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First post, by yoann

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Hello everybody out there!

I need to install TASM on DOSBox. Actually, I need a development environment to do some hack for retro-computing, I need to do some software fix for a Sanyo MBC-555 (https://www.seasip.info/VintagePC/sanyo.html).

I have downloaded TASM disks images (https://winworldpc.com/product/turbo-assembler/5x). It comes with three disk images. I have tested every images, DOSBox can mount them individually. Now, the installation program asks to put every floppy (one at a time, of course) on the same drive.

Using DOSBox wiki (https://www.dosbox.com/wiki/IMGMOUNT), I have tried a multiple images mount:

C:\>imgmount a ~/program/devDOS/BorlandTurboAssembler/disk01.img ~/program/devDOS/BorlandTurboAssembler/disk02.img ~/program/devDOS/BorlandTurboAssembler/disk03.img -t floppy -fs fat

Then, I got this error:

Using multiple files is only supported for cue/iso images.

Well, I am quite sure it is possible to mount multiple disks, as it is very usually needed. So, I am obviously doing something wrong. But I cannot find how to do this right … Can someone help me with this?

Best regards.

Reply 1 of 3, by _Rob

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Try to use dosbox-x it has support for multiple floppy disks also. It even allows you to change disks using the menu.

Also because regular dosbox does not support non-games, and dosbox-x does.

Reply 2 of 3, by BloodyCactus

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do it from the commandline, dosbox floppy1.img floppy2.img floppy3.img

then inside dosbox, use the hotkey to switch to next disk and cycle through the list. youll have to look up what the hotkey is.

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Reply 3 of 3, by konc

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You are not doing anything wrong, the official latest version really doesn't support mounting multiple floppy images.
I haven't tried and I didn't know about what BloodyCactus suggested above, obviously he knows better, but another option is to download and use an SVN version of dosbox. These supports this feature