Subject: Re: virtualization and a SCO openserver on NetBSD? vmware3?
To: None <>
From: Christos Zoulas <>
List: netbsd-users
Date: 10/04/2007 17:13:12
In article <>,
Brian A. Seklecki <> wrote:
>On Thu, 4 Oct 2007, Carl Brewer wrote:
>> Brian A. Seklecki wrote:
>>> On Thu, 2007-10-04 at 10:53 +1000, Carl Brewer wrote:
>>>> Hello,
>>>> I've got a client with an old SCO Openserver5 box running a 
>>>> mission-critical app (it's an airport and it runs their operations, scary 
>>>> ... anyway ...)
>>> Don't we have the ability to emulate SCO/OpenServer binaries?:
>>>         compat_ibcs2(8) - setup procedure for running binaries that
>>>         conform to the Intel Binary Compatibility Standard 2, e.g. SCO
>>>         Unix and others derived from AT&T SVR3.
>> I could give it a try, it's an old Progress (4GL) database, but I'd rather
>As long as it doesn't require any special kernel hardware interfaces, and 
>just regular old POSIX I/O, you may have luck.  I've never used it before.
>I want to cane an old Lucent AUDIX Voicemail system that runs on SCO 
>Openserver 4 or 5 (Pentium MMX Motherboard), but it has all of these 
>exotic 32bit ISA/EISA interfaces into the PBX, so I cant migrate to 
>NetBSD (it would be more-clostly to pay someone to port those drivers)
>PS. AUDIX is now "Avaya Intuity"

Throw it away and run asterisk :-)