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Configuring a scsi accessory
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HP Kayak XW 0480 PC Workstation—
Configuring a SCSI Accessory

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  • Page 1 HP Kayak XW 0480 PC Workstation— Configuring a SCSI Accessory...
  • Page 2: Using Scsi Select

    HP Kayak XW 0480 PC Workstation — Configuring a SCSI Accessory There are two ways to configure a SCSI accessory: SCSISelect — for use with Internal Wide 16-bit SCSI devices • & HP FastRAID (Adaptec). SCSI Configuration Utility — for use with External and Internal •...
  • Page 3 HP Kayak XW 0480 PC Workstation — Configuring a SCSI Accessory The Options menu is displayed. SCSISelect(TM) Utility v1.xxx Would you like to configure the host adapter, or run the SCSI disk utilities? Select the option and press <Enter>. Press <F5> to switch between color and monochrome modes. Options Configure/View Host Adapter Settings SCSI Disk Utilities...
  • Page 4 HP Kayak XW 0480 PC Workstation — Configuring a SCSI Accessory SCSI Channel Interface Definitions: • Host Adapter SCSI ID Changes the adapter SCSI ID from its default value of 7. • SCSI Parity Checking Enable or disable host adapter SCSI parity checking. Most currently available SCSI devices do support SCSI parity.
  • Page 5 HP Kayak XW 0480 PC Workstation — Configuring a SCSI Accessory Boot Device This menu lets you configure the SCSI boot device. To find out the SCSI ID of a specific SCSI device, you can run the SCSI Disk Utilities Configuration Menu (refer to page 8).
  • Page 6 HP Kayak XW 0480 PC Workstation — Configuring a SCSI Accessory • Maximum Sync Transfer Rate If the SCSI device is an UltraWide SCSI device, you can use the maximum value of 40.0 MB per second. For Ultra narrow SCSI or Wide SCSI devices you can select a maximum transfer rate of 20.0 MB per second.
  • Page 7 HP Kayak XW 0480 PC Workstation — Configuring a SCSI Accessory Advanced Configuration It is recommended that these settings are not changed. Options Menu Advanced Configuration Options Plug and Play Scam Support ........Enabled Extended BIOS Translation for DOS Drives > 1 GByte .... Enabled Reset SCSI Bus at IC Initialization......
  • Page 8 HP Kayak XW 0480 PC Workstation — Configuring a SCSI Accessory • Display <F6> Message During BIOS Initialization When enabled, this option displays the message Press <F6> for during BIOS initialization. When SCSISelect(TM) Utility disabled, this message is not displayed, although you can still press key for the SCSISelect utility.
  • Page 9: Using The Scsi Configuration Utility

    HP Kayak XW 0480 PC Workstation — Configuring a SCSI Accessory Using the SCSI Configuration Utility The Symbios Logic SCSI Configuration Utility lets you view and change the default configuration for your host adapter and all SCSI devices connected to it, or for individual SCSI devices. Default Settings You Can Change The following two tables show the configuration settings you can change.
  • Page 10 HP Kayak XW 0480 PC Workstation — Configuring a SCSI Accessory Starting the SCSI Configuration Utility You access the SCSI Configuration Utility by pressing when the message Press F6 to start Configuration Utility... displayed during the PC Workstation’s start-up routine. A further message is then displayed: Please wait, invoking Configuration before the Main menu of the Symbios Logic SCSI...
  • Page 11 HP Kayak XW 0480 PC Workstation — Configuring a SCSI Accessory Adapter Boot Order This option is only available when you have more than one host adapter installed. It lets you set the order in which host adapters boot. When you select this option the Boot Order menu is displayed.
  • Page 12 HP Kayak XW 0480 PC Workstation — Configuring a SCSI Accessory Adapter Utilities Menu When you select (click on and press ) a host adapter from the Main menu, the Utilities menu is displayed: Symbios Logic SCSI Configuration Utility Version 1.07 1.
  • Page 13 HP Kayak XW 0480 PC Workstation — Configuring a SCSI Accessory Adapter Setup Menu When you select Adapter Setup from the Adapter Utilities menu, the Adapter Setup menu is displayed: Symbios Logic SCSI Configuration Utility Version 1.07 1. SYM53C875 Adapter Setup SCAM Support Parity Enabled...
  • Page 14 HP Kayak XW 0480 PC Workstation — Configuring a SCSI Accessory Host SCSI ID In general it is not advisable to change your host adapter ID from the default value of 7, as this gives it the highest priority on the SCSI bus. However, if you have two adapters sharing the same SCSI devices, you should give one of the adapters a currently-unassigned ID to avoid duplication of SCSI IDs.
  • Page 15 HP Kayak XW 0480 PC Workstation — Configuring a SCSI Accessory Device Selections Menu When you select Device Selections from the Adapter Utilities menu, the Device Selections menu is displayed: Symbios Logic SCSI Configuration Utility Version 1.07 1. SYM53C875 Device Selections 0-7 Sync Data Disc...
  • Page 16 HP Kayak XW 0480 PC Workstation — Configuring a SCSI Accessory Device Setup Menu When you select a device from the Device Selections menu, the Device Setup menu is displayed: Symbios Logic SCSI Configuration Utility Version 1.00 1. SYM53C875 Dev0 N/A Setup Sync Rate (Mega Bytes/sec) 40 MB/sec Width (bits)
  • Page 17 HP Kayak XW 0480 PC Workstation — Configuring a SCSI Accessory Disconnect This option lets you enable or disable disconnects for the device. To optimize SCSI bus performance, this option should be set to Enabled when two or more SCSI devices are connected to the host adapter.

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