[rescue] Octane won't talk to the outside world...
adh at an.bradford.ma.us
Fri Nov 19 21:37:55 CST 2010
" From: Phil Stracchino <alaric at metrocast.net>
" On 11/19/10 20:36, Steve Sandau wrote:
" > People ask me why I bother being good with vi. Because it is on
" > virtually every *nix box I have ever used. To me it's kind of like
" > knowing how to drive a standard...
ditto. it's also the first editor i ever learned, and pretty much the
only one. yes, as a sysadm you rather have to know it.
after more than 2 decades, vi is almost reflexive. i don't see the
point in spending time and effort to learn how to do what i can
already do almost without thinking.
" When things get REALLY fun is when you find yourself on a vxo with a
" terminal so broken vi doesn't work.
" This is when cat and perl are your friends...
sed. ksh scripting. [i learned that 20+ years ago too]
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