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  • Page 1 IBM TotalStorage DS4000 FC2-133 Dual Port Host Bus Adapter Installation and User’s Guide GC26-7737-00...
  • Page 3 IBM TotalStorage DS4000 FC2-133 Dual Port Host Bus Adapter Installation and User’s Guide GC26-7737-00...
  • Page 4 Note: Before using this information and the product it supports, be sure to read the general information under “Notices” on page 31. First Edition (January 2005) © Copyright International Business Machines Corporation 2005. All rights reserved. US Government Users Restricted Rights – Use, duplication or disclosure restricted by GSA ADP Schedule Contract with IBM Corp.
  • Page 5: Table Of Contents

    Using the flasutil BIOS Update Utility menu ... . . 11 Updating the BIOS code and NVRAM from the BIOS Update Utility diskette Creating the BIOS Update Utility diskette ....12 © Copyright IBM Corp. 2005...
  • Page 6 ... . . 15 Using IBM FastT-MSJ utility ....15 Overview of the IBM FAStT MSJ utility ....15 Installation and System Requirements .
  • Page 7 Glossary ......37 Index ......47 Contents...
  • Page 8 IBM TotalStorage DS4000 FC2-133 Dual Port Host Bus Adapter: Installation and User’s Guide...
  • Page 9: Figures

    DS4000 FC2-133 components ......2 DS4000 FC2-133 serial number label ......4 © Copyright IBM Corp. 2005...
  • Page 10 IBM TotalStorage DS4000 FC2-133 Dual Port Host Bus Adapter: Installation and User’s Guide...
  • Page 11: Tables

    11. DS4000 FC2-133 specifications ......25 12. DS4000 Storage Manager alternate keyboard operations ....29 © Copyright IBM Corp. 2005...
  • Page 12 IBM TotalStorage DS4000 FC2-133 Dual Port Host Bus Adapter: Installation and User’s Guide...
  • Page 13: Safety

    Les sikkerhetsinformasjonen (Safety Information) før du installerer dette produktet. Antes de instalar este produto, leia as Informações sobre Segurança. Antes de instalar este producto, lea la información de seguridad. Läs säkerhetsinformationen innan du installerar den här produkten. © Copyright IBM Corp. 2005...
  • Page 14: Safety Information

    Safety information Before you service an IBM computer, you must be familiar with the following safety information. General safety Follow these rules to ensure general safety: v Observe good housekeeping in the area of the machines during and after maintenance.
  • Page 15: Electrical Safety

    Electrical safety Important Use only approved tools and test equipment. Some hand tools have handles that are covered with a soft material that does not insulate you when working with live electrical currents. Many customers have, near their equipment, rubber floor mats that contain small conductive fibers to decrease electrostatic discharges.
  • Page 16: Handling Esd-Sensitive Devices

    Use this safety inspection procedure to identify potentially unsafe conditions on a product. Each machine, as it was designed and built, had required safety items installed to protect users and service personnel from injury. This procedure IBM TotalStorage DS4000 FC2-133 Dual Port Host Bus Adapter: Installation and User’s Guide...
  • Page 17 Insulation must not be frayed or worn. 3. Remove the cover. 4. Check for any obvious non-IBM alterations. Use good judgment as to the safety of any non-IBM alterations. 5. Check the inside the unit for any obvious unsafe conditions, such as metal filings, contamination, water or other liquids, or signs of fire or smoke damage.
  • Page 18 IBM TotalStorage DS4000 FC2-133 Dual Port Host Bus Adapter: Installation and User’s Guide...
  • Page 19: About This Document

    FAStT product renaming IBM is in the process of renaming some FAStT family products. Table 1 identifies each new DS4000 product name with its corresponding FAStT product name. Note that this change of product name only indicates no change in functionality or warranty.
  • Page 20: Product Updates

    DS4000 product series firmware at the time of the initial installation and when product updates become available. ® To be notified of important product updates, you must first register at the IBM Support and Download Web site: www.ibm.com/support/us/ Go to the Personalized Support section of the web page and click My support.
  • Page 21: Ds4000 Storage Server Publications

    Each table lists documents that are included in the libraries and what common tasks they address. You can access the documents listed in these tables at one of the following Web sites: www.ibm.com/servers/storage/support/disk/ www.ibm.com/shop/publications/order/ DS4500 storage server library Table 2 on page xx associates each document in the DS4500 (previously FAStT900) storage server library with its related common user tasks.
  • Page 22: Totalstorage Ds4500 Fibre Channel Storage Server Document Titles By User Tasks

