[Freedos-user] internationalization ... KEYB bug? ... i18n-DOS ... Greek, Esperanto ... kernel 2039

2010-10-22 Thread Rugxulo
Hi guys, There was recently somebody on SourceForge asking this: http://sourceforge.net/tracker/index.php?func=detailaid=3078800group_id=5109atid=355109 xarilaos: How can i install the greek language?. I responded with the usual generic answer (use KEYB, CPIDOS, DISPLAY, MODE ... kernel

Re: [Freedos-user] internationalization ... KEYB bug? ... i18n-DOS ... Greek, Esperanto ... kernel 2039

2010-10-25 Thread Rugxulo
Hi guys, (Note that it never sent me any replies via e-mail, so I switched off from digest, not sure if that will help or not! So I'm just manually quoting / replying here from the online archive.) (cm): Could you send links to the necessary files (specific versions of KEYB, DISPLAY, MODE,

Re: [Freedos-user] 4DOS internal stack overflow

2010-10-27 Thread Rugxulo
Hi, just weakly responding since no one else has (yet), (Ray Davis): I got that message running: 4DOS ATTRIB /A:-A -H -R -S /D /S *.* on a 14G FAT32 partition about 66% full. It was at the end of the screen display. I assume the operation terminated early. What does it imply? Since 4DOS

[Freedos-user] Fwd: SATA Driver Comments

2010-11-18 Thread Rugxulo
(quoting Jack Ellis): To set the record straight -- 1) None of my older UDMA/XDMA/XCDROM drivers support SATA. They were never designed for it. They also have many never-fixed bugs. I have not supported any UDMA/XDMA/XCDROM releases after February 2006. 2) All of the hacked

Re: [Freedos-user] pre 1.0 version

2010-11-19 Thread Rugxulo
Hi, On 11/19/10, Jim Lemon j...@bitwrit.com.au wrote: Well, it's finally happened. The ancient DELL laptop that has been my only development machine has carked it What year and model and cpu? Just curious. And what exactly doesn't work, it won't turn on?? and I am going to have to try to

Re: [Freedos-user] Fwd: SATA Driver Comments

2010-11-19 Thread Rugxulo
Hi, On 11/19/10, Eric Auer e.a...@jpberlin.de wrote: Hi Rugxulo, that mail/quote was a bit long, trying to summarize ;-) Long story short: if in doubt, use latest UIDE. If and only if that doesn't work (doubt it), try something else. Talking about read-ahead, I think that in particular

Re: [Freedos-user] pre 1.0 version

2010-11-20 Thread Rugxulo
Hi, On 11/20/10, Jim Lemon j...@bitwrit.com.au wrote: On 11/20/2010 12:14 AM, Rugxulo wrote: ... What year and model and cpu? Just curious. And what exactly doesn't work, it won't turn on?? DELL Latitude XP 475D Plugged it in, hit the switch and nothing. No lights, no sound, nothing

Re: [Freedos-user] 387 emulator

2010-11-24 Thread Rugxulo
Hi, On 11/24/10, charles oble...@nerdshack.com wrote: I have recently installed freedos 1.0 on my 486sx laptop. I am now looking for a math coprocessor emulator that won't kill emm386. Any suggestions? What apps are you trying to run? It might be easier to just find alternatives. There's

Re: [Freedos-user] 387 emulator

2010-11-24 Thread Rugxulo
a bug in our abandoned GNU Pth port), so I had to either stick to old old buggy 4.57 (mik's) or HX + (Win32 console) 7za. But you can try any or all of these. (This is why I wanted to know what apps.) http://sites.google.com/site/rugxulo/7zip465x.zip?attredirects=0 http://sites.google.com/site

Re: [Freedos-user] pre 1.0 version

2010-11-25 Thread Rugxulo
Hi again, On 11/25/10, Jim Lemon j...@bitwrit.com.au wrote: Thanks for the suggestions. I tried copying the old (0.9) KERNEL.SYS and COMMAND.COM onto the drive, but no luck, the same error on trying to compile. So it may not actually be a regression in the kernel itself then. I had

Re: [Freedos-user] Using command line Open Watcom

2010-11-30 Thread Rugxulo
Hi, On 11/29/10, Santiago Almenara almen...@gmail.com wrote: I have set up a FreeDOS-only machine so I can remember my DOS times. Right now, I have installed Open Watcom 1.9 but I don't know how to compile anything whelp is your friend. Is there any DOS IDE inside the installer?? No, but

[Freedos-user] new UIDE etc. release (28-Nov-2010)

2010-12-01 Thread Rugxulo
(forwarded) A new DRIVERS.ZIP file dated 28-Nov-2010 is available at http://johnson.tmfc.net/dos/driver.html. The CD/DVD audio track-number error, found by Nagatoshi Uehara and corrected in UIDE, has now been corrected in the non-caching UIDEJR driver as well. Also, the XMGR driver has been

Re: [Freedos-user] location of autoexec.bat?

2010-12-03 Thread Rugxulo
Hi, On 12/3/10, D. R. Evans doc.ev...@gmail.com wrote: I'm running the LiveCD (fdbasews.iso). I haven't used that lately, so I can't remember (and it's not available on this machine either, so I can't check). Where on the c: drive is an autoexec.bat file that I can edit so as to change the

Re: [Freedos-user] location of autoexec.bat?

