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HP D7171A - NetServer - LPr Upgrade Manual

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HP NetServer
LH 3/LH 3r
to LH 4/LH 4r
Upgrade Guide
HP Part Number 5967-5271
Printed November 1998
Revision A, December 2000


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  • Page 1: Upgrade Guide

    HP NetServer LH 3/LH 3r to LH 4/LH 4r Upgrade Guide HP Part Number 5967-5271 Printed November 1998 Revision A, December 2000...

  • 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 Preface........................1 Purpose of This Guide ..................1 Related Documentation..................1 Tools You Need....................2 Power Supplies Needed..................2 Precautions ......................3 1 Introduction ......................5 Installation Overview ..................5 Verifying Contents ....................7 Recycling the LH 3/LH 3r CPU Baseboard ............7 Saving the Current Operating Environment ............8 Preparing for Hardware Upgrade ...............9 Upgrading the Rack (LH 3r) Configuration............10 For HP Racks....................10...

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    Contents 4 Updating Firmware ..................29 Update System Firmware ................29 Update the Operating System..............31 5 Warranty and Support ...................33 Hardware Warranty..................33 HP Repair and Telephone Support ..............33 A Regulatory Information..................35 Index ........................37...

  • Page 5: Preface

    Preface Purpose of This Guide This guide describes the steps you need to perform to convert the HP NetServer LH 3 to the HP NetServer LH 4. This guide includes the following topics: An introduction to the LH 3 and LH 4 An explanation of changing the LH 3 configuration to the LH 4 configuration Related Documentation...

  • Page 6: Tools You Need

    Preface Tools You Need To install this accessory kit, you need the following tools: An anti-static service kit (3M 8501/8502/8503 or equivalent). This kit includes a static-dissipating work surface, a chassis clip lead, and a wrist strap. Power Supplies Needed NOTE You will need to install an HP NetServer LH 3/LH 3r Redundancy Kit as part of the LH 3 to LH 4 conversion, unless...

  • Page 7: Precautions

    Preface Precautions Follow the procedures listed below to ensure safe handling of components and to prevent harm to yourself and the NetServer. WARNING The HP NetServer LH 3r weighs up to 160 pounds (73 kg.) when fully loaded. If you are removing the LH 3r from the rack, remove the power supplies and hard disk drives before doing so.

  • Page 9: Introduction

    1 Introduction Installation Overview This guide describes the procedures for installing new hardware and software in your LH 4/LH 4r NetServer. The hardware update takes 10 or 15 minutes. The firmware update can take up to an hour, not including time taken by backing up and restoring your hard disk drives, or by reinstalling the NOS or applications.

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    Chapter 1 Introduction CAUTION After the system information update, your NetServer will revert to the default NetRAID settings. You must restore your NetRAID configuration from your worksheets or from notes before you can access the NetRAID arrays. If you do not save the NetRAID configuration details before performing the system information update, your data may be unrecoverable.

  • Page 11: Verifying Contents

    An HP NetServer Navigator CD-ROM and an accompanying flexible disk A Torx T-15 driver for loosening screws This manual Recycling the LH 3/LH 3r CPU Baseboard Dispose of the LH 3/LH 3r CPU baseboard by shipping it to Hewlett-Packard in the provided box.

  • Page 12: Saving The Current Operating Environment

    Chapter 1 Introduction Saving the Current Operating Environment Before you start the upgrade, follow these instructions to preserve the current operating environment. CAUTION You must back up all disks on your system - the disk containing the NOS and any RAID arrays. Failure to perform this step leaves you vulnerable to potential loss of data.

  • Page 13: Preparing For Hardware Upgrade

    Chapter 1 Introduction Cache Policy (Default: Cached I/O) Virtual Sizing (Default: Disabled) C. SCSI Channel: Transfer Rate (Default: Ultra-2) 3. If you are using the Integrated Remote Assistant features, run the Integrated Remote Assistant. Record all configuration settings. 4. Ensure that the following features in the Integrated Remote Management utility are not enabled: Power off on critical temp Power off on critical voltage...

