Wed, 19 Nov 2003 12:01:37 +0100
On Tue, Nov 18, 2003 at 17:14:47 -0500, hal King wrote:
> On Tue, Nov 18, 2003 at 10:16:49PM +0100, Bernd Zeimetz wrote:
> " Hi,
> " > Whenever my Thinkpad powers on, it boots Linux. I am looking for
> " > some way to boot to the traditional MS DOS prompt, so that I can try
> " > some floppies. IBM software. I'm sure it doesn't run with Linux.
> " > Should be simple, but, doesn't occur to me.
> " linux dosemu?
> " vmware?
> " create a small cd/floppy with dos to boot from?
> Has anyone used dosemu to upgrade firmware in PCMCIA cards or serial
> devices. That's the one thing I could really use DOS/9x/2000/XP to
> do that won't work (or I haven't had luck with) in Linux.
I doubt that someone has done this with PCMCIA cards, since programms
in dosemu have no direct access to the hardware. Serial devices might
work (if dosemu emulates a serial port).