Indy Workstation Owner's Guide

Document Number: 007-9804-060

Front Matter

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Table of Contents

1. Introduction
Finding the Information You Need
Conventions Used in This Manual
Where to Go from Here

2. Getting Started
Checking Your Shipment
Putting the Pieces Together
About the CD Software Media
Connecting the Network Cable
About the Controls on the Front Panel
Turning On the Workstation
Logging In to the Workstation
Using the Indigo Magic User Environment
Using the IndyCamera
Turning Off Your Indy Workstation
Removing the Top Cover
Installing Additional Memory, Boards, Internal and External Peripherals
Replacing the Top Cover
Locking the Top Cover

3. Installing Memory
Installing SIMMs
Verifying the New Memory

4. Installing GIO Option Boards
Installing a GIO Option Board
Checking the GIO Option Board Installation

5. Installing Peripherals: Internal and External Devices
Installing an Internal Floptical Drive or Second Hard Disk Drive
Testing the Internal Drive
Formatting a Floppy or Floptical Disk
Ejecting a Floppy or Floptical Disk
Removing Drives
Installing External SCSI Devices
Testing the External SCSI Device
Installing Serial Devices
Installing Audio Devices
Installing Video Devices

6. Installing and Removing Software
About the Software Installation Tools
Installing a New Version of the Operating System Software
Troubleshooting Software Installation

7. Troubleshooting
Diagnosing Hardware Problems
Common Problems
Power-on Tests
Interactive Diagnostic Environment (IDE) Tests
Confidence Tests
Recovering from a System Crash
Disabling the System Maintenance Password
Finding Your Workstation's Serial Number
Service and Support Information

8. Ordering, Removing, and Installing Replacement Parts
Ordering a Replacement Part
Replacing the System
Replacing Internal Parts
Replacing External SCSI Devices

9. Safety, Maintenance, and Regulatory Information
Maintaining Your Hardware and Software
Human Factors Guidelines for Setting Up Your Indy Workstation
Tips for Setting Up and Using Your Workstation
Physical Environment Specifications
Manufacturer's Regulatory Declarations
Limited User Warranty

A. Cable Pinout Assignments
Serial Ports
Parallel Port
Ethernet 10-BASE T Port
Ethernet AUI Port
Keyboard Port
Mouse Port
Audio Port
Analog Composite Video (RCA) Port
Analog S-Video Port
Digital Video Port
Graphics Port
Stereo View Port

B. Serial Cables
Printer/Dumb Terminal Serial Cable
Modem Cable
Serial Devices Using a Silicon Graphics Adapter Cable
Serial Devices Using a PC Adapter Cable

C. Floptical Drive Jumper Settings

D. International Keyboard Support