Once you have OS/2 up and running (as discuss here:…) the first thing that you should do is to get the latest FixPack installed – which happens to be FP15 for OS/2 Warp 4. To do this – boot the OS/2 virtual machine and open an OS/2 Command Prompt Window and make C:OS2SERV (‘md OS2SERV’).
Then open the ‘WebExplorer’ folder off the desktop and start ‘WebExplorer (LAN)’. After this – select ‘File’ –> ‘Open Document’ –> http://hobbes.nmsu.edu/pub/os2/util/archiver/uzs550x2.exe –> Save to ‘C:OS2SERV’.
Exit WebExplorer and open an OS/2 Command Prompt Window again and change to c:OS2SERV (‘cd OS2SERV’).You should then run:
This will download everything you need. When it is done run:
(Yes – that is right – this will make an ‘OS2SERV’ directory under the ‘OS2SERV’ directory)
..unzip ..x*.zip (select ‘A’ for All when prompted)
This will start the FixPack installation program – you should then select to install the FixPack.
Shutdown and reboot when done. In order to confirm that the FixPack is installed – open an OS/2 command Prompt window and run ‘SYSLEVEL’ and check that the Base Operating system, it should be ‘XR0M015’. We can now install the Virtual Machine Additions for OS/2. To do this Select to install the Virtual Machine Additions from the Action menu. Then go to ‘OS/2 System’ –> ‘Drives’ –> The CD-ROM –> OS2 –> os2inst.exe.
You should reboot when done – and everything should be setup and ready to go: