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by jcs
Mon Jan 01, 2018 8:59 am
Forum: SGI: Hardware
Topic: SCSI2SD v6 vs Indy
Replies: 6
Views: 349

Re: SCSI2SD v6 vs Indy

Well, that's a bit annoying. I'll pursue the netbooting route next chance I get. Thanks.
by jcs
Sun Dec 31, 2017 5:22 pm
Forum: SGI: Discussion
Topic: Which SGI box is your favorite and why?
Replies: 51
Views: 3010

Re: Which SGI box is your favorite and why?

Home? My Octane and maybe my Indy (my Indy was my first UNIX box at work back in the day).

Work? SGI ICE X Not a "real" SGI, but a very well made system and very fast.
by jcs
Sun Dec 31, 2017 10:41 am
Forum: SGI: Hardware
Topic: SCSI2SD v6 vs Indy
Replies: 6
Views: 349

Re: SCSI2SD v6 vs Indy

I'll try rolling the firmware back.
by jcs
Sun Dec 31, 2017 9:12 am
Forum: SGI: Hardware
Topic: SCSI2SD v6 vs Indy
Replies: 6
Views: 349

Re: SCSI2SD v6 vs Indy

Thanks for the reply. I have both ends terminated - one with the Indy's own (on cable) and the other end has an active terminator. I've also tried using the terminator on the SCSI2SD card instead of the on-cable one, but no dice. Reading here, people seem to have success with the v5 board. Perhaps i...
by jcs
Sun Dec 31, 2017 7:21 am
Forum: SGI: Hardware
Topic: SCSI2SD v6 vs Indy
Replies: 6
Views: 349

SCSI2SD v6 vs Indy

I've been attempting to resuscitate an Indy R5k using a SCSI2SD v6 board. I'm installing from a Toshiba external CD (also tried a Plextor writer - same problem). I have a Class 10 card configured without termination, parity enabled, and SCSI2 mode. My v6 board has the latest firmware. The end of the...
by jcs
Mon Oct 12, 2009 8:15 pm
Forum: SGI: Hardware
Topic: Octane PS woes
Replies: 0
Views: 100

Octane PS woes

I have an Octane MXI (dual 300, 2 GB RAM, MXI/SI) with the Cherokee PS. Yesterday, I was unable to switch the system on. The PS just clicked repeatedly. The switch on the frontplane is fine. I replaced the PS with an older Lucent PS and the system booted, but then a cap blew and the system died agai...

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