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Bootable PC-DOS usb drive

Posted 10-06-2016 at 09:23 PM by number22
Updated 10-07-2016 at 09:38 PM by number22

We need a system to run old DOS program. Microsoft's Win98 lacks proper memory management for modem computer with larger amount memory. We have PC-DOS (from IBM) lay around.

Basic setup: Syslinux + floppy image with boot.bss

Need create a empty floppy image on usb drive.(your usb is already fdisk with FAT16 partition, and mkfs.msdos formatted).
Code:
#mount -t msdos /dev/usbpartition# /mnt/usb
#cd /mnt/usb
#dd bs=512 count=2880 if=/dev/zero of=fd0.img
...
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what the--??!?-- blog vs forum

Posted 10-04-2016 at 09:22 AM by danrevell (Linux 001)
Updated 11-03-2016 at 08:14 PM by danrevell (addendum)

Just discovered lately that there is quite a bit more action on this blog than I thought... for the benefit of those readers who may be as drain-bamaged as myself, I submit these mystifying aspects of LQ blogs, for which I can offer no explanation.
1) Posts are in reverse chronological order. If you want to follow the line of conversation you have to start at the end and read the posts backwards, toward the top, unlike the forums, where the natural flow and chronological order is more-or-less...
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nftables NAT

Posted 10-03-2016 at 04:04 PM by serafean
Updated 10-03-2016 at 04:08 PM by serafean

Finally getting around to writing the continuation of this howto. Now lets take a look at a basic router firewall.
Basic ruleset configuration is described here.
This ruleset only sets up ipv4 nating, no filtering is set up (that will be covered later)
The following is an nft configuration file. To be loaded with nft -f.
Code:
define if_wan = eth0
table ip filter {
        map tcp_nat_map {type inet_service : ipv4_addr;}
        map udp_nat_map
...
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Uh-oh.... about that last....

Posted 10-03-2016 at 05:33 AM by danrevell (Linux 001)
Updated 10-04-2016 at 09:27 AM by danrevell

Upon review of a few sites, I conclude that I must be an uninformed idiot of some sort.
It appears that Winblows and Apple both still have CLIs, the syntax and language of which approximate Linux.... did EVERYTHING come from Unix?
I am hoping that some of you more well-informed Linux gods/goddesses will intervene on my behalf here, and inform us that my data is outdated, or that the CLIs (or at least Winblows') stinks like dead meat, or SOMETHING, ANYTHING, I'm dyin' out here....
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Another wrap, another beginning...

Posted 10-03-2016 at 05:21 AM by danrevell (Linux 001)

Well, well, well.... my, my, my.
It seems I have blundered into the modern world, only to find my outdated education and personal perspectives to be more deleterious than helpful in getting a handle on the current circus.
Let's move the initial premise to the back burner... yes, it is still a time-saver and headache-averter, to find a "wubi.exe" (or even almost-as-easy approach) to install Linux. But that is apparently just one way, albeit a good one, to slow the approach...
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