bootlocore : out of low memory



Author: anonymous
Date: Wed Jun 1 13:50:27 2005
Subject: bootlocore : out of low memory
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Wed Jun 1 16:52:37 2005: 605   rbailin


Try using the newer ad320 driver found at:
ftp://ftp.sco.com/pub/openserver5/507/drivers/ad320_1.1/
(also works for 5.0.6).

It would be helpful in posts like this to make note of the
equipment you're trying to install the OS on.

Also, search for "bootlocore" on this site and see whether
either of the two resulting articles apply to your situation.

Bob



Wed Jun 1 18:42:29 2005: 606   TonyLawrence

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Thanks Bob - I wish people would try search before posting, or if they have searched, say so and say why it didn't help..



Wed Jun 1 23:45:13 2005: 607   BigDumbDinosaur


Also, if possible, turn off video and BIOS shadowing and caching. Neither is of any benefit in the SCO environment once the kernel has been loaded and started and, in some cases, will prevent a successful installation when using BLTD's.



Sun Jun 5 05:34:53 2005: 612   Bela


Check BIOS settings for a choice between 512KB and 640KB of low memory (exact wording varies in different BIOSes). If the setting exists, make sure it's set for 640KB.

If that doesn't help: boot the CD, enter:

Boot
: smallmem link=ad320

I'm not sure if "smallmem" is the right name. If it isn't recognized, use "ls" at the boot prompt. There are two or three kernels (files named "unix*") on the boot CD root directory. One of them is the small-memory kernel, might be "unix.smallmem" or "unix.notebook" or something like that. Whatever its name is, use that as the boot string, omitting the "unix." part (e.g. "notebook link=ad320").

>Bela<



Wed Jul 20 06:48:20 2005: 817   anonymous


Hi everybody
I have a problem when I tried to install SCo openserver 5.0.6. I have an Adaptec ad160 ctrl SCSI and the installation cannot load the btld whith the following message :

bootlocore : out of low (below 1Mb) memory !
ad160.ad160 : No memory for relocation information

Is someone can help me ?

Thank you

chen



Wed Jul 20 06:55:08 2005: 818   anonymous


Hi everybody
I have a problem when I tried to install SCo openserver 5.0.6. I have an Adaptec ad160 ctrl SCSI and the installation cannot load the btld whith the following message :

bootlocore : out of low (below 1Mb) memory !
ad160.ad160 : No memory for relocation information

Is someone can help me ?

Thank you

chen



Thu Sep 29 21:52:35 2005: 1138   anonymous


at boot prompt

boot: notebook link=your_btld

your_btld may be ad160 ciss lsil so and so

Enzo




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