On Fri, 30 Apr 1999, Mike Ford wrote:
One of my friends picked up a SGI Indigo (he calls it
a purple), and he
doesn't have a keyboard for it (or mouse I suspect), what will work? He
tried a PC keyboard I think, and got "keyboard error".
On an R4000 or R4400 Indigo, a standard PS/2 compatible keyboard and mouse
may be used. The SGI OEM parts are made by NMB, and are similar to their
I can't speak for an R3000 Indigo but I suspect it uses the same type of
keyboard the Personal Iris series used, which isn't PC compatible at all,
and hasn't even a connector such a thing could plug into (I believe it's a
15 pin Dsub).