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  • Page 1 IBM FAStT Host Adapter Installation and User's Guide...
  • Page 3 IBM FAStT Host Adapter Installation and User's Guide...
  • Page 4  Copyright International Business Machines Corporation 1998, 2002. All rights reserved. Note to U.S. Government Users — Documentation related to restricted rights — Use, duplication or disclosure is subject to restrictions set forth in GSA ADP Schedule Contract with IBM Corp.
  • Page 5: Table Of Contents

    Chapter 1. Hardware overview What is Fibre Channel? Fibre Channel adapter features Chapter 2. Installing the adapter Preinstallation procedures Installing the IBM FAStT Host Adapter Chapter 3. Troubleshooting Hardware problems System configuration problems Fibre Channel problems Part II. Software installation Chapter 4.
  • Page 6 IBM Statement of Limited Warranty Appendix E. Notices Edition Notice Trademarks Electronic emission notices Index ......... . .
  • Page 7: Safety Information

    Antes de instalar este produto, leia as Informações sobre Segurança. Pred inštaláciou tohto zariadenia si pečítaje Bezpečnostné predpisy. Antes de instalar este producto, lea la información de seguridad. Läs säkerhetsinformationen innan du installerar den här produkten.  Copyright IBM Corp. 1998, 2002...
  • Page 8 DANGER Electrical current from power, telephone, and communication cables is hazardous. To avoid a shock hazard: To Connect: 1. Turn everything OFF. 2. First, attach all cables to devices. 3. Attach signal cables to connectors. 4. Attach power cords to outlet. 5.
  • Page 9 CAUTION: When laser products (such as CD-ROMs, DVD drives, fiber optic devices, or transmitters) are installed, note the following: – Do not remove the covers. Removing the covers of the laser product could result in exposure to hazardous laser radiation. There are no serviceable parts inside the device.
  • Page 10 viii FAStT Host Adapter Installation and User's Guide...
  • Page 11: About This Book

    IBM updating the device drivers. It also provides information on troubleshooting your IBM FAStT Host Adapter. To set up your IBM FAStT Host Adapter, see Chapter 2, “Installing the adapter” on page 5 for detailed information. How this book is organized This book is comprised of the following parts: Part I.
  • Page 12: Notices Used In This Book

    Notices used in this book The caution and danger statements used in this book also appear in the multilingual Safety Information book that comes with the IBM FAStT Host Adapter. Each caution and danger statement is numbered for easy reference to the corresponding statements in the safety book.
  • Page 13: Part I. Hardware Installation

    Chapter 2. Installing the adapter Preinstallation procedures Handling static-sensitive devices What you need for the installation Adapter layouts Installing the IBM FAStT Host Adapter Chapter 3. Troubleshooting Hardware problems System configuration problems Fibre Channel problems  Copyright IBM Corp. 1998, 2002 Part I.
  • Page 14 FAStT Host Adapter Installation and User's Guide...
  • Page 15: Chapter 1. Hardware Overview

    The ISP2200A chip combines a powerful RISC processor, a Fibre Channel protocol manager (FPM) with gigabit transceivers, and a 64-bit peripheral component interconnect (PCI) local bus interface in a single-chip solution. The IBM FAStT Host Adapter supports all Fibre Channel (FC) peripheral devices that support private-loop direct attach (PLDA) and fabric-loop attach (FLA).
  • Page 16 32 bit or 64 bit, 66 or 33 MHz operation Simultaneous mixed-peripheral configurations and startable device support for Fibre Channel devices that meet the following standards: – Fibre Channel — Private Loop Direct Attach Technical Report (FC-PLDA) revision 1.10, 17 February 1997 –...
  • Page 17: Chapter 2. Installing The Adapter

    What you need for the installation To install the IBM FAStT Host Adapter in your server, you need an optical, multimode cable with an SC-style duplex connector.  Copyright IBM Corp. 1998, 2002...
  • Page 18: Installing The Ibm Fastt Host Adapter

