[Freedos-user] DE-English

2004-02-08 Thread Arkady V.Belousov
Hi! What mean MIT and ohne in Deutch (for example, MIT Symbios support/ohne Symbios support). --- The SF.Net email is sponsored by EclipseCon 2004 Premiere Conference on Open Tools Development and Integration See the breadth of Eclipse

[Freedos-user] move

2004-02-09 Thread Arkady V.Belousov
Hi! I take a look at move31s and move31x archives and have questions: - what is (empty) move/archiv, move/java, move/source/backup, move/source/nextver and move/source/ver30 directories? - why such strange hierarchy: move/bin, move/doc/move and move/source/ver31? As I understand,

[Freedos-user] Q from user

2004-02-15 Thread Arkady V.Belousov
Hi! Below question from user: __O\_/_\_/O__ From: Deepak Lewis d_lewis fastmail.fm We r building a CD player capable of playing DivX movies for our college project. The output is to be shown on a TV. Is there some way u can

[Freedos-user] answer from user about ODIN

2004-02-18 Thread Arkady V.Belousov
Hi! __O\_/_\_/O__ I've downloades ODIN - and it works! SB Today I got a laptop with a BIOS-pwd. For running a CMOS-Reset-Tool I do SB need an DOS-environment. So I downloaded the Diskimage from FreeDos. But SB now, if I am booting, I can

Re: [Freedos-user] Looking for HIEW 6.11 freeware hex editor (have 4.41!)

2004-02-21 Thread Arkady V.Belousov
Hi! 21--2004 07:41 [EMAIL PROTECTED] (Eric Auer) wrote to [EMAIL PROTECTED]: EA Hi, I just tried to mail SEN but the mail bounced. Maybe you know more? EA Bounced mail follows: sen at kemtel.ru http://webhost.kemtel.ru/~sen Latest (commercial) version is 6.86, latest freeware (free as beer)

Re: [Freedos-user] Using FreeDOS on a disk image for a bootcd and a few other tricks

2004-03-05 Thread Arkady V.Belousov
Hi! 5--2004 09:21 [EMAIL PROTECTED] (Nicholas Basso) wrote to [EMAIL PROTECTED]: NB I need to find out if there's a way I can use FreeDOS's sys command to write NB a floppy bootsector to say a file? SYS a: bootsec.fil --- This SF.Net

Re: [Freedos-user] CD not accessible

2004-03-08 Thread Arkady V.Belousov
Hi! 8--2004 23:02 [EMAIL PROTECTED] (Bernd Blaauw) wrote to [EMAIL PROTECTED]: BB search for VIDE-CDD.SYS. it's most stable vendor-supplied ATAPI BB cdrom-driver. This name is usually used for driver from OTI (Oak Technologies), which makes chipset, used in many (most) CD-ROMs.

[Freedos-user] BOOTFIX 1.2

2004-03-14 Thread Arkady V.Belousov
Hi! Next version of BOOTFIX (1.2) placed on site of Michael Devore (ftp://ftp.devoresoftware.com/downloads/bootf12.zip). You may use this utility at least to view drives properties, but it also diagnoses the properties if they are valid. In next versions will be addeded support to

Re: [Freedos-user] some questions about freedos with a xt

2004-03-19 Thread Arkady V.Belousov
Hi! 19--2004 09:25 [EMAIL PROTECTED] (Markus Maussner) wrote to [EMAIL PROTECTED]: MM - mema just dont output annything.. no error, too.. just a free line and MM then MM back to the prompt. (what can i use to show the free memory) If this is mine MEM, may I send you testing edition, which

[Freedos-user] Disk Editor

2004-03-20 Thread Arkady V.Belousov
Hi! Thanks to Bernd (he gives me URL), I try the Disk Editor by W0rm. First try: looks like there used 8x8 fonts (and selected 640x200 mode) - not nice. Secondly, WDE tries to show boot record as FAT32, even on FAT16. --- This SF.Net

[Freedos-user] bootfix 1.4

2004-03-22 Thread Arkady V.Belousov
Hi! With help of Michael Devore, on his site placed version 1.4 of BOOTFIX. This version is now compilable both by Borland C and OpenWatcom. It shows slightly more information (to ease using logs even without dumps), before reading BPB added reseting disk (look like this is sometime required

Re: [Freedos-user] xms16, xms32

2004-04-07 Thread Arkady V.Belousov
Hi! 6--2004 00:59 [EMAIL PROTECTED] (Dmitri) wrote to [EMAIL PROTECTED]: D How do I enable to load anything to XMS16 and XMS32? See INT 2F/4300 and INT 2F/4310 in RBIL. Read for description XMS http://burks.brighton.ac.uk/burks/pcinfo/progdocs/xms30.htm. To enable XMS you should load

Re: [Freedos-user] Writing Utilities for FreeDOS

2004-04-25 Thread Arkady V.Belousov
Hi! 24--2004 18:55 [EMAIL PROTECTED] (Jay Maus) wrote to [EMAIL PROTECTED]: JM Also, do I need a native FreeDOS environment to compile in, or can I JM cross-compile with gcc? No, you can't. Also as with VC and BCB - all them don't support 16-bit target platform. JM Also also, is there a

Re: [Freedos-user] Re: lbacache

2004-04-30 Thread Arkady V.Belousov
Hi! 30--2004 17:30 [EMAIL PROTECTED] (Roberto Quiroga) wrote to [EMAIL PROTECTED]: CPU Type Tillanook-MMX RQ Sorry is Tillamook-MMX Strange CPU unless you meant Intel Pentium III Tilla-something... Is it Tillamook is a mobile version (TCP/MMC package) of P55 (first Pentium with MMX). Was

RE: [Freedos-user] FreeDOS beta9 release candidate 5.

