HP A7173A Installation Manual

Pci-x dual channel ultra320 scsi host bus adapter.
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HP A7173A PCI-X Dual Channel Ultra320 SCSI
Host Bus Adapter Installation Guide
HP-UX, Linux & Windows
Manufacturing Part Number : A7173-96003
E1204
Printed in USA
© Copyright 2004 Hewlett-Packard Development Company L.P.

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    HP A7173A PCI-X Dual Channel Ultra320 SCSI Host Bus Adapter Installation Guide HP-UX, Linux & Windows Manufacturing Part Number : A7173-96003 E1204 Printed in USA © Copyright 2004 Hewlett-Packard Development Company L.P.

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    The information contained herein is subject to change without notice. Warranty 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

    Installing the A7173A Adapter for use with External Storage ......22...

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    Contents...

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    HP A7173A Adapter Overview This chapter contains the following information on the A7173A adapter: • “About the A7173A Adapter” on page 6. • Table 1-1, “A7173A Adapter Features and Specifications,” on page 7. Chapter 1...

  • Page 6: About The A7173a Adapter

    133 MHz, 64 bit, 4x (“Twin Turbo” or “Dual Rope”) PCI-X slot. The A7173A adapter allows connection of up to 15 SCSI devices per channel, or a total of 30 SCSI devices per A7173A adapter.

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    PCI-X Bus Connector Type 133 MHz, 64 bit edge connector (universal 3.3 V / 5 V bus support) SCSI Standard Compliance The A7173A adapter and its driver conform to the ANSI T10 SCSI Parallel Interface-4 (SPI-4) standard SCSI Connections — Two 68-pin Very High Density Cable...

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    Flash ROM Yes, for boot code and firmware Serial EEPROM Yes, it contains Vital Product Data (VPD), HP PCI IDs, SCSI Parameters, and Chip Configuration. It is also configured with the HP part number for easy identification when ioscan is used.

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    HP-UX Installation: HP A7173A PCI-X Dual Channel Ultra320 SCSI Host Bus Adapter Thank you for purchasing HP I/O Cards If you are installing an HP I/O card as an add-in device, please review this document before attempting installation. Chapter 2...

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    HP-UX Installation: HP A7173A PCI-X Dual Channel Ultra320 SCSI Host Bus Adapter If an HP I/O card was factory installed in your server, you can skip ahead to the Verifying the Installation section. HP welcomes your input. Please email us at: netinfo_feedback@cup.hp.com with comments or suggestions on HP I/O Cards or related documentation.

  • Page 11: Installation Prerequisites

    Step 4. Make sure you have a grounding Electrostatic Discharge Kit (ESD), which is shipped with the A7173A adapter. Step 5. Make sure you have the correct SCSI cables to connect the A7173A adapter to the SCSI devices you plan to use with it.

  • Page 12: Installing A7173a Adapter Software

    If you download the scsiU320-00 bundle from the HP Software Depot, it can be installed using the Software Distributor (SD) tool. The SD is used to install software on HP-UX host systems. The SD can also be used to remove software from HP-UX host systems.

  • Page 13: Installing A7173a Adapter Hardware

    HP recommends installing the A7173A adapter in a PCI-X, 133 MHz, 64 bit, 4x (“Twin Turbo” or “Dual Rope”) slot. The A7173A adapter can be installed in any PCI or PCI-X slot, but performance will be maximized when it is installed in a 133 MHz, 64 bit, 4x (“Twin Turbo” or “Dual Rope”) PCI-X slot.

  • Page 14: Online Installation

    HP-UX operating system support, to enable these features. OLAR or OL* may not be supported on the system you plan to install an A7173A adapter in. See the HP-UX A7173A PCI-X Dual Channel Ultra320 SCSI Host Bus Adapter Support Matrix located at http://www.docs.hp.com, to confirm if the OLAR or OL* feature is supported.

  • Page 15: Connecting Internal Devices

    40 MB/s (Ultra SCSI), which is the maximum for SE SCSI. To view a list of supported peripheral devices see the HP A7173A PCI-X Dual Channel Ultra320 SCSI Host Bus Adapter Support Matrix located at http://www.docs.hp.com.

  • Page 16: Scsi Parameter Settings

    HP-UX Installation: HP A7173A PCI-X Dual Channel Ultra320 SCSI Host Bus Adapter SCSI Parameter Settings SCSI Parameter Settings If the A7173A adapter is new and it is installed in a slot that has never been configured for a SCSI adapter, the adapter will be set to the following default settings: •...

  • Page 17: Verifying The Installation

    SCSI Ultra320 A7173-60011 /dev/mpt9 In this example, two A7173A adapters are installed on the system. The fourth and fifth columns in the ioscan output indicate that the adapters have been claimed by the mpt driver. Notice the hardware path shown in the second column. The A7173A adapter supports two PCI devices or functions (one per channel).

