[rescue] IRIX 5.3 CD questions

Gerhard Lenerz mail at g-lenerz.de
Wed Sep 17 08:36:47 CDT 2003

Hello Joshua,

Wednesday, September 17, 2003, 3:22:18 PM, you wrote:

> 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.

  you're right about the Crimson, but the Indigo (R4K only!) has
  always been supported by 6.5 (and so far still is). That's what
  makes an Indigo (R4K) still a reasonable starter SGI, although it
  becomes more and more difficult to find one cheap and complete
  enough for that purpose.


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