2010-12-03 Thread Rugxulo
Hi, On 12/3/10, D. R. Evans doc.ev...@gmail.com wrote: Rugxulo said the following at 12/03/2010 05:22 PM : On 12/3/10, D. R. Evans doc.ev...@gmail.com wrote: I'm running the LiveCD (fdbasews.iso). Long story short: check your root for (FD)CONFIG.SYS and see what SHELL= says.;-) I

Re: [Freedos-user] No kernel sys

2010-12-04 Thread Rugxulo
Hi, On 12/4/10, Fabrizio Gennari fabrizio...@tiscali.it wrote: I installed FreeDOS on a partition of my HD, but, when booting it, it says Loading FreeDOS no KERNEL SYS. FAT32 partition? What kernel version, 2036 (from FD 1.0) or newer?? When booting FreeDOS from CD, the partition is visible

Re: [Freedos-user] OpenEuphoria project looking for DOS developers.

2010-12-05 Thread Rugxulo
Hi, On 12/4/10, Marco Achury marcoach...@gmail.com wrote: A serious bug keep frozen the development of Euphoria programming language for DOS about one year. Now the bug appear to be solved and is needed testing and help to update the DOS branch with new features included on Win and Linux.

[Freedos-user] very slow digest reception

2010-12-14 Thread Rugxulo
Hi guys, I just got my first two digests from this list. However, the problem is that I unsubscribed from that and resubbed to this normal form (per message) because it was too slow ... and that was about two months ago! So yeah, kinda slow business, I was half afraid of that, but surely I

Re: [Freedos-user] boot floppy

2010-12-19 Thread Rugxulo
Hi, On 12/18/10, Felix Miata mrma...@earthlink.net wrote: On 2010/12/17 21:58 (GMT-0800) Thomas D. Dean composed: On Sat, 2010-12-18 at 00:19 -0500, Felix Miata wrote: I tried 'dd if=balder10.img of=/dev/fd0' but got output error. When you install FreeDOS from the CD, I seem to remember

Re: [Freedos-user] Watcom and DOS Interrupts

2010-12-19 Thread Rugxulo
Hi, On 12/17/10, Santiago Almenara almen...@gmail.com wrote: I am making some programs under FreeDOS with OpenWatcom. What I want to do is to insert assembly code under in C. 1). pragma aux 2). _asm Basically insert int the assembly code and read AX, BX, CX and DX registers. You could

Re: [Freedos-user] FreeDOS on an IBM PCjr?

2011-01-03 Thread Rugxulo
Hi, On 1/3/11, Michael B. Brutman mbbrut...@brutman.com wrote: Are there any FreeDOS users using a PCjr? I suspect that except for the weird memory hole that the video hardware creates and the use of NMI for keyboard handling, everything else should work pretty well. But I'd like to hear

Re: [Freedos-user] Packages in FreeDOS

2011-01-11 Thread Rugxulo
Hi, On 1/11/11, bla bla jesuislep...@yahoo.es wrote: Hello everyone. Yesterday I've just installed FreeDOS 1.0 on my laptop. It has installed not only the base system but dozens of packages. The clue is, once installed, I don't have any idea of what's installed in the system (compressors,

Re: [Freedos-user] Dhcp

2011-01-12 Thread Rugxulo
Hi, On 1/12/11, James Collins james.collin...@yahoo.com wrote: I am wondering how to get a file I downloaded into freedos? Is there away in freedos to copy a folder into freedos? What I was going to do was edit the mTCP configuration file put it on my c:\ drive and then run dhcp? But I

Re: [Freedos-user] Dhcp

2011-01-12 Thread Rugxulo
Hi, On 1/12/11, James Collins james.collin...@yahoo.com wrote: The part of the email that goes from where? I don't have in my email. I have a folder on my desktop on my MacBook pro that I want to copy into freedos. I copied the folder to an external USB floppy on my laptop. But freedos

Re: [Freedos-user] network and usb floppy access on mac [was: Dhcp]

2011-01-12 Thread Rugxulo
Hi, On 1/12/11, Eric Auer e.a...@jpberlin.de wrote: As Mac understands FAT, it might help to copy the files to any FAT drive, eg USB stick, USB harddisk or floppy, and then connect that to your VirtualBox (probably configuration thing which needs restarting the DOS)... Not sure, I think

Re: [Freedos-user] network and usb floppy access on mac [was: Dhcp]

2011-01-13 Thread Rugxulo
Hi, On 1/13/11, James Collins james.collin...@yahoo.com wrote: One of my goals is to set up dhcp, cause I didn't during the install. I would like to fool around with lynx within in freedos. It might be easier to use a native Mac compile of Lynx. I know that's probably not what you want to

Re: [Freedos-user] Printing problem with FreeDOS and dosemu

2011-01-13 Thread Rugxulo
Hi, On 1/13/11, Lisandro Damián Nicanor Pérez Meyer perezme...@gmail.com wrote: Hi! I am using FreeDOS + dosemu in Linux to make some old but very valuable apps work. Okay, good. every time I close dosemu, garbage is sent to the printer, but only if one of this apps were ran. That's kinda