2004-05-03 Thread Arkady V.Belousov
Hi! 3--2004 02:36 [EMAIL PROTECTED] (Mika Salakka) wrote to [EMAIL PROTECTED]: MS As I understand it, FreeDOS' support for FAT32 is limited, though, but I MS could be dead wrong on that one, too. FD suppors FAT32 completely. --- This

Re: [Freedos-user] EMM386.exe

2004-05-17 Thread Arkady V.Belousov
Hi! 17--2004 21:21 [EMAIL PROTECTED] (Bernd Blaauw) wrote to [EMAIL PROTECTED]: I could go back to HTML style to get nice formatting, but then you'd have to fight off Eric Auer for me, so if you want to do the battle, let me know who wins and I'll change or not, accordingly. What I won't

Re: [Freedos-user] EMM386.exe

2004-05-18 Thread Arkady V.Belousov
Hi! 17--2004 16:47 [EMAIL PROTECTED] (Michael Devore) wrote to [EMAIL PROTECTED]: as always, your message appears as 1 long line. Very wide. Manually quoting now.. MD wins and I'll change or not, accordingly. What I won't do is change away MD from using the world-standard multi-platform Eudora

Re: [Freedos-user] EMM386.exe

2004-05-18 Thread Arkady V.Belousov
Hi! 18--2004 12:23 [EMAIL PROTECTED] (Michael Devore) wrote to [EMAIL PROTECTED]: no big problem. MD Alright, I changed to hard CR's, I look at source of your letter (which I answer) - no, there are no hard CRs inside paragraphs. :) :(

Re: [Freedos-user] Configuration files help

2004-06-11 Thread Arkady V.Belousov
Hi! 11--2004 17:31 [EMAIL PROTECTED] (Johnson Lam) wrote to [EMAIL PROTECTED]: CTMOUSE JL LH CTMOUSE can squeeze some base memory Wrong. When CTMOUSE loads itself up, it does this better. At least, because enivronment will never make hole before CTMOUSE in upper memory.

Re: [Freedos-user] [Crusader No Remorse] FreeDOS Virtual PC on OSX - cant save

2004-06-12 Thread Arkady V.Belousov
Hi! 12--2004 19:03 [EMAIL PROTECTED] (Dominik Pich) wrote to [EMAIL PROTECTED]: DP I can run it with sound just fine but everytime I try to save the game, DP it quits to dos with the following Error: DP FILE.C Line 631 DP Unable to create file. This message is application internal and

Re: [Freedos-user] Good C compiler for FreeDOS?

2004-06-21 Thread Arkady V.Belousov
Hi! 21--2004 22:56 [EMAIL PROTECTED] (Karim) wrote to [EMAIL PROTECTED]: K stuff or extraordinary Libs needed. So I hope I can compile it with K DJGPP or Turbo C. What do you think? Which compiler should I try to work K with these unix based sources? OpenWatcom (www.openwatcom.org)? K I

Re: [Freedos-user] Introductory questions about ancient dBase II and FreeDOS

2004-07-04 Thread Arkady V.Belousov
Hi! 3--2004 16:16 [EMAIL PROTECTED] (Jacobs Shannon) wrote to [EMAIL PROTECTED]: JS The first question regards compatibility of FreeDOS with ancient dBase II. JS Is there anyone who can speak to this issue? Why to speak? Just run dBase and see if it works or not. (I doubt that someone

Re: [Freedos-user] lredir issue (again I think!)

2004-07-07 Thread Arkady V.Belousov
Hi! 7--2004 09:20 [EMAIL PROTECTED] (Luigi D. C.) wrote to [EMAIL PROTECTED]: LDC Sorry of annoying with an old question but can someone explain me how LDC the situation is, before I do all works to upgrade FreeDos. You should definitely upgrade FreeDOS kernel, especially this is very easy

Re: [Freedos-user] Version reporting question

2004-07-18 Thread Arkady V.Belousov
Hi! 18--2004 14:51 [EMAIL PROTECTED] (16 BIT) wrote to [EMAIL PROTECTED]: 1B Sometimes I have to use CALLVER to run a program. My question is: 1B What version number does FreeDOS report? Unless you use VERSION= in config.sys (bigfixed in 2035a), with FAT32 support FreeDOS reports 7.1,

Re: [Freedos-user] features of FreeDOS vs. MS/PC-DOS: roadmap ideas

2004-07-19 Thread Arkady V.Belousov
Hi! 19--2004 03:12 [EMAIL PROTECTED] (Eric Auer) wrote to [EMAIL PROTECTED]: EA is at best simplistic (okay, ClamAV ClamScan is not ;-)), EA our HIMEM does not load parts of itself to HMA, FD-HIMEM under FreeDOS uses 2.03k of low memory, MS-HIMEM - 47.8k. Ant this is not much more, than

Re: [Freedos-user] features of FreeDOS vs. MS/PC-DOS: roadmap ideas

2004-07-19 Thread Arkady V.Belousov
Hi! 19--2004 14:05 [EMAIL PROTECTED] (Bernd Blaauw) wrote to [EMAIL PROTECTED]: FD-HIMEM under FreeDOS uses 2.03k of low memory, MS-HIMEM - 47.8k. Ant this is not much more, than 1.14k of MS-HIMEM under MS-DOS. BB as told, the 47.8KB usage is a bug in MS's kernel (IO.SYS , dos 7.10, BB

