Subject: Re: uugetty for NetBSD
To: John Nemeth <>
From: Perry E. Metzger <>
List: current-users
Date: 11/12/1996 12:05:17
John Nemeth writes:
> On Nov 11,  2:30pm, "Perry E. Metzger" wrote:
> } 
> } Since when are device files shared or remote? I mean, in NFS land, you
>      Since AT&T invented RFS (makes it kind of hard to use for
> diskless systems).
> } can have your device nodes mounted from a remote system, but they
> } reference devices on the local machine, not on the remote machine...
>      What about regular files?  NetBSD doesn't have lockd/statd.  Even
> on systems that do, I've had problems, i.e. SunOS 4.x vs ULTRIX 3.x/4.x.

We aren't talking about regular files. We are talking about locking