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The following options must be selected if you want to have Linux support and route the IPX protocol.
General Setup --->
[*] Networking Support
Networking options --->
<*> The IPX protocol
Network device support --->
[*] Ethernet (10 or 100 Mbit)
and appropriate Ethernet device drivers
If you want Linux to support the NCP filesystem so it can mount remote Netware volumes, you must additionally select these options:
[*] /proc filesystem support
<*> NCP filesystem support (to mount Netware volumes)
When you've compiled and installed your new kernel, you're ready to run IPX.
Excerpted from Linux Network Administrator's Guide, by Olaf Kirch and Terry Dawson, published by O'Reilly and Associates. To buy this book, go here: