IBX-100 off-line tricks
This is designed to allow automated testing. The unit will dial 101.
One girl, fifteen guys...
This clears the screen and redraws the main screen. Behind the scenes, it replaced your printer selection with the magic option to enable booting from Zip disc (the older 100Mb type, Argo format). It's a bit more complicated than that, but it's a start...
This is a special access key that should work on the IBX-100 series, and it provides very usefully the following...
The next screen is much more interesting...
I guess it is time to let you in on the little secret. I wasn't calling into Bush Internet for
the majority of these piccies. Glenn has a spare
phone line and a spare modem and a spare serial port on his netbsd box... so he's set up a serial
connection to pppd. Yup, a one-line ISP!
Anyway, the IBX-100 quite happily accepted the new settings and connected to Glenn's system perfectly. Things were a little slower, as Glenn's modem is a 28800bps, but not so bad (as the box's modem is 33600bps); and resolving and fetching were both as effortless as I would have hoped for.