[rescue] More IRIX questions: why won't it boot from my 6.5.24 CDs?

Micah R Ledbetter vlack-lists at vlack.com
Sun Apr 8 00:13:13 CDT 2007

On Apr 7, 2007, at 23:56, Kevin wrote:

> Are you using SGI media or CDRs?  As stated here, i'm sure it could be
> done, but i've never had success using burned media for foundation
> installs.  Once you get a base OS on there, it's all gravy from  
> then on
> out.

<cough>CDRs</cough>. They ended up working, too - the install was  
just finished an hour ago or so. I'm running through the "Secure your  
system" part of initial setup right now.

> With the way things have gone with IRIX and SGI, it might be  
> advantageous
> for us to spend some time trying to figure out how to successfully  
> copy the
> EFS CDs into an image that could be copied using any platform....

My images are stored and burned from a number of non-IRIX operating  
systems - Linux, Solaris, and Mac OS X.

(If you want to "take a look" at what I've got, email me, as always.)

  - Micah

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