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Cindy Huang
Occasional Advisor

Adding CPU in rp5470

Hi All,

We just bought one more CPU for our one of our rp5470 box. Can some one tell me where I can download the documentation of how to install CPU and how to check the CPU firmware on both CPUs.

Your help will be gratefully appreciated!

Cindy Huang
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Michael Tully
Honored Contributor
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Re: Adding CPU in rp5470

Firmware check:

# echo "selclass qualifier cpu;info;wait'infolog" | cstm

This document is what your after

http://docs.hp.com/hpux/onlinedocs/A5191-96022/A5191-96022.html
Anyone for a Mutiny ?
Cindy Huang
Occasional Advisor

Re: Adding CPU in rp5470

Hi Michael,

Thanks a million for the documentation!!!

The OS on this box is HP-UX 11.11.
This is the error I get when I run the command for checking firmware.
Can you please advice me?
------------
# echo "selclass qualifier cpu;info;wait'infolog" | cstm
Running Command File (/usr/sbin/stm/ui/config/.stmrc).

-- Information --
Support Tools Manager


Version A.41.00

Product Number B4708AA

(C) Copyright Hewlett Packard Co. 1995-2002
All Rights Reserved

Use of this program is subject to the licensing restrictions described
in "Help-->On Version". HP shall not be liable for any damages resulting
from misuse or unauthorized use of this program.

cstm>selclass qualifier cpu;info;wait'infolog
-- Updating Map --
Updating Map...
^-- Syntax error --
Unknown command: (wait'infolog)

cstm>#.
---------------

Cindy
Sanjay_6
Honored Contributor

Re: Adding CPU in rp5470

Hi cindy,

Try

echo 'selclass qualifier cpu;info;wait;infolog' |cstm > /tmp/cpuinfo.log

more /tmp/cpuinfo.log

Hope this helps.

Regds
D Block 2
Respected Contributor

Re: Adding CPU in rp5470

hi cindy,

firmware is hardware engineer...


adding a Cpu is nice when improving capacity of Multi-Procesing..

think about solving a problem by adding a CPU procesor -- will this do the solution ?


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Cindy Huang
Occasional Advisor

Re: Adding CPU in rp5470

Thanks Sanjay!
Your command is working on the box.

Actually, we are adding 1 CPU and 4GB momory into this box. Thanks for your concerns, Tom!

Thank you all for your help!

Cindy
Jeff Schussele
Honored Contributor

Re: Adding CPU in rp5470

Hi Cindy,

You don't state how many CPUs you have now, so you need to know that the rp5470 needs a PSM (Processor Support Module) for every 2 CPUs.
Therefore if you have 2 now and are adding the third you'll also need the PSM. If you have 1 or 3 now you're good to go.

HTH,
Jeff
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Steven E. Protter
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Re: Adding CPU in rp5470

One thing to remember is licensing.

HP's add in products, such as MC/ServiceGuard and Mirror/UX are licensed per processor for production use. Gotta get more licenses to legally continue using the products.

Those are relatively affordable. If you're running Oracle on your box its $40,000/CPU for an unlimited user production usage. The Application server for the same priv's is $20,000/CPU

One world for that besides highway robbery: EEEK!

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