This chapter discusses the following:
The TMF release package includes the following:
A CD-ROM that contains the installable binary packages for the TMF release
TMF Administrator's Guide
TMF Release and Installation Guide (this publication)
TMF User's Guide
A TMF entitlement ID for licensing (see Chapter 5, “License Requirements”)
To use the flexible file I/O (FFIO) library interface to TMF, you must install the MIPS 7.3 product, which includes compilers, libraries, and tools.
The TMF release is supported on the following:
IRIX 6.5.28 or later
SGI ProPack 4 SP3 and SGI ProPack 5
OpenVault 1.5.8 or later (if OpenVault will be used as a loader)
TMF is released independently of operating system releases and is distributed by order only to licensed sites. Software keys are used to enforce licensing. Each TMF license applies to a specific system. TMF license fees vary depending on the type of hardware. See Chapter 5, “License Requirements”.