    The following figure identifies the adapter components referred to in this chapter. Installing the IBM FAStT Host Adapter Before you begin the installation, write down the serial number of the IBM FAStT Host Adapter. In the event that the nonvolatile random access memory (NVRAM) is damaged, the system will prompt you for the IBM FAStT Host Adapter serial number.
  • Page 19 8. Secure the adapter in place. 9. Connect one end of the fiber-optic cable from the device to the J1 connector on the adapter. 10. Carefully install and secure the server cover. 11. Connect the power cables. 12. Turn on all external Fibre Channel devices; then, turn on the server. The following information displays: QLogic Corporation QLA2xxx PCI Fibre Channel ROM BIOS Version X.XX...
  • Page 20 FAStT Host Adapter Installation and User's Guide...
  • Page 21: Chapter 3. Troubleshooting

    To find out if your installation problem was caused by the system configuration, check your system board to ensure that it is configured properly (see “Installing the IBM FAStT Host Adapter” on page 6). Fibre Channel problems To determine if your installation problem is caused by the Fibre Channel, verify that all of the Fibre Channel devices were turned on before you turned on the server.
  • Page 22 FAStT Host Adapter Installation and User's Guide...
  • Page 23: Part Ii. Software Installation

    NetWare device driver files and parameters Installing the NetWare 5.1 device driver  Copyright IBM Corp. 1998, 2002 Part II. Software installation ......
  • Page 24 FAStT Host Adapter Installation and User's Guide...
  • Page 25: Chapter 4. Software Overview

    Chapter 4. Software overview After installing your IBM FAStT Host Adapter, you are ready to install the device drivers for the adapter. The device drivers for the following supported operating systems are provided with your IBM FAStT Host Adapter: Windows 2000 Windows NT Version 4.0...
  • Page 26 FAStT Host Adapter Installation and User's Guide...
  • Page 27: Chapter 5. Installing The Windows Nt And Windows 2000 Device Drivers

    Installing an updated device driver in a previously installed operating system that has an older version of the device driver The following files are provided on the IBM FAStT Host Adapter driver diskette that you created in Chapter 4 for the Windows NT device driver installation.
  • Page 28: Installing Windows Nt And Windows 2000

    1. On your desktop, click My Computer → Control Panel → SCSI Adapters. 2. Click the Drivers tab and click Add. 3. Select QLogic from the list of manufacturers and click Have Disk. 4. Insert the IBM FAStT Host Adapter driver diskette you created for Windows NT. At the prompt type: a:\nt where a is the diskette drive letter.
  • Page 29: Adding The Windows 2000 Driver

    Perform the following steps to add the Windows 2000 device driver to a previously installed Windows 2000 system. 1. After you install the IBM FAStT Host Adapter, restart the system. The system searches for the newly installed device. If the system finds the new device, it indicates that the device has been detected.
  • Page 30: Updating The Windows 2000 Device Driver

    Updating the Windows 2000 device driver Perform the following steps if you want to replace the existing Windows 2000 device driver with an updated version. 1. Click Start → Settings → System → Hardware → Device Manager → SCSI and RAID Controllers 2.
  • Page 31: Chapter 6. Installing The Novell Netware Device Driver

    Perform the following steps to install the NetWare 5.1 device driver in a previously installed NetWare system. 1. Insert the IBM FAStT Host Adapter device drivers for NetWare diskette that you created in Chapter 4 in the diskette drive. 2. Copy the QL2200.HAM device driver file from the diskette to the server root directory.
  • Page 32 4. Install the device driver at the NetWare server prompt (:) by typing the LOAD command with the SLOT parameter. The following LOAD example works for a default (factory setting) QL2200/2200F adapter. LOAD QL22 .HAM SLOT=X Replace the X in the load line example with the slot identification number of the slot in which the adapter is installed.
  • Page 33: Part Iii. Appendices

    Japanese Voluntary Control Council for Interference (VCCI) statement  Copyright IBM Corp. 1998, 2002 .......
  • Page 34 FAStT Host Adapter Installation and User's Guide...
  • Page 35: Appendix A. Fast!Util

    This section describes the Fast!UTIL options. Configuration settings This is the first option on the Fast!UTIL Options menu. These settings configure the Fibre Channel (FC) devices and the IBM FAStT Host Adapter to which they are attached. Host adapter settings You can access this option from the Configuration Settings menu.
  • Page 36: Selectable Boot Settings

