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  • Page 1 HP Kayak XW PC Workstation User’s Guide...
  • Page 2 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. Hewlett-Packard shall not be liable for errors contained herein or for incidental or consequential damages in connection with the furnishing, performance, or use of this material.
  • Page 3 User’s Guide...
  • Page 4 Welcome to Your HP Kayak XW PC Workstation Congratulations on the purchase of your new Hewlett-Packard Kayak XW PC Workstation. Your high-performance PC Workstation is equipped with: One or two Pentium II 266 or 300 MHz processors in slots for easy •...
  • Page 5 System BIOS and Video BIOS stored in Flash ROMs (for easy • upgrading). BIOS support for ISA “Plug and Play” accessory board configuration. • NOTE The Pentium II processor installed in your HP Kayak XW PC Workstation provides the best performance when used with 32-bit operating systems and applications. English...
  • Page 6: Important Safety Information

    PC Workstation before switching it on again. To avoid electric shock, do not open the power supply. There are no user-serviceable parts inside. This HP PC Workstation is a class 1 laser product. Do not attempt to make any adjustment to the laser units. English...
  • Page 7 WARNING There is a danger of explosion if the battery is incorrectly installed. For your safety, never attempt to recharge, disassemble, or burn the old battery. Replace the battery only with the same or equivalent type recommended by the manufacturer. The battery is a lithium battery which does not contain heavy metals;...
  • Page 8 English...
  • Page 9: Table Of Contents

    Stopping Your PC Workstation ....... . . Using Your HP Enhanced Keyboard ......13 Setting Passwords .
  • Page 10 2 How to Install Accessories Inside Your PC Workstation Supported HP Accessories ....... . .
  • Page 11 Installing an External Battery ....... 71 HP Hardware Diagnostics Utility......72...
  • Page 12 Network Features ......... . . The HP FastRAID Option ........
  • Page 13 Hewlett-Packard Information Services..... . . 111 HP Forum on CompuServe ........
  • Page 14 Glossary ......... . 121 Index .
  • Page 15: Setting Up And Using Your Pc Workstation

    Setting Up and Using Your PC Workstation...
  • Page 16: Unpacking Your Pc Workstation

    Manuals and driver kit. • NOTE Device drivers, HP utilities, and an online Network Administrator Guide are preloaded on your system and provided in a driver kit. 2 Place the PC Workstation on (or under) a sturdy desk with easily accessible power outlets and enough space for the keyboard, mouse, and any other accessories.
  • Page 17: Connecting The Mouse, Keyboard, Display And Printer

    Parallel Keyboard Connector Connector 2 USB Connectors (see note below) HP Visualize FX4 OpenGL Graphics Adaptor AccelEclipse OpenGL Graphics Adaptor Connect the printer cable to the back of the computer and tighten the attachment screws. Use the connector labeled: Parallel (25-pin parallel connector) for a parallel device.
  • Page 18: Connecting To A Network

    Let your Network Administrator know that you are connecting your PC Workstation to the network. Enable the LAN connection through the Advanced menu of the HP Setup program (see page 95). Refer also to the online Network Administrator Guide (provided with the driver kit) for further instructions on setting up your PC Workstation for a LAN connection.
  • Page 19: Connecting Audio Accessories

    (microphone, speakers, and audio system) are not supplied with your PC Workstation. Volume can be controlled through the Audio Front Panel, the HP enhanced keyboard, or the software volume control. WARNING To avoid discomfort from unexpected noise, always turn down the volume before connecting headphones or speakers.
  • Page 20: Connecting An External Scsi Accessory

    1 Setting Up and Using Your PC Workstation Connecting an External SCSI Accessory Connecting an External SCSI Accessory Your PC Workstation is equipped with Ultra wide 16-bit SCSI and Ultra narrow 8-bit connectors for internal devices and an Ultra narrow 8-bit SCSI connector for internal or external devices.
  • Page 21 The total length of the external SCSI cables should not exceed 3 meters (approximately 10 feet). Contact your dealer to order shielded HP SCSI cables to connect external SCSI accessories. See page 33 for information on how to connect internal SCSI devices.
  • Page 22: Connecting The Power Cords

    1 Setting Up and Using Your PC Workstation Connecting the Power Cords Connecting the Power Cords 1 Remove any warning labels that may be covering the computer’s power connector on the rear of the computer. 2 Connect the power cords to the display and the computer. (The connectors are shaped to go in one way only.) Computer Power Connector Grounded Outlet...
  • Page 23: Your Pc Workstation's Hardware Control Panel

    1 Setting Up and Using Your PC Workstation Your PC Workstation’s Hardware Control Panel Your PC Workstation’s Hardware Control Panel The hardware control panel is located on the front of your PC Workstation. Hard Disk Activity Light Network Activity Light Power On/Off Button and LED PC Lock Button...
  • Page 24: Starting And Stopping Your Pc Workstation

    To initialize your software: 1 Turn on the display first, and then the PC Workstation. When the PC Workstation is switched on, the HP PC Workstation’s logo is displayed. The PC Workstation performs a Power-On-Self- Test (POST). Press if you want to view the POST details in the HP Summary Screen (refer to “The HP Summary Screen and Setup...
  • Page 25: Creating Back-Up Diskettes

