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Compaq Contura Aero Frequently Asked Questions
Section - 3.3.8.1 Can I run OS/2 on the Aero?

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There appear to be problems with Installing OS/2 and it recognizing the PCMCIA
floppy drive. Most users get to disk 7 of the installation before they have
problems. This is the point that OS/2 starts conversing with the interrupts
directly. At the present time, Compaq has no fix for this problem, and IBM does
not either.

[Q] Is anybody other than me running OS/2 on their Aero on a regular basis? At
the moment the only reasons I switch back to DOS are to copy things OFF
floppies or to use winlink. To that extent, I have found a way to access the
floppy perfectly under OS/2 ... is anybody interested?

Those who are interested should read on...

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