[linux-elitists] The desktop in your pocket
Mon Jan 26 09:27:22 PST 2004
On Mon, Jan 26, 2004 at 02:44:41AM -0800, Jim Thompson wrote:
>Karsten M. Self writes:
>> > Ya got Firewire on the damned thing. Running IP over Firewire is
>> > straight-forward. Sounds like yer iPod needs a net connection. (mine
>> > too.)
>> I said I dropped it. Since it didn't break, I didn't buy it ;-)
>Right, but the iPod runs linux now. Why not just plug it into the
>fireware port on the local PC (yea, I know), and get to your files via
>IP (iSCSI, SMB, NFS, whatever).
>Someday all these mobos will support booting from a firewire drive,
>and then the carry-the-livecd crap will be history.
Perhaps, but given the number of old P-I/II machines I still see in
offices everywhere, a BBC CD is worth carrying, and will be for a very
Jim Richardson http://www.eskimo.com/~warlock
All life is a conjugation of the verb "to eat"
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