Subject: Re: du not working in /etc/remote
To: VaX#n8 <email@example.com>
From: Ken Hornstein <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 11/14/1995 22:37:34
>While trying to help, Chris G Demetriou wrote:
>> check the flags on the serial line. in particular, the tty i dial out
>> on has 'local' set in /etc/ttys. tip doesn't do the right (or,
>> perhaps just 'sane' 8-) thing, dialing out. unless it sees carrier,
>I also think the manpage for "cu" and "tip" should mention how they differ,
>just in case you're an admin trying to figure out which one to use; it would
>be nice to know that "cu" is an interface to "tip" :)
Errr, it's not, is it? I am pretty sure that the NetBSD "cu" is the
Taylor UUCP cu, and doesn't have a thing to do with tip (other than they're
both slightly broken programs that know how to talk to serial lines :-) ).
I have used cu to dial out on ports without putting "local" in my /etc/ttys.
I have the following in /etc/uucp/port:
Your milage may vary.