I picked up a leftover Pentium133 from work, and I'm trying to install
OS/2 Warp 4 on it. I added a 6.8GB harddrive to it. Therefore, I
needed the IDEDASD updates applied to Install Disk 1 to make it load
properly -- I loaded the version from the last (July99) WarpUP! disk
from IB. Slight complication -- I've got a SIIG SCSI card installed in
the box too. Following its directions, I put the sigscsi.add driver
onto disk 1 and added it to the config.sys. The problem is that I can't
fit that driver on the diskette, as there's not enough room left after
Following the suggestion in the ReadMe.Ins file on Disk 1, I deleted
IBM2SCSI.ADD and IBM2ADSK.ADD, and rem'd out their lines in the
Config.Sys there. Therefore I had enough space to put the SIGSCSI.ADD
file on the disk and add it to the config.sys.
Now, I can bring up and do the initial Warp install on the new large
drive. However, because the Config.Sys has the COPYFROMFLOPPY setting,
when it wants to grab from disk 1, it uses my updated floppy. Guess
what? The installer wants to copy the IBM2SCSI.ADD and IBM2ADSK.ADD
files, and won't continue because it doesn't find them on the floppy.
But, if I remove the copyfromfloppy, then the updated IBM1S506 and
related drivers from IDEDASD won't get loaded, and I won't be able to
talk to my larger harddrive. I can't even remove the Readme.Ins file --
the installer looks for it too from the disk.
So, I'm caught between a rock and a hard place. I can't remove the
files IBM suggested from the diskette to put the necessary driver,
because then the install fails looking for those deleted files.
I deleted the sigscsi.add driver and rem'd its line again. The install
completed, and tried to reboot. However, then it fails trying to load
Line 5 (which is for PMSHELL.EXE) of config.sys, because it can't find a
file SEAMLESS. Has anyone seen this problem? Your assistance is