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HP NC571C User Manual

HP NC571C User Manual (87 pages)

Dual-port 4x Fabric Adapter  
Brand: HP | Category: PCI Card | Size: 1.58 MB
Table of contents
Table Of Contents3................................................................................................................................................................
Regulatory Model Number7................................................................................................................................................................
Regulatory Notices7................................................................................................................................................................
Federal Communications Commission Notice7................................................................................................................................................................
Declaration Of Conformity For Products Marked With The Fcc Logo, United States Only8................................................................................................................................................................
Modifications8................................................................................................................................................................
Cables8................................................................................................................................................................
Canadian Notice (avis Canadien)8................................................................................................................................................................
European Union Regulatory Notice8................................................................................................................................................................
Japanese Notice9................................................................................................................................................................
Korean Notice9................................................................................................................................................................
Bsmi Notice9................................................................................................................................................................
Electrostatic Discharge10................................................................................................................................................................
Preventing Electrostatic Damage10................................................................................................................................................................
Grounding Methods To Prevent Electrostatic Damage10................................................................................................................................................................
Contact Information10................................................................................................................................................................
1: About The Host Channel Adapter (hca)13................................................................................................................................................................
Hp Dual-port 4x Fabric Adapters13................................................................................................................................................................
Supported Protocols13................................................................................................................................................................
Hca Package Contents14................................................................................................................................................................
About The Hca Drivers14................................................................................................................................................................
Ipoib14................................................................................................................................................................
Socket Direct Protocol (sdp)14................................................................................................................................................................
Udapl14................................................................................................................................................................
Scsi Rdma (srp)14................................................................................................................................................................
Mpi14................................................................................................................................................................
Linux Kernels15................................................................................................................................................................
About Boot Over Infiniband Functionality15................................................................................................................................................................
How Boot Over Ib Works15................................................................................................................................................................
Value Of Boot Over Ib15................................................................................................................................................................
2: Installing The Host Channel Adapter (hca)17................................................................................................................................................................
Requirements17................................................................................................................................................................
Installation Overview17................................................................................................................................................................
Selecting The Host Connector18................................................................................................................................................................
Selecting Pci-x Connector(s)18................................................................................................................................................................
Selecting Pci-express Connector(s)19................................................................................................................................................................
Warnings19................................................................................................................................................................
Selecting The Type Of Installation20................................................................................................................................................................
Installing A High Profile Hca In A Pci-x Connector20................................................................................................................................................................
Installing A Low Profile Hca In A Pci-x Connector21................................................................................................................................................................
Installing Two Hcas In One Host With Pci-x Connectors22................................................................................................................................................................
Installing Hca(s) In A 1u Host With Pci-express Connectors23................................................................................................................................................................
Installing Hca(s) In A 2u+ Host With Pci-express Connectors24................................................................................................................................................................
Connecting The Infiniband Cables24................................................................................................................................................................
3: Installing The Hca Drivers27................................................................................................................................................................
About The Installation27................................................................................................................................................................
Installing Hca Host Drivers27................................................................................................................................................................
Verify The Hca And Driver Installation30................................................................................................................................................................
Check The Hca30................................................................................................................................................................
Verify The Hca And Server Communication31................................................................................................................................................................
Check The Modules31................................................................................................................................................................
Verify The Hca Initialization32................................................................................................................................................................
Upgrading The Firmware On The Hca32................................................................................................................................................................
Determine The Card Type33................................................................................................................................................................
Upgrade The Firmware33................................................................................................................................................................
4: Configuring Ipoib Drivers35................................................................................................................................................................
Assign Interfaces To Hcas35................................................................................................................................................................
About Assigning Interface For Single Hcas35................................................................................................................................................................
About Assigning Interfaces For Multiple Hcas35................................................................................................................................................................
View All The Interfaces36................................................................................................................................................................
Create Interface Partitions37................................................................................................................................................................
About Dividing An Interface37................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring A Subinterface38................................................................................................................................................................
Verify Ipoib Connectivity38................................................................................................................................................................
Deleting An Interface Partition39................................................................................................................................................................
Run An Ipoib Performance Test39................................................................................................................................................................
5: Configuring Mpi Drivers41................................................................................................................................................................
Configure Mpi41................................................................................................................................................................
Configure Ssh42................................................................................................................................................................
Edit Path Variable43................................................................................................................................................................
Perform Bandwidth Test44................................................................................................................................................................
Perform Latency Test44................................................................................................................................................................
6: Configuring Sdp Drivers47................................................................................................................................................................
Configure Ipoib Interfaces47................................................................................................................................................................
Specify Connection Overrides47................................................................................................................................................................
Convert Sockets-based Applications47................................................................................................................................................................
Converting Sockets-based Applications To Use Sdp48................................................................................................................................................................
Run A Performance Test On Sdp49................................................................................................................................................................
Sample Configuration - Oraclenetâ„¢ Over Sdp For Oracle 9i50................................................................................................................................................................
Performance Acceleration50................................................................................................................................................................
Overview50................................................................................................................................................................
Sample Topology50................................................................................................................................................................
Configure The Application Server51................................................................................................................................................................
Configure The Database Server51................................................................................................................................................................
Set Up Non-ib Connections52................................................................................................................................................................
Troubleshoot The Configuration52................................................................................................................................................................
7: Configuring Srp Drivers53................................................................................................................................................................
Auto-mount Srp Devices53................................................................................................................................................................
Verify Configurations From The Host53................................................................................................................................................................
Verify The Scsi Devices From The Host53................................................................................................................................................................
Special Considerations56................................................................................................................................................................
Scenario56................................................................................................................................................................
Srp Sample Configuration57................................................................................................................................................................
Sample Srp/storage Topology57................................................................................................................................................................
Viewing The Storage Configuration57................................................................................................................................................................
Viewing The Srp Host58................................................................................................................................................................
View The Topology59................................................................................................................................................................
Configure The Fibre Channel Gateway60................................................................................................................................................................
Verify Srp Functionality64................................................................................................................................................................
Configure The Srp Target66................................................................................................................................................................
8: Configuring Udapl Drivers71................................................................................................................................................................
About The Udapl Configuration71................................................................................................................................................................
Building Udapl Applications71................................................................................................................................................................
Run A Udapl Performance Test72................................................................................................................................................................
Run A Udapl Throughput Test72................................................................................................................................................................
Run A Udapl Latency Test73................................................................................................................................................................
9: Troubleshooting The Hca Installation75................................................................................................................................................................
Interpret Hca Leds75................................................................................................................................................................
Check The Infiniband Cable76................................................................................................................................................................
Check The Infiniband Network Interfaces76................................................................................................................................................................
Run The Hca Self-test77................................................................................................................................................................
10: Sample Test Plan79................................................................................................................................................................
Prerequisites79................................................................................................................................................................
Hardware And Applications79................................................................................................................................................................
Network Topology80................................................................................................................................................................
Host And Switch Setup80................................................................................................................................................................
Ipoib Setup81................................................................................................................................................................
About Ipoib81................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring Ipoib81................................................................................................................................................................
Ipoib Performance Vs Ethernet Using Netperf82................................................................................................................................................................
Perform A Throughput Test82................................................................................................................................................................
Perform A Latency Test83................................................................................................................................................................
Sdp Performance Vs Ipoib Using Netperf83................................................................................................................................................................
About Sdp83................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring Sdp83................................................................................................................................................................

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