[fpc-pascal]Help needed

Marco van de Voort marcov at stack.nl
Tue Jun 5 09:50:20 CEST 2001

> > > hardware specific part is only implemented for a few cards (e.g. 
> > > 3C509b)
> > > IIRC there was a possibility to use packet drivers though
> > 
> > I seem to recall that it would work with DOSPPP, whence with modems, 
> > and that's a big deal...
> > 
> > Aitor
> All the problem with that, is that there is no modem involved in that, I
> have a data acquisition probe, the data visualisation program and my future
> proxy all on the same ethernet network. And do i need to go at the TCP/IP
> stack ? I Can't do it at a more highter level ? I just need to read packet
> on one ethernet card and send them back to another ethernet card after
> processing and manipulating them.

Then, maybe an interface to the (hardware dependant) packetdriver would
suffice. IIRC the packetdriver interface is defined by Novell.

One could also try to check the network part of SWAG(www.gdsoft.org or .com)
 SWAG is pretty old, and might have Novell interfaces here and there.

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