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From: "Orlando P. Hevia" <heviaop AT ciudad DOT com DOT ar>
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Date: Tue, 9 Apr 2002 15:47:33 -0300
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Subject: Re: DOS + djgpp on today's PCs
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JT Williams wrote:

> I have never tried to install and use DOS on any post-486
> PC.  Is it still possible these days to use plain DOS and
> djgpp (no Windoze) on today's PCs?  IOW, could I buy a
> notebook PC, eradicate the M$ infestation, install DOS 5 +
> djgpp and be happy?  Or is working through a Windoze DOS box
> the only option these days?

Yes, you can be happy. I am using djgpp in DOS 6.22 (and 
W2K & Linux), in a P III.

It is very convenient to use a good disk cache. I have 
similar speed for DOS/W2K/Linux running a big program (EMTP-

Ing. Orlando P. Hevia   
heviaop AT ciudad DOT com DOT ar
Santa Fe-Argentina

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