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Thu Aug 7 17:00:41 CDT 2008
On Wed, 6 Aug 2008, Jeff Walther wrote:
>> Date: Tue, 05 Aug 2008 16:17:32 -0400
>> From: Sridhar Ayengar <ploopster at gmail.com>
>> Subject: LocalTalk
>> Hi. I'm looking for a LocalTalk->Ethernet bridge and some LocalTalk
>> cables. Anyone have any available?
> I don't have one available but the product names you are looking for include:
> in order from oldest to more recent. All three of those were by Asante.
> There were similar products from Farallon and Dayna, but I do not remember
> the specific product names. All of those will bridge from LocalTalk to
> Ethernet, but I think they only bridge the AppleTalk protocols and not
Additionally, they likely will not support Apple 2 flavored AppleTalk.
Don't know if that's an issue or not. The only bridges that seem to work
reliably for A2 networking are the Gatorbox and some firmware revisions of
the FastPath 4. FastPath 5 boxes go through the motions, but cannot seem
to keep sessions alive with the Apple IIGS on one end.
For this A2 collector and enthusiast, it IS a big deal :-).
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