[rescue] IRIX 5.3 CD questions

Joshua D. Boyd jdboyd at celestrion.celestrion.net
Wed Sep 17 08:22:18 CDT 2003

On Tue, Sep 16, 2003 at 10:50:01PM -0400, Curtis H. Wilbar Jr. wrote:

> I have a growing collection of IRIX CDs... including the 5.3 CDs,
> 6.1, 6.2 (I have an extra 6.2 if anyone is interested.. make an offer),
> various 6.5.  I had never really heard of 6.1 and 6.2.... I've heard
> a lot about 5.3 and 6.5 ... (I'm new to SGIs).

Irix 6.2 was a very wide spread version because it would run on anything
r4k and above, whereas 6.1, 6.3, and 6.4 were more targetted at
different specific machines.  6.5 was the next general release, but
alas, they dropped a few nice machines in that release, particularly the
crimson and indigo.

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