Re: [Freedos-user] re: Installing symbios SCSI drivers

2004-03-07 Thread Johnson Lam
On Sun, 7 Mar 2004 18:34:52 -0800 (PST), you wrote: Hi Julien, Thanks. I got the SCSI drivers to load now, and the CD-ROM is visible. Unfortunately I get hangs trying to run the installer program (TEXTINST). If you know what it does, try skip it and copy files manually. (some of the install

Re: [Freedos-user] FreeDOS for Gamers

2004-03-22 Thread Johnson Lam
On Sun, 21 Mar 2004 14:06:01 -0600, you wrote: Hi Jim, Does anyone have some examples to send me? I'll try some old games. http://abandonware.universal.av7.net/default_dhtml.htm Rgds, Johnson. --- This SF.Net email is sponsored by: IBM

Re: [Freedos-user] re: FreeDOS for Gamers

2004-03-22 Thread Johnson Lam
Hi, Works under FreeDOS: 1) Lemmings 2) Xenon2 3) ApplePC 2.52 (Apple ][ Emulator) 4) EMU][ (Apple ][ Emulator) I'll try more in coming weekend (or holiday). Rgds, Johnson. --- This SF.Net email is sponsored by: IBM Linux Tutorials Free

Re: [Freedos-user] Ivalid Opcode

2004-03-25 Thread Johnson Lam
On Thu, 25 Mar 2004 20:45:31 -0500, you wrote: Hi Joe, Is there anything I can do to figure out what the problem is? It should be cause by a specific program, please notice which program cause INVALID OPCODE. I'll try to reproduce on my test machine. Rgds, Johnson.

Re: [Freedos-user] FreeDOS CDROM install - intolerably slow

2004-03-31 Thread Johnson Lam
On Thu, 01 Apr 2004 00:25:03 +0100, you wrote: Hi, I've managed to use the Odin bootdisk to get a basic DOS system onto the hard drive. The Oak Technology OTICDROM driver seems to work quite well with FreeDOS - the 8x CDROM now feels like an 8x and not a 0.01x. INSTALL has been running for less

Re: [Freedos-user] Re: FreeDOS Bootable CD

2004-04-02 Thread Johnson Lam
On Fri, 2 Apr 2004 20:02:44 +0200 (MEST), you wrote: Hi Eric, He is using a K6-2 based system, One of my test PC is K6-3-400MHz, lucky that I install with Odin 0.5 instead of ISO. Looks like an incompatibility between the used ISOLINUX MEMDISK version and the BIOS? I wonder if it helps to boot

Re: [Freedos-user] Re: Re: FreeDOS Bootable CD

2004-04-03 Thread Johnson Lam
On Sat, 3 Apr 2004 17:57:22 +0200 (MEST), you wrote: Hi Eric, Hi, tried to mail Johnson directly, but got relaying denied... So on-list: Strange ... I can get FreeDOS-user without any problem Hi, this is NOT a problem with the CPU if you ask me. It is one with the BIOS for all what I can tell.

Re: [Freedos-user] dhcp samba newbie question

2004-04-08 Thread Johnson Lam
On Thu, 8 Apr 2004 15:13:23 -0400 (CLT), you wrote: Hi, i want to move the server to a better machine running samba, but samba means tcpip. I didn't see any DOS port of SAMBA, I also want to try is it doable with freedos on those floppies and that great amount of ram? I think 4MB of RAM is

Re: [Freedos-user] SQLite (DOS)

2004-04-20 Thread Johnson Lam
On Mon, 19 Apr 2004 23:54:28 +0200, you wrote: Hi, just as it would be a good idea to deliver a game on ODIN bootdisks for example. real-world stuff. How about a real DOS discussion board? Or DOS Bit Torrent (no DOS Python ...). I've successfully start a web server under FreeDOS, however short

Re: [Freedos-user] Printer Problems

2004-04-21 Thread Johnson Lam
On Wed, 21 Apr 2004 20:41:56 -0400, you wrote: Hi Nicholas, I know this sounds rather --- anti-freeDOS, but if the MS-DOS bootable floppy works fine and you have them and they're all well and good... why're you needing freeDOS? Imagine someday you got a letter and say you have to pay 1 million

Re: [Freedos-user] Re: formatting FAT32 hard disk partitions

2004-05-12 Thread Johnson Lam
On Tue, 11 May 2004 15:28:18 -0700, you wrote: Hi, Should the progress indicator show anything after 5-10 minutes? How long should I expect for a 40G or 80G volume? Yes, the percentage did change, depends on what kind of hard disk you have. I've tried it take several hours (5 hours as I

Re: [Freedos-user] Re: Using the internet with FreeDOS made easy

2004-05-09 Thread Johnson Lam
On Sun, 09 May 2004 10:02:42 +0200, you wrote: Hi, Arachne is under GPL now! Quite some time ago, and some fans have new cores up to version 1.73 I was very happy when i heard this news and wanted to help developing it. But i am very said, that the code is very bad. I guess, ARACHNE's guy

