[rescue] SGI Indigo2 & IRIX 6.5

Steve Hatle shatle at nfldinet.com
Sun Nov 30 20:56:25 CST 2008

On 11/30/08 8:48 PM, "Jonathan C. Patschke"  wrote:

> On Sun, 30 Nov 2008, Phil Stracchino wrote:
>>> On Sun, 30 Nov 2008, Patrick Finnegan wrote:
>>>> You still have a large choice of desktop manageres on IRIX, you just
>>>> have the inconvenience of (usually) having to compile the one which you
>>>> actually like.
>>> Yes, but the one that comes with the box is fast and useful, not bloated
>>> and slow like KDE and GNOME.
>> KDE is not Linux.
>> GNOME is not Linux.
> Okay, then Linux comes with no desktop environment.  Point for IRIX.  Oh,
> Linux also doesn't come with a dynamic loader.  Or a shell.  Or a
> bootloader.  Damn, what can you do with that thing?

Oooh - an OS throw-down/flame war! We haven't had one of those in a while.

Let me get the popcorn and hot chocolate going so I can sit back and enjoy!



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