[Freedos-user] Re: [Freedos-devel] Small EMM386 update call for bugs

2004-07-22 Thread Arkady V.Belousov
Hi! 22--2004 13:24 [EMAIL PROTECTED] (Michael Devore) wrote to [EMAIL PROTECTED]: MD were enabled by the last EMM386 change. The SoundBlaster drivers hook MD EMM386's interrupt descriptor table, as well as its GDT (per previous MD release remarks) and redirect all INT 3's (debug interrupt) to a

Re: [Freedos-user] [anounce] move 3.2

2004-07-28 Thread Arkady V.Belousov
Hi! 27--2004 23:52 [EMAIL PROTECTED] (Bernd Blaauw) wrote to [EMAIL PROTECTED]: BB I have no idea if Arkady's development-kernel fixes the kernel-side of BB the bug Imre talks about. Not yet. I suggest, I know _how_ to fix this, but this touches fatfs.c, which I not proceed yet. May be,

Re: [Freedos-user] Re: ODIN 0.70

2004-08-09 Thread Arkady V.Belousov
Hi! 6--2004 04:47 [EMAIL PROTECTED] (Gregory Lumpkin) wrote to [EMAIL PROTECTED]: GL autoexec.bat GL GL @echo off GL set PATH=A: GL set temp=A: GL set tmp=A: set temp=a:\ set tmp=a:\ path a:\ Note absolute (not relative) path (A: mean current directory on the A: drive). Also,

Re: [Freedos-user] Re: Serial port card

2004-08-09 Thread Arkady V.Belousov
Hi! 3--2004 19:25 [EMAIL PROTECTED] (John Price) wrote to Eric Auer [EMAIL PROTECTED]: I assume that given the right BIOS CMOS setup the PCI card will simply work with all DOS programs. JP True, but how does a DOS program know what IRQ and port to JP use? Can it use one of the predefined

Re: [Freedos-user] Will FreeDOS work from a primary slave partition?

2004-08-09 Thread Arkady V.Belousov
Hi! 30--2004 21:01 [EMAIL PROTECTED] (Rakhesh Sasidharan) wrote to [EMAIL PROTECTED]: RS My primary master drive is completely filled -- with win 98, win xp, RS freebsd, and linux -- but I have a primary slave drive that is kinda RS empty and I was wondering if I can install FreeDOS there.

Re: [Freedos-user] Re: Will FreeDOS work from a primary slave partition?

2004-08-10 Thread Arkady V.Belousov
Hi! 10--2004 02:33 [EMAIL PROTECTED] (Eric Auer) wrote to [EMAIL PROTECTED]: EA you can do even more: with a boot loader (lilo, grub, WinXP one...) EA you can boot FreeDOS from any partition on any sane int 13h device EA which is in FAT12/16/32 format. HOWEVER, the kernel will always search EA

Re: [Freedos-user] Re: Will FreeDOS work from a primary slave partition?

2004-08-10 Thread Arkady V.Belousov
Hi! 10--2004 16:48 [EMAIL PROTECTED] (Bernd Blaauw) wrote to [EMAIL PROTECTED]: BB I remember instances with the PowerQuest BootMagic program (a bootloader) BB where problems occurred. You could set multiple primary partitions active. BB Disk1, multiple primary partitions, FAT filesystem.

Re: [Freedos-user] FreeDos can't start-up

2004-08-13 Thread Arkady V.Belousov
Hi! 13--2004 09:15 [EMAIL PROTECTED] ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) wrote to [EMAIL PROTECTED], [EMAIL PROTECTED]: rcs I'm the first time FreeDos user, my company asked me to evaluate the rcs FreeDos, but encountered some difficulties during start-up. rcs FreeDOS HIMEM64 3.11 [Apr 09 2004] (c) 1995,

[Freedos-user] Q from user

2004-08-20 Thread Arkady V.Belousov
Hi! I get question from user. Please, answer directly to him (note: @ in address replaced by space): __O\_/_\_/O__ From: Burrell Jim (ext) Jim.Burrell SiemensVDO.com Subject: Installing FreeDOS I recently bought a tablet PC. It has

Re: [Freedos-user] two questions

2004-08-26 Thread Arkady V.Belousov
Hi! 25--2004 18:46 [EMAIL PROTECTED] (Prasad Mehendale) wrote to [EMAIL PROTECTED]: PM 1. I tried to play a game gorilla.bas on freedos with qbasic. It runs PM veryslow. Is it exepcted due to some shortcomings of freedos PM or I have to modify certain

[Freedos-user] Q from user (about UDMA)

2004-09-09 Thread Arkady V.Belousov
Hi! Below question from user. Please, answer directly for him (note: @ in address replaced by space): __O\_/_\_/O__ From: Nagy Gbor ngaba vipmail.hu Subject: UDMA I'd like to use UDMA driver for DOS, but it doesn't work with my 5ALI61

[Freedos-user] fwd: Free BASIC for FreeDOS.

