[RC5] question/comment

Linux Fan rhlinux at yahoo.com
Tue Mar 17 16:29:55 EST 1998


> Date: Mon, 16 Mar 1998 10:56:21 +0000 (GMT)
> From: Travis Siegel <tsiegel at softcon.com>
> Subject: Re: [RC5] question/comment
> 
> Have you checked into opendos? It multitasks right from the command
line
> of dos, and requires you to do nothing extra to make your programs
work in
> a multitasking environment.  You could give your serial port a higher
> priority than the background job, then run the rc5 client, put it in
the
> background, and the bbs would still operate as normal. 
(unfortunately,
> I've not yet figured out how to make com3 and 4 behave under the
> multitasker, so if you're using one of those, this may not work for
you)

I have little knowledge of opendos, but if I don't get it running
under the Linux DOSemu program, I'll give it some consideration. 
Thanks for the suggestion. 

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