The Novell® TCP/IP software is now multiprocessor (MP) enabled and multithreaded. The transport layer (TCP & UDP) is completely MP enabled so that the stack can process any TCP/UDP connections on any processor. These features take advantage of the multiple processors available and make the stack scale more than it does on a uni-processor machine.
The Novell TCP/IP stack consists of the following six NetWare® Loadable ModuleTM (NLMTM) programs:
The stack configuration information is stored in sys:\etc\tcpip.cfg and sys:\etc\netinfo.cfg.
NOTE: An abend may cause the corruption of both .CFG files, so always make a backup of the files.
The stack provides the TCP/IP protocols as per the Request For Comments. NetWare 6.5 includes the following new features: