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January 21st, 2005, 02:21 AM
long time no see at AO
i've been tinkering around with the services for UNIX software by M/S and have run into some problems making it work with my sgi system (Octane)
October 15th, 2004, 04:58 AM
It taken to a shop this morning and was found that the power supply was foobar, so new power supply in and we are up and running again.
mind you for the thing to go this long, on 24/7...
October 14th, 2004, 03:53 PM
ok, well if we can track down a spare vid card i'll see how that goes, might try reseating the current one too, might help... wich me luck for 2moro :D
October 14th, 2004, 02:09 PM
Well, before it passed away, i did a check in the BIOS of what the settings were reporting back as, they all seemed within a good tolerance. The HDD's do spin up fine.
I ruled out the PSU because...
October 14th, 2004, 11:11 AM
i've run into a dilemma at work today.
Our server has recently been rebooting for no reason, no BSOD at all (i've got it turned on in my computer)
I ran memtest86 on it (tried to) and...
August 7th, 2004, 02:48 PM
maybe your codec is broke... or your distro doesn't support MP3 'out of the box'
i know redhat (some version of) wouldn't support MP3 out of the box due to some legal technicality, you could...
August 7th, 2004, 01:22 PM
sounds like a potentially dying IDE cable (or whatever laptops use), you may want to try a different IDE cable, cables can die from too much heat as its happened to me before.
had a LAN one nite...
July 28th, 2004, 01:33 PM
you may want to have a look at redhat or mandrake,
from what i gather they are the 2 most popular and easiest to get started with.
Mandrake is very wizard oriented, good for users wanting to...
July 28th, 2004, 01:26 PM
you may want to try PKZip, as it can recover 'damaged' zip files, i'm not sure how far this extends to the corrupted files and such, but i've used it before on 'corrupt / damaged' zip files with some...
July 28th, 2004, 12:36 PM
heres a very brief rundown of what i can remember from my uni studies last year about this stuff:
bridges, like you mention connect 2 networks, the bridge knows about what packets are meant for each...
June 17th, 2004, 01:15 PM
i know these may be really obvious, but you havnt mentioned if you have tried anything.
it could be a few things:
1. the power supply may be playing up on you
2. as said by most others, it...
March 30th, 2004, 12:32 AM
my first post in a while and i have a question about blocking kazaa...
what i have at my house is a server using ICS for the 'net and 3 computers running XP pro behind the server, we...
February 25th, 2004, 11:53 AM
u wanna borrow one of those fire retardent suits from me? ive only just got out of a flaming session from another forum and dont need it anymore, here you go *passes*, u may need it in...
January 19th, 2004, 12:52 PM
hello fellow AO'ers,
was just looking around on everythinglinux.com.au and noticed they dont have as many shirts as they used to, and was wondering if anyone here from australia might know where i...
January 19th, 2004, 06:32 AM
have you tried running it directly from where you installed it?
sometimes when ive moved programs around, then forgotten to change the shortcuts for them, i'll get something like this, since the...
January 18th, 2004, 06:56 AM
thanks both of you for the replies and info...
sorry to have taken so long to get back about what i've found on IRIX, i forgot about the man pages that are on there *blushes*, ive read some of the...
January 18th, 2004, 06:52 AM
spurious_inode: another SGi person on here yes?
im only just new to them, but you seem like a seasoned veteran :D
the Tezro looks pretty trippy, at long last they have the cube logo back that i...
January 18th, 2004, 06:49 AM
heres my new SGI Octane that i bought not too long ago, to learn UNIX / IRIX with of all things..... expensive toy its been called by everyone i know :D
its an R10k 250MHz, 512MB RAM, 9 gig SCSI...
January 18th, 2004, 06:42 AM
if youre considering sgi's at all, you need to factor in that with most of the used ones on ebay, you don't get IRIX media, which is very expensive to purchase through sgi themselves....
January 15th, 2004, 12:33 PM
hey guys and gals, ive been looking for an MSN program that will run on my Octane system under IRIX6.5.xx, ive checkd out amsn which is the only one i know of, googled a fair bit to no avail...
January 2nd, 2004, 01:07 PM
i use a combination of your suggestions, i use opera for all web browsing where possible, always have proxomitron running, also i block any adservers i run into the the HOSTS file, mine is currenty...
December 19th, 2003, 11:57 AM
anyone here now where I can get a good and simple book on the IRIX operating system (for SGI stuff), ive downloaded various PDF files from the sgi site and some of them are well over 300 pages, im...
December 15th, 2003, 04:59 AM
just got my SGI octane system delivered from a place in sydney, the monitor i have is an SGI GDM20D11 and it will power on alright, sounds ok when the tube fires up (you know the screen...
December 13th, 2003, 12:32 PM
i had an issue with my RAM a while back, was getting all sorts of BSOD's in XP pro, write errors, data loss (files would just dissappear altogether), this started happening overnight for no apparent...
December 9th, 2003, 02:16 AM
it might pay to check out the Silicon Graphics website (www.sgi.com), they have numerous systems that run linux ( all their stuff is now 64 bit), you may be able to find out what distro(s) run on...