[TUHS] RFS was: Re: UNIX of choice these days?

Larry McVoy lm at mcvoy.com
Sat Sep 30 05:03:10 AEST 2017


On Fri, Sep 29, 2017 at 08:40:41PM +0200, Don Hopkins wrote:
> On 29 Sep 2017, at 17:22, George Ross <gdmr at inf.ed.ac.uk> wrote:
> 
> > I dunno why all the hating on diskless.  They actually work, I used the
> > heck out of them.
> 
> The issue we (initially) had with Suns wasn't the stateful/stateless debate,
> or indeed that they were discless.  It was that horrible "UNIX
> authentication" that NFS used.

Yeah, that was a joke (in poor taste at that).


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