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17 October 2002, 18:14
Trying to install Bloodwych's (excellent) ClassicWB Full.
I have created an hdf as dh0:. I have created a windows folder as dh1:
I have put the system.zip in dh1 and dragged it into dh0 once the emulation is running. I insert the install.adf and follow the prompts. Some text flashes up onto the screen (so fast I can't read it) then I am asked to insert the Workbench disk.
However, the system.zip has not been unzipped and I don't know why.
I have succesfully installed this on a real A1200 (and very good it is too, much useful stuff!), but this WinUAE is driving me mad!!
My PC is running windozeXP with 4 users, my user is an administrator and my files are private from the other users, I have a vague idea that it may be something to do with this, but to be honest I don't have a clue.
Any ideas? :confused
17 October 2002, 18:17
You have to copy system.zip to DH0: from your windows folder.
Make sure you make a big enough hdf file (say 80MB to be on the safe side?)
If you use a Workbench3.1 disk then rename it to Workbench3.0 to make it work.
17 October 2002, 18:23
I have done that, the zip file is in dh0 (which is 500 Mb), but it won't unzip...
17 October 2002, 18:27
Have to wait for Bloodwych:confused
Emmmm Where has Bloodwych been lately?
Edit. It should work. This is what I did.
1. Copy the whole zip file to DH0
2. Press F12 and put in install adf.
3. Reboot amiga
4. It will unzip the files to DH0
5. Insert workbench adf.
Do not unzip in windows.
18 October 2002, 18:30
I have managed to get it working (sort of) by modifying an AIAB config and then adding an hdf, copying system zip into it (from one of the windows hard drives).
However, now when I double-click the dh0 icon, WinUAE crashes. I can open the different files using the Scalos menu, but I wonder why it crashes when I double click it.
18 October 2002, 19:18
Do you have a P4? If so get the P4 fixed winuae from http://www.winuae.net
18 October 2002, 19:22
These are the EXACT instructions on Bloodwychs' Readme File
WinUAE install method using a HDF:
1. Setup WinUAE with a configuration that at least matches the minimum specs outlined
in the text file provided with this Workbench.
2. Add at least one HDF file to the harddrives tab and call it any name what you want.
It will automatically be assigned as DH0:
3. Add a PC directory to the harddrives tab.
4. Place System.zip into the PC directory added in (3)
5. Boot from your Workbench 3.0 disk/ADF and format the Harddrive/HDF. Call it
anything you wish. Copy System.zip from the PC directory onto the harddrive/HDF DH0:
6. Boot from the install disk/ADF provided and follow the on screen instructions.
I have a Pentium 4 and this worked fine for me
but as Paul suggested I downloaded the P4 fixed WINUAE
18 October 2002, 20:18
I have got a P4, and I have installed exactly as Bloodwych said. I will try the P4 fix and keep you posted....
Ah ha! That fixed it! Thanks guys!!
18 October 2002, 21:20
I'm HERE!! :) :D
Oh. Errm, I appear to be a bit late. :o
Thanks for helping out Paul and CPC. And thanks for the kind words Jherek! :)
Sorry but I've been very busy lately and I'm afraid for the foreseeable future too. :(
Never fear however, I shall ALWAYS return to the Amiga and EAB. ;)
Glad to see everything is sorted out and I'm glad people are getting good use out of my Classic WB setups. Glad it was a P4 issue and not a problem with the WB ;) .
Once I get some free time I'll be making a new release and adding some minor updates to the current packages. The new release will use newicons, making 4 versions in all.
That should give Rck a headache on that download page. It's already looking a bit pushed for space on 1024x768 with three versions. I'm sure he'll cope - he's a legend.
Any comments or suggestions on the Classic WB's? I need praise :D
Paul, I've still got your opinions in my pm and I'll address those in the next release. BTW Paul, I have two friends running your WB 2.0 setup on their A600's. :cool
Did Akira every finish his? :confused
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