On Thu, May 17, 2001 at 08:19:51PM +0100, Conor Daly mentioned:
> On Thu, May 17, 2001 at 03:57:27PM +0100 or so it is rumoured hereabouts,
> Ken Guest thought:
> > boot my linux box each day.
> You boot your linux box each day??
I do. Nearly. It's something I have to deal with, when The Looney Field
Effect is particularily strong. Yesterday, I installed a box with RedHat
7.1 - Mandrake 8.0 wouldn't install; after taking 35mins to boot off (40x)
CD, the installer crashed. When I installed RedHat, NIS didn't work. No
idea why. In the end, Glen sent me off to lunch, and reinstalled it
for me - and it worked first time :)
BTW, it's called the "Field Effect", because I can break things, without
When I say 'free', I mean 'free': free from bond, of chain or command:
to go where you will, even to Mordor, Saruman, if you desire. "
-- Gandalf, paraphrasing the choice between Free and Non-free software
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