[Freedos-user] display command

2014-05-02 Thread Dale E Sterner
When I try display con=(vga,437,1) it returns an error unknown hardware device but if I change vga to ega it works. Why doesn't vga work? Oh if anyone wants their FREEDOS to run faster and they have an ide harddrive then copy your FREEDOS to a compactflash chip and replace your ide drive with an

Re: [Freedos-user] display command

2014-05-02 Thread Dale E Sterner
On Fri, 2 May 2014 12:06:58 -0400 dmccunney dennis.mccun...@gmail.com writes: On Fri, May 2, 2014 at 11:29 AM, Dale E Sterner sunbeam...@juno.com wrote: Oh if anyone wants their FREEDOS to run faster and they have an ide harddrive then copy your FREEDOS to a compactflash chip and replace

Re: [Freedos-user] display command

2014-05-02 Thread Dale E Sterner
add that there are zero head seeks and you get a nice speed boost. syscheck.exe reported a through put at over 2 gigs per sec. Now why doesn't display work for vga. DS. On Fri, 2 May 2014 15:28:17 -0400 dmccunney dennis.mccun...@gmail.com writes: On Fri, May 2, 2014 at 2:18 PM, Dale E Sterner

Re: [Freedos-user] display command

2014-05-03 Thread Dale E Sterner
SD is alot cheaper to make than CF. SD is one bit at a time while CF is 8 bits at a time. If they both use the same clock which do you think is faster. cheers DS On Fri, 2 May 2014 20:49:36 -0400 dmccunney dennis.mccun...@gmail.com writes: On Fri, May 2, 2014 at 7:53 PM, Dale E Sterner sunbeam

Re: [Freedos-user] display command

2014-05-03 Thread Dale E Sterner
The thing that troubles me is that when you are in FREEDOS and type help display; the example given for its use is VGA. When you put it in verbatium, it doesn't work. Strange to give a help example that doesn't work. cheers DS . On Sat, 3 May 2014 00:19:20 GMT Bret Johnson bretj...@juno.com

Re: [Freedos-user] display command

2014-05-04 Thread Dale E Sterner
clock which do you think is faster? cheers DS On Sat, 3 May 2014 12:40:44 -0400 dmccunney dennis.mccun...@gmail.com writes: On Sat, May 3, 2014 at 11:22 AM, Dale E Sterner sunbeam...@juno.com wrote: SD is alot cheaper to make than CF. SD is one bit at a time while CF is 8 bits at a time

Re: [Freedos-user] Load file sys driver in dconfig.sys?

2014-05-04 Thread Dale E Sterner
What does an HPFS driver do? cheers DS On Sat, 03 May 2014 16:29:32 -0700 Ray Davison ray...@charter.net writes: Is it possible to load an exe file system driver in dconfig.sys? I have a DOS HPFS driver that works OK, but I would like it to get a drive letter before the DVDs. What is

Re: [Freedos-user] Load file sys driver in dconfig.sys?

2014-05-05 Thread Dale E Sterner
Thanks On Sun, 04 May 2014 17:40:54 +0200 Bernd Blaauw bbla...@home.nl writes: Dale E Sterner schreef op 4-5-2014 17:33: What does an HPFS driver do? Access to the Apple Macintosh / MacOS / OSX operating system's filesystem, just as NTFS is associated with Microsoft Windows cheers

Re: [Freedos-user] display command

2014-05-05 Thread Dale E Sterner
That means serial would have to be clocked 8 times faster at least to match paraiiel. Thanks. DS On Sun, 04 May 2014 08:41:59 -0700 Michael B. Brutman mbbrut...@brutman.com writes: Synchronizing the sending of bits over parallel interfaces is much more difficult than it is to send a

Re: [Freedos-user] display command

2014-05-05 Thread Dale E Sterner
So what prevents higher clock speeds for IDE. I think serial is just a lot cheaper to make. DS On Sun, 04 May 2014 17:47:46 +0200 Frantisek Hanzlik fra...@hanzlici.cz writes: Dale E Sterner wrote: My machines are all old and use only IDE. As for SATA I don't see how that could be better

Re: [Freedos-user] display command

2014-05-05 Thread Dale E Sterner
I think cost is the big factor for serial. Serial would have to clock 8 times faster to match IDE. A 250 gig CF chip costs $1500 while an SD chip is much much cheaper. I. On Sun, 4 May 2014 15:06:36 -0400 dmccunney dennis.mccun...@gmail.com writes: On Sun, May 4, 2014 at 11:30 AM, Dale E

Re: [Freedos-user] display command

2014-05-05 Thread Dale E Sterner
DS On Mon, 5 May 2014 09:54:10 -0400 dmccunney dennis.mccun...@gmail.com writes: On Mon, May 5, 2014 at 9:37 AM, Dale E Sterner sunbeam...@juno.com wrote: I think cost is the big factor for serial. Serial would have to clock 8 times faster to match IDE. Cost is the big factor

Re: [Freedos-user] display command

2014-05-05 Thread Dale E Sterner
Depends on what you like to do with it. Most computer today are entertainment center. I have a DVD player for that. cheers DS On Mon, 5 May 2014 10:35:24 -0400 dmccunney dennis.mccun...@gmail.com writes: On Mon, May 5, 2014 at 10:08 AM, Dale E Sterner sunbeam...@juno.com wrote: Very true

