[Rpcemu] MDF query

Bob Latham bob at mightyoak.org.uk
Tue Feb 26 10:56:28 PST 2013

In article <fd2faf2353.dougjwebb at doug.j.webb.btinternet.com>,
   Doug Webb <doug.j.webb at btinternet.com> wrote:
> In message <5323a6846dbob at mightyoak.org.uk>
>           Bob Latham <bob at mightyoak.org.uk> wrote:

> > In article <14e743f552.old_coaster at old_coaster.yahoo.co.uk>,
> >    Tony Moore <old_coaster at yahoo.co.uk> wrote:
> >> On 27 Nov 2012, Bob Latham <bob at mightyoak.org.uk> wrote:

> >> [snip]

> >>> where are you getting these MDFs from in the first place?

> >> They're included in the ROOL HardDisc4 download available at
> >> http://www.riscosopen.org/content/downloads/other-zipfiles

> > Thanks Tony for the information but how on earth do you open it? On
> > that site there appears to be two HardDisc4 downloads, neither will
> > open on any machine or software I have. What is suddenly so bad about
> > a zip file that everyone can open?

> > Bob.

> Bob

> You may have your mimemap file set to tag any unknown file type as zip 
> as the HardDisc images are not zip ones but self extracting files or 
> tarball files.

> So download the HardDisc4 self extracting file, change it's file type 
> to &FFC, i.e select highlight the file > menu > Set file type &FFC, 
> then double click on it to extract. All this is mentioned by clicking 
> on the blue information icon to the right of the files on the ROOL 
> website.

Hi Doug,

Thanks for the help.

Tried that, get an error, "no room to run transient"

I assume this is because I don't have RISC OS 5 machine.



Bob Latham
Stourbridge, West Midlands

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