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by dexter1
Thu Sep 21, 2017 12:30 pm
Forum: Emulation
Topic: Indy and indigo2 emulation in MESS (WIP)
Replies: 14
Views: 2567

Re: Indy and indigo2 emulation in MESS (WIP)

Yes, I know, I suggested it not because of R3000 support, but because of a better timing accuracy. While it's nice to be able to have a "run as fast as you can" mode (like QEMU does), it's even more important to be able to simulate the real speed of real hardware (like the CEN64 project d...
by dexter1
Sun Sep 17, 2017 2:09 pm
Forum: IRIX and Software
Topic: Created docker for running an IRIX install server on your PC/laptop
Replies: 7
Views: 274

Re: Created docker for running an IRIX install server on your PC/laptop

Sounds sorta similar to the Vagrant setup I came up with a couple months ago to boot SGIs... but obviously I'm using Vagrant/Virtualbox instead of Docker. This is designed to Layer2-bridge onto your network so you can use RARP to boot installers on SGIs without having to type in IP addresses. https...
by dexter1
Sun Sep 17, 2017 8:54 am
Forum: SGI: Hardware
Topic: Sync on green question
Replies: 4
Views: 164

Re: Sync on green question

Before going the conversion device route, try this: If you have a spare old VGA cable, you can force Sync on Green by breaking off the separate H/V sync pins 13 and 14 on one end. YMMV and no guarantees, that why i suggest doing this on an old cable. I also have a 1907FP and could not reliably eithe...
by dexter1
Sun Sep 17, 2017 4:23 am
Forum: Hardware For Sale/Trade
Topic: FS: O2000/onyx2 wheel base
Replies: 2
Views: 110

Re: FS: O2000/onyx2 wheel base

Shipping to US depends greatly on the weight: if i keep the package below 5Kilos shipment will be 34.50 Euros, otherwise it will be 58 Euros and that's too expensive IMO. I will put you as reserve and await other offers. Jan-Jaap has offered Onyx2 rack systems recently, and this wheel base might be ...
by dexter1
Fri Sep 15, 2017 3:13 pm
Forum: Hardware For Sale/Trade
Topic: Open for offers: SGI Indigo 1 R3000 Located in Netherlands
Replies: 13
Views: 989

Re: Open for offers: SGI Indigo 1 R3000 Located in Netherlands

The machine didn't get sold, so the machine is up for sale again.

Please PM me with your offers.
by dexter1
Fri Sep 15, 2017 3:08 pm
Forum: IRIX and Software
Topic: How do I fix this?! >:(
Replies: 9
Views: 187

Re: How do I fix this?! >:(

This is similar to my tmux port attempts failing because irix doesn't have an utf8 locale included.

A shame really.
by dexter1
Fri Sep 15, 2017 3:06 pm
Forum: Nekochan Net
Topic: Fuel hardware aggregator edits ?
Replies: 3
Views: 89

Re: Fuel hardware aggregator edits ?

I can't change the OP user of that topic, but you're welcome to add a post with your additions, so the mods can integrate it in Zafunk's post.
by dexter1
Fri Sep 15, 2017 3:04 pm
Forum: Hardware For Sale/Trade
Topic: FS: O2000/onyx2 wheel base
Replies: 2
Views: 110

FS: O2000/onyx2 wheel base

O2kwheels.jpg

Original bolts are included. this item weighs about 3 kilos. Please send me a PM for offers
by dexter1
Fri Sep 15, 2017 2:45 pm
Forum: SGI: Hardware
Topic: Indy badges?
Replies: 5
Views: 154

Re: Indy badges?

The R5000 badge has a distinct curve, which in my opinion was meant to match it left of the "bug" logo. Very similar to the "Power" badge for the R8K Indigo2 paired with the elan/xz/ultra badges
by dexter1
Mon Sep 11, 2017 10:57 am
Forum: Getting Started, Documentation, Tips & Tricks
Topic: IRIX netinstall via DINA - getting invalid argument error.
Replies: 3
Views: 125

Re: IRIX netinstall via DINA - getting invalid argument error.

Can you try substituting the server ip address 192.168.1.100 with it's machine name when attempting a network installation? fx only uses tftp and bootp services, but sa and miniroot have more demands, like rsh, a working ksh and a server who is identifiable by name, not by ip address, at least ...
by dexter1
Sun Sep 10, 2017 3:07 pm
Forum: IRIX and Software
Topic: Created docker for running an IRIX install server on your PC/laptop
Replies: 7
Views: 274

Created docker for running an IRIX install server on your PC/laptop

Since i got tired of: a) Editing passwd files and setting kernel parameters in my current machine to get services up for remote boot and network install (and reverse the changes afterwards) b) Running a ChallengeS server with 100 mbit to act as an install server c) installing VMWare to run DINA ...i...
by dexter1
Sat Sep 02, 2017 10:36 am
Forum: Hardware Wanted
Topic: Wanted: Octane
Replies: 11
Views: 379

Re: Wanted: Octane

Ian's SGI Depot is more geared towards selling to commercial entities and thus the higher prices, because they can afford it. But he is a good person to deal with. He's from Kentucky, so shipping from Europe might be a tad expensive. But i'm sure there's an SGI enthusiast nearby who can help him out.
by dexter1
Sat Sep 02, 2017 1:55 am
Forum: Hardware Wanted
Topic: Wanted: Octane
Replies: 11
Views: 379

Re: Wanted: Octane

First of all welcome,

It would be wise to tell a bit more about yourself and where you live and what you do. Putting netBSD on an Octane would be really cool, but do you have experience in Linux/BSD Kernel workings? Or have you ran SGI systems before?
by dexter1
Fri Sep 01, 2017 3:28 pm
Forum: SGI: Development
Topic: ipmitool for IRIX
Replies: 3
Views: 159

Re: ipmitool for IRIX

Well done necron2600.

Is the irix package built mainly for remote management of other devices over ip or can it also be used to read sensor data on SGI hardware?

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