3B1 UUCP & Ethernet

DoN Nichols dnichols at ceilidh.beartrack.com
Mon Feb 18 08:31:41 AEST 1991

In article <1991Feb17.061443.3834 at jack.sns.com> steve at jack.sns.com (J. Steven Harrison) writes:
>I have recently installed an Ethernet board (the AT&T WIN/3B stuff) into
>my Unix PC. I am somewhat perplexed though.
>There does not seem to be a uucpd available on the system. Does this mean that
>I cannot do uucp over the ethernet between other machines on the network?
>If so has someone solved this or have an alternative solution. I am
>interested in getting this machine to talk to a Sun running SunOS 4.1.1.

	Why would you want/need uucp over the ethernet when you have smtp
(thru sendmail), and ftp?

	This is not intended as a flame, I'm just wondering what special
benefits that uucp over ethernet could offer that the other protocols don't.

	Good Luck
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