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HP Xw4550 - Workstation - 2 GB RAM Introduction Manual

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LSI SAS 3041E Serial Attached SCSI RAID
Host Bus Adapter installation
Introduction
This document describes how to install an LSI SAS 3041E Serial Attached SCSI (SAS) Redundant Array
of Independent Disks (RAID) Host Bus Adapter (HBA) in HP
are included for hard drives mounted in hard drive bays and optical drive bays.
LSI SAS 3041E SAS RAID HBA (RAID controller card)
SAS driver CD
Hard drive activity LED cables
Installation instructions (this document)
Warranty information
To view QuickSpecs and determine the compatibility of this product with your HP workstation, see
http://www.hp.com/go/productbulletin.
ENWW
© 2006–2009 Hewlett-Packard Development Company, L.P. Printed in the U.S.
and xw Workstation series. Procedures
Introduction
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  • Page 1: Kit Contents, Before You Begin

    Hard drive activity LED cables ● Installation instructions (this document) ● Warranty information Before you begin To view QuickSpecs and determine the compatibility of this product with your HP workstation, see http://www.hp.com/go/productbulletin. © 2006–2009 Hewlett-Packard Development Company, L.P. Printed in the U.S. ENWW Introduction...

  • Page 2: Warnings And Cautions

    Warnings and cautions WARNING! Any surface or area of the equipment marked with this symbol indicates the presence of an electrical shock hazard. To reduce the risk of injury from electrical shock, do not open any enclosed area marked with this symbol. WARNING! To reduce the risk of electric shock or damage to your equipment: —...

  • Page 3: Removing Components

    Step 1—Preparing for component installation NOTE: Workstation models vary. All illustrations are examples only. Download and install updates Check for available system BIOS updates specified for your HP workstation model and operating system at http://www.hp.com/go/workstationsupport. Install the system BIOS updates, if available. Accessing the internal components of the workstation If you need help preparing the workstation for this installation, consult the removal and replacement procedures in the service guide for your workstation at...

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    Step 2—Installing the RAID controller card Install the RAID controller card into the selected slot on the system board. Verify that the keyed components of the card align with the slot. Figure 2 Installing the SAS-SATA controller Step 3—Configuring the cabling The RAID controller card may be used to control hard drives located in the internal hard drive bays and hard drives located in the optical bays.

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    Connecting blind-mate data cables 600 Workstations have pre-installed blind-mate cabling plugged into the system board. For workstations with this cabling configuration, use the following procedure to connect internal hard drives to the RAID controller card. NOTE: To connect hard drives located in the optical bays of HP 600 Workstations, see Connecting standard data cables on page...

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    Attach any subsequent hard drives to ports 1–3 on the RAID controller card. Figure 5 Connecting the blind-mate data cables to the RAID card Continue with Connecting the LED activity indicator on page Connecting standard data cables Hard drives installed in HP 400 Workstations, HP xw Workstation series, and all optical drive bays do not have blind-mate cabling preinstalled on the system board.

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    Select the data cable for the workstation from those shipped with the hard drive. Connect one end to port 0 on the SAS RAID controller card Attach the other end of the data cable to the data cable connector on the primary hard drive Figure 7 Attaching the data cable...

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    Figure 9 Attaching the HDD LED cable Step 4—Reassembling the workstation Reinstall the card support, if applicable. Reinstall the side access panel. Reconnect power to the workstation and all external devices. Restore power to the workstation and all external devices. Step 5—Loading and setting up driver software For instructions on loading and setting up the drivers for use with your workstation, see the manufacturer’s documentation shipped with the RAID controller card.

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