Re: [Freedos-user] Connecting to the internet?

2006-08-29 Thread Ulrich Hansen
Collin Donnell schrieb: I've been having a little trouble finding specific information on how to get FreeDOS going on the internet. Hi Colinn, I describe a comparable situation at: http://ulihansen.kicks-ass.net/aero/freedos The freedos version is a bit older, and the whole thing is meant

Re: [Freedos-user] FreeDOS on an old machine

2007-07-28 Thread Ulrich Hansen
Hi Bat, gratulations to the successfull installation! :-) Just for the record I'd like to add, that I installed FreeDOS 1.0 recently on a quite similar machine, a Compaq Contura Aero 486SXJ 33 Laptop with 20 MB RAM, no CD/DVD and only an external PCMCIA floppy drive. Though there is no CD

[Freedos-user] Arachne Beta

2007-10-23 Thread Ulrich Hansen
Probably you already saw this, but there is a new beta kernel of arachne available at http://www.cisnet.com/glennmcc/arachne/beta/ What I really like is the support for UTF-8 character encoding, so german wikipedia pages are shown correctly now. And I have the impression it is faster. Much

Re: [Freedos-user] Arachne Beta

2007-10-23 Thread Ulrich Hansen
Jim Hall schrieb: I haven't been able to install this on my system using FreeDOS+DOSEmu. I wonder what's wrong? Sorry, can't say anything about DOSEmu. I am using an old 486SX, that is connected to the web over packet driver. For the installation I downloaded

Re: [Freedos-user] I'm looking for a way to use a USB floppy drive - I can boot from a CDROM drive o

2007-12-05 Thread Ulrich Hansen
are in the folder /apps/apps.zip Good luck! Ulrich Hansen - SF.Net email is sponsored by: The Future of Linux Business White Paper from Novell. From the desktop to the data center, Linux is going mainstream. Let it simplify your

[Freedos-user] Networking Freedos

2007-12-12 Thread Ulrich Hansen
Today I finished writing a long guide called Networking FreeDOS. Maybe you like to take a look at it? http://www.lazybrowndog.net/freedos I would be happy to receive your feedback. Thanks! Have a nice chrismas time! Ulrich Hansen

Re: [Freedos-user] Networking Freedos

2007-12-13 Thread Ulrich Hansen
Hi Alain, thanks for your friendly feedback! Alain M. schrieb: I believe that you should add a refernce to www.netbootdisk.com because it is a very prectical way of putting it all toghether, including brand new MotherBoards ! Thanks for the suggestion. I made some changes to chapter

Re: [Freedos-user] Networking Freedos

2007-12-15 Thread Ulrich Hansen
someone schrieb: Quoting Ulrich Hansen: The legal situation is unfortunate: Some packages seem to include files from MS Client, while Microsoft's license does not allow such distribution. How hard would it be to port Linux's TCP/IP stack to Freedos? Dos is supposedly a very simple

Re: [Freedos-user] Networking Freedos

2007-12-18 Thread Ulrich Hansen
Hi Eric! There is a DOS version of the Linux smbclient, a FTP style Samba / Windows network neighborhood client... Sorry, I can't find it. So far I only found the following links: A port of the SMB library by Richard Sharpe, GNU GPL: http://www.bgnett.no/~giva/misc/dossmb02.zip I read on

Re: [Freedos-user] Networking Freedos

2007-12-18 Thread Ulrich Hansen
Hi Tom, thanks a lot for your answers! So on the driver side, PKT and ODI drivers fade out, which only leaves NDIS2. Which means we are stuck with MS Client / LAN Manager Client. Unless there is some new free networking software for DOS. Concerning applications, you mention that instead of

Re: [Freedos-user] Networking Freedos

2007-12-18 Thread Ulrich Hansen
Hi Tom! So on the driver side, PKT and ODI drivers fade out, which only leaves NDIS2. And packet driver over NDIS Which means we are stuck with MS Client / LAN Manager this is unrelated. NDIS (or packet driver) is a network driver (layer 2) MS client is a protocol handler (layer 3/4),

Re: [Freedos-user] Watt-32 + MS network client together

2007-12-18 Thread Ulrich Hansen
Eric Twose schrieb: The card I'm using is a Realtek 8139 fast ethernet card and the network client loads the ndis card driver rtssnd.dos. If I don't load anything else, watt-32 reports no packet driver found, so in a bat run at bootup, I'm loading rtspkt.com (on 0x61). I'm too much of a

Re: [Freedos-user] Networking Freedos

2007-12-18 Thread Ulrich Hansen
Hi Alain, Alain M. schrieb: (PROTMAN.DOS, PROTMAN.EXE) and the Bind utility (NETBIND.COM). This is unfree software, the files are included in MS Client, LAN Manager and Co. Here I disagree. MS-Client is free software, even if not GPL or distributable. But it can be used along with free

Re: [Freedos-user] Watt-32 + MS network client together

2007-12-20 Thread Ulrich Hansen
Hi Eric Congratulations you got it working! I couldn't answer yesterday, sorry. The key to getting the thing going (being a 50-year-old networking newbie) was one line in system.ini: [network drivers] netcard=rtsnd.dos,dis_pkt.dos (ie not just rtsnd.dos) Yes, I have forgotten this.

