[rescue] OT: Linux and USB on Intel

Linc Fessenden linc at thelinuxlink.net
Sun Apr 20 15:45:42 CDT 2003

On Sun, 20 Apr 2003, Dave McGuire wrote:

>    Not quite.  The BSDs use GCC, and maybe a few other things here & 
> there, while pretty much every binary in a Linux machine's filesystem 
> is GNU.

In for a penny, in for a pound.. Once you are using the Gnu C compiler -
you are doing the Gnu dance with the rest of us :-)

>    ...but then your pager beeps at 3AM.  The accounting department is 
> happy, but the manager who has to explain the downtime certainly isn't.
>        -Dave

I didn't say it was right or fair Dave, but it is the truth :-)  Actually,
the cheap x86 PC's are so economical right now that we can afford to build
systems that are redundant multiple times for a fraction of the cost of
even some good Sun hardware.  I wish it weren't so though cause I would
really like to have some nice Sun hardware to tinker with at work!

-Linc Fessenden

In the Beginning there was nothing, which exploded - Yeah right...

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