[Rpcemu] Disc not understood

george greenfield george.greenfield at tiscali.co.uk
Sun Jan 20 15:24:48 PST 2013

In message <AFF35C77-DBA3-4C49-AB3C-CE4571362E0C at kitt.nl>
          Peter van der Vos <peterthuis at kitt.nl> wrote:

> Op 20 jan. 2013, om 11:35 heeft george greenfield
> <george.greenfield at tiscali.co.uk> het volgende geschreven:
>> In message <5310ebf1d4bob at mightyoak.org.uk>
>>          Bob Latham <bob at mightyoak.org.uk> wrote:
>>> In article <20130118200238.4D7BE20353 at orac.inputplus.co.uk>,
>>>   Ralph Corderoy <ralph at inputplus.co.uk> wrote:
>> [snip]
>>> The hard disc image (long file names) was downloaded from
>>> http://www.marutan.net/rpcemu/ unpacked, and placed at
>>> Program files\RPCEmu.
>>> Using *status, I can see that idediscs is set to 1.
>>> I have not tried to format the disc.
>>> The disc from above says it is 262,080K bytes. The disc I used a couple of
>>> years back is 262,081KB. I've tied both and neither work.
>> You could try downloading the 1GB disk image. Based on over a year's
>> experience with RPCEmu on a W7/64 PC, I'd question the usefulness of
>> an HD4 limited to 256MB; my current !Boot is 447Mb on its own,
>> including ScrapDirs and MPro spools
> I would recommend to download a small HD4 and put the rest on a HostFS
> disc. This way communication with other machines is a lot simpler.
I do put as much as possible in HostFS, but my point was (and is), if 
you use an email client such as Messenger, and do a lot of graphics 
(as I do), it is very easy to exceed 256MB after a short while, simply 
due to the enlargement of directories in !Boot.Resources.


george greenfield

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