[rescue] info trumps man
ssandau at gwi.net
Thu Jan 19 22:31:11 CST 2006
der Mouse wrote:
>>You can call the plain and obvious effect of market forces "the
>>devil" and try to swim uphill while you remain unemployed or
>>underemployed, or you can simply acknowledge the reality of the
>>marketplace and pay your bills with much less stress.
> Who seays it's "much less stress"? Working with Windows would be
> *serious* stress for me. (I know. I spent a month as a Windows
> sysadmin once, and I occasionally have to RDP into a Windows machine at
> work now.) Even if I had trouble finding work as a Unix sysadmin,
> working in Windows wouldn't be "much less stress"; it would be
> *different* stress, and, at least for me, probably no less stress....
I agree. The incredible stupidity of Windows stresses me out no end.
I have a terminal server I have used for months. I moved it into the
server room today, restarted it, and it told me I had "new hardware".
WTF? That sort of stuff happens *way* too often.
Windows does not work the way I think an OS should, so trying to figure
it out *is* stress. I can't do a good job when I am forcing myself to go
to a job I don't like.
In fact, to take that a step further, I find cheap x86 hardware stresses
me out, too. I'd much rather work on any Sun hardware. Generally it Just
And I am in the job market in Maine, no less. ;-) My whole state only
has about a million and a quarter people in it. But I still don't do
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