[simpits-chat] Networking question

Gene Buckle geneb at deltasoft.com
Mon Nov 17 07:13:00 PST 2003

> So, I now have a couple of hard drives and a CDROM drive on the way for
> my Sun. I've also just picked up a serial cable so I can just connect
> through the machine through a terminal (which I REALLY wish I had
> thought of before I bought this gigantic fricking monitor). Now I'm
> wondering how I can go about getting this thing access to the net
> through my PC. Anyone be able to help me? What cables I need, how to go
> about configuring, etc... I'm gonna try to put Gentoo on this machine,
> which requires net access, well, not requires, but it's certainly the
> easiest way to do things. Plus for any future use it would definitely be
> nice.

Brian, NetBSD would be a better choice for that machine I think.

FYI, if the machine has a frame buffer in it, you can get this neat littl
e box made by Raritan (and a few others) that will allow you to use your
PC keyboard, mouse and monitor with the machine.


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