[vcf-midatlantic] PC needed for VCFed BBS

Joseph Oprysko joprysko1 at gmail.com
Wed Apr 26 18:28:55 EDT 2017

What I would need is just a packet driver installed for the NIC.  The
MajorBBS software has a TCP/IP module which will handle the telnet capable
lines, etc.

On Wed, Apr 26, 2017 at 6:18 PM, William Dudley via vcf-midatlantic <
vcf-midatlantic at lists.vintagecomputerfederation.org> wrote:

> This computer has TWO slots for cards.  One has a sound card in it, the
> other is empty.
> So if you want a DOS Ethernet connection, you'll need to find a NIC that
> works with DOS,
> and populate that second slot.
> If you need more than the two on-motherboard serial ports, you'll need to
> remove the sound
> card and put a serial card in there.
> The riser board that has the "slots" has to PCI connectors, plus one of the
> slots also has an
> ISA expansion connector, so it can "swing both ways".
> I *may* have a NIC that works in this box.  I'll start looking for
> something like a 3C509
> in my "collection".
> If I find a NIC, do you want me to install PC-TCP?  That's a full network
> implementation for DOS,
> telnet, ftp, etc.  However, there isn't any way to run telnet as a daemon.
> Does the BBS software
> know how to do that if you have a TCP-IP stack installed?
> Bill Dudley
> Bill
> This email is free of malware because I run Linux.
> On Wed, Apr 26, 2017 at 5:46 PM, Evan Koblentz via vcf-midatlantic <
> vcf-midatlantic at lists.vintagecomputerfederation.org> wrote:
> > >> Will bring one down this Saturday
> >
> > Okay. Schedule privately via Jeff Brace.
> >

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