(forwarding from Guillem)

In response to Eric, I have tried DOSemu and I did manage to get the
serial ports to work. I had a few problems with it, though. Neither the
PC speaker or the Sound Blaster worked. To be honest I’m not sure if the
netbook I was running it on has a PC speaker anyways.
Another one of my problems with DOSemu is that, for some reason, when i
tried to use my DOS screenreader's review mode, the either the emulator
or the reader crashed. I can’t get out of review mode and my only way
out is by exiting the emulator. I could of course use terminal or dumb
mode but those don’t like some of the games I’ve tried, such as Eamon
My most stable alternative right now is my Windows 3.1 VMWare virtual
machine, which actually works pretty well both in DOS and Windows mode,
except for the sound blaster which only works inside Windows. I might
postpone the dualboot until a better alternative is available since I
don’t think I’ll purchase a new laptop just for this.

Thank you.

> On 11 Jan 2015, at 22:19, Eric Auer <e.a...@jpberlin.de> wrote:
> Hi Guillem,
> for another solution of your screen reader problem, you could
> use Linux (for which free screen readers and Braille drivers,
> both serial and USB are available) and run your old DOS tools
> in Dosemu or Dosbox inside Linux. That will emulate a classic
> Sound Blaster for DOS, no matter what your actual hardware is
> using for the sound. Would that be an option for you?
> Regards, Eric

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