Re: [Freedos-user] Keyboard issue

2014-05-08 Thread Dale E Sterner
Your problem with Bordland. There might be a fix for it. A web downloadable TRS can catch the error when it happens and correct it. It occurs when software was written with PASCAL. Do a Google search for it It was written by a German. DS On Thu, 8 May 2014 19:19:28 -0300 Marcos Favero

Re: [Freedos-user] Keyboard issue

2014-05-11 Thread Dale E Sterner
There is a good program avaiable for download from a German site. It's a TSR that traps runtime 200 errors and puts your computer back on track. Go to Google and search runtime 200 errors. The name begins with TP. When software is written with Turbo Pascal, a timing delay command uses do loops

Re: [Freedos-user] (no subject)

2014-05-15 Thread Dale E Sterner
Do you have a floppy drive? If you do then make a dos bootable floppy. Find wipe on the web and download it. Run wipe to clean the drive of everything. Your floppy should also have fdisk format on it. After wipe is finished type fdisk/mbr. This should give you a fresh MBR. Then use fdisk to

Re: [Freedos-user] (no subject)

2014-05-15 Thread Dale E Sterner
Since MS has stopped supporting XP, you probably won't be able to get it activated, anymore. Nothing wrong with fat32 unless you're really thinking BIG.. DS On Thu, 15 May 2014 11:30:22 -0400 dmccunney dennis.mccun...@gmail.com writes: On Thu, May 15, 2014 at 11:17 AM, Dale E Sterner sunbeam

Re: [Freedos-user] Keyboard issue

2014-05-16 Thread Dale E Sterner
on the keyboard issue, i.e., I'm not asking any questions this time. From Dale E Sterner sunbeam...@juno.com on 11 May 2014: There is a good program avaiable for download from a German site. It's a TSR that traps runtime 200 errors and puts your computer back on track. Go to Google and search

Re: [Freedos-user] they could change to freedos :P

2014-05-28 Thread Dale E Sterner
If they ran DOS on a CF chip; they could pull out the chip DOS included and send it it in. Smaller than a flopppy and less easily damaged by magnets.. cheers DS On Tue, 27 May 2014 23:14:18 -0400 dmccunney dennis.mccun...@gmail.com writes: On Tue, May 27, 2014 at 6:45 PM, Matej Horvat

Re: [Freedos-user] they could change to freedos :P

2014-05-29 Thread Dale E Sterner
May 2014 13:23:23 -0400 dmccunney dennis.mccun...@gmail.com writes: On Wed, May 28, 2014 at 10:55 AM, Dale E Sterner sunbeam...@juno.com wrote: If they ran DOS on a CF chip; they could pull out the chip DOS included and send it it in. Smaller than a flopppy and less easily damaged

Re: [Freedos-user] Sudoku on a 8086 (or anything newer)

2014-07-05 Thread Dale E Sterner
Is this the same one that you had on your private web site. Sourceforge is using HTML 5 and I don't own anything that can read HTML 5. I did download the one on your private site - haven't tried it yet. Should be interesting. cheers DS On Sat, 05 Jul 2014 10:36:04 +0200 Mateusz Viste

Re: [Freedos-user] Sudoku on a 8086 (or anything newer)

2014-07-06 Thread Dale E Sterner
/2014 05:52 PM, Dale E Sterner wrote: Is this the same one that you had on your private web site. Sourceforge is using HTML 5 and I don't own anything that can read HTML 5. I did download the one on your private site - haven't tried it yet. Should be interesting. cheers DS

Re: [Freedos-user] Sudoku on a 8086 (or anything newer)

2014-07-07 Thread Dale E Sterner
I have dial up FLASH VIDEO would never work even with HTML 5. There are plenty of plug ins for that. I usually use DOS for video from my camera. cheers DS On Mon, 07 Jul 2014 03:15:52 +0200 Eric Auer e.a...@jpberlin.de writes: Hi Dale, Thanks for the link but it takes you to an HTML 5

Re: [Freedos-user] Sudoku on a 8086 (or anything newer)

2014-07-07 Thread Dale E Sterner
...@gmail.com writes: On Sun, Jul 6, 2014 at 5:59 PM, Dale E Sterner sunbeam...@juno.com wrote: Thanks for the link but it takes you to an HTML 5 page, which is a dead end. Thankfully 99% of the web still uses HTML 4. The world needs HTML 5 the same way it needs cancer and war. The web needs

Re: [Freedos-user] Sudoku on a 8086 (or anything newer)

2014-07-07 Thread Dale E Sterner
. If there is a good video on the web; the nightly news will have it; I don't have to waste time finding it. cheers DS On Mon, 7 Jul 2014 15:18:11 -0400 dmccunney dennis.mccun...@gmail.com writes: On Mon, Jul 7, 2014 at 2:57 PM, Dale E Sterner sunbeam...@juno.com wrote: Opera 10.1. Video FLASH I

