QNX RTP Installed From CDROM Supplied By Vendor QSSL --- PR

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EXCUSE — I AM IN DESPERATE SITUATION, I NEED TO SOLVE MY PROBLEM WITH YOUR
HELP.





Dear Sirs

I obtained a CDROM from QSSL (vendor for QNX RTP) containing QNX RTP.

I run my laptop IBM ThinkPad Ap20 under WINDOWS 2000. I have two partitions
on my hard drive C: (9.7 GB) and D:. (7.10 GB). On C: partition I have
WINDOWS 2000, and D: partition is for QNX RTP.

The following are the steps I have taken for installing QNX RTP on D:
partition.

(1) I started WINDOWS 2000.

(2) I inserted CDROM on the CDROM drive, which started to spin
automatically.

(3) I got an QNX RTP installation dialog box on my screen.

(4) I pressed the installation bar, and was prompted for various inputs.

(5) One of the prompt was to insert a blank 1.44 MB formatted diskette in
the A: drive… This was to be my boot floppy diskette for starting QNX RTP
on powerup. I produced this boot floppy without any hitch.

(6) A number of QNX RTP files were copied on to the D: partition, and I was
finally prompted to remove both the CDROM and the floppy diskette which I
did.

(7) I was prompted to update my QNX RTP config.sys file, and I clicked the
config.sys icon.

(8) I was then asked to restart the computer. But to my surprise I did not
get a prompt for QNX to be started. Instead WINDOWS 2000 got started
automatically.

(9) So I shutdown WINDOWS 2000, inserted the QNX RTP boot diskette in the A
drive, and started the computer. This time QNX RTP was launched properly.



To test the installation:

(1) I logged on as an user, and issued the command ‘qed’. The full screen
editor showed up on the monitor.

(2) I exited from this monitor, and issued ‘qcc -v’ at the shell prompt. I
was told, to my dismay, ‘qcc’ was unknown. Indeed ‘qcc’ was absent from the
path ‘/bin:/usr/bin:/usr/local/bin’…

(3)) I then issued the command ‘ph’ at the shell prompt. The Photon was
launched, and it was indeed a treat for my eye. I use an external 21 in
monitor only because of Photon. The 15 in flat panel LCD display, integral
with the laptop is unable to handle GUI. I then pressed the help button to
show the following documents. I was told they do not exist.

(1) Programmer’s Guide, (2) Building Embedded Systems, (3) Development
Tools, (4) Library Reference, (5) Utilities, (6) Audio Programmers
Guide, (7) Neutrino Tech Notes, (8) Photon Programmer’s Guide, (9)
Photon Library Reference, (10) Widget Reference, (11) Build Photon
Widget.


CAN SOMEONE PLEASE ADVISE ME ON THE ABOVE MISSING ITEMS. They should be in
my installation automatically — specially the C/C++ compiler ‘qcc’.

Thank you very much.



Yours faithfully

Sayeed N Ghani

If you’d bother to read through the “Welcome” when you started Photon for
the first time you’d figure that installer only gives you minimal runtime.
If you need extra stuff like compiler, you have to run Package Manager and
choose whatever packages you want.

QNX, you probably want to add big splash screen to Windows installer
explaining that. Or an option for ‘full’ installation by default. World is
full of people who’d go out of their way to write a long complain like this
one yet do not read README :wink:

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FOR MAXIMUM EXPOSURE I AM POSTING THE FOLLOWING TO TWO NEWSGROUPS. PLEASE
EXCUSE — I AM IN DESPERATE SITUATION, I NEED TO SOLVE MY PROBLEM WITH
YOUR
HELP.





Dear Sirs

I obtained a CDROM from QSSL (vendor for QNX RTP) containing QNX RTP.

I run my laptop IBM ThinkPad Ap20 under WINDOWS 2000. I have two
partitions
on my hard drive C: (9.7 GB) and D:. (7.10 GB). On C: partition I have
WINDOWS 2000, and D: partition is for QNX RTP.

The following are the steps I have taken for installing QNX RTP on D:
partition.

(1) I started WINDOWS 2000.

(2) I inserted CDROM on the CDROM drive, which started to spin
automatically.

(3) I got an QNX RTP installation dialog box on my screen.

(4) I pressed the installation bar, and was prompted for various inputs.

(5) One of the prompt was to insert a blank 1.44 MB formatted diskette in
the A: drive… This was to be my boot floppy diskette for starting QNX RTP
on powerup. I produced this boot floppy without any hitch.

(6) A number of QNX RTP files were copied on to the D: partition, and I
was
finally prompted to remove both the CDROM and the floppy diskette which I
did.

(7) I was prompted to update my QNX RTP config.sys file, and I clicked the
config.sys icon.

(8) I was then asked to restart the computer. But to my surprise I did not
get a prompt for QNX to be started. Instead WINDOWS 2000 got started
automatically.

