IRIX® Checkpoint and Restart Operation Guide

Document Number: 007-3236-009


Written by Bill Tuthill, Karen Johnson, and Terry Schultz

Production by Glen Traefald

Engineering contributions by Brent Casavant, Dean Roe, and Elwira Karwowski


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 Silicon Graphics, SGI, the SGI logo, and IRIX are registered trademarks and ChallengeArray, Power ChallengeArray, and Trusted IRIX are trademarks of Silicon Graphics, Inc., in the United States and/or other countries worldwide.

Portions of the IRIX Checkpoint and Restart code are derived from MD5 Message-Digest Algorithm of RSA Data Security, Inc.

FLEXlm is a trademark of GLOBEtrotter Software, Inc. POSIX is a registered trademark of IEEE. R10000 is a trademark of MIPS Technologies, Inc. used under license by Silicon Graphics, Inc. UNIX and the X device are registered trademarks of The Open Group in the United States and other contries.

Cover Design By Sarah Bolles, Sarah Bolles Design, and Dany Galgani, SGI Technical Publications.

Record of Revision

Revision 001November 1996 
Initial revision

Revision 002December 1997 
Second revision

Revision 003June 1998 
Third revision

Revision 004April 2000 
Updated for the IRIX 6.5.8 release

Revision 005May 2002 
Updated for the IRIX 6.5.16 release

Revision 006November 2002 
Updated for the IRIX 6.5.18 release

Revision 007May 2003 
Updated for the IRIX 6.5.20 release

Revision 008August 2003 
Updated for the IRIX 6.5.21 release

Revision 009November 2003 
Updated for the IRIX 6.5.22 release