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Re: Is linux on SGI MIPS alive?

To: Florian Lohoff <flo@rfc822.org>
Subject: Re: Is linux on SGI MIPS alive?
From: Tor Roberts <tor@econsci.net>
Date: Thu, 27 Apr 2000 10:15:05 -0700 (PDT)
Cc: linux@cthulhu.engr.sgi.com
In-reply-to: <20000427100202.B272@paradigm.rfc822.org>
Sender: owner-linuxmips@oss.sgi.com
Thanks for the reply.
In terms of doing the hardhat install without IRIX, can that be done
entirely over the network, or do I need a boot floppy ( I have no
floptical drive )? 

Thanks,

-Tor

On Thu, 27 Apr 2000, Florian Lohoff wrote:

> On Wed, Apr 26, 2000 at 11:05:44PM -0700, Tor Roberts wrote:
> > 
> > Sorry if I am off base, but is linux on SGI MIPS alive? I ask because the
> > status on the web site is a year old and the mailing list archive is not
> > working.
> 
> It is alive - probably more than ever :)
> 
> > I just picked up and Indy with no hardrive, and would like to put linux on
> > it. I put a new drive in it, but from reading the hardhat FAQ, I need IRIX
> > to partition the drive. Well I don't have IRIX, is there any other way to
> > do it? I would love to get this beast running.
> 
> I havent used irix though - I used the hardhat fdisk an created an
> IRIX Disklabel.
> 
> Flo
> -- 
> Florian Lohoff                flo@rfc822.org                  
> +49-subject-2-change
> "Technology is a constant battle between manufacturers producing bigger and
> more idiot-proof systems and nature producing bigger and better idiots."
> 


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