Re: [Freedos-user] 40 years of BASIC

2004-05-02 Thread Johnson Lam
On Sun, 2 May 2004 00:47:28 +0200 (MEST), you wrote: Hi Eric, You can NOW start sending flowers, meals and gold bars to all FreeDOS developers. They have problems with revenues, too ;-). Sure, otherwise we can have a bit more time to work on FreeDOS. You can live without gold bars but die of

Re: [Freedos-user] Configuration files help

2004-06-11 Thread Johnson Lam
On Thu, 10 Jun 2004 23:07:36 -0230, you wrote: Hi, Wow ... you're quick! FDCONFIG.SYS (or just CONFIG.SYS) DEVICE=C:\DOS\HIMEM64.EXE DOS=HIGH DOS-HIGH,UMB Don't waste the UMB! FILES=20 BUFFERS=20 FILES=50 BUFFERS=10,0 When loading LBAcache, no need to let FreeDOS handle caching.

[Freedos-user] DUSE 4.9 (USB driver) conflict with HIMEM64

2004-06-13 Thread Johnson Lam
Hi, I wonder Michael is still watching the mailing list or not ... I've installed a new USB hard disk with DUSE 4.9 driver and found that DUSE must run under non-protected mode. So I put the driver before HIMEM64 and found that it'll affect the HIMEM detection and cause the Kernel or FreeCOM to

Re: [Freedos-user] DUSE 4.9 (USB driver) conflict with HIMEM64

2004-06-15 Thread Johnson Lam
On Sun, 13 Jun 2004 10:29:28 -0500, you wrote: Hi Michael, Nothing unexpected here. You cannot use EMM386 with a program which is (badly) written so as to not work under virtual 8086 mode. Use HIMEM only. IMHO, device drivers is so IMPORTANT. The manufacturer should maximum the stability and

Re: [Freedos-user] DUSE 4.9 (USB driver) conflict with HIMEM64

2004-06-16 Thread Johnson Lam
On Tue, 15 Jun 2004 10:41:49 -0500, you wrote: Hi Michael, I agree, but what can you do? It doesn't work; it won't ever work. The driver was written to be fundamentally incompatible with EMM386's environment. I've spent a lot of money to because of the sucking driver! I prepare External USB

[Freedos-user] LBACache error message

2004-06-16 Thread Johnson Lam
Hi Eric, Maybe someone got the same message as me, so I post the here for everyone to see what happened. = Extract an archive with PKUNZIP = PKUNZIP: (W18) Warning! HOCUS.SAV already exists. Overwrite (y/n/a/r)?a Inflating: HOCUS.SAV Inflating: HOCUS.EXE Bug! DOS-XMS.10b0

Re: [Freedos-user] Looking for Ensoniq 1370 Dos driver

2004-06-17 Thread Johnson Lam
On Thu, 17 Jun 2004 13:14:47 +0100, you wrote: Hi, Try this ... http://www.soundcard-drivers.com/drivers/67/67830.htm I`m looking for a working sound card driver, for FreeDOS. My card is a creative pci 64 , also known as ensoniq 1370. I found some drivers for windows95 on the creative main

Re: [Freedos-user] Re: Looking for Ensoniq 1370 Dos driver

2004-06-17 Thread Johnson Lam
On Thu, 17 Jun 2004 16:53:44 +0200 (MEST), you wrote: Hi Eric, You seems know a lot about sound cards! Do you know how to make SBLIVE work under FreeDOS? I've 3pcs of SBLIVE but I can make SB16 work only ... Or anyone know please help, I got reboot everytime ... Rgds, Johnson.

Re: [Freedos-user] BIOS update FreeDOS enabled ISO

2004-06-23 Thread Johnson Lam
On Wed, 23 Jun 2004 12:32:06 +0300 (EEST), you wrote: Hi, Make sure you got exactly same kind of hardware, otherwise you'll destroy the BIOS and fail to recover. Has anyone did this ? Any problems of using FreeDOS with BIOS flashing software ? Anyone has some hints ? (like how to get only the

Re: RES: [Freedos-user] Re: Freedos-user digest, Vol 1 #180 - 3 msgs

2004-07-08 Thread Johnson Lam
On Wed, 7 Jul 2004 08:27:12 -0300, you wrote: Why you can't boot up bochs? I've no idea why it won't work, just want to test. But I uninstalled it since I have no time to mess with the configuration. Rgds, Johnson. --- This SF.Net email

Re: [Freedos-user] Re: New EMM386 Available

2004-07-16 Thread Johnson Lam
On Thu, 15 Jul 2004 00:12:43 +0200 (MEST), you wrote: Hi, - The DOS extender freeze on exit from QV (QuickView32 media player?) no longer happens with the new version (in the old version, you had to use DOS32A to avoid the problem) Exactly is my problem, but I use DOS32A now! Maybe I can

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

2004-07-19 Thread Johnson Lam
On Mon, 19 Jul 2004 12:35:06 +0200, you wrote: Hi, I think we can postpone SCANDISK to post-1.0, for example PC-DOS does not have one either. Everybody agrees? Scandisk can be later, but the CHKDSK or DOSFSCK still have FAT32 problem. IMO at least one program should work correctly. Rgds,

Re: [Freedos-user] Freeware: FileMaven (- laplink), CHK-SAFE (md5sum)

