Re: Com2 to com3 link; c++

From: Vesa-Pekka Palmu (
Date: Thu Sep 07 2000 - 17:19:27 CEST

> The following _feels_ right but due to my current mental state (see below) I
> may have dreamt it ...
> Using Windows' Hyperterminal
> --------------------------------
> Linux box connects to Windows box via serial line.
> The Windows box has a TCP/IP stack which is bound to com<where serial cable
> plugged in>
> Windows box has another TCP/IP stack bound to com<where modem is logically
> installed>
> Windows Network settings would include something resembling this:
> Dial-Up Adapter
> Dial-Up Adapter #2
> TCP/IP -> Dial-Up Adapter
> TCP/IP -> Dial-Up Adapter #2

Well this won't work. Because I have a ISDN (external one) and a
very old 3com (ISA) network card on my Bugdoze configuration and
both have TCP/IP on them and I can't share the ISDN connection
across my little network without special software [acually you can't
do anything exept crash the system without "special software" on

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Vesa-Pekka Palmu AKA Depili
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