Re: [Freedos-user] How do you transfer files to your FreeDOS machine

2014-08-01 Thread Dale E Sterner
Usb and flash chips work well on DOS. Load your files on a flash chip. A little work in moving the chip around but should work unless you don't have usb. cheers DS On Fri, 01 Aug 2014 14:23:41 +0200 Mateusz Viste mate...@viste.fr writes: Hello, That's a question to those of you who happen to

Re: [Freedos-user] How do you transfer files to your FreeDOS machine

2014-08-04 Thread Dale E Sterner
Not booting from USB but reading FLASH on USB as a drive letter like a floppy. I do it all the time. I read the camera flash and play the movies and look at pictures on flash. Flash is usually drive E: Unfornunately you can only read one flash at a time unless you can run DUSE which only works on

Re: [Freedos-user] How do you transfer files to your FreeDOS machine

2014-08-05 Thread Dale E Sterner
some smart BIOS there ;) Anyway, it's still 'sneakernet-like' technology, which must be tiring when needing to swap files in/out several times a day.. cheers, Mateusz On 08/04/2014 02:59 PM, Dale E Sterner wrote: Not booting from USB but reading FLASH on USB as a drive letter

Re: [Freedos-user] Freedos vs. MS DOS 6.22 for legacy hardware

2014-09-22 Thread Dale E Sterner
Tried your provided link. The links on that page, no longer seem to be valid. cheers DS On Mon, 22 Sep 2014 14:24:04 +0200 Angel M Alganza a...@ugr.es writes: On Sun, Sep 14, 2014 at 09:48:28PM +0100, Krys Garnett wrote: [...] It's primarily for academic writing, so decent support for

Re: [Freedos-user] Freedos vs. MS DOS 6.22 for legacy hardware

2014-09-23 Thread Dale E Sterner
Thanks for the links update - very useful. Especially ghost 5 for dos. cheers DS On Mon, 22 Sep 2014 17:25:58 -0400 dmccunney dennis.mccun...@gmail.com writes: On Mon, Sep 22, 2014 at 11:35 AM, Dale E Sterner sunbeam...@juno.com wrote: Tried your provided link. The links on that page

Re: [Freedos-user] Freedos vs. MS DOS 6.22 for legacy hardware

2014-09-25 Thread Dale E Sterner
Is there a DOS-english version of LaTeX left to download from anywhere. cheers DS On Mon, 22 Sep 2014 17:25:58 -0400 dmccunney dennis.mccun...@gmail.com writes: On Mon, Sep 22, 2014 at 11:35 AM, Dale E Sterner sunbeam...@juno.com wrote: Tried your provided link. The links on that page

Re: [Freedos-user] current information on networking with a laptop?

2014-10-04 Thread Dale E Sterner
I run FREEDOS on a DELL Lattitude on a cf chip instead of the ide harddrive. Ther's isn't any way to control screen resolution. FREEDOS runs as a tiny screen in the center - very annoying. I haven't found any dos sound driver that work yet. Movies run silent. Otherwise everything seems to work.

Re: [Freedos-user] Freedos vs. MS DOS 6.22 for legacy hardware

2014-10-04 Thread Dale E Sterner
I found one labeled version 7 for DOS. Haven't had time to try it yet. I wonder if it actully works. I like the idea of making pdf on dos. Something to talk about. cheers DS On Sat, 4 Oct 2014 14:56:11 -0500 Rugxulo rugx...@gmail.com writes: Hi, On Tue, Sep 23, 2014 at 11:19 AM, Dale E

Re: [Freedos-user] Freedos vs. MS DOS 6.22 for legacy hardware

2014-10-04 Thread Dale E Sterner
. On Sat, 4 Oct 2014 14:44:41 -0500 Rugxulo rugx...@gmail.com writes: Hi, I know I'm late, but On Thu, Sep 25, 2014 at 7:54 PM, Dale E Sterner sunbeam...@juno.com wrote: Is there a DOS-english version of LaTeX left to download from anywhere. On Mon, 22 Sep 2014 17:25:58

Re: [Freedos-user] Freedos vs. MS DOS 6.22 for legacy hardware

2014-10-05 Thread Dale E Sterner
thanks for the reply cheers DS On Sat, 4 Oct 2014 21:57:26 -0400 dmccunney dennis.mccun...@gmail.com writes: On Sat, Oct 4, 2014 at 9:06 PM, Dale E Sterner sunbeam...@juno.com wrote: Just heard about LaTeX here and being curious, just want to understand - learn more about it. I use DOS

Re: [Freedos-user] current information on networking with a laptop?

2014-10-05 Thread Dale E Sterner
look for something like that. Find out about the details of the sound card. There's lots of sites that have old drivers if you know something about your sound card. Good luck. On Sat, Oct 4, 2014 at 5:46 PM, Dale E Sterner sunbeam...@juno.com wrote: I run FREEDOS on a DELL Lattitude

Re: [Freedos-user] current information on networking with a laptop?

2014-10-05 Thread Dale E Sterner
I run DOS by itself not under another OS. All the so called DOS drivers that I've tried require Windows to be present. Without Windows they don't work. I tried the mode command; the screen stays the same size and the letters get smaller. Some of my software will run full screen when they run. I

Re: [Freedos-user] current information on networking with a laptop?