Re: [Freedos-user] wireless internet

2008-01-05 Thread Ulrich Hansen
Hi Chris, Can Freedos run ndiswrapper? No. Ndiswrapper is a linux program that enables the Linux kernel to use NDIS drivers (drivers written for Microsoft Windows). In contrary to Linux, DOS itself doesn't provide networking. Networking is built either right into the applications or into an

[Freedos-user] Loading network drivers for MS Client

2008-01-08 Thread Ulrich Hansen
bootdisks, for instance at: http://www.nu2.nu/bootdisk/network/ http://drivesnapshot.de/en/index.htm http://www.netbootdisk.com/ Good luck! Ulrich Hansen - Check out the new SourceForge.net Marketplace. It's the best

Re: [Freedos-user] Network sharing

2008-01-21 Thread Ulrich Hansen
Fabien Meghazi schrieb: At last ! I found the correct packet driver for my network card ! Yeepee ! I've got wattcp working ok. I can use ssh, lynx, ... Congratulations! 1) NFS : The best for me would be to mount a nfs share to a drive letter on my dos station. It would be the ideal solution

Re: [Freedos-user] LNE100TX driver found,making progress...

2008-05-29 Thread Ulrich Hansen
Hi Jacob, great you found a packet driver for your NIC! I also found it at: http://www.linksys.com/servlet/Satellite?c=L_CASupport_C2childpagename=US%2FLayoutcid=1166859880202packedargs=sku%3D1115416833483pagename=Linksys%2FCommon%2FVisitorWrapperlid=8020233483B03displaypage=download Driver

[Freedos-user] Free smbclient for DOS

2008-06-04 Thread Ulrich Hansen
As Eric already pointed out in December there is indeed a free smbclient. It is written by Michael Kostylev and can be downloaded from his DynDNS server at: http://mik.dyndns.org/dos-stuff/ The server is up at the moment. Although experimental, smbclient.exe is promising. I was able to

Re: [Freedos-user] Free smbclient for DOS

2008-06-05 Thread Ulrich Hansen
Ulrich Hansen schrieb: Authentication with Samba on my Debian Etch server didn't work; after typing the password I got a NT_STATUS_LOGON_FAILURE. Still working This was just an error on my side. With: smbclnt.exe \\server\share -U Username Password it works. A smbclnt -L \\server shows

Re: [Freedos-user] 1.0 Installation report/network puzzle

2008-08-25 Thread Ulrich Hansen
Hi Felix, I use fixed IPs so I am not common with the problem you describe. I just activated my routers DHCP server and set the appropriate line in WATTCP.CFG to my_IP = dhcp instead of giving it a fixed IP. If I now start Arachne, the DHCP server assigns an IP to the FreeDOS machine and I

Re: [Freedos-user] ftp server as TSR / map ftp server as drive letter TSR

2008-09-01 Thread Ulrich Hansen
Hi Michael, I can't remember if there is a ftp-tool to do this. Please browse the links to TCP/IP applications at: http://lazybrowndog.net/freedos/index.html#applicatio Maybe you find something there. I used EZ-NOS2 as DOS ftp-server for some time. But it won't run as DOS TSR. Mapping a

Re: [Freedos-user] ftp server as TSR / map ftp server as drive letter TSR

2008-09-01 Thread Ulrich Hansen
so there may be other solutions as well. Addition: Of course there may be a lot more solutions than MS Client. Here's some fantasy: - Install a third VM with GNU/Linux - Install MarsNwe on GNU/Linux like Mutant Mut has thankfully reported it a few threads up here (netware + freedos). - Map the

Re: [Freedos-user] ftp server as TSR / map ftp server as drive letter TSR

2008-09-01 Thread Ulrich Hansen
Michael Reichenbach schrieb: pcdos2k schrieb: Maybe you find something there. I used EZ-NOS2 as DOS ftp-server for some time. But it won't run as DOS TSR. eznos2 can shell to dos. I am not really a fan of eznos2 as it never worked reliable for me, keeps crashing after some browsing by an

Re: [Freedos-user] ftp server as TSR / map ftp server as drive letter TSR

2008-09-01 Thread Ulrich Hansen
Ulrich Hansen schrieb: As I understand the manual, there seem to be no limitations to the free version. Correction: I meant _technical_ limitations. Commercial use is not allowed and also copying is forbidden

Re: [Freedos-user] Can write but not read network share

2008-09-03 Thread Ulrich Hansen
Hi, I did some testing: a) Connection between FreeDOS 1.0 and FAT32 drive in Windows XP: I used my FreeDOS 1.0 machine and MS Client 3.0. I entered: net use I: \\laptop\usbstick to map a FAT32 USB-stick connected to my Windows XP laptop to be the local drive I: in my FreeDOS laptop.

Re: [Freedos-user] Can write but not read network share

2008-09-04 Thread Ulrich Hansen
Hi David, David C. Kerber schrieb: What version of Net.exe are you using? The one from the client 3.0? I believe I'm using the one from the WG1049 (dos server) package I asked you about last week, so I'll see if changing it helps. I also use the NET.EXE from WG1049, which is dated from

Re: [Freedos-user] Can write but not read network share

2008-09-04 Thread Ulrich Hansen
Marcos Favero Florence de Barros schrieb: -- g:\dir *.* Volume in drive G is MARCOS_2GB unimplemented internal dos function INT2F/120a Directory of g:\*.* .DIR 9/08/08 0:27 0 bytes in 0 files and 1 dir

Re: [Freedos-user] Can write but not read network share

2008-09-04 Thread Ulrich Hansen
Alain M. schrieb: Ulrich Hansen escreveu: Fact is, Jemmex crashes quite often for me if the conventional memory is low, so I don't know if it's MS Client related. That is troublesome... Are there more JEMMEX's related problems? I don't know if it is JEMMEX related. Seems to be just

[Freedos-user] Sad messages from ArachneDevelopment

2008-12-05 Thread Ulrich Hansen
Is anybody reading this? http://tech.groups.yahoo.com/group/ArachneDevelopment/message/4093 -- SF.Net email is Sponsored by MIX09, March 18-20, 2009 in Las Vegas, Nevada. The future of the web can't happen without you.

Re: [Freedos-user] netware 4.11 freedos...

2008-12-22 Thread Ulrich Hansen
Hi Michael, I haven't installed or used Novell Netware with freedos myself, but maybe the posting of Mutant Mut to this list in June 2008 may help you. I am forwarding this here again: Original-Nachricht Betreff: [Freedos-user] netware + freedos Datum: Fri, 22 Aug 2008

Re: [Freedos-user] Networking

2009-03-30 Thread Ulrich Hansen
Hi Adam, If I understood correctly, you are using a Lifebook 770tx with PCMCIA-Slot. So which card did you buy? Which PCMCIA software do you use to enable the card? And what kind of network do you want to use? Surf the web and email with arachne, connect to ftp and ssh servers, set up your

Re: [Freedos-user] Networking

2009-03-30 Thread Ulrich Hansen
usul schrieb: I want to, ftp, telnet, browse the web with arachne, SVN when I port the commandline client. etc. A ftp-server for DOS that works reliable for me is ftpsrv32.exe from the wattcp32 package available at: http://www.filegate.net/utiln/utilnet/wt32apps.zip Its not secure at

Re: [Freedos-user] Networking

2009-03-30 Thread Ulrich Hansen
Ulrich Hansen schrieb: A ftp-server for DOS that works reliable for me is ftpsrv32.exe from I forgot to mention Datalight Sockets again, which is a FTP server that runs as TSR in DOS. See the mail at: http://www.unet.univie.ac.at/~a0503736/php/drdoswiki/index.php?n=Main.Servers And by the way

[Freedos-user] New Network Howto in FreeDOS Wiki

2009-04-16 Thread Ulrich Hansen
Hi, the last days I have put the new Network Howto I wrote a year ago into the FreeDOS Wiki. http://apps.sourceforge.net/mediawiki/freedos/index.php?title=Networking_FreeDOS The former location http://lazybrowndog.net/freedos is redirected to the Wiki. Please update your links. I also split

[Freedos-user] Wireless Networking in FreeDOS Wiki

2009-04-18 Thread Ulrich Hansen
After a hint from roberto I did some research about wireless networking and freedos. I put the outcome in the wiki: http://apps.sourceforge.net/mediawiki/freedos/index.php?title=WiFi Maybe someone has additional infos? regards Ulrich marinellucc...@tiscali.it schrieb: Hi, if you want , i've

Re: [Freedos-user] New Network Howto in FreeDOS Wiki

2009-04-18 Thread Ulrich Hansen
at 10:48 AM, Robert Riebisch r...@bttr-software.de wrote: Ulrich Hansen wrote: the last days I have put the new Network Howto I wrote a year ago into the FreeDOS Wiki. http://apps.sourceforge.net/mediawiki/freedos/index.php?title=Networking_FreeDOS Thank you very much! :-) Robert Riebisch

Re: [Freedos-user] mTCP: A nice little TCP/IP stack for IBM PCs, XTs PCjrs, and newer machines

2009-08-09 Thread Ulrich Hansen
Robert Riebisch wrote: Today I stumbled accross the mTCP TCP/IP stack by Michael B. Brutman. Home page: http://www.brutman.com/mTCP/ Hi Robert, Thank you very much for sharing the link! I tested mTCP this evening. The applications work great. I tried FTP, DHCP-client and DNStest. They seem

Re: [Freedos-user] mTCP: A nice little TCP/IP stack for IBM PCs, XTs PCjrs, and newer machines

2009-08-11 Thread Ulrich Hansen
Robert Riebisch wrote: Did you also report this to Michael? I think, he wants some feedback from testers. :-) Yes I did. I proofread your article relaxedly. Thanks a lot for the corrections. I just changed it in our wiki. What do you think about the performance of mTCP FTP? Did you find

Re: [Freedos-user] R ibm thinkpad 560 and freedos?

