 10:47:35 1996 Solving Problems Running System Verification Tests 1 At a command line prompt, enter the following: The following message appears: Support Tool Manager Version A.01.00 Type ‘help’ for a list of available commands. CSTM> 2 At the CSTM>...
  • Page 103: Device Verification

    solve_probs.doc 89 Thu Jul 11 10:47:35 1996 Device Verification The ioscan command scans the system and lists the devices that it can find. The following command line reports the device files for the devices it finds: Enter the following command for more information on the ioscan command: The insf command installs device special files for devices that it finds con- nected to the system.
  • Page 104 solve_probs.doc 90 Thu Jul 11 10:47:35 1996 Solving Problems Device Verification...
  • Page 105: A Safety And Regulatory Statements

    A_FCC.doc 91 Thu Jul 11 10:48:04 1996 Safety and Regulatory Statements...
  • Page 106 A_FCC.doc 92 Thu Jul 11 10:48:04 1996 Safety and Regulatory Statements This appendix contains safety and regulatory statements pertaining to your B132L/B160L workstation. It provides information on the following topics: • Declaration of conformity • Special video configuration statements • Emissions regulations •...
  • Page 107: Declaration Of Conformity

    A_FCC.doc 93 Thu Jul 11 10:48:04 1996 Safety and Regulatory Statements Declaration of Conformity Declaration of Conformity...
  • Page 108: Special Video Configuration Statements

    A_FCC.doc 94 Thu Jul 11 10:48:04 1996 Safety and Regulatory Statements Special Video Configuration Statements Special Video Configuration Statements The following statements apply only to those applications which include a cable connected to the S-Video connector on the A4248A card. No modifi- cation to the regulatory statements is necessary for applications which include cables connected to other connectors on the card but not to the S- Video connector.
  • Page 109: Emissions Regulations

    • Hewlett-Packard’s system certification tests were conducted with HP-sup- ported peripheral devices and HP shielded cables, such as those you receive with your computer. Changes or modifications not expressly approved by Hewlett-Packard could void the user’s authority to operate the equipment.
  • Page 110: Vcci Class 2 Ite

    A_FCC.doc 96 Thu Jul 11 10:48:04 1996 Safety and Regulatory Statements Emissions Regulations VCCI Class 2 ITE...
  • Page 111: Emissions Regulations Compliance

    Emissions Regulations Compliance Emissions Regulations Compliance Any third-party I/O device installed in HP system(s) must be in accordance with the requirements set forth in the preceding Emissions Regulations state- ments. In the event that a third-party noncompliant I/O device is installed,...
  • Page 112: Acoustics

    A_FCC.doc 98 Thu Jul 11 10:48:04 1996 Safety and Regulatory Statements Acoustics Acoustics Regulation On Noise Declaration For Machines -3. GSGV Lpa <70dB operator position normal operation per ISO 7779 Lpa<70dB am Arbeitsplatz normaler Betrieb nach DIN 45635 T.19...
  • Page 113: Electrostatic Discharge (Esd) Precautions

    A_FCC.doc 99 Thu Jul 11 10:48:04 1996 Electrostatic Discharge (ESD) Precautions Electrostatic charges can damage the integrated circuits on printed circuit boards. To prevent such damage from occurring, observe the following pre- cautions during board unpacking, installation, and configuration: • •...
  • Page 114: Safety Statement

    A_FCC.doc 100 Thu Jul 11 10:48:04 1996 Safety and Regulatory Statements Safety Statement Safety Statement This equipment conforms to the following safety standards: • UL 1950 • CSA 950 • IEC 950 • EN 60950...
  • Page 115: Laser Safety Statement (U.s.a. Only)

    A_FCC.doc 101 Thu Jul 11 10:48:04 1996 Safety and Regulatory Statements Laser Safety Statement (U.S.A. Only) Laser Safety Statement (U.S.A. Only) The CD ROM mass-storage system is certified as a Class-1 laser product under the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) Radia- tion Performance Standard according to the Radiation Control for Health and Safety Act of 1968.
  • Page 116: Warnings And Cautions

    A_FCC.doc 102 Thu Jul 11 10:48:04 1996 Safety and Regulatory Statements Warnings and Cautions Warnings and Cautions...
  • Page 117 B_configure.doc 103 Thu Jul 11 10:48:31 1996 Changing Your Workstation’s Hardware Configuration...
  • Page 118: B Changing Your Workstation's Hardware Configuration

    B_configure.doc 104 Thu Jul 11 10:48:31 1996 Changing Your Workstation’s Hardware Configuration This appendix describes the procedures to change your workstation’s hard- ware configuration. It presents the information in the following sections: • Checking the SCSI IDs • Preparing your workstation •...
  • Page 119: Checking The Scsi Ids

    B_configure.doc 105 Thu Jul 11 10:48:31 1996 Checking the SCSI IDs To determine which SCSI IDs are currently in use on your system, use the ioscan command in a terminal window: 1 Click on the Terminal Control on the Front Panel of your Workspace. 2 Move the mouse cursor into the terminal window and single-click the left mouse 3 Enter the following at the prompt: Changing Your Workstation’s Hardware Configuration...
  • Page 120 B_configure.doc 106 Thu Jul 11 10:48:31 1996 Changing Your Workstation’s Hardware Configuration Checking the SCSI IDs After a few moments the ioscan utility lists all of the SCSI I/O devices it could find. The list appears similar to the following: H/W Path ============================================== 8/12...
  • Page 121: Preparing Your Workstation

    B_configure.doc 107 Thu Jul 11 10:48:31 1996 Preparing Your Workstation This section describes how to prepare your workstation for changing its con- figuration. Use the following procedure to prepare your workstation: 1 Power off your workstation by pressing the power button on the front panel. 2 When the workstation has completed shutting down and powering off, power off 3 Unplug the power cord of the system unit, the monitor, and any peripheral devic- 4 Unplug the power cord from the back of the system unit.
  • Page 122: Removing The Floor Stand

