Re: [cw_bugs] Imitating American Morse landline operators
- I use Puppy Linux - if you download the latest iso there is a "edit iso" file program called ISO Master - under "multimedia" menu - you can add the files there.
Best to all,
On Nov 10, 2007 12:33 AM, John, N5DWI <n5dwi@...> wrote:David Ring wrote:Hi, David
> Hello John,
> I don't know why DOS Box should make you nervous! It is an excellent
program and will run The MILL on all the "flavors" that DOS Box comes
with - Windows 2000 and later, Linux, Mac, etc.
> You don't need DOS Box for Windows 98 and earlier as those operating
systems have DOS underneath them.
> You can find a boot disk for freedos - non-Microsoft DOS here:
> Download the iso file for freedos, then use 7zip to edit the iso file
- add the directory of c:/mill04a to the iso - and perhaps a batch file
to automatically change directory to the mill04 subdirectory and then
run "mill" . You can get 7zip here it is free. http://www.7-zip.org/
> No need to fear DOS Box - it is excellent open source program. With
open source, it is difficult to smuggle bad program code into a program.
> David N1EA
OK, based on what you said, I installed DOS Box on my Linux machine; set
everything up according to instructions; typed in the command to run
"The Mill;" held my breath and hit enter. And it worked like a charm !!!
I'm impressed. Now that it's on the HD, there's no waiting while the
floppy drive catches up with the program calls. Very nice. Thanks for
talking me into it!
Then, I downloaded the FreeDOS iso and the 7zip. The p7zip won't edit
iso files (or at least the Linux version won't). So the plan now is to
go ahead and burn the FreeDOS disk on a RW CD and try to add the "Mill"
files afterward. I'll let you know if it works. I don't think it will,
but, heck, it's worth a try. I'd really like to have it on a CD so that
I can use it on other computers without changing anything on them.
Anyway, thanks a million for the advice !!!
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