General characteristics of IPX
The following should be taken into
consideration before using IPX:
To enable the use of IPX,
the IPX driver must be installed and linked
into the kernel of the system you are using.
If the IPX driver is not installed, the
t_open call fails.
The NetWare protocol stack daemon (NPSD) must be running.
NPSD can be started manually with the ipx start
The device name for IPX
IPX follows the state diagram
for a connectionless service.
If a signal is sent to the IPX
application during a TLI system call,
the TLI system call fails
with errno set to EINTR.
IPX packet structure
Sequence of TLI functions for IPX
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SCO OpenServer Release 5.0.7 -- 11 February 2003