We replaced the U5000’s with Hewlett Packard 9000 Unix servers. Wow, an actual TCP/IP stack. Along the way I wrote a number of how-to’s, notes etc.
An explanation of HP firmware (PDC and ISL) and how a HP boots. May be of use to someone, especially someone trying to load linux on HP hardware.
How to load HP-UX 11.00. Explains how to load HP-UX 11.00, step by step. Intended for newbies.
How to install MirrorDiskU/X. MirrorDisk is HP’s implementation of software mirroring, which I believe they basically licensed from Veritas. This guide takes you through setting up mirroring step-by-step. Intended for newbies.
How to update HP firmware. If you ever have to do this, it’s nice to have someone hold your hand.