    Support Guide, GC26-7727 IBM TotalStorage DS4500 Fibre Channel Cabling Instructions, GC26-7729 IBM TotalStorage DS4500 Storage Server User’s Guide, GC26-7726 IBM TotalStorage DS4500 Rack Mounting Instructions, GC26-7728 IBM TotalStorage DS4000 FC2-133 Dual Port Host Bus Adapter: Installation and User’s Guide...
  • Page 23: Ds4400 Storage Server Library

    User Tasks Planning Hardware Software Configuration Operation and Diagnosis and Installation Installation Administration Maintenance IBM DS4400 Fibre Channel Storage Server User’s Guide, GC26-7730 IBM DS4400 Fibre Channel Storage Server Installation and Support Guide, GC26-7731 IBM DS4400 Fibre Channel Cabling Instructions,...
  • Page 24: Ds4300 Storage Server Library

    GC26-7725 IBM TotalStorage DS4300 SCU Base Upgrade Kit, GC26-7740 IBM TotalStorage DS4300 SCU Turbo Upgrade Kit, GC26-7741 IBM TotalStorage DS4300 Turbo Models 6LU/6LX Upgrade Kit, GC26-7723 xxii IBM TotalStorage DS4000 FC2-133 Dual Port Host Bus Adapter: Installation and User’s Guide...
  • Page 25: Ds4100 Storage Server Library

    Table 5. TotalStorage DS4100 SATA Storage Server document titles by user tasks Title User Tasks Planning Hardware Software Configuration Operation and Diagnosis and Installation Installation Administration Maintenance IBM TotalStorage DS4100 Installation, User’s and Maintenance Guide, GC26-7733 IBM TotalStorage DS4100 Cabling Guide, 24P8973 xxiii About this document...
  • Page 26: Ds4000 Storage Manager Version 9 Publications

    Linux on POWER, GC26-7705 IBM TotalStorage DS4000 Storage Manager Version 9 Copy Services User’s Guide, GC26-7707 IBM TotalStorage DS4000 Storage Manager Version 9 Concepts Guide, GC26-7734 xxiv IBM TotalStorage DS4000 FC2-133 Dual Port Host Bus Adapter: Installation and User’s Guide...
  • Page 27: Other Ds4000 And Ds4000-Related Documents

    DS4000 Quick Start Guide, GC26-7738 IBM TotalStorage DS4000 Hardware Maintenance Manual,GC26-7702 IBM TotalStorage DS4000 Problem Determination Guide, GC26-7703 IBM Fibre Channel Planning and Integration: User’s Guide and Service Information, SC23-4329 IBM TotalStorage DS4000 FC2-133 Host Bus Adapter Installation and User’s Guide,...
  • Page 28: How This Document Is Organized

    DS4000 FC2-133 operating environment and specification information. Chapter 5, “Troubleshooting,” on page 27 provides information about the types of installation problems that can cause the DS4000 FC2-133 to function incorrectly. xxvi IBM TotalStorage DS4000 FC2-133 Dual Port Host Bus Adapter: Installation and User’s Guide...
  • Page 29: Notices Used In This Document

    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...
  • Page 30: Using The Documentation

    Web sites IBM maintains pages on the World Wide Web where you can get the latest technical information and download device drivers and updates. v For DS4000 information, go to the following Web site: www.ibm.com/servers/storage/support/disk/...
  • Page 31: Hardware Service And Support

    For more information about the IBM Support Line and other IBM services, go to the following Web sites: v www.ibm.com/services v www.ibm.com/planetwide Hardware service and support You can receive hardware service through IBM Integrated Technology Services or through your IBM reseller, if your reseller is authorized by IBM to provide warranty service.
  • Page 32 When you send information to IBM, you grant IBM a nonexclusive right to use or distribute the information in any way it believes appropriate without incurring any obligation to you. IBM TotalStorage DS4000 FC2-133 Dual Port Host Bus Adapter: Installation and User’s Guide...
  • Page 33: Chapter 1. Preparing And Installing The Ds4000 Fc2-133

    – PCI-X addendum, revision 1.0 to the Intel PCI Local Bus version 2.2 specification – Third Generation Fibre Channel Physical and Signaling Interface (PC-PH-3), revision 9.2 – Fibre-channel arbitrated loop (FC-AL-2) standard – U.S. and international safety and emissions standards © Copyright IBM Corp. 2005...
  • Page 34: Ds4000 Fc2-133 Components

