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Re: [midatlanticretro] Classic Ethernet for VCF-E?

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  • system@great-escape.tmesis.com
    ... Yup. ... Yeah, I don t think my clients would like to be on a hobbyist network with real production work to be done. ;) OK. I m heading off to EWR to
    Message 1 of 59 , Apr 30, 2012
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      Dave McGuire <Mcguire@...> writes:

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      >On 04/30/2012 04:32 PM, system@... wrote: >> Are
      >you talking about CMU-Tek IP for VMS, or something else? I'm >> unaware
      >of any CMU IP implementation for PDP-11. > > Yup. I was wondering aloud
      >what it might take to "backport" it to PDP > RSTS or RSX.
      >
      > That would be a tough job, I suspect. Johnny Billquist has a TCP/IP
      >stack, written from scratch, running under RSX now though. A week or
      >two ago he even brought up a web server with rudimentary CGI support on
      >there.

      Yup.


      >>> I know you're pretty busy these days, but are you involved in/aware
      >of >> HECnet? I just brought my tunnels up last night and can see the
      >whole >> network via multiple paths. Great stuff. > > I know what it is
      >but I've long since abandoned the idea of "global" > DECnet in the
      >TCP/IP internet era. I do have some clients who I've > setup DECnet
      >over IP to simplify file transfer but nothing close to > a really wide
      >area DECnet.
      >
      > Well this one isn't exactly for "client" applications. ;) HECnet is
      >just a hobby/fun DECnet VPN. We're having a great deal of fun with it,
      >and it's a great bunch of guys. And it's quite a big network!

      Yeah, I don't think my clients would like to be on a "hobbyist" network
      with real production work to be done. ;)

      OK. I'm heading off to EWR to get my UK friends. Let the liver damage
      begin. :)
    • system@great-escape.tmesis.com
      ... Pretty much so...
      Message 59 of 59 , May 2 7:51 AM
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        Neil Cherry <ncherry@...> writes:

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        >The good news is that if we can get our hands on some Vintage Cisco
        >routers we can pretty much network anything that supported Ethernet
        >formatted packets. At layer 2 the Ethernet packets are all the same, as
        >far as dumb layer 2 devices are concerned (this applies to anything that
        >used 10Base2, 10Base5 or 10BaseT).

        Pretty much so...
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