The Doye Tech Student's site has several pages connected to pc networking and
networking in general.
Some of the content of the site has not been updated since the Novell stopped
supporting the best
networking operating system ever, Novell, but
many businesses, organizations and schools are still running Novell networks so
we left the content here.
Novell now supports a flavor of Linux
as the NOS for thier products and you can read more about it here.
In 1981 when the original IBM Personal Computer was announced,
IBM released three operating systems for it. How many of you remember that?
Since I wrote the first IBM course on how to fix this original PC, I had to know
at least a little about all three of them.
IBM decided early in the development process of the PC that they
did not want to hire a bunch of programmers to write software for it -
especially an operating system. IBM wanted the hardware business and did not
care about the software. Since there was no clear-cut contender for an operating
system at the time, IBM approached three organizations about writing one for the