Subject: Re: major hier(7) overhauls?
To: Greg A. Woods <>
From: Curt Sampson <>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 12/22/1998 11:08:33
On Tue, 22 Dec 1998, Greg A. Woods wrote:

> You can always add a tape to a sun3 if you already have a disk, assuming
> you've got an appropriate tape drive to add.
> I've never met a sun3 that wouldn't netboot either, assuming you've got
> a network and a machine to boot from.

Both assumptions are often not true.

> Personally I'd call anyone who didn't have either a tape, or enough disk
> to spare another 100MB, or a network and other machine capable of being
> a server, a crazy fool.

No, Greg. There are some people out there who simply don't have
the money to go out and buy all this stuff. Such as the poor students
I gave a couple of Sun 3s to a few weeks ago.

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