There is also David dunefield's PKTDRV <
http://www.classiccmp.org/dunfield/dos/index.htm> which has dozens if not
hundreds of drivers.

-L

On Thursday, October 17, 2013, NA wrote:

> Thank you for the heads up on fdupdate.  I have a Linux from scratch
> system that is Pentium III compatible, but that particular system
> doesn't have X.  I suppose I can get the files for freedos onto my
> network somehow and
> then use LFS NFS root to get them onto the Pentium III where freedos
> can reach them.  For that matter, I should
> be able to download the updates using Windows 2000.  If only I had
> access to burnable cdrom media at the moment...
>
> Not being able to network freedos is advantageous sometimes, but when
> it comes to updating it is a real nuisance.
> I hate having to work around problems like this.  I think syllable has
> a dos emulator...  Syllable desktop tends
> to be lighter weight than Linux.  Too bad Syllable desktop is still in
> Alpha.  ReactOS is still in alpha as well.
>
> ReactOS could be the replacement for Windows where some dos/Windows
> games may be able to run at some point in ReactOS, maybe.  Sadly,
> ReactOS hasn't even reached the 0.4 stage yet and development seems to
> be slowing down.
>
> Syllable despite being in alpha is an awesome OS, but without word
> processing and due to the fact that webster is a very limited web
> browser, Syllable is not a very useful system yet.  Syllable is by far
> more stable than ReactOS.
>
> On old computers, having to worry about Windows and/or Dos licenses is
> a real nuisance.
>
>
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