QUESTION: can x86 Linux write ATARI TOS boot image?

From: Zane H. Healy <>
Date: Wed Feb 18 23:46:58 1998

> I'm about to pick up an ATARI with 5 1/4" 1050 floppt drive,

If it's got a 1050, it's not using TOS. AFAIK TOS floppies are nothing but
a FAT filesystem. However, I think you're interested in Atari DOS
floppies, and I'm afraid I can't help much there. But I'm pretty sure the
answer is no.

> If so, does anyone have a boot/OS image for this thing? And
>where do I find old DD floppies these days?

Best place is probably a swap meet, but if you've got any place like "Fry's
Electronics" around you can try there. I know they've got the 3.5" DD
floppies. Of course if you are truely desparate, Radio Shack probably will
sell you some at about $2 a disk.


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