Subject: Re: Loading the OS. (And problem resolution)
To: Fletcher Christian <>
From: Sean Figgins <>
List: port-hp300
Date: 08/21/1996 14:28:30
On Mon, 19 Aug 1996, Fletcher Christian wrote:

> In the installation notes it says that the software can be loaded
> over a network using an FTP server. By this I take it to mean a
> machine running FTP an capable of delivering files.

And machine that you can connect to via ftp should fill this need.

> Later on in the net installation section it talks about setting 
> up NFS and exporting the file system to the HP300. If possible
> I'd like to avoid messing with NFS and NIS until I've had a little
> time to get used to the Sun. Can you just install using Vanilla
> FTP??? Basic networking I can do!!!

No, you will need to access the install FS via NFS.  There is currently 
no other option.  Maybe in the next release...