2004-07-19 Thread Johnson Lam
On Mon, 19 Jul 2004 16:44:30 +0200 (MEST), you wrote: Hi, FileMaven - a file manager (one window on the left, one on the right, drop down menu with hotkey control, text mode, 25 or 50 lines) with support for some archives (ZIP...), encryption and: A file transfer module! You can run one instance

Re: [Freedos-user] More software for DOS

2004-07-19 Thread Johnson Lam
On Mon, 19 Jul 2004 22:27:37 +0200 (MEST), you wrote: Hi Eric, or parallel link cables (wiring instructions included). * Yes it DOES support printer port, as LapLink. Oop! I miss ... Impressive! You can install an LFN driver. And p2p stuff is mostly wasting bandwidth. People

Re: RES: [Freedos-user] Re: Freeware: FileMaven (- laplink), CHK-SAFE (md5sum)

2004-07-19 Thread Johnson Lam
On Mon, 19 Jul 2004 19:56:45 -0300, you wrote: Hi Carlos, Thanks for introducing WBAT! I got it's homepage and there're lot of DOS utilities: http://home.mnet-online.de/horst.muc And Bart's Network Boot Disk also use WBAT: http://www.nu2.nu Rgds, Johnson.

[Freedos-user] Please remove my message in Sourceforge

2004-07-22 Thread Johnson Lam
Hi Jim, Can you please remove my message in the Sourceforge? I didn't expect you put the comment online so soon (but you're really fast). My works is not yet ready for public but I submit the response too fast without thinking, and I don't have right to edit or delete it. Did Sourceforge

Re: [Freedos-user] Please remove my message in Sourceforge

2004-07-23 Thread Johnson Lam
On Fri, 23 Jul 2004 08:57:51 -0500, you wrote: Hi Jim, I _can_ do this, but I'd rather not get in the habit of deleting comments from the forum (unless someone has posted something very obviously offensive.) How about editing function? I can change my typing mistake or something wrong. If

Re: [Freedos-user] (OT) Anyone in Scotland?

2004-07-26 Thread Johnson Lam
On Fri, 23 Jul 2004 15:14:05 -0500, you wrote: Hi Jim, Sounds great! I like to travel, so maybe I'll visit Hong Kong one of these days. Looking forward to see you :-) Rgds, Johnson. --- This SF.Net email is sponsored by BEA Weblogic

Re: [Freedos-user] Please remove my message in Sourceforge

2004-07-26 Thread Johnson Lam
On Fri, 23 Jul 2004 18:09:02 -0500, you wrote: Hi Jim, I see that you've edited the html files you linked to ... they are now completely broken for email addresses. At the very beginning, say 8 years before the Internet still quiet healthy and no need to mask the email address, but now things

Re: [Freedos-user] Please remove my message in Sourceforge

2004-07-28 Thread Johnson Lam
On Wed, 28 Jul 2004 11:47:43 -0400, you wrote: Hi Nicholas, Simple. Name at address dot com. How most of the people I know do it, in such way my address is represented: Some of the ripping engine can did this (variable at host dot domain), because this become a fixed pattern, quite easy. Also

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

2004-07-30 Thread Johnson Lam
On Fri, 30 Jul 2004 21:01:46 +0400, you wrote: Hi, If FreeDOS does work from a primary slave drive, does it have to be on the first primary partition? What about other drives (secondary master/ slave)? I think FreeDOS should be on the primary partition. IDE Master and Slave is not a problem,

Re: [Freedos-user] Restoring XP bootsector (yes, I goofed up!)

2004-08-04 Thread Johnson Lam
On Wed, 04 Aug 2004 08:45:49 +0400, you wrote: Hi, poof went my Windows XP bootsector! heehe! :) http://www.winimage.com/bootpart.htm Try BOOTPART ... Rgds, Johnson. --- This SF.Net email is sponsored by OSTG. Have you noticed the

Re: [Freedos-user] ODIN 0.70

2004-08-04 Thread Johnson Lam
On Wed, 04 Aug 2004 07:30:04 +0100, you wrote: Hi, Edit config.sys autoexec.bat files so that they contain your specific settings then delete file fdconfig.sys FDCONFIG.SYS is a FreeDOS version of CONFIG.SYS You better use FDCONFIG.SYS to avoid confusion I managed to open them both in

Re: [Freedos-user] OpenGEM Release 3 is now out

2004-08-10 Thread Johnson Lam
On Mon, 9 Aug 2004 19:11:35 -0500, you wrote: Hi Joe, 667-1 Butsushozanchokou Say that 3 times really fast :-) You know Japanese? Rgds, Johnson. --- SF.Net email is sponsored by Shop4tech.com-Lowest price on Blank Media 100pk Sonic DVD-R

Re: [Freedos-user] OpenGEM Release 3 is now out

2004-08-10 Thread Johnson Lam
On Tue, 10 Aug 2004 20:01:56 -0500, you wrote: Hi Joe, 667-1 Butsushozanchokou Say that 3 times really fast :-) You know Japanese? No, it was a joke. :-) It sounds funny :-) I hope Shane will have a good time in Japan and make OpenGEM even better. I've been there (Takamatsu) last year,

Re: [Freedos-user] Shsudex Error on start up

2004-08-19 Thread Johnson Lam
On Thu, 19 Aug 2004 05:50:16 -0600, you wrote: Hi, Shsudex v2.19 No drivers assigned. Shusudex can't install. 1) SHSUCDX can't locate the CD-ROM driver 2) the name of the CD-ROM driver and SHSUCDX's parameter not match I hadn't noticed this before but I shouldn't get any errors as my I gave my

Re: [Freedos-user] 32BD.BAT (was: 4DOS free now!)

