[rescue] I have an SGI crimson at last!

David Holland dholland at woh.rr.com
Sat May 31 20:33:20 CDT 2003

On Sat, 2003-05-31 at 21:14, Jona Sperty wrote:
> I have one! I am so excited! It is a crimson VGX but I'm trying to ID the cards it has....it seems to have more cards....SO EXCITING!

Congradulations.   hinv -v might spit out something useful, to id the

Is it a true Crimson w/ the red and gray skins, or a power series
upgrade w/ the brown and blue? 

> It came with 2x 2.4 GB full height drives....what are my options here?

Options how?   It'll run IRIX 6.2 if you've a reasonably full compliment
of memory. 

The 3 main things I've learned with mine.. 

1) They're heavy.

2) They make the power meter whir rather nicely (or painfully depending
on your point of view) 
3) 4yr old little boys _LOVE_ to stand in front of them, and play on
"their" computer.  :-) :-) :-) 

#2 keeps me from leaving mine on.  #3 keeps me keeping it..

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