HP D5970A - NetServer - LCII Installation Manual

Hp netserver e 60, lc 3, lh 3/3r, and lpr processor upgrade guide.
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HP NetServer E 60, LC 3,
LH 3/3r, and LPr
Processor Upgrade
Installation Guide
HP Part Number 5969-0074
Printed in March 1999

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    HP NetServer E 60, LC 3, LH 3/3r, and LPr Processor Upgrade Installation Guide HP Part Number 5969-0074 Printed in March 1999...

  • Page 2: Audience Assumptions

    Hewlett-Packard assumes no responsibility for the use or reliability of its software on equipment that is not furnished by Hewlett-Packard.

  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Contents 1 Introduction ....................1 About This Upgrade Accessory..............1 About This Guide................... 2 Accessory Kit Contents.................. 2 Tools ......................3 Processor Module Form Factors..............4 2 Preparation ....................5 Preparation Overview..................5 Verify CD-ROM Version ................5 View the Readme File ................... 6 Update the BIOS, if Necessary ..............

  • Page 4: Table Of Contents

    Contents Remove the HP NetServer LPr from the Rack..........38 Remove the Cover ..................38 Install the Processor Modules ..............39 Removing the Terminator Board.............. 40 Removing the Existing Processor Module..........41 Installing Processor Modules ..............42 Installing a VRM in HP NetServer LPr ............. 43 Installing Terminator Board for Single-Processor NetServer ....

  • Page 5: Introduction, About This Upgrade Accessory

    1 Introduction About This Upgrade Accessory Use this accessory kit to upgrade the processors in your HP NetServer E 60, LC 3, LH 3/3r, or LPr, as follows: Upgrade an HP NetServer E 60, LC 3, LH 3/3r, or LPr by replacing an existing processor module with a higher-speed processor.

  • Page 6: About This Guide, Accessory Kit Contents

    Chapter 1 Introduction CAUTION Do not attempt to use the existing processors or VRMs from the HP NetServer LC II system board. They are not compatible with the HP NetServer LC 3 system board. About This Guide This guide describes the procedure for installing a Pentium II or Pentium III processor module into the HP NetServer E 60, LC 3, LH 3/3r, and LPr.

  • Page 7: Tools

    Chapter 1 Introduction HP NetServer E 60, LC 3, LH 3/3r, and LPr Processor Upgrade Guide (this document) Tools CAUTION Components of this accessory kit are sensitive to static electricity and can be easily damaged by improper handling. Read the following information carefully before you handle the accessory components: Leave the components in the anti-static container until you are ready to install them.

  • Page 8: Processor Module Form Factors

    Chapter 1 Introduction Processor Module Form Factors Different form factors of Pentium II and Pentium III processor modules exist, as shown in Figure 1-1. The form factor in this kit lacks the two processor module release latches present in the alternate form factor. For HP NetServer E 60 or LPr, the form factor is unimportant.

  • Page 9: Preparation, Preparation Overview, Verify Cd-rom Version

    2 Preparation Preparation Overview Before you begin to upgrade the processors, you will do the following: Verify that you have the current release of the HP NetServer Navigator CD-ROM. View the Readme file on the HP NetServer Navigator CD-ROM to obtain the most current information about this upgrade accessory.

  • Page 10: View The Readme File

    Chapter 2 Preparation 2. Compare the version number on the status report with the version number on the HP NetServer Navigator CD-ROM, as shown in Figure 2-1. Version Number XXXX XXXX Figure 2-1. CD-ROM Version Number 3. If you do not have the latest version, obtain it as instructed by the ordering information on the status report.

  • Page 11: Update The Bios, If Necessary, Write Down Hard Drive Priority

    Chapter 2 Preparation If this message does appear, you must update the BIOS. You will do it after you view the Readme file. 3. Go to the HP NetServer Navigator Main Menu. 4. On the Main Menu, choose Readme File. CAUTION Versions of the HP NetServer Navigator CD-ROM other than the one that shipped with the new processor modules may not...

