Emulex BX600-FC42E (LPe1105-F) Download Manual, Firmware and BIOS

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Company
Emulex
Categories
Networks Cards
Model
Emulex BX600-FC42E (LPe1105-F)
Description
Manual
Operating Systems
Boot Code
Size Manual
4.9Mb
File Name
bootcode.pdf
Information
Support Resources for PRIMERGY Servers
Platform: Intel (32-bit) Introduction..............................................................................................................1
Emulex Boot Code Files....................................................................................1
Boot from SAN.........................................................................................................2
Windows Server 2008 and Windows Server 2003.............................................2
Configure Boot from SAN on Windows Server 2008 and Windows Server 2003 (x86 and x64)..........................................................2
Configure Boot from SAN on Windows Server 2008 and Windows Server 2003 (Itanium)..................................................................3
New Installation of Windows 2008 UEFI- Aware Operating System
on a UEFI-based x64 Server.................................................................3
Direct a UEFI-Based Server to a Windows Server 2008 OS Image (Installed as UEFI-Aware) Already Installed on the SAN.......................4
The GUID Partition Table......................................................................4
Install Windows Server 2008 on an FC Boot Disk (x86, x64 and Itanium)...5
Install Windows Server 2003 on an FC Boot Disk (x86, and x64
and Itanium)................................................................................................6
Linux and VMware.............................................................................................7
Configure Boot from SAN on Linux or VMware (x86 and x64).....................7
Configure Boot from SAN on Linux (PowerPC)...........................................7
Configure Boot from SAN on Linux (Itanium)..............................................7
Solaris...............................................................................................................8
Configure Boot from SAN on Solaris SFS (x86 and x64)............................8
Determine LUNs to Select for Boot from SAN.......................................8
Configure Boot from SAN on Solaris SFS (SPARC)....................................8
Configure Boot from SAN on Solaris LPFC (SPARC)..................................9
Install Solaris from a Network Image..................................................10
Install Solaris by Migrating an Image from a Local SCSI Disk.............11
Install, Update and Enable Boot Code...................................................................14
BIOS Utility............................................................................................................15
Start the BIOS Utility.................................................................................15
Enable an Adapter to Boot from SAN........................................................17
Configure Boot Devices...................................................................................17
Configure Adapter Parameters........................................................................21
Change the Default AL_PA (Arbitrated Loop Physical Address)................22
Change the PLOGI Retry Timer................................................................23
Change Topology......................................................................................24
Enable or Disable the Spinup Delay..........................................................25
Set Auto Scan...........................................................................................26
Enable or Disable EDD 3.0.......................................................................27
Enable or Disable the Start Unit Command...............................................28
Enable or Disable the Environment Variable.............................................29
Enable or Disable Auto Boot Sector..........................................................30
Change Link Speed...................................................................................31
Reset to Default Values.............................................................................32
Use Multi-Path Boot from SAN..................................................................33
OpenBoot..............................................................................................................34
Attribute Commands.................................................................................34
Functional Commands..............................................................................35
EFIBoot.................................................................................................................37
Install the EFI Utility..................................................................................37
Start the EFI Utility....................................................................................38
Company
Emulex
Categories
Networks Cards
Model
Emulex BX600-FC42E (LPe1105-F)
Description
x86 BootBIOS
Operating Systems
Boot Code
Version BIOS
3.03a9
Size BIOS
46Kb
File Name
zb303a9.zip
Information
Support Resources for PRIMERGY Servers
Platform: Intel (32-bit) The adapter boot BIOS provides x86 boot capability through the use of INT13
system BIOS calls. The adapter Boot BIOS supports:

(1) Multi-topology: Fabric Point to Point; FC-AL: Private loop and Public loop
topologies.
(2) Multi-initiators: The adapter BIOS supports up to 32 Emulex LightPulse
adapters in a system.
(3) Multi-LUNs: The adapter BIOS supports up to 256 LUNs.
(4) Multi-boot: The adapter BIOS complies with the BIOS Boot Specification
(BBS).
(5) EDD (Enhanced Disk Drive Services): The adapter BIOS supports both the
EDD 3.0 and EDD 2.1 specifications depending on the selection in the
adapter BIOS configuration utility.
(6) Boot fail over feature: There are eight boot entries that can be
configured in the adapter BIOS configuration utility. If the first boot
entry fails the system is still able to boot from the second configured
boot entry and so on.
\readme.txt this file you are reading

\ZB303a9.PRG Lpe11000 adapter boot BIOS version 3.03a9

***** Important Note ******

(1) BIOS downloading

The adapter boot BIOS image has increased in size to 58.0K. As a result, it might
fail during the downloading of the BIOS .prg file. One way to correct the
problem is to download the firmware .AWC file WITHOUT the BIOS image
(for example: dd390a7.awc) and then download the adapter boot BIOS .prg file.
(2) BIOS was not activated (Enabled)

