[Samba] Samba Wiki: Setup FreeDOS to access a Samba share

Marc Muehlfeld samba at marc-muehlfeld.de
Tue Mar 4 23:32:59 MST 2014

Hello Peter,

Am 05.03.2014 04:22, schrieb Petros:
> by browsing through the Wiki I found the FreeDOS howto:
> https://wiki.samba.org/index.php/Setup_FreeDOS_to_access_a_Samba_share
> I am interested in it. I have an old DOS application and its the only
> reason for many WinXP-VMs on company desktops.. (I get rid of the DOS
> app maybe last year or the year before;-)
> I wonder whether it is possible to access network printers (Samba or LPD
> - doesn't matter) this way too.
> Sorry, the time I used Windows for Workgroups 3.11 is a while ago.. and
> I do not remember details.
> Maybe, the author of the Wiki page (Marc Muehlfeld?) or someone else does?

I'm sorry. I can't say. I never tried it.

I wrote the HowTo, after a discussion here on the list about trying to 
get the maximum free memory out of the 640k. :-)

But if you find out if and how it works, you can post it here on the 
list. Then I can add it to the HowTo.


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