Re: Quick NetBEUI question

H. Peter Anvin (
28 Jul 1998 02:51:36 GMT

Followup to: <>
By author: Alistair Riddell <>
In newsgroup:
> That's too bad.
> > How is the NetBEUI support coming along? Will I be happy or do I
> > have to continue making manual backups?
> It was removed altogether from the kernel a while back because the code
> that was there did not work and was so broken it was not likely to ever
> work. I think the general consensus was the protocol sucked so hard that
> it was not worth supporting.
> This seems a shame as Linux supports a lot of other things that suck but
> there you go.

You may still be able to do it in user space using a raw packet
socket, though.


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