Linux and growth of Internet

From: Pete Turnbull <>
Date: Sun Jan 16 05:56:19 2005

On Jan 16 2005, 9:14, Stan Barr wrote:
> Hi,
> 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
> > 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
> I've just been doing much the same thing so I can ftp stuff over to
> headless 486 that thinks it's a PDP-11 - old NE2000 card, Crwnyr(sp?)
> driver and NCSA telnet/ftp.

I built a similar setup a few months ago, but I used the Microsoft
TCP/IP stuff on top of DOS 6.22. It was easy to set up, and now I have
telnet, FTP, ICMP (some stacks don't support that), and the whole thing
uses DHCP and mounts drives from my Samba server.

Pete						Peter Turnbull
						Network Manager
						University of York
Received on Sun Jan 16 2005 - 05:56:19 GMT

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