OS/2 running under VMWare, or other emulator for Windoze

From: Sridhar the POWERful <vance_at_ikickass.org>
Date: Mon Apr 15 21:38:19 2002

On Mon, 15 Apr 2002, Christopher Smith wrote:

> > > I was hoping to find a way to run trusty OS/2 on my laptop
> > when I wasn't
> > > busy with work......
> > They stopped trying to support it in the 2.x days. I got Warp 3 to
> > partially boot, but that's all IIRC. I'd say go find
> > yourself a copy of
> > partition magic (or fips) and dual-boot if you want to play
> > with OS/2. :)
> Will BOCHS run on that version of windows? You may have a chance with
> that too -- I've heard that it would boot OS/2, but that's second hand
> information.

Bochs is not a good idea on that machine. Bochs is meant to run on
non-PC's and it's a complete PC emulator. What he wants is Plex86, which
is the system virtualization stuff from Bochs, with none of the PC
emulation stuff. He already has all that.

Peace... Sridhar
Received on Mon Apr 15 2002 - 21:38:19 BST

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