I believe there are two command shells with W2k. Command.exe is the 16
bit "DOS" interpreter, and cmd.exe is the 32 bit flavor. If you look at
the top of a new shell session, you can see the difference
Microsoft Windows 2000 [Version x.xx.xxxx]
(C) Copyright 1985-2000 Microsoft Corp.
Microsoft (R) Windows DOS
(C) Copyright Microsoft Corp 1990-1999.
Another difference is how long directory and file names are referenced;
which may be one of the issues with the 16 bit DOS rawrite.exe.
cybersean3000 at yahoo.com
On 20 Nov 2001, at 9:32, Dave Airlie wrote:
>> actually I noticed with winnt that you had to run rawrite under
> command.com not cmd.exe ...
>> under cmd.exe it gave some crap out but under command.com is was fine ..
>> On Tue, 20 Nov 2001, Wynne, Conor wrote:
>> > rawrite has a gui frontend, and for whatever reason, it only run with
> > the GUI in NT4 and Win2K :( ???
> > CW
> > ---------------------------
> > I do a lot of writing filesystems directly to flash cards, with dd. Is
> > it
> > possible to do the same in Windows 2000 these days ? In the old days
> > with
> > Win95, you could use rawwrite (which shipped with slackware and redhat).
> > But, now...how do you make a linux bootdisk etc. under windows ?
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