HP LC2000r - NetServer - 128 MB RAM Upgrade Manual

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HP NetServer
LH 6000/6000r and LT 6000r
Processor Upgrade Guide
HP Part Number 5969-5912
Printed in January 2000

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    HP NetServer LH 6000/6000r and LT 6000r Processor Upgrade Guide HP Part Number 5969-5912 Printed in January 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 About This Guide..................... 1 Accessory Kit Contents.................. 1 Precautions ....................2 1 HP NetServer LH 6000/6000r Processor Upgrade ........3 Introduction ....................3 Tools Required ..................3 Upgrade Overview..................4 Configuration Guidelines................4 Processor Installation ..................5 System Preparation ................... 5 Removing the Terminator or Existing Processor.........

  • Page 4: Table Of Contents

    Reinstalling the NOS ................... 28 4 Warranty and Support ................31 Introduction ....................31 Hardware Accessories Limited Warranty............31 Hewlett-Packard Hardware Accessories ..........31 Third-Party Hardware Products..............32 HP Repair and Telephone Support .............. 32 A Regulatory Information ................33...

  • Page 5: About This Guide, Accessory Kit Contents

    About This Guide This guide applies to the HP NetServers listed below with the following topics: HP NetServer LH6000/6000r processor upgrade instructions HP NetServer LT 6000r processor upgrade instructions Updating the BIOS Warranty and support information Regulatory information Accessory Kit Contents CAUTION Do not remove the processor module from its sealed antistatic bag until you are ready to install it.

  • Page 6: Precautions

    About This Guide Precautions Follow the procedures listed below and in this manual to ensure safe handling of components and to prevent harm to both you and the HP NetServer. WARNING Before removing a cover, always disconnect the power cord(s) and unplug telephone cables.

  • Page 7: Hp Netserver Lh 6000/6000r Processor Upgrade, Introduction, Tools Required

    1 HP NetServer LH 6000/6000r Processor Upgrade Introduction The HP NetServer LH 6000/6000r supports up to six processor modules and the accompanying voltage regulation modules (VRMs) on the system board assembly. Processor modules are available at different clock speeds, but in a multi-processor configuration, all processors must operate at the same speed.

  • Page 8: Upgrade Overview, Configuration Guidelines

    Chapter 1 HP NetServer LH 6000/6000r Processor Upgrade Upgrade Overview To upgrade a processor, or processors in the HP NetServer LH6000/6000r, you will follow these basic steps: Shut down the NOS and the HP NetServer. Remove the required covers and cables (AC and I/O). Remove the system board and processor cage covers.

  • Page 9: Processor Installation, System Preparation

    Chapter 1 HP NetServer LH 6000/6000r Processor Upgrade Processor Installation Do not set the processor speed switches to a different speed from the one labeled on the processor, as this can result in unreliable or intermittent performance, and data integrity may also be at risk. System Preparation The installation procedure is the same for the rack-mount and the pedestal NetServer once you gain access to the system board assembly.

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    Chapter 1 HP NetServer LH 6000/6000r Processor Upgrade CAUTION Wear a wrist-strap and use a static-dissipating work surface connected to the chassis when handling components. Ensure the metal of the wrist strap contacts your skin. Figure 1-2. Removing the System Board (Rackmount) Figure 1-3.

  • Page 11: Removing The Terminator Or Existing Processor

    Chapter 1 HP NetServer LH 6000/6000r Processor Upgrade 10. Refer to the next topic to decide on your next step. Removing the Terminator or Existing Processor In this topic you decide between removing the terminator(s) or an existing processor module. If your system has one processor module and you are installing an additional processor, remove the terminator as described in the next section "Removing the Terminator."...

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    Chapter 1 HP NetServer LH 6000/6000r Processor Upgrade 2. Open the latches and remove the terminator from the next available slot as shown in Figure 1-5. Processor Terminator Figure 1-5. Removing the Processor Terminator 3. Save all terminators for future use. 4.

