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1052Re: Drsi cards

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  • ws7i
    May 31, 2008
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      Perhaps this has been answered. I switch used ID's. But its in the
      file area here and has been since April 19th. I have plenty of
      DRSI's laying around. I will attempt to check it out in the near
      future as one of these old boxes has an ISA port I believe.


      --- In BPQ32@yahoogroups.com, "John Wiseman" <john.wiseman@...> wrote:
      >
      > --- In BPQ32@yahoogroups.com, "Ron Stordahl N5IN" <ron_n5in@>
      > wrote:
      > >
      > > --- In BPQ32@yahoogroups.com, "JAMES BEEMAN" <n8yib@> wrote:
      > > >
      > > > I have 2 dual port drsi cards in an old 500mhz computer
      > > > running win98 when I try to load BPQ32 it can find
      > > > HDLC.VXD
      > > > to run them but if I run in DOS runs great is there a fix
      > > > for this or does BPQ32 not like DRSI cards
      > > > Ron N8yIB
      > > >
      > >
      > > This question has come up before and John, G8BPQ, has said that
      > BPQ32
      > > does not support HDLC cards (of which the DRSI is one example).
      > >
      > > I know they were convenient, but as ISA cards they are only
      > compatible
      > > with quite old machines. But obviously such old machines can
      still
      > run
      > > W9X....no offense intended to your 'old' computer! HI!
      > >
      > > Ron, N5IN
      > >
      >
      > Actually not quite true. I no longer have a machine with ISA bus,
      so
      > can't develop any new support, but I did have DRSI cards working
      with
      > bpq32 on Win98. You need bpqhdlc.vxd, which you should be able to
      > find somewhere on the net. I'm away from home at the moment, so
      can't
      > supply it. I can't be certain that changes I've made to the code
      > since I last tried DRSI (about 5 years) havn't upset things. They
      > definitely won't work with NT/W2k/XP
      >
      > 73,
      > John
      >
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