Subject: Re: NetWorker for NetBSD: Alpha testers wanted for the client
To: Matthew Jacob <>
From: Neil J. McRae <>
List: port-alpha
Date: 12/01/1997 14:15:49
On Sat, 29 Nov 1997 13:20:35 -0800 
 Matthew Jacob <> wrote:

> I've put together an initial client package for NetWorker under NetBSD 1.3.
> I'm looking for folks to do some testing with it.

I have a networker 5 server and a 1.3_alpha sparc and 1.2D PC that
I can use it with.

> It's available for sparc, i386 and alpha platforms, and may be found on:
> All bug reports to me. My plans are to clean this up, probably do a BSDI
> and FreeBSD client- maybe do a NetBSD server as well (if I can get Legato
> to agree to that) and probably do another wad of Linux clients and/or
> servers.

Oh +please+ do a BSDI client :-).

> 	mkdir /var/tmp/nsr_extract
> 	cd /var/tmp/nsr_extract
> 	tar --ungzip -xpvf <gzipped tar file)
> 	./nsr_ize -i
> There are three client platforms available:
> 	networker_netbsd.i386.client.5.1ALPHA.tgz	- x86
> 	networker_netbsd.sparc.client.5.1ALPHA.tgz	- sparc

I'm installing these now! I'll let you know any problems.


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