2014-10-06 Thread Dale E Sterner
E Sterner sunbeam...@juno.com wrote: I run DOS by itself not under another OS. All the so called DOS drivers that I've tried require Windows to be present. Without Windows they don't work. I tried the mode command; the screen stays the same size and the letters get smaller

Re: [Freedos-user] current information on networking with a laptop?

2014-10-08 Thread Dale E Sterner
80x25 text mode after they quit, so you might need to re-reset the video mode every now and then (or use some kind of a TSR that forces a graphic mode all the time). Mateusz On 10/07/2014 02:27 AM, Dale E Sterner wrote: I have the Arachne source code. If I get a chance someday

Re: [Freedos-user] Resize partition without data loss

2014-10-22 Thread Dale E Sterner
If I were trying to increase 500 mb to 4 gig I'd do it this way. I'd use Norton Ghost(2001) to copy the 500mb partition to a suitable formatted cf chip. I'd then use fdisk to remove the old partitions and fdisk to make a new 4gig partition. Remember to make the partition active and to then run

Re: [Freedos-user] QuickView 2.60 with MP4 support released

2014-11-24 Thread Dale E Sterner
I love quickview. I'm running v 2.58; need to get the upgrade. PV is another good one that I whish someone would upgrade. cheers DS On Mon, 24 Nov 2014 00:54:02 -0800 (PST) Florian Xaver f...@drdos.org writes: Dear all! Wolfgang Hesseler released QuickView 2.60! He has added MP4 seven

[Freedos-user] Quickview ver 2.60

2014-11-29 Thread Dale E Sterner
Tried to download version 2.60 from the registered user site and got error site is off line. Anybody know why? cheers DS ** From Dale Sterner - MS organic chemistry http://pubs.acs.org/doi/abs/10.1021/jo00975a052

Re: [Freedos-user] Quickview ver 2.60

2014-11-29 Thread Dale E Sterner
...@gmail.com writes: On Sat, Nov 29, 2014 at 8:17 PM, Dale E Sterner sunbeam...@juno.com wrote: Tried to download version 2.60 from the registered user site and got error site is off line. Anybody know why? If you mean getting it from http://www.multimediaware.com/qv/download.htm, that's

Re: [Freedos-user] Quickview ver 2.60

2014-11-30 Thread Dale E Sterner
the good frames for printing out. Never miss a shot that way. I can catch someone in mid air. Will have to try a library computer; perhaps my dial up is too slow cheers DS On Sat, 29 Nov 2014 23:18:53 -0500 dmccunney dennis.mccun...@gmail.com writes: On Sat, Nov 29, 2014 at 9:18 PM, Dale E Sterner

Re: [Freedos-user] Quickview ver 2.60

2014-11-30 Thread Dale E Sterner
a movie on a frame and capture a still to print. thanx DS On Sun, 30 Nov 2014 13:18:24 -0500 dmccunney dennis.mccun...@gmail.com writes: On Sun, Nov 30, 2014 at 12:11 PM, Dale E Sterner sunbeam...@juno.com wrote: When you pay for the software he gives you a special link with a password. I

Re: [Freedos-user] Quickview ver 2.60

2014-12-01 Thread Dale E Sterner
: On Sun, Nov 30, 2014 at 5:00 PM, Dale E Sterner sunbeam...@juno.com wrote: I got it to download finally. It seems that it doesn't like Opera. I tried IE and it worked. I wonder why it hates Opera. Opera always worked before. I have no idea. Which version of Opera? As far as dos goes I

Re: [Freedos-user] Quickview ver 2.60

2014-12-01 Thread Dale E Sterner
like support for png and svg images, export to html... El 01/12/2014 10:37, Dale E Sterner sunbeam...@juno.com escribió: I only use windows to get on the web for just about everything else I use DOS. My software is all loaded on cf chips and I can switch between them very quickly

Re: [Freedos-user] Quickview ver 2.60

2014-12-01 Thread Dale E Sterner
writes: On Mon, Dec 1, 2014 at 10:05 AM, Dale E Sterner sunbeam...@juno.com wrote: I only use windows to get on the web for just about everything else I use DOS. I could not do so. My software is all loaded on cf chips and I can switch between them very quickly. Windows, Linux

Re: [Freedos-user] Quickview ver 2.60

2014-12-01 Thread Dale E Sterner
According to wikopedia GPT is a king sized version of MBR. Can you try a smaller hardrive that uses a MBR? If your bios can still boot a hard drive with a MBR. cheers DS On Mon, 1 Dec 2014 19:46:17 -0600 Rugxulo rugx...@gmail.com writes: Hi, On Sun, Nov 30, 2014 at 10:22 PM, dmccunney

Re: [Freedos-user] Quickview ver 2.60

2014-12-02 Thread Dale E Sterner
1999; even Netscape and Internet Explorer from that time would be very limited in function. from Dale E Sterner: According to wikopedia GPT is a king sized version of MBR. Can you try a smaller hardrive that uses a MBR? If your bios can still boot a hard drive with a MBR. I've

Re: [Freedos-user] Quickview ver 2.60

2014-12-02 Thread Dale E Sterner
Serial devices are always slow; I don't know how they get around it. SD cards are serial like SATA and they really are slow. The hard drive clock must be super fast to get those speeds. They also have to transfer handshakes serially. I wonder how its done. Some really great engineering there.

