[rescue] Rescued: SGI Visual Workstation 320

Nick nick at pelagiris.org
Fri Aug 6 14:39:00 CDT 2004

I belive that summary is a bit outdated.  It has been discovered that
the O2 and the VisW share a very similar graphics chipset.  If anyone
would like to actually help adding accelerated support to X rather than
scream about the sky falling drop me a line.
On Wed, Aug 04, 2004 at 05:05:53PM -0500, Martin Wedel wrote:
> Bill Bradford wrote:
> >I just got handed a SGI 320 and a 17" 1600SW display.  Are there any
> >"reasonably sane" methods of getting Linux on this beast?  I've spent
> >an hour just getting firmware updated and Win2K installed, but I'd like
> >to have a *useful* OS on this. :)
> >
> >Bill
> >
> > 
> >
> Trust me, you HAVE the useful OS loaded for that machine unless you love 
> using a non-graphical console.
> See here: http://linux-visws.sourceforge.net/
> I ditched my 320 and 540s a while back, but they are still cool machines.
> -Martin
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