> Just got my Free OpenServer CD and want to know if anyone has had more
> like then I in getting it to recognize a Creative Labs CD-ROM Blaster
> 2x. The documentation on the drive is very skimpy making mention only
> to the "IDE Interface card", a small 8-bit ISA card that came with the
> drive. I don't know anymore about this drive besides that! I tried the
> normal EIDE setup procedure in the setup notes on the CD, no luck. I
> also tried running it off of the secondary IDE controller (like the
> Sony IDE drives) with no luck also. Any suggestions?
Have you read http://www3.sco.com/Products/freeunix/suppinst.html?
What sort of "no luck" have you had? Apparently you don't mean your
computer burst into flames, or you wouldn't have been able to try a
The drive probably has a manufacturer and model printed somewhere on it.
That information might help someone determine whether it's a real ATAPI
drive or some sort of bizarre proprietary thing. If the interface card
identifies itself, that would help too (but there seems to be a rule
that manufacturers Do Not Label their cards, lest they be called upon to
support them. With some exceptions, of course.) Sometimes there's an
FCC ID label that you can guess the product name from.