[rescue] Rescued O2
eroberts at san.rr.com
Thu Aug 14 12:35:45 CDT 2008
Once you lose it, commercial irix software can be hard & expensive to
If you make an account on SGI's supportfolio site and add your O2, you
should be able to download a 6.5 overlay CD set. If you make a CD of
the first disk you can boot from it via the prom menu. The cd will
install a miniboot and from the install menu you can break into a
shell to reset the root password.
On 14 Aug 2008, at 09:04, Ethan O'Toole <ethan at 757tech.net> wrote:
>> 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).
> You may want to backup that specialized software... If it's rare,
> it might be worth archiving.
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