"The image must be on host or local drive" the path to the bi2.inst is definitely right sincerely, ... Dosbox tries to load the image from your local ... dosbox tries to mount the image from the local file system and from Z: and fails on local fs because of the wrong path separator and Z: because the path does not exists. Posted by 4 days ago. This is however not recommended to put it mildly. Come to ask questions about getting games to work, about changing the settings and configuration, or even about games that are free to download. Mounting of a CD-rom drive (in this example the i: drive) goes as follows: If the mounting of your CD-rom doesn't work, you can try and create an ISO image of your CD with, for example, CDBurnerXP and mount that image. Okay so, I've been trying to install the game but DOSBox keeps throwing "The Image must be on a host or local drive." « on: November 09, 2019, 11:02:39 pm » I'd like to try Battle Isle 2 (GOG version) on my RG-350, however I don't know where is the option to mount image (GOG is "hiding" images in big files with GOG extension, but it's enough to change it on other format and it's working, I've tried it on my GPD XD and Dos emulator). Write your commands in [autoexec] section of your game-specific .conf file. fat Specifies that the image uses the FAT file system. Press question mark to learn the rest of the keyboard shortcuts. Since ISO can only contain pure data, the image has to be in the CUE/BIN format. For example, a DOOM II disc shows up as /media/DOOM2_V17A.
Users of the current version of Ubuntu (9.10 Karmic Koala) may notice that the above command doesn't work. IMGMOUNT DRIVE [imagefile] -t [image_type] -fs [image_format] Perhaps you've got a CD-rom lying around with a cool DOS game on it. These advertisements are not personalized for visitors from the EU. You can refresh these files on all mounted drives by activating the Swap Image event (Hot key: Ctrl F4) to have access to changed files automatically when, for example, the drive is mapped as a floppy. on your hard drive, and you know how to mount those disc using programs like Power ISO, Deamon Tools, Alcohol 120%, etc. We’ll assume you already have a game disc image (.ISO, .BIN, .NRG, etc.) If I (on purpose) misspell the image file name, dosbox says "The image must be on a host or local drive." If you create the image through Bochs, then it would tell you the number of cylinders. Mounting is a process that makes a storage device (hard disk, CD-rom, CD- or DVD i’ve mounted the shared filesystem via fstab, but dosbox can’t see it. I also tried to put the files on the real C: on my pc, same problem. Automatic mounting. MOUNT.COM is a command inside DOSBox that can connect physical folders and drives to virtual drives inside DOSBox.
Use this command instead, replacing values as appropriate for your system: Note that the Linux path is absolute and case-sensitive. You can do this by editing the dosbox.conf file. An extensive list of all configuration options in the dosbox.conf file can be found at the dosbox.conf page on the DOSBox wiki.