Throwing one away
Posted Sep 20, 2012 22:12 UTC (Thu) by horen
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> You never had your $HOME hosted on a original NFS server, did you ?
I remember the move from SunOS/3.2.x to SunOS/4.x, and the problems implementing their automounter. $HOME was always
NFS-mounted from a remote server, as were /usr/local hierarchies with $ARCH-specific binaries, libraries, and config files.
> Perhaps the definitive example was the transition from "Solaris 1" (usually known as SunOS 4 in those days) to Solaris 2, which switched the entire system from a BSD-derived base to one from ATT Unix.
Prior to that, SMCC's move from the Motorola 68000 to their own SPARC was an even more difficult -- if not devastating -- move, one which paved the way for the subsequent SunOS->Solaris2 betrayal.
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