    B_configure.doc 108 Thu Jul 11 10:48:31 1996 Changing Your Workstation’s Hardware Configuration Preparing Your Workstation Figure 20 Removing the Floor Stand 6 Lay the system unit on a flat surface, such as a table top. 7 Attach a static-grounding wrist strap to bare metal on the back of the system unit.
  • Page 123: Removing The Main Tray Assembly

    B_configure.doc 109 Thu Jul 11 10:48:31 1996 Removing the Main Tray Assembly Perform the following steps to remove the Main Tray Assembly: 1 Shutdown and prepare the workstation as described in Preparing Your Worksta- 2 Disconnect all cables and connectors from the front and rear connectors of the 3 Attach a static-grounding wrist strap to bare metal on the back panel of the system 4 Remove the four thumbscrews on the rear of the system unit, as shown in Figure Thumbscrews...
  • Page 124: Replacing The Main Tray Assembly

    B_configure.doc 110 Thu Jul 11 10:48:31 1996 Changing Your Workstation’s Hardware Configuration Replacing the Main Tray Assembly Replacing the Main Tray Assembly Perform the following steps to replace the main tray assembly: 1 Align the main tray assembly with the chassis and slide it into place, as shown in Figure 22.
  • Page 125: Replacing The Main Tray Assembly

    B_configure.doc 111 Thu Jul 11 10:48:31 1996 If you installed a new hard disk drive, go to Configuring a Hard Disk Drive on page 133. If you installed a new removable media device, refer to the following chap- ters for information on using the device: •...
  • Page 126: Installing Storage Devices

    B_configure.doc 112 Thu Jul 11 10:48:31 1996 Changing Your Workstation’s Hardware Configuration Installing Storage Devices Installing Storage Devices This section describes how to install storage devices in your workstation. Before installing a new storage device, perform the following procedures as described earlier in this appendix: •...
  • Page 127: Preparing To Install Your Storage Device

    B_configure.doc 113 Thu Jul 11 10:48:31 1996 Preparing to Install Your Storage Device This section describes information that you need to consider and procedures that you need to perform before installing any storage device. Configuring your Storage Device Table 15 lists the recommended SCSI IDs for internal storage devices. If an existing device already uses one of the suggested IDs, select an alternate ID.
  • Page 128: Disk Tray Positions

    B_configure.doc 114 Thu Jul 11 10:48:31 1996 Changing Your Workstation’s Hardware Configuration Installing Storage Devices Figure 23 Disk Tray Positions Table 16 Storage Configurations Disk Tray Position * Fast Wide SCSI devices are supported only with the optional Fast Wide SCSI controller. Supported Devices Floppy Drive The floppy drive is not a SCSI...
  • Page 129: Removing The Storage Tray

    B_configure.doc 115 Thu Jul 11 10:48:31 1996 Removing the Storage Tray Before removing the Storage Tray Assembly, perform the procedures described in Preparing to Install Your Storage Device on page 113. NOTICE: The Storage Tray Assembly does not have to be removed from the system unit to access a hard disk drive or the 3.5-inch floppy drive.
  • Page 130: Disconnecting The Storage Tray Assembly

    B_configure.doc 116 Thu Jul 11 10:48:31 1996 Changing Your Workstation’s Hardware Configuration Installing Storage Devices 2 Disconnect the cables from the system board and the backplane, as shown in Fig- ure 25. When disconnecting the floppy cable use the following procedure: a Lift the locking ring on the connector to the up, or unlocked position.
  • Page 131: Removing The Storage Tray Assembly

    B_configure.doc 117 Thu Jul 11 10:48:31 1996 Changing Your Workstation’s Hardware Configuration Installing Storage Devices 4 Hold the storage tray with both hands and slide it toward the front of the main tray approximately an inch, then lift it straight up to remove it. Figure 26 Removing the Storage Tray Assembly...
  • Page 132: Removing The Storage Tray Cover

    B_configure.doc 118 Thu Jul 11 10:48:31 1996 Changing Your Workstation’s Hardware Configuration Installing Storage Devices Removing the Storage Tray Cover To remove the storage tray cover press in the two cover locking tabs then lift the front end of the cover and slide it forward off of the pins in the rear, as shown in Figure 27.
  • Page 133: Installing A Cd-Rom Or A Dds-Format Tape Drive

    B_configure.doc 119 Thu Jul 11 10:48:31 1996 Installing a CD-ROM or a DDS-Format Tape Drive Perform the following procedure to install a CD-ROM or DDS tape drive in the disk tray: 1 Remove the disk filler panel from the bottom location of the storage tray bezel by Figure 28 Removing a Disk Filler Panel Changing Your Workstation’s Hardware Configuration...
  • Page 134: Installing A Cd-Rom Or Dds Tape

    B_configure.doc 120 Thu Jul 11 10:48:31 1996 Changing Your Workstation’s Hardware Configuration Installing Storage Devices 2 From the front of the storage tray, line up the slides on the CD-ROM or DDS tape drive with the slots in the storage tray, and slide it into place, as shown in Figure Figure 29 Installing a CD-ROM or DDS Tape 3 Push the CD-ROM or tape drive in about half way.
  • Page 135: Installing A Floppy Drive

    B_configure.doc 121 Thu Jul 11 10:48:31 1996 Changing Your Workstation’s Hardware Configuration Installing Storage Devices Installing a Floppy Drive Perform the following procedure to install a floppy drive in the disk tray: 1 Remove the floppy filler panel from the top location of the bezel by using a coin or other flat, blunt, object to pry it from the front, as shown in Figure 30.
  • Page 136: Installing The Floppy Disk Drive

    B_configure.doc 122 Thu Jul 11 10:48:31 1996 Changing Your Workstation’s Hardware Configuration Installing Storage Devices 2 Set the floppy drive in the floppy support tray. Be sure to line up the alignment pin in the tray with the hole in the floppy drive, as shown in Figure 31. Figure 31 Installing the Floppy Disk Drive...
  • Page 137: Connecting The Floppy Drive Data Cable

