[rescue] Why is everyone so OSX happy?

Dave McGuire mcguire at neurotica.com
Fri Apr 11 22:37:29 CDT 2003

On Friday, April 11, 2003, at 10:20 PM, Robert Novak wrote:
>>   It also has USB and FireWire on the mainboard...that doesn't make it
>> "IDE based" or "FireWire based".
> You mean USB based.

   Yes, sorry..

> It's just a term. If it causes you physical distress to have something
> called "IDE-based" then set up a procmail filter to change "IDE" to
> "Cheez Whiz with Bacon" or something.

   Hey, now there's an idea!

> And you didn't argue with people calling the "crappier" SPARCs "IDE 
> based"...
> when they can be SCSI-fied and maybe even FW-ified. Why start now?
> http://www.sunhelp.org/pipermail/rescue/2003-January/068801.html

   Nowhere in that post did I say anything about the Ultra5 being "IDE 
based".  In the post I was replying to, nobody was asserting that those 
machines were somehow "IDE only", which was the suggestion here.

> Go have a beer and a babe. Charge it to Kevin.



Dave McGuire             "I've grown hair again, just
St. Petersburg, FL           for the occasion."       -Doc Shipley

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