    For more information about the DS4000 FC2-133 LED activity and troubleshooting, see the installation, user’s and maintenance guide for your particular storage server or IBM TotalStorage DS4000 Problem Determination Guide. IBM TotalStorage DS4000 FC2-133 Dual Port Host Bus Adapter: Installation and User’s Guide...
  • Page 35: Preinstallation Procedures

    Table 8. DS4000 FC2-133 Adapter activity Green LED Amber LED Activity Description Power off The server adapter is not receiving power. The server is powered off. Power The FC2-133 Adapter is receiving power from the PCI or PCI-X slot but is not initialized by the adapter firmware.
  • Page 36: Handling Static-Sensitive Devices

    Do not place the device on your system unit cover or on a metal table. v Take additional care when handling devices during cold weather because heating reduces indoor humidity and increases static electricity. IBM TotalStorage DS4000 FC2-133 Dual Port Host Bus Adapter: Installation and User’s Guide...
  • Page 37: What You Need For The Installation

    What you need for the installation To install the DS4000 FC2-133 in your server, you will need a small Phillips screwdriver. Depending on your configuration, you might need the following two items: v An LC-LC fibre channel cable . This cable enables you to connect fibre-channel nodes to a loop.
  • Page 38 Note: This BIOS banner does not display when the adapter is in a server with an Intel 64 bit processor (IA-64) or a Sun SPRAC processor architecture. IBM TotalStorage DS4000 FC2-133 Dual Port Host Bus Adapter: Installation and User’s Guide...
  • Page 39 To display the fibre-channel devices, press Ctrl+Q, and then use the Fast!UTIL program. See Chapter 3, “Configuring the DS4000 FC2-133 with Fast!UTIL,” on page 19 for detailed information about Fast!UTIL. If the information that is displayed is correct, go to Chapter 2, “Updating the DS4000 FC2-133 BIOS code and installing device drivers,”...
  • Page 40 IBM TotalStorage DS4000 FC2-133 Dual Port Host Bus Adapter: Installation and User’s Guide...
  • Page 41: Chapter 2. Updating The Ds4000 Fc2-133 Bios Code And Installing Device Drivers

    Complete the following steps to update the DS4000 FC2-133 BIOS code and NVRAM using the command line: 1. Insert the IBM TotalStorage DS4000 FC2-133 Dual Port Host Bus Adapter Support CD into the CD-ROM drive. Restart the server. Your server displays a DOS prompt.
  • Page 42: Additional Command-Line Options

    2. The command-line option is not case-sensitive. Either /f or /F can be used to initiate the adapter flash BIOS update. Table 9 on page 11 shows additional command-line options that you can use, along with an explanation of each option. IBM TotalStorage DS4000 FC2-133 Dual Port Host Bus Adapter: Installation and User’s Guide...
  • Page 43: Using The Flasutil Bios Update Utility Menu

    Complete the following steps to update the DS4000 FC2-133 BIOS code and NVRAM by using the flasutil BIOS Update Utility menu: 1. Insert the IBM TotalStorage DS4000 FC2-133 Dual Port Host Bus Adapter Support CD into the CD-ROM drive. Restart the server. Your server displays a DOS prompt.
  • Page 44: Updating The Bios Code And Nvram From The Bios Update Utility Diskette

    Creating the BIOS Update Utility diskette Create the BIOS Update Utility diskette by copying the image you need from the IBM TotalStorage DS4000 FC2-133 Dual Port Host Bus Adapter Support CD or by downloading the image from the following Web site: www.ibm.com/pc/support...
  • Page 45: Using The Flasutil Command Prompt

    v flasutil command prompt. Use this method to type in command-line options. See “Using the flasutil command prompt.” v flasutil BIOS Update Utility menu. Use this method to select a command-line option from the menu. See “Using the flasutil BIOS Update Utility menu” on page Important: The BIOS Update Utility treats each of the two fibre-channel ports of the DS4000 FC2-133 adapter as a separate port.
  • Page 46: Using The Flasutil Bios Update Utility Menu

    L = Write NOVRAM A = Write NOVRAM and defaults D = Copy NOVRAM to file: QLxxNVRM.SAV U = Update BIOS NOVRAM defaults X = Verify NOVRAM IBM TotalStorage DS4000 FC2-133 Dual Port Host Bus Adapter: Installation and User’s Guide...
  • Page 47: Installing The Ds4000 Fc2-133 Device Drivers

