On Fri, 20 May 2005, Jonathan Harrington wrote:
> lot of you have used more than just Linux. I have recently come in to
> possession of an SGI O2 with Irix installed. I have no installation
What kind of O2? Linux only runs on the R5k O2's - not the R10k or
R12k ones (netbsd does though, but NetBSD has no driver for the O2
framebuffer, so no X..).
> media however. I would like to try Debian on it
> (http://www.cyrius.com/debian/o2/) but would also like to be able to
> switch back to Irix for educational purposes if I wanted to. Anyone
> have any ideas? Is it possible to create some kind of "ghost" like
> image using dd for example? Thanks.
You can netboot Linux (or Irix). You can also dual boot Irix and
Irix I think.
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