comp.unix.sco Technical FAQ 2/9Questions and Answers Specific to OpenServer Release 5
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- sar doesn't work
- My emergency
floppies don't have enough inodes
- I'm having trouble
with licensing and registration
- sysadmsh is
- Will Release
5 run my older binaries?
- I loaded a patch
but it didn't take effect
- What patches
should I use?
- What patches are
on my system?
- What's this free copy of
SCO Unix I keep hearing about?
- I'm having trouble
using my ATAPI CD-ROM
- My >2GB ATA hard drive doesn't work with OSR5
- My floppy drive
doesn't work reliably
- People log out but still
show up in who
- Can I perform an in-place upgrade?
- How do I access
online documentation from a browser?
- Can I use the
scohelp server as a Web server?
- Is there a packet
sniffer (tcpdump) available?
- What can I do about
function keys not working?
- Can I have both IDE
and SCSI Drives?
- Is a DHCP client
- Can OSR5 do NAT or
IP filtering (function as a firewall)?
- How can I find
my Activation Key? ( license data serial number activation key
- Can OSR5 and Unixware
run Linux binaries?
- Can Linux run OSR5
- A Xenix or ODT legacy
application corrupts the screen
- How can I recreate my install floppy?
- I've added more RAM,
do I need more swap?
- Why do I get
"dynamic linker" errors or load failures?
- Why do I get
"cronsched: no response from server" messages ?
- How do I change the
system's name or IP address?
- What causes "No utmp
entry, must login from lowest level shell?"
- What does "ifor_pmd,
failed to initialize policy manager" mean?
- Does SCO OpenServer5
support the 'undelete' feature? (file system versioning)
- What is thecotec2procedure for performing replicated OS5 installs ?
- Why do I have to relink
after just changing an ip address?
- How Can I stop
OpenServer 5.0.6 creating /usr/local as a sym-link?
- Is it possible to have more than one instance of custom running ?
- How can I access the documentation on the install CD if I don't yet have a SCO system
- I need information
from "last", but most of it is gone!
- Why does the installation bomb out with a "Signal 8" error ?
- How can I assign
a user process to a specific pseudo tty?
- How can I get pci bus
- Why do I get "can't find user in protected password database" in syslog?
- Why doesn't "man"
- I upgraded Merge and now cannot access my floppy drive
- I need to make a copy
of /stand/unix, but the file system is mounted read-only!
- Why can't I
schedule a backup in Arcserve Open Light ( the buttons are greyed
out ) ?
- I installed gcc from
Skunkware, but it doesn't work.
- How can I mount Windows shares on the SCO server using Visionfs?
- Where can I get a
Linux terminfo for "scoansi"? or a SCO terminfo/termcap for
- How can I make
Windows machines use unencrypted (plain text) passwords?
- Do modern versions of SCO support IDE UDMA controllers?
- Can Unixware 7
programs run on OSR5?
- Why do I have files
with "#" as part of the name?
- How can I display
PDF files from Netscape?
- Where can I get ssh?
- How can I add a formfeed or other control to jobs sent to a Visionfs printer?
- I am trying to
configure 30 GB or larger Hard Disk. After boot, I get messages
like : not a directory ; boot not found ; cannot open ; Stage 1
boot failure: error loading hd(40)/boot.
- How do I get rid of
that "Unregistered Software" message?
- I am using the OSR5
ipnat, but ftp only works in passive mode.
- How can I send WinPopup messages to Windows machines?
- When a user tries to
log in, they get "Account is disabled -- see Account
- I can't read a cpio
archive created on a Linux box- it fails with "premature end of
- How do I convert Visionfs to encrypted passwords?
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