Subject: Re: Parallel port connections
To: Bob Nestor <>
From: Martin Husemann <>
List: current-users
Date: 03/20/2000 00:30:05
> would allow a laptop running NetBSD to connect to the Desktop via 
> parallel or serial port for the purpose of doing disk sharing and/or file 
> transfers.

There is PLIP (the parallel port IP protocol) available as a patch for NetBSD.
This gives you full IP connectivity, but the only software that talks it at
the other side (I know of) runs either NetBSD, DOS, Linux or FreeBSD.

Maybe a simple PPP connection against a RAS server is the easiest thing to do.