creates a hdimage file for
that is pre-loaded with the files specified on the command line.
The output is either written to
(hence do not forget to append " > hdimagefile", else you will see
garbage on the screen) or to the file specified by the
option. For the latter you may also use option
in order to force padding up to the given size. This padding will result
in so-called holes on an ext2-FS, hence the actual disk usage will not be
The file created by mkfatimage16 then can be used as a virtual drive, when defined in
As long as
is not given, the number of heads is always 4 and you have 17 sectors per head
else it is adjusted accordingly.
To vary the size, you may either use the
option or specify the total amount of Kbytes via
All files given behind the options will be copied onto the
hdimage. In addition a
suitable master boot record (MBR) is established and via option
you may specify a boot sector that gets inserted as first sector
of the partition. To later access the hdimage outside of
you should use
partition=1 and offset=128).
Insert the first 512 bytes of
into the bootsector of the partition.
Make the virtual disk have
tracks. This is the one way to define the size of the disk.
Make the virtual disk be
in size. Using
are mutual exclusive.
as volume label for the disk.
The hdimage is written to
Pad the hdimage with zero up to the total size given by
(only in conjunction with
This program doesn't support name mangling and does very little checking
for non-DOS filenames.
Disk full condition isn't detected (and probably causes
Duplicate files aren't detected.