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HP Kayak XA-s02 Supplementary Manual

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Evans & Sutherland AccelGALAXY Graphics Board

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  • Page 1 Evans & Sutherland AccelGALAXY Graphics Board...
  • Page 2: How To Use This Online Guide

    How to use this online guide Click the Go Back button in the toolbar to go back to your previous place in the guide. Click the Next Page button in the toolbar to go to the next page in the guide. Click the Previous Page button in the toolbar to go to the previous page in the guide.
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Contents How to use this online guide ......2 Notice..........6 Additional Information &...
  • Page 4 English...
  • Page 5 AccelGALAXY Graphics Board Configuration and Troubleshooting Guide This manual is for anyone who wants to: • Configure the AccelGALAXY graphics board. • Update the AccelGALAXY driver. • Troubleshoot hardware/performance problems on the AccelGALAXY graphics board.
  • Page 6: Notice

    AccelGALAXY Graphics Board Configuration and Troubleshooting Guide Notice Notice The information contained in this document is subject to change without notice. Hewlett-Packard makes no warranty of any kind with regard to this material, including, but not limited to, the implied warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose.
  • Page 7: Additional Information & Help

    Additional Information & Help For more information on your graphics board and other accessories available for your PC Workstations, you can visit the following pages on HP’s Web site: HP Kayak PC Workstation product specifications • http://www.hp.com/go/kayak Latest drivers, FAQs, and support information •...
  • Page 8: Overview

    AccelGALAXY Graphics Board Configuration and Troubleshooting Guide Overview Overview The Evans & Sutherland AccelGALAXY is a high-end OpenGL graphics board for professional users who require workstation-class performance, with high-end functionality such as overlays and texture mapping. The AccelGALAXY graphics subsystem occupies the AGP accessory slot in your PC Workstation.
  • Page 9: The Accelgalaxy Driver

    Should you have any problem with your AccelGALAXY board, first check that you have the latest driver version installed on your PC Workstation. The latest driver version is provided on HP’s Web site. For more information refer to the next section, “Updating the AccelGALAXY Driver”.
  • Page 10: Updating The Accelgalaxy Driver

    README file supersedes any information contained in this manual. To update the driver, follow these instructions. Download the driver from HP’s Web site to a temporary folder on your hard disk. (For example, Run the executable file to decompress the contained files. You can do this by double-clicking the file.
  • Page 11: Configuring The Accelgalaxy Driver

    The Settings Panel Use the Settings panel to change the screen resolution, number of colors, and refresh rate. Click combinations of colors, desktop area, and refresh frequency supported by the AccelGALAXY graphics board. If you select a mode, click to see if your choice is compatible with your Test monitor.
  • Page 12: The Accelpanel

    AccelGALAXY Graphics Board Configuration and Troubleshooting Guide Configuring the AccelGALAXY Driver The AccelPanel When the AccelGALAXY driver is installed, the Properties The AccelPanel contains three pages: AccelPanel - Information Page AccelPanel - System Settings Page AccelPanel - Applications Page For Help About Click the Help button at the bottom of each page.
  • Page 13: The Accelpanel - Information Page

    AccelGALAXY Graphics Board Configuration and Troubleshooting Guide The AccelPanel - Information Page This page provides the following system and setup information about the AccelGALAXY graphics board and the drivers: The figure above shows the AccelPanel - Information Page for an AccelGALAXY with driver version 1.1 (Build036).
  • Page 14: The Accelpanel - Applications Page

    AccelGALAXY Graphics Board Configuration and Troubleshooting Guide Configuring the AccelGALAXY Driver The AccelPanel - Applications Page This page displays the list of software applications for which the AccelGALAXY has predefined optimized settings. Select the application you are using to automatically configure the driver for optimal performance for this application.
  • Page 15: The Accelpanel - System Settings Page

    AccelGALAXY Graphics Board Configuration and Troubleshooting Guide Configuring the AccelGALAXY Driver The AccelPanel - System Settings Page This page allows you to change certain system settings. In most cases, you do not need to change any of the options in the AccelPanel - System Settings page.
  • Page 16 AccelGALAXY Graphics Board Configuration and Troubleshooting Guide Configuring the AccelGALAXY Driver NOTE will be automatically selected in the No Application Selected AccelPanel - Applications page if you make any change in the AccelPanel - System Settings page. The default setting in the Frame-to-Frame Image Quality group box .
  • Page 17: Troubleshooting

    Troubleshooting This section describes how to troubleshoot problems that may arise with your graphics subsystem. It also provides some tips on how to improve graphics performance. Troubleshooting Video Problems At boot time, the screen is blank and there are no error Check that the computer and monitor are turned messages.
  • Page 18 Configure button, click the Applications tab, and select the appropriate application. applications. For more information, see The AccelPanel - Applications Page, on page 14. Check HP’s Web site for an updated driver version for your application. http://www.hp.com/go/kayaksupport Check for additional information on HP’s Web site. http://www.hp.com/go/kayaksupport...
  • Page 19: Troubleshooting Performance Problems

    Troubleshooting Performance Problems Graphics performance is below expectations Check HP’s Web site for an updated driver version for your application. http://www.hp.com/go/kayaksupport The driver may not be optimized for the application used. Open Display Properties, select AccelPanel, click the Configure button, click the Applications tab, and select the appropriate application.
  • Page 20 AccelGALAXY Graphics Board Configuration and Troubleshooting Guide Troubleshooting English...