[rescue] Semi-OT: Verizon phone with SSH

Nadine Miller vraptor at promessage.com
Wed May 5 23:35:34 CDT 2004

Dan Duncan wrote:

> On Wed, 5 May 2004, William Enestvedt wrote:
> I think the best ssh client I've used on a cellphone was on my
> sidekick (landscape mode, thumb keyboard) but it ONLY works on
> Tmobile.  You probably want something along the lines of a
> smart phone.  SonyEricsson P800/P900, Treo 600, etc.  Your
> other option would be a pda/laptop that piggybacks off the cellphone.
> I've done it using my Zaurus (with thumb board) over IR to my
> P800 and then GPRS to the cell tower.  There's also an ssh client that
> runs on the P800, but ssh with a stylus leaves something to be desired.
> I used to use my Newtons to configure routers over the console port
> because I could, but it sure wasn't an optimal solution.

What he said.

>>   ObRescue: I need it to manage a Sun E3000 wihout leaving my comfy chair on
>>the deck this summer. :7)
> Why not a laptop with wifi?

Doesn't Verizon have some nifty new high-speed data stuff better 
than AT&T's Edge, if connectivity is the issue?  Or do you just 
want to get a cool phone since $job is paying? ;-)  It's OK to 
crave the toys.


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