Adding an external floppy to an IBM PS/2
The IBM PS/2 systems based on the MCA
bus can support an external 5.25-inch floppy drive which is
recognized by SCO OpenServer. IBM has produced
three different adapters for the external 5.25-inch drive:
To configure the drive once the adapter has been installed:
External Diskette Drive Adapter
This is the earliest version of the adapter and is not supported.
Model 80 Adapter, part number 72x6753
This was shipped for use with the PS/2 Model 80
only and is supported.
5.25-inch Diskette Adapter/A
This is the latest version of the card and is supported.
Log in as root.
Edit the file /etc/conf/sdevice.d/fl5 to change
the ``N'' in the second column to a ``Y''.
Relink the kernel, then reboot the system.
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SCO OpenServer Release 5.0.7 -- 11 February 2003