[rescue] IRIS indigo help.... please PIONEER QUESTION
andycadd at earthlink.net
Sat May 17 14:08:15 CDT 2003
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From: "Kurt Huhn" <kurt at k-huhn.com>
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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.
> > 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
> > 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 ?
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."
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