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The Multi-Boot Configuration Handbook by Roderick Smith

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Using FTP for Cross-Platform Data Exchange

Most of this book focuses on the use of multiple OSs on a single computer. This chapter and the next, however, branch out into the realm of integrating your stable of OSs into a networked environment. The network could be one you maintain at home for convenience or a large network maintained by your employer. In any event, it is often important that you be able to use exotic OSs in a network, and these two chapters should help you attain that goal.

Most OSs today implement a version of Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP) networking. TCP/IP networking enables communications between anything from a tiny and outmoded DOS computer to the largest supercomputers. The open standards at ...

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