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Re: installing GNU/Debian on a SGI Octane 2 (IP30)

Olivier Bornet wrote:
> Hello all,
> I'm new to the SGI world. I have now a Octane 2, and I want to install
> GNU/Debian on it. I have found this page talking about this:
>     http://lists.debian.org/debian-mips/2005/03/msg00078.html
> and refering to:
>     http://checker.cs.put.poznan.pl/ip30/
> but the last URL is not valid.

I hope to have a debian kernel for the ip30 packaged soon[TM], that is
in the next days. Stanislaw moved his page to www.linux-mips.org/~skylark/
but without a ready-to-use kernel image.

> Note that I well know GNU/Debian on x86 and SPARC (Ultra 10, Sun Blade).
> The main problem is that I don't know anything about SGI.

If the directions in the mail mentioned above are good enough for you,
then the only SGI-related problem should be the firmware settings,
which are google-able on several pages in the net.


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