[Rpcemu] Disc not understood

Tony Moore old_coaster at yahoo.co.uk
Fri Jan 18 11:50:51 PST 2013

On 18 Jan 2013, Gerald Holdsworth <gerald at hollypops.co.uk> wrote:
> On 18 Jan 2013, at 16:19, Bob Latham wrote:


> > Error: Disc not understood - has it been formatted?
> >
> > I've tried everything I can think of, I've downloaded the zip image
> > several times, decompressed it and installed it hd4.hdf but RO just
> > will not see it. The manual doesn't seem to say anything relevant to
> > this.


> Have you put hd4.hdf into the data directory (i.e. it should go here
> by default anyway)?

Bob doesn't mention the operating system of the host machine but,
assuming it to be Windows, hd4.hdf should be placed within the folder
Program files\RPCEmu

> Have you done a *CO.IDEDISCS 1, and rebooted?

I believe that that is the default setting.

> Can't remember though if you need to format the drive using !HForm
> (available here: http://www.support.riscos.com/Support/index.htm
> within the Updates folder, or use the RO4.39 CD ISO, as it is also on
> there).

If hd4.hdf was downloaded from http://www.marutan.net/rpcemu/ , it
should be necessary only to unpack the zipfile.


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