Re: [Freedos-user] network and usb floppy access on mac [was: Dhcp]

2011-01-14 Thread Rugxulo
Hi again, On 1/13/11, James Collins james.collin...@yahoo.com wrote: I am trying to install freedos with qemu, but I am coming across an error when I go to run the install? The error is saying not enough disk space very early on in the install? I have used fdisk to partition my drive at

Re: [Freedos-user] network and usb floppy access on mac [was: Dhcp]

2011-01-14 Thread Rugxulo
Hi again, On 1/14/11, James Collins james.collin...@yahoo.com wrote: I am using I GUI program of qemu and when I create my drive that I boot freedos from I have options for the hard disk I have chosen qcow, Try creating a raw disk image instead of qcow and trying to work with that. IIRC,

Re: [Freedos-user] [BUG] INSTALL=tunz.com cause TUNZ: Bad file table/Bad file CRC error

2011-01-25 Thread Rugxulo
Hi guys, On 1/25/11, Roy Tam roy...@gmail.com wrote: cause TUNZ: Bad file table or TUNZ: Warning: Bad file CRC error What is TUNZ? Which options for TUNZ do you use? Where can it be downloaded? Does this also happen if you load TUNZ from autoexec instead of from config? with zero-ed file

Re: [Freedos-user] ARC and shareware

2011-01-29 Thread Rugxulo
Hi, On 1/29/11, cordat...@aol.com cordat...@aol.com wrote: The discussion about TUNZ got me thinking about the ARC file format. There are several of the old shareware utilities out on the internet - ARCE, ARC-E, PKXARC .. but are there any available which are GPL or close to GPL? (For DOS,

Re: [Freedos-user] FDAPM in notebooks

2011-02-01 Thread Rugxulo
Hi, On 2/1/11, Eric Auer e.a...@jpberlin.de wrote: Texts (mainly Aurora editor), databases (DataPerfect), spreadsheets (SuperCalc). Interesting, I know none of those :-) I'm sure you've heard of Aurora. BUFFERS=4 A bit more might be good. Not needed if using UIDE as cache (see below).

Re: [Freedos-user] ARC and shareware

2011-02-01 Thread Rugxulo
, unsquash, uncrunch). And clearly .ARC packs Forth block files extremely well. (Rugxulo): The other was written in ancient (LMI?) Forth (on Taygeta FTP archive somewhere), so I never tested it. (They had a lot of old .ARC files, not many others still do

Re: [Freedos-user] fdos HX

2011-02-04 Thread Rugxulo
Hi, (Why did the topic say [SPAM]?) On 2/4/11, andrea...@interfree.it andrea...@interfree.it wrote: I use a freedos fullcd (150mb) distro on my PC. I've too HX ( dos extender) in the path. Just put c:\hx\bin in your %PATH% and (optionally) load hxldr32 TSR. I see many bin files ( hdpmi,

Re: [Freedos-user] FreeDOS inside Windows XP, virtual diskettes, and using Windows printers?

2011-02-04 Thread Rugxulo
Hi, On 2/4/11, john s wolter johnswol...@wolterworks.com wrote: I need to have FreeDOS inside Windows XP, virtual A B diskettes, and divert LPT1 to Windows printers. I'm setting this up for a non-geek user's Laptop to run a 1985 DOS program. I'm guessing that means that WinXP either won't

Re: [Freedos-user] Boot from PenDrive with Data...

2011-03-22 Thread Rugxulo
Hi, On Tue, Mar 22, 2011 at 1:44 PM, Alain Mouette ala...@pobox.com wrote: I need to make an install Pendrive for FreeDOS and a program of mine. Today I have a CDROM setup woking this way: it boots from the Cd using a floppy image which has a CD driver and I read the program from that CD.

Re: [Freedos-user] Problem with USB keyboard in some computers

2011-04-16 Thread Rugxulo
Hi, On Fri, Apr 15, 2011 at 1:20 PM, STF lapsap7+f...@gmail.com wrote: On Sat, Feb 5, 2011 at 08:23, dos386 dos...@gmail.com wrote: * I connected a USB keyboard to a DELL OptiPlex GX620 (there is no PS/2 port in this model) BIOS-level emulation * When the computer was booted with the CD, I

Re: [Freedos-user] Word processing

2011-05-06 Thread Rugxulo
Hi, On Thu, May 5, 2011 at 3:43 PM, Marco Achury marcoach...@gmail.com wrote: Is available any new wordprocessor for DOS? Have you tried VDE? EdiTury? GNU Emacs 23.3? I know they aren't perfect, or maybe even slightly suitable, but they have some weird non-ASCII features, so Oh, and Mined

[Freedos-user] French DOS keyboard driver (beta)

2011-05-11 Thread Rugxulo
(forwarding on Ninho's behalf): http://www.bttr-software.de/forum/board_entry.php?id=9875 - Based off Japheth's original Keybgr, French keyboard driver takes only a

[Freedos-user] UIDE/UIDEJR (May 10)

2011-05-11 Thread Rugxulo
Jack Ellis released a new update for UIDE/UIDEJR on 10 May 2011. Website: http://johnson.tmfc.net/dos/driver.html Changes: (see below) UIDEJR sizes minimized! CD/DVD only UIDEJR in HMA space (/N1 /H switches) takes 176 upper-memory bytes, directly replaces old XCDROM/GCDROM drivers! UIDEJR now

