[rescue] SGI visual workstation question

Sheldon T. Hall shel at cmhcsys.com
Fri Mar 5 09:29:57 CST 2004

Jonathan C. Patschke said ...
> On Fri, 5 Mar 2004, Gavin Hubbard wrote:
> > FWIW I do know that this is basically a glorified PC at heart, but I
> > like to think that it is one of the more interesting/useful ones.
> It is an IA32 system.  However, it really isn't a PC.  It has Real
> Firmware and a much nicer I/O architecture.  I certainly wouldn't mind
> getting my hands on a fully-loaded (or even empty) 540 to replace the
> whitebox PC I use for the very limited amount of 'doze stuff I get paid
> to do.

So ... if one had (a) a "stock" SGI 540 and (b) a "normal" Win2K disk, and
applied #b to #a in a "normal" way, one would have a Win2K system that would
run normal WinApps in a normal way?


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