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    When the system boots after installation, the insf command creates the proper device files for the “ctl” interfaces (which would include the A7173A adapter) as well as the SCSI devices attached to the A7173A adapter. Sometimes, however, the insf command does not create all of the device files that are needed.

  • Page 19: Using The A7173a Adapter As A Boot Device

    The A7173A adapter supports multi-initiator configurations. In a multi-initiator configuration, multiple SCSI host bus adapters are connected to the same SCSI bus. See the HP A7173A PCI-X Dual Channel Ultra320 SCSI Host Bus Adapter Support Guide for details on setting SCSI IDs in a multi-initiator configuration.

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    HP-UX Installation: HP A7173A PCI-X Dual Channel Ultra320 SCSI Host Bus Adapter Using the A7173A Adapter as a Boot Device Chapter 2...

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    Linux Installation: HP A7173A PCI-X Dual Channel Ultra320 SCSI Host Bus Adapter Chapter 3...

  • Page 22: A7173a Adapter Linux Installation Prerequisites

    • For specific instructions on adapter installation, see system-specific documentation on “installing mass storage IO cards” for the HP Integrity server that the A7173A adapter will be installed in. A7173A Adapter Linux Quick Installation CAUTION The A7173A adapter contains electronic components that can easily be damaged by small amounts of electricity.

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    Linux Installation: HP A7173A PCI-X Dual Channel Ultra320 SCSI Host Bus Adapter A7173A Adapter Linux Quick Installation Step 1. Access the system adapter bay • If the system is running, shut it down. • Wait for the system to shut down completely, and then power off the system.

  • Page 24: Connecting The A7173a Adapter To Internal Storage

    Step 1. Power down the system and open any access panels or covers that provide access to the internal SCSI cabling and the PCI slots. Step 2. Install the A7173A adapter in a full-length PCI slot. A specific slot may have to be used on your server, please see your server documentation for details.

  • Page 25: Adapter

    WINDOWS Installation: HP A7173A PCI-X Dual Channel Ultra320 SCSI Host Bus Adapter Chapter 4...

  • Page 26: Introduction

    When the A7173A adapter is factory installed in an HP system, the latest firmware and drivers should already be installed. If you are installing an A7173A adapter as an “add-in” device, or if you want to update the firmware and/or drivers at a later date, you must do the following: 1.

  • Page 27: Configuring The A7173a Adapter Using Ebsu

    WINDOWS Installation: HP A7173A PCI-X Dual Channel Ultra320 SCSI Host Bus Adapter Configuring the A7173A adapter using EBSU Configuring the A7173A adapter using EBSU HP Integrity servers automatically detect PCI-compliant adapters when restarting. The adapter IRQ level and I/O address are automatically set by the Extensible Firmware Interface (EFI) each time the server restarts.

  • Page 28: Updating All Of Your Scsi Adapters With The Latest Driver

    Step 3. Click the Install Support Pack tab in the Smart Setup screen. Step 4. Click the Install ISP link to continue. Step 5. Click Open in the File Download screen to launch the HP Remote Deployment Utility and begin the installation process.

  • Page 29: Updating Individual Scsi Adapters With The Latest Driver

    WINDOWS Installation: HP A7173A PCI-X Dual Channel Ultra320 SCSI Host Bus Adapter Updating individual SCSI adapters with the latest driver Step 8. In the HP Package Setup screen, click Install to begin the installation. Step 9. Reboot if requested. Updating individual SCSI adapters with the latest driver Use this method to update the drivers for individual adapters only: Step 1.

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    WINDOWS Installation: HP A7173A PCI-X Dual Channel Ultra320 SCSI Host Bus Adapter Updating individual SCSI adapters with the latest driver Chapter 4...

  • Page 31: Regulatory Information

    Regulatory Information This appendix contains all of the regulatory-related information for the A7173A adapter. Appendix A...

  • Page 32: Regulatory Statements

    Regulatory Information Regulatory Statements Regulatory Statements This section contains all of the regulatory statements for the A7173A adapter. FCC Statement (For U.S.A. 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.

  • Page 33: Spécification Ati Classe A (france)

    Regulatory Information Regulatory Statements Spécification ATI Classe A (France) DECLARATION D’INSTALLATION ET DE MISE EN EXPLOITATION d’un matériel de traitement de l’information (ATI), classé A en fonction des niveaux de perturbations radioélectriques émis, définis dans la norme européenne EN 55022 concernant la Compatibilité Electromagnétique. Cher Client, Conformément à...

  • Page 34: Declaration Of Conformity

    Regulatory Information Regulatory Statements Declaration of Conformity Figure A-1 A7173A Adapter Declaration of Conformity Appendix A...

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