[Coco] nitros9 questions
chawks at dls.net
Sat May 10 22:09:18 EDT 2008
Gene Heskett said the following on 05/10/2008 08:11 PM:
> On Saturday 10 May 2008, Christopher Hawks wrote:
>> Gene Heskett said the following on 05/10/2008 11:29 AM:
>>> Greetings nitros9 fans; (the <devel at nitros9.org> mailing list is
>>> apparently a black hole now, 2 posts in 2 days have not come back)
>>> I have finally managed to build a new boot disk from the latest release
>>> that "almost" works.
>>> But if someone can tell me why vi won't run when booted to the latest
>>> nitros9, I'd be suitably grateful. That would be the most important item
>>> to fix first, because its the tool to fix just about everything else.
>> Some of the modules names were changed a while back. Here is the CVS log
>> entry: Revision 1.1 - (view) (download) (annotate) - [select for diffs]
>> Sat Nov 26 21:31:22 2005 UTC (2 years, 5 months ago) by boisy
>> Branch: MAIN
>> Major changes:
>> CCIO,CC3IO are now VTIO
>> GrfInt is now CoGrf
>> WindInt is now CoWin
>> VDGInt (L2), CO32 (L1) is now CoVDG
>> CO51 (L1) is now CoHR
>> CO80 (L1) is now CoWP
>> All files referencing these have been changed
>> Does vi reference any of them by name?? The descriptors were all changed.
> I don't honestly know Chris. And without the utility known as strace for the
> linux boxes, I have no way of tracing what vi needs short of dissing the
> whole thing.
> I also note that I don't recall seeing a CoWP on the 3.2.6 disk. I have one
> of those cards and did use it quite heavily 15 years ago with a 13" amber
> screen monitor sitting beside the 8cm515.
I don't think CO80 changed names. It's still in the current NitrOS9.
> Without vi, that means I'm back to edit, and one of its bugs bit me again
> today. I wish someone would put that standalone version out of my misery,
> the edit in basic09 does NOT suffer these same bugs.
> I understand you have a CDF filesystem now, what are you asking for that? I
> already have a scsi cd-r drive.
Yes, I sell CDF (CD rom filemanager) for both 6x09 and 68000 (Nitr)OS-9. The
6x09 version (specify which) is $25 and the 68000 version is $50.
Christopher R. Hawks
"You need the Computing Power of a P5, 16 MB Ram and 1 GB Harddisk to run
Win95. It took the Computing Power of approx 3 Commodore 64s to fly to the
moon. Something is wrong here, and it wasn't the Apollo."
-- Deon Ramsey
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