Re: [Freedos-user] if not exist MD XXX

2011-05-12 Thread Rugxulo
Hi, On Thu, May 12, 2011 at 8:50 PM, Ray Davison ray...@charter.net wrote: Is there such a batch command? if not exist mydir/nul md mydir Doesn't work on XP (I think?), but that's the typical DOS way. (BTW, I'm sure DR-DOS and 4DOS have better methods, if you use their shells instead. Can't

Re: [Freedos-user] CHKDSK on floppy

2011-05-13 Thread Rugxulo
Hi, On Fri, May 13, 2011 at 3:34 AM, Marcos Favero Florence de Barros fav...@mpcnet.com.br wrote: This is CHKDSK beta 0.9.1 If there is a sub-directory present on a floppy, CHKDSK report seems normal.  If there is no sub-directory - whether or not there are files: Assertion failed: size,

[Freedos-user] Fwd: Fwd: Doubt about running FDAV

2011-05-16 Thread Rugxulo
Hmmm, can't remember, guess the list needs lists. before the SourceForge part, meh. -- Forwarded message -- From: Rugxulo rugx...@gmail.com Date: Mon, May 16, 2011 at 8:23 PM Subject: Re: Fwd: [Freedos-user] Doubt about running FDAV To: freedos-u...@sourceforge.net Hi, 2011/5

Re: [Freedos-user] Problem with UIDE

2011-05-17 Thread Rugxulo
Hi, On Tue, May 17, 2011 at 10:45 AM, Alain Mouette ala...@pobox.com wrote: I am encountering a strange problem with UIDE. It happens with some machines but not all, one of the failing machine is nearby so I can make more tests easely... I am using UIDE and XMGR from 10-May-11, I made my

Re: [Freedos-user] Problem with UIDE

2011-05-17 Thread Rugxulo
Hi, On Tue, May 17, 2011 at 3:15 PM, Alain Mouette ala...@pobox.com wrote: (top posting to make it shorter) I do need as much conventional memory as I can get, and even the it is a tight fit... So everyone belives that   JEMM386 X=TEST NOEMS is safer? if so, I will change... My point was

Re: [Freedos-user] tdsk.exe to create 40MB of disk space

2011-05-18 Thread Rugxulo
Hi, On Wed, May 18, 2011 at 12:22 PM, Bernd Blaauw bbla...@home.nl wrote: Op 18-5-2011 19:12, Preethi S. schreef: I need to create 40 MB disk space using tdsk.exe. I can able to create lesser space than this. Is there any way to accomplish this or is there any other tool? Any help is

Re: [Freedos-user] tdsk.exe to create 40MB of disk space

2011-05-19 Thread Rugxulo
Hi, On Thu, May 19, 2011 at 7:28 AM, Preethi S. preet...@amiindia.co.in wrote: I am creating ramdisk with Letter drive E: using rdisk. I've included Rdisk command in the Autoexec.bat file. Also, I've included one more command shsucdx.exe. This is shown below. LH RDISK.COM /S 40 /:E

Re: [Freedos-user] TUIs?

2011-05-28 Thread Rugxulo
Hi, On Sat, May 28, 2011 at 2:14 PM, Single Stage to Orbit alex.bu...@munted.org.uk wrote: Can anybody recommend a good text windowing library that includes sources that should be usable with Turbo C 2.0, Borland C++ 1.0 and Watcom C/C++? Not tried it, and it's TUI (text) only, but TxWin is

Re: [Freedos-user] TUIs?

2011-05-28 Thread Rugxulo
Hi again, On Sat, May 28, 2011 at 3:33 PM, Rugxulo rugx...@gmail.com wrote: On Sat, May 28, 2011 at 2:14 PM, Single Stage to Orbit alex.bu...@munted.org.uk wrote: Can anybody recommend a good text windowing library that includes sources that should be usable with Turbo C 2.0, Borland C

Re: [Freedos-user] OT: ASM Book

2011-05-28 Thread Rugxulo
Hi, On Sat, May 28, 2011 at 1:05 PM, Santiago Almenara almen...@gmail.com wrote: Excuse me for the OT but I think there are some that can help me here. I am trying to learn assembly language. Most of the books, I've gotten, have its own set of libraries (eg. HLA, Irvine, etc), I want one that

Re: [Freedos-user] Using vim 7.3 (vim73_46d32) crashes JEMMEX 5.74b

2011-06-04 Thread Rugxulo
Hi again, On Sat, Jun 4, 2011 at 4:22 PM, Single Stage to Orbit alex.bu...@munted.org.uk wrote: On Sat, 2011-06-04 at 15:09 -0500, Rugxulo wrote: On Sat, Jun 4, 2011 at 10:19 AM, Single Stage to Orbit alex.bu...@munted.org.uk wrote: Just a note to let you know that repeated use of VIM

Re: [Freedos-user] Why I use FreeDOS

2011-06-05 Thread Rugxulo
Hi, On Sun, Jun 5, 2011 at 10:34 AM, Mike Eriksen thinstation.m...@gmail.com wrote: I think that FreeDOS is a funny project and I like it. On rare occasions I need it for BIOS upgrade on Linux boxes. But frankly unless you have some unique binary software that only runs on DOS, Linux is a

