x86/DOS system backup via rs232?

william degnan billdegnan at gmail.com
Sun Nov 15 11:22:38 CST 2015

you just plug them in and run the program.  I have never loaded any drivers.

On Sun, Nov 15, 2015 at 11:47 AM, Jules Richardson <
jules.richardson99 at gmail.com> wrote:

> On 11/14/2015 06:12 PM, william degnan wrote:
>> I have a copy of the laplink software should anyone need it.  If the cable
>> for parallel is just a null modem I suggest a person in this hobby
>> definitely add laplink to the bag of tricks available.  You just fire it
>> up
>> on both ends ll.exe ...  and you'll see a directory tree of target
>> machine
>> on the right, the source machine on the left.  Pick files and copy.
>> Copies
>> recursively etc.
> Hmm, is there no driver to let you map a directory on one machine to a
> drive letter on the other? (and if not, is anyone aware of independent
> software to do this?).
> I think that's probably what I really need, rather than some browser tool,
> then I can write my own code if needs be to transfer data (to potentially
> work around problems with corrupted filesystems, marginal sectors etc. on
> ailing drives)
> Laplink cable wired up now. Might get time today to try it out...
> cheers
> Jules


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