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Re: [Fwd: [FWD: A small TCP/IP/ICMP stack]]

Great.  What does ELKS take to run?  I have an old 286, but it refuses to
recognise the hard disk.  It can still boot a floppy tho.   

On Tue, 12 Jan 1999 07:28:54 -0500, Doug Loss <dloss@csrlink.net> wrote:

>I hope I'm not intruding, but this was just posted to the seul-edu
>mailing list and I thought you might find it useful.  ELKS is a project
>to develop a small version of the Linux kernel for use (primarily) on
>embedded processors.  I think the acronym stands for Embeddable Linux
>Kernel System, or something close to that.
>Michael A Hamblin wrote:
>> Hello there,
>> Looks like subcribing to the ELKS list was a good idea after all, though
>> it's really to early to say anything :)
>> Basically this message below was posted to the ELKS list with information
>> about a TCP stack for ELKS which is still under development. I have
>> sent mail to the author to ask a few questions about what this small stack
>> may be capable of in terms of running ELKS on XTs/ATs and using them
>> basically as terminals. I am hoping that a telnet program can be ported to
>> ELKS and possibly a mail reader such as pine and a text based web browser
>> such as lynx in the future, though the latter are probably a little ways
>> down the road.
>> And, of course, we must make things confusing, so you'll note that both
>> his and my user name is 'michaelh' :)
>> --
>> Michael Hamblin            http://www.utdallas.edu/~michaelh/
>> michaelh@utdallas.edu      http://www.ductape.net/
>> UTD Linux User Group       TCS HelpDesk (x2911, assist@utdallas.edu)
>> ---------- Forwarded message ----------
>> Date: Tue, 12 Jan 1999 13:06:12 +1300 (NZDT)
>> From: Michael Hope <michaelh@earthling.net>
>> To: ELKS Mailing list <linux-8086@vger.rutgers.edu>
>> Subject: A small TCP/IP/ICMP stack
>> Hi.  There was some talk a few months ago about designing a TCP stack for
>> ELKS.  If anybodys interested, I've uploaded the latest copy of my TCP
>> stack to
>> http://www.pcmedia.co.nz/~michaelh/
>> ttcp was used as a reference, but this stack contains no code from ttcp.
>> It currently supports TCP, IP, ICMP (well, ping at least :), and can work
>> over SLIP or PPP links.  It's still alpha software, but someone might be
>> interested.
>> -- Michael

Steven Blunt