Subject: Re: plip
To: Ian P . Thomas <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: User & <email@example.com>
Date: 01/27/2002 23:08:35
On Sun, Jan 27, 2002 at 03:34:24PM -0500, Ian P . Thomas wrote:
> On Sunday, January 27, 2002, at 02:48 PM, Martin Husemann wrote:
> >> I assume this would be in the plip(4) man page, but it only seems to
> >> exist for pc532?
> > There is a patch for i386 I created some years ago, but I assume it
> > won't
> > apply to 1.5.X or -current cleanly.
> > What version do you need it for? I can make it apply cleanly, but not
> > test
> > it in any way ;-)
> > Martin
> I'm using 1.5.2 right now and would like this patch. I have the
> PLIP cable and an old 486 laptop with 4mb of RAM and no PCMCIA slots,
> that I could use to interface with my NetBSD box allowing me to move the
> monitor it is using to another system. I have Tiny Linux on the laptop,
> but I want to get a custom, extremely paired down version of NetBSD on
> it. If I could do the install over PLIP instead of using countless
> floppies(no CDROM drive) that would be great.
> Ian P. Thomas
> Of course it runs NetBSD
I need the same version, it is for a thinkpad and I don't buy a PCMCIA card and freeBSD doesn't recognize my CDROM.