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Debian on the SGI O2

Yet another post on the net about installing Debian on the SGI O2. Mine is a bit on the lower end, it runs with only 64 MiB RAM on an R5000 CPU. I’m still pretty amazed by the EFI-like BIOS with mouse support. That is pretty advanced for a machine from 1996!

But back to topic: Most tutorials and tips about installing Debian on an O2 that you find online are a bit dated by now. Also, most of those sites link to a tutorial by Jiann-Ming Su, which is offline by now. Thanks to the Internet Archives WayBackMachine I was still able to retrieve it:

Installing Debian on SGI O2 by Jiann-Ming Su

Thank you, Su, Martin, Jon and all those other friendly folks for your documentations!