DOS Networking

Started by Anonymous, March 04, 2003, 10:51:29 PM

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Anonymous

would like to know how to set up a network on dos - dos with sharing of LPTs and COMs.

pls. email me mailto:jmpadilla@bshare.net">jmpadilla@bshare.net

admin

This link shows how to set up the Microsoft Network client for DOS.
http://www.lpt.com/windowsnetworking/regusers/Dosclnt3.htm" TARGET="_top">http://www.lpt.com/windowsnetworking/regusers/Dosclnt3.htm

Then once the client is set up, this page shows how to make it act like a server.
http://www.lpt.com/windowsnetworking/regusers/Dosservr.htm" TARGET="_top">http://www.lpt.com/windowsnetworking/regusers/Dosservr.htm

Then you'd be able share files and printers.

I've never tried sharing a com port before, so I'm not sure what to say.

Do you plan on sharing files and printers, or did you have something else in mind?

matthias

Maybe this will help to do a quick network installation for DOS. The software called "Netboot" is written in German but maybe you can handle it ;-)

http://www.backmagic.de/download/download.htm#form" target="_blank">http://www.backmagic.de/download/download.htm#form

Netboot will create a non bootable floppy but you can also copy those files including autoexec.bat and config.sys on your harddisk to start your network. Just edit both files.
But it´s a pain to get enough free memory for MPXPLAY. I tried it with memmaker but it didn´t work. But progs like QUEMM will work fine.

Matthias



matthias

Hey,

I´ve made it!!!

MPXT and MPXPLAY now goes Wireless.
Dos and a Cisco WLAN card are fully working now.
Pretty cool ;-)

Matthias

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