  • Page 13: Installing The Processor

    Chapter 1 HP NetServer LH 6000/6000r Processor Upgrade 7. If upgrading more processor modules, repeat Steps 1–6 for each existing processor module and its VRM. Figure 1-6. Removing an Existing Processor and VRM Installing the Processor 1. Unpack the processor shipping box and check the contents against its packing list.

  • Page 14: Installing The Vrm

    Chapter 1 HP NetServer LH 6000/6000r Processor Upgrade Figure 1-7. Inserting the Processor 5. Gently push down on the new processor until it is fully seated. 6. Rotate the retaining latches to seat the processor firmly into the slot. 7. If installing more processor modules, repeat Steps 1–6 for each new processor module.

  • Page 15: Setting The Processor Speed

    Chapter 1 HP NetServer LH 6000/6000r Processor Upgrade Locations Figure 1-8. Inserting the VRM 3. If installing more processor modules, install a new VRM for each new processor module, by repeating Steps 1–2. Setting the Processor Speed If you are installing processors with a faster (or slower) speed setting than installed previously, you must change the switch settings of the configuration switch located on the system board.

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    Chapter 1 HP NetServer LH 6000/6000r Processor Upgrade NOTE Some processor speeds listed in Table 1-1 and shown in Figure 1-9 may not be supported. For the latest support information, visit the HP web site: http:/www.hp.com/go/netserver. 2. Set the speed switches as listed in Table 1-1 and shown in Figure 1-9. A small, flat-blade screwdriver or similar tool may be used.

  • Page 17: Completing The Hardware Upgrade, Updating Firmware

    Chapter 1 HP NetServer LH 6000/6000r Processor Upgrade Completing the Hardware Upgrade Complete the hardware installation as follows: 1. Reinstall the system board assembly into the chassis. See Figures 1-2 and 1-3. 2. Reconnect cables and power cords to the NetServer. 3.

  • Page 19: Hp Netserver Lt 6000r Processor Upgrade, Introduction

    2 HP NetServer LT 6000r Processor Upgrade Introduction The HP NetServer supports LT 6000r up to six processor modules and the accompanying voltage regulation modules (VRMs) on the system board assembly. Processor modules are available at different clock speeds, but in a multi-processor configuration, all processors must operate at the same speed.

  • Page 20: Tools Required, Upgrade Overview, Configuration Guidelines

    Chapter 2 HP NetServer LT 6000r Processor Upgrade Tools Required The following tools are required to remove and replace processor modules and there respective VRM. An antistatic service kit (3M 8501/8502/8503 or equivalent). This kit includes a static-dissipating work surface, a chassis clip lead, and a wrist strap.

  • Page 21: System Preparation, Processor Installation

    Chapter 2 HP NetServer LT 6000r Processor Upgrade Use only processor module upgrade kits with the same HP product number. This ensures the processor type, thermal heat sink, clock speed, and cache size will match, and all processor module clock speeds are compatible.

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    Chapter 2 HP NetServer LT 6000r Processor Upgrade NOTE If the NetServer is in a rack, pull out the rack’s anti-tip foot before sliding it out from the rack. The access panel will be easy to open, even if there are not servers installed above it. CAUTION The system board assembly weights approximately 20 lbs.

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    Chapter 2 HP NetServer LT 6000r Processor Upgrade Figure 2-3. Removing the System Board Assembly from the Access Panel 7. Place the assembly on an antistatic pad. 8. Refer to the next topic to decide on your next step. Removing the Terminator or Existing Processor In this topic you decide between removing the terminator(s) or an existing processor module.

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    Chapter 2 HP NetServer LT 6000r Processor Upgrade Removing the Terminator If your system has at least one processor module, there are terminators installed in all remaining slots. You must remove a terminator for each new processor before installing an additional processor module into the next available slot.

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    Chapter 2 HP NetServer LT 6000r Processor Upgrade Terminator Figure 2-5. Removing the Processor Terminator 3. Save all terminators for future use. 4. If adding more processor modules, repeat Steps 2 and 3 for each new processor. Removing a Processor Module and VRM If you are upgrading an existing processor, you must first remove the existing processor module and its respective VRM.

