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    SubjectRe: A dos based Linux system
    Jurgen Botz:
    Well, the idea is not so far-fetched... obviously calling it a "DOS
    extender" is stretching the term (beyond its elasticity), but the
    idea is that app vendors /could/ use this approach to sell their
    Unix packages to DOS users without having to port them... just ship
    it with a UMSDOS based Linux kernel (with all drivers as modules),
    shared libs and a special init. Details of how to make this work
    left as an exercise to the reader.

    Note that a standard init could be used, as long as the system
    initialization code (naming details depend on which particular init)
    was configured for the application. [Note that dos command line
    parameters can be made to show up in environmental variables in linux
    -- all it takes is a batch file to call loadlin{,x} that declares the
    appropriate variables.

    --
    Raul




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