The Netratrademark CP2140 CompactPCI board is designed to address critical applications in the core network and access network infrastructures, including wireless infrastructure.

The Netra CP2140 board CompactPCI board incorporates a
650-MHz UltraSPARCtrademark IIi processor and runs on Solaristrademark 8 Operating Environment. This board also supports advanced architectural capabilities for next-generation network infrastructure requirements.

The Netra CP2140 Technical Reference and Installation Manual (816-4908-xx) describes the functions of the CP2140 board, its controls, indicators, connectors, pinouts, boot sequence, and specifications. It also provides some mechanical drawings of the board.

Who Should Use This Book

The Netra CP2140 Technical Reference and Installation Manual is written for computer hardware engineers, system programmers, computer technicians, and others involved in the integration of the Netra CP2140 board. References are provided for further details.

How This Book Is Organized

The Netra CP2140 Technical Reference and Installation Manual is organized as follows:

Chapter 1 explains the capabilities and major features of the Netra CP2140 board.

Chapter 2 describes how to install the Netra CP2140 board in different configurations.

Chapter 3 provides a summary of specifications of the Netra CP2140 board.

Chapter 4 provides a short description of the function of each block on the Netra CP2140 board.

Chapter 5 describes the sequence of events that occur at power up in a reference configuration.

Chapter 6 describes the structure and function of initialization firmware. It also provides information on the Netra CP2140 board system OpenBoottrademark firmware.

Appendix A describes the pinouts of the connectors on the Netra CP2140 board. Also provided are the illustrations of all the major connectors.

Appendix B contains mechanical drawings of the Netra CP2140 board.

Appendix C describes the Sun Validation Test Suite (SunVTStrademark) software, a comprehensive package that tests and validates the Netra CP2140 board by verifying the configuration and functions of most hardware controllers and devices on the motherboard.

Appendix D describes how to access the Solaris Sun FRU ID information on the Netra CP2140 board.

Related References

Specifications and Standards:

Integrated Circuit Specifications:

SME1040 Highly Integrated 64-bit RISC Processor, PCI Interface Data Sheet

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Reference Documents


Typographic Conventions





The names of commands, files, and directories; on-screen computer output


Edit your .login file.

Use ls -a to list all files.

% You have mail.


What you type, when contrasted with on-screen computer output

% su



Book titles, new words or terms, words to be emphasized

Read Chapter 6 in the User's Guide.

These are called class options.

You must be superuser to do this.


Command-line variable; replace with a real name or value

To delete a file, type rm filename.

Shell Prompts



C shell prompt (in Solaris)


C shell superuser prompt (in Solaris)


Bourne shell and Korn shell prompt


Bourne shell and Korn shell superuser prompt


OpenBoot PROM prompt


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