Hardware Notes - CADDS 5 Rev. 8.1

Last Updated: March 03, 1999
CADDS 5 Rev. 8.1 Hardware Requirements

 

The following information for CADDS5 Rev. 8.1 is listing below:
 
  • SUMMARY OF SUPPORTED PLATFORMS
  • SUPPORTED PLATFORMS - LISTED BY VENDOR
  • REQUIRED OPERATING SYSTEM PATCHES - LISTED BY VENDOR
  • SUPPORTED PERIPHERALS
  • TYPICAL CONFIGURATIONS
  • HISTORY OF OPERATING SYSTEM SUPPORT

 
 
 

SUMMARY OF SUPPORTED PLATFORMS

Digital
UNIX V4.0A

Hewlett-Packard
HP-UX 10.20

IBM AIX/6000 V4.2

Silicon Graphics
IRIX V6.2/6.3/6.4

Sun
SPARC Solaris 2.5.1/2.6

Windows NT 4.0
(Alpha & Intel-based)

Please refer to the CADDS 5 Rev 8.0 Configuration Guide for detailed information about product platform availability and prerequisites.

 
 
 

SPARC Solaris 2.5.1/2.6 Supported Platforms for CADDS 5 Rev. 8.1

 

SS5: M70, M85,M110

SS20: M5x, M61, M71, HS111, HS211

UltraSPARC

Ultra 1: M140, M170, M140E,M170E,M200E

Ultra 2

Ultra30

Ultra60

Ultra 10


Memory

·
Minimum
·
Standard
·
Maximum
Performance

48MB

64MB

128MB

64MB

96MB

128MB

64MB

96MB

128MB

64MB

96MB

128MB


Disk

1 GB

1 GB

1 GB

1 GB


Monitor

19"

19"

19"

19"


Graphics
Boards
Run in X11 & OGL Mode -
Unless Noted

SX1 (SS20 Only)

TurboGX,

TurboGX+,

ZX, TurboZX

TurboGX (M140&170 Only)

TurboGX+(M140&170 Only)

Creator (M140E,M170E&Ultra2 Only)
 

Creator 3D

(M170E&Ultra2 Only )

Creator

Creator 3D

Elite 3D

Creator

Creator 3D

Elite 3D


OS

Solaris 2.5.1/2.6

Solaris 2.5.1/2.6

Solaris 2.5.1/2.6

* Solaris 2.5.1 HW 11/97

*Solaris 2.6 HW3/98

Solaris 2.5.1 HW 11/97

Solaris 2.6 HW3/98

      1. = SX Graphics Board REQUIRES 16MB of additional memory.

NOTES:

·
Solaris 2.x, CDE and OpenGL takes 32MB of the memory shown above.
·
The IPX, SS2, SS10, Classic and LX are supported on Solaris 2.5.1.
·
Not Supported - SS1, SS1+, IPC, 40C, 45S, GA3, GA4
·
Dial Box (Solaris 2.x) - Supported in both Parametric and Explicit environments.
·
Spaceball Input Device (Solaris 2.x) - Supported in both Parametric and Explicit environments.
·
C Size Tablets (Solaris 2.x) Support is available (Explicit Environment Only).
·
DMENU (Solaris 2.x) Support is Available.
·
470, 490, 670, 690 and SC1000 are supported as file servers only and not as CADDS workstations.

 
 
 

 

Digital UNIX V4.0 Supported Platforms for CADDS 5 Rev. 8.1

 

Series 3000

700, 900 AXP

AlphaStation

Series 200 Model 4/166

Series 200 Model 4/233

Series 250 Model 4/266

Series 400 Model 4/233

AlphaStation 255/233

AlphaStation 255/300

AlphaStation 500/333

AlphaStation 500/400

AlphaStation 500/500

AlphaStation 600 5/266

AlphaStation 600 5/333

AlphaStation 600 5/500

Digital Personal

Workstations

433au

500au

600au


Memory

·
Minimum
·
Standard
·
Maximum
Performance

64MB

96MB

192MB

64MB

96MB

192MB

64MB

96MB

192MB

64MB

96MB

192MB


Disk

1 GB

1 GB

1 GB

1 GB


Monitor

19"

19"

19"

19"


Graphics Boards
(X11 Only)

 

ZLX-E1

ZLXp-E1

PowerStorm 3D10

PowerStorm 3D30

PowerStorm 3D30


Graphics Boards
(X11 and OpenGL)

