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HP D7171A - NetServer - LPr Introduction Manual

Installing sco unixware on an hp netserver.
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HP Server
SCO UnixWare Installation Guide
NOTICE: The information in this document was last updated for the HP NetServer Navigator CD-ROM version
M.04.05. If you don't have the M.04.05 version CD-ROM and you're obtaining this document from the HP web
site as a reference to install an operating system, be sure to also check the HP web site for the latest available
drivers.
┬ęCopyright Hewlett-Packard Company
January 22, 2002
Introduction
This document presents important information that you need to install SCO UnixWare.
The first section of this document is a list of helpful tips on NOS installation, the second
section is a step-by-step installation guide.
NOTE: The SCO UnixWare 2.1 and UnixWare 7. X operating system is
supported on the HP NetServer LC II, LC 3, LD Pro, LH Plus, LH Pro, LH II, LH
3, LH4, LX Pro, LXe Pro, LXr Pro product families.
The SCO UnixWare 7.X operating system is supported on the HP NetServer LPr
LC2000, LH3000, LH6000, LT6000r, LXr8000, and LXr8500 product families.
The SCO UnixWare 2.1, UnixWare 7.X operating system is not supported on the
HP NetServer E 30, E 40, E 45, E 50, E 60, LC, LC Plus, LE, LF, LH, LM, and
LS product families.
The SCO UnixWare 7.1.1 operating system is not supported on the HP Server
tc3100 and tc4100 product families.
Hewlett-Packard has more than one Disk Array Controller (DAC) for the
NetServer product family. In this document the term "HP Disk Array" refers to
the EISA and PCI Disk Array Controller models C3609A and C3610A,
respectively. The term "HP NetRAID" refers to the HP NetRAID and NetRAID-
1 PCI DAC models D4943A and D4992A, The term "HP NetRAID 3Si" refers to
model number D5955A. The term "HP NetRAID 1Si refers to model number
D2140A. The term"HP Embedded RAID" refers to the built in RAID controller
on the HP NetServer LH3, LH4, LH3000, LH6000 and LT6000r.
The HP NetRAID disk array controllers will be supported on UnixWare 2.1 and
UnixWare 7.X on a future HP NetServer Navigator release.

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    The SCO UnixWare 7.1.1 operating system is not supported on the HP Server tc3100 and tc4100 product families. Hewlett-Packard has more than one Disk Array Controller (DAC) for the NetServer product family. In this document the term "HP Disk Array" refers to the EISA and PCI Disk Array Controller models C3609A and C3610A, respectively.

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    Table of Contents Section 1. General Tips Introduction CaSe SeNsItIvE Start Counting At Zero Set Up All Cards In ECU Installation To Disk Arrays Utility Partition Access Disabled Installation Media Swap Space Additional File Systems Configuring Mouse Connectors Configuring Video for UnixWare Host Bus Adapter (HBA) Driver Tips Driver Names for HP-Supplied Controllers Troubleshooting...

  • Page 3: Installation Media

    Start Counting At Zero In almost all cases a UNIX system will start counting at ZERO. Therefore, SCSI Controller 0 is the first controller, SCSI Channel 0 is the first channel, Hard Disk 0 is the first hard disk, etc. Set Up All Cards In ECU SCO UNIX likes to have all cards and disk drives configured in CMOS to work properly.

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    asked to allocate disk space between your root and your other file systems. Be sure to leave enough space in your root file system for installing future applications. Configuring a Mouse All HP NetServers have a PS/2 style mouse. This is also know as a mini-DIN or keyboard mouse.

  • Page 5: Troubleshooting

    NetServer Controller Package Name E 30,40,45 AHA2910 adsl LC Plus AIC7770 adsa LC II,3 AIC7880 adsl LD Pro AIC7880 adsl AIC7855 adsl LH Plus, LH Pro AIC7880 adsl LH II,3 AIC7880 adsl AIC7870 adsl LX, LXe, LXr Pro AIC7880 adsl Symbios895 c8xx LH3,LH4,...

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    Section 2. Installing SCO UnixWare 2.1.x Large Memory Access SCO UnixWare 2.1.x can access a maximum of 2 GB physical memory (RAM). By default UnixWare will not see more than 128 MB of RAM. If your system has between 128 MB and 2 GB of RAM you will need to modify the "/stand/boot" file as follows. Add the following entry to /stand/boot: MEMRANGE=0-640K:256,1M-16M:512,16M-nnM:8704 where "nn"...

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    For UnixWare 2.1.x, the SCSI controller drivers are built into the SCO product. HP recommends that you use the latest adsl driver that SCO ships. This driver is available from SCO on their SLS “PTF3124C”. The PTF3124C version of the adsl driver was released after the UnixWare 2.1.x update release.

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    - Set STRMSGSZ to 0. - Set STRSCHED to 32 For Virtual Memory (VM) parameters: - Set MINFREEBYTE to 1048576. - Set SEGKMEM_PERCENT to 65. - Set SEGKMEM_BYTE to 0x7000000 Click OK, and relink the kernel. Reboot the machine. Section 3. Installing UnixWare 7.1.x The following instructions will help you to install SCO UnixWare 7.1.x on your HP NetServer system.

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    4. On systems with multiple host adapters installed (e.g., SymBIOS, Adaptec, and HP NetRAID SCSI adapter card) there is a special procedure required to tell UnixWare7.1.x which controller is number 0 (the boot controller). · Enter into DCU. · Select the Software Devices Configurations. ·...

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