Subject: Re: mtools-2.0.7
To: Markus Kurek <>
From: Michael L. VanLoon -- <>
List: port-i386
Date: 04/18/1996 00:18:11
>>   yesterday I have compiled mtools-2.0.7 on my new installed
>>   NetBSD-1.1 (I switched from NetBSD-Amiga).

>> Why?

>Oh..the answer is simple.
>A pentium 133MHz is a "little" bit faster as a 68040 25MHz :)

I think the point was: why bother with mtools when you can do...

	mount -t msdos /dev/fd0a /mnt

... and read and write it with native unix commands?

  Michael L. VanLoon                       
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