dgahling at hotmail.com
Thu Jun 11 21:10:21 CDT 2009
Hey Doc, what's going on with your Vaxen BTW ?
> Date: Thu, 11 Jun 2009 20:38:29 -0500
> From: doc at vaxen.net
> To: cctalk at classiccmp.org
> Subject: Re: UNIX V7
> Zane H. Healy wrote:
> > On Thu, 11 Jun 2009, Doc wrote:
> >> Zane H. Healy wrote:
> >>> There are things I like about AIX, but I have a hard time considering
> >>> it to be UNIX, and *I DO NOT LIKE* IBM's attitude towards support of
> >>> tape drives.
> >> First rule of administering AIX:
> >> This Is Not UNIX. Deal with it.
> > I think that was basically my point.
> I was agreeing. :)
> Seriously, after teaching introductory AIX Admin for 10 years, I'd
> call that the most common AIX showstopper. A LOT of UNIX people just
> can't handle dtterm running on Some Other System.
> The flipside is that with all its weirdness, AIX is the most
> intuitive UNIX(tm) out there. Once you wrap your head around ODM and
> the management tools' syntax, 2 seconds thought will get you to the man
> page for a tool you need and never saw before, and 2 minutes in the man
> page will get you running. "mk<mumble>", "ch<mumble>", "rm<mumble>",
> "ls<mumble>", all with consistent syntax.
> Pretty good for an x86 fanboy, huh? :)
Attention all humans. We are your photos. Free us.
More information about the cctalk