  • Page 14: Upgrading The Rack (lh 3r) Configuration

    Chapter 1 Introduction Upgrading the Rack (LH 3r) Configuration You can upgrade the LH 3r rack configuration without removing it from the rack, but you may find it easier to reinstall the CPU baseboard and install the chassis reinforcement bars when the LH 3r is removed from the rack and sitting on a workbench.

  • Page 15: Removing Covers And The Cpu Baseboard

    2 Removing Covers and the CPU Baseboard CAUTION Wear a wrist strap and use a static-dissipating work surface connected to the chassis at all times. Before you can install the new LH 4 CPU baseboard, there are several components to remove from the LH 3: Remove the bezel and covers 2 and 3 to get access to the HP NetServer’s interior Remove the LH 3 CPU baseboard...

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    Chapter 2 Removing Covers and the CPU Baseboard Cover 2 Cover 3 Cover 1 LH 3 Cover 1 Cover 2 Cover 3 LH 3r Figure 2-1. LH 3 Covers Refer to the HP NetServer LH 3/LH 3r User Guide for details of removing covers 2 and 3 and the bezel.

  • Page 17: Removing The Lh 3 Cpu Baseboard

    Chapter 2 Removing Covers and the CPU Baseboard Removing the LH 3 CPU Baseboard 1. Remove cover 2. 2. Open the CPU baseboard retaining latches until they point away from the chassis, and the CPU baseboard has come out of its socket. 3.

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    Chapter 2 Removing Covers and the CPU Baseboard Remove CPU LH 3 baseboard guide Remove air baffle LH 3r Remove CPU baseboard guide Remove air baffle Figure 2-2. Removing the LH 3 CPU Baseboard, Guide, and Air Baffle...

  • Page 19: Installing Lh 4 Components

    3 Installing LH 4 Components WARNING Do not use memory or VRMs from the LH 3/LH 3r CPU baseboard with the LH 4/LH 4r CPU baseboard. This may result in damage to components and put data integrity at risk. Upgrading the HP NetServer LH 3/LH 3r to an HP NetServer LH 4/LH 4r requires several steps, but there are few differences between the two NetServers.

  • Page 20: Processor And Vrm Configurations

    Chapter 3 Installing LH 4 Components Figure 3-2 shows the CPU baseboard parts and slot layout without the processors, terminators, VRMs, memory cage, processor cage, or structural hardware attached. VRM 3/ 4 VRM 4 VRM 3 Processor 4 Processor 3 Processor 2 Processor 1 VRM 1...

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    Chapter 3 Installing LH 4 Components Table 3-1. Processor Module and VRM Relationship VRM Name on Baseboard Proc 1 Proc 2 Proc 3 Proc 4 VRM 1/2 VRM 3/4 VRM 1 VRM 2 VRM 3 VRM 4 Note: x = VRM installed Table 3-2 shows the installation requirements for one through four processors: what processor slots to use, how many VRMs are required, and what VRM slots to use.

  • Page 22: Installing Processors

    Chapter 3 Installing LH 4 Components Installing Processors 1. Position the LH 4 CPU baseboard, as shown in Figure 3-3, on an anti-static mat. 2. Unfasten the two captive screws securing the processor cage cover, then lift it off and put it aside. You will see two empty slots for processors 1 and 2, and two terminators installed in slots processor 3 and processor 4.

  • Page 23: Installing Memory

    Chapter 3 Installing LH 4 Components Installing Memory CAUTION Memory comes in packages of four DIMMs. Do not install all four DIMMs into one board. Proper interleaving requires memory in each board, bank by bank, in pairs. 1. Unfasten the captive screw on the right side of the memory cage cover, as shown in Figure 3-4, and lift it upward and away from the memory cage.

  • Page 24

    Chapter 3 Installing LH 4 Components Figure 3-5. Removing the Memory Cards 3. Position the memory board on a static-dissipating work surface and remove the DIMMs from their packing materials. 4. Remove a DIMM from its container, handling the module by its ends; do not touch the pins.

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    Chapter 3 Installing LH 4 Components 6. Align the notches on the DIMM with the keys in the slot (see Figure 3-7). Notches Keys Clips LEDs Figure 3-7. Inserting DIMMs into Memory Board 7. Hold the DIMM at a 90-degree angle to the system board. 8.

