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Old 07-07-2014
Sco 5.0.7 installation question

Is there a way to install the "hpsas" btld for the hard disk controller during installation of the OS without having to use a Floppy disk, ie Pen drive or CD since newer servers do not include a floppy drive?

If so, please include specific instructions in the answer.

Thank you.
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Old 07-07-2014
You can use an external USB diskette drive.
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Old 07-07-2014
The problem with that is that Floppy diskettes are not available in Puerto Rico anymore and the old ones that I have will not hold the 1.44 MB size of the BTLD.
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Old 07-07-2014
You can also use a USB cdrom and it will appear as a 2.88mb floppy drive.
It's been a long time since I did this, but I think all you need to do is copy the driver onto the cd using any MS Windows program.
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Old 07-07-2014
Ok, I will try that. Any special commands to use at the boot prompt?
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Old 07-07-2014
Just the regular bootstring:
probably Sdsk=hpsas(0,0,0) Srom=wd(0,0,0)
Have you been able to boot the from the install cd to the point that it asks for the driver diskette? What make is the system?
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Old 07-07-2014
It is a HP Proliant ML350 G5. The controller is a E200i. I have been able to boot from the CD all the wy to start installing but, without installing the driver, it doesn't see the HD.
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