[CentOS] SCO 7.1 on full virtualization mode

Rainer Duffner rainer at ultra-secure.de
Tue Aug 12 12:47:01 UTC 2008

lingu schrieb:
> Hi,
>   I am trying to install  SCO 7.1 on Centos 5.2 in full virtualization 
> mode.

That's the strangest thing I've seen in a while, I must admit.

> But the installation requires booting from a floppy drive provide in 
> the SCO CD.
>     I tried different ways to attach floppy drive to the guest.I even 
> tried providing floppy image as a drive to the guest but guest is not 
> booting from floppy.
>  It will be more helpful if any one help me to get this installed .

I  guess it wants to access the hardware directly, which might be a 
problem in a Xen environment.

Try VMware (workstation or server) to see if it makes any difference.


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