Linux for SGI Visual Workstations
Linux 2.2.10 + Red Hat 6.0

Updated: July 28, 1999

Some tips on installing Red Hat 6.0 and Linux kernel 2.2.10 on your Visual Workstation.

NOTE: THIS PROCEDURE MAY NOT WORK ON ALL CONFIGURATIONS!!!

NOT AN SGI PRODUCT -- NOT SUPPORTED!

NOTE: This document refrains from using the terms "product", "support" and the future tense.

Neither the software nor instructions described here are SGI products!

Neither the software nor instructions here are supported by SGI!

Contents

It might be wise to read through all of these steps beforehand to limit surprises that may require you to start all over again. Pay special attention to disk partitioning requirements as NOT ALL envisioned setups are possible to craft from within the procedure described.

This whole procedure should take an hour or so if there are exactly no problems.

In Brief

Minimalists can simply download these and make up their own procedure:

Ancient History

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