[ltp] DOS

Tod Harter linux-thinkpad@linux-thinkpad.org
Wed, 19 Nov 2003 15:10:17 -0500

Yeah, but I've never been real enthusiastic about flashing a ROM from an 
emulator... In fact I've had bad enough luck doing it from a DOS box in 
Windoz, let alone dosemu! Better safe than sorry is my motto.

On Tuesday 18 November 2003 5:14 pm, 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.

Tod Harter
Giant Electronic Brain