The Free-DOS Project
The goal of the Free-DOS project is to produce a free MS-DOS compatible
operating system, suitable for any DOS capable platform. Free-DOS is
distributed under the terms of the GNU general public license.
I am pleased to announce that an updated version of the Free-DOS FAQ
and Status Report is available via the Free-DOS project home page:
It has been some time since I have made any announcements regarding the
Free-DOS project, but I can say that there have been several new
Version 0.90 of the DOS-C kernel by Pat Villani
Several new programs, and the upcoming ALPHA 4 RELEASE
PROGRAMMERS are wanted for C and ASM projects, or to donate source code.
If you have written, or are willing to write, an FDISK, CHKDSK, UNDELETE,
XCOPY, EMS driver, etc. as detailed in the status report, please contact
me, we could certainly use your help! Your assistance in helping to provide
some of these few remaining critical programs will be invaluable to the
success of the Free-DOS project.
The current release of Free-DOS is the ALPHA 3 RELEASE:
Please note that the alpha 3 release does NOT contain a substantial
number of new programs and code. Check the /incoming directory of
the FTP site for new items. A new release is due Real Soon Now.
To reiterate, more complete information is available on the Free-DOS
M. "Hannibal" Toal
Free-DOS project coordinator
M. "Hannibal" Toal | He who has silver, may be happy. He who has grain,
Computer d00d | ---Sumerian proverb