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Ole Juul
August 19th, 2014, 01:59 PM
With a name like Intel® Galileo (http://www.intel.com/content/www/us/en/do-it-yourself/galileo-maker-quark-board.html) one could imagine that the sky is the limit. For $80 one would certainly hope so. But the big question is: will it run DOS?

rittwage
August 19th, 2014, 02:22 PM
With a name like Intel® Galileo (http://www.intel.com/content/www/us/en/do-it-yourself/galileo-maker-quark-board.html) one could imagine that the sky is the limit. For $80 one would certainly hope so. But the big question is: will it run DOS?

It's UEFI, not regular BIOS, but that can be worked around. It can be made to boot FreeDOS... work being done here: https://communities.intel.com/thread/51481

Ole Juul
August 19th, 2014, 09:56 PM
It's UEFI, not regular BIOS, but that can be worked around. It can be made to boot FreeDOS... work being done here: https://communities.intel.com/thread/51481

That's good to know. I've always hoped that some day there would be a DOS platform that didn't eat 50 VA to do less than a phone does. I just noticed this thing and saw x86 - so a couple of brain cells lit up. :) Thanks for the link.

Stone
August 20th, 2014, 04:14 AM
Well, it can now run... Windows. :-)

http://www.theregister.co.uk/2014/08/19/intel_windows_enables_galileo/