    B_configure.doc 123 Thu Jul 11 10:48:31 1996 3 Connect the floppy data cable to the floppy drive and the system board as shown Figure 32 Connecting the Floppy Drive Data Cable 4 Proceed to the section entitled Replacing the Storage Tray Cover on page 130. Changing Your Workstation’s Hardware Configuration in, Figure 32.
  • Page 138: Installing A Hard Disk Drive In Position 2 (Front Position)

    B_configure.doc 124 Thu Jul 11 10:48:31 1996 Changing Your Workstation’s Hardware Configuration Installing Storage Devices Installing a Hard Disk Drive in Position 2 (Front Position) Perform the following procedure to install a hard disk drive: 1 Disconnect the cable from the floppy disk drive, as shown in Figure 33.
  • Page 139: Removing The Floppy Disk Drive Assembly

    B_configure.doc 125 Thu Jul 11 10:48:31 1996 Changing Your Workstation’s Hardware Configuration Installing Storage Devices 2 Lift the rear of the floppy disk carrier, push the carrier toward the rear of the disk tray, then lift the front of the floppy disk carrier from the Storage Tray, as shown in Figure 34.
  • Page 140: Installing A Hard Disk Drive In Position 2 (Front Position)

    B_configure.doc 126 Thu Jul 11 10:48:31 1996 Changing Your Workstation’s Hardware Configuration Installing Storage Devices 3 Align the four feet on the bottom of the disk drive carrier with the square holes in the storage tray, as shown in Figure 35. Figure 35 Installing a Hard Disk Drive in Position 2 (Front Position) 4 Set the drive in the storage tray.
  • Page 141: Replacing The Floppy Drive And Carrier

    B_configure.doc 127 Thu Jul 11 10:48:31 1996 7 Replace the floppy and its carrier by setting the mounting pins near the front of Figure 36 Replacing the Floppy Drive and Carrier 8 Push down firmly on the rear of the floppy carrier to ensure that it is fully locked Changing Your Workstation’s Hardware Configuration the storage tray in place first, then push the carrier toward the front of the storage tray slightly and set the rear mounting pins in place.
  • Page 142: Connecting The Floppy Drive Data Cable

    B_configure.doc 128 Thu Jul 11 10:48:31 1996 Changing Your Workstation’s Hardware Configuration Installing Storage Devices 9 Connect the cable to the floppy drive. When connecting the floppy data cable, use the following procedure, as shown in Figure 37: a Lift the locking ring on the connector to the up, or unlocked, position. b While holding the locking ring in the unlocked position, insert the cable into the connector until the blue line is even with the locking ring.
  • Page 143: Installing A Hard Disk Drive In Position 1 (Rear Position)

    B_configure.doc 129 Thu Jul 11 10:48:31 1996 Installing a Hard Disk Drive in Position 1 (Rear Position) Perform the following procedure to install a hard disk drive in position 1: 1 Align the four feet on the bottom of the drive carrier with the square holes in the Figure 38 Installing a Hard Disk Drive in Position 1 (Rear Position) 2 Set the drive in the storage tray.
  • Page 144: Replacing The Storage Tray Cover

    B_configure.doc 130 Thu Jul 11 10:48:31 1996 Changing Your Workstation’s Hardware Configuration Installing Storage Devices Replacing the Storage Tray Cover Perform the following procedure to replace the storage tray cover, as shown in Figure 39: Slide the cutouts on the rear of the cover onto the pins on the storage tray Swing the cover into place.
  • Page 145: Replacing The Storage Tray

    B_configure.doc 131 Thu Jul 11 10:48:31 1996 Replacing the Storage Tray When replacing the storage tray, use the following procedure: 1 Align the pins on the backpanel of the main tray with the holes on the rear of the Figure 40 Installing the Storage Tray Assembly 2 Lower the front of the storage and move it slightly forward to align the pins on 3 Slide the storage tray towards the rear of the main tray until the pins are fully seat-...
  • Page 146: Connecting The Storage Tray Cables

    B_configure.doc 132 Thu Jul 11 10:48:31 1996 Changing Your Workstation’s Hardware Configuration Installing Storage Devices 5 Reconnect the floppy, SE SCSI, power, CD-ROM audio, and FW SCSI cables as shown in Figure 41. When connecting the floppy cable to the system board, use the following proce- dure: a Lift the locking ring on the connector to the up, or unlocked, position.
  • Page 147: Configuring A Hard Disk Drive

    B_configure.doc 133 Thu Jul 11 10:48:31 1996 Configuring a Hard Disk Drive This section describes how to add a hard disk drive to your system as a file system using SAM. If you installed a new hard disk drive, follow these instructions to make your new disk usable as a file system.
  • Page 148 B_configure.doc 134 Thu Jul 11 10:48:31 1996 Changing Your Workstation’s Hardware Configuration Installing Storage Devices 8 The Set Disk Usage and Options window opens. Select File System and click on 9 The following screen messages appear: Click on Task started. Creating the device file...
  • Page 149: Installing Additional Memory

    B_configure.doc 135 Thu Jul 11 10:48:31 1996 Installing Additional memory Before installing memory modules, perform the procedure described in Removing the Main Tray Assembly on page 109. When you have completed changing your workstation’s memory configura- tion perform the procedure described in Replacing the Main Tray Assembly on page 110.
  • Page 150 B_configure.doc 136 Thu Jul 11 10:48:31 1996 Changing Your Workstation’s Hardware Configuration Installing Additional memory Table 17 shows the allowable memory configurations. Table 17 C160L Allowable Memory Configurations Configuration Number You may need to remove existing memory modules and move them to a dif- ferent location when changing your workstation’s memory configuration.
  • Page 151: Removing Memory Modules

    B_configure.doc 137 Thu Jul 11 10:48:31 1996 Removing Memory Modules Perform the following steps to remove memory modules: 1 Locate the memory modules on the CPU board, as shown in Figure 42. Memory Module Connectors Figure 42 Memory Module Location Changing Your Workstation’s Hardware Configuration Installing Additional memory White Ejector Tabs...
  • Page 152: Removing The Memory Retainer

