[Coco] nitros9 questions

Gene Heskett gene.heskett at verizon.net
Sat May 10 22:38:01 EDT 2008

On Saturday 10 May 2008, Christopher Hawks wrote:
>Gene Heskett said the following on 05/10/2008 08:11 PM:
>> On Saturday 10 May 2008, Christopher Hawks wrote:
>>> Gene Heskett said the following on 05/10/2008 11:29 AM:
>>>> Greetings nitros9 fans; (the <devel at nitros9.org> mailing list is
>>>> apparently a black hole now, 2 posts in 2 days have not come back)
>>>> I have finally managed to build a new boot disk from the latest release
>>>> that "almost" works.
>> [...]
>>>> But if someone can tell me why vi won't run when booted to the latest
>>>> nitros9, I'd be suitably grateful.  That would be the most important
>>>> item to fix first, because its the tool to fix just about everything
>>>> else.
>>> 	Some of the modules names were changed a while back. Here is the CVS log
>>> entry: Revision 1.1 - (view) (download) (annotate) - [select for diffs]
>>> Sat Nov 26 21:31:22 2005 UTC (2 years, 5 months ago) by boisy
>>> Branch: MAIN
>>> Major changes:
>>> CCIO,CC3IO are now VTIO
>>> GrfInt is now CoGrf
>>> WindInt is now CoWin
>>> VDGInt (L2), CO32 (L1) is now CoVDG
>>> CO51 (L1) is now CoHR
>>> CO80 (L1) is now CoWP
>>> All files referencing these have been changed
>>> 	Does vi reference any of them by name?? The descriptors were all
>>> changed.
>> I don't honestly know Chris.  And without the utility known as strace for
>> the linux boxes, I have no way of tracing what vi needs short of dissing
>> the whole thing.
>> I also note that I don't recall seeing a CoWP on the 3.2.6 disk.  I have
>> one of those cards and did use it quite heavily 15 years ago with a 13"
>> amber screen monitor sitting beside the 8cm515.
>	I don't think CO80 changed names. It's still in the current NitrOS9.
Hmm, I'll have to check that again, I don't recall seeing it.  And find 
doesn't seem to work all that well on a floppy for some reason.

>> Without vi, that means I'm back to edit, and one of its bugs bit me again
>> today.  I wish someone would put that standalone version out of my misery,
>> the edit in basic09 does NOT suffer these same bugs.
>> I understand you have a CDF filesystem now, what are you asking for that? 
>> I already have a scsi cd-r drive.
>	Yes, I sell CDF (CD rom filemanager) for both 6x09 and 68000 (Nitr)OS-9.
> The 6x09 version (specify which) is $25 and the 68000 version is $50.

Url for a secure order?

Cheers, Gene
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