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SATA drives on a MS-DOS 7.10 running on VMware

By tbadlov ·
Hello,

Me and my colleagues are trying to run an MS-DOS 7.10 VM. We were able to create the VM but it doesn?t recognize the physical drive on my machine. How can I add the SATA drives on there?

Thanks.

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Contact the Manufacturer...

by ThumbsUp2 In reply to SATA drives on a MS-DOS 7 ...

... and see if they offer DOS drivers for the drive.

I'll caution you though. Don't be surprised if they laugh at the question.

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Only option I can think of here

by OH Smeg In reply to SATA drives on a MS-DOS 7 ...

Is to use a different M'Board that has Native SATA Support.

But honestly I wouldn't expect DOS to work on a SATA HDD it's just way too old for that type of Hardware.

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Can't I just

by tbadlov In reply to Only option I can think o ...

Edit the config.sys and autoexec.bat files to add the sata drivers? Can't i just add these driver to a folder on the DOS .img and direct to that folder with the SATA drivers?

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FreeDOS SATA support

by CG IT In reply to Can't I just

Here's a FreeDOS article.
http://fd-doc.sourceforge.net/faq/cgi-bin/viewfaq.cgi?faq=Kernel_and_Drivers/583

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Perhaps the problem is in

by IC-IT In reply to SATA drives on a MS-DOS 7 ...

the size of the partitions? I believe DOS 7.1 only supported drives up to 124GB.

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