[Coco] Glenside IDE Hard Drive Interface --- HOW-TO
randyjust at comcast.net
Sun Nov 4 16:52:37 EST 2007
1347 ERROR #069
111A ERROR #069
10CF ERROR #069
0FF5 ERROR #069
0FBC ERROR #069
The above are errors encountered when trying to load makedesc.b09
from a floppy disk. No files are
being read from the hard drive at this time.. I am trying to get a
boot diskette set-up so I can format the
hard drive. At least I believe that is the process. At this point I
have a virgin hard drive.
At 01:41 PM 11/4/2007, you wrote:
>Randy Just wrote:
>>I am working with the assumption I load BASIC09 (i.e. /d0/BASIC09)
>>up first and then do a
>>Doing the above results in errors.
>>Using idedetect.b09, the drive is detected, so I am assuming I am good there.
>Whenever you are trying to get help with a problem, you must supply
>as much information as possible on the problem. So, what errors are
>you getting? The specific errors, number or text content, is crucial
>Your problem could be bad hardware, drive or interface. It could be
>software corruption, bad disk. It could be missing driver and
>descriptor, mismatched OS-9 boot file. The errors produced in
>attempting to load makedesc.b09 can help narrow down the choices.
>That idedetect.b09 works, does suggest as you mentioned that the
>hardware is good.
>Without more information, it seems strange that a required file to
>access the hard drive would be placed on the hard drive. That would
>be a "catch-22" situation. You ought to have access to makedesc.b09
>from the same location as idedetect.b09.
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