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NC3120 F ast Ethernet Ser ver Adapter User Guide Fourth Edition (January 2003) Part Number 234554-00D Compaq Computer Corporation.
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Contents About This Guide Symbols in Text .......................................................................................................... v Compaq Technici an Notes ...........................................................................
iv Compaq NC3120 Fast Ethernet Server Adapter User Guide Appendix C Specifications NC3120 Fast Ethernet Server Ada pter Specifications ............................................ C-1 UTP Cable Speci fications .........................................
About This Guide This user guide can be used for reference when installing the Compaq NC3120 Fast Ethernet Server Adapter. WARNING: To reduce the ri sk of personal i njury from electrical shock and ha zardous energy levels, only authorize d service technicians sho uld attempt to repair this equi pment.
vi Compaq NC3120 Fast Ethernet Server Adapter User Guide Compaq Technician Notes WARNING: Only authorized tech nicians trained by Compaq should atte mpt to repair this equipment. All troubl eshooting and repair procedures are detailed to allow only subassembly/module level repai r.
About This Guide vii Compaq Customer Support You can reac h Compaq automa ted support se rvices 24 hours a day, every day at no cha rge. The services provide the most up -to-date information about C o mpaq products. You can access installation instructions , troubleshooting informa tion, and general product infor mation from the Compaq website.
viii Compaq NC3120 Fast Ethernet Server Adapter User Guide ■ ■ ■ ■ ■ ■ ■ ■ Calling the Compaq Support Line When you call the Compaq Supp ort line, you m ust be at your ser ver with you r software runnin g and the product do cumentation at hand.
Chapter 1 Introduction Overview For the latest functionality , features, and operating system support for the NC3120 Server Adapter, see t he networking p age at compaq.com Hardware Overview The NC3120 Serve r Adapter has three diagnosti c LED indicators t hat show if there is a problem with the connecto r, cable, or hub.
1-2 Compaq NC3120 Fast Ethernet Server Adapter User Guide LED Indicators The followin g table describes the NC3120 Sever Adapter LED indi cators. Table 1-1 LED Operations for the NC3120 Server Adapter LED Display Description On Link to the adapter is e stablished.
Chapter 2 Installing the Adapter This chapter describes installatio n precautions and exp lains how to install the adapter. It also describes how to connect the networ k cable.
2-2 Compaq NC3120 Fast Ethernet Server Adapter User Guide Installing the Adapter in a Server Refer to the documentation provided with your server for the sp ecific steps necessary to safely install a PCI card in your server. Figure 2-1. Installing the adapter in a server 1.
Installing the Adapter 2-3 Connecting the Network Ca ble Network c onnections fo r the NC3120 Server Adapt er can employ e xisting UTP Category 5 (or better) cabl e for 100 Mb/s transmissions, an d UTP Category 3 (or bet ter) cable for 10 Mb/s transmissions.
Appendix A Regulatory Compliance Notices Federal Communications Commission Notice This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a Class B digital device, pursuant t o Part 15 of t he FCC Rules. These l imits are designe d to provi de reasonable protection against harmful interference in a residential installation.
A-2 Compaq NC3120 Fast Ethernet Server Adapter User Guide For questions regarding your pro duct, contact: Compaq Computer C orporation P. O. Box 692000, Mail Stop 53 0113 Houston, Te xas 77269-2 000 or call 1-800-652-6672 (1-800-OK COMPAQ). (For continu ous quality improvement, calls may be recorded or monitore d.
Regulatory Compliance Notices A-3 China Taiwan Notice Japanese Notice.
Appendix B Electrostatic Discharge To prevent damage to the system, be aware of the precautions you need to follow when setting up the system or handling pa rts. A dischar ge of static elect ricity from a fi nger or othe r conductor may damage system bo ards or other static-sen s itive d evices.
Appendix C Specifications NC3120 Fast Ethernet Server Adapter Specifications Table C-1 NC3120 Fast Ethernet Server Adapter Specifications Specification Description Network Controller Chipset Intel 82558 MAC Data Transfer Metho d 32-bit/33MHz PCI (Bus Master DMA) Standards Supported (Varies by OS) IEEE 802.
C-2 Compaq NC3120 Fast Ethernet Server Adapter User Guide UTP Cable Specifications To connect t o the network, the NC3120 a dapter uses the following cable.
Specifications C-3 Figure C-1 shows the str aight-through 10/100 conn ector wiring to be used when th e crossover function is implemented on the hub or sw itch.
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