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AUTOexec.bat issues

Posted on 2007-04-04
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I am loading apatec scsi controller card in a dos machine.
I get an error ASPI2DOS.SYS Initiallation Failed

The line is DEVICEHIGH=C:\ADAPTEC\ASPI2DOS.SYS /D /Z

THIS controller supports a MOD Drive.   Which does not recognize the media.  Already changed Controller and DRIVE.
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by:kbratton1
ID: 18853443
Post your entire config.sys and autoexec.bat files please.  Have you tried just Device instead of DeviceHigh?  I assume that this line is in the config.sys file, NOT the autoexec.bat file???
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by:walmike
ID: 18854737
No I have not tried to drop the HIGH.

I will have to type in the files.  I do have a hard copy. I will get back to this soon.
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by:walmike
ID: 18854851
CONFIG.SYS

FILES=30
BUFFERS=12
STACKS=9,256
DOS=HIGH,UMB
FCBS=4,0
LASTDRIVE=D
NUMLOCK=OFF
SHELL=C:\DOS\COMMAND.COM  /E:512 /P
DEVICE=C:\DOS\HIMEM.SYS
DEVICE=C:\DOS\EMM386.EXE NOEMS HIGHSCAN
DEVICEHIGH=C:\UTIL\HMOUSE.SYS
DEVICEHIGH=C:\MENU\MAPIDEV.SYS /IRQ=10 /RTC=0 /OVERLAP=0 /HANDSHAKE=1
DEVICEHIGH=C:\MENU\SQDRIVER.SYS /ATTEN=0 LASERSWITCH=128
DEVICEHIGH=C:\ADAPTEC\ASPI2DOS.SYS /D /Z
DEVICEHIGH=C:\ADAPTEC\ASPIDISK.SYS

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by:walmike
ID: 18854966
(AUTOEXEC.BAT) BELOW

call scandsk
@ECHO OFF
PROMPT $p$g
PATH C:\MENU;C:\UTIL;C:\DOS;C:\
SET DBDPATH=c:\XCDATA
SET DBFPATH=c:\XCDATA
MODE CO80
MODE LPT:,,P

C:\DOS\SMARTDRV 2048 /X
CALL SOFTPOP.BAT
LH C:\UTIL\MITS

LH QDRPARM
\FLANGENG\SETQPRM
CD\MENU
DOWNLOAD COMCON.LOD
SQDRIVER @SQDRIVER.INI

CALL ENVIRON
RUNPRO -L -PLOCALMOT
DBARCCHK
VHUBOOT
MAINMENU
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by:walmike
ID: 18854987
I need to revise the error, it is:

ASPI2DOS.SYS Installation Failed
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kbratton1 earned 250 total points
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At first glance, your files look good.  I think I would first trying to load ASPI2DOS.sys first, just before Mouse.sys.  If that does not work, try loading it in low memory using DEVICE= instead of DEVICEHIGH=, then as a last resort, tear these files down to where they load, and add one line at a time to isolate the problem further.  Let us know...
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