(9) So I shutdown WINDOWS 2000, inserted the QNX RTP boot diskette in the
A
drive, and started the computer. This time QNX RTP was launched properly.



To test the installation:

(1) I logged on as an user, and issued the command ‘qed’. The full screen
editor showed up on the monitor.

(2) I exited from this monitor, and issued ‘qcc -v’ at the shell prompt. I
was told, to my dismay, ‘qcc’ was unknown. Indeed ‘qcc’ was absent from
the
path ‘/bin:/usr/bin:/usr/local/bin’…

(3)) I then issued the command ‘ph’ at the shell prompt. The Photon was
launched, and it was indeed a treat for my eye. I use an external 21 in
monitor only because of Photon. The 15 in flat panel LCD display,
integral
with the laptop is unable to handle GUI. I then pressed the help button to
show the following documents. I was told they do not exist.

(1) Programmer’s Guide, (2) Building Embedded Systems, (3)
Development
Tools, (4) Library Reference, (5) Utilities, (6) Audio
Programmers
Guide, (7) Neutrino Tech Notes, (8) Photon Programmer’s Guide, (9)
Photon Library Reference, (10) Widget Reference, (11) Build Photon
Widget.


CAN SOMEONE PLEASE ADVISE ME ON THE ABOVE MISSING ITEMS. They should be in
my installation automatically — specially the C/C++ compiler ‘qcc’.

Thank you very much.



Yours faithfully

Sayeed N Ghani
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Part of the problem is Windows2000 – if your two partitions are both
formatted by Win2000, your install of QNX will not work properly.
You need to delete the partition you reserved for QNX completely, then shut
down your computer and reboot from the QNX CD-ROM. It will guide you
through the setup. Set up with the QNX boot loader.

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FOR MAXIMUM EXPOSURE I AM POSTING THE FOLLOWING TO TWO NEWSGROUPS. PLEASE
EXCUSE — I AM IN DESPERATE SITUATION, I NEED TO SOLVE MY PROBLEM WITH
YOUR
HELP.





Dear Sirs

I obtained a CDROM from QSSL (vendor for QNX RTP) containing QNX RTP.

I run my laptop IBM ThinkPad Ap20 under WINDOWS 2000. I have two
partitions
on my hard drive C: (9.7 GB) and D:. (7.10 GB). On C: partition I have
WINDOWS 2000, and D: partition is for QNX RTP.

The following are the steps I have taken for installing QNX RTP on D:
partition.

(1) I started WINDOWS 2000.

(2) I inserted CDROM on the CDROM drive, which started to spin
automatically.

(3) I got an QNX RTP installation dialog box on my screen.

(4) I pressed the installation bar, and was prompted for various inputs.

(5) One of the prompt was to insert a blank 1.44 MB formatted diskette in
the A: drive… This was to be my boot floppy diskette for starting QNX RTP
on powerup. I produced this boot floppy without any hitch.

(6) A number of QNX RTP files were copied on to the D: partition, and I
was
finally prompted to remove both the CDROM and the floppy diskette which I
did.

(7) I was prompted to update my QNX RTP config.sys file, and I clicked the
config.sys icon.

(8) I was then asked to restart the computer. But to my surprise I did not
get a prompt for QNX to be started. Instead WINDOWS 2000 got started
automatically.

(9) So I shutdown WINDOWS 2000, inserted the QNX RTP boot diskette in the
A
drive, and started the computer. This time QNX RTP was launched properly.



To test the installation:

(1) I logged on as an user, and issued the command ‘qed’. The full screen
editor showed up on the monitor.

(2) I exited from this monitor, and issued ‘qcc -v’ at the shell prompt. I
was told, to my dismay, ‘qcc’ was unknown. Indeed ‘qcc’ was absent from
the
path ‘/bin:/usr/bin:/usr/local/bin’…

(3)) I then issued the command ‘ph’ at the shell prompt. The Photon was
launched, and it was indeed a treat for my eye. I use an external 21 in
monitor only because of Photon. The 15 in flat panel LCD display,
integral
with the laptop is unable to handle GUI. I then pressed the help button to
show the following documents. I was told they do not exist.

(1) Programmer’s Guide, (2) Building Embedded Systems, (3)
Development
Tools, (4) Library Reference, (5) Utilities, (6) Audio
Programmers
Guide, (7) Neutrino Tech Notes, (8) Photon Programmer’s Guide, (9)
Photon Library Reference, (10) Widget Reference, (11) Build Photon
Widget.


CAN SOMEONE PLEASE ADVISE ME ON THE ABOVE MISSING ITEMS. They should be in
my installation automatically — specially the C/C++ compiler ‘qcc’.

Thank you very much.



Yours faithfully

Sayeed N Ghani
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