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by Intuition
Sat Nov 18, 2017 8:50 am
Forum: SGI: Hardware
Topic: [RESOLVED] o2 not able to get online anymore.
Replies: 11
Views: 263

Re: o2 not able to get online anymore.

Hmm, Nevermind. I am posting from the 300Mhz now.... I ran through the Start network setup one more time.... Instead of "leaving it unchanged" I said to use this one.... but left the same 192.168.1.1 Then instead of IP forwarding I turned that off.. Turned on NIS. Then after reboot.... som...
by Intuition
Sat Nov 18, 2017 8:21 am
Forum: SGI: Hardware
Topic: [RESOLVED] o2 not able to get online anymore.
Replies: 11
Views: 263

Re: o2 not able to get online anymore.

This morning on regular boot it says it couldn't configure the ec0. usually it doesn't error out there but this time it did. Maybe the hardware is just bad? I could buy one of those $15 network cards on ebay. I have successfully setup my 400mhz o2 at three different places just by running proclaim a...
by Intuition
Thu Nov 16, 2017 1:32 pm
Forum: SGI: Computer Graphics
Topic: Final Fantasy Movie SGI, Maya, and Renderman.
Replies: 2
Views: 125

Final Fantasy Movie SGI, Maya, and Renderman.

Interesting article from Ars Technica about Square using hundred plug SGI machines to produce Final Fantasy movie in 2000. Maya with Renderman was the primary pipeline. They speak of using Onyx and Origins as well as many Octane's as workstations. http://archive.arstechnica.com/wankerdesk/01q3/ff-in...
by Intuition
Thu Nov 16, 2017 6:36 am
Forum: SGI: Hardware
Topic: [RESOLVED] o2 not able to get online anymore.
Replies: 11
Views: 263

Re: o2 not able to get online anymore.

I am wondering why it is 192.168.1.255 instead of the .192.168.1.1 OR even 109. I had success with 1 through 9 before as the last digit. Like, I am trying to figure out why I see the 255 in the gateway list. Also.. what does.. "link#1" mean?

Both of these entries pertain to ec0
by Intuition
Thu Nov 16, 2017 6:25 am
Forum: Nekochan Net
Topic: How can we encourage better group participation on this site?
Replies: 46
Views: 1024

Re: How can we encourage better group participation on this site?

I understand all the points made. My goal wasn't to stop using the Nekochan page as a primary hub... but rather, use Facebook, Instagram, etc etc... as gateways to here. There are all the great YouTube vids on SGI. They could be compiled into a pinned post here or a subsection on the Neko main menu ...
by Intuition
Wed Nov 15, 2017 7:37 pm
Forum: Nekochan Net
Topic: How can we encourage better group participation on this site?
Replies: 46
Views: 1024

Re: How can we encourage better group participation on this site?

My interest in SGI was and always has been the fact that I began doing CGI, VFX, 3D Animation in 1995 and have made a living at it ever since. They were out of my reach back in the 90s personally. I wanted the Octane and an o2 and an Origin 200. Wanted so badly to be able to learn Softimage, Power A...
by Intuition
Wed Nov 15, 2017 5:12 pm
Forum: SGI: Hardware
Topic: [RESOLVED] o2 not able to get online anymore.
Replies: 11
Views: 263

Re: o2 not able to get online anymore.

Finally had a moment to look at my 300mhz network issue last night. It has some strange error when I run proclaim from the terminal. Here is the Terminal when I ran a few of the commands suggested. It says the gateway is linked? In the settings it is set to the 192.168.1.1 Gateway. And yes the compu...
by Intuition
Wed Nov 15, 2017 12:27 pm
Forum: SGI: Computer Graphics
Topic: 3Delight unearthed (Renderman Compliant)
Replies: 3
Views: 182

Re: 3Delight unearthed (Renderman Compliant)

Still haven't had a chance to play with this yet BUT, at work this week I did find a few items of use. Since 3Delight depends on a RIB file being created elsewhere we have to get one of the apps available on Irix to export RIB files. Since Pixar isn't handing out licenses for Renderman Artist Tools ...
by Intuition
Mon Nov 13, 2017 8:39 pm
Forum: SGI: Computer Graphics
Topic: 3Delight unearthed (Renderman Compliant)
Replies: 3
Views: 182

3Delight unearthed (Renderman Compliant)

So I bugged the 3Delight team to see if they had any builds left from the Irix days. They said they had one... still on the webserver. I am at work now, but am leaving here to download to my 400 mhz later. If anyone wants to untar/ungz it and examine.. please feel free. Its not a maya plugin so I am...
by Intuition
Mon Nov 13, 2017 8:14 pm
Forum: Hardware For Sale/Trade
Topic: For Sale: SGI Octane 300MHz 512MB SI Graphics 36GB HDD
Replies: 1
Views: 108

Re: For Sale: SGI Octane 300MHz 512MB SI Graphics 36GB HDD

Not worried in the slightest. ;)

It'll get here when it gets here. I am quite busy anyways. So, let the parts come and tackle it at your convenience. 8-)
by Intuition
Mon Nov 13, 2017 11:29 am
Forum: Hardware For Sale/Trade
Topic: SGI Origin 200 Server Promo Wind Up Toy [ not mine ]
Replies: 5
Views: 251

Re: SGI Origin 200 Server Promo Wind Up Toy [ not mine ]

I am finally going to be firing up my o200 pretty soon. Going to have the tech guy here (used to set up SGI for companies... and at Digital Domain) setup the Octane, o2, and o200 to network. The o200 has all the drive bays filled except one has an empty sled. Hopefully I can use it as a render node....
by Intuition
Sat Nov 11, 2017 2:29 pm
Forum: Hardware Wanted
Topic: WTB: Octane drive sled FOUND
Replies: 4
Views: 105

Re: WTB: Octane drive sled

Yeah, these things are rare. I saw a couple Octane drives paired together for $15 last week. I thought to myself... hmmm. I bet people value the sleds they are in more than the 9GB drives still left in them.

My O200 has sleds that fit in an Octane I hear. Going to find out soon.
by Intuition
Wed Nov 08, 2017 3:29 pm
Forum: SGI: Computer Graphics
Topic: Maya Irix Software Render scene
Replies: 24
Views: 694

Re: Maya Irix Software Render scene

the irix default gamma is 1.7. however, if you have a vpro setting the gamma to the same value as windows has does still not make it look the same. 1.7... ah hah.... That would explain why cutting it by .4545 isn't making it the same as it usually does with 2.2. Honestly surprised how far ahead of ...
by Intuition
Wed Nov 08, 2017 2:03 pm
Forum: SGI: Computer Graphics
Topic: Maya Irix Software Render scene
Replies: 24
Views: 694

Re: Maya Irix Software Render scene

Notice how your render appears darker when you look at it on a windows machine? I think it is due to the fact that SGI was viewing the color corrected sRGB or 2.2 gamma space as a default. I opened the image up on a windows photoshop and sure enough it looks gamma 1.0. So I sRGB corrected it a repos...
by Intuition
Wed Nov 08, 2017 12:26 pm
Forum: IRIX and Software
Topic: Sidefx Houdini 6 apprentice
Replies: 2
Views: 140

Re: Sidefx Houdini 6 apprentice

Oh man, that is a bummer. I am working a gig in Santa Monica and the systems guy used to set up systems at locations for SGI and says he could setup a few things for me. Houdini was one of the items on the list since they had setup the oldest license to work in Irix. :/ I think I'll write them and a...

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