[Coco] Megaread problems
dave at davebiz.com
Mon Mar 27 13:44:50 EDT 2017
I guess the problem has to do with the fact that the reference to '/DD'
is just a reference to the root directory. If you use '/DD@' then you
will be referencing the raw device. Alternatively, you could create a
file that is at least as large as the desired megaread and us it like
this: 'megaread </dd/bigfile'.
The error #214 is normal for trying to open/read a directory. For
instance, try 'copy /dd mydir'. You'll get the same error. You could,
however, 'copy /DD@ mydir' in which case you'd need to make sure that
the device which will hold 'mydir' is larger than the 'DD' device itself.
On 3/27/2017 7:35 AM, Robert Gault wrote:
> Something very strange is going on with the version of megaread in the
> current NitrOS-9 builds. The program works correctly for Dave
> Philipsen and possibly everyone else. It fails for me on any system I
> megaread 1 </DD
> The above should run the program for the minimum number of reads with
> standard input changed to /DD. For MESS, VCC, and a 512K Coco3 the
> result is error #214.
> megaread </DD
> Same error as above for the default 1024 repeats.
> The crc for the version under test is $A5A49C, size $7A which is
> identical with the nightly build version. Attr for tested drives
> indicates normal values.
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