[rescue] External SCSI CDROM for SGI?

Robert Darlington rdarlington at gmail.com
Tue Nov 2 12:21:21 CDT 2010

SGI has wonderful documentation.  There are detailed manuals on network
installs and diskless booting that are so good, that even I could build up a
system in a few hours!   The trick is finding that documentation, and also
realizing that it's for building these types of servers on an existing sgi


On Tue, Nov 2, 2010 at 8:12 AM, Timothy Baldridge <tbaldridge at gmail.com>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
> --
>  One of the main causes of the fall of the Roman Empire was
> that lacking zero they had no way to indicate successful termination
> of their C programs.
> (Robert Firth)
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