Stacked Floppy Disk Drives Interfere with Stacker Conversion (101564)
The information in this article applies to:
• Microsoft MS-DOS operating system 6.0
This article was previously published under Q101564
DoubleSpace may be unable to convert a Stacker 3.0-compressed hard
disk drive if a floppy disk drive is identified as a Stacker-
compressed drive in the CONFIG.SYS file. In this case, the following
error messages may occur when you run the Stacker conversion:
• Drive A: is not a Stacker drive.
• DoubleSpace was not able to convert your Stacker drives to
Because the conversion was unsuccessful, Stacker remains installed on
your system. Press ENTER to reboot your computer and reenable Stacker.
These errors occur if you identify a floppy disk drive on the Stacker
device line in your CONFIG.SYS file. For example:
device=c:\stacker\stacker.com c:\stacvol.dsk a:
To correct this problem, remove the reference to your floppy disk
drive from the Stacker device line in your CONFIG.SYS file. For
Now, run the Stacker conversion again.
Stacker is manufactured by STAC Electronics, a vendor independent of
Microsoft; we make no warranty, implied or otherwise, regarding this
product's performance or reliability.
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