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Re: Challenge S

To: Chad McDaniel <>
Subject: Re: Challenge S
From: Eric Kimminau <>
Date: Thu, 07 Aug 1997 10:03:28 -0400
Organization: Silicon Graphics, Inc
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Chad McDaniel wrote:
> Does anyone have any ideas about SGI-Linux on a Challenge S? As I
> understand it a Challenge S is basically an Indy without video and an
> extra SCSI controller. Plus, costomers with them aren't concerned
> about video or getting X to run & therefore SGI-Linux would be
> considered 'done' on them a bit sooner than the full Indy version.
> Is Linux run much on server-only systems?
> --
> -chad

I think it would be a great application but Linux is sorely missing a
very important piece - lockd for NFS.

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