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

Cory Smelosky b4 at gewt.net
Fri Mar 10 11:57:00 AEST 2017

On Thu, Mar 9, 2017, at 15:19, Warren Toomey 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
> > (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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I'm trying to do an identical test before bring UUCP up. (but using

# grep -i "tty00" /etc/ttys
#tty00   "/etc/getty std.9600"   unknown         on secure

# tip dialer
/dev/tty00: Permission denied
link down
# grep -i "dialer" /etc/remote

sim> show dz0
DZ0     attached to 5000,Line=0,Connect=simh.tuhs.org:5000, 8b, 1
current connection

# cat /dev/tty00

Connected to the VAX 11/780 simulator DZ device, line 5

Connected to tLogin incorrect
login: he VAX 11/780 simulator DZ device, line 5


Login incorrect
Cologin: login: login: Password:
login: he VAX 1Login incorrect
login: 1/780 simulator DZ device, line 5

What'd I miss?

  Cory Smelosky
  b4 at gewt.net

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