2009-08-22 Thread Ulrich Hansen
Hi Karen, Karen Lewellen wrote: it is indeed a 560 series 2640-foe which seems to mean just a 560, there is no additional letter given. I visited the wifi and will hunt for one of these cards then. but I suppose there is a chance that I might not actually find a wireless network where I

Re: [Freedos-user] Help with Ethernet/Wattcp

2009-11-17 Thread Ulrich Hansen
ajouradnik schrieb: I thought I had made the changes to the config and autoexec files to set the system to the new NIC (Realtek 8100B), but when I try to run any network software I get a No Packet Driver Found error. Hi Andrew, There is a packet driver for RTL8139 at:

Re: [Freedos-user] FreeDOS Networking with other OS

2009-12-24 Thread Ulrich Hansen
You can set up a telnet server. Search the web for Wattcp and telnetd. Security will be better though with Linux as server OS and SSHD. Have a nice christmas everyone! :-) Uli Christopher Howard wrote: I've never used FreeDOS before... Is it possible to log into a headless FreeDOS box from

Re: [Freedos-user] Eric Auer's A Fantasy of a future...

2010-04-14 Thread Ulrich Hansen
Liam Proven wrote: why on earth would a whole team of volunteers spend years cloning a large, complex, obsolete dead OS that was already technically irrelevant a decade ago? This is one interesting point to mention, especially to this mailing list. :-)

[Freedos-user] New networking software for DOS

2010-06-30 Thread Ulrich Hansen
Hi, Mike Brutman informed me that he has improved his free networking software mTCP for DOS / FreeDOS. Applications now include a new telnet client. (See his mail below). Mike is willing to make the code open source, so this could be very interesting for the FreeDOS community and other

Re: [Freedos-user] FreeDos users list,Networking software

2010-07-13 Thread Ulrich Hansen
Am 13.07.2010 21:29, schrieb Garrison Ricketson: I am thinking about, or would like to just connect 2 computers, (laptop) and Table top(IBM), both have fredos, and boot with freedos, I would like to connect the laptop to the bigger computer, but with just a cross over cable,Can FreeDos

[Freedos-user] Transfer files with crossover cable and freedos

2010-07-14 Thread Ulrich Hansen
Ulrich Hansen: Hi Garrison, I spent the last two hours trying to connect two laptops with freedos with a cross over cable. It didn't work, sorry. I am still trying to find out why not. If someone else would like to help: Both laptops have a network card and an appropriate packet driver loaded

Re: [Freedos-user] FreeDos users list,Networking software

2010-07-15 Thread Ulrich Hansen
Am 15.07.2010 23:20, schrieb Willi Wasser: Please note that WATTCP is _NOT_ a permanently loaded TCP/IP stack in the same sense as it might be familiar from operating systems like LINUX or WINDOWS. It's rather a library that is linked directly into each application using WATTCP. As a

Re: [Freedos-user] FreeDos users list,Networking software

2010-07-15 Thread Ulrich Hansen
Am 15.07.2010 23:20, schrieb Willi Wasser: If it's just a simple file transfer, then a NETCAT program (which can be used in server _or_ client role) will do. Mike Brutman has such a program in his collection and i wrote a similar one, which i called NTOOL. It can be downloaded from here:

Re: [Freedos-user] FreeDos-user Digest, Vol 375, Issue 1, networking software

2010-07-16 Thread Ulrich Hansen
. Am 16.07.2010 18:00, schrieb Garrison Ricketson: Ok, Thank you; Ulrich Hansen (uli),andWilli Wasser, For the feed back, some of the sites you list I had checked, but others no, years back, like 15,or 16 years ago, I did connect my laptop,the early, Tandy,...I dont remember the whole name

Re: [Freedos-user] FreeDos-user Digest, Vol 375, Issue 1, networking software

2010-07-17 Thread Ulrich Hansen
Am 18.07.2010 00:32, schrieb Liam Proven: DOS 5.1? I don't remember any such version. You're right, there wasn't. After MS-DOS 5.0 came MS-DOS 6.0. I updated my first computer in 1993 with DOS 6 so I should have remembered that. ;-) Uli

Re: [Freedos-user] FreeDos-user Digest, Vol 375, Issue 1, networking software

2010-07-19 Thread Ulrich Hansen
Am 18.07.2010 00:01, schrieb Mr Sensible: One of my projects on the back-burner is TcpLink that works the same way LapLink does, but over a TCP/IP network, needs DOS packet drivers to run, and uses WATTCP32 library. I have it successfully broadcasting its presence over the network but haven't

Re: [Freedos-user] Freedos-user Digest, Vol 376, Issue 1Saturday, July 17, Networking

2010-07-20 Thread Ulrich Hansen
Am 19.07.2010 02:03, schrieb Garrison Ricketson: The Laptop aspire series AOA150 Nicscan results: bus: 2 device: 0 Function: 0 PCI vendor: 10EC = Realtek Semiconductor Co.LTD PCI device; RTL010E PCI Express Fast Eternet controller is what the laptop says and when FreeDos starts, it say

[Freedos-user] virtual box and emm386 problems

2010-07-25 Thread Ulrich Hansen
At the moment I am experimenting with FreeDOS in VirtualBox. Unfortunately VirtualBox seems to have problems with the expanded memory manager. I installed both the fdbaseCD.iso and fdfullCD.iso. But after I entered a few simple commands (like dir) it always went into Guru Meditation. It works

Re: [Freedos-user] 4th boot menu inactive

2010-07-27 Thread Ulrich Hansen
Am 27.07.2010 14:57, schrieb James D Baker: Greetings I have freedos installed to hard disk (from full iso) and working but the 4th boot menu option boot with out drivers can not be activated. Hi James, I stumbled over that bug a few days ago. To fix it: Type: edit C:\FDCONFIG.SYS In the

Re: [Freedos-user] Recommondatipn of TCP/IP stack, DHCP client

2010-08-05 Thread Ulrich Hansen
Am 05.08.2010 21:39, schrieb Mike Eriksen: But now I need a TCP/IP stack and some basic network programs, most importantly a dhcp client but also ping, ftp, telnet... I've googled and searching the FD pages but haven't really found what I look for. Go to Erick Engelkes website

Re: [Freedos-user] Recommondation of TCP/IP stack, DHCP client

2010-08-07 Thread Ulrich Hansen
Am 07.08.2010 03:22, schrieb Someone: Command line linux is much easier to network than freedos and there is a lot of utility to it. You are right. There is no doubt that GNU/Linux is much better equipped for networking than (Free)DOS. GNU/Linux also runs on old hardware, although it can be

Re: [Freedos-user] Recommondation of TCP/IP stack, DHCP client

2010-08-07 Thread Ulrich Hansen
According to a google search, the EN-9130TXL card works with a Realtek RTL8139D chip. Drivers for that chip can be found at Realteks site: http://www.realtek.com/downloads/downloadsView.aspx?Langid=1PNid=6PFid=6Level=5Conn=4DownTypeID=3GetDown=false If you scroll down you find: - a DOS packet

Re: [Freedos-user] Recommondation of TCP/IP stack, DHCP client

2010-08-08 Thread Ulrich Hansen
Am 08.08.2010 11:30, schrieb 4625: I see that, but downloading won't to begin. Download link redirect me to http://www.realtek.com/downloads/ . It worked for me yesterday after I tried it a few times. See pm. --

Re: [Freedos-user] Recommondation of TCP/IP stack, DHCP client

2010-08-11 Thread Ulrich Hansen
Am 09.08.2010 18:59, schrieb Alain Mouette: A sI said, I just installed a FreeDOS machine with those realtec drivers las week, Using www.netbootdisk.com Netbootdisk is really impressive. Automatic network driver detection, 98 different drivers on a 1.44 MB disk. There's even a nice video

Re: [Freedos-user] network and usb floppy access on mac [was: Dhcp]

2011-01-15 Thread Ulrich Hansen
Am 12.01.2011 23:48, schrieb Rugxulo: I do know that VirtualBox has some issues with DOS (e.g. no SB support), so normally I don't use DOS there. Not sure if they fixed some of them (EMM386 conflict) though one of the recent ones claims to. Probably unchecking VT-X in the config helps but is

Re: [Freedos-user] network and usb floppy access on mac [was: Dhcp]

2011-01-15 Thread Ulrich Hansen
Am 15.01.2011 18:10, schrieb Michael B. Brutman: On 1/15/2011 10:23 AM, Ulrich Hansen wrote: The new ftpsrv app from mTCP works, but at least on my system seems to have problems with showing correct DOS paths. For instance it shows c:\ as c:/\. So f.i. creating new directories in filezilla

[Freedos-user] Full Networked FreeDOS image for VirtualBox

2011-01-17 Thread Ulrich Hansen
Hi list! I have built a special FreeDOS 1.0 image for Virtualbox: Networking should be much easier with this image. The appropriate packet driver for Virtualbox is already loaded at boot. So file exchange between host and client over the network shouldn't be a problem any more. The image and

Re: [Freedos-user] mTCP 2011-05-20 Version

2011-05-25 Thread Ulrich Hansen
, regards Ulrich Hansen -- vRanger cuts backup time in half-while increasing security. With the market-leading solution for virtual backup and recovery, you get blazing-fast, flexible, and affordable data protection

