I have been told that this procedures in this document work (more or less) with the following terminals: NCD 19r, NCD 19c, NCD19m?, NCD 15b, NCD MCX
Unix man pages: bootpd(8), tftpd(8), bootptab(5), xdm(1x), xfs(1), fsinfo(1), xset(1), inetd(8)
Linux Ethernet HOWTO document, Linux Net-3 (Networking) HOWTO document
NCDware System Administrator's Guide for UNIX Systems (print version)
NCD Techtips Archive
Now available for download in the NCD Techtips Archive is the NCDware Reference Manual which covers almost every X terminal configuration issue in detail.
The searchable NCD knowledge base addresses some frequently asked questions as well as bug reports.
Note that the above links are subject to change. Since the first version of this mini-HOWTO was published, the NCD web site has been extensively reorganized.
X terminal: NCD model NCD19r with 19 monochrome monitor 1280x1024 8M RAM
X server software: NCDware V3.2.CV 19r_s
Remote Host: IBM Cyrix 686 P150+ running Slackware (Linux kernel version 2.0.31)
Remote Host: IBM Cyrix M2 200 MMX running Red Hat 5.0 (Linux kernel version 2.0.32)
Network Card: 10 base T Ethernet card (ne 2000 clone) and 8 port hub
Font server version 2 release number 6300
I would like to thank Michael de Lind van Wijngaarden, Jamal Hadi-Salim and Dwight Hodge for assistance in the preparation of this document.
%XSERVER-I-NEWCLIENT, host "localhost" connected with blank authorization %XSERVER-W-NOEXTENSION, client attempted to use non-existent extension "BIG-REQUESTS" %XSERVER-W-NOEXTENSION, client attempted to use non-existent extension "XKEYBOARD" %XSERVER-W-NOEXTENSION, client attempted to use non-existent extension "XFree86-Misc"
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