[ILUG] This just keeps getting stupider by the word.
paulj at alphyra.ie
Wed Jun 26 13:58:40 IST 2002
On Wed, 26 Jun 2002, Brian O'Donoghue wrote:
eh what kind of quoting is that? can you sort your mailer out please?
> On Wed, 26 Jun 2002, Brian O'Donoghue wrote:
> > Thus no linux for the end luser, because.. you guessed it, without
> > your own hard disk, how would you run Linux,
> gosh... i dont know.
> no hang on - i do - diskless boot. *nixes have had it for donkey's
> >Get a grip on thine self... on a platform such as a diskless m$ one, to run
> linux there would have to be 'free' servers in place of the m$ ones...
and the problem there is?
bearing in mind that in this world you envisage the MS clients need
servers too, free or not.
(we'll ignore the fact that if the servers can have hard disks /
storage - then obviously storage is still available.)
> true enough you could boot a system from a floppy... maybe even get
> X going with about 30 such floppies, but for someone like me who
> came to *nix by downloading an iso and resizing a partition on my
> first x86 I don't think that 30 floppies would be too endeering do
then again i came to *nix via a lab of little purple and cream boxes
that were amazingly quiet (no hard disks) and booted from a server
located in a different building over 500m away.
> no... i think you ought to go talk to/email your MEP and TD.
> > I think you should take a stress pill dave.
uhmmm... who's dave? (dave you been sending subliminal messages again
- stop it!)
and sort out your quoting, please, daisy.
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