[rescue] External SCSI CDROM for SGI?

Michaël Thanry mthanry at gmail.com
Tue Nov 2 03:07:28 CDT 2010


I must say I don't bother with CD drives for Irix installations anymore.

One of the guys on Nekochan build up a VM that embeds a samba/nfs/dhcp/
rsh/tftp server. All you have to do is copy your Irix Install CDs into
the Irix folder of the VM and you are good to go.

More info: http://se.mirror.nekoware.net/SGI_related_files/DINA/

Le 1 nov. 10 ` 22:43, Richard a icrit :

> In article <AANLkTi=E4iuJiToLSERyWzT53d5452fXULq93=O2RhfY at mail.gmail.com
> >,
>    William Barnett-Lewis <wlewisiii at gmail.com> writes:
>> Anyone in the Madison WI area have an external SCSI CDROM drive
>> that I
>> can borrow? Or buy silly cheap?
> I've used Plextor CD-ROM drives to install IRIX successfully.  Maybe
> you can find a used one cheap around where you live.
> Nekochan has a list of other CD-ROM drives that are known to work.
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