Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 5th Jul 2011 21:46 UTC, submitted by mpxlbs
OSNews, Generic OSes No, your eyes aren't deceiving you - we have actually have not one, but two news items on hobby/small operating systems on the same day! You thought the day would never come again, but hey, here we are. You're welcome. Now, what are we talking about? FreeDOS - a test release has been, uh, released for FreeDOS 1.1.
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RE[2]: Wow...
by smashIt on Thu 7th Jul 2011 11:34 UTC in reply to "RE: Wow..."
smashIt
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2005-07-06

I can't count how mant times at the shop I'd have a drive that was supposedly DOA when in reality for one reason or another Windows simply refused to mark a handful of bad sectors as such and would instead dump OS data on them, thus causing crashes.


a new drive with bad sectors (visible to the OS and not dealed with by the drives firmware) is DOA .

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