[rescue] Disposing Of OS/2 Apps

Clemson, Chris Chris.Clemson at softwareag.co.uk
Mon Mar 26 03:53:32 CDT 2007

> The thing that always amazed me on PCs whas how *everything*
> would (essentially) stop when you accessed a floppy disk. It
> seems that your computer's CPU was really the controller for
> the floppy drive - a throwback to the early Apple computers
> where I know that was the case (and the source of numerous
> "anti-piracy" efforts, because you could change almost anything).

Blame the OS.
Novell DOS 7 with it's funky Desqview-type TSR thingy would let you
format a floppy /and/ do something else at the same time.
How's that for multi-tasking :)

Was just a shame that the Desqview-type thingy wasn't very compatible
with lots of DOS programs.....

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