[NCSA-discuss] SCO nfs
johjeff at gmail.com
Fri May 4 15:18:17 EDT 2012
Here is the link from the SCO Openserver Networking Guide covering NFS:
And here is the Skunkware repository:
Jeffrey C. Johnson
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On Fri, May 4, 2012 at 3:01 PM, Jeffrey Johnson <johjeff at gmail.com> wrote:
> SCO used to have a repository called Skunkworks where they had
> compiled a bunch of BSD or Linux packages to be used with their
> product. Seems like NFS would have been a standard feature, so you
> might want to find out if the customer has the original install media.
> It might be located there. Otherwise, do a search for SCO Skunkworks
> and you should be able to find the current location, or if not, a
> archive location for the open source components. Also, you may be able
> to compile the sources for it.
> Good Luck.
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> On Fri, May 4, 2012 at 10:10 AM, Joseph Mack NA3T <jmack at wm7d.net> wrote:
>> I was asked to look at a SCO (5.0.4) box the other day to see if I could put
>> a NAS on it to act as a backup device. I couldn't find nfs (man nfs, and man
>> nfsd said "not found") and nothing obvious in /sbin or /usr/sbin. The
>> machine is stand-alone (not networked) and I didn't think to look to see if
>> I could configure an ethernet device, so it's possible that none of the
>> networking is installed either.
>> The machine is in a retailer; it's only purpose is to do
>> accounts. They're happy with their vt100/curses interface.
>> Upgrading to a current version of SCO is $15k and they would
>> rather not do that.
>> SCO and the one reseller I tried aren't returning phone calls, so I thought
>> I'd see if anyone here knows.
>> o is SCO installed in packages such that it's possible that nfs (and
>> networking) aren't installed or weren't purchased? Do you buy each bit of
>> SCO separately? Is it possible that networking/nfs is on the install CD but
>> hasn't been installed?
>> o from what I've read of SCO back in those days, nfs was v2 and some/many
>> NASs have trouble with nfs v2.
>> Thanks Joe
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