Linked by Eugenia Loli on Wed 2nd Oct 2002 17:49 UTC
SGI and IRIX In the '90s, before MacOSX was released, if people were to reffer to a user-friendly Unix that looked cool at the time, that would have been SGI's 64-bit operating system for the MIPS processors, the IRIX. IRIX was first released in 1987, and by 1995 was already a highly respected UNIX, the first with immense multimedia capabilities! Check out our introduction and some screenshots of IRIX.
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irix security
by Andy on Thu 3rd Oct 2002 13:04 UTC


Perhaps those complaining about irix security holes
would do better to use a more up to date version of
irix and/or a more competent admin. A version that
wasn't retired 5 or 6 years ago for example, as
the 5.3 version that someone complained about was. Sure,
older versions did have security issues...show me an
older version of any os that doesn't. And yes, the new
6.5.x (x increments by 1 every 3 months for free) os
costs money and it ain't cheap. It is also stable and as
secure as any unix out thereas long as the admin is
competent.