Subject: Re: README: changes to config, to support dump device configuration
To: None <current-users@NetBSD.ORG>
From: Michael Richardson <email@example.com>
Date: 06/14/1997 20:41:16
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>>>>> "Chris" == Chris G Demetriou <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
>> On Sat, 14 Jun 97 13:29:25 -0700 "Chris G. Demetriou"
>> <email@example.com> 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!
Chris> Huh? "What if you lost inside NFS?"
Chris> What if you lost inside one of your disk controller
Chris> drivers? Or what if your disk controller itself lost?
Of course, this is exactly when I'd want to dump to NFS, when my disk
controller is still buggy...
Certainly SunOS could, and bootparamd specificied a place for dumps
to go. I think this is unimplemented in NetBSD...
:!mcr!: | Network security programming, currently
Michael Richardson | on contract with DataFellows F-Secure IPSec
WWW: firstname.lastname@example.org. PGP key available.
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