    Starting and Stopping Your PC Workstation The current date and time. • The type of printer (for example, HP LaserJet 5L). This is shown • on the front of the printer. You also need to enter the connection used by the printer.
  • Page 26: Stopping Your Pc Workstation

    Test (POST) while the PC Workstation’s logo is displayed. If you wish to view the POST details, press to get the HP Summary Screen. If there is an error in the POST, the error will automatically be displayed. For details, refer to “If a POST Error Message is Displayed”...
  • Page 27: Using Your Hp Enhanced Keyboard

    1 Setting Up and Using Your PC Workstation Using Your HP Enhanced Keyboard Using Your HP Enhanced Keyboard The HP enhanced keyboard includes soft keys you can use to: Display and configure the actions assigned to keys. • Perform one-touch shortcuts to start applications, open files, or •...
  • Page 28 Using Your HP Enhanced Keyboard Menu Key Pressing the Menu soft key displays the soft key section of the HP enhanced keyboard on your screen. Click any of the keys on the screen to display the action assigned to an individual key or to change or assign an action to a key.
  • Page 29 NOTE By default, the volume on your system can be controlled with the Mute and Volume keys on the keyboard or through the HP Volume Control software. The volume control on the audio front panel is disabled. For more information on controlling audio on your system, see the online guide Using Sound on Your PC.
  • Page 30: Setting Passwords

    User password, to provide two levels of protection for your PC Workstation. You set both passwords using the Security menu in the Setup program ( refer to “The HP Summary Screen and Setup Program” on page 95).
  • Page 31: Setting A User Password

    • locked—you must type the password and press to unlock the keyboard ( refer to “The HP Summary Screen and Setup Program” on page 95). If you have set both an Administrator password and a User password, and you enter the Setup program by using the User password, you will be restricted in your ability to change setup items.
  • Page 32: Using Power Management

    PC Workstation’s activity when it is idle. To configure power management, refer to the Power menu in the Setup program. ( refer to “The HP Summary Screen and Setup Program” on page 95, for more information).
  • Page 33: Recycling An Old Hp Pc Workstation

    PC Workstation has been designed to respect the environment as much as possible. HP can take an old computer back for recycling when it reaches the end of its useful life. In several countries, HP has a product take-back program. Collected equipment is sent to one of HP’s recycling facilities in Europe or the...
  • Page 34 1 Setting Up and Using Your PC Workstation Recycling an Old HP PC Workstation English...
  • Page 35: How To Install Accessories Inside Your Pc Workstation

    How to Install Accessories Inside Your PC Workstation This chapter explains how to install accessories, such as extra memory, accessory boards, and additional disk drives, in your PC Workstation.
  • Page 36: Supported Hp Accessories

    2 How to Install Accessories Inside Your PC Workstation Supported HP Accessories Supported HP Accessories This chapter describes how to install memory, mass storage devices, and accessory boards in your computer. Main Memory Upgrades Internal Mass (DIMM slots for ECC SDRAM):...
  • Page 37: Removing And Replacing The Cover

    2 How to Install Accessories Inside Your PC Workstation Removing and Replacing the Cover Removing and Replacing the Cover WARNING For your safety, never remove the PC Workstation’s cover without first removing the power cord from the power outlet, and any connection to a telecommunications network.
  • Page 38 2 How to Install Accessories Inside Your PC Workstation Removing and Replacing the Cover 4 Lift the two latches on the front sides of the computer upwards. 5 Grasp the cover on the sides at the back of the computer and slide it forwards and off the computer.
  • Page 39: Replacing The Cover

    2 How to Install Accessories Inside Your PC Workstation Removing and Replacing the Cover Replacing the Cover 1 Ensure that you have installed all your accessories and that all internal cables are properly connected and safely routed. 2 Ensure that the two latches on the front sides of the cover are lifted up, and that the lock is unlocked.
  • Page 40 2 How to Install Accessories Inside Your PC Workstation Removing and Replacing the Cover 4 Lower the latches on the front sides of the cover. 5 If required, lock the cover using the key provided. 6 Reconnect all the power cables. Intrusion Monitor Your PC Workstation is equipped with an intrusion monitor, which is located on the front of the PC Workstation, behind the Hardware...
  • Page 41: Moving The Power Supply

    HP UltraFlow Airflow Guide Retaining button 4 Press the retaining buttons on each side of the HP UltraFlow airflow guide and lift it out of the PC Workstation’s case. 5 Unscrew the four self-retaining screws at the back of the power supply.
  • Page 42 1 Check that all internal cables are safely routed. Supply after Installing 2 Slide the power supply back into the computer. Accessories 3 Tighten the four self-retaining screws. 4 Replace the HP UltraFlow airflow guide. 5 Reconnect the fan to the system board. English...
  • Page 43: Installing Memory

