Problems with Squeak for Dos

Alan Grimes alangrimes at
Sat Jun 19 10:59:17 UTC 2004

>Hi fellows

>I need to run Squeak for Dos and so I downloaded it from http://


>I tried it under Windows (Dos window) and it run, but, if I start the 
pc in dos mode, first of all I have to 
> place in the same directory the csdpmi*b exe files then, when I try 
to start Squeak, I have soon an
> Allegro shutting down error message.

>Can you help me with some suggestion ?

It might be because your video card lacks Vesa 2.0 support... There 
used to be a product called "scitech display doctor" which would fix 

Unfortunately, the DOS port has not been maintained in many years. =( 

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