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199Re: Compatibility

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  • Eddy
    Jan 25, 2006
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      bpq32 409s is beta.
      So testing and improving is in progress.
      If you want a stable setup stick to the old for now.
      Eddy
      --- In BPQ32@yahoogroups.com, Bill West <mrcyberbill@y...> wrote:
      >
      > Hello:
      >
      > Thanks for the reply.. I was hoping to upgrade from
      > the 4.08 series to 4.09s version -- but it looks like
      > 4.09s is not backwards compatible with 4.08 series
      > (which worked OK on Winlink Classic, JNOS, etc).
      >
      > Know if 4.09s is compatible with the above if running
      > under Win XP? if not, I guess it will be best to go
      > back and setup 4.08 series with FBB 16 bit, etc.
      >
      > Thanks, Bill
      >
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      > --- dshults <n7qdn@a...> wrote:
      >
      > > Bill,
      > > Win98/BPQ408a/Winlink 2.9 (the packet modules) work
      > > fine.
      > > Copy bpqcode.386 & bpqdll.dll to the \windows\system
      > > folder.
      > > Don't really need the tncport/endport entries but
      > > they don't
      > > hurt anything. Be sure to reserve your real bpq com:
      > > ports in
      > > windows control panel. Start bpqcode in the autoexec
      > > first,
      > > then bpqhtnc2 passing parameters to match those
      > > ports used
      > > by your winlink packet ports. I use "16 4 8" and run
      > > 4 packet
      > > windows starting at virtual port 4. If you have
      > > things right,
      > > you'll see the G8BPQ check box checked, but still
      > > grayed-out
      > > in the packet-configuration-port window.
      > >
      > > ... Duane N7QDN
      > >
      > > --- In BPQ32@yahoogroups.com, Bill West
      > > <mrcyberbill@y...> wrote:
      > > >
      > > > Thanks for the info.
      > > >
      > > > Am running Win98 so was not able to the virtual
      > > COM
      > > > port to work.
      > > > Will the current version support the
      > > >
      > > > TNCPORT
      > > > COM=8
      > > > TYPE=TNC2
      > > > APPLFLAGS=6
      > > > ENDPORT
      > > >
      > > > type of configuration for a virtual COM port under
      > > > Win98 still? (am not seeing Winlink 3.0
      > > recognizing it
      > > > - perhaps a .DLL needs to go into /SYSTEM ???)
      > > >
      > > > Thanks, Bill
      > > >
      > > >
      > > >
      > > >
      > > > --- dshults <n7qdn@a...> wrote:
      > > >
      > > > > John has recently released a windows version of
      > > the
      > > > > original
      > > > > DOS program BPQHTNC2 called BPQTNC2. It works
      > > with
      > > > > another
      > > > > utility he created called BPQVirtualCOM.sys to
      > > allow
      > > > > a BPQ32
      > > > > node access to one or more Winlink 2.9 packet
      > > ports.
      > > > > The archive is all documented and available in
      > > the
      > > > > file
      > > > > section for this group. Presently running at my
      > > > > station.
      > > > >
      > > > > I'm not sure about the other programs you
      > > mentioned.
      > > > >
      > > > > ... Duane N7QDN
      > > > >
      > > > >
      > > > > --- In BPQ32@yahoogroups.com, "Bill West"
      > > > > <mrcyberbill@y...> wrote:
      > > > > >
      > > > > > Hello:
      > > > > >
      > > > > > The following apps "see" the BPQ 409c switch
      > > and
      > > > > use it.
      > > > > > WFBB 7.00i
      > > > > > Winlink 29 Classic
      > > > > > Fastchat (packet chat node)
      > > > > > JNOS 1.11c
      > > > > >
      > > > > > Question:
      > > > > > Anyone know what of these will see/use BPQ32
      > > > > switch?
      > > > > > and
      > > > > > What versions of FBB have to be installed to
      > > see
      > > > > BPQ32?
      > > > > >
      > > > > > Thanks, Bill
      > > > > >
      > > > > > (considering upgrading)
      > > > > >
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