[rescue] Rescued a SGI Indy

Joshua D. Boyd jdboyd at celestrion.celestrion.net
Tue Sep 23 11:03:05 CDT 2003

On Tue, Sep 23, 2003 at 05:07:20PM +0200, Jochen Kunz wrote:
> On 2003.09.23 16:06 Neil Verkland wrote:
> > Why not NetBSD? http://www.netbsd.org/Ports/
> An Indy R5k180 with 256MB will run IRIX very nicely and is well suited
> for average desktop use. I have lots of machines of may architectures

There is one small issue with average desktop use, and that is that
increasingly programs for such use are compiled as MIPS4 only.  Sigh.
That sucks for Indy owners, but it sucks even more for many O2 owners.

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