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Re: Indy 64 or 32 bit?

To: George Gensure <werkt@csh.rit.edu>
Subject: Re: Indy 64 or 32 bit?
From: <nick@snowman.net>
Date: Tue, 7 Aug 2001 00:03:33 -0400 (EDT)
Cc: Brandon Barker <bebarker@meginc.com>, "linux-mips@oss.sgi.com" <linux-mips@oss.sgi.com>
In-reply-to: <Pine.SOL.4.31.0108062354470.20303-100000@fury.csh.rit.edu>
Sender: owner-linux-mips@oss.sgi.com
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.
        Nick

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
> >
> 


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