HP FCA2214DC PCI-X Installation Manual

Pci-x host bus adapters for linux, netware, and windows.
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Installation
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hp StorageWorks
FCA2214/FCA2214DC PCI-X
Host Bus Adapters
for Linux, NetWare, and Windows
Third Edition (July 2004)
Part Number: AA–RSBMC–TE
This guide describes how to install, configure, and troubleshoot the HP StorageWorks
FCA2214/FCA2214DC PCI-X host bus adapters for Linux and Microsoft Windows and the
FCA2214 PCI-X host bus adapter for Novell NetWare.
For the latest version of these Release Notes and other host bus adapter documentation, access
the HP storage web site at http://h18006.www1.hp.com/storage/saninfrastructure.html.

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  • Page 1: Installation Guide

    Part Number: AA–RSBMC–TE This guide describes how to install, configure, and troubleshoot the HP StorageWorks FCA2214/FCA2214DC PCI-X host bus adapters for Linux and Microsoft Windows and the FCA2214 PCI-X host bus adapter for Novell NetWare. For the latest version of these Release Notes and other host bus adapter documentation, access...

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    Hewlett-Packard. The information contained in this document is subject to change without notice. The only warranties for HP products and services are set forth in the express warranty statements accompanying such products and services. Nothing herein should be construed as constituting an additional warranty.

  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    HP authorized reseller ........

  • Page 4: Table Of Contents

    Select Host Adapter ........... . . 50 FCA2214/FCA2214DC PCI-X Host Bus Adapters for Linux, NetWare, and Windows Installation...

  • Page 5: Table Of Contents

    10 Connection Options ........... . . 49 FCA2214/FCA2214DC PCI-X Host Bus Adapters for Linux, NetWare, and Windows Installation...

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    Contents FCA2214/FCA2214DC PCI-X Host Bus Adapters for Linux, NetWare, and Windows Installation Guide...

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    Contact technical support for additional assistance. “About this Guide” topics include: Overview, page 8 Conventions, page 9 Getting FCA2214/FCA2214DC PCI-X Host Bus Adapters for Linux, NetWare, and Windows Installation Guide About this Guide About this Guide help, page 12 about this...

  • Page 8: Overview, Intended Audience, Related Documentation

    Windows 2000 and Windows 2003 Server operating systems Host bus adapters Related Documentation In addition to this guide, HP provides the HP StorageWorks FCA2214/FCA2214DC PCI–X Host Bus Adapters for Linux, NetWare, and Windows Release Notes FCA2214/FCA2214DC PCI-X Host Bus Adapters for Linux, NetWare, and Windows Installation Guide...

  • Page 9: Conventions, Document Conventions, Text Symbols

    WARNING: directions in the warning could result in bodily harm or death. Caution: could result in damage to equipment or data. FCA2214/FCA2214DC PCI-X Host Bus Adapters for Linux, NetWare, and Windows Installation Guide Table Convention Cross-reference links Menu items, buttons, and key, tab, and...

  • Page 10: Equipment Symbols

    The following equipment symbols may be found on hardware for which this guide pertains. They have the following meanings: FCA2214/FCA2214DC PCI-X Host Bus Adapters for Linux, NetWare, and Windows Installation Any enclosed surface or area of the equipment marked with these symbols indicates the presence of electrical shock hazards.

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    FCA2214/FCA2214DC PCI-X Host Bus Adapters for Linux, NetWare, and Windows Installation Guide Power supplies or systems marked with these symbols indicate the presence of multiple sources of power. WARNING: To reduce the risk of personal injury from electrical shock, remove all power cords to completely disconnect power from the power supplies and systems.

  • Page 12: Getting Help, Hp Technical Support, Hp Storage Web Site, Hp Authorized Reseller

    Operating system type and revision level Detailed, specific questions HP storage web site The HP web site has the latest information on this product, as well as the latest drivers. Access storage at: storage.html. From this web site, select the appropriate product or solution.

  • Page 13: Adapter Features

    This chapter describes the features of the FCA2214/FCA2214DC Fibre Channel Host Bus Adapters (HBAs) for Linux and Windows and the FCA2214 HBA for NetWare. Note: FCA2214DC HBA is not supported on NetWare. FCA2214/FCA2214DC PCI-X Host Bus Adapters for Linux, NetWare, and Windows Installation Guide...

