[Oberon] PO2013 - SD Image Tool

Joerg joerg.straube at iaeth.ch
Sun May 17 08:46:51 CEST 2020

> Not exactly. I only rarely ever update the core files that make up Modules.bin. When I do I link those using software on the PC and write them directly, where they belong, onto the SD card on the PC.
I first considered writing directly to the SD card in ISO.Mod, but as the SD card interface differs from OS to OS (Windows, Mac, Linux..) ISO.Mod would not be that portable. Therefore, I decided to write to an ISO disk image and leave the burning to the OS.
eg with dd -if RISC.img of= ...

> BTW I modified the Upload so that the files on the Workstation are given the same timestamp as they have on the PC.

As ISO.CopyTo does an 1:1 copy of the Oberon file to the SD card, the timestamps are obviously always the same.

This discussion shows that everybody uses slightly different building tools and steps. That depends on the environment you use for it and is totally okay.


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