md3serial man page

md3serial — view or change serial number on MicroDesign discs.

Synopsis

md3serial [-serial SERIAL] [-format FORMAT] [-type TYPE] [-side SIDE] [-comp COMP] DISKIMAGE

Description

Md3serial allows the serial number on program discs distributed by Creative Technology (or image files made from such discs) to be viewed or changed.

Options

-serial SERIAL

Write a new serial number to the disc (up to 7 characters). If this is not present the existing serial number remains unchanged.

-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.

-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>.

Info

23 January 2008 Version 1.2.1 Emulators