    Note: This option applies only to disk devices; it does not apply to CD-ROMs, tape drives, and other nondisk devices. Adapter hard ID settings You can access this option from the Configuration Settings menu. It forces the IBM FAStT Host Adapter to use the selected hard ID (0–125). Restore default settings You can access this option from the Configuration Settings menu.
  • Page 37 Table 2. Advanced adapter settings Setting Options Execution throttle 1–256 Fast command posting Enabled or Disabled >4GByte addressing Enabled or Disabled LUNs per target 0, 8, 16, 32, 64, 128, 256 Enable LIP reset Yes or No Enable LIP full login Yes or No Enable target reset Yes or No...
  • Page 38: Extended Firmware Settings

    Port down retry count: Specifies the number of times the software retries a command to a port that is returning port-down status. The default is 30 retries. Drivers load RISC code: When this option is set to Enabled, the host adapter uses the RISC firmware that is embedded in the software device driver.
  • Page 39 Table 3. Extended firmware settings Setting Options Extended control block Enabled or Disabled RIO operation mode 0, 1, 2, 3, 4 Connection options 0, 1, 2, 3 NonParticipating hard ID Enabled or Disabled Class 2 service Enabled or Disabled ACK0 Enabled or Disabled Fibre Channel tape support Enabled or Disabled...
  • Page 40: Scan Fibre Channel Devices

    Use this option to scan the Fibre Channel loop and list all the connected devices by loop ID. Information about each device is listed, for example, vendor name, product name, and revision. This information is useful when configuring your IBM FAStT Host Adapter and attached devices.
  • Page 41: Select Host Adapter

    Select host adapter Use this option to select a specific adapter if you have multiple adapters in your system. Appendix A. Fast!UTIL...
  • Page 42 FAStT Host Adapter Installation and User's Guide...
  • Page 43: Appendix B. Adapter Operating Environment And Specifications

    Appendix B. Adapter operating environment and specifications This appendix contains the IBM FAStT Host Adapter operating environment and specification information. Table 6. Adapter operating environment Environment Operating temperature Storage temperature Relative humidity (noncondensing) Storage humidity (noncondensing) Table 7 (Page 1 of 2). Adapter specifications...
  • Page 44 Less than 28% processor utilization as measured in a TPCC benchmark Operation system support for Windows NT version 4, Windows 2000 version 1, and NetWare version 5.1 Worldwide agency compliance as defined for IBM xSeries products 100% Plug and Play compatibility with our existing FAStT Fibre Channel RAID Controller...
  • Page 45: Appendix C. Getting Help And Technical Assistance

    If you need help, service, or technical assistance or just want more information about IBM products, you will find a wide variety of sources available from IBM to assist you. This section contains information about where to go for additional information about IBM and IBM products, what to do if you experience a problem with your xSeries...
  • Page 46: Getting Help And Information From The World Wide Web

    Getting help and information from the World Wide Web On the World Wide Web, the IBM Web site has up-to-date information about IBM xSeries and IntelliStation products, services, and support. The address for IBM xSeries information is http://www.ibm.com/eserver/xseries/. The address for IBM IntelliStation information is http://www.ibm/com/pc/intellistation/.
  • Page 47: Appendix D. Warranty Information

    Prior to on-site warranty service, you are required to go through problem determination with an IBM service specialist call center technician. A warranty period of 3 years on parts and 1 year on labor means that IBM will provide warranty service without charge for: 1.
  • Page 48: Warranty Service And Support

    IBM hardware repair - If the problem is determined to be caused by IBM hardware under warranty, trained service personnel are available to provide the applicable level of service, either on-site or at an IBM service center as determined by IBM.
  • Page 49: International Warranty Service

    If you travel with your xSeries or IntelliStation system or relocate it to a country or region where your system is sold and serviced by IBM or IBM resellers authorized to perform warranty service, International Warranty Service (IWS) is available during the warranty period.
  • Page 50: Ibm Statement Of Limited Warranty

