On Mon, Aug 06, 2001 at 11:47:36PM -0400, 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?
By hardwareware it's a 64-bit system - like all SGI systems we support.
The kernel is just a 32-bit one though which is a reasonable compromise
for these systems.