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How can I set up a linux box to act as the main network server for DOS/WFW/WIN95/NT clients?  What software needs to be runnibng on the Linux and DOS/etc machines?  I have heard of SMB, but I would really like to use TCPIP or IPX if possible.  Also, I would like to leave open the possibility of adding an NT server later, so compatible protocols all-around would be great.  TCPIP is preferred so that the network can be IP-addx based.

Also, when booting the Linux kernel (2.1), autoprobe finds my card okay, but there are no /dev/eth* files in my device directory.  I installed originally with SlackWare 3.0.  Are there supposed to be eth0,eth1, etc. files in the 'dev' directory?  I have since compiled and
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Samba uses IP. You can setup your Linux box with samba and share printers and filesystems for smb clients (lan manager, NT, 95 and windows, etc...) using tcp/ip. I use it with Win95 and NT4.0.
you can see your network card with 'ifconfig' or 'cat /proc/ioports' (or devices or interrupts) but it is not in /dev.
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