Linked by Thom Holwerda on Sat 9th Jan 2010 22:52 UTC, submitted by poundsmack
OS/2 and eComStation We're already nine days into the year 2010, and yet, eComStation 2.0 has not yet been released. The final release should've been released before the end of 2009, but December 31 came, and no release. Luckily, the eComStation team has released a statement, saying that the final release is definitely around the corner.
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RE[7]: It is a pity...
by frajo on Sun 10th Jan 2010 23:14 UTC in reply to "RE[6]: It is a pity..."
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At least, when your DOS software requires direct hardware access, it's not advisable to run it within a multitasking enviorement.
In the early nineties I used to run DOS games on Warp 3. There was no problem having several different DOS games playing their sounds concurrently with one sound card only. I think this is not any more possible on modern systems.

The Windows enviorement within OS/2 requires, starting from OS/2 Warp 3.0 a copy of Microsoft Windows 3.x.
OS/2 will integrate this windows copy into itself.
(OS/2 2.x had windows support out of the box)

As OS/2 Warp 3+ (and so, eCS since it's based upon OS/2 4.51) requires a copy of windows 3.x, it would be more logical to run that on top of a (MS)-DOS.
No. You don't need a windows licence for any OS/2 or eCS version.

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