plain DOS

James Richard Tyrer tyrerj at
Thu Jul 26 13:14:04 CDT 2001

asasel wrote:
> Hi!
> I just hear you talking about programs like UT or winword, requiring either
> a 3D rendering engine or a million DLLs.
> But has anyone of you ever successfully started a plain DOS Program like
> MS or duke3d?
> Whenever i try anything like that wine runs into an infinite loop and does
> nothing but produce cpu load and
> > fixme:pthread_kill_other_threads_np
> messages...
> With some programs i do at least get the message that any real mode
> DOS-interrupt is not implemented or called with wrong flags.
> Oh yes, one single program runs: the ping.exe of windows 98. Just all the
> newlines in the output are missing...

It was posted a while ago that dosmode doesn't work.  If you own DOS,
try DOSemu which will run DOS in a box.


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