[Coco] Porting files to DSK
jadonaldson at charter.net
Sun Feb 13 15:35:02 EST 2005
I use DSKINI.exe to create .dsk images. I need a utility that will
allow me to transfer fles between
MSDOS and a OS9 .DSK disk.
Robert Gault wrote:
> Nope, you are using the wrong utility. The program you want is
> DSKINI.EXE not PORT. Make sure to tell DSKINI.EXE whether the floppy
> is single or double sided; default is single.
> PORT.EXE is used primarily for file transfer although it can create
> Disk Basic .dsk images. DSKINI.EXE is only used for creating floppies
> from images or images from floppies. It does not care about disk
> structure but makes a raw transfer. Therefore DSKINI.EXE will work
> with both OS-9 and Disk Basic disks.
> John Donaldson wrote:
>> I am trying to port the Pascal file over to a .DSK for my JV/JC
>> emulator. I am using PORT.exe
>> I first make a 35 track .DSK using Fortmat inside of NitrOS9. It
>> makes a 35 track .DSK.
>> I then go back into MSDOS and run Port.exe. I select the 35 track
>> .DSK and move the files
>> over to it.
>> I then reboot into NitrOS9 and when I try and read the .DSK, I get
>> ERROR 249 - Wrong Type.
>> I thought Port.exe was the utility to move MSDOS files over to OS9??
>> John Donaldson
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