OS/2 gurus! Help with OS/2 config.sys Fwd: Trouble with a Personal System/2
Folks, I suck at OS/2, and this guy has a problem.
Config.sys has been changed.
Any way to boot in recovery mode? No further info yet, unknown if this
was a result of a FixPack, adapter install, or a program update.
Challenge, this may be a production unit, and it may be doing involved
-------- Original Message --------
Subject: Trouble with a Personal System/2
Date: Thu, 30 Sep 2010 20:40:20 -0400
please help . config.sys got changed os2 ibm indurstial computer-will
In article <npapo.23064$qU5.firstname.lastname@example.org>,
Louis Ohland <email@example.com> wrote:
> Folks, I suck at OS/2, and this guy has a problem.
> Config.sys has been changed.
> Any way to boot in recovery mode? No further info yet, unknown if this
> was a result of a FixPack, adapter install, or a program update.
> Challenge, this may be a production unit, and it may be doing involved
1. Boot (C-A-D).
2. Wait for "boot blob" at top left corner of the screen (a white box, and
3. Press Alt-F1.
4. Select "Boot to command prompt (use original CONFIG.SYS)" option.
5. Fix the CONFIG.SYS
Alternatively, boot to command prompt from the OS/2 installation diskettes.
Don Hills (dmhills at attglobaldotnet) Wellington, New Zealand
"New interface ...IBM continues to end OS/2 support and withdraw OS/2
I was suprised to see that IBM has updated their 'withdrawal from
marketing' page for OS/2. The old page a couple of years ago was short
and sweet and basically said OS/2 was gone. The new page goes into much
more detail but offers some interesting new info...
Existing OS/2 customers
Existing OS/2 customers can purchase additional OS/2 licenses on an
exception basis. IBM will review each request and notify the customer if
it is approved.
Contact your IBM representative to submit an order request.
Support for IBM Middleware
Defect Support f...Information passed from OS/2 Master Boot Record ( MBR ) to OS/2 Bootmanager ( BMGR ) to OS/2 Partition Boot Record ?
I am working on the problem to boot from USB Mass Storage Device.
The results and open problems has been documented at
Howto Boot OS/2 - eCs from USB Mass Storage Devices ( MSD ) - English
Version - Wiki
The following information is needed for the project:
Information passed from OS/2 Master Boot Record ( MBR ) to OS/2
Bootmanager ( BMGR ) to OS/2 Partition Boot Record ?
The OS/2 MBR tests for I13X support and pass this information via flag
at memory segment 3000:0000 (0030:0000).
That informa...Migration of OS/2 1.30 to OS/2 2.0 or newer
what is the chance to upgrade an OS/2 1.30-system with LAN manager
(ethernet with plain NetBIOS), a C-written frontend and a
Sybase-SQL-server 1.1 to a newer OS/2-version?
The system is installed on a FAT-drive, print-jobs are created by the
C-frontend for LaserJet-printers and send directly to the LPT-port or a
shared LPT-port on a print-server and several OS/2 1.3-clients access
the database also via the C-frontend.
I would perfer using WarpServer 4 based on Warp 3, or even just Warp 3
Connect/Warp 4 (without LVM, JFS etc., so WSeB, ACP, MCP or eCS are not
an option) the wh...reinstall of OS 10.2
I'm reinstalling my operating systems. Does it matter whether I install
OS X or 9.2.2 first? Is there a certain order that they should be
installed in? Thanks.
TLD <TLD2@tld.tld.invalid> wrote:
> I'm reinstalling my operating systems. Does it matter whether I install
> OS X or 9.2.2 first? Is there a certain order that they should be
> installed in? Thanks.
It makes no difference.
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...OS/2 > DOS-OS/2 copy, paste with backslash not working #2
Original poster: thanks, everybody. Now answering three posters:
At 2004-12-16 20:41:32 PST
Steven Levine (firstname.lastname@example.org)
>Copy how? What version of OS/2? Are you running any sort of desktop
>enhancer that might be doing this to you?
