Subject: Re: dump and rmt
To: Brook Milligan <brook@trillium.NMSU.Edu>
From: Charles M. Hannum <>
List: current-users
Date: 07/17/1996 21:50:37
Brook Milligan <brook@trillium.NMSU.Edu> writes:

> I was trying to dump a filesystem to a remote tape and ran into an
> error complaining about being unable to execute /etc/rmt.  Of course,
> this doesn't exist, but seems to come from that path being specified
> in .../src/sbin/dump/pathnames.h.  The following patch should fix
> that.

If your system is properly installed, there will be a link from
/etc/rmt to /usr/sbin/rmt.  We *can't* change the path, because it's
actually part of the protocol, and doing so would break compatibility
with other systems.