This guide describes how to install the SunTM XVR-300 graphics accelerator hardware and software in a Sun system.

How This Book Is Organized

Chapter 1 provides an overview of the Sun XVR-300 graphics accelerator.

Chapter 2 provides hardware and software installation information.

Chapter 3 describes procedures for configuring multiple frame buffers.

Chapter 4 provides feature information, including video output methods.

Appendix A describes cabling for DVI and HD15 (VGA) type monitor video ports.

Appendix B provides product and I/O video port specifications.

Appendix C provides color depth option information.

Using UNIX Commands

This document might not contain information on basic UNIX® commands and procedures such as shutting down the system, booting the system, and configuring devices. See the following for this information:

Typographic Conventions

Typeface or Symbol




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. Replace command-line variables with real names or values.

Read Chapter 6 in the User's Guide.
These are called class options.
To delete a file, type rm filename.

Shell Prompts



C shell


C shell superuser


Bourne shell and Korn shell


Bourne shell and Korn shell superuser


Documentation, Support, and Training

Sun Function





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