[Coco] SDC, YA-DOS & Ron's VHD Image
rietveldh at hotmail.com
Tue May 12 22:17:42 EDT 2020
Depends what you are looking for Ya-Dos to do
If you are simply looking to run Ron's VHD image then you don't need to do anything other that RUN @2. Ya-Dos will auto mount the VHD. (as long as it's on the sd card). So after doing a RUN @2 the coco will reboot to Ya-Dos. Now just type DRIVE, xxxx. Where xxxx is any disk (1-3000). Then type DIR to see its contents. The DRIVE, xxxx mounts that disk in drive 0.
If you are using YA-DOS to replace your existing DOS (sdc or RsDOS) then you need to assign your hardware to the DRIVE. If your SDC is in slot 2 of your mpi then you would type DRIVE I 0,3,1. Then mount it with a DRIVE M 0,0
But again if your goal is to keep using the SDC with SDC-DOS then you only need to RUN at 2 followed by DRIVE, xxxx. DIR. Then you can LOAD (M) as you would normally from any drive 0
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From: Ed Orbea
Sent: Tuesday, May 12, 2020 9:56 PM
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Subject: Re: [Coco] SDC, YA-DOS & Ron's VHD Image
YA-DOS 0/5a HAS BEEN FLASHED to a bank in the SDC (Bank #2)
When I try it manually or with your simple (2-line) program, I assume I
still need a SYSCONFG.BAS file with the Drive I and Drive M commands?
What my commands are: DRIVE I 0,3,0 and DRIVE M 0,0
So, I still have some questions:
How does YA-DOS recognize the VHD Drive?
Do I also need an AUTOEXEC.BAS file?
What does your AUTOEXEC.BAS and SYSCONFG,BAS files contain?
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