[TUHS] SCO OpenDesktop 386 2.0.0

Cory Smelosky b4 at gewt.net
Tue Feb 28 12:52:17 AEST 2017



On Mon, Feb 27, 2017, at 08:49, Corey Lindsly wrote:
> (a) Track down the driver and/or VMWare settings to fix the CD-ROM 
> visibility, and proceed with the install.
> 
> (b) Set up a SCO network install server, and proceed.
> 
> (c) Try the install on legacy physical hardware instead.
> 
> Of course, your experience may differ.
> 
> 
> 2. There's actually an installation guide available for this OS here:
> 
> ftp://ftp.sco.com/pub/UW21/upd211/eng211.txt
> 
> As well as a lot of driver updates and other good stuff:
> 
> ftp://ftp.sco.com/pub/UW21/
> 
> 
> 3. Anyone who wants to try SCO for the first time may find 5.0.7 a much 
> easier go. It will install directly from CD in VMWare, and there is more 
> driver support for it. To me, it has a very "pure" UNIX feel to it, 
> other than the gratuitous and absurd use of symbolic links all over the 
> file system. If you're interested in trying-out that version, let me know 
> and I'll put up those images for download too.
> 

I would grab it from Xinuous' website but I seem to have forgotten what
the hell I provided for "first phone number"....so can't log in.

> Regards,
> 
> --corey


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  Cory Smelosky
  b4 at gewt.net


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