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by Raion-Fox
Sat Sep 23, 2017 3:53 pm
Forum: Hardware Wanted
Topic: Want a SGI workstation for really cheap (<50€) or free
Replies: 6
Views: 259

Re: Want a SGI workstation for really cheap (<50€) or free

You're not going to find much for that budget. I mean you may find something but it may be inoperative, without much expanded memory or lacking the proprietary keyboard or mouse if it is older.
by Raion-Fox
Fri Sep 22, 2017 11:08 am
Forum: Apple
Topic: How can Apple reclaim its dominance over PC-based workstations?
Replies: 67
Views: 1504

Re: How can Apple reclaim its dominance over PC-based workstations?

My i7-3940XM is still fast enough with 32GB of RAM to handle most anything I throw at it. Including Overwatch.
by Raion-Fox
Thu Sep 21, 2017 6:21 pm
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: your latest purchase
Replies: 690
Views: 22253

Re: your latest purchase

Got in 5x 15k RPM 300GB SCSI drives for my computers. If anyone wants some more, I have a source that gets them super cheap.
by Raion-Fox
Thu Sep 21, 2017 10:41 am
Forum: IRIX and Software
Topic: NIS Password format
Replies: 11
Views: 248

Re: NIS Password format

praetor242 wrote:Right now I'm trying to figure out what to do about passwords. DES is insecure, but so are short ass passwords that IRIX requires.


You can change passwords from the shell just fine
by Raion-Fox
Wed Sep 20, 2017 11:32 pm
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: your latest purchase
Replies: 690
Views: 22253

Re: your latest purchase

Besides that I am currently seeking out old tube TVs in good shape. Its harder than it sounds as the Trinitron tubes are hoarded.
by Raion-Fox
Wed Sep 20, 2017 9:14 pm
Forum: Hardware For Sale/Trade
Topic: Mint Condition SGI Indy R5000 Case + Chassis x 2
Replies: 4
Views: 211

Re: Mint Condition SGI Indy R5000 Case + Chassis x 2

Put. Your. Location. In. Your. Profile!
by Raion-Fox
Wed Sep 20, 2017 7:59 pm
Forum: Hardware For Sale/Trade
Topic: Mint Condition SGI Indy R5000 Case + Chassis x 2
Replies: 4
Views: 211

Re: Mint Condition SGI Indy R5000 Case + Chassis x 2

Hi All I have 2 SGI Indy R5000 cases/chassis No guts or contents and in Mint Condition, I would say they were from a spare parts supplier and look brand new . I got them on ebay several years ago, my intention was to do a Case Mod and stick a PC inside but I just have not got around to doing it. I ...
by Raion-Fox
Wed Sep 20, 2017 2:32 pm
Forum: Apple
Topic: How can Apple reclaim its dominance over PC-based workstations?
Replies: 67
Views: 1504

Re: How can Apple reclaim its dominance over PC-based workstations?

PPC is not dead. Just low end PPC CPUs, as OpenPOWER and POWER9 are doing quite well.
by Raion-Fox
Wed Sep 20, 2017 11:30 am
Forum: IRIX and Software
Topic: NIS Password format
Replies: 11
Views: 248

Re: NIS Password format

You can have IRIX boxes run as LDAP clients yes.
by Raion-Fox
Wed Sep 20, 2017 10:50 am
Forum: IRIX and Software
Topic: NIS Password format
Replies: 11
Views: 248

Re: NIS Password format

DES is very insecure. Make sure you've a good firewall.

EDIT: You could replace NIS with OpenLDAP
by Raion-Fox
Tue Sep 19, 2017 5:59 pm
Forum: Hardware For Sale/Trade
Topic: FS: Sun Ultra45 (Price reduced)
Replies: 2
Views: 342

Re: FS: Sun Ultra45

Beautiful! Someones gonna be lucky.
by Raion-Fox
Tue Sep 19, 2017 5:55 pm
Forum: SGI: Hardware
Topic: My first Octane
Replies: 12
Views: 471

Re: My first Octane

Got the Octane in today. Still looking for a monitor option - need to source adapter, will power on with serial interface soon. No disk drives, but TWO drive sleds!. BUT I have a 4 disk SCSI Sun external drive enclosure just sitting full of barracuda drives which I might steal one. The top screw to...
by Raion-Fox
Tue Sep 19, 2017 2:00 pm
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: your latest purchase
Replies: 690
Views: 22253

Re: your latest purchase

I may soon be the owner of a PC-9821ap2 with a 486 CPU. Though, I have to find a keyboard for it.
by Raion-Fox
Mon Sep 18, 2017 8:54 am
Forum: Hardware For Sale/Trade
Topic: Nicest Tezro I've seen on (EBAY) plus more (not mine)
Replies: 10
Views: 553

Re: Nicest Tezro I've seen on (EBAY) plus more (not mine)

That's John/Mopar 5150. He's a great guy here. We've done business for about 2-3 years.
by Raion-Fox
Fri Sep 15, 2017 9:12 pm
Forum: SGI: Hardware
Topic: Mixed RAM banks
Replies: 2
Views: 120

Re: Mixed RAM banks

You can, yes.

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