[NTLK] Using a wavelan for file transfer
gizmo1482 at gmail.com
Thu Feb 2 20:40:46 EST 2017
On Feb 2, 2017, at 6:48 PM, Rufus Kohn <rufuskohn at gmail.com> wrote:
> Can someone give me some directions
> I work on an eMate 300. I have a Lucien wavelan silver card installed and recognized.
> What I would like to do is to transfer text files over the wifi.
> At the moment I use the keyspan serial USB adaptor and it works on the latest OS X But the Mac does crash occasionally during the process.
> For this reason I installed the drivers for the wavelan. But where I go from here? I really appreciate direction the a working way to get my files on my Mac.
> I have some more old macs lying around so is the newest Mac OS has no solution I can put a machine in between.
> Rufus Kohn
Tony Kan has a great guide about getting a Newton connected wirelessly. I suggest starting there and making sure WiFi works.
For transferring text files, NCX by Simon Bell is still the best option on OSX. <http://newtonresearch.org/connection/index.html>
In the zip file, along with the NCX application, there is a folder called “Newton Packages” that contains 2 packages you need make docking work over Ethernet/WiFi; Dock_TCP-1.2-en.newtonpkg (or the DE version for German) and EthernetDock.newtonpkg. You will need your serial connection to get the packages over to the Newton like you did for the WaveLan drivers.
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