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HP OpenVMS Version 8.2 Release Notes

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Chapter 6
6 Hardware Release Notes
     6.1     MP and BMC Console Restrictions (I64 Only)
         6.1.1         Input, Output, and Error Device Restriction
         6.1.2         Remapping Ctrl/H to the Delete Key
     6.2     AlphaServer 2100
         6.2.1         Console Display
         6.2.2         SCSI Controller Restriction
     6.3     AlphaServer 8200/8400: FRU Table Error
     6.4     AlphaServer ES47/ES80/GS1280 Systems
         6.4.1         INIT Console Command Usage on ES47/ES80/GS1280 Soft Partitions
         6.4.2         Setting SYSGEN Parameter PHYSICAL_MEMORY
         6.4.3         RAD Support
         6.4.4         License Requirements
         6.4.5         STOP/CPU and Shutdown Behavior
         6.4.6         Setting Time at MBM
     6.5     AlphaServer GS Series Systems
         6.5.1         AlphaServer GS80/160/320 Systems: Device Restriction
         6.5.2         OpenVMS Galaxy License Enforcement
         6.5.3         Installing Licenses
         6.5.4         AlphaServer GS60/GS60E/GS140 Multiple I/O Port Module Configuration Restriction
     6.6     AlphaStation 200/400: ISA_CONFIG.DAT Changes Required
     6.7     AlphaStation 255: PCI Configuration Restriction
     6.8     ATI RADEON 7000 Graphics (I64 Only)
         6.8.1         I64 Graphics Support
         6.8.2         Hardware Accelerated 3D Graphics Not Supported on RADEON 7000
     6.9     ATI RADEON 7500 Graphics
         6.9.1         Resource Requirements
         6.9.2         New Features in Version 8.2
                Improved Performance of Text and Other Bitmap Operations
                Improved Performance of DMA Operations
                Improved Performance of OpenGL Texture Copies
                Screen Resolution 1024x864 Added
                Hardware-Accelerated Indirect 3D Rendering
         6.9.3         Problems Fixed (Alpha Only)
         6.9.5         Support Limitations
         6.9.6         Video Artifacts at High Refresh Rates
         6.9.7         OpenGL Supports IEEE Arithmetic Only
         6.9.8         DECwindows Server Hangs When Output Is Written to the Graphics Console (OPA0)
         6.9.9         Monitor Must Be Connected During Initialization
         6.9.10         Boot Reset Recommendation (Alpha Only)
         6.9.11         No Overlay Planes
         6.9.12         Single Colormap
         6.9.13         Single Bit Depth for All Windows
         6.9.14         Pixel Depth for Read/Write Color Map
         6.9.15         Backing Store/Save Unders Not Supported for 3D Windows
         6.9.16         Threads Restriction
         6.9.17         No Support for Single Buffered Visuals
         6.9.18         No 3D Support for Color Index Mode
         6.9.19         Timer Mechanism
     6.10     DECwindows X11 Display Server (Alpha Only)
         6.10.1         Vendor and Operating System Version Data Has Been Corrected
         6.10.2         S3 Multihead Graphics
         6.10.3         Integrated Graphics Board Support
     6.11     DIGITAL Modular Computing Components (DMCC)
         6.11.1         Alpha 5/366 and 5/433 PICMG SBC Restriction
         6.11.2         Updating the SRM Console
     6.12     Digital Personal Workstation: Booting OpenVMS V7.3-1 and Higher
     6.13     Dual-Controller HSGnn with Many LUNs Can Fail Under Heavy I/O Load
     6.14     Open3D Graphics Licensing Change
     6.15     PowerStorm 300/350 PCI Graphics Support for OpenVMS
     6.16     RFnn DSSI Disk Devices and Controller Memory Errors
     6.17     RZnn Disk Drive Considerations
         6.17.1         RZ25M and RZ26N Disk Drives: Recommendations
         6.17.2         RZ26N and RZ28M Disks: Recommended Firmware Support
         6.17.3         RZ26L and RZ28 Disks: Required Firmware for Multihost Use
                Firmware Revision Level 442 Requirements
                Firmware Revision Level 442 Installation Procedure
     6.18     ZLX Graphics Boards Support
     6.19     Recompiling and Relinking OpenVMS Device Drivers
         6.19.1         Alpha and VAX SCSI Device Drivers
         6.19.2         OpenVMS Alpha Device Drivers
     6.20     Device Driver MON Version Handling
     6.21     Possible Per-Threads Security Impact on Alpha Device Drivers
     6.22     Device IPL Setup for OpenVMS Alpha Drivers
     6.23     CRCTX Routines Enhanced
Appendix A
Appendix A Product Retirement Notices
     A.1     Compaq Open3D Layered Product Not Supported in Version 8.2
     A.2     Open3D Graphics Licensing Change
     A.3     DECamds Not Supported on OpenVMS Version 8.2
     A.4     DECevent Not Supported
     A.5     DECwrite Reached End-of-Service Life in December 2004
     A.6     Error Log Report Formatter (ERF) Unsupported
     A.7     ISA_CONFIG.DAT Unsupported in Future Release
     A.8     POSIX 1003.4a Draft 4 Interface May Be Retired
     A.9     Visual Threads: Not Supported for Version 8.2
     A.10     Last Ordering Dates for Alpha Systems
     A.11     Archived Manuals

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