[rescue] Can someone do me a favor (fast 'net, CD-burner)

Kevin kevin at mpcf.com
Sat Dec 20 18:07:56 CST 2003

Only 6.5.19m is available with basic Supportfolio.

The feature stream of IRIX simply adds features to the OS.  Mostly
stuff dealing with media and so forth.  I run 6.5.18f on an Octane
and an R5K Indy.  Some of the extras are cool but most go unused.


On Tue, 18 Nov 2003 11:25:52 -0500
"Sheldon T. Hall" <shel at cmhcsys.com> wrote:

> Kevin ...
> > 6.5.19m or 6.5.19f?
> Now that's an interesting question.
> I think 6.5.19m is the one on SGI's Supportfolio site.  However, I
> can't remember how these machines are set up.  How can I tell?
> Here's what I have:
> Indigo^2 R10k MaxImpact	- No OS
> Indigo^2 R4k Extreme	- No OS
> Indigo^2 R4k Extreme	- 6.5.11 (m or f, I dunno)
> Challenge L 4xR4k		- 6.5.0 (I think, and I dunno m or f)
> Set of 6.5.0 real SGI disks.
> Set of 6.5.11 burned disks.
> I've never really understood the diffo between the M and F streams,
> frankly. I don't know which one I want, and I don't know if I can
> change my mind later.  Naturally, I want _all_ the toys (which
> implies F), but I'd prefer solid, proven toys (which implies M) ...
> or at least that's how it appears to me.  Feel free to enlighten me
> on this!
> If something later/better than 6.5.19m is available, let me know.
> -Shel
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