[rescue] IRIS indigo help.... please PIONEER QUESTION

Andrew Giedraitis andycadd at earthlink.net
Sat May 17 14:08:15 CDT 2003

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From: "Kurt Huhn" <kurt at k-huhn.com>
To: "The Rescue List" <rescue at sunhelp.org>
Sent: Saturday, May 17, 2003 11:40 AM
Subject: Re: [rescue] IRIS indigo help.... please

> "Andrew Giedraitis" <andycadd at earthlink.net> wrote:
> >  I have an IRIS   (indigo 1)(footwarmer)(coffee-maker)
> >  I've peiced it back together, ugraded the disks,
> >  now to install
> >  I understand it is still supported by 6.5.1  (barely)?
> Only if it has a an R4k processor.

yes r4k000

> >
> >  Is it supported by 6.5.14?
> >
> If it has an R4k processor
> >  I want to use a disk shelf to install, copying the cd's on my indigo2
> >  to formatted drives in the shelf and then plugging in the IRIS
> >  I'll format the shelf to EFS using disk id's 4+5+6  is there a
> >  filesystem that CD's use that I should use instead
> >  the shelf is a DEC BA-3xx with 9 gig drives
> >  can I do this?
> >
> I'm not sure I follow.  Do you want to be able to run the install form a
> local filesystem, or over the network?  Network installs work great, but
> I've not seen anyone install Irix from a local filesystem that wasn't a
> CD.
> >  will the IRIS be able to see the shelfs files
> >  is there a unix command to copy completely from the CD to the
> >  selected
> > disks
> >  (into directories)
> Um.... cp?

Yes I want to use the disk shelf as the source for the install can I
transfer the CD's to the shelf what filesystem/format will the installer
require and then plug it into the IRIS (giving me the CD's directories
connected to the IRIS)

ALSO can I use an old pioneer DRM-600 4 disk SCSI to run the install it's my
only attachable CD drive

> >
> >  is there a better way to do this ?
> http://futuretech.mirror.vuurwerk.net/netboot.html

thank you I'm reading it now
woh too much for me
I'll keep trying

> -- 
> Kurt             "If someone has a gun and is trying to kill you, it
> kurt at k-huhn.com   would be reasonable to shoot back with your own gun."
>                                               -- The Dalai Lama
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