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Contents 1 Introduction ................1 Audience for this Manual ..................1 What is the Hewlett-Packard Fibre Channel Adapter? ......... 1 Contents of the Fibre Channel Adapter Kits ............1 What Is Needed Besides the Adapter ..............2 Adapter Overview ....................2 System Requirements ..................
Declaration of Conformity (US, EU, China) ............ 31 C Specifications ................ 33 Fibre Channel Operation ................33 D Software License Terms ............35 E Fibre Channel Cables ............37 F Warranty and Support ............39 Hardware Accessories Limited Warranty ............39 Hewlett-Packard Hardware Accessories ............39...
Third-Party Hardware Products ..............40 HP Repair and Telephone Support ..............40 U.S. and Canada .................... 40 Other Countries ....................40 World Wide Web ....................40...
Fibre Channel Adapter provides the I/O channel scalability required for continuous growth in storage capacity and availability needs. The Hewlett-Packard Fibre Channel Adapter is configured to run on an Arbitrated Loop, or a Fabric environment, Class 3 operation with the SCSI FCP protocol.
• Fibre Channel Host Bus Adapter (HBA) • A Hewlett-Packard Navigator CD containing the available adapter driver(s) • A documentation CD containing the Fibre Channel Host Bus Adapter Installation Guide • This installation guide What Is Needed Besides the Adapter Besides the Fibre Channel HBA, you will need the following: •...
Figure 1-1. 32/64 bit PCI, 33 MHz PCI, 1 Gbit The HP Fibre Channel Adapter installs into a standard PCI (Peripheral Component Interconnect) slot. This adapter supports a high performance 64-bit PCI bus (backward compatible to 32-bit) with multiplexed address and data lines, and parity information.
System Requirements Windows NT Systems The following items are required when you install the HP Fibre Channel Adapter into a Windows NT system: • A Pentium or higher system with PCI local bus • Windows NT 4.0 installed with at least service pack 4 •...
Installation Overview Before installing the Adapter in your server, make sure that the system is powered down and that you follow ESD procedures to reduce the risk of damage to the Adapter or the server electronics. See Appendix A regarding ESD information.
Figure 2-1. Installing Adapter GBIC Overview A GBIC converts internal electrical signals to external electrical or optical signals for transmission across the Fibre Channel media. The Fibre Channel cable inserts into the connector of the GBIC module. There are several types of GBIC modules currently available that can be used in the D8602B Fibre Channel Adapter.
CAUTION Inserting a passive GBIC without Fibre Channel device/ hub attached will cause an open loop condition. This open loop condition will prevent devices attached to the internal HSSDC connector from functioning. To avoid this situation, avoid inserting the passive GBIC until external Fibre Channel devices are attached to the passive GBIC.
Connecting Cables 1. If you are using an optical GBIC module, remove the dust plug covers protecting the optical connectors before inserting the fibre-channel cable. Save the dust plug covers for future use. 2. Select the correct cable that matches the GBIC you installed and install the end connectors into the GBIC.
Figure 2-4. Copper Cable Connector Removing the GBIC To remove the GBIC, follow these steps: 1. Remove the Fibre Channel cable. (a) If you are using the HSSDC Copper Cable, squeeze the tab to remove. (See Figure 2-6. on page 10.) 2.
Figure 2-5. Removing the Optical GBIC Module Figure 2-6. Removing the HSSDC Copper GBIC Module Verifying the Adapter You can verify the Adapter and cable installation by powering up the system and looking at the two LEDs on the bulkhead of the adapter. See Figure 2-7. on page 11.
Upon Power-up: • PWR / ACT LED is ON • LINK LED is OFF During Card initialization by the Host OS: • PWR / ACT LED will flash as Fibre Channel devices are identified • LINK LED is OFF Once the card has been initialized by the Host OS: •...
Windows NT Driver Installation NOTE Check this worldwide web address to ensure that you have the latest version of the Windows NT driver: http://netserver.hp.com/netserver/ If it is a newer version than the one on the supplied HP Navigator CD, download it and use it instead of the earlier driver. Overview Before installing the Fibre Channel Adapter driver, the Windows NT system should be up and running.
4. From the Settings menu, select Control Panel. 5. From the Control Panel window, select SCSI Adapters. 6. From the SCSI Adapter window, select Drivers. 7. From the Drivers window, select Add. 8. Select Have Disk. 9. From the floppy disk drive (path, A:\WINNT), select Agilent PCI Fibre Channel Controller (NT 4.0).
Windows 2000 Driver Installation NOTE Check this worldwide web address to ensure that you have the latest version of the Windows 2000 driver: http://netserver.hp.com/netserver/ If it is a newer version than the one on the supplied HP Navigator CD, download it and use it instead of the earlier driver. Overview Before installing the Fibre Channel Adapter driver, the Windows 2000 system should be up and running.
During installation select the “HHBA-510X PCI Fibre Channel Controller”. Please review the Readme file for details. Removing the Driver To uninstall the HP Fibre Channel board: 1. Turn off your system and remove the HP Fibre Channel board from your computer.
