[Oberon] Partition.Tool can't do sdx: for 2009 Netbooks

Chris Glur easlab at absamail.co.za
Wed Feb 22 14:59:43 CET 2012

Peter Easthope wrote:-
>  In
>  http://www.ocp.inf.ethz.ch/wiki/Documentation/Configuration#toc22..
> we read
>                 "File Systems.........
>   Example: The command FSTools.Mount  ... by calling DiskFS.NewFS with...
> the just create Volume object as parameter. "
>  The sentence is somewhat garbled.  I read "with the Volume object
>  just created" but will leave correction to the author
>  So my home file system from ETHNO on a CF card might be mounted with 
>                 this, assuming IDE device and partition numbers are correct
>                 FSTools.Mount HOME NatFS IDE2#1 ~. 

Bernhard wrote:
> Hi Peter, 
>  although I am not really shure, but most probably you should be able....
>  to use 
>    VirtualDisks.Install NO "/dev/partition" ~   
>    to access your files in a native oberon partition as NO:* 
>   BTW: The ISO images are created under WinAos by creating a virtual
>     disk and converting that to ISO format    

I've installed LNO on a netbook's CF, because LNO can run without X,
using a FrameBuffer.
But this netbook shows all <storage> as /dev/sd*.

So far I've been running the LNO from linux files, but now
I want to have a proper N-O/AosFS partition, like I can do on my PC.
For this I need to format-AoFS one CF partition.
But Partition.Tool only knows about IDE
How can I solve this problem?
With difficulty I could probably run A2-CD via the USB.
Would that allow me to make a N-O type partition on
the /dev/sd* ?


== Chris Glur.

PS. I hope to get on the forum.
It's annoying having to jump-thru-hoops again, since I
already paid my mail-list membership in 199?

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