  • Page 26: Additional Processor, Vrm, And Memory Configurations

    Chapter 3 Installing LH 4 Components 10. Replace the boards in the memory cage. Lower the ejection levers to lock the board into place in the cage. 11. Close the cover of the memory cage. Additional Processor, VRM, and Memory Configurations The LH 4/LH 4r CPU baseboard is shipped with two processors, two terminators, and four VRMs.

  • Page 27

    Chapter 3 Installing LH 4 Components Screws secure CPU LH 4 baseboard to reinforcing bars Screws secure CPU baseboard LH 4r to reinforcing bars Figure 3-8. Installing the Chassis Reinforcement Bars...

  • Page 28: Installing The Cpu Baseboard In The Chassis

    Chapter 3 Installing LH 4 Components Installing the CPU Baseboard in the Chassis The LH 4 CPU baseboard fits into the chassis snugly. Observe these precautions: Check to make sure that you have removed the card guide and air baffle for the LH 3 CPU baseboard.

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    Chapter 3 Installing LH 4 Components Screws Ejection levers LH 4 Ejection levers Screws LH 4r Figure 3-9. Inserting the LH 4 CPU Baseboard into the Chassis...

  • Page 30: Installing A Redundant Power Supply

    Chapter 3 Installing LH 4 Components 3. As the CPU baseboard lowers into place, raise the levers into a vertical position. When the CPU baseboard seats in its slot, push the levers flat to lock the CPU baseboard into position. 4.

  • Page 31: Finishing The Hardware Upgrade

    Chapter 3 Installing LH 4 Components Finishing the Hardware Upgrade As the last step in the LH 3/LH 3r to LH 4/LH 4r upgrade, attach the new nameplate to the top of the front surface of the front bezel, as follows: 1.

  • Page 33: Updating Firmware

    4 Updating Firmware The HP NetServer Navigator CD-ROM shipped with your upgrade kit contains new firmware specifically for the LH 4/LH 4r. Update your system firmware now as part of the upgrade procedure. Update System Firmware 1. Run the HP NetServer Navigator CD-ROM. A.

  • Page 34

    Chapter 4 Updating Firmware D. Insert a blank flexible diskette in the NetServer and click to select . The NetServer copies the update file to the diskette. Label EXECUTE the diskette "NetRAID Firmware Update". E. Click to return to the NetServer Utilities screen. <BACK 9.

  • Page 35: Update The Operating System

    Chapter 4 Updating Firmware CAUTION This Embedded NetRAID update only updates the firmware on the CPU baseboard. When you reboot the NOS after this update, you will get an error message caused by conflicts between the NetRAID information stored elsewhere in the system and the new information saved in the CPU baseboard firmware.

  • Page 36

    Chapter 4 Updating Firmware 1. From directories on the HP NetServer Navigator CD-ROM (for applications that have a uninstall/install option), update: Top Tools Application Top Tools Agents PC Anywhere 2. Follow these steps to create a driver diskette to update your HP drivers: A.

  • Page 37: Warranty And Support

    5 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 warranty statement provided with your system documentation. Hardware Warranty This HP NetServer accessory is covered by a limited hardware warranty for a period of one year from receipt by the original end-user purchaser.

  • Page 39: A Regulatory Information

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

  • Page 41: Index

    Index Installing memory, 15 Accessory kit contents, 7 processors, 15 Air baffle, 13 Integrated Remote Management Anti-tip foot, 3, 10 disable settings before upgrade, 9 Introduction, 5 Backing up disks, 8 Baseboard guide, 13 Kit contents, 7 CAUTION Leveling feet, 3 Anti-tip foot, 10 LH 3 components Chassis reinforcement bars...

  • Page 42

    Index Redundant fan, 26 Regulatory information, 35 Upgrade Related documentation, 1 time required, 5 Saving the environment, 8 VRM slots, 16 Shock hazard, 3 Software upgrade, 29 WARNINGS HP NetServer Navigator CD-ROM Extend anti-tip foot, 3 version L.15.00 or later, 29 NetServer is heavy!, 3 Static-dissipating work surface, 3, 11 Shock hazards, 3...

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