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Hardware Information of HP 9000 Superdome

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Vineet Deshpande
Frequent Advisor

Hardware Information of HP 9000 Superdome

Hi,

I wanted to know if there are any commands which will give me detailed Hardware information on a HP 9000 Superdome. I am interested in information on all the Processor cores and Memory which is present like ClockSpeed, Model, Total Memory etc. of each individual unit.

Will print_manifest provide me with that information?

Can anyone give me a snapshot of the output or point me to a page that has this information?

Thanks,

Vineet
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sujit kumar singh
Honored Contributor

Re: Hardware Information of HP 9000 Superdome

hello


u can also take the help of the cstm command on an NPAR.

log on as root to that NPAR.
give the following coammnads:

#cstm
cstm>sel all
cstm>info;wait
cstm>infolog\


scroll using the spacebar key thru that report.

u can capture the screen O/P or u can also put that into a file.




again if u can access the MP if the SD, then go to the MP Command menu:

Main Menu:>CM

to go to teh coammnd menu

then do the following coammand on MP:CM> Prompt

MP:CM>df -all -nc


This will list u the components

Regards
Sujit
Torsten.
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Re: Hardware Information of HP 9000 Superdome

Try "parstatus" to get more information about the complex.

Hope this helps!
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Vineet Deshpande
Frequent Advisor

Re: Hardware Information of HP 9000 Superdome

Hi,

Thanks for the answers. The problem is that I do not have access to a Superdome so I cannot test the commands.

I wanted to know if using cstm, print_manifest etc. will gave me information on all the partitions on a HP Superdome? For example if there are about 10 CPU boards will I get information on all the CPUs on all the boards?

Thanks,
Vineet
Torsten.
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Re: Hardware Information of HP 9000 Superdome

Examples from the parstatus man page:

EXAMPLES
Example 1
Display information for all the I/O chassis in the complex:

parstatus -I

The output format is as shown below.

[Chassis]
Core Connected Par
Hardware Location Usage IO To Num
=================== ============ ==== ========== ===
cab0,bay0,chassis0 Absent - - -
cab0,bay0,chassis1 Active yes cab0,cell0 0
cab0,bay0,chassis2 Absent - - -
cab0,bay0,chassis3 Active yes cab0,cell4 2

Hewlett-Packard Company - 5 - HP-UX 11i Version 1: Sep 2004

parstatus(1) parstatus(1)

cab0,bay1,chassis0 Absent - - -
cab0,bay1,chassis1 Active yes cab0,cell6 1
cab0,bay1,chassis2 Absent - - -
cab0,bay1,chassis3 Inactive yes cab0,cell2 1

Example 2
The following example displays information for all major components
that are physically present in the local complex. No action is
specified for the command; the default behaviour is to display all.

parstatus

[Complex]
Complex Name : SuperDomeComplex
Complex Capacity
Compute Cabinet (8 cell capable) : 1
Active MP Location : cabinet 0
Model : 9000/800/SD32000
Original Serial Number : USR4001WXY
Current Product Order Number : 12345B
Original Manufacturer : HP
Complex Profile Revision : 1.0
The total number of partitions present : 3

[Cabinet]
Cabinet I/O Bulk Power Backplane
Blowers Fans Supplies Power Boards
OK/ OK/ OK/ OK/
Cab Failed/ Failed/ Failed/ Failed/
Num Cabinet Type N Status N Status N Status N Status MP
=== ============ ========= ========= ========== ============ ======
0 8 cell slot 4/0/N+ 5/0/NA 5/0/N+ 3/0/N+ Active

Notes: N+ = There are one or more spare items (fans/power supplies).
N = The number of items meets but does not exceed the need.
N- = There are insufficient items to meet the need.
? = The adequacy of the cooling system/power supplies is unknown.
HO = Housekeeping only; The power is in a standby state.
NA = Not Applicable.

Hewlett-Packard Company - 6 - HP-UX 11i Version 1: Sep 2004

parstatus(1) parstatus(1)

[Cell]
CPU Memory Use
OK/ (GB) Core On
Hardware Actual Deconf/ OK/ Cell Next Par
Location Usage Max Deconf Connected To Capable Boot Num
========== ============ ======= ======== =================== ======= ==== ===
cab0,cell0 Active Core 4/0/4 2/0 cab0,bay0,chassis1 yes yes 0
cab0,cell1 Active Base 2/0/4 2/0 - no yes 2
cab0,cell2 Inactive 4/0/4 2/0 cab0,bay1,chassis3 yes yes 1
cab0,cell3 Inactive 2/0/4 2/0 - no - -
cab0,cell4 Active Core 2/0/4 2/0 cab0,bay0,chassis3 yes yes 2
cab0,cell5 Powered off 0/0/4 ? ? ? no 0
cab0,cell6 Active Core 2/0/4 2/0 cab0,bay1,chassis1 yes yes 1
cab0,cell7 Powering on 0/0/4 ? ? ? - -

Notes: * = Cell has no interleaved memory.

[Chassis]
Core Connected Par
Hardware Location Usage IO To Num
=================== ============ ==== ========== ===
cab0,bay0,chassis0 Absent - - -
cab0,bay0,chassis1 Active yes cab0,cell0 0
cab0,bay0,chassis2 Absent - - -
cab0,bay0,chassis3 Active yes cab0,cell4 2
cab0,bay1,chassis0 Absent - - -
cab0,bay1,chassis1 Active yes cab0,cell6 1
cab0,bay1,chassis2 Absent - - -
cab0,bay1,chassis3 Inactive yes cab0,cell2 1

[Partition]
Par # of # of I/O
Num Status Cells Chassis Core cell Partition Name (first 30 chars)
=== ============ ===== ======== ========== ===============================
0 Active 2 1 cab0,cell0 cup2000
1 Active 3 2 cab0,cell6 cup2006
2 Active 2 1 cab0,cell4 cup2004


Hope this helps!
Regards
Torsten.

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Torsten.
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Re: Hardware Information of HP 9000 Superdome

better format

http://docs.hp.com/en/B3921-60631/parstatus.1.html

Hope this helps!
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Fred Armantrout
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Re: Hardware Information of HP 9000 Superdome

Another package you might want to look at that gives quite a large amount of those details formatted and collected into a HTML format is CFG2HTML at http://come.to/cfg2html

They have versions for HP-UX, Linux, MS and other *NIX format and some network gear as well. It automates the collection and info gathering. If you are running some applications you may want to option out some of the collection items or it may expose processes that you may not want collected.

Vineet Deshpande
Frequent Advisor

Re: Hardware Information of HP 9000 Superdome

Hi,

Thanks a lot for the information. parstatus seems like the command which I need.

I had one more doubt actually. The examples on the parstatus man page gave very less information for CPUs present on the cells. I think we are getting information on the Processor name i.e. the one which the complex has given it. Will I get this information also:-

1) Processor Model
2) Processor Manufacturer
3) ClockSpeed

Regarding memory I think we are getting the size so that's not a problem. Sorry for so many queries but since I don't have an access to a HP Superdome I have no choice :)

Thanks,
Vineet
sujit kumar singh
Honored Contributor

Re: Hardware Information of HP 9000 Superdome

hi Vineet,


for these informations u can use the cstm on all the NPARS as i have already stsed in the previous post.


#cstm
this will take u to the cstm command prompt

and then do map

cstm>map

in the map list the left most column gives u the devices by the cstm numbering and then description.

this shall look like
2 memory IPF_MEMORY (1004) Information Successful
31 120 CPU (1004)


u can see that cstm device number in my system for memory is 2 and for cpu is 31.

this might be slightly different on ur system.

for all the paths and devices that count as processor and memory note that device number s


so i do on the cstm prompt as

cstm>sel dev 2 31
cstm>info;wait
cstm>infolog


u will get the information about the COU and memory in details.

just scroll using the spacebar key through that report.


also

if u can access the MP of the NPAR , from the MP> give CM
MP:CM>

there u can give

MP:CM>df -all -nc


that shall list u all the devices and the detailed information in the ystem


Regards
Sujit

Vineet Deshpande
Frequent Advisor

Re: Hardware Information of HP 9000 Superdome

Hi,

Thanks for the answer Sujit. I also wanted to know the detail level of information that we can get. Basically what I want to ask is whether by connecting to the HP Superdome can we get information via commands of ALL the nPars and vPars which maybe present on it? If suppose I wanted to create a diagramatic representation of the Superdome along with all the nPars and vPars present on it will that be possible? Or is it that the Superdome has no idea about what vPars are created on the underlying nPars?

Thanks,
Vineet
sujit kumar singh
Honored Contributor

Re: Hardware Information of HP 9000 Superdome








hello Vineet,



later on if more details reqd u can follow the following links.

http://docs.hp.com/en/T1335-90098/T1335-90098.pdf --- the VPAR config guide and http://docs.hp.com/en/5991-1247B/ -- the Npartiton aadmin guide



basically an NPAR does not know whether this is being used as an entire Server or that Vpars are there on it. That i think u can know by the vparstatus command only if the VPARS are up and running on an NPAR and also regarding their configuration.

There can be tools .... but i am not aware.

But u can do that using commands and know if VPARS are running on the SD all or few or none NPARS.

from the MP/GSP of the SD when u give the command CO , u are prompted for the partition number that u want to access the COnsole , thus u can have an idea how many NPARS are there configured on the SD.

now choose the NPAR from the GSP u want to view the CO and u can reach the VPAR that this NPAR is running.
to navigate between the various NPARS u can use the CTRL+B combination.

#parstatus

will list all the NAPRS in the system and if u wish to have the NPAR level information u can give the command

#parstatus -w

shows the ptn no of the NPAR that u are logged on to say u r logged on to par no 0
then this will show 0.

from any of the NPAR u can give the following commands know about the NPAR based iformation.

#parstatus -p 0
#parstatus -p 1
where 0,1 etc are the partiotion numbers.


once u know about the NPAR level information ,then u can kpg on to that NPAR and give the command like
#vparstatus

this will show u all the VPARs that are local to that NPAR.

u can use options like -v for verbose and -p etc to add to the detail of the VPARS on that NPAR.

Then u log on the other NPAR and give
#vparstatus
this shall list the VPARS on this NPAR.

Then for these VPARs u can give the commands like
#vparstatus -v -p

to know about the CPU, Memory and IO and all informations for a VPAR on this NPAR.


u can continue like that knowing how the SD NPAR and the VPARS on that NPAR are congigured.


I accept that can be a tedious job.


however an NPAR not running VPAR or a VPAR is just like a HP -Machine running an OS and once u are logged on to that OS, u can run cstm , print_manifest etc normally.


there are two commands that u can also give from the CM that is command menu of the SD that will list u the NPAR information or how the NPARS have been distributed in the SD Complex.

these are cp and io

MP:CM>cp

MP:CP>io

these show u which cells and which IO chassis are the parts of the SD and how in a concise presentation they are configired.



more u can watch the manpages of the command parststus anf vparstatus.


also for detail on the Node partions and the Virtual Partiotions u can refer to the NPAR and VPAR config and admin guides.





Regards
Sujit

Torsten.
Acclaimed Contributor

Re: Hardware Information of HP 9000 Superdome

Have a look at the system management homepage of one running instance and go to the npar manager. This will draw you a nice picture about the complex with many additional informations.

Hope this helps!
Regards
Torsten.

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