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Re: NOS with its own OS? (fwd)



> Hey, for the most part, NOS _is_ its own O/S.  After all, DOS is just a
> non-reentrant program loader with a primitive file system and a handful of
> API calls of its own.  NOS does most of the work by itself.
> 
> It is only one step removed from Netware (server NOS), which I understand is
> booted from DOS but then denies that DOS is even present.

I can boot Unix from DOS too. There is a big difference, the existing KA9Q
sits on top of the BIOS and DOS services - good for size, good for compatibility
bad for performance (non re-entrant). Netware is a standalone system apart from
its bootstrap.

Alan






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