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Old 01-18-2008, 08:42 AM   #1
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Load USB drive info on FreeDOS


I have a question for anybody who knows anything about DOS, particularly FreeDOS 1.0 Final.

As you know, there is no USB driver available with the DOS kernel. Disk drives in DOS are extremely different from Linux. Each drive is assigned a letter during boot time, and each drive is separate.
I was wondering if it were possible to create a program that would be able to read the USB drive, and copy all it's data to a specified folder on the C:\ drive, and then, after the user makes their changes, saves the changes to the USB drive. It sounds easier than doing it the official DOS way, and in fact sounds very Linux/Unix.
 
Old 02-17-2008, 04:53 AM   #2
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Post load usb drive into freedos

I am still from the dos days I can not of any solution
Even in past if you do not have the wright driver it will not work
Looking on the internet I found spotmau.com it sells a cd according to him
it contains the old dos including the new devices drivers
But he did not mention a price It seems to be a company in Canada or USA
I start up my old machine using windows 98 but I can not find a usb driver

Maybe it something for you

good luck
 
  


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