I HAVE to get this system back up and running!! It runs all of our
I had a hardrive failure and was given a new drive. I am trying to
reinstall SCO Unix ver 5.0 and have some problems.
The first time I installed it, it installed fine but the open server did
not work. I got no mouse control, nor could I use ALT to access any of
the tool bars. I was fine if I accessed it directly from unix (text
based). I thought the problem was in the pointer devise I selected and
tried to (from unix) use mkdev mouse to remove the old definition files,
then select the proper devise (a low res keyboard mouse). I rebuilt the
kernel and set it to the default kernel. When I rebooted, it crashed.
I thought that I must have made a mistake and tried a new install of
Unix. This time I selected the proper mouse right from the start. The
install went fine (except the error message posted earlier about network
drivers). When I rebooted, the system crashed again.....HARD! The
following is an approximation of the screen:
devise address .......
the usual stuff...
Warning: SCSI Adapter: cannot install int vecno=12, type=4, IPL=5
Vector 12 is private
Warning: alad: Poll command failed on drive ID:0
Warning: hd: no root disk controller
Panic: srmountfun -Error19 mounting rootdev (1/42)
trying to dump 8095 pages to dumpdev (1/41) at blocl 0, 102 pages per
Error 19 opening dumpdev (1/41)
Dump not complete
** Safe to power off **
** Press any key to Reboot **
What can I do?? I know the new hd was working!! It is a SCSI drive,
different than the one I origonally had.
I am NOT well versed in this type of thing. I am a good casual user of
Unix but this is my first install.
P.S. During the install, I partioned the drive. I recieved an error
that the boot sector was exceeding the 1024 cylindar, or something like
that. It allowed me to continue though....
Any help is GREATLY appreciated!! Please send to my email as well to
assure I get your response as soon as posible. It is imparitive that I
get this back up NOW!!!