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Upgrade Netware 6 to 6.5 Hardware Detect

I'm in the process of upgrading all of our Netware 6 servers to 6.5 SP2.
The first server I tried, a Dell PowerEdege 6300, shortly after the
license agreement, the screen goes back to the server prompt. If I alt-
tab, I can go through the screens and see a hardware detect screen that
seems to be there forever. It never goes away. If I try to go back to
the GUI, I get a black screen and can't do anything else.

I'm new to this, so I was wondering what should I be looking for or what
can I do to see what is going on. I shut down all virus, backup and Zen
stuff running, but I get the same thing. Blue screen with hardware
detect and it never goes away.

I did a clean install with a Dell 2650 and had no problems, but this is
the first upgrade I'm doing.
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Re: Upgrade Netware 6 to 6.5 Hardware Detect

mcclendon.edward@epa.gov wrote:

> I'm in the process of upgrading all of our Netware 6 servers to 6.5
> SP2. The first server I tried, a Dell PowerEdege 6300, shortly after
> the license agreement, the screen goes back to the server prompt. If
> I alt- tab, I can go through the screens and see a hardware detect
> screen that seems to be there forever. It never goes away. If I try
> to go back to the GUI, I get a black screen and can't do anything
> else.


How about using nw 6.5 sp5. sp2 is very old.

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Edward
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Re: Upgrade Netware 6 to 6.5 Hardware Detect

Ideally, you do a NW 6.0 SP5 upgrade to NW 6.5 SP5 (using the SP5
ISO's), it is possible you were going to the OES/NW 6.5 SP2...



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