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On 26 Mar 2017 at 22:24, Christian Zietz wrote:
> Eero Tamminen schrieb:
> > And I think that has actually been the case for long time,
> > so I've been assuming that EmuTOS notices whether the disk
> > needs to be byte-swapped or not?
> > This is the disk image in question, it's partitioned & formatted
> > with AHDI, I think v5:
> > https://hatari.tuxfamily.org/hd80mb.image.gz
> Detection of byte-swapped harddisks in EmuTOS is only supported for
> those with MS-DOS style MBR/partition table: See
> The disk image above -- being partitioned with AHDI -- has an Atari
> partition table, though, and the byte order is wrong for IDE access.
> Hence it is not recognized as a valid hard disk by EmuTOS.
Thanks for checking this out and saving me the time, Christian! IIRC, there's
no guaranteed way of detecting a byte-swapped Atari partition table, so EmuTOS
doesn't attempt to guess.