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Old 10-04-2009, 02:39 AM   #1
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ms-dos 6.22 to linux file transfer

We are having few computers in ms-dos 6.22 , we want to download file from Dos machine to redhat linux machine.

Pls give me Ur suggestion..
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Linux can read and write dos fat file system without a hitch
also you may need a floppy drive no chance of usb or cd on dos
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thanks..for your reply..

i need to transfer through network or serial cable, pls could explain more or send me docs..
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If you have a NIC card on the dos machine, the easiest way may be to run an ftp server on the Linux machine.
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If it's a text file, you'll need to run dos2unix after it arrives, to cvt the line endings.

A simple option, if you don't have an ftp server setup, may be to use email if both systems have an email client.

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