LinuxDevices: Boot Loader Launches Linux from DR-DOS
Mar 31, 2004, 00:00 (1 Talkback[s])
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"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
"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..."
- Groklaw: Canopy, Novell, Sun, Caldera, IBM and Microsoft--The DR-DOS Gang's All Here(Mar 01, 2004)
- ZDNN/Reuters: Caldera, Microsoft battle over DR-DOS(May 27, 1999)
- Wired: Caldera 2, Microsoft 0(May 21, 1999)
- Wired: Caldera: MS Cheated in DOS War(May 04, 1999)