I am trying to NFS mount a remote HP/Apollo file system on a SCO
Opendesktop platform with limited success. A couple of things are
SCO NFS has trouble with Apollo soft links pointing to a file
pathname of the form //node/path/filename. For some reason SCO
truncates the last two characters of the filename. Directory
links, on the other hand, are handled properly. NOTE: I have
other NFS clients (SGI, Tandem) which do not exhibit this problem.
I can maybe work around the above problem by changing my
soft links. A more basic problem, however, is that remote
file access is flaky. I can read small (< 4KB) files, but
larger files cause it to hang. Perhaps I need to diddle
with NFS mount parameters. It is currently running with
Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated. Has anyone gotten
a SCO NFS client to talk to an Apollo NFS server? Is SCO NFS
The two environments are as follows.
SCO ODT 3.0.0
Release = 3.2v4.2
Machine = i80386
BusType = ISA
Domain OS, 10.3.5, NFS V2.3
Mark S. Evans Tandem Telecommunications Systems Inc.
Phone: 214-516-6201 1255 W 15th St.
Fax: 214-516-6805 Plano, TX 75075