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Re: [SLE] speed in Pen drive access
  • From: James Knott <james.knott@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sun, 05 Mar 2006 09:31:27 -0500
  • Message-id: <440AF63F.7010505@xxxxxxxxxx>
Mike McMullin wrote:
> On Sat, 2006-03-04 at 19:55 +0100, Anders Johansson wrote:
>> On Saturday 04 March 2006 19:52, James Knott wrote:
>>> It's pre-emptive MT. Even Windows 3.1 has it, for the DOS sessions, as
>>> DOS doesn't know about cooperative MT.
>> er, no, windows 3.1 was a shell running on top of DOS, so it had nothing of
>> the sort. And of course DOS had nothing even close to multitasking of any
>> sort.
>
> I thought that DR-Dos towards the end of it's life did.
>
>

I don't know about DR-DOS, but there was crude multitasking for DOS,
with TSRs and 3rd party utilities.


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