Re: NTLK NPDS question

From: Victor Rehorst (
Date: Mon Jan 24 2000 - 14:17:06 EST

On Mon, 24 Jan 2000, mcw wrote:

> Hi, all,
> Has anyone had success connecting NPDS via serial to their desktop?
> I'd really like to do a lot of the transfer ideas that were suggested
> by Victor Rehorst, at least to play around with them (also to get into
> my Newton-based calender quicker). Thing is, I can't seem to make the
> thing work via serial. Can someone help? Do I need a dedicated IP
> number, or is there another way around that?

Since NPDS uses NIE to do iots communications, your Newton has to be
online (either via modem or Ethernet) as in "on the 'Net" for you to
communicate with it. The only way to do serial would to somehow make a
PPP connection over the serial cable: this can be done with Linux and NT
for Internet sharing purposes, I don't know about Win95 or 98.

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