just get the 'unofficial'/'development' versions of components.
*SYS 3.6 from www.fdos.org/kernel (sys.dev.com)
OK, I got this one from the hyperlink on the front page.
*kernel 2034, 2035, 2035A and the CVS kernel
Sorry, I don't understnad. It looks like four different files (?) and I
can't work out how these numbers relate to the directory listing on the
*Format 0.91U (see www.freedos.org frontpage)
OK, that was easy!
*COMMAND.COM 0.84pre (www.fdos.org/kernel)
Sorry, again I don't understand. I don't see anything called 0.84pre on
the fdos.org/kernel page or directory listing?
OK, but any specific version, or site I need to visit? I currently have
1.3.0beta that came with FreeDOS Beta9 SR1.
yes. Case is, is that it's needed to know so I know you start from a
I'm pretty sure this will work as long as the boot sector goes across OK.
4. SYS a: c: BOOTONLY (put FreeDOS bootsector onto c: drv)
5. Start Windows real-mode setup program
again, check the SYS commandline to see if you need /BOOTONLY or
The older version of SYS uses BOOTONLY without the forward slash - at
least according to the help file. I always check command /? before
Thanks again, sorry for not understanding the notation used for files.
Gerry Hickman (London UK)
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