BIBM v1.61 will not build on diskette

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BIBM v1.61 will not build on diskette

Postby pimjoosten » Thu Nov 14, 2019 11:19 am

Installing BIBM 1.61 on a diskette results in an abort with the message “Unable to write to file bootitbm.ini”. Installing BIBM 1.60 on the same diskette does work. With v1.60 after clicking the Finish button I get the messages “Please insert a 1.44MiB formatted diskette in to drive A:. WARNING: All data on the diskette will be erased.” and then “WARNING: All data on the diskette will be erased. Are you sure you want to continue?”. Neither of these messages are shown with v1.61, just the bootitbm.ini error message. I am using BootIt Collection.
Creating a BIBM v1.61 iso works fine and installing IFD v3.34 on the same diskette also works fine.
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Re: BIBM v1.61 will not build on diskette

Postby TeraByte Support » Sat Nov 16, 2019 7:02 pm

It may be out of space, untick one of the options you don't need (IFD or
Scripting). Or just install from a CD/DVD, UFD or use a 2.88MiB floppy
if you can find one and the media.


On 11/14/2019 10:19 AM, pimjoosten wrote:
> Installing BIBM 1.61 on a diskette results in an abort with the message "Unable to write to file bootitbm.ini". Installing BIBM 1.60 on the same diskette does work. With v1.60 after clicking the Finish button I get the messages "Please insert a 1.44MiB formatted diskette in to drive A:. WARNING: All data on the diskette will be erased." and then "WARNING: All data on the diskette will be erased. Are you sure you want to continue?". Neither of these messages are shown with v1.61, just the bootitbm.ini error message. I am using BootIt Collection.
> Creating a BIBM v1.61 iso works fine and installing IFD v3.34 on the same diskette also works fine.
>
>

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Re: BIBM v1.61 will not build on diskette

Postby pimjoosten » Sun Nov 17, 2019 11:25 am

Thanks, the diskette was indeed out of space. I had not thought of this, because the diskette station had not even started writing and I could not tell from the error message.
I used to be able to also install scripting (IFD was never possible on a 1.44 MiB diskette), but the BOOTIT file has grown from 593 KB in v1.60 to 594 KB in v1.61. That 1 KB increase was apparently just too much ;) I have now unchecked both scripting and IFD and BIBM fits just fine.

Edit: when I select IFD to be included and want to write to a diskette the program asks for a 2.88 MiB diskette. It might be a good idea to do the same when Scripting support is selected.
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