Re: [Freedos-user] mTCP source code released

2011-05-28 Thread Ulrich Hansen
Wow! Great news. Thanks a lot! Am 27.05.2011 23:49, schrieb Michael B. Brutman: I released mTCP as open source today: http://code.google.com/p/mtcp/ Enjoy! Mike -- vRanger cuts backup time in half-while increasing

Re: [Freedos-user] Basic networking abilities

2011-06-01 Thread Ulrich Hansen
of an unfree software. But who cares about them? I think the GPL is about having fun, about trust and fairness and about learning from others and alllowing others to participate. So this is great for a software project like the one you are just about to start. That's just my opinion. regards Ulrich

Re: [Freedos-user] Why I use FreeDOS

2011-06-06 Thread Ulrich Hansen
Am 06.06.2011 01:24, schrieb David C. Kerber: On Sun, Jun 5, 2011 at 3:15 PM, Mike Eriksen Neither XP nor light Linuxes typically run well (if at all) in even 128 MB of RAM, so saying 20 years is a bit of an exaggeration, even I ran my home web server with debian Lenny in 128MB for a long

Re: [Freedos-user] Packet Driver

2011-07-18 Thread Ulrich Hansen
Am 18.07.2011 22:54, schrieb Bernd Blaauw: The DRDOS website has some networking info at: http://www.unet.univie.ac.at/~a0503736/php/drdoswiki/index.php?n=Main.Network We also have something about DOS WiFi in our Wiki: http://sourceforge.net/apps/mediawiki/freedos/index.php?title=WiFi I never

Re: [Freedos-user] FD 1.0 installation... very instable?

2011-08-03 Thread Ulrich Hansen
Am 02.08.11 04:08, schrieb e.a...@jpberlin.de: - network its a 3c905b. It should work using the NDIS driver included with That 3com series sounds classic, so I assume there will be a direct packet driver on crynwr which does not need NDIS/ODI. Found a packet driver for the 3c905b-c family.

Re: [Freedos-user] Connectivity (ethernet card drivers)

2011-08-14 Thread Ulrich Hansen
Am 14.08.11 21:43, schrieb julio cortese: You understood well, but i already have some drivers for the ethernet card, and the question is: as they are for win32 will they work on freedos? what kind of extension do they should have and, how do i install a driver?. Okay, you have a Atheros L2

Re: [Freedos-user] FTP Server testing needed

2011-09-29 Thread Ulrich Hansen
Hi Michael! I played around with Filezilla and Cyberduck on my Mac. Everything seems to work OK for me. That's really great! Made some test directories and browsed through them. I forgot that DOS directory names are limited to 8 letters, got a 550 Bad path and nearly blamed you for it ;-) I

Re: [Freedos-user] Grr ... (Was: Re: mTCP-2011-10-01 is available

2011-10-05 Thread Ulrich Hansen
Thanks for this nice DOS FTP server! I installed it under FreeDOS 1.0 in VirtualBox 4.1.4 (32 MB RAM) and on a real machine (Compaq Contura Aero 4/33 20MB RAM). I then compared the performance of mTCP ftpsrv with other DOS FTP-servers. The competition was: EZ-NOS 2 [1], Datalight sockets ftpd

Re: [Freedos-user] Grr ... (Was: Re: mTCP-2011-10-01 is available

2011-10-06 Thread Ulrich Hansen
Thanks for the suggestions. I tested mTCP ftpsrv again *) with these values: MTU 1472 FTPSRV_FILEBUFFER_SIZE 16 FTPSRV_TCPBUFFER_SIZE 16 FTPSRV_PACKETS_PER_POLL 2**) Now look at the results! Upload from Mac to DOS server real machine virtualbox EZ-NOS 2

[Freedos-user] FreeDOS and virtualbox

2011-10-07 Thread Ulrich Hansen
I had time to work with freedos in virtualbox the last two days. I experienced some odd overheating problems. The Macbook Pro I used was getting hot at the bottom and shut down automatically. It seems that FreeDOS grabs all the CPU power it finds. The Activity Monitor (Applications -

Re: [Freedos-user] Weird UIDE.SYS (FreeDOS 1.1 Test) behavior under VirtualBox

2011-10-07 Thread Ulrich Hansen
I am opening this conversation again about CD support in VirtualBox: It is true that the delay of UIDE at boot can be solved by selecting ICH9 and Enable IO APIC in VirtualBox ( System-Motherboard). Unfortunately this breaks networking in VirtualBox 4.0.12 and 4.1.4. The PCNTPK packet driver v.

