[Freedos-user] FreeDOS Sound

2009-02-02 Thread Santiago Almenara
Hello! I am planning to install FreeDOS over a clean partition (not VMware, VirtualPC or similar). I've already gotten the drivers for the mouse and the CDROM. Is there any general driver for sound cards? My sound card is the Intel HDA. Is it possible to configure it under FreeDOS ? Thanks,

Re: [Freedos-user] FreeDOS Sound

2009-02-02 Thread Santiago Almenara
Thanks Alain: n Mon, Feb 2, 2009 at 1:01 PM, Alain M. ala...@pobox.com wrote: if you use VMware you will nedd another driver... VMware creates a Virtual machine and that means that everything is virtual. Including that your virtual machine will allways be the same regardless of what your

Re: [Freedos-user] FreeDOS Sound

2009-02-04 Thread Santiago Almenara
Thanks for all your answers. From all your mail, I understood this: - There is not such thing as VESA audio - SoundBlasters, especially SB16, are the common de facto for DOS system (I used to have an ISA one, so I won't be able to use it anymore, besides I think my parents threw away

[Freedos-user] FreeDOS, Windows and higher resolutions

2009-07-10 Thread Santiago Almenara
Hello! I've been using FreeDOS for a couple of months and it's working great. Right now, I am trying to install Windows for Workgroups 3.11. Is it possible to use it with higher resolutions? For instance 1024x768 16 millions colors. Is the process straightforward??? Thanks a lot, Santyiago

Re: [Freedos-user] OT: Howto debug DOS programs

2009-08-18 Thread Santiago Almenara
It's strange. I've got 2 PC's with Intel HDA and MPXPLAY only works with 1. A desktop with D915GEV mainboard: It works! A laptop Dell Inspiron 6400: It doesn't work! I think the first one is Intel ICH6 and the second one is ICH7 but I am not sure what it means. What could be happen? Santiago

[Freedos-user] OT: Programming Assembler 101

2009-08-31 Thread Santiago Almenara
Hi! Is there any good tutorial in the web for learning Assembler language? I am planning to using any MASM-compatible assembler like JWasm. Thanks for your help, Santiago -- Let Crystal Reports handle the reporting -

[Freedos-user] Reinstalling FreeDOS after GRUB installation.

2009-09-16 Thread Santiago Almenara
Hello! I could installed FreeDOS in my 256-mb flash drive, my PC's have USB-emulation mode. The problem was that I later installed GRUB in it and I could not re-install FreeDOS because it was always looking for GRUB so I found a way to uninstall it on the net: $ dd if=/dev/zero of=/dev/sdb

Re: [Freedos-user] Reinstalling FreeDOS after GRUB installation.

2009-09-20 Thread Santiago Almenara
Hi Eric: On Wed, Sep 16, 2009 at 3:37 PM, Eric Auer e.a...@jpberlin.de wrote: That is a very very extreme thing to do. You deleted the whole partition table that way... I see no reason why that would be of any help regarding your original problem that after you installed GRUB, you could no

[Freedos-user] Upgrading FreeDOS Kernel

2009-09-29 Thread Santiago Almenara
Maybe, the answer is easier than I think, my problem is that I want to upgrade the FreeDOS kernel. I have downloaded the zip file (ke2039_86f32.ziphttp://sourceforge.net/projects/freedos/files/Kernel/2039/ke2039_86f32.zip/download) but I can find an installer!! I just find a couple of bat files

[Freedos-user] Using command line Open Watcom

2010-11-29 Thread Santiago Almenara
Hello! 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 Is there any DOS IDE inside the installer?? How do I compile 16-bit-only DOS software from command line? I have looked almost

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

2010-12-01 Thread Santiago Almenara
On Tue, Nov 30, 2010 at 3:00 PM, Rugxulo rugx...@gmail.com wrote: 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

[Freedos-user] Watcom and DOS Interrupts

2010-12-17 Thread Santiago Almenara
Hi, I am making some programs under FreeDOS with OpenWatcom. What I want to do is to insert assembly code under in C. Basically insert int the assembly code and read AX, BX, CX and DX registers. Where can I look for that information? Thanks, Santiago

[Freedos-user] Connecting FreeDOS to a SMB share

2011-01-13 Thread Santiago Almenara
Hi! I have set up my FreeDOS PC and everthing is working just fine except for the audio (ok I pray to God someday there will be a way to play DOS games with sound under plain DOS) Now I want to connect this PC to a Windows/SMB share to speed the file transfer. Right now, I have to burn a CDRW in

Re: [Freedos-user] Connecting FreeDOS to a SMB share

2011-01-17 Thread Santiago Almenara
On Thu, Jan 13, 2011 at 5:29 PM, Mike Eriksen thinstation.m...@gmail.comwrote: On Thu, Jan 13, 2011 at 8:38 PM, Santiago Almenara almen...@gmail.com wrote: Hi! I have set up my FreeDOS PC and everthing is working just fine except for the audio (ok I pray to God someday there will be a way

