[vcf-midatlantic] UNIX TOWN - Prep Thread

Jason Perkins perkins.jason at gmail.com
Sun Apr 7 19:28:20 EDT 2019


I found an installer disk for UUCP on UniPlus. I'm trying to figure out how
to get it loaded in...


On Sun, Apr 7, 2019 at 11:41 AM <dillera at gmail.com> wrote:

> Ok - I bit the bullet and got a Cisco 2511 Terminal Server from ebay. It
> has 16 ports and comes with the cables, so I don't have to worry about
> those.
> The cables end in the RJ45 cisco connector so we just need to get a bunch
> of RJ45 to 9Pin/25Pin connectors which are also plenty-full on ebay.
> I will buy some for my systems- and may have a few extras but anyone who
> wants to connect to it should have one for themselves.
> This will multiplex our Terminals and Console ports of the UNIX systems so
> that anyone should be able to telnet around to any system's console of they
> need it, esp if the UNIX host is not on the TCP/IP network (Xenix Lisas).
> Jason - i've installed Xenix5 on a VM on my mac and will try and see if I
> can get slip to connect to the Cisco2511 in prep for your Lisas. I'm going
> to assume they didn't bother to change SLIP much from your versions of
> XENIX to the SCO OpenUnix versions I was able to download and get running
> in VirtualBox on the Mac.  We'll see.
> -andy
> > On Mar 28, 2019, at 8:54 AM, Neil Cherry via vcf-midatlantic <
> vcf-midatlantic at lists.vcfed.org> wrote:
> >
> > On 3/28/19 7:09 AM, Martin Flynn via vcf-midatlantic wrote:
> >> There are a bunch of Lantronix dual-port WiBox Wireless Device Servers
> in the CDL lab if it makes the task any easier:
> https://www.lantronix.com/products/wibox-dual-port/
> >> On 3/27/2019 9:45 PM, Andrew Diller via vcf-midatlantic wrote:
> >>> I'm considering getting a lantronix or such type term server, i'll see
> if VCF has one we can use maybe in the warehouse this Sat.
> >>>
> >>> That will allow all our terms to connect to all the hosts via console
> ports if we can get one.
> >
> > I also have a Cisco 500-CS (16 ports). I haven't booted it in a while.
> > I have a nice large Cisco ACS (80 port terminal server). I think both
> > qualify as vintage. The ACS sounds like a leaf blower. ;-)
> >
> > --
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