2004-09-18 Thread Arkady V.Belousov
Hi! Below forwarded letter from Ilya V. Vasilyev (softkey rambler.ru): Let it be known, there IS both free (GPL) and good replacement for QBasic. Look at SmallBASIC project http://smallbasic.sourceforge.net/ It has even PLAY and DRAW routines, QBasic-compatible! Though someone need to

Re: [Freedos-user] Netx refuses to run even with Version=6.2

2004-09-21 Thread Arkady V.Belousov
Hi! 14--2004 10:06 [EMAIL PROTECTED] (anon permutation) wrote to [EMAIL PROTECTED]: ap I am running freedos(0.83 pl 3) inside dosemu on Linux. I have already put ap version=6.20 inside my config.sys, however, Netx still complains that it ap requires Dos v3.x through v6.x. What am I doing wrong?

[Freedos-user] Q from user

2004-09-21 Thread Arkady V.Belousov
Hi! Below question from user. Please, answer directly to him (note: @ in address replaced by space): __O\_/_\_/O__ From: Keith Weisshar keith.weisshar verizon.net Subject: Dell and N-Series PC I read on Dell's website and it ships an

[Freedos-user] Re:

2004-09-21 Thread Arkady V.Belousov
Hi! 21--2004 00:47 [EMAIL PROTECTED] (Jose Antonio Senna) wrote to Arkady V.Belousov [EMAIL PROTECTED]: JAS I have been using your version of FreeDOS kernel,which I downloaded JAS from Luchezar Georgiev site. JAS So far,it behaved as well as the mainstream version.I would like to JAS report two

Re: [Freedos-user] Unable to format harddisk partition after reboot

2004-10-13 Thread Arkady V.Belousov
Hi! 13--2004 11:25 [EMAIL PROTECTED] (Christof Meerwald) wrote to [EMAIL PROTECTED]: CM I am unable to format a harddisk partition after a reboot (the problem CM occurrs in a Linux dosemu box and on real hardware), here is the version CM information of the FreeDOS kernel: CM FreeDOS kernel

[Freedos-user] corrputed disk (was: )

2004-10-13 Thread Arkady V.Belousov
Hi! 12--2004 20:04 [EMAIL PROTECTED] (Arne Eckmann) wrote: AE Who is legally responsible for damage created by FreeDOS ? No one. If you read any software license (including GPL), you find there something like: __O\_/_\_/O__

[Freedos-user] Re: corrputed disk (was: )

2004-10-13 Thread Arkady V.Belousov
Hi! 13--2004 17:26 [EMAIL PROTECTED] (Arne Eckmann) wrote to Arkady V.Belousov [EMAIL PROTECTED]: AE I'm sorry to trouble you with this. FreeDOS really need to have an official AE address to which unsuspecting people like I can address our anger, AE disappointments, frustrations and legal-claims

Re: [Freedos-user] Re: Help.. Freedos not.. FREE

2004-10-14 Thread Arkady V.Belousov
Hi! 13--2004 14:19 [EMAIL PROTECTED] (David Williams) wrote to Arkady V.Belousov [EMAIL PROTECTED]: DW I'm trying to use Nero and make a Bootable Image of FREEDOS so I can use DW that to recovery DW Windows Cripled Machines.. Upgrade Bios.. and such.. I followed the DW instructions

Re: [Freedos-user] new member with a simple question?

2004-10-18 Thread Arkady V.Belousov
Hi! 17--2004 13:47 [EMAIL PROTECTED] (William Zubey) wrote to [EMAIL PROTECTED]: WZ My reason for being here is the purchase of a new Gateway Computer. WZ I am not new to computers but this model is different from all others I have WZ had in the past. It comes with a 200 gigabyte hard drive! WZ

Re: _ Re: [Freedos-user] new member with a simple question?

2004-10-18 Thread Arkady V.Belousov
Hi! 18--2004 02:20 [EMAIL PROTECTED] (Giulio Sorrentino) wrote to [EMAIL PROTECTED]: had in the past. It comes with a 200 gigabyte hard drive! Can FreeDOS work and help me partition this large drive? GS freedos work on fat16 or fat32: fat16 can see at max 4 gb, fat32 40. GS With a such hard

Re: _ Re: [Freedos-user] new member with a simple question?

2004-10-18 Thread Arkady V.Belousov
Hi! 18--2004 12:43 [EMAIL PROTECTED] (Giulio Sorrentino) wrote to [EMAIL PROTECTED]: GS freedos work on fat16 or fat32: fat16 can see at max 4 gb, fat32 40. Wrong answer(s). First at all, FAT32 limited to 2Tb (two terrabytes), GS NTFS Is limited to 2 or 4 TB (i don't remember), FAT 32 to 40

Re: [Freedos-user] What is OS ?

2004-10-28 Thread Arkady V.Belousov
Hi! 26--2004 19:47 [EMAIL PROTECTED] (Prasad Mehendale) wrote to [EMAIL PROTECTED]: PM My question is- PM Is it possible to describe an OS in short ? If yes, can any one do this for PM me? OS is a set of services and utilities, which controls hardware resources and manage programs itself

Re: [Freedos-user] What is OS ?

