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by codemonkey
Sat Apr 30, 2005 9:20 am
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: Anyone else here Douglas Adams fans?
Replies: 11
Views: 386

My flatmate works for a local radio station in Liverpool, so I was very lucky and got to see the special advanced previews on the 24th. The film was very faithful to the book, but not quite as funny as it should be. Better watch those mice!
by codemonkey
Sat Apr 30, 2005 7:42 am
Forum: SGI: Discussion
Topic: Prism workstation is out!
Replies: 161
Views: 20408

Just for kicks, I tallied up the cost of building a comparable Opteron system yerself. Here were my results- 2x Opteron model 250 (2.4ghz)- $1400 Motherboard (AGP/DDR/PCI-x, blah blah)-$550 8GB PC-3200-$800 3d Labs Realizm 800 (AGP/640MB)-$2000 SCSI-U320 PCI-X controller card-$200 2x Cheeta 73GB/U3...
by codemonkey
Wed Apr 27, 2005 10:01 am
Forum: SGI: Hardware
Topic: 13w3 adapter issues
Replies: 14
Views: 382

As your in the US you may want to look at this:

http://www.deepspacecables.com/models/octane.html

you can get a converter that allows any normal monitor to accept SOG signals
by codemonkey
Wed Apr 27, 2005 9:49 am
Forum: SGI: Discussion
Topic: Itaniums? sgi to use Dorado line to boost workstations?
Replies: 69
Views: 12438

Hey Hamei,

Thats one fsck'ing hell of a post man.

Although I have to say it was a very, very interesting read
by codemonkey
Wed Apr 27, 2005 6:52 am
Forum: SGI: Discussion
Topic: Hi from a new member from Australia
Replies: 11
Views: 705

Re: Hi from a new member from Australia

Hi all, So I now have 3 Indigo2's, all R10000's 195mhz Solid Impacts, one Teal with about 380mb ram, floppy and original scsi disk and ATM card, and 2 Purple's with 128mb ram, no disks. One is working but the other boots, shows a green light but all i get is a grey screen and nothing else (any idea...
by codemonkey
Wed Apr 27, 2005 6:09 am
Forum: Getting Started, Documentation, Tips & Tricks
Topic: New to the scene
Replies: 51
Views: 2873

I guess I will give him a PM and ask about those specail proms also I'm gonna do some searching and such. Got catch them all NT-ppc, alpha, mips, x86 and if I can find any development version or such of NT ported to sparc. Anyways thanks I'm pretty sure that Getting NT 4 running on an SGI based MIP...
by codemonkey
Mon Apr 25, 2005 7:26 pm
Forum: SGI: Discussion
Topic: Prism workstation is out!
Replies: 161
Views: 20408

To be fair, as 'big, roughly cubic' boxes go, it looks pretty fucking sweet!

Although it does seem a little late to be advertising that the system has USB 2, AGP 8x and a DVD-rom as standard.
by codemonkey
Mon Apr 25, 2005 6:30 pm
Forum: SGI: Hardware
Topic: Your home networks
Replies: 42
Views: 1436

I run the network for my flatmates and I in out house. It's just a simple 10/100 with 6 clients (all x86), a hub and one old computer as a server / gateway with a 1Mb DSL line (it's a pentium with MMX! 233mhz my first ever x86 computer!).
by codemonkey
Mon Apr 25, 2005 4:18 am
Forum: Nekochan Net
Topic: Commemorating Member #1000 !!!
Replies: 6
Views: 1062

1000 members is quite a feet, even if I'm only number 993 :D
by codemonkey
Sat Apr 23, 2005 10:19 am
Forum: Hardware Wanted
Topic: Indigo2 5 1/4 drive sled
Replies: 6
Views: 278

Karl,

What do you want for the sled, and what do you think P&P to the UK will be?

Anyone else have one their willing to part with?
by codemonkey
Thu Apr 21, 2005 6:09 pm
Forum: Hardware Wanted
Topic: Indigo2 5 1/4 drive sled
Replies: 6
Views: 278

Indigo2 5 1/4 drive sled

Looking for a drive sled to use a cd-rom drive in an indigo2. Anyone happen to have one going?
by codemonkey
Thu Apr 21, 2005 6:43 am
Forum: SGI: Discussion
Topic: What's so great about SGI hardware?
Replies: 33
Views: 2414

Take a look at an SGI machine and a PC from the same time. Changes are that the PC is a big beige box, whereas the SGI is purple, teal, bright blue or some other color you've never seen a PC in. SGI's also have the not just the colour, but the appearence, some have curves, some are more box-like. ev...
by codemonkey
Wed Apr 20, 2005 10:13 am
Forum: Getting Started, Documentation, Tips & Tricks
Topic: New Member - Indigo2
Replies: 17
Views: 745

Thanks to everyone for all the help so far, you've all made me feel welcome. Hopefully i'll get my monitor adapter and cd drive by friday and I can go from there. Im sure im going to have fun messing arround with the system. Also, I have sorted my uni webspace out. I'll post a pic or 2 of my system ...
by codemonkey
Wed Apr 20, 2005 6:56 am
Forum: SGI: Hardware
Topic: SOG LCD screens
Replies: 12
Views: 831

I have a Samsung Syncmaster 152T and the docs say it's SOG compatable. Come to think of it, I think most samsung lcd's are.
by codemonkey
Wed Apr 20, 2005 3:10 am
Forum: Getting Started, Documentation, Tips & Tricks
Topic: New Member - Indigo2
Replies: 17
Views: 745

Thanks all for your help so far. I can't wait to get my 13w3 to vga cable. Should be here around friday. Just looking at the indigo2 makes me feel impressed! Im hoping once I get this all set up that I can become an active member of the community. I'm a C / C++ programmer, so I may even be able to c...

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