[Coco] enable no-halt disto driver
lamune at doki-doki.net
Sat Aug 19 18:43:44 EDT 2006
Robert Gault wrote:
> Mike Pepe wrote:
>> hey guys,
>> playing with a disto SC2 here. how do I get the no-halt mode to work
>> in nitros9? I'm guessing I need to build a new boot file with the
>> proper driver installed?
>> I forget how to do it...
> Decide whether you need 6809 or 6309 for the CPU and select the correct
> 80 track disk as that contains the needed modules. For example, change
> to the directory NitrOS-9/6309L2/BootLists and List the standard.bl
> file. You will see many entries for the WD1773 disk controller.
> Comment out the Tandy rb1773.dr and select the Disto SCII driver
> required for your system based on the needed I/O address, $FF74 or
> $FF58. It hardly matters with an emulator but is important with
> hardware. The I/O port is controlled by a jumper in the controller and
> should be set so that there are no conflicts with for example a hard
> disk interface.
> Select the desired descriptors for the drives you have.
> Now you can change directories to NitrOS-9/6309L2/Scripts and use mb to
> create a bootable disk with the no-halt drivers.
Thanks for refreshing my memory.
Now I need to refresh my memory on how edit works.
Is there some sort of nice modern editor I should be using instead? Edit
is *so* retro.
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