Linux and growth of Internet

From: Stan Barr <>
Date: Sun Jan 16 03:14:37 2005


Cameron Kaiser said:
> > Remember the joys of TCP/IP on MS-DOS in the late 1980s?
> Remember it? I live it. The 486 DOS laptop besides me took several days to
> piece everything together. It runs a 3Com packet driver on top of some
> crufted together Card/Socket Services TSRs, and then NCSA Telnet and FTP
> have their own TCP stacks that will talk to it. So does Arachne, it seems.

I've just been doing much the same thing so I can ftp stuff over to my
headless 486 that thinks it's a PDP-11 - old NE2000 card, Crwnyr(sp?)
driver and NCSA telnet/ftp.

Stan Barr
The future was never like this!
Received on Sun Jan 16 2005 - 03:14:37 GMT

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