Scitex

@6A70.ADF "SCITEX IEEE 802.3 LAN CONTROLLER" (LANC PS2-32)
@6A71.ADF "SFLP interface (SCITEX PS/2 FIBER LINK)"
Thanks to Greg Chabala for the ADF files.

SFLP (Scitex Fiber Link)
LANC PS2-32 Ethernet

Rob (r...@i-2000.com )
 The propritary cards can't be used in any newer machines. The software (AIX1.3 and Scitex stuff)  is made to recognize and use specific ethernet, LanC, Scitex Fiber Link (SFL) and Video Boards.

Greg Chabala rains on my AIX documentation hopes:
   Word is that there aren't any manuals, and never were. The ps2 turned into a turnkey system once the Scitex distribution was installed, and even the install was graphical. So no manual talks about the workings of AIX, just how to install and use the Scitex system.

If you have anything on this card, please Tell Us.



SFLP-A Adapter
J1-J3 50 pin headers 
RX  Optical port 
Q1, Q2 RF frequency transistors (?)
TX  Optical port 
U201, U301  AM7969-125DC TAXIchip 
Y1 110NDK04: Xtal

SFLP-B Daughtercard

P1-P3 50 position socket 
U302 L5A1359 
U304 20 MHz osc 
U405 Cypress CY7C428-30PC

  There doesn't seem to be much on this card. It is possibly part of the "Star" or "Star Lite" publishing system by Scitex. The Scitex site has four text notes on microchannel adapters, all Y2K related. That's it... 

Greg Chabala says:
   I think what you have gotten ahold of is the Scitex FiberChannel card. Scitex used PS/2 model 80s and still uses 95s as workstations for running their "Dolev" line of film plotters. Star is one of the software versions. This card would talk with the Dolev through the fiber optics, while the PS/2 would have files passed to it for plotting over a network. The card should only operate when running the Scitex software, which is a custom GUI running over an old version of AIX. (Ed. AIX for PS/2? ver 1.1 to 1.3?)

ADF Sections AdapterID 6A71 "SFLP interface (SCITEX PS/2 FIBER LINK)"

Internal I/O Address Range A8-A15
A8 - A15 (bits 0 - 7 of pos1) Select Internal I/O Address. This range should be used for Local registers. Address space is FFh bytes
   <"9000 - 90ff">, d000-d0ff, 6000-60ff, 7000-70ff, 8000-80ff, a000-a0ff, c000-c0ff, b000-b0ff

External I/O Address range A12-A15
   A12 - A15 (bits 0 - 3 of pos2) Select External I/O Address.  This ranges should be used for Transmit Operations. Address space is 4 kbytes
    <"b000 - bfff">, 8000-8fff, c000-cfff, 6000-6fff, 7000-7fff, 9000-9fff, a000-afff, d000-dfff

External Memory Address range A20-A23
   A20 - A23 (bits 4 - 7 of pos2) Select External I/O Address. This range should be used for Transmit Operations. Address space is 1 Mbytes
   <"MEMORY DISABLE">, F000 - FFFF, E000 - EFFF, 6000 - 6FFF, 7000 - 7FFF, 8000 - 8FFF, 9000 - 9FFF, A000 - AFFF, B000 - BFFF, C000 - CFFF, D000 - DFFF

INTERRUPT LEVEL
   BIT 4-7 ARE THE INTERRUPT LEVLES BITS
   <"LEVEL 15">, 10, 11, 5

FAIRENES [Ed. Fairness]
   BIT 2-FAIRENES   ON CASE A FAIR. ARBITRATION
   <"ON">, OFF

ARBITRATION LEVEL
   BIT 0-1 ARE THE ARBITRATION LEVLES BITS
    <"LEVEL 14">, 12, 13



LANC PS2-32 Thanks to Ivan Turciak for original (HUGE!) scan

LANC LEDs

ADF Sections AdapterID 6A70 "SCITEX IEEE 802.3 LAN CONTROLLER" (LANC PS-32)
 
IO Address range
   IO ADDRESS RANGE:  There are 4 possible 1K blocks of io
   <"0EC00"(EC00-ECFF)>, 0E800 (E800-E8FF), 0EA00 (EA00-EAFF), 0EE00 (EEFF-EEFF)
  
Interrupt Level
   This IEEE 802.3 LAN CONTROLLER  can operate on one of four interrupt levels:
    <"Interrupt 10">, 5, 11, 15
 
Arbitration List
   THE SCITEX LAN CONTROLLER can work with one of  3 arbitration levels
    <"Arbitration 13">, 12,14

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