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AW: AW: [MiNT] drives
> > This is plain wrong. MiNT itselt supports what the XFS in use is
> > supporting. As long as MiNT goes to the old TOS GEMDOS calls (TOSFS),
> > it is still limited to 16 drives (where drive==FAT partition).
> MiNT itself patches GEMDOS functions to support partitions Q-Z and this
> is well-documented. Don't get me started on this....
> (obviously the Compendium really meant MiNT, not MultiTOS)
> > > What XHDI adds are drives 1 to 6 (after Z), for a total of 32 drives.
> > No. XHDI is just a spec about how a modern hd driver should work.
> I know!!!
> > It defines *how* to support 32 BIOS drives.
> Which was my whole point. XHDI compliant GEMDOS versions (such as MiNT
> 1.15.1 or BigDOS) are how partitions 1-6 get supported.
> Listen, you say to-may-toe and I say to-maa-to, but we both eat it. ;-)
So you say that something in MiNT has changed recently which would allow
32 drives instead of 26? I don't think so. It might have worked before.
Should be easy to test with SPIN, for example...