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    Ok. You can wake me up for old Macintosh and networking or....old radio's http://www.buizenblog.nl/

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  1. Ok. I will be working on my beta. So take your time. If you want to use your Macintosh with TCP/IP do it like this:
  2. Thanks for this test report! I continue to post and give some answers in the article about the new Rpi 5.0.1
  3. I got the results of two beta testers: One tester confirmed that the image is also working for the P4 This is the second test result. Nice to read all along. - For beta rc 02 I will add macipgw to sudoers. Work around is to login as root. Expanding your SD card to the max with first boot will be standard in bet rc 02 - Show up of shared disk in all kind off protocols is a feature. I think it is noce you can always access this disk to "feed" your old macs. - Printing will be not on this one, because of the setup per printer. Difficult to get generic.
  4. Yes! That is how you can use it. the MacIPpi has a shared disk. You can access it as guest. Upload and download without any hassle.
  5. The fun of running a MacIPpi is that you do have an "out of the box" MacIP gateway in your network. And feel how people end eighties / begin nineties could access the Internet with a machine line Plus or SE. No network card...only LocalTalk. Bonus nowadays is that you have instant file sharing for every platform, including Windows, Mac, MacOS X. I also added the Web Rendering Proxy (port 8080) so you can surf modern web sites with f.i Netscape 3.0. So..you have to have the retro feeling about the Internet to Telnet from your Plus to Telehack.com and watch Star Wars in ascii. (But I must say that files sharing without going to the trouble to install netatalk yourself is also very nice.)
  6. There is a software solution too. If you have a Macintosh with network and LocalTalk. https://www.macintoshrepository.org/1481-localtalk-bridge-2-1
  7. New from MacIP.net the…. MacIPpi Rpi. The MacIPpi concept for Raspberry Pi. The first beta is finished, running MacIPpi 5.0.1 As always. MacIP.net gives you a MacIP gateway out of the box thanks to the linux port of macipgw done by Stefan Bethke. You can find more information about this port on: https://github.com/zero2sixd/macipgw The basics: You can connect Macintosh computers over LocalTalk with the use of cabling between the printer ports. On this kind of network it is not possible to “speak” TCP/IP right away. To speak TCP/IP on a LocalTalk network it is necessary to encapsulate Internet Protocol (IP) packets within the AppleTalk DDP protocol. To do this right you need a piece of hardware or software to do this. For now a beta test which runs on a Rasberry Pi is ready. I have Raspberry Pi B3+. Would be nice to find out on which types the images runs. Download it from: https://cdn.macip.net/MacIPRpi-5.01-BETA-rc01.img d906702aaafdd2167125c06ef29873ef MacIPRpi-5.01-BETA-rc01.img (3.8G) or the compact 7zipped version: https://cdn.macip.net/MacIPRpi-5.01-BETA-rc01.img.7z 3b8abdfcd83c1efddea6d31be9fb6b89 MacIPRpi-5.01-BETA-rc01.img.7z (949M) To unzip use 7Zip. Do not try to load the 7z version on the SD card. Use dd on Linux systems (and MacOSX) to put the image on the SD disk. This will be a command like this: dd if=MacIPRpi-5.01-BETA-rc01.img|pv|dd of=/dev/sdX bs=1M On a Linux/Unix/MacOSX system you can check the name of the SD card with the command: dmesg On Mac/Linux/Windows Etcher or on Windows only you can use a tool like Win32DiskImager (this tool is deprecated…but sometimes people work with it). Etcher is THE tool! Connect you MacIPRpi to the network with a network cable. Do not try to connect the MacIPpi with wifi. No Appletalk over WIFI! It will get an IP address from your home router if you power it on. After a few minutes it will be ready. Take this time because the appletalk daemon needs some time to settle. Even no need to connect a screen. If you want you can login from your Macintosh with Telnet or SSH. You can use IP address to connect. If you want to connect from a Mac OSX, Windows or Linux machine you can connect to macippi.local. If you want to login username is: macipgw and password: macipgw You can become root by entering $sudo -i and password macipgw What does the MacIPpi has? FULL NAT on the MacIP connection. You can now surf the Internet without any router configuration Newest version of the Web Rendering Proxy on port 8080. http://macippi.local:8080/ or http://gw.macip.net:8080 Just visit the MacIPRpi with your old browser and see internet pages as images. Full file sharing. – Old school Macintosh 512k, Plus, SE, etc. And System 7,8,9 Macs – MacOS X – Windows – Linux Even anonymous FTP is supported. You will allways land in the same map and can share files between different computers. Please try it out and test this version. I will add and document more features. And also improve things. For now there is to little storage. I like to make use of the full storage capacity of your SD card. If you have feedback or tips you can reach me at info (at) macip.net
  8. Beta version for Raspberry Pi is ready for other users to test. You can download it from my MacIP web site, https://www.macip.net
  9. mactjaap

    Shiva FastPath 5 - mainboard voltage

    Ahhh. Good solution. A kind of “by pass“. Could you share a picture how this looks?
  10. Give me a little bit of time and I set up at test page!
  11. Ahhh. Great! Yes. MacIPpi 5.0 will be on a Raspberry Pi. (I also will make an image for OrangePi, but device is no so common). Beta version of a image for 5.0 is ready. I could use some testers!
  12. mactjaap

    TCP/IP for Classic Macintosh

    Made a quick test with PPP beta 4 rc4. It has now system wide statistics, so you can see what you are doing. It did a ping and send some words to port 7 over UDP. Here is the video. https://youtu.be/smZR3YoJtn4
  13. I must be honnest... never tried it..... is it possible to make a generic solution? Which will work with any laserprinter?
  14. Thanks! Always nice to know that I made someone happy. Main goal of the MacIPgw stuff (www.macip.net) is to get a hassle free way of connecting your old LocalTalk only machines to the Internet. But in later versions file sharing became also important, which is also a nice feature! Currently working on version 5.0 for the MacIPpi. This can run on a Raspberry PI. File sharing for all platforms; old school Macintosh, MacOS X, Windows, Linux...you name it. And a new version of the Web Rendering Proxy.
  15. mactjaap

    A Mac LC, a Daynaport E / Z and *shudder* MacTCP

    Hmmmm. If I’m not wrong..... Such a device is not just a LocalTalk bridge but acts as a network card. So if you have used the installer you can put it on ethernet (alternate) and use it as a network card. Then you can also use it for TCP/IP.