2004-08-27 Thread Johnson Lam
On Fri, 27 Aug 2004 12:26:47 +0300, you wrote: Hi, We need a new Victor Vlasenko to integrate LFN support in the kernel (Victor wrote FAT32 support). IMHO, LFN is a high priority task because we can really replace some Windows application by FreeDOS. FreeDOS is best for low level hardware

Re: [Freedos-user] Kernel LFN support (was: 32BD.BAT)

2004-08-27 Thread Johnson Lam
On Fri, 27 Aug 2004 21:02:33 +0300, you wrote: Hi Lucho, ;-) So we have only 16% left now ;-) Maybe already 10% less ;-) I got a friend testing FreeDOS and he report lots of problem with his old software. I agree. It's not accident that the ROM-DOS kernel supports LFNs. I notice some of the

Re: [Freedos-user] Kernel LFN support

2004-08-29 Thread Johnson Lam
On Sat, 28 Aug 2004 11:35:42 +0300, you wrote: Hi Lucho, Why not put up a list of FreeDOS-incompatible software so that problems can be solved one-by-one? Can you ask your friend to make a list of his software not running under FreeDOS and a brief description of the problem with each piece of

Re: [Freedos-user] Re: Kernel LFN support

2004-08-29 Thread Johnson Lam
On Sat, 28 Aug 2004 21:50:13 +0200 (MEST), you wrote: Hi Eric, Hi, before we re-invent the wheel again, we should first try to get DOSLFN working with FreeDOS again. Jason writes that DOSLFN uses the Is FreeDOS ready for LFN? I mean LFN will affect the FAT table, is FreeDOS already spare

Re: [Freedos-user] XMODEM transfer program wanted

2004-09-09 Thread Johnson Lam
On Thu, 9 Sep 2004 14:54:02 +0200 (MEST), you wrote: Hi Eric, Bananacom (ftp://ftp.simtel.net/pub/simtelnet/msdos/commprog/bcom30.zip)... the company vanished. Terminate ... The best I know. But the author now become UK2's non-managing director, still accept registration? I've found a lot of

Re: [Freedos-user] RE: Freedos-user digest, Vol 1 #276 - 4 msgs

2004-10-23 Thread Johnson Lam
On Sat, 23 Oct 2004 20:31:02 -, you wrote: Hi, Hi, again, I`m not realy sure if this is the right way to reply. I expect you`ll let me know if it`s wrong... There're few way to install FreeDOS. 1) FreeDOS ISO CD image 2) FreeDOS Odin0.50 floppy disk image Hi, I`ve just installed a

Re: [Freedos-user] Descent runs fine, but the Descent installer doesn't

2004-10-31 Thread Johnson Lam
On Sat, 30 Oct 2004 15:59:34 +0300, you wrote: Hi, installers running under FreeDOS kernel too. For example, you can't install MS Network Client for DOS and, if I remember correctly, GalaxyWrite too, when http://johnson.tmfc.net/freedos/msclient.txt I'm running MS Client on a few different

Re: [Freedos-user] Does QuickView now work in FreeDOS? Probably!

2004-11-07 Thread Johnson Lam
On Sun, 7 Nov 2004 23:58:18 +0100 (MET), you wrote: Hi Eric, Hi, forwarding a message from Wolfgang Hesseler: I tried on 3 PC, works excellent now. Rgds, Johnson. --- This SF.Net email is sponsored by: Sybase ASE Linux Express Edition -

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

2004-11-17 Thread Johnson Lam
On Wed, 17 Nov 2004 20:43:07 +0100 (MET), you wrote: Hi Eric, BUT THERE IS A BUG, and the installer will not notice that you have *both* WinXP and Win98 in that boot menu. So in the end you will have a boot menu with only Win98 and FreeDOS menu items. Lucky. I found some minor problem when

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

2004-11-18 Thread Johnson Lam
On Thu, 18 Nov 2004 06:03:46 -0800, you wrote: Hi 16BIT, That someone would write command line programs to ... * save and 'restore' boot sectors * save and restore MBRs (AEFDISK already does this so it's number 2 on my wish list) Something more to clarify: We need one command line program can

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

2004-11-18 Thread Johnson Lam
On Thu, 18 Nov 2004 20:49:51 +0100, you wrote: Hi Bernd, Would be nice indeed, to let FreeDOS uninstall itself (undo all made changes + delete FreeDOS directory) if the user wants that. Well, uninstall FreeDOS is very simple, because FreeDOS didn't use any registry or hidden tricks. Just

[Freedos-user] UDMA2 v1.4 released

2004-11-18 Thread Johnson Lam
Hi All, Jack released UDMA2 v1.4, please download and try it. Since Jim was extremely busy, I've setup my homepage for download: http://johnson.tmfc.net/freedos And, I need to gather all the bug report and problems before submitting to Jack, he may feel annoying if he got too many email.

Re: [Freedos-user] UDMA2 v1.4 released

2004-11-19 Thread Johnson Lam
On Fri, 19 Nov 2004 07:34:41 -0600, you wrote: Hi Jim, Glad to see you from busy work. Mirrored here: http://www.ibiblio.org/pub/micro/pc-stuff/freedos/files/dos/udma/devel/ Not very correct, because my homepage is the mirror :-) Rgds, Johnson.

[Freedos-user] (fwd) The Fast ATA-66 Disk!

2004-11-22 Thread Johnson Lam
Forward an email from Jack, about the display higher than ATA standard transfer rates: Johnson -- A late thought, about your friend's fast ATA-66 disk. Can you also ask HOW OLD is his mainboard, and WHAT DATE (if any) is shown by his BIOS when he boots the system. The UDMA drivers use the rule

Re: [Freedos-user] NetBIOS connection under FreeDOS

2004-12-03 Thread Johnson Lam
On Fri, 3 Dec 2004 17:19:03 +0100, you wrote: Hi, In short: I have got TCP/IP connection all I need is to get access to shared resources in LAN via SAMBA/NetBIOS. If the TCP/IP connection have the mounting ability (just like NET USE F: \\server\share) then it's what I need, in fact also what

Re: [Freedos-user] Floppy image 2.88Meg

2004-12-15 Thread Johnson Lam
On Wed, 15 Dec 2004 11:12:50 -0800 (PST), you wrote: Hi, I'm running pxelinux with a 16Meg msdos diskette image. I'd like to try Freedos but I can't get the image to run. I've download several images from web and tried to create a few of my own, but the best i've been able to get is 2.88Meg.

Re: [Freedos-user] Floppy image 2.88Meg

2004-12-20 Thread Johnson Lam
On Mon, 20 Dec 2004 08:23:40 +0300 (MSK), you wrote: Hi Arkady, After 1.44, there was introduced one more format - 2.88. Its was not very widespread, but supported by most (modern) chipsets. I know, just don't understand what he want to ask. 2.88MB need a 2.88MB drive which can't be found

Re: [Freedos-user] Floppy image 2.88Meg

2004-12-21 Thread Johnson Lam
On Tue, 21 Dec 2004 12:42:15 +, you wrote: Hi Mark, You can use Virtual Floppy Drive or some other software emulator to make 2.88MByte floppy images without a drive. Works fine and gives twice as much room on a bootable CD (unless you can afford the memory for a CD driver...)

[Freedos-user] Merry Christmas!

2004-12-23 Thread Johnson Lam
Hi Everyone, Due to different timezone, maybe it's too early for you, but I wish you a Merry Christmas and have a Happy New Year! Rgds, Johnson. --- SF email is sponsored by - The IT Product Guide Read honest candid reviews on hundreds of

Re: [Freedos-user] Fwd: FreeDOS bundle

2004-12-30 Thread Johnson Lam
On Wed, 29 Dec 2004 18:41:48 -0800, you wrote: Hi, Then one day you discover it is being used by someone like Seagate. Definitly a good news. Nevertheless, if the main consideration was the merits of the operating=20 system itself as opposed to economy and licensing terms, FreeDOS still=20

Re: [Freedos-user] Fwd: FreeDOS bundle

2004-12-30 Thread Johnson Lam
On Thu, 30 Dec 2004 07:41:24 -0600, you wrote: Hi Jim, Good idea, but I'm not sure how to implement this. I'm open to suggestions. Add a link to the yellow announcement box for Odin and ISO? Or create a separate download button for Odin and ISO? Or, add text links below the Download

Re: [Freedos-user] Fwd: FreeDOS bundle

2004-12-30 Thread Johnson Lam
On Thu, 30 Dec 2004 16:12:40 +0200, you wrote: Hi Flo, A Quick Download link would be nice (maybe a button)... maybe like on www.mozilla.org? Instead of ODIN, i would post Single-Disk-Distribution, because ODIN is just a name, ISO should be understandable for all. A link features would be also

Re: [Freedos-user] anybody wants DDS-2?

2005-01-05 Thread Johnson Lam
On Tue, 4 Jan 2005 00:04:04 +0100 (MET), you wrote: Hi Eric, I've a pile here ... more than yours, maybe I should make a list also. I got a DDS2 (50pin SCSI), anybody interest? Can sent you a Adaptec 1540 also. Rgds, Johnson. --- The

Re: [Freedos-user] Second test result needed for FORMAT / USB fix

2005-01-24 Thread Johnson Lam
On Mon, 24 Jan 2005 15:23:56 +0100 (MET), you wrote: Hi Eric, Bonus question: Are there other types of A: drives which cause troubles for FORMAT? For example when you boot from FAT16 USB stick, the drive is reported as A:, but you do not want to format your own boot drive anyway - The QUESTION

