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rwall -- send a message to users logged on a host
rwall host [file]
The rwall command sends a message to the users logged into the specified
host. The message to be sent can be typed in and terminated with EOF or
it can be in a file.
rwall: RPC: Program not registered
The rpc.rwalld(8) daemon has not been started on the remote host.
rwall: RPC: Timed out
A communication error occurred. Either the network is exces-
sively congested, or the rpc.rwalld(8) daemon has terminated on
the remote host.
rwall: RPC: Port mapper failure - RPC: Timed out
The remote host is not running the portmapper (see rpcbind(8)),
and cannot accommodate any RPC-based services. The host may be
wall(1), rpc.rwalld(8), rpcbind(8)
The rwall command appeared in SunOS.
NetBSD 9.99 April 23, 1991 NetBSD 9.99