ISO: SGI VW320 parts
james.rice at gmail.com
Thu Apr 27 19:50:42 CDT 2006
The Sgi VW320 and it's quad processor cousin the VW540 has no BIOS.
It uses a real Unix style PROM and a small program called ARCLDR.EXE
to enable Windows to boot. I've used Tyan Thunder boards and the
320/540 is no where close to a standard Tyan board.
On 4/27/06, Ken Seefried <ken at seefried.com> wrote:
> I'm totally unfamiliar with the VW320 (which means this is undoubtedly
> useless advice), but at least some of the SGI Visual Workstations were
> secretly Tyan Thunder 2500 (aka S1867) based, and could be flashed to a far
> more forgiving Tyan BIOS. Perhaps there's a similar sheep in wolves
> clothing here?
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