[Coco] Running os9gen on nitros9 6809L2 on a 128k coco3
Bruce W. Calkins
brucewcalkins at charter.net
Fri Feb 13 06:05:06 EST 2009
> Michael Furman wrote:
>> I am trying to create a new nitros9 boot disk that has rs232 pak drivers
>> in it. When I ran the mb script it got a bunch of errors. I ran each
>> command manually . The first fatal error that seems to be encountered is
>> a 207 (memory full) error when running os9gen. Both of my coco3's are
>> 128k. Is there any way to work around this? I tried random #nnK
>> parameters without success.
>> If there's no easy workaround then I suppose I can see if I can get the
>> nitros9 cvs that I pulled down earlier today to work on my linux box, i
>> think i have actually run the make file to create boot disks before...
> NitrOS-9 Level2 will run on a 128k Coco3 although 512K would be much
> better. If you are getting 207 errors, then you probably have or are
> trying to put too many modules in the os9boot file.
If you are loading modules manually they are each assigned a block of
memory. IIRCC; you will need to merge your modules into a block. The
normal boot disk creation program does this automatically. It has been far
to long since I have created a OS-9/NitrOS-9 boot disk, so the details are
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