legacy BIOS usage
adam at cfar.umd.edu
Mon Dec 8 09:05:00 CET 2003
On Mon, 8 Dec 2003, Ryan Underwood wrote:
> any ideas on that topic? It would be nice to use FreeDOS occasionally
> for testing some external hardware control programs, but FreeDOS
> requires a PC BIOS, of which there are no open source implementations
> that I know of. :( Maybe that can be a project for the future, but
> somehow I see a lack of interest in putting any new effort into a dead
> platform, so using the legacy proprietary BIOS might be the only real
> world choice.
oh sure there is. see "SEBOS" project in linuxbios v1 cvs tree. It boots
windows, and windows 98 wasn't that far off.
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