[Coco] NitrOS9 and 6309 code

Gene Heskett gheskett at shentel.net
Fri May 31 13:47:33 EDT 2019

On Friday 31 May 2019 01:15:15 pm Jeff Teunissen wrote:

> On Fri, May 10, 2019 at 11:03 PM Jeff Teunissen <deek at d2dc.net> wrote:
> Yay, quoting myself, how solipsistic.
> [snip]
> > At this point, I figured that the 6309-marked modules were the ones
> > that wouldn't run on a Motorola chip (hey, cool, an opportunity to
> > do some hacking myself), but then while reading some of the source
> > code I saw that some of those modules (Basic09, gshell) indeed HAD
> > 6309 code in them, but were still marked as suitable for a Moto
> > system. OK, fair enough, I can fix that.
> >
> > Imagine my surprise when, having changed the module type of gshell
> > from Objct to Obj6309 and transferring the resulting module to my
> > CoCo, it suddenly started failing with Error #234 (Non-existent
> > Module), and wouldn't work until I changed it back.
> >
> > What gives? [snip]
> Curiouser and curiouser -- it seems that NitrOS9 can't run programs
> that are marked Obj6309, aborting them with Error 234. Is this a bug,
> or is it intentional?

Do you have a 6309 in that machine? I do, and I build my boots from 6309 
modules, and its never been a problem that I've encountered.

Cheers, Gene Heskett
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