Please visit the
SCO Certified and Compatible Hardware (CHWP)
to verify that your hardware is supported and to determine
the correct driver to use for supported hardware. If you
use drivers and peripherals that are not listed as supported,
your peripherals might not work.
SCO OpenServer installations have the following minimum requirements:
Host Bus Adapter
64MB or more of RAM (Random Access Memory)
is required. When running graphically-intensive applications
like Java or KDE, a minimum of 128MB of RAM
256MB of memory is recommended.
For optimal performance of the system when running
graphically-intensive applications, 512MB of RAM
Up to 16GB for General Purpose memory and
up to 64GB as Dedicated Memory is supported. Dedicated
memory is limited for use as either Shared Memory (SHM)
or Dynamic Shared Memory (DSHM).
At least 1 HBA is required, and up to 32 HBAs
are supported by default. Additional HBAs (to a maximum of
1024) can be added; however, the driver for any HBA
added above 32 must support such a configuration.
SCO OpenServer supports IDE, SCSI, SAS,
SATA, and USB configurations.
``Supported Host Bus Adapters (HBA)''
for more information.
A serial, USB, or
PS/2-compatible mouse is required for graphical
A Network Interface Card (NIC) is only
required for installation if you are performing a network
At least 1 NIC is required for networking;
multiple NICs are supported, but only a maximum
of 4 NICs of the same manufacturer and model
can be connected at the same time.
The video adapter used during the SCO OpenServer Release 6 installation
must have an IBM VGA compatible mode.
An SVGA monitor and video adapter capable of
at least 1024x768 resolution is required to run one of the
graphical desktop options.
One of the following installation media devices is required:
Installing and configuring hardware devices
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SCO OpenServer Release 6.0.0 -- 05 June 2007