Subject: Re: looking for mips64 h/w
To: Volkmar Seifert <>
From: William Duke <>
List: port-sgimips
Date: 06/03/2006 23:46:38
On Sat, 2006-03-06 at 19:11 +0200, Volkmar Seifert wrote:
> Hello all,
> > Jan, I don't know enough about SGIs, but can they be setup with a serial
> > console so that some of this testing might be done remotely?  Its not as
> > nice as having hardware on site, but would at least be a step in the
> > right direction.
> Yes, in fact, they usually can be used via serial console. It's quite
> easy if you have the right cables, I just installed a NetBSD this way on
> my own Indigo 2.
I have an Indy that I operated with a serial console.   It's easy as
pie, especially if you have an old Macintosh computer laying around;
just use an old Mac printer cable.