Install HBA without floppy during OSR 6 install
From: jbol...@sco.com Subject: Re: Install HBA without floppy during OSR 6 install Date: 7 Dec 2006 04:54:00 -0800 Message-ID: <firstname.lastname@example.org> References: <email@example.com> willjay wrote: > Is there a way to install an HBA without the use of a floppy drive > during OSR 6 install. May be with a burned CD or DVD. More systems > are coming with out floppy. I am not all that thrilled to buy a USB > floppy and will that even work. OpenServer 6 supports HBA installation at install time from floppy and from CD. If you have a HBA as a floppy image then you can convert it to an iso as follows: You can convert a HBA floppy image to an iso image as follows: 1) Log into an existing OpenServer 6.0.0 or UnixWare 7.1.4 system as root. 2) Download/copy the floppy image into a temporary directory, e.g. /tmp/floppy.image 3) Mount the floppy image using: mount `marry -a /tmp/floppy.image` /mnt 4) Use mkisofs(8) to create an iso image of the HBA as follows: mkisofs -o hba.iso -r /mnt 5) Use cdrecord(1) to burn the iso image to CDROM. e.g. cdrecord -v -dev=c,b,t -dao -driveropts=burnfree -speed=99 hba.iso where c,b,t is taken from the output of the command: cdrecord --scanbus John
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