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IRIS HIPPI Administrator's Guide
(document number: 007-2229-006 / published: 1999-06-17)    table of contents  |  additional info  |  download
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address resolution
static
On Transmission

address resolution protocol (ARP)
/usr/etc/ifhip.conf File

address, see routing, source addressing, logical addressing, and ULA
HIPPI MAC-Level Routing

ANSI standards
The HIPPI Standards and Documentation

API, see application programming interface
Support for Upper Layer Applications

application programming interface
Application Programming Interface
Support for Upper Layer Applications

ARP
/usr/etc/ifhip.conf File

B bit, see FP header
Burst bit
Packet and Flow Control

bi-directional communication
Basic HIPPI Configurations

broadcast with HIPPI
HARP Broadcast Emulation

burst
definition
Packet and Flow Control
Packet and Flow Control
first
Packet and Flow Control
location of first byte of user data
Packet and Flow Control
short
Packet and Flow Control

BURST signal
The Signals

bypass functionality
Including or Excluding Bypass Functionality
Including or Excluding HARP Functionality

cable, see physical link
How HIPPI Works

camp-on
Connection Control

Camp-on bit, see I-field
Connection Control

CCI, see I-field
The I-field

commands
summary of
Commands Available for IRIS HIPPI
/usr/etc/hipcntl
Commands Available for IRIS HIPPI
/usr/etc/hipmap
Commands Available for IRIS HIPPI
/usr/etc/hiptest
Commands Available for IRIS HIPPI

configuration
list of configurable items
List of All Configurable Items
overview
Overview of Configuration Steps
see also how to
configure
Overview of Configuration Steps

configuring the IRIS HIPPI board
Configure Board to Reject or Accept Connection Requests

CONNECT signal
The Signals
Connection Control

connection
control
Connection Control
open
How HIPPI Works
How HIPPI Works
rejections
Connection Control

connector
Site Cabling

control information
The FP Header

copper cable, see physical layer
How HIPPI Works

customer developed applications
Application Programming Interface

customer support
Product Support

customer-developed applications
Support for Upper Layer Applications

D bit, see I-field
Direction bit
Source Addressing

D1 data set
created by IRIS HIPPI-LE module
On Transmission
definition
The FP Header

D2 data
The FP Header

data rate
Packet and Flow Control
How HIPPI Works

destination
address
Logical Addressing
Source Addressing
definition
HIPPI Terminology

direction bit, see I-field
Source Addressing

driver configuration file, see /var/sysgen/master.d/if_hip
/var/sysgen/master.d/if_hip File

dynamic address resolution
/usr/etc/ifhip.conf File

errnos, see error messages
generic IRIX
Common Implications of Error Reasons

error checking
Packet and Flow Control

error message alphabetization rules
Overview of the Error Message Listing

error message format
Overview of the Error Message Listing

error message log file
Overview of the Error Message Listing

error messages
alphabetical list
Alphabetical Error Message Listing
generic IRIX
Common Implications of Error Reasons

/etc/config/ifconfig-#.options file
/etc/config/ifconfig-#.options File

/etc/config/netif.options file
/etc/config/netif.options File
IRIS HIPPI With IP Support

/etc/hosts file
IRIS HIPPI With IP Support
/etc/hosts File

Ethernet address, see ULA
/usr/etc/hippi.imap File

fabric, see HIPPI fabric
HIPPI Terminology

fiber-optic cable, see physical layer
How HIPPI Works

files
build BYPASS into driver, see /var/sysgen/system/hippi_s.sm file
Including or Excluding Bypass Functionality
Including or Excluding HARP Functionality
build IP into driver, see /var/sysgen/system/hippi.sm or /var/sysgen/system/hippi_s.sm file
Including or Excluding IP Support
build modules into driver, see /var/sysgen/system/hippi.sm or /var/sysgen/system/hippi_s.sm file
/var/sysgen/system/*.sm Files
driver configuration file, see /var/sysgen/master.d/if_hip
IRIS HIPPI With IP Support
error message file
Overview of the Error Message Listing
I-field to destination IP address mapping file, see /usr/etc/hippi.imap
IRIS HIPPI With IP Support
IP configuration files, see /etc/config/netif.options and /etc/hosts
IRIS HIPPI With IP Support
log messages
Overview of the Error Message Listing
/usr/adm/SYSLOG
Overview of the Error Message Listing

flow control
Packet and Flow Control

FP header
as created for IRIS HIPPI-LE module
On Transmission
Burst bit
Packet and Flow Control
The FP Header
format
The FP Header
how it is processed on reception
On Reception
Present bit
The FP Header

hardware address, see ULA
ifhip.conf File Syntax

hardware configuration file, see /var/sysgen/master.d/hippi
/var/sysgen/master.d/hippi File

