[rescue] UUCP network
merlyn at geeks.org
Fri May 15 23:21:16 CDT 2015
On Fri, May 15, 2015 at 08:00:55PM -0700, John Floren wrote:
> Not sure what you mean by physical system--PCs with modems?
> OS is Linux and FreeBSD
So, you want to do it like we did it way back when?
You could get the book on it, written by Tim O'Reilly himself..
Amazon has a few copies for a penny plus shipping & handling.
Probably will work out of the box (especially on FreeBSD) and as
expected just by installing the software still and running it up.
> Newsgroups... might just be general chatting/nostalgia stuff.
> Personally I would be more than happy to do dialup newsgroups forever,
> but realistically most people would want to set it up just for fun and
> probably ignore it after a week or two.
cnews and INN are available (ie. cnews is at ftp.cs.toronto.edu/pub/c-news)
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