Re: [Freedos-user] Quickview ver 2.60

2014-12-02 Thread Dale E Sterner
try to format very large SD chips with DOS; the software just gives up. Small sd chips do format but slowly. Large CF chips format in a few seconds. cheers DS.. On Tue, 2 Dec 2014 11:02:56 -0500 dmccunney dennis.mccun...@gmail.com writes: On Tue, Dec 2, 2014 at 9:33 AM, Dale E Sterner sunbeam

Re: [Freedos-user] Quickview ver 2.60

2014-12-02 Thread Dale E Sterner
at 8:18 PM, Dale E Sterner sunbeam...@juno.com wrote: Tranferings 1 bit at a time is always slower than 8 bits at a time. if the clock stays the same for both. How SATA beats this is something I don't understand. SATA doesn't have seperate handshaking outputs so handshkes have to travel

Re: [Freedos-user] Quickview ver 2.60

2014-12-03 Thread Dale E Sterner
far ahead of the chip and decides that its not working and quits. cheers DS On Wed, 03 Dec 2014 02:11:13 -0500 TJ Edmister damag...@hyakushiki.net writes: On Tue, 02 Dec 2014 21:13:59 -0500, Dale E Sterner sunbeam...@juno.com wrote: I can think of only 2 ways an engineer can get those

Re: [Freedos-user] Quickview ver 2.60

2014-12-07 Thread Dale E Sterner
I like to buy old used chips that can have lots of hidden junk on them. Its best to really clean them. Not a problem with cf chips but sd stuff is really slow. 32 gigs and higher just doesn't make it. cheers DS On Sun, 07 Dec 2014 03:16:35 -0500 TJ Edmister damag...@hyakushiki.net writes: On

Re: [Freedos-user] HTML5/Javascript/Flash (was: Re: Quickview ver 2.60)

2014-12-19 Thread Dale E Sterner
Tax time; my dos Qpro macros will be adding up my incomes so I can pay the man. Improved tech makes things better; just ask Sony. Broadband use made the hacks possible. My dial up is so slow it takes a half hour to download a virus, plenty of time to hit stop. DS On Thu, 18 Dec 2014 13:35:20

Re: [Freedos-user] HTML5/Javascript/Flash (was: Re: Quickview ver 2.60)

2014-12-21 Thread Dale E Sterner
, 2014 at 1:00 PM, Dale E Sterner sunbeam...@juno.com wrote: Improved tech makes things better; just ask Sony. Broadband use made the hacks possible. Broadband made hacks delivery *faster*. They were already *possible*. Viruses were a pestilence back when everything was still DOS

Re: [Freedos-user] HTML5/Javascript/Flash (was: Re: Quickview ver 2.60)

2014-12-21 Thread Dale E Sterner
or money who knows. Sony uses broadband and was the exit point for their billion dollar files. They didn't leave Sony in a brief case. DS. On Sun, 21 Dec 2014 12:35:05 -0500 dmccunney dennis.mccun...@gmail.com writes: On Sun, Dec 21, 2014 at 11:41 AM, Dale E Sterner sunbeam...@juno.com wrote

Re: [Freedos-user] HTML5/Javascript/Flash (was: Re: Quickview ver 2.60)

2014-12-22 Thread Dale E Sterner
Broadband makes such stealing so easy. It would take several truck loads of floppies to steal that much data. Broadband goes everywhere in a company. Its quiet and super fast. It can empty files out faster than a speeding bullet. Access to it should be manually controled at a switch board by

Re: [Freedos-user] HTML5/Javascript/Flash (was: Re: Quickview ver 2.60)

2014-12-22 Thread Dale E Sterner
2014 16:51:30 -0500 dmccunney dennis.mccun...@gmail.com writes: On Sun, Dec 21, 2014 at 12:54 PM, Dale E Sterner sunbeam...@juno.com wrote: Copper is long gone and my dial up still works.Fiber is just a carrier. Dial up uses analog signals transmitted over copper wire. Fiber is digital

Re: [Freedos-user] How to run Fractint in FreeDOS in VirtualBox?

2015-02-02 Thread Dale E Sterner
It sounds like you are trying to do it right. You must include the path on your command. Is it possible that you are missing a file - like a license file in you directory. It may be free now but was probably once shareware that died after a period if unpurchased. Most of the time they give away

Re: [Freedos-user] How to run Fractint in FreeDOS in VirtualBox?

2015-02-06 Thread Dale E Sterner
, 2015 at 5:14 PM, Dale E Sterner sunbeam...@juno.com wrote: I agree but I don't know of anyone besides you guys that get into this stuff. My system meets my book keeping needs which my biggest use. Right now I'm using PC DOS 7.1 because it does so well with usb flash chips. That's good

Re: [Freedos-user] How to run Fractint in FreeDOS in VirtualBox?

2015-02-03 Thread Dale E Sterner
at 4:08 PM, Dale E Sterner sunbeam...@juno.com wrote: Not for me. Will use Dennis's link to read about it. Please do. I'm a little startled that you *didn't* know what a VM was. Everybody seems to run DOS under something else like Windows. Because everyone else runs something other

Re: [Freedos-user] How to run Fractint in FreeDOS in VirtualBox?

