Hey, I feel your pain. I too have recently acquired the same machine with no
You are in luck though, all you need is some 72 pin parity ram, if you look
up DMT technologies they have it in sticks of 8megs each for about 32 bucks
for 64 megs.
The hard drive is also an easy to come by item, from what I have heard watch
out when purchasing too fast a drive though...ie 7200 rpm or better since
the drive can create a large quantity of heat in the small case.
You will also need something to view the display with, dmt also has
monitors, but if you look around you may be able to find something bigger or
you could get the converter cable to use a normal peecee style monitor. Be
careful to check scan rates when purchasing old sgi monitors as I burnt one
up in the blink of a screen.
Once all is said and done as far as the hardware goes then set yourself up a
network and check out:
or just do a search off google for <sgi indy linux howto> and you will find
many documents on getting Linux fired up on your indy!
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> Is the Gr3-XZ supported (24bp / opengl) under mips-linux?
> And the indy-sound system?
For sound, see - http://www.alsa-project.org/
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