    This section provides an overview of the IBM FastT-MSJ (Management Suite Java) utility that can be used by advanced users to customize the configuration of the IBM FC2-133 HBA when it is installed in a server. For more detailed information, see the IBM DS4000 Management Suite Java User’s Guide version 1.0 or later that is...
  • Page 48: Installation And System Requirements

    – Configuring the adapter NVRAM settings – Executing fibre diagnostics (read/write buffer loopback tests) – Perform flash updates on an adapter – Perform NVRAM updates on an adapter IBM TotalStorage DS4000 FC2-133 Dual Port Host Bus Adapter: Installation and User’s Guide...
  • Page 49: Utilities

    BIOS firmware. The latest version of DS4000 FC2-133 HBA flash BIOS firmware is available from the IBM Support Web site at: www.ibm.com/servers/storage/support/disk/ The flash BIOS firmware file name ends with .bin (for example, QL2312RM.bin).
  • Page 50 IBM TotalStorage DS4000 FC2-133 Dual Port Host Bus Adapter: Installation and User’s Guide...
  • Page 51: Chapter 3. Configuring The Ds4000 Fc2-133 With Fast!Util

    Important: If the configuration settings are incorrect, the DS4000 FC2-133 will not function properly. Do not modify the default configuration settings unless you are instructed to do so by an IBM technical support representative or by the installation instructions. The default settings are for a typical Microsoft Windows installation.
  • Page 52: Host Bus Adapter Settings

    0-125 if there is more than one adapter connected to a FC-AL loop and the Adapter Hard Loop ID setting is Enabled. IBM TotalStorage DS4000 FC2-133 Dual Port Host Bus Adapter: Installation and User’s Guide...
  • Page 53: Advanced Adapter Settings

    Spin up delay When this bit is set, the BIOS will wait up to 5 minutes to find the first drive. The default setting is Disabled. Connection Options This setting defines the type of connection (loop or point to point) or connection preference.
  • Page 54: Selectable Boot Settings

    (option U or command line /U switch). If the BIOS Update Utility program has not been used to update the default NOVRAM settings since the adapter was installed, the factory settings are loaded. IBM TotalStorage DS4000 FC2-133 Dual Port Host Bus Adapter: Installation and User’s Guide...
  • Page 55: Raw Novram Data

    Note: After selecting Restore default settings, check the NVRAM settings (for example the host bus adapter and advanced adapter settings) against the values that are recommended in this document and in the device driver READMEs for the appropriate operating system. Raw NOVRAM data You can use the Raw NOVRAM Data option to display the adapter NVRAM contents in hexadecimal format.
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  • Page 57: Chapter 4. Adapter Operating Environment And Specifications

    (SERDES) and electrical transceivers that can auto-negotiate a data rate of 2 Gbps. Host data transfer 64-bit, bus-master DMA data transfers to 1056 MBps 256 KB of SRAM supporting parity protection © Copyright IBM Corp. 2005...
  • Page 58 1 Gbps or up to 300 m (984 ft.) when operating at 2 Gbps. Form factor 5.15 cm x 16.93 cm (2.5 in. x 6.7 in.) Operating power Less than 15 watts IBM TotalStorage DS4000 FC2-133 Dual Port Host Bus Adapter: Installation and User’s Guide...
  • Page 59: Chapter 5. Troubleshooting

    If you are having problems, use the following information to help you determine the cause of the problem and the action to take. Note: See the installation, user’s and maintenance guide for your storage server or see the IBM TotalStorage DS4000 Problem Determination Guide for additional troubleshooting and debugging procedures. Hardware problems...
  • Page 60: Fibre Channel Problems

    If your fibre-channel switch supports zoning, make sure that your peripheral device is configured to the same switch zone as the DS4000 FC2-133. For more information, see your fibre-channel switch documentation. IBM TotalStorage DS4000 FC2-133 Dual Port Host Bus Adapter: Installation and User’s Guide...
  • Page 61: Appendix. Accessibility

    For other interface components, use the Alt + underlined letter combination. Ctrl+F1 Display or conceal a tool tip when keyboard focus is on the toolbar. Spacebar Select an item or activate a hyperlink. © Copyright IBM Corp. 2005...
  • Page 62 Left arrow Move keyboard focus to the left. Right arrow Move keyboard focus to the right. Up arrow Move keyboard focus up one item in the list. IBM TotalStorage DS4000 FC2-133 Dual Port Host Bus Adapter: Installation and User’s Guide...
  • Page 63: 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 64: Important Notes

    IBM makes no representations or warranties with respect to non-IBM products. Support (if any) for the non-IBM products is provided by the third party, not IBM. Some software may differ from its retail version (if available), and may not include user manuals or all program functionality.
  • Page 65: Industry Canada Class B Emission Compliance Statement

    Consult an IBM authorized dealer or service representative for help. Properly shielded and grounded cables and connectors must be used in order to meet FCC emission limits. Proper cables and connectors are available from IBM authorized dealers. 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 66: Federal Communications Commission (Fcc) Statement

    Properly shielded and grounded cables and connectors must be used in order to meet FCC emission limits. 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 using other than recommended cables and connectors or by unauthorized changes or modifications to this equipment.
  • Page 67: Taiwan Electrical Emission Statement

    Attention: This is a Class A product. In a domestic environment this product may cause radio interference in which case the user may be required to take adequate measures. Taiwan electrical emission statement Japanese Voluntary Control Council for Interference (VCCI) statement Notices...
  • Page 68 IBM TotalStorage DS4000 FC2-133 Dual Port Host Bus Adapter: Installation and User’s Guide...
  • Page 69 TotalStorage DS4000 publications. advanced technology (AT) bus architecture. A bus standard for IBM compatibles. It extends the XT bus If you do not find the term you are looking for, see architecture to 16 bits and also allows for bus...
  • Page 70 SCSI targets logically connected to an FC adapter. CRT. See cathode ray tube. DRAM. See dynamic random access memory. CRU. See customer replaceable unit. IBM TotalStorage DS4000 FC2-133 Dual Port Host Bus Adapter: Installation and User’s Guide...
  • Page 71 (CRU). Extended Industry Standard Architecture (EISA). A FlashCopy. A premium feature for DS4000 that can bus standard for IBM compatibles that extends the make an instantaneous copy of the data in a volume. Industry Standard Architecture (ISA) bus architecture to 32 bits and allows more than one central processing F_port.
  • Page 72 An entity in the storage partition topology and the physical network. that defines a logical collection of host computers that require shared access to one or more logical drives. IBM TotalStorage DS4000 FC2-133 Dual Port Host Bus Adapter: Installation and User’s Guide...
  • Page 73 Internet Protocol (IP) address. The unique 32-bit loop address. The unique ID of a node in address that specifies the location of each device or fibre-channel loop topology sometimes referred to as a workstation on the Internet. For example, 9.67.97.103 is loop ID.
  • Page 74 Object Data Manager (ODM). An AIX proprietary identifier of the storage subsystem for which the storage mechanism for ASCII stanza files that are edited as part of configuring a drive into the kernel. IBM TotalStorage DS4000 FC2-133 Dual Port Host Bus Adapter: Installation and User’s Guide...
  • Page 75 (PTF). A temporary solution or bypass of a problem diagnosed by IBM in a current RVSD. See recoverable virtual shared disk. unaltered release of the program.
  • Page 76 (SAN). A dedicated storage synchronous write mode. In remote mirroring, an network tailored to a specific environment, combining option that requires the primary controller to wait for the IBM TotalStorage DS4000 FC2-133 Dual Port Host Bus Adapter: Installation and User’s Guide...
  • Page 77 acknowledgment of a write operation from the uninterruptible power supply. A source of power secondary controller before returning a write I/O request from a battery that is installed between a computer completion to the host. See also asynchronous write system and its power source. The uninterruptible power mode, remote mirroring, Metro Mirroring.
  • Page 78 IBM TotalStorage DS4000 FC2-133 Dual Port Host Bus Adapter: Installation and User’s Guide...
  • Page 79 DS4000 Storage Manager Installation and Support Guide for Windows NT xxiv notes, important 32 DS4000/FAStT product renaming xvii notices DS4100 Storage Server library xxiii FCC statement 32 DS4300 Fibre Channel Storage Server library xxii notices used in this document xxvii © Copyright IBM Corp. 2005...
  • Page 80 DS4100 Storage Server xxiii DS4300 Fibre Channel Storage Server xxii DS4400 Fibre Channel Storage Server xxi DS4500 Fibre Channel Storage Server xix related documents xxv web sites, related xxviii IBM TotalStorage DS4000 FC2-133 Dual Port Host Bus Adapter: Installation and User’s Guide...
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