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    Chapter 2 HP NetServer LT 6000r Processor Upgrade Processor Latches Open Figure 2-6. Removing an Existing Processor and VRM Installing the Processor 1. Unpack the processor shipping box and check the contents against its packing list. CAUTION Ensure the processor module remains sealed in the antistatic bag until you are ready to install it.

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    Chapter 2 HP NetServer LT 6000r Processor Upgrade Slot 3 Slot 6 Slot 5 Slot 2 Slot 4 Slot 1 Processor Latches open Figure 2-7. Inserting the Processor 5. Gently push down on the new processor until it is fully seated. See Figure 2-7.

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    Chapter 2 HP NetServer LT 6000r Processor Upgrade 2. Gently insert the VRM into the desired slot. See Figure 2-8. Locations Figure 2-8. Installing a VRM 3. If installing more processor modules, install a new VRM for each new processor module, by repeating Steps 1–2. Setting the Processor Speed If you are installing processors with a faster (or slower) speed setting than installed previously, you must change the switch settings of the configuration...

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    Chapter 2 HP NetServer LT 6000r Processor Upgrade NOTE Some processor speeds listed in Table 2-1 and shown in Figure 2-9, may not be supported. For the latest support information, visit the HP web site: http:/www.hp.com/go/netserver 2. Set the speed switches as listed in Table 2-1 and shown in Figure 2-9. A small, flat-blade screwdriver or similar tool may be used.

  • Page 30: Updating Firmware, Completing The Hardware Upgrade

    Chapter 2 HP NetServer LT 6000r Processor Upgrade Completing the Hardware Upgrade Complete the hardware upgrade as follows: 1. Reinstall the system board assembly into the chassis. See Figures 2-2 and 2-3. 2. Reconnect cables and power cords to the HP NetServer. 3.

  • Page 31: Bios Update, Introduction, Updating The Bios

    3 BIOS Update Introduction This section applies to all HP NetServers described in this guide. After upgrading the processor module(s) or adding a processor module to a NetServer, the BIOS may require updating. Updating the BIOS After installing the new processor module(s), restart the NetServer from the HP NetServer Navigator CD-ROM provided with the new processor module.

  • Page 32: Reinstalling The Nos

    Chapter 3 BIOS Update "Note: The version of BIOS on the NetServer Navigator CD-ROM is newer than the BIOS detected on your NetServer. It is recommended that you run Configuration Assistant to update your server’s BIOS and system configuration." If you see this message when you restart the HP NetServer Navigator CD-ROM, you must update the BIOS.

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    Chapter 3 BIOS Update NOTE The NetServer should detect the new or additional processors automatically. If this is not the case you may have to reinstall the NOS to detect the new processors. 1. If necessary reinstall your NOS and then reboot the system. 2.

  • Page 35: Warranty And Support, Introduction, Hardware Accessories Limited Warranty, Hewlett-packard Hardware Accessories

    HP NetServer model, refer to the warranty statement provided with your system documentation. 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;...

  • Page 36: Third-party Hardware Products, Hp Repair And Telephone Support

    Chapter 4 Warranty and Support The customer may be required to run HP-supplied configuration and diagnostic programs before a replacement will be dispatched or an on site visit is authorized. Third-Party Hardware Products HP does not warrant third-party hardware products. Third-party hardware products may be warranted in accordance with the third-party warranty statement accompanying the product.

  • Page 37: A Regulatory Information

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

  • Page 39: Index

    Index accessory kit, contents, 1 precautions, 2 processor module removing from LH 6000, 8 removing from LT 6000r, 21 BIOS updating, 27 regulatory information, 33 re-installing the NOS, 28 CAUTION replacing covers BIOS versions, 27 LH 6000, 13 cover requirements, 13, 26 LT 6000r, 26 processor antistatic, 4 processor module speed, 12, 25...

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