[rescue] RE: IRIX 6.5.9 Indy install troubles

Mark Gill ansalmo at dsl.pipex.com
Sun Jan 19 15:48:20 CST 2003

> I'm trying to install IRIX 6.5.9 onto my Indy.  It is a
> clean install, no previous OS on disk.  I followed the
> initial instructions posed here:
> http://www.orcawerks.com/sgi/irix/install.html
> <snipped>
> PANIC: IRIX Killed due to internal Error.
> at PC:0x88014fa0 ep:0xffffc7a0
> [Press reset to restart the machine.]
> And that's it.  I've tried this a few times with the
> same results every time.  Sorry for the lack of much
> technical info here but i don't know sh*t about SGIs
> and other than a brief attempt with an incorrect
> version of 5.3, this is the first time i have
> attempted to install any version of IRIX.
> Anyone have any idea what i have going wrong here?  Bad
> piece of hardware, RAM or cache?
> Thanks for any help you may be able to give,
> /KRM
> *************************************

Don't have an answer for you unfortunately, but I can recommend the
installation instructions at Ian Mapleson's excellent SGI site here:


I followed these on my Indys and the installs went perfectly.

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