IRIX Operating System Installation Methods
The installation instructions for installing/upgrading the IRIX operating system in the IRIX 6.5 Installation Instructions CD booklet use either the Inst command line program or the Software Manager program, the graphical version of Inst that uses a graphical user interface (GUI). To obtain more details on either of these programs, see the following:
IRIX Operating System Installation Instructions
After you have read through the Before You Install Checklist, return to the relevant installation instructions in the IRIX 6.5 Installation Instructions CD booklet that came with your CDs.