Old Macs = cheap terminals

From: Jason McBrien <jbmcb_at_hotmail.com>
Date: Thu Jun 8 14:15:43 2000

Try to snag an older version. I picked up Etherpeek 3.0 for $50 from a used
software store on-line. Works fine, or you can do linux/MacBSD and get a
sniffer for free. No pretty X interface though.

----- Original Message -----
From: "Zane H. Healy" <healyzh_at_aracnet.com>
To: <classiccmp_at_classiccmp.org>
Sent: Thursday, June 08, 2000 2:45 PM
Subject: Re: Old Macs = cheap terminals

> >I've got an SE/30 I use as a packet sniffer with Etherpeek. Or just toss
> >linux on one (The SE/30, SE's won't run linux)
> Hey! I like that idea! I've got a SE/30 with a SCSI-Ethernet adapter,
> not thought of turning it into a Sniffer, and I've been wanting to build
> one for when I want to see what's going on with my network. I'd never
> thought of using a Mac for that, I'd been planning on getting an older PC
> laptop for that. Actually if I were to use a Mac, I'd probably go with my
> PowerBook 540c that I don't use much any more.
> GACK!!!! $995.00 Suggested Retail price?!?!? I don't suppose you know of
> any *affordable* sniffer's for the Mac? It looks like a beauty, and even
> does DECnet (so it does everything I'd need from the looks of it), but
> that's way to much for hobbyist use.
> Zane
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