Re: [Freedos-user] Why I use FreeDOS

2011-06-05 Thread Rugxulo
Hi, On Sun, Jun 5, 2011 at 3:15 PM, Mike Eriksen thinstation.m...@gmail.com wrote: Neither XP nor light Linuxes typically run well (if at all) in even 128 MB of RAM, so saying 20 years is a bit of an exaggeration, even 10 years isn't supported well. I'm not knocking Linux, just saying, I've

Re: [Freedos-user] Why I use FreeDOS

2011-06-05 Thread Rugxulo
Hi, On Sun, Jun 5, 2011 at 1:25 PM, Marco Achury marcoach...@gmail.com wrote: Any computer (new or old) with broken hard disk may become a funny game machine running games from cd. I hope most of you know about Paku Paku by now (w/ TP7 srcs). It came out two months ago, and it literally can

Re: [Freedos-user] Why I use FreeDOS

2011-06-05 Thread Rugxulo
Hi again, forgot something, On Sun, Jun 5, 2011 at 4:57 PM, Rugxulo rugx...@gmail.com wrote: I hope most of you know about Paku Paku by now (w/ TP7 srcs). http://my.opera.com/deathshadow/blog/ Actually, somebody else decided to port DOSBox from C++ to Java, hence jDOSBox. And this other guy

Re: [Freedos-user] Licensing issues

2011-06-07 Thread Rugxulo
Hi, On Tue, Jun 7, 2011 at 2:10 PM, Bernd Blaauw bbla...@home.nl wrote: Op 7-6-2011 21:01, Mike Eriksen schreef: I've never managed to succesfully create test any bootable USB flash disc. I'm not aware of any emulation/virtualisation software supporting USB booting for easy testing, and my

Re: [Freedos-user] Licensing issues

2011-06-07 Thread Rugxulo
Hi, On Tue, Jun 7, 2011 at 6:40 PM, Bernd Blaauw bbla...@home.nl wrote: Op 7-6-2011 23:46, Rugxulo schreef: VirtualBox may?? support USB booting (or at least reading) nowadays, but I've never bothered. My idea is indeed to find a boot environment for USB flash media, and test the following

[Freedos-user] New 7-Jun-2011 UIDE Driver, Etc.

2011-06-10 Thread Rugxulo
Hi guys, There's a new UIDE release, here's Jack's release notes: -- Forwarded message -- http://johnson.tmfc.net/dos/driver.html I rather quickly decided that /X in UIDE and UIDE-S was Not the best idea!.   Although /X saved 320 HMA bytes, this did not justify losing 5% of

Re: [Freedos-user] internationalization ... KEYB bug? ... i18n-DOS ... Greek, Esperanto ... kernel 2039

2011-06-23 Thread Rugxulo
to each keyboard layout? Perhaps fiddling with KLIB would tell, but I didn't check. Oh well. Let me know if you want me to test anything in particular, I have a working USB floppy drive. :-)) 2010/10/26 Rugxulo rugx...@gmail.com: Hi again, On 10/25/10, Rugxulo rugx...@gmail.com wrote: Hmm

Re: [Freedos-user] Problem with USB keyboard in some computers

2011-07-03 Thread Rugxulo
Hi, On Sun, Jul 3, 2011 at 10:46 AM, Eric Auer e.a...@jpberlin.de wrote: Regarding FD-KEYB 3.0, I've been think of some ways that it could be improved.  I think one thing that would help immensely is to turn the translation into a two-step process.  The first step would be to translate the

Re: [Freedos-user] Mouse must move

2011-07-05 Thread Rugxulo
Hi, This is way beyond my expertise, but I kept it in my inbox anyways. And I don't remember anyone else replying, so what the heck On 6/15/11, Marcos Favero Florence de Barros fav...@mpcnet.com.br wrote: If certain programs are loaded immediately after booting, the computer appears to

Re: [Freedos-user] Installing with no CD drive

2011-07-05 Thread Rugxulo
Hi, (sorry I'm late) On 6/20/11, Chris D chri...@fastmail.fm wrote: I am having trouble installing FreeDOS on an ancient Toshiba laptop which has no CD drive, only a floppy. Do you really want / need a full FreeDOS install? In particular, what apps do you really want / need? Games?

Re: [Freedos-user] graphics in dos.

2011-07-05 Thread Rugxulo
Hi, On 7/5/11, kurt godel wb2...@gmail.com wrote: Maybe someone would know; was playing with old fashioned 16 bit graphics, compiling with djgpp. The djgpp info warns that both bios and vga approach go outside of protected mode, so that mangling of the system is possible. VESA 2 supports

Re: [Freedos-user] Installing with no CD drive

2011-07-05 Thread Rugxulo
to again suggest my slightly outdated [2008] mini distro, three floppies, esp. since it has both of these and more stuff. Kinda old [which I hate!!] but better than nothing, and I can assist you if you have any problems.) http://sites.google.com/site/rugxulo/ What I will do is to start again

Re: [Freedos-user] Problem with USB keyboard in some computers

2011-07-05 Thread Rugxulo
Hi, On 7/5/11, Eric Auer e.a...@jpberlin.de wrote: Unicode (now at 6.0) is pretty damn huge. I don't know if... While Unicode is huge, DOS keyboard layouts tend to be limited to Latin and Cyrillic and some other symboly which is a tiny subset. Well, determining which subset (for us) is the

Re: [Freedos-user] Unicode (It was 'Problem with USB keyboard in some computers')

2011-07-05 Thread Rugxulo
Hi, On 7/5/11, Henrique Peron hpe...@terra.com.br wrote: Before I forget, I noticed that you do use ISO codepages. I'll work on distinct packs of codepages and keyboard layouts for ISO 8859-1 ~ 16. Honestly, I very rarely use only Latin-3 (913), so please don't waste 500 hours on my account!

