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Loading SCO OS

Loading SCO OS

(OP)
I get the following error message when trying to load SCO 5.0.5 to new PC:

Loading ram disk image fd(64) root FS
Memory excessively fragmented (in use map full)
Cannot load ramdisk: unable to allocate memory

What is my problem? Desperately need help.

RE: Loading SCO OS

is that under vmware or as a raw SCO partition?

but there are plenty of examples on net for that message so surprised you didn't look at some of them such as https://communities.vmware.com/message/1184581 which will apply regardless of being vmware or raw.

you may need to adapt the values to your own machine

idealy you would get oss644a or a more recent one which addresses this issue

Regards

Frederico Fonseca
SysSoft Integrated Ltd
www.syssoft-int.com

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RE: Loading SCO OS

How are you loading 5.0.5? There is a problem with the boot floppy that causes it to fail but it has been so long since I've used that method that I can't remember more than to use 5.0.4 boot.

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