Okay. I wrote a fresh MBR to the disk, just to be safe. dd'd the image.
copied AHCI.SYS to the root. changed line 18 to read: DEVLOAD /H /Q
%dosdir%\AHCI.SYS /D:FDCD0001

and.... no change :( black screen, blinking cursor

On Wed, Mar 30, 2016 at 5:25 AM, Don Flowers <donr...@gmail.com> wrote:

> rename this back to ahci.sys
>
> On Wed, Mar 30, 2016 at 8:21 AM, matthew berardi <matthewbera...@gmail.com
> > wrote:
>
>> haha! I'm downloading a modern.ie image right now because it flew
>> totally over my head I could run FreeDOS in VirtualBox!
>>
>> On Wed, Mar 30, 2016 at 5:14 AM, Jerome E. Shidel Jr. <jer...@shidel.net>
>> wrote:
>>
>>> Hello Matt,
>>>
>>> > I don't understand. I don't see AHCI.SYS or UIDE/UDVD in the FDI image.
>>>
>>> Don is referring to line 18 in the autoexec.bat
>>>
>>> DEVLOAD /H /Q %dosdir%\BIN\UDVD2.SYS /D:FDCD0001
>>>
>>> > This particular disk has never never been GPT and the table is
>>> obliterated anyway because I dd'd the FDI image to the disk itself, not a
>>> partition.
>>> >
>>> > Any idea where I might be able to get those files without running an
>>> .exe. I can't run an exe, at least not until I get FreeDOS installed.
>>>
>>> Assuming the EXE is an executable archive, you could use the free DOSBox
>>> or Virtual Box on Linux to extract the exe.
>>>
>>> Jerome
>>>
>>>
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