Since I mention COPY and PASTE, the "Copy how?" will be: "using COPY &
If I was running anything stupid, I might know; if I did not know, I
thank you for the prompter; I am not running anything stupid;
Version of OS/2 is 3.0 WARP Fixpack 43 or something. 1994-thing. Lov...PS/2 and OS/2 #2
This is, finally, *in topic* ;-) I've got too many "off topic"
I've got a working copy of OS/2 warp 4 (thank you, guys !).
In the doc is said that minimum requirement is Pentium 100.
I can put it in my 8595-ONG with TurboChip only :-(
Do you have a table that summarizes PS/2 models, the OS/2 version that
can be installed and sys requirements ?
In other word, for example, which version can be installed on a Model
80-386 ? What is the minimum ram ?
Do you ever tried OS/2 2.1 for windows ? I found a copy that was
distributed with a PC magazine (CD + 2 boot floppies)
On Aug 25, 7:00 am, supervinx <superv...@libero.it> wrote:
> I've got a working copy of OS/2 warp 4 (thank you, guys !).
> In the doc is said that minimum requirement is Pentium 100.
> I can put it in my 8595-ONG with TurboChip only :-(
You can run Warp 4 in "lesser" machines, I ran the original release of
Warp 4 on a 9590-DLG (50MHz 80486 with 16MB of RAM) quite successfully
for a long time. The Convenience Packs (re-releases with FixPaks
integrated) may have increased the minimum system requirements.
> Do you have a table that summarizes PS/2 models, the OS/2 version that
> can be installed and sys requirements ?
> In other word, for example, which version can be installed on a Model
> 80-386 ? What is the minimum ram ?
I wouldn't bother with anything less than OS/2 Warp Connect (which is
Warp 3 plu...audio with win-os/2 but not os/2???
anybody know why the audio with my ess card ain't working with os/2
but does with win-os/2?
Thanks, That Guy
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That Guy wrote:
> anybody know why the audio with my ess card ain't working with os/2
> but does with win-os/2?
I know this will sound ridiculous...but the system volume is turned
up to a level that will be audible, right??
On Sat, 30 Apr 2005 03:46:...OS/2 Lan Server V3.0 for sale with OS/2 2.1
...OS/2 is dead...Long live OS/2!
Normally, I keep my rants to the editorial pages of the VOICE
Newsletter, but I felt this was a more appropriate venue for this one:
The plain and simple fact is that OS/2's obituary has already been
written, the tombstone carved and the plot set. All that's left now is
to lay the tired body into its final resting place. All possible
treatments for its terminal illness have failed. In 2006, OS/2 will
finally, and irrevocably be laid to rest. Doubtless many long time
users will hold out till, and beyond, the bitter end...cursing IBM and
Microsoft all the way. The rest will...OS/2 #2
Is a fantastic operating system
...why IBM not made OS/2 opensource ? #2
After reading about the history of Personal computer I understood one
thing that microsoft many a times betrayed and cheated IBM and
captured the Home Pc Os market.
But one thing I couldn't understand is,
MS and IBM both started to work on OS/2 and later on microsoft lost
its interest in OS/2 and developed windows NT instead based on the
already developed OS/2 code,
now what made IBM not to make OS/2 opensource or atleast too cheap and
thus snatching away a major part of OS market from MS and teach
Microsoft a lesson?
since majority of the feature between OS/2 and winnt would...Documentation IBM OS/2 1.2
is there anybody out there who has documentation for IBM (or MS?) OS/2
1.2, especially acording printer-drivers, printing etc. ?
Thanks a lot,
To Answer please replace "invalid" with "de" !
Zum Antworten bitte "invalid" durch "de" ersetzen !