ZLX-E3

ZLX-L1

ZLX-L2

ZLX-M1

ZLX-M2

ZLXp-E3

ZLXp-L1

ZLXp-L2

PowerStorm 4D20

PowerStorm 4D40T

PowerStorm 4D50T

PowerStorm 4D60T

ZLXp-L1

ZLXp-L2

PowerStorm 4D20

PowerStorm 4D40T

PowerStorm 4D50T

PowerStorm 4D60T


OS

Digital UNIX V4.0a

Digital UNIX V4.0a

Digital UNIX V4.0a

Digital UNIX V4.0c


·
Digital UNIX V4.0, Motif V1.2.4 and OpenGL takes 24MB of memory shown above
·
DEC ULTRIX O/S Not Supported
·
All Workstations also require Open3D v4.4 or higher
·
Dial Box (DEC) - Supported in both Parametric and Explicit environments.
·
Spaceball Input Device (DEC) - Supported in both Parametric and Explicit environments.
·
C Size Tablets (DEC) Not Supported.
·
DMENU (DEC) Support NOT Available.


 
 
 
 

Hewlett-Packard HP-UX 10.20 Supported Platforms for CADDS 5 Rev. 8.1

 

712/60

712/80

712/100

715/33,715/50

715/75,725/50

725/75

735/99,735/125

755/99,755/125

715/64,715/80

715/100,

715/100XC,725/100

C100, C110,

J200, J210

B132L,

B160L,

C160,C180,

K460

B180,

C200, C240

C360, J2240


Memory

·
Minimum
·
Standard
·
Maximum
Performance

 

48MB

64MB

128MB

 

48MB

64MB

128MB

 

48MB

64MB

128MB

 

48MB

64MB

128MB

 

48MB

64MB

128MB

 

48MB

64MB

128MB


Disk

1 GB

1 GB

1 GB

1 GB

1 GB

1GB


Monitor

19"

19"

19"

20"

20"

20"


Graphics Boards
(X11 & OGL)

8 plane

on-board

8 plane (715 only)

CRX24

CRX24Z

CRX48Z

8 plane on-board

HCRX8

HCRX24

Visualize 8

CRX48Z

HCRX8Z

HCRX24Z

Visualize 24, 48

8 plane on-board

Visualize

HCRX8Z

HCRX24Z

Visualize 24, 48

Visualize 48XP

Visualize 8, 24, 48

Visualize 48XP

fx2, fx4, fx6

Requires ACE


OS

HP-UX 10.20

HP-UX 10.20

HP-UX 10.20

HP-UX 10.20

HP-UX 10.20

HP-UX 10.20


·
HP-UX 10.20, OpenGL and PEX take 30MB of the memory shown above.
·
8 plane Graphics Boards may be accelerated in software with HP’s PowerShade Software.
·
Dial Box (HP) - Supported in both Parametric and Explicit environments.
·
Spaceball Input Device (HP) - Supported in both Parametric and Explicit environments.
·
C Size Tablets (HP) Support is Available (Explicit Environment Only).
·
DMENU (HP) Support is Available (Order Patch # HPDM5.1.1 from Services).



 

SGI IRIX V6.2/6.3/6.4 Supported Platforms for CADDS 5 Rev. 8.1

 

Indy

R5000PC

R5000SC

O2

R5000PC

R5000SC

R10000

Indigo2

R4000/4400

R4600, R10000

OCTANE

R10000

(175 or 195 MHz)


Memory

·
Minimum
·
Standard
·
Maximum
Performance

48MB

64MB

256MB

48MB

64MB

1000MB

 

48MB

64MB

512MB

 

48MB

64MB

1000MB


Disk Minimum
Maximum

1 GB

4 GB

1 GB

4 GB

1 GB

12 GB

1 GB

27 GB


Monitor

17", 20"

20"

20", 21"

20", 21", 24"


Graphics Boards
(X11 Only)

XGE (8)


 

 

 

Graphics Boards
(X11 & OpenGL)

XGE (24)

XZ

O2 Graphics

XL, XZ,

EXTREME,

Solid Impact,

High Impact,

Maximum Impact

Solid Impact,

High Impact,

Maximum Impact


OS

IRIX 6.2

IRIX 6.3 Only

IRIX 6.2

IRIX 6.4 Only


·
SGI IRIX V6.2/6.3, Indigo MAGIC and OpenGL takes 25MB of the memory shown above.
·
R4000/4400 Indy & Indigo, as well as, R4600SC Indy is supported running IRIX 6.2.
·
Dial Box (SGI) - Supported in both Parametric and Explicit environments.
·
Spaceball Input Device (SGI) - Supported in both Parametric and Explicit environments.
·
C Size Tablets (SGI) Not Supported.
·
DMENU (SGI) Support NOT Available.

