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by duck
Thu Sep 14, 2017 7:40 am
Forum: SGI: hinv
Topic: Octane2 R12k, 400 MHz, 1Gb RAM, V8, 73Gb SCA-2
Replies: 4
Views: 296

Re: Octane2 R12k, 400 MHz, 1Gb RAM, V8, 73Gb SCA-2

Nice!
Also to get the IRIX minor micro version, use

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by duck
Thu Aug 31, 2017 10:57 am
Forum: SGI: Discussion
Topic: How frequently you use your SGI (in 2017)?
Replies: 80
Views: 3513

Re: How frequently you use your SGI (in 2017)?

I use my Octane every day, although it's mostly thunderbird and a terminal to the servers in the closet.
by duck
Thu Aug 31, 2017 9:19 am
Forum: HP/DEC/Compaq
Topic: What HP/DEC/Compaq do we have.
Replies: 137
Views: 10557

Re: What HP/DEC/Compaq do we have.

Congrats sgt! It looks like new!

ClassicHasClass wrote:This is what you want (my 164LX running Tru64): viewtopic.php?f=18&t=16729421&p=7380536#p7380536


FSM damnit classic, I had forgotten about your beautiful vinyls... I so need some now :-)
by duck
Mon Jul 31, 2017 12:24 pm
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: Vintage Computer Festival August 5 and 6
Replies: 33
Views: 1186

Re: Vintage Computer Festival August 5 and 6

Might be fun to come see, but it's really quite far away.
by duck
Mon Jul 17, 2017 11:14 am
Forum: Hardware For Sale/Trade
Topic: [ebay][uk] DEC AlphaPC 164SX
Replies: 10
Views: 682

Re: [ebay][uk] DEC AlphaPC 164SX

miod wrote:IIRC PC164 use FPM (non-EDO) 72-pin memory while 164SX and 164LX use 168-pin SDRAM.


Yes, the PC164 uses 72-pin FPM. Any other differences you know of?
by duck
Sun Jul 16, 2017 9:54 am
Forum: Hardware For Sale/Trade
Topic: [ebay][uk] DEC AlphaPC 164SX
Replies: 10
Views: 682

Re: [ebay][uk] DEC AlphaPC 164SX

I'm surprised as to how different the board layout is compared to my AlphaPC 164 (no suffix).
by duck
Sun Jul 16, 2017 7:05 am
Forum: Getting Started, Documentation, Tips & Tricks
Topic: Why a static address not shown on the router
Replies: 9
Views: 656

Re: Why a static address not shown on the router

It could be any number of things and I for one am not psychic (or somehow able to magically divine whatever the software on your router does).

Tell us what you're doing and what results you are seeing and someone might be able to give an answer.

http://www.catb.org/esr/faqs/smart-questions.html
by duck
Thu May 25, 2017 1:04 am
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: James Bond…
Replies: 9
Views: 405

Re: James Bond…

The Saint finally returns to heaven. RIP.
by duck
Mon Apr 10, 2017 6:45 am
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: What pointless thing are you doing right now?
Replies: 340
Views: 21628

Re: What pointless thing are you doing right now?

itsvince725 wrote:Chatting on IRC.


As to imply, there's a time when you're not? :-)
by duck
Sat Mar 18, 2017 3:52 am
Forum: Getting Started, Documentation, Tips & Tricks
Topic: I started a folding at home team for nekochan.net users
Replies: 6
Views: 619

Re: I started a folding at home team for nekochan.net users

This is spam and thus should be treated as such. Hey guys! Give me your time and effort! We'll be a TEAM!
by duck
Sat Mar 18, 2017 3:16 am
Forum: Getting Started, Documentation, Tips & Tricks
Topic: What is difference b/w soft link and mount partition
Replies: 6
Views: 456

Re: What is difference b/w soft link and mount partition

I sense much confusion in the questioneer. My apologies if this seems patronising, but it seems like these concepts could use a bit of a firming up. A link is a file that points to the same data as another file in a given file system. The files are exactly the same, except for there being two of the...
by duck
Wed Feb 08, 2017 9:36 am
Forum: Miscellaneous Operating Systems/Hardware
Topic: Eric Raymond Talks ASCII
Replies: 5
Views: 468

Re: Eric Raymond Talks ASCII

Thank you for blowing my mind, jaan, all these years I had no idea :-)
by duck
Wed Jan 11, 2017 10:03 am
Forum: Hardware For Sale/Trade
Topic: Ebay: 600Mhz Octane CPU
Replies: 1
Views: 330

Re: Ebay: 600Mhz Octane CPU

Not just one, there were six!
by duck
Fri Jan 06, 2017 11:50 am
Forum: SGI: Discussion
Topic: Lazy Game Reviews Featured An Indigo2
Replies: 16
Views: 1143

Re: Lazy Game Reviews Featured An Indigo2

Why is the logo upside down?
by duck
Mon Dec 05, 2016 9:50 pm
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: your latest purchase
Replies: 920
Views: 32462

Re: your latest purchase

My latest purchase/build is a desk! (the legs are from ikea and the top is a kitchen counter)

The start of the video demos my remote light control rig, I expose a 433MHz controller via SNMP and talk to it with a python/Tk program :-)


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