Re: [Freedos-user] Connecting FreeDOS to a SMB share

2011-01-20 Thread Santiago Almenara
On Mon, Jan 17, 2011 at 3:30 PM, mbbrut...@brutman.com wrote: Quoting Eric Auer e.a...@jpberlin.de: Hi Santiago, Update: I installed easily the NDIS2 drivers for my card, then the packet driver wrapper. mTCP is working perfectly. Right now, I am trying TCP's MS CLIENT 3.0 to

Re: [Freedos-user] Test from mobile phone

2011-02-10 Thread Santiago Almenara
Have you tried installing FreeDOS on it??? :) Sent from my iPhone On 10/02/2011, at 11:09, Braden Mailloux braymaill...@gmail.com wrote: Hey guys (and you, too Eric :). This is a test message from my windows mobile phone. I just picked up a windows 7 phone. So far I enjoying it. Sent from my

[Freedos-user] FreeDOS SMARTDRV

2011-03-31 Thread Santiago Almenara
Hi! What is the smartdrv version for FreeDOS? Is it installed by default? Thanks, Santiago -- Create and publish websites with WebMatrix Use the most popular FREE web apps or write code yourself; WebMatrix provides all

Re: [Freedos-user] FreeDOS smartdrv, CDROM and DVD drivers

2011-04-07 Thread Santiago Almenara
Thanks Eric, for all the help. Sorry I haven't answered before. Right now, I am using the original config files from the installation. It means I am using: xcdrom.sys, lbacache and cdrcache. I'll change these 3 options for UIDE. Let me read a little about UIDE before I ask about its best

Re: [Freedos-user] Word processing

2011-05-06 Thread Santiago Almenara
WP5.1 was my first word processor, it came with my first PC. Blank color for bold letters and highlighted text for underlining it was enough for my bw printer!!! WP6.1 for DOS was also my first experience with WYSWYG software but way too powerful for my then-486. So I stayed with WP5.1 until Word

[Freedos-user] OT: ASM Book

2011-05-28 Thread Santiago Almenara
Hi, 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 I can learn all INT 21H functions. Is there one online?? Santiago

Re: [Freedos-user] Soundcard Audigy 2 works in MPXPLAY but nowhere else.

2011-06-22 Thread Santiago Almenara
I have such an audiocard, wich are listed in the soundcardfile from MPXPLAY with native hardware access. My problem is I have some games, I like to try with audio, but I canĀ“t make it work. I had the same problem. Dosbox is a great program, but I prefer playing my old Sierra and LucasArts

[Freedos-user] New kernel

2011-06-29 Thread Santiago Almenara
Hi! I was setting up a fresh FreeDOS machine and when I was about to download the kernel 2039. I discovered there is a new 2040 version. I think I miss the mail announcing it, but should I use it? Is it a stable kernel? Santiago

Re: [Freedos-user] New kernel

2011-06-29 Thread Santiago Almenara
Thanks Eric! I'll try 2040 instead of 2030. Santiago On Wed, Jun 29, 2011 at 5:57 PM, Eric Auer e.a...@jpberlin.de wrote: Hi Santiago, I was setting up a fresh FreeDOS machine and when I was about to download the kernel 2039. I discovered there is a new 2040 version. I think I miss

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

2011-07-15 Thread Santiago Almenara
eMule first??? WTF piracy rules the world Sent from my iPhone On 15/07/2011, at 19:09, Rugxulo rugx...@gmail.com wrote: 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

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

2011-07-20 Thread Santiago Almenara
On Mon, Jul 18, 2011 at 3:06 AM, Rugxulo rugx...@gmail.com wrote: 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

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

2011-07-28 Thread Santiago Almenara
Jack, 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 problems when detecting the hard disk than the previous UIDE version. Thanks,

Re: [Freedos-user] UIDE Performance -- Small Caches DO Work O.K.!

