Hello, I'm new to the SGI/IRIX world, so please bare with me. I came
across an Indigo with a password on the NVRAM, dead onboard battery,
and no hard drive. After resolving those issues, I'm attempting to
install IRIX 5.3. Following the instructions I've found on usenet, I
have ran fx.IP12, exercised the drive, and had it auto partition the
The Indigo's model is CMNB003 if that helps.
I loaded sash.IP12 and have begun the installation.
Everything is fine up to this point. When I run the install option
there is a conflict that I cannot resolve, namely 'eoe'. Regardless of
the option I choose, remove 'eoe', or install it again, the conflict is
I unfortunately am not at the machine at this time, however I do have
1. How can I get the OS version (sub-version) that I am attempting to
install? The CD I'm using is a cd-r copy from the original disc, which
was lost years ago, thus the label mentions nothing specific, just
2. Do I need to patch any of the install utilities before attempting to
install? That's all I have come up with as to why the conflict is not
Thanks for any suggestions, Jim.