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QLA2200/2200F
USER'S GUIDE
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  • Page 1 ™ QLA2200/2200F USER’S GUIDE www.dell.com...
  • Page 3 ™ QLA2200/2200F USER’S GUIDE www.dell.com...
  • Page 4 QLogic Corporation; Intel is a trademark of Intel Corporation. Other trademarks and trade names may be used in this document to refer to either the entities claiming the marks and names or their products. Dell Computer Corporation disclaims any proprietary interest in trademarks and trade names other than its own.
  • Page 5: Table Of Contents

    Contents Chapter 1 Introduction ..........1-1 General Description .
  • Page 6 “Total Satisfaction” Return Policy (U.S. and Canada Only) ......D-7 Year 2000 Statement of Compliance for Dell-Branded Hardware Products ....D-7 Previous Products .
  • Page 7 QLA2200/2200F Board Layouts ........
  • Page 9: Introduction

    C H A P T E R 1 Introduction The following QLogic™ host adapter boards are collectively referred to as the QLA2xxx board unless otherwise noted: • QLA2200 (64-bit PCI to Fibre Channel copper media) • QLA2200F (64-bit PCI to Fibre Channel optical media) General Description Thank you for selecting the QLA2xxx Fibre Channel (FC) board.
  • Page 10: Mixed Peripheral Support

    Mixed Peripheral Support Simultaneous mixed-peripheral configurations and bootable device support for FC devices that meet the following standards: • Fibre Channel – Private Loop Direct Attach Technical Report (FC-PLDA) • Fibre Channel – Fabric Loop Attachment Technical Report (FC-FLA) QLA2xxx User’s Guide...
  • Page 11: Hardware Installation

    Retain the bag for future use. Refer to the “Safety Information” section of your system documentation for specific safety guidelines. Some Dell™ systems can only be serviced by trained service technicians. What You Need for Installation Before you install the QLA2xxx board in your computer, you need the following: •...
  • Page 12: Power Supply

    Figure 2-1. QLA2200/2200F Board Layouts Power Supply The QLA2xxx board supplies +5 volts to pin 7 of the HSSDC copper interface to support an external media interface adapter (MIA). Installation in the Computer NOTE: Due to multiple system configurations, these instructions provide a general description of the installation procedure.
  • Page 13 Figure 2-2. Installing the QLA2xxx Boards NOTE: QLA2xxx boards are designed with the components on the opposite side compared with non-PCI boards. Secure the QLA2xxx board with the slot cover screw. Carefully reinstall the computer cover. Insert and tighten the computer cover screws. Hardware Installation...
  • Page 14 QLA2xxx User’s Guide...
  • Page 15: Fast!util

    A P P E N D I X A Fast!UTIL Introduction This appendix provides detailed configuration information for advanced users who want to custom- ize the configuration of the QLA2xxx board and the connected devices. The board can be configured using Fast!UTIL. Access Fast!UTIL by pressing <ALT>-<Q> during the QLA2xxx board BIOS initialization (it may take a few seconds for the Fast!UTIL menu to appear).
  • Page 16: Advanced Adapter Settings

    Table A-1. Host Adapter Settings (continued) Setting Hard Loop ID • Host Adapter BIOS. When this setting is disabled, the ROM BIOS on the QLA2xxx board is disabled, freeing space in upper memory. Do not disable this setting if you are booting from an FC disk drive attached to the QLA2xxx board.
  • Page 17: Specifications

    A P P E N D I X B Specifications Table B-1. QLA2xxx Board Operating Environment Environment Operating temperature Storage temperature Relative humidity (noncondensing) Storage humidity (noncondensing) Table B-2. QLA2xxx Board Specifications Type Specification Host bus Conforms to PCI Local Bus Specification, revision 2.1 PCI signaling 3.3 V and 5.0 V busses supported environment...
  • Page 18 Table B-2. QLA2xxx Board Specifications (continued) Type Specification NVRAM 256 bytes, field programmable Onboard DMA Three independent DMA channels: two data and one command. Integrated 4K-byte frame buffer first-in-first-out (FIFO) for each data channel Connectors QLA2200: High-Speed, Serial Data Connector (HSSDC) connec- (external) tor that supports copper cabling.
  • Page 19: Regulatory Notices

    Plug the computer into a different outlet so that the computer and the receiver are on different branch circuits. If necessary, consult a Technical Support representative of Dell Computer Corporation or an experi- enced radio/television technician for additional suggestions. You may find the FCC Interference Handbook, 1986, to be helpful.
  • Page 20: Fcc Notices (u.s. Only

    Using shielded cables ensures that you maintain the appropriate EMC classification for the intended environment. For parallel printers, a cable is available from Dell Computer Corpora- tion. If you prefer, you can order a cable from Dell Computer Corporation on the World Wide Web at http://www.dell.com/products/dellware/index.htm.
  • Page 21: Class B

    Class B This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a Class B digital device pur- suant to Part 15 of the FCC Rules. These limits are designed to provide reasonable protection against harmful interference in a residential installation. This equipment generates, uses, and can radiate radio frequency energy and, if not installed and used in accordance with the manufacturer’s instruc- tion manual, may cause interference with radio communications.
  • Page 22: Ic Notice (canada Only

