PCIe Summit T3-16 Quick Start Manual

Summit T3-16
PCI Express Protocol Analyzer
Quick Start Guide
1 Introduction
The Summit T3-16 system is a high-end and comprehensive analysis tool to display and analyze data traffic for PCI
Express 3.1 bus specification. The Summit T3-16 can capture up to 16 lanes of traffic and up to 8 GB trace depth with a
single unit. The Summit T3-16 can monitor, capture, decode and analyze PCIe protocol with data rates up to 8.0 GT/s.
The portable Summit T3-16 protocol analyzer supports multiple PCIe storage protocols such as SATA Express, NVM
Express and SCSI Express.
Use this document for quick installation and setup.
If you experience problems or need more information, see the Summit T3-16 User Manual on the Installation DVD or at the
Teledyne LeCroy web site.
2 Components
The analyzer package includes the following components:
• Summit T3-16 analyzer system
• AC Power Cable
• USB and Ethernet cables
• PCIe Protocol Suite Software program DVD-ROM
• Quick Start Guide (this document)
Depending on configuration, the package may also include:
• One (for x8 recording) or two (for x16 recording) probe
cables
• Slot interposer
• MidBus Probe kit
Please see the Summit T3-16 User Manual on the
installation DVD for component specifications and further
details.
Summit T3-16 Protocol Analyzer
3 Unpacking the Analyzer
Inspect the received shipping container for any damage. Unpack the container and account for each of the system
components listed on the accompanying packing list. Visually inspect each component for absence of damage.
In the event of damage, notify the shipper and Teledyne LeCroy. Retain all shipping materials for shipper’s inspection.
4 Environmental Conditions
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Temperature: Operating 32° F to 122° F (0° C to 50° C)
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Temperature: Non-Operating 14° F to 176° F (-10° C to 80° C)
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Humidity: Operating 10% to 90% RH (non-condensing)
5 Front Panel Description
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[11] Ethernet Port: 1 GIGE Connectivity allows connection to the
analyzer through an Ethernet network.
[12] Expansion Slot: For CATC Sync Expansion Card to allow
multiple Teledyne LeCroy analyzers to send synchronization
and control messages to one another.
LCD Menus
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The Analyzer has the following features on the front:
[1] Power Switch (black): 1 = On and 0 = Off.
[2] LCD Menus: Allows you to configure Summit T3-16 and view
status.
[3] Navigation Buttons: Navigate through the LCD menu.
[4] Speed LEDs: Indicate speed setting the analyzer is using for
each traffic direction.
[5] Upstream [15:0] LEDs: Lane activity for upstream lanes.
OFF for electrical idle, orange for activity with errors detected,
green for normal operation.
[6] Upstream [15:8] and Upstream [7:0] connectors:
Connection to the probe for the capture of upstream direction
of the link.
[7] Downstream [15:0] LEDs: Lane activity for downstream
lanes. OFF for electrical idle, orange for activity with errors
detected, green for normal operation.
[8] Downstream [15:8] and Downstream [7:0] connectors:
Connection to the probe for the capture of downstream
direction of the link.
[9] Trigger IN and Out: Provide external trigger capabilities. You
can configure Summit T3 to trigger external equipment using
Trigger Out. You can use Trigger In to trigger the Analyzer
from another device.
[10] USB Type B Host Machine Connector: To connect the
Analyzer to the host machine using a USB connection.
6 Rear Panel Description
The rear panel of the Analyzer has:
Wide-range AC Connector Module
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The Summit T3-16 has a front LCD panel that displays the
computer name that is currently connected to the system, the unit
serial number, and the current network configuration. If no
computer is connected to the unit, the LCD panel displays
Available.
The LCD panel also allows you to configure network settings for
the analyzer. Use the Up and Down keypad buttons to cycle
through the menu. Press the Center button to select.
Setup Static or Dynamic IP Mode
1. Use the Up and Down buttons to navigate to the
Set IP Configuration menu.
2. Press the Center button to start the setup.
3. Use the Up and Down buttons to select Static or Dynamic
IP configuration.
4. If you select the Static IP network configuration, you must
specify the IP address, Subnet mask, and Gateway. Use the
Up and Down buttons to navigate to the IP address, Subnet
mask, or Gateway.
5. Press the Center button to enter edit mode.
6. In edit mode, use the Left and Right buttons to move the
blinking cursor to any digit.
7. Use the Up and Down buttons to modify the digit.
8. After finishing modifications to the IP address, Subnet mask,
or Gateway, press the Center button to return to the menu.
9. After you specify the IP address, Subnet mask, and Gateway,
use the Up and Down buttons to navigate to the Accept and
Reboot menu item. Press the Center button to apply the new
settings and restart the analyzer.
Note: To cancel your modifications, select the
Cancel Changes menu item.
Warning!
Expansion Slot: Future use
Warning!
For continued protection against fire,
replace fuse only with the type and rating
specified above.
