[rescue] Computer Humor, IRIX division
brian.dunbar at plexus.com
Fri May 28 13:49:45 CDT 2004
On May 28, 2004, at 1:39 PM, Bill Bradford wrote:
> On Fri, May 28, 2004 at 02:17:07PM -0400, Sheldon T. Hall wrote:
>> man apanel, then search for "conservation" or "NUTRITION" ...
> My favorite was always the old UNIX manual page for "reboot":
> "Options to reboot are:
> option avoids the sync. It can be used if a disk or the processor is
> on fire."
My first-ever boss in the computer world, told me when I was new to his
shop; "this tool can page us if the computer catches on fire and we
need to restart the box".
I decided HE could restart the box, but I was going evacuate the
building and call the fire department, if and when. Months later I
realized it was just an expression . . .
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