Still Looking For AT&T 3B2 Internals Docs

Liam Proven lproven at
Tue Mar 7 09:55:51 CST 2017

On 7 March 2017 at 01:09, Jerry Kemp via cctalk <cctalk at> wrote:
> Much in relationship, to, at least at one time, the Novell Netware system
> sat on top of DOS.

Very very kinda sortof.

Netware 2 could cold-boot itself.

Netware 3 & 4 needed DOS as a bootloader. If you wanted, you could
issue a command:


... and then the memory was reclaimed and added to the disk cache.

But if you wanted to load stuff from floppy or from a FAT C: drive, or
from a CD that didn't have Netware drivers, you needed DOS present.

But Netware wasn't really running on it, as demonstrated by the
ability to remove it after booting.

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