> Im trying to install freeSCO on a 486 with an IDE Hard drive and a scsi
> cdrom (after many many failed atempts with an IDE cdrom) I have actually
> been able to install it on a different system but when i moved the hd back
> to the orig*computer it wouldn't boot.
> Now it will dectect the scsi adapter but it detects the cdrom as a tape
> device...continues with the installation...but when it says it's loading
> the device memory from floppy it stops at 387KB everytime.
> Anyone ever had a cdrom detected as a tape??
> HELP!! PLEASE!!
I assume that the freeSCO product is the same as the normal release.
If that is so, then SCO usually has default tape driver linked in a SCSI
Try changing the ID of the CD Rom to 6, thats the default on the normal
Another thing to check is that you have actually selected the SCSI host
adapter as the installation source. The install screen lets you pick
the adapter/enter the adapter id (as in alad for Adaptec 2940).
What SCSI adapter? Are you sure you have correct SCSI termination (card
Hope this helps.
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