Appendix C. Tested Host Systems

SGIconsole software should run on any system that meets the minimum requirements listed in “Selecting a Host System for SGIconsole” in Chapter 3. Note that all the systems listed in this appendix (except the Dell Latitude D600) are considered “legacy” systems, and availability may be limited. Compatibility can only be guaranteed, however, with the following tested systems:

Additional details about the Dell rack-mount server and the Dell laptops are provided below.

Dell Latitude D600 Laptop Configuration

The Dell Latitude D600 laptop has been tested as a hardware console platform using the following configuration:

  • 1.6 GHz Intel Pentium M CPU

  • 512 Megabytes of DDR SDRAM

  • 24X CD-ROM drive

  • 3.5” floppy drive

  • 20 Gigabyte hard drive

  • 14.1-inch SXGA+ display (1400x1050 resolution)

  • Standard built-in network interface card

  • D-Link DFE-690TXD Type II Card Bus Adapter

Dell PowerEdge 650 1U Rack-Mount Server Configuration

The Dell PowerEdge 650 1U rack-mount server was tested using the following configuration:

  • 2.4 GHz Intel Pentium 4 CPU, with 512K cache and 533 MHz front side bus

  • 512 Megabytes of 266 MHz DDR SDRAM

  • 40 Gigabyte hard drive

  • CD-ROM drive

  • 3.5” floppy drive

  • Intel Pro 10/100 dual-port network adapter

  • Rapid Rails for 26-inch Dell racks


    Note: The Dell PowerEdge 650 1U rack-mount server with Dell Rapid Rails is intended for use in a rack with square mounting holes. Some SGI racks (such as those intended for 3000-series systems) have round mounting holes.

    Adapters for round mounting holes may be available in the future. Ask your SGI sales representative for details.


Dell Latitude C640 Laptop Configuration

The Dell Latitude C640 laptop was tested using the following configuration:

  • 2.0 GHz Intel Pentium 4 CPU

  • 512 Megabytes of DDR SDRAM

  • 40 Gigabyte hard drive

  • 24x CD-ROM drive

  • 3.5” floppy drive

  • 14.1-inch SXGA+ display (1400x1050 resolution)

  • Standard built-in network interface card

  • Xircom Realport Type III PC Card combo LAN/modem