    1 Disconnect the computer’s power cord and any LAN or telecommunications cable. 2 Remove the computer’s cover (see page 23). 3 Remove the fan connection to the system board. Fan connection to system board HP UltraFlow Airflow Guide Retaining button English...
  • Page 44 2 How to Install Accessories Inside Your PC Workstation Installing Memory 4 Press the retaining buttons on each side of the HP UltraFlow airflow guide and lift it out of the PC Workstation’s case. 5 Remove the Ultra wide 16-bit SCSI cable from the system board and then from the (one or two) hard disk drives.
  • Page 45 12 Install any other accessories if necessary, then replace all units and reconnect all cables and power cords. Replace the cover (see page 23). 13 Check the HP Summary Screen to verify the new configuration (refer to “The HP Summary Screen and Setup Program” on page 95). English...
  • Page 46: Installing Mass Storage Devices

    2 How to Install Accessories Inside Your PC Workstation Installing Mass Storage Devices Installing Mass Storage Devices If you need extra mass storage space for your application software, you can install additional mass storage devices. The computer has two internal shelves (for hard disk drives) and five front-access drive shelves (for front-access disk drives and hard disk drives).
  • Page 47: Connecting Devices

    2 How to Install Accessories Inside Your PC Workstation Installing Mass Storage Devices Connecting Devices If you add an IDE Zip drive, hard disk drive, CD-ROM drive, CD-RW drive, or tape drive, you need to connect it to power and data cables. The data cables and connectors provided are shown below: 16-bit SCSI with five 68-pin SCSI connectors 34-pin connector...
  • Page 48 2 How to Install Accessories Inside Your PC Workstation Installing Mass Storage Devices Which Data Connectors Your PC Workstation has the following cables and connectors on the system board which may be used by mass storage devices: to Use A cable for Ultra wide 16-bit SCSI with five connectors. •...
  • Page 49 (“RAID 0” configuration), it can instead be configured to provide mirroring for extra data security (“RAID 1” configuration). For more information, refer to “The HP FastRAID Option” on page 87. Before Installing an Refer to the drive’s installation guide to see if you must set jumpers or if IDE Hard Disk there is a special installation procedure to follow.
  • Page 50: Installing A Hard Disk Drive In An Internal Shelf

    2 Remove the computer’s cover (see page 23). 3 Remove the fan connection to the system board (see the illustration on page 27). 4 Press the retaining buttons on each side of the HP UltraFlow airflow guide and lift it out of the PC Workstation’s case. English...
  • Page 51 2 How to Install Accessories Inside Your PC Workstation Installing Mass Storage Devices 5 Slide the power supply out to improve access to the internal shelf (see page 27). 6 Slide the drive into position in the first internal shelf and align the screw holes in the drive with the four self-retaining screws in the drive shelf.
  • Page 52 2 How to Install Accessories Inside Your PC Workstation Installing Mass Storage Devices 8 Locate the appropriate data cable for the hard disk drive. IDE drives should be connected to a free IDE connector on the IDE cable (you can add up to two IDE devices). 9 Connect the power cable and the data cable to the rear of the drive.
  • Page 53: Installing A Hard Disk Drive In A Front-Access Shelf

    3 Remove the fan connection to the system board (see the illustration on page 27). 4 Press the retaining buttons on each side of the HP UltraFlow airflow guide and lift it out of the PC Workstation’s case. 5 Slide out the power supply to provide better access to the disk drive cables (see page 27).
  • Page 54 2 How to Install Accessories Inside Your PC Workstation Installing Mass Storage Devices 8 Slide the drive tray into the drive shelf and secure it. Slide the drive tray into the drive shelf 9 Locate the appropriate data cable for the disk drive. IDE drives should be connected to a free IDE connector on the IDE cable (you can add up to...
  • Page 55: Completing The Installation Of A Hard Disk Drive

    11 Slide the power supply back into position, and tighten the four self- retaining screws (see page 28). 12 Replace the HP UltraFlow airflow guide and reconnect the fan to the system board (see the illustration on page 27). 13 Install any other accessories before replacing the cover and completing the installation.
  • Page 56: Installing A Drive In A Front-Access Shelf

    2 How to Install Accessories Inside Your PC Workstation Installing Mass Storage Devices 3 If an error message appears, follow the instructions provided by the Error Message Utility. When prompted, press to run the Setup program. 4 Select the Advanced menu, and the IDE Devices submenu. In the Primary Master item, check that the details for the device have been correctly detected by the Setup program.
  • Page 57 2 How to Install Accessories Inside Your PC Workstation Installing Mass Storage Devices 4 If installing a drive in a 5.25-inch wide shelf, remove the drive tray and put it in a safe place. Remove the drive tray if installing a 5.25-inch drive Slide the drive...
  • Page 58 2 How to Install Accessories Inside Your PC Workstation Installing Mass Storage Devices 7 Locate the appropriate data cable for the device. Flexible Disk Drive Cable IDE drives should be connected to a free IDE SCSI drives can be channel cable connector connected to any free (you can add up to two connector on the 16-bit...
  • Page 59: Completing The Installation Of A Drive

    2 How to Install Accessories Inside Your PC Workstation Installing Mass Storage Devices 10 Remove the plastic panel from the cover by pulling the panel from the left and unhinging its right-hand side. Store the panel in a safe place. Unclip and lift out the plastic panel 11 Install any other accessories before replacing the cover and...
  • Page 60: Installing Accessory Boards

