[rescue] SGI Crimsons and Challenge L found a new home
kevin at mpcf.com
Mon Mar 8 17:05:21 CST 2004
Kevin will hopefully be ready after tax season. My
apologies for the wait Dave.
On Mon, 8 Mar 2004 14:13:29 -0500
Dave McGuire <mcguire at neurotica.com> wrote:
> On Mar 8, 2004, at 1:51 PM, Andrew Weiss wrote:
> >> Lastly, I need Irix 6.2. I have 6.5 but the Crimsons wont
> >run > anything newer than 6.2.
> >> The Challenge L is mostly in need of some cosmetic pieces:
> >one of the > bottom side trim and the back panel were missing.
> >I'd also would love > to add another 4 cpu board to make it
> >complete but at any rate it's > ready to be put back in
> > You'll also need an IRIX 5.3 Install disk to fx your hard
> > disks. 6.2 has a bug that won't allow you to do that. It's
> > pretty simple once you have the 5.3... you fx your disk,
> > reboot with 6.2, and the EFS will automagically be converted
> > to XFS once you answer the question at boot.
> > I have a set of 6.2 still I think. I'll have to dig it out
> > and image it. My Crimson was given a new home... though I
> > haven't heard anything about it since... Kevin?..
> They're still in my storage locker. They're safe & sound
> there for
> now...Kevin and I are going to figure out a way to get them to
> him eventually. Now that I'm moved and mostly settled, that
> can happen any time Kevin is ready.
> Dave McGuire "My tummy hurts now, but my
> soul Cape Coral, FL feels a little better."
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