SCO Unix OSR5 FAQ
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systems. While some of the information may be applicable to any OS,
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Imagine: 32MB was a lot of RAM!
Contributed by Roberto Zini
Under SCO OpenServer 5.0.5 this is mainly a symptom of a memory
problem. In the "SCO OpenServer 5.0.5 Release Notes" booklet, SCO
states that your system must have at least 32MB of RAM to
succesfully install OpenServer. If you have less, the following
message is likely to appear on the screen:
Reading from install source 10 Kb/ramFs/extractProd/extractAll
terminated by signal 8
To solve this problem on a 16MB system, you can restart the
installation and type the "notebook" strings while at the boot
prompt. Alternatively, reinstall the system by typing the following
at the boot prompt:
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