[rescue] SGI visual workstation question

Martin Wedel geeks at xsintrk.net
Fri Mar 5 09:49:40 CST 2004

Hello Sheldon,

Friday, March 5, 2004, 9:29:57 AM, you wrote:

STH> 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

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

Correct. There is a (hidden) boot option when you start the win2K install that
will bring up a menu to let you select the hardware architecture that
you are loading. One of the choices is SGI MP. Once you're past this,
it's pretty much a 2K install as normal.

STH> -Shel
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 Martin                            mailto:geeks at xsintrk.net

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