Re: binfmt_mz inclusion

Bas Mevissen (
Thu, 24 Apr 1997 12:23:17 +0200 (MET DST)

Alan Cox wrote:
: > Ah, this is very interesting. We (dosemu-team) just 'invented' a new type of
: > packed dosapplications (*.dexe) that needs to be started by dosemu.
: > This file in prinzipal is a preconfigured bootable dosemu hdimage,
: > containing the FreeDos kernel and _one_ DOS-Application fired up in
: > the config.sys via 'shell='. To start a *.dexe you need no special dosemu
: > configuration, it will run 'out of the box'.
: Interesting. You realise that with a little hacking of the X code you
: could make Linux the first OS to support secure DOS applets under
: netscape ;)

Linux, the first OS supporting secure DOS/Windows applets

(with a little hacking of DosEmu and Wine)

: Alan




---------------------------------------------------------------- On the bleeding edge of kernel development and using RedHat ? Visit for the latest RedHat i386 and SRC RPM packages ---------------------------------------------------------------- E-mail:, PGP: Finger for PGP public key, KeyID 3B896721 WWW: (PGP public key here too) ----------------------------------------------------------------