Reviving ARPAnet

Christian Corti cc at
Fri Jan 19 02:25:18 CST 2018

On Thu, 18 Jan 2018, Grant Taylor wrote:
> I'm wondering if it might be possible to use an old NetWare 4.x / 5.x box as 
> a router to convert from one Ethernet frame type to another Ethernet frame 
> type.  I.e. from IP over Ethernet II frames to IP over 802.3 frames.

Why do you want to convert between the two frame types? They can happily 
coexist on the same segment. In fact I'm using this setup on some Linux 
servers that provide both ordinary IP services (like NFS) and Novell 
shares (using Mars NWE) for DOS clients - on the same interface.


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