  • Page 12: Update System Bios

    Chapter 2 Preparation Press <F2> to enter SETUP on the display monitor, press the F2 function key. 3. If a password has been set, provide it when prompted. 4. When the Setup Utility menu is displayed, use the left and right arrow keys to select the Configuration menu.

  • Page 13: Reconfigure Hard Drive Priority

    Chapter 2 Preparation Reconfigure Hard Drive Priority Run the Setup utility again to reconfigure the hard drive priority, as follows: 1. When the NetServer restarts, press the F2 function key at the prompt to run the Setup utility. 2. If a password has been set, provide it when prompted. 3.

  • Page 15: Installation In Lc 3 And Lh 3/3r, Installation Overview

    3 Installation in LC 3 and LH 3/3r Installation Overview NOTE If you install two processor modules, use processor upgrade kits with the same HP product number. If you add a second processor module, match it to the existing processor module. (Your HP reseller can advise you about matching processor modules.) Add the new processor module to the secondary processor position.

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    Chapter 3 Installation in LC 3 and LH 3/3r Table 3-1 summarizes differences among the operations required for various types of upgrades. It also lists the section in this chapter that describes each operation. Table 3-1. Upgrade Operations for HP NetServer LC 3 and LH 3/3r Upgrade to Dual (No Change in Speed) LC 3 LH 3/3r...

  • Page 17: Disconnect The Netserver

    Chapter 3 Installation in LC 3 and LH 3/3r Disconnect the NetServer 1. Bring down the network properly. If necessary, shut down the network operating system. 2. Turn off power to the HP NetServer and the monitor. 3. Disconnect all cables, as follows: DISCONNECT THE AC POWER CORD and all telephone cables from the HP NetServer.

  • Page 18: Remove The Front Bezel And Covers, Remove The System Board

    Chapter 3 Installation in LC 3 and LH 3/3r Remove the Front Bezel and Covers Refer to your NetServer documentation to remove the front bezel and covers to gain access to the system board to remove it. If your NetServer is mounted in a rack enclosure, also refer to your rack documentation.

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    Chapter 3 Installation in LC 3 and LH 3/3r CAUTION Lay the system board component-side up on a static-dissipating work surface with the metal crosspiece on the top rear corner of the system board extending off the work surface, as shown in Figure 3-1. Place Crosspiece Off Work Surface Static-Dissipating...

  • Page 20: Install The Processor Modules And Vrms

    Chapter 3 Installation in LC 3 and LH 3/3r Install the Processor Modules and VRMs See Figure 3-2 for the location of the processor module positions, VRM sockets, and system switches on the system board. Secondary Processor Socket for VRM for System Switches Module Position Secondary Processor...

  • Page 21: Removing The Terminator Board

    Chapter 3 Installation in LC 3 and LH 3/3r Removing the Terminator Board If your system has one processor, a terminator board is installed in the upper (secondary) processor position. You must remove the terminator board before installing a processor module into this position. (See Figure 3-3). 1.

  • Page 22: Removing The Existing Processor Module

    Chapter 3 Installation in LC 3 and LH 3/3r Removing the Existing Processor Module If you are upgrading an existing processor module, you must first remove the existing processor module. Refer to Figure 3-4 to determine whether the processor module you are removing has a processor retaining latch. Then refer to the appropriate removal instructions in the following sections.

  • Page 23: Removing A Processor Module Without A Processor Retaining Latch

    Chapter 3 Installation in LC 3 and LH 3/3r Removing a Processor Module Without a Processor Retaining Latch To remove a processor module that does not have a processor retaining latch: 1. Press in on each processor module release latch until it remains in (see Figure 3-5).

  • Page 24: Removing A Processor Module With A Processor Retaining Latch

    Chapter 3 Installation in LC 3 and LH 3/3r 3. Remove the processor module from the mounting bracket assembly. Removing a Processor Module With a Processor Retaining Latch To remove a processor module that HAS a retaining latch: 1. Squeeze the two tabs on the outer edge of the processor retaining latch, as shown in Figure 3-6.

