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Old 09-26-2005, 08:12 AM   #1
jayakrishnan
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dosemu


This the step i followed to install dosemu

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1. Compile
--------------------------------------------------------------------------

- (optional) adjust compiletime-settings; see compiletime-settings.help
for help.

- make
or
- create a seperate directory and run
$SRCDIR/configure (or $SRCDIR/default-configure; see below)
make
in that directory.

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2a. Install
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- download dosemu-freedos-<version>bin.tgz from dosemu.org or one of its
mirrors and rename it to dosemu-freedos-bin.tgz
- su - (become root)
- make install

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followed it step by step

but it keeps saying

"
Sorry, there is no operating system.
Please try to install FreeDOS from dosemu-freedos-*-bin.tgz
"

Do i need to do any changes to some config files
JayaKrishnan

Last edited by jayakrishnan; 09-26-2005 at 08:15 AM.
 
Old 09-26-2005, 08:24 AM   #2
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Did the install place freedos in the correct location? On mine it's in ~/dosemu/freedos and I have a .dosemu directory with log files and my drive settings. Since the file is a .tgz maybe you can just do installpkg *freedos*.tgz to install it.

There is a /etc/dosemu directory with the global config files. One mentions a ~/.dosemurc. Look into that for user-specific config.

Personaly I haven't used dosemu since I installed it. I prefer DOSBox.
 
Old 09-27-2005, 03:14 AM   #3
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Thanks, i will give dosbox a try
 
  


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