Subject: Re: README: changes to config, to support dump device configuration
To: None <current-users@NetBSD.ORG>
From: Greg Earle <earle@isolar.Tujunga.CA.US>
List: current-users
Date: 06/14/1997 14:35:54
>> On Sat, 14 Jun 97 13:29:25 -0700 
>>  "Chris G. Demetriou" <> wrote:
>>> Is it possible to do dumps to an NFS file?  (has it ever been
>>> possible?)
>> No, and no.  That would require a number of changes... and, what if you
>> lost inside NFS?  Eek!
> Huh?  "What if you lost inside NFS?"

Indeed.  (Surprising reply from Jason, must be weary from all the copyright
battles that I keep having to delete unread *hint hint*)

"What if you lost inside NFS" didn't seem to prevent Sun from supporting
"diskless workstations" for eons ...

(Heck, they could even swap over the net before NFS.  Any old farts like me
 still remember "ND"?  (-: )

*Runs over to his "Sun UNIX 4.2BSD Release 1.1" manual set*

	- Greg