Re: [hatari-users] Hatari hard disk emulation does not work with raw block devices

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Am 27.10.2014 um 17:20 schrieb Emmanuel Kasper:
> Hi
> I am using SD cards as storage media on my the STE via the Ultrasatan
> Controller. Copying a sd card via dd allows me to start hatari with
> the disk image the following way:
> hatari --acsi disk.img
> Now I was thinking such call would also work
> hatari --acsi /dev/sdb
> but hatari fails with
> Error while parsing argument "/dev/sdb" for option "--acsi":
> Given file doesn't exist (or has wrong file permissions)!
> I have seen other emulators working with raw devices like qemu
> As I am sure I have the right permission  ( I can "stat" and "dd" the
> block device) what is exactly the pb there ?
> Emmanuel


I have used this way under Linux in the past and IIRC it did work (3
years ago min).
Maybe something is broken in Hatari by now?

I think I tried it out and hatari could boot directly from my SD card.
Which gave me quite a smile ;)



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