    B_configure.doc 138 Thu Jul 11 10:48:31 1996 Changing Your Workstation’s Hardware Configuration Installing Additional memory 2 Pull the tab on the memory retainer and slide it toward the front of the main tray to remove it, as shown in Figure 43 Figure 43 Removing the Memory Retainer...
  • Page 153: Removing A Memory Module

    B_configure.doc 139 Thu Jul 11 10:48:31 1996 Changing Your Workstation’s Hardware Configuration Installing Additional memory 3 To remove a memory module, push the ejector tabs on each side of the module. Lift the memory module up and out of the connector and place it on a static-free surface.
  • Page 154: Installing Memory Modules

    B_configure.doc 140 Thu Jul 11 10:48:31 1996 Changing Your Workstation’s Hardware Configuration Installing Additional memory Installing Memory Modules Perform the following steps to install memory modules: 1 Locate the memory connectors on the CPU board, as shown in Figure 45. Memory Module Connectors Figure 45 Memory Module Location...
  • Page 155: Removing The Memory Retainer

    B_configure.doc 141 Thu Jul 11 10:48:31 1996 Changing Your Workstation’s Hardware Configuration Installing Additional memory 2 Pull the tab on the memory retainer and slide it toward the front of the main tray to remove it, as shown in Figure 46. Figure 46 Removing the Memory Retainer...
  • Page 156: Installing Memory Modules

    B_configure.doc 142 Thu Jul 11 10:48:31 1996 Changing Your Workstation’s Hardware Configuration Installing Additional memory 3 Close the ejector tabs on each side of the memory connector to lessen the force required to seat the memory module, as shown in Figure 47. 4 Line up the memory module with the guides making sure that the notched end of the memory module is toward the white ejector tab (front of the main tray), as shown in Figure 47.
  • Page 157: Installing Second Level Cache Boards

    B_configure.doc 143 Thu Jul 11 10:48:31 1996 Changing Your Workstation’s Hardware Configuration Installing Second Level Cache Boards Installing Second Level Cache Boards Before installing second level cache boards, perform the procedure in Removing the Main Tray Assembly on page 109. Follow these steps to install second level cache boards into the B132L/ B160L workstation.
  • Page 158: Installing Cache Boards

    B_configure.doc 144 Thu Jul 11 10:48:31 1996 Changing Your Workstation’s Hardware Configuration Installing Second Level Cache Boards 2 Open the ejector tabs on each side of the cache connector and line the cache board up with the guides making sure that the keying notches along the connector edge of the board are away from the memory modules, as shown in Figure 49.
  • Page 159: Removing Cache Boards

    B_configure.doc 145 Thu Jul 11 10:48:31 1996 Changing Your Workstation’s Hardware Configuration Removing Cache Boards Removing Cache Boards Follow these steps to remove the cache boards from the workstation. 1 Locate the cache boards on the CPU board, as shown in Figure 50. Cache Board Connectors Figure 50 Cache Boards Location...
  • Page 160: Removing A Cache Board

    B_configure.doc 146 Thu Jul 11 10:48:31 1996 Changing Your Workstation’s Hardware Configuration Removing Cache Boards 2 To remove a cache board, push the ejector tabs on each side of the board. Lift the cache board up and out of the connector and place it on a static free surface. Figure 51 Removing a Cache Board...
  • Page 161: Installing A Pci, Eisa, Or Gsc Option Board

    B_configure.doc 147 Thu Jul 11 10:48:31 1996 Installing a PCI, EISA, or GSC Option Board Your workstation includes two option slots. Option slot 1 supports either PCI or GSC option boards. Option slot 2 supports either PCI, EISA, or GSC option boards.
  • Page 162: Graphics Adapter Considerations

    B_configure.doc 148 Thu Jul 11 10:48:31 1996 Changing Your Workstation’s Hardware Configuration Installing a PCI, EISA, or GSC Option Board Graphics Adapter Considerations If you are installing a graphics option, read the information in this section first. Special Video Configuration Statements The following statements apply only to those applications which include a cable connected to the S-Video connector on the A4248A card.
  • Page 163: Graphics Paths

    B_configure.doc 149 Thu Jul 11 10:48:31 1996 Changing Your Workstation’s Hardware Configuration Installing a PCI, EISA, or GSC Option Board Graphics Paths graphics(0) is the built-in 8-plane graphics adapter. graphics(1) and graphics(2) are graphics adapters installed in option slots 1 and 2.
  • Page 164: Installing The Option Board

    B_configure.doc 150 Thu Jul 11 10:48:31 1996 Changing Your Workstation’s Hardware Configuration Installing a PCI, EISA, or GSC Option Board Installing the Option Board Before installing option boards you must perform the procedure described in Removing the Main Tray Assembly on page 109. Follow these steps to install a PCI, EISA, or GSC option board into your workstation: 1 Push in the locking tab and slide the option board support bracket toward the rear...
  • Page 165: Installing A Pci, Eisa, Or Gsc Option Board

    B_configure.doc 151 Thu Jul 11 10:48:31 1996 3 Slide the board into the slot, as shown in Figure 54. 4 Press in firmly on both ends of the option board at the same time to make sure 5 Use the blank plate retaining screw to secure the option board, as shown in Installing a PCI, EISA, or GSC Option Board Figure 54 Changing Your Workstation’s Hardware Configuration...
  • Page 166: Removing The Pci Adapter

    B_configure.doc 152 Thu Jul 11 10:48:31 1996 Changing Your Workstation’s Hardware Configuration Installing a PCI, EISA, or GSC Option Board 6 If you are installing an EISA or GSC option board, you must use a ballpoint pen tip, or other blunt instrument, to remove the PCI adapter from the correct slot po- sition on the option board support bracket, as shown in Figure 55.
  • Page 167: Replacing The Option Board Support Bracket

