Subject: Re: Digital Unix NFS servers & diskless NetBSD
To: None <email@example.com>
From: Jason Thorpe <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 08/04/1997 14:17:25
On Mon, 04 Aug 1997 16:30:37 -0400
"Perry E. Metzger" <email@example.com> wrote:
> David Brownlee writes:
> > Support for mounting a mfs /dev was recently committed (primarily
> > for MSDOS root filesystems).
> > Presumably the same technique would work for diskless NetBSD
> > machines with root mounted on a Digital unix NFS server.
> Why would this ordinarily be a problem? Won't Digital Unix support
> device nodes?
Digital UNIX (formerly DEC OSF/1)'s device nodes are incompatible with
NetBSD's. Serving a diskless system from DU doens't currently work.
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