Re: Reading 1581 disks on Linux (again)

From: Marko Mäkelä (
Date: 2001-09-18 09:26:31

On Mon, 17 Sep 2001, MagerValp wrote:

> SJ> So........ how can I read a 1581 disk under Linux? :)
> M> You can't mount it, you can only dd if=/dev/fd0 of=testdisk.d81.

You can mount it using Daniel Fandrich's cbmfs filesystem.  I don't know
where you can get it, nor how big changes are required to make it work
with more recent kernels.  I think I tried it sometime around 1995.

> M> Unless someone has written a 1581 filesystem driver -- there's a 1541
> M> filesystem driver out there, maybe it can handle 1581 as well.
> Hey -- try starting c1541 and then attach /dev/fd0. Might work :)

You could also try cbmconvert -d /dev/fd0.


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