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HP AlphaServer TS15 Owner's Manual

HP AlphaServer TS15 Owner's Manual (252 pages)

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Brand: HP | Category: Server | Size: 8.15 MB
Table of contents
European Union Notice5................................................................................................................................................................
Table Of Contents7................................................................................................................................................................
Intended Audience15................................................................................................................................................................
How To Use This Guide15................................................................................................................................................................
Document Structure15................................................................................................................................................................
System Enclosure Configurations17................................................................................................................................................................
Common Components21................................................................................................................................................................
Top View22................................................................................................................................................................
Rear Ports And Slots24................................................................................................................................................................
Network Connections25................................................................................................................................................................
Figure 1–7 Network Led Indicators25................................................................................................................................................................
Operator Control Panel26................................................................................................................................................................
Figure 1–8 Operator Control Panel26................................................................................................................................................................
Remote Commands27................................................................................................................................................................
System Motherboard28................................................................................................................................................................
Figure 1–9 System Motherboard28................................................................................................................................................................
Memory Dimms29................................................................................................................................................................
Pci Busses29................................................................................................................................................................
Slots On The Pci Riser Card30................................................................................................................................................................
Figure 1–10 Slots On The Pci Riser Card30................................................................................................................................................................
Table 1–1 How Physical I/o Slots Map To Logical Slots30................................................................................................................................................................
Storage Cage Options31................................................................................................................................................................
Internal Storage Cage31................................................................................................................................................................
Figure 1–11 Internal Storage Cage Configuration31................................................................................................................................................................
Front Access Storage Cage32................................................................................................................................................................
Figure 1–12 Front Access Storage Cage Configuration32................................................................................................................................................................
Console Terminal33................................................................................................................................................................
Figure 1–13 Console Terminal Connected To Com1 Port33................................................................................................................................................................
Figure 1–14 Vga Monitor Connected To Optional Video Card34................................................................................................................................................................
Ground And Power Connections35................................................................................................................................................................
Figure 1–15 Ground And Power Connections35................................................................................................................................................................
System Access Lock36................................................................................................................................................................
Powering Up The System37................................................................................................................................................................
Power-up Displays39................................................................................................................................................................
Srom Power-up Display40................................................................................................................................................................
Srm Console Power-up Display41................................................................................................................................................................
Srm Console42................................................................................................................................................................
Selecting The Display Device44................................................................................................................................................................
Displaying The Hardware Configuration45................................................................................................................................................................
Displaying Boot Environment Variables46................................................................................................................................................................
Displaying The Logical Hardware Configuration47................................................................................................................................................................
Displaying The Bootable Devices49................................................................................................................................................................
Viewing The Memory Configuration51................................................................................................................................................................
Setting Srm Environment Variables52................................................................................................................................................................
Setting Console Security53................................................................................................................................................................
Setting The Console Password54................................................................................................................................................................
Setting The Console To Secure Mode55................................................................................................................................................................
Turning Off Security During A Console Session56................................................................................................................................................................
Returning To User Mode58................................................................................................................................................................
Updating Firmware59................................................................................................................................................................
Manually Updating Tig Or Rmc Booter61................................................................................................................................................................
Updating From The Cd-rom62................................................................................................................................................................
Updating From An Openvms System Disk63................................................................................................................................................................
Updating From The Network64................................................................................................................................................................
Setting Boot Options65................................................................................................................................................................
Auto_action66................................................................................................................................................................
Bootdef_dev68................................................................................................................................................................
Boot_file70................................................................................................................................................................
Boot_osflags71................................................................................................................................................................
Eg*0_inet_init, Ei*0_inet_init, Ew*0_inet_init73................................................................................................................................................................
Ex*_protocols74................................................................................................................................................................
Booting Tru64 Unix75................................................................................................................................................................
Example 3–1 Booting Tru64 Unix From A Local Scsi Disk75................................................................................................................................................................
Booting Tru64 Unix Over The Network77................................................................................................................................................................
Example 3–2 Ris Boot77................................................................................................................................................................
Setting Up The Watchdog Timer79................................................................................................................................................................
