Re: [Freedos-user] Writing to NTFS filesystems

2005-06-04 Thread Aitor Santamaría Merino
Hi, Kenneth J. Davis escribió: For applications which are best run from pure DOS, but the user has only NTFS (and Windows), and the max data stored is known ahead of time, a possible solution involves creating the file ahead of time (in Windows) and then in DOS either using a special driver

Re: [Freedos-user] Writing to NTFS filesystems

2005-06-04 Thread Aitor Santamaría Merino
Hi, Mark Bailey escribió: Or, you may be able to access a USB memory stick (aka thumb drive). There are two basic ways of doing that. One is if your BIOS provides the correct support, FreeDOS may detect the USB stick and be able to use it. (Note that this sort of works on my Dell D600

Re: [Freedos-user] Writing to NTFS filesystems

2005-06-04 Thread kd4d
Hello, all: In many cases, it is a LOT easier just to shrink the Windows XP NTFS partition a bit and create a FAT32 partition for sharing files between Windows XP and DOS. You can even make this FAT32 partition bootable and install FreeDOS if you want. Partition Magic used to be able to do

Re: [Freedos-user] Writing to NTFS filesystems

2005-06-04 Thread Kenneth J. Davis
Aitor Santamaría Merino wrote: Hi, ... BTW, I have at work a laptop PC with a USB keyboard that behaves quite transparently, BIOS can acceed to it without problems (I know because I use a BIOS password), and I suppose the same would happen to DOS (I haven't been able to do tests yet). As

Re: [Freedos-user] Writing to NTFS filesystems

2005-05-21 Thread Florian Xaver
Hi! Maybe this tool will help you: http://www.datapol.de/dpd/ Build in NTFS support would be cool. Maybe sometimes someone will be interested in implement it. I am using FAT32 (also for the WINXP partition.) Bye, Flo Jim Lemon wrote: Hi, I have been using FreeDOS as a platform for a

Re: [Freedos-user] Writing to NTFS filesystems

2005-05-20 Thread Kenneth J. Davis
Jim Lemon wrote: Hi, ... diskette drive now. What I am wondering is if FreeDOS has developed the capability to write to NTFS filesystems so that I could run the tests under FreeDOS on the CD-ROM but write the data to an NTFS filesystem. NTFS is not directly supported by FreeDOS (nor any DOS that

Re: [Freedos-user] Writing to NTFS filesystems

2005-05-20 Thread Mark Bailey
Hi Jim: One option is to create a FAT32 partition on the Windows disk drive and write to that. This can often be done using the free space left on the end of the disk, or you can resize the NTFS partition without destroying the data. See