Lightning 9900™ Series
Storage Area Network (SAN) Device
Hitachi Data Systems Corporation
29 Mar 2007

YES CERTIFIED with the following products:
Operating Systems:
  NetWare® 6.5     Support Pack 6 for NetWare® 6.5

Other Products:
  Novell Cluster Services™ 1.8 

Product Description
The Hitachi Data Systems Freedom Storage Lightning 9900 RAID storage subsystem offers continuous availability and scalability based on a single architecture that meets enterprise-wide storage requirements in multi-platform environments. The Lightning 9900 can be shared concurrently by multiple servers while managed from a central location. High availability and reliability are accomplished through RAID 5+ / RAID 1+ implementation, host failover, and alternate path support. The Revolutionary Hi-Star fabric architecture provides 64 stwiched, point-to-point internal paths. From its Hi-Star architecture and its all-fibre, miltiple-looped FC-AL back end and disks, to its support for World Wide names and SAN security, the Lightning 9900 is ready to support the largest SANs. The Lightning 9900 is targeted toward high performance, high availability host environments.

Primary Driver File(s):
File Name: QL2X00.HAMFile Version: 6.90m
File Date: 14-Jul-2006File Size: 534131
Checksum: -1
File URL:

Driver Support File(s)
File Name: QL2X00.DDIFile Version: 2.09
File Date: 23-Mar-2006File Size: 29855
Checksum: -1
File URL:

Storage Area Network
Product NameLightning 9900™ Series
Firmware:01-19-99 00/04

Tested Configuration:
Host Bus Adapter:QLogic  QLA2462 4-Gbps Fibre Channel to PCI-X HBA , Interface: FibreChannel
QLogic  QLA2340 64-Bit PCI-X to 2-Gigabit Fibre Channel Adapter , Interface: FibreChannel
QLogic  QLA2310 64-Bit PCI-X to 2 Gigabit Fibre Channel , Interface: FibreChannel
System:Dell  PowerEdge 1850 / 2-Xeon® DP 3.0 GHz
Test Kit:Diskkit 4.05.08 - 02-07-2007

Config Notes

Referenced Bulletins

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Hitachi Data Systems Corporation
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