    2 How to Install Accessories Inside Your PC Workstation Installing Accessory Boards Installing Accessory Boards CAUTION Static electricity can damage electronic components. Turn OFF all equipment. Don’t let your clothes touch the accessory. To equalize the static electricity, rest the accessory bag on top of the computer while you are removing the accessory from the bag.
  • Page 61 2 How to Install Accessories Inside Your PC Workstation Installing Accessory Boards 4 Unscrew and remove the slot cover. Store it in a safe place. If the slot cover is tight, loosen the screws on the adjacent slots. Unscrew and remove the slot cover 5 Hold the board horizontally by its “top”...
  • Page 62 2 How to Install Accessories Inside Your PC Workstation Installing Accessory Boards 7 Secure the board by replacing the slot cover screw. If you loosened the screws on adjacent slots, remember to tighten them. Secure the board in position 8 Install any other accessories before replacing the cover (see page 23).
  • Page 63: Installing A Processor

    HP UltraFlow Airflow Guide Retaining button 4 Press the retaining buttons on each side of the HP UltraFlow airflow guide and lift it out of the PC Workstation’s case. 5 Slide out the power supply to improve access to the processor sockets (see page 27) and carefully place the PC Workstation on its side.
  • Page 64 Processor 9 Insert the VRM for the processor in the VRM socket. 10 Replace the transparent section of the HP UltraFlow airflow guide covering the processor sockets. 11 Slide the power supply back into the computer and tighten the four self-retaining screws.
  • Page 65 2 How to Install Accessories Inside Your PC Workstation Installing a Processor Completing the Installation of a 1 Verify that the system board bus speed switches are correctly Processor configured for the processor. NOTE If two processors are installed, both must operate at the same bus speed and processor speed.
  • Page 66 2 How to Install Accessories Inside Your PC Workstation Installing a Processor English...
  • Page 67: Troubleshooting Your Pc Workstation

    Troubleshooting Your PC Workstation This chapter deals with problems you may encounter when using your PC Workstation.
  • Page 68: Solving Problems

    Power-on-Self-Test (POST). Refer to page 95 for more information. HP Diagnostics A HP Hardware Diagnostics utility is either preloaded on your hard disk drive or is available on the World-Wide-Web. With this utility you can diagnose any hardware-related problems that may arise with your PC Workstation.
  • Page 69: If Your Pc Workstation Does Not Start Properly

    3 Troubleshooting Your PC Workstation If Your PC Workstation Does Not Start Properly If Your PC Workstation Does Not Start Properly Use this section if your PC Workstation does not start properly when you turn it on, and you experience one of the following symptoms: Your PC Workstation’s display is blank and there are no error •...
  • Page 70: If You Are Unable To Change Any Values In Setup

    3 Troubleshooting Your PC Workstation If Your PC Workstation Does Not Start Properly 4 Check the following items: Action Reference Check all internal cables. Ensure they are correctly attached and firmly in place. Check that the processor is correctly Refer to “Installing a Processor” page 49. installed.
  • Page 71: If A Post Error Message Is Displayed

    Press to ignore the message and continue. • Press to run Setup and correct a system configuration error. HP • recommends that you correct the error before proceeding, even if the PC Workstation appears to start successfully. Press to accept (validate) the change and update Setup’s...
  • Page 72 3 Troubleshooting Your PC Workstation If Your PC Workstation Does Not Start Properly e Turn off the PC Workstation, disconnect the power cable, and remove the cover. f Set the system board switch 6 (CONFG) UP to retain the configuration. 2 Replace the cover, and reconnect the power and cables.
  • Page 73: If You Cannot Turn Off Your Pc Workstation

    Check if you are in a suspend/sleep mode, in which case a “power- • off” would risk a loss of information/data (refer to the Power Menu in the HP Setup program). CAUTION If you press the On/Off button for four seconds, the system will be automatically turned off.
  • Page 74: If Your Pc Workstation Has A Hardware Problem

    3 Troubleshooting Your PC Workstation If Your PC Workstation Has a Hardware Problem If Your PC Workstation Has a Hardware Problem This section describes what to do if you have problems with your display, disk drives, printer, accessory boards, keyboard, or mouse. Display Does Not Work Properly If Your Display Is If you have selected the wrong display type in your operating system,...
  • Page 75: If Your Keyboard Does Not Work

    (and mouse). You can change this setting in the Setup program. Refer to the Power Menu in the HP Setup program. If Your Mouse Does Not Work Ensure that the mouse is correctly connected.
  • Page 76: If Your Printer Does Not Work

    3 Troubleshooting Your PC Workstation If Your PC Workstation Has a Hardware Problem If Your Printer Does Not Work Make sure the printer’s power switch is ON. • Verify that the power cord is plugged into the power outlet and the •...
  • Page 77: If The Hard Disk Drive Does Not Work

    3 Troubleshooting Your PC Workstation If Your PC Workstation Has a Hardware Problem Check that the Flexible Disks item and the Write on Flexible Disks • item are not set to locked in the Setup program (Security > Hard- ware Protection). Clean the flexible disk drive using a diskette cleaning kit.
  • Page 78: If The Cd-Rom Drive Has A Problem

