> Hi, FAT32 has 2 copies of the boot sector. One of them is the
> backup :-). FreeDOS SYS only seems to write the main copy but
> does not update the backup. The difference-list tells that one
> copy has FRDOS and the other has MSWIN in the OEM id string...
> Could be intentional that SYS leaves the backup in "MS state"
> when you SYS to FreeDOS, but there should be at least a command
> line switch to select writing both main and backup boot sector.
> By the way, SYS compiling seems to give problems at the moment,
> I think you can only compile with Turbo C or only with Watcom C
> but not with both - one of both is broken as far as I remember.
> Even if compiling works, it can be the case that the resulting
> SYS does not fully work. Maybe you can compile and test. Uhm, well,
> I also heard that the OpenWatcom installer script has a bug, so
> installing OpenWatcom can be tricky, too?