|SUBJECT ||Re: [hangout] Laptops, Internet and Cell Phones
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To: Kevin Mark , Joe Villari
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Date: Thu, 27 Dec 2001 21:58:02 -0500
Subject: Re: [hangout] Laptops, Internet and Cell Phones
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Kevin Mark wrote:
> Subject: Re: [hangout] Laptops, Internet and Cell Phones
> From: Kevin Mark
> To: Joe Villari
> Date: 27 Dec 2001 18:26:58 -0500
> I dont have actuall experience but I recall at one LUG meeting Stammish
> at the Typhoon Bar seeing some person using their laptop IR port and a
> terminal program to connect to the Ir port on their cellphone
> modem.(Using Linux ..what else?)
> just my 2 cents.
that would have been me, my linux-running Vaio, and Peter Norton's
the thing is to get irda all set up.
does the rest. The nokia (and all other phones, presumably) presents a
regular hayes AT over the ircomm device. Then exit minicom without
resetting the modem using ctrl-a,q and quickly start pppd /dev/ircomm0.
it is, of course, possible to do this all in a ppp config file, but that
is another breidge to cross...
>> Anyone have any information on how one would connect to your ISP via
>> a cell phone and a laptop?
>> Seems that all the info I'm getting from the major phone
>> manufacturers Motorola, Ericsson and Nokia only work with either a
>> data cable and some bullshit windows software/driver or infrared
>> using only some more bullshit windows stuff.
>> I have two possible machines an old P90 running only Linux with a
>> PCMCIA modem card or my new MAC Ti Powerbook with a built in modem
>> and infrared which will hopefully be running MAC OS 9.2 and Yellow
>> Dog Linux.
>> New Yorker Linux Users Scene
>> Fair Use -
>> because it's either fair use or useless....
> New Yorker Linux Users Scene
> Fair Use -
> because it's either fair use or useless....
The funk, the whole funk, and nothing but the funk.
New Yorker Linux Users Scene
Fair Use -
because it's either fair use or useless....