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Fibre Channel for Mass Storage by Ralph H. Thornburgh

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5.10. Typical Hewlett-Packard FC Topologies

Figure 5-27. Hewlett-Packard FC Mass Storage Topology

This topology demonstrates how to attach to one host, using one I/O adapter, four mass storage devices, for example two Fibre Channel disk arrays and two SCSI tape devices, possibly DLT tape libraries, through a hub.

Figure 5-28. Hewlett-Packard FC Mass Storage Topology

This topology demonstrates a possible configuration using two hubs. Looking at the diagram, remember a long-wave hub has one hub-to-hub port, leaving nine other ports for devices. ...

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