FreeDOS help system (hhstndrd 1.0.8 en)[index]

Welcome to the FreeDOS Help (hhstndrd 1.0.8a en)

For information on using Help, press F1 or click on Help on Help with the mouse. For basic information about FreeDOS click here. With the following commands you get help while using FreeDOS: apropos fasthelp fdhelp fsuite04 help htmlhelp whatis These external commands require an existing file in order to work: append apropos assign (atapicdd.sys) attrib (backup) callver cdrcache.sys chkdsk choice command comp country.sys cpidos ctmouse debug defrag deltree diskcomp diskcopy display edit edlin (emm386) exe2bin fasthelp fc fdapm fdhelp fdisk fdshield (fdxms.sys) (fdxms286.sys) find format freecom fsuite04 (gcdrom.sys) graftabl graphics graphics-ps help (himem) himemx htmlhelp jemm386 jemmex join kc kernel.sys kernel-devel keyb keycode keyman klib kpdos label lbacache listxdef mem mirror mkeyb mode (modecon) more move (mscdex) nansi.sys nlsfunc print printer.sys printq recover replace (restore) (scandisk) scankbd (setver) share shsucdx sort subst swsubst sys tdsk tickle tree (udma.sys) (udma2.sys) (udvd.sys) uide.sys undelete unformat whatis (xcdrom.sys) xcopy (xdma.sys) xkeyb xmgr.sys The following commands are internal to and need no other file in order to work: alias beep break call cd cdd chcp chdir cls copy ctty date del dir dirs (doskey) echo erase exit for goto history if lfnfor lh loadfix loadhigh md memory mkdir path pause popd prompt pushd rd rem ren rename rmdir set shift time truename type ver verify vol which These are the config.sys / fdconfig.sys commands: ; ! ? break buffers buffershigh country device devicehigh dos dosdata echo eecho fcbs files fileshigh idlehalt install installhigh keybuf lastdrive lastdrivehigh menu menucolor menudefault numlock rem screen set shell shellhigh stacks stackshigh switchar switches version These are the Batch file commands (autoexec.bat): beep call choice cls echo for goto if lh loadhigh path pause prompt rem set shift The following Utilities which require an existing file in order to work are related to FreeDOS but not a part of the basic distribution: bootfix cal devload dosfsck doslfn fdpkg fdrc foxcalc freemacs locate md5sum ospedit password pcisleep pdtree rdisk ripcord shsufdrv tee touch trch unzip xgrep zip


The display code page information pack, cpidos. The keyboard layout pack, kpdos. The autoexec.bat file and the config.sys file. How to use the mouse in the help. How to use the keyboard in the help. Understanding the Help Topic "Syntax". Other ways of getting help. Bootfix. Authoring resources. ------------------------------------------------------------------------------

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Networking under FreeDOS: Introduction History of DOS networking DOS networking today: * Novell Netware * MS Client * TCP/IP applications * Others Installation of packet drivers or other compatbile drivers: * Packet drivers installation * ODI driver installation * NDIS driver installation Loading the TCP/IP Kernel (Stack): * WatTCP * NTCPDRV * mTCP * Other TCP/IP Kernels Conclusion ------------------------------------------------------------------------------ Principal author: Robert Platt. Last modified date: 21st August 2011. The inventor's greeting A history of the HTML documentation Acknowledgements Copyright (C) 2003-04 Robert Platt, updated 2011 by W. Spiegl Permission is granted to copy, distribute and/or modify this document under the terms of the "GNU Free Documentation License, Version 1.1" or any later version published by the Free Software Foundation; (respecting that any documents included but covered under any other license shall be treated seperately and the terms of such documents shall neither alter nor be altered by the terms of this document); with no Invariant Sections, no Front-Cover Texts and no Back-Cover Texts. A copy of the license is included in the section entitled: "GNU FDL version 1.1" "GNU FDL version 1.2" Here some links to other licenses which are often used in FreeDOS: "GNU GPL version 2" "GNU GPL version 3" FreeDOS is a trademark of Jim Hall.