These configurations minimize single points of failure, provide maximum availability, and have been certified by Hewlett-Packard and Microsoft. This guide is prescriptive; it describes the HP NetServer LXr Pro configurations supported by HP. Any configuration not expressly allowed by this guide will not be supported by HP.
Clock speed 200 MHz. No. of CPUs 2 – 4 (at least 2 are required) BIOS version 1.00.09.CDOL or later CPU cache Any size 128 MB minimum. Must be HP. No. of power supplies Hot swap cages May use for local storage; but not use for shared storage. Local storage Internal or external, using any controller.
Disk drives: HP 2.1 GB Hot-Swap Ultra SCSI Disk Module D3582C HP 4.2 GB Hot-Swap Ultra SCSI Disk Module D3583C HP 4.2 GB 10K rpm Hot-Swap Ultra SCSI Disk Module D4903A HP 9.1 GB Hot-Swap Ultra SCSI Disk Module D4289A HP 9.1 GB 10K rpm Hot-Swap Ultra SCSI Disk Module D6019A HP 18.2 GB Hot-Swap Ultra SCSI Disk Module D5039A RAID arrays...
Shared Storage Cabling This part of the guide defines the allowable cabling configurations for clusters using the HP NetServer LXr Pro and HP Rack Storage/8s. Only these cabling configurations and cables are supported. NetRAID Ch. 0 NetRAID Ch. 1 NOTES: 1.
NetRAID Adapter 1, NetRAID Adapter 2, Ch. 0 (top) Ch. 0 (top) Ch. 1 (bottom) Ch. 1 (bottom) NOTES: 1. Configure cluster using 3 or 4 Rack Storage/8s. 2. Channel 0 and 1 of each NetRAID Adapter for each LXr must be connected together through the Rack Storage/8s as shown on the diagram.
Power Cabling to Separate Power Circuits (One HP NetRAID Adapter, Two RS/8s)
Power Cabling to Separate Power Circuits (Two HP NetRAID Adapters, Four RS/8s)
Version History 4 April 2000 Corrected reference to software version: “or later”. Added power diags. 18 November 1998 Initial release.