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We have been able to install OS/2 onto a computer with a Soyo SY-P4I 845PE ISA motherboard, for details such as onboard IDE controller etc visit http://www.soyousa.com/products/proddesc.php?id=194 , VGA video card and P4 3GHz processor with all non-legacy devices (ie USB) disabled in the bios settings to avoid compatibility issues.

The installation process appears to complete successfully, HOWEVER when the computer is rebooted and we attempt to run OS/2 off the hard drive, the OS/2 Warp graphical screen loads and then moments afterwards a text screen with black background comes up stating:

"IBM Corp. Bus Master IDE Driver for OS/2, Version 3.02

A proram in this session encountered a problem and cannot continue."

In then proceeds to dump a bunch of variables onto the screen (which can be provided upon request if they are nessesary)

Our theory is this could be due to its inability to use the integrated IDE controller on our motherboard. Which is strange because the setup program was able to access and copy files to the drive.

Any assistance would be greatly appreciated.

Thanks!!

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by:Danny Kon
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integrarx,

Dit you install all the new service packs for OS/2 ?
find them at http://hobbes.nmsu.edu.
The error you get looks like that the harddisk you are using is to big for adressing
my question is can you tell me a little more about the hardware and give me some more info about the trap error you are getting is this trap c,d ,e ??
I think the best way to start is first to boot the machine holding alt-f2 and check for any errrors
furthermore replace the IBM1S506.ADD and download at
http://hobbes.nmsu.edu/cgi-bin/h-search?sh=1&button=Search&key=IBM1S506&stype=all&sort=type&dir=%2F
the latest version of the danis driver what will have much better harddisk support

Good-Luck

Dan  

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by:integrarx
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Dan,

I am unable to get to http://hobbes.nmsu.edu to obtain the service packs.

I have replaced both IBM1S506.add and OS2DASD.DMD with the current Danis drivers.

OS/2 throws the error at the DANIDASD.DMD.

Error information is as follows.

A proram in this session encountered a problem and
cannot continue.

c0000005
P1=00000008 P2=0000669c P3=XXXXXXXX P4=XXXXXXXX
EAX=00000400 EBX=00da5c73 ECX=00000001 EDX=bfeb0124
ESI=ffe312e8 EDI=feff0000
DS=0940 DSACC=00f3 DSLIM=00000363
ES=0130 ESACC=00f3 ESLIM=00005141
FS=0000 FSACC=**** FSLIM=********
GS=0000 GSACC=**** GSLIM=********
CS:EIP=0953:00000169 CSACC=009f CSLIM=00002435
SS:ESP=0017:00000f4a SSACC=00f3 SSLIM=00000fff
EBP=00000f58 FLG=00213206

Thanks again
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by:Danny Kon
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integrarx,

Tell me what version warp you are using, its very clear that this trap error is a software error on a hardware component

I dont know if you have other hardware but if so please try to use an other harddisk
The fixpacks you can find at:
http://hobbes.nmsu.edu/cgi-bin/h-search?sh=1&button=Search&key=fixpack&stype=all&sort=type&dir=%2F
You have to install them otherwise whe dont know if this is a solved problem.
Can you maybe post also your config.sys here to check it

Tell me also the following info:
Exacly the hardware you use brand name and size
Version Warp
if there are any other errors after you press ALT f2 at startup or is the computer just crashing at the moment it see the driver.
Check also that in the config.sys there are no strange characters used like ; ' etc

Dan
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by:Danny Kon
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BTW

the problem can still be the controller or the HD OS/2 will normal install and after initilizing the drivers it traps (nothing strange there)

Dan
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by:integrarx
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Dan,

I am unable to get to any of the resources at http://hobbes.nmsu.edu. Could you please suggest an alternate location to download from.

Hardware is as follows:
Motherboard:  Soyo SY-P4I845PE ISA
Processor:       Intel Pentium 4 3.06GHz 533/FSB
Memory:         1024MB DDR 333
Video Card:     ATI PCI Mach64
Harddrive:       Maxtor 6E040L0
CD-ROM:         56X/AKH

