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posted by lucho, 29.07.2007, 21:25

> Unfortunately Johnson is a pirate

He has not killed or robbed anybody, so he does NOT deserve such qualifications. (You might be mistaking him with Wengier Wu - a big DOS expert whom I also respect very much.)

> > FreeDOS handles FAT32 just as well as PC-DOS supposedly does

Beware of bugs, incompatibilities and low speed which plague the FreeDOS kernel.

> PC-DOS remains 16-bit - the v7 was a trick number for what should have been 6.4 or 6.5.

PC DOS 7.1, however, fully supports FAT32 and LBA. Its latest publicly available build is from December 2003 - new enough in my humble opinion. Available from

http://www.ibm.com/systems/management/sgstk.html

 

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