Re: [Freedos-user] Unicode (It was 'Problem with USB keyboard in some computers')

2011-07-06 Thread Rugxulo
Saluton, On 7/6/11, Henrique Peron hpe...@terra.com.br wrote: Em 05/07/2011 18:25, Rugxulo escreveu: Honestly, I very rarely use only Latin-3 (913), so please don't waste 500 hours on my account! ;-) It's very low priority. My friend, it is always a pleasure. I do hope that end-users

[Freedos-user] weird keyboard keys (was Re: Problem with USB keyboard in some computers)

2011-07-07 Thread Rugxulo
Hi, (this may be *slightly* off-topic, but I couldn't resist, sorry, I'm always wanting to share useless trivia) EDIT: I'll just change the subject line, hopefully nobody will get (too) mad, then. On 7/6/11, Bret Johnson bretj...@juno.com wrote: There are a couple of problems with that

Re: [Freedos-user] Dos Games, on a Web site ?

2011-07-07 Thread Rugxulo
Hi, On 7/7/11, Eric Auer e.a...@jpberlin.de wrote: as freebasic (and freepascal, openwatcom, djgpp...) are quite complete by now, you could consider using your games in the qbasic-style mode of freebasic, Apparently it still isn't 100% compatible but good enough for general use. (And the

[Freedos-user] SourceForge.net Top 25 Projects for July 2011 (#17: FreeDOS)

2011-07-15 Thread Rugxulo
Hey guys, I just read an e-mail newsletter from SourceForge. They seem to send these out every month or so. I like reading the Top 25 projects, but it's usually the same ol' boring stuff (some obscure CMS, MinGW, 7-Zip, Notepad++, Portable Apps, etc). However, this time (July 2011), guess

Re: [Freedos-user] FTE editor syntax highlighting state machine

2011-07-15 Thread Rugxulo
Hi, On 7/15/11, Marcos Favero Florence de Barros fav...@mpcnet.com.br wrote: Anyone has an explanation of how to use the state machine for syntax highlighting in Marko Macek's FTE editor? There are some instructions in the DOCs, but not much detail, and hardly any examples. You mean the

Re: [Freedos-user] FTE editor syntax highlighting state machine

2011-07-15 Thread Rugxulo
Hi again, On 7/15/11, Marcos Favero Florence de Barros fav...@mpcnet.com.br wrote: I assume you want to add syntax highlighting for something (Euphoria???). I've already done it for Euphoria. It was easy, because there were many similar sample config files. Good to know. ;-) Now I want

[Freedos-user] SourceForge.net Top All-Time Downloads (updated daily, DOSBox #41)

2011-07-15 Thread Rugxulo
Hey guys, I also noticed that SourceForge.net counts total all-time downloads (updated daily!). While FreeDOS isn't there, I noticed that DOSBox is #41 !! That's a *lot* of interest in DOS, so close enough. ;-) SourceForge: All-Time Top Downloads (updated daily)

Re: [Freedos-user] FreeDOS driver issues

2011-07-16 Thread Rugxulo
Hi, On 7/16/11, Virii emul...@gmail.com wrote: I thought the SB Live and Audigy still had DOS drivers, but that it required installation in Windows first, possibly followed by contacting Creative Labs for the DOS drivers?

Re: [Freedos-user] Packet Driver

2011-07-17 Thread Rugxulo
Hi, On 7/17/11, Thomas D. Dean tomd...@speakeasy.org wrote: On Sun, 2011-07-17 at 19:11 -0700, Thomas D. Dean wrote: I want to install WATTCP on my FreeDOS system. I have a Linksys Wireless-G Notebook Adapter Model WPC54G Ver. 3.1 I have wat2001b.zip. I think I need a packet driver.

Re: [Freedos-user] Weird UIDE.SYS (FreeDOS 1.1 Test) behavior under VirtualBox

2011-07-18 Thread Rugxulo
Probably just a bug / flaw in the emulator, no surprise. (They don't test DOS as much, if at all, sadly.) File a bug report with them! Sure, they'll probably ignore it, but if you don't ask, they definitely won't (can't?) fix it!!:-) On 7/18/11, Juan Castro jccyc1...@gmail.com wrote: The

Re: [Freedos-user] FreeDOS driver issues

2011-07-18 Thread Rugxulo
Hi, On 7/18/11, Virii emul...@gmail.com wrote: Well in Linux, I'm already using 2 sound outputs. The card, and the onboard audio AC97. In Linux I just switch to the AC97 when I want to use the headphones. What about DOS though? Can it handle having two sound cards, plus onboard audio? I

Re: [Freedos-user] Weird UIDE.SYS (FreeDOS 1.1 Test) behavior under VirtualBox

2011-07-18 Thread Rugxulo
Hi, On Tue, Jul 19, 2011 at 11:40 AM, Juan Castro jccyc1...@gmail.com wrote: I'm using an ISO, and access is fast after the annoying UIDE.SYS delay. It seems that comes from UIDE.SYS probing hard disks for some reason. (As the error message suggests.) Have you tried UIDEJR instead?