    3 Troubleshooting Your PC Workstation If Your PC Workstation Has a Hardware Problem If the CD-ROM Drive Has a Problem WARNING Be sure to disconnect the power cord and any telecommunication cables from your computer before you remove the cover to check the cable connections or jumper settings.
  • Page 79: No Sound From The Cd-Rom Drive

    3 Troubleshooting Your PC Workstation If Your PC Workstation Has a Hardware Problem No Sound from the CD-ROM Drive If you are having problems with sound when playing a CD: Check that the volume control (if present) on the CD-ROM or •...
  • Page 80: The Cd-Rom Drive Does Not Open

    3 Troubleshooting Your PC Workstation If Your PC Workstation Has a Hardware Problem The CD-ROM Drive Does not Open If you have difficulty removing a CD-ROM disk from the CD-ROM drive (during a power failure for example), you can use the manual eject button.
  • Page 81: If An Accessory Board Does Not Work

    3 Troubleshooting Your PC Workstation If Your PC Workstation Has a Hardware Problem If an Accessory Board Does not Work Carry out the following checks: Check that the accessory board has been firmly installed in the slot. • Check that the accessory board has been correctly configured. •...
  • Page 82: If Your Pc Workstation Has A Software Problem

    3 Troubleshooting Your PC Workstation If Your PC Workstation Has a Software Problem If Your PC Workstation Has a Software Problem If You Have Forgotten Your Password If you forget the User Password and the Administrator password is set and known: 1 Switch off the PC Workstation.
  • Page 83: If You Can't Start The Setup Program

    3 Troubleshooting Your PC Workstation If Your PC Workstation Has a Software Problem If You Can’t Start the Setup Program This may happen if the copy of the PC Workstation’s configuration stored in memory is corrupted. You will need to erase this bad configuration.
  • Page 84: If Your Application Software Does Not Work

    If You Have a Network Problem If you have a problem with your PC Workstation’s network, run the HPIEDIAG utility provided on the HP CD-ROM that contains the LAN drivers, supplied with your PC Workstation. This utility should be run from a minimal DOS system, without any LAN drivers loaded—achieve...
  • Page 85: Installing An External Battery

    If the installed battery stops working, you can install an external battery in the PC Workstation. You can order this from your HP-authorized reseller. The battery is not covered by the HP Warranty. Install the external battery as follows: 1 After removing the computer’s cover, connect the external battery cable to the battery connector on the system board (see page 90 for the location of the external battery connector on the system board).
  • Page 86: Hp Hardware Diagnostics Utility

    HP Hardware Diagnostics Utility The Hardware Diagnostics utility helps you to diagnose hardware- related problems on HP PCs and PC Workstations. It is a series of tools designed to help you to: Check the configuration of your system and verify that it is •...
  • Page 87 To produce a complete record of your system’s configuration and test results, you will need to create a Support Ticket. This can then be sent, via email or fax, to your local or HP-dedicated Support Agent. For more information on how to use this utility, refer to the Vectra Hardware Diagnostics User's Guide, available on the HP World Wide Web Site, at http://www.hp.com./go/vectrasupport/...
  • Page 88 3 Troubleshooting Your PC Workstation HP Hardware Diagnostics Utility English...
  • Page 89: Technical Information

    Technical Information This chapter provides technical information about your PC Workstation and includes information on the HP Setup program.
  • Page 90: Features

    15 MB 3DRAM Frame Buffer 1 MB EDO DRAM for VGA 16 MB CDRAM Texture Memory HP Visualize FX4 OpenGL Accelerator installed on both the AGP and the PCI accessory board slot 18 MB SGRAM Frame Buffer 1 MB EDO DRAM for VGA...
  • Page 91 • One external start connector • External battery connector Accessory slots • One AGP (Accelerated Graphics Port) slot • Three 32-bit PCI slots (one with an HP RAIDport) • One 16-bit ISA (Industry Standard Architecture) slot • One combination ISA or PCI slot Keyboard/Mouse •...
  • Page 92: System Specifications

    The load limits for the ISA and PCI accessory slots are compliant with ISA and PCI specifications. More details of permitted loads are provided on the World Wide Web (refer to "HP World Wide Web Site", on page 113 for access details) in the support documentation section for your PC Workstation.
  • Page 93: Irqs, Dmas, And I/O Addresses Used By Your Pc Workstation

    4 Technical Information System Specifications IRQs, DMAs, and I/O Addresses Used by Your PC Workstation The IRQ, DMA, and I/O address mappings shown here are for a basic configuration. The resources used by your PC Workstation may vary, depending on which accessory boards are bundled with the PC Workstation.
  • Page 94 4 Technical Information System Specifications I/O Addresses used by 0000 - 000F DMA controller 1 PC Workstation 0020 - 0021 Master interrupt controller 002E - 002F Configuration registers 0040 - 0043 Timer 1 0060, 0064 Keyboard controller 0061 Port B (speaker, NMI status and control) 0070 Bit 7: NMI mask register 0070 - 0071...
  • Page 95: Audio Features

    4 Technical Information System Specifications Audio Features Feature: Description: Digitized Sounds • SoundBlaster Pro • Compatible with AdLib • 16-bit and 8-bit stereo sampling from 4 kHz to 55.2 kHz • Programmable sample rates with 1 Hz resolution • Hardware Full Duplex Conversion •...
  • Page 96 4 Technical Information System Specifications Feature: Description: Mixer • AC’97 and MPC-3 audio mixer • Input mixing sources: MIDI, microphone, LINE IN, CD Audio, AUX Audio, and digitized sounds • Output mixing of all audio sources to the LINE OUT or integrated PC Workstation speaker •...
  • Page 97: Video Features

    The video drivers and adapter card supplied for your operating system will determine the available video resolutions and the number of displayable colors. For further information, refer to HP’s online Customer Information. To learn how to access this information, see “Using Your HP Enhanced Keyboard” on page 13. English...
  • Page 98: Scsi Features

    • Multiple internal and external SCSI devices • Automatic switching to non-Ultra for external SCSI devices (10 MB per second) • SCAM support HP FastRAID • Acceleration of Ultra Wide 16-bit SCSI only • Top performance with two superfast 4.5 GB 10,000 rpm hard disks •...
  • Page 99: Disk Striping Features (Fastraid)

    System Specifications Disk Striping Features (FastRAID) Feature: Description: Computer bus 32-bit PCI local bus and HP FastRAID socket connector Host bus data transfer rate Up to 133 MB per second Device protocol Ultra wide 16-bit SCSI • Hot spare and hot swap of drives (pool or dedicated)
  • Page 100: Network Features

    4 Technical Information System Specifications Network Features Feature: Description: LAN Controller AMD AM79C971/Presidio 3 Physical Layer Level One LXT970 RJ45 Connector 10BT/100TX autonegotiation Option Flash Support up to 256 KBs Remote Boot Protocols integrated in System BIOS ExStart Connector • Connection to CPU board •...
  • Page 101: The Hp Fastraid Option

    PC’s hard drives. Rather than focussing on data protection, as with server-based RAID technologies, HP FastRAID brings top performance to your computer. If you purchased your computer with the HP FastRAID option, an Adaptec ARO-1130 PCI RAIDport adapter will have been pre- ™...
  • Page 102 RAID 1, use the ArrayConfig utility contained on the Drivers CD-ROM. For instructions on how to use the ArrayConfig utility, refer to Installing the HP FastRAID Accessory Kit. This guide is viewable on-screen—it is provided in PDF format—and can be found in your PC Workstation’s support documentation on the World Wide Web, from...
  • Page 103: The Pc Workstation's Rear Connectors

    4 Technical Information The PC Workstation’s Rear Connectors The PC Workstation’s Rear Connectors 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) 8-bit SCSI Connector 3.5 mm Audio jacks 15-pin VGA Display Connector (on video adapter board) English...
  • Page 104: System Connectors And Switches

    4 Technical Information System Connectors and Switches System Connectors and Switches System Board Connectors External System Board Battery Fan (airflow guide) Power 16-bit SCSI switches VRM 1 Status Panel VRM 2 Memory Modules Processor 1 IDE Connector External Start Processor 2 Internal speaker RAIDport AGP Slot...
  • Page 105: Internal Audio Connectors

    4 Technical Information System Connectors and Switches Internal Audio Connectors The PC Workstation’s system board has several connectors that allow you to internally connect to other devices. This includes: A CD audio connector • An auxiliary (AUX) connector • An Audio Front Panel connector •...
  • Page 106 4 Technical Information System Connectors and Switches Audio Front Panel The Audio Front Panel Connector, labeled “Audio Front Panel,” is a 10-pin connector that links the system board with the multimedia Connector Front Panel. It has the following functions: Master volume adjustment from 0% (Mute) to 100% (Maximal Gain). •...
  • Page 107: System Board Switches

    Switches 1 through 5 are used for processor settings (see page 51) and should not be changed. Replacing the processor with a different processor is not supported by HP. Switches 6 to 10 are used as shown in the following table:...
  • Page 108 4 Technical Information System Connectors and Switches Switch Use Switch to: 6 - CONFG Retain or clear the configuration stored in EEPROM: • UP to retain configuration — DEFAULT • DOWN to clear configuration. 7 - PSWRD Enable or clear (and disable) User and System Administrator Passwords stored in EEPROM: •...
  • Page 109: The Hp Summary Screen And Setup Program

    PC Workstation. 2 While the start-up logo appears on your display, press . This takes you to the HP Summary Screen. (To go immediately into the Setup program, and bypass the Summary Screen, press instead ).
  • Page 110: Saving Your Changes And Leaving Setup

    4 Technical Information The HP Summary Screen and Setup Program P h o e n i x B I O S S e t u p U t i l i t y M a i n A d v a n c e d...
  • Page 111: Configuring Your Network Connection

    Configuring Your Network Connection Use the information in this section if your PC Workstation comes with an HP-supplied integrated network solution. You must use the PC Workstation's Setup program (described on page 95) to change the integrated Ethernet interface settings. The following table summarizes which network options you can set using the Setup program.
  • Page 112: Selecting The Boot Device Priority