2015-02-03 Thread Dale E Sterner
What is VM short for.? cheers DS On Mon, 02 Feb 2015 17:14:10 -0800 Ralf Quint freedos...@gmail.com writes: On 2/2/2015 5:00 PM, Dale E Sterner wrote: It sounds like you are trying to do it right. You must include the path on your command. Is it possible that you are missing a file

Re: [Freedos-user] How to run Fractint in FreeDOS in VirtualBox?

2015-02-08 Thread Dale E Sterner
Most camera chips today exceed 2 gig. DS On Fri, 6 Feb 2015 21:18:55 -0500 dmccunney dennis.mccun...@gmail.com writes: On Fri, Feb 6, 2015 at 7:21 PM, Dale E Sterner sunbeam...@juno.com wrote: Freedos can give me fat 32 capabilities. Reading writing to bigger chips. Why would

Re: [Freedos-user] How to run Fractint in FreeDOS in VirtualBox?

2015-02-08 Thread Dale E Sterner
I'm glad mine is doing so well. A big help at tax time. DS On Sat, 07 Feb 2015 06:10:56 + Thomas Mueller mueller6...@twc.com writes: from Dale E Sterner and dmccunney: Qpro 3 works great. I hate to mess with sucess. Sometimes the new version isn't as good as the old

Re: [Freedos-user] How to run Fractint in FreeDOS in VirtualBox?

2015-02-08 Thread Dale E Sterner
Varies - takes almost anything. AVI movies get long and I use Quickview to watch them. DS On Sun, 8 Feb 2015 12:21:33 -0500 dmccunney dennis.mccun...@gmail.com writes: On Sun, Feb 8, 2015 at 11:49 AM, Dale E Sterner sunbeam...@juno.com wrote: Most camera chips today exceed 2 gig. True

Re: [Freedos-user] How to run Fractint in FreeDOS in VirtualBox?

2015-02-03 Thread Dale E Sterner
, 03 Feb 2015 12:40:16 -0800 Ralf Quint freedos...@gmail.com writes: On 2/3/2015 11:51 AM, Dale E Sterner wrote: What is VM short for.? Virtual Machine. A very common abbreviation these days... ;-) Ralf --- This email has been checked for viruses by Avast antivirus software. http

Re: [Freedos-user] Rom-dos

2015-02-16 Thread Dale E Sterner
Can your xt boards connect to ide harddrive? If they can , you can replace the ide drive with a cf flash chip. Copy Freedos to the chip first. Better than a rom - you can write to it. cheers DS On Mon, 16 Feb 2015 08:43:53 +1100 Darrin Hodges darrin.hod...@gmail.com writes: Hi all, Is there

Re: [Freedos-user] dos usb driver!

2015-03-30 Thread Dale E Sterner
Where did you get ms dos 7.1 as a stand alone package without Windows? I use PC dos 7.1 alone but have never seen a MS version. DS On Sun, 29 Mar 2015 20:07:48 -0400 (EDT) Karen Lewellen klewel...@shellworld.net writes: Hi all, I shared the link to a dos USB driver a while back. While some

Re: [Freedos-user] dos usb driver!

2015-03-30 Thread Dale E Sterner
have an MS-DOS 7.1 ISO with an installation script that someone uploaded years ago to some abandonware site that is no longer live. On Mon, Mar 30, 2015 at 3:23 PM, Dale E Sterner sunbeam...@juno.com wrote: Where did you get ms dos 7.1 as a stand alone package without Windows

Re: [Freedos-user] dos usb driver!

2015-03-30 Thread Dale E Sterner
Windows install program. I re-used parts of it as the installation for my FreeDOS distro Carbon OS https://sourceforge.net/projects/carbon-os/! On Mon, Mar 30, 2015 at 3:48 PM, Dale E Sterner sunbeam...@juno.com wrote: Is the iso file small enough to email? DS On Mon, 30

Re: [Freedos-user] dos usb driver!

2015-03-31 Thread Dale E Sterner
distro Carbon OS! On Mon, Mar 30, 2015 at 3:48 PM, Dale E Sterner sunbeam...@juno.com wrote: Is the iso file small enough to email? DS On Mon, 30 Mar 2015 14:41:12 -0400 Corbin Davenport davenportcor...@gmail.com writes: It's possible to use MS-DOS 7.1 standalone by creating

Re: [Freedos-user] dos usb driver!

2015-03-31 Thread Dale E Sterner
this dos 7.1 is a legal copy, Maybe from microsoft itself. DS On Tue, 31 Mar 2015 18:10:59 -0500 Rugxulo rugx...@gmail.com writes: Hi, On Tue, Mar 31, 2015 at 11:34 AM, Dale E Sterner sunbeam...@juno.com wrote: I think the software NAZI's rarely bother with dos, not worth the effort

Re: [Freedos-user] dos usb driver!

