HP c3700 - Workstation Installation Manual

Hp workstation hp-ux - visualize fx graphics card installation guide.
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fx Graphics Card Installation
and Configuration Guide
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HP VISUALIZE fxe, fx
and fx
Graphics
Family
HP Part No. A1299-90002
Edition: E0601

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    fx Graphics Card Installation and Configuration Guide HP VISUALIZE fxe, fx and fx Graphics Family HP Part No. A1299-90002 Edition: E0601...

  • 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...

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    5. The warranty period begins on the date of delivery or on the date of installation if installed by HP. If customer schedules or delays HP installation more than 30 days after delivery, warranty begins on the 31st day from delivery. 6.

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    Warranty. A copy of the specific warranty terms applicable to your Hewlett-Packard product and replacement parts can be obtained from your local Sales and Service Office. Restricted Rights legends. Use, duplication or disclosure by the U.S. Government is subject to restrictions as set forth in subparagraph (c) (1) (ii) of the Rights in Technical Data and Computer Software clause at DFARS 252.227-7013 for DOD agencies, and subparagraphs (c) (1) and...

  • Page 5: Table Of Contents

    Contents 1. Introduction Related Documents ......... . .9 Prerequisites .

  • Page 6: Table Of Contents

    Contents 1280 x 1024 100 Hz Stereo in a Window......33 1024 x 768 120 Hz Stereo in a Window......34 1280 x 1024 85 Hz VESA .

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    Introduction This manual covers the installation and configuration of the HP Visualize fx family of graphics cards (fxe, fx , fx and fx ) into HP Workstations released after September1999. These workstations include the B1000, B2x00, C3x00, J5x00, J6x00 and J7000. Chapter 1...

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    Introduction The HP A4982A Visualize fxe card is an entry level, 2D/3D graphics card with 18 Mbytes of SGRAM. It provides analog video only through a standard 15-pin miniature D-sub connector. The A4982B version of the HP Visualize fxe card (above) has 24 Mbytes of SDRAM and features an available texture memory at 1280 x 1024 resolution of 9.5 Mbytes instead of the 3.5 MBytes for the A4982A.

  • Page 9: Related Documents

    Introduction Related Documents All fx family graphics cards require a PCI 2X interface to the HP-UX workstation backplane. This manual also describes the basic prerequisites for installing HP Visualize fx graphics cards into the supported workstations. The table below lists the various graphics products covered by this manual, and their respective product numbers.

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    Introduction Related Documents • http://www.docs.hp.com is the website for documents regarding HP-UX systems • http://www.hp.com/workstations/support is the website for software and firmware patches Chapter 1...

  • Page 11: Prerequisites

    Introduction Prerequisites Prerequisites To support the HP Visualize fx family of graphics cards, your workstation must meet the following prerequisites: 1. Your workstation must be running one of the following versions 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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    Introduction Prerequisites revision date that is listed in the output may be later than the one shown above. For example, if the ACE revision date listed for HP-UX 10.20 is later than December 1999, then the proper ACE software bundle is installed on your workstation for Visualize fx products. If you are not running HP-UX, revision 10.20 or 11.0 with these ACE bundles or a later release, you need to update your software before installing your graphics card.

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    Introduction Prerequisites The fx and fx graphics card supports the following monitor resolutions: Table 1-3 Visualize fx and fx Supported Resolutions Width x Height Frequency Font Description 1280x1024 75Hz 10x20 VESA 1024x768 75Hz 8x16 VESA 1280x1024 60Hz 10x20 Digital Flat Panel 1600x1200 75Hz 10x20...

  • Page 14: Making Software And Device-specific Changes, System Configuration, Special Considerations

    Introduction Making Software and Device-Specific Changes Making Software and Device-Specific Changes System Configuration For important information on configuring your system for your graphics option (for example, creating a device file with mknod), refer to your workstation and HP-UX documentation. If you are installing a multiple-display system and you will be using the Common Desktop Environment (CDE), you will need to refer to the Common Desktop Environment User's Guide for important configuration information.

  • Page 15: Higher Resolution 3d On Fxe (rev-b) Card

    Making Software and Device-Specific Changes If you do not have the CD-ROM's that contain the latest Workstation ACE release or HP's implementation of the OpenGL runtime libraries, you can download them from the Hewlett-Packard website using this URL: http://www.software.hp.com/ For information on installing Workstation ACE and HP's...

