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Old 02 January 2007, 17:55   #1
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Minimum Bootable Workbench Disk

What are the minimum files needed for a bootable Workbench floopy? I want to create a boot disk that will have the maximum possible available space for some utilities.

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Old 02 January 2007, 18:08   #2
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Depend of what you need.

install df0:
makedir df0:s
makedir df0:c
copy loadwb to df0:c/
create a s:startup-sequence file and put

Loadwb
endcli

in it and save the file in df0:s/

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Old 02 January 2007, 22:20   #3
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I think the man above has nailed it

However don't forget a lot of applications will rely on libraries that sit in LIBS: (Or SYS:Libs, whichever you like) so don't be surprised if you need a few bits and pieces in there too.
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Old 03 January 2007, 00:50   #4
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Good fucking times. It's all i'll say. WB in rom libs.

Remember when computing was fun?
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Old 03 January 2007, 08:59   #5
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Certianly do!

So can you tell me how to get a full WinXP environment to boot from a floppy?? muwhahahah.
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Old 03 January 2007, 10:39   #6
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So can you tell me how to get a full WinXP environment to boot from a floppy?? muwhahahah.
No, but I can tell you a million things XP can do that a floppy of AmigaOS can't
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Like BSOD ?
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Old 03 January 2007, 20:20   #8
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I would be interested to know how such a floppy would look for f.ex. Kick 1.3 or 2.0, where WB isn't in ROM?
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Old 05 January 2007, 23:42   #9
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i think this is more minimum...


1. take a blank disk and do an "INSTALL DF0:" in CLI
2. copy "LOADWB" on disk
3. reboot amiga and insert disk
4. type "LOADWB" + enter
5. type "ENDCLI" + enter
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Old 06 January 2007, 15:01   #10
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Certianly do!

So can you tell me how to get a full WinXP environment to boot from a floppy?? muwhahahah.
This one's easy..

Forget the floppy and grab yourself an old 40GB hard drive, install a clean copy of M$'s bloatware and there you go. Don't expect any space left on the HDD tho. *cough

Sorry couldn't resist that 'un.
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Old 07 January 2007, 21:04   #11
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>i think this is more minimum...

>1. take a blank disk and do an "INSTALL DF0:" in CLI
>2. copy "LOADWB" on disk
>3. reboot amiga and insert disk
>4. type "LOADWB" + enter
>5. type "ENDCLI" + enter

diskfont.library is needed for kick1.3
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