leaving Linux

Malbs malby at quake-au.net
Wed Jan 17 16:17:11 PST 2001


i think theres a simple one word answer to this....

exageration

-----Original Message-----
From: barry at linuxfromscratch.org [mailto:barry at linuxfromscratch.org]On
Behalf Of Barry
Sent: Thursday, 18 January 2001 9:02 am
To: lfs-discuss at linuxfromscratch.org
Subject: Re: leaving Linux


Not to start a flame war, but the beta's and RC's we have here at work
are time bombed.

2 years is unlikely, unless he cracked a beta...


"Thomas T. Veldhouse" wrote:
>
> For one thing - you are not using it 24-7 (or you couldn't install any new
> software because of mandatory reboots :) - which negates your 2 years
> statistic.  *Second - I don't really believe you.*  That time frame would
> solidly put you in the beta realm - and it had 60000 known bugs at
release,
> some of which caused lockup (or nearly so).  I can trigger bugs in 2000
> without too much effort thanks to using it in conjunction with Adaptec EZ
> CDCreator and DirectCD.
>
> Networked drives can cause it the occasional diffuculty as well.
>
> How did this get to be a Microsoft forum anyway - this should be taken
> offline.
>
> Tom Veldhouse
> veldy at veldy.net
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Shlok Smari Datye" <shlok at ript.net>
> To: <lfs-discuss at linuxfromscratch.org>
> Sent: Tuesday, January 16, 2001 12:12 PM
> Subject: RE: leaving Linux
>
> > Use Win2k as example. I've used Win2k for 2 years and it's never crashed
> or
> > freezed.
> >
> > Shlok
> >

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