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

2005-02-02 Thread Johnson Lam
On Mon, 31 Jan 2005 13:36:20 +0100 (MET), you wrote: Hi Eric, The HP Flash tool can format my flash stick (not SONY's). But it won't boot. Surprisingly the format tool do recognize KERNEL.SYS and COMMAND.COM but still fail to boot from IBM X31 notebook and my Gigabyte mainboard (enabled boot

Re: [Freedos-user] About shutdown

2005-02-19 Thread Johnson Lam
without press the power button. FreeDOS is the same as MS-DOS, can reboot without shutdown. Rgds, Johnson Lam. --- SF email is sponsored by - The IT Product Guide Read honest candid reviews on hundreds of IT Products from real users. Discover

Re: [Freedos-user] defrag for Fat32

2005-02-22 Thread Johnson Lam
On Tue, 22 Feb 2005 01:47:29 -0800, you wrote: http://www.sysinternals.com/files/defrag.zip NTFS and FAT32 under NT 3.51 Under NT 3.51 that means you need WindowsNT ... http://www.whitneyfamily.org/Hacks/Defrag/INTEL/Defrag.zip Another one, claims to be more intelligent but quite slow. Also

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

2005-03-03 Thread Johnson Lam
On Wed, 2 Mar 2005 21:42:35 +0100 (MET), you wrote: Hi Eric, Hi, I am trying to make CMedia CM8738 onboard sound work in DOS. The latest MPXPLAY can hand CMI sound chips. You should download the source and take a look. Rgds, Johnson. ---

[Freedos-user] Any different between 2035a (official) and 2035w-unstable?

2005-03-04 Thread Johnson Lam
Hello, I've use 2035w-unstable for a long time, because I didn't know the different between them, any document and comparison? Rgds, Johnson. --- SF email is sponsored by - The IT Product Guide Read honest candid reviews on hundreds of IT

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

2005-03-04 Thread Johnson Lam
On Fri, 4 Mar 2005 17:19:04 +0100 (MET), you wrote: Hi Eric, Apart from that, he simply recommends using actual ISA sound cards ;-). Oh ... no! We can't stay in ISA world anymore, even PCI will be replaced by PCI-Express. I wonder how well the SBLive / SBPCI drivers work in DOS, now that

Re: [Freedos-user] Any different between 2035a (official) and 2035w-unstable?

2005-03-04 Thread Johnson Lam
On Thu, 03 Mar 2005 19:02:58 -0500, you wrote: Hi Jeremy, 2035a is the latest stable release, it contains some bug fixes since 2035 but not too many other changes; so it is the more tested kernel for general computer usage. I use 2035 kernel in 2004, that don't support some feature such as

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

2005-03-04 Thread Johnson Lam
On Thu, 3 Mar 2005 17:29:19 +0100 (MET), you wrote: Hi Eric, Hi Johnson, cmedia.com.tw tells that their CM8737 chip has a great SB16 emulation, including DMA... However, I now downloaded the newest DOS driver from them, told my BIOS to force the IRQ to 5..10 range (so the interrupt redirector

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

2005-03-04 Thread Johnson Lam
On Fri, 4 Mar 2005 17:19:04 +0100 (MET), you wrote: Hi Eric, Apart from that, he simply recommends using actual ISA sound cards ;-). Oh ... no! We can't stay in ISA world anymore, even PCI will be replaced by PCI-Express. I wonder how well the SBLive / SBPCI drivers work in DOS, now that

Re: [Freedos-user] XMS Manager on '286 (FreeDOS not ONLY for old PC)

2005-03-15 Thread Johnson Lam
On Sun, 13 Mar 2005 14:29:46 +0100, you wrote: Hi Aitor, Sorry for breaking in ... I disagree. FreeDOS is not suited for old machines, but suited for running DOS16/DOS32 code, as well as you can use WindowsXP to run your Win32 code and Linux to run your Linux code. Have you ever tried to run

Re: [Freedos-user] XMS Manager on '286 (FreeDOS not ONLY for old PC)

2005-03-17 Thread Johnson Lam
On Wed, 16 Mar 2005 09:53:37 +0100, you wrote: Hi Everyone, Sorry, I understood that you meant that there's no point in installing FreeDOS in a new machine, and I mentioned a possible situation. I think maybe misunderstanding between idea and languages. FreeDOS can be use on old or new

Re: [Freedos-user] FreeDOS fish

2005-03-30 Thread Johnson Lam
On Wed, 30 Mar 2005 11:39:50 +0200, you wrote: ** My email keep rejected by the mailing list, I've asked my server admin. and he say it's compatibility problem, anyone can help? Hi Fox, I'm a big fan of the FreeDOS Fish ;-) Me also, that's cute. Unfortunately the FreeDOS fish logo which is

Re: [Freedos-user] FreeDOS fish

2005-03-31 Thread Johnson Lam
On Wed, 30 Mar 2005 11:39:50 +0200, you wrote: ** My email keep rejected by the mailing list, I've asked my server admin. and he say it's compatibility problem, anyone can help? Hi Fox, I'm a big fan of the FreeDOS Fish ;-) Me also, that's cute. Unfortunately the FreeDOS fish logo which is

