Hardest to Find Classic Computers

From: Sean 'Captain Napalm' Conner <spc_at_conman.org>
Date: Tue Dec 18 16:13:45 2001

It was thus said that the Great Christopher Smith once stated:
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: r. 'bear' stricklin [mailto:red_at_bears.org]
> > IRIX only runs on MIPS. Some other SVR3ish software I can't
> > remember the
> > name of ran on the m68k boxes.
> I talked to the guy who handles the IRIS 2000/3000 FAQ, and he seemed to
> think that it was "IRIX." I would be interested if you find out more
> details.

  SGI was formed in the 80s and at that time, they used the 68K for their
systems. By the late 80s/early 90s they had moved over to the MIPS
architecture, so I assume that early versions of IRIX where for the 68K and
possibly for both (during the transition phase).

  -spc (Used IRIX in the early 90s and kind of like it ... )
Received on Tue Dec 18 2001 - 16:13:45 GMT

This archive was generated by hypermail 2.3.0 : Fri Oct 10 2014 - 23:33:40 BST