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by foetz
Mon Apr 16, 2018 4:44 pm
Forum: SGI: Computer Graphics
Topic: Softimage Tutorial #2
Replies: 3
Views: 234

Re: Softimage Tutorial #2

you have a typo in the description. it's "Softimage|3d" i.e. the pipe after the E
by foetz
Sat Apr 07, 2018 12:37 pm
Forum: Apple
Topic: Apple to stop using Intel processors in Macs, reports say
Replies: 14
Views: 550

Re: Apple to stop using Intel processors in Macs, reports say

sure they might mess it up but i'm just not sad about the possibility of a non-x86 desktop box with proper software support. whether that'll be a success or not? time will tell.
by foetz
Thu Apr 05, 2018 3:27 pm
Forum: Apple
Topic: Apple to stop using Intel processors in Macs, reports say
Replies: 14
Views: 550

Re: Apple to stop using Intel processors in Macs, reports say

well apple are not stupid. if they didn't think they had an advantage by the time this will be on sale they wouldn't do it
by foetz
Wed Apr 04, 2018 6:08 pm
Forum: Apple
Topic: Apple to stop using Intel processors in Macs, reports say
Replies: 14
Views: 550

Re: Apple to stop using Intel processors in Macs, reports say

sure but that's the developer's problem. i was referring to your: "the extra cost of buying the same software yet again for a new architecture makes approximately zero sense"
by foetz
Tue Apr 03, 2018 10:06 pm
Forum: Apple
Topic: Apple to stop using Intel processors in Macs, reports say
Replies: 14
Views: 550

Re: Apple to stop using Intel processors in Macs, reports say

heard stories about how difficult it actually was for professional software on OSX, the entire idea of switching to a new architecture should seem insane. the extra cost of buying the same software yet again for a new architecture makes approximately zero sense times have changed. think of how many...
by foetz
Thu Mar 29, 2018 6:39 pm
Forum: Nekochan Net
Topic: Hardware Requests w/ Software
Replies: 1
Views: 361

Re: Hardware Requests w/ Software

no
by foetz
Wed Mar 28, 2018 9:25 am
Forum: SGI: Computer Graphics
Topic: WTB Softimage|3D 4.0 Manuals
Replies: 7
Views: 889

Re: WTB Softimage|3D 4.0 Manuals

i can't confirm that either. the book is one of the best sources you can get in addition to the included docs and i didn't have any problems using the info with v4 either.
by foetz
Tue Mar 27, 2018 4:48 pm
Forum: SGI: Computer Graphics
Topic: Softimage Tutorial #1
Replies: 28
Views: 1473

Re: Softimage Tutorial #1

Will you be doing any more tutorials on Softimage? Is it possible to offload the render process in SI from the O2 to another SGI machine, like a dual Octane or Origin? The only situation I know where you can use "satellite" rendering is with Maya 6.5 and Mental Ray. ... Satellite Renderin...
by foetz
Thu Mar 22, 2018 2:34 pm
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: Announcing The IRIX Network
Replies: 60
Views: 2207

Re: Announcing IRIX.pw

Something tells me if you lack any one of those things at a moments notice (I.e. if it takes you 3-4 months to get the site completely back online then people will move elsewhere.) I'm just waiting for the tipping point where SGIs reach mainstream popularity in the vintage hobby and the unreasonabl...
by foetz
Thu Mar 22, 2018 8:51 am
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: Announcing The IRIX Network
Replies: 60
Views: 2207

Re: Announcing IRIX.pw

He's been MIA on twitter since Jan 31, so I can't help but think the site is in it's sunset years.

it's not. we have a secondary option ready in case neko doesn't wanna run it anymore at some point.
by foetz
Wed Mar 21, 2018 3:16 pm
Forum: SGI: Development
Topic: basic drawing primitives on Irix
Replies: 7
Views: 326

Re: basic drawing primitives on Irix

i don't think he meant using some 3rd party stuff but actually wants to do that with irix.

so, installing the gl dev stuff should be enough to get you started. including examples.
by foetz
Wed Mar 21, 2018 8:13 am
Forum: IRIX and Software
Topic: Problem installing IRIX on my Tezro
Replies: 17
Views: 455

Re: Problem installing IRIX on my Tezro

Trippynet wrote:Tezro support was added in IRIX 6.5.21 I believe

exactly. installing anything older will not work.
by foetz
Mon Mar 19, 2018 4:32 pm
Forum: Nekochan Net
Topic: PHP errors
Replies: 1
Views: 371

Re: PHP errors

thanks for the report pentium. we'll forward it accordingly
by foetz
Sun Mar 18, 2018 1:04 pm
Forum: IRIX and Software
Topic: MIPSPro installation issues (IRIX doesn't see dist CD)
Replies: 3
Views: 159

Re: MIPSPro installation issues (IRIX doesn't see dist CD)

you don't need the cd but only the contents. if you can read it anywhere just copy the stuff over
by foetz
Fri Mar 16, 2018 1:03 am
Forum: Getting Started, Documentation, Tips & Tricks
Topic: rqsfiles to forget about a library?
Replies: 4
Views: 223

Re: rqsfiles to forget about a library?

Since I downgraded to the neko_glib stable version.. which has the same 3 libraries I have been using to fix the issue with the beta version of neko_glib. it has the same 3 libs but it also has other stuff which doesn't get installed if you replace single files only. glib itself has some dependenci...

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