SGI 2100 Owner's Guide

Document Number: 007-4114-001

Front Matter

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Table of Contents

About This Guide
Finding Additional Information
Compliance Information

1. Introducing the SGI 2100
System Features
SGI 2100 Functional Overview
System Location and Environment

2. Chassis Tour
SGI 2100 System Physical Description
Components and Controls on the Front of the System
Components and Controls on the Rear of the System
The System Midplane
System Configuration Guidelines
XIO Board Slots
The BaseIO Panel

3. Getting Started
System Operation Guidelines
Sliding Open the Front Door Panel
Removing the System's Plastic Covers
System Drives
Connecting to an Ethernet
Powering On the SGI 2100 System
Powering Off the SGI 2100 System

4. SGI 2100 Interface and Cabling Information
The Ethernet Interface Connection
Standard Serial Ports
The Standard SCSI Connector

5. Installing and Replacing Customer Replaceable Units
Installing or Removing the System Disk and Optional Hard Drives
Removing or Inserting a Data Disk
Replacing the Module System Controller or CD-ROM Drive
Installing External Drives

6. Using the Module System Controller
The MSC Front Panel
Understanding the MSC's LEDs and Switches
MSC Features and Functions
MSC Status Messages

7. Basic Troubleshooting
General Guidelines
Operating Guidelines
Power Supply Problems
Crash Recovery
Recovery After System Corruption
MSC Shutdown
Hardware Graph and hinv Commands