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by foetz
Thu Dec 14, 2017 5:40 am
Forum: SGI: Computer Graphics
Topic: Softimage weirdness: Not registering mouse clicks
Replies: 12
Views: 230

Re: Softimage weirdness: Not registering mouse clicks

do you run any other program with a gui that might steal the focus?
also which desktop mouse settings do you have? focus on mouse-over or by click?
by foetz
Fri Dec 01, 2017 7:02 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous Operating Systems/Hardware
Topic: and now for something completely different !
Replies: 3
Views: 180

Re: and now for something completely different !

guardian452 wrote:HAMEI actually LIKING a LINUX ???? ?!?!?!!!! :shock: :shock: :shock: :shock: :shock: :shock: :shock: :shock: :shock: :shock:

yeah something is wrong there :P
by foetz
Thu Nov 30, 2017 7:18 am
Forum: Hardware For Sale/Trade
Topic: [eBay] Cray J90 (not mine...I wish)
Replies: 5
Views: 269

Re: [eBay] Cray J90 (not mine...I wish)

haha nice one :D
by foetz
Sat Nov 25, 2017 3:07 pm
Forum: IRIX and Software
Topic: Obtaining licenses for old software
Replies: 23
Views: 824

Re: Obtaining licenses for old software

some of autodesk's old apps like power animator might well still be up and running in a way, just wrapped into another product. auto.... studio or somesuch? indeed: https://www.autodesk.com/products/alias-products/overview but keep in mind, after 9.7 they stripped off all polygon related stuff as w...
by foetz
Sat Nov 25, 2017 8:47 am
Forum: SGI: Computer Graphics
Topic: Softimage Tutorial #1
Replies: 12
Views: 407

Re: Softimage Tutorial #1

Intuition wrote:I am not sure if Renderman had a Softimage release.

it didn't. however for si3d there was softman from animal logic and 3delight was quite popular with xsi.
by foetz
Fri Nov 24, 2017 4:09 am
Forum: SGI: Computer Graphics
Topic: Softimage Irix Mental Ray
Replies: 6
Views: 388

Re: Softimage Irix Mental Ray

Intuition wrote:if the Octane can just capture a screen and make a video from it I'll just use that.

mediarecorder, fullscreen, quicktime animation codec, 12 or 15 fps.
by foetz
Thu Nov 23, 2017 4:15 pm
Forum: SGI: Computer Graphics
Topic: Softimage Irix Mental Ray
Replies: 6
Views: 388

Re: Softimage Irix Mental Ray

Intuition wrote:Octane with desktop capture when I get a personal video option.

for a screencast with an octane you don't need a video board.
by foetz
Thu Nov 23, 2017 11:54 am
Forum: SGI: Hardware
Topic: SGI Origin 2400 Rack cabling help
Replies: 9
Views: 183

Re: SGI Origin 2400 Rack cabling help

jwhat wrote:The sgi techpubs materials are archived at: http://www.irix7.com

and that's not even the only one. we also have: https://techpubs.jurassic.nl
by foetz
Thu Nov 23, 2017 2:18 am
Forum: HP/DEC/Compaq
Topic: Firefox 3.0.19 Tru64 finally finished !
Replies: 9
Views: 211

Re: Firefox 3.0.19 Tru64 finally finished !

ooh very nice work. much thanks :D
by foetz
Sun Nov 19, 2017 4:07 am
Forum: SGI: Hardware
Topic: [RESOLVED] o2 not able to get online anymore.
Replies: 12
Views: 384

Re: o2 not able to get online anymore.

Intuition wrote:Should I turn off the scripts permanently

yes.

which btw is a good idea with all browsers on all systems. then allow as needed via noscript or something similar.
by foetz
Fri Nov 17, 2017 12:54 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous Operating Systems/Hardware
Topic: SoftImage 3D 4.0 Install Help ?
Replies: 18
Views: 429

Re: SoftImage 3D 4.0 Install Help ?

i'm afraid there's no solution to your problem. you can't run a 15 year old software on a current os with current hardware and expect it to work flawlessly.
by foetz
Thu Nov 16, 2017 3:36 pm
Forum: SGI: Computer Graphics
Topic: Final Fantasy Movie SGI, Maya, and Renderman.
Replies: 2
Views: 206

Re: Final Fantasy Movie SGI, Maya, and Renderman.

yeah maya + prman was the hollywood standard for many years and still is for a lot of studios. not on irix these days of course.
by foetz
Thu Nov 16, 2017 11:09 am
Forum: SGI: Hardware
Topic: [RESOLVED] o2 not able to get online anymore.
Replies: 12
Views: 384

Re: o2 not able to get online anymore.

show us your /etc/config/static-route.options and /etc/resolv.conf and /etc/nsswitch.conf
by foetz
Thu Nov 16, 2017 5:47 am
Forum: Nekochan Net
Topic: How can we encourage better group participation on this site?
Replies: 47
Views: 1335

Re: How can we encourage better group participation on this site?

jimmer wrote:Sometimes I wonder if nekochan.net itself shouldn't rewind to something more amenable to browsing 'a la ancienne'.

crossed my mind, too. the problem is that the stuff from back then is quite crappy security wise so for a proper solution one would have to create something custom.

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