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by foetz
Tue May 16, 2017 11:39 am
Forum: IRIX and Software
Topic: Installing Photoshop 3.0.1
Replies: 6
Views: 214

Re: Installing Photoshop 3.0.1

hamei invested quite some effort to bring that back into 6.5.30. you might wanna try the search
by foetz
Sat May 13, 2017 11:15 am
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: End of the line for Itanium
Replies: 19
Views: 321

Re: End of the line for Itanium

indeed very unlikely. even more so since they're now offering linux containers for hpux.
nice however that intel announced optane for hpux nevertheless :-)
by foetz
Fri May 12, 2017 4:26 pm
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: End of the line for Itanium
Replies: 19
Views: 321

Re: End of the line for Itanium

HP was looking to replace its aging PA-RISC with a modern 64-bit server chip that could run legacy OSes like Unix.

always a pleasure to read articles written by n00bs :P
by foetz
Thu May 11, 2017 1:51 pm
Forum: SGI: Hardware
Topic: CPU catch-up - modern software on a 2.5GHz MIPS CPU useable?
Replies: 5
Views: 126

Re: CPU catch-up - modern software on a 2.5GHz MIPS CPU useable?

MIPS was outperformed by Alpha and PA-RISC in it's days so it's not like it was a speed daemon to begin with mips was pretty much on par with pa which both lost to the alpha on int but their fp was really good and could actually beat the alpha in certain cases. either way even if you put mips below...
by foetz
Tue May 09, 2017 5:52 pm
Forum: IRIX and Software
Topic: Why can't we sell/trade original commercial software?
Replies: 13
Views: 389

Re: Why can't we sell/trade original commercial software?

Part of the issue is that a lot of software licenses do state that they aren't transferable. Not all of course, but plenty do mention it. Hence with such software, even though you've bought a legal license, it can be illegal to re-sell it. that also depends on the country to some extend. in germany...
by foetz
Tue May 09, 2017 12:55 pm
Forum: SGI: Computer Graphics
Topic: CorelDraw
Replies: 16
Views: 1195

Re: CorelDraw

that was quite common for irix 5 stuff. legacy apps from irix 4 that needed no changes were just kept.
by foetz
Sat May 06, 2017 1:35 pm
Forum: SGI: Development
Topic: NASA recruiting US citizens for SGI Pleiades cluster FORTRAN code speedup challenge
Replies: 8
Views: 157

Re: NASA recruiting US citizens for SGI Pleiades cluster FORTRAN code speedup challenge

dexter1 wrote:prize money of USD 55.000 is a damn cheap crowdfundingly steal

the us government had similar "challenges" not so long ago and the prize money there was not much more. compared to their budget it's a joke
by foetz
Sat Apr 29, 2017 3:41 pm
Forum: IRIX and Software
Topic: Timezone settings do not persist after rebooting
Replies: 13
Views: 278

Re: Timezone settings do not persist after rebooting

maybe you hit a bug. 6.3 was the first irix for the o2 and only ran there. do you have some patches installed?
in doubt you can get some from the nekochan ftp: ftp.nekochan.net/pub/irix/Patches/IRIX_6.3/
by foetz
Fri Apr 28, 2017 8:14 pm
Forum: IRIX and Software
Topic: Timezone settings do not persist after rebooting
Replies: 13
Views: 278

Re: Timezone settings do not persist after rebooting

Here's something that might be either useless or at least somewhat helpful: Apr 27 03:22:18 5D:* xntpd[250]: xntpd 3-5.93e Thu Dec 10 10:50:26 PST 1998 (1) Apr 27 03:22:18 5D:* xntpd[250]: tickadj = 150, tick = 10000, tvu_maxslew = 14850, est. hz = 100 Apr 27 03:22:18 6D:* xntpd[250]: precision = 1...
by foetz
Thu Apr 27, 2017 9:59 pm
Forum: IRIX and Software
Topic: Timezone settings do not persist after rebooting
Replies: 13
Views: 278

Re: Timezone settings do not persist after rebooting

that's correct. is the date right if you sync it via ntp?
by foetz
Thu Apr 27, 2017 4:02 pm
Forum: IRIX and Software
Topic: Timezone settings do not persist after rebooting
Replies: 13
Views: 278

Re: Timezone settings do not persist after rebooting

please post your full TIMEZONE file in [ code ] tags
by foetz
Sun Apr 23, 2017 6:27 am
Forum: SGI: Hardware
Topic: Onyx2 temp error
Replies: 5
Views: 162

Re: Onyx2 temp error

MrBill wrote:Is there a utility to check temperature and fan speeds?

iirc that was only possible with the 3x00 models
by foetz
Sat Apr 22, 2017 7:55 pm
Forum: SGI: Hardware
Topic: Onyx2 temp error
Replies: 5
Views: 162

Re: Onyx2 temp error

what onyx2 is it? deskside or rack?
by foetz
Sat Apr 22, 2017 3:56 pm
Forum: IRIX and Software
Topic: Setting up lightpptd on IRIX 6.5
Replies: 6
Views: 210

Re: Setting up lightpptd on IRIX 6.5

Even if it is behind a firewall, are there any major vulnerable things that are running out of box that can be removed or disabled if not needed? if it's behind a firewall and/or router the other things don't matter. assuming you only forward traffic to the lighttpd. as for the config, that's not d...

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