    Country-unique Terms. The terms of Part 2 replace or modify those of Part 1. The warranties provided by IBM in this Statement of Limited Warranty apply only to Machines you purchase for your use, and not for resale, from IBM or your reseller. The term “Machine” means an IBM machine, its features, conversions, upgrades, elements, or accessories, or any combination of them.
  • Page 51 The replacement assumes the warranty service status of the replaced item. Many features, conversions, or upgrades involve the removal of parts and their return to IBM. A part that replaces a removed part will assume the warranty service status of the removed part.
  • Page 52: Part 2 - Country-Unique Terms

    IBM is responsible for loss of, or damage to, your Machine while it is 1) in IBM's possession or 2) in transit in those cases where IBM is responsible for the transportation charges. Neither IBM nor your reseller is responsible for any of your confidential, proprietary or personal information contained in a Machine which you return to IBM or your reseller for any reason.
  • Page 53 Limitation of Liability: The following is added to this Section: Where IBM is in breach of a condition or warranty implied by the Trade Practices Act 1974 or other similar legislation, IBM's liability is limited to the repair or replacement of the goods or the supply of equivalent goods.
  • Page 54 Consumer Guarantees Act 1993 or other legislation which cannot be excluded or limited. The Consumer Guarantees Act 1993 will not apply in respect of any goods which IBM provides, if you require the goods for the purposes of a business as defined in that Act.
  • Page 55 PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC OF CHINA (PRC) Governing Law: The following replaces this Section: Both you and IBM consent to the application of the laws of the State of New York (except when local law requires otherwise) to govern, interpret, and enforce all your and IBM's rights, duties, and obligations arising from, or relating in any manner to, the subject matter of this Agreement, without regard to conflict of law principles.
  • Page 56 The minimum warranty period for Machines is six months. In case IBM or your reseller is unable to repair an IBM Machine, you can alternatively ask for a partial refund as far as justified by the reduced value of the unrepaired Machine or ask for a cancellation of the respective agreement for such Machine and get your money refunded.
  • Page 57 Limitation of Liability: The following replaces item 2 in this Section: as to any other actual direct damages, IBM's liability will be limited to the total amount you paid for the Machine that is the subject of the claim. For purposes of this item, the term “Machine”...
  • Page 58 The following item is added to this paragraph: 3. breach of IBM's obligations implied by Section 12 of the Sale of Goods Act 1979 or Section 2 of the Supply of Goods and Services Act 1982.
  • Page 59: Appendix E. Notices

    Web sites. The materials at those Web sites are not part of the materials for this IBM product and use of those Web sites is at your own risk. IBM may use or distribute any of the information you supply in any way it believes appropriate without incurring any obligation to you.
  • Page 60: Trademarks

    Properly shielded and grounded cables and connectors must be used in order to meet FCC emission limits. IBM is not responsible for any radio or television interference caused by using other than recommended cables and connectors or by unauthorized changes or modifications to this equipment.
  • Page 61: Industry Canada Class A Emission Compliance Statement

    IBM cannot accept responsibility for any failure to satisfy the protection requirements resulting from a nonrecommended modification of the product, including the fitting of non-IBM option cards. This product has been tested and found to comply with the limits for Class A Information Technology Equipment according to CISPR 22/European Standard EN 55022.
  • Page 62: Japanese Voluntary Control Council For Interference (Vcci) Statement

    Japanese Voluntary Control Council for Interference (VCCI) statement FAStT Host Adapter Installation and User's Guide...
  • Page 63: Index

    Index about this book ix adapter installing 5 installing the IBM FAStT Host Adapter 6 operating environment 31 overview 3 preinstallation procedures 5 specifications 31 adapter features 3 adding Windows 2000 device driver 17 Windows NT device driver 16 before you begin installing device drivers 13...
  • Page 64 static-sensitive devices, handling 5 tools for installation 5 trademarks 48 troubleshooting 9 updating Windows 2000 device driver 18 Windows NT device driver 17 what you need for the adapter installation 5 Windows 2000 device driver adding to a previously installed system 17 updating 18 Windows NT and Windows 2000 device drivers installing 15...
  • Page 66  Part Number: 59P5712 Printed in U.S.A. 59P5712...