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The only existing ethernet solution for MSX
is ObsoNET by Daniel Berdugo.
ObsoNET is a cartridge that contains an
ethernet controller and a bios for doing low
In order to connect to a real network, an
internet stack is needed.
The best solution is to run InterNestor Lite
by Nestor Soriano.
InterNestor Lite provides TCP/IP networking
and basic networking programs, like ping,
tftp and telnet.
In order to use the ethernet emulation in
blueMSX, you need to install WinPcap,
The Windows Packet Capture Library. This is a
third party tool that makes it possible to
send and receive low level network packets
You can download WinPcap from their official
|First step :
select a network interface
- click on Options / Ethernet
- select a network interface to which the
emulated network controller will connect.
This is one of the interfaces (network cards)
in your PC.
Remark : WinPcap does not work very
well on wireless interfaces due to
limitations in Windows. Therefore its
recommended to run the ethernet emulation on
a wired network interface. You can look at
the FAQ on WinPcap's homepage for more
: insert an ObsoNET bios rom
- click on File / Cartridge Slot 1 (or Slot 2)
- select an Obsonet bios rom
This rom enables the emulated ethernet
controller and provides bios functionallity
to send and receive packets.
You can find the roms and additional
information at the official ObsoNET site:
|Third step :
load InterNestor Lite
- click on File / Disk Drive A / Insert
- select a disk with the InterNestor Lite
internet stack and start the emulator.
You need to configure the network stack in
order to connect to the network.
Follow the detailed help that comes with the
InterNestor Lite applications or visit the
official website for ObsoNET:
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