Subject: Re: Working hp300 network boot code!
To: Scott Reynolds <>
From: Jason Thorpe <>
List: port-hp300
Date: 09/14/1995 11:24:25
On Thu, 14 Sep 1995 12:42:42 -0500 (CDT) 
 Scott Reynolds <> wrote:

 > > Shouldn't it be possible to create device files on a diskless client?
 > I suppose it should, but I've just tried it on my own NetBSD (i386)
 > machine to an HP-UX host and failed.  I'd guess it's HP NFS bogosity,
 > since I can use mknod/MAKEDEV on my hp300 netbooted machines to their
 > NetBSD NFS servers just fine. 

This is probably a good assumption.  My guess is that the mknod request 
fails due to invalid arguments.  Anyone want to make a MAKEDEV.hpux for 
NetBSD/hp300 for this purpose?

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