BPI: Installing it on Catalyst for the Apple III (2 of 2)

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ADDING BPI TO THE CATALYST MENU
1. Boot the Catalyst diskette.
2. Select the Catalyst Editor in the Catalyst main menu.
3. Enter "E" to edit the Menu.
4. Place the cursor to the position you want the menu entry location for BPI
to be.
5. Press "A". You will be asked for the display name of this program. Enter
"BPI".
6. Enter "CATALYST/PASCAL" for the interpreter pathname.
7. Press RETURN for the extra drivers question.
8. Press RETURN to use the default character set pathname.
9. Press RETURN for the standard character set.
10. Press RETURN again to use the default keyboard.
11. Press RETURN to accept the default prefix.
12. Press RETURN for the "Max Files Allowed..." question. This will allow the
program to be exited only by the QUIT option in BPI. This procedure is
suggested due to the fact that files and/or data may be lost if the double
Apple escape option is used. You may exit to the Catalyst main menu by
entering "Q" from the Pascal command line.
13. Enter "BPI/SYSTEM.STARTUP" when you are asked for the program path.
14. You will be asked if this entry is correct. If it is answer "Y". You will
be allowed to insert another entry. You do want to do this, enter "1" to add
the next program.
15. Place the cursor to the position you want the menu entry location for
BPI}Install.
16. Press "A".You will be asked for the display name of the program. Enter "BPI
Install".
17. Enter "CATALYST/PASCAL" for the interpreter pathname.
18. Press RETURN for extra for the extra drivers question.
19. Press RETURN to use the default character set pathname.
20. Press RETURN for the standard character set.
21. Press RETURN again to use the default keyboard.
22. Press RETURN to accept the default prefix.
23. Enter "0" for the "Max Files Allowed..." question .
24. Enter "BPI/INSTALL/SYSTEM.STARTUP" when you are asked for the program path.
25. You will be asked if this entry is correct. If it is answer "Y". You will
be allowed to insert another entry. You do not now want to do this, enter "0"
to exit the program.
26. Enter "5" to update the "INTERPS" file. When you are asked if you want to
recalculate the load address, enter "N".
27. Exit to the CATALYST main menu by entering "Q".
Additional Instructions

1. Choose the option for BPI Install. Once you are at the BPI System
Installation Menu, choose option 1, "Check System Device Status. The BPI
Install program finds the new subdirectory and modifies itself to run from the
ProFile rather than from the internal drive. End the Install program by
entering "5". The following message will appear:

Current System Does Not Match System Data On Disk

Press RETURN to clear the message, and follow the instructions on the screen to
insert the BPI Install and System Disks. This MUST be done. When this
process is finished, you will be returned to the Catalyst 2.0 main menu. BPI
is now set to begin execution.

RECOMMENDATIONS

1. Always exit BPI through the main menu by selecting "End BPI Systems". Do
not end data entry by turning off the machine. This will insure the integrity
of your data files.

2. Keep your drivers in the SOS.DRIVER to a minimum. If this is not done, a
"stack overflow error" may occur and BPI will not work.

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article.
Published Date: Feb 19, 2012