Warning!
Interposer has electrostatic-sensitive
components. Handle only at static-safe
work stations.
Power socket
Enclosed 5.0 A 250 V fuse
7 Interposers and Probes
Gen3 Slot Interposer
The Gen3 Slot Interposer is designed for use with the
Summit T3-16 Analyzer and supports lane widths from
x1 to x16 at data rates of 2.5 GT/s, 5.0 GT/s or 8.0 GT/s. A
separate interposer is used for each lane width that you
would like to probe. Lane reducers should NOT be used
with the Gen3 Slot Interposer. For lane widths up to x8, one
Analyzer Y-cable is required. For x16 applications, two
Analyzer Y-cables are required.
Do not open the enclosure. No operator
serviceable parts are inside.
Gen3 MidBus Probe
The Gen3 MidBus Probe is designed for use with the
Summit T3-16 Analyzer and supports lane widths from
x1 to x16 at data rates of 2.5 GT/s, 5.0 GT/s, or 8.0 GT/s.
8 Installing the Software
The PCIe Protocol Analysis software operates all of Teledyne LeCroy’s
PCI Express Protocol Analyzer and Exerciser products and should be
installed on a Microsoft® Windows®-based host machine. You need to
install the PCIe Protocol Analysis software on the host machine before
attaching the Analyzer to the system. The minimum requirements for the
host machine are:
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Windows 8 (x86 and x64), Windows Server 2012 (x64), Windows 7
(x86 and x64), Windows Server 2008R2 (x64), Windows XP (x86).
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The latest Service Pack available for the Windows OS in use is
required.
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It is recommended that you use one of the supported 64-bit Windows
versions listed above as they allow using more RAM than the 32-bit
ones.
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This software application may use up to 4GB of the RAM in the host
machine. For improved performance of the software, it is recommended that 16GB of RAM is installed on the host machine. Memory
as little as 2GB would still allow the software to function, but would
limit its performance and user experience.2 GB of RAM
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Storage space of 1GB is required for installing the PCIe Protocol
Analysis software on the host machine.
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Additional storage space is needed for the operation of the software
application and for storing recorded data in files.
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Please remember that storing large captured traces can result in
multiple gigabytes of file sizes and can quickly fill your available storage space.In general, the higher the performance of the host
machine, the better user experience you get.
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To take full advantage of the rich visualization and analysis of Teledyne LeCroy software it is recommended that the display is set to at
least 1050 lines of vertical resolution with at least 24-bit color depth.
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The minimum requirement for the display is a resolution of 1024x768
with at least 16-bit color depth.
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It is recommended that a Gigabit (1000Mbps) Ethernet or a USB3.0
link is used for the connection with the Summit analyzers.
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At minimum the host machine should have either a 100/1000Mbps
Ethernet connection to the network or a USB2.0 port.
Please refer to the Readme notes and Summit T3-16 User Manual for
recommended configurations and additional information.
User manuals for your Teledyne LeCroy PCI Express products can be
found in Start > All Programs > LeCroy > PCIe Protocol Suite
Documents.
To install the software, follow the steps below:
1. Insert the DVD into the DVD-ROM drive of the host machine that will
control the Analyzer. The installation window displays links to
software installation, user manuals, application notes, and data
sheets.
2. Select Install PCIe Protocol Analysis and follow the on-screen
instructions. The PCIe Protocol Analysis software installs
automatically on the host machine’s hard disk. During installation, all
necessary USB drivers will be installed.
3. To start the application, launch the PCIe Protocol Analysis program
from the Start menu: Start > All Programs > LeCroy > PCIe
Protocol Suite
Software installation can also be downloaded from the Teledyne LeCroy
website.
9 Setting Up and Connecting the Summit T3-16 Analyzer
You can connect the Analyzer to the host machine using USB or Ethernet.
Using an Ethernet Connection
To set up the Analyzer using an Ethernet connection:
1. Install PCIe Protocol Analysis software on the host machine.
2. Connect the Analyzer to a 100-volt to 240-volt, 50 Hz to 60 Hz,
120 W power outlet using the provided power cord.
3. Connect the Ethernet cable between the Ethernet port on the
Analyzer and a Ethernet port in the local network.
4. Turn on the power switch on the front of the analyzer.
Note 1: No driver installation is needed for Summit T3-16 to operate over
a network.
Note 2: At power-on, the Analyzer initializes and performs a
self-diagnostic. The results are reflected by messages on the
Summit T3-16 LCD display. If the LCD display indicates failure, call
Teledyne LeCroy Customer Support for assistance.
Note 3: Summit T3 is configured at the factory to use dynamic IP setting
and will get all required network parameters from the DHCP server
on your network. If the DHCP server is not available, or to connect
Summit T3 directly to the host machine, you can reconfigure the
network settings of Summit T3 using the menus in the LCD display
on the front of the analyzer (see the “LCD Menus” part of section 4 of
this document).
