Em 17-05-2011 14:02, Tom Ehlert escreveu:
> Hi Alain,
>
> most likely UIDE disturbs the BIOS boot drive emulation
> I have no idea if UIDE can work around this.
>
> you can work around this by
>
>     create a virtual disk
>     copy A: to virtual disk (including autoexec.bat)
>     so that A: is no longer needed
>
>     execute autoexec.bat from virtual disk
>
>     only then
>        DEVLOAD a:\dos\uide.sys /D:CDROM

Yes, that is consistent with my last experiment, How do you recomend to 
create a RAMdisk and use it as A: ?

I know there are a few options, but which one will work better with 
FreeDOS, specialy that I have to create it with another letter, fill it 
up, change it to A: later on ??

Alain

>
>
>
> am 17. Mai 2011 um 17:45 schrieben Sie:
>
>> Hi Jack,
>
>> (I hope this messags comes though, 5th try...)
>
>> I am encountering a strange problem with UIDE. It happens with some
>> machines but not all, one of the failing machine is nearby so I can make
>> more tests easely...
>
>> I am using UIDE and XMGR from 10-May-11, I made my config from your
>> example (whole file attached), jemm386 is 572 dated 13mar2008 (complete
>> config at the end):
>> device=a:\dos\xmgr.sys /B
>> device=a:\dos\jemm386.exe I=TEST NOEMS
>> device=a:\dos\xmgr.sys
>> device=a:\dos\uide.sys /D:CDROM
>
>> It works ok booting from floppy and from hard-disk, but it does not work
>> when booting from the CDROM. It stops with this screen and the HD led on:
>> <http://suporte.cosmodata.com.br/downloads/moni/tmp/trava01.jpg>
>
>> Please help, I am trying to make a universal installer...
>
>> Alain
>> ------------------
>
>> menucolor=10
>> menu
>> menu ┌───────────────────────────────────────────────────┐
>> menu │ Disco de instalaçäo do FreeDOS │
>> menu │ │
>> menu │ │
>> menu │ │
>> menu │ 1. Driver de CD: UIDE (padräo) │
>> menu │ 2. Sem CD-ROM │
>> menu │ │
>> menu └───────────────────────────────────────────────────┘
>> menu
>> menudefault=1,5
>
>> 1? echo Driver: UIDE
>> 2? echo Driver: Sem CD
>
>> screen=0x12
>> dos=high,umb
>> buffers=15,0
>> files=100
>> fcbs=4,0
>> lastdrive=Z
>
>> 1? device=a:\dos\xmgr.sys /B
>> 1? device=a:\dos\jemm386.exe I=TEST NOEMS
>> 1? device=a:\dos\xmgr.sys
>> 1? device=a:\dos\uide.sys /D:CDROM
>
>> 2? device=a:\dos\himem.exe
>> 2? device=a:\dos\emm386.exe NOEMS X=TEST
>
>> country=055,850,a:\dos\country.sys
>> shell=A:\command.com A:\ /E:1300 /p

>
> Mit freundlichen Grüßen/Kind regards
> Tom Ehlert

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