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RE: [zzdev] Re: :zz: Does the Boot Disk now do Saves? ChrzT
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- Subject: RE: [zzdev] Re: :zz: Does the Boot Disk now do Saves? ChrzT
- From: "Mark Oeltjenbruns" <mark_oeltjenbruns@xxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Mon, 12 Oct 1998 08:44:29 -0500
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>From: Andrew Pam [mailto:xanni@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx]
>Sent: Monday, October 12, 1998 8:26 AM
>To: Mark Oeltjenbruns; zzdev@xxxxxxxxxx
>Subject: [zzdev] Re: :zz: Does the Boot Disk now do Saves? ChrzT
>On Mon, Oct 12, 1998 at 08:03:23AM -0500, Mark Oeltjenbruns wrote:
>> Just to double check my problem, I formatted a disk and tried it again.
>> Same thing happened. I got the Save prompt, put in fresh disk, it
>> and whirled a while, a 'see www.xanadu... for more info' came up with a
>> bunch of # # # # >> # # > > on the bottom with the disk light staying
>Then it should have correctly saved, exited and halted the system.
>Have you looked at the contents of the disk?
A file named zigag.dat about 80K.
I tried copying it to zigzag.dat and zigzag.data(a long file name, but you
>> Tried rebooting to Zigzag and load the dataset but it flashed up a brief
>> message I think saying it couldn't open the file or something. This is
>> same thing that happened on my home system. Only tried on two systems
>> I got the same thing to happen on both.
>Hmmm. Not sure why it didn't load - could you check what's on the disk?
As stated above. I can't see the message poping up so I'm not sure if it is
a file name problem or a file contents problem.
>> I tried to get it working under a Windows perl version but wasn't
>> successful, any plans on porting to Windows/Dos system?
Need a Windows programmer for beta testing?
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