[rescue] SGI Indigo2 & IRIX 6.5

Patrick Finnegan pat at computer-refuge.org
Sun Nov 30 00:45:34 CST 2008

On Saturday 29 November 2008, Ian Finder wrote:
> On Nov 29, 2008, at 3:36 PM, Greg Nesbitt <gnesbitt-
> lists at sapphyre.org> wrote:
> > The box will run Linux using some unofficial patches floating
> > around for the kernel & gcc, but it's really meant to be an IRIX
> > machine.
> Anyone thinking of running a common, hackish, OS instead of the
> amazingly wonderful, snappy, well-optimized and all-around cool

Yeah, why would anyone want to run Irix instead of Linux?

> Irix 
> on a vintage SGI deserves to be drawn and quartered.

Oh, wait, you're trying to say that _Irix_ isn't the "hack".

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