Networking FreeDOS - ODI
The Open Data-Link Interface (ODI), developed by Apple and Novell,
serves the same function as Microsoft and 3Com's NDIS to provide
Network connectivity. Originally Novell combined the driver and
protocols together in one monolithic program, but in 1991 developed
the ODI driver specification, which, with modification, is still in
use today. This allows a single hardware specific driver to be written
and used with multiple different protocols. Most manufacturers will
write ODI drivers and Novell have many available for download.
Configuration is fairly straightforward using a text file called
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