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Article #76 (419 is last): Newsgroups: freenet.sci.comp.atari.questions From: ab261 Subject: BOOTING FROM THE MIO RMDSK Date: Sun Jul 30 09:11:28 1989 IS THERE ANYWAY TO BOOT AN 8-BIT SYSTEM FROM THE ICD MIO RAMDISK? AND/OR ARE THERE ANY PROBLEMS WITH LEAVING BOTHE THE MIO AND (130XE) CONNECTED AND TURNED ON FOR EXTENDED PERIODS OF TIME? MY 130XE "SPAZZED" OUT AFTER I LEFT IT AND THE MIO CONNECTED AND TURNED ON FOR A FEW DAYS, SO I HAVE BEEN TURNING OFF THE 130XE, BUT LEAVING THE MIO ON WHEN LEAVING THE SYSTEM FOR AN EXTENDED PERIOD OF TIME ==> REBOOTING FROM DISK ALL OF THE TIME... THANKS, BTB ** Answered by JOHN SUCHY (aa271) on Sat Mar 14 10:53:43 1987 ** Check your manual. You can configure the RAMdisk as drive 1. This should work most of the time. Just be sure to back up your system often so you don't loose anything if you have a power glitch. You will have to start from scratch with real disk drives each time that happens. The good news is that, for most of N.E. Ohio that doesn'thappen often. Your Co-sysop John E. Suchy Thanks for asking.