NetWare Driver Loading NOTE Check this worldwide web address to ensure that you have the latest version of the NetWare driver: http://netserver.hp.com/netserver/ If it is a newer version than the one on the supplied HP Navigator CD, download it and use it instead of the earlier version. Overview Before loading the HP NetWare Fibre Channel Adapter driver, verify that the programs “NWPA.NLM”...
NOTE The driver can either be installed from the hard drive or floppy diskette. For driver installation from the hard drive, copy the driver file to the server boot up directory under DOS, and specify the complete device path when typing the instruction below. For installation from the floppy diskette, continue with instructions as specified below.
Unloading the Driver For removing or updating the driver, perform the following steps: NOTE The old driver must be removed before installing the new one. 1. Confirm that there is no Fibre Channel activity occurring by dismounting the drive. 2. Switch to the Command Console 3.
PCI Hot Plug Support PCI Hot Plug involves the insertion and removal of PCI adapters from a system without interrupting the normal operation or powering down the whole system. PCI Hot Plug functions by disabling power to PCI slots where PCI Hot Plug capable adapters will be inserted or removed.
Troubleshooting The following tips are general troubleshooting procedures. • Check that the card is seated all the way into the PCI slot. • Check motherboard system documentation to ensure that bus mastering support is provided and enabled for the PCI slot containing the HP Fibre Channel Adapter.
Electrostatic Discharge (ESD) A discharge of static electricity from a finger or other conductor may damage static-sensitive devices. This type of damage may reduce the life expectancy of the adapter. Preventing Electrostatic Damage To prevent electrostatic damage, observe the following precautions: •...
Regulatory Information Regulatory Notices Electromagnetic Compliance Electromagnetic Compatibility (EMC) requirements have been established in many countries to regulate the radio frequency energy generated by Information Technology Equipment (ITE). This energy is generated during the normal and intended use of this equipment and so it is limited by country regulations to levels intended to minimize potential interference to other electrical equipment, including public safety services.
HP shielded cables, such as those you receive with your computer. Changes or modifications not expressly approved by Hewlett-Packard could void the user’s authority to operate the equipment. Cables used with this device must be properly shielded to comply with the requirements of the FCC.
accordance with the instructions manual, may cause harmful interference to radio communications. Operation of this equipment in a residential area is likely to cause harmful interference in which case the user is required to correct the interference at their own expense. Class A Accessories Installation and use of a Class A accessory creates a system that meets the requirements for industrial and commercial environments.
For products labeled as Class A: This equipment is in the Class A category information technology equipment based on the rules of Voluntary Control Council For Interference by Information Technology Equipment (VCCI). When used in a residential area, radio interference may be caused. In this case, user may be required to take appropriate corrective actions.
FCC Title 47 CFR, Part 15 Supplementary Information: 1) The product was tested in a typical configuration with a Hewlett-Packard NetServer and Hewlett Packard Mass Storage Unit via copper Fibre Channel cables. 2) The product complies with Part 15 of the FCC rules. Operation is subject to the following two conditions: This device may not cause harmful interference, and This device must accept any interference received, including interference that may cause undesired operation.
Specifications Fibre Channel Operation Fibre Channel Operation Burst Transfer 1 Gbit/sec 100 MBytes/sec Topology Fabric, Arbitrated Loop Class of Operation Class 3 Protocol SCSI FCP Frame Latency Buffer 8 KBytes Reads 2 KBytes Writes Frame Payload Size Fibre Channel Media Media Interface GBIC (Gigabit Interface Converter) ShortWave GBIC...
Architectural Features On-Card Processing • High performance, low latency state machine architecture • Parallel processing of inbound and outbound data • Complete SCSI exchange handled entirely in hardware • Hardware sequence segmentation and reassembly • Automatic inbound CRC checking and outbound generation •...
Software License Terms The following License Terms govern your use of the accompanying Software unless you have a separate written agreement with HP. License Grant. HP grants you a license to Use one copy of the Software. “Use” means storing, loading, installing, executing or displaying the Software. You may not modify the Software or disable any licensing or control features of the Software.
destroy the Software, together with all copies, adaptations and merged portions in any form. Export Requirements. You may not export or re-export the Software or any copy or adaptation in violation of any applicable laws or regulations. U.S. Government Restricted Rights. The Software and any accompanying documentation have been developed entirely at private expense.
10 meter (FC), short-wave copper 2 copper GBICs and one Copper cable D7080A 50 meter (FC), short-wave optical 2 optical GBICs and one Optical cable D6980A 100 meter (FC), short-wave optical 2 optical GBICs and one Optical cable D6981A The above Fibre Channel Connectivity products are available through Hewlett-Packard Company.
Hardware Accessories Limited Warranty Hewlett-Packard Hardware Accessories An HP NetServer Hardware Accessory is an internal HP hardware product that is specifically designated for use with HP NetServers; is added on or integrated into an HP NetServer in order to provide higher performance, capacity, or increased capability;...
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