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Microsoft KB Archive/104215

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MIRROR Err Msg on DBLSPACE Drive: The Boot Sector of this… PSS ID Number: Q104215 Article last modified on 11-02-1993 PSS database name: O_MSDOS

6.00 6.20

MS-DOS

The information in this article applies to:
- Microsoft MS-DOS operating system versions 6.0 and 6.2

SYMPTOMS

MIRROR may fail on a DoubleSpace-compressed drive with the following error message:

The boot sector of this drive is incompatible with the MIRROR command.

CAUSE

This problem occurs on some DoubleSpace-compressed drives smaller than 32 megabytes due to a problem in MIRROR.

RESOLUTION

If you receive the error message noted above, you cannot use MIRROR to create mirror files on the DoubleSpace-compressed drive unless you can increase the size of the DoubleSpace drive.

Additional reference words: 6.00 6.20

Copyright Microsoft Corporation 1993.