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ID Category [?] Severity [?] Reproducibility Date Submitted Last Update
05544 Core Minor Always Apr 25, 2014, 04:47 Apr 30, 2014, 11:49
Tester maclover490 View Status Public Platform MESS (Official Binary)
Assigned To smf Resolution Open OS Windows Vista/7/8 (64-bit)
Status [?] Assigned Driver ct486.cpp
Version 0.153 Fixed in Version Build 64-bit
Summary MESS-specific 05544: ct486: IBM OS/2 1.0 freezes during installation
Description When I attempt to install IBM OS/2 1.0, the installation will make it to the point where it copies files from the Installation floppy to the hard disk.
What is supposed to happen is after the files are copied, the installer will display a message to remove the installation floppy and reboot the computer to continue installation.
What happens in MESS 0.151 and later is that it will freeze up when it copies files to the hard drive. In 0.150 the install would actually complete
Steps To Reproduce - Create a hard disk for installing OS/2 (I used a 20MB disk with CHS values 615/4/17)
- Start MESS using the ct486 driver with "hard1" set to the CHD you created and "flop1" set to the OS/2 1.0 install floppy.
- Configure the CMOS settings (For the hard disk I configured, it was a "Type 2" disk and drive A: needs to be set to 1.44MB)
- Attempt to install OS/2 1.0 following the onscreen instructions.
Additional Information I did a regression test with the SVN and found that this problem began with MESS SVN r25840.
I checked the hard disk with DOS and it looks like the installer began copying files and creating directories but the directories were all empty.
Regression Version 0.151
Affected Sets / Systems ct486
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Apr 29, 2014, 22:33
Not sure it if is supposed to, but it modifies the installer.img disk during the attempted install - which doesn't seem right to me
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Apr 29, 2014, 23:06
Modifing the install disk is correct behavior. Anyway, it hangs when booting from an already installed and previously working HDD image.
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Apr 30, 2014, 07:56
Assign to smf please.

commit d2387a72a393adb36115ffa232be35155ec8cee1
Author: smf <smf@localhost>
Date: Sat Oct 26 11:04:56 2013 +0000

    Changed IDE read sector timing to be the same as read multiple instead of write sector. [smf]

    r25840 trunk