WARP Version:
Version 4

Install disk date:
July 10, 2001

Config.sys:
SET COPYFROMFLOPPY=1
IFS=C:\OS2\HPFS.IFS /CACHE:2048 /CRECL:4 /AUTOCHECK:C
DEVICE=C:\OS2\INSTALL\IBMLANLK.SYS C:\OS2\INSTALL\IBMLANLK.LST
RUN=C:\OS2\INSTALL\IBMLANLK.EXE C:\OS2\INSTALL\IBMLANLK.LST
RUN=C:\OS2\INSTALL\CLEANUP.EXE
PROTSHELL=C:\OS2\PMSHELL.EXE
SET USER_INI=C:\OS2\OS2.INI
SET SYSTEM_INI=C:\OS2\OS2SYS.INI
SET OS2_SHELL=C:\OS2\CMD.EXE
SET AUTOSTART=PROGRAMS,TASKLIST,FOLDERS,CONNECTIONS,WARPCENTER
SET RUNWORKPLACE=C:\OS2\PMSHELL.EXE
SET COMSPEC=C:\OS2\CMD.EXE
LIBPATH=.;C:\VT\SPCH_BIN;C:\OS2\DLL;C:\IBMI18N\DLL;C:\MPTN\DLL;C:\IBMCOM\DLL;C:\OS2\MDOS;C:\;C:\OS2\APPS\DLL;C:\BonusPak\ibmworks;C:\BonusPak\rs231b;C:\javaos2\dll;C:\MMOS2\DLL;C:\IBMINST;C:\CID\LOCINSTU;
SET PATH=C:\MPTN\BIN;C:\IBMCOM;C:\OS2;C:\VT\SPCH_BIN;C:\OS2\SYSTEM;C:\OS2\MDOS\WINOS2;C:\OS2\INSTALL;C:\;C:\OS2\MDOS;C:\OS2\APPS;C:\BonusPak\ibmworks;C:\javaos2\bin;C:\MMOS2;
SET DPATH=C:\MPTN;C:\IBMCOM;C:\OS2;C:\VT\SPCH_BIN;C:\OS2\SYSTEM;C:\OS2\MDOS\WINOS2;C:\OS2\INSTALL;C:\;C:\OS2\BITMAP;C:\OS2\MDOS;C:\OS2\APPS;C:\MMOS2;C:\MMOS2\INSTALL;C:\IBMINST;C:\CID\LOCINSTU;
SET PROMPT=$i[$p]
SET HELP=C:\MPTN;C:\OS2\HELP;C:\VT\SPCH_RO\HELP;C:\BonusPak\askpsp\books;C:\BonusPak\ibmworks;C:\MMOS2\HELP;
SET GLOSSARY=C:\OS2\HELP\GLOSS;
SET IPF_KEYS=SBCS
PRIORITY_DISK_IO=YES
FILES=20
BASEDEV=IBMKBD.SYS
DEVICE=C:\IBMCOM\LANMSGDD.OS2 /I:C:\IBMCOM /S
DEVICE=C:\IBMCOM\PROTMAN.OS2 /I:C:\IBMCOM
DEVICE=C:\OS2\BOOT\TESTCFG.SYS
DEVICE=C:\OS2\BOOT\DOS.SYS
DEVICE=C:\OS2\BOOT\PMDD.SYS
BUFFERS=90
IOPL=YES
DISKCACHE=D,LW
MAXWAIT=3
MEMMAN=SWAP,PROTECT
SWAPPATH=C:\OS2\SYSTEM 2048 2048
BREAK=OFF
THREADS=256
PRINTMONBUFSIZE=134,134,134
COUNTRY=001,C:\OS2\SYSTEM\COUNTRY.SYS
SET KEYS=ON
SET BOOKSHELF=C:\OS2\BOOK;C:\BonusPak\askpsp\books;C:\MMOS2;
SET SOMIR=C:\OS2\ETC\SOM.IR;C:\OS2\ETC\WPSH.IR;C:\OS2\ETC\WPDSERV.IR;C:\OS2\ETC\REXX.IR
SET SOMDDIR=C:\OS2\ETC\DSOM
SET ULSPATH=C:\LANGUAGE
SET LOCPATH=C:\IBMI18N\LOCALE;C:\LANGUAGE\LOCALE
BASEDEV=TIMER0.SYS
REM SET DELDIR=C:\DELETE,512;
BASEDEV=PRINT01.SYS
BASEDEV=IBM1FLPY.ADD
BASEDEV=IBM2FLPY.ADD
BASEDEV=DANIS506.ADD
BASEDEV=XDFLOPPY.FLT
BASEDEV=DANIDASD.DMD
RUN=C:\OS2\SYSTEM\HYBERSET.EXE
SET EPMPATH=C:\OS2\APPS;
PROTECTONLY=NO
SHELL=C:\OS2\MDOS\COMMAND.COM C:\OS2\MDOS
FCBS=16,8
RMSIZE=640
DEVICE=C:\OS2\MDOS\VEMM.SYS
DOS=LOW,NOUMB
DEVICE=C:\OS2\MDOS\VXMS.SYS /UMB
DEVICE=C:\OS2\MDOS\VDPMI.SYS
DEVICE=C:\OS2\MDOS\VDPX.SYS
DEVICE=C:\OS2\MDOS\VWIN.SYS
DEVICE=C:\OS2\MDOS\VW32S.SYS
DEVICE=C:\OS2\BOOT\APM.SYS
DEVICE=C:\OS2\MDOS\VAPM.SYS
DEVICE=C:\OS2\BOOT\OS2CDROM.DMD /Q
IFS=C:\OS2\BOOT\CDFS.IFS /Q
DEVICE=C:\OS2\MDOS\VCDROM.SYS
BASEDEV=IBMIDECD.FLT
DEVICE=C:\OS2\MDOS\VMOUSE.SYS
DEVICE=C:\OS2\BOOT\POINTDD.SYS
DEVICE=C:\OS2\BOOT\MOUSE.SYS
DEVICE=C:\OS2\BOOT\COM.SYS
DEVICE=C:\OS2\MDOS\VCOM.SYS
SET LANG=EN_US
SET TZ=est5edt
CODEPAGE=437,850
DEVINFO=KBD,US,C:\OS2\KEYBOARD.DCP
DEVINFO=SCR,VGA,C:\OS2\BOOT\VIOTBL.DCP
SET VIDEO_DEVICES=VIO_VGA
SET VIO_VGA=DEVICE(BVHVGA)
DEVICE=C:\OS2\MDOS\VSVGA.SYS
SET DMIPATH=C:\DMISL\BIN
RUN=C:\OS2\SMSTART.EXE
