[Coco] Y2k bug
gene.heskett at verizon.net
Mon Mar 6 19:52:51 EST 2006
On Monday 06 March 2006 19:35, John Donaldson wrote:
> Point Chester to the NITROS9 site and have him download the 6809
>contains clock drivers that have the Y2K bug fix and will run 200%
>faster than the
>stock OS9 LII.
Yeah, thats a good idea John. Why didn't I think of it. Oldtimers I
Chester, goto <http://www.nitros9.org/> and download nitros9 for your
machine & cpu. All that stuff has already been fixed.
>Gene Heskett wrote:
>>On Monday 06 March 2006 08:27, Chester A Patterson wrote:
>>>What is RTSI?
>>IIRC, its <http://os9archive.rtsi.com> or something like that.
>>I have some clock modules there too, but all for special clocks, like
>>the disto 4n1.
>>>From: Gene Heskett [mailto:gene.heskett at verizon.net]
>>>Sent: Saturday, March 04, 2006 1:53 PM
>>>To: CoCoList for Color Computer Enthusiasts
>>>Subject: Re: [Coco] Y2k bug
>>>On Saturday 04 March 2006 14:27, Chester Patterson wrote:
>>>>12 or 13 years without firing up the old rig.
>>>>OS9 Level 2 - How do I fix the date?
>>>>It's hard coded for 19xx.
>>>>I suppose the easiest is to change the "19" to "20"
>>>>Which module? What offset?
>>>Depending on what clock module hardware you might be using, there
>>> are some fixed clocks available on rtsi. I think theres a fixed one
>>> for the software clock too. That will probably also contain the
>>> bootlist order bug fixes too IIRC. That was in ed9 of the clocks
>>> from Eddie Kuhns, and the y2k fixes should have built on that.
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