HP D7171A - NetServer - LPr Upgrade Manual

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HP NetServer
LH 3000/3000r and
LH 6000/6000r
Mass Storage Upgrade Guide
HP Part Number 5969-2159
Printed in October 1999

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    HP NetServer LH 3000/3000r and LH 6000/6000r Mass Storage Upgrade Guide HP Part Number 5969-2159 Printed in October 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 Guide................... 1 Precautions ....................3 Verify Contents....................4 Tools You Need..................... 5 Documents You May Need ................5 2 Installation ....................7 Installation Overview..................7 Step 1: Power Down and Disconnect ............7 Step 2: Unlock and Remove Front Bezel............

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    Contents A Warranty and Support ................39 Hardware Accessories Limited Warranty............39 HP Repair and Telephone Support .............. 39 B Regulatory Information ................41 Index....................... 43...

  • Page 5: Introduction, About This Guide

    1 Introduction About This Guide This guide contains instructions for installing an accessory second hot-swap mass storage cage into your HP NetServer LH 3000 or LH 3000r, or your LH 6000 or LH 6000r. The HP NetServer LH 3000 and the HP NetServer LH 6000 are the floor-standing pedestal configurations, and the HP NetServer LH 3000r and the HP NetServer LH 6000r are the rack-optimized configurations, as shown in Figure 1-1.

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    Chapter 1 Introduction Chapter 2 of this guide tells how to install the second hot-swap mass storage cage and its SCSI cable in the configuration shown in Figure 1-2. Non-Hot-Swap I/O Baseboard SCSI Devices SE Connector SCSI A Connector Channel A (Primary) SCSI B Connector Channel B...

  • Page 7: Precautions

    Chapter 1 Introduction Precautions Follow the procedures listed below to ensure safe handling of components and to prevent harm to both you and the HP NetServer: WARNING Hazardous voltages and high energy levels are present inside the HP NetServer. ALWAYS disconnect the AC power cord(s) from the NetServer before removing the cover.

  • Page 8: Verify Contents

    Chapter 1 Introduction Verify Contents CAUTION An insulating sheet shown in Figure 1-3 covers the cage’s backplane and part of one side. Leave it in place, and be careful not to damage it. Insulating Filler Panel Sheet (5 places) Figure 1-3. Front and Rear Views of Hot-Swap Mass Storage Cage Unpack and verify the contents of the shipping box.

  • Page 9: Tools You Need, Documents You May Need

    Chapter 1 Introduction Tools You Need The following materials are also required to install this upgrade: Anti-static Service Kit (3M part number 8501/8502/8505 or equivalent) containing a wrist strap, anti-static mat, and cable. Use this kit to prevent damage to the system from static electricity. ®...

  • Page 11: Installation, Installation Overview, Step 1: Power Down And Disconnect

    2 Installation Installation Overview NOTE If you plan to install a duplex board on the second hot-swap mass storage cage, do so before you install the cage. Refer to HP NetServer Duplex Kit Installation Guide for instructions. Installing a second hot-swap mass storage cage in your HP NetServer requires these general steps, which are described in this chapter: Step 1: Power Down and Disconnect Step 2: Unlock and Remove Front Bezel...

  • Page 12: Step 2: Unlock And Remove Front Bezel, Step 3: Remove Cover 1 And Cover Plate

    Chapter 2 Installation 3. Turn off power to the HP NetServer. 4. Disconnect the AC power cords and all external cables from the HP NetServer. WARNING Before removing the cover, always disconnect the power cord(s) and unplug telephone cables. Disconnect telephone cables to avoid exposure to shock hazard from telephone ringing voltages.

  • Page 13: Step 4: Install Mass Storage Cage

    Chapter 2 Installation 2. Remove Cover 1 as described in your HP NetServer installation guide. 3. The HP NetServer has a cover plate on its chassis front over the expansion bay in which you will install the mass storage cage. Unscrew its six retaining screws, as shown in Figure 2-1, and remove the cover plate.

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    Chapter 2 Installation 1. Orient the hot-swap mass storage cage, as shown in Figure 2-2. The backplane of the cage faces into the empty expansion bay. The connectors on the cage’s backplane are near the edge closest to the CD-ROM drive. CAUTION As you insert the cage, be careful not to damage the insulating sheet covering the cage’s backplane and part of one side.

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    Chapter 2 Installation 4. Using the two circular access holes in the chassis shown in Figure 2-3, insert and tighten two screws supplied with the upgrade kit. HP NetServer LH 3000 and LH 6000 access holes are on the side of the chassis.

  • Page 16: Step 5: Remove I/o Fans

    Chapter 2 Installation Step 5: Remove I/O Fans Before you install the SCSI cable, remove the two I/O fans to gain working space and access to the SCSI B connector on the I/O baseboard. To remove the I/O fans, refer to Figure 2-4 or 2-5. Grasp one of the I/O fan modules, depress the latch on the back of the module, and pull the module straight out from the HP NetServer.

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    Chapter 2 Installation Latches on I/O Fans Thumbscrew on Air Baffle Figure 2-5. Remove I/O Fans from Rack-Mounted HP NetServer NOTE To improve access to the back of the secondary hot-swap mass storage cage, you can remove the air baffle indicated in Figures 2-4 and 2-5.

  • Page 18: Step 6: Install Scsi Cable, About Cabling The Secondary Cage

    Chapter 2 Installation Step 6: Install SCSI Cable About Cabling the Secondary Cage The HP NetServer is normally shipped with the primary mass storage cage connected to the SCSI A connector on the I/O baseboard. The secondary mass storage cage can be connected to the SCSI B connector on the I/O baseboard if that connector is unused.

  • Page 19: Cabling To I/o Baseboard Scsi B

    Chapter 2 Installation Cabling to I/O Baseboard SCSI B To connect the secondary mass storage cage to the SCSI B connector on the I/O baseboard, install the SCSI cable supplied with the kit as follows: 1. Carefully pull aside the cables for the flexible disk drive and CD-ROM drive to gain access to the SCSI B connector on the I/O baseboard, which is shown in Figure 2-6.

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    Chapter 2 Installation 2. Connect the SCSI cable’s 68-pin connector labeled "To I/O Board" to the SCSI B connector on the I/O baseboard, as shown in Figure 2-6. To attach the 68-pin connector, press on the center of the connector strain relief and press the connector into place, as shown in Figure 2-7.

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    Chapter 2 Installation 3. Connect the SCSI cable’s 68-pin connector labeled "To SCSI Mass Storage Device" to the SCSI connector on the cage’s backplane, as shown in Figure 2-8. Figure 2-8. Attach SCSI Cable Connector to Cage’s Backplane...

  • Page 22: Step 7: Connect Power Harness

    Chapter 2 Installation Step 7: Connect Power Harness 1. Orient the connector labeled P2 on the power harness to the power socket on the backplane of the mass storage cage, as shown in Figure 2-9. Figure 2-9. Connect Power Harness to Backplane of Mass Storage Cage 2.

  • Page 23: Step 8: Replace I/o Fans

    Chapter 2 Installation Step 8: Replace I/O Fans The two I/O fan modules are identical. Replace them as follows: 1. Orient one I/O fan to the accessory board guide, as shown in Figure 2-10. Accessory Board Guide I/O Fan I/O Fan Figure 2-10.

  • Page 24: Step 9: Replace Cover 1 And Front Bezel, Step 10: Install Hard Disk Drive Modules

    Chapter 2 Installation Step 9: Replace Cover 1 and Front Bezel NOTE If you removed the air baffle indicated in Figure 2-4 or 2-5, replace it now, before you replace Cover 1. 1. Replace Cover 1 as described in your HP NetServer installation guide. 2.

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    Chapter 2 Installation Before you install the hot-swap disk drive modules, decide where to place them in the secondary mass storage cage. Figure 2-11 shows the drive blockers, which prevent installation of drive modules into unsupported positions. Drive Blockers prevent installation of drive modules into unsupported positions Figure 2-11.

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    Chapter 2 Installation Below are single-bus (no duplex board) hot-swap drive configurations and SCSI addresses (IDs) for the secondary cage in a pedestal HP NetServer. Load drive modules with all necessary drive spacers starting at the bottom of the cage, as described in "Installing Hot-Swap Drives"...

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    Chapter 2 Installation Below are single-bus (no duplex board) hot-swap drive configurations and SCSI addresses (IDs) for the secondary cage in a rack-mounted HP NetServer. Load drive modules with all necessary drive spacers starting at the bottom of the cage, as described in "Installing Hot-Swap Drives"...

  • Page 28: Installing Hot-swap Drives, Step 11: Reconnect Power Cords And Other Cables

    Chapter 2 Installation Installing Hot-Swap Drives CAUTION Protect the drive from static electricity by leaving it in its anti- static bag until you are ready to install it. Before handling the drive, touch any unpainted metal surface to discharge static electricity.

  • Page 29: Step 12: Verify Installation, Verifying Hard Disk Drive Operation

    Chapter 2 Installation Step 12: Verify Installation Verify the installation of the second hot-swap mass storage cage and the drives in it. To do so, verify that all of the hot-swap drives are operational by using one of the following: Hard disk drive LEDs: See "Verifying Hard Disk Drive Operation"...

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    Chapter 2 Installation Light pipes on the module transmit light to these apertures from LEDs on the inside rear of the hot-swap mass storage cage. Verify that the LEDs show the correct status and activity indications for all of the disk drive modules that you installed: 1.

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    Chapter 2 Installation 4. If one or both LED indicators on a single module are not illuminated during the POST, the module may be installed incorrectly, or its light pipes (shown in Figure 2-15) may be damaged. Light Pipes Figure 2-15. LED Light Pipes on Ultra 2 Hard Disk Drive Module (Shown for Low-Profile Disk Module) Check the light pipe on the module as follows: a.

