[Coco] Howto for installing nitros9?
snhirsch at gmail.com
Fri Oct 10 20:23:52 EDT 2008
On Fri, 10 Oct 2008, Chuck Youse wrote:
> On Fri, 2008-10-10 at 07:41 -0400, Steven Hirsch wrote:
>> At this point, I'd settle for simply being able to boot it! I downloaded
>> a SSDD (180kB) 40-track image, copied it to a "real" floppy from my SVD
>> (disk simulator attached to floppy controller) and tried to boot it. It
>> displays the startup screen, grinds away a bit and halts with the drive
>> access LED on and the disk spinning. Never gets any further.
> Are you using a multi-pak? In the category of "things you should just
> know" is that you have to stick the disk controller in slot 4. The code
> makes that assumption..
I did actually know this :-).
> So can I assume you can boot OS9 Level II, but not NitrOS-9?
> And where'd you get these 40 track SS bootable images?
Yes, OS9 L2 boots fine. The nitros9 image I was using came from
Now that I know how to get them onto a physical disk, I'll try the images
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