Re: Laplink and DOS?
> On Mon, May 31, 1999 at 09:45:49PM +0300, virtanen wrote
> > I've got a Debian-box, a small laptop with DOS, and a Laplink cable.
> > What is an easy method to connet the Debian-box and DOS-box with the
> > Laplink-cable so that I could easily at least copy files from the othe
> > machine to the other?
> > (The Debian box hasn't got any DOS-partition, so that I need some kind of
> > Debian program there, but which kind of program?)
> Running Laplink on your Debian box under dosemu is the most obvious way to
> go (although, I haven't tried it); you may also be able to create a PPP or
> SL/IP link using a null modem cable, although you would have to find a DOS
> ppp or SL/IP program (there may be something suitable amongst the Crynwyr
> (?sp) packet drivers). I'm not sure if the LapLink cable is a 'proper' null
> modem cable, but it may be...
I once did a dosemu box running laplink connect to a dos box, but I
used IPX networking... but it should still work via the parport (if you
configure dosemu IO access to the port... )
Hope it helps