[TUHS] UUCP: working systems, come and get them

John Floren john at jfloren.net
Fri Mar 10 09:23:34 AEST 2017


No luck with tip, and I don't see any net connections. My .ini file
contains this:

set dz lines=8
set dz 8b
attach dz line=0,Connect=simh.tuhs.org:5000
att dz -m 6666

and I can 'telnet simh.tuhs.org 5000' from the host.

john

On Thu, Mar 9, 2017 at 4:19 PM, Warren Toomey <wkt at tuhs.org> wrote:
> On Thu, Mar 09, 2017 at 04:01:09PM -0700, John Floren wrote:
>> Well, I'm trying to set up lanl-a, it's at 199.180.255.235:6666
>> (theoretically). I've set it up to point at seismo but uucico hangs
>> waiting for the login prompt.
>
> OK, try this: Edit your /etc/remote file to say this for dialer:
>
> dialer:dv=/dev/tty00:br#9600:
>
> Now try:
>
> # tip dialer
>
> which should connect out over /dev/tty00 to seismo via the TCP connection.
> Hit Return a few times to see if there is any response. On your host system,
> do netstat -a | grep ESTAB and see if there is a TCP connection to
> simh.tuhs.org:5000.
>
> I also forgot. To be able to send e-mail, you need to add seismo to the
> list of known remote sites in /usr/lib/sendmail.cf:
>
> CWseismo
>
> Cheers, Warren


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