[rescue] looking for SGI Indigo 2 system
ethan at 757tech.net
Thu Aug 19 12:03:29 CDT 2010
There was a utility on a website with squirrel in it that would let you
switch out the sysid.
Not sure about MAC address. Wonder if you could just override it with
> I believe like the Indigo, the MAC address is stored on the NVRAM chip and
> can be modified, or at least transferred over to a new system. I'm real
> rusty so hopefully somebody else can chime in. I haven't even looked at my
> Indigo 2 in about 5 years, let alone opened it up.
> On Thu, Aug 19, 2010 at 6:40 AM, Mike Loewen <mloewen at cpumagic.scol.pa.us>wrote:
>> If you know of anything, please reply to Herb...
>> ---------- Forwarded message ----------
>> Date: Wed, 18 Aug 2010 15:37:19 -0400
>> From: Herb Johnson <hjohnson at retrotechnology.com>
>> Subject: looking for SGI Indigo 2 system
>> A repair person in Phila, is looking for a WORKING SGI Indigo 2 system,
>> purple case. Let me know if you have one or know someone who does, for sale
>> of course. He's looking to buy something, for money. How much I don't know
>> or care. He may need other SGI hardware, in the near future.
>> This is for repair of a medical system. He wants something identical to
>> the nonworking unit, for repair parts. The software for use actually checks
>> Ethernet hardware addresses! So he can't just "swap in" some other box,
>> changing the software is painful and that's being worked on. The system is
>> not in current use, so this is not a medical emergency.
>> I'm asking him to identify his system as to processor and other features. I
>> don't believe the graphic cards are an issue.
>> Meanwhile I'm simply trying to locate an available system "near" Phila,
>> pretty much as a courtesy. I have parts but no systems left. Contact me
>> Herb Johnson
>> Herbert R. Johnson, phone 609-771-1417, New Jersey USA
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