[rescue] Rescued O2

Robert Darlington rdarlington at gmail.com
Thu Aug 14 10:45:16 CDT 2008

All sgi's (at least after IRIX 4.0.5) are easy when it comes to
resetting the root password.  You'll have to boot with an install CD
and edit the password file.  I would forget IRIX 6.2 and go with
6.5.whatever.  Where are you located?  I'm happy to loan an IRIX CD


On Thu, Aug 14, 2008 at 9:18 AM, Curious George <jorge234q at yahoo.com> wrote:
> Hi,
> An O2 fell into my lap, yesterday.  I am clueless about these.
> But, hoping the hardware would be good for multimedia work. (?)
> What do I need to know to determine if it is worth the trouble
> to keep?  Appears to have 6.5 installed along with some sort of
> specialized application software (i.e., I believe it was part
> of a medical instrument).  Of course, no root password so I'll
> have to start over (probably worth doing anyways since it
> only has a 9G drive in it).
> Also, now that SGI "is no more" (?), where can I find a copy
> of 6.5 (My 6.2 CD set apparently does not support this model?)
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