    B_configure.doc 153 Thu Jul 11 10:48:31 1996 7 Place the option board support bracket over the edge of the option board and slide Figure 56 Replacing the Option Board Support Bracket 8 Replace the main tray assembly as described in Replacing the Main Tray Assem- Changing Your Workstation’s Hardware Configuration Installing a PCI, EISA, or GSC Option Board it into the slot on the power supply until the locking tab snaps into place, as shown...
  • Page 168: Replacing The Battery

    B_configure.doc 154 Thu Jul 11 10:48:31 1996 Changing Your Workstation’s Hardware Configuration Replacing the Battery Replacing the Battery 1 Remove the main tray as described in Removing the Main Tray Assembly on page 109. 2 Pull the tab on the memory retainer and slide it toward the front of the main tray to remove it, as shown in Figure 57 Figure 57 Removing the Memory Retainer...
  • Page 169: Disconnecting The Storage Tray Assembly

    B_configure.doc 155 Thu Jul 11 10:48:31 1996 3 Disconnect the cables from the system board and the optional fast, wide SCSI 4 Remove the storage tray retaining screw, as shown in Figure 58. FWSCSI Storage Tray Power Figure 58 Disconnecting the Storage Tray Assembly Changing Your Workstation’s Hardware Configuration adapter, as shown in Figure 58.
  • Page 170: Removing The Storage Tray Assembly

    B_configure.doc 156 Thu Jul 11 10:48:31 1996 Changing Your Workstation’s Hardware Configuration Replacing the Battery 5 Hold the storage tray with both hands and slide it toward the front of the main tray approximately an inch, then lift it straight up to remove it. Figure 59 Removing the Storage Tray Assembly...
  • Page 171: Removing The Battery

    (+) side facing in the same direction. Figure 60 Removing the Battery 7 Insert the new battery in the same orientation as the old one. (Only use HP part CAUTION: Danger of explosion if battery is incorrectly replaced. Replace only with the same or equivalent type recommended by the manufacturer.
  • Page 172: Installing The Storage Tray Assembly

    B_configure.doc 158 Thu Jul 11 10:48:31 1996 Changing Your Workstation’s Hardware Configuration Replacing the Battery 8 Align the pins on the backpanel of the main tray with the holes on the rear of the storage tray and slide the storage tray onto the pins, as shown in Figure 61. Figure 61 Installing the Storage Tray Assembly 9 Lower the front of the storage tray and move it slightly forward or backward to...
  • Page 173: Connecting The Storage Tray Cables

    B_configure.doc 159 Thu Jul 11 10:48:31 1996 12 Reconnect the floppy, SE SCSI, power, CD-ROM audio, and FW SCSI cables as FWSCSI Storage Tray Power Figure 62 Connecting the Storage Tray Cables 13 Follow the instructions in Replacing the Main Tray Assembly on page 110. Changing Your Workstation’s Hardware Configuration shown in Figure 62.
  • Page 174: Installing The Optional Egram Module

    B_configure.doc 160 Thu Jul 11 10:48:31 1996 Changing Your Workstation’s Hardware Configuration Installing the Optional EGRAM Module Installing the Optional EGRAM Module Before you can install the EGRAM module you must perform the following procedures: • Removing the Main Tray Assembly on page 109 •...
  • Page 175 B_configure.doc 161 Thu Jul 11 10:48:31 1996 2 Line up the connector on the EGRAM module and the connector on the CPU 3 Connect the EGRAM board to the CPU board. Press down firmly on the connec- 4 Follow the instructions in Replacing the Storage Tray on page 131 5 Follow the instructions in Replacing the Main Tray Assembly on page 110 Changing Your Workstation’s Hardware Configuration board while at the same time aligning the standoffs to the holes in the EGRAM...
  • Page 176: Installing The Optional Fast Wide Scsi Controller

    B_configure.doc 162 Thu Jul 11 10:48:31 1996 Changing Your Workstation’s Hardware Configuration Installing the Optional Fast Wide SCSI Controller Installing the Optional Fast Wide SCSI Controller Before you can install the FW SCSI controller you must perform the proce- dure described in Removing the Main Tray Assembly on page 109. Perform the following procedure to install the FW SCSI controller: 1 Install the three standoffs, as shown in Figure 64.
  • Page 177: Removing The Storage Tray Cover

    B_configure.doc 163 Thu Jul 11 10:48:31 1996 3 Connect the FW SCSI controller to the CPU board by pressing firmly on the con- 4 Remove the storage tray cover by pressing in the two cover locking tabs then lift- Figure 65 Removing the Storage Tray Cover Changing Your Workstation’s Hardware Configuration Installing the Optional Fast Wide SCSI Controller...
  • Page 178: Removing The Blank Plate

    B_configure.doc 164 Thu Jul 11 10:48:31 1996 Changing Your Workstation’s Hardware Configuration Installing the Optional Fast Wide SCSI Controller 5 Remove the two screws and remove the blankplate from the rear panel, as shown in Figure 66. Blank Plate Figure 66 Removing the Blank Plate...
  • Page 179: Installing The Fw Scsi Cable

    B_configure.doc 165 Thu Jul 11 10:48:31 1996 6 Connect the end of FW SCSI cable to the FW SCSI controller making sure that To FW SCSI Controller Ferrite Bead Cable Clip Figure 67 Installing the FW SCSI Cable 7 Set the ferrite bead into the slot on the side of the storage tray. Make sure that the 8 Use the two hex standoffs to install the external connector on the end of the FW 9 Secure the cable in the cable clip so that it does not interfere with the disk drives, Changing Your Workstation’s Hardware Configuration...
  • Page 180: Replacing The Storage Tray Cover

    B_configure.doc 166 Thu Jul 11 10:48:31 1996 Changing Your Workstation’s Hardware Configuration Installing the Optional Fast Wide SCSI Controller Slide the cutouts on the rear of the storage tray cover onto the pins on the storage tray Press down on the front edge of the cover to make sure that the locking tabs on the storage tray fully engage the cover.
  • Page 181: Changing Your Monitor Type

