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Re: IMGMOUNT in Linux

Your however using /dev/sdb, which to me means it is not a real floppy drive. But probably a USB Floppy Drive, which uses a completely different protocol called UFI. You are right. It's acttualy TEAC. FDC controller is embedded inside and system has no access to low-level floppy functions. That's …

Re: IMGMOUNT in Linux

It's not the same. Block devices have stricter requirements regarding read/write sizes and offsets, may require explicit seeks... there's no guarantee the C library will take care of that correctly if you use the buffered I/O functions (which DOSBox does). Hmm. There should be warning in DOSBox …

Re: IMGMOUNT in Linux

So short answer: No, no equivalent for direct manipulation with device. Why it is problem? Work with block device is just as work with regular file. Seeking, reading, writing. It should work. It is safe just to comment checking macro?

Re: IMGMOUNT in Linux

jmarsh wrote on 2020-05-11, 18:50: You can only imgmount regular files, not devices. Oh, thanks. That is explenation. Ok and equivalent of MOUNT A A: -t floppy in Linux exists?

Re: IMGMOUNT in Linux

Which is exactly what I want. /dev/sdb is floppy device. I don't want to use system mounting because caching, I want direct mount from Dosbox. dd if=/dev/sdb of=/tmp/image.img works perfectly. IMGMOUNT /dev/sdb - file is not a file but directory. What?

Re: IMGMOUNT in Linux

Caluser2000 wrote on 2020-05-11, 18:08: First you need to understand how linux, or for that matter *nix workalike OSs, functions then you will have found the answer to this question. Any old *nix book will do. Now I'm confused even more. Should I try loop device?

IMGMOUNT in Linux

Hello, guys. I am confused: Filename imgmount.png File size 15 KiB Views 378 views I can mount Floppy Image without problem but device is marked as directory. Why? Is this OS bug?

Re: Suitable streaming platform

in Milliways
via google drive. You get the benefits of #2 since you prefer it from YouTube, you get anonymity from the dummy email without any real data, you don't serve ads You know what is sick? That it actually works! Look . https://www.vogons.org/download/file.php?mode=view&id=79585] For some odd reason …

Re: Playing Unreal Engine Games on Windows NT 3.51

in Windows
though in quake's case there's a hard version check against anything under version 4. You are right: if (!GetVersionEx (&vinfo)) Sys_Error ("Couldn't get OS info"); if (vinfo.dwMajorVersion < 4) Sys_Error ("Quake2 requires windows version 4 or greater"); if (vinfo.dwPlatformId == VER_PLATFORM_ …

Re: Suitable streaming platform

in Milliways
Youtube works fine, but if you want high quality you kinda have to feed Youtube a pre-sanitized version of the video. If you want absolute perfect pixel scale you need to turn the 4:3 320x200 VGA into 2880x2160 which is a 9x rescale from the source resolution post DAR. Absolutely no way. I've …

Suitable streaming platform

in Milliways
Ok, so now I have video recorded directly from DOSBox. It is beautiful, crispy, colorful (as much as you can get from VGA palette), with integrated Fluidsynth MIDI , choppy as hell and I would like to share it. Question: Where exactly? Would you recommend any specific platform? I mean for streaming …

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