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Altos 586/986 Operator's Guide

In English
Altos P/N 690-12774-006
Publisher: Altos Computer Systems
March, 1985

Table of Contents
 
1. ABOUT YOUR ALTOS COMPUTER 1-1
INTRODUCTION1-2
GENERAL DESCRIPTION OF THE ALTOS 586/9861-2
BASIC HARDWARE1-3
 
2. ABOUT SOFTWARE 2-1
SOFTWARE CATEGORIES2-2
SYSTEM VERIFICATION DIAGNOSTICS2-2
OPERATING SYSTEMS2-2
UTILITIES2-4
APPLICATION PROGRAM PACKAGES2-4
LANGUAGES2-5
DISKETTE FORMAT FOR SOFTWARE2-5
 
3. ABOUT OPTIONS 3-1
DESCRIPTION OF THE OPTION KITS3-2
 
4. CUSTOMER SUPPLIED ITEMS 4-1
 
5. SETTING UP 5-1
SELECTING A COMPUTER SITE5-2
A COMPLETE ALTOS 586 SYSTEM5-4
 
6. CONNECTING TERMINALS 6-1
 
7. CONNECTING THE PRINTER 7-1
 
8. TURNING ON YOUR SYSTEM 8-1
PREPARING THE SYSTEM8-2
TURNING ON POWER8-2
9. HANDLING FLOPPY DISKETTES9-1
 
10. TESTING THE SYSTEM 10-1
SYSTEM TESTS10-2
AUTOMATIC SYSTEM TESTING10-2
OPERATOR TESTING10-3
AN OVERVIEW OF THE DIAGNOSTIC PROGRAM10-3
PREPARING FOR THE DIAGNOSTIC PROGRAM10-4
 
11. TURNING OFF THE SYSTEM 11-1
 
12. PREVENTIVE MAINTENANCE 12-1
 
13. TROUBLESHOOTING PROCEDURES 13-1
TERMINAL13-2
POWER UP13-3
PRINTER13-4
DIAGNOSTIC PROCEDURES ERRORS13-4
OPERATING SYSTEM ERRORS13-5
SHUT-DOWN ERRORS13-5
PROGRAM ERRORS13-5
 
APPENDIX A. SYSTEM SPECIFICATIONS A-1
 
APPENDIX B. WARRANTY B-1
 
APPENDIX C. CABLES, TERMINALS, AND PRINTER INTERFACE CONFIGURATIONS C-1
 
GLOSSARY 
 
INDEX 



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