[Coco] NitrOS-9 EOU (Ease of Use) Beta 5 released

Robert Gault robert.gault at att.net
Sat May 2 20:57:11 EDT 2020


While you and Curtis work on Beta 6, give some thought to making changes easier. :) Every attempt to use Cobbler to make permanent
changes cause a fragmented OS9Boot file and boot failure. That means I can't use wmode and xmode to change Pause or screen colors.

Now I did use dEd to change OS9Boot to make the above changes by editing modules. That however will not be something for beginners
so definitely not EOU. :)

It would be easier to be able to have OS9Boot in a Basic partition with nothing else on it so then with a driver for that disk, cobbler would
work. That is how you can use RGBDOS and HDBDOS without having fragmentation problems. Since you already have a Basic partition
at the beginning of the drive for AUTO.BAS and possibly AUTOEXEC.BAS, you could put OS9Boot there.


 On Saturday, May 2, 2020, 07:52:05 PM EDT, Bill Nobel <b_nobel at hotmail.com> wrote:

 Charlie, EOU_USER is a blank HD image.  OVCC/VCC only allows one HD.  We are working on Drivewire for Beta 6 the Matchbox version already has CocoNet which is a similar system. Ram drive issue is noted now. Myself I don’t use them much but I’ll check into it.

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