PCjr Telnet Server Test

Dave McGuire mcguire at neurotica.com
Sat Sep 13 02:15:26 CDT 2008


On Sep 12, 2008, at 10:03 PM, Michael B. Brutman wrote:
> It's running! Telnet to 97.86.233.68 to take a look and help me  
> test it. You can use the standard Windows telnet program, Putty,  
> Linux, or whatever you have handy.
>
> Around 10 users can be on at the same time. When you sign on (no  
> password required) there will be a little menu to help you waste  
> some time. Some things you can do are see who else is on the  
> server, view the machine type, ROM BIOS date and DOS version, check  
> the TCP/IP statistics to see how much traffic it is handling, etc.
>
> There are some upgrades since the last time I ran this test (in Dec  
> 2007):
>
> - The TCP/IP stack is much better
> - I'm doing 'telnet' negotiation to figure out the terminal type,  
> turn echoing on, etc
> - Crude line editing has been added
>
> Right now it is running on my PCjr using a Xircom PE3 10BT. I plan  
> to leave it up as long as it runs, or three days, whichever comes  
> first. It is a PCjr so if there is a momentary delay, don't panic -  
> it's probably just doing disk I/O.

   I just tried it.  Wow...that is just plain NEAT.  Nice work, Mike!

            -Dave

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Dave McGuire
Port Charlotte, FL





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