    4 Technical Information Configuring Your Network Connection 2 Press to highlight the line Boot Devices Security and press to select the submenu. 3 Highlight the line Start from Network and press to change the option to Enabled. 4 You can disable the other boot options to prevent the PC Workstation from booting if the network or server ever fails: a Press to go to the Start From Floppy line.
  • Page 113: Configuring A Scsi Accessory Using Scsiselect

    Ultra SCSI (8-bit), and 00:09h then press . This screen does not appear unless both SCSI channels are enabled through HP Setup (and does not appear if the FastRAID option is installed). Next, the Options menu is displayed. SCSISelect(TM) Utility v1.xxx Would you like to configure the host adapter, or run the SCSI disk utilities? Select the option and press <Enter>.
  • Page 114 4 Technical Information Configuring a SCSI Accessory Using SCSISelect Configure/View It is recommended that you do not change these settings. Interface Settings Menu SCSISelect(TM) Utility v1.xxx Configuration SCSI Bus Interface Definitions Host Adapter SCSI ID ....7 SCSI Parity Checking .
  • Page 115 4 Technical Information Configuring a SCSI Accessory Using SCSISelect (only if HP FastRAID is installed) • Array 1000 BIOS This option is enabled by default, and instructs the system to use the special BIOS for the FastRAID option. If you disable this option and re-boot, the system will use its normal BIOS and FastRAID will be disabled.
  • Page 116 4 Technical Information Configuring a SCSI Accessory Using SCSISelect SCSI Device This menu lets you configure parameters for each SCSI device on the SCSI bus. To configure a specific SCSI device, you need to know which Configuration Menu SCSI ID it uses. To know the SCSI ID of a specific SCSI device, you can run the SCSI Disk Utilities (refer to page 105).
  • Page 117 4 Technical Information Configuring a SCSI Accessory Using SCSISelect • Initiate Wide Negotiation This option determines whether the SCSI channel attempts 16-bit data transfer instead of 8-bit data transfer. By default, it is set to unless FastRAID is installed, when it is set to •...
  • Page 118 4 Technical Information Configuring a SCSI Accessory Using SCSISelect • Plug and Play Scam Support When enabled, this option automatically configures Plug and Play compatible SCSI devices. For SCSI devices that do not support Plug and Play, set this option to .
  • Page 119 4 Technical Information Configuring a SCSI Accessory Using SCSISelect SCSI Disk Utilities When the SCSI Disk Utilities are selected from the initial Options menu, the SCSISelect utility scans the SCSI bus and lists all the SCSI devices on the SCSI bus. The list shows the SCSI ID and name of each SCSI device.
  • Page 120 4 Technical Information Configuring a SCSI Accessory Using SCSISelect English...
  • Page 121: Hewlett Packard Support And Information Services

    Hewlett Packard Support and Information Services...
  • Page 122: Introduction

    To ensure that your desktop system maintains its reliability and to keep you up-to-date with the latest developments, HP and a worldwide network of trained and authorized resellers provide a comprehensive range of service and...
  • Page 123: Your Hp-Authorized Reseller

    Authorized Resellers can also answer questions regarding non-HP hardware, software and systems as well as answer queries about usage not intended for, or not common for, the HP PC Workstation. Authorized HP Resellers can also offer consulting services tailored to your specific needs regarding product development or custom installations.
  • Page 124: Hp Support Assistant Cd-Rom

    5 Hewlett Packard Support and Information Services HP Support Assistant CD-ROM HP Support Assistant CD-ROM HP Support Assistant is a yearly subscription service on two CD-ROMs: one for software; the other for support documentation. The software CD-ROM is updated monthly and contains the latest HP drivers and utilities.
  • Page 125: Hewlett-Packard Information Services

    This service provides information about your HP PC Workstation, and allows you to communicate with other HP users through an on-line user forum. HP users share their knowledge and experience with you, and you will be able to ask, or answer, technical questions about your HP PC Workstation, and HP products.
  • Page 126: Hp Forum On America Online

    • This will load the HP Home Page directly onto your screen. In the HP Forum you can ask and answer questions about HP products and you can also download drivers, software application notes, or utilities for HP products.
  • Page 127: Hp Audio Tips (Usa Only)-Hp Automated Support Directory

    Dial 1 (800) 333-1917 and press 3 to access HP Audio Tips. HP World Wide Web Site The HP World Wide Web site gives you access to information about HP, its products, including product data sheets, service and support information, electronic newsletters and technical tips. You can also download the latest versions of drivers, BIOS and software utilities.
  • Page 128: Ordering Drivers And Bios On Diskette

    Contact your authorized HP reseller for assistance in selecting the • appropriate driver. If your reseller is unable to help you, call HP FIRST for the most up- • to-date list of drivers. English...
  • Page 129: Hp Support Services

    HP or HP-authorized service outlet. HP telephone support for your PC Workstation is available during the first year of your hardware warranty. This service will also provide technical assistance with the basic configuration and setup of your PC Workstation and for the bundled or pre-loaded operating system.
  • Page 130: Hewlett-Packard Telephone Support

    5 Hewlett Packard Support and Information Services Hewlett-Packard Telephone Support Hewlett-Packard Telephone Support HP North American Assistance from the HP North American Customer Support Center is Customer Support available Monday to Friday, 7:00 am to 6:00 pm Mountain time. Center...
  • Page 131: Lifeline Telephone Support