Re: [Freedos-user] DOS and Right-to-left support

2011-07-19 Thread Rugxulo
Hi guys, I recently discovered another (new!) DOS text editor called QE, which has (among other features) optional Arabic support. It's written specifically for DOS in (old) Euphoria 3.1, and it's available at the URL below (with screenshots). Please take a look (as I don't know Arabic!), but

Re: [Freedos-user] Can't Install; FreeDOS 1.1 test release #2

2011-07-19 Thread Rugxulo
Hi again, On Wed, Jul 20, 2011 at 7:25 AM, Bernd Blaauw bbla...@home.nl wrote: Slightly offtopic: is there any foolproof way to automatically switch to the location a batchfile is in? a kind of CDD %0 except that %0 is whatever you call it, instead of a full pathname. Same for TRUENAME %0

Re: [Freedos-user] FreeDOS driver issues

2011-07-19 Thread Rugxulo
Hi, On Wed, Jul 20, 2011 at 8:13 AM, Rugxulo rugx...@gmail.com wrote: On Wed, Jul 20, 2011 at 2:23 AM, Virii emul...@gmail.com wrote: I don't think it would know the difference!! Does that mean I can use multiple cards somehow? Is there a way I can select which card to use in apps like

Re: [Freedos-user] [Spam] Re: DOS and Right-to-left support

2011-07-19 Thread Rugxulo
Hi, On Wed, Jul 20, 2011 at 10:00 AM, Henrique Peron hpe...@terra.com.br wrote: I just tried it! Thanks for the info! :) However... It works with keyboard layout and codepage - both hardcoded. (quoting from the webpage): UPDATE: July/17/2011 (QE Version 1.2.0) My current wishes: The

Re: [Freedos-user] Can't Install; FreeDOS 1.1 test release #2

2011-07-19 Thread Rugxulo
Hi, On Wed, Jul 20, 2011 at 10:17 AM, Virii emul...@gmail.com wrote: It complained about a few missing packages like doslfn, wattcp, wget, ..., but it installed. Can I just copy over the 'doslfn' from an older version's disc, or is that feature compiled into kernel now? No LFNs in kernel

Re: [Freedos-user] Weird UIDE.SYS (FreeDOS 1.1 Test) behavior under VirtualBox

2011-07-20 Thread Rugxulo
Hi, On Wed, Jul 20, 2011 at 8:55 PM, Santiago Almenara almen...@gmail.com wrote: I had the same problem with UIDE and VirtualBox. Jack R. Ellis (UIDE author) confirmed me that they are not 100%-compatible. You should use the /N1 option, as Bernd advised you. VirtualBox 4.1 was just released

Re: [Freedos-user] Installing with no CD drive

2011-07-23 Thread Rugxulo
Hi again, I stumbled upon this thread again and haven't heard anything privately, so I'm wondering if the OP got everything figured out. (Guess I should cc him.) The Toshiba has PC-DOS installed on a single FAT16 partition. BTW, I'm not sure if (any or all versions of) PC-DOS has the same

Re: [Freedos-user] Weird UIDE.SYS (FreeDOS 1.1 Test) behavior under VirtualBox

2011-07-24 Thread Rugxulo
Hi, On Sun, Jul 24, 2011 at 10:23 AM, Jack gykazequ...@earthlink.net wrote: I do not use and do not want VirtualBox, after all its problems as users have noted on this list! It still more or less works (overall). ;-) However, if you do want to go on using it, I would seriously gripe to

Re: [Freedos-user] Test UIDE Available, For VirtualBox.

2011-07-24 Thread Rugxulo
Hi, On Sun, Jul 24, 2011 at 10:18 AM, Bernd Blaauw bbla...@home.nl wrote: Op 24-7-2011 16:52, Jack schreef: Apologies for my late response re: UIDE v.s. VirtualBox.   Had to have my (infected!) gall-bladder removed, 25-Jun-2011.   NASTY episode, and I am still recovering and moving a bit

Re: [Freedos-user] HTGet rewrite for mTCP

2011-07-25 Thread Rugxulo
Hi, On Mon, Jul 25, 2011 at 6:52 PM, Bernd Blaauw bbla...@home.nl wrote: Op 25-7-2011 13:53, Michael B. Brutman schreef: I have an early version of HTGet ready that I would like to get some more testing on before it becomes part of mTCP.  It is available here:      

Re: [Freedos-user] HTGet rewrite for mTCP

2011-07-26 Thread Rugxulo
Hi, On Tue, Jul 26, 2011 at 12:09 PM, Bernd Blaauw bbla...@home.nl wrote: As for WGET: I'd much prefer an online WGET.EXE to download instead of a WGET.ZIP and adding unzipping requirements. htget -o infozipx.zip

Re: [Freedos-user] UIDE /E For VirtualBox Now Officially Released.

