English Amiga Board Amiga Lore


Go Back   English Amiga Board > Support > New to Emulation or Amiga scene

 
 
Thread Tools
Old 07 August 2015, 15:52   #1
aerworuld
 
Posts: n/a
using an Ubuntu laptop as a modem for my Amiga 500

Hi all!

Had an Amiga BITD but not for long and I picked one up last year to get to know them a bit! My latest efforts are involving connecting to BBS's...

I'm sorry if i'm asking a silly question, but i've read that it is possible to connect to BBS's over Telnet on your Amiga 500 using a PC or laptop as an emulated modem?

I got some of the way with what I can discover on the net, but it's not working. I am trying to connect to a BBS on my Amiga, using the program NCOMM on my A500 and TCPSER on my Ubuntu laptop. I have connected the miggy to the laptop with a null modem cable, serial to USB with FTDI chipset. I have used this FTDI cable a lot on my Acorn Electron to connect to the laptop to transfer files so I know it is good and works.

I load TCPSER on the laptop with a Terminal command:

sudo tcpser -d /dev/ttyUSB0 -p23 -s 9600 -l5

and I get this:

Click image for larger version

Name:	Selection_006.png
Views:	125
Size:	105.6 KB
ID:	44980

but there is no response from NCOMM on the A500. I have tried dialling out to 62.49.23.243 (the telnet IP of the BBS I want) on NCOMM but nothing.

Can anybody give me any pointers please?
 
AdSense AdSense  
AdSense AdSense  
 


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Desktop Amiga launchers for Ubuntu TenLeftFingers Retrogaming General Discussion 2 15 November 2014 11:48
Amiga 500 modem question punchy71 support.Hardware 4 04 December 2011 22:36
How do I install a folder on ubuntu as an amiga HDD? dword New to Emulation or Amiga scene 6 17 July 2008 03:45
56k PC modem cable = null modem cable for amiga\PC? Reverend Emi New to Emulation or Amiga scene 6 14 July 2008 07:58
transfering files from PC to amiga 500 via null-modem radio waves New to Emulation or Amiga scene 3 04 November 2007 22:00

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump


All times are GMT +2. The time now is 01:02.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Page generated in 0.08928 seconds with 12 queries