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Re: irix vs. linux

To: tmaloney@ixl.com
Subject: Re: irix vs. linux
From: "Nils C. Anderson" <andya@pinckneya.peachtree.sgi.com>
Date: Mon, 13 Nov 2000 16:24:21 -0500
Cc: linux-mips@oss.sgi.com
Organization: SGI
References: <0A5319EEAF65D411825E00805FBBD8A1209D07@exchange.clt.ixl.com>
Sender: owner-linux-mips@oss.sgi.com


Irix 5.3 - 1 cdrom
Irix 6.2 - 2 cdroms
Irix 6.3 - 2 cdroms
Irix 6.5 - at least 4, Install Tools, Foundation 1 & 2, Applications

each overlay spans between 1 and 3 cdroms.


tmaloney@ixl.com wrote:
> 
> Until I can get Linux up and running I was going to try Irix.
> 
> Any roadblocks to this approach that I should know about? Advantages to
> Linux on SGI over Irix?
> 
> by the way, i saw Irix for sale on ebay, but there was only one cd. is this
> a full install. i thought Irix had more cds.
> 
> how many cd's for linux on mips?
> 
> Tim Maloney
> Senior Developer
> iXL, Inc.
> 1930 Camden Road, Suite 2070
> Charlotte, NC 28203
> 704 943-7193 phone
> tmaloney@ixl.com
> www.ixl.com

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