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    Chapter 3 Installation in LC 3 and LH 3/3r 2. Lift up on the processor ejector lever until the processor pops out of the processor slot (see Figure 3-7). Processor Ejector Lever Processor Mounting Bracket Figure 3-7. Removing a Processor Module With a Retaining Latch CAUTION Do not move the processor ejector lever beyond its limit (about 25-30 degree angle from the original position).

  • Page 26: Installing Processor Modules

    Chapter 3 Installation in LC 3 and LH 3/3r Installing Processor Modules To install a processor module: 1. Orient the retaining latch to the processor module as shown in Figure 3-8. Processor Processor Module Retaining Latch Edge Connector Hooks to Engage Processor Module Figure 3-8.

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    Chapter 3 Installation in LC 3 and LH 3/3r 2. Press the retaining latch firmly onto the processor module until two hooks engage the processor module, as shown in Figure 3-9. Hook Detail Shows Hook Engaged to Processor Module Hook (Two Places) Figure 3-9.

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    Chapter 3 Installation in LC 3 and LH 3/3r 3. Orient the processor module (with its retaining latch mounted) to the correct processor position (slot), as shown in Figure 3-10. Processor Module Processor Mounting Bracket Secondary Processor Position Primary Processor Position Figure 3-10.

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    Chapter 3 Installation in LC 3 and LH 3/3r 4. Slide the processor module into the processor mounting bracket, and press it firmly into the slot, as shown in Figure 3-11. The processor ejector lever rotates during this insertion. Hooks to Engage Processor Ejector Lever Processor Mounting Bracket...

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    Chapter 3 Installation in LC 3 and LH 3/3r 5. Verify that the processor ejector lever has rotated over the edge of the processor retaining latch, as shown in Figure 3-12. If the ejector lever is not fully rotated, gently push it into place. If the ejector lever does not rotate easily over the edge of the processor retaining latch, the processor module is not fully inserted into its slot.

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    Chapter 3 Installation in LC 3 and LH 3/3r CAUTION The processor ejector lever secures the processor module in its slot. Verify that the ejector lever is completely rotated into the position shown in Figure 3-12. Verify that two hooks on the processor retaining latch engage the ejector lever.

  • Page 32: Installing A Vrm

    Chapter 3 Installation in LC 3 and LH 3/3r Installing a VRM One voltage regulator module (VRM) must be installed for each processor module installed. If only one processor module is installed, a VRM must be installed in the primary (lower) VRM socket, next to the primary processor. To install a VRM: 1.

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    Chapter 3 Installation in LC 3 and LH 3/3r 2. Holding the VRM as shown in Figure 3-14, press it firmly into the VRM socket on the processor board. Be sure to press only on the thin edge of the main VRM board when inserting the VRM into the socket.

  • Page 34: Installing Terminator Board For Single-processor Netserver

    Chapter 3 Installation in LC 3 and LH 3/3r CAUTION Do not push in on the VRM release latches; the release latches will close automatically when the VRM is installed completely. If the VRM is not installed completely, pushing in on release latches may damage the latches, the socket, or the VRM.

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    Chapter 3 Installation in LC 3 and LH 3/3r Terminator Board Retaining Latches Terminator Board Primary Processor Module Secondary Processor Position Figure 3-15. Install the Terminator Board in a Single-Processor HP NetServer LC 3 or LH 3/3r 2. Insert the terminator board into the upper (secondary) processor position. 3.

  • Page 36: Setting System Switches

    Chapter 3 Installation in LC 3 and LH 3/3r Setting System Switches For processor upgrades to a clock speed greater than 450 MHz, examine the table next to the system switches in the upper right corner of the system board, as shown in Figure 3-16.

