[rescue] Needed: Indigo² CD-ROM and/or HDD caddy
b4 at gewt.net
Mon May 12 21:57:59 CDT 2014
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> On 12 May 2014, at 19:57, Ian Finder <ian.finder at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi Cory,
> Net installing Irix is usually a lot easier than using the CDs... I've
> recently done it, what is the issue you're seeing when trying to use bootp?
After much fighting, I got it to load files. However the install command only
allows me to choose remote tape!
Then...my monitor died and my LCD is only sometimes sync-on-green.
> - Ian
>> On Sun, May 11, 2014 at 11:14 PM, Cory Smelosky <b4 at gewt.net> wrote:
>> Hello all,
>> I've gotten an Indigo2 that I've been fighting with for a bit. I got the
>> drive upgraded...however due to not having any with the same interface as
>> the Indigo2 (I think it's 68-pin SCA? Not sure) I can only run one drive
>> at a time making a reinstall...difficult. I'm currently going SCA 80, ->
>> 50-pin (??? why was a 50-pin IDC to SCA adapter caddy in there
>> originally?!) -> drive bay.
>> So, I need either a CD-ROM drive or adpaters/caddies so I can shove in the
>> old drive and jump to the installer from there/use it to hold the new OS.
>> I will happily pay/trade for a drive + shipping.
>> I've tried bootp...but it seems the Indigo2/my server hates bootp even
>> more than I do.
>> Cory Smelosky
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> Ian Finder
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