[rescue] dumb questions I have many.....SGI indigo2

Dimitri Goldin dmi at sun-powered.de
Thu Apr 10 02:34:40 CDT 2003


On Thu, Apr 10, 2003 at 02:29:32AM -0500, Andrew Giedraitis wrote:

> I recently acquired some diskless SGI indigo2's
> I've read up on the units and have acquired the trays and installed some
> drives they detect fine with the hinv command
> but I go to install and I can't get around the lack of a "label" and/or
> swapfile area to get the install started, (a place to put the temporary files
> during the install) is there anyway to label an SGI disk from a sun,
> linux(intel),intel,or Mac

You should first boot the FX program on your SGI from the Installation-Tools CD,
there you can create your label etc.

I don't know if its possible to do the same on another arch.

Its all described here: http://futuretech.mirror.vuurwerk.net/6.5inst.html


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