SGI ProPack™ for Linux® Start Here

Document Number: 007-4558-014

Front Matter

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Table of Contents

New Features in This Guide
Major Documentation Changes

About This Guide
Related Publications
Obtaining SGI Publications
Reader Comments

1. Release Features
Software Introduction
CD Contents
Installation Overview
Documentation Updated for This Release

2. Software Planning and Installation
Software Planning
Installing SGI Linux Software Over the Network - Recommended for Expert Users
Installing the SGI Advanced Linux Environment 3 Base OS from Physical Media
License Manager Updates
Upgrading from Previous SGI ProPack Releases to SGI ProPack 3 for Linux Service Pack 6
Installing SGI ProPack 3 for Linux Service Pack 6 from Physical Media
Alternate SGI ProPack Installation Methods
Installing the System Controller Software 1.10 CD
Obtaining the Latest SGI Altix System Firmware
Upgrading Your Software
Recovering a Damaged Root Filesystem
Manually Mounting the Root Filesystem

3. Product Support
SGI ProPack for Linux Products
Operating System Enhancements
I /O Subsystems
HPC Application Tools and Support
System Management
NUMA Data Placement Tools
Graphics APIs and Software

4. Performance Tuning