[Rpcemu] RISC OS 6.20 Install Guide
dave at triffid.co.uk
Fri Feb 1 10:50:44 PST 2013
In article <9b921d1753.old_coaster at old_coaster.yahoo.co.uk>,
Tony Moore <old_coaster at yahoo.co.uk> wrote:
> On 31 Jan 2013, Dave Symes <dave at triffid.co.uk> wrote:
> > As I already have a number of RPCemu installs, up to and including
> > Select 4.39 I thought I'd have a go at getting 6.20, my native RO Os
> > running on one of the 4.39 installs.
> > I already have an extracted RO 6.20 ROM from my real SARPC but I've
> > hit a snag in the next stage of the instructions.
> > 1) With the Select RO 6 CD in the Win PC drive, how do I get RPCemu to
> > actually read the PC CD drive?
> I found the same problem. Try the following, which worked here:
There wasn't a problem in the real sense, I just couldn't fathom how to
get the RPCemu from within a running Emu to get at the (any) CD and it
seemed a good time to ask.
> copy RO6Instal, from the CD, into c:\Progam Files\RPCEmu\hostfs
> run RPCEmu
> in RPCEmu, open the RO6Instal application directory and re-set the
> filetypes (luckily not too many!). The files in the Data directory
> are zips (apart from the compressed rom-images, which are not used).
> run !RO6Instal, etc
> Two other alternatives
> if networking is available, copy RO6Instal from a RiscPC, direct into
> RPCEmu, or
> on the RiscPC, zip RO6Instal and transfer it, via flash drive, into
> hostfs. It can then be unpacked in RPCEmu.
Thanks for the thoughts Tony, appreciated.
Sometime early last year the CD drive on this SARPC started giving
troubles, so I took a copy of the 6.20 installer from the disk and put it
in a Zip archive on the SARPC (Storage) Hardrive5. (It failed totally a
few days later).
So it was just a case of throwing that archive over the LAN via Windows to
the appropriate HostFS directory, running that Emu and unpacking/working
it all from within that running Emu.
As you may remember, My RPCemu installs have had the networking switched
off because it clashed badly with other more important things.
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