2037Re: [midatlanticretro] (was) New Aquisition! - (now) XENIX: Don't format yet!
- Jan 5, 2006Jim Scheef wrote:
>Joe,It has 4096k with a RAM expansion board. Knoppix probably wouldn't work.
>With all the poking around you've been doing the disk error could just mean a
>loose cable. How much RAM does it have? It probably doesn't have enough to
>load the Knoppix kernel - never mind X and Gnome.
>I just typed 'boot disk xenix' into Yahoo search and found a reference to
>http://aplawrence.com/SCOFAQ/FAQ_scotec1downloadboot.html which is a list of
>FTPable boot disk images. There is a listing for Xenix 2.3.2 386 MCA 3.5"
>(ESDI)which is probably exactly what you need.
>Unfortunately the links are to Caldera and now you get caught up in the SCO
>UNIX mess as it appears the files are no longer available from Caldera. This
>is a start to what is probably a long quest.
>Anyway, keep posting your progress.
I am going to continue to tinker over the weekend. In the meantime, I
can play around with old line BASIC that is in the ROM.
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