Re: [Freedos-user] FreeDOS fish

2005-03-31 Thread Johnson Lam
On Wed, 30 Mar 2005 11:39:50 +0200, you wrote: ** My email keep rejected by the mailing list, I've asked my server admin. and he say it's compatibility problem, anyone can help? Hi Fox, I'm a big fan of the FreeDOS Fish ;-) Me also, that's cute. Unfortunately the FreeDOS fish logo which is

Re: [Freedos-user] FreeDOS fish

2005-03-31 Thread Johnson Lam
On Wed, 30 Mar 2005 11:39:50 +0200, you wrote: ** My email keep rejected by the mailing list, I've asked my server admin. and he say it's compatibility problem, anyone can help? Hi Fox, I'm a big fan of the FreeDOS Fish ;-) Me also, that's cute. Unfortunately the FreeDOS fish logo which is

Re: [Freedos-user] GIF2PNG for DOS (not really FreeDOS related)

2005-04-03 Thread Johnson Lam
On Sun, 3 Apr 2005 21:37:57 +0400 (MSD), you wrote: Hi Guys, F In fact, it is a great piece of software. I use it to compress all my web F and private graphic PNG files (I use only two graphic format: PNG and JPG) F You will find it at http://pmt.sourceforge.net/pngcrush/ A better alternative

Re: [Freedos-user] Re: freedos

2005-04-04 Thread Johnson Lam
On Mon, 4 Apr 2005 00:09:17 +0200 (MEST), you wrote: Hi, I do not have the idea that Lucho / Jack would have any conflict with As I know, they have different approach about how to program. None of them are wrong, just different. each other. As said, Lucho wants to stay in the background. Jack

[Freedos-user] Legal distribution of GNU programs

2005-04-13 Thread Johnson Lam
Hi, I've created a one-disk FreeDOS bootable floppy 'motto hairu' USB driver. It have some GNU program inside, since I know little about how to mess with it, I need advise from the gentlemen here. What kind of document should I put on the disk? Can I zipped them to save to the last byte?

Re: [Freedos-user] Legal distribution of GNU programs

2005-04-14 Thread Johnson Lam
On Thu, 14 Apr 2005 12:57:45 +0400 (MSD), you wrote: Hi Arkady, Nothing. If you use this disk only personally (without publication, distribution), you may do anything (modify, replace, remove parts, etc). If this disk will be published, you should preserve file with license (usually

Re: [Freedos-user] Re: legal distribution of GNU programs

2005-04-14 Thread Johnson Lam
On Thu, 14 Apr 2005 13:04:16 +0200 (MEST), you wrote: Hi Eric, handbook. Next item is the source code: Users of GPL software must be given easy access to the - possibly modified for your disk - sources. It is enough to put a pointer to a place in WWW, preferrably the homepage of your disk, for

Re: [Freedos-user] Legal distribution of GNU programs

2005-04-17 Thread Johnson Lam
On Thu, 14 Apr 2005 18:46:42 -0800, you wrote: What is the copying policy of motto hairu? Put that answer into the file. As long as user has ability to access the zipped documents then yes you can use compression. Is there any way to let me have a copy of this disk? Hi, I've checked the

Re: [Freedos-user] New TERMINAL (.com, ROM) released

2005-04-27 Thread Johnson Lam
On Sat, 23 Apr 2005 21:18:58 +0200 (MEST), you wrote: Hi Eric, Thanks. I like this! Hi, at http://www.coli.uni-saarland.de/~eric/stuff/soft/ terminal-23apr2005.zip and terminal-rom.tar.gz respectively, you can find updated versions of my small TERMINAL. Features: 8088/8086 compatible, UPXed to

Re: [Freedos-user] EDIT 0.7b TO-DO list (from Fox), comments?

2005-04-27 Thread Johnson Lam
On Wed, 27 Apr 2005 17:02:48 +0400 (MSD), you wrote: EA The clock should not blink at all? COMMENTS WANTED I think, there should be complete (with seconds) timer (hh:mm:ss) or colon in timer (hh:mm) should blink (one second - turn off - one second - turn on). Agree. But an option for

Re: [Freedos-user] TDSK still alive?

2005-05-09 Thread Johnson Lam
On Mon, 9 May 2005 12:39:53 +0200 (MEST), you wrote: Hi Eric, http://www.freedos.org/freedos/news/technote/137.html tells that the most recent TDSK should be 2.42, more or less an improved-usability version of Ciri's 2.30 ... However, I could not find the SOURCE CODE of any newer version than

Re: [Freedos-user] FWD: FreeDOS in our Linux Install Party

2005-05-17 Thread Johnson Lam
On Mon, 16 May 2005 15:31:04 -0500, you wrote: I thought I'd fwd this email from Kim about how users were introduced to FreeDOS during a recent Linux installfest. I think it's great how people can continue to run their favorite DOS apps under FreeDOS. We make a big impact on people, that's

[Freedos-user] QuickView Pro 2.55 for DOS

2005-05-17 Thread Johnson Lam
There is a new QuickView Pro for DOS version. Major changes in version 2.55 are: - Bookmark setting during playback with CTRL+F1 until CTRL+F12 and retrieving the position with F1 - F12. - Random access to 0%, 10%, ..., 90% of the file length using the keys 0 - 9. - Alt+R rereads the

[Freedos-user] SHSUCDX V3.0a from Jack Ellis

2005-05-27 Thread Johnson Lam
Hi, Jack FIXED the macro in SHSUCDX V3.0 (fully optimized) and now I hosted it on my homepage, and he try to FIX the V3.2 in next few days, hope he can did it without spending too much brain power. http://johnson.tmfc.net/freedos Rgds, Johnson.

