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Date:      Tue, 5 Nov 1996 13:15:53 -0800 (PST)
From:      Doug White <dwhite@gdi.uoregon.edu>
To:        "J.C. Archambeau" <jca@accessnv.com>
Cc:        questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: IPX Support?
Message-ID:  <Pine.BSI.3.94.961105131527.6710E-100000@gdi.uoregon.edu>
In-Reply-To: <Pine.SUN.3.90.961105121627.16472B-100000@bighorn.accessnv.com>

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On Tue, 5 Nov 1996, J.C. Archambeau wrote:

> I read on the web about the Linux-IPX howto.  Apparently, Linux has
> virtually full IPX support (client, routing, server and printer sharing) 
> with an external package known as ipxtools.  I don't know how well it works 
> though.  Consequently, I also did look into Samba.  That package will 
> serve my purpose just as well as having full IPX support under FreeBSD.
> It's basically a toss up between how I want to implement the connectivity
> via IPX or Samba.  I only looked at it briefly but it seems that Samba can
> be compiled as an NLM for a Netware server as well.

Ah yes.  I had forgotten about Samba.  I figured you were set for a Novell
compatible config and not just what was available.  

Doug White                              | University of Oregon  
Internet:  dwhite@resnet.uoregon.edu    | Residence Networking Assistant
http://gladstone.uoregon.edu/~dwhite    | Computer Science Major




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