29406Re: WiFi on vintage hardware
- Feb 24, 2013SPI to WIFI is also available.
There are 6502 to SPI schematics floating around the Internet.
--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, Mike Loewen <mloewen@...> wrote:
> Alex and I talked about this yesterday, and he suggested I throw it out
> to the group.
> I would like to come up with a hardware/software scheme to connect a
> vintage computer's serial port to some sort of WiFi module which would
> allow me to use SSH or Telnet over SSL to connect to a server. I've run
> across several modules which do serial port to WiFi, but none of them have
> the capability to do the SSH or Telnet/SSL part. It would also have to
> support 802.1x (AES, EAP-TTLS, PAP). I would like to use a basic
> terminal emulator (IMP, MEX, ext) on the vintage machine to talk to the
> serial port.
> Another blue-sky idea would be to attach a serial-to-bluetooth module
> to the vintage machine, pair with my Android gadget, and use some sort
> of SSL tunnel on the Android to make the connection to the remote server.
> Again, there are some things on Google Play that are close, but no cigar.
> Suggestions? Do any of you microcontroller wizards have something on
> the bench?
> My boss likes to tease me about my liking for old equipment. It would
> be fun to show up at a meeting with an Osborne Vixen, connect to my server
> and do email and lynx.
> Mike Loewen mloewen@...
> Old Technology http://sturgeon.css.psu.edu/~mloewen/Oldtech/
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