i just tested the 6.5.51 version
Just as someone said before, all you need to do is untar it to /opt and then get the sesi folder from old version 6.1 and get an apprentice license via http://license.sidefx.com/get_nc_license.php
the license generated for 8.2 version work well for all 6 versions ...
I even made a good install script ... if someone else want it i can put it here ... if it doesn't disturb the rules ...
But, 6.5.51 version crashes on file open and save
the 6.1.208 and 6.1.303 versions work great
The 5.5.230 version too....
By the way, did someone notice any difference fron 5.5 to 6.1 ?
Seems to me the 5.5 version is very stable and fast compared to 6.1.
I have an O2 r12k 400Mhz, 256 ram, no AV i/o, 1280x1024x75, 6.5.30.
I also put some questions on sidefx forums where i'm registered from 2005 ... and here is the answer:
Posted: Sun Jan 25, 2009 10:03 pm Post subject:
No, Side Effects hasn't developed for IRIX for some time now. I don't think anyone in this business does anymore.