[Coco] Cobbler and hard disks was:Re: shell in NitrOS-9
robert.gault at worldnet.att.net
Thu Jan 21 23:36:44 EST 2010
Bob Devries wrote:
> Apart from the Burke&Burke XTROM system, I don't know of any Coco hard
> disk system which will boot directly to OS9 from a cold start without a
> floppy disk.
> I've been hoping to see such a system for my SCSI setup, but it never
> Regards, Bob Devries
The original RGBDOS that came with the Ken-Ton scsi system would boot
from RSDOS "disks" on the hard drive. RGBDOS for emulators will do the
same as will HDBDOS.
In effect you are booting from the hard drive but not the OS-9 portion.
Once the kernel and os9boot file are loaded from the portion of the hard
drive assigned to Disk Basic, the boot process continues from the OS-9
portion of the hard drive.
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