[TRLog] Networking Dedicated TR Machine
Wed, 27 Feb 2002 17:23:51 -0500
You shouldn't have any trouble using the hub upstairs. Assume that
you will be able to run Windows on the shack computer. I do exactly
the same thing here at my shack. Changed the startup of the shack
computer so I could select a DOS boot for TR and a couple of other
programs, but use it in WIN98 the rest of the time.
To give yourself a BOOT Menu:
Add the following lines in the [options] section of the MSDOS.SYS
; HexFF Boot Menu
This menu will automatically default to a windows boot in 15 seconds.
If you press the ENTER key it will boot immediately. It gives you an
opportunity to select other options.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Pete Smith" <email@example.com>
Sent: Wednesday, February 27, 2002 10:05 AM
Subject: [TRLog] Networking Dedicated TR Machine
> I hope some of the computer jocks here can help me out.
> I am building up a separate computer to use for TRLog only. My main
> computer is Ethernetworked to a hub downstairs, to which are
> wife's computer and our cable modem. I would like to network the TR
> machine to the main shack machine, but don't know how to do it. Two
> possibilities occur to me --
> Use a second hub upstairs in the shack, connected to the two PCs and
> network cable going downstairs. I think this should work and hubs
> cheap, but will it?
> Use a second NIC in the shack computer and run a network cable to
> machine. I don't know if Win98SE can support what amount to two
> at once. Would I have to run Windows on the TR machine, or is there
> thing as a DOS driver for a 10 MHz Ethernet card?
> 73, Pete N4ZR
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