2004-10-29 Thread Arkady V.Belousov
Hi! 26--2004 19:47 [EMAIL PROTECTED] (Prasad Mehendale) wrote to [EMAIL PROTECTED]: PM My question is- PM Is it possible to describe an OS in short ? If yes, can any one do this for PM me? OS is a set of services and utilities, which controls hardware resources and manage programs itself

Re: [Freedos-user] Some automagic SETVER for FreeDOS

2004-11-06 Thread Arkady V.Belousov
Hi! 6--2004 12:57 [EMAIL PROTECTED] (Nicholas Basso) wrote to [EMAIL PROTECTED]: NB to switch formats. Why, if I had it my way, I'd reprogram the servers at NB sf.net's listserv to allow a moderator option to strip all HTML and force NB all messages to only be in plain text, through the MIME

Re: [Freedos-user] RE: Freedos-user digest, Vol 1 #287 - 1 msg

2004-11-06 Thread Arkady V.Belousov
Hi! 6--2004 22:32 [EMAIL PROTECTED] (Jondavey) wrote to [EMAIL PROTECTED]: J I was thinking today, something that confuses me is; when I want to edit a J text file I would invoke/call a text editor but when I want to use DOS I J envoke a DOS prompt. What program is the DOS prompt? Shell

Re: [Freedos-user] FreeDOS in the news

2004-11-13 Thread Arkady V.Belousov
Hi! 12--2004 07:27 [EMAIL PROTECTED] (Jim Hall) wrote to [EMAIL PROTECTED]: JH OpenWatcom became available, that OW was largely compatible with BC code, Unfortunately, OW doesn't largely compatible (and never was/is planned to be) with BC. As pointed by Michael Necasek, main compatability

Re: [Freedos-user] Re: Re: help (WinXP and FreeDOS on one computer)

2004-11-17 Thread Arkady V.Belousov
Hi! 17--2004 20:43 [EMAIL PROTECTED] (Eric Auer) wrote to [EMAIL PROTECTED]: EA the big warning on freedos.org is indeed important to know about. EA IF you have WinXP (or WinNT or Win2k) on your PC on a NTFS drive EA AND IF you have a FAT based operating system as well, for example EA Win98, EA

Re: [Freedos-user] Re: Re: help (WinXP and FreeDOS on one computer)

2004-11-17 Thread Arkady V.Belousov
Hi! 17--2004 23:01 [EMAIL PROTECTED] (Bernd Blaauw) wrote to [EMAIL PROTECTED]: BB Eric's OSCHECK utility is more reliable, as it uses different ranges of BB errorlevels for: BB -no known bootsector found BB -known bootsector found BB -known bootsector + kernel file found BB each range includes

Re: [Freedos-user] Re: Re: help (WinXP and FreeDOS on one computer)

2004-11-17 Thread Arkady V.Belousov
Hi! 18--2004 00:25 [EMAIL PROTECTED] (Bernd Blaauw) wrote to [EMAIL PROTECTED]: What about grub/lilo? What about other bootloaders, which not yet known at time of writing/compiling OSCHECK? (I mean, adding some lines with FIND is easier with (noncompilable) batch file). BB I lack the tools

Re: [Freedos-user] my first post and first freedos night - installation fails

2004-11-27 Thread Arkady V.Belousov
Hi! 11--2004 03:08 [EMAIL PROTECTED] (Sergiy) wrote to [EMAIL PROTECTED]: S I have a 386-er laptop with 20Mhz CPU, 10MB RAM and 40,7MB HDD S I tried to install freedos from base floppies, cause i dont have cd-rom S drive and pcmcia on it =( S But it doesn't work korrektly. What goes wrong?

[Freedos-user] Re: which Freedos with XP?

2004-11-28 Thread Arkady V.Belousov
! 28--2004 22:09 [EMAIL PROTECTED] (Trent Slade) wrote to [EMAIL PROTECTED]: TS The Beta 9 Freedos says it can't be run with nt/2000/xp. So which TS build of freedos can I use? What mean can't be run with? Which troubles you have?

[Freedos-user] test, ignore this letter

2004-11-28 Thread Arkady V.Belousov
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Re: [Freedos-user] Looking for a program that switch all file names to capital letters

2004-11-28 Thread Arkady V.Belousov
Hi! 28--2004 22:37 [EMAIL PROTECTED] (Karim) wrote to [EMAIL PROTECTED]: K I`m looking for a program that rewrite all file names with capital letters. DOS (any DOS) always stores (short) names in capital letters. Long names (which available for DOS programs under Windows GUI or with help

Re: [Freedos-user] Re: which Freedos with XP?

2004-11-28 Thread Arkady V.Belousov
Hi! 28--2004 16:35 [EMAIL PROTECTED] (Bernd Blaauw) wrote to [EMAIL PROTECTED]: TS The Beta 9 Freedos says it can't be run with nt/2000/xp. So which TS build of freedos can I use? What mean can't be run with? Which troubles you have? BB Arkady, the Beta9 had a bad batchfile which did

Re: [Freedos-user] Looking for a program that switch all file names to capital letters

2004-11-29 Thread Arkady V.Belousov
Hi! 29--2004 17:52 [EMAIL PROTECTED] (Karim) wrote to [EMAIL PROTECTED]: K I don`t know what`s wrong here. The compiler doesn`t seems to find the K unit and put an error message on the screen. What error message says? Does this happen under FreeDOS or under other OSes (MS-DOS, W9x, etc)

Re: [Freedos-user] Looking for a program that switch all file names to capital letters

2004-11-29 Thread Arkady V.Belousov
Hi! 29--2004 20:54 [EMAIL PROTECTED] (Karim) wrote to [EMAIL PROTECTED]: K I don`t know what`s wrong here. The compiler doesn`t seems to find the K unit and put an error message on the screen. What error message says? Does this happen under FreeDOS or under other OSes (MS-DOS,

Re: [Freedos-user] Fix for Borland Turbo Pascal Bug?

