pnpd - PNP daemon
Available only on Sun 386i systems running a SunOS 4.0.x release or
earlier. Not a SunOS 4.1 release feature.
pnpd is used during routine booting of systems to determine their net-
work configuration, and by new systems to configure themselves on a
network. pnpd adds and removes diskless clients of the boot server on
which it is running. The pnpd daemon is normally invoked in rc.local.
The RPCs are used by netconfig(8C), pnp.s386 (see pnpboot(8C)), and
The bootservers Network Information Service (NIS) map specifies limits
on server capacity and default swap size.
symbolic link to /export/exec/arch.release
symbolic link to /usr for the architecture
pnp(3R), client(8), ipallocd(8C), netconfig(8C), pnpboot(8C)
The Network Information Service (NIS) was formerly known as Sun Yellow
Pages (YP). The functionality of the two remains the same; only the
name has changed.
25 February 1988 PNPD(8C)