[rescue] SGI Impact 10000

Sridhar Ayengar ploopster at gmail.com
Thu Aug 16 09:55:46 CDT 2007

Joshua D. Boyd wrote:
> Hopefully he means Irix 6.5 media.  In the 6.5 era (which is nearly a
> decade now I believe), there are two main parts.  There are the
> foundation disks (which have 6.5.0 on them), and then there are the over
> lays that give you versions like 6.5.8 or 6.5.22.  6.5.22 is the last
> version to run on an Indigo 2 (and 6.5.30 is the last version period).
> The non-bootable overlay images are available for free from SGI's
> website once you sign up for a free supportfolio account.  That they are
> non-bootable images means that you still need another set of overlays,
> since you typically boot from the first disc of the overlay set.

Did they still do that "two trains" thing up until the end?  Or did they 
finally fold the feature train into the maintenance train?  If not, are 
only the maintenance release still available for free or are they both?

Peace...  Sridhar

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