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by somecodemonkey
Sun Mar 21, 2004 11:39 pm
Forum: Hardware For Sale/Trade
Topic: Parting Out challenge L
Replies: 6
Views: 334

everything is going just say what you want and its there. I don't know how much memory is on the MC3, what i can do is get a photo of it. I would say it looks about half full

Also willing to trade parts for O2 memory and compatible cdrom drives.

I will get that photo sorted out as soon as poss
by somecodemonkey
Sun Mar 21, 2004 1:22 pm
Forum: Hardware For Sale/Trade
Topic: Parting Out challenge L
Replies: 6
Views: 334

Parting Out challenge L

time has come for facts to be faced. After alot of time fighting with it to get at least a console output the time has come to part company with my Power Challenge L. Basically all parts are avalible and there is a list below of spesifics: 2 x Dual R8000 cpu boards MC3 Board IO4 with GCAM and extra ...
by somecodemonkey
Sun Mar 21, 2004 1:16 pm
Forum: SGI: Hardware
Topic: Bunch of Indigos, how to choose?
Replies: 4
Views: 305

well basically you want an indigo 2 with a purple case as they have the chance of containing r10k processors as well as impact graphics. Some of the cases will have badges with "R10000", "XZ" or "Impact" also some may have internal cdroms which is an added bonus. From an external point of view you w...
by somecodemonkey
Sun Mar 21, 2004 10:41 am
Forum: SGI: hinv
Topic: Challlenge L EXTREME
Replies: 4
Views: 714

hi i have this for my challenge L as well and have a hell of a time trying to get it to do anything other than sitting in the corner, can i ask what slots the gcam board and the graphics board is in and also is there some kind of cable that connects the gcam to the graphics board or is it all done b...
by somecodemonkey
Wed Dec 03, 2003 11:20 pm
Forum: Hardware For Sale/Trade
Topic: An Octane for Christmas...
Replies: 4
Views: 487

*comes up and looks at the shiny octane like a street urchin pressing his nose up to the glass of a toy shop window on christmas eve*
by somecodemonkey
Tue Nov 18, 2003 11:23 am
Forum: SGI: Hardware
Topic: Can I use a Buffalo Airstation with an O2?
Replies: 5
Views: 338

don't see y it won't work since all the work will be done by the wireless equipment so as far as he O2 will know it will be a normal ethernet connection
by somecodemonkey
Tue Nov 18, 2003 11:20 am
Forum: SGI: Hardware
Topic: Help - PROM password / Irix Install on O2
Replies: 8
Views: 366

and as for the hdd you can't just use an install from another machine since each is unique to each machine, so you can use an install from another O2 of identical hardware but not an install from any other SGI
by somecodemonkey
Wed Nov 12, 2003 5:21 am
Forum: IRIX and Software
Topic: What demos do you use to show off your systems?
Replies: 12
Views: 1023

Looks like Final Fantasy: The Spirits Within


but with more of a story i expect :P
by somecodemonkey
Tue Nov 04, 2003 12:42 am
Forum: Hardware Wanted
Topic: WTB: Rackmount Servers
Replies: 2
Views: 384

you can get sgi intel based rackmounts like this one here

http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=3053774041&category=1484
by somecodemonkey
Sun Nov 02, 2003 4:36 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous Operating Systems/Hardware
Topic: ProPack for SGI 330
Replies: 18
Views: 1324

if you had to choose between windows NT and Linux which would use choose, i mean linux might suck (/usr/include/linux ... wtf were they thinking) but its salvageable with a bit of work and while we are on this subject http://www.spatula.net/proc/linux/index/src just some food for thought
by somecodemonkey
Thu Oct 30, 2003 12:29 pm
Forum: SGI: Discussion
Topic: IRIX 6.5.22 System Platform OS Retirement Letter
Replies: 5
Views: 576

yes its blade runner...

"i only do the eyes" :P
by somecodemonkey
Wed Oct 29, 2003 3:27 pm
Forum: Getting Started, Documentation, Tips & Tricks
Topic: tardist issues - security fixes and software installation
Replies: 18
Views: 1418

i had the same problem i found it easier just in install irix from scratch and make sure i installed the dev lib and dev foundation before i installed the overlays but you can do an install after the overlays are installed it just needs al the original media
by somecodemonkey
Tue Oct 28, 2003 11:33 am
Forum: Getting Started, Documentation, Tips & Tricks
Topic: tardist issues - security fixes and software installation
Replies: 18
Views: 1418

but it's C++ so I'm reluctant to get tangled up in that nightmarish language


i agree C++ is a dog of a language
by somecodemonkey
Tue Oct 28, 2003 11:31 am
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: explaining my absence...
Replies: 11
Views: 800

too much work :P
by somecodemonkey
Tue Oct 28, 2003 5:08 am
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: explaining my absence...
Replies: 11
Views: 800

sounds like a good idea but i think the reason that there is no shops like there anywhere i have been is because there is not enought customers to support the costs of hiring a store etc... alot of those business are online or have places at computer fairs because that is where alot of the people wh...

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