If the adapter boot BIOS is not enabled by DosLpCfg or an Emulex O.S.
configuration utility, the adapter and the drives connected to the adapter
cannot not be configured to be used to boot the system. In addition if there is
a "No BIOS support" message displayed next to this adapter in the adapter BIOS
configuration utility the user must use DosLpCfg or other Emulex O.S.
configuration utility to enable the adapter boot BIOS in order to allow this adapter
to be used a bootable controller by the host system.
Company
Emulex
Categories
Networks Cards
Model
Emulex BX600-FC42E (LPe1105-F)
Description
Firmware Update Manual
Operating Systems
Firmware
Size Firmware
106Kb
File Name
fwupdate.pdf
Information
Support Resources for PRIMERGY Servers Introduction.............................................................................................................. 1
Prerequisites ..................................................................................................... 1
Things to Know Before You Download ............................................................. 1
Update Utilities ........................................................................................................ 2

Introduction
For information about any firmware release, see the release notes on the Emulex Web site. Release
notes include information such as new features, compatibility, known issues and resolved known issues.
This manual does not contain the procedures themselves. It serves as a guide to the publication that
contains the procedures you need.

Prerequisites
• Local boot disk.
• The intended Fibre Channel target should be big enough to hold all system files and the swap
slice of the current local boot disk.

Things to Know Before You Download
• Before you download the OneConnect or LightPulse files, create a directory for them.
• As a measure of protection, ensure that critical files on your local boot disk are backed up.
• Firmware may be bundled with boot code. Boot code allows you to designate a device that is
attached to the adapter as a boot drive. If you select a firmware image that includes boot code,
the update procedure will load both the new firmware and the boot code at the same time. After
updating, refer to the Emulex Boot Manual for procedures on enabling the boot code on your
adapter.
• Emulex firmware files support both OneConnect and LightPulse adapters.
• For OneConnect adapters:
• Firmware and boot code are provided in a single flash image called a .UFI file.
• The UFI file contains all of the files that support all OneConnect adapters. The latest
files for your adapter are installed automatically when you use an Emulex utility to
update the firmware.
• The UFI file contains both firmware and boot code.
• For LightPulse adapters:
• Firmware is provided in a .ZIP file as a .ALL file or a .AWC file. You must manually unzip
the .ALL or .AWC file from the .ZIP file before you can use an Emulex utility to install it.
• Firmware differs between adapter models. Make sure you download the appropriate
firmware for your adapter.
• The .ZIP file may or may not include a boot code (.PRG) file.
Company
Emulex
Categories
Networks Cards
Model
Emulex BX600-FC42E (LPe1105-F)
Description
Firmware
Operating Systems
Firmware
Version Firmware
2.82a3
Size Firmware
294Kb
File Name
zf282a3.zip
Information
Support Resources for PRIMERGY Servers RELEASE NOTES FOR FIRMWARE VERSION 2.82A3

Date: June 2009
Product: Emulex® LightPulse® adapters: LPe11000, LPe11002, LPe1104, LPe1150, LP11000, LP11002, LP1150 and LPe111
Version:2.82a3 Firmware

This document describes the known issues associated with this firmware build release. For the latest product documentation, go to www.emulex.com. If you have any questions or require additional information, contact an authorized Emulex Corporation technical representative.

New Feature in Firmware Version 2.82a3

Added Host Pointer SLIM (HPS) bit support.

