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Re: Is linux on SGI MIPS alive?

To: Tor Roberts <>
Subject: Re: Is linux on SGI MIPS alive?
From: Florian Lohoff <>
Date: Thu, 27 Apr 2000 10:02:02 +0200
In-reply-to: <>; from Tor Roberts on Wed, Apr 26, 2000 at 11:05:44PM -0700
Organization: rfc822 - pure communication
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On Wed, Apr 26, 2000 at 11:05:44PM -0700, Tor Roberts wrote:
> Sorry if I am off base, but is linux on SGI MIPS alive? I ask because the
> status on the web site is a year old and the mailing list archive is not
> working.

It is alive - probably more than ever :)

> I just picked up and Indy with no hardrive, and would like to put linux on
> it. I put a new drive in it, but from reading the hardhat FAQ, I need IRIX
> to partition the drive. Well I don't have IRIX, is there any other way to
> do it? I would love to get this beast running.

I havent used irix though - I used the hardhat fdisk an created an
IRIX Disklabel.

Florian Lohoff                  +49-subject-2-change
"Technology is a constant battle between manufacturers producing bigger and
more idiot-proof systems and nature producing bigger and better idiots."

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