Subject: Re: Q: MSDOS hard disk partitions and floppies
To: port-amiga <email@example.com>
From: Inaki Saez <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 01/11/1999 10:33:15
DE-SAINT-LEGER RODOLPHE wrote:
> Andres Suarez Gonzalez wrote:
> > Hi there!
> > I have NetBSD 1.3.2 GENERIC up and running on my Amiga
> > 1200-68040/40, installed on an IDE drive. I would like to share data
> > with the AmigaOS side through an MSDOS partition (I suppose is the
> > only filesystem that NetBSD can write and AmigaOS can read, isn't
> > it?).
> AmigaOS can also read and write NetBSD Partitions
> This is the handler BFFS1.3.lha on aminet
I think that the best way is to share 1 partition with BFFS between AmigaOS
and NetBSD. I use my /opt partition under NetBSD and mount it using bffs1.5beta
But don't use version 1.3.
You my fiend it at
> > 1. My first problem is that after defining a 140MB MSDOS
> > partition on the AmigaOS side without any trouble (it is seen by both
> > PC-Task and AmigaOS), NetBSD still doesn't recognize it. At boot time
> > I get the following message twice:
> > "warning unknown dostype: 0x4d534800 marking unused"
> > and so I am not able to use mount_msdos. Any advice?
NetBSD only uses partitions with dostype DOSx, muFS, NBUx, NBRx and UNI2
You should use one of these dostypes in order to be able to use under