> One example is Warcraft II Battle Net edition. A better example is Red > Alert Command and Conquer I. Wolfenstein 3D and Blake Stone don't work > properly in freedos needing either Windows 9x's version of DOS or MS-DOS.
Why don't you write more about the stuff ??? Release date, system requirements, ... Do you want to use them in FreeDOS at all ? > I try to ask what is going to get done in the next release or when XYZ is > going to get fixed and I get attacked. YES, but is cloning of Windaube ME on-topic here at all ? :-D > ReactOS is developing very slowly, there are not enough developers. > It could take years to get to 0.5. There's no telling when 1.0 will come out. I am unable to reproduce your problem, not related to FreeDOS at all, and ROS forum is full of such posts ;-) > So, how are efforts to replace Windows 9x coming along? > Theoretically, freedos could support an open source replacement. but then i would put FreeDOS on my CRAP LIST > I agree here. A new GUI should not run exclusively on FreeDOS, because > that's the Microsoft approach. Ideally, all programs should run on MS-DOS (or > DR-DOS FreeDOS + EDR-DOS + RxDOS + ... And create a DOS GUI, rather than a ME or NE clone ... > I would recommend to program your GUI in a way which makes in run > on any DOS, using exclusively normal int 21 calls for which you > can easily get documentation by reading a MSD INT $21 doesn't provide any GUI ... so you will need VESA + VGA BIOS (+ VGA ports) or VGA + PCI ports + some mouse support (INT $33 is unusable, so a new mouse driver standard) > Your GUI could also abstract all DOS access from the graphical > apps. Then your apps only talk to your GUI and the GUI talks to > DOS, taking care that DOS only has to deal with one client, the > GUI itself. Should be elegant YES :-) > If you want to run Windows programs in a free way, try the HX > extender from Japheth YES :-) Robinson wrote: > First off, would I be asking for a freedos compatible Windows > replacement if I could just use ReactOS? I don't know what you expect at all ... > I know about ReactOS, ReactOS is garbage right now. OK, get XP (pay or pirate) and use it for you in private ... > There is no reason for an MSDOS Windows replacement to be MSDOS > compatible. Freedos doesn't > need to be munged to do those things that MS-DOS did that don't make sense. ??? > As far as Linux and Wine, Warcraft II BNE does not work under wine. Is it a DOS EXE or Win16 NE or Win32 PE GUI or what ??? > On a less than 1 Ghz machine, who wants to run Wine? I don't, sorry > Need I remind people, you cannot legally run MS-DOS anymore. You can if you got it legally 25 years ago ... for example I can't ;-) > It's not something you can legally install to a system that > never had MS-DOS. MS-DOS is not freeware, > that's why Freedos exists after all. Exactly :-) > being worked on, all it does is make people angry. Because you are unable to describe your problem in a way understandable to other people ;-) -- ~~~ wow ~~~ ------------------------------------------------------------------------------ Crystal Reports - New Free Runtime and 30 Day Trial Check out the new simplified licensing option that enables unlimited royalty-free distribution of the report engine for externally facing server and web deployment. http://p.sf.net/sfu/businessobjects _______________________________________________ Freedos-user mailing list Freedosfirstname.lastname@example.org https://lists.sourceforge.net/lists/listinfo/freedos-user