  • Page 16: Checklist For Making Software Changes

    Introduction Checklist For Making Software Changes Checklist For Making Software Changes 1. Read this Entire Document It contains information for product installation configuration. 2. Check the Available File System Space Before installing this product, make sure there is enough available space in your file system in /opt/graphics.

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    Introduction Checklist For Making Software Changes To determine whether these products are properly installed, try compiling and running an application on your system that uses one of the above Application Programming Interfaces (APIs). • Check: /var/adm/sw/swinstall.log Once you have completed the API installation process, look at the contents of the file /var/adm/sw/swinstall.log.

  • Page 18: General Hardware Installation Instructions

    Introduction General Hardware Installation Instructions General Hardware Installation Instructions NOTE Before you install your graphics card, you must read the workstation documentation for important system configuration information. CAUTION Graphics boards are susceptible to electrostatic shock. When handling your graphics board, always wear a properly grounded wrist strap and handle the board carefully.

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    Introduction General Hardware Installation Instructions 2. After installing your graphics hardware, before turning on your workstation, you must refer to your workstation documentation for information on defining the boot console and monitor type. 3. Refer to your workstation documentation for instructions on using SAM to verify your graphics configuration.

  • Page 20: Supported Graphics Slot Configurations, B1000 And C3x00 Graphics Slots

    Introduction Supported Graphics Slot Configurations Supported Graphics Slot Configurations See the figures below for supported graphics slot configurations, based on your workstation model. B1000 and C3x00 Graphics Slots PCI slot 1 64 bits wide/33Mhz PCI slot 2 64 bits wide/66Mhz - Primary Graphics Slot PCI slot 3 h64 bits wide/33 Mhz PCI slot 4 64 bits wide/33Mhz - Secondary Graphics Slot PCI slot 5 32 bits wide/33Mhz...

  • Page 21: B2000 Graphics Slots, J6x00 Graphics Slots

    Introduction Supported Graphics Slot Configurations 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 Use the Secondary Graphics Slot for the highest performance graphics card.

  • Page 22: J5x00 And J7000 Graphics Slots

    Introduction Supported Graphics Slot Configurations J5x00 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...

  • Page 23: Fixing Common Installation Problems, Monitor Does Not Display

    Introduction Fixing Common Installation Problems Fixing Common Installation Problems This section describes how to fix some common problems you may encounter while installing the HP Visualize graphics card. Note that there are several system utilities that you can use to display or set the graphics configuration for your workstation: •...

  • Page 24: System's X-server Or Cde Does Not Come Up

    Introduction Fixing Common Installation Problems 3. Display what graphics cards the system console recognizes by typing: mo graphics list 4. Select the monitor type by typing: mo graphics(N) # type where N = card slot, and # = monitor type 5.

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    Monitor Timing This Appendix provides timing information for all monitors supported by the HP Visualize fx family of graphics cards. Appendix A...

  • Page 26: X1924 75 Hz Vesa

    Monitor Timing 1280 x1924 75 Hz VESA 1280 x1924 75 Hz VESA Table A-1 Dot Clock 135.000 MHz 7.4074 ns Horiz. Rate 79.9763 kHz Horiz. Period 12.5037 us 1688 pixels Horiz. Active 9.4815 us 1280 pixels Horiz. Blank 3.0222 us 408 pixels Horiz.

  • Page 27: X768 75 Hz Vesa

    Monitor Timing 1024 x768 75 Hz VESA 1024 x768 75 Hz VESA Table A-2 Dot Clock 78.750 MHz 12.6984 ns Horiz. Rate 60.0229 kHz Horiz. Period 16.6603 us 1312 pixels Horiz. Active 13.0032 us 1024 pixels Horiz. Blank 3.6571 us 288 pixels Horiz.

  • Page 28: X1024 60 Hz Digital Flat Panel

    Monitor Timing 1280 x1024 60 Hz Digital Flat Panel 1280 x1024 60 Hz Digital Flat Panel Table A-3 Dot Clock 108.000 MHz 9.2593 ns Horiz. Rate 63.9810 kHz Horiz. Period 15.6296 us 1688 pixels Horiz. Active 11.8519 us 1280 pixels Horiz.

