Challenge and Onyx Deskside Card Layout

 

 
Deskside Challenge Board Organization
SLOT

Description

1

First MC3

2

First CPU

3

 Second or Third CPU, or Second or Third MC3, or Second or Third IO4 (see note below).

4

Second or Third CPU, or Second or Third MC3, or Second or Third IO4 (see note below).

5

IO4 Board (Note and IO4 board must reside in slot 5).

6

VCAM Board

7

VME

8

VME

9

VME

10

VME

11

VME

CAUTION: Due to less air flow coming into slot 1 and because of the heat generated by the CPU board, the cooler-operating MC3 must be in the first slot.

NOTE: The server system can have up to 3 CPU boards or 3 MC3 boards, or 3 IO4 boards.

 The following illustration shows how the boards are organized.
 
 
Deskside Onyx Board Organization

SLOT

Description

1

First MC3

2

First CPU

3

IO4 Board (Note and IO4 board must reside in slot 3).

4

VCAM Board (Note the VCAM mezzanine board connects to both the IO4 and the back plane

5

VME

6

VME

7

VME

8

GE10 (Geometry Engine) Board

9

DG2 (Display Graphics) Board

10

Third or Fourth Raster Manager

11

Second Raster Manager

12

Third or Fourth Raster Manager

13

First Raster Manager

CAUTION: Due to less air flow coming into slot 1 and because of the heat generated by the CPU board, the cooler-operating MC3 must be in the first slot.

The following illustration shows how the boards are organized.

 
 
 
 
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