[rescue] IRIX 4.x
rdarlington at gmail.com
Wed Jun 20 15:34:29 CDT 2007
Shrug. They sent me a copy of 5.3 for my old O2 about a year ago.
It didn't cost me a penny.
The other option is buying on eBay, but that's even more illegal to do
than just pass around ISO images according to the software license.
On 6/20/07, ajones <ascii.letter at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Message: 10
> > Date: Wed, 20 Jun 2007 14:12:17 -0600
> > From: "Robert Darlington" <rdarlington at gmail.com>
> > Subject: Re: [rescue] FTP site for archive of _all_ old platforms on
> > it's way
> > To: "The Rescue List" <rescue at sunhelp.org>
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> > Ah, good point.
> > SGI makes available for free a copy of the OS that shipped with your
> > system. Call em up. They may charge for shipping, but in the past
> > they did not.
> > Bob
> They'll only sell you IRIX 6.5, and last time I tried this gambit, media
> were about $600. Heck, all IRIX sales may have ended by now, I am
> You need a valid support contract to get the time of day from SGI. The
> oldest supported systems are the O2 and the Origin 2000.
> Honestly, I doubt any IRIX 4.0-era stuff still exists on SGI property.
> They're a much smaller company than they once were, and IRIX/MIPS is
> much less important to them than it was even as recently as a year ago.
> (When it wasn't that important.)
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