Release 3.0
Displaying and Configuring HDM Cards

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Displaying and Configuring HDM Cards

Displaying and Configuring HDM Cards

The HDM front card in an IGX node is a programmable communications processor that can support one to four high speed, synchronous data channels. It operates at speeds from 1.2 Kbps up to 1344 Kbps on all four ports while performing link error monitoring.

Displaying Card Parameters

To display the Card Configuration dialog for this device (using the rear or front view), right-click on the card to display the card "Configure" pop-up menu, then select Configure.

Front Card Configuration Dialog

Use this dialog to display HDM card characteristics, hardware, firmware, and status information. The Card Configuration dialog parameters are described in Table 9-1.


Table 9-1: Card Configuration Dialog Parameters—Front View
Parameter Description

Slot No

Identifies the slot the card is in.

Card Status

Status of the card. Examples are:

  • Active—Card in use. No failure.

  • Standby—Card idle. No failures.

  • Failed—Card failed.

  • Down—Card downed.

  • Mismatch—Mismatch between front card and back card.

  • Missing—An active card has been removed.

FrontCard Type

Identifies the type of front card. In this case, it is an NTM.

Front Card Serial#

Serial number on the front card.

FrontCard Revision

Model, hardware revision, and firmware revision of the front card.

Card Y-RedStatus

Card Y-Redundancy status. The values can be one of: primary, secondary, null.

AssocCard for Y-red

Associated slot for this card's Y-Redundancy. If the Card Y-RedStatus is primary, the secondary card index displays in this field. If the Card Y-RedStatus is secondary, the primary slot index displays in this field. If Card Y-RedStatus is null, a zero (0) appears in this field.

Processor BOOTId

Boot ID of the processor card. If the card is not a processor card, this field is blank.

No. Ports (Front Card)

Number of ports on the front card.




Note   This is not a configurable dialog.

Back Card Configuration Dialog

Use this dialog to view back card characteristics, hardware, firmware, and status information. The Card Configuration dialog parameters are described in Table 9-2.


Table 9-2: Card Configuration Dialog Parameters—Rear View
Parameter Description

Slot No.

Number that identifies the slot the card is installed in.

Card Status

Status of the card. Examples are:

  • Active—Card in use. No failure.

  • Standby—Card idle. No failures.

  • Failed—Card failed.

  • Down—Card downed.

  • Mismatch—Mismatch between front card and back card.

  • Missing—An active card has been removed.

BackCard Type

Back card type.

BackCard Serial #

Serial number on the card.

BackCard Revision

Model number and hardware revision of the back card.

No. Ports (Backcard)

Number of ports on the back of the card.




Note   The parameters in this dialog cannot be configured.

Displaying Port Parameters

To open the Port Configuration dialog, right-click on a port (rear view) to display the "Configure" pop-up menu, then click Configure. The HDM Port Configuration dialog appears as in Figure 9-1.


Figure 9-1: Port Config Dialog


The parameters are described in Table 9-3.


Table 9-3: Port Configuration Dialog Parameters
Parameter Description

Card

Number that identifies the slot the card is in.

Line

Number of the line.

SerialPort Interface Type

Type of physical interface associated with the port. Can be one of: RS-232, RS-449, X21, V35, HSSI (High Speed Serial Interface).

Oper Status

Operational status of the port. Can be up, down, other, or failed.

SerialPort DCE/DTE

DCE/DTE type of the port.

SerialPort Clock

Port clocking configuration. Choose one of the following from the pop-up menu: other, normal, split, looped.

SerialPort Utilization

Port percentage utilization. Enter the appropriate value into the field.