Subject: Re: accessing non-DOS diskette formats
To: Wojciech Puchar <>
From: Christian Groessler <>
List: netbsd-users
Date: 01/10/2002 16:45:55

On 01/10/2002 09:04:02 AM CET Wojciech Puchar wrote:
>is it possible to read atari recorded 5.25" disks (160kB) with that?
>it does use FAT filesystem but don't know what about sector layout.

Assuming you mean Atari ST...

I think they have the same format as on PC, so 160kB should be
512 bytes per sector, 8 sectors per track, 40 tracks, 1 side.

Yes, you can read this, and if they use FAT, you can use mtools to get
at the files.