SGI Indigo - No Floppy Drive, No CD-ROM Drive - How to Extract Data? - First Time Owner


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Jul 18, 2020
Hey ya'll! First post!
I have literally JUST aquired an SGI Indigo (1st model) and realized that it has no floppy drive or CD-ROM drive! I am wondering if there is a way to get data off this unit besides using a network connection. Would a Jaz drive work? I can't test anything at the moment since I'm waiting for the battery replacement to come (it's one of THOSE machines), so I wanted a heads up.

Also, in case I want to install software, should I invest in an external SCSI CD-ROM drive? if so, what are some of your recommendations?

Thanks in advance!


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