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Re: Installing Linux on Indy

To: Tom Woelfel <eedthwo@eede.ericsson.se>
Subject: Re: Installing Linux on Indy
From: Alex deVries <adevries@engsoc.carleton.ca>
Date: Wed, 20 Jan 1999 12:00:36 -0500 (EST)
Cc: Trevor Jennings <topcat@develop.nmdg.com>, Linux SGI <linux@cthulhu.engr.sgi.com>
In-reply-to: <199901201008.LAA19733@sun173.eu>
Sender: owner-linux@cthulhu.engr.sgi.com
On Wed, 20 Jan 1999, Tom Woelfel wrote:
> I don't want to buy the very expensive IRIX (I would be glad to get
> IRIX5.3 without spending a trillion bucks). And so the important
> question again: Is it possible (will it be possible) to install Linux
> on an Indy without Irix?

Sort of.  In the end, you'll have to boot off of the network, and you'll
need to install over the network too, but yes, it can all be done without
Irix.

- Alex


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