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Old 08-08-2001
boot diskette


I have a ICL DRS3000 Server which runs AT&T SVR4 version 6 unix.

The first boot diskette got damaged. How can I replace this diskette?
Can it be created from another machine running the same Operating system?
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Old 08-09-2001
I don't think so, because the init files go to the disk.

::::NOTE::::

If the machines and applications are EXACTLY the same you would be able to do this, as the init files would be identical or very close.

Factoid::::

You can re-boot to the existing operating system from a CD_ROM with a Linux OS.

If your server has a CD-ROM drive and you have a bootable CD-ROM set the BIOS to boot to the CD-ROM drive and give it a go.

You won't kill the OS if it doesn't work.

In the while I will look into finding another way.

Joetech

go have some fun!!

 

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