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Re: HELP: Linux and SunOS over Ethernet?

Reposting article removed by rogue canceller.

In article <32414C5F.4237@insignia.co.uk> Andy Bianchi <abianchi@insignia.co.uk> writes:
>From: Andy Bianchi <abianchi@insignia.co.uk>
>Subject: Re: HELP: Linux and SunOS over Ethernet?
>Date: Thu, 19 Sep 1996 13:36:31 GMT

>Haoyu Meng wrote:
>> I just bought a Sun3/60. It has built in Ethernet support.
>> Is it possible to put SunOS and Linux on the same network?
>> If so, how is it done?

>Well I'm slightly confused by the wording of your post, I assume
>you want to connect the Sun3/60 to a network which also has a PC
>running Linux, correct?

>In which case the answer is 'yes' - but I'm not sure what you
>mean by 'how is it done' - you simply connect both computers
>to the bit of ethernet cable.

>If you want to get them to talk to each other then you'll need
>things like rlogin daemons, automounters, nfs and other such
>stuff.  If you don't understand this I suggest you get a 
>system administrator-type person to look into it.

>> Please reply directly to hmeng@exodus.valpo.edu.
>> Any help will be greatly appreciated.

>Well I hope this helps ...


You also need a network device: hub,
if you don't want to spend too much time to fiddle with
the point to point connection with a BNC cable, or 
you have more than two machines to connect to the net.

Of course, you have to do the network configuration on each
machine on the net.  Namely, assign proper IP and edit the
network files.  On the Sun, you could use the "admintool"
to simply add the other host names ane IP number, etc..

Hope this helps.

--- Chang