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Accessing TCP/IP packet driver from quickbasic in REAL dos mode
Hello. I have just recently set up an old 286 motherboard I had out of complete boredom. I cannot find any decent DOS IRC clients so I was going to program my own. I do know how to make an IRC client I wrote one in QB that has to be run from under windows you can look at it here http://dextrometh.com/cpirc.zip
(still needs a bit of work like adding mirc color support, but it does already recognize bold text... it also has multiple log buffers for multiple channels, private messages etc)
Anyway, I would like to modify it so that I can use it in a real DOS environment with a TCP/IP packet driver like NTCPDRV.EXE or trumpet's driver. How would I go about this? I've seen a library written by the german guy, Sebastian.. But it does not send packets yet so I can't really use that.
What I'd really like to figure out is how to directly access the packet driver from pure QB code using interrupt calls. Anybody who can help PLEASE let me know! Thank you!!
I promise to post my code for the QB programmers out there to use if I am able to do it. :)