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RP3440 with Smartarray 6420 - internal hardware RAID???

 
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RP3440 with Smartarray 6420 - internal hardware RAID???

We are have 6420 array controller, but when we open the chassis to the RP3440, I see no where to run the VHDCI cables from the hard drives.

So can this actually be done?
I can not seem to find any docs...
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Re: RP3440 with Smartarray 6420 - internal hardware RAID???

Hi Ratzie,

first of all - it is a sa6402 (not 6420).

See the cabling guide:

http://docs.hp.com/en/5971-4280_2nd_ed/5971-4280-2nd-ed.pdf

You need new cables and install them to connect the internal ports of the controller to the disks.

Hope this helps!
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Torsten.

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Re: RP3440 with Smartarray 6420 - internal hardware RAID???

Forgot to add, if you connect external disks, you are not allowed to connect internal disks to the same channel.

Hope this helps!
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Re: RP3440 with Smartarray 6420 - internal hardware RAID???

Yes, yes, typo!
sa6302

But, WOW I have been looking for something like this!

Faster then my support case.
Only thing is, I do not have the internal cable that goes with it, and I have to wait for the shipment.
A7231-63025 cable for dual channel configuration.
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Re: RP3440 with Smartarray 6420 - internal hardware RAID???

>> Yes, yes, typo! sa6302

Again! sa6402 - 6 4 0 2

6400 family - 2 channels = 6402
6400 family - 4 channels = 6404

>> Faster then my support case.

I'm a quick user in a hurry ;-)

Is this the system you connected the MSA30?


Hope this helps!
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Torsten.

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Re: RP3440 with Smartarray 6420 - internal hardware RAID???

hi,

Just something to note, if your cabling the internal drives and planning to have these as your boot drives/logical volume. There is a special procedure to install HPUX onto these as a raid set.

you have to boot the core os cd and then load the files manually to setup your raid and then carry on with the install.

Andy

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Re: RP3440 with Smartarray 6420 - internal hardware RAID???

The software installation instructions are contained in http://docs.hp.com/en/A9890-96016/A9890-96016.pdf See page 13.