HP 4X - DDR InfiniBand Mezzanine HCA Read This First Manual

Infiniband host channel adaptors based on mellanox connectx technology.
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HP InfiniBand Host Channel Adaptors based on
Mellanox ConnectX Technology
Read This First: Documentation Roadmap
This document roadmap describes how to access the documentation and driver information for HP host
channel adapters (HCAs) with Mellanox ConnectX technology.
This guide supports the following HP part numbers:
492303-B21
448262-B21
483514-B21
Part number: HP-IBCNX-1A
First Edition: August 2009
448397-B21
517721-B21
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  • Page 1

    HP InfiniBand Host Channel Adaptors based on Mellanox ConnectX Technology Read This First: Documentation Roadmap This document roadmap describes how to access the documentation and driver information for HP host channel adapters (HCAs) with Mellanox ConnectX technology. This guide supports the following HP part numbers: ...

  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    This document provides links to the Mellanox data sheets and user information describing HP HCAs based on Mellanox ConnectX technology. You can link directly to any of the documentation here to provide you with more information about your product. HP InfiniBand Host Channel Adapters......................3 Mellanox ConnectX Technology ........................

  • Page 3: Hp Infiniband Host Channel Adapters

    An InfiniBand network includes various components: InfiniBand switches, InfiniBand cables, and also the host channel adapters (HCAs). HP InfiniBand HCAs have two form factors: one with standard PCI form factor for HP ProLiant DL and SL servers, and another with the mezzanine form factor for HP ProLiant BL server blades.

  • Page 4

    InfiniBand RDMA and Send/Receive semantics are completed in the adapter without CPU intervention. Servers supporting PCI Express 2.0 with 5GT/s will be able to take advantage of 40Gb/s InfiniBand, balancing the I/O requirement of these high-end servers.

  • Page 5: Firmware And Drivers

    Firmware Link Updating Firmware for HP InfiniBand Adapter Firmware The following tables provide links to the Mellanox or the Voltaire websites to access the drivers for the Mellanox ConnectX based HCAs used in HP InfiniBand configurations. Mellanox Drivers Link InfiniBand...

  • Page 6: Hp Infiniband Information, Hca Installation And Removal Procedures, Hp Cluster Platform Infiniband Information

    Check the Voltaire website for updates between releases of this document. HCA Installation and Removal Procedures The HP HCA installation procedure is documented in the HP ProLiant rackmount server or server blade user guide. The HP HCA removal procedure is documented in the HP ProLiant rackmount server or server blade service and maintenance guide.

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    © 2009 Hewlett-Packard Development Company, L.P. The information contained herein is subject to change without notice. The only warranties for HP products and services are set forth in the express warranty statements accompanying such products and services. Nothing herein should be construed as constituting an additional warranty.

This manual also for:

492303-b21, 448397-b21, 448262-b21, 517721-b21, 483514-b21

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