Resolved Issues Firmware Version 2.82a3

1. Improved reset handling.
2. Improved internal retransmission of an FCP command during FC-Tape recovery.
3. Eliminated spurious firmware interrupts[JB4].
4. A word check now correctly verifies that the Abort Sequence frame (ABTS) is the first frame of exchange.
5. Adapters now handle IERR and link down reset automatically.
6. Enhanced handling of multiple split errors. The firmware had previously returned trap code 0x40000005 caused by multiple split errors from the host bus.
7. The N_Port_ID now is handled correctly in REG_VPI after a link down followed by a link up.
8. For LP11000, LP1150, LPe11000 and LPe1150 adapters, the correct VNPid is saved into the entry VPIO when the ELS_REQUEST64 cmd is used with CT= 0 and RPI = 0.
9. Resolved general NPIV issues.
10. The LPe1150 adapter now correctly saves the max_payload_size value across a warm system reboot (PCIE reset).
11. Corrected RSCN processing.
12. Correct link speed is negotiated when directly connected to a specific OEM array.
Company
Emulex
Categories
Networks Cards
Model
Emulex BX600-FC42E (LPe1105-F)
Description
Basic Troubleshooting Manual
Operating Systems
Hardware Manuals
Size Manual
157Kb
File Name
troubleshooting_basic.pdf
Information
Support Resources for PRIMERGY Servers Emulex Product Installation, Upgrades, and Configuration
Installing, upgrading and configuring Emulex products can be easily accomplished by following the checklists provided at the end of this document.
A word about Emulex configuration parameters:
Emulex drivers and software provide a great degree of configurability. In particular, each driver has a number of configuration parameters that allow the customization of the behavior of the driver. Because these parameters can significantly change the behavior of the Emulex product, great care must be taken in the setting of the parameters. Storage and system providers put forth great effort in determining what particular configuration parameters must be set to in order to provide optimal SAN performance.
For best results, never change the driver configuration parameters from their default values or the values that are specified by the storage and systems providers. Doing so can alter to performance of the SAN and possibly place the SAN in a configuration that is not supported or cause it not to operate properly.
How Emulex device driver configuration parameters work
It is very important to understand that Emulex configuration parameters are stored in the server in which the HBA is installed into. The parameters are acted upon by the device driver. Emulex configuration parameters are NOT stored in the HBA flash memory. Unlike some other SCSI and Fibre Channel HBAs, Emulex does not store any configuration information such as timers, Fibre Channel topology or link speed in the HBA flash. When an Emulex HBA is installed into a server, there is no separate configuration step required for the HBA. Proper driver configuration is all that is required. The exception is booting from SAN. In this case, the HBA BIOS utility must be used to configure the boot device. Said differently, the HBA must be told which Fibre Channel device contains the boot volume, and that information is stored in the flash. These settings are only in effect at boot time. Once the operating system loads the device driver, most settings of the driver are used and the HBA BIOS no longer functions.
Company
Emulex
Categories
Networks Cards
Model
Emulex BX600-FC42E (LPe1105-F)
Description
Advanced Troubleshooting Manual
Operating Systems
Hardware Manuals
Size Manual
649Kb
File Name
troubleshooting.pdf
Information
Overview................................................................................................................ 1
Be Informed, Stay Informed, Stay Current 1
The Importance of Compatibility, Driver Updates and Firmware Updates 1
Driver Updates........................................................................................... 1
Firmware Updates...................................................................................... 2
Emulex Configuration Parameters 3
How Emulex Device Driver Configuration Parameters Work...................... 3
Emulex Applications 3
Troubleshooting...................................................................................................... 4
Observing the Problem 4
Isolating the Problem 4
SAN Components...................................................................................... 4
Server Components................................................................................... 5
Checklists 6
Connectivity Checklist................................................................................ 6
Installation Checklist.................................................................................. 7
Upgrade Checklist...................................................................................... 8
Configuration Checklist.............................................................................. 8
Tools to Collect Data 9
Driver Tools - Event Logging...................................................................... 9
The OneCommand Manager and HBAnyware Applications....................... 9
Other Ways to Collect Data...................................................................... 10
Common Problems 10
Hardware Issues...................................................................................... 10
Link Down................................................................................................ 10
Cannot See Devices or Drives................................................................. 11
Out-of-Date Driver Version....................................................................... 12
Out-of-Date Firmware Version.................................................................. 12
OneConnect and LightPulse LP21000 Adapters 13
OneConnect and LP21000 Checklist....................................................... 13
OneConnect and LP21000 Symptoms..................................................... 13
When to Contact Emulex...................................................................................... 14
Emulex Web Site and Emulex Support................................................................. 15
Emulex Support Page 15
Contact Emulex After Hours, Weekends or Holidays............................... 17
LED Reference Information.................................................................................. 18
Firmware Operation and Port Activity LEDs 18
Common LED States 18
Normal Link Up........................................................................................ 18
Link-Down or adapter waiting................................................................... 19
Heart-beat indication................................................................................ 19
OneConnect CNA LEDs........................................................................... 19
LP21000 LEDs......................................................................................... 19
LED Table................................................................................................ 21

Driver Updates
To update your driver, download the latest Emulex driver and utilities from the Emulex Web site. From
the main Emulex Web site, click Downloads, click your vendor and then click the link for your operating
system (OS).
Drivers for Windows
• The drivers for Windows include support for Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008,
Windows Server 2003, Windows 2000 Server and Windows NT (No future versions of drivers for
Windows 2000 Server or Windows NT are planned.)
•The driver kit download includes the base driver and the OneCommand Manager application.
•If you are running Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003 or Windows 2000 Server, the driver kit download includes AutoPilot Installer®, which enables you to quickly install or update drivers and utilities and configure adapters, drivers and utilities.
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