[rescue] What to do with those USB "pen" drives...
Jonathan C. Patschke
jp at celestrion.net
Thu Aug 7 20:22:57 CDT 2003
On Thu, 7 Aug 2003, Al Potter wrote:
> You might as well be, if you steadfastly ignore advances in the art,
Oh, okay. I'll tender my resignation as a sysadmin and go sell flowers
because I don't keep up with the Linux crowd.
Linux is not the state of the art. That's as narrow-minded as saying
Windows or Mac OS is the state of the art.
> in this case, in slick system integration,
IRIX and Solaris have had that for ages.
> compressed loopback filesystems,
Can be done under BSD. In fact, this is how the miniroot installer
> and run from CDrom OSs
Solaris does this. Mac OS does this.
> that all for persistant storage and configuration, all because the
> kernel is Linux.
Wow! I never knew Linux was used in Solaris, IRIX, BSD, and MacOS or
that it's possible to boot and run anything than Linux from a CD-ROM.
Jonathan Patschke ) "We're Texans. We figure out ways to do these
Elgin, TX ( things..." --Bill Bradford
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