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AMD—AutoMount Daemon

Matthew Crosby Issue #35, March 1997 Here’s a way to make system administration easier when dealing with NFS. The standard protocol for sharing files between Linux boxes is the Network File System (NFS). This protocol, which originated with Sun in the mid 80s, does the job, but it has many deficiencies that can cause trouble for a systems administrator. Though ...

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Pentiums and Non-Pentiums

Phil Hughes Issue #11, March 1995 Scared of Pentiums? Looking for an alternative while you are waiting for the Alpha port? There are choices. We just went through the “Pentiums don’t always divide correctly” fiasco. This got a lot of people talking about Linux ports to other hardware such as the PowerPC and the DEC Alpha. While these ports are ...

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