mcguire at neurotica.com
Thu Apr 19 12:18:22 CDT 2007
On Apr 18, 2007, at 9:20 PM, Warren Wolfe wrote:
>> My office in 1988/1989 used a product called "VM/386 Multiuser"
>> which did a similar thing, using Wyse terminals. Most DOS apps
>> worked very well, and it was fast. It used the virtual '86 mode of
>> the 80386 processor. We ran it on a cached 386DX/25 with three
>> A very different sort of thing, and long after PC-MOS, but worth
>> mentioning. I'd love to find a copy of that again to play with; it
>> was good stuff.
> I would point out that VM/386 did NOT just run DOS -- any
> system could be loaded in a virtual machine, and run independently,
> along with DOS... or without DOS for that matter.
Oh my, I was unaware of that...I thought it was DOS-only! Now I
MUST play with it again.
> I'm glad you liked
> it... It was written by some friends of mine in Okemos, Michigan. It
> was a remarkably stable environment -- I always thought they should
> gotten rich and famous for their work.
Well the next time you speak with them, tell them I said their
product was fantastic. :-) My office ran it for a long time; it did
its job well and never gave us a lick of trouble.
Port Charlotte, FL
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