[vcf-midatlantic] PC needed for VCFed BBS
billdegnan at gmail.com
Wed Apr 26 18:32:05 EDT 2017
Evan can you provide more detail about what you have so far. Why MS DOS
BBS...I assume you have Tomcat bbs or something like it?
On Apr 26, 2017 6:29 PM, "Joseph Oprysko via vcf-midatlantic" <
vcf-midatlantic at lists.vintagecomputerfederation.org> wrote:
> 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
> > 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
> > 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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