The LightPulse™ LP8000 fibre channel PCI host bus adapters deliver exceptional performance through the use of Emulex’s Dragonfly ASIC, a 266 MIPs onboard processor and dual-ported buffer memory.
MacMall Part #: 58907
Manufacturer Part #: LP8000-EMC
The LightPulse. LP8000 Fibre Channel PCI host bus adapters deliver exceptional performance through the use of Emulex¡¦s Dragonfly ASIC, a 266MIPS onboard processor and state of the art dual-ported buffer memory. The LP8000 features a 64 bit PCI interface and provides the richest set of features available. The LP8000 is designed to support mission-critical enterprise applications. The LP8000 provides a unique combination of features, including switched fabric support using F_Port and FL_Port connections, full-duplex data transfers, high data integrity features, support for all Fibre Channel topologies and support for service class Çc and Çd. The LP8000 also features sophisticated hardware that provides superior performance in storage area networks, delivering low latency and high throughput in switched, arbitrated loop and clustered environments. Support for both copper and fiber optic cabling is provided through standard GBIC or embedded interfaces. Features: simultaneous full duplex 1Gb/s Fibre Channel delivers up to 200MB/s full fabric support using F_Port and FL_Port connections onboard hardware context cache for superior fabric performance support for concurrent use of multiple protocols (SCSI and IP) full support for FC service Class Çc and Çd support for FC-Tape (FC-2) devices 64 bit, 33MHz PCI end-to-end parity protection for high data integrity buffered data architecture to support up to 100km cabling robust suite of software including IP and storage protocols under Windows 2000, Windows NT, HP-UX, Linux, NetWare, Solaris and AIX GBIC or embedded physical interfaces The LightPulse™ LP8000 is complemented by a rich suite of software support including storage protocol (SCSI), network protocol (IP) as well as concurrent multi-protocol (SCSI & IP) operation, enabling advanced storage area network (SAN) implementations in Windows 2000, Windows NT, HP-UX, Linux, NetWare, Solaris and AIX environments. All drivers are also fully compatible with the Emulex LP9002L, LP9000, LP7000E, LP952L and LP850 host bus adapters.
Interface (Bus) Type
PCI 64 / 33 MHz
Data Link Protocol
FC-AL, FC-FLA, FC-PH, FC-PLDA
Data Transfer Rate
Full duplex capability
Processor / Memory
Expansion / Connectivity
1 (total) / 1 (free) x GBIC
1 x PCI 64 / 33 MHz
FCC Class B certified, TUV, C-Tick, EN 60950, EN55022, ICES-003, UL 1950, VCCI Class A ITE, EN55024, CSA 22.2 No. 950
Software / System Requirements
Drivers & Utilities
SunSoft Solaris, Microsoft Windows 2000 / NT4.0, Microsoft Windows Server 2003
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