[Date Prev][Date Next] [Thread Prev][Thread Next] [Date Index] [Thread Index]

Re: Mac-Linux filetransfer

Slightly OT, but how does one reverse those pairs in the ethernet cable to 
allow direct connection?  I'd be interested in connecting my notebook to a 
desktop under my desk, but I'd rather not use a hub to do it.

On Thursday 05 September 2002 12:30, Eric Richardson wrote:
> DSC@Siltec wrote:
>  > Okay, here's my problem:
>  >
>  > My PC apparently can write CDs okay.  My Macs, more and more,
>  > cannot.  Technically, they come back with "medium error".   Some of
>  >  it may have to do with disk fragmentation, but that's a problem with
>  >  my  Macs.
>  >
>  > I'd like to do two things:   (1) start backing up to the PC (Woody), (2)
>  >  write my CDs from the PC.
>  >
>  > My Mac and my PC both have ethernet, and I am aware that an ethernet
> cable
>  > can be made with a couple pairs reversed to run directly from one to
>  >  the other.
>  >
>  > However, that still leaves the question:  how do I set up file
>  > transfer  between a Mac and a Linux PC?
> Load the appletalk module(modconf) and then install netatalk and then
> set it up. Your mac will find the Linux box via the finder on the mac
> and then you can copy the files from the mac to the linux box. At least
> this is one way.
> Hope this helps,
> Eric

Reply to: