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Product description  
Product number AB378B AB379B
Description PCI-X single-channel, 4Gb Fibre Channel adapter PCI-X dual-port, 4Gb Fibre Channel adapter
Bus specifications Standard PCI-X
64-bit, 266/133/66 MHz
Compliant with PCI-X specification v2
Compatible with 3.3V slots
Standard PCI-X
64-bit, 266/133/66 MHz
Compliant with PCI-X specification v2
Compatible with 3.3V slots
Dimensions L=6.6 in (168 mm)
W=2.51 in (63.8 mm)
H=0.385 in (9.8 mm)
L=6.6 in (168 mm)
W=2.51 in (63.8 mm)
H=0.385 in (9.8 mm)
Transfer rate 4Gb, 2Gb or 1Gb
auto--negotiates
4Gb, 2Gb or 1Gb
auto--negotiates
Max transfer rate 800 MB/s full duplex per channel
400 MB/s half duplex per channel
800 MB/s full duplex per channel
400 MB/s half duplex per channel
HP-UX systems supported (maximum adapters) HP 9000 Superdome(192)
rp8420 (16)
rp7420 (15)
rp4440(8)
rp4410(8)
rp3440(4)
rp3410(2)
Integrity Superdome(192)
rx8640(16)
rx8620(16)
rx7640(15)
rx7620(15)
rx6600(8)
rx4640(6)
rx3600(8)
rs2660
rx2620(4)
rx1620(2)
HP 9000 Superdome(192)
rp8420(16)
rp7420(15)
rp4440(8)
rp4410(8)
rp3440(4)
rp3410(2)
Integrity Superdome(192)
rx8640(16)
rx8620(16)
rx7640(15)
rx7620(15)
rx6600(8)
rx4640(6)
rx3600(8)
rx2660
rx2620(4)
rx1620(2)
OpenVMS Systems Integrity SuperDome; (8partition)
rx8640; (8 partition)
rx8620; (8 partition)
rx7640; (8 partition)
rx7620; (8 partition)
rx6600(8)
rx4640(6)
rx3600(8)
rx2660
rx2620(4)
rx1620(2)
Integrity SuperDome; (8partition)
rx8640; (8 partition)
rx8620; (8 partition)
rx7640; (8 partition)
rx7620; (8 partition)
rx6600(8)
rx4640(6)
rx3600(8)
rx2660
rx2620(4)
rx1620(2)
Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Enterprise and Datacenter Editions (maximum adapters) Superdome [sx2000]
(16/partition),
rx8640 (8),
rx7640 (6),
rx6600 (6),
rx3600 (6)
rx2660
Linux support
RHEL 4U4
SLES 10 & SLES 9 SP3
HP 9000 Superdome
sx2000 (8)
sx1000 (8)
rx8640 (8)
rx8620 (8)
rx7640 (6)
rx7620 (6)
rx6600 (4)
rx3600 (4)
Boot support Yes (HP-UX 11i v1)
Yes (HP-UX 11i v2)
Yes (OpenVMS V8.3)
Yes (HP-UX 11i v1)
Yes (HP-UX 11i v2)
Yes (Windows)1
Yes (OpenVMS V8.3)
Operating systems HP-UX 11i v1
HP-UX 11i v2
OpenVMS V8.3
HP-UX 11i v1
HP-UX 11i v2

Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Enterprise and Datacenter Editions

OpenVMS V8.3

Connector type LC (SFF) LC (SFF)
Fibre Channel protocols FCP (SCSI-FCP),
FC-Tape (FCP-2)
FCP (SCSI-FCP),
FC-Tape (FCP-2)
Fibre Channel topology arbitrated loop (NL_Port), and switched fabric (N_Port) arbitrated loop (NL_Port), and switched fabric (N_Port)
Fibre Channel protocol compliance SCSI-3 Fibre Channel Protocol (SCSI-FCP),
Fibre Channel Physical and Signaling Interface (FC-PH),
Fibre Channel 2nd Generation (FC-PH-2),
Third Generation Fibre Channel Physical and Signaling Interface (FC-PH-3),
Fibre Channel-Arbitrated Loop (FC-AL-2),
Fibre Channel-Private Loop DirectAttach Technical Report (FC-PLDA),
Fibre Channel Tape (FC-TAPE) profile,
SCSI Fibre Channel Protocol-2 (FCP-2),
Second Generation FC Generic Services (FC-GS-3),
Third Generation FC Generic Services (FC-GS-3),
Fibre Channel Framing and Signaling (FC-FS)
SCSI-3 Fibre Channel Protocol (SCSI-FCP),
Fibre Channel Physical and Signaling Interface (FC-PH),
Fibre Channel 2nd Generation (FC-PH-2),
Third Generation Fibre Channel Physical and Signaling Interface (FC-PH-3),
Fibre Channel-Arbitrated Loop (FC-AL-2),
Fibre Channel-Private Loop DirectAttach Technical Report (FC-PLDA),
Fibre Channel Tape (FC-TAPE) profile,
SCSI Fibre Channel Protocol-2 (FCP-2),
Second Generation FC Generic Services (FC-GS-3),
Third Generation FC Generic Services (FC-GS-3),
Fibre Channel Framing and Signaling (FC-FS)
DC power characteristics 6.5 W (nominal); 7.5 W (max) 6.5 W (nominal); 7.5 W (max)
1Boot support, for Windows & Linux configurations, available with complete system integration in the field only; no boot support is available through factory integration.
   
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