Fibre Channel adapters
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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(3, AD246A;
            1, AD247A)
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(3, AD246A;
            1, AD247A)
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(3, AD246A;
            1, AD247A)
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(3, AD246A;
            1, AD247A)
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 (1)
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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