dskid man page

dskid — identify floppy or disc image file for emulated machines

Synopsis

dskid [-format FORMAT] [-type TYPE] [-side SIDE] [-comp COMP] [-retry COUNT] DISKIMAGE [DSKIMAGE...]

Description

Dskid is a utility which will identify how a disc (or image) is formatted. It reports the required driver and various information about the disc geometry.

Options

-type TYPE

Determines which driver is to be used.

auto
Select according to the disc image file. This is the default.
dsk
Use the DSK (CPCEmu format) image driver.
edsk
Use the extended version of the DSK format.
floppy
Use the floppy driver.
myz80
Use the hard disk (MYZ80 format) image driver. (This format cannot be autodetected.)
cfi
Use the CFI (DOS fdcopy format) image driver. (This format cannot be autodetected.)
raw
Use the raw driver.
-retry COUNT
Set the number of times to attempt to read the disc in case of error.
-comp COMP

Select the compression method used on the source disc image file (has no effect when reading a floppy disc).

auto
Detect from the first few bytes of the file. This is the default.
sq
Huffman coded (SQ / USQ).
gz
Gzipped (gzip / gunzip).
bz2
Burrows-Wheeler compressed (bzip2 / bunzip2).
-side SIDE
Determines which side (0 or 1) of the disc (image) is to be identified.

Author

John Elliott <jce@seasip.demon.co.uk>.

Darren Salt wrote the man pages.

Referenced By

libdskrc(5).

23 January 2008 Version 1.2.1 Emulators