    B_configure.doc 167 Thu Jul 11 10:48:31 1996 Changing Your Monitor Type Your system ships from the factory preset to use a monitor with a specific resolution and frequency. If you replace your monitor with a different type, you must reconfigure your workstation to support it. There are two ways to reconfigure your workstation to support a different monitor type: Setting the Monitor Type from the Boot Console Interface...
  • Page 182 B_configure.doc 168 Thu Jul 11 10:48:31 1996 Changing Your Workstation’s Hardware Configuration Changing Your Monitor Type The system queries you to save the new monitor type. Select the new type by pressing Enter. If the monitor type displayed is correct, press Y to save this monitor type.
  • Page 183: Scsi Connections

    C_scsi.doc 169 Thu Jul 11 10:49:09 1996 SCSI Connections...
  • Page 184 C_scsi.doc 170 Thu Jul 11 10:49:09 1996 SCSI Connections This appendix provides information about connecting Small Computer Sys- tem Interface (SCSI) devices to an HP 9000 B132L/B160L workstation. It presents the information in the following sections: • SCSI bus differences •...
  • Page 185: Scsi Bus Differences

    C_scsi.doc 171 Thu Jul 11 10:49:09 1996 SCSI Bus Differences A Small Computer Systems Interface (SCSI) bus is an IEEE standard bus for connecting your workstation to internal and external SCSI devices running at different speeds, singly or in combination. Examples of these SCSI devices are 4-mm DDS-format tape drives, CD-ROM drives, and Winches- ter hard disk drives.
  • Page 186: Scsi Bus Addresses, Id Numbers, And Arbitration Priorities

    C_scsi.doc 172 Thu Jul 11 10:49:09 1996 SCSI Connections SCSI Bus Differences Table 19 SCSI Bus Addresses, ID Numbers, and Arbitration Priorities SE SCSI Address SCSI ID Number 15 ..8 7 ..0 .
  • Page 187: Scsi Restrictions

    • • CAUTION: SCSI cables approved by HP are designed to function within the SCSI tolerances for HP devices. Use of other cables can result in significant problems with system operation. The SE SCSI definition limits the total cable length of SE SCSI cables to 6 meters (19.6 feet).
  • Page 188: Connectors And Terminators

    C_scsi.doc 174 Thu Jul 11 10:49:09 1996 SCSI Connections SCSI Restrictions If you are daisy-chaining SE SCSI devices together, use the following cables: • 92222A cable with 0.5 meter (1.6 feet) length • 92222B cable with 1.0 meter (3.2 feet) length •...
  • Page 189: Scsi Configuration Constraints

    • SE SCSI Bus Configuration Constraints For the SE SCSI bus, HP-UX supports only one of each type of removable disk drive and two of the same type tape devices per system. Table 20 shows configuration constraints for each SE SCSI device type. If the system has an internal CD-ROM drive, tape drive or hard disks connected to the SE SCSI bus, you must count them as SE SCSI devices.
  • Page 190: Fw Scsi Bus Configuration Constraints

    C_scsi.doc 176 Thu Jul 11 10:49:09 1996 SCSI Connections SCSI Restrictions CAUTION: Do not mix SE SCSI and FW SCSI peripherals. FW SCSI Bus Configuration Constraints FW SCSI devices doe not work with SE SCSI devices. Table 21 shows the configuration constraints for each FW SCSI device type. Table 21 FW SCSI Bus Configuration Constraints FW SCSI Devices...
  • Page 191: Determining Scsi Bus Length

    D_boot_cons.doc 187 Thu Jul 11 10:49:34 1996 The Boot Console Interface...
  • Page 192: Boot Console Interface Features

    D_boot_cons.doc 188 Thu Jul 11 10:49:34 1996 The Boot Console Interface This appendix describes the different features of the boot console interface and how to use them. It presents the information in the following sections: • Boot console interface features •...
  • Page 193: Fw Scsi Bus Length

    D_boot_cons.doc 189 Thu Jul 11 10:49:34 1996 Boot Console Interface Features There are times when you want to interact directly with the hardware of your workstation before it boots the operating system. Your workstation provides a menu-driven boot console interface that allows you to perform special tasks, display information, and set certain system parameters, even if the operating system is unavailable.
  • Page 194: Assigning Scsi Device Ids

    D_boot_cons.doc 190 Thu Jul 11 10:49:34 1996 The Boot Console Interface Boot Console Interface Features ------ Main Menu ----------------------------------------------------- Command ------- BOot [PRI|ALT|<path>] PAth [PRI|ALT|CON|KEY][<path>]Display or modify a path SEArch [DIsplay|IPL] [<path>] Search for boot devices COnfiguration [<command>] INformation [<command>] SERvice [<command>] DIsplay HElp [<menu>|<command>]...
  • Page 195: Se Scsi Device Ids

    D_boot_cons.doc 191 Thu Jul 11 10:49:34 1996 ------ Configuration Menu -------------------------------------------- Command ------- AUto [BOot|SEArch] [ON|OFF] BootID [<proc>] [<boot ID>] BootINfo BootTimer [0 - 200] CPUconfig {<proc>] [ON|OFF] DEfault FastBoot [ON|OFF] MOnitor [LIST|<path> <type>] PAth [PRI|ALT|CON|KEY] [<path>] SEArch [DIsplay|IPL] [<path>] SECure [ON|OFF] TIme [c:y:m:d:h:m:[s] BOot [PRI|ALT|<path>]...
  • Page 196 D_boot_cons.doc 192 Thu Jul 11 10:49:34 1996 The Boot Console Interface Boot Console Interface Features ------ Information Menu ---------------------------------------------- Command ----------- BootINfo CAche ChipRevisions COprocessor FwrVersion LanAddress MEmory PRocessor WArnings BOot [PRI|ALT|<path>] Boot from specified path DIsplay HElp [<menu>|<command> Display help for menu or command RESET MAin ------...
  • Page 197: Fw Scsi Ids

