An old dream come true: Iris Indigo!

Richard legalize at xmission.com
Mon Oct 22 16:24:37 CDT 2007


In article <20071022212033.GE16774 at lug-owl.de>,
    Jan-Benedict Glaw <jbglaw at lug-owl.de>  writes:

> >    - Can I use a PC mouse/keyboard with that?
> 
> You cannot. You need to use a SGI keyboard and mouse.

OK, good to know!  There is a guy who sells adapters on ebay for $40.
(it connects to a standard PC kbd/mouse and adapts the signals for
the SGI).  I haven't used one of these.

> >    - Are the monitor frequencies suitable for a modern PC monitor?
> 
> They aren't. It's sync-on-green, so you either need a good monitor and
> you definitively need an adaptor.

Also good to know!  (And the version of IRIX I'll need to hunt down.)

Thanks for the info!
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