[Gllug] Intel netport express hacking potential
caparo at saltmine.org.uk
Sat Apr 1 17:35:10 UTC 2006
On Saturday 01 April 2006 14:37, Adrian McMenamin wrote:
> I bought one of these things - an old one from about 1996 - for 99p on
> ebay. Who can resist a computer for less than a quid?
> I don't really have much need for a print server - I bought it out of
> curiosity. The manuals say it is possible to flash the firmware but
> googling suggests nobody has tried anything fun.
> Anybody know otherwise? Or can they give me a really convincing reason
> why using a print server and lpr is better than cups on my main
> on-all-the-time server on my home network?
Funny that i just bought one as well for the kids to use on the home network
and I have cups running with it from the linux boxes (including the "Novell"
linux Server, the winz kids boxes talk nicely and even the wife's Mac
behaves) so it is a nice cheap solution.
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