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From: admin AT xenon DOT gem DOT net (Mark Geisert)
Newsgroups: comp.os.msdos.djgpp
Subject: Re: Is DOS dead?
Date: 23 Mar 2000 20:04:55 -0800
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In article <38DA9D98 DOT 55D90D49 AT bigfoot DOT com>,
Richard Dawe  <richdawe AT bigfoot DOT com> wrote:
>I was hoping to find a simple "call INT 0xnn, subfunction 0xn'n'", but it
>looks like a VDD is the best solution.

Can programs in DOS boxes issue the NT syscall interrupt 0x2E successfully?
If so, perhaps one could try a no-params-supplied syscall to a service
added for Win2K.  One might be able to distinguish "invalid params" type
error from "service not supported" type error when attempted on WinNT4.

..mark

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