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AmigaDOS | Scripting

AmigaDOS Part II – Startup Sequences

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The Amiga startup-sequence is a script file located inside the S: logical device (usually SYS:s) and executed at boot time. This script is responsible for system initialization: patching the rom, adding disk buffers, loading drivers and mounting devices, launching services, making assigns, creating ram folders.. My 1.3 startup-sequence For my Amiga 500 configuration (on WinUAE) […]

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AmigaDOS Part I

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In this post I will briefly describe some of the features of AmigaDOS: command syntax, amiga shell, batch scripting. In the beginning was the CAOS In the original planning, the AmigaOS module for file system handling was called CAOS (Commodore Amiga Operating System)[a][b] and its design specs, written by the Exec creator Carl Sassenrath, were reach […]