As I say, it’s not a help site it’s a QnA database. You’ve already confused one person with that error. There is a free tool, called ‘nicscan. On a modern operating system networking is a standard function and great effort has been made to make it easy to setup. My host system is a typical Windows machine. Sign up or log in Sign up using Google. This is a question and answer database not a help site.

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Client preparation Once your VM reboots, you can map or share drives.

Email Required, but never shown. Be sure to have the same workgroup set up for both machines – host and guest. And although DOS came a little bit before the era of widespread networking on home computers, there was enough overlap such that reasonably good networking software exists for DOS.

It will run with a NEC V20 and it might be possible to recompile it to get rid of the specific instructions. Often there was just one parallel port compared with two serial ports on a computer, and the parallel port was often connected to a printer.

SOLUTION-2 (only for Network Cards on PCI):

I would stick to classic Ethernet over these two alternatives – they tend to drop a lot of packets. Super User works best with JavaScript enabled. If people had any sort of connectivity it might have been to use a bulletin board system BBS through a dial-up modem or to talk to a Novell Netware server running on their local network. Otherwise, there you go.

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There is a 16 bit real mode version for use on the older machines and a 32 bit protected mode version for newer machines. As a result, networking applications generally included code to talk to a few specific models of network adapters directly. Sign up using Email and Password. Internet access via the physical host NIC is still possible including keeping the host firewall alive. Some 16 bit cards might be able to function in an 8 bit slot, but you will have to pcnet332 with that.

Set up a DOS VM with networking (and shared folders).

What is currently stopping you from booting Linux? Give host and guest the same workgroup name. I used VirtualBox 1. This page barely scratches the surface of DOS networking. This drove the cost of networking adapters and equipment down, which made it more affordable for home users. pcjet32

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The term “system profiler” may be useful when searching for additional alternatives for general hardware detection. Protocol suites are interesting but most people do not interact with them; they use applications that hide the details of the protocol suite and underlying data transfer medium. It talks to the packet driver for that hardware, and as far as the networking software is concerned all packet drivers all look and behave the same way.


Decoupling the network hardware programming from the applications made the applications smaller and less complex while allowing them to handle new adapters with no changes, provided that the new adapters provided a packet driver.

But performance is not as good as with the first approach and the “one size fits all” philosophy leads to some design compromises that may not be cos for the individual programs. On a modern operating system networking is a standard function and great effort has been made to make it easy to setup. Host preparation If you want to share your host’s c: The default NAT networking does not allow the VM to communicate with the host, which is what most users want.

Of course you might have a machine new enough to have PCI slots or an Ethernet adapter on the motherboard. You should be answering the question asked. In this case, talk to a piece of networking hardware. On the other hand, the rewards are well worth it.

So you can use it, but you will have to live with any bugs and limitations. Brutman, mbbrutman at gmail. Here are some examples:.