What do I call my PDP-11?

Sridhar Ayengar ploopster at gmail.com
Mon Jan 9 14:07:59 CST 2006

Julian Wolfe wrote:
> I don't get the joke, and I uses Suns.  Please to explain?

If Elvis is a machine, and it's currently running and on the network, 
and you ping it, the ping command will respond "elvis is alive".

Peace...  Sridhar

>>-----Original Message-----
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>>>Just like any admin with SPARC systems in his network *must* name a
>>>machine Elvis.
>>Why?  Are you sure you don't mean "with Sun OSes" rather than "with
>>SPARC systems"?
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