[Oberon] BB "current" on laptop

Thomas Frey thomas.frey at alumni.ethz.ch
Thu Mar 9 22:46:54 CET 2006

noboot requires the full (long) VESA configuration strings. It does
not understand the mode-number codes alone. I don't know if anybody is
working on an update to the noboot program to let it accept the short
mode-number codes.


On 3/9/06, Rene Krywult <rene.krywult at aon.at> wrote:
> I'm trying to install the "current" version on an old laptop. I don't
> want to format the HDD, so I try to boot from DOS.
> I took the original Aos.Par and only changed the boot partition and hdd
> driver (AosIde).
> I got the following result:
> noboot: [InitScreen] wrong format of [INit] environment.
> The laptop has a NeoMagic MagicGraph 128N+ (800x600, High Color).
> Now, as I've understood, in the Graphic Driver section, I should change
> the value of the [Init]. Currently it's 115, IIRC. What does the number
> say, and how do I know which numbers to try?
> I can boot from the CD without any problems.
> Thanks
> Rene
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