[Oberon] OFSFATTools.

peter at easthope.ca peter at easthope.ca
Mon Sep 23 01:16:21 CEST 2019

Hi again,

I have the impression that a disk or diskette image mounted to imitate 
a real device is termed a ramdisk.  An Oberon ramdisk is used in the 
Oberon0 diskette for installing S3.

The section of Native.Tool for building the Dummies CD includes these 
	OFSFATTools.CreateFile FAT:/Oberon.Dsk 25
	OFSFileBasedDeviceTools.Open VIRT FAT /Oberon.Dsk ~ 	# mount the file as a virual device

In my understanding, a FAT ramdisk is created; but S3 Alpha has 
CreateFile commented out.

Does anyone happen to know why that is?  (I've never needed the 
Dummies CD but a FAT ramdisk still has some uses.)

Thanks,                       ... Lyall E.

Tel: +1 604 670 0140            Bcc: peter at easthope. ca

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