Chau y hasta luego,
Thorolf Godawa wrote:
> is there anybody out there who has documentation for IBM (or MS?) OS/2
> 1.2, especially acording printer-drivers, printing etc. ?
please send me an email message in German.
Andreas Kohl wrote:
> Thorol...Mac OS X vs. OS/2 peer #2
On Mon, 18 Oct 2004 17:38:01, Dan Drake wrote:
>On Tue, 19 Oct 2004 00:08:52 UTC, jim burke <email@example.com>
>> you might see if your ibmlan.ini file has
>> svrhidden=no in it.
>> I don't know what command line programs are available on OS X,
>> but if you know the ipaddress of the Mac, ping it from the os2 machine
>> and then do a netstat -p to see if the interface is seen.
I can ping the Mac ok; netstat shows it active.
>> To see if the os2 lan card is correctly se...What to save from OS/2::Warp when crossgrading to OS/2::eCS?
To bring joy to a few hearts: I have ordered OS/2::eCS-1.1 from
Mensys and expect it RSN. Meanwhile, I am trying to decide what
bits of my Warp setup to carry across (if that is possible).
My OS/2 setup uses the F: drive for core OS stuff. Most optional
extras (eg FaxWorks, DeScribe, non-OS utilities) live in G:. The
rest of my files are scattered through other drives. So I expect
to wipe F: and install eCS in a simple procedure. (Unless... I
bought the Warp-upgrade version. Does it need to be able to see
the old Warp installation?)
Is this broadly how to do the cross-grade...OS/2 Website
Website - Os/2 Release Notes is back at:
I got my old domain back, so the final URL is:
Sorry about the changes.
...FREE OS/2 Warp Connect and OS/2 books
OS/2 Warp Connect - all the disks, CDs, books/documentation that comes
in the blue box.
"IBM Getting to Know OS/2 Warp 4," ITSO (International Technical
Support Organization", Stokes, Buecker, Friedrichs, Moroian, Schey,
SG24-4758-00, ISBN 0-13-842147-1, Prentice Hall
"Mastering OS/2 Warp", Peter Dyson, ISBN 0-7821-166-3-9, Sybex -
missing Hobbes on CD-ROM
"IBM's Official OS/2 Warp faQs", Kaply, Sipples & Kliewer, ISBN
1-56884-472-7, IBM Press Book published by IDG Books Worldwide, Inc. -
"OS/2 Warp Administrator's Survival Guide", Kerr, Curran, et al., ISBN
0-672-30744-8, SAMS Publishing
Will break up lot if you don't want all of it.
Truth in Advertising - you pay for shipping, actual cost.
On Mar 7, 7:54 pm, kaliuzh...@verizon.net wrote:
> Truth in Advertising - you pay for shipping, actual cost.
I just got back in town from another 4-day trip to Indianapolis -- if
no one else wants the lot, I'll take all (USPS Media Mail, right?),
but as I have no actual *need* for any of it, another truly interested
party can take all or part (I'd pick up leftovers).
On Mar 8, 9:28=A0pm, ekb...@vnet.ibm.com wrote:
> On Mar 7, 7:54 pm, kaliuzh...@verizon.net wrote:
> Rick Ekblaw
Noted, Rick. I'd really hate to throw these out but I need to
downsize and have no need for them. Let's wait about a week.
...Canonical OS/2 vs. Fanfic-derived OS/2
With the recent announcement of Arca Noae's Blue Lion project
(https://www.arcanoae.com/blue-lion-go/), this is a good time to answer -
for once and for all - one of the most pressing questions of our time:
Should we use canonical (i.e., IBM) versions of OS/2, or can we also
accept 'fanfic' versions, such as Blue Lion?
If we accept Blue Lion and similar as canonical, we run the very real risk
of irrepairably distorting the OS/2verse forever. What we were handed
from the heavens by IBM on four sacred floppy disks is absolute; only
subsequent versions - as passed t...OS/2 Website
Website - Os/2 Release Notes is back at:
...INSPECT: OS/VS vs. IBM Enterprise COBOL for z/OS and OS/390 3.2.0
All righty... as mentioned the other day I coded:
01 CHAR-1 PIC X.
01 CHAR-80 PIC X(80).
INSPECT CHAR-1 REPLACING ALL 'a' BY 'A'.
