[linux-elitists] Are we Dead Yet? (or "For every sprinkle I find, I shall kill you!)
Thu Feb 3 18:31:08 PST 2005
On Wed, 2005-01-26 at 14:02 -0800, Rick Moen wrote:
> Quoting Tom Duffy (firstname.lastname@example.org):
> > During install, you can choose to turn firewalling on or off. I doubt
> > the commercial software requires it, but many people disable the
> > firewall so they can *telnet* in...don't get me started.
> [with exaggerated patience]
Jeez, thanks for keeping with me, man.
> Tom, I'm minutely familiar with the anaconda installer. Being also
> clear on the meanings of "default" and "deliberate" strikes me as giving
> me an additional leg up, but no matter: More to the immediate point,
> you seem to persist in ignoring the context of this discussion. I can
> only conclude that this is some sort of performance art.
More performance art*:
A coworker today asked me about getting a serial line working on his
docking bar of his laptop running *unpatched* newly installed RH 9 (this
is brand new ACER laptop). I went into his office and noticed a yellow
sticky taped to laptop which had written on it a listing of iptables
commands (stuff like iptables -F). I asked this guy what these were
for, and he said he was having trouble connecting using some *cough*
proprietary software and another guy told him to run these commands to
* Rick, feel free not to respond if you don't want to be in this
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