Subject: Re: pica port - when SGI ???
To: Peter Galbavy <>
From: Jim Wise <>
List: current-users
Date: 03/18/1996 12:33:44
At 3:33 AM 3/13/96, Peter Galbavy wrote:
>> jonathan
>> Tue Mar 12 23:58:18 EST 1996
>> Update of /a/cvsroot/src/sys/arch/pica
>> In directory
>> Revision/Branch: 1.1.1
>> Log Message:
>> First commit of Per Fogelstrom's port to the Acer pica r4400/isa machine.
>Unless I am as ignorant as many believe, I understand the r4400 is
>one of the CPU types that SGI boxes use. This gives us some level
>of CPU support for the SGI machines in the future. Is anyone even
>considering NetBSD/sgi or whatever ?

FWIW, the Indigos also use an (E)ISA bus and (If I recall correctly) pretty
standard serial and parallel hardware, as well as a 'PC-compatible'
keyboard and serial mouse.

                                Jim Wise
                                System Administrator
                                Columbia University GSAPP