Subject: Re: Adding gkermit
To: Daniel Carosone <>
From: Thor Lancelot Simon <>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 10/30/2006 12:09:48
On Mon, Oct 30, 2006 at 09:56:41PM +1100, Daniel Carosone wrote:
> On Sun, Oct 29, 2006 at 06:10:15PM -0500, Thor Lancelot Simon wrote:
> > We had a serial port, but no serial communications software; so to get
> > a new kernel on the machine so we could use the network, I had to split
> > a uuencoded g-kermit into many pieces and upload it with cu. 
> Ugh, what a PITA, but I have to ask..  why not use pppd?

To say that I am leery of changing the line discipline on the console
tty is a major understatement.