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Old 09-23-2004, 01:34 PM   #1
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Stupid Dumb Stupid Question...

Why can't I seem to change directories in Dosbox? I'll go:
 mount c: /home/drigz
dir c:
correct contents
mkdir c:\test
cd c:\test
contents of z:, where i still am
i'm sure this is a silly problem - but i think i used to have the same thing with dos bootdisks - what basic thing am i missing?
Old 09-23-2004, 02:32 PM   #2
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In DosBox, you must define what directories are acting as what drives...

Once you do that, then you can do a change drive and directory to them...

Plus I thing you switch drives by just typing the driveletter followed by the colon,...

Been a while since I played with DosBox, so I can't remember.
Old 09-23-2004, 02:41 PM   #3
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you've got c: mounted I see.

To go into that directory is the same as dos just type:


that is it.

hit enter of course
Old 09-23-2004, 03:09 PM   #4
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great thanks - it was the just typing the drive letter i needed


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