[rescue] Irix cd problem

Gerhard Lenerz mail at g-lenerz.de
Fri Apr 18 12:13:33 CDT 2003


Friday, April 18, 2003, 6:23:49 PM, you wrote:

> On Fri, 18 Apr 2003 wlewis at mailbag.com wrote:
>> Sigh. It seems my set of 6.5.3 is missing a disk called installation tools...
> Take a look at the overlay 1 CD.  It should say whether or not it
> contains the installation tools.  Usually you can just boot off that.

  yes but to do a full install you also need the basic IRIX 6.5 CDs.
  SGI releases it's current OS versions as an overlay (i.e. Patchset,
  Software Extension) against the original IRIX 6.5 release.

Best regards,
 Gerhard                            mailto:mail at g-lenerz.de

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