SYSLINUX 1.76-pre1/2.00-pre7 (was: [syslinux] Re: Isolinux doesn'tboot)

Andy Polyakov appro at
Tue Aug 13 14:29:26 PDT 2002

> >>>Once you're in the mood to post a new version. Consider
> >>> as well.
> >>>The problem [system freezes if you move the mouse while I/O to/from
> >>>memdisk is taking place] occurs with a number of BIOSes and affects a
> >>>number of DOS programs, not only partition magic. A.
> >>
> >>What machine?
> >
> >
> > It've experienced the problem *and* tested the suggested workaround on
> > couple of dual-AMD motherboards (from Tyan and ASUS), PIII-based ASUS
> > motherboard, PIII-based Toshiba laptop, and VMware. Then I also gave
> > patched version to friends who reported it working on an PII-based
> > Intel, dual-PII Gigabyte motherboards and [recently] on P4-based Toshiba
> > laptop.
> >
> This is weird.  Do you have EMM386.EXE loaded, and if so, which version
> of DOS?

As mentioned in the original post, it's DR-DOS I'm talking about, 7.02
if relevant. EMM386.EXE is not loaded (VMware just bombs), but affected
programs do use things like [protected mode] DOS extenders. A.

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