User Manual to successfully install your SATA RAID controller on your HP workstation xw series. Warranty Information Your FastTrak S150 TX4 RAID controller is warranted under terms of the HP warranty included in this kit. Kit Contents Your FastTrak S150 TX4 RAID controller kit includes the following items: ■...
The Promise FastTrak S150 TX4 RAID controller is supported on the HP Workstations xw4100, xw6000, xw8000, and xw8200 with Microsoft® Windows® 2000 and Microsoft Windows XP operating systems only. If you have a workstation with an operating system that is not listed here, please check the HP www.hp.com/go/workstationsupport/ support website at the latest product support information and drivers.
Make sure you have enough SATA cables to accommodate the number of hard drives that you will install. If you ordered your SATA drives from HP or an HP-approved reseller, SATA cables have been included in your hard drive kits.
“SCSI LED” (2 pin header). NOTE: On the HP Workstation xw8000, make sure you do not connect the 4 to 4 pin SCSI LED cable to the system board header labeled “SCSI-DIS”; doing so will disable the SCSI controller.
To maintain Class B standards for radiated emissions, SATA cables on HP Workstation xw6000 systems must be routed so they do not contact the access panel. Loosely tie-wrap the SATA cables to the audio cable as shown in the following illustrations...
After completing the hardware installation, perform the following steps: 1. Turn on the workstation. NOTE: Step 2 and 3 do not apply to the HP Workstation xw8000 or xw8200. If you have an xw8000 or xw8200, proceed to Step 4.
10. Using the arrow keys, select Performance or Security from the Optimize Array For: field. Depending on the number of available drives connected to the controller, the following RAID array options are available: Drive Options Number Performance Only Performance or Security Performance or Security...
Click the Driver tab on the pop-up window to view the driver information. 6. Compare the driver version with the one on the HP website and update the driver if your driver is older by downloading and following the on-screen instructions of the downloaded application.