Subject: Re: accessing non-DOS diskette formats
To: Christian Groessler <>
From: Todd Vierling <>
List: netbsd-users
Date: 01/10/2002 10:52:46
On Thu, 10 Jan 2002, Christian Groessler 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...

Presumably, since the author said FAT filesystem.  Atari 8-bits certainly
don't use FAT (and have a very odd sector layout).  :)

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

msdosfs should be perfectly capable of mounting it directly, too.

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