[rescue] OT: IRIX 6.5 installation on a Indigo2 R10k Impact

Lionel Peterson lionel4287 at yahoo.com
Thu Jul 3 10:15:50 CDT 2003

--- Scott Newell <newell at cei.net> wrote:
> >Time to hack up a 8pin din to a 9pin serial cable and try a console
> install.
> Maybe it's just me, but I do prefer doing OS installs with a serial
> console--I capture all the comm during the install in case I need to
> refer back and remember how I did something.  It's also handy if the
> install fails--it's easy to cut-n-paste and then ask for help online.

I used to test software installation, and I used the "tee" command very
effectively for command line installs ;^)


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