System90 Hardware Description
19 September 1988
Arix Corporation - CON"IDENTIAL
1. Arix System90 Hardware Description
This document is intended as a technical overview of the Arix System90. It identifies the
major hardware components of the system and describes their function. Additional
documents detail the function and operation of the major system components.
1.2 System90 Overview
The Arix System90 is a high performance general purpose computer system. The system is
intended to enhance Arix's position as a vendor of high performance on-line multi-
processor UNIX systems.
The system logic is composed of a computational subsystem and an 110 subsystem. The
computational subsystem is newly designed specifically for the System90 while the 110
subsystem is largely retained from the AlOOO fa|