Maybe the people who have produced the mini
also wrote some software to make it useful.
I like DOS I hope it moves foreward. Windows
is so single PC oriented. I've tried moving
windows to a twin PC - same everything and it
somehow knew it was different and didn't
want to run. DOS has no such problems.
DOS finds its legs and wants to run.
> On Wed, Apr 19, 2017 at 11:14 AM, Dale E Sterner
> <[hidden email]> wrote:
> > I see that someone on Ebay is selling an HP mini
> > with a FREEDOS os installed. All the HP minis that
> > I've seen have wifi & bluetooth built in. That would
> > mean an 802.11 client to do it. The ad doesn't
> > mention wifi or bluetooth but every mini that I've seen
> > has it.
> The machine may have the *hardware*. Whether the hardware will be
> *usable* will depend on software.
> MSDOS was written back before Wifi and Bluetooth *existed*. FreeDOS
> tries to be compatible with MSDOS, which means "support for what
> existed when MSDOS was current."
> I would *not* expect Wifi or Bluetooth to be usable on the machine
> FreeDOS, because the drivers don't exist. If you want to use Wifi
> Bluetooth on that hardware, you'll need to install another OS that
> supports them. (Depending on exactly which HP mini model it is,
> might be a flavor of Linux that can do it.)