Networking FreeDOS - Crynwr
The Crynwr packet driver collection provides Network connectivity. They
were written by Russell Nelson of Crynwr Software. These are based on the
original ftp.com specification, a skeleton is freely available and most
network card vendors will provide a packet driver. As this is an open
standard it is the one most used by GNU and shareware programmers. (See
There are "shims" which allow both ODI and NDIS NIC drivers to be used,
but which the applications think are packet drivers.
The Crynwr drivers are OSI Certified Open Source software. Unlike NDIS
or ODI, the Packet Driver Specification is freely copyable.
* Crynwr packet drivers (see: http://www.crynwr.com/drivers/)
* Packet Driver Specification (see: http://www.crynwr.com/
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