[Coco] System gen problem - SOLVED!!
snhirsch at gmail.com
Thu Feb 11 14:07:12 EST 2010
On Thu, 11 Feb 2010, Robert Gault wrote:
> Steven Hirsch wrote:
>> On Wed, 10 Feb 2010, Christopher Hawks wrote:
>>> Works fine for me. Newest Nitros9 from CVS, and newest server code
>>> (linux version) from CVS.
>> Thanks to Robert Gault, I now understand the problem.
>> Boisy: The DW drivers found in the nitros9/6809l2/modules/rbf directory
>> in the nos96809l2_dw3.dsk image from Cloud9's web site appear to be the
>> problem. Robert built an image in his environment and sent it to me. It
>> worked fine. When I dug into things, I discovered that the CRC values
>> for rbdw3.dr and dw3.sb in his image were different from those on the
>> Cloud9 image (downloaded two days ago!).
>> I extracted the drivers from Robert's image with ezgen and assembled a
>> boot file using them (same list and script that had been uncooperative
>> all along). Bingo! Works fine.
>> FYI: I tried the dw3 drivers from the latest nitros9 cvs, but I used
>> them with a slightly older version of nitros9. That may be why they
>> failed to cooperate. I did not want to use the script from the CVS
>> sandbox because I was trying to iterate into the problem. Best not to
>> change too many variables at one time.
>> Thanks to everyone who put up with my incessant questions. I'm just glad
>> to have figured out the problem. Hopefully the images on Cloud9 will be
>> updated to prevent others from going through this :-).
> I'm not sure whether the files came from the Cloud-9 site, I think so, or
> whether they were compiled from the source code before the recent updates.
> I looks like updates to NitrOS-9 code, perhaps for the Java server, no longer
> match the available server at Sourceforge.
That's true, but about 95% of my thrashing involved the files straight out
of that Cloud9 image dated March, 2009. It really needs to be pulled
before anyone else bangs their head on it :-).
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