[Freedos-user] Heat problems of FreeDOS running in VirtualBox

2011-10-11 Thread Ulrich Hansen
I have written a description of the heat problems you get if you run DOS or FreeDOS in VirtualBox. It can be found at: http://lazybrowndog.net/freedos/virtualbox/heat Thanks again to Marcos for his suggestions. regards Ulrich

Re: [Freedos-user] FreeDOS Security

2011-10-27 Thread Ulrich Hansen
There is already a SSH project at: http://sourceforge.net/projects/sshdos/ ssh2dos is working great for me. I really like to login into Debian with a DOS client... Am 27.10.2011 um 18:22 schrieb Single Stage to Orbit: On Tue, 2011-10-25 at 21:49 -0500, Michael B. Brutman wrote: So what

Re: [Freedos-user] [Freedos-devel] FreeDOS 1.1 released

2012-01-04 Thread Ulrich Hansen
Congratulations to FreeDOS 1.1 !! There are newsitems on two important german IT News sites: http://www.heise.de/newsticker/meldung/FreeDOS-1-1-freigegeben-1403219.html http://www.golem.de/1201/88775.html Thanks! Ulrich Am 04.01.2012 um 15:13 schrieb escape: Announce on Russian sites

[Freedos-user] VirtualBox FreeDOS HowTo

2012-01-10 Thread Ulrich Hansen
I have started a VirtualBox HowTo in our FreeDOS wiki. It is a sort of installation walkthrough with many pictures. It can be found here: http://sourceforge.net/apps/mediawiki/freedos/index.php?title=Installing_FreeDOS_in_VirtualBox Feel free to take a look. Please write if you find something

[Freedos-user] UIDE.SYS delays boot process in VirtualBox

2012-01-12 Thread Ulrich Hansen
I have written a description of the boot delay caused by the loading of UIDE.SYS in VirtualBox. https://sourceforge.net/apps/mediawiki/freedos/index.php?title=VirtualBox_-_Chapter_8 Anybody has an idea how to solve this with free software? Would the eltorito.sys driver help? I never worked

Re: [Freedos-user] UIDE.SYS delays boot process in VirtualBox

2012-01-12 Thread Ulrich Hansen
Am 12.01.2012 um 20:20 schrieb Jack: Loading UIDE at runtime instead of boottime is also possible, in some theoretical CDROM.BAT for example ... Doubtful this would help at all, since UIDE is going to do exactly the same checks of the PCI bus for CD/DVD drives, whenever it gets loaded.

[Freedos-user] Fwd: VirtualBox FreeDOS HowTo

2012-01-12 Thread Ulrich Hansen
Sorry I meant to send this earlier, but accidentally chose the wrong sender address. So it wasn't accepted by the list server. Here it comes again: Am 11.01.2012 um 18:27 schrieb Bernd Blaauw: Op 11-1-2012 0:58, Ulrich Hansen schreef: I have started a VirtualBox HowTo in our FreeDOS wiki

[Freedos-user] FreeDOS 1.1: JemmEx conflicts with Keyb

2012-01-13 Thread Ulrich Hansen
This seems to be a minor (but annoying) bug in FreeDOS 1.1: The german keyboard does not work after the install. If I install the US keyboard, there is no problem. Description: I have installed FreeDOS 1.1 with german language and keyboard. If I boot (after a fresh install) with bootmenu

Re: [Freedos-user] FreeDOS 1.1: JemmEx conflicts with Keyb

2012-01-13 Thread Ulrich Hansen
Am 13.01.2012 um 18:54 schrieb Bernd Blaauw: Op 13-1-2012 16:11, Ulrich Hansen schreef: Description: I have installed FreeDOS 1.1 with german language and keyboard. If I boot (after a fresh install) with bootmenu option 1 (Load FreeDOS with JemmEx) keyb will crash with the error message

Re: [Freedos-user] FreeDOS 1.1: JemmEx conflicts with Keyb

2012-01-13 Thread Ulrich Hansen
Am 14.01.2012 um 00:17 schrieb Rugxulo: In FDCONFIG.SYS I went back to all the original settings of FreeDOS 1.1. So the JemmEx line looks like this again: 1?DEVICE=C:\FDOS\BIN\JEMMEX.EXE NOEMS X=TEST I=TEST NOVME NOINVLPG Why is this using NOVME NOINVLPG? Is it trying to be

Re: [Freedos-user] Virtual floppy change problem with VirtualBox

2012-05-16 Thread Ulrich Hansen
Hi Wolfgang, I just tested this with FreeDOS 1.1 as guest and VirtualBox 4.1.14 under OS X as host and it works for me. I start FreeDOS with option 1 in the start menu. I did not load UIDE.SYS in AUTOEXEC.BAT, as I normally don't work with CDs in FreeDOS anyway and VirtualBox conflicts with

Re: [Freedos-user] Virtual floppy change problem with VirtualBox

2012-05-19 Thread Ulrich Hansen
thanks for the hint! I have commented out the line in autoexec.bat which loads the UIDE.SYS cdrom driver. Now there is no problem accessing the floppy images. So maybe there is a problem with floppy change signalling versus caches - would be interesting to know whether it is sufficient

Re: [Freedos-user] Virtual floppy change problem

2012-05-20 Thread Ulrich Hansen
Am 20.05.2012 um 20:15 schrieb dmccunney: The number of people who still run DOS is a vanishingly small fraction of the number of people who use computers. The number who run DOS in a virtual machine is a small fraction of that number. The number of people trying to run FreeDOS under

