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1. PLIP for the impatient

This section is used to avoid reading the document when you need to install a plip connection in one minute. Skip it.

1.1 Source side

cat /proc/parport/0/hardware
insmod parport
insmod parport_pc
echo 7 >  /proc/parport/0/irq
insmod plip
tail /var/log/messages
ifconfig plip0 pointopoint \
         netmask up
ifconfig plip0
route -n

1.2 Target side

ifconfig plip1  pointopoint \
         netmask up
route add -host dev plip1 # if the route is not present

1.3 Final tests

ping # from
ping # from

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