As you might know I just got an HP netserver lh plus and I am wondering what OS to go on it. I couldn't just boot up with Windows XP, 2000, 2003, or RedHat 9, Knoppix, FreeBSD. It wouldn't go into the install. Now I haven't tried to troubleshoot at all. But here is the product page
Now it has about 6 OS's but all cost money. Any idea on what free OS's would work on here? Just straight up install, easy to install.
FreeDOS is 'functional' assuming the hardware is supported.Originally Posted by Epgs
Also, after doing some asking around, apparently BeOS is supported, however I forget what the licensing is for it.
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Does it even see the CD-ROM on the boot?
Some searches on Google show that some people have gotten Linux running on that type of hardware. Likely the SCSI drivers are not standard with most linux distros and you'll have to load those first.
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Slackware should work fine then... it has SCSI drivers on the CD if I remember correctly.
It has to be the correct SCSI driver though. You'll have to find out what SCSI controller you have (online or perhaps by looking at the boot screen). The next part is to find the driver online or find a distro that supports that controller.
Then if your CD drive works you can boot and then most distros have an option to load additional drivers from a diskette.
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i thought that BeOS went bankrupt and that OS disappeared into thin air or so i believed.  have alook at www.beincorporated.com for more info. Could try looking for an old version but probably not worth it. Could always try windows 3.1 lol . Then just use this shell to make it look like windows 98, http://www.calmira.de/.Originally Posted by jmiller
Last edited by Fuzzylogic; April 21st, 2004 at 23:38.
For my ally is the Force, and a powerful ally it is. Life creates it, makes it grow. Its energy surrounds us and binds us. Luminous beings are we, not this crude matter.
BeOS was bought out by Palm and shelved/discontinued.