[BBC-Micro] Operational Dial-Up BBS systems? Are there still any?
joel at jml.net
Thu Jul 28 14:50:03 BST 2011
--On 28 July 2011 15:42:07 +0200 Rick Murray <rick at rs432.net> wrote:
>> Reminds me; I really really need to get mine back up and running.....
>> Not least because I need something to test all these viewdata
>> terminals I keep buying against!
> I tried Gareth Gabb's server a few years ago on my RiscPC. Total
> failure, logins wouldn't, and so on. I'm not sure if the software has
> succumbed to bit-rot, or if it just doesn't like the RiscPC.
ITYM Gareth Babb.
Odd, worked fine on my RPC, A5000, etc. It does require !SerialDev I think
and a few other bits and bobs so possibly a missing module. No probs with
!VHost as well. Actually, I don't see why I couldn't power it back up
I've used a VoIP adaptor with a Designer II modem running v23 without any
problems, I can't remember what codec I used though.
I keep meaning to get a Viewdata BBS running on a Beeb with my old JoelBBS
software (or even VHost) and an emulated serial port from a Linux box so
you can telnet into it. The message base for The Rabbit Run goes back to,
er, oh lord, probably around 1989 so may be worth a prod.
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