 
 
 
 

IBM AIX/6000 V4.2 Supported Platforms for CADDS 5 Rev. 8.1

 

PowerStation

43P-140

43P-240

40P,

,43P-100, 43P-120,

43P-133

41T, 42T

3AT, 3BT, 3CT

300 Series


CPU Type

166mhz, 200Mhz, 233mhz

POWER PC

POWER PC

POWER2

POWER


Memory

·
Minimum
·
Standard
·
Maximum
Performance

48MB

64MB

128MB

48MB

64MB

128MB

48MB

64MB

128MB

48MB

64MB

128MB

48MB

64MB

128MB


L2 Cache

1 MB

512K standard

512K optional

2 MB optional

N/A


Disk

2 GB

1 GB

1 GB

1 GB

1 GB


Monitor

15", 17", 20"

17", 19", 20"

17", 19", 20"

17", 19", 20"

15", 17", 20"


Graphics
Boards
All Run in X11 and OpenGL Unless Noted (See Note 1)

GXT150P1

E15 standard1

S151

GXT500P

GXT550P

GXT800P

GXT1000M1

GXT1000M2

GXT150P1

E15 standard1

S151

GXT500P

GXT550P

GXT800P

GXT1000M1

GXT1000M2

Gt4e, Gt4xi(8) 1

Gt4xi(24)

GXT150L (std) 1

GXT150M1

GXT155L1

GXT500 (8) 1

GXT500 (12)

GXT500D

GXT1000M1

GXT1000M2

Gt4e1

Gt4xi(8) 1

Gt4xi(24)

Gt4i1

GXT150M (std) 1

GXT1000M1

GXT1000M2

Gt4e1

(std 37T)

Gt4xi(8) 1

Gt4xi(24)

GXT1000M1

GXT1000M2


OS

AIX 4.2

AIX 4.2

AIX 4.2

AIX 4.2

AIX 4.2


1 = Runs in X11 Mode only

·
Dial Box (IBM) - Supported in both Parametric and Explicit environments.
·
Spaceball Input Device (IBM) - Supported in both Parametric and Explicit environments.
·
C Size Tablets (IBM) Not Supported.
·
DMENU (IBM) Support NOT Available.


 

 

Windows NT 4.0 Supported Platforms for CADDS 5 Rev. 8.1
  • Intel Pentium (133 Mhz or greater) or DEC Alpha Microprocessor
  • 64 MB or greater RAM
  • CD-ROM
  • 1 GB disk drive in NTFS file format
  • Microsoft Windows NT 4.0
  • HTML Browser
  • 2D graphics accelerator with 4MB VRAM for increased performance
  • Dial Box, Spaceball, C-Size Tablets and DMENUs are NOT Supported

 

 
 
 

REQUIRED OPERATING SYSTEM PATCHES - LISTED BY VENDOR
 

Sun

The following operating system patches and operting system software clusters are required. You must install the operating system software cluster before you install the patch.
 

Solaris 2.6

Patch

OS Software Cluster

Cluster Description

Patch Description

105284-04

 

 

Motif runtime kit patch

105360-09

 

 

Creator/FFB Graphics patch

 

Solaris 2.5.1

Patch

OS Software Cluster

Cluster Description

Patch Description

103368-03

SUNWxgldg

XGL Generic Loadable Libraries

XGL & X11 patch

 

SUNWxglrt

XGL Runtime Environment

 

103461-13

 

 

Corrects CDE "snapshot" problem

105790-03

SUNWffb

Creator Graphics (FFB) system software

Creator 3D patch

 

SUNWffbcf

Creator Graphics (FFB) configuration software

 

 

SUNWffbw

Creator Graphics (FFB) window system support

 

 

SUNWffbxg

Creator Graphics (FFB) XGL support

 

 

SUNWv1xi1

VIS/XIL support

 

103566-08

SUNWxwplt

X Windows Platform Software

OpenWindows 3.5.1 X Server

 

SUNWxwslb

W Windows static/lint libraries

 

104589-01

SUNWxwpsr

Sun4u-platform specific X server tilter modules

OpenWindows 3.5.1 X Server

 
 

SGI

The following operating system patches are required for SGI workstations.
 

IRIX 6.2 & IRIX 6.3

Patch

Patch Description

1345

For prgramming customers. Fixes compiler core dump problem.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 

HISTORY OF OPERATING SYSTEM SUPPORT

 

CADDS 5 6.1.5

CADDS 5 7.0

CADDS 5 7.1.1

CADDS 5 8.0

CADDS 5 8.1


Operating System

 

 

 

 

 

Sol 1.1.2

X

X

X


 

 

Sol 2.3

 

 

 

 

 

Sol 2.4

X


 

 

 

 

Sol 2.5.1

X

X

X

X

X


Sol 2.6

 

 

X

X

X


 

Digital UNIX 3.2

X


 

 

 

 

Digital UNIX 4.0

X

X

X

X

X


 

HP-UX 9.05

X


 

