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HP Visualize b180L Installation Manual

Hp visualize b180l: installation guide.
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fxe Graphics Card
HP Part No. A4552-90016
Edition: E1099


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  • Page 1: Installation Guide

    HP V fxe Graphics Card ISUALIZE Installation Guide HP V Workstations ISUALIZE HP Part No. A4552-90016 Edition: E1099...

  • Page 2: Legal Notices

    Legal Notices The information in this document is subject to change without notice. Hewlett-Packard makes no warranty of any kind with regard to this manual, including, but not limited to, the implied warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose. Hewlett-Packard shall not be held liable for errors contained herein or direct, indirect, special, incidental or consequential damages in connection with the furnishing, performance, or use of this material.

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    ©copyright 1980, 1984, 1986 Novell, Inc. ©copyright 1986-1992 Sun Microsystems, Inc. ©copyright 1985-86, 1988 Massachusetts Institute of Technology. ©copyright 1989-93 The Open Software Foundation, Inc. ©copyright 1986 Digital Equipment Corporation. ©copyright 1990 Motorola, Inc. ©copyright 1990, 1991, 1992 Cornell University ©copyright 1989-1991 The University of Maryland ©copyright 1988 Carnegie Mellon University Trademark Notices: UNIX is a registered trademark in the United...

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    Introduction This manual covers the installation of HP VISUALIZE fxe graphics cards into workstations released after September of 1999, including the B180, B1000, B2000, C3000, J5000, and J7000 workstation models.

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    (HP product number A4982A) graphics card into the supported workstations. The HP VISUALIZE fxe 2D/3D graphics accelerator card is an entry-level graphics card. It installs in a PCI 2X(64 bits wide 33Mhz/66Mhz) slot in an HP-UX workstation backplane. It uses a standard 15-pin miniature D-Sub receptacle connector to connect to a video monitor cable.

  • Page 7: Related Documentation

    • Graphics Administration Guide • http://www.hp.com/visualize is the general website for workstation information • http://www.software.hp.com is the software depot website for HP-UX • http://www.docs.hp.com is the website for documents regarding HP-UX systems • http://us-support.external.hp.com is the website for software and firmware patches...

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    To support the HP VISUALIZE fxe graphics card, your workstation must meet the following prerequisites. • Your workstation must be running one of the following revisions of the HP-UX operating system and have the appropriate Additional Core Enhancement (ACE) software bundle and Workstation Quality Pack installed: —...

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    HP monitor types ISUALIZE that use a sync on green signal. This includes monitors such as the HP 1097A/B/ C/D, A2088A, and A2828A/B which only have 3 RGB connectors. See your workstation Owner's Guide for information on using the /opt/graphics/...

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    Common Desktop Environment (CDE), refer to the Common Desktop Environment User's Guide for important configuration information. If you will be using HP VUE instead, refer to the HP Visual User Environment User's Guide. Special Considerations To ensure that your workstation has the most up-to-date core operating system software, it is recommended that the most recent release of the Additional Core Enhancement (ACE) software bundle be installed.

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    • OpenGL Developer’s Kit The OpenGL runtime libraries are available from the latest DART Release or by searching for OpenGL at the http://www.software.hp.com website To determine whether these products are properly installed, try compiling and running an application on your system that uses one of the above APIs.

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    Introduction Prerequisites programs created using HP's implementation of OpenGL, Starbase, or HP PEX). If you do not have an existing program, then make sure that you install the demonstration filesets that come with your API. When these filesets have been...

  • Page 13: Installing The Hardware

    Note that you will need to have a PCI Extension Clip attached to the corresponding slot on the PCI Retainer for an HP VISUALIZE fxe graphics card. The location of the PCI Extension Clip is shown in Figure 1 on the next page. The PCI Extension Clip will bridge the gap between the graphics card and the PCI Retainer.

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    6. Plug the AC power cord into the workstation and power on the workstation. 7. Refer to your workstation Owner's Guide for instructions on using the HP-UX System Administration Manager (SAM) utility to verify your graphics configuration.

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    Introduction Installing the Hardware B180 Graphics Slots PCI slot 1 32 bits wide/33Mhz PCI slot 2 32 bits wide/33Mhz Supported B180 Configurations: • 1 built-in Visualize EG and Visualize fxe • 1 built-in Visualize EG and Visualize fx2 • 1 built-in Visualize EG and Visualize fx4 B1000 and C3000 Graphics Slots PCI slot 1 64 bits wide/33Mhz PCI slot 2 64 bits wide/66Mhz - Primary Graphics Slot...

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    Introduction Installing the Hardware Supported B1000 and C3000 Graphics Configurations: • 4 Visualize EG cards or • 4 Visualize fxe or • 1 Visualize fx2 or • 1 Visualize fx4 with texture Mapping B2000 Graphics Slots PCI slot 1 64 bits wide/33Mhz - Secondary Graphics Slot PCI slot 2 64 bits wide/33Mhz - Tertiary Graphics Slot PCI slot 3 32 bits wide/33Mhz PCI slot 4 32bits wide/33MHz...

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    J5000 and J7000 Graphics Slots PCI slot 1 64 bits wide/33Mhz PCI slot 2 64 bits wide/33Mhz - Tertiary Graphics Slot PCI clot 3 64 bits wide/33Mhz PCI slot 4 64 bits wide/66Mhz - Secondary Graphics Slot PCI slot 5 64 bits wide/33Mhz PCI slot 6 64 bits wide/33Mhz PCI slot 7 64 bits wide/66Mhz - Primary Graphics Slot PCI slot 8 64 bits wide/33Mhz...

  • Page 18: Fixing Common Installation Problems

    • opt/graphics/common/bin/setmon allows you to reconfigure the monitor type. • The Display menu of the HP-UX System Administration Manager (SAM) utility allows you to configure the X-server and set the monitor type...

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    Follow these steps in order for HP-UX to recognize the new graphics card or new card location: 1. Place the new card in the new slot location and boot to HP-UX. It will not boot into CDE or HP VUE, but it will allow you to login at the command line level as root.

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    Introduction Fixing Common Installation Problems Chapter 1...

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    Regulatory Information...

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    Regulatory Information This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a Class B digital device, pursuant to Part 15 of the FCC Rules and the Canadian Department of Communications. These limits are designed to provide reasonable protection against harmful interference in a residential installation.

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    WARNING You are cautioned that any changes or modifications not expressly approved in this manual could void your authority to operate this equipment. VCCI Appendix A Regulatory Information VCCI...

  • Page 24: Declaration Of Conformity

    IEC 1000-4-4: 1995 / EN 61000-4-4: 1995 - 2 kV Signal, 4 kV Power Lines US FCC Part 15, Level B Japan VCCI, Class B and is certified by: HP FC HTC TCOM report #99-40ES-021-I TUV Certified to EN60950, Certificate # AL990824148018 Australia/New Zealand AS/NZS 3548:1995 Supplementary information:...

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    Regulatory Information Declaration of Conformity European Contact: Your local Hewlett-Packard Sales and Service Office or Hewlett-Packard GmbH, Department HQ-TRE Standards Europe, Herrenberger Straße 130, D-71034 Böblingen (FAX: +49-7031-14-3143) Americas Contact: Hewlett-Packard, Fort Collins Site Quality Manager, mail stop 46, 3404 E. Harmony Rd., Ft.

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