GnuPG on Startup-Floppy / DOS mode error

Brian Minton
Fri Apr 6 07:36:03 2001

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On Wed, Apr 04, 2001 at 10:30:44AM +0200, Werner Koch wrote:

> On Wed, 4 Apr 2001, wrote:
> > start-up floppy, formatted with all the system files, and
> > though I could boot it GnuPG refuses to run saying "This
> > program cannot be run in DOS mode".
> Well, this is the W32 port which does mean it runs on Windows 95
> kind of OSes but not on plain (Free|PC|MS|DR)DOS. There might be a
> port to plain DOS availabe but I don't recommend it.
> Try to use a one floppy GNU/Linux distribution (I know that this
> will be hard) or use another POSIX like kernel to port GnuPG. I can
> help you if you decide to work on a small VSTa ( based
> GnuPG floppy.
I personally reccomend tomsrtbt, it is one of the best. I think you might also want to look into byld, --=20 Brian Minton Caution: in case of rapture, this computer will be unoccupied! PGP 0xE177AFF0 fingerprint AB94 E395 78CE 0967 2542 A7B3 178C 3E66 E177 AF= F0 --FCuugMFkClbJLl1L Content-Type: application/pgp-signature Content-Disposition: inline -----BEGIN PGP SIGNATURE----- Version: GnuPG v1.0.4 (GNU/Linux) Comment: For info see iD8DBQE6zVVXp0PPDCS0QgIRApfCAJ4xN3wJgoNfz7QvYlVE21jkhLFi2ACffyCo RwSYLjnVH2lg9eIJKpWqzzs= =V4Ps -----END PGP SIGNATURE----- --FCuugMFkClbJLl1L--