Starting A Tru64 Unix Installation80................................................................................................................................................................
Example 3–3 Text-based Installation Display80................................................................................................................................................................
Booting Openvms82................................................................................................................................................................
Example 3–4 Booting Openvms From The Local Cd-rom Drive82................................................................................................................................................................
Booting Openvms From The Infoserver84................................................................................................................................................................
Example 3–5 Infoserver Boot84................................................................................................................................................................
Starting An Openvms Installation86................................................................................................................................................................
Example 3–6 Openvms Installation Menu86................................................................................................................................................................
Preparing To Install Options88................................................................................................................................................................
Removing And Replacing The Top Cover89................................................................................................................................................................
Figure 4–1 Removing The Front Bezel89................................................................................................................................................................
Figure 4–2 Removing The Enclosure From The Rack90................................................................................................................................................................
Figure 4–3 Removing The Top Cover91................................................................................................................................................................
Replacing The Disk In Center Internal Storage Bay93................................................................................................................................................................
Figure 4–4 Accessing The Center Internal Storage Bay93................................................................................................................................................................
Figure 4–5 Replacing The Disk In The Center Internal Storage Bay94................................................................................................................................................................
Status Leds On Front Access Drives95................................................................................................................................................................
Figure 4–6 Leds On The Front Access Drive (front View)95................................................................................................................................................................
Replacing A Front Access Drive96................................................................................................................................................................
Figure 4–7 Replacing A Front Access Disk Drive96................................................................................................................................................................
Figure 4–8 Replacing A Front Access Tape Drive97................................................................................................................................................................
Accessing The Front Access Storage Cage98................................................................................................................................................................
Figure 4–9 Accessing The Front Access Storage Cage98................................................................................................................................................................
Replacing Bottom Drive – Front Access Cage100................................................................................................................................................................
Figure 4–10 Replacing Bottom Drive – Front Access Storage Cage100................................................................................................................................................................
Accessing The Internal Storage Cage102................................................................................................................................................................
Figure 4–11 Accessing The Internal Storage Cage102................................................................................................................................................................
Replacing Bottom Drive – Internal Storage Cage104................................................................................................................................................................
Figure 4–12 Replacing Bottom Drive – Internal Storage Cage104................................................................................................................................................................
Replacing Middle Drive – Internal Storage Cage106................................................................................................................................................................
Figure 4–13 Replacing Middle Drive – Internal Storage Cage106................................................................................................................................................................
Replacing Dvd/cd-rw Drive – Internal Storage Cage108................................................................................................................................................................
Figure 4–14 Replacing Dvd/cd-rw Drive – Internal Storage Cage108................................................................................................................................................................
Memory Configuration And Installation110................................................................................................................................................................
Memory Organization110................................................................................................................................................................
Physical Layout On The System Motherboard110................................................................................................................................................................
Configuration Rules110................................................................................................................................................................
Table 4-1 Memory Configuration111................................................................................................................................................................
Installing And Removing Dimms112................................................................................................................................................................
Figure 4–15 Pci Riser Led112................................................................................................................................................................
Figure 4–16 Installing A Dimm113................................................................................................................................................................
Figure 4–17 Removing A Dimm113................................................................................................................................................................
Pci Configuration And Installation114................................................................................................................................................................
Pci Configuration114................................................................................................................................................................
Table 4-2 Comparison Of Physical And Logical Slot Numbering114................................................................................................................................................................
Pci Configuration Rules For 66 Mhz Modules115................................................................................................................................................................
Installing A Pci Option Module116................................................................................................................................................................
Figure 4–18 Installing A Pci Option Module116................................................................................................................................................................
Installing An Ati Radeon Graphics Card118................................................................................................................................................................
Figure 4–19 Installing An Ati Radeon Graphics Card118................................................................................................................................................................
External Scsi Expansion120................................................................................................................................................................
Shared Scsi Support121................................................................................................................................................................
Figure 4–20 Shared Scsi Operation Jumper121................................................................................................................................................................
Figure 4–21 External Scsi Connector122................................................................................................................................................................
Figure 4–22 Loadable Firmware Update Utility123................................................................................................................................................................
Updating Firmware From The Cd-rom124................................................................................................................................................................
Srm Console Overview126................................................................................................................................................................
Invoking The Srm Console127................................................................................................................................................................
Srm Command Summary128................................................................................................................................................................
Table 5–1 Summary Of Srm Console Commands128................................................................................................................................................................
Table 5–2 Notation Formats For Srm Console Commands129................................................................................................................................................................
Table 5–3 Special Characters For Srm Console130................................................................................................................................................................
Getting Help132................................................................................................................................................................
Example 5–1 Help (or Man)132................................................................................................................................................................
Displaying The Configuration133................................................................................................................................................................
Example 5–2 Show Config133................................................................................................................................................................
Table 5–4 How Physical I/o Slots Map To Logical Slots135................................................................................................................................................................
Example 5–3 Show Device136................................................................................................................................................................
Table 5–5 Device Naming Conventions136................................................................................................................................................................
Displaying The Memory Configuration137................................................................................................................................................................
Example 5–4 Show Memory137................................................................................................................................................................
Displaying The Power Status138................................................................................................................................................................
Displaying The Srm Console Version138................................................................................................................................................................
Example 5–5 Show Power138................................................................................................................................................................
Example 5–6 Show Version138................................................................................................................................................................
Displaying The Cpu Status139................................................................................................................................................................
Displaying The Palcode Version139................................................................................................................................................................
Example 5–7 Show Cpu139................................................................................................................................................................
Example 5–8 Show Pal139................................................................................................................................................................
Booting An Operating System140................................................................................................................................................................
Example 5–9 Tru64 Unix Boot (abbreviated)140................................................................................................................................................................
Testing The System142................................................................................................................................................................
Example 5–10 Test142................................................................................................................................................................
Starting And Stopping Cpu144................................................................................................................................................................
Halt (or Stop)144................................................................................................................................................................
Continue144................................................................................................................................................................
Example 5–11 Halt And Continue144................................................................................................................................................................
Example 5–12 Updating Firmware From A Cd146................................................................................................................................................................
Forcing A System Crash Dump148................................................................................................................................................................
Example 5–13 Crash148................................................................................................................................................................
Initializing The System149................................................................................................................................................................
Example 5–14 Init149................................................................................................................................................................
Reading A File151................................................................................................................................................................
Example 5–15 More151................................................................................................................................................................
Creating A Power-up Script153................................................................................................................................................................
Example 5–16 Editing The Nvram Script153................................................................................................................................................................
Example 5–17 Clearing The Nvram Script153................................................................................................................................................................
Overview Of Secure Mode155................................................................................................................................................................
Example 5–18 Set Password156................................................................................................................................................................
Example 5–19 Set Secure157................................................................................................................................................................
Example 5–20 Login158................................................................................................................................................................
Example 5–21 Clearing The Secure Password160................................................................................................................................................................
Example 5–22 Clear Password161................................................................................................................................................................
Setting And Viewing Environment Variables162................................................................................................................................................................
Example 5–23 Set Envar And Show Envar162................................................................................................................................................................
Example 5–24 User-created Environment Variable162................................................................................................................................................................
Set Envar163................................................................................................................................................................
Show Envar163................................................................................................................................................................
Table 5–6 Environment Variable Summary164................................................................................................................................................................
Com*_baud166................................................................................................................................................................
Console167................................................................................................................................................................
Eg*0_mode, Ei*0_mode, Or Ew*0_mode168................................................................................................................................................................
Kbd_hardware_type170................................................................................................................................................................
Language171................................................................................................................................................................
Os_type172................................................................................................................................................................
Pci_parity173................................................................................................................................................................
Pk*0_fast174................................................................................................................................................................
Pk*0_host_id175................................................................................................................................................................
Pk*0_soft_term176................................................................................................................................................................
Tt_allow_login178................................................................................................................................................................
Management Console179................................................................................................................................................................
Rmc Overview180................................................................................................................................................................
Operating Modes182................................................................................................................................................................