2011-08-24 Thread Santiago Almenara
Welcome back! Sent from my iPhone On 23/08/2011, at 23:50, Jack gykazequ...@earthlink.net wrote: For years, I have told people to use as much cache as possible with UIDE, to handle today's large files and still leave space in the cache for DOS directories. Today, Tuesday 23-Aug-2011, I

[Freedos-user] Curses for DOS

2011-10-13 Thread Santiago Almenara
Hi list! Sent from my iPhone -- All the data continuously generated in your IT infrastructure contains a definitive record of customers, application performance, security threats, fraudulent activity and more. Splunk

Re: [Freedos-user] 2. (no subject) (Garrison Ricketson)

2011-11-18 Thread Santiago Almenara
Just change password Sent from my iPhone On 18/11/2011, at 19:46, Garrison Ricketson garryricket...@yahoo.com wrote: Hello, Aparrently my e-mail account has been hacked, I apologize, for the inconvienence, .. I did not send the message, shown below,...I don't know who did, Hopefully I can

[Freedos-user] USB mouse

2012-01-31 Thread Santiago Almenara
Bret: Excuse me if I write directly to you in the list. Are USB mice compatible with your driver usbdos?? My laptop strangely has PS/2 emulation for keyboards but not for mice Thanks in advance, Santiago Sent from my iPhone

Re: [Freedos-user] Sound Card Driver

2012-06-06 Thread Santiago Almenara
Short answer: you can't DOS programs where made to be compatible with specific hardware. The success of your program was to have a broad hardware compatibility. In the case of sound, every program was SoundBlaster compatible because almost everybody have one, games for instance. I have to buy

Re: [Freedos-user] Partition magic anyone?

2012-10-05 Thread Santiago Almenara
Karen: Why not use GParted? It's free. Santiago On Thu, Oct 4, 2012 at 11:53 PM, Felix Miata mrma...@earthlink.net wrote: On 2012-10-04 23:49 (GMT-0400) Karen Lewellen composed: I realize I tend to wonder through the room and then find my corner again smiles. Anyway, I am wondering if

[Freedos-user] News reader

2012-10-17 Thread Santiago Almenara
Hello! I am looking for a good news reader for DOS I need to subscribe in a news://news.foo.org; server. Thanks in advance, Santiago -- Everyone hates slow websites. So do we. Make your web apps faster with AppDynamics

[Freedos-user] Stack overflow

2012-12-20 Thread Santiago Almenara
Hello list: I am having Stack Overflow problems with this simple code under FreeDOS and OpenWatcom: #include stdio.h char a[8192]; int main() { int i; char b[8192]; for(i=0; i8192; i++) a[i]=b[i]=0; return 0; } I keep getting stack overflow problems. I know this code is very

Re: [Freedos-user] Stack overflow

2012-12-20 Thread Santiago Almenara
Michael: Where can I find the default size for the watcom stack? If you use stack=4096, it means the default stack size might be much smaller than the 16384 I am using. Santiago On Thu, Dec 20, 2012 at 2:42 PM, Michael B. Brutman mbbrut...@brutman.comwrote: First, the good news - Watcom

[Freedos-user] MySQL

2013-08-16 Thread Santiago Almenara
Hi. I need to access a MySQL server (Ubuntu server) from my DOS program. I am converting one Linux Ncurses program in my office to DOS and PDcurses. Mostly everything have been easily recompiled with DJGPP. Is it possible to access MySQL from DOS ? Thanks in advance, Santiago Sent from my

Re: [Freedos-user] USB floppy cannot read medium on modern PC and Linux.

2017-01-01 Thread Santiago Almenara
Excuse me, I don't want to start a flame war but I always thought that floppy disks production were pretty dead, maybe some obscure Chinese brand were still making them. In the other hand, are Imation, 3M or Sony still making floppies??? Happy New Year! Santiago 2017-01-01 18:52

Re: [Freedos-user] OT: Qemu questions

2017-06-22 Thread Santiago Almenara
Thank you Jim, tonight I'll try your options 2017-06-22 7:12 GMT-05:00 Jim Hall <jh...@freedos.org>: > > On Wed, Jun 21, 2017 at 11:34 AM, Santiago Almenara <almen...@gmail.com> > wrote: > [..] > >> I'd like to ask what are the options you usually

Re: [Freedos-user] OT: Qemu questions

2017-06-22 Thread Santiago Almenara
Thanki you Ruxgulo, > "-m 64" is fairly low. I usually leave it default (unless needing > more), which is "-m 128". But even that is fairly low. Hey, you're > already on x64, give it 512 MB! ;-) > > Why would I want more than 32 o 64m for a DOS program?? :D Is there any current or past program

[Freedos-user] OT: Qemu questions

2017-06-21 Thread Santiago Almenara
Hello friends, I have re-discovered Qemu after using Virtualbox for FreeDOS for a couple of years. Since qemu is mostly for command-line use (I don't use any laucher yet) I'd like to ask what are the options you usually use in Qemu. My options are: qemu-system.i386 -localtime -hda freedos.img

Re: [Freedos-user] Freeware hard-disk (and floppy) image editor(s)?

2018-07-21 Thread Santiago Almenara
Hello Leroy > I currently use VirtualBox to run a FreeDOS virtual machine, which uses VHD > hard-disk image files and VFD floppy-disk images. > > Does anybody here know a freeware virtual disk image editor that handles both > VHD and VFD images, in lieu of VBox's lack of