Error for ipx commands in redhat linux

Posted on 2006-04-27
Last Modified: 2008-09-24
I am using redhat 9 as my page server when I give any ipx commands like ipx_configure ipx_interface

getting error “ address family not supported by protocols”
please help to solve this problem.

Question by:prbala
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    you need to recompile your kernel with the support of IPX

    Address family not supported by protocol family.
    An address incompatible with the requested protocol was used. All sockets are created with an associated "address family" (i.e. AF_INET for Internet Protocols) and a generic protocol type (i.e. SOCK_STREAM). This error will be returned if an incorrect protocol is explicitly requested in the socket call, or if an address of the wrong family is used for a socket, e.g. in sendto.

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