Figure 6–1 Data Flow In Through Mode182................................................................................................................................................................
Bypass Modes184................................................................................................................................................................
Figure 6–2 Data Flow In Bypass Mode184................................................................................................................................................................
Terminal Setup187................................................................................................................................................................
Figure 6–3 Setup For Rmc With Vt Terminal187................................................................................................................................................................
Figure 6–4 Setup For Rmc With Vga Monitor188................................................................................................................................................................
Srm Environment Variables For Com1189................................................................................................................................................................
Entering The Rmc190................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Command-line Interface192................................................................................................................................................................
Displaying The System Status193................................................................................................................................................................
Table 6–1 Status Command Fields194................................................................................................................................................................
Displaying The System Environment197................................................................................................................................................................
Using Power On And Off, Reset, And Halt Functions198................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring Remote Dial-in200................................................................................................................................................................
Example 6–1 Dial-in Configuration200................................................................................................................................................................
Example 6–2 Unsetting The Password203................................................................................................................................................................
Table 6–2 Modem Initialization Commands203................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring Dial-out Alert204................................................................................................................................................................
Example 6–3 Dial-out Alert Configuration204................................................................................................................................................................
Table 6–3 Elements Of Dial String And Alert String207................................................................................................................................................................
Rmc Firmware Update And Recovery208................................................................................................................................................................
Example 6–4 Loadable Firmware Update Utility209................................................................................................................................................................
Resetting The Rmc To Factory Defaults211................................................................................................................................................................
Figure 6–5 Rmc Jumpers (default Positions)213................................................................................................................................................................
Rmc Command Reference214................................................................................................................................................................
Clear Port215................................................................................................................................................................
Table 6–4 Initialization Commands With Modemdef Enabled217................................................................................................................................................................
Power Off219................................................................................................................................................................
Set Escape222................................................................................................................................................................
Set Password222................................................................................................................................................................
Troubleshooting Tips223................................................................................................................................................................
Table 6–5 Rmc Troubleshooting223................................................................................................................................................................
Diagnostic Leds On Ocp225................................................................................................................................................................
Troubleshooting227................................................................................................................................................................
Error Beep Codes228................................................................................................................................................................
Power Problems229................................................................................................................................................................
Console-reported Failures230................................................................................................................................................................
Boot Problems231................................................................................................................................................................
Thermal Problems And Environmental Status232................................................................................................................................................................
Operating System Reported Failures233................................................................................................................................................................
Table 7–7 Operating System Reported Failures233................................................................................................................................................................
Memory Problems234................................................................................................................................................................
Example 7–1 Memory Sizing234................................................................................................................................................................
Table 7–8 Troubleshooting Memory Problems234................................................................................................................................................................
Pci Bus Problems235................................................................................................................................................................
Scsi Problems236................................................................................................................................................................
Fail-safe Booter Utility237................................................................................................................................................................
Starting The Fsb Automatically237................................................................................................................................................................
Starting The Fsb Manually238................................................................................................................................................................
Figure 7–3 Fsb Switch "on" Setting238................................................................................................................................................................
Required Firmware239................................................................................................................................................................
Example 7–2 Running Lfu239................................................................................................................................................................
Specifications241................................................................................................................................................................
A.1 Physical Specifications242................................................................................................................................................................
Table A–1 Physical Characteristics – Alphaserver Ts15242................................................................................................................................................................
Table A–2 Nebs Seismic (earthquake) Cabinets242................................................................................................................................................................
A.2 Environmental Specifications243................................................................................................................................................................
Table A–3 Environmental Characteristics – All System Variants243................................................................................................................................................................
A.3 Electrical Specifications244................................................................................................................................................................
A.4 Acoustics244................................................................................................................................................................
Table A–4 Electrical Characteristics – All System Variants244................................................................................................................................................................
Table A–5 Acoustics244................................................................................................................................................................
A.5 Regulatory Approvals245................................................................................................................................................................
Table A–6 Regulatory Approvals245................................................................................................................................................................
A.6 References246................................................................................................................................................................

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