SGI® IRIS® Gigabit Ethernet Board User's Guide

Document Number: 007-3819-004


Written by Carolyn Curtis, Steve Alexander, and Alan Stein

Updated by Matt Hoy

Illustrated by Dan Young and Dany Galgani

Production by Carlos Miqueo and Karen Jacobson

Engineering contributions by Jim Hunter, Steve Modica, and Jeff Perrault.


© 2002, Silicon Graphics, Inc. All rights reserved; provided portions may be copyright in third parties, as indicated elsewhere herein. No permission is granted to copy, distribute, or create derivative works from the contents of this electronic documentation in any manner, in whole or in part, without the prior written permission of Silicon Graphics, Inc.


Silicon Graphics, SGI, the SGI logo, IRIS, IRIX, Octane, Onyx, Onyx2, and Origin are registered trademarks, and IRIS InSight, Octane2, and Silicon Graphics Fuel are trademarks of Silicon Graphics, Inc.


This equipment has been tested and found compliant with the limits for a Class A digital device, pursuant to Part 15 of the FCC rules. These limits are designed to provide reasonable protection against harmful interference when the equipment is operated in a commercial environment. This equipment generates, uses, and can radiate radio frequency energy and if not installed and used in accordance with the instruction manual, may cause harmful interference to radio communications. Operation of this equipment in a residential area is likely to cause harmful interference, in which case the user will be required to correct the interference at personal expense.


This product requires the use of external shielded cables in order to maintain compliance pursuant to Part 15 of the FCC Rules.

VDE 0871/6.78

This equipment has been tested to and is in compliance with the Level A limits per VDE 0871.


This device complies with the European Directives listed on the “Declaration of Conformity” which is included with each product. The CE mark insignia displayed on the device is an indication of conformity to the aforementioned European requirements.

International Special Committee on Radio Interference (CISPR)

This equipment has been tested to and is in compliance with the Class A limits per CISPR publication 22.

Canadian Department of Communications Statement

This digital apparatus does not exceed the Class A limits for radio noise emissions from digital apparatus as set out in the Radio Interference Regulations of the Canadian Department of Communications.


Cet appareil numérique n'émet pas de perturbations radioélectriques dépassant les normes applicables aux appareils numériques de Classe A préscrites dans le Règlement sur les interferences radioélectriques etabli par le Ministère des Communications du Canada.

Japanese Compliance Statement

Compliance Statement in Chinese

Record of Revision

Revision 001May 1998 
Initial Revision

Revision 002April 2000 
First Revision

Revision 003October 2001 
Second Revision

Revision 004December 2002 
Third Revision