HARP broadcast emulation
HARP Broadcast Emulation

HARP configuration
/usr/etc/ifhip.conf File

HARP overview
IP Address Resolution with HARP

HARP server troubleshooting
Troubleshoot the HARP Server

hipcntl command, see /usr/etc/hipcntl
Commands Available for IRIS HIPPI

hipmap command, see /usr/etc/hipmap
Commands Available for IRIS HIPPI

HIPPI
basic configuration
Basic HIPPI Configurations
BYPASS support
Including or Excluding HARP Functionality
Including or Excluding Bypass Functionality
compared to other network protocols
HIPPI Configurations
How HIPPI Works
definition
How HIPPI Works
What is HIPPI?
documentation
The HIPPI Standards and Documentation
IP support
Including or Excluding IP Support
switch
How HIPPI Works

HIPPI address resolution (HARP)
/usr/etc/ifhip.conf File

HIPPI fabric
configuration examples
HIPPI Fabric Configurations
HIPPI Fabric Configurations
HIPPI Fabric Configurations
definition
HIPPI Terminology
description of
HIPPI Fabric Configurations

hippi file, see /var/sysgen/master.d/hippi
/var/sysgen/master.d/hippi File

HIPPI network
maximum number of endpoints
Logical Addressing
HIPPI Fabric Configurations
maximum number of switches
Logical Addressing
HIPPI Fabric Configurations

HIPPI signals
BURST
The Signals
CONNECT
Connection Control
The Signals
description of
The Signals
INTERCONNECT
Connection Control
The Signals
PACKET
Packet and Flow Control
The Signals
protocol for use of
The HIPPI Standards and Documentation
READY
Packet and Flow Control
REQUEST
Connection Control
The Signals

HIPPI-FP
header, see FP header
Packet and Flow Control
packet examples
The FP Header
packet format
The FP Header
The FP Header
packet, see also packet and FP header
The FP Header
standard
The HIPPI Standards and Documentation

HIPPI-IPI-3 standards
The HIPPI Standards and Documentation

HIPPI-LE
module
On Transmission
standard
The HIPPI Standards and Documentation

HIPPI-PH
definition
How HIPPI Works
standard
The HIPPI Standards and Documentation

HIPPI-SC standard
The HIPPI Standards and Documentation

HIPPI-Serial
definition
How HIPPI Works
standard
The HIPPI Standards and Documentation

hippi.imap file, see /usr/etc/hippi.imap
/usr/etc/hippi.imap File

hippi.sm file, see /var/sysgen/system/hippi.sm file
/var/sysgen/system/*.sm Files

hippi_s.sm file, see /var/sysgen/system/hippi_s.sm file
/var/sysgen/system/*.sm Files

hiptest command, see /usr/etc/hiptest
Commands Available for IRIS HIPPI

hostname to I-field mapping, see /usr/etc/hippi.imap file
/usr/etc/hippi.imap File

hosts, see /etc/hosts file
IRIS HIPPI With IP Support

how to
assign I-fields
Logical Addressing
build a driver without IP support
IRIS HIPPI Without IP Support
build driver with IP support
IRIS HIPPI With IP Support
change the I-field lookup table dynamically
Change the Static ARP Table That Maps IP Addresses to I-fields
configure board
Configure Board to Reject or Accept Connection Requests
configure destination I-fields
/usr/etc/hippi.imap File
configure destination ULAs
/usr/etc/hippi.imap File
configure driver
/var/sysgen/master.d/if_hip File
configure firmware
/var/sysgen/master.d/if_hip File
configure hardware
/var/sysgen/master.d/hippi File
configure I-fields
Logical Addressing
configure IP checksumming in hardware
/var/sysgen/master.d/if_hip File
configure IP network interface dynamically
Change IP Network Interface Parameters
configure IRIS HIPPI
List of All Configurable Items
Overview of Configuration Steps
configure MTU
/var/sysgen/master.d/if_hip File
configure TCP window sizes
/etc/config/ifconfig-#.options File
disable/enable board
Disable or Enable IRIS HIPPI Board
display current I-field lookup table
Display the ARP Table That Is Currently in Memory
display MAC address
Display ULA (MAC) Address
Display the ARP Table That Is Currently in Memory
display status information
Check Status
display ULA
Display the ARP Table That Is Currently in Memory
Display ULA (MAC) Address
enable/disable the IP network interface
Disable or Enable an IP Interface
increase performance
/etc/config/ifconfig-#.options File
install a loopback link
Loopback Link for Challenge or Onyx Systems
load new firmware
Disable or Enable IRIS HIPPI Board
maintain IRIS HIPPI subsystem
Step-by-Step Instructions for Common Procedures
map hostname to I-field
Change the Static ARP Table That Maps IP Addresses to I-fields
map IP address to I-field
/usr/etc/hippi.imap File
/usr/etc/hippi.imap File
Change the Static ARP Table That Maps IP Addresses to I-fields
map IP address to ULA
/usr/etc/hippi.imap File
/usr/etc/hippi.imap File
monitor IRIS HIPPI subsystem
Step-by-Step Instructions for Common Procedures
obtain HIPPI standards documentation
The HIPPI Standards and Documentation
set source timeout
Set Timeout for Source Channel Connections
shutdown the board
Disable or Enable IRIS HIPPI Board
troubleshoot a non-IP interface
Troubleshoot the Board and Its HIPPI-FP Interface
troubleshoot an IP network interface
Troubleshoot an IP Interface
troubleshoot the character device interface
Troubleshoot the Board and Its HIPPI-FP Interface
troubleshoot the IRIS HIPPI board
Troubleshoot the Board and Its HIPPI-FP Interface
verify presence of board in hardware inventory
Verify That the Board Has Been Located by the Software
verify that IP is enabled
Troubleshoot an IP Interface
verify the character device interface
Verify the Board and Its HIPPI-FP Interface
verify the IP network interface
Verify an IP-over-HIPPI Interface
verify the IRIS HIPPI board
Verify That the Board Has Been Located by the Software
verify the IRIS HIPPI subsystem
Verifying the HIPPI Subsystem

