[Oberon] MS-DOS Oberon implementation details (was: Copy or reinstall A2?)

Chris Burrows cfbsoftware at gmail.com
Sat Jul 24 15:15:46 CEST 2021

On Fri, Jul 23, 2021 at 8:45 PM Liam Proven <lproven at gmail.com> wrote:
> I am interested in using DOS on modern hardware because 30+ years ago
> I acquired a lot of specialist DOS knowledge, which is now totally
> obsolete. However, as hobbyists grow interested in running DOS on
> modern hardware, both natively and under VMs, my obsolete knowledge
> becomes of some value again. That is enjoyable to me.
> There are also DOS-like OSes, and environments that run on top of DOS.
> Very few people today know about these or have the knowledge to get
> them working. I do. So I am experimenting with them.

Look for the ETH Technical Report written by Andreas R. Disteli, the
guy who worked on the MS-DOS port of Oberon. It is ETH Technical
Report 203 'Oberon for PC on an MS-DOS Base'. It goes into the
MS-DOS-specific implementation issues in great detail. You can
download a copy from ETH:

Chris Burrows
CFB Software

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