SGI® Altix® 3700 Bx2 User's Guide

Document Number: 007-4377-002


Written by Mark Schwenden and Dick Brownell

Illustrated by Chrystie Danzer and Dan Young

Production by Karen Jacobson

Engineering contributions by Michael T Brown, Steve Bowen, David Collins, Hartmut Gottwald, Paul Wiley, Gary Meyer, Galen Flunker, Mark Koneazny, William Kellerman, Tom Hotle, Gregory Thorson and Paul Wiley.


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Record of Revision

Revision 001September 2004, 
first release

Revision 002November 2004 
Updated IO9 information and L1 bezel color