Don Flagler <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
A couple of years ago, we switched from a primarily QNX environment
to a Windows (dos based solution). We kept the old QNX server,
and it has been invaluable for data lookups. Recently it has
become a little unstable, and I wonder, what options are available
to transfer small amounts of, what are basically letters (ASCII?),
from the QNX World to a Dos Hard Drive, where they may be read by a basic
Windows based WordPro program.
You have lots of choices – some of them depend which version of QNX you
have (QNX 2 or QNX 4…)
- mount the DOS partition of the hard disk under QNX and copy
your data directly (assuming the QNX and DOS partitions are
on the same machine)
- mount a DOS floppy on the QNX box and copy the data to the
- use FTP to FTP data around between the two boxes
- use a serial port and a transfer protocol(kermit, x/y/zmodem, etc)
and so on…
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