Celebrating 2 years without M$-Windows!!! (@ home :-P)

Cristobal Cardona malstram at bellsouth.net
Tue Oct 15 06:09:48 PDT 2002


that's all very nice but what exactly do you do to your hard drives that
they only last you a year??? I mean i mistreat mine a lot and they still
last me a few years....

cris



----- Original Message -----
From: "Björn Lindberg" <d95-bli at nada.kth.se>
To: <lfs-chat at linuxfromscratch.org>
Sent: Tuesday, October 15, 2002 8:25 AM
Subject: Re: Celebrating 2 years without M$-Windows!!! (@ home :-P)


> "R. Bosch" wrote:
> >
> > Just realized that it has been a while since I used Windows... at home.
> >
> > Then I thought; Who has kicked out M$ at home, and when?
>
> When I got my new computer 2 years ago, I installed Suse + Windows 98 on
> it. Windows because I thought I'd like to play games on my new fast
> computer. During the following year I replaced Suse with LFS, and rarely
> if ever touched the Windows partition.
>
> Then almost exactly one year after I got the computer (which I built
> myself), my HD crashed (it was an IBM Desktop). I got a replacement, to
> which I moved my Linux system, and I intended to install Windows 2000 in
> parallell (don't ask me why :-). Anyway, Windows didn't like the
> partition I had chosen for it, so in the end I never installed it.
>
> So I haven't really used Windows in 2 years (before that I didn't have
> my own computer), and haven't had it installed for 1 year. Now my
> replacement IBM HD has crashed as well (almost to the day one year after
> the first one did), and I'm getting a 120GB drive in addition to
> replacing this one.
>
> I'm planning to make the HD switch an excuse to upgrade LFS to the
> latest (my current is maybe based on 2.x or something like that),
> because I'd like to have g++-3.x as default on my system.
>
>
> Björn
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