IRIX runs indys 32bit. I would assume it runs the challange s 32bit as
well, though I'm not sure. All SGIs newer than the indigo (so the indy,
i2, etc) support 64bit mode, though some early indy/i2 proms may not be
able to deal with 64bit code.
On Mon, 6 Aug 2001, George Gensure wrote:
> The R5000 Indies are, in my experience 32 bit systems. Feel free to smack me
> down if anyone has contrary information, however.
> George Gensure
> On Mon, 6 Aug 2001, Brandon Barker wrote:
> > I will be purchasing 2 SGI Indy R5000 models from reputable.com, and was
> > curious if these are 64 bit systems or 32 bit systems (for that matter, are
> > all/any Indys 32 or 64 bit systems). My guess is 64 because I wiould think
> > IRIX has been 64 for quite some time, but was curious. I use Linux on x86
> > but will probably use IRIX for a few weeks on the Indy's until I become
> > familiar enough with the machines to try installing Linux. BTW, does gcc
> > work on IRIX?
> > Thanks for the info,
> > Brandon Barker