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#1 Draugr

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Posted 06 March 2012 - 08:52 PM

Hi everyone.

Quick question. Is there any mini/singleboard computer that will allow me to run FreeDOS? I've been looking at the Raspberry PI, Beagleboard, Pandaboard, etc... I believe FreeDOS won't work because these are ARM processors and not x86 based chips, so I wanted to ask if there are any other similar type boards that will work.

I'm hoping to build a small portable PC the size of the above mentioned boards that will allow HDMI or DVI out and USB support, plus SD card or microSD card support so I can create a portable DOS system to run my old DOS apps and games.

I hope there might be some good news.

Thanks
John


PS: I guess if worse comes to worse I could always use a Linux distro and DOSbox, but I'd prefer a native DOS system, not an emulator.
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#2 steve6375

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Posted 07 March 2012 - 07:23 PM

Maybe a Atom based netbook with a broken display would do? Try eBay!
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#3 roytam1

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Posted 07 March 2012 - 10:53 PM

x86 single board computers. remember they are expensive!
http://www.embeddeds...dcomputer.shtml
http://www.advantech...b_1-2JKD1I.aspx




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