IRIX® GSN™ Administrator's Guide

Document Number: 007-3719-003


Written by Carlin Otto

Updated by Julie Boney

Edited by Rick Thompson

Illustrated by Chrystie Danzer

Production by Glen Traefald

Engineering contributions by Sean Murphy


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Silicon Graphics, IRIS, IRIX, Octane and Onyx2 are registered trademarks, and SGI, the SGI logo, Origin, Origin 200 Gigachannel, and IRIS InSight are trademarks of Silicon Graphics Inc. Gigabyte System Network and GSN are trademarks of the HIPPI Networking Forum. UNIX is a registered trademark in the United States and other countries, licensed exclusively through X/Open Company, Ltd.

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

Record of Revision

Revision 003February 2001 
This update documents GSN version 2.1.