Connecting to Summit T3-16 in the software
Start the PCIe Protocol Analysis software and perform the following
procedure to connect to a Summit T3-16 analyzer over the network.
1. Select the Setup > All connected devices… menu in the PCIe
Protocol Analysis application to display the Analyzer Devices dialog.
The Summit devices in the list are marked:
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Locked: Some other client on the network is already connected
to that device
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Ready to connect: Available for connection
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Select your Summit T3 device in the list and press the Connect
button to execute the connection procedure. After the connection is
established, the application displays the Connection Properties
dialog.
3. Select an option:
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Automatically connect to the device: When the application is
started or when the named device appears on the network while
the PCIe Protocol Analysis application is running on this
computer, the PCIe Protocol Analysis application will try to
connect to the named device.
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Ask if I want to connect to the device: When the application is
started or when the named device appears on the network while
the PCIe Protocol Analysis application is running on this
computer, the PCIe Protocol Analysis application will display a
message box allowing you to connect to the named device.
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Take no action: When you start the application or when the
named device appears on the network while the PCIe Protocol
Analysis application is running on this computer, you must
connect manually to use the named device.
Note:
When you close the application on this computer (or you
perform manual disconnect), the application disconnects
from the device.
4. Press OK in the Connection Properties dialog. After you finish the
connect procedure, the Summit T3-16 to which you have connected
is marked as Ready and you can use it for recording.
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Note 2:
To disconnect from a device, display this dialog, select the
device, and click the Disconnect button.
Summit T3 will not appear in the Analyzer Device dialog if it is
connected on a different Subnet on your local network. You can
connect to it on the Subnet by specifying its IP address in the
Add Device dialog.
Using a USB Connection
To set up the Analyzer using a USB connection:
1. Install PCIe Protocol Analysis software on the host machine.
2. Connect the Analyzer to a 100-volt to 240-volt, 50 Hz to
60 Hz, 120 W power outlet using the provided power cord.
3. Connect the USB port to a USB port on the host machine
using a USB cable.
4. Turn on the power switch on the front of the analyzer.
Note: At power-on, the Analyzer initializes and performs a
self-diagnostic. The results are reflected by messages on the
Summit T3-16 LCD display. If the LCD display indicates
failure, call Teledyne LeCroy Customer Support for
assistance.
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Summit T3 will be recognized by the host machine as a USB
device.
Follow the Microsoft® Windows® on-screen Plug-and-Play
instructions for the automatic installation of the Analyzer as a
USB device on your analyzing host machine. (The required
USB drivers are included on the Installation DVD and were
installed on your system when you installed the software.)
Click Finish when you see the message that says “Windows
has finished installing the software that your new hardware
requires” and the file has been installed in your host machine.
Start the PCIe Protocol Analysis software, so you can start
working with Summit T3.
Making Your First Recording
Connect Summit T3 to the system under test using an interposer or probe, and then configure the Recording Options.
You can then test the Analyzer by creating a short snapshot recording.
Connect Summit T3 to System under Test using an Interposer or Probe
For a slot interposer, do the following:
1. Insert the slot interposer into a PCI Express slot that you want to monitor.
2. Insert the PCI Express device into the PCIe connector on top of the interposer.
3. Connect Summit T3 to the interposer with Analyzer Y cables. Connect cable Side A to the Upstream port of the
Analyzer, and connect cable Side B to the Downstream port. Note: If you are using x16 interposer, the lower connector
carries lanes 0 to 7, and the upper connector carries lanes 8 to 15.
4. Connect power to the interposer using the provided 12-V power adapter.
For Mid Bus Probe or other types of probes and interposers, please see the Summit T3-16 User Manual.
Configure Recording Options
1. From the Setup menu, select Recording Options.
2. Select the General tab and then choose Summit T3 as the Analyzer type.
3. In the Link section, specify the lane width of the PCI Express link to be analyzed. The rest of the settings in this section
can be left at the factory defaults for most PCI Express systems.
4. For multi-lane PCI Express links, the Analyzer needs to observe link training to record link traffic correctly.
5. Click OK at the bottom of the Recording Options dialog box to apply the Analyzer recording settings specified.
Start Recording
1. Start a recording session by clicking the Record
button in the toolbar. Recording is tracked and reported on an
activity meter in the status bar.
2. After the recording buffer fills, uploading starts automatically. PCI Express traffic is saved to the hard drive as the file
specified in the recording options, and this file is opened in the application for you to view the traffic.
Note: You can interrupt a session by pressing the Stop button. If Recording is finished and Upload has started but has not
finished, a message box appears. You can:
• Continue uploading.
• Abort the upload and flush the data.
• Abort the upload and preserve all the previously saved data.
Teledyne LeCroy Customer Support
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Periodically check the Teledyne LeCroy Protocol Solutions Group
web site for software updates and other support related to this
product. Software updates are available to users with a current
Maintenance Agreement.
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