[rescue] IRIX 6.5 on an Indy
kevin at pipeline.com
Sun May 18 01:18:33 CDT 2003
I actually slapped 6.5.9f on it last night and i was very surprised by
the speed. It actually has 160 megs, i was thinking it was 128 but was
mistaken. I have an additional 128 here so i'll bump it up to 256 later.
This was also the first time i've gotten IRIX to install correctly
(mistakes and ignorance on my part the first few times it tried.) Like
most things it's not such a bad install if you actually read the docs
and take your time :)
Jochen Kunz wrote:
> On 2003.05.16 00:06 Kevin wrote:
> [Indy R5K 180mhz, 128 RAM]
>> I know
>> 5.3 was more along the lines of what it was designed for, but
>> i'd like to know if 6.5 has worked acceptably for anyone here.
> I run an Indy 150 MHz R5k with IRIX 6.5.18 at the Unix-AG and it is
> OK. You should think about more RAM, if you plan to use Mozilla. At
> the moment I am sitting in front of an Indogo2 Extreme, R4k4 150 MHz
> with 128 MB RAM and IRIX 6.5.19. It needs about 20 MB swap when
> Mozilla and Balsa (GNOME MUA) are running...
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