    (IC) Interference-Causing Equipment Standard #3 (ICES-003) as Class B digital devices. To deter- mine which classification (Class A or B) applies to your computer system (or other Dell digital apparatus), examine all registration labels located on the bottom or the back panel of your computer (or other digital apparatus).
  • Page 23: En 55022 Compliance (czech Republic Only

    VCCI Notice (Japan Only) Most Dell computer systems are classified by the Voluntary Control Council for Interference (VCCI) as Class B information technology equipment (ITE). However, the inclusion of certain options can change the rating of some configurations to Class A.
  • Page 24: Class B Ite

    Figure C-2. VCCI Class B ITE Regulatory Mark MOC Notice (South Korea Only) To determine which classification (Class A or B) applies to your computer system (or other Dell dig- ital device), examine the South Korean Ministry of Communications (MOC) registration labels located on your computer (or other Dell digital device).
  • Page 25: Class A Device

    Class A Device Please note that this device has been approved for business purposes with regard to electromagnetic interference. If you find that this device is not suitable for your use, you may exchange it for a non- business device. EMI ( A ) Figure C-3.
  • Page 26: Wymagania Polskiego Centrum BadaÒ I Certyfikacji

    To completely switch off the equipment, the power supply cable must be removed from the power supply socket, which should be located near the equipment and easily accessible. A protection mark “B” confirms that the equipment is in compliance with the protection usage requirements of standards PN-93/T-42107 and PN-EN55022:1996.
  • Page 27: Nom Information (mexico Only

    Mexican standards (NOM): Exporter: Dell Computer Corporation One Dell Way Round Rock, TX 78682 Importer: Dell Computer de México, S.A. de C.V. Rio Lerma No. 302 - 4° Piso Col. Cuauhtemoc 16500 México, D.F. Ship to: Dell Computer de México,...
  • Page 28: Bsmi Notice (taiwan Only

    C-10 QLA2xxx User’s Guide Dell Computer Corporation One Dell Way Round Rock, TX 78682 Dell Computer de México, S.A. de C.V. al Cuidado de Kuehne & Nagel de México S. de R.I. Avenida Soles No. 55 Col. Peñon de los Baños 15520 México, D.F.
  • Page 29: Warranty, Return Policy, And Year 2000 Statement Of Compliance

    (except as specifically noted); accessories or parts added to a Dell system after the system is shipped from Dell; accessories or parts added to a Dell system through Dell’s system inte- gration department; accessories or parts that are not installed in the Dell factory; or DellWare products.
  • Page 30: Coverage During Years Two And Three

    You will pay Dell for replacement parts if the replaced part is not returned to Dell. The process for returning replaced parts, and your obligation to pay for replacement parts if you do not return the replaced parts to Dell, will be in accordance with Dell’s Exchange Policy in effect on the date of the...
  • Page 31: Limited Three-year Warranty (canada Only

    If Dell elects to exchange a system or component, the exchange will be made in accordance with Dell’s Exchange Policy in effect on the date of the exchange. In any instance in which Dell issues a Return Material Authorization Number, Dell must receive the product(s) for repair prior to the expi- ration of the warranty period in order for the repair(s) to be covered by the warranty.
  • Page 32: Coverage During Years Two And Three

    The warranty term for a replacement part is the remainder of the limited war- ranty term. You will pay Dell for replacement parts if the replaced part is not returned to Dell. The process for returning replaced parts, and your obligation to pay for replacement parts if you do not return the replaced parts to Dell, will be in accordance with Dell’s Exchange Policy in effect on the date of the...
  • Page 33 If Dell elects to exchange a system or component, the exchange will be made in accordance with Dell’s Exchange Policy in effect on the date of the exchange. In any instance in which Dell issues a Return Material Authorization Number, Dell must receive the product(s) for repair prior to the expi- ration of the warranty period in order for the repair(s) to be covered by the warranty.
  • Page 34: Intel® Warranty Statement (u.s. And Canada Only

    ® Intel Warranty Statement (U.S. and Canada Only) QLA2xxx User’s Guide...
  • Page 35: Total Satisfaction" Return Policy (u.s. And Canada Only

    If you are an end-user customer who bought new products directly from a Dell company, you may return them to Dell within 30 days of the date of invoice for a refund or credit of the product pur- chase price. If you are an end-user customer who bought reconditioned or refurbished products from a Dell company, you may return them to Dell within 14 days of the date of invoice for a refund or credit of the product purchase price.
  • Page 36: Previous Products

    NSTL logo hardware, customers must contact Dell prior to January 1, 2001. To make a claim, write to: Dell Computer Corporation P.O. Box 149258 Austin, Texas 78714-9258 Attention: Year 2000 Despite a system's ability to pass the YMARK2000 test, actual rollover results in specific operating environ- ments may vary depending on other factors including, but not limited to, other hardware, operating systems, and applications software.
  • Page 37 Printed in the U.S.A. ™ P/N 5503T...

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