[Coco] Booting OS9 from Drive 1
da3m0n_slay3r at yahoo.com
Mon Oct 5 13:31:38 EDT 2009
Maybe I should have read one message further, and saved sending my reply. LOL. Same idea I had, Stephen.
-Later! -WB- -- BABIC Computer Consulting.
--- On Mon, 10/5/09, Stephen Castello <zootzoot at cfl.rr.com> wrote:
> From: Stephen Castello <zootzoot at cfl.rr.com>
> Subject: Re: [Coco] Booting OS9 from Drive 1
> To: "CoCoList for Color Computer Enthusiasts" <coco at maltedmedia.com>
> Date: Monday, October 5, 2009, 11:01 AM
> On Sun, 4 Oct 2009 19:06:03 -0700
> (PDT), Derek <dml_68 at yahoo.com>
> a flock of green cheek conures squawk out:
> >I am having a problem being able to boot OS-9 in the
> following configuration. I have an FD-502 Drive housing with
> a 3.5" and a 5.25" drive. My 3.5" drive is set as drive 0
> and my 5.25" is set as drive 1. I have some old 5.25" OS-9
> based disks that need to boot using the DOS command. I
> switch to drive1 and then type DOS. It starts to load OS-9,
> goes to the Loading OS-9 Screen but will then automatically
> switch to drive 0 trying to access the boot data on drive 0
> and not boot from the 5.25" disk in drive 1. I have tried
> using the drive1 command to set it as the boot drive but no
> >Is there an easy way to make it so I can boot off drive
> 1 and uses these old 5.25" OS-9 disks without having to make
> a backup on to a 3.5" drive for each disk I want to boot?
> One way is modify your drive setup. Install a double
> throw switch on the drive select jumpers on the two drives
> to swap
> them as needed.
> Disc space -- the final frontier!
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