This manual provides maintenance and troubleshooting information for the GT Graphics Subsystem . This manual is intended for Sun Field Service Engineers, third party service companies, and customers who wish to do their own maintenance.
The information in this manual covers the following components, which consistute the GT Graphics Subsystem:
This manual does not cover troubleshooting or replacement of the system unit, which is documented elsewhere.
The document is organized as follows:
Chapter 1 provides an overview of the GT Graphics Subsystem to the board level.
Chapter 2 describes how to isolate problems with the GT Graphics Subsystem to the FRU level.
Chapter 3 describes the diagnostics available for testing the GT Graphics Subsystem and how to run the internal self test and SunDiag diagnostics.
Chapter 4 describes how to replace the field-replaceable units.
Chapter 5 provides the periodic service procedure, which consists of cleaning or replacing the Graphics Tower air filter.
Chapter 6 contains an illustrated parts breakdown of the GT Graphics Subsystem assemblies.
Appendix A provides interconnect diagrams for the Graphics Tower printed circuit boards, showing jumper, connector, and test point locations. The appendix also contains a power supply wiring diagram.
Glossary contains a glossary of terms and acronyms used in this manual.
The following manuals contain topics that may be of interest to the service person:
This manual uses a number of typographical conventions:
When you press the switch, the power goes on.
Configuration successfully completed.
This font is also used to represent the lowercase SunOS commands, such as:
In addition, it is used within text instructions to indicate characters or words that you type. For example:
At the prompt, type
This equipment contains lethal voltage. Accidental contact can result in serious injury or death.
Improper handling by unqualified personnel can cause serious damage to this equipment. Unqualified personnel who tamper with this equipment may be held liable for any resultant damage to the equipment.
Note - Before you begin, carefully read each of the procedures in this manual. If you have not performed similar operations on comparable equipment, do not attempt to perform these procedures.