 

 

 

HP-UX 9.07

X


 

 

 

 

HP-UX 10.10

X


 

 

 

 

HP-UX 10.20

X

X

X

X

X


 

IRIX 5.3

X


 

 

 

 

IRIX 6.2

X

X

X

X

X


IRIX 6.3

X

X

X

X

X


IRIX 6.4

 

 

 

X

X


 

AIX 4.1.x

X

X

X


 

 

AIX 4.2.x

 

 

 

X

X


AIX 4.3

 

 

 
 

X


 

Windows NT 4.0

 

 

 

X

X


 

 
 

SUPPORTED PERIPHERALS FOR CADDS 5 Rev. 8.0

 

Tablet Support

System

Explicit

Parametric

Solaris 1.1.2

Yes

No

Solaris 2.5.1

Yes

No

Digital UNIX 4.0

No

No

HP-UX 10.20

Yes

No

IRIX 6.2/6.3

No

No

AIX 4.2

No

No

 

Dialbox Support

System

Explicit

Parametric

Solaris 1.1.2

Yes

Yes

Solaris 2.5.1

Yes

Yes

Digital UNIX 4.0

Yes

Yes

HP-UX 10.20

Yes

Yes

IRIX 6.2/6.3

Yes

Yes

AIX 4.2

Yes

Yes

 

Spaceball 3003 Support

System

Explicit

Parametric

Solaris 1.1.2

Yes

Yes

Solaris 2.5.1

Yes

Yes

Digital UNIX 4.0

Yes

Yes

HP-UX 10.20

Yes

Yes

IRIX 6.2/6.3

Yes

Yes

AIX 4.2

Yes

Yes

 

TYPICAL CONFIGURATIONS

 

Entry-Level Drafting

 
System
Memory
Disk
Graphics
SPECint95
SPECfp95

Solaris 2.x

SS5/85

64 MB

1 GB

20" S24

64*

55**

DEC

DPW 433au

128 MB

2.1 GB

21" 3D30

13

17

HP

712/80

64 MB

1 GB

20" Integ. 8 plane

97.1*

123.3**

SGI

O2 R5000PC/150

64 MB

1 GB

20" XGE

3.1

3.6

IBM
43P-166

64 MB

2.1 GB

20" GXT250P

6.15

4.83


*SPECint95, **SPECfp95
 

Entry-Level Wireframe

 
System
Memory
Disk
Graphics
SPECint95
SPECfp95

Solaris 2.x

SS5/110

64 MB

1 GB

20" TurboGX

79*

65**

DEC

DPW 433au

128 MB

2.1 GB

21" 3D30

13

17

HP

712/80

64 MB

1 GB

20" Integ. 8 plane

97.1*

123.3**

SGI

O2 R5000PC/150

64 MB

1 GB

20" XGE

3.1

3.6

IBM

43P-166

64 MB

2.1 GB

20" GXT255P

6.15

4.83


 

Mid-Range Wireframe

 
System
Memory
Disk
Graphics
SPECint95
SPECfp95

Solaris 2.x

Ultra 1 M140

64 MB

1 GB

20" TurboGX

4.66

7.90

DEC

DPW 433au

128 MB

4.2 GB

21" 4D20

13

17

HP

715/100

64 MB

2 GB

20" Integ. 8 plane

2.89

3.47

SGI

O2 R1000/180

128 MB

1 GB

20" O2 Graphics

7.6

6.6

IBM

43P-200

128 MB

2.1 GB

20" GXT500P

7.79

5.43


 

Entry-Level Solids

 
System
Memory
Disk
Graphics
SPECint95
SPECfp95

Solaris 2.x

Ultra 1 M140E

128 MB

1 GB

20" Creator

4.66

7.90

DEC

DPW 500au

192 MB

4.2 GB

21" 4D40T

15

18.5

HP

B160L

128 MB

2 GB

20" Visualize 24

7.75

7.56

SGI

O2 R10000/180

128 MB

1 GB

20" O2 Graphics

7.6

6.6

IBM

43P-200

128 MB

2.1 GB

20" GXT550P

7.79

5.43


 

High-End Solids

 
System
Memory
Disk
Graphics
SPECint95
SPECfp95

Solaris 2.x

Ultra 2

128 MB

2 GB

20" Creator3D

7.67

11.10

DEC

DPW 600au

256 MB

4.2 GB

21" 4D50T

HP

C180

128 MB

2 GB

20" Visualize 48

11.8

18.7

SGI

OCTANE R10K/195

128 MB

2 GB

20" Solid IMPACT

9.3

17

IBM

43P-140/233

128 MB

2.1 GB

20" GXT800P

3.31

9.35


* = SPECint92, ** = SPECfp92

 
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