Subject: Re: FreeBSD's NFS = 4.4BSD, NetBSD's NFS = Net/2 ???
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Charles M. Hannum <email@example.com>
Date: 05/31/1995 12:44:10
]NetBSD uses the BSD NET/2 code, from 4.3 BSD series kernels.
]FreeBSD uses the BSD NET/3 code, from 4.4 BSD.
Whoever said that has absolutely no clue what he's talking about.
1) The NetBSD networking code is most certainly based on 4.4BSD-Lite,
with a number of bugs fixed, various 64-bit issues resolved, and more
recent multicast code.
2) There is no such thing as `BSD NET/3'.
In theory it has the scope
]to be faster on PC hardware than the others, but optimisation to really
]make it rip is a 1.3.x project
In other words, vapourware. We don't go around bragging about