  • Page 29: X1200 75 Hz Vesa

    Monitor Timing 1600 x1200 75 Hz VESA 1600 x1200 75 Hz VESA Table A-4 Dot Clock 202.500 MHz 4.9383 ns Horiz. Rate 93.7500 kHz Horiz. Period 10.6667 us 2160 pixels Horiz. Active 7.9012 us 1600 pixels Horiz. Blank 2.7654 us 560 pixels Horiz.

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    Monitor Timing 1600 x 1024 76 Hz 1600 x 1024 76 Hz Table A-5 Dot Clock 170.100 MHz 5.8789 ns Horiz. Rate 81.1546 kHz Horiz. Period 12.3222 us 2096 pixels Horiz. Active 9.4062 us 1600 pixels Horiz. Blank 2.9159 us 496 pixels Horiz.

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    Monitor Timing 1920 X 1200 60 Hz 1920 X 1200 60 Hz Table A-6 Dot Clock 4157.739 MHz 0.2405 ns Horiz. Rate 1604.0660 kHz Horiz. Period 0.6234 us 2592pixels Horiz. Active 0.4618 us 1920 pixels Horiz. Blank 0.1616 us 672 pixels Horiz.

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    Monitor Timing 1920 x 1080 68 Hz 1920 x 1080 68 Hz Table A-7 Dot Clock 198.000 MHz 5.0505 ns Horiz. Rate 76.3889 kHz Horiz. Period 13.0909 us 2592 pixels Horiz. Active 9.6970 us 1920 pixels Horiz. Blank 3.3939 us 672 pixels Horiz.

  • Page 33: X 1024 100 Hz Stereo In A Window

    Monitor Timing 1280 x 1024 100 Hz Stereo in a Window 1280 x 1024 100 Hz Stereo in a Window Table A-8 Dot Clock 190.929 MHz 5.2376 ns Horiz. Rate 108.4821 kHz Horiz. Period 9.2181 us 1760 pixels Horiz. Active 6.7041 us 1280 pixels Horiz.

  • Page 34: X 768 120 Hz Stereo In A Window

    Monitor Timing 1024 x 768 120 Hz Stereo in a Window 1024 x 768 120 Hz Stereo in a Window Table A-9 Dot Clock 138.857 MHz 7.2016 ns Horiz. Rate 98.6201 kHz Horiz. Period 10.1399 us 1408 pixels Horiz. Active 7.3745 us 1024 pixels Horiz.

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    Monitor Timing 1280 x 1024 85 Hz VESA 1280 x 1024 85 Hz VESA Table A-10 Dot Clock 157.500 MHz 6.3492 ns Horiz. Rate 91.1458 kHz Horiz. Period 10.9714 us 1728 pixels Horiz. Active 8.1270 us 1280 pixels Horiz. Blank 2.8444 us 448 pixels Horiz.

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    Monitor Timing 1280 x 1024 75 Hz VESA 1280 x 1024 75 Hz VESA Table A-11 Dot Clock 135.000 MHz 7.4074 ns Horiz. Rate 79.9763 kHz Horiz. Period 12.5037 us 1688 pixels Horiz. Active 9.4815 us 1280 pixels Horiz. Blank 3.0222 us 408 pixels Horiz.

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    Monitor Timing 1024 x 768 85 Hz VESA 1024 x 768 85 Hz VESA Table A-12 Dot Clock 94.500 MHz 10.5820 ns Horiz. Rate 68.6773 kHz Horiz. Period 14.5608 us 1376 pixels Horiz. Active 10.8360 us 1024 pixels Horiz. Blank 3.7249 us 352 pixels Horiz.

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    Monitor Timing 1024 x 768 85 Hz VESA 1024 x 768 85 Hz VESA Table A-13 Dot Clock 78.750 MHz 12.6984 ns Horiz. Rate 60.0229 kHz Horiz. Period 16.6603 us 1312 pixels Horiz. Active 13.0032 us 1024 pixels Horiz. Blank 3.6571 us 288 pixels Horiz.

  • Page 39: B Regulatory Information

    Regulatory Information This section provides the FCC Regulatory Statement and the HP Declaration of Conformity. Appendix B...

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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.

  • Page 41: Vcci

    Regulatory Information VCCI VCCI Appendix B...

  • Page 42: Declaration Of Conformity

    Original signed copy available on file: Ruth Lutes, Site Quality Manager Fort Collins, CO, USA For Compliance Information ONLY, contact: 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.

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