[CentOS] Re: Curmudgeoning (was Re: Problems with writing Dual Layer DVD)

fred smith fredex at fcshome.stoneham.ma.us
Thu Sep 4 10:55:51 UTC 2008


On Wed, Sep 03, 2008 at 10:11:26PM -0400, Ric Moore wrote:
> 
> On Wed, 2008-09-03 at 09:38 -0700, Bill Campbell wrote:
> > On Wed, Sep 03, 2008, Ric Moore wrote:
> > >
> > >On Tue, 2008-09-02 at 11:19 -0700, John R Pierce wrote:
> > >> >> For shame!  WfW was 3.11,
> > >> >>     
> > >> >
> > >> > 3.1.1,  IIRC
> > >> >   
> > >> 
> > >> actually, there was a 3.10 and 3.11 release of Windows for Workgroups.   
> > >> The 3.11 release introduced the use of 32 bit protected mode 
> > >> implementation of the network stack and file system via extensive use of 
> > >> VxD drivers, and set the stage for Windows95 where almost the whole OS 
> > >> kernel ran in VxD space (prior versions used 16bit realmode IO 
> > >> components from MSDOS).
> > >
> > >Anyone ever see wabi running win3.1 under Linux?? THAT was a show
> > >stopper. It came with Caldera's releases. Mighty nifty it was. Ric
> > 
> > I don't think I ever ran Wabi on Caldera, but did on SCO
> > OpenServer 5.0.x.
> > 
> > Whatcha doin' over here Ric?  Normally I see you on the linux-sxs list.
> 
> I fled my harsh mistress Fedora! It's not a platform to try and do devel
> work on, or as a server. I need the quiet sedate life where things work
> today like they did yesterday. <grins> I'll certainly live longer. No
> clue how, why or who, but Xvfb refused to work with F7 and with CentOS
> it works like a charm, out of the box, with java.net's Wonderland
> program. No clue why, but if it breaks in the future, I'll know where
> upstream it came from. <cackles> Ric

Welcome to CentOS-land, Ric!

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