[Samba] SAMBA implementation for DOS ?

Volker Lendecke Volker.Lendecke at SerNet.DE
Wed May 8 01:59:02 MDT 2013

On Wed, May 08, 2013 at 09:50:30AM +0200, czezz wrote:
> Hi,
> thank you all for answers.
> @Ged and Neal,
> yes - I considered using DOSBox and/or DOSEMU. This is solution that I will keep away from.
> The true is that with DOSBox I dont even need to care about network configuration and there is enough memory to run required application.
> The thing is that my Clipper/dBase application is located on Linux server and shared with SAMBA.
> 8 nodes (PCs/workstations) are connected to that share. If I use DOSbox, then DOSbox node will always overwrite its changes over dBase/database. Which will erase changes done by other nodes. 
> VirtualBox: as I have written - I have 8 nodes (PCs/workstations). Each of them needs to communicate to Linux/Samba server where application is shared. DOS must have samba client. VB wont help that way.
> However I do my tests with FreeDOS inside of VirtualBox.
> @Marc - yes, Im playing around that.
> So far, on the FreeDOS I have managed to get 485KB of free conventional memory. Application I need to run requires little bit above 500KB.
> MS Client take most of it... nightmare :(
> One last chance might be NFS client for DOS...
> But I was just hoping that there is some old/discontinued Samba project for DOS.

Is mars_nwe still alive? The Novell client uses less memory
than the MSClient thingy.


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