2004-11-30 Thread Arkady V.Belousov
Hi! 30--2004 19:04 [EMAIL PROTECTED] ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) wrote to [EMAIL PROTECTED]: kn I've been bitten by an apparent bug in Turbo Pascal running on kn newer computers. Here is the only FreeDOS reference I can kn This apparently also fails on MS-DOS 6.22 but DOES NOT fail on the kn version of

Re: [Freedos-user] Fix for Borland Turbo Pascal Bug?

2004-11-30 Thread Arkady V.Belousov
Hi! 30--2004 19:59 [EMAIL PROTECTED] ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) wrote to [EMAIL PROTECTED]: kn Thanks for the information. However, MS-DOS 4.10. (no GUI) kn fixes this. Apparently, so does DR DOS/OpenDOS. So, it is kn possible to fix the Borland bug in DOS. No, this is _not_ possible to

Re: [Freedos-user] How to install FreeDOS to D:?

2004-11-30 Thread Arkady V.Belousov
Hi! 30--2004 19:51 [EMAIL PROTECTED] ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) wrote to [EMAIL PROTECTED]: kn Thanks again. Obviously :-) I intend *boot the other partition, and let it become C: kn On this machine, that isn't even on the first hard disk. kn My boot loader will swap them (Hi, Eric: I try to

Re: [Freedos-user] Fix for Borland Turbo Pascal Bug?

2004-11-30 Thread Arkady V.Belousov
Hi! 1--2004 00:07 Arkady V.Belousov wrote to [EMAIL PROTECTED]: kn possible to fix the Borland bug in DOS. AVB No, this is _not_ possible to fix ...in DOS. AVB - only solution is to slowdown AVB computer. Also, may be help if you in some way trap division by zero AVB interrupt

[Freedos-user] Re: Netboot FreeDOS - NetWare 4.11 (IPX)

2004-11-30 Thread Arkady V.Belousov
! 21--2004 15:12 [EMAIL PROTECTED] (Aleksander Boro) wrote to [EMAIL PROTECTED]: AB I try to make FreeDOS boot form Novell NetWare 4.11 server. Do you mean, that you try to use netcard with bootable ROM? AB I think that FreeDOS freezes AB because of hard disk detection (from floppy works

Re: [Freedos-user] Question about FDAPM suspend versus clock

2004-12-16 Thread Arkady V.Belousov
Hi! 12--2004 23:03 [EMAIL PROTECTED] (Eric Auer) wrote to [EMAIL PROTECTED]: EA Hi, I got a report that FDAPM SUSPEND mode stops the timer tick clock EA (so far so good) and fails to update it to current time when waking up. EA Does that happen for you, too, or does it only happen for a few

[Freedos-user] Q from user

2004-12-18 Thread Arkady V.Belousov
Hi! Below question from user. Please, answer directly to him (note: @ in address replaced by space): __O\_/_\_/O__ Subject: installing with linux From: rob.rice rob.rice fuse.net I have a 100MB 1st partition on drive hdc1 what if I

[Freedos-user] bad user subscription

2004-12-19 Thread Arkady V.Belousov
Hi! I receive answer to my last letter: Date: Sat, 18 Dec 2004 18:49:26 -0800 From: Mail Delivery Subsystem [EMAIL PROTECTED] Message-Id: [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: Returned mail: User unknown Auto-Submitted: auto-generated (failure) The original message was received

Re: [Freedos-user] Floppy image 2.88Meg

2004-12-20 Thread Arkady V.Belousov
Hi! 16--2004 11:04 [EMAIL PROTECTED] (Johnson Lam) wrote to [EMAIL PROTECTED]: and tried to create a few of my own, but the best i've been able to get is 2.88Meg. Scanned both this list JL What kind of image you want from FreeDOS? JL Most of my floppy containing FreeDOS is 1.68MB format. This

Re: [Freedos-user] Re: Re: GRUB for DOS How-To

2004-12-30 Thread Arkady V.Belousov
Hi! 29--2004 23:51 [EMAIL PROTECTED] (16BIT) wrote to freedos-user@lists.sourceforge.net: but please fix the following line before making a technote of the HowTo: DEVICE=C:\MSDOS\EMM386.EXE NOEMS I=B000-B7FF 1 I learned the include switch more than ten years ago when running the 1 MEMMAKER

Re: [Freedos-user] Re: Re: GRUB for DOS How-To

2005-01-07 Thread Arkady V.Belousov
Hi! 30--2004 16:44 [EMAIL PROTECTED] (Bernd Blaauw) wrote to freedos-user@lists.sourceforge.net: BB 2?DOS=HIGH BB 2?DOS=UMB 2?dos=high,umb ; this is shorter BB 2?FCBS=4,4 2?fcbshigh=1 Under FreeDOS this is unimportant, because fcbs are over file handles, but in MS-DOS this reduces used

Re: [Freedos-user] Re: Re: GRUB for DOS How-To

2005-01-07 Thread Arkady V.Belousov
Hi! 30--2004 13:08 [EMAIL PROTECTED] (Michael Devore) wrote to freedos-user@lists.sourceforge.net: BTW, this raise two questions to Michael Devore: - may EMM386 autoinclude given region in some way, if there will not be detected mono adapter/mode? QEMM386 does this. MD Automatically as

