[rescue] The onyx godness

Dan Sikorski me at dansikorski.com
Fri Jan 10 23:14:02 CST 2003

On Sat, 2003-01-11 at 00:00, Kurt Huhn wrote:
> Dan Sikorski <me at dansikorski.com> wrote:
> > My first question would be: Why the hell would you just do a serial
> > console on an Onyx? *
> >  
> Well, I dunno.  I wouldn't, but I use me SGIs for interactive work. 
> However, if it was a database server or something, not starting the GUI
> could save *tons* of system resources.

It did appear to have ssh and mySQL installed, but if it's a real
stripped down IRIX, i don't even care.  I want to use the Onyx for what
it really is, not try and pretend it's a challenge, so i think it's time
to just wipe it.

> > 
> > well, i started it up in single user mode, and manually brought it
> > into runlevels 2 and 3 getting the exact same results.
> >  
> Odd...

That's what i thought.
> > > Need media to install a good system?
> > 
> > As long as i can install from the same media that i installed my o2
> > from, i should be fine.  Is there Onyx specific software that i
> > need/want?
> > 
> Not really, a standard Irix install should work fine.  What version do
> you have for the O2?


	-Dan Sikorski

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