SCO Unix, Xenix and ODT General FAQ
This article is from a FAQ concerning SCO operating
systems. While some of the information may be applicable to any OS,
or any Unix or Linux OS, it may be specific to SCO Xenix, Open
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It's probably a floppy image. You can either put it on a
dd if=driver.dd of=/dev/fd0135ds18 bs=18k
Unix/Linux Basics: Floppy Disks
or, assuming this is something to be installed with "custom" on
an OSR5 system:
mv driver.dd VOL.000.000
Note that if you passed through Windows on your way to SCO, your VOL file(s) will be renamed to VOL_.000.000 and that will not work. Watch out for ftp not being set to "binary" mode if transferring from Windows. Finally, some
SCO versions were fussy about perms on VOL files - they may need to be 666 specifically, not 777 or any execute bit..
Then run "custom" (Or Scoadmin -> Sotware Manager) and tell
it to install from "Media Images". Give it the directory where
VOL.000.000 is, and it will install.
NOTE: that's ONLY true on OSR5- the 3.2v4.x versions require a
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