Creating boot disk

Creating boot disk

Post by Chris » Tue, 13 Feb 1996 04:00:00

I'm fairly new to Amiga.  Just need to know how to create a boot disk on
an A500.

Creating boot disk

Post by Chris Applet » Fri, 16 Feb 1996 04:00:00


Quote:>>I'm fairly new to Amiga.  Just need to know how to create a boot disk on an

 WFM> First, there is a program in the sys:c directory (sys: is any disk you
 WFM> boot off of) called install. when you have your 500 booted, open the
 WFM> shell and when the prompt appears, put the floppy in that you want to
 WFM> make a new boot disk with and type:

 WFM>         install df0:

All you really need to do now is make a directory called "s" and in that put
an startup-sequence, so type

makedir df0:s
ed df0:s/startup-sequence

The contents of this should just load programs, for example if you wanted it
to display a line of text and load a game it should read something like:
echo "Now loading, please wait"
 If you get stuck just get hold of some PD disks and see what they have on
 them (so long as they boot :))

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Creating boot disk

Post by Ciro Scognamigl » Fri, 16 Feb 1996 04:00:00

Quote:>I'm fairly new to Amiga.  Just need to know how to create a boot disk on
>an A500.

from the shell:

install df0:
makedir df0:s
ed df0:s/startup-sequence

put in the startup-sequence the commands to be executed at the disk boot.

that's all, hope it helps.

regards, Ciro.

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