SET IBMWORKS_INI=C:\BonusPak\ibmworks
DEVICE=C:\BonusPak\rs231b\ecrdrv.sys
DEVICE=C:\BonusPak\rs231b\rsmvdwo.sys
CALL=C:\BonusPak\rs231b\pps731b.exe
SET CLASSPATH=C:\javaos2\lib\jempcl10.zip;.\.
SET INCLUDE=C:\javaos2\include;C:\javaos2\include\os2;
SET LIB=C:\javaos2\lib;
REM *** IBM VoiceType  ***
SET SPCH_RUN=C:\VT\SPCH_RUN
SET SPCH_RO=C:\VT\SPCH_RO
SET SPCH_RW=C:\VT\SPCH_RW
SET SPCH_BIN=C:\VT\SPCH_BIN
SET SPCH_PATH=C:\VT\SPCH_RO\LANGS\%L\POOLS
SET SPCH_TRN=C:\VT\SPCH_BSF
SET MMBASE=C:\MMOS2;
SET DSPPATH=C:\MMOS2\DSP;
SET NCDEBUG=4000
RUN=C:\MMOS2\MIDIDMON.EXE
DEVICE=C:\MMOS2\SSMDD.SYS
DEVICE=C:\MMOS2\R0STUB.SYS
DEVICE=C:\MMOS2\MIDI.SYS
DEVICE=C:\MMOS2\VCSHDD.SYS
RUN=C:\MMOS2\QRYMMCD.EXE
RUN=C:\CID\LOCINSTU\SRVREXX.EXE
CALL=C:\IBMCOM\PROTOCOL\NETBIND.EXE
RUN=C:\IBMCOM\LANMSGEX.EXE
SET NLSPATH=C:\MPTN\MSG\NLS\%N;
SET ETC=C:\MPTN\ETC
DEVICE=C:\MPTN\PROTOCOL\SOCKETS.SYS
DEVICE=C:\MPTN\PROTOCOL\AFOS2.SYS
RUN=C:\MPTN\BIN\CNTRL.EXE
DEVICE=C:\IBMCOM\MACS\NULLNDIS.OS2
SET I18NDIR=C:\IBMI18N
SET CAS_STATE=1
SET CAS_OS/2 PEER=0
SET CAS_NSC=0
SET CAS_TCP/IP APPLICATIONS=0
SET CAS_NETWARE REQUESTER=0
SET CAS_MPTS FOR NETWARE=0
SET CAS_ADD ODI2NDI ADDRESS=0
SET CAS_LAN DISTANCE REMOTE=0
SET CAS_SYSTEMVIEW AGENT=0
SET CAS_NETFINITY=0
SET CAS_MOBILE FILE SYNC=0
SET CAS_PERSONALLY SAFE AND SOUND=0
SET CAS_REMOVE NETWARE REQUESTER=0
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integrarx,

Why you can not install anything from hobbes ? there is nothing wrong with the site and I try on two different locations and I dont have any problems to access the site!
The site from hobbes is the only site (That I know)where you can find the lastest & updated software and drivers
So find out why this is not working !
Without this site I think you can never have all the benefits of OS/2
But an other site where you can find also a lot of software/drivers are:

(for drivers fixpacks)
http://www7.software.ibm.com/2bcprod.nsf/WebCat?OpenView&Start=1&Count=300&Expand=27.2#27.2

(all kind of info and also drivers and downloads)
http://www.os2world.com/


You have for 100% a problem with the new hardware in your computer and if you cant install the latest fix packs
we can not solve your problem.
Furthermore i see that you have 1024 of ram in your computer I think for this moment to remove 512MB or to install
P4fix.zip but you have to be an Subscription User, you can find it at:
http://www-306.ibm.com/software/os/warp/swchoice/swc2002.html
But again maybe easyier to just remove the 512 because 512MB is more than enough for OS/2
Good-Luck

Dan
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by:integrarx
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Dan

Your last post helped greatly. After installing the fixpacks the system is working great.

Thanks again
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by:Danny Kon
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Integrarx,

Glad that this solved your problem

Thanks for the grade and happy Warping


Dan
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