>> DON"T USE MICROSOFT'S VIRTUAL PC. Go to http://www.vmware.com and
>> switch ASAP. A suggestion is that dosemu, which is free, might be
>> better at supporting freedos than even vmware. Virtual PC is an
>> inferior product compared to vmware. You can use an evaluation copy of
>> workstation and then use player for free to run the virtual machine you
>> created with workstation indefinitely. Windows 98SE, has Dos 7
>> underneath which is the last real version of MS-DOS, works very well
>> in vmware-player and vmware-workstation. If you are interested in free
>> software, WHY ON EARTH ARE YOU TRUSTING MICROSOFT CONTROLLED PRODUCTS
>> TO TEST IT. Microsoft is a monopoly, Microsoft wants everyone to need
>> Windows, need I say more?
>> -- Michael C. Robinson
> Hi Michael! :-)
> Since you are more experienced than me in emulation, I have a question for
> you. (I have FreeDOS installed at my HD, I don't know much for emulators).
> Which version of VMWARE do you recomend? Seems like there is a VMWARE server
> available for free (free registration required). (Only support is $ware, but
> there are user forums available also). There is also a beta page, for all
> products, I don't know details.
> * So, do you have tested (or will you?) FreeDOS at the free server edition?
> Is it better or worse (memory management and performance) than player only
> BTW, I show at VMWARE site many OS distributions for downloading. Is there a
> FreeDOS one?
> Giorgos. :-)
I've had pretty good luck with bochs: http://bochs.sourceforge.net/
It at least boots FreeDOS (and MSDOS) fine and will manage to do a "SYS"
to a simulated hard disk. It's a bit clunky to configure, but may be
worth a look.
And, it's open source (and free as in beer!).
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