This publication documents IRIS Asynchronous Transfer Mode (ATM) release 2.3 and supports the IRIX 6.5 operating system running on the Origin series and the Onyx2, CHALLENGE, and Onyx platforms.
The IRIS ATM product is hardware and software that together allow applications to transmit and receive data over an ATM connection. IRIS ATM is an excellent data communication or networking solution for applications that require high-speed, constant, or nearly constant data rates.
The following documents contain additional information that might be helpful:
IRIS ATM-OC3 Board for CHALLENGE and Onyx Installation Instructions, publication 108-0113-xxx
IRIS ATM-OC3c 4Port XIO Board Installation Instructions for Origin2000 and Onyx2, publication 108-0159-xxx
IRIS ATM API Programmer's Guide, publication 007-2334-xxx
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Asynchronous Transfer Mode
ATM address resolution protocol as specified in RFC 1577
broadband low-layer information
constant bit rate
AAL5 convergence sublayer protocol data unit
interim local management interface
logical IP subnetwork as defined in RFC 1577
permanent virtual circuit
synchronous optical network
switched virtual circuit
ATM user-network interface
variable bit rate
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