Well, you'd have to disassembled the Classic and make your own connector from it's guts to a video connector (very hard). What is this about IP addressing? Maybe I'm just confused. If you did get it all working, you'd have a 9" b/w screen...are you wanting this for a second monitor? Why not find an old 12" RGB model, they are nice, and you don't need to muck around inside the Classic.
Why 1984, won't be