Documentation Errata

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This page lists the known errata in documentation shipped with ArcaOS.

ArcaOS 5.0 Installation Guide

3 Burning the ArcaOS ISO Image to DVD

Page 7, second paragraph:

You may have received your copy of ArcaOS as a 7z-compressed archive. This archive contains the ArcaOS ISO image, together with a file containing the checksum of the image. In order to create the ArcaOS Installation DVD, the archive must first be unpacked. After unpacking, it is wise to verify the integrity of the ISO image by running a checksum on it, and comparing that to the checksum listed in the accompanying checksum file, which it should match.

should be changed to read:

You may have received your copy of ArcaOS as a 7z-compressed archive. This archive contains the ArcaOS ISO image which must first be unpacked.

8.4 Installation Type

Page 19, after the paragraph concerning Scripted (Using Response File), and before the last paragraph, the following should be inserted (for ArcaOS 5.0.4):

Update previous ArcaOS installation

If  an existing ArcaOS 5.0.x installation is detected on any accessible volume, this fourth option will be visible. See the ArcaOS 5.0 Updater Supplementary Guide for details on how to update an exising ArcaOS installation.

ArcaOS Desktop Online Help

XCenter: Automatically Add to Screen Border

The last paragraph reads:

By default, this setting is enabled.

This should be changed to read:

By default, this setting is not enabled.

TCP/IP Command Reference

TCP/IP Commands by Name: inetwait

The wait_time parameter example reads:

10 000

This should be changed to read:

10000

(without a space)

Command Reference

OS/2 Commands by Name: FORMAT

FORMAT Examples

References to creating a “partition” should refer to creating a “filesystem.”

To create a JFS [filesystem] on drive D with blocksize 2048 bytes, enter the following:

FORMAT D: /FS:JFS /BScolon.2048

should read:

To create a JFS [filesystem] on drive D with blocksize 2048 bytes, enter the following:

FORMAT D: /FS:JFS /BS:2048

This entry last updated: by Lewis Rosenthal