Connecting two Linux-computers via serial line ...

Connecting two Linux-computers via serial line ...

Post by CHristian Nis » Thu, 04 Mar 1999 04:00:00


I just got  a new laptop-computer and want to transfer a bunch of
files from my old computer to the notebook ...

If I had another desktop computer I would take the old harddisk,
put it into  the new computer and everything would be perfect.

But that doesn't work ;-) So I tried to install dip on both
computers and didnot succeed ...

And YES - I have read the NET3-HOWTO !!! And I didnot find any clue
how to install the slip-server ... My client connects and waits for
the loginpromt that doesn't appear ;-(((

So what could be the solution for my simple problem ????

Two Linux-machines ... one null-modem cable ... a lot of important
files on one computer and an empty harddisk on the second one waiting
to be feeded ...

TIA for your replies

If the SLIP-connection works do I have to install a ftp-Server on
the SLIP-Server as well to transfer the files ??
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