Re: Need information on NFS

Martin Schoffstall (
Sun, 21 Dec 86 06:07:12 EST

>I really question whether RPC can be considered OS independent. It is way
>too big for microcomputers. An acquaintance involved with NFS (who has
>never worked for Sun) gave me an estimate recently that a client side alone
>would take 100K of machine code on a Mac.

Sorry, The department of Computer Science at RPI's initial version of
SUN RPC's (which included UDP/IP and a device driver) all fit in less
than 64k. Besides its seems pretty hard to buy a machine with less
than 512k these days (except maybe a CoCo).

Martin Schoffstall

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