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Re: Pointers on how to get started

To: richard offer <offer@sgi.com>
Subject: Re: Pointers on how to get started
From: Martin Knoblauch <knobi@munich.sgi.com>
Date: Mon, 21 Jul 1997 09:10:12 +0200
Cc: linux@cthulhu.engr.sgi.com
Organization: Silicon Graphics GmbH, Am-Hochacker 3, D-85630 Grasbrunn
References: <199707181846.OAA20686@neon.ingenia.ca> <9707181200.ZM13791@sgi.com>
Sender: owner-linux@cthulhu.engr.sgi.com
richard offer wrote:
> 
> * $ from shaver@neon.ingenia.ca at "18-Jul: 2:46pm" | sed "1,$s/^/* /"
> *
> * > 3. Exactly what hardware will this run on?  All I've heard thus far is
> * > work on SGI Indy's.
> *
> * I think that's it.  Whatever Ariel ships you should work, though.
> 
> Does this mean it won't work on an R4k Indigo ?
> 
> Bugger, there goes my idea of sticking a second disk into changeling....
> 
> [ changeling 240 ] hinv
> CPU: MIPS R4000 Processor Chip Revision: 3.0
> FPU: MIPS R4000 Floating Point Coprocessor Revision: 0.0
> 1 100 MHZ IP20 Processor
> Main memory size: 32 Mbytes
> Secondary unified instruction/data cache size: 1 Mbyte on Processor 0
> Instruction cache size: 8 Kbytes
> Data cache size: 8 Kbytes
> Integral SCSI controller 0: Version WD33C93B, revision C
>   Disk drive: unit 1 on SCSI controller 0
> On-board serial ports: 2
> On-board bi-directional parallel port
> Graphics board: GR2-XZ
> Integral Ethernet: ec0, version 1
> 

  Hmm. Can you downgrade to "Starter" GFX? That might be
suffiently compatibel to Newport.

Martin
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