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HP ProLiant Servers - SCO Unix Default Boot Strings for Various Storage Controllers
ISSUE: Installation of Santa Cruz Organization (SCO) Unix Openserver 5.0.5 on a ProLiant server requires the use of specific Default Boot Strings (defbootstr) at the Boot: prompt, which vary depending on which specific storage controller is physically installed in the server.
When prompted for the driver diskette, insert disk 4 from the current Extended Feature Supplement (EFS) disk set.
CAUSE: The default boot string (defbootstr) can be over ridden at boot time by specifying a replacement. In the case of an initial installation, the default string may not match the hardware installed. Use of the defbootstr at boot time allows installation or troubleshooting to occur.
SUMMARY: The general flow of the installation of SCO Openserver 5.0.5 on a Proliant server includes the following steps:
More information is available on the documentation disk provided in the Extended Feature Supplement (EFS) disk set, which is downloadable from Hewlett-Packard's Web site. Also see the SCO Openserver Handbookthat is provided with the OS.
All the required HP Storage Controller drivers are provided in the HP ProLiant Extended Feature Supplement for SCO OpenServer Release 5. Click here to access the latest driver download page .