[rescue] license: WAS::::::::::::::Re: Sources of IRIX?

J. Alexander Jacocks jjacocks at gmail.com
Thu Feb 9 12:49:27 CST 2017


Contact me, offlist.  I might have a Fuel for you.

- Alex

On Wed, Feb 8, 2017 at 4:12 PM, Jerry Kemp <sun.mail.list47 at oryx.us> wrote:

> Hello Alex,
> Thanks for the offer on your notes, I would like to take you up on it.
> I just acquired a different toy today, but my next goal is to pick up an
> SGI Fuel.
> I'm glad this discussion popped up, I'm collecting all the IRIX notes I
> can. Its been (6) years since I was at a shop with lots of SGI hardware,
> and sometimes stuff gets forgotten.
> Anything you can share is appreciated.
> Jerry
> On 02/ 8/17 02:54 PM, Alex D wrote:
>> You need to google for mipsPro FlexLM license files... It's been a while
>> since
>> I played around with them, but it's a pretty simple text file, that ties
>> products to a hostID and a license type / expiry timeframe. I can go back
>> through my notes if anyone cares... Just edit with vi, and restart the
>> license
>> manager...
>> For installation you need to start off with the base CD's for a release
>> and
>> then apply the updates. IIRC SGI called them foundations and overlays?
>> Package
>> dependencies are very important in IRIX and the install/upgrade tool
>> strictly
>> enforces this.
>> Again it's been a while since I played with this so my info might not be
>> 100%
>> accurate.
>> Now if anyone has a personal iris 4d series that they want rid of let me
>> know.
>> Even better would be a 3100 series (68k).
>> Cheers
>> Alex
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