2015-03-31 Thread Dale E Sterner
was 7.0, and ME was 8.0). If anyone's interested, I have an MS-DOS 7.1 ISO with an installation script that someone uploaded years ago to some abandonware site that is no longer live. On Mon, Mar 30, 2015 at 3:23 PM, Dale E Sterner sunbeam...@juno.com wrote: Where

Re: [Freedos-user] FreeDOS in a browser

2015-04-03 Thread Dale E Sterner
There something very special about this link and I'm too ignorant to know what it is. What is v86? DS On Thu, 2 Apr 2015 14:01:29 -0400 dmccunney dennis.mccun...@gmail.com writes: On Thu, Apr 2, 2015 at 1:00 PM, Jim Hall jh...@freedos.org wrote: On Thu, Apr 2, 2015 at 10:44 AM, dmccunney

Re: [Freedos-user] uHex v1.0.2

2015-05-10 Thread Dale E Sterner
Is this available on any other web sites. Source Forge uses HTML 5 which means I'll have go to the library to download it. cheers DS On Sun, 10 May 2015 12:49:29 +0200 Mateusz Viste mate...@viste.fr writes: Hello all, I released today a new version of my Hex editor for DOS called uHex.

Re: [Freedos-user] Any open-source DOS picture viewers out there?

2015-05-14 Thread Dale E Sterner
I use PV and quickview; they're not free but they have demo versions that are. I got your uHEX; haven't tried it yet. That makes 4 dos hexeditors that I have. It would be nice to find a hexeditor that can look at video card memory. cheers DS On Thu, 14 May 2015 07:05:37 +0200 Mateusz Viste

Re: [Freedos-user] Any open-source DOS picture viewers out there?

2015-05-18 Thread Dale E Sterner
Many thaks for the links. cheers DS On Mon, 18 May 2015 04:40:40 -0400 Rugxulo rugx...@gmail.com writes: Untested, but here's what is probably the public shareware version: ftp://ftp.sac.sk/pub/sac/graph/sea13.zip SEA v1.3 - Graphic Viewer/Converter for DOS The oldie-but-goodie

Re: [Freedos-user] Any open-source DOS picture viewers out there?

2015-05-18 Thread Dale E Sterner
Laat, but failed to find any contact to them, they both seem to have vanished. So sadly all we are left is this closed-source, shareware edition (which is still the best image viewer/converter I ever had). Mateusz On 17/05/2015 23:20, Dale E Sterner wrote: Where did you

Re: [Freedos-user] Any open-source DOS picture viewers out there?

2015-05-18 Thread Dale E Sterner
to find any contact to them, they both seem to have vanished. So sadly all we are left is this closed-source, shareware edition (which is still the best image viewer/converter I ever had). Mateusz On 17/05/2015 23:20, Dale E Sterner wrote: Where did you get your Sea Dos viewer

Re: [Freedos-user] Any open-source DOS picture viewers out there?

2015-05-17 Thread Dale E Sterner
Where did you get your Sea Dos viewer? The Sea Dos home page doesn't seem to be active anymore. One site had a FREE download but when I tried it a message box came up and said Your karma is very bad why don't you do something productive. Sea Dos sounds like good software but looks like its history

Re: [Freedos-user] FreeDOS in a browser

2015-04-04 Thread Dale E Sterner
very much for the explanation. cheers DS On Fri, 3 Apr 2015 10:57:27 -0500 Jim Hall jh...@freedos.org writes: On Fri, Apr 3, 2015 at 10:44 AM, Dale E Sterner sunbeam...@juno.com wrote: There something very special about this link and I'm too ignorant to know what it is. What is v86

Re: [Freedos-user] dos usb driver!

2015-04-01 Thread Dale E Sterner
/! On Mon, Mar 30, 2015 at 3:48 PM, Dale E Sterner sunbeam...@juno.com wrote: Is the iso file small enough to email? DS On Mon, 30 Mar 2015 14:41:12 -0400 Corbin Davenport davenportcor...@gmail.com writes: It's possible to use MS-DOS 7.1 standalone by creating a backup

Re: [Freedos-user] dos usb driver!

2015-04-01 Thread Dale E Sterner
or just don't want to be bothered with that old stuff. DS On Tue, 31 Mar 2015 19:02:18 -0700 Ralf Quint freedos...@gmail.com writes: On 3/31/2015 6:15 PM, Dale E Sterner wrote: I installed the dos 7.1 on a 4gig cf chip. It come with a gnu licence but belongs to microsoft - strange

Re: [Freedos-user] dos usb driver!

2015-04-02 Thread Dale E Sterner
I found the file while rewriting autoexec.bat then looked it up with google to see what it is used for. - it said that it is malware used to destroy windows. DS . On Wed, 1 Apr 2015 18:46:12 -0500 Rugxulo rugx...@gmail.com writes: Hi, On Apr 1, 2015 12:50 PM, Dale E Sterner sunbeam

Re: [Freedos-user] dos usb driver!

2015-04-02 Thread Dale E Sterner
% prove anything. On Thu, Apr 2, 2015 at 10:55 AM, Dale E Sterner sunbeam...@juno.com wrote: I found the file while rewriting autoexec.bat then looked it up with google to see what it is used for. - it said that it is malware used to destroy windows. DS . On Wed, 1 Apr

Re: [Freedos-user] dos usb driver!

