[TUHS] SCO OpenDesktop 386 2.0.0

Arthur Krewat krewat at kilonet.net
Thu Mar 2 09:13:57 AEST 2017

LOL - I beat you to it :) Just did that, and it's going now.

On 3/1/2017 6:07 PM, Cory Smelosky wrote:
> Erase the year and replace it with 99 and you can proceed. Or at least 
> I could...
> Sent from my iPhone
> On Mar 1, 2017, at 15:06, Arthur Krewat <krewat at kilonet.net 
> <mailto: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
>> <nhcellemnelfkmhb.png>
>> 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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