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One PC, Six Hard Drives, 37 OSes!
Posted 13 October 2002 - 10:34 PM
So how many operating systems do you have?
Here is the list of this guys OSes... My personal favorite is seeing that he is running Dosshell.
Dos 6.22 w/Dosshell
OS/2 warp IV
Windows 98 First Edition
Windows 98 SE (2 installations - Main, Lite)
Windows XP Pro
Windows 2000 Pro
Aos (Bluebottle)/Oberon 2.3.6
BeOS 5 Personal Edition
BeOS 5 w/ Mac skin
BeOS 5.03 Developer Edition
Red Hat 7.2
Dos Window Managers Menu:
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Posted 14 October 2002 - 02:17 AM
Until recently, I had on one machine (but with a 20GB & 80GB drive)
Win2K Adv Svr
Redhat Linux 7.3
Mandrake Linux 8.2
I also had Caldera Linux as well for a day or so but figured that was overkill. I blew away the whole set of drives and now just have Win2K Adv Svr with Domino/Notes 6.00 on it.
In the Past I had on one machine (A 486/50 I believe with 8MB ram???)
NT 4 (or was it 3.51?) SVR
NT 4 (or was it 3.51?) Wkstn
Posted 14 October 2002 - 06:01 AM
Keep America Beautiful, Ban Verizon From Your Home!
Down With Verizon!
Posted 14 October 2002 - 07:59 AM
Posted 14 October 2002 - 08:20 AM
Originally posted by Steve Mehs
Holy crap. Most I ever had was 2 OSes on one machine and that's how it came from the factory. My IBM orginally came with WIN3.1 and OS/2 Warp (oh yeah and DOS 9). A year later I borrowed the WIN95 and nixed 3.1 and OS/2. Best move I ever made
Technically Win 1, 2, and 3.x (as well as Windows for Workgroup) were not Operating Systems (more Operating Environments) as they were add-ons, and were not bootable OSes like DOS or Win9x or Warp were. Was that a real version of DOS or just the DOS window under Warp.
Posted 14 October 2002 - 09:15 AM
The final question for the panels was to come up with a list of 13 or 15 (I forget) linus distros not including the big names in industry.
So you could probaby get 20 - 30 linux distros on one box before you even started looking at Windows, DOS, etc.