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HP NetServer LXr 8000
PCI Card Installation and Replacement
and Hot-Plug Operations
(revised March 1999)
(this addendum replaces Chapter 6 of the
HP NetServer LXr 8000 Installation Guide , October 1998)
HP Part Number 5969-2119
Printed in March 1999

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    HP NetServer LXr 8000 PCI Card Installation and Replacement and Hot-Plug Operations (revised March 1999) (this addendum replaces Chapter 6 of the HP NetServer LXr 8000 Installation Guide , October 1998) HP Part Number 5969-2119 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: Tools Required

    Some accessory board outputs may exceed U.S. National Electrical code (NFPA 70) Class 2 or limited power source limits and must use appropriate interconnecting cabling in accordance with the National Electrical Code. (All Hewlett-Packard boards comply with Class 2.) Tools Required...

  • Page 4: Boot Priority

    Chapter 6 Addendum HP NetServer LXr 8000 Installation Guide Boot Priority This section details the NetServer’s boot order by highest to lowest priority. See Figure 6-1 and the boot order list on the following page. Shared PCI/ISA Slot PCI Hot-Swap Slots PCI (Non-Hot Swap) Slots Amber LED...

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    Chapter 6 Addendum HP NetServer LXr 8000 Installation Guide By default the NetServer searches for boot devices in this order: 1. IDE CD-ROM drive 2. Flexible (Floppy) disk drive 3. PCI Slot P1 4. SCSI A bus SCSI device ID 0 SCSI device ID 1 SCSI device ID 15 5.

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    Chapter 6 Addendum HP NetServer LXr 8000 Installation Guide I/O Baseboard All accessory boards plug into the I/O baseboard at the rear of the server’s chassis. The I/O Baseboard supports the following accessory board types in the respective slots. See Figure 6-2. IDE and SCCI interface connectors –...

  • Page 7: Remote Control Card

    Chapter 6 Addendum HP NetServer LXr 8000 Installation Guide Remote Control Card The HP TopTools Remote Control card must be in slot 2 and requires a cable connection to I/O baseboard. The TopTools Remote Control cable connects to the I C connector J1D1 on the I/O baseboard.

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    Chapter 6 Addendum HP NetServer LXr 8000 Installation Guide Installation for Non-Hot-Plug Boards Use this procedure to install all accessory boards, including PCI boards, for all of the following situations: All new accessory boards (slots P1 through P10) All accessory boards installed or removed in non-hot-plug-capable slots (P1 through P6), including the I/O riser card All PCI boards with non-compliant hot-plug drivers installed or removed in hot-plug slots (P7 through P10) NOTE...

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    Chapter 6 Addendum HP NetServer LXr 8000 Installation Guide 5. At the front of the NetServer, extend the anti-tip foot out of the installation rack. See Figure 6-3. 6. Remove the bezel from the front of the NetServer. 7. Use a T-25 screwdriver to remove the screws holding the NetServer’s flanges to the rack front columns. CAUTION To prevent damage to cables or a disruption in service due to a disconnection of cables, check for short cables at the rear of NetServer and disconnect before proceeding.

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    Chapter 6 Addendum HP NetServer LXr 8000 Installation Guide 9. Determine which covers to remove from the NetServer. If installing a board in slots P7-P10 only, lift off the hot-plug access panel covering these slots. See Figure 6-4. If installing a board in slots P1-P6, you must remove the Top Cover and the Shield. See Figure 6-4. Top Cover Hot Plug Access Panel...

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    Chapter 6 Addendum HP NetServer LXr 8000 Installation Guide 10. Consider the boot priority before any installing any accessory board. If installing a SCSI controller board, the controller’s priority (BIOS search order for a boot drive) is set by the board’s slot location.

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    Chapter 6 Addendum HP NetServer LXr 8000 Installation Guide 14. Align the board along its slot and position it in the slot. 15. Push the board down into its connector on the I/O baseboard. Figure 6-6. Installing the Accessory Board 16.

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    Chapter 6 Addendum HP NetServer LXr 8000 Installation Guide Press in the release latch on each slide and push the server into the rack Flanges Figure 6-7. Sliding the NetServer Back into the Rack 22. Reconnect any cables you may have removed, including cables to the accessory boards, before continuing. 23.

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    Chapter 6 Addendum HP NetServer LXr 8000 Installation Guide Hot-Plug Replacement (Windows NT) Use this section for Microsoft Windows NT 4.0 PCI Hot-Plug (PHP) replacement. The procedures listed under this section provide the steps to power off/on the PCI Hot-Plug slots before removing and replacing a PCI Hot-Plug- capable board.

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    Chapter 6 Addendum HP NetServer LXr 8000 Installation Guide Figure 6-8. PCI Hot-Plug Utility 3. If Unsupported appears under Board in the utility’s window instead of the desired PCI board, one of the following conditions might be true: The PCI Hot-Plug board is not supported by a hot-plug compliant software driver. The software driver for the PCI Hot-Plug board is not properly installed and loaded.

