Pl 5000 Install

Robert Slade fedora at
Thu Jan 27 18:54:18 UTC 2005

On Thu, 2005-01-27 at 16:19, Aleksandar Milivojevic wrote:
> Robert Slade wrote:
> > Hiya,
> > 
> > Having got some more spare time, I have tried to see if I can get FC3 on
> > this beast. It will run free bsd, but that does not have a multi
> > processor kernal at present which means that it is very slow (it's a
> > Quad processor model). 
> Well, you know it would help to know what exactly do you have.  Not what 
> is on the sticker on your PC box, but what is inside (processor(s), SCSI 
> controller, what model of SCSI CD-ROM)?

The beast is a Quad Processor PII with a Compaq Smart -2/P controller
and the CD is a Yamaha CRW2100S on the Second port of the Controller. 

>From Gogling, I have found that the problem with RH in older versions
did not have support for the SCSI controller built in (NCR53c8xx?).
> > I can get around the memory not being recognised but a CD Rom problem
> > has me stumped now.
> > 
> > The machine has a Scsi CD Rom and when I boot from CD, it looks like the
> > CD is seen as a series of iso images rather than 1. The boot program
> > runs so far, but then I get cannot find installation media and asks for
> > the disk id.
> Maybe you haven't burned CD properly.  Just a wild guess.

I've tried it on another machine and it works.

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> Aleksandar Milivojevic <amilivojevic at>    Pollard Banknote Limited
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