Subject: Re: IrDA?
To: Lennart Augustsson <>
From: Guenther Grau <>
List: current-users
Date: 01/28/1999 12:25:50
Lennart Augustsson wrote:
> > Does NetBSD support IrDA in any form?
> No.
> > The prices of Nokia 6150 GSM phones are dropping and.. and.. :-)
> But does it speak IrDA?  I have a 6110 and it only uses the
> lowest level of the IrDA stack, the rest is proprietary Nokia
> stuff.  Otherwise they couldn't charge outrageous amounts
> for their comm software. :-(

Just as another datapoint:
A co-worker has a pretty recent Nokia phone and he showed me
that he can print from his handy to our HP-LaserJet 6P.
So, I guess they are using a standard IrDA protocol at least
on one model :-)

I can try to find out which model he has, if this is important.