2011-07-28 Thread Rugxulo
Hi, On Thu, Jul 28, 2011 at 12:01 PM, Santiago Almenara almen...@gmail.com wrote: Is there any specific order for UIDE options? I am using the lastest UIDE (07-22-2011) wtih this options: C:\DEVLOAD\DEVLOAD /H C:\UIDE\UIDE.SYS /E /H /S:15 /D:MYCDROM Under VirtualBox, I am having the same

Re: [Freedos-user] FD 1.0 installation... very instable?

2011-07-30 Thread Rugxulo
At the risk of being redundant, I'll add some comments here: On Sat, Jul 30, 2011 at 4:48 AM, JPT j.p...@gmx.net wrote: You have to subscribe to this list, to be able to post? Ok, I did so and sent my email again... I try to install Freedos on a P3-800, Asus Cubx board, Intel i440BX chip,

Re: [Freedos-user] FD 1.1 Bootfloppy Problems

2011-07-30 Thread Rugxulo
developed and has newer (hopefully less buggy) stuff. ps. I made screenshots, but I did not attach them to this email. so if you need more details, give me an email adress where to send them. rugxulo _AT_ gmail _DOT_ com

Re: [Freedos-user] FD 1.1 Bootfloppy Problems

2011-07-30 Thread Rugxulo
Hi, On Sat, Jul 30, 2011 at 7:02 AM, Bernd Blaauw bbla...@home.nl wrote: Perhaps I should add that SCRDUMP utility as well so screenshots can be made in automatic way. Which one? Does it have to be a TSR or is cmdline after-the-fact good enough?

Re: [Freedos-user] FD 1.0 installation... very instable?

2011-07-30 Thread Rugxulo
Hi, quick reply, On Sat, Jul 30, 2011 at 10:05 AM, JPT j.p...@gmx.net wrote: Rugxulo, you are right, I should do this in a more structured way. expected to throw the CD in, and thats it. EDIT: current status is: - hardware ok, maybe the memory was faulty, i have to verify this. - freedos

Re: [Freedos-user] FD 1.1 Bootfloppy Problems

2011-08-01 Thread Rugxulo
Hi, On Mon, Aug 1, 2011 at 12:59 PM, JPT j.p...@gmx.net wrote: the floppy had bad sectors. o.0 The jemm crash when booting from the floppy vanished after writing the image again (on the same floppy). Gah, annoying, but it happens!! :-/ But there still are some unresolved crashes from the

Re: [Freedos-user] How to install multiple instances..?

2011-08-02 Thread Rugxulo
Hi, On Tue, Aug 2, 2011 at 12:42 PM, Virii emul...@gmail.com wrote: Could someone tell me if it's possible to have multiple instances of (Free)DOS installed to the same partition? After editing the fdconfig.sys, and autoexec.bat, I was unable to boot properly with the files renamed. The

Re: [Freedos-user] FreeCom: Wrong DIR behavior on empy disks.

2011-08-02 Thread Rugxulo
Hi, On Tue, Aug 2, 2011 at 1:04 PM, Bernd Blaauw bbla...@home.nl wrote: Op 2-8-2011 14:05, dos386 schreef: I'd prefer a default of: * date: MMDD (Japanese notation, right?) * time: HHMMSS * number: nnn.nnn.nnn,xyz (european) * separater: ehm no idea. * keyboard: QWERTY with EURO (858

Re: [Freedos-user] FD 1.0 installation... very instable?

2011-08-02 Thread Rugxulo
Hi, On Tue, Aug 2, 2011 at 12:58 PM, Bernd Blaauw bbla...@home.nl wrote: Op 2-8-2011 4:08, e.a...@jpberlin.de schreef: - install Freedos 1.1T3 Ran through in almost no time, wow! I got the same error message from Jemm, but pressing ESC continued booting the installer. Still sounds evil. I

Re: [Freedos-user] How to install multiple instances..?

2011-08-03 Thread Rugxulo
Hi, On Wed, Aug 3, 2011 at 4:19 AM, c...@bttr-software.de wrote: You can't dual-boot multiple FreeDOS instances on the same partition, because you can't configure the kernel to use one specific (FD)CONFIG.SYS. Therefore, you have to change the file name the kernel will look for. If you can

Re: [Freedos-user] Freedos and PC simulators

2011-08-03 Thread Rugxulo
Hi, On Tue, Aug 2, 2011 at 11:59 PM, Garrison Ricketson garryricket...@yahoo.com wrote:   I guess that is about it,   I have a question about editing the config.sys,..   MENU 3 - Load FreeDOS without drivers, if I want freedos to just use this option, when it boots, no menu, just

Re: [Freedos-user] Packet Driver for 2c90x works

2011-08-05 Thread Rugxulo
Hi, On Fri, Aug 5, 2011 at 1:20 PM, JPT j.p...@gmx.net wrote: Found a packet driver for the 3c905b-c family. Perhaps you like to try it? See: http://lazybrowndog.net/3c90xpd thanks, it works out of the box! I had started to search myself, but haven't got that far... using this driver its

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