12.8. IPX (AF_IPX)

The IPX protocol is most commonly utilized in Novell NetWare(tm) local area network environments. Linux includes support for this protocol, and it may be configured to act as a network endpoint (or, as a router for IPX).

Kernel Compile Options:

       Networking options  --->
            [*] The IPX protocol
            [ ] Full internal IPX network

The IPX protocol and the NCPFS are covered in greater depth in the IPX-HOWTO. Was this section helpful? Why not Donate $2.50?