[Oberon] Re. installing BB
thomas.frey at alumni.ethz.ch
Thu Dec 2 17:50:55 CET 2004
This message notifies you about an invalid VESA Init string.
What Init= value are you using ?
You can try booting with the shift key pressed (to get to the boot
config) Then type the two lines :
If it works you can try
On 03.12.2004 01:38, shark at gulfnet.sd64.bc.ca wrote:
> Jack, Chris, Thomas and others,
> pe> Does [OBERON] indicate ... an Oberon boot loader ...
> Perusing the boot loaders from "Oberon / PC Native
> 05.01.2003" and from "BB current" with Hex.Open
> answers this immediately.
> The Oberon / PC Native loader begins thus.
> .)éOBERON ...
> The "BB current" loader begins thus.
> .'éOBERON ...
> Near the end of the "BB current" loader is this string.
> Invalid Init
> "Invalid" is not present in the Oberon loader.
> So now I am convinced that the intended loader
> was installed.
> cg> * the bootloader for BB is very similar to that of n-o.
> Too similar! Thomas, is this intentional?
> I expected the BB loader to report "BB loading"
> or "AOS loading"; not "Oberon loading".
> jj> ... bad configuration parameter, ... partition ...
> cg> * The IDE/root would be known as 'invalid' very early.
> Seems promising.
> Thanks! ... Peter E.
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