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    Chapter 6 Addendum HP NetServer LXr 8000 Installation Guide PCI Hot Plug Standard PCI ISA or PCI Slots(P10-P7) Slots(P6-P1) Slot(P1) Figure 6-9. PCI Slot Locations (Rear view) Shared PCI/ISA Slot PCI Hot-Swap Slots PCI (Non-Hot Swap) Slots Amber LED Green LED Figure 6-10.

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    Chapter 6 Addendum HP NetServer LXr 8000 Installation Guide Powering Down the PCI Slot 1. Select the desired PCI slot (slot P9) to change by pointing to it with the mouse cursor. See Figure 6-11. 2. Left-click the desired slot (slot P9) with the mouse. Figure 6-11.

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    Chapter 6 Addendum HP NetServer LXr 8000 Installation Guide Figure 6-12. Pop-up Menu 4. Confirm your selection by clicking Yes. As soon as confirmation is complete, the Power LED (left) on the Utility screen turns off (gray) and the slot status changes from Normal to Not Ready.

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    Chapter 6 Addendum HP NetServer LXr 8000 Installation Guide Figure 6-13. PCI Hot-Plug Utility – Power Turned Off 5. If the Power LED in the Hot-Plug Utility window stays green, then consider these steps: a. Re-install the software driver and then repeat this procedure. Refer to the Windows NT Help file to re-install the driver.

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    Chapter 6 Addendum HP NetServer LXr 8000 Installation Guide Removing a PCI Hot-Plug Board Use this procedure to physically remove a PCI Hot-Plug Board from the slot. 1. At the front of the NetServer, extend the anti-tip foot out of the installation rack. See Figure 6-14. 2.

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    Chapter 6 Addendum HP NetServer LXr 8000 Installation Guide 5. Use a T-25 screwdriver to remove only the PCI Hot-Plug Access Panel. See Figure 6-15. Hot Plug Access Panel Screws(2) Rear of Chassis Figure 6-15. Removing Hot-Plug Access Panel CAUTION DO NOT DROP SCREWS OR OTHER METAL OBJECTS INTO THE SYSTEM.

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    Chapter 6 Addendum HP NetServer LXr 8000 Installation Guide 6. Verify power to the desired PCI slot is turned off, by checking the two LEDs associated with the desired PCI slot. The green Power LED must be OFF. See Figure 6-16 and Table 6-1. PCI Hot-Plug LEDs Figure 6-16.

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    Chapter 6 Addendum HP NetServer LXr 8000 Installation Guide NOTE If you have a non-PCI Hot-Plug board in one of the PCI Hot-Plug slots, the PCI board will show up on the NOS software utility’s display. But the NOS utility will not allow you to power down the PCI board's slot.

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    Chapter 6 Addendum HP NetServer LXr 8000 Installation Guide 13. Grasp the edge of the PCI board firmly and pull upward. See Figure 6-17. Try to pull the board straight up without wiggling it side to side along the length of the board. Accessory Board Bracket...

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    Chapter 6 Addendum HP NetServer LXr 8000 Installation Guide Replacing a PCI Hot-Plug Board Use this procedure to physically replace a PCI Hot-Plug Board. The following conditions must be met before replacing a PCI Hot-Plug Board: The desired PCI Hot-Plug slot must be powered off. The replacement PCI Hot-Plug board must be identical to the board it replaces.

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    Chapter 6 Addendum HP NetServer LXr 8000 Installation Guide Accessory Board Bracket Figure 6-18. Replacing PCI Boards 6. Ensure the board is fully seated before continuing. 7. Insert the screw into the PCI board’s bracket and use the T-15 driver or Phillips screwdriver to secure it to the rear panel.

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    Chapter 6 Addendum HP NetServer LXr 8000 Installation Guide PowerIng Up the PCI Slot Use this procedure to apply power to a hot-plug slot only after replacing an existing PCI Hot-Plug board with an identical PCI Hot-Plug board. 1. If not already open, select the PCI Hot-Plug Utility from the Programs menu. 2.

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    Chapter 6 Addendum HP NetServer LXr 8000 Installation Guide Figure 6-20. Pop-up Menu 4. Confirm your selection by clicking Yes. The pop-up prompt should disappear and the Power LED (left) for the slot (slot 9) should turn green and after a few seconds the status should change from Not Ready to Normal.

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    Chapter 6 Addendum HP NetServer LXr 8000 Installation Guide Figure 6-21. PCI Hot-Plug Utility – Power Turned On 6. If the right LED (Attention) stays amber or goes to amber in the Hot-Plug Utility window or on the I/O baseboard, then consider these steps: a.

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    Chapter 6 Addendum HP NetServer LXr 8000 Installation Guide 10. If all desired PCI Hot-Plug boards have been installed, replace the PCI Hot-Plug Access Panel. See Figure 6-22. Hot Plug Access Panel Figure 6-22. Replacing the Hot-Plug Access Panel 11. Use the T-25 driver to secure the hot-plug access panel to the top cover with the two screws.

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    Chapter 6 Addendum HP NetServer LXr 8000 Installation Guide CAUTION To prevent damage to cables, or a disruption in service due to a disconnection of cables, use caution when sliding the chassis into the rack. 12. If chassis work is complete, slide the NetServer chassis back into the rack. See Figure 6-23. Press in the release latch on each slide and push the server into the rack...

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