DoubleSpace Err Msg Mounting CVF: There Is a Disk Error on... (103533)

The information in this article applies to:
    Microsoft MS-DOS operating system 6.2
    Microsoft MS-DOS operating system 6.22

This article was previously published under Q103533
This information applies to both Microsoft DoubleSpace and Microsoft DriveSpace. For MS-DOS 6.22, use DRVSPACE in place of DBLSPACE for commands and filenames.


If you copy a compressed volume file (CVF) to a DoubleSpace-compressed drive and attempt to mount the file, you receive the following messages:

DoubleSpace is mounting drive <letter>.
DoubleSpace cannot mount drive <letter>.
There is a disk error on drive <letter>. To fix it, type SCANDISK
<letter> at the command prompt.
For example, you receive this error if you copy DBLSPACE.001 to your compressed drive C and type dblspace /mount=1 c: at the MS-DOS command prompt. In addition, your drive C is unmounted.


DoubleSpace is not designed to support mounting CVFs from CVFs.


To work around this problem:

    Restart your computer to gain access to your compressed drive.
    Copy the CVF from your compressed drive to an uncompressed drive.
    Mount the CVF from the uncompressed drive.

Modification Type: Major Last Reviewed: 11/22/1999
Keywords: KB103533