Linux NET-3-HOWTO, Linux Networking.
Terry Dawson (main author), VK2KTJ; Alessandro Rubini (maintainer), v1.4, August 1998
The Linux Operating System boasts kernel based networking support written
almost entirely from scratch. The performance of the tcp/ip implementation
in recent kernels makes it a worthy alternative to even the best of its peers.
This document aims to describe how to install and configure the Linux
networking software and associated tools.