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    — PCI-X Addendum (revision 1.0) to the PCI Local Bus Specification. — Third-generation Fibre Channel-Physical and Signaling Interface (FC-PH-3) standard. — Fibre Channel-Arbitrated Loop (FC-AL-2) standard. — U.S. and international safety and emissions standards FCA2214/FCA2214DC PCI-X Host Bus Adapters for Linux, NetWare, and Windows Installation Guide...

  • Page 15: Environmental Specifications, Adapter Specifications, Hba Environmental Specifications, Hba Specifications

    Central processing unit (CPU) NVRAM Flash Onboard DMA Frame Buffers FCA2214/FCA2214DC PCI-X Host Bus Adapters for Linux, NetWare, and Windows Installation Guide Environment Conforms to PCI Local Bus Specification, Revision 2.2 Bus type: fiber optic media Bus transfer rate: 200 MB/s maximum at half duplex...

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    Form factor Power Consumption (66MHz PCI-X Optic) Single Channel Dual Channel FCA2214/FCA2214DC PCI-X Host Bus Adapters for Linux, NetWare, and Windows Installation Specification LC-style connector that supports non-OFC, multimode fiber optic cabling using a small form factor optical transceiver module.

  • Page 17: Installing The Adapter

    WARNING: components. Be sure you are properly grounded before beginning this procedure. Refer to information. FCA2214/FCA2214DC PCI-X Host Bus Adapters for Linux, NetWare, and Windows Installation Guide Prerequisites, page 18 Adapter, page 21 Considerations, page 22...

  • Page 18: Installation Prerequisites, Adapter Components

    NVRAM is corrupted. Adapter Components Figure 1 shows the HBA components that are referenced throughout this chapter. LED Indicators J1 Connector Figure 1: Adapter Components FCA2214/FCA2214DC PCI-X Host Bus Adapters for Linux, NetWare, and Windows Installation J3 Jumpers Guide...

  • Page 19: Led Indicators, Led Indicators And Connectors, Led Indicators Activity

    Figure 2: LED Indicators and Connectors Table 4 identifies and describes the activity of the LED indicators. Table 4: LED Indicators Activity Green LED 2 Flashing FCA2214/FCA2214DC PCI-X Host Bus Adapters for Linux, NetWare, and Windows Installation Guide J1 Connector Amber LED 1 Power Online...

  • Page 20: Jumpers, Before You Begin Installation

    PC manufacturer’s instructions to determine the slot type. This HBA is designed and tested to operate at PCI bus speeds of up to 133 MHz. FCA2214/FCA2214DC PCI-X Host Bus Adapters for Linux, NetWare, and Windows Installation Changing the jumper settings can result in the HBA being...

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    HBA are not identified. For example: PCI Fibre Channel ROM BIOS Version x.xx Press <Alt-Q> for Fast!UTIL BIOS for Adapter 0 is disabled ROM BIOS not installed FCA2214/FCA2214DC PCI-X Host Bus Adapters for Linux, NetWare, and Windows Installation Guide Installing the Adapter...

  • Page 22: Installation Considerations

    Some system BIOS support selectable boot, which supersedes the HBA BIOS selectable boot setting. Select the HBA Fibre Channel hard disk in the system BIOS to boot from a Fibre Channel hard disk attached to it. FCA2214/FCA2214DC PCI-X Host Bus Adapters for Linux, NetWare, and Windows Installation Guide...

  • Page 23: Installing The Linux Driver

    The software kit that is included with the HBA contains the latest version of the software files at the time of shipment. Software files are updated periodically and can be obtained from the HP web sitee: http://www.hp.com/country/us/eng/prodserv/storage.html. FCA2214/FCA2214DC PCI-X Host Bus Adapters for Linux, NetWare, and Windows Installation Guide...

  • Page 24: Installing The Driver, Building A Driver From The Sources

    # tar -xvzf qla*.tgz 3. Build the qla2300 driver from the sources. # make ISP2300=1 FCA2214/FCA2214DC PCI-X Host Bus Adapters for Linux, NetWare, and Windows Installation Building a Uniprocessor Version of the Building a Multiprocessor Version of the Driver in this...

  • Page 25: Building A Multiprocessor Version Of The Driver

    # mcopy a:*.tgz . (The period [.] at the end is required.) # tar -xvzf qla*.tgz 6. Build the qla2300 driver from the sources. # make SMP=1 ISP2300=1 FCA2214/FCA2214DC PCI-X Host Bus Adapters for Linux, NetWare, and Windows Installation Guide Installing the Linux Driver...

  • Page 26: Installing The Driver On The Boot Drive, Loading The Driver

    If there are other SCSI host adapter boards installed on your system and the scsi_hostadapter alias is used, define a different alias (for example, scsi_hostadapter FCA2214/FCA2214DC PCI-X Host Bus Adapters for Linux, NetWare, and Windows Installation Loading and Unloading the qla2300 Driver Manually n. n is a number in the range 1–9).

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    At the command prompt, enter the following command to load the new lilo file: # lilo c. Reboot the system. The qla2300 driver loads automatically. FCA2214/FCA2214DC PCI-X Host Bus Adapters for Linux, NetWare, and Windows Installation Guide kernel release version > is the Linux kernel, release, and version of your...

  • Page 28: Loading And Unloading The Qla2300 Driver Manually

    Under the directory that contains the qla2300.o file, you can also enter the following command: # insmod qla2300.o FCA2214/FCA2214DC PCI-X Host Bus Adapters for Linux, NetWare, and Windows Installation Building a Uniprocessor Version of the Driver kernel release version >...

  • Page 29: System Driver Parameter Max_scsi_luns

    Note: HP recommends loading the driver using the modprobe command so that any driver parameter value specified in the /etc/modules.conf file takes effect. e. For Redhat 7.2 with kernel 2.4.9-21 or later, rename the old binary included in the original distribution to ensure that it does not interfere with the updated version as follows: # cd /lib/modules/<kernel...

  • Page 30: Driver Command Line Parameters, Proc Filesystem Support

    /proc/scsi/qla2300/ directory. This directory contains a file for each SCSI HBA in the system. Each file presents information about the adapter and transfer statistics for each discovered LUN. FCA2214/FCA2214DC PCI-X Host Bus Adapters for Linux, NetWare, and Windows Installation Guide...

  • Page 31: Installing The Windows Driver

    The software kit that is included with the HBA contains the latest version of the software files at the time of shipment. Software files are updated periodically and can be obtained from the HP website: http://www.hp.com/country/us/eng/prodserv/storage.html. FCA2214/FCA2214DC PCI-X Host Bus Adapters for Linux, NetWare, and Windows Installation Guide...

  • Page 32: Installing A New Windows Driver

    Your hardware settings have changed. You must restart your computer for these changes to take effect. Do you want to restart your computer now? Click Yes. FCA2214/FCA2214DC PCI-X Host Bus Adapters for Linux, NetWare, and Windows Installation “Installing the Adapter” on page 17. Guide...

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    4. Click Yes. 5. Repeat step 1 after installing the driver for the last HBA. FCA2214/FCA2214DC PCI-X Host Bus Adapters for Linux, NetWare, and Windows Installation Guide through step 4 for any additional HBAs. Make sure to reboot...

  • Page 34: Updating An Existing Windows Driver

    The following message displays: Your hardware settings have changed. You must restart your computer for these changes to take effect. Do you want to restart your computer now? 11. Click Yes. FCA2214/FCA2214DC PCI-X Host Bus Adapters for Linux, NetWare, and Windows Installation Guide...

  • Page 35: Installing The Netware Driver

    This chapter provides instructions for installing the NetWare driver in an already installed NetWare system. It describes: NetWare Driver Files and Installing the FCA2214/FCA2214DC PCI-X Host Bus Adapters for Linux, NetWare, and Windows Installation Guide Parameters, page 36 Driver, page 37...

  • Page 36: Netware Driver Files And Parameters, Ql2300.ham Driver Parameters

    Set the maximum number of luns allowed during the lun scan; default is n=32. The range of luns searched is 0 to (n-1). For example: LOAD QL2x00.HAM SLOT=3 /LUNS /MAXLUNS=332 FCA2214/FCA2214DC PCI-X Host Bus Adapters for Linux, NetWare, and Windows Installation or later has to be loaded on the server. 0.200...

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    10. If prompted, click Yes to copy the driver. 11. You are prompted for the server directory. Enter the path of the server directory, or press ENTER to accept the default. FCA2214/FCA2214DC PCI-X Host Bus Adapters for Linux, NetWare, and Windows Installation Guide Installing the NetWare Driver STARTUP.NCF...

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    If ASPI support is required for the SCSI devices, you must load the NWASPI.CDM module, which is provided by Novell. For example, enter: LOAD QL2300.HAM LOAD NWASPI.CDM FCA2214/FCA2214DC PCI-X Host Bus Adapters for Linux, NetWare, and Windows Installation Table 5, except the values Guide...

  • Page 39: Troubleshooting

    HBA to function incorrectly: hardware problems, system configuration problems, or Fibre Channel problems. The following section provides checklists to help you determine why your HBA is not functioning. FCA2214/FCA2214DC PCI-X Host Bus Adapters for Linux, NetWare, and Windows Installation Guide...

  • Page 40: Hardware Problem Checklist

    Is the Fast!UTIL data rate setting correct? Refer to “Fast!UTIL” on page 43 for information about setting the data rate. Are all external peripherals properly powered up? Refer to information about displaying attached devices. FCA2214/FCA2214DC PCI-X Host Bus Adapters for Linux, NetWare, and Windows Installation Appendix A Guide...

  • Page 41: System Configuration Problems, Fibre Channel Problem Checklist

    Have you configured your RAID controller using the utilities provided by the manufacturer? Some Fibre Channel switches support zoning. Make sure that your switch is configured correctly. FCA2214/FCA2214DC PCI-X Host Bus Adapters for Linux, NetWare, and Windows Installation Guide Troubleshooting...

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    Troubleshooting FCA2214/FCA2214DC PCI-X Host Bus Adapters for Linux, NetWare, and Windows Installation Guide...

  • Page 43: A Fast!util

    After changing the settings and exiting the utility, Fast!UTIL reboots your system to load the new parameters. Caution: function properly. The following sections describe the Fast!UTIL options. FCA2214/FCA2214DC PCI-X Host Bus Adapters for Linux, NetWare, and Windows Installation Guide If the configuration settings are incorrect, your HBA may not...

  • Page 44: Configuration Settings, Host Adapter Settings

    Hard Loop ID—If the Adapter Hard Loop ID setting is enabled, the adapter attempts to use the ID specified in this setting. The default ID is 0. FCA2214/FCA2214DC PCI-X Host Bus Adapters for Linux, NetWare, and Windows Installation lists the default settings for the HBA:...

  • Page 45: Selectable Boot Settings, Restore Default Settings, Raw Nvram Data, Advanced Adapter Settings

    Fast Command Posting 4GByte Addressing Luns per Target Enable LIP Reset Enable LIP Full Login Enable Target Reset FCA2214/FCA2214DC PCI-X Host Bus Adapters for Linux, NetWare, and Windows Installation Guide lists the default settings for the HBA: Options 1–256 Enabled, Disabled...

  • Page 46

    The default is No. Login Retry Count—This setting specifies the number of times the software tries to log in to a device. The default is 8 retries. FCA2214/FCA2214DC PCI-X Host Bus Adapters for Linux, NetWare, and Windows Installation Options 0–255 0–255...

  • Page 47

    Extended Error Logging—This setting provides additional error and debug information to the operating system. When Enabled, events are logged into the Windows NT/Windows 2000 Event Viewer. The default is Disabled. FCA2214/FCA2214DC PCI-X Host Bus Adapters for Linux, NetWare, and Windows Installation Guide Fast!UTIL...

  • Page 48: Extended Firmware Settings

    Command Reference Number Read Transfer Ready Response Timer Interrupt Delay Timer Data Rate FCA2214/FCA2214DC PCI-X Host Bus Adapters for Linux, NetWare, and Windows Installation Table 8 lists the default settings for the HBA: Setting Enabled, Disabled 0, 1, 2, 3, 4...

  • Page 49: Rio Operation Modes, Connection Options

    Fibre Channel Confirm—This setting enables the host to send the FCP confirmation frame when requested by the target. The default is Enabled. This setting must be Enabled if the Fibre Channel Tape Support setting is Enabled. FCA2214/FCA2214DC PCI-X Host Bus Adapters for Linux, NetWare, and Windows Installation Guide Operation Mode...

  • Page 50: Scan Fibre Channel Devices, Fibre Disk Utility, Select Host Adapter

    If you have multiple HBAs in your system, use this setting to select and then configure or view the settings of a specific HBA. FCA2214/FCA2214DC PCI-X Host Bus Adapters for Linux, NetWare, and Windows Installation Performing a low-level format destroys all data on the hard...

  • Page 51

    Federal Communications Commission Declaration of Conformity for Products Marked with the FCC Logo—United States Only, page 53 Class A Laser Devices, page 55 FCA2214/FCA2214DC PCI-X Host Bus Adapters for Linux, NetWare, and Windows Installation Guide Equipment, page 54 Notice, page 52...

  • Page 52: Federal Communications Commission Notice, Class A Equipment

    Operation of this equipment in a residential area is likely to cause harmful interference, in which case the user will be required to correct the interference at personal expense. FCA2214/FCA2214DC PCI-X Host Bus Adapters for Linux, NetWare, and Windows Installation Guide...

  • Page 53: Logo—united States Only, Modifications, Network And Serial Cables, Canadian Notice (avis Canadien)

    Modifications The FCC requires the user to be notified that any changes or modifications made to this device that are not expressly approved by HP may void the user’s authority to operate the equipment. Network and Serial Cables Connections to this device must be made with shielded cables with metallic RFI/EMI connector hoods in order to maintain compliance with FCC Rules and Regulations.

  • Page 54: Class A Equipment, Japanese Notice, Japanese Class A Notice

    Interference-Causing Equipment Regulations. Cet appareil numérique de la classe A respecte toutes les exigences du Règlement sur le matériel brouilleur du Canada. Japanese Notice Japanese Class A Notice FCA2214/FCA2214DC PCI-X Host Bus Adapters for Linux, NetWare, and Windows Installation Guide...

  • Page 55: Laser Devices, Laser Safety Warnings, Compliance With Cdrh Regulations, Compliance With International Regulations, Label

    Laser Devices All HP systems equipped with a laser device comply with safety standards, including International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) 825. With specific regard to the laser, the equipment complies with laser product performance standards set by government agencies as a Class 1 laser product. The product does not emit hazardous light;...

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    Regulatory Compliance Notices FCA2214/FCA2214DC PCI-X Host Bus Adapters for Linux, NetWare, and Windows Installation Guide...

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    Place parts on a grounded surface before removing them from their containers. Avoid touching pins, leads, or circuitry. Always make sure you are properly grounded when touching a static-sensitive component or assembly. FCA2214/FCA2214DC PCI-X Host Bus Adapters for Linux, NetWare, and Windows Installation Guide...

  • Page 58: Grounding Methods

    If you do not have any of the suggested equipment for proper grounding, have an HP authorized reseller install the part. Note: For more information on static electricity, or for assistance with product installation, contact your HP authorized reseller. FCA2214/FCA2214DC PCI-X Host Bus Adapters for Linux, NetWare, and Windows Installation Guide...

  • Page 59: Index

    Canadian (Avis Canadien) Japanese components adapters jumpers LED indicators conventions document equipment symbols text symbols FCA2214/FCA2214DC PCI-X Host Bus Adapters for Linux, NetWare, and Windows Installation Guide document conventions related documentation drivers HP2300.SYS QL2300.HAM qla2300 electrostatic discharge environmental specifications...

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    Windows driver Japanese notice laser devices CDRH regulations international regulations label FCA2214/FCA2214DC PCI-X Host Bus Adapters for Linux, NetWare, and Windows Installation safety warnings Linux installing driver building a driver from the sources installing the driver on the boot drive...

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    HP text symbols FCA2214/FCA2214DC PCI-X Host Bus Adapters for Linux, NetWare, and Windows Installation Guide troubleshooting configuration problems fibre channel problems hardware problems updating Windows driver warning symbols on equipment...

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    Index FCA2214/FCA2214DC PCI-X Host Bus Adapters for Linux, NetWare, and Windows Installation Guide...

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