Re: [ARMini-support] Beagleboard Scheme download and other issues

  • From: ARMini Support <support@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: armini-support@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Sun, 30 Oct 2011 19:07:08 +0000 (GMT)

On 30 Oct, Doug Webb <doug.j.webb@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> In message <522a61a065support@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
>           ARMini Support <support@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> [snip]
> >> Just skipping over this file allows an extraction but without that
> >> file.
> > If you "Retry" it extracts is ok the second time round here. Not sure
> > what's going on there.
> Yes that does the trick thanks.


> >> Finally the !Newicons application does not seem to change the SCSI
> >> icons to to the new ones even though i have ROM protection unticked.

> >> I have tried the application out on the Iyonix and it does change the
> >> default icons to the new ones.
> > I think there's a mistake in making the skeleton !Boot here as
> > !NewIcons should be in !Boot.Choices.Boot.Tasks whereas the zipfile
> > has it in !Boot.Choices.Tasks. Move it to the right place and it
> > should do the trick.
> Tried that and plugging in a USB stick I get the original icon not the 
> new one and an error message:

> Internal error: abort on data transfer at &FC184428170.

> Trying it again with Alignment exceptions set to off stops the error 
> message but no change in the icons as they are still the old ones.

> So perhaps my "harddisc" as SCSI 4 as per below is causing some 
> confusion?

> Let me know if I can try anything else to narrow the issue down.

Can you reboot, then press F12 and type
*RMFaster SCSIFiler

Return to the desktop and then try plugging in a USB pen. The standard
ARMini boot has an obeyfile which performs the RMFaster in PreDesk which
seems to have got missed out of the skeleton !Boot for BeagleBoarders.

> >> I do not have a USBstick attached as I am booting from from a
> >> harddisc which uses a USB to Sata interface and shows up on my
> >> Beagleboard as HardDisc4 using SCSI Disc 4.

> > Apologies for the slight hiccups, we'll get fixed archives uploaded as
> > soon as we're back in the office and get chance to fix it!
> Not a problem and thanks for the quick response and I'm sure that no 
> one will be grudge the RComp team a well earned rest.



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