Category : Utilities for DOS and Windows Machines
Archive   : BOOT.ZIP
Filename : BOOT.ASM

Output of file : BOOT.ASM contained in archive : BOOT.ZIP

; Boot record program (C) Copyright Peter Norton 1986

boots segment 'code'

public boot

assume cs:boots

boot proc far

; 30-byte DOS info -- set up for 1-side, 8-sector
; change as needed for any other format


jmp begin ; EB 2A 90 as per normal
db ' Norton ' ; 8-byte system id
dw 512 ; sector size in bytes
db 1 ; sectors per cluster
dw 1 ; reserved clusters
db 2 ; numbers of fats
dw 64 ; root directory entries
dw 320 ; total sectors
db 0FEh ; format id
dw 1 ; sectors per fat
dw 8 ; sectors per track
dw 1 ; sides
dw 0 ; special hidden sectors

; mysterious but apparently standard 14-byte filler
db 14 dup (0)

; carry on with the boot work

mov ax,07c0h ; boot record location
push ax
pop ds
mov bx,message_offset ; put offset to message into si
mov cx,message_length ; message length into cx
mov ax,14 ; write teletype
mov al,[bx]
push ds
push cx
push bx
int 10h
pop bx
pop cx
pop ds
inc bx
loop continue

mov ah,0 ; read next keyboard character
int 16h

mov ah,15 ; get video mode
int 10h
mov ah,0 ; set video mode (clears screen)
int 10h

int 19h ; re-boot

db 0Dh,0Ah ; return carriage, line feed
db 0Dh,0Ah
db 0Dh,0Ah
db 0Dh,0Ah
db ' Start your computer with'
db 0Dh,0Ah
db ' a DOS system diskette.'
db 0Dh,0Ah
db 0Dh,0Ah
db 0Dh,0Ah
db ' This is'
db 0Dh,0Ah
db ' The Norton Utilities'
db 0Dh,0Ah
db ' Version 3.10 '
db 0Dh,0Ah
db 0Dh,0Ah
db ' from'
db 0Dh,0Ah
db ' Peter Norton'
db 0Dh,0Ah
db ' 2210 Wilshire Blvd'
db 0Dh,0Ah
db ' Santa Monica, CA 90403'
db 0Dh,0Ah
db 0Dh,0Ah
db ' (213) 826-8032'
db 0Dh,0Ah
db 0Dh,0Ah
db 0Dh,0Ah
db 0Dh,0Ah
db ' Insert a DOS diskette'
db 0Dh,0Ah
db ' press any key to start DOS ... '

; I put a copyright notice here; you do if you want to

message_offset equ beg_message - head
message_length equ end_message - beg_message
filler_amount equ 512 - (tail - head) - 2

db filler_amount dup (0) ; filler

db 055h,0AAh ; boot id

boot endp

boots ends