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LinuxDevices: Boot Loader Launches Linux from DR-DOS

Mar 31, 2004, 00:00 (1 Talkback[s])

"Devicelogics is shipping a DR-DOS based Linux loader that loads the Linux kernel while preserving DR-DOS in memory so that, upon Linux session completion, the system returns to DR-DOS. 'DRLX' targets companies migrating embedded systems from DOS to Linux, as well as single-board computer OEMs wishing to simplify Linux installation.

"DR-DOS has enjoyed a fascinating and somewhat checkered history since its arrival in the mid-1980s. An early contendor for the PC OS crown, it later formed the basis of Caldera's successful anti-trust lawsuit against Microsoft..."

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