[ILUG] Buying iBooks in Ireland
bscanlan at irish-times.com
Thu Dec 6 11:27:37 GMT 2001
On Thu, Dec 06, 2001 at 10:32:40AM +0000, Niall O Broin wrote:
> BTW I don't know if there is a ThinkPad with Linux on the ISS or not, but I
> read in an ESA journal recently that some experiments had failed on a
> mission (shuttle or ISS - I don't recall) because a notebook running Solaris
> hadn't been shutdown correctly and the ensuing FS corruption meant that they
> couldn't get the thing operational again. Obviously weren't running ReiserFS
> then :-)
Or UFS logging for that matter. Jeez, I coulda talked them through
getting the thing working again. They probably didn't have any boot
media on them though.
Brian Scanlan, Systems Administrator.
Irish Times New Media - http://www.ireland.com
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