NFS on VMS (was Re: Effective Speed of 10BaseT)

From: Geoff Roberts <>
Date: Mon Nov 15 01:39:05 1999

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From: Zane H. Healy <>
To: Discussion re-collecting of classic computers
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Subject: NFS on VMS (was Re: Effective Speed of 10BaseT)

> What is interesting on this note, is that there is a free client, and it
> seems to work fairly well, for BeOS.

Hmmm, interesting.

> I think the problem is with the way I've got the Proxies set up. I can
> mount the drive on my OpenBSD box, but can't access it, can't even see it
> when I do a 'df' (that is a seriously wierd experience).

Sounds more like permissions may be involved. This is not as simple under
VMS as it is under Unix. (As you no doubt are aware)

> I can't even mount it on my Linux box.
> I'm wondering how it will react to one of the
> Solaris boxes, but haven't booted one yet.

Good benchmark. If it mounts from that it's obviously a server problem.

> I also can't figure out how to export a directory instead of an entire
> disk, it doesn't even look to be possible. I'd really like to export
> DKA200:[PCTMP], instead of DKA200: since that's what's served up via
> AppleTalk and Samba.

It's possible. Which IP stack/NFS Server are you using, & what version of

Geoff Roberts
Computer Systems Manager
Saint Mark's College
Port Pirie, South Australia.
ICQ #: 1970476
Received on Mon Nov 15 1999 - 01:39:05 GMT

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