The VME/ISA Synchronous Communications Administrator's Guide describes how to configure and operate the software for the VME and ISA Synchronous Communication boards.
The following provides an overview of this guide.
”Introduction” provides an overview of this guide, describes typographical conventions that are used in text, and points to manuals that are related to the VME and ISA Sync boards.
Chapter 1, "VME/ISA Sync Board Overview,” describes the operation of the VME/ISA Sync board and how it relates to a network.
Chapter 2, "Configuring Software for the VME/ISA Sync Board,” contains the procedures to configure the software for the board to operate in the CHALLENGE™ M, CHALLENGE L, and XL systems.
Chapter 3, "Operating the VME/ISA Sync Board,” tells how to operate the board, including performing a reset and obtaining status.
Appendix A, "Software Messages and Error Recovery,” describes the informational and error messages that may be displayed by the software and suggests actions to take to resolve them, if necessary.
The manuals in this section may be helpful to obtain additional information.
The operating system guides you received with your computer system contain information pertaining to system kernel reconfiguration.
VME Sync Board Installation Instructions describes the procedure for installing the VME Sync board in your system.
ISA Sync Board Installation Instructions describes the procedure for installing the ISA Sync board in your system.
The following manuals can be used to configure and run X.25 once the VME/ISA Sync board is operating:
SX.25 Administrator's Guide describes how to configure and troubleshoot the SX.25 menu-driven software.
SX.25 User's Guide describes how to use the X.25 commands that allow you to connect to a host on a local area network (LAN) or wide area network (WAN). The guide also describes the packet assembler/disassember (pad) terminal program that is included with SX.25.
The following manual can be used to configure and run SNA once the VME/ISA Sync board is operating:
IRIS SNA SERVER Administration Guide describes how to configure, operate, and troubleshoot the IRIS SNA SERVER software.
These type conventions and symbols are used in this guide:
Filenames, variables, IRIX command arguments, command flags, titles of publications, icon names
Code examples, file excerpts, and screen displays (including error messages)
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(Parentheses) Following IRIX commands, they surround the reference page (man page) section where the command is described
(Brackets) Surrounding optional syntax statement arguments
IRIX shell prompt for the superuser (root)