Subject: Re: actual FALCON status
To: NetBSD/Atari mailing list <port-atari@NetBSD.ORG>
From: Waldi Ravens <>
List: port-atari
Date: 05/13/1995 11:51:42
Hi Helmar,

> So at the weekend I'll try to install the sets from tape.
> And I hope that you have effort in programming the DMA code for Falcon
> to get normal speed ;-) or someone can help my to mount a big enough
> GEMDOS-partition with can hold the NetBSD distribution sets.

You could use the Gemdos-fs as a raw partition, ie write the tar files
on this partition with dd, then switch to NetBSD and read them back
with dd. Afterwards you have to restore the gemdos-fs.