IPX configuration is done with a huge dialog, letting
you select all the interfaces needed on your network at one time.
A checkbox lets you turn on
This checkbox allows you to do this without losing the
configuration you previously entered.
If you activate the
IPX networking, Linuxconf will search for
IPX network support in the kernel. If unavailable, it will try to
IPX kernel module.
Most Linux workstations will need to have the
Autoconfigure primary and
frame types radio buttons toggled.
The dialog offers you several sections for each Ethernet adapter,
allowing you to configure each possible
IPX interface based
on the available packet types. Each subsection has a checkbox
letting you turn on and off this interface. A radio button lets you
select this interface if it is the primary one.
radio button deselects all related radio buttons including the
autoconfigure primary one.
A field also lets you enter the network address, which is a hexadecimal number. A value of 0 means to autoconfigure it based on packets seen on the wire.