Re: [Freedos-user] OpenGEM SDK Release 1 now out!

2005-06-01 Thread Johnson Lam
On Thu, 2 Jun 2005 03:14:56 +0900, you wrote: Hi Shane, I am proud to announce the official release of the OpenGEM SDK. OpenGEM SDK Release 1 is now available for immediate download from http://gem.shaneland.co.uk. Thanks for your work. Can you please tell me any applications that can run

Re: [Freedos-user] How to install

2005-06-07 Thread Johnson Lam
On Tue, 07 Jun 2005 07:47:58 +0200, you wrote: Hi Florian, Yes, download the latest kernel. Unzip it and type sys c: fdkernel.sys You mean SYS the WinXP's hard disk? This will overwrite WinXP's boot sector! Then you can copy this kernel to c: (has to be FAT32). Open and edit boot.ini with an

[Freedos-user] XDMA and SHSUCDX V3.00/V3.02

2005-06-15 Thread Johnson Lam
, no 80386 test and requiring XMS and an EDD BIOS, which are no-problem to most users. XDMA reaches a 2.5K file size and 1280-byte resident size. XDMA and SHSUCDX are at my website: http://johnson.tmfc.net/freedos Rgds, Johnson Lam

[Freedos-user] USB Driver Disk v1.1

2005-06-15 Thread Johnson Lam
Hi, Talk for a year, finally after a lot of test ... The USB Driver disk (1.44MB floppy) was ready for novice user, in order to let them did their backup or GHOST job more easily. The driver should work on PentiumIII grade PC. I can access a 128MB Compact Flash card and a Toshiba notebook size

Re: [Freedos-user] XDMA and SHSUCDX V3.00/V3.02

2005-06-17 Thread Johnson Lam
On Fri, 17 Jun 2005 11:03:39 -0500, you wrote: Hi Jim, I've mirrored XDMA here: Thanks. http://www.ibiblio.org/pub/micro/pc-stuff/freedos/files/dos/udma/devel/xdma/ Not sure what to do about the LSMs for either SHSUCDX or XDMA... Attached 2 LSM, not 100% sure about the format ... Rgds,

Re: [Freedos-user] Old Os and FreeDOS

2005-06-19 Thread Johnson Lam
On Thu, 16 Jun 2005 12:03:27 -0400, you wrote: Hi Jason, I'm offering you some services, possibly by mirroring some of your documentation, or possibly having one or two of our new howtos directed toward getting freedos to work with some things. If there's anything I can do, lemme know. Thanks

Re: [Freedos-user] MGUI - maybe somebody could ask the developer?

2005-06-24 Thread Johnson Lam
On Fri, 24 Jun 2005 14:32:09 +0200, you wrote: Hi Flo, Maybe somebody could ask about releasing it under GPL? Impressive! Did you email him? Rgds, Johnson. --- SF.Net email is sponsored by: Discover Easy Linux Migration Strategies from

[Freedos-user] UMB slowdown disk access?

2005-06-28 Thread Johnson Lam
Hi Alain, Sorry for the delay, my WinXP crashed after 3 years torture. Keyboard and display are configured for Brazil/cp850. The US keyboard config is already available in the autoexec.bat for easy editing. A bit tricky, I fail to type backslash ... I was thinking of a more scientific way of

Re: [Freedos-user] DEVLOAD / ramdisk troubles - or kernel problems?

2005-07-08 Thread Johnson Lam
On Sat, 9 Jul 2005 01:58:31 +0200 (MEST), you wrote: Hi, Hi, I got some strange problems with DEVLOAD: If I use it to load any of my ramdisks, FreeDOS becomes unable to cd .. or cd \, but you can still cd somewhere or cd x:\somewhere\ and do dir to the root directory and similar. Is this worked

Re: [Freedos-user] re: DEVLOAD / ramdisk troubles - or kernel problems?

2005-07-09 Thread Johnson Lam
On Sat, 9 Jul 2005 18:11:53 +0200 (MEST), you wrote: Hi Eric, Sorry for skipping all the text, your personal style a bit too long. As I know TDSK easily causing hang up or crash if the size is too large. So I've change to SRDISK, I've use this over 6 years, very stable. And I'm sure FreeDOS

Re: [Freedos-user] FreeDOS kicks some serious Ass!

2005-07-11 Thread Johnson Lam
On Sat, 09 Jul 2005 14:06:29 +0100, you wrote: Hi Gerry, I'd been building and testing PCs using Dos622 with MSCLIENT 3.0, but kept runing into limitations, conflicts and lack of memory. I tried Win95 and Win98 boot disks instead, but things got even worse. A brand new server had 4Gb of

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