I just put Slackware linux 2.10 on a computer and now I have a bunch
of pc's on the network I want to connect to it. Cheaply.
So what now?
I want the one linux box to be like a server, and the other PC's all
have to be running DOS/Windows 3.1. They're connected on a token ring,
and all I want for now is dumb terminal emulation. Y'know, like I want
to telnet from the PC's into the linux box.
Basic network. The easiest kind - well, except for the token ring
bit. But where do I start?
What should I run from linux or the pc's?
Microsoft DOS Lan manager?
What is Samba anyway? I can't find a faq on it. Come to think of it,
I'm not sure which programs I need or what is necessary. There's got to be
faqs on this stuff, but I can't find any so somebody please point me in the
But in the mean-time, can someone tell me what's a good thing to run
and how I'm gonna get either or any of the machines to run tcp/ip over a
Thanks for any help.