[rescue] External SCSI CDROM for SGI?

Daniel Eugene Forsythe defor at me.com
Tue Nov 2 09:18:33 CDT 2010

Having so far used DINA  for an O2, i'll confirm that it was slower than anything as well, I still don't have either Octane up and running yet, but for a new user, the DINA solution worked fine (with some holes in the documentation filled in by a friend with more knowledge of the process and bugs it has)

On Nov 2, 2010, at 10:12 AM, Timothy Baldridge wrote:

> Awesome! tried for months to get something like that working. I ended
> up constructing an abomination of a hack that tftp booted my Octane
> off a O2, then the O2 mounted a linux NFS share with the files to
> install which was in turn mounted by the Octane....slower than
> anything but it worked. Wish I had that vm back then.
>> More info: http://se.mirror.nekoware.net/SGI_related_files/DINA/
> Timothy
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