legacy BIOS usage
nemesis-lists at icequake.net
Mon Dec 8 09:35:00 CET 2003
On Mon, Dec 08, 2003 at 09:06:33AM -0500, Adam Sulmicki wrote:
> 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.
Very nice! That slipped in under my radar. I guess I'll be heading in
that direction then instead of bothering with the old proprietary junk.
Ryan Underwood, <nemesis at icequake.net>
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