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27-11-2016 06:41 AM
zirkoni
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Originally Posted by DOSBox Changelog
2012-12-30 17:47 qbix79 * [r3808] src/dos/dos_programs.cpp: Last part of multi floppy patch by rcblanke.
DOSBox SVN has had the support for mounting multiple floppy images for a few years. Just one of the reasons why I've compiled my own DOSBox binary from the source.
26-11-2016 01:32 PM
Neville I ran into this problem I few days ago, when I tried to install a multi-floppy game... since the install program looked at the volume labels I couldn't just copy the files to a floder and mouint it as a floppy.

In the end I used PCem plus a DOS installation to install the game, then transferred the installed files with WinImage.
27-08-2016 04:42 PM
Japo You don't need any images, unless that's the original format how you got the content. Just use the mount command instead of imgmount. It supports the -t floppy or -t cdrom parameters as well, if needed at all.
27-08-2016 02:05 PM
DaveTheMan
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Originally Posted by Japo View Post
You can of course dump all files from different disks into a single directory and mount that instead of the images, like the OP suggests. For installations that's easiest when it works (in absence of copy protection etc.) since you don't have to do anything every time the installer asks for the next disk, just press continue.
That sound like it could work BUT What program would I use to make a Floppy Disk Image?
27-08-2016 12:46 PM
Japo You can of course dump all files from different disks into a single directory and mount that instead of the images, like the OP suggests. For installations that's easiest when it works (in absence of copy protection etc.) since you don't have to do anything every time the installer asks for the next disk, just press continue.
27-08-2016 11:36 AM
DaveTheMan
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Originally Posted by Japo View Post
Your case has nothing to do with the virtual paths, but anyway, assuming those files exist, the error message says that mounting multiple images on the same drive is possible only for CD images, not floppy, and a particular image file format at that. This seems to be the case according to my test. So Horseman's statement was not completely correct, he was probably used to do this for CD images and assumed it worked the same for floppies.

It's always possible to mount multiple images at different drive letters, e.g.

imgmount a dsk1.img -t floppy
imgmount b dsk2.img -t floppy
Funny thing I tried the Latest SVN version that I got here:

http://www.emucr.com/2016/08/dosbox-svn-r3991.html

I tried that with Floppy's and Worked on That.

Guess it was Added since the Offical DosBox have not been Updated for a Few Years
26-08-2016 05:56 PM
Japo Your case has nothing to do with the virtual paths, but anyway, assuming those files exist, the error message says that mounting multiple images on the same drive is possible only for CD images, not floppy, and a particular image file format at that. This seems to be the case according to my test. So Horseman's statement was not completely correct, he was probably used to do this for CD images and assumed it worked the same for floppies.

It's always possible to mount multiple images at different drive letters, e.g.

imgmount a dsk1.img -t floppy
imgmount b dsk2.img -t floppy
26-08-2016 01:35 PM
DaveTheMan
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Originally Posted by Japo View Post
I really mean relative, but I don't remember all the cases, would have to try them out... I do remember at least that if the image file is at mounted c:\dsk.img and the DOSBox prompt is at c:\ then you can just type imgmount a dsk.img -t floppy. This is what I used in the tutorial I wrote for CDs. I'm not 100% sure if in your other case "image\dsk.img" or "\image\dsk.img" would also work.
This comes up when I try to do that:



So how do I get around that?

That is Using the Orginal Build of DosBox 0.74
26-08-2016 11:45 AM
Japo I really mean relative, but I don't remember all the cases, would have to try them out... I do remember at least that if the image file is at mounted c:\dsk.img and the DOSBox prompt is at c:\ then you can just type imgmount a dsk.img -t floppy. This is what I used in the tutorial I wrote for CDs. I'm not 100% sure if in your other case "image\dsk.img" or "\image\dsk.img" would also work.
25-08-2016 05:24 AM
Smiling Spectre
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Originally Posted by Japo View Post
or relative to the current virtual directory. It will search for the image file in both systems.
Ah, I suspected it. Then question: "relative" still means full path/current dir? I.e. if image is in mounted/image dir, am I need to use c:/image/img.dsk, or /image/img.dsk is enough?
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