    The charge begins AFTER you have been put in contact with a support technician. If your problem is found to be covered by the HP Hardware Warranty, no charge will be applied. In the US please call the appropriate number listed below.
  • Page 132: Hp Network Phone-In Support Service (Nps)

    • Increase network uptime. • You can purchase the HP NPS service as an annual contract, billable in advance annually, bi-annually, quarterly, or at an hourly rate. This contract service provides unlimited toll-free access to HP Response Center Engineers (RCEs).
  • Page 133: Summary

    Service Covers Period Response When Purchase covered time available from Basic Parts and labor for HP Three years from Next working day No charge. At time of Warranty products: date of purchase. for on-site. purchase. first year on-site, second and third year return to HP.
  • Page 134: Hewlett-Packard Marketing Headquarters

    Should you wish to contact Hewlett-Packard, check your local telephone directory for the HP Sales and Service Office near you. If you cannot find a convenient HP office, you can write to one of the major HP Sales and Service Offices or one of the Worldwide Marketing Headquarters listed here.
  • Page 135 Glossary 8-bit SCSI Also called narrow SCSI. BBS Bulletin Board System. A Ultra narrow SCSI provides data computer that uses a modem and transfer rates of up to 20 MB per software to serve as an information second. source for other computers equipped with a modem.
  • Page 136 Glossary computer. It is used to store expansion slot A slot inside the information that must be maintained, computer, connected to the system such as your computer’s board, that can be used for accessory configuration. boards. controller A device that enables extended memory Memory which another device (such as a hard disk) can be addressed by the processor in...
  • Page 137 Glossary jumper An electrically-conductive MPEG Motion Picture Expert part that is used to connect two or Group. A standard for video sequence more points on a circuit board. compression. You can play back Commonly used to select MPEG files from the WEB or a video configuration options.
  • Page 138 Glossary Polyphonic More than one voice SCAM SCSI Configured played simultaneously. Automatically. A protocol which automatically assigns device IDs to SCSI devices which support SCAM. Plug and Play Plug and Play is an architecture designed to simplify installation and configuration of new SCSI Small Computer System devices in a PC.
  • Page 139 Glossary µ terminator A resistor at the end of a -law A method of data compression data connection cable that prevents that enables the sampling of sound at the signal from reflecting back along a resolution of 16 bits, but that the cable.
  • Page 140 English...
  • Page 141 122 AGP slot on system board, 90 troubleshooting, 64 digital audio A-law, defined, 121 CMOS, defined, 121 defined, 122 America Online, the HP Forum, 112 compression, defined, 121 DIMM ARO-1130 adapter, 87 CompuServe defined, 122 ArrayConfig utility, 87 free introductory membership, 111...
  • Page 142 90 support and information services, 107 IRQ line World Wide Web access, 113 defined, 122 HP customer information key, 15 HP Forum slots, on system board, 90 connector, 90 on America Online, 112 fan control, 15...
  • Page 143 Index main, installing, 29 installing, 49 parallel port memory modules socket, on system board, 90 connector, 3 defined, 123 password menu key, 14 if you forget, 68 microphone Q-Sound setting, 16 connector, 5 defined, 124 patch front panel connector (internal), 93 defined, 123 input specifications, 82 PC lock button, 9...
  • Page 144 PC Workstation, 2 AGP, on system board, 90 8-bit SCSI connector, 90 slots CD connector, 90 for HP World Wide Web site, 113 for DIMMs, on system board, 90 connectors, 90 using FastRAID, 87 ISA, on system board, 90...
  • Page 145 Regulatory Information and Warranty...
  • Page 146: Regulatory Information

    5 Avenue Raymond Chanas Manufacturer’s Address 38320 Eybens FRANCE Declares that the product: Product Name: HP Kayak XW PC Workstation Model Number: Conforms to the following Product Specifications: SAFETY International: IEC 950: 1991+A1+A2+A3 +4 Europe: EN 60950: 1992+A1+A2+A3 CISPR 22: 1993...
  • Page 147 Remplacer uniquement avec une pile du même type ou d’un type équivalent recommandé par HP. La pile de cet ordinateur est une pile au lithium qui ne contient pas de métaux lourds, néanmoins, afin de protéger l’environnement, il ne faut pas la jeter dans les ordures ménagères mais la rendre au magasin ou vous l’avez achetée, ou revendeur où...
  • Page 148 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 USA.
  • Page 149 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.
  • Page 150 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); and negotiated beyond Zone 6.
  • Page 151 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 152 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 153 Your HP PC Workstation’s Physical Characteristics Characteristics: Description: Weight (excl. keyboard and display) 11.34 kilograms (25.2 pounds). Dimensions 42 cm (D) by 21.1 cm (W) by 41.5 cm (H) (16.48 inches by 8.29 inches by 16.27 inches). Footprint 0.09 m (0.95 sq ft)
  • Page 154 If you want to ... Setup HP User’s Guide Set up your computer Setting Up and Using Your PC Workstation Reference HP Help Learn how to use your HP PC Workstation’s hardware Start Help Contents and software Operating System Online Help Start...

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