[NCSA-discuss] SCO nfs
swolfe100 at gmail.com
Fri May 4 18:56:56 EDT 2012
At this point $1400 is darkly cheap.
My concern would be - will all this stuff continue to run on the
On Fri, May 4, 2012 at 6:27 PM, Joseph Mack NA3T <jmack at wm7d.net> wrote:
> On Fri, 4 May 2012, Jeffrey Johnson wrote:
> Hi Jeffrey. Thanks for your help.
>> Seems like NFS would have been a standard feature,
> I would have thought so. Back in the early '90's, even DOS 3.3 had
> networking, pcnfs and (with DESQView) X (all from 3rd parties, but you could
> get it).
> I just got a call back from UnXis. There are two versions of SCO: the host
> version which has no networking and the enterprise version which has
> networking (and for SCO 5.0.4, nfs v2).
> The client will need a $1400 upgrade. I hate to recommend he spend that
> money. Ideally the client should move to Linux, except that their inhouse
> COBOL accounting package has about 10man-yrs of code in it. That makes it at
> least a 500k$ accounting package. I expect it will require some porting. I
> wonder if clients realise how much money they spend on these applications
> and how they are tied to an ancient system with no easy upgrade path.
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