On Tue, 14 Jul 1998 22:59:46 +0200, "Mirko Pikalo"
>I am a newcomer to this group from DOS world!
Welcome back from the dark side.
Quote:>I have big troubles to install SCO Unix5.02 (two diskettes and 1 CD) on PC
>(Pentium). I have Hitachi CD-ROM drive attached to IDE controller. The
>CD-ROM is not detected (only SCSI CDROM is listed), so the installation must
>be aborted. How can I make installation diskettes from CD on DOS computer?
>What is the solution? Where I can get an appropriate driver? Or should I
>find somebody with running version to make installation diskettes?
The current version of Open Server is 3.2v5.0.4. There were many
problems dealing with IDE in 3.2v5.0.2 that were fixed. I
scribbled some of them at:
Basically, you tell the install that you have a SCSI cdrom drive
and give it some bogus numbers that identify where you have it
plugged in. If this is your first attempt at "learn by
destroying", methinks it would be best to start over and use
3.2v5.0.4 (with updates) which has many more internet goodies and
However, the cdrom drives have been getting faster and faster
resulting in some install problems due to timeout and such. See:
If you have a 24X IDE cdrom or faster that hangs or panics on
installation, use it.
Also look at my mess at:
and see if anything looks useful.
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