serial port network connection
Is it possible to connect two computers by a serial cable?
I think it's possible with SLIP, but I'm not sure. I just need to provide internet access to another computer, but their link is a serial cable. Is that possible? *-)
I loaded the slip module on the "internet connected" box, but that didn't create another network interface. I had read that I would have a sl0 interface. :confused:
You can use PPP to establish a connetion between to PCs.
Hey.. that looks pretty simple! :-) Thanks for the tip... I'll keep it in mind next time I have to do this.
I ended up solving the problem with slattach.
once you run slattach on a given serial port, there will be a new network interface. sl0 in my case.
I had to do something like this:
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