[Coco] Glenside IDE Hard Drive Interface --- HOW-TO
randyjust at comcast.net
Sun Nov 4 17:27:19 EST 2007
Thanks for your response.
Tried using /d0/BASIC09 #16K
Unfortunately, it seems to have gone from bad to worse. Now I get an
ERROR #032 followed by
about 15-20 ERROR #074 messages.
At 02:17 PM 11/4/2007, you wrote:
> From that error report, I'd suggest that basic09 does not have
> enough memory for the size of the basic09 procedure file that
> you're trying to run.
>load basic09 with extra memory, like this:
>then proceed with loading the file as you describe.
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>----- Original Message ----- From: "Randy Just" <randyjust at comcast.net>
>To: "CoCoList for Color Computer Enthusiasts" <coco at maltedmedia.com>
>Sent: Monday, November 05, 2007 7:52 AM
>Subject: Re: [Coco] Glenside IDE Hard Drive Interface --- HOW-TO
>>1347 ERROR #069
>>111A ERROR #069
>>10CF ERROR #069
>>0FF5 ERROR #069
>>0FBC ERROR #069
>>The above are errors encountered when trying to load makedesc.b09
>>from a floppy disk. No files are
>>being read from the hard drive at this time.. I am trying to get a
>>boot diskette set-up so I can format the
>>hard drive. At least I believe that is the process. At this point
>>I have a virgin hard drive.
>>At 01:41 PM 11/4/2007, you wrote:
>>>Randy Just wrote:
>>>>I am working with the assumption I load BASIC09 (i.e.
>>>>/d0/BASIC09) up first and then do a
>>>>Doing the above results in errors.
>>>>Using idedetect.b09, the drive is detected, so I am assuming I am
>>>Whenever you are trying to get help with a problem, you must
>>>supply as much information as possible on the problem. So, what
>>>errors are you getting? The specific errors, number or text
>>>content, is crucial information.
>>>Your problem could be bad hardware, drive or interface. It could
>>>be software corruption, bad disk. It could be missing driver and
>>>descriptor, mismatched OS-9 boot file. The errors produced in
>>>attempting to load makedesc.b09 can help narrow down the choices.
>>>That idedetect.b09 works, does suggest as you mentioned that the
>>>hardware is good.
>>>Without more information, it seems strange that a required file to
>>>access the hard drive would be placed on the hard drive. That
>>>would be a "catch-22" situation. You ought to have access to
>>>makedesc.b09 from the same location as idedetect.b09.
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