Try using the Legacy Installer CD rather than the Standard one.

Ira

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On Tue, Jan 10, 2017 at 1:10 PM, Lawrence Dionne <codehunte...@gmail.com>
wrote:

> I have an old Dell computer: Intel Celeron processor 700Mhz CPU 320MB RAM
>
> I thought it would make a nice machine for installin and runnin FreeDOS,
> but here is the issue:
>
> "freedos invalid opcode at 0FAE 1068 0046 0001 0002 0000 0200 0000 0000
> 0183 0000 4200 0001"
>
> I boot the CD, choose "Install to hard drive" and after some text I get a
> constantly scrollin message.
>
> I was able to get it to install, at least partially by the following
> procedure:
>
> Start the CD then after choosing install to hard drive, I press F8 to
> choose the config.sys settings.
>
> Once I skip the "himemx.sys" item, it will install, at least partially.  I
> stops at the 4DOS packages.
>
> Does anyone know of a fix for this?  Is the computer too 'Old' for FreeDOS?
>
>
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