[TUHS] SCO OpenDesktop 386 2.0.0

Cory Smelosky b4 at gewt.net
Thu Mar 2 09:07:54 AEST 2017

Erase the year and replace it with 99 and you can proceed. Or at least I could...

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> On Mar 1, 2017, at 15:06, Arthur Krewat <krewat at kilonet.net> wrote:
> 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
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>> 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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