2015-04-02 Thread Dale E Sterner
it is just by guessing on name alone. Like I said, even antivirus flagging it isn't enough to 100% prove anything. On Thu, Apr 2, 2015 at 10:55 AM, Dale E Sterner sunbeam...@juno.com wrote: I found the file while rewriting autoexec.bat then looked it up with google to see what

Re: [Freedos-user] Getting any CD player to work

2015-06-08 Thread Dale E Sterner
For printers its usually easy to find the control commands but for cd units I've never seen them made available to the public. Is there a command list published anywhere for cds. cheers DS On Mon, 08 Jun 2015 13:22:43 +0200 Eric Auer e.a...@jpberlin.de writes: Hi John,

Re: [Freedos-user] Drivers or tips for 3 ISA sound cards?

2015-06-03 Thread Dale E Sterner
and they work but who wants that. cheers DS On Wed, 3 Jun 2015 07:37:56 -0500 Rugxulo rugx...@gmail.com writes: Hi, On Tue, Jun 2, 2015 at 4:51 PM, Rugxulo rugx...@gmail.com wrote: On Sun, May 31, 2015 at 4:52 PM, Dale E Sterner sunbeam...@juno.com wrote: Have the same problem with a DELL

Re: [Freedos-user] Drivers or tips for 3 ISA sound cards?

2015-06-03 Thread Dale E Sterner
I've quit working on it for a while. Tried every address and interupt I can think of. None work I think the chip is in off mode and needs to be turned on by windows. These sound drivers work on sound blaster cards but not on a laptop with ESS. cheers DS On Wed, 03 Jun 2015 16:18:52 +0200 Eric

Re: [Freedos-user] Drivers or tips for 3 ISA sound cards?

2015-06-03 Thread Dale E Sterner
Thank you On Wed, 3 Jun 2015 11:10:43 -0400 Don Flowers donr...@gmail.com writes: http://www.georgpotthast.de/dossound/ On Wed, Jun 3, 2015 at 11:10 AM, Dale E Sterner sunbeam...@juno.com wrote: For the Dell sound, its a chip soldered on the main board. I think it works like

Re: [Freedos-user] Drivers or tips for 3 ISA sound cards?

2015-06-03 Thread Dale E Sterner
For the Dell sound, its a chip soldered on the main board. I think it works like these stupid win printers; it waits for windows to start it up. After all dos is dead isn't it - ha. I will have to search for this dossound. It might be the answer. cheers DS On Wed, 03 Jun 2015 16:49:13 +0200

Re: [Freedos-user] Getting any CD player to work

2015-06-09 Thread Dale E Sterner
thanks On Tue, 9 Jun 2015 14:46:56 GMT Bret Johnson bretj...@juno.com writes: Look at the following web site: http://www.ecma-international.org/publications/standards/Standard.htm There are all kinds of standards there related to optical media (CD DVD) -- both physical/media standards

Re: [Freedos-user] Vertical lines/bands in LCD display but OK on CRT

2015-06-09 Thread Dale E Sterner
Another dumb question; are there any good books out there about Vesa.? cheers DS On Tue, 9 Jun 2015 13:57:05 -0500 Rugxulo rugx...@gmail.com writes: Hi, On Tue, Jun 9, 2015 at 11:46 AM, John Hupp free...@prpcompany.com wrote: It seems that mode con lines=34 should display text mode

Re: [Freedos-user] dos usb driver!

2015-06-04 Thread Dale E Sterner
My printer is an old PCL 6 command language printer. Just send it a simple PCL string and it will do anything I want. New win printers have all their smarts removed and placed in a windows file. Windows now does what the inner works of the printer use to do. It forces you to use windows. cheers

Re: [Freedos-user] Drivers or tips for 3 ISA sound cards?

2015-06-04 Thread Dale E Sterner
. The standard screen doctor dosn't seem to work here. cheers DS On Wed, 3 Jun 2015 11:33:09 -0500 Rugxulo rugx...@gmail.com writes: Hi, On Wed, Jun 3, 2015 at 9:08 AM, Dale E Sterner sunbeam...@juno.com wrote: What I need for my Dell is a sound blaster pro driver that works on an ESS

Re: [Freedos-user] Vertical lines/bands in LCD display but OK on CRT

2015-06-09 Thread Dale E Sterner
Every search I've done for Vesa book came up empty. Libraries just don't keep books for long. If the copyright is over 5 years old they toss it - really dumb. There's alot of good old stuff. cheers DS On Tue, 09 Jun 2015 17:11:06 -0400 Felix Miata mrma...@earthlink.net writes: Dale E Sterner

Re: [Freedos-user] Getting any CD player to work

2015-06-09 Thread Dale E Sterner
...@drivesnapshot.de writes: On 6/8/2015 7:27 AM, Dale E Sterner wrote: For printers its usually easy to find the control commands but for cd units I've never seen them made available to the public. Is there a command list published anywhere for cds. Yes, it's called ATAPI and there exist a lot

Re: [Freedos-user] UsbDOS - My experience

2015-06-25 Thread Dale E Sterner
Thank you for that link. On Wed, 24 Jun 2015 19:10:23 -0400 John Hupp free...@prpcompany.com writes: I'm working now with FreeDOS 1.1 on an old machine with a DFI P5BTX/L motherboard with Intel 82430TX chipset, AMD K6/233, and 64MB. It has a USB 1 implementation, so I thought I would see

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