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by jiminhursley
Wed Nov 14, 2012 4:43 pm
Forum: RISCOS
Topic: STICKY: New to RISC OS? Read this!
Replies: 83
Views: 218069

Re: New to RISC OS? Read this!

Hey Joe. (I am old enough to want to sing that as I type). I agree: Linux is in no way implicated. It all happened under Windows. I don't know why, but it refused to see the whole card.
Cheers, Jim
by jiminhursley
Wed Nov 14, 2012 11:52 am
Forum: RISCOS
Topic: STICKY: New to RISC OS? Read this!
Replies: 83
Views: 218069

Re: New to RISC OS? Read this!

Thanks Theom. Also, thanks to UKScone on the Error on Boot thread. Although I was getting a partial boot, it clearly was mostly a failure. UKScone's pointer to the www.sdcard.org/downloads/formatter got me the utility to fix the SD card. Only when I ran that did I realise that the card appeared to h...
by jiminhursley
Tue Nov 13, 2012 9:44 pm
Forum: RISCOS
Topic: STICKY: New to RISC OS? Read this!
Replies: 83
Views: 218069

Re: New to RISC OS? Read this!

Hi. I'm new to Pi and very new to RISCOS. I have Pi running Rasbian, which I started by using the preloaded SD card from Maplin. I have upgraded the software over the web, and it is running fine. Last week I downloaded RISCOS, using the instructions I found on the Pi site, and I created an SD card. ...
by jiminhursley
Tue Nov 13, 2012 2:12 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: STICKY: Introduce yourself!
Replies: 3785
Views: 254429

Re: Introduce yourself!

Hello I'm Jim Geraghty. I retired from IBM two years ago. I wasn't a programmer, and haven't done any programming for decades, apart from the time I was doing a Physics foundation year, when we had to complete a project using Visual BASIC. Before that I have done FORTRAN, assembler language(s), BASI...

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