[rescue] Rescued O2

Curious George jorge234q at yahoo.com
Fri Aug 15 00:09:48 CDT 2008

Hi, Bob,

--- On Thu, 8/14/08, Robert Darlington <rdarlington at gmail.com> wrote:

> 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.

Yeah, the problem with this approach is having the install CD!  :>

> I would forget IRIX 6.2 and go with 6.5.whatever.

Apparently, 6.2 does not run on the O2.  At least the CD's don't
list it as a supported system.  And, trying to "recover" with
that CD resulted in a hung system...

> Where are you located?  I'm happy to loan an IRIX CD set.

I'm in southern AZ.

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