Free BIOS (was Resources for DOS (was: DOS Compatable OS))

9000 VAX vax9000 at gmail.com
Fri Dec 16 12:06:58 CST 2005


On 12/16/05, Robert Armstrong <bob at jfcl.com> wrote:
> Hi Hans,
>
> > http://sourceforge.net/projects/freebios/
>
>   This is probably the best bet for me - I was thinking of something that
> could run FreeDOS on a PC/XT type platform.  No chipsets; no fancy CPUs...
>
> > The BIOS is written in Forth
>
>   A BIOS written in Forth?  I dunno - I don't want to start any flame wars,
> but I'm just not comfortable with that :-)

I think the SUN computers have BIOS written in forth.. but I could be wrong.

vax, 9000

>
> > Now, a complete different aproach here is LinuxBIOS
>
>   Which, I assume, is unable to run FreeDOS or, indeed, anything except
> Linux ...
>
> Thanks,
> Bob
>
>
>




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