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Re: indigo2 extreme

To: ralf@uni-koblenz.de
Subject: Re: indigo2 extreme
From: olson@anchor.engr.sgi.com (Dave Olson)
Date: Tue, 19 Jan 1999 08:52:43 -0800 (PST)
Cc: shaver@netscape.com, linux@cthulhu.engr.sgi.com
In-reply-to: <19990119111357.D454@uni-koblenz.de> from "ralf@uni-koblenz.de" at "Jan 19, 99 11:13:57 am"
Organization: Silicon Graphics, Inc. Mt. View, CA
Sender: owner-linux@cthulhu.engr.sgi.com
ralf@uni-koblenz.de wrote: 
|  On Tue, Jan 19, 1999 at 12:03:10AM -0500, Mike Shaver wrote:
|  
|  > So I've got a decent deal on an indigo2[*] with the extreme kit lined
|  > up, and I'm wondering how much I'll regret it if I go ahead and purchase
|  > it.  Will I live to see it run Linux?  Will I be able to use the x86
|  > EISA code to get started?
|  
|  Bill Earles already answered the rest of the question.  As far as EISA
|  goes I cannot imagine that there will be serious problems, EISA support
|  for other machines was pretty much straight forward.

I would expect significant problems.  There is a reason that there are
very few EISA cards for the indigo2.


Dave Olson, Silicon Graphics
http://reality.sgi.com/olson   olson@sgi.com

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