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by uunix
Mon Feb 19, 2018 1:28 am
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: Things to buy....
Replies: 37
Views: 1042

Re: Things to buy....

Yeah, looks like the 1.2 version was ported to OSS, which I don't think anybody uses anymore, I think I have an earlier version IRIX binary stashed on my Sun at work (heresy, I know ;) ), I'll check when I drag myself in in the morning... Hey Vishnu, did you have any joy? I didn't have my old IRIX ...
by uunix
Sat Feb 17, 2018 3:35 am
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: Things to buy....
Replies: 37
Views: 1042

Re: Things to buy....

vishnu wrote:Yeah, looks like the 1.2 version was ported to OSS, which I don't think anybody uses anymore, I think I have an earlier version IRIX binary stashed on my Sun at work (heresy, I know ;) ), I'll check when I drag myself in in the morning...

Hey Vishnu, did you have any joy?
by uunix
Mon Feb 12, 2018 1:55 pm
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: Things to buy....
Replies: 37
Views: 1042

Re: Things to buy....

thunderbird32 wrote:
uunix wrote:60 posts and no SGI? WTF someone give this guy an INDY..


Wait, is that how it works? If I get to 5,000 posts do I get a free Crimson? :lol:

5,000 post you get writers cramp...
by uunix
Mon Feb 12, 2018 12:15 pm
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: Things to buy....
Replies: 37
Views: 1042

Re: Things to buy....

60 posts and no SGI? WTF someone give this guy an INDY..
by uunix
Mon Feb 12, 2018 12:12 pm
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: Optical storage lasts 14 billion years?
Replies: 10
Views: 273

Re: Optical storage lasts 14 billion years?

Much better than those fscking seagate drives that last random() years{months].
by uunix
Tue Feb 06, 2018 2:15 pm
Forum: SGI: Video
Topic: Discreet image import.
Replies: 4
Views: 233

Re: Discreet image import.

hey uunix, why don't you use "shrink and tether" to connect to the wiretap daemon of your iffs system? http://www.instinctualsoftware.com/Instinctual_Software/home.html .. actually it is "tether" what does the import to the StoneFS. check the features here: http://www.instinctua...
by uunix
Sun Feb 04, 2018 3:04 pm
Forum: SGI: Video
Topic: Discreet image import.
Replies: 4
Views: 233

Re: Discreet image import.

foetz wrote:just export the video as single frames.

Bloomin eck foetz, of course!! :oops:

I'd tried with the DPS single files which failed, but this worked.. Wish I'd posted this question this morning. :D

Thanks foetz.
by uunix
Sun Feb 04, 2018 1:35 pm
Forum: SGI: Video
Topic: Discreet image import.
Replies: 4
Views: 233

Discreet image import.

I'm having a problem converting MP4 movie files into something that discreet smoke/flame will recognize. Using import image the files are visible, but all my conversions are not recognized. When Discreet talk about importing images, they mean both single frame type pictures and movie files. The supp...
by uunix
Sat Feb 03, 2018 1:21 pm
Forum: SGI: Hardware
Topic: Using a 1600SW on an Octane?
Replies: 3
Views: 107

Re: Using a 1600SW on an Octane?

I’m trying to figure this one out too. I think one of the video cards can output dvi And that would get you to the multilink. But as far as 13w3 to dve I think it would require a special cable. I see something like it on Ian’s website but it costs $50 and says “rare”. Know that I am looking for a w...
by uunix
Fri Feb 02, 2018 4:16 am
Forum: Apple
Topic: Mac Pro El Capitan Recovery?
Replies: 12
Views: 369

Re: Mac Pro El Capitan Recovery?

Shiunbird wrote:
uunix wrote:A little off topic sorry, but OSX came with an easy to use web site builder that vanished over the years. Can anyone recall what it was called?


iWeb

Ah, thank you sir.
by uunix
Fri Feb 02, 2018 2:22 am
Forum: Apple
Topic: Mac Pro El Capitan Recovery?
Replies: 12
Views: 369

Re: Mac Pro El Capitan Recovery?

A little off topic sorry, but OSX came with an easy to use web site builder that vanished over the years. Can anyone recall what it was called?
by uunix
Thu Feb 01, 2018 12:30 pm
Forum: Apple
Topic: Mac Pro El Capitan Recovery?
Replies: 12
Views: 369

Re: Mac Pro El Capitan Recovery?

My Mac Mini started life as a server for a client running OSX Server 10.5 or 10.6 can't recall, but it was when server wasn't an APP. He complained that files where going missing, so peace of mind I swapped it out for a Windows Server based environment. Files still went missing and a year later he c...
by uunix
Thu Feb 01, 2018 11:25 am
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: your latest purchase
Replies: 921
Views: 32737

Re: your latest purchase

I got myself a REFLETCA 8mm Scanner... aprt from a few set up issues.. German plug, German language, it's looking rather good.

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And once again the pictures fell over !!! :evil:
by uunix
Thu Feb 01, 2018 1:29 am
Forum: Apple
Topic: Mac Pro El Capitan Recovery?
Replies: 12
Views: 369

Re: Mac Pro El Capitan Recovery?

Hey Pentium, El Capitan is the last version that will run on my Late 2009 Mac Mini Server, but it is running, although some applications have compatibility problems, and it runs extremely slow. So I will be reverting back to an earlier release.
by uunix
Sun Jan 28, 2018 2:14 pm
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: Things to buy....
Replies: 37
Views: 1042

Re: Things to buy....

I think I'd like a sound mixer. Know nothing about them though. Give this a try: https://www.amb.org/xmmix/ Runs on SGIs! Obligatory screenshot: Hey, looks rather cool Vishnu. My discreet outputs adat/optical to another octane, so this could be a very good solution and will take up zero space. Just...

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