I-field
On Transmission
Camp-on bit
Connection Control
Direction bit
Source Addressing
Logical Addressing
Source Addressing
Source Addressing
format
The I-field
Path Selection bits
HIPPI MAC-Level Routing
Source Addressing
recommended values
I-Field Templates
Routing Control field
Source Addressing
HIPPI MAC-Level Routing
template for creating
I-Field Templates

I-field to IP address mapping, see /usr/etc/hippi.imap file
/usr/etc/hippi.imap File

IEEE 802.2 header
On Reception
On Transmission

IEEE universal address, see ULA
/usr/etc/hippi.imap File

if_hip file, see /var/sysgen/master.d/if_hip
/var/sysgen/master.d/if_hip File

ifconfig command, see /usr/etc/ifconfig
Commands Available for IRIS HIPPI
Commands Available for IRIS HIPPI

ifconfig-#.options file, see /etc/config/ifconfig-#.options
/etc/config/ifconfig-#.options File

ifhipconfig command
Configuring HIPPI Dynamic ARP (HARP)

INTERCONNECT signal
The Signals
Connection Control

IP address resolution and HIPPI
IP Address Resolution with HARP

IP address to I-field mapping, see /usr/etc/hippi.imap file
/usr/etc/hippi.imap File

IP checksumming
/var/sysgen/master.d/if_hip File

IP over HIPPI
The HIPPI Standards and Documentation
Basic HIPPI Configurations

LIS (logical IP subnet)
Guidelines for Selecting a HARP Server

LLC header
On Transmission

log file, see files
Overview of the Error Message Listing

logical addressing
assigned usages
Logical Addressing
description of
Logical Addressing
formats
Logical Addressing
maximum number of addresses
Logical Addressing
reserved addresses
Logical Addressing
size of address
Logical Addressing
use of
HIPPI MAC-Level Routing

logical IP subnet (LIS)
Guidelines for Selecting a HARP Server

lookup table
/usr/etc/hippi.imap File

loopback
Verifying the HIPPI Subsystem

MAC address
/usr/etc/hippi.imap File
ifhip.conf File Syntax

maintaining
Commands Available for IRIS HIPPI

monitoring
Commands Available for IRIS HIPPI

MTU configuration
/var/sysgen/master.d/if_hip File

multiple HARP servers
Using Multiple HARP Servers

netif.options, see /etc/config/netif.options file
IRIS HIPPI With IP Support

netstat command, see /usr/etc/netstat
Commands Available for IRIS HIPPI

packet
control
Packet and Flow Control
control information in
The FP Header
D1 area
The FP Header
D2 area
The FP Header
definition
Packet and Flow Control
format
The FP Header
The FP Header
indeterminate size
Packet and Flow Control
infinite
Packet and Flow Control
maximum size
Packet and Flow Control
user data in
The FP Header

