[rescue] SGI Irix
ejb at trick-1.net
Tue Nov 12 23:28:32 CST 2019
take a look at http://irix.cc this replaced Nekochan....
On Wed, 13 Nov 2019, at 3:53 PM, Nick B wrote:
> A version of the source, lacking video drivers, leaked at one point. I
> don't remember the exact version.
> On Tue, Nov 12, 2019 at 11:44 PM William Barnett-Lewis <wlewisiii at gmail.com>
> > On Tue, Nov 12, 2019 at 9:27 PM Bill Dorsey <dorsey at lila.com> wrote:
> > >
> > > Hi,
> > >
> > > I'm thinking of picking up some old SGI hardware, but only if I can
> > > track down Irix source code somewhere.B Anyone know one way or another?
> > To the best of my knowledge, none of the Irix sources have ever turned
> > up in the wild,
> > legally or otherwise. If you have a project that absolutely needs OS
> > source, you'll need to
> > look at NetBSD and use an onboard framebuffer.
> > But really, these days the best way to appreciate the glories of what
> > was is by getting the
> > best MIPS cpu(s) you can, as much ram as you can and load 6.5.30 and
> > be done. There
> > are a few resources but Nekochan is gone and really that _was_ the
> > IRIX community.
> > OTOH, I'd love to be wrong about the above ;)
> > Good luck with what you decide to do. I'm going to stick to playing
> > with Alphastations. Got
> > my eye on a DS10L baby server...
> > > - Bill
> > William
> > --
> > Live like you will never die, love like you've never been hurt, dance
> > like no-one is watching.
> > Alex White
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