[Coco] Re: Floppy disk problems with Nitros9
chazbeenhad at hotmail.com
Tue Aug 17 15:59:43 EDT 2004
Yes Boisy, you know about it. Problems with VDG windows and not being able
to run games and apps when VDGInt is in the boot.
Probably i explained that wrong, but I'm sure you will recall.
"Boisy G. Pitre" <boisy at boisypitre.com> wrote in
message news:F32AEF2C-F087-11D8-8E35-0003939F08E6 at boisypitre.com...
> On Aug 17, 2004, at 2:49 PM, Charlie wrote:
> > When I use Nitros9 3.02.01 I can not seem to reliably format or backup
> > floppy disks.
> > My disk controller is a Disto SCII with a PC360K floppy (/d0) and the
> > fd-502
> > floppy (/d1).
> > Many disks will show errors while formatting. Some format fine, then
> > backup
> > fine but start spitting out errors during Verify.
> > As a comparison I booted up my own "customized" OS-9 and had no
> > troubles.
> > I get many more problems trying to use HD disks than regualr 360K
> > disks. I
> > have used HD disks since the 90s with never any trouble on my system.
> > My os-9 has commands in the startup that say dmode /d0=3 or something
> > similar.
> > Is there some way to fix this problem in 3.02.01, a work around?
> There has been some confusion on my part as to the use of bit 1 of
> IT.DNS (i.e. dmode /d0 dns=3). Try dmode /d0 dns=1 and then format.
> BTW, is there a particular reason you're not using 3.2.4?
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