[Coco] partial OS9 boot from hard drive (back on topic)
vburke at skow.net
Sun Aug 28 10:26:46 EDT 2005
These are the exact same descriptors that work fine with /dd as the
floppy. I changed the names by doing a rename with ezgen.
Robert Gault wrote:
> Perhaps you have overlooked that more than changing the name of /D0 to
> /DD is necessary when redirecting the boot process. Use dEd to examine
> the /D0 and stock /DD descriptors and you will see that the driver name
> is included in the descriptor and likely is cc3disk.
> Does your current /DD descriptor call cc3disk or hdisk? You will need a
> descriptor which includes the correct driver name if you want your hard
> drive to function via /DD. Use /H0 (if that is your hard drive
> descriptor) as the model, make a copy, use dEd to change the name from
> H0 to DD, verify, and you should have better luck.
> Vern Burke wrote:
>> Ok, I'm getting somewhere now (uhuh, sure :)). Init and cc3go appear
>> to be correctly patched. If I leave DD as the floppy drive, the boot
>> will finish with the paths set as /dd and /dd/cmds, just the ticket,
>> so I believe the boot floppy is set up 100% correctly.
>> The remaining problem is switching /dd to the hard drive. The process
>> gets to "OS9 BOOT", reads the hard drive extensively, and then crashes
>> badly. cc3go is on the root of the hard drive, shell and grfdrv are in
>> cmds, all modules ident good and proper attributes.
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