DoubleSpace Fails to Mount Compressed Disk in BackPack Drive (104531)
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 Q104531
This information applies to both Microsoft DoubleSpace and Microsoft
DriveSpace. For MS-DOS 6.22, use DRVSPACE in place of DBLSPACE for commands
DoubleSpace may fail to automatically mount compressed floppy disks in
This problem occurs when the BACKPACK.SYS device driver is loaded after the
DBLSPACE.SYS driver in the CONFIG.SYS file.
The DoubleSpace Automount code works on block device drivers only when
they are loaded before DBLSPACE.SYS.
Load BACKPACK.SYS before DBLSPACE.SYS in the CONFIG.SYS file.
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