LinuxQuestions.org
Latest LQ Deal: Linux Power User Bundle
Go Back   LinuxQuestions.org > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Software
User Name
Password
Linux - Software This forum is for Software issues.
Having a problem installing a new program? Want to know which application is best for the job? Post your question in this forum.

Notices


Reply
  Search this Thread
Old 02-12-2004, 08:14 AM   #1
poloktim
Member
 
Registered: Feb 2003
Location: Australia
Distribution: Debian
Posts: 104

Rep: Reputation: 15
Using DOSEMU and attempting to use the CDROM


I've just installed DOSEMU (with FreeDOS), and have noticed that the only way I can access any cds I use is by mounting it and assigning a drive letter to that. However, DOS just sees it as a normal directory, and not a CDROM drive, which I need it to.

My question is: How do I set up DOSEMU to actually appear to have a CDROM drive (to tell DOS programmes that the CDROM is in the drive, which is where I'm having problems, programmes load, but ask for a CDROM)?

The documentation doesn't seem to have anything on this (and if it does have something it's very, VERY, sketchy). Please, any and all help would be appreciated.

Thank you.
 
Old 02-12-2004, 08:51 AM   #2
poloktim
Member
 
Registered: Feb 2003
Location: Australia
Distribution: Debian
Posts: 104

Original Poster
Rep: Reputation: 15
Well that was quick. I found out how to appear to get a cdrom being accepted in DOSEMU.

Now whenever i try to dir the drive I get:
Volume in drive D has no label
File not found.


Anybody have any clues on how to get around this?
 
  


Reply


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off



Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
dosemu paul62 Linux - Software 1 06-20-2005 09:47 PM
cdrom.sys for dosemu stickfigure Linux - Software 2 11-13-2003 12:04 PM
help with dosemu shook32 Linux - Software 1 01-16-2003 01:00 PM
Dosemu noodle123 Linux - General 1 04-22-2002 05:29 PM
Dosemu noodle123 Programming 2 04-22-2002 04:55 PM


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 01:11 PM.

Main Menu
Advertisement
My LQ
Write for LQ
LinuxQuestions.org is looking for people interested in writing Editorials, Articles, Reviews, and more. If you'd like to contribute content, let us know.
Main Menu
Syndicate
RSS1  Latest Threads
RSS1  LQ News
Twitter: @linuxquestions
Facebook: linuxquestions Google+: linuxquestions
Open Source Consulting | Domain Registration