[rescue] Linux

Dave McGuire mcguire at neurotica.com
Mon Dec 2 12:42:43 CST 2002

On Monday, December 2, 2002, at 10:03 AM, Chris Hedemark wrote:
> I *did* want to try it, mostly out of nostalgia.  But there is very 
> little call for the platform these days,

   Well that's not entirely true...there are a LOT of VMS systems out 
there.  They're just not internet-centric.

>  and I rarely if ever see it listed as a required skill for a sysadmin 
> job.  If HP wants to make it a pain for hobbyists to use, I got the 
> message, and I won't use it (or recommend it to clients).  I wish HP 
> would treat their various OS offerings the way Sun treats Solaris (at 
> least, when they are offering free downloads for low end boxen > anyway).

   I wish those licenses didn't expire every year too...but frankly, 
five minutes of typing once a year really isn't that big a deal, man.


Dave McGuire                 "You don't have Vaseline in Canada?"
St. Petersburg, FL                     -Bill Bradford

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