Re: PLIP setup?
At 06:47 PM 2/28/97 -0800, Jim wrote:
Hmmm - how fast is PLIP? Are you able to give me some stats on FTP's and
ping times? I'm wondering if it's faster than 115200 serial...
>Compile both lp and plip as modules- lp otherwise takes priority and
>since only one device per port is allowed, plip will not exist. You
>can make an ugly hack to kernel sources if you wish.
>With the 11 wire plip cable on port 0x278 (IRQ 5), I connect machines
>edp0 and edp1 (.1 and .2) as follows:
>/sbin/insmod plip io=0x278 irq=5
>/sbin/ifconfig plip0 arp 10.0.0.1 pointopoint 10.0.0.2 up
>/sbin/route add -net 10.0.0.0 plip0
>/sbin/route add -host 10.0.0.2 plip0
>edp0 is the gateway machine (short.circuit.com) and the above is used
>on edp1 with the difference of .1 and .2 being swapped around in the
>command lines. In addition, edp0 is defined as the gateway on edp1:
>/sbin/route add default gw 10.0.0.1 plip0
>Slow machines like mine need "klogd -c4" to stop plip errors from going to
>To take the network down:
>/sbin/ifconfig plip0 down
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