[Oberon] native oberon: how to access cd-rom after mounting

Frans-Pieter Vonck fp at vonck.nl
Thu Feb 13 11:02:24 CET 2014

Hello Oberoneurs,

mounting the CD-rom is done with FileSystem.Mount CD ISOFS IDE2
Then the files can be accessed like this
System.Directory CD:apps1.arc

The message from Partitio.Show is:
IDE2#00 1.8MB - (Whole disk)


>   Not m/any persons use N-O any more.
>   ETHO riding-on *nix allows access to all the *nix drivers/facilities,
>   while still giving the superb HCI of N-O.
> ]How can I acces my cd-rom after mounting it with
> ]FileSystem.Tool
>  How do you know it's mounted?
>  I never had a CD while using N-O.
>  And a main reason for changing to *nix based ETHO was to get
>   easy access to such drivers.
> To access my 10 years of N-O partitions, I now use LNO.
> Of course you know about:
>   OFTools.Mount  <chosenName>  <FStype>  IDE2#0 <-or 1 ?
> ]This is the output nof Partition.Show
> ]
> ]Disk: IDE2. 8558KB, removable, CD-224E
> ]ReadPartitions: device in use.
> Look in Oberon.Text for <CD file type>
> OK, I just looked in my LNO:Oberon.Text and it's got "ISOFS".
> so that should work.  [ And LEO's Oberon.Text has 'no'
> "OFS" field, apparently because it uses *nix to handle the files]
> BTW, a measure of the good-simple design, of ETHO's system
> is how relatively easy it is to re-locate how-to-use-it, after being
> away for several years.
> == Chris Glur.

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