IRIX


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IRIX

(operating system)
/ir'iks/ The main operating system used by Silicon Graphics workstations and servers. IRIX is multiprocessor and multi-threaded. It incorporates substantial functionality from UNIX System V, Release 4.1 and 4.2.

IRIX

A Unix-based operating system from SGI that is used in its computer systems from desktop to supercomputer. It is an enhanced version of Unix System V Release 4. IRIX integrates the X Window system with OpenGL, creating the first real-time 3D X environment.
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Development and run-time support for Microsoft Windows NT, Windows 2000 and Windows XP in addition to existing support for the IRIX and Linux operating systems
com/software/performer, and free evaluation versions for IRIX, Linux and Windows can be downloaded from that site.
VPro graphics for IRIX comes in two configurations, the Octane2 V6 with 32MB of configurable graphics memory and the Octane2 V8 with 128MB of configurable graphics memory.
Other VPro graphics for IRIX features include the following:
As the only IRIX drivers for the SGI platform, the IB4X-IRIX solution for InfiniBand technology, is designed for SGI application developers, like those in multimedia and film post production fields, who need to move large quantities of data fast," said Bill Molyneux, General Manager of the SBS Technologies General Purpose I/O Group in Minnesota.
Maya Complete 6 for the Windows, IRIX, Linux and Mac OS X operating systems, is priced at $1,999(a) and, is available to purchase through the Alias network of authorized resellers or online at: http://www.
SGI, Altix, Origin, Onyx, Tezro and IRIX are registered trademarks of Silicon Graphics Limited.
0 on IRIX and will be demonstrated on the SGI Tezro platform with the Dmedia Pro DM3 HD and SD video I/O option.
Silicon Graphics, SGI, Onyx, OpenGL and IRIX are registered trademarks and Tezro is a trademark of Silicon Graphics, Inc.
SGI, Altix, and IRIX are registered trademarks and Altix, SGI Advanced Linux, NUMAflex, SGI ProPack and CXFS are trademarks of Silicon Graphics, Inc.