The Question is:
If the FC2354 FC adapter supported on an Alphaserver 800? Even if it is not
supported, should it work? When I do a show config, I can see it in slot 14,
But it is not assigned a device
The Answer is :
Information on Fibre Channel support is available at:
and in the Guidelines for OpenVMS Cluster Configurations.
A statement of support is a commitment that a particular
configuration, device, or operation will work. A lack of
a statement of support does not imply that the configuration
will or will not work; simply that HP has declined to make a
formal commitment to fix any problems that might arise.
It appears you already have your answers, of course.
The AlphaServer website has the supported hardware lists for
the various platforms:
and the OpenVMS Software Product Description (SPD) has details
on the software support.
The OpenVMS Wizard does not immediately recognize the FC2354
device, and will assume this is a reference to the FCA2354;
to the KGPSA series.
The KGPSA-BC is considered to be supported by the AlphaServer
platform engineering teams on the AlphaServer 800 platform:
The above article contains details and ECOs.