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SubjectRe: IPX in 2.4.[5-9]
On Mon, Aug 20, 2001 at 06:37:05PM -0300, Alexandre Hautequest wrote:
> Hello all.
> What's the actual IPX support in linux? Is it broken since 2.4.7? Or i just need
> to recompile my tools against a new kernel version -- the old ones was compiled
> in a 2.4.5 -- with any patch, option, whatever?
> hquest@condor:~$ dmesg
> (snip)
> IPX Portions Copyright (c) 1995 Caldera, Inc.
> IPX Portions Copyright (c) 2000, 2001 Conectiva, Inc.
> hquest@condor:~$ /sbin/ifconfig -v eth0
> eth0 Link encap:Ethernet HWaddr 00:00:F8:08:BD:A1
> inet addr: Bcast: Mask:
> IPX/Ethernet 802.2 addr:AC100000:0000F808BDA1
> (snip)
> hquest@condor:~$ slist
> slist: Server not found (0x8847) in ncp_open
> hquest@condor:~$ _
> Not flaming anyone, just questioning.

If you do not have ncpfs-, but anything newer, or older than,
then it should work. If it reports 8847, it means that you have misconfigured
network (search for 8847 on You have either no server
on 802.2, or you (or admin) disabled Reply To Get Nearest Server on all
servers connected to your wire. You must enable it at least on one of them.
Best regards,
Petr Vandrovec
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