Installing the Files for OpenServer

Installing the Files for OpenServer

Before you begin the installation, review the following information:

To configure the default nondisk devices during the initial installation:
  1.  Redefine the default tape drive in the initial bootstring.  For example, to install the IPSRAID BTLD and redefine the tape drive, go to the BOOT prompt and type:

      link Stp=ips(0, 1, 2, 0)

     The numbers in parentheses represent the Host Adapter Number, the Bus Number, the SCSI ID, and the LUN respectively.

  2.  When prompted for the location of the installation CD, change the Bus Number and SCSI ID, as required.

Adding BTLD at Boot Time: To install the ServeRAID device driver for OpenServer, Version 5.0.X:

  1.  At the BOOT prompt, type:


  2.  Press Enter; then, when asked for the name of the package to load, type:


  3.  Press Enter.
  4.  After the kernel loads but before it runs, link prompts you to insert the IBM ServeRAID Device Drivers for SCO Operating Systems Diskette .

     While the installation program copies the files, one or both of the following messages might appear:


    1.  Extracting BTLD distribution for ipsraid... /etc/uadmin getdev b ips: No such device (error 19)
    2.  dynamic linker: dlvr_audit: Cannot open /dev/zero for file /lib/

     You can ignore Message A, no action is required.
     But if Message B appears, you must press Enter when prompted to continue the installation.

  5.  Keep the IBM ServeRAID Device Drivers for SCO Operating Systems Diskette  readily available.
     You will need it to configure the device driver into the link kit.

For additional information about adding a BTLD at boot time, refer to 'Using Boot-Time Loadable Drivers' in the SCO OpenServer Handbook.

Adding BTLD after the Initial Installation

  1.  Start the server in system maintenance mode, and log in as root.
  2.  Type:


  3.  Press Enter; then, select the diskette drive in which you will insert the installation diskette.
  4.  Insert the IBM ServeRAID Device Drivers for SCO Operating Systems Diskette , when prompted.
  5.  When prompted for the name of the package, type:


  6.  Press Enter; then, relink the kernel (as described in 'Relinking the kernel' in the SCO OpenServer Handbook ) by entering the  following commands:

      cd /etc/conf/cf.d

  7.  After the kernel rebuilds, the following message appears:

      The UNIX kernel has been rebuilt. Do you want this kernel to boot by default?

     To continue, enter: y

     The system backs up the old kernel by moving /UNIX  to /UNIX.OLD. 

  8.  When the system asks for the kernel environment to be rebuilt, enter: y
     The system will respond with a successful message.

  9.  Use shutdown to bring down the system; then, restart the system.

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