    D_boot_cons.doc 193 Thu Jul 11 10:49:34 1996 ------ Service Menu -------------------------------------------------- Command ------- ChassisCodes [<proc>] CLEARPIM EepromRead [<addr>] {<len>] MemRead <addr> [<len>] [a] PDT [CLEAR] PIM [<proc> [HPMC|LPMC|TOC]] BOot [PRI|ALT|<path>] DIsplay HElp [<menu>|<command>] RESET MAin ------ Service Menu: Enter command > The Boot Console Interface Boot Console Interface Features Description...
  • Page 198: Accessing The Boot Console Interface

    2 Press the power switch on the front panel of the system unit. NOTICES: There is no need to manually shut down the HP-UX operating system on your workstation before powering it off. When you turn off the power switch, your workstation automatically shuts down the operating system before terminating the power.
  • Page 199: Connecting To The Scsi Ports

    D_boot_cons.doc 195 Thu Jul 11 10:49:34 1996 Booting Your Workstation Usually, you start your workstation by turning it on and waiting for HP-UX to boot automatically. However, you may not always want the usual sequence to occur. For example, you may want to start your workstation from an operating sys- tem that is stored on a device that is different from your usual boot device.
  • Page 200 ISL is the program that actually controls the loading of the operating system. By interacting with ISL, you can choose to load an alternate version of the HP-UX operating system. If you do not want ISL to be loaded, you must enter NO.
  • Page 201: Searching For Bootable Media

    D_boot_cons.doc 197 Thu Jul 11 10:49:34 1996 Searching for Bootable Media To list devices that contain bootable media, follow the directions in “Access- ing the Boot Console Interface” earlier in this appendix, and then type the following at the prompt: The search command searches all buses.
  • Page 202: Resetting Your Workstation

    D_boot_cons.doc 198 Thu Jul 11 10:49:34 1996 The Boot Console Interface Resetting Your Workstation Resetting Your Workstation To reset your workstation, follow the directions in “Accessing the Boot Con- sole Interface” earlier in this appendix, and then type the following at the prompt: To reset your workstation to its predefined values, follow the directions in “Accessing the Boot Console Interface”...
  • Page 203: Boot Console Interface Features

    D_boot_cons.doc 199 Thu Jul 11 10:49:34 1996 Displaying and Setting Paths A path is the hardware address of a device that is attached to the I/O system of your workstation. The path command sets the system paths shown in Table 26. The path command sets and displays the hardware address of a specified device attached to the I/O bus of your workstation.
  • Page 204: Mnemonic Style Notation

    D_boot_cons.doc 200 Thu Jul 11 10:49:34 1996 The Boot Console Interface Displaying and Setting Paths The paths are displayed in Mnemonic Style Notation, as shown in Table 27. Table 27 Mnemonic Style Notation I/O Type Built-in FWSCSI Built-in SCSI Optional Built-in LAN To display the current setting for a particular system path, follow the direc- tions in “Accessing the Boot Console Interface”...
  • Page 205: Setting The Monitor Type

    D_boot_cons.doc 201 Thu Jul 11 10:49:34 1996 Displaying and Setting the Monitor Type Your system ships from the factory preset to use a monitor with a specific resolution and frequency. If you replace your workstation’s monitor with a different type of monitor, you must reconfigure your workstation to support the new monitor.
  • Page 206: Displaying The Current Monitor Configuration

    D_boot_cons.doc 202 Thu Jul 11 10:49:34 1996 The Boot Console Interface Displaying and Setting the Monitor Type When a dual display graphics adapter (an adapter which has two video out- put connectors) is installed, the video connector on the left (when looking at the system from the rear) is graphics(NA) and the video connector on the right is graphics(NB).
  • Page 207: Setting The Monitor Type

    D_boot_cons.doc 203 Thu Jul 11 10:49:34 1996 Setting the Monitor Type You can set the monitor type for a graphics adapter by typing the following: Where n is the number of the graphics adapter and tt is the monitor type. To display a list of supported monitors, enter the following command;...
  • Page 208: Accessing The Boot Console Interface

    D_boot_cons.doc 204 Thu Jul 11 10:49:34 1996 The Boot Console Interface Displaying and Setting the Monitor Type To set the monitor type for graphics(0) to monitor type 2 you would enter the following; Configuration Menu: Enter command > monitor graphics(0) 2 This will take effect on the next reboot.
  • Page 209: Booting Your Workstation

    D_boot_cons.doc 205 Thu Jul 11 10:49:34 1996 Setting the Monitor Type at Power On If you replace your workstation’s monitor with a different monitor type, and do not set the workstation’s graphics parameters by using the monitor com- mand before doing so, you need to perform the following: If your keyboard connects to the PS/2 connector on your system, wait 2 sec- onds after the Num Lock light flashes near the end of the boot sequence, then press Tab to initiate the automatic monitor selection process.
  • Page 210: Displaying The Current Memory Configuration

    D_boot_cons.doc 206 Thu Jul 11 10:49:34 1996 The Boot Console Interface Displaying the Current Memory Configuration Displaying the Current Memory Configuration The following sample screen output using the memory command shows a sample memory configuration table. To display the current memory configuration for your system, from the Information Menu of the boot console interface, follow the directions in “Accessing the Boot Console Interface”...
  • Page 211: Displaying The Status Of The System I/O

    D_boot_cons.doc 207 Thu Jul 11 10:49:34 1996 Displaying the Status of the System I/O The IO command lets you identify all built-in I/O devices and optional I/O devices installed in the option slots. It is available in the Information Menu. To use the IO command from the Information Menu of the boot console interface, type: Information Menu: Enter command >...
  • Page 212: Resetting Your Workstation

    D_boot_cons.doc 208 Thu Jul 11 10:49:34 1996 The Boot Console Interface Setting the Auto Boot and Auto Search Flags Setting the Auto Boot and Auto Search Flags auto boot and auto search are variables stored in your workstation’s non- volatile memory. (Nonvolatile memory retains its contents even after power is turned off.) If you reset these flags to new value, the change takes effect the next time you reboot the workstation.
  • Page 213: Displaying And Setting Paths