Re: [Freedos-user] Virtual floppy change problem

2012-05-20 Thread Ulrich Hansen
Am 20.05.2012 um 22:40 schrieb dmccunney: Am 20.05.2012 um 20:15 schrieb dmccunney: The number of people trying to run FreeDOS under Virtual Box can probably be counted on the fingers of two hands with change left over. I never said they weren't. I said very *few* were. It may well be

Re: [Freedos-user] SAMBA/CIFS support

2012-05-24 Thread Ulrich Hansen
Am 25.05.2012 um 01:20 schrieb czezz: Hello FreeDOS Users. I have found out that FreeDOS is a greate piece OS. However there is one thing that I am missing in it. That is SAMBA/CIFS support. What I would like to know is there anything like road map where this functionality will be

Re: [Freedos-user] mTCP 2012-05-30 is available

2012-06-01 Thread Ulrich Hansen
Hi Mike! It has been a while and I've accumulated a lot of changes and fixes. Here is what you can look forward to: * Power awareness for virtual machines and laptops A big thanks for that! I am using mtcp FTPsrv for data exchange between my Mac OSX host and a FreeDOS 1.1 VirtualBox

Re: [Freedos-user] Networking

2012-06-16 Thread Ulrich Hansen
Am 15.06.2012 um 23:26 schrieb Marcos Favero Florence de Barros: It did work, but it turned out to be very fragile. As soon as the two people use the database more intensively, the system crashes -- in most cases, both server and client. If on the other hand they do things slowly, it works

Re: [Freedos-user] Networking

2012-06-17 Thread Ulrich Hansen
Am 17.06.2012 um 07:37 schrieb Rugxulo: Excellent details, even better if it actually works! ;-) I just can say that I had Debian 4 running quite a few years on several 486SX33 with 20 MB RAM. Because the installation was the hardest part on such an old machine, I pulled out the drive on

Re: [Freedos-user] Networking

2012-06-17 Thread Ulrich Hansen
Am 17.06.2012 um 19:21 schrieb Marcos Favero Florence de Barros: It's good to know that it's possible, but we won't need passwords, at least for now -- I've checked it twice with management. As I wrote, if you add: guest account = YOURUSERNAME in the smb.conf global section and public =

Re: [Freedos-user] FreeDOS 1.1: JemmEx conflicts with Keyb

2012-06-18 Thread Ulrich Hansen
be JEMMEX. I just tested the new JEMMEX v5.76 but there was no difference. regards Ulrich El viernes, 13 de enero de 2012, Ulrich Hansen uhan...@mainz-online.de escribió: Am 13.01.2012 um 18:54 schrieb Bernd Blaauw: Op 13-1-2012 16:11, Ulrich Hansen schreef: Description: I have installed

Re: [Freedos-user] FreeDOS 1.1: JemmEx conflicts with Keyb

2012-06-18 Thread Ulrich Hansen
Am 18.06.2012 um 22:15 schrieb Aitor Santamaría: I suspect JEMM may make the DOS' memory allocation strategy functions less robust than they are with other DOSes. For what it's worth: The problem doesn't occur with JEMMEX v5.61 and started to occur in JEMMEX v5.62 and all following

[Freedos-user] Fixed: Problems with VirtualBox

2012-06-19 Thread Ulrich Hansen
Hi all, I am happy to announce that some very annoying problems with running FreeDOS as guest in VirtualBox have been fixed. Jack R. Ellis has fixed the Virtual floppy change problem this list has talked about. Eric Auer has written the free VBOX-FIX.COM, a workaround for a VirtualBox bug

[Freedos-user] How to do networking from Win7 to FreeDOS and other stuff

2012-09-15 Thread Ulrich Hansen
Please take a look here: sourceforge.net/apps/mediawiki/freedos/index.php?title=VirtualBox -- How fast is your code? 3 out of 4 devs don\\\'t know how their code performs in production. Find out how slow your code is

Re: [Freedos-user] dos networking and wireless?

2013-01-15 Thread Ulrich Hansen
Am 15.01.2013 um 05:55 schrieb Karen Lewellen klewel...@shellworld.net: while I am guessing this is just a matter of finding a driver, thought I would ask if anyone has successfully found a wireless line with drivers? it is for a laptop, and I am not giving up yet on linksys who makes the

Re: [Freedos-user] Network problem with freebasic and freedos

2014-05-10 Thread Ulrich Hansen
Hi Sébastien, I tend to forget these things but it may help to see your fdconfig.sys, autoexec.bat, protocol.ini and system.ini. If I understand you correctly, there's no problem if you work in FreeDOS with the same file on the network share X:. You just cannot open this file correctly with

Re: [Freedos-user] Network problem with freebasic and freedos

2014-05-11 Thread Ulrich Hansen
Hi Sébastien, my FreeDOS is a bit rusty ;-) so these are just shots in the dark. Maybe someone has more experience? Yes i not have problem when i work with FreeDos and when i use my program for ... edit content file OR just copy there is a problem All is correct ! i not have this problem

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