Re: Booting problem when MS Works is in the ROM card slot...

warren@jessica.stanford.edu
Tue, 07 Jul 92 17:22:17 -0700

Using Ctrl-Alt-S after d:\setup.exe was run, then changing the setup
to skip b: did the trick.

Thanks Brian!

Mark

>> > up my UL. A bad copy of link.exe crashed the whole system, and now
>> > it won't boot from the c: drive unless I remove my MS Works ROM card
>> > from the card slot. Hmmm... it used to work fine.
>> >
>> > I have tried reinitializing the C: drive with no luck. Can the
>> > configuration switches next to the card slot be set so that the UL
>> > won't try to boot from the card?
>>
>> No, the config switches are for clock speed, screen brightness,
>> single- or double-dot characteres, and a built-in test program.
>>
>> However, you can run SETUP.EXE, select "BOOT FROM B:", and select "No".
>> That will set the boot search sequence to A:,C:,D:. You can only
>> have B: in the boot search if (1) there's no card in the slot, or
>> (2) there's a RAMcard installed with boot files on it.
>>
>> Sounds like whatever you did trashed some of the SETUP data?
>> --
>> -Brian Smithson
>> Motorola Inc., Computer Group, Commercial Systems Division
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