Subject: Re: README: changes to config, to support dump device
To: maximum entropy <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Matt Thomas <email@example.com>
Date: 06/14/1997 19:27:15
At 06:49 PM 6/14/97 -0400, maximum entropy wrote:
>>From: Jason Thorpe <firstname.lastname@example.org>
>>In one sense, it's not. In another, the way dumps are done to disk typically
>>involves a relatively short code path... put NFS in there, and suddenly you
>>involve the krpc code, udp code, ip code, ethernet drivers (which may play
>>tricky mbuf games), buffer cache, etc.
>I see your point here...but it still can be done. To use a really
>lousy example, ULTRIX supports dumping over the network.
Really lousy example. ULTRIX uses the console ROM (mips) or VMB (vax)
to hanldle the network I/O.
Matt Thomas Internet: email@example.com
3am Software Foundry WWW URL: http://www.3am-software.com/bio/matt.html
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