    D_boot_cons.doc 209 Thu Jul 11 10:49:34 1996 Autosearch searches for devices in the following order: NOTICE: Fast Wide SCSI adapter option cards installed in the option slots are not searched unless they are referenced by the primary or alternate boot paths. EISA cards are not searched.
  • Page 214: Displaying And Setting The Security Mode

    D_boot_cons.doc 210 Thu Jul 11 10:49:34 1996 The Boot Console Interface Displaying and Setting the Security Mode Displaying and Setting the Security Mode The SECure flag is a variable stored in non-volatile memory. (Non-volatile memory retains its contents even after power is turned off.) If you reset this flag to a new value, the change takes effect the next time you reboot the workstation.
  • Page 215: Displaying And Setting The Monitor Type

    D_boot_cons.doc 211 Thu Jul 11 10:49:34 1996 Displaying and Setting the Fastboot Mode When fastboot is enabled (set to on), your workstation does a quick check of the memory and skips I/O interface testing during its power-on self tests. This enables your workstation to complete its boot process quicker. The default factory setting is for fastboot to be enabled (on).
  • Page 216: Displaying The Lan Station Address

    D_boot_cons.doc 212 Thu Jul 11 10:49:34 1996 The Boot Console Interface Displaying the LAN Station Address Displaying the LAN Station Address It is sometimes necessary to supply a LAN station address of your worksta- tion to other users. For example, if your workstation is to become a member of a cluster, the cluster administrator needs to know your LAN station address in order to add your workstation to the cluster.
  • Page 217: Displaying System Information

    D_boot_cons.doc 213 Thu Jul 11 10:49:34 1996 The Boot Console Interface Displaying System Information Displaying System Information The all command allows you to display the system’s processor revision and speed, cache size, memory size, flag settings, and the boot and console paths.
  • Page 218 D_boot_cons.doc 214 Thu Jul 11 10:49:34 1996 The Boot Console Interface Displaying PIM Information Displaying PIM Information The pim command allows you to display the most recent PIM information for the specified fault type. To display PIM information for a specific fault, from the Service Menu, type the following at the prompt: You can use pim in the following ways: pim - gives all fault types...
  • Page 219 See boot. byte A fundamental character-code unit, usually consisting of 8 bits. CDE The Hewlett-Packard Common Desktop Environment. CD-ROM Compact Disc Read-Only Memory. See also CD-ROM disc, CD- ROM drive. CD-ROM disc CD-ROM discs are identical to the audio compact discs...
  • Page 220 See also cluster client, cluster node, cluster server. cluster client A cluster node that does not have a local HP-UX file system. Its file system resides on the cluster server. See also cluster, cluster node, cluster server.
  • Page 221 This automat- ic option is called the default. See also command option. dialog box A special type of HP VUE screen that is called by the user from a window. Dialog boxes contain controls and settings. To display an example of a...
  • Page 222 (such as opening the file or writing to it). See also access permissions. File Manager The HP VUE application that allows you to manage your files and directories, and to set viewing preferenc- filename The name given to a particular...
  • Page 223 HP VUE See HP Visual User Envi- ronment. icon A small, graphic representation of an object. Objects can be “iconized”...
  • Page 224 See also home di- rectory. Login Manager The program that con- trols the initial startup of HP VUE and accepts the user’s username and pass- word. login script The shell program that runs...
  • Page 225 In HP VUE, a push button on the window frame that turns a screen into an icon. See also icon, iconize.
  • Page 226 Sometimes called the “mouse pointer,” the pointer shows the mouse lo- cation on the screen. The pointer’s shape depends on its location. In the HP VUE Workspace, the pointer is an X. On a window frame, the pointer is an arrow.
  • Page 227 SCSI, single-ended standard SCSI. standalone A workstation that is not part of a cluster. See also cluster. Style Manager The HP VUE applica- tion that provides the ability to custom- ize various aspects of your system, including colors, fonts, the keyboard, the...
  • Page 228: Displaying Pim Information

    224 Thu Jul 11 10:49:58 1996 Glossary terminal window A terminal window is a type of HP VUE window that emu- lates a complete display terminal. Termi- nal windows are typically used to fool non-client programs into believing they are running in their favorite terminal.
  • Page 229 gloss.doc 225 Thu Jul 11 10:49:58 1996 Glossary Window Manager. workstation A compact, graphics-ori- ented computer having high speed and high memory capacity. A workstation usually includes a keyboard, a monitor, and a system unit. See also node, disked workstation, diskless workstation.
  • Page 230 gloss.doc 226 Thu Jul 11 10:49:58 1996 Glossary...
  • Page 231 40 SCSI ports, 185 mounting using SAM,, 40 connectors unmounting using SAM,, 42 audio, 15 CD-ROM disc,, 215 HP parallel I/O, 17 CD-ROM discs keyboard, 17 caring for,, 32 mouse, 17 CD-ROM drive network, 17 controls and features,, 29...
  • Page 232 219 fastboot,, 211 host name,, 219 fast-wide SCSI,, 218 host,, 219 Federal Communications Commission HP Visual User Environment,, 219 (FCC), 95 HP VUE,, 219 file access permissions,, 218 HP-UX cluster,, 219 File Manager,, 218 file server,, 219 file system,, 219...
  • Page 233 OwnersIX.doc 229 Thu Jul 11 10:50:17 1996 Index local area network,, 220 log in,, 220 login directory,, 220 Login Manager,, 220 login script,, 220 mail, 24 main tray assembly removing, 109 replacing, 110 man commands ftp, 25 rcp, 25 rlogin, 24 telnet, 24 memory, 9 configuration, 136...
  • Page 234 OwnersIX.doc 230 Thu Jul 11 10:50:17 1996 Index security loop, 15 serial I/O connectors, 18 server,, 222 session,, 222 shell command,, 223 shell script,, 223 shell,, 222 shutdown,, 223 SIMM,, 223 Single In-line Memory Module,, 223 single-ended standard SCSI,, 223 slider,, 223 Small Computer System Interface (SCSI),, standalone,, 223...

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