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Old 23 June 2007, 14:04   #1
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how to transfer non-dos TOSEC images to disk?

i have an A500 with only 512 KB Chip RAM + 512 KB Slow RAM and would like to somehow acheive this. i already had problems with the following games using Amiga Explorer:

Shinobi
Dragon Ninja
Mercs
Black Tiger


how do i know what is and what isn't a non-dos game?

i currently do not have extra RAM nor a hard drive so what are my options? can i send 440 KB of an image to the RAM DISK and begin the writing process? i'd appreciate any help including other options.
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Old 23 June 2007, 18:40   #2
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When i transfer a NDOS game (through null-modem serial connection with AExplorer or transwarp), the system always display an error (880 validating) before the end of the transfer.
It doesn't mean it failed.
It only means the Workbench can't read the content of the floppy, but the game is bootable.
I just click on cancel and let the transfer finish.

Did you try this ?
Or maybe your ADF is bad ?

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Old 23 June 2007, 22:00   #3
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yes, i got that same "880 validating error" for all 4 adfs!!

thanks!! i'll try booting up one of the disks.
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I thought you could turn off ADF validation on one side or the other?
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