  • Page 33: Configure Mass Storage, About Raid Or Non-raid Operation

    3 Configure Mass Storage About RAID or Non-RAID Operation The disk drives in the hot-swap mass storage cages can be configured in one of two different modes: RAID configuration: RAID (Redundant Array of Independent Disks) configuration can enhance performance and provide fault tolerance (redundancy).

  • Page 34: Raid Configuration, Non-raid Configuration, Back Up Data

    Chapter 3 Configure Mass Storage RAID Configuration To configure the secondary hot-swap mass storage cage for RAID operation, refer to one of the following: If you connected the secondary hot-swap mass storage to SCSI A or SCSI B on the I/O baseboard, refer to the Integrated HP NetRAID Controller Configuration Guide.

  • Page 35: Run Setup Utility

    Chapter 3 Configure Mass Storage Run Setup Utility Use the Setup utility to verify non-RAID (LVD SCSI) control of SCSI channels A and B and to verify the boot device priority and the priority of various hard disk drive controllers within the boot device priority. NOTE To set the boot priority of hard disk drive controllers, also use the Symbios Configuration Utility to set the channel to be...

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    Chapter 3 Configure Mass Storage NOTE The message "Configuration of NVRAM and drives mismatch" indicates that configuration information in the integrated HP NetRAID controller’s NVRAM differs from configuration information in hard disk drives. Do the following to clear configuration information from integrated HP NetRAID NVRAM: 1.

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    Chapter 3 Configure Mass Storage 4. When the Setup Utility menu is first displayed, the Configuration menu is also displayed. (If the Configuration menu is not displayed, use the left arrow key to highlight Configuration on the Main menu.) The system time and system date are displayed. If either needs to be changed, use the down arrow on the keyboard to highlight the item.

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    Chapter 3 Configure Mass Storage 11. The Embedded LAN and SCSI Settings submenu is displayed. If HP NetRAID/LVD SCSI is not already highlighted, use the up and down arrows to highlight it. Read the values in the brackets to determine whether LVD SCSI is enabled.

  • Page 39: Run Symbios Configuration Utility

    Chapter 3 Configure Mass Storage Run Symbios Configuration Utility NOTE Run the Symbios Configuration utility to do the following: To verify that devices on SCSI channels A and B are displayed on the boot screen. To verify that the controllers of SCSI channels A and B are set "On"...

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    Chapter 3 Configure Mass Storage 3. When the Symbios Logic SCSI Configuration Utility Main Menu is displayed, verify that shows Display=Verbose. (This means that the non- RAID SCSI devices will be listed on the boot screen.) If not, use the up and down arrow keys to highlight Display=Terse. Press Enter to change the setting to Verbose.

  • Page 41: Verify Disk Drive Modules

    Chapter 3 Configure Mass Storage To remove a controller from the boot order, use the right and left arrow keys to highlight the controller, and then press Enter twice. (This creates a blank.) The boot order sequence number of the other controller will change to 0, if necessary.

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    Chapter 3 Configure Mass Storage 9. Watch the display monitor for the boot listing of SCSI devices to determine whether all the drives you installed have been detected. If one drive was not detected, refer to the HP NetServer Ultra2 SCSI Hot-swap Hard Disk Drive and Tray User Guide as you do the following: 1.

  • Page 43: A Warranty And Support, Hardware Accessories Limited Warranty, Hp Repair And Telephone Support

    A Warranty and Support Refer to the HP NetServer Warranty and Service/Support Booklet provided with your original HP NetServer system documentation for the warranty limitations, customer responsibilities, and other terms and conditions. Hardware Accessories Limited Warranty An HP NetServer Hardware Accessory is an HP hardware product that is specifically designated for use with HP NetServers;...

  • Page 45: B Regulatory Information

    FCC Title 47 CFR, Part 15 Supplementary Information: 1) The product was tested in a typical configuration with a Hewlett-Packard NetServer computer and peripherals. 2) The product complies with Part 15 of the FCC rules. Operation is subject to the following two...

  • Page 47: Index

    Index Access holes, 11 Embedded LAN and SCSI Settings, 34 Activity LED, 25 Environmental specifications, 41 Adapter boot order, 36 Error message, 31, 32, 35 Anti-static precautions, 3, 5 Exiting Anti-tip foot, 20 HP NetRAID Express Tools, 32 Setup utility, 34 Symbios Configuration utility, 37 Back up data, 30 Backplane, cage’s, 4...

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    Index Status LED, 25 I/O baseboard, 12, 15 Symbios Configuration utility, 35 I/O fans, 12, 19 adapter boot order, 36 Indicators, LED, 26 Display, 36 Insulating sheet, 4, 10 exiting, 37 starting, 35 Kit contents, 4 Tools, 5 LEDs, 25 Light pipes, LED, 27 Ultra2 hard disk drive modules, 25 LVD SCSI, 34...

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