Subject: Re: Digital Unix NFS servers & diskless NetBSD
To: firstname.lastname@example.org, Jason Thorpe <email@example.com>
From: Matthias Drochner <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 08/05/1997 10:54:03
Excerpts from netbsd: 4-Aug-97 Re: Digital Unix NFS server.. Jason
> Digital UNIX (formerly DEC OSF/1)'s device nodes are incompatible with
> NetBSD's. Serving a diskless system from DU doens't currently work.
It works with NFSv3. Almost all my diskless PCs are served
by a DU machine.
There is another (less serious) problem with DU <= 3.2:
UNIX domain sockets are confured with FIFOs. This breaks
/dev/log, printer and local X11.
(solved with 4.0)