[Rpcemu] Just starting

jan rinze janrinze at gmail.com
Wed Aug 6 23:16:49 BST 2008


Hi Theo,

2008/8/6 Theo Markettos <rpcemu at markettos.org.uk>

> On Wed, Aug 06, 2008 at 10:27:13PM +0100, P.J.G. Long wrote:
> > On Aug 6 2008, Theo Markettos wrote:
> >  I have downloaded the formatted disk + universal boot sequence. The disk
> > appears as drive 4 on the icon bar, but gives the error
> >
> > Error when reading ADFS::4.$ - Disc not understood - has it been
> formatted?
> >
> > when selected.
>
> Do you have the hard disc image as hd4.hdf in the emulator directory?
>

Under Linux this will be case sensitive. Please check is another hd4.hdf of
zero size has been created.


>
> > >Is the HostFS module getting loaded? It should be - check it shows up
> > >under *Modules.
> > >
> >    It doesn't seem to be there!
>
> That'll probably be the case if the ADFS hard drive image isn't working.
> Try to get that sorted first.
>
> (Or perhaps the RPCEmu build process should put the HostFS module into the
> poduleroms directory by default?)
>
> > >You'll need a directory called 'hostfs' at the same level as the rpcemu
> > >executable.  Put your files in there.
> >
> >   Is this case specific in Linux, it was HOSTFS from the download?
>
> 'hostfs' works for me - I think I read on comp.sys.acorn.something that
> other people were having trouble with the case.  I think the case getting
> mangled is a Windows/Linux issue - obviously it doesn't matter on Windows.
>
> Perhaps Tom or someone else knows what the case situation is?
>
> Theo
>
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good luck.

Jan Rinze.
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