is rs232 a viable solution?
On 4/10/06, Declan Moriarty <junk_mail at iol.ie> wrote:
>> Was this ever done?
>> WHY?? Because I want to transfer data from a p233/64MB box in my
> workshop which runs from a machine with an industrial pc card (the
> whole motherboard on a large ISA card, sticking into an isa
> expansion slot). This thing runs m$ windows 98 fairly reliably,
> largely because they have a hack in win.ini. The line
>> shell=explorer.exe is commented out :-D.
>> It looks like this
>> ; shell=explorer.exe
>> Pinpoint.exe steers me into test software for electronics. A USB
> card for an isa bus would be the ideal. Second preference is
> setting up the nic I finally got to be seen in there. It's a crazy
> box (e.g. no xms, all ems required to work) but continually
> creates valuable data which I would like to be able to back up. It
> also creates data files under dos, and it is a convenient place to
> leave the scanner...
>> If I have to go for plan B: (Set up the nic) what makes the least
> impact on a windoze 98 system? This is a very weird environment
> designed with '286 machines with loads of drivers in mind :-/.
>> With best Regards,
>>> Declan Moriarty.
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