[rescue] Sources of IRIX?
Steven M Jones
smj+rescue at crash.com
Wed Feb 8 15:42:04 CST 2017
On 02/08/2017 12:54, Alex D wrote:
> For installation you need to start off with the base CD's for a release and
> then apply the updates. [...]
Didn't think about the documentation and instructions...
A lot of the original SGI documentation was mirrored before they took
down the old TechPubs webite last year. See
http://techpubs.jurassic.nl/manuals/0650/admin/index.html for IRIX 6.5.
Here are two general write-ups for installation:
For model-specific boot commands, see
Those write-ups are good for using the CD images, but this will involve
a lot of disc swapping. There are some write-ups for doing installations
over the network which you might be interested in, from various
platforms. But you might need a running IRIX system to pull the packages
off the CDs if you can't get at a flavor of Linux that can read the EFS
filesystems. Uh, consider it an opportunity to do a trial run, get the
packages, and then do it "right" ...
>From hard drive: http://nekochan.net/wiki/IRIX_Installation_from_Hard_Drive
And for what to do after installation:
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