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[4]: On Floppies ?
by jtfolden on Tue 20th Apr 2010 22:34 UTC in reply to "RE[3]: On Floppies ?"
jtfolden
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2005-08-12

As I recall, OS/2 2.1 was, also, available for install from CD but ONLY if you had a SCSI CD-ROM drive - which I did.

We sold OS/2 in my store during the mid 90's and I always thought it held a lot of promise. IBM just couldn't market it properly to the "average" consumer of the day. They only had one decent marketing campaign during its entire run that I can remember (The one with the Nuns).

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