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by commuter-roach
Sat Feb 10, 2018 12:42 pm
Forum: SGI: Hardware
Topic: Fuel Hack: ATX PSU Converter/Adapter - 3 in stock
Replies: 3
Views: 503

Re: Fuel Hack: ATX PSU Converter/Adapter - 3 in stock

If I try to download the manual pdf, I get an error 500
by commuter-roach
Tue Jan 30, 2018 7:14 am
Forum: SGI: Hardware
Topic: Fuel Carcass : Signs of Life?
Replies: 1
Views: 103

Fuel Carcass : Signs of Life?

Hello everyone. Some time ago I purchased a Fuel 'carcass' , i.e. just the bare skeleton with case, power supply, motherboard, graphics card, cpu but no ram , no hdd. Now the cpu is gone too, as I sold it. I have never really tested this machine and now I would like to sell it for parts. If I connec...
by commuter-roach
Thu Nov 16, 2017 11:51 pm
Forum: SGI: Hardware
Topic: Octane: System board NIC diagnostic *FAILED*
Replies: 8
Views: 312

Re: Octane: System board NIC diagnostic *FAILED*

Is there a replacement for it?
by commuter-roach
Thu Nov 16, 2017 10:54 am
Forum: SGI: Hardware
Topic: Octane: System board NIC diagnostic *FAILED*
Replies: 8
Views: 312

Re: Octane: System board NIC diagnostic *FAILED*

You mean the thing that looks like a PC style round battery?
by commuter-roach
Thu Nov 16, 2017 4:37 am
Forum: SGI: Hardware
Topic: Octane: System board NIC diagnostic *FAILED*
Replies: 8
Views: 312

Octane: System board NIC diagnostic *FAILED*

Hello Gentlemen, I have recently acquired an Octane which, at boot, displays the following message: ----------------------------------------------------------------- System board NIC diagnostic *FAILED* Check or replace : System board (IP30) Diagnostics failed. [Press any key to continue ] ---------...
by commuter-roach
Mon Oct 30, 2017 10:52 am
Forum: SGI: Hardware
Topic: Octane : can't set tod clock
Replies: 9
Views: 293

Re: Octane : can't set tod clock

Thanks! If I can't get by a cheap replacement I'll give it a try!
by commuter-roach
Mon Oct 30, 2017 9:01 am
Forum: SGI: Hardware
Topic: Octane : can't set tod clock
Replies: 9
Views: 293

Re: Octane : can't set tod clock

Oh there it is! Thanks!!!

On mine it says "Dallas 1687-5" Made in Philippines. There seems to be some folks selling them on ebay. Any chance you'd have a tutorial on how to open it and replace the battery?
by commuter-roach
Mon Oct 30, 2017 7:59 am
Forum: SGI: Hardware
Topic: Octane : can't set tod clock
Replies: 9
Views: 293

Octane : can't set tod clock

Hi everyone, Today , while trying to prep an old Octane I wanted to give away, I got greeted by this message , repeating over and over "Cant' set tod clock" You can access the system maintenance main menu and run hinv, but that's about it. Any other action is greeted by the same message. A...
by commuter-roach
Sat Nov 22, 2014 6:35 am
Forum: SGI: Hardware
Topic: The world's first... Indiglo!
Replies: 13
Views: 526

Re: The world's first... Indiglo!

Awesome! Been thinking of 3D printing raspberry cases looking like historical machines myself, mind sharing some of the process details?
by commuter-roach
Sun Jul 13, 2014 11:34 pm
Forum: IRIX and Software
Topic: Fresh Install Vpro graphics shows grey/black cycling screen
Replies: 4
Views: 304

Fresh Install Vpro graphics shows grey/black cycling screen

Hi All, I have been trying to netinstall an Octane and for the life of me I can't understand if I am doing anything wrong but basically the result is that the freshly installed machine will boot and I will see the usual screens up to the "System is coming up..." and then after that the scr...
by commuter-roach
Sun Jun 16, 2013 3:52 pm
Forum: Hardware For Sale/Trade
Topic: 125Mhz ross hypersparc + SS10/SS20 prom
Replies: 1
Views: 394

Re: 125Mhz ross hypersparc + SS10/SS20 prom

Hi I am interested in some sparc bits, specifically I am looking for a VSIMM module (to get 24 bit display) for a SS20 and internal cdroms. Please let me know if you have such things and how much you're asking for. Thanks
by commuter-roach
Thu Dec 27, 2012 4:22 am
Forum: Hardware For Sale/Trade
Topic: NeXTstation Turbo Color - perfect condition!
Replies: 9
Views: 1607

Re: NeXTstation Turbo Color - perfect condition!

is it sold or still available?
by commuter-roach
Mon Dec 10, 2012 5:40 am
Forum: Hardware For Sale/Trade
Topic: [FS / T ] Few Parts for sale or Trade [pictures added]
Replies: 2
Views: 606

Re: [FS / T ] Few Parts for sale or Trade [pictures added]

cb88 wrote:I sent you a PM haven't gotten a reply though did you miss it somehow?


Hi, sorry for the delay. I have just replied to your PM.
by commuter-roach
Thu Nov 22, 2012 4:21 am
Forum: Hardware For Sale/Trade
Topic: [FS / T ] Few Parts for sale or Trade [pictures added]
Replies: 2
Views: 606

[FS / T ] Few Parts for sale or Trade [pictures added]

Hi all, I am willing to part from the following materials : 1 x AG-10E Fujitsu 24 bit Framebuffer for SUN sbus based machines (sparcstations) - http://wiki.netbsd.org/users/macallan/ag-10e/ 1 x Sun TGX S24 24 bit Framebuffer for Sparcstation 4 & 5 1 x X1030A / 501-2367 / PCMCIA Interface/SBus ad...
by commuter-roach
Thu Nov 01, 2012 2:50 am
Forum: SGI: Hardware
Topic: Broken plastic handle in OCTANE Vpro module
Replies: 4
Views: 418

Re: Broken plastic handle in OCTANE Vpro module

I was able to perform the operation that recondas suggested and it went smoothly! Thanks
I agree that only one handle would work just fine but aesthetically is a bit bad, and we're all for aesthetics :))

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