[rescue] Getting an OS on an IRIS Indigo?

Micah R L lassloc at hotpop.com
Mon Apr 26 16:20:09 CDT 2004

Just to wrap everything up, it does *seem* to be required to have a
trainling slash. Man, I wish that someone had told me that...

Micah R L wrote:

> Ryan M. Blair wrote:
>>> I'm pretty sure network installs are only supported by receiving 
>>> boot info from another SGI.  I could be wrong.  Jonathan?
>> BZZZZT! I've been able to do a network install from a Linux host with 
>> no problems (onto an Indigo, Indy, Indigo2s, and an Octane). Perhaps 
>> the problem is the fact that you're using sashARCS instead of 
>> sash.IP20...I haven't had much experience with 5.3, but I know this 
>> works using the instructions from the above site for IRIX 6.5.
> Well, I was all set to write and ask how you did it, because I didn't do
> it, but while I was verifying my error messages, it... worked.
> Man, I hate it when that happens. :)
> The only thing that I can think of that I did differently was add a '/'
> do the end of the directory name, so
> '/data/share/irix6.5.5/inst/dist/'... but I'm not sure about that. I'll
> try to verify it after finishing up the install (at least, assuming
> there are no more bumps down the road...)
> Thanks for your help, everybody.
> Also, just for the record, another guide can be found at
> http://groups.google.com/groups?q=irix+linux+net+install&hl=en&lr=&ie=UTF-8&oe=UTF-8&safe=off&selm=272a4ef3.0205231535.572ff02b%40posting.google.com&rnum=1 
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