HELP! Copied over my !Boot files when installing OmniBoot

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Square Mezzmer
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HELP! Copied over my !Boot files when installing OmniBoot

Post by Square Mezzmer » Thu Apr 19, 2018 3:58 pm

Well I've really done it this time. This is after replacing a non-working motherboard so I could get my RISC PC 600 working again.

Being new to all this - seems the golden rule when updating a RISC OS machine with OmniBoot is - NEVER copy over the !Boot files.

I think I was tired one night, not reading the notes and now my machine won't start up properly. I get the command prompt crash complaining:

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RISC OS 130MB

Acorn ADFS

Support for RISC OS version 350 is missing - reinstall !Boot (Error Number &0)
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Has anyone some advice for getting the machine booting so I can actually put OmniBoot on there? Or what stages do I have to go through to fix this?

P.S. I have only the one working hard disc currently and no way to format it.

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Re: HELP! Copied over my !Boot files when installing OmniBoot

Post by sirbod » Thu Apr 19, 2018 5:34 pm

If you type:

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DESKTOP
Do you get the desktop and can you then access the drives?

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Re: HELP! Copied over my !Boot files when installing OmniBoot

Post by RobC » Thu Apr 19, 2018 6:14 pm

If you can get to the desktop and have a way of getting files onto the machine (e.g. CD-ROM), then the files you need should be here.

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