ploopster at gmail.com
Sat Aug 9 11:03:28 CDT 2008
Steven Hirsch wrote:
> 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
>> 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
>> 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 :-).
I definitely need to support both Mac an ][. I was planning on getting
it working in combination with a //e with a workstation card and a //c+
with its built-in LocalTalk to get them both on the Internet.
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