PACKET signal
Packet and Flow Control
Packet and Flow Control
The Signals

panel plate
Site Cabling

performance tuning
/etc/config/ifconfig-#.options File

physical layer
copper
Site Cabling
How HIPPI Works
The HIPPI Standards and Documentation
How HIPPI Works
Basic HIPPI Configurations
fiber\x15 optic
The HIPPI Standards and Documentation
Site Cabling
How HIPPI Works
Basic HIPPI Configurations
How HIPPI Works
standards
The HIPPI Standards and Documentation
The HIPPI Standards and Documentation

physical link
Site Cabling
How HIPPI Works

ping command, see /usr/etc/ping
Commands Available for IRIS HIPPI

port identifier
Source Addressing

product support
Product Support

PS bits, see I-field
Path Selection bits
HIPPI MAC-Level Routing

READY signal
Packet and Flow Control

REQUEST signal
Connection Control
The Signals

reserved addresses
Logical Addressing

RFC 1323
The HIPPI Standards and Documentation
/etc/config/ifconfig-#.options File

RFC 1374
HIPPI Fabric Configurations
The HIPPI Standards and Documentation
On Transmission

routing
description of
HIPPI MAC-Level Routing
see also logical addressing
HIPPI MAC-Level Routing
see also source addressing
HIPPI MAC-Level Routing

routing control field, see I-field
Source Addressing

SC connector
Site Cabling

Silicon Graphics customer support
Product Support

SNAP header
On Transmission

software installation
Introduction

source
definition
HIPPI Terminology

source addressing
description of
Source Addressing
how address is changed by switches
Source Addressing
size of address
Source Addressing
use of
HIPPI MAC-Level Routing

source channel timeout
Set Timeout for Source Channel Connections

status reports
Interpreting Status Information
Check Status

support for upper layer applications
Support for Upper Layer Applications

switch
description of
How HIPPI Works
HIPPI Fabric Configurations
Connection Control
maximum number in a network
Logical Addressing

SYSLOG file
Overview of the Error Message Listing
Overview of the Error Message Listing

TCP large windows
/etc/config/ifconfig-#.options File

TCP/IP over HIPPI
Basic HIPPI Configurations
The HIPPI Standards and Documentation

technical assistance center
Product Support

testing procedures
Verifying the HIPPI Subsystem

timeout for source connections
Set Timeout for Source Channel Connections

troubleshooting
Troubleshoot the Board and Its HIPPI-FP Interface

ULA
/usr/etc/hippi.imap File
ifhip.conf File Syntax
On Transmission
/usr/etc/hippi.imap File
Display ULA (MAC) Address

ULA to IP address mapping, see /usr/etc/hippi.imap file
/usr/etc/hippi.imap File

ULP
Support for Upper Layer Applications

universal IEEE address, see ULA
/usr/etc/hippi.imap File

universal LAN MAC address, see ULA
/usr/etc/hippi.imap File

user data
The FP Header

/usr/adm/SYSLOG file
Overview of the Error Message Listing

/usr/etc/hipcntl command
Commands Available for IRIS HIPPI

/usr/etc/hipmap command
Commands Available for IRIS HIPPI
Change the Static ARP Table That Maps IP Addresses to I-fields

/usr/etc/hippi.imap file
On Transmission
/usr/etc/hippi.imap File

/usr/etc/hiptest command
Commands Available for IRIS HIPPI
Verify the Board and Its HIPPI-FP Interface

/usr/etc/ifconfig command
Commands Available for IRIS HIPPI
Disable or Enable an IP Interface
Change IP Network Interface Parameters
Commands Available for IRIS HIPPI

/usr/etc/netstat command
Commands Available for IRIS HIPPI

/usr/etc/ping command
Commands Available for IRIS HIPPI
Verify an IP-over-HIPPI Interface

/usr/var/adm/SYSLOG file
Overview of the Error Message Listing

utilities
Step-by-Step Instructions for Common Procedures

/var/sysgen/master.d/harp file
/var/sysgen/master.d/harp File
/var/sysgen/master.d/hippibp File
/var/sysgen/master.d/hps File

/var/sysgen/master.d/hippi file
IRIS HIPPI With IP Support
/var/sysgen/master.d/hippi File
IRIS HIPPI Without IP Support

/var/sysgen/master.d/if_hip file
/var/sysgen/master.d/if_hip File

/var/sysgen/system/hippi.sm file
IRIS HIPPI Without IP Support

/var/sysgen/system/hippi_s.sm file
IRIS HIPPI Without IP Support

verifying HARP
Troubleshoot the HARP Server

verifying the IRIS HIPPI subsystem
Verifying the HIPPI Subsystem

word
definition
HIPPI Terminology

IRIS HIPPI Administrator's Guide
(document number: 007-2229-006 / published: 1999-06-17)    table of contents  |  additional info  |  download

    Front Matter
    Introduction
    Chapter 1. What is HIPPI?
    Chapter 2. Configuring IRIS HIPPI
    Chapter 3. Maintaining, Monitoring, Verifying, and Troubleshooting IRIS HIPPI
    Chapter 4. IRIS HIPPI Error Messages
    Index


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