[rescue] Need some tips to start up my SGI indigo2.

Dave McGuire mcguire at neurotica.com
Sat Sep 27 13:21:23 CDT 2003

On Saturday, September 27, 2003, at 01:54 PM, Arjen Ronhaar wrote:
> - My mouse is near extinction, can i replace it wit just any mouse, or 
> must it be a special SGI mouse? Could i use a PS/2 trackball?

   The Indigo2 should work with pretty much any PS/2-compatible keyboard 
and mouse.  I've personally used many different kinds of PS/2-protocol 
pointing devices, including those little trackpads.

> - What is the best place to look for parts, I need a floppy drive and 
> they are hard to find  on eBay (USA or Germany), or even an empty 3.5" 
> sled?

   eBay is probably your best bet...Everything shows up there sooner or 

> I will call this computer "George" after its first user, Geaorge 
> McCain fromFluke, Everett WA.

   Good plan.


Dave McGuire                      "My tummy hurts now, but my soul
St. Petersburg, FL                 feels a little better."     -Ed

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