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
> > 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,