Re: [Freedos-user] Re: Re: GRUB for DOS How-To

2005-01-07 Thread Arkady V.Belousov
Hi! 30--2004 13:24 [EMAIL PROTECTED] (Michael Devore) wrote to freedos-user@lists.sourceforge.net: - what happen if I=B000-B800 will be used on system with mono adapter/mode? MD Oh, you mean if you designate a UMB which has memory addresses used by the MD active screen, what would happen to the

Re: [Freedos-user] Re: Re: GRUB for DOS How-To

2005-01-08 Thread Arkady V.Belousov
Hi! 8--2005 02:21 [EMAIL PROTECTED] (Michael Devore) wrote to freedos-user@lists.sourceforge.net: MD You'd get screen which doesn't update after EMM386 loads. Ie., current EMM386 doesn't check that such maping is wrong and, thus, we get hanging machine (because all subsequent screen

Re: [Freedos-user] problem with Pictview under FreeDOS

2005-01-10 Thread Arkady V.Belousov
Hi! 10--2005 uary [EMAIL PROTECTED] (Jose Antonio Senna) wrote to freedos-user@lists.sourceforge.net: JAS I downloaded version 1.94 of Pictview from pictview.com site (saw this JAS link on JAS a message about .png viewers for DOS Arkady posted on this list some time JAS ago). There is

Re: [Freedos-user] Re: UMB in mono/VGA RAM (was: GRUB for DOS How-To)

2005-01-10 Thread Arkady V.Belousov
Hi! 8--2005 14:00 [EMAIL PROTECTED] (Eric Auer) wrote to freedos-user@lists.sourceforge.net: Ok. Let make another question: how to make _conditional_ inclusion of B000 or B800 (depending of color/mono adapter(s) presence)? If I right understand, there is currently only not included and

Re: [Freedos-user] Borland C++ 5.5 compiler freeware?

2005-01-12 Thread Arkady V.Belousov
Hi! 12--2005 01:57 [EMAIL PROTECTED] (Eric Auer) wrote to freedos-user@lists.sourceforge.net: EA http://www.franksteinberg.de/psprach.htm EA tells me that the compiler of BC++ 5.5 is available as EA a free download. What does that mean? AFAIR, there is free (as beer) personal edition,

Re: [Freedos-user] OSPlus Text Editor 2.1 released

2005-01-12 Thread Arkady V.Belousov
Hi! 1--2005 20:43 [EMAIL PROTECTED] (Owen Rudge) wrote to freedos-user@lists.sourceforge.net: OR In case anyone was interested, I have, after about 4 years, released OSPlus OR Text Editor 2.1! This is a free, portable open source text editor with OR Download it from

Re: [Freedos-user] Re: Re: UMB in mono/VGA RAM

2005-01-12 Thread Arkady V.Belousov
Hi! 10--2005 19:12 [EMAIL PROTECTED] (Eric Auer) wrote to freedos-user@lists.sourceforge.net: There is neither such option nor driver. MS-DOS itself includes monoumb.386 driver (autoloading Win3 driver?) EA Yes, Aitor already corrected me. MS has a Win3 driver to make UMBs of b000...

[Freedos-user] Re: FreeDOS/DOS question

2005-01-12 Thread Arkady V.Belousov
Hi! 11--2005 10:48 [EMAIL PROTECTED] (seraph00) wrote to [EMAIL PROTECTED]: Note, this letter mirrored in freedos-user@ group. s I have a rather large collection of games that are either DOS based or that s can run under DOS. I have a legal working copy of DOS 6.22 as well as of s the

[Freedos-user] recommended CD-ROM driver

2005-01-31 Thread Arkady V.Belousov
Hi! I was seen many links to CD-ROM drivers under DOS and check some of them. Until FreeDOS doesn't contain own complete driver, I may recommend Acer/Benq driver 2.14: http://www.benq.com/ss_download/drivers/storage/cd-rom/drivers/dos/apicd214.exe This is smallest driver, I seen. Two other

Re: [Freedos-user] Installing FreeDOS on E:?

2005-01-31 Thread Arkady V.Belousov
Hi! 27--2005 23:16 [EMAIL PROTECTED] ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) wrote to freedos-user@lists.sourceforge.net: kn between Linux and Windows. The BIOS maps both of kn these drives (as C: and D:) when I boot the CD. BIOS doesn't maps anything, this does OS. And disk C: always assigned to bootable

Re: [Freedos-user] Information update about BIOS USB flash support

2005-02-06 Thread Arkady V.Belousov
Hi! 31--2005 13:36 [EMAIL PROTECTED] (Eric Auer) wrote to freedos-user@lists.sourceforge.net: EA Some interesting points: EA - USB mp3 players are often too slow to be detected as boot medium How this relates? EA - some USB flash storage brands seem to be too slow to be bootable, too, EA

Re: [Freedos-user] Re: USB stick boot solution...

2005-02-10 Thread Arkady V.Belousov
Hi! 9--2005 17:53 [EMAIL PROTECTED] (Robert Urban) wrote to freedos-user@lists.sourceforge.net: RU Part of the reason I'm trying to make a USB-stick bootable is to be able RU to have a *writeable* removable medium, for example to be able to save RU a backup copy of the running BIOS image before

Re: [Freedos-user] freecom Was: Re:Edlin 2.4 italian binary

2005-02-14 Thread Arkady V.Belousov
Hi! 12--2005 01:44 [EMAIL PROTECTED] (Kenneth J. Davis) wrote to freedos-user@lists.sourceforge.net: by the way, would be nice if daily kernel builds also include batchfile for SYS A: /BOOTONLY , copying kernel, and optionally FreeCOM/shell. Now I first have to go to commandline to use SYS A:

Re: [Freedos-user] freecom Was: Re:Edlin 2.4 italian binary

2005-02-14 Thread Arkady V.Belousov
Hi! 14--2005 22:10 [EMAIL PROTECTED] (Bernd Blaauw) wrote to freedos-user@lists.sourceforge.net: by the way, would be nice if daily kernel builds also include batchfile for SYS A: /BOOTONLY , copying kernel, and optionally FreeCOM/shell. Now I first have to go to commandline to use SYS A: I

Re: [Freedos-user] soundcard?

2005-02-15 Thread Arkady V.Belousov
Hi! 14--2005 18:13 [EMAIL PROTECTED] (Michael) wrote to freedos-user@lists.sourceforge.net: M I'm a little confussed. Is there no way to configure your soundcard if M it is new enough not to come with DOS drivers? No, there is no way - if soundcard not implements one de-facto standard

Re: [Freedos-user] freecom Was: Re:Edlin 2.4 italian binary

2005-02-21 Thread Arkady V.Belousov
Hi! 16--2005 14:27 [EMAIL PROTECTED] (AITOR SANTAMARIA MERINO) wrote to freedos-user@lists.sourceforge.net: Arkady, SYS C: is for transferring systemfiles from current drive (perhaps even directory) to C: and writing bootsector. ASM IIRC bootsector is not overwritten, unless you do /MBR (at

[Freedos-user] Re: countdown menu line repeated

2005-02-21 Thread Arkady V.Belousov
Hi! 19--2005 00:14 [EMAIL PROTECTED] (Massimo Pizzolante Leuzzi) wrote to Arkady V.Belousov [EMAIL PROTECTED]: MPL I have updated from version 2032 up to version 2035a, but for all of them MPL when using menu and menudefault commands in the config.sys, at boot screen MPL appears the menu

[Freedos-user] booting USB

2005-02-21 Thread Arkady V.Belousov
Hi! I don't know how much below is relevant, but I meet next answer to question, how to make USB drive bootable: __O\_/_\_/O__ http://www.bootdisk.info http://www.aaltonen.us/archive/2004/03/01/tip-boot-from-usb-key-addendum/

Re: [Freedos-user] Maybe a bug about fdconfig.sys or command.com

2005-02-21 Thread Arkady V.Belousov
Hi! 19--2005 19:43 [EMAIL PROTECTED] (Xiang-Rui Wang) wrote to Freedos-user@lists.sourceforge.net: XW First, I see the fdconfig.sys has this line: XW SHELL=C:\FDOS\command.com C:\FDOS /D /P=C:\fdauto.bat /K set XW path=C:\FDOS\bin 1. you may reduce set path to path. 2. /p is option without

Re: [Freedos-user] About shutdown

2005-02-21 Thread Arkady V.Belousov
Hi! 20--2005 12:20 [EMAIL PROTECTED] (Xiang-Rui Wang) wrote to freedos-user@lists.sourceforge.net: XW I use the help an find it usage: XW COLDboot / WARMboot - do a reboot with / without BIOS tests (POST) XW HOTboot - try reboot at once using int 19h (will often crash!) XW According

Re: [Freedos-user] Maybe a bug about fdconfig.sys or command.com

2005-02-23 Thread Arkady V.Belousov
Hi! 22--2005 19:01 [EMAIL PROTECTED] (Eric Auer) wrote to freedos-user@lists.sourceforge.net: 2. /p is option without argument, so your equal sign is wrong. EA This is wrong, /p=fdauto.bat works great for me. FreeCOM-specific syntax. EA SHELL=c:\freedos\bin\command.com c:\freedos\bin /e:512

Re: [Freedos-user] FDAPM / REXX / QBASIC / POWER questions TO users

2005-03-02 Thread Arkady V.Belousov
Hi! 1--2005 22:42 [EMAIL PROTECTED] (Eric Auer) wrote to freedos-user@lists.sourceforge.net: EA - POWER can detect check for key-flooding and react with freezing the EA system for some part of every second (usually 3/8-7/8 of it, with flood EA being defined as usually 285-750 requests

[Freedos-user] fw: trouble with config.sys

2005-03-09 Thread Arkady V.Belousov
Hi! First, for those who don't know: MS-DOS supports submenus! Example for MS-DOS help: __O\_/_\_/O__ [menu] menuitem base_config,Base configuration only menuitem full_config,Normal configuration submenu netmenu, Normal

Re: [Freedos-user] fw: trouble with config.sys

2005-03-09 Thread Arkady V.Belousov
Hi! 10--2005 02:48 I wrote to freedos-user@lists.sourceforge.net: AVB First, for those who don't know: MS-DOS supports submenus! Example AVB for MS-DOS help: -^^^ from --- SF email is sponsored by - The IT Product Guide Read honest

Re: [Freedos-user] Question: How to use CMedia CM8738 sound in DOS?

2005-03-09 Thread Arkady V.Belousov
Hi! 5--2005 13:27 [EMAIL PROTECTED] (Johnson Lam) wrote to freedos-user@lists.sourceforge.net: JL We can't stay in ISA world anymore, Yes, this is so. :( JL even PCI will be replaced by PCI-Express. Not in near 2-3 years. :) And, fortunately, PCI-E (in theory) is software compatible

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