From: Ruairi Newman (bofh at domain tech-mad.org)
Date: Thu 17 May 2001 - 13:41:43 IST
> but this is yet another example of why Unix sucks so much... it's that
> bloody 'network is the computer' mantra to blame here. With windows
> you can't make these sort of mistakes as those systems have far better
> manageability features, eg more sophisticated access control for doing
> things like remote maintenance.
And then you have to go out and visit the remote computer when Windows
doesn't come back up after the weekly reboot you've scheduled to clear up
the weeks accumulated memory leaks, because it's suddenly decided that the
network/video/serial card you installed three months ago that's been working
fine up til now doesn't have the right drivers installed.
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