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Old 09-26-2013, 10:00 AM   #1
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unix can't boot by floppy

Dear sir :

There are 2 set of at&t unix system v release in our
company,supplied by Toshiba.

question :
1,two boot diskes(3.5",1.2mb,Japanese standard
floopy)have,the first I insert is ok,appear the
message for 3 setup type.
2,when I choose "first stage setup",and then system
tell me to take off #1 boot disk & insert #2 boot.
3,and I do as no.2 item,the terminal
appear"boot process restart".But the floopy
doesn't work(even has no light on floopy).
Wish some people can help me.----hsieh.
Old 09-26-2013, 10:12 AM   #2
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faulty floppy drive or disk 2 is bad.
Old 09-26-2013, 02:54 PM   #3
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pre or post SCO
as in pre or post 1997

srv what ? 1,2,3,4or the last 5 ( 5 is from 1997 )
sysV srv3 is from 1986
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While I agree with post 2, I guess it could still be any number of issues.

We had ATT unix maybe 20 years ago, at it was old then. Pretty sure it all got thrown away.

You might find some place that has a floppy image of them.


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