Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 2nd Apr 2007 21:11 UTC, submitted by judgen
OS/2 and eComStation "In this anniversary, I'd like to shed some light about my first-hand experience with [OS/2], especially since I see many attempts at history re-writing and over-simplification, when people compress OS/2's two decades into a single paragraph. An OS/2 user named Roger Perkins wrote to OS/2 newsgroups ten years ago: "Here's to OS/2's 10th Anniversary on April 2nd! No OS has ever died so many times!"
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Don't forget the 60+ floppy disks
by PostDeals on Tue 3rd Apr 2007 03:22 UTC
PostDeals
Member since:
2007-04-03

Don't forget the 60+ floppy disks it required to install it. I really think that OS/2 WARP (3.0) was far advanced for its time. I loved it, I miss it.

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dylansmrjones Member since:
2005-10-02

Well OS/2 2.1 eas only 20 floppy disks (19+1) if it was 3" High Density floppy disks. Or less than PerfectOffice 6 (27 HD 3") or close to being the equivalent of DOS 5/6.x+Windows 3.x. And Warp wasn't that much larger than OS/2 2.1.

60 floppy disks... haha.. that's a lot of swapping - those were the days ;)

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gfx1 Member since:
2006-01-20

I'm still seeing the shrink about those floppies, nightmares, had to install a couple of machines, all from floppydisk and trying to get an external cd drive to work, the horror. must be 13 years ago now...
:-)

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