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by Arie van Schutterhoef
Sat Mar 04, 2006 2:56 pm
Forum: SGI: Discussion
Topic: SGI says end of company may be at end of 2006
Replies: 45
Views: 2961

>SGI is moving away from proprietary systems and moving toward more common technologies. -This is a good thing for them as a way to survive as a company, but not a good thing for them as hotbed of technological development. They stopped being that when they lost track of what they were trying to ach...
by Arie van Schutterhoef
Tue Oct 25, 2005 9:26 am
Forum: SGI: Discussion
Topic: Itanium scaled down & pushed back (again)
Replies: 2
Views: 336

Itanium scaled down & pushed back (again)

Reading:
http://news.zdnet.co.uk/hardware/chips/ ... 351,00.htm

Start to wonder how deep the grave has to be become, before some one starts putting earth on top of it, in order to finish this burial.
Now I'm gonna cuddle my Octane...

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by Arie van Schutterhoef
Tue Oct 25, 2005 8:16 am
Forum: Apple
Topic: Nice new Powermacs
Replies: 24
Views: 1627

[quote="TeeTylerToe"]right now, even a dual core is pretty useless. . . so quad core yay, but you won't even be seeing the "responsiveness" bonus apple gave it's customers by adding dual core desktops to it's lineup, so I'm a little baffled by this move. . . -The whole G5 release is rather...
by Arie van Schutterhoef
Wed Sep 28, 2005 9:55 am
Forum: SGI: Discussion
Topic: What is the point of selling a Prisim with a single Itanium?
Replies: 57
Views: 2218

[quote="TeeTylerToe"] I'd be interested in seeing a sgi itanium against a NEC, or Fujitsu Itanium.[/quote]
-Of course there's more to it than the cpu...The surroundings are of equal importance.

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by Arie van Schutterhoef
Tue Sep 27, 2005 6:52 am
Forum: SGI: Discussion
Topic: RASC is here!
Replies: 14
Views: 1131

Re: RASC is here!

by Arie van Schutterhoef
Sun Sep 18, 2005 4:03 pm
Forum: IRIX and Software
Topic: 6.5.28 woes
Replies: 9
Views: 419

let's up the Octane to .28 ... makes me wonder if I shouldn't hold off. -I recently did that with .27 and now I get complaints about'XtRemoveGrab asked to remove a widget not on the list'. Which is quite annoying and haven't got a clue (and time, for that matter) how to solve this. So upgrading is ...
by Arie van Schutterhoef
Thu Sep 15, 2005 5:21 pm
Forum: SGI: Discussion
Topic: What is the point of selling a Prisim with a single Itanium?
Replies: 57
Views: 2218

Re: What is the point of selling a Prisim with a single Itan

[quote="Thaidog"]I That says to me that "we know it's not going to sell well so wft will make a single cpu model just for marketing sake...[/quote]
-Maybe you ought to add to that sentence: while we still can, untill we've flushed ourselves down the loo...

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by Arie van Schutterhoef
Tue Aug 16, 2005 7:09 am
Forum: IRIX and Software
Topic: XtRemoveGrab (remove a widget not on the list)
Replies: 2
Views: 190

[quote="dexter1"]Try dmconvert. -Been thinking about that too. But there must be a way of solving this problem. Avoid the gui tools![/quote]-That's a last resort measure. Drag & drop is slightly more easy than typing, I guess. So the question remains: is there a way of solving this pro...
by Arie van Schutterhoef
Mon Aug 15, 2005 2:46 pm
Forum: IRIX and Software
Topic: XtRemoveGrab (remove a widget not on the list)
Replies: 2
Views: 190

XtRemoveGrab (remove a widget not on the list)

Recently upgraded to 6.5.27 and subsequently discovered, that when I try to convert a .mov-file to another one with MediaConvert this is not executed, but rather results in a 'SGI Movie Library error' with the console mumbling nicely: 'Warning: XtRemoveGrab asked to remove a widget not on the list'....
by Arie van Schutterhoef
Sun Aug 07, 2005 2:32 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous Operating Systems/Hardware
Topic: Cray Supercomuter uses the XFS filesystem?
Replies: 20
Views: 1686

"a company can ascribe their revenue to anyone of their products or services within rason. for instance the can say the revenue was due to IRIX when in fact it was made on their hardware that was sold because of IRIX or vice versa. it's all marketing except for the bottom line.[" -Even so, the point...
by Arie van Schutterhoef
Sat Jul 23, 2005 12:50 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous Operating Systems/Hardware
Topic: Cray Supercomuter uses the XFS filesystem?
Replies: 20
Views: 1686

>One issue i recall reading of lately is that for >Cray's next line of Vector Machines that they >won't be able to use Unicos/MP because SGI are >refusing to extend the licenseing of IRIX for it to >run on a different arch. -More and more I start to believe that SGI is a confused company. Also with ...
by Arie van Schutterhoef
Thu Jun 30, 2005 8:56 am
Forum: SGI: Discussion
Topic: So, who's buying them clunky old Tezro's?
Replies: 16
Views: 1021

the 4x1GHz Tezro rocks!
-I thought the last version went to 800MHz.
Probably faster than 1GHZ won't happen...

$40K is a bit pricey)
-Already saw an offer for 15000 Euro's. so I've to wait awhile...

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by Arie van Schutterhoef
Mon Jun 20, 2005 7:18 am
Forum: SGI: Development
Topic: buying mipspro 7.3 and licencing
Replies: 13
Views: 807

you had a binary of jmax 2.5 on Irix! -Yes indeed. But for 6.5.12. How did you managed to compile it ? -Followed the instructions in the documentation that comes with jMax 2.5.1. There are make-files that you have to edit slightly. It is important to tell what cpu you prefer. In this case it was a R...
by Arie van Schutterhoef
Sun Jun 19, 2005 2:09 pm
Forum: SGI: Development
Topic: buying mipspro 7.3 and licencing
Replies: 13
Views: 807

I didn't try supercollider. -Pity. It is an interesting program. Would be nice to run it under Irix. I tried to compile the version 4.1 of jmax, but got compilation error. -2.5 is much more specific to SGI, especiallly with the audio library of SGI, Ircam is a like a secret "organization". -They are...
by Arie van Schutterhoef
Sun Jun 19, 2005 8:10 am
Forum: SGI: Development
Topic: buying mipspro 7.3 and licencing
Replies: 13
Views: 807

I would like to recompile audio softwares like jmax, ardour/jack ... -Have you tried doing this with SuperCollider3 for Irix? See: http://sourceforge.net/projects/supercollider http://www.audiosynth.com jmax was supposed to work on Irix. -Did you take jMax 2.5 or 4.1? I thought the guys at IRCAM use...

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