[Coco] Glenside IDE Hard Drive Interface --- HOW-TO
gene.heskett at verizon.net
Sun Nov 4 17:33:35 EST 2007
On Sunday 04 November 2007, Randy Just wrote:
>1347 ERROR #069
>111A ERROR #069
>10CF ERROR #069
>0FF5 ERROR #069
>0FBC ERROR #069
These are 'unmatched control structure' errors. I'm wondering if the
makedesc.b09 is a basic09 packed file, in which case if RunB is in the cmds
directory you are chx'd to, then os9 should call runb to exec it just by
It would be worth a try anyway.
>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
>>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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