5 NetServer Software Setup
Follow the procedures in this part to configure the hardware and BIOS and to install Windows NT including
the applicable Service Pack.
In this part you will perform two major tasks. First you will configure the NetServer Hardware and BIOS
and Install Windows NT following a procedure specific to your HP NetServer as listed below. Secondly, you
will install the applicable Service Pack on the NetServer. Select your procedure from the following list:
Go to procedure for...
LH 3 (with NetRAID local storage)
LPr (with NetRAID local and shared storage)
LXr 8000 (with fibre channel)
Installing the Microsoft Service Pack
Configure NetServer Hardware and BIOS
Make sure you power down System A and power up System B.
Insert the HP NetServer Navigator CD in the CD-ROM drive of System B and restart the server.
The server boots from the CD and displays the Navigator Main menu.
If prompted that the HP NetServer Navigator BIOS is a newer version, choose
Continue and go to step 3; otherwise go to step 6.
To update the BIOS, choose Configuration Assistant, then Custom, Microsoft, NT 4.0,
and No for automated NOS installation.
Select Update, then Execute. Follow screen prompts to update the BIOS.
After the server reboots return to the Navigator main menu by clicking the Back button twice on the
Install a utilities partition on the local storage disk by choosing Configuration Assistant, then
Custom, Microsoft, MS Windows NT 4.0 Enterprise Edition, and No for automated
Choose Install/Update Utility Partition.
When finished, the system reboots and displays the Custom Configuration window.
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