Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 20th Apr 2010 16:55 UTC, submitted by sjvn
OS/2 and eComStation Now this is one for the rumour pile. Yes, a rumour about a long-gone (mostly) operating system that lots of people have fond memories of. Barbara Darrow, Senior News Director at SearchDataCenter.com, claims that IBM is mulling over a reintroduction of OS/2. Wait, what?
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RE: If its like..
by danieldk on Tue 20th Apr 2010 20:01 UTC in reply to "If its like.."
danieldk
Member since:
2005-11-18

Well, except that the WSEB kernel it uses was always unstable as hell, as well as the drivers. I don't particularly have fond memories of b0rked JFS filesystem. Even if they'd pay me, I wouldn't run it.

Edited 2010-04-20 20:02 UTC

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WMWare
by AndrewZ on Tue 20th Apr 2010 20:04 in reply to "RE: If its like.."
AndrewZ Member since:
2005-11-15

With VMWare there's absolutely no point is revving OS/2. Just run those little apps in a box.

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RE: WMWare
by ggeldenhuys on Thu 22nd Apr 2010 08:31 in reply to "WMWare"
ggeldenhuys Member since:
2006-11-13

VirtualBox supports OS/2 guests (I have Warp 3 Connect and Warp 4 running), I don't think VMWare does though.

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