INSPECT CHAR-80 REPLACING ALL 'a' BY 'A'
ALL 'b' B...Auction: IBM PS/2 Model 80 386 OS/2 SCSI Keyboard Mouse PS/2 TV
Starting bid: US $10.00
End time: May-15-07 08:07:28 PDT (4 days 19 hours)
Shipping costs: US $55.00
Ships to: United States
Item location: Atlanta, Georgia, United States
This is a working PS/2 system with everything except the VGA monitor:
PS/2 8580 386 with 120MB SCSI Hard Drive and Floppy Disk, 12MB RAM)
IBM Model M keyboard (which is new) and mouse (original)
IBM PS/2 TV Unit with power supply. A rare option, allows for viewing and
tuning TV PIP on the desktop.
OS/2 is installed on the machine (and works). Also includes an unopened
copy of OS/2 Warp.
Jelte, admirer of the letter of IBM with blue Ishiki
The information contained in this post is copyright the poster
and specifically may not be published in, or used by
...[FWD] The GIMP 2.2.8 for OS/2
I saw this yesterday in gmane.comp.video.gimp.user over on the
gmane newsserver. I can't see that Michael posts in comp.os.os2...
anymore (if ever.) coo* has lost a lot of good participants --
probably due to the low signal to pissing-contests ratio now found here.
|From: Michael Schumacher <firstname.lastname@example.org>
|Subject: The GIMP 2.2.8 for OS/2
|Some of you might still remember - or maybe even use - the
|operating system of the future that was supposed to free the world
|from such things as DOS or Microsoft Windows...OS/2 2.11 2 Diskette images
Could someone post or send me diskette image of :
IBM OS/2 2.1 Diskette 1 82G6234 (Version 2.11)
IBM OS/2 2.1 Diskette 5 82G6246 (Version 2.11)
Mine are broken :-(
Thanks in advance
I've got them.
Thanks to Bart
Patrick Cormeau <email@example.com> wrote in
> Could someone post or send me diskette image of :
> IBM OS/2 2.1 Diskette 1 82G6234 (Version 2.11)
> IBM OS/2 2.1 Diskette 5 82G6246 (Version 2.11)
> Mine are broken :-(
> Thanks in advance
> P...OS/2 2.11 for PS/2 9553
I just bought 3 copies of OS/2 2.11 on eBay. turns out it says its
for a preinstall on the PS/2 9553. Looking at the diskettes it looks
like it will install on any machine, but i thought I'd run it by this
group to see if anyone is familiar with it first.
Anyone know if this will install on any of the circa 1992 PS/2 models
like the 9556?
Also while I'm asking, anyone know if any PS/2 or other IBM models
came with Warp 3 installed?
From the eComStation of Mark Dodel
Warpstock 2005, Hershey, PA, Oct 6-9, 2005 - http://www.warpstock.org
> Anyone know if this will install on any of the circa 1992 PS/2 models
> like the 9556?
I don't think it gets any more non-IBM than the 9553. This was a moderately
upgraded 55SX with a Reply upgrade board inside. Other than a slightly
rebranded BIOS and the IBM case, it was a Reply computer for all intents and
purposes. Even the FCC ID on the back of the computer is Reply's own. So if
it works there, I don't see "geniune MCA" in the form of a 9556 or similar
as a problem.
> Also while I'm asking, anyone know if any PS/2 or other IBM models
> came with Warp 3 installed?
Some certainly did. It depends upon the trailing 3-digit model code. I don't
know what all the codes mean (other than the early line like 50/60/70/80
machines) but someone here might.
By the way...do you enjoy working with eComStati...