Linked by Eugenia Loli on Fri 20th May 2005 20:13 UTC
SGI and IRIX Can a proprietary Unix be a desktop OS that competes with Windows, Mac OS X, and Linux desktops? Although it may lack the visual effects of OS X, and installation is tricky in parts, Irix is a stable desktop OS -- possibly because it runs only on SGI's own hardware. Read the rest at NewsForge.
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SGI? no thanks...
by Anonymous on Sat 21st May 2005 05:05 UTC

The MPIS servers are too costly and under power, and the Itanic servers are going to sink.

The only interesting technology is XFS/CXFS, but let's not forget that it was an SGI developer who copied code from the original Unix source to the Linux kernel, and SCO showed that piece of code in the US court.