[TUHS] SCO OpenDesktop 386 2.0.0

Arthur Krewat krewat at kilonet.net
Thu Mar 2 09:06:08 AEST 2017

In ESXi 5.0, using the updated HBA driver diskette, I got to this point 
and it locked up apparently (see below). Gotta love Y2K

On 3/1/2017 5:45 PM, Josh Good wrote:
> I got it to install successfully, in VMware Server 1.0.2.
> The solution is to boot normally with the "id.dd" floppy image provided
> by Corey Lindsly, with the ISO image also provided by Corey configured
> as IDE 0:1 (first channel, slave), and with a virtual IDE disk (I'm
> using 8 GB of size) as 0:0 (first channel, master).
> This setup leads to the already known IDE driver hanging. It's a
> problem with the IDE driver provided by SCO with UnixWare 2.1. So,
> when the install process asks whether you want to use a "HBA diskette",
> load into your PC emulator's virtual floppy drive the updated "HBA
> diskette" image provided by SCO for UnixWare 2.1.3, which is here:
> ftp://ftp.sco.com/pub/UW21/upd213/hba213.img
> This will stop the UnixWare 2.1 IDE driver from hanging, and the
> install process will proceed successfully to completion.
> It should work equally well in VirtualBox.
> Regards,

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