  • Page 37: Reinstall The System Board, Replace Covers And Front Bezel

    Chapter 3 Installation in LC 3 and LH 3/3r CAUTION Processor modules are designed to operate at only one speed. This speed is printed on the module. Do not set the system switches to any speed other than that speed labeled on the module.

  • Page 39: Installation In E 60 And Lpr, Installation Overview

    4 Installation in E 60 and LPr Installation Overview NOTE If you install two processor modules, use processor upgrade kits with the same HP product number. If you add a second processor module, match it to the existing processor module. (Your HP reseller can advise you about matching processor modules.) Add the new processor module to the secondary processor position.

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    Chapter 4 Installation in E 60 and LPr Table 4-1 summarizes differences among the operations required for various types of upgrades. It also lists the section in this chapter that describes each operation. Table 4-1. Upgrade Operations for HP NetServer E 60 and LPr Upgrade to Dual (No Change in Speed) E 60 Described in...

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    Chapter 4 Installation in E 60 and LPr Disconnect the NetServer 1. Bring down the network properly. If necessary, shut down the network operating system. 2. Turn off power to the HP NetServer and the monitor. 3. DISCONNECT THE AC POWER CORD and all telephone cables from the HP NetServer.

  • Page 42: Remove The Hp Netserver Lpr From The Rack, Remove The Cover

    Chapter 4 Installation in E 60 and LPr Remove the HP NetServer LPr from the Rack For HP NetServer LPr, refer to your NetServer documentation and rack documentation to remove the front bezel and remove the NetServer from the rack. WARNING Do the following to prevent the rack enclosure from tipping over:...

  • Page 43: Install The Processor Modules

    Chapter 4 Installation in E 60 and LPr Install the Processor Modules See Figure 4-1 or 4-2 for the location of the processor positions and system switches on the system board. Secondary Primary Processor Processor Position Module System Switches Figure 4-1. HP NetServer E 60 System Board Secondary Processor VRM Socket for System Switches...

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    Chapter 4 Installation in E 60 and LPr If any accessory boards block access to the processors (or VRM positions in the HP NetServer LPr), refer to your NetServer documentation to remove those accessory boards. Removing the Terminator Board If your system has one processor, a terminator board is installed in the secondary processor position.

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    Chapter 4 Installation in E 60 and LPr Removing the Existing Processor Module If you are upgrading an existing processor module, you must first remove the existing module from the slot. To remove a processor module: 1. Slide the blue plastic release levers to free the processor module, as shown in Figure 4-4.

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    Chapter 4 Installation in E 60 and LPr Installing Processor Modules To install a processor module, refer to Figure 4-5 and do the following: 1. Slide the blue plastic release levers toward the center of the board. 2. Orient the processor module to the correct processor position. The heat sink faces toward the center of the system board.

  • Page 47: Installing A Vrm In Hp Netserver Lpr

    Chapter 4 Installation in E 60 and LPr CAUTION If the NetServer has only one processor module, it must be installed in the primary processor position, and a terminator board must be installed in the secondary processor position. If you add a second processor, leave the original processor in the primary position, and add the new processor to the secondary position.

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    Chapter 4 Installation in E 60 and LPr To install a VRM in an HP NetServer LPr: 1. Orient the VRM as shown in Figure 4-6. The component side of the VRM faces the center of the system board. Do not touch the components on the VRM.

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    Chapter 4 Installation in E 60 and LPr CAUTION Do not push in on the VRM release latches; the release latches will close automatically when the VRM is installed completely. If the VRM is not installed completely, pushing in on release latches may damage the latches, the socket, or the VRM.

  • Page 50: Replace The Cover, Setting System Switches

    Chapter 4 Installation in E 60 and LPr 2. Insert the terminator board into the secondary processor position. 3. Verify that the terminator board is installed completely in the slot. Setting System Switches After installing processors, verify that the system switches are set to the correct processor clock speed (frequency).

  • Page 51: Replace The Hp Netserver Lpr In The Rack, Reconnect The Netserver

    Chapter 4 Installation in E 60 and LPr CAUTION Never operate the NetServer, even for a short time, without first installing all covers and the front bezel. Operating the system without all covers in place reduces critical cooling airflow over some components, such as hard disk drives, circuit boards, and processor modules.

  • Page 53: Verification, Verification Overview, Start Hp Netserver Navigator

    5 Verification Verification Overview HP DiagTools is the offline diagnostic program that you will use to verify the processor upgrade. You will run it from a flexible diskette that you will make from the HP NetServer Navigator CD-ROM. To verify the upgrade, do the following: Start HP NetServer Navigator, and go to the NetServer Utilities menu.

  • Page 54: Create The Hp Diagtools Flexible Diskette, Run Hp Diagtools

    Chapter 5 Verification NOTE As the NetServer starts, the display monitor or the LCD display on the NetServer lists all the processors that are recognized. If you added a second processor, it may not be recognized until you reinstall the NOS or install a NOS module or other NOS component later in this chapter.

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    Chapter 5 Verification NOTE HP DiagTools does not support use of the mouse. Use the keyboard’s arrow and tab keys. If you find that you cannot use the arrow and tab keys, use the function keys as instructed on the screen. If HP DiagTools does not start, refer to the HP NetServer DiagTools Error Reference and User Guide.

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    Chapter 5 Verification HP DiagTools then reports whether the Basic System Test was passed. Record the hardware inventory and the Basic Test results by creating a Support Ticket text file. NOTE To create a Support Ticket, refer to the HP NetServer DiagTools Error Reference and User Guide, and write the Support Ticket to a flexible diskette.

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    Chapter 5 Verification 6. If the Basic System Test was failed again after you took the corrective actions determined in Step 5, run Advanced System Tests as described in the HP NetServer DiagTools Error Reference and User Guide. Run the System and Memory tests as a batch.

  • Page 58: About The Support Ticket, Reinstall The Nos, Verify Netserver Date And Time

    Chapter 5 Verification About the Support Ticket The Support Ticket is a text file you can create in HP DiagTools. It lists the hardware detected and the test results from HP DiagTools. The HP NetServer DiagTools Error Reference and User Guide describes the Support Ticket and how to create it.

  • Page 59: A Warranty And Support, Hardware Accessories Limited Warranty, Hp Repair And Telephone Support

    A Warranty and Support The hardware warranty below applies to components purchased as accessories. If your component was factory installed as part of an HP NetServer model, refer to the HP NetServer Warranty and Service/Support Booklet provided with your system documentation for the warranty limitations, customer responsibilities, and other terms and conditions.

  • Page 61: B Regulatory Information

    B Regulatory Information For regulatory information pertaining to this HP accessory, please refer to the regulatory section of the installation guide for the NetServer in which this accessory is installed.

  • Page 63: Index

    Index Error codes, 53 Error messages, 53 Accessory kit contents, 2 Advanced System Tests, 53 Form factors, processor module, 4 Front bezel Basic System Test, 51 installing, 33, 47 BIOS Update Utility, 8 removing, 14, 38 BIOS version, 6 BIOS, updating, 7, 8 Getting help, 55 Boot device order, 7 Caution...

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    Index Installing Regulatory information, 57 covers, 33, 46 Release latches front bezel, 33 processor module, 19 VRM, 29 in HP NetServer E 60, 47 in HP NetServer LC 3, 11–33 Release levers, processor, 41, 42 in HP NetServer LH 3/3r, 11–33 Removing in HP NetServer LPr, 47 covers, 14, 38...

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    Index VRM release latches, 29 Utilities BIOS Update Utility, 8 Warning HP DiagTools, 50 anti-tip, 14, 38 Setup, 7, 9 shock hazard, 13, 37 Warranty Verification, 49–54 hardware accessories limited, 55 Verification overview, 49 Warranty, hardware, 55 Voltage Regulator Module (VRM), 28,...

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