[rescue] IRIX 5.3 CD format
kevin at mpcf.com
Fri Dec 13 01:48:21 CST 2002
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Thanks, i compiled in SGI partition support and it now mounts
On Fri, 13 Dec 2002 13:07:07 -0600
"Jonathan C. Patschke" <jp at celestrion.net> wrote:
> On Fri, 13 Dec 2002, Kevin wrote:
> > Date: Fri, 13 Dec 2002 02:00:35 -0500
> > From: Kevin <kevin at mpcf.com>
> > Reply-To: rescue at sunhelp.org
> > To: rescue at sunhelp.org
> > Subject: [rescue] IRIX 5.3 CD format
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> > Are the IRIX 5.3 CDs in EFS format? I have compiled EFS
> > format into my linux kernel but it fails to mount the CD
> > regardless. I've tried with 2.4.19 and 2.4.20
> You also need support for the SGI partition type, since IRIX
> CDs have multiple partitions.
> > Also, does anyone here know if "IRIX 5.3 with 175Mhz and
> > 2MB cache support" will work on an Indy? I have been told
> > that it will only work on some Indigo2s and not Indys?
> It's a toss-up. The Indy has an IP24 motherboard, but uses
> an IP22 kernel (just like the R4x00 I2s). However, there
> are some device differences, and an I2-specific kernel may
> lack the necessary drivers(like GIO-32 and NewPort gfx) to
> successfully boot an Indy. I'm going to bet that it'll boot
> far enough to give you some fatal error.
> Jonathan Patschke
> "Albert Einstein nailed space-time, but the wild thing had
> him stumped.
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