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

2005-01-08 Thread Michael Devore
At 12:54 AM 1/8/2005 +0300, Arkady V.Belousov wrote: MD You'd get screen which MD doesn't update after EMM386 loads. Ie., current EMM386 doesn't check that such maping is wrong and, thus, we get hanging machine (because all subsequent screen outputs will overwrite code, which will loaded

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

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

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

2005-01-08 Thread Michael Devore
At 12:34 AM 1/7/2005 +1300, Bart Oldeman wrote: An extract from the patch in grub013.zip is below. It's far nastier. Very nasty. It's code that assumes that the binary code of FD-kernel's IRQ stack handling never changes, noone uses STACKS=0, and MS HIMEM may be loaded (int15 hooked by himem.exe

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

2005-01-06 Thread Bart Oldeman
On Fri, 31 Dec 2004, Michael Devore wrote: At 01:22 AM 12/31/2004 -0800, 16BIT wrote: Grub for DOS prints the following error message if I try and run it with FreeDOS: - Sorry! Currently supported DOS versions are: MS-DOS 3.30 and later; FreeDOS kernel build 2029 and,

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

2005-01-06 Thread Aitor Santamaría Merino
Hi, Eric Auer escribió: For grab int 15 back from HIMEM, please have a look at kill15 from: http://www.coli.uni-sb.de/~eric/memtest-1.27.zip Note that MKEYB hooks int 15 in a different way (int 15.4f keyboard intercept, can be detected by JNC notme / cmp ah,4f / jnz notme / ..., so it is the carry

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

2004-12-31 Thread 16BIT
Hi Bernd, yes, would you like me to convert your example to FreeDOS syntax? Does the following also work?: [grub] SHELL\C:\BOOT\GRUB\GRUB.EXE It tried it and it works, Hope I do it correct: menu 1) GRUB menu 2) FreeDOS menudefault=1 menucolor=7,0 1?INSTALL=C:\BOOT\GRUB\GRUB.EXE 2?DOS=HIGH

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

2004-12-31 Thread Michael Devore
At 01:22 AM 12/31/2004 -0800, 16BIT wrote: Grub for DOS prints the following error message if I try and run it with FreeDOS: - Sorry! Currently supported DOS versions are: MS-DOS 3.30 and later; FreeDOS kernel build 2029 and, hopefully, 2032 and later. - A rather

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

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

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

2004-12-30 Thread Bernd Blaauw
16BIT schreef: My purpose was to provide a visual template about how to make an MS-DOS config.sys menu system for the purpose of running GRUB for DOS. thank you very much for doing this. It shows how to use GRUB (for DOS) with an installed FreeDOS. Your email response was the first time I've

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

2004-12-30 Thread Florian Xaver
Hi! 2) Did it appear that I was suggesting how to configure FreeDOS? A little bit. However, I'm also suggesting (forcing..) people how to configure FreeDOS by creating a sample config.sys/autoexec.bat when finishing installation. Yes!!! Bye, Flo

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

2004-12-30 Thread Michael Devore
At 01:43 PM 12/30/2004 +0300, Arkady V.Belousov wrote: BTW, this raise two questions to Michael Devore: - may EMM386 autoinclude given region in some way, if there will not be detected mono adapter/mode? QEMM386 does this. Automatically as default? No. Fails the rule of least surprise and

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

2004-12-30 Thread Michael Devore
At 01:43 PM 12/30/2004 +0300, Arkady V.Belousov wrote: - what happen if I=B000-B800 will be used on system with mono adapter/mode? Oh, you mean if you designate a UMB which has memory addresses used by the active screen, what would happen to the display? You'd get screen which doesn't update

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

2004-12-29 Thread 16BIT
Eric Auer wrote: Hi, the sample GRUB configuration items are all quite interesting, but please fix the following line before making a technote of the HowTo: DEVICE=C:\MSDOS\EMM386.EXE NOEMS I=B000-B7FF Thanks for your response but I wonder if we are on the same page. My purpose was to provide a