Re: transferring large files from DOS/Windoze to Debian
On Sun, Nov 01, 1998 at 10:58:33AM -0000, Chris Evans wrote:
> Is there a way to transfer large files from DOS/Windoze machines
> to Debian if you only have a null modem or floppies to "connect"
> the two?
> I want to download some large files for Debian (staroffice and a
> newer kernel source). My Debian machine is now at home and it
> will cost a fortune to download them at 14.4k over the 'phone but I
> can catch them with my NT machine at work for free and put them
> on my Win95 portable (conversion to Debian for this is
> planned!!!) with laplink.
> Is there a good way to transfer them from the portable to the
> Debian machine? I have a feeling that kermit or another protocol at
> each end of the null modem cable is the best answer. I can get
> kermit or the like for the portable and I have minicom on the Debian
Run getty on the serial port. There is an example in /etc/inittab.
Uncomment it and modify serial port etc. Hook up cable. Run any terminal
program on the windows box and upload the files.