[rescue] SGI Impact 10000

Mike Hebel nimitz at nimitzbrood.com
Thu Aug 16 13:22:54 CDT 2007

The steam powered teletype chattered and a message from Phil Stracchino
rolled out in a wad of paper tape...
> I have a chance to snag an Impact 10000, exact specs unknown.  I don't
> remember the status of Sun/SGI interoperability; should a Sun monitor
> work with this?  Or is it framebuffer dependent?

It's more monitor dependent than anything else.  You need to make sure the
monitor does sync-on-green among other things.

This site has some specs to go off of:


> I'm told it works with a standard PS/2 mouse/keyboard.  Is a generic
> PS/2 keyboard fine, or are there key events recognized by the OS that
> are only generated by an SGI keyboard?

It'll take any PS/2 keyboard and mouse without a problem.

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