Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 10558
IPX networking not functioning in 6.2
Last modified: 2014-03-16 22:13:14 EDT
IPX networking doesn't appear to function.
Here are a few commands, and their various error messages
(Copied from command line)
[root@linux /sbin]# ./ipx_interface check eth0 802.2
./ipx_interface: socket: Invalid argument
[root@linux /sbin]# ./ipx_configure --auto_interface=on
./ipx_configure: socket: Invalid argument
[root@linux bin]# slist
slist: Server not found (0x8847) in ncp_open
[root@linux ecase]# ncpmount -S SERVER -U USER -V SYS /novell
Logging into SERVER as USER
ncpmount: Invalid argument when trying to find SERVER
I used linuxconf to change the ipx settings from autoprobed to network
That didn't work.
IP networking does work.
I had installed RH6.1, and was able to use IPX networking, and login to
Do you have the IPX module loaded?
Yes. The socket error also appears during startup, in the init section with
I installed 6.1 + formatted HDD's. IPX works (Slist lists all the netware
servers). When I upgraded (with installer) to 6.2 IPX fails. The socket error
appears right before the "bringing up interface eth0 [ ok ]".
'alias net-pf-4 ipx' to /etc/conf.modules.
*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 10375 ***