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by bjames
Mon Jan 09, 2017 9:32 am
Forum: SGI: Computer Graphics
Topic: Did you guys know StudioTools 13 for IRIX is still available for download?
Replies: 15
Views: 2043

Re: Did you guys know StudioTools 13 for IRIX is still available for download?

I see the download is still available.. but would'nt you need a serial number or licensing key to enter?
by bjames
Thu Apr 16, 2009 5:52 pm
Forum: Getting Started, Documentation, Tips & Tricks
Topic: Infoseek & Manpages link gone
Replies: 3
Views: 285

Re: Infoseek & Manpages link gone

PymbleSoftware wrote:

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echo $MANPATH
su -
echo $MANPATH


Regan



Dumb question :roll: Where do I enter that? :(

If I enter it in either winterm or xwsh, It returns the following;

IRIS_2 1% echo $MANPATH
MANPATH - Undefined variable
IRIS_2 2%
by bjames
Thu Apr 16, 2009 5:36 pm
Forum: IRIX and Software
Topic: Cloning System Root Disk IRIX 6.5.8 Octane - NO LUCK
Replies: 9
Views: 843

Re: Cloning System Root Disk IRIX 6.5.8 Octane - NO LUCK

Thanks... I will give that a try.
by bjames
Wed Apr 15, 2009 5:03 pm
Forum: Getting Started, Documentation, Tips & Tricks
Topic: Infoseek & Manpages link gone
Replies: 3
Views: 285

Infoseek & Manpages link gone

If I logon as root, my Infoseek and Manpages displays properly showing the content. However when I log on as myslef, The link is lost. Can anyone tell me how to restore this link?
by bjames
Tue Apr 14, 2009 7:00 pm
Forum: IRIX and Software
Topic: Cloning System Root Disk IRIX 6.5.8 Octane - NO LUCK
Replies: 9
Views: 843

Cloning System Root Disk IRIX 6.5.8 Octane - NO LUCK

I followed Ian's step by sstep procedure for cloning a system root disk found on hisFuturetech site, but Im having liitle luck. The problem is when I ge to the xfsdump / restore point after entrting the following; cd /0 xfsdump -l 0 -p 5 - / | xfsrestore - . It lists a bunch of options followed by T...
by bjames
Tue Apr 14, 2009 4:45 pm
Forum: SGI: Hardware
Topic: Would this HD work in an O2?
Replies: 11
Views: 405

Re: Would this HD work in an O2?

Just want to confirm, will Ultra320 scsi drives work in a O2?
by bjames
Tue Apr 14, 2009 2:28 pm
Forum: SGI: Hardware
Topic: Would this HD work in an O2?
Replies: 11
Views: 405

Re: Would this HD work in an O2?

Is it quiet? can you hear the constant "thermal recalibration" thats common on the older 10K drives?
by bjames
Tue Apr 14, 2009 2:27 pm
Forum: SGI: Computer Graphics
Topic: Uncomfortable Softimage|3D problem
Replies: 6
Views: 843

Re: Uncomfortable Softimage|3D problem

Thanks for the tip I haven't changed that file yet. I was hoping I could get my command line to work without altering the original file. I tried everything but the "-c $COLOR_FILE" flag is not recognized by the program. So I guess the only option left is to directly modify the "Deskt...
by bjames
Tue Apr 14, 2009 1:48 pm
Forum: SGI: Hardware
Topic: Would this HD work in an O2?
Replies: 11
Views: 405

Re: Would this HD work in an O2?

Forgot to mention, I reviewed the O2 hardware aggitator and noticed that there was a warning with using U320 ?.? I have to say Im a little confused can anyone tell me if the above drive should work.
by bjames
Tue Apr 14, 2009 1:35 pm
Forum: SGI: Hardware
Topic: Would this HD work in an O2?
Replies: 11
Views: 405

Would this HD work in an O2?

HP---- Seagate Cheetah 72.8 15K Ultra320 SCSI Hard Drive Manufacturer: Seagate(Made for HP) Model Number: ST373454LC Rotational Speed: 15,000 RPM Capacity: 73.4 GB Interface: SCSI Ports: 1 X 80-PIN SCA ULTRA320 SCSI Interface Type: Ultra320 SCSI Seek Time: 12.0 MS Average Seek Time Generation: Ultra...
by bjames
Tue Apr 14, 2009 10:31 am
Forum: SGI: Hardware
Topic: Silencing an O2
Replies: 4
Views: 340

Re: Silencing an O2

Silencing the drive is more important to me than the fan. Right now the drive is really anoying. Its like a constant reminder of how slow the machine really is ;) as it sounds like the old x486 computers.
by bjames
Tue Apr 14, 2009 9:37 am
Forum: IRIX and Software
Topic: Upgrading IRIX 6.5.8 to 6.5.22
Replies: 5
Views: 213

Re: Upgrading IRIX 6.5.8 to 6.5.22

Thanks guys, What is patch 5086 - where is is available? So it seems that the risks are pretty low and should not affect my 3D apps that use FlexLM liscencing. I plan on swapping my root drive for a faster one, so I will perform that first so I have a complete backup of the system disk before I upgr...
by bjames
Mon Apr 13, 2009 6:20 pm
Forum: IRIX and Software
Topic: Upgrading IRIX 6.5.8 to 6.5.22
Replies: 5
Views: 213

Upgrading IRIX 6.5.8 to 6.5.22

Will this affect any installed applications or network settings? I dont want to have to re-install anything or re-liscense any of my apps or mess around repairing network connections. Can anyone tell me if the risks are low?
by bjames
Mon Apr 13, 2009 5:53 pm
Forum: SGI: Hardware
Topic: Silencing an O2
Replies: 4
Views: 340

Silencing an O2

I have been reading some posts here about sugestion on silencing an O2. Seems like the two most obvious is to do the following; 1. Replace the power supply fan - Are these common? 2. Install modern drive Can anyone offer sugestion as tot hard drive would be best? The drive I am using now is a Seagat...
by bjames
Mon Apr 13, 2009 5:42 pm
Forum: SGI: Hardware
Topic: Irratating Disk Murmur on O2
Replies: 3
Views: 161

Re: Irratating Disk Murmur on O2

I am thinking of replacing the drive with a 15K drive. Perhaps that may help?

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