HP e3000 User Manual

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HP e3000 Fibre Channel Mass Storage Adapters
Service and User Manual
Edition 2
Manufacturing Part Number : 32650-90910
E0802
U.S.A. August 2002

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    HP e3000 Fibre Channel Mass Storage Adapters Service and User Manual Edition 2 Manufacturing Part Number : 32650-90910 E0802 U.S.A. August 2002...

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    Notice The information contained in this document is subject to change without notice. Hewlett-Packard makes no warranty of any kind with regard to this material, including, but not limited to, the implied warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose. Hewlett-Packard shall not be liable for errors contained herein or for direct, indirect, special, incidental or consequential damages in connection with the furnishing or use of this material.

  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    HP Support Tools Manager (STM) under MPE/iX ........

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    Contents...

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    Tables Table 2-1. Cable Products ............15 Table 4-1.

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    Tables...

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    Figures Figure 4-1. Flowchart 1: Boot Test ........... 34 Figure 4-2.

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    Figures...

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    Introduction Introduction This manual contains information on the Fibre Channel Mass Storage Host Bus Adapter supported on HP e3000 Systems. Each supported adapter is identified along with general installation and troubleshooting instructions. The adapters in this manual are for Fibre Channel Mass Storage only.

  • Page 10: About Hp Fibre Channel Mass Storage, For More Information, Fibre Channel Adapter Supported

    About HP Fibre Channel Mass Storage About HP Fibre Channel Mass Storage HP Fibre Channel Mass Storage is a high-speed connection for mass storage, capable of transmitting data faster than existing SCSI mass storage interconnects. HP Fibre Channel Mass Storage networks are ideal for data-intensive applications, including data mining, atmospheric modeling, multimedia, geographic information systems, and medical imaging.

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    Introduction About HP Fibre Channel Mass Storage This fibre channel adapter card utilizes the Tachyon XL2 chip, the newest member of the Tachyon family product suite of Fibre Channel interface controllers. It operates at 2 Gigabits per second speed in a 4x PCI slot.

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    Introduction About HP Fibre Channel Mass Storage Chapter 1...

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    Installation Installation This chapter describes the installation procedures for the HP Fibre Channel Mass Storage host bus adapter on HP e3000 systems. Chapter 2...

  • Page 14: Fibre Channel Installation Prerequisites, Installing The A6795a Pci Tachyon Xl2 Adapter

    66 MHz with a 64-bit bus width. With auto-speed negotiation, it is capable of a 1 Gb / 2 Gb data transfer rate. The supported HP e3000 systems must be running MPE/iX 7.5 or later version.

  • Page 15: Attaching To Other Fibre Channel Devices

    Fibre Channel Installation Prerequisites Installation Guidelines Be sure that you have installed MPE/iX 7.5 or later version on your HP e3000 system before you install the adapter. If you intend to boot with this adapter, verify that the system is running MPE/iX 7.5 or later operating system and that the PDC firmware is the correct version.

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    Installation Fibre Channel Installation Prerequisites Table 2-1 Cable Products (Continued) C7529A Fibre Channel Cable 2m LC-SC 50/125 duplex M/M Optical C7530A Fibre Channel Cable 16m LC-SC 50/125 duplex M/M Optical Adapter/Extenders C7534A Fibre Channel Adapter SC F/F Adapter Kit C7540A Fibre Channel Adapter Kit: Includes 2m LC/SC Cable and F/F extenders Chapter 2...

  • Page 17: Verifying Installation

    Verifying Installation Verifying Installation This chapter describes the procedures for configuring and verifying the installation of HP Fibre Channel Mass Storage host bus adapter on HP e3000 systems. Chapter 3...

  • Page 18: Configuring Fibre Channel Mass Storage Adapter, Understanding Fibre Channel Device Paths

    Configuring Fibre Channel Mass Storage Adapter As with other device adapter cards for HP e3000, fibre channel adapters can also be configured through the MPE/iX utility SYSGEN. Assume a Fibre Channel adapter card at path 0/8/0/0. Start by configuring the first path component System Bus Location equal to zero “0”.

  • Page 19: Determining Fibre Channel Devices Connected To Fc Adapter

    Determining Fibre Channel Devices Connected to FC Adapter There is no way in the HP e3000 system firmware Main Menu to identify the FC devices connected to an FC adapter card. Running ODE MAPPER2 from ISL does help to identify some FC devices but even this may not list out all the LUNs under the FC devices.

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    HP OPEN-3 shown with paths 0/8/0/0.0.0, 0/8/0/0.0.1 and 0/8/0/0.0.105. The last components of these paths refer to the LUN number of these disks. The type HP OPEN-3 usually refers to an XP512 device disk. Since the hardware paths of these three disks come under Nport 0/8/0/0.0, they all fall under the same Nport in the XP512 device.

  • Page 21: Troubleshooting

    Troubleshooting Troubleshooting This chapter describes the troubleshooting tools available to help diagnose any problems you may experience with the adapters. It covers fibre channel adapter LEDs, online and offline diagnostic tools, and explains the diagnostic flowcharts in the latter part of this chapter. Chapter 4...

  • Page 22: Introduction, Adapter Leds, Tdutil

    TDUTIL is an MPE/iX utility, available for troubleshooting fibre channel host bus adapters, supported on HP e3000 systems. This utility provides the ability to display information such as the N_Port ID, Node World-Wide Name, Port World-Wide Name, link speed, chip revision number, VPD (Vital Product Data) information and more.

  • Page 23: Reading Vpd Information

    Number of Active Login Sessions = 1 Maximum Frame Size = 960 Driver Version = @(#) HP Fibre Channel Tachyon TL/TS/XL2 Driver B.11.00.10 (AR1201) Jan 9 2002 To know whether the fibre channel link on the adapter card is active, check to see that the Driver state printed in the above output is ONLINE.

  • Page 24: Auto Speed Negotiation

    Troubleshooting Introduction Auto Speed Negotiation The A6795A adapter is capable of transferring data at 1 Gb or 2 Gb per second. The adapter will automatically negotiate to find the highest speed that is common to the port and to the infrastructure connecting the port.

  • Page 25: Hp Support Tools Manager (stm) Under Mpe/ix

    • Information tool provides information about a Fibre Channel adapter without resetting the adapter. The following is an example information log for a e3000/A500-200-14 system: (user input in BOLD) cstm>MAP Last...

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    Troubleshooting HP Support Tools Manager (STM) under MPE/iX PCI Bus Adapter (782) 0/2/0/0 PCI 100 BaseT LAN Interfa PCI Bus Adapter (782) 0/4/0/0 PCI SCSI Interface (10000 PCI Bus Adapter (782) 19 0/6/0/0 FC Interface (HP6795A_Tac Information 20 0/6/2/0 FC Interface (HP5158A_Tac Diagnose...

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    Troubleshooting HP Support Tools Manager (STM) under MPE/iX Upper I/O Address Base: Information Tool Log for FC Interface on path 0/6/0/0 -- • Logtool utility extracts log errors and allows them to be viewed. This tool provides information about a Fibre Channel adapter without resetting the adapter.

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    Troubleshooting HP Support Tools Manager (STM) under MPE/iX The Display Raw Summary operation is currently in progress. -- Converting a (1804) byte raw log file to text. -- Preparing the Logtool Utility: View Raw Summary File ..######.cup.hp.com ##.##.##.### ..

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    Troubleshooting HP Support Tools Manager (STM) under MPE/iX Logger Events for which entries exist: (14) SCSI_DISK_AND_ARRAY_DM FC_DAM FCP_NM (38) SCSI_TAPE_DM -- Logtool Utility: View Raw Summary -- View - To View the file. Print - To Print the file. SaveAs - To Save the file.

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    Troubleshooting HP Support Tools Manager (STM) under MPE/iX 1 0/6/0/0.72508.5 2 0/6/0/0.72508.15 3 0/6/0/0 4 0/6/0/0.72508 5 0/0/2/0.6.0 Enter selection [done]: (return) Products: 1 FC Interface 2 VA 7100 Enter selection [done]: 1 Products: 1 FC Interface 2 VA 7100...

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    Troubleshooting HP Support Tools Manager (STM) under MPE/iX The Format Raw operation is currently in progress. Entries processed is 1 of 61 total entries; entries formatted is 0. Entries processed is 51 of 61 total entries; entries formatted is 2.

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    Troubleshooting HP Support Tools Manager (STM) under MPE/iX FC_DAM Device Types for which entries exist: Interface Device Qualifiers for which entries exist: FibreTL -- Logtool Utility: View Formatted Summary -- View - To View the file. Print - To Print the file.

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    Troubleshooting HP Support Tools Manager (STM) under MPE/iX Product: FC Interface Product Qualifier: HP6795A_Tachyon_XL2 Logger: FC_DAM Device Type: Interface Device Qualifier: FibreTL --------------------------------------------------------------------------- I/O Log Event Information: I/O Event Class - Software Triggered Event I/O Transaction Number - 0x00000000 Length of Hardware Status Logged - 0 bytes...

  • Page 34: Diagnostic Flowcharts, Flowchart 1 Procedures

    Troubleshooting Diagnostic Flowcharts Diagnostic Flowcharts The diagnostic flowcharts provide the following tests: • Flowchart 1: Boot Test. Verifies that the system boots correctly over Fibre Channel. • Flowchart 2: Configuration Test. Verifies the configuration of the mass storage interface on a host using the FCSCAN utility.

  • Page 35: Flowchart 2 Procedures

    D. Is the Fibre Channel adapter installed correctly? If yes, go to 4. If no, go to step E. E. Is the Fibre Channel adapter properly seated? Shut down the HP e3000 system by entering: CTRL-A / shutdown. Power down the system and disconnect the cables. Check that the adapter is properly seated in the backplane.

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    F (Call HP Support Representative). E. Configure Adapter. Using IOCONFIG, configure the FC adapter in your system. F. Call HP. Contact the HP Support Representative and communicate the problem. G. Device Displayed? If devices are not displayed, go to number 4 on flowchart 3.

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    Troubleshooting Diagnostic Flowcharts Figure 4-3 Flowchart 3: Fibre Channel Connections Test Chapter 4...

  • Page 38: Flowchart 3 Procedures

    Diagnostic Flowcharts Flowchart 3 Procedures A. Verify: Fibre Channel adapter properly seated. Shut down the HP e3000 system by entering: CTRL-A / shutdown. Power down the system and disconnect the cables. Check that the adapter is properly seated in the backplane. To verify, power up the system.

  • Page 39: Technical Specifications

    Technical Specifications Technical Specifications This appendix provides technical specifications for HP e3000 Fibre Channel Host Bus Adapters. Table A-1 A6795A Characteristics 2125 Mbps/1063 Mbps short-wave, SFF non-OFC Supported SPUs A-class, N-class HP e3000 Supported OS MPE/iX 7.5 Connector LC Duplex...

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    Technical Specifications Appendix A...

  • Page 41: Regulatory Statements

    Regulatory Statements Regulatory Statements This appendix contains the regulatory statements and declarations of conformity for the HP e3000 Fibre Channel Host Bus Adapters. Appendix B...

  • Page 42: Fcc Statement (for Usa Only), Iec Statement (worldwide), Doc Statement (canada)

    Regulatory Statements FCC Statement (For USA Only) FCC Statement (For USA Only) The Federal Communications Commission (in 47 CFR 15.105) has specified that the following notice be brought to the attention of the users of this product. This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a Class A digital device, pursuant to Part 15 of the FCC Rules.

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    Regulatory Statements FCC Statement (For USA Only) VCCI Statement (Japan) Figure B-1 VCCI Statement Appendix B...

  • Page 44: Laser Safety Statements, Certification And Classification Information

    Regulatory Statements Laser Safety Statements Laser Safety Statements Certification and Classification Information This product contains a laser internal to the Optical Link Card/Optical Link Module (OLC/OLM) for connection to the Fibre communications port. In the USA, all models of the OLC/OLM are certified as Class 1 laser product and conform to the requirements contained in the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) Regulation 21 CFR sub-chapter J.

  • Page 45: Product Information, Usage Restrictions, Laser Safety (finland) Laserturvallisuus

    Regulatory Statements Product Information Product Information Each communications port consists of a transmitter and receiver optical subassembly. The transmitter subassembly contains internally a semiconductor laser diode in the wavelength of 770 to 850 nanometers. In the event of a break anywhere in the fibre path, the OLC/OLM control system prevents laser emissions from exceeding Class 1 levels.

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    Regulatory Statements Product Information Tiedot optisessa lähetinmoduulissa käytettävien laserdiodien säteilyominaisuuksista: Aallonpituus (SW) 770-850 nm Figure B-3 A6795A Appendix B...

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    SYSGEN Fibre Channel Mass Storage SYSGEN path Fibre Channel standard system bus location flowcharts Tachyon XL2 TDUTIL host bus adapter high speed connection Host Bus Adapter host